The New Indian Express - Kerala - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:26:37 +0530 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:15:49 +0530 Kerala Woman Held on Theft Charge Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:45 +0530 Over 100 Injured as Private Bus Overturns in Kannur Around 100 passengers suffered injuries when a private bus plying on Pulluppikadavu-Kannur route overturned while negotiating a curve at Balan Kinar near Kattampally on Puthiyatheru-Mayyil road, at 9.30 am on Wednesday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:42 +0530 MVD Drops Plan for Smart Cards in Place of Licences It is a ‘no’ that took almost a decade to be delivered as a recommendation. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:42 +0530 Decision on Bar Licence Issue Eludes KPCC-Govt Panel Meet A decision on renewal of licences of  418 bars categorized as ‘sub-standard’ which are lying closed in the state for three weeks, eluded the KPCC-Government coordination committee meeting for the second day also. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:42 +0530 'Brahmasthana Mahotsavam' at Amritanandamayi Math Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:41 +0530 Rift in Alappuzha Dist Cong Committee Widens Further A day after former AICC member Shanimol Usman stirred a hornet’s nest in the KPCC executive meeting demanding a probe into Union Minister K C Venugopal’s alleged nexus with the ‘Solar’ scam accused Saritha S Nair, another Congress leader D Sugathan, convener of election committee of the Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituency, came out on Wednesday saying DCC president A A Shukoor was implementing his own agenda in the District Congress Committee. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:38 +0530 Malayalam University to Digitise Books, Documents The Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University is all set to begin the mammoth process of digitisation of Malayalam books and documents for ensuring its worldwide accessibility through the internet. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:38 +0530 Drive to Clear Pending Files in Govt Offices Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:37 +0530 Kakkanadan Award for MT Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:37 +0530 The Green Army to Fight Labour Deficit in Kuttanad Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:37 +0530 Kerosene, Rice Seized Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:34 +0530 Rapid Rail Transit System to Ease Travel Woes The proposed Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) from Thiruvananthapuram to Chengannur has been mooted to enhance the mobility requirement in the region. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:34 +0530 'Samavarthanam 2014' Today Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:33 +0530 BJP 'No' to Govt Move for Temple Panel BJP state president Muralidharan said that if the valuables were lost during the valuation then the SC should find out the culprits Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:33 +0530 2.32 kg of Gold Seized Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:30 +0530 'Reminiscence' to Honour E P Sreekumar A two-day programme will be held to honour the general manager of Tripunithura People’s Urban Coop Bank who will retire from service this week Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:29 +0530 Wins Special Award for Best Executive Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:29 +0530 Victim of Medical Negligence Dies Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:29 +0530 'Centenary Meet' of NSS Karayogam Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:29 +0530 Feasibility Report for Rapid Rail Submitted The Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC), appointed by the State Government to carry out the feasibility study for the proposed `3330.78-crore Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) from Thiruvananthapuram to Chengannur, submitted its report before the Cabinet on Wednesday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:26 +0530 Seventh-day Adventist Church Centenary Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:25 +0530 Hearing in MG Varsity VC Case Postponed Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:25 +0530 Govt Mulls Ordinance on HML Land The Kerala Government, which has toughened its stand against Harrisons Malayalam Ltd (HML), has set the ball rolling with a plan to bring in an ordinance to take back all land illegally possessed by the company. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:25 +0530 Malayali Family Back Home with 7 Years of Horrid Memories of Pakistan “For seven years, our existence was confined to a small room on the first floor of a 45 sq ft restaurant at Liaquatabad in Karachi. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:22 +0530 UDF Meet Optimistic of Bagging 16 Seats A meeting of the UDF liaison committee, which met here on Wednesday for reviewing the performance of the UDF candidates in the recently-held Lok Sabha polls in the state, has veered around the view that under no circumstances the number of seats in the UDF kitty will go below 16. