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Kerala has achieved 99.89 per cent LPG penetration and leads the country in use of LPG for domestic cooking. Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the government has given 3.8 crore LPG connections to the underprivileged sections of society. The target is to provide 5 crore connections by March ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala state government has again suspended DGP Jacob Thomas - this time for authoring an autobiography without its consent. Chief Secretary Paul Antony issued the order earlier this week under instructions from the Chief Minister. Jacob Thomas, who has not been on ...

The local police investigating the discovery of a baby's corpse from the toilet attached to a household are looking for clues from nearby CCTV cameras to pin down the suspects. On Friday afternoon, plumbers were called to remove a clog in a toilet, situated adjacent to the house of Dr Abdul Rahman in ...
Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Vigilance) Subrata Biswas with Deputy Inspector General Sanatan Jena, Commander, Coast Guard (Kerala and Mahe); and V.K. Varghese, Commanding Officer, Indian Coast Guard station, Vizhinjam; at a search-and-rescue workshop organised for the fishing ...
A transman and transwoman in Kerala will get married next month, in perhaps the first such marriage in the state. Ishan, a 33-year-old who has undergone female-to-male surgery, will tie the knot with 31-year-old Surya, who has undergone male-to-female surgery, on May 10 as per the Special Marriage ...
Medical services in Kerala continued to be crippled with the indefinite strike by government doctors entering the fourth day on Monday. The CPI(M)-led LDF government has meanwhile, warned of strict action if the stir is not withdrawn immediately. Health Minister K.K. Shylaja said the government would ...

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday asked the Home Secretary to take steps to refer the Varapuzha custodial death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in view of the inability of the State police to make a breakthrough in apprehending the actual culprits days after ...
CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala is to come out with a progress report on its achievements on the completion of second year in office next month, official sources said. All departments under various Ministers, including that held by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, would be subjected to a self-appraisal ...
Kerala-based writer and activist J Devika has said that she would henceforth boycott any object or person who endorses aggressive Hindutva symbols, including autorickshaws that flaunt the 'Angry Hanuman' poster. She made the statement while participating in a panel discussion for News Hour on ...
According to him, if the situation is not amicably resolved the company will be forced to move its operations to existing facilities outside Kerala leading to a lockout of its main unit near Kochi. `` It won't be much of a problem for us to shift facilities to the neighbouring states. Chief ministers like Chandrababu ...
Featured here is a collection of photographs shot by Mr. Ut of the Kerala coast in March. The celebrated photographer was in the State, along with Raul Roa, Photo Editor of Los Angeles Times, as an official guest of the Kerala Media Academy, Kochi, an autonomous institution under the State Government.
“The idea is part of a larger vision to make Kerala hunger free,” said Issac, who is known for his 'People's Plan Campaign' in the '90s, where the state government took a bold decision to pass on 35% of the state development budget to local governments so as to enable local people to determine and ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Normal life in Kerala is expected to be affected tomorrow in view of a 24-hour general strike called by various trade unions demanding rollback of a central government order allowing fixed term employment across sectors. The strike call given by 16 trade unions under the ...
The Union government's Department of Ayush and Kerala Tourism have joined hands with the ATTOI for the initiative as the Centre has given its nod for the tour. For this, 100 leading yoga tour operators, journalists specialising in yoga, and yoga teachers from around the globe will visit the State for 10 days ...
While two MPs from Kerala received the first passenger train operated on the newly-laid broad gauge line between Shencottah and Kollam in the early hours of Saturday at Shencottah, no elected representative or government official from Tamil Nadu was present. As the Tambaram - Kollam special fare ...
Last week, Kerala's Education Minister made an announcement that made several people reiterate the progressive credentials of Kerala. Prof C Raveendranath proudly declared in the state Assembly that 1,23,630 students studying between Class 1 and 10 have left the religion and caste columns blank in ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Christians in Kerala today celebrated Easter, the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ after crucifixion, with religious fervour and traditional enthusiasm. Cutting across denominations, devotees thronged churches across the state since the wee hours to attend the special prayers ...

