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Adulterated brands flood market in Kerala as coconut oil prices skyrocket

When the shopkeeper showed reluctance in giving you the branded coconut oil you sought and tried pushing hitherto unheard brands available at low prices, did it make you wonder why he/ she did it? It

16 Feb 2018

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Six CPM  activists arrested in Kerala over assault on pregnant woman

Seventeen days since a seven-member gang attacked a four-month pregnant woman and her family, the police on Thursday arrested six more CPM activists, including a branch secretary. 

16 Feb 2018

CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan (File photo | Express)
Cheque bounce case against CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son settled

The cheque bounce case against CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son Binoy Kodiyeri in Dubai is reported to have been settled.

16 Feb 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan  (File | PTI)
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s Facebook post in Bengali asks Tripura voters to elect Left

 Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s Facebook had a Bengali touch on Thursday. The CM has posted a Bengali translation of his Wednesday’s Facebook post exhorting voters in Tripura to “once again elect t

16 Feb 2018

Hyderabad group filed complaint against viral 'Oru Adaar Love' song featuring Priya Prakash Varrier (Photo | Twitter)
Kerala CM comes out in support of ‘Oru Adaar Love’ song featuring Priya Prakash Varrier

Art and literature are the greatest weapons against religious fundamentalism and communalism, he said.

16 Feb 2018

Cochin Shipyard blast: Mercantile Marine Department still uncertain over Acetylene gas leak 

The MMD, which also started a probe into the accident, said it would be ‘’premature and prejudiced’’ to enter into any conclusion on the cause.

16 Feb 2018

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Kerala High Court sings a different tune, quotes actor Rajnikanth's flick lyrics

Before it allowed a habeas corpus petition filed by a mother seeking custody of her five-and-half-year old son, the Kerala High Court saw it fit to quote the lines from a song starring Rajnikanth.

16 Feb 2018

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Maramon Convention row: Kerala High Court seeks view on restriction of women 

The Kerala High Court on Thursday sought the view of Mar Thoma Syrian Christian Evangelistic Association and Clergy secretary, Mar Thoma Church, on a petition challenging the decision to restric

16 Feb 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI)
Kerala not for banning Popular Front of India: CM Pinarayi Vijayan refutes Kiren Rijiju’s allegation 

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan refuted Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju’s statement that Kerala had called for a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI).

16 Feb 2018

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Kerala: Bangladeshi woman accuses Catholic priest of rape

A foreign national has accused a Catholic priest in Kerala of raping her after befriending her on Facebook, the police said today.

15 Feb 2018

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Supreme Court likely to pronounce Cauvery verdict tomorrow

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on the decades-old Cauvery water dispute between riparian south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

15 Feb 2018

Nurses under the United Nurses Association taking out a march to the KVM Multi Speciality Hospital, Cherthala | EXPRESS
Kerala: 50,000 nurses on strike block Alappuzhavyttila NH stretch for eight hours demanding revised wages implementation

Their main demand was to resolve the ongoing 178-day-old agitation by the nurses of KVM Hospital at Cherthala in Alappuzha district seeking the implementation of minimum wages.

15 Feb 2018

The uniform for the programme was designed by 'Dhwaya' (Courtesy: Facebook/ Sheethal Shyam Sheethalshyam)
First-of-its-kind skilling programme for transpeople kept alive by participants’ enthusiasm at Kochi’s St Teresa’s College

St Teresa’s college has become a flag-bearer in bringing transgenders into the mainstream by introducing a skill-development course for members of the community.

15 Feb 2018

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Malayali student dies in Canada surfing accident

A 24-year-old Karunagapally native pursuing doctorate at the University of Victoria died in a surfing accident near Tofino in Canada.

15 Feb 2018

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TP Chandrasekharan murder: No need for CBI probe into larger conspiracy, Kerala government informs High Court

In an affidavit, the government said a criminal case was registered in 2014 on the complaint of K K Rema, Chandrasekharan’s wife.

15 Feb 2018

People who gathered on the Medical Trust Hospital premises after they came to know about the blast | K SHIJITH
Cochin Shipyard blast: One worker still critical

 The condition of one of the five workers injured in Tuesday’s explosion and fire at Cochin Shipyard blast continued to be critical on Wednesday.Sreeroop, 35, who suffered 45 per cent burns an

15 Feb 2018

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Cochin Shipyard blast: Indigenously-built ‘Sagar Bhushan’ had docked at CSL after 12 years

 The ONGC drill rig ‘Sagar Bhushan’, a blast in which killed five workers and left some workers injured at the Cochin Shipyard on Tuesday, is the first indigenously-built drill ship in India.

15 Feb 2018

The accident site has been cordoned off and is being perused by forensic experts. (EPS | Albin Mathew)
Cochin Shipyard  blast: Probe launched, CSL yet to confirm source of gas leak

Heads of various agencies have begun inquiries into the mishap. Cochin Shipyard Ltd authorities said Director, Factories and Boilers, P Pramod, visited the spot and recorded his observations. P

15 Feb 2018

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Kerala PCC row: Unholy nexus between UAE Consulate staffers and private agency suspected

It had emerged the consulate staffers were asking the applicants who obtained the PCC to submit it through a private agency based at Manacaud. 

15 Feb 2018

CPI Kerala state secretary Kanam Rajendran (File | EPS)
Kerala: No need to include Mani group in LDF, says CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran

‘It will be difficult for CPI to continue in LDF and work together with KC(M)’

15 Feb 2018

Joint effort needed to ensure basic facilities for all: Mar Chrysostom 

 Valiya Metropolitan of Mar Thoma Church, Padma Bhushan Philipose Mar Chrysostom, has said true heaven is where people are ensured  basic facilities. De

15 Feb 2018