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:21 +0530 State Police, NIA Favour Continued Ban on SIMI Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:21 +0530 Over 80 Percent Voter Turnout During Repoll at Booth No 118 The repolling at the Pallilankara booth number 118 of the Kalamassery constituency for the Lok Sabha election was completed peacefully on Wednesday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:21 +0530 WhatsApp to Help Nab Traffic Violators in Kerala Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:40:19 +0530 Kerala Temple Row: 'Disturbing Features' Require Immediate Redressal, Says SC Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:36:35 +0530 Malayalam Varsity Set to Digitise Books, Documents Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:52:00 +0530 Truant External Examiners Give Fresh Trouble to KUHS In what appears to be a serious lapse in the conduct the second year MBBS exam, external examiners from outside the state have massively been abstaining from joining their duties across the centres in the state. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:53 +0530 'I Was Forced to Level Charges' Challenging the genuineness of the Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae report, goldsmith Raju, whose name figures in the report, said that amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam had coerced him to make the allegations against the royal family in connection with the case. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:52 +0530 CBSE School Teachers' Camp to be Held from May 12-17 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:52 +0530 Merger Talks: RSP(B) Appoints Shibu Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:46 +0530 CB Seeks Custody of Sabarinath Sabarinath, the prime accused in the Total 4U fraud case, who surrendered before the Magistrate Court here the other day, will be produced before the Sub-Court, Nedumangad, on Wednesday after the Crime Branch sought his custody. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:38 +0530 Anita Pratap's Foreign Trip Sparks off Row Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Anita Pratap’s foreign trip during re-polling has sparked off a row, with the UDF alleging that she had insulted democracy by leaving the country when the re-polling was scheduled to be held on Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:38 +0530 Man Detained with Fake Passport Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:37 +0530 Memories Creak as Bristow Kin Walk Down Old Harbour Bridge As he walked the Old Harbour Bridge, built 76 years ago by his uncle Sir Robert Bristow, Timothy was overwhelmed by familial memories. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:34 +0530 Development Remains on Paper So far, there is no step towards the plans mooted to tap the benefits of BPCL expansion and Metro Rail Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:34 +0530 Royals Allege Bias in Amicus Report Amidst the furore over amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam’s report on the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Supreme Court will consider the report on Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:34 +0530 Panel Probing Solar Scam has Few Takers It was hyped as the mother of all scams. Among those to come under the needle of suspicion following a spate of allegations was none other than Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:34 +0530 No Tech Expert for Disaster Management Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:33 +0530 KMRL, Govt Failed to Keep Promise on Infra, Says CPM The CPM on Tuesday alleged that the State Government and the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) did not keep their promise of building roads and developing the related infrastructure before commencing the work on the metro rail project. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:31 +0530 Cabinet Nod to Frame Plan for Projects A special cabinet meet held has given the nod for initiating a comprehensive plan for taking up various projects, in a time-bound manner. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:30 +0530 Devaswom Secretary to Investigate Girl’s 'Entry' at Sabarimala Temple’s-Entry-at-Sabarimala-Temple/2014/04/23/article2184402.ece Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:30 +0530’s-Entry-at-Sabarimala-Temple/2014/04/23/article2184402.ece Governor Puts off Hearing against VC Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:27 +0530 NIA Set to Frame Charges in Panayikulam SIMI Camp Case The agency has received the notification, ending a year-long wait. Two of the accused were brought to Kochi from Ahmedabad after a production warrant was issued Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:27 +0530 Volley of Charges Raised at KPCC Executive Meet The KPCC executive meeting held here to evaluate the performance of the party in the Lok Sabha election, based on the  reports filed by various DCCs. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:07:28 +0530 No Stamps in Post Offices in Kerala The unavailability of stamps in post offices across the state has put the public in a spot. They are forced to send items via registered post or speed post, spending four or five times the rate. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:05:56 +0530 Kerala Issues Bonds Worth Rs 1,000 Cr to Battle Financial Woes In yet another move to tide over the financial crisis, the state government on Tuesday issued bonds worth Rs 1,000 crore. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:04:19 +0530 LDF Calls Hartal in Idukki District Thursday The LDF has called a 12-hour hartal in the district on Thursday to protest against the Kerala Biodiversity Board offering limited time for preparing Cadastral map of the district for identifying Ecologically Sensitive Areas. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:02:43 +0530 One Surrenders, 3 Arrested for DYFI Activist's Murder One person has surrendered and three were arrested in connection with the murder of DYFI activist Sreeraj at Nedumonkavu in Kareepra here. