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Duryodhana temple in Kerala's Kollam defies firework ban, three injured

In 1990, 26 persons lost their life at the temple after a firework display resulted in a  blast in the cracker storehouse.

4 hours ago

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Trio of high schoolers arrested in Kerala for repeated sexual abuse of three primary students

Three high school students were arrested for the repeated sexual assault of three lower primary school students.

5 hours ago

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Anti-corruption Bureau gives Chandy clean chit in nepotism case

In what could be a breather for nine UDF leaders, including former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and former finance minister K M Mani.

8 hours ago

Ten shops gutted and major losses feared after fire rages in Kollam

No casualties were reported but firefighters suspect the losses to run into crores.

9 hours ago

Varghese affidavit to kick up a storm in Kerala's Left

The Pinarayi Government’s affidavit terming Naxal Varghese ‘a notorious criminal who tried to attack the police’ and the ‘leader of a Naxalite gang involved in several murder and dacoity cases’ is sur

18 hours ago

CPM meet picks holes in Kerala govt’s functioning

Close on the heels of the LDF gearing up for the Malappuram byelection terming it a referendum on the Pinarayi Government.

18 hours ago

No difference of opinion regarding Munnar eviction drive: Kerala minister

Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan said removing the encroachments from Munnar was the state government’s policy and the government would take steps in this regard after receiving a report o

18 hours ago

Encroachments destroying Kerala's Munnar, says report

Land Revenue Commissioner says the situation in Munnar is very serious;local political leadership not allowing officers to examine bogus title deeds

18 hours ago

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Cochin Shipyard files for Rs 1,400 crore IPO

India’s largest public sector shipyard is planning to raise about Rs 1,400-1,500 crore through an initial public offering.

18 hours ago

Victims identify accused in parade at sub-jail

In a major breakthrough in the sexual assault case involving minor girls of an orphanage in Kalpetta, the victims have identified all the six accused in an identification parade conducted at Vythiri s

20 hours ago

48 bullets found in box on roadside

A total of 48 bullets were found in a cardboard box recovered  from the side of the Vallangi bypass road near Nenmara by the local people, who took them to the police station on Friday.

20 hours ago

Mala Arayas irked over Prayar’s move to build temple at Ponnambalamedu

Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan’s announcement to build a temple at Ponnambalamedu has sparked anger among the Mala Arayas who allege is a ploy to deny the tribals’ right to

20 hours ago

Minor victim's grandmother to be arrested in Kundara sexual assault case

Meanwhile, sources in the SIT said that during her session with clinical psychologists, the victim’s elder sister had disclosed that she was present when her sister was writing the suicide note.

24 Mar 2017

Now, Kerala gets a high power IT committee

The state government is all set to make it big in the Information Technology (IT) sector.

24 Mar 2017

Cyber cell blinks as hi-tech criminals go on a bloodbath in Kerala

Home Dept data says probe into around 80 pc of cyber cases is still in a morass

24 Mar 2017

Kerala's MVD takes action on registration fraud

The Motor Vehicles Department has started action against the dealers selling old vehicles with new date of manufacturing.

24 Mar 2017

Drought: Kerala to seek Central aid

Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan and Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar will meet Union ministers in New Delhi on March 28 to seek Central aid in view of the drought and the consequent crop damage

24 Mar 2017

Rs 56.76-crore compensation for endosulfan victims

In a big relief for Endosulfan victims, the state government has sanctioned `56.76 crore to be distributed as compensation for the affected families.

24 Mar 2017

Kerala CM, ministers to attend first grama sabha, ward sabha meetings

Giving an impetus to the People’s planning activities, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other ministers will attend the first grama sabha and ward sabha meetings to discuss development activities u

24 Mar 2017

Insurance balm for Kerala's distressed farmers

Amid all the depressing news about drought, the Agriculture Department on Thursday come up with some good news for farmers.

24 Mar 2017

Kerala police, vigilance face High Court music over procedure

The state Police and Vigilance Departments might have felt Thursday even more sweltering after the Kerala High Court made some stinging observations about their style of functioning.

24 Mar 2017