Kerala News

Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rain batters Kerala, red alert issued in nine districts

The districts may receive more than 20 cm rainfall in 24 hours. Meanwhile, the sea continue to be very rough and huge tidal waves are battering the coastal hamlets displacing hundreds of families.

published : 4 hours ago

IMA urges Kerala govt to conduct swearing-in ceremony online in wake of Covid-19 surge

The outfit of medicos applauded the Pinarayi Vijayan government for its decision to extend the lockdown till May 23, taking into consideration the demand of the scientific community.

published : 5 hours ago

Flood alert issued in Pathanamthitta in Kerala amid rising water levels in two rivers

The Central Water Commission asked those living on the banks of these two rivers to remain vigilant. If the situation demands, they should move to relief camps.

published : 6 hours ago

Now, a COVID care centre with direct supply from oxygen generation plant in Kerala

BPCL executive director Sanjay Khanna said the new facility is the first phase of the 1,500 bed COVID centre with oxygen support being built by it in association with the district administration

published : 6 hours ago

Strange quarantine rule: Saudi-bound Keralites stuck in Maldives

A majority of the stranded passengers from Kerala have gone there under the 'Saudi quarantine via Maldives' package of travel agencies.

published : 7 hours ago

Cancer fighter Nandu Mahadeva succumbs at 27

Nandu was the main organizer of 'Athijeevanam', a collective of cancer patients. His main philosophy was not to hide anything about the disease.

published : 8 hours ago

Cyclone Tauktae: Central Water Commission predicts severe flood situation in Kerala, TN; PM to review preparations

As of 8 am today morning, rivers Manimala, Achankovil in Kerala and Kodaiyar in Tamil Nadu continued flowing in 'Severe situation', all three above their danger levels.

published : 9 hours ago

One in 100 COVID-19 patients in Kerala needs critical care

Experts warn that even though the hike is marginal, it has potential enough to choke our critical care system as ICU beds are lesser.

published : 13 hours ago

COVID, flood and monsoon diseases: Myriad challenges lie ahead for Kerala

The heavy rain that has been lashing the state for the past two days has triggered fears of a flood and hundreds have taken shelter at relief camps as low-lying areas have been inundated.

published : 13 hours ago

Malayalis in Israel brave rockets flying above their heads everyday

Sajeesh, son of Lawrence Padickal who had been in Tel  Aviv for the past nine years working as a caregiver, said that the death of Malayali caregiver Soumya Santhosh is a rare incident.

published : 13 hours ago

Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulema wants exemption to bathe bodies of COVID victims

Samastha president Syed Muhammad Jiffiri Muthukoya Thangal and general secretary K Alikutty Musaliyar voiced concern over burying the bodies without offering the obligatory ritual.

published : 14 hours ago

Kerala government caps prices of medical items, mask and PPE kit classified as 'essentials'

The new order on capping prices is expected to streamline the prices charged by various PPE kit manufacturers. 

published : 14 hours ago

Conserving the Cantor's Giant Softshell Turtle in Kerala

Ayushi Jain, a research affiliate of the Wildlife Institute of India, has been working with local communities in Kasaragod to help preserve endangered turtle species.

published : 14 hours ago

Kerala HC raps Centre for delay in supply of COVID vaccine, asks it to declare timeframe

The court also pointed out that NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul has reportedly said that they were prepared to transfer the technology as well as the patent to increase manufacturing of vaccines.

published : 14 hours ago

With downpour-induced damage, Kerala's coast bears brunt of cyclone Tauktae

The sea turned rough and tidal waves rose one metre high, displacing many families in the coastal areas and fully or partially damaging houses.

published : 14 hours ago