Kerala

Drop proposed amendments to IAS (Cadre) deputation rules: Vijayan to PM

He said the present deputation rules are themselves heavily loaded in favour of the Union and bringing in further stringency will weaken the very root of cooperative federalism.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Sunday lockdown in Kerala, only emergency services allowed

Only parcel services are allowed at hotels and medical stores, media houses and telecom-Internet services are allowed to function despite curbs.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Head coach of Kerala United FC's reserve team goes the extra yard to tap new talent

Shajirudheen Koppilan, head coach of Kerala United FC reserve team, is also training under-15 youngsters for free.

published on : 23rd January 2022

State Industries department's 'Machinery Expo - 2022' in Kochi courts controversy

Congress has decided to launch a protest at the venue if the government decides to go ahead with the conduct of the expo where 140 stalls are being prepared to showcase various machineries.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Fire mishaps: Government offices in Kerala may soon sport smoke alarms, turn digital

A major fire at the Secretariat last year had given rise to much hue and cry, after the Opposition alleged a sabotage attempt by vested interests.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Meet KS Renjini: The 22-year-old Keralite striving to popularise rare 'nokkuvidya pavakali' art

In an hour-long performance, the puppet told various stories related to the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata, dancing to the dexterity of KS Renjini's hands.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Patients with comorbidities in Kerala end up in hospitals as COVID heads towards peak

Those with comorbidities, including cardiac, cancer, liver and kidney complications, are among the most vulnerable to develop severe illnesses.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Sairam Bhat, who built houses for poor in Kerala's Badiadka panchayat, passes away at 84

For the past six months, Bhat - a farmer by profession and traditional medical practitioner by descent - was not keeping well, and his son was in charge of the clinic.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Actress abduction case: Kerala HC raises doubts over actor Dileep's conspiracy to murder cops

The court also pointed out that the sole witness - film director Balachandra Kumar - was disgruntled by the accused.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Kerala nun sex abuse: Prosecution submits legal advice to police on Bishop Franco Mulakkal's case

The court submitted the advice to Kottayam district police chief  Shilpa Devaiah in the presence of Addl SP S Suresh Kumar, pointing out the legal points to file appeal.

published on : 23rd January 2022

2021 floods: Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad suggests ban on construction, quarrying in fragile areas

As part of preempting future disasters and strategies for mitigating miseries, KSSP, in the report, asked to ban all building constructions near first and second order streams in steep slopes.

published on : 23rd January 2022

CPM faction unhappy with Kerala government's 'impractical' approach to third wave of COVID

A section of CPM leadership felt that at a time when the state is reeling under a renewed COVID surge, the government should opt for a more practical approach.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID-19: Special casual leave withdrawn for Kerala government staff who are primary contacts

The government felt that with thousands of people getting infected daily, providing leave for contacts would mean paralysing the administration.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Carrying COVID victim's body on bamboo stretcher disgraceful: Kerala Human Rights Commission

The commission was referring to the incident in which the body of Mallikamma, wife of Kurppu Swami of Thenmala colony in Kollam, was carried on a bamboo stretcher to the crematorium.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Omicron surge: Kerala government asks private hospitals to set aside 50 per cent beds for COVID patients

The department asked private hospitals to hand over details of daily admissions in the ICUs, use of ventilators and beds to the District Medical Officers.

published on : 22nd January 2022
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