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Tension stirs up after the decision to display body of killed Maoists in Kozhikode

Yuva Morcha activists launched a protest at the spot to prevent the human rights activists from displaying the bodies, which were kept at Government Medical College.

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Palakkad's CPM office attacked, none hurt

Two unidentified persons threw a bottle of kerosene with a lighted wick at the CPM district office near the Government Victoria college in Palakkad at around 12 midnight.

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Treasuries Dept sits on huge stock of old notes

Some officials with the Treasuries Dept, on condition of anonymity, said that the move could be a deliberate attempt by the government to create another post-demonetisation crisis

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For NRKs, green bills are of no value now

Geordy Pittappilly, a Non-Resident Keralite (NRK) settled in New York, landed in Kerala on November 29 after planning his trip to a tee.

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NIA to probe role of Salafi preacher

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing cases related to the terror link of 22 persons who went missing from the State a few months ago will initiate an inquiry i

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Dereliction of duty: Cop suspended

A senior civil police officer was on Thursday placed under suspension following his failure to register a case and initiate further action in connection with the clash involving two groups in the city.

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Kochi metro gets RDSO ‘speed certificate’

Decks have been cleared for Kochi Metro Rail project to commence operations, with the Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) on Thursday issuing the ‘speed

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Former priest awarded double life imprisonment for raping minor girl

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2.15 lakhs to the accused. The court made it clear that the sentence shall run concurrently. 

08 Dec 2016

Padmanabha Swami temple (EPS file pic)
Kerala HC dismisses plea to allow women devotees to enter Sree Padmanabha Swami temple

The Devaswom bench issued the order on two petitions challenging the decision to allow devotees wearing churidar to enter the temple.

08 Dec 2016

Achuthanandan opposes govt bid to give clearance to unauthorised constructions

Putting pressure on the Left government in the state, CPM veteran V S Achuthanandan has urged the former to withdraw from its move to give clearance to unauthorised constructions. 

08 Dec 2016

NDA leaders in Kerala deny rift 

Rejecting the media reports which suggested a rift in Kerala NDA, the alliance partners told Express on Wednesday that what had been reported was a mere figment of the imagination.

08 Dec 2016

Cultural Affairs Minister A K Balan, Chalachitra Academy chairman Kamal and actor Manju Warrier during  the inaugural function of IFFK delgates’ pass distribution at Tagore Theater in Thiruvananthapur
IFFK to showcase films in print format

The 21st edition of International Film Festival of Kerala starting on December 9 will include screening of movies in print format. Six films in print will be showcased at Sree Theatre at 9 pm under ‘n

08 Dec 2016

Varsity bid to debar IG Jose upheld

he High Court has dismissed the petition filed by IG T J Jose challenging the MG University order debarring him from appearing in any examinations conducted by the University f

08 Dec 2016

Extortion accusations fly against agency recruiting nurses abroad

elatives of around 85 nurses recruited by private recruitment agency Hiba Exports India to work for Ministry of Health (MOH), Kuwait, on Wednesday accused the agency of extortion.

08 Dec 2016

Sanskrit a repository of information: Sugathakumari

Sanskrit is our country’s pride, a repository of information, but has a few takers today, said poet B Sugathakumari.

08 Dec 2016

An elderly pilgrim offering worship in front of the golden flagmast of Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple on Wednesday| SHAJI VETTIPURAM
Swipe machines for issuing KSRTC tickets to Sabarimala

Transport Minister A K Saseendran has said that swiping machines will be used for issuing tickets on KSRTC buses for pilgrims.

08 Dec 2016

Doctors to relaunch non-cooperation strike

The doctors in the health service will relaunch their non-cooperation strike against the government’s lackadaisical attitude in addressing anomalies in the Tenth Pay Commission recommendations.

08 Dec 2016

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Green protocol in educational institutions in Kerala from today

As part of the government’s Haritha Keralam project, Green Protocol will be implemented in institutions under the Education Department from Thursday.

08 Dec 2016

MG University wins second Chancellor’s Award

Mahatma Gandhi University has won the second Chancellor’s Award (2015-16) for the best university in the state. 

08 Dec 2016

“Yes, we planned to radicalise children’’

Catch them young’ was the strategy of Navi Mumbai-based Burooj Realization, an Islamic educational organisation, whose key operators were arrested by the Kochi City Police for propagating radical religious ideologies on December 2. 

08 Dec 2016

MHA shows no charity, cuts licence of around 20 NGOs

As per a report published by MHA, the licences of 11,319 NGOs, including around 20 in Kerala, were cancelled with effect from November 1, 2016.

08 Dec 2016