Deprivation back home, coupled with a dire shortage of blue-collar workers in Kerala, is driving the trend. Unlike the typical labour migration involving young, male footloose labour, Kerala's plantation sector — primarily tea, coffee and cardamom estates spread over Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad districts ...
Four persons from Kerala's Kasaragod district, including a child, who all travelled to Afghanistan two years ago, are said to have been killed there. They had reportedly joined the Islamic State terror group, and died in U.S. bombing attacks. Elcy Vincent, step mother of two missing Keralites who were ...
The 65-year-old woman Phelomena, was hit by three bike-borne men in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district. Even as Phelomena lay on the road, with her bag and small bowl lying next to her, passersby slowed down their vehicles when they saw the woman, but no one came forward to help her. In CCTV ...
Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who brought to light the Facebook/ Cambridge Analytica scandal has revealed SCL India's operations in the country. In a tweet on Tuesday, the London-based whistleblower said he was responding to requests from several Indian journalists. He wrote, “I've been getting ...
The Kerala government on Wednesday informed the assembly that the murder of young former radio jockey that took place Tuesday is being probed by a special investigation team. State Public Works Minister G. Sudhakaran, deputising for Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, said that a team of four police ...
Nearly 1.25 lakhs Kerala students claim no caste, religious identity ... More than 1 lakh students in Kerala have preferred not to fill the caste/religion column in school admission forms. DH file ... The rise of religious nonbelief and secular credentials seems to be one of the most striking social trends in Kerala.
In Kerala, 1.2 lakh students leave religion, caste columns blank during admission. In the latest academic year at least 123, 630 students between class and 1 and X stated they had no religion or caste, said state education minister Prof C Ravindranath. india Updated: Mar 28, 2018 22:41 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan ...
Thiruvananthapuram:The Kerala Assembly has passed a bill proposing to nearly double the salaries and allowances of ministers, MLAs, the speaker, deputy speaker, leader of opposition, and chief whip with effect from 1 April. With the revision, the salaries and allowances of ministers and others would ...
While all eyes are on Karnataka, even Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, there are many flashpoints in Kerala, which have been overlooked. Both the Congress and the CPI(M) ignore such flashpoints at their peril. The two parties seem to think that they will be able to rule the state in turns in perpetuity.
District transgender justice board member Geethu C.A says the person was drunk and attacked a board member. Later, the person attacked two women police officers on duty and undressed in front of everyone. An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) attached to the women cell was suspended on Tuesday after a ...
A former Radio Jockey and a folk singer, was hacked to death while another person was injured in an attack by a four-member gang at Madavoor in the district early on Tuesday, police said. The deceased is identified as Rajesh alias Rasikan Rajesh, 36, of Madavoor. His friend Kuttan was also brutally ...
Mor Coorilose Geevarghese, head of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church, Niranam diocese, said that he failed to understand the logic of this Left government in coming out with this sort of policy, when there is a crucial assembly by-election coming up. Of the 33.4 million Kerala population, Christians ...
Congress legislator M. Vincent, in whose constituency (Kovalam) the port is coming up, sought leave for an adjournment motion in the Kerala Assembly and pointed out that the state government was just playing into the hands of Adani by not taking appropriate action as the project was now going to be ...
Kerala, pinarayi vijayan, chief minister, kerala chief minister, india news, RSS In a sensational claim made today, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan hit out at outfits like Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh again. Vijayan told the state Assembly that RSS, Popular Front of India and Socialist Democratic Party ...
Liga Skromane, who hails from Latvia, had come to Kerala along with her sister Ilzie for ayurvedic treatment at a hospital in Aruvikkarakkonam, near Pothencode, following complaints of depression. She has been missing since last Wednesday and was last reported to have taken an autorickshaw ride to ...
Gold worth Rs 18 lakh was recovered here from a Kerala native by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a senior official said today. Mohammad Nazir was arrested yesterday from the 'No Man's Land' as he arrived in a bus, an SSB release said here. Nazir was coming from Nepal and 557 gram of gold ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government has served closure notices to 1,585 unrecognized, unaided schools in Kerala, said education minister C Raveendranath in the assembly on Wednesday. Responding to IUML's KNA Khader, who sought permission for an adjournment motion, the minister said ...
