Kerala

Daily Covid cases cross 34,000-mark in Kerala; Thiruvananthapuram records 48% TPR

The Kerala government on Tuesday decided to strictly implement the COVID-19 health protocols as there is a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the state which reported over 34,199 new infections.

published on : 20th January 2022

Kerala could be staring at Omicron surge amid Delta wave in new year

With #Omicron infections set to rise in the coming weeks, #Kerala could be facing a unique challenge. The state is staring at a possible Omicron-Delta double whammy - just like the ones some European countries are now weathering.

published on : 2nd January 2022

The Human Calculator of Kerala | TNIE Documentary

Meet Vivek Raj, a Mathematician who has the rare skill of computing complex mathematical functions without the use of a calculator. His amazing mathematical skills have given him the nickname the Human Calculator of #Kerala. In 2016 Vivek entered the Limca Book of World Records by multiplying the digit 67 five times in 15 seconds to reach a 11-digit number.

published on : 25th December 2021

Globetrotting Kerala tea seller Vijayan departs, this time without his sweetheart

The globetrotting Kerala tea seller #KRVijayan (71) has passed away. He died of a heart attack on Friday thereby putting an end to his dreams and journeys with his wife Mohana. In this journey, Vijayan cannot take his wife Mohana along, so he left her behind with memories of their life and journeys together. 

published on : 19th November 2021

Kerala receives record rainfall this year since 1901

The state has recorded an all-time high rainfall during Northeast Monsoon this year since 1901, though the season is only midway. It has received 244.4mm rainfall till November 15 against the average of 103.8mm, an excess of 136%. The earlier highest rainfall was 823.3mm in 2010.

published on : 16th November 2021

Kerala Rains: Four dead, widespread damage as downpour continues

Heavy rain continued to lash most parts of the state on Sunday, leaving at least four people dead, damaging scores of houses and destroying a large extent of crops besides causing flood and landslips in some areas.

published on : 15th November 2021

Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert for 3 districts; rains wreak havoc in Kanyakumari

With heavy rains lashing various parts of the state since Saturday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday declared a red alert in central Kerala districts of Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur for the day.

published on : 14th November 2021

Part of Maruthathoor bridge collapses as rains continue to wreak havoc in Thiruvananthapuram

Low lying areas in many parts of Thiruvananthapuram were flooded on Saturday as rivers and streams overflowed due to incessant rainfall, for over 12 hours, in the state capital.

published on : 13th November 2021

EXPLAINED: Why Kerala's state bus service employees are on strike

In October, the Pinarayi Vijayan government approved KSRTC employees' demand for a salary revision, but it was conditional and not on par with what was asked for. KSRTC's salary revision has reportedly been due for the last nine years, despite salaries of other government departments being regularly revised. KSRTC employees have been demanding a salary revision since 2016.

published on : 6th November 2021

Mullaperiyar Dam Dispute: Tamil Nadu and Kerala lock horns over rising water levels

The water level in Mullaperiyar Dam rose to 138.95 feet at 11 am on October 30, 2021, prompting Tamil Nadu to release 1,675 cusecs of water into Periyar and causing concern among Kerala government authorities for the safety of those living in the vulnerable downstream areas.

published on : 30th October 2021

Take a peek into this "modern" 98-year-old school in Kerala's Kasaragod

During the past 18 months, when schools remained shut because of the pandemic, the Melangott school in Kasaragod -- established in 1923 -- was undergoing a makeover. The 98-year-old school built a fable-filled 'model' pre-primary section, a modern library block, two double-storey blocks, which house 10 smart classrooms, a spacious hall, and regular classrooms.

published on : 29th October 2021

CPI(M) leader's daughter claims family stole her baby, goes on hunger strike

Peroorkada CPI(M) leader Jayachandran's daughter Anupama alleged that her newborn child was forcibly taken away from her three days after his birth on October 19, 2020. Meanwhile, her partner Ajith's first wife, Nasiya, claimed that Anupama gave the baby for adoption after Nasiya refused to divorce him.

published on : 23rd October 2021
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