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:23:13 +0530 Royal Family will Contest Amicus Curiae Report in SC Senior officials with the Travancore royal family confirmed that a detailed affidavit would be filed before the court at the appropriate time on consultation with its counsel Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:23:07 +0530 More Plus 2 Batches, but Teachers Unpaid The government, which is all set to sanction around 680 additional Plus Two batches across the state, seems to have turned a blind eye to the plight of over 2,000 teachers, who have not been paid salary since 2011 when it sanctioned 550 higher secondary batches. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:22:37 +0530 Night Shelter for Elderly Planned Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:20:09 +0530 Traffic Rules: 300 Cases Registered The Motor Vehicle Department on Monday registered 300 cases of traffic violation, with the help of students and the public. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:18:49 +0530 Landowners' Protest: Two Held for Stalling Muttom Yard Work Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:18:31 +0530 Elephants Kill Tribal Woman, Villagers Stage Protest March Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:18:02 +0530 Excise Department's Month-long Enforcement Drive Ends The capital district was one of the focal areas of the drive since it borders Tamil Nadu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:17:01 +0530 Food Safety Officials Launch Drive against Chemically Ripened Mangoes Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:28 +0530 Pooram City a Beehive of Activities The election fever that gripped the state for one month is giving way to festival fever as the cultural capital is gearing up to  host its fabled Thrissur Pooram on May 9.  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:14:52 +0530 Road Mishap: 3 Persons Arrested, Vehicle Seized The Alappuzha traffic police on Monday arrested a three-member team including a civil police officer and confiscated the Audi car which hit a bike at Pallathuruthy on April 13, killing two brothers. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:14:39 +0530 Two Killed in Separate Accidents A teenager died in a mishap in Wayanad, while a man was killed when a bus hit his bike in Kottayam Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:14:03 +0530 Lover Stabs Housewife to Death Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:13:45 +0530 Man Grilled by Excise Officials in Drug Case Found Dead In a mysterious incident, a 35-year old man, who was questioned by the Excise Department in a case related to brown sugar smuggling, was found dead at his residence at Chemmarathur near Vadakara on Monday. Vadakara police said that Sreejith C, 35, of Chakkyeri, Chemmarathur, Vadakara, was found hanging in the bedroom of his house around 11.30 am. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:12:59 +0530 Infighting in 'I' Group Comes to the Fore Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:11:42 +0530 Lack of Basic Facilities Ails EMC It seems like there is no respite for the issues plaguing  Government Medical College, Ernakulam (EMC). Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:11:23 +0530 Plaint against ASI for Unprovoked Violence Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:43:49 +0530 'LDF Government Renewed Licences of Sub-standard Bar Hotels' Excise Minister K Babu has challenged Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan to come forward to have an open debate with him over  renewal of licences of sub-standard bar hotels. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:43:26 +0530 Solar Panels to Step up Power Supply in City Installation process, being implemented by Nirmithi Kendra, is expected to be completed in around one week. Over 200 solar panels have been installed Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:41:47 +0530 Congress not Writing off any Lok Sabha Seat in Kerala, Asserts V M Sudheeran Not even a single Lok Sabha seat is being written off in the state by the Congress as the chances of a UDF victory in all LS segments looks very bright, KPCC president V M Sudheeran said here on Monday after a post-poll evaluation done at a meeting of the high-level KPCC -government coordination committee. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:40:12 +0530 Kerala's First 'Sparrow Park' to be Launched on May 7 They are so tiny it’s easy to miss them in the city’s bustle, but now, one of the busiest spots in the capital is being dedicated to them. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:39:41 +0530 SDPI Polling Booth Agent's House Bombed Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:37:40 +0530 IUML Exudes Confidence that UDF Will Bag15 Seats The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) state leadership has exuded confidence that UDF will win 15 seats in the state in the Lok Sabha polls, but faces a tough contest in the remaining five seats. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:37:08 +0530 Four Decades of Popularising Art Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:36:55 +0530 RSP Panel to Chalk out Plans for Merger The RSP state secretariat and state committee meeting which was held here on Monday to chalk out plans for the merger with the RSP(B) appointed a three-member committee to work out a formula for the merger. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:36:39 +0530