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CPM workers arrested for Kerala Youth Congress leader’s murder

On Sunday, Kerala police arrested eight people in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Youth Congress leader M Suhaib.

19 Feb 2018

Award-winning Asura turns college dropout Fahad into a real game changer

Launched in 2017, Asura has already sold around 50,000 copies mostly in China, the US, and UK. It is priced at $10 abroad and Rs 250 in India.

19 Feb 2018

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KSRTC reaps record collection in ticket sale as private bus strike in Kerala enters third day

The collection on Sunday is likely to break the record Rs 7.85 crore it made on Saturday.

19 Feb 2018

February is the cruellest month for Kerala state electricity board

Even before the summer has formally set in, power consumption in the state has started spiralling upwards like never before.

19 Feb 2018

For nutmeg farmers of Kerala, yellow hue promises rich rewards

India produces nearly 13,000 tonnes of the spice a year, of which Kerala’s share is around 5,000 tonnes.

19 Feb 2018

A file image of Kerala police chief Loknath Behera| Manu R Mavelil
Kerala Police’s successful campaign gets Narcotic Control Bureau's pat

The meet held in New Delhi was attended by the police top brass from all the states as well as key NCB and Intelligence Bureau(IB) officers.

19 Feb 2018

KSEB
Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission fixes interim tariff for electricity at Rs 3.90 per unit

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd had approached the commission in June last year seeking an interim tariff and for getting the power sale agreement with KSEB approved.

19 Feb 2018

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Two men barge into house, rape woman at her home in Kasaragod district of Kerala

Two persons allegedly sexually assaulted a homemaker at her home in Kanhangad, said the police. One of the accused has been arrested, said the Hosdurg SI.

19 Feb 2018

Mar Thoma Church supreme head Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan blessing the faithful during the valedictory meeting of the 123rd Maramon convention on Sunday
Kerala's Maramon convention comes to a close

The priority of believers should be to uplift the poor, Mar Thoma Church supreme head Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan said on the final day of Maramon convention.

19 Feb 2018

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Leopards spotted at Pathipara village of Kerala

The villagers are planning to conduct a stir demanding action from the Forest Department to cage the leopard, in the wake of incidents of attack on goats.

19 Feb 2018

Former finance minister K M Mani. (File Photo | EPS)
Who will pick up the Mani Cup?

The Congress is also reportedly making preparations for that surgical strike in case Mani makes the final push – to ensure that the KC(M) does not go out of the UDF in one piece.

19 Feb 2018

Suresh Kumar
From a rubber tapper to doctor, Suresh has seen it all

As a schoolboy, V Suresh Kumar was so fragile that he was stopped from taking part in the long jump competition as the authorities feared he might hurt himself.

19 Feb 2018

Inside view of Paradesi Synagogue | Albin Mathew
Kerala's Jewish heritage tourism corridor project hits roadblock

The 8,000-strong Kochi Jews living in Israel had petitioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protect the seven synagogues and cemeteries in Kerala.

19 Feb 2018

TP Chandrasekharan murder case: Convicts shifted to Kerala's Kannur prison

In a move that could trigger a fresh round of controversy, two convicts in the T P Chandrasekharan murder case have been shifted to Kannur central prison from Poojappura central prison.

19 Feb 2018

Kerala treasuries set for a makeover from April

Apart from modern banking facilities, efforts are on to roll out utility payments through treasuries from the new fiscal year.

19 Feb 2018

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan   (File | PTI)
Shuhaib murder case: Two CPI-M workers held for YC leader's killing; CM Vijayan breaks silence

Shuhaib, the Mattanur block Youth Congress secretary, was at a roadside tea shop with two other party members, Riaz and Naushad, when they were attacked at Mattanoor on February 13.

19 Feb 2018

Minister A K Saseendran holding a meeting with the bus operators at the Kozhikode Government Guest house on Sunday | T P Sooraj
Private bus operators in Kerala to continue strike as talks fail 

Earlier, Transport Minister A K Saseendran held a nearly two-hour long meeting with the association members at the government guest house here to find a solution to their issues.

18 Feb 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan  (File | PTI)
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan flays false news on Abu Dhabi Crown Prince 

An "invisible censorship" was in force to prevent news against the Sangh parivar and spread "communal agenda" of the BJP government, he alleged.

18 Feb 2018

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Eight arrested over Youth Congress leader murder in Kerala 

Kerala police on Sunday arrested eight people in connection with the murder of a Youth Congress leader.

18 Feb 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI)
History of Communist movement in Kerala to be released this week

The first volume will be released at the CPM state conference by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Thrissur from February 22 to 25.

18 Feb 2018

Union minister Radha Mohan Singh (Shekhar Yadav | EPS)
21,200 hectares added to banana cultivation in Kerala, says Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh

Efforts by the Central and state governments have succeeded in adding 21,200 hectares to the total banana cultivable area in Kerala since 2013-14, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said her

18 Feb 2018