Residents of villages under Kannanallur panchayat near Valliyoor are living in constant fear of outbreak of diseases as tonnes of biomedical waste from Kerala, a potential source of serious diseases, is being dumped into abandoned stone quarries in the area for the past two years. The villagers say ...
"Over the last six months, 50 faculty and staff and 200 students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have worked tirelessly to instal 127 community water filtration systems in Kerala, including 55 in Alappuzha, 16 in Kollam, 11 in Thiruvananthapuram and 10 each in Thrissur and Kozhikode," he said.
Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar announced the ennoblement of the ubiquitous fruit in the Assembly during a discussion on demand for grants in the Budget for farming. He said Kerala produced 30 to 60 crore jackfruits annually. Their produce was entirely organic and pesticide-free. Kerala hoped to ...
A sexist comment by a teachers' training college professor in Kozhikode, Kerala has sparked a unique demonstration by the students at the varsity. The offensive comment by the teacher at the Farook Training College that Muslim girls were not wearing hijab properly instead they are “intentionally exposing ...
In Kerala, sparrows once nested atop provision stores that line almost every street in the state, and fed on the grains and other edibles that spilled in front of the shops. Those sights have almost completely disappeared as the tile-roofed retail shops of the past have given way to glitzy concrete-and-glass ...
TIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mahatma Gandhi first visited Kerala in 1920, to garner support for the Khilafat movement. He returned on four more occasions, with the last visit coming in 1937. Today, the records of those visits, photographs and other memorabilia are scattered all over the state, many of them ...
The double standards in the way women's bodies are sexualised has led to several protests across the world, and a few women in Kerala are doing the same with a protest of their own. At least two women have posted bare chested pictures on Facebook in recent weeks – and both of their photos were ...
The number of these 'ghost nets' off the Kerala coast multiplied manifold because of Cyclone Ockhi, and on Sunday, environmental activists went on a clean-up mission, and recovered 400 kg of ghost nets from two different locations in the Vizhinjam seabed in just 90 minutes. “When Cyclone Ockhi ...
Kerala's incessant rains and winds claimed its first casualty on Monday when a 58-year-old woman in Muvattupuzha died after a tree collapsed on her. Thankamma, a resident of Kunnakkal in Valakom had stepped out of her house on Sunday evening to pick up firewood when a rubber tree, which ...
For the first time in the history of the state, Kerala will rope in qualified tribal instructors to impart literacy in their respective settlements. The initiative, spearheaded by the Kerala Literacy Mission, seeks to replace outside teachers with educated members of various tribes (even if they have minimum ...
Students across Kerala are protesting against a Kozhikode college teacher's sexist remark that Muslim women are not wearing hijab properly and are deliberately exposing their breasts like sliced watermelon. “I am a teacher of a college where 80% of students are girls and a majority of them are Muslims,” ...
Among the speakers at the summit are the who's who of the knowledge industry and new economy entrepreneurship, many with strong links with India and Kerala. They include Raghuram Rajan, former RBI Governor; Nandan Nilekani, co-founder, Infosys; Joseph Sirosh, Head, Artificial Intelligence, ...
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the two-day global digital summit, #Future, at Le Meridian here on Thursday. The event, aimed at drawing up an actionable roadmap to position Kerala as a hub for digital innovation and investment, thus accelerating its growth across various business sectors, ...
The export-import business in Kerala has undergone a sea change from Wednesday with the State migrating to a completely integrated Customs system for facilitating online documentation and fast-tracking of consignment clearance. Officials said the move was aimed at reducing the physical interface ...
The budget provision for schemes is going down. We have to raise our voice and ask the Centre to allocate more money for the sector, especially for that related to the elderly.” The government was also trying to increase old-age pension, Ms. Shylaja said. Kerala had the largest percentage of the elderly ...
The Holi celebrations in Farook College in Kerala's Calicut turned violent after few students were allegedly assaulted by the college staff members. The incident took place on Thursday evening when two students were rounded up and beaten by a group of faculties and staff members. According to reports ...


 

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