Covid-19: Travellers from these 5 states to undergo testing on arrival in Uttarakhand

As these five states are witnessing a sudden spike in the number of Coronavirus infection in the past few days, there is a fear of another wave among people, though Covid-19 cases in the country are on the decline. After Karnataka, the Uttarakhand government on Tuesday put travel restriction on people from states witnessing a … Read more

Covid-19: Karnataka makes negative RT-PCR report compulsory for travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar In view of the rise in the number of cases in Maharashtra and Kerala, Karnataka has made a negative RT-PCR certificate, not older than 72 hours, compulsory for those arriving from the neighbouring states by flights, trains, buses, or personal transport. Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said that … Read more

View: The Left must privilege national politics over the local in the upcoming assembly elections

The choice before the Left in Bengal is between marginalisation and obliteration. The Left should choose marginalisation by helping Trinamool Congress (TMC) ward off BJP’s strong challenge.The upcoming round of assembly elections in Bengal, Assam and Kerala will have a large bearing on national politics, the outcome of the contest between the two Dravidian parties … Read more

Kerala ranked most welcoming region in India third year in row: What works in Kerala’s favour

Kerala was followed by Rajasthan, Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. (Image: Kerala Tourism) Most welcoming tourist destinations in India: Kerala ranked most welcoming region in India! Travelling portal Booking.com has announced the Traveller Review Awards 2021 and in it, the booking site has highlighted the most welcoming regions and cities in India. Even amid a … Read more

Kerala granted Rs 2,373 crore additional borrowing limit

Kerala has been granted an additional borrowing limit worth Rs 2,373 crore by the Centre after becoming the eighth state to implement the ease of doing business (EoDB) reforms, a finance ministry statement said on Wednesday. The latest development took the total additional borrowing granted to the states on account of EoDB reforms to Rs … Read more

Bird flu scare: Centre asks states, UTs to increase surveillance

NEW DELHI: The Centre has directed states and union territories across the country to increase surveillance around water bodies, live bird markets, zoos, and poultry farms as well as strengthen biosecurity at poultry farms amid the bird flu scare. The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said in a statement on Sunday that the … Read more

India’s first Covid case, an air crash, gold smuggling case; Kerala had a roller coaster 2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala had an eventful 2020 when it reported the country’s first COVID-19 case, witnessed a fatal air crash and saw a top bureaucrat being jailed in the sensational gold smuggling case, with the opposition charging the buck stopped at the CMO. After 28 years and several twists and turns, curtains came down on Sister … Read more

Travelling during Covid: Goa, Kerala, Shimla top as more people prefer domestic destinations for New Year 2021

Within India, 53.1 per cent of respondents preferred Goa, followed by 32.9 per cent chose Kerala, and 31.4 per cent preferred Shimla. (Image Courtesy – Kerala Tourism Twitter) Travelling during Covid in India: Covid pandemic has put restrictions on our lives but people are gradually trying to adapt to the new normal. More than 55 … Read more

Cyclone Alert: Cyclonic storm Burevi to hit Tamil Nadu, Kerala tonight; intensity lower than Nivar

The IMD has forecasted extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in India’s two southernmost states as the cyclone approaches India. After cyclone Nivar last week, another cyclonic storm, Burevi, is expected to hit south Indian shores. In the last 10 days, this is the third cyclone that has formed in the Arabian Sea and Bay of … Read more

Covid-19 grip on southern states seen loosening

BENGALURU: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have reported a recovery rate of above 95% in Covid-19 infected persons, pointing to a gradual decline of the pandemic, and probably improved immunity levels in the population. Kerala, however, has been an exception where the recovery rate is a tad below at 89%. Manipal Hospitals chairman … Read more