Kerala rains: Man trapped in Sitharkundu waterfalls in Palakkad rescued

Kerala rains: Man trapped in Sitharkundu waterfalls in Palakkad rescued

The Fire and Rescue Services personnel rescued a man who was trapped in the Sitharkundu waterfalls in Palakkad district on Tuesday. Ramesh, 39, was part of a six-member team from Vandithavalam that visited the waterfalls in the morning. Two of them were trapped as there was a sudden gush of water from the hills. One … Read more

Probe on into unnatural death of Kerala teen, potential role of online games being looked into

Probe on into unnatural death of Kerala teen, potential role of online games being looked into

The Ernakulam Rural police continue to probe the unnatural death of a 15-year-old boy in his house within the Nedumbassery police limits in Kerala last week. The boy was found hanging in his room on Friday evening. The investigation team led by Aluva DySP is looking into all possibilities, including potentially hazardous online games where … Read more

Ramesh Chennithala flags foreign job rackets preying on unemployed and IT-skilled youths from Kerala

Ramesh Chennithala flags foreign job rackets preying on unemployed and IT-skilled youths from Kerala

Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala (file) | Photo Credit: THULASI KAKKAT Congress legislator and Kerala’s former Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala has said criminal gangs in Thailand and Myanmar confined IT-skilled youths from Kerala and coerced them to commit online financial and banking frauds. Moving a submission in the Kerala Assembly on July 9 on … Read more

Kerala Assembly: Govt to submit calendar to Railways seeking special trains to State during festival seasons

Kerala Assembly: Govt to submit calendar to Railways seeking special trains to State during festival seasons

Minister V. Abdurahiman says the number of coaches in the second Vande Bharat train plying through Kerala will be increased to 16. | Photo Credit: H. VIBHU The Kerala government will submit a calendar this month (July) to the Railways for allocation of special trains to Kerala from major cities during festival seasons, Minister for Sports … Read more

Kerala Revenue Recovery (Amendment) Bill: subject committee report tabled in Assembly

Kerala Revenue Recovery (Amendment) Bill: subject committee report tabled in Assembly

Revenue Minister K. Rajan tabled the subject committee report related to the Kerala Revenue Recovery (Amendment) Bill, 2024, in the Assembly on Thursday. A key amendment empowers the State government to declare a moratorium on revenue recovery proceedings subject to conditions and guidelines. Earlier, the Kerala High Court had observed that the government was not … Read more

Free treatment schemes in doldrums in Kerala due to huge outstanding dues from govt, says Opposition Leader

Free treatment schemes in doldrums in Kerala due to huge outstanding dues from govt, says Opposition Leader

Leader of the Opposition V.D. Satheesan (file) | Photo Credit: Sreejith R. Kumar Public sector hospitals in Kerala are on the brink of financial ruin because of the huge arrears the government owes them, Leader of the Opposition V.D. Satheesan said in the Kerala Assembly on July 2 (Tuesday). During his address on the adjournment … Read more

Residents of Edavanakad in Kerala block road protesting against flooding due to sea incursion

Residents of Edavanakad in Kerala block road protesting against flooding due to sea incursion

Heavy rains and swelling waves have flooded several houses in the region. (image for representation) | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Angry at flooding of houses in sea incursion since June 25, more than 300 residents of Edavanakad in Ernakulam district of Kerala are blockading the arterial Vypeen-Munambam road, bringing traffic to a standstill in June 27. … Read more

Rare amoebic infection claims another life in Kerala as 13-year-old girl from Kannur dies

Rare amoebic infection claims another life in Kerala as 13-year-old girl from Kannur dies

The death of a 13-year-old girl from Kannur in Kerala while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kozhikode has been ascribed to amoebic meningoencephalitis. (image for representation only) | Photo Credit: AFP The death of a 13-year-old girl from Kannur while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kozhikode has been ascribed to amoebic … Read more

SIT traces donor involved in Kerala organ trade case

SIT traces donor involved in Kerala organ trade case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the illegal organ trade and the related human trafficking case has found Shameer, a Malayali donor, who was missing ever since the Ernakulam Rural police exposed the racket involved. Though originally from Palakkad, he was settled at Pollachi in Tamil Nadu for a long time. The SIT had been … Read more

Family of four, including two children, charred to death in Kerala

Family of four, including two children, charred to death in Kerala

A four-member family was found charred to death in their bedroom at Angadikkadavu in Angamaly town near the Cochin International Airport Limited on June 8, 2024. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A four-member family was found charred to death in their bedroom at Angadikkadavu in Angamaly town near the Cochin International Airport Limited on June … Read more