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KERALA NEWS

Kerala brings out SOP for brain death certification

September 18, 2018 5:27 pm

The move comes in the wake of a high court order last year, which directed the health department to take extra care in certification of brain deaths and ensure that hospitals stuck to highest standards of medical ethics.

Meet Saseendra, first woman in Kerala to drive CM's vehicle during passing-out parade

September 14, 2018 5:36 pm

For T Saseendra, driving was never a craze. It was something she took to, in the mid-90s, when she realised there were very few female driving instructors in Kerala at the time. She had just gotten married, after a love affair, much to the dismay of her family. It was a time when it was important for her to have a job and be financially independent. So she began to learn driving in a rusty-old Maruti 800 and started imparting the skills to others. But Saseendra had no clue that her talent would place her in the driving seat of an open jeep carrying the state's chief minister during a passing-out parade decades later.

Kozhikode: Fire breaks out at SM Street market, 10 firetenders at the spot

February 22, 2017 12:57 pm

Kozhikode: Ten fire tenders have reached the spot and are trying to douse the flames.

Kerala: Two Dubai-bound passengers use bananas to smuggle Saudi currency

February 01, 2017 8:09 am

The currency in Saudi riyal was worth Rs 45.69 lakhs.

BJP worker dies after attack in Kerala's Kannur, hartal today

January 19, 2017 9:34 am

The district unit of the BJP, which squarely placed the blame for the attack on the ruling CPI(M), called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal on Thursday.

Culling should not mean indiscriminate killing: SC decision on stray dogs not out of place

January 18, 2017 9:22 pm

There is no doubt that people – especially children and the elderly – have had mauling encounters with strays that demand urgent attention. But can all be punished to death in vendetta for a few violent, possibly sick, dogs?

Why #JusticeForJishnu is trending on social media platforms in Kerala

January 13, 2017 2:54 pm

The death of Jishnu Pranoy has also led to a ripple effect in the state with students coming out with horrific stories of torture and harassment at the hands of private college managements.

Two Maoists killed in encounter with Kerala Police

November 24, 2016 4:04 pm

At least three Maoists have been killed in a gunfight with the Kerala Police in the Paduka forest