Toby Antony

Keep your profile secure and cyber fraudsters at bay

Before setting your passwords for social media accounts, ensure that they are strong enough so that online fraudsters don’t crack it easily.

28 Jul 2021

Afghan working in shipyard: Police blame lapses in background check

Probe team rules out espionage angle; CSL officials say no security breach has occurred

23 Jul 2021

Taliban’s growing sway in Afghanistan could spike drug flow into India

US and NATO troops withdrawn from Afghanistan; seizure of heroin from fishing boats and at airports in Kerala found war-torn country is origin of drugs: Officials

22 Jul 2021

Police on trail of stolen mobile phones, laptops sold outside Kerala

Cops receive information after arrest of Wayanad native from whom over 20 high-end phones, laptops and tablets were recovered in a theft case reported at Muvattupuzha.

20 Jul 2021

Lucky escape for many as concrete beam collapses from 14th floor

The incident at the construction site in Panampilly Nagar would have been more disastrous if the concrete beam had collapsed to the ground from the 14th floor.

16 Jul 2021

‘Sanitiser alert’ at Kakkanad jail over fear of suicides 

In a circular that came out on July 5, Singh ordered the jail officials to take maximum precautions given the circumstances.

14 Jul 2021

Kollam-native burglar who targeted medical shops lands in police custody

Most thieves follow a pattern which often allows the police to identify them easily.

14 Jul 2021

Security tightened at NIA court complex as palm chopping case trial to start on Monday

Security has been enhanced at the court complex in Kaloor as the second phase trial in the palm chopping case will commence at the NIA Court-II on Monday.

11 Jul 2021

Fraudsters make fake social media accounts of cops to deceive public

Four cases registered so far over similar frauds; perpetrators mostly hail from other states

09 Jul 2021

Gold smuggling gangs got TP Chandrashekaran murder convicts’ patronage: Customs

Court dismisses Customs’ petition to extend Arjun Ayanki’s custody | Accused says he was tortured by sleuths

07 Jul 2021

Karipur gold smuggling case: Carrier spills beans on game of deceit by criminal gangs

After establishing close links with people involved in the smuggling, the gang operated by Arjun started seizing the gold for the past one year immediately after it arrived in Karipur airport

05 Jul 2021

IIT-M research scholar death: Two days before, Unni had video chat with friends in Kochi

Residents of Noel Arcadia apartment complex at Padamugal cannot believe that a jovial and active youth like him would take the extreme step.

04 Jul 2021

Traffickers turning to courier service to bring drugs to Kochi

High-dose synthetic drugs being parcelled via courier service; cops & excise on high alert

03 Jul 2021

211 cases registered in four Kerala districts for sale of low-quality Covid essentials

Cases filed from May 10 to June 30; legal metrology department’s central zone registered 116 cases for selling items without proper declarations on packets, 42 cases in Ernakulam

03 Jul 2021

Kerala gold smuggling case: A year on, it's 24-carat confusion, 916 mystery

It was in the early hours of July 1 that the baggage containing gold from Dubai was withheld by the customs at the cargo complex.

01 Jul 2021

Rs 18 crore sanctioned for police projects in Ernakulam

A special working group, which met last month, approved the proposal submitted by the state police chief seeking allocation for major police infrastructure projects across Kerala.

29 Jun 2021

Spurt in gold smuggling via Kochi airport as 10.5 kg consignment seized in a week

Across Kerala, smuggling attempts have increased but the most number of smugglers were intercepted in Kozhikode and Kochi airports.

28 Jun 2021

Op Dark Hunt nips goonda activities in rural areas

Action has been taken against 53 people in over a year; more than 100 troublemakers identified and being monitored regularly

27 Jun 2021

Gold smuggling: Two pleas filed before judicial panel

According to officials at the Judicial Commission’s office in Kochi, only two petitions have been received till Saturday.

27 Jun 2021

Kochi turning transit hub for foreign drug cartels

NCB suspects drug rings are focusing on smaller airports like Kochi to land drugs and then take them to major cities

23 Jun 2021

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