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Cyber crimes triple in 5 years; 995 cases in 2021

Over the past five years, cyber crimes have tripled in the state from 320 cases in 2017 to 955 last year, the highest in Kerala police history.

21 Feb 2022

Tech savvy, crypto trader...: Tamilian serial killer in Thiruvananthapuram has many faces

Members of the police team probing the case said they found 49-year-old Rajendran a tough nut to crack given his experience in dealing with cops.

14 Feb 2022

Probe validates sexual harassment charges against SN College faculty

5 students complained Abhilash had sent lewd messages, emojis overlooking their objection

09 Feb 2022

Cadaver sale earns Rs 6.4 lakh for Thiruvananthapuram Medical College in four years

The demand for cadavers have skyrocketed as the Medical Council of India has stipulated that every 10 students get one cadaver for study.

07 Feb 2022

Form medical boards to treat custodial torture victims: DME

The DME also directed the superintendents/principals of the MCHs to depute senior-most doctors to carry out medical screening of persons brought from police custody.

04 Feb 2022

Leave for northern district Kerala police officers on birthdays, marriage anniversaries

Getting a leave granted to celebrate the most cherished personal occasions is a luxury for police personnel owing to their workload.

04 Feb 2022

Additional SHOs likely in stations to ease workload, improve efficiency 

At present, station house officers forced to work without day off leading to health issues

19 Jan 2022

Kerala police to free ghost of colonial lingo from inquest of bodies

According to sources, one of the attendees told the meeting that “pretham” is the term used for soul/ghost, which has no physical or material reality, and “vicharana” meant trial.

18 Jan 2022

Three excise staff suspended for trying to frame strict officer in fake case

The reason for levelling such an allegation was that the officer was strict in his duty and did not allow the subordinates to take bribes.

15 Jan 2022

Churuli language ‘okay’, but panel unsure if OTT is public place

Sources said after watching the film, the trio opined that the language used could not be termed vulgar as the dialogues were in accordance with the theme of the movie and its characters.

14 Jan 2022

Malayali Russia returnee not tested at airport turns Covid positive

One of the Keralites who had returned from Russia on November 28 has been tested positive for Covid.

03 Dec 2021

Kerala top cop race enters last lap, advantage B Sandhya

Government to announce successor to Loknath Behera Wednesday

29 Jun 2021

Kodakara money heist case: Police file inconclusive second report to EC

The chief electoral officer will soon write to the State Police Chief seeking a comprehensive report.

17 Jun 2021

A scented solidarity for Lakshadweep from Qatar

Nazar said ‘Lakshadweep’ will be a sea-inspired perfume with sea blue colour and a distinct scent of sea wind. 

02 Jun 2021

As rest of India faces oxygen shortage, surplus producer Kerala sits pretty with enough reserves

As per the PESO figures, daily production of oxygen in the state stood at 199 metric tonnes, while the oxygen reserve was 586 metric tonnes.

23 Apr 2021

More takers for MDMA in Capital; 39gm seized in 10 days

The anti-narcotics department has warned that the city is becoming a hub for synthetic drugs. Reports claim there is increased patronage for high-end contraband like MDMA.

17 Mar 2021

Top-deck vacancies cripple police intelligence wing in poll-bound Kerala

As if to thicken the plot, explosives in big quantities, heading towards northern districts, have been seized in recent days posing threat to the state’s security.

08 Mar 2021

100 Kerala cops choose to become carpenters, painters and drummers, here's why!

Though there is no legal or technical hurdle in deputing them to these posts, insiders said the aptitude or experience of the cops in these fields was not taken into account

09 Jul 2020

Kerala government-owned Keltron switches to medical devices, to launch four products in two weeks

Though the ambitious project of producing ventilators and oxygen concentrators is just in the initial stage, the organisation has started production of hand-held non-contact thermal probe.

22 Jun 2020

Gym trainers sweat it out to stay afloat as lockdown hits them in the pocket

The lockdown has taken a toll on all gym instructors. With no job and other means of income, most of them are now pushed against the wall.

25 May 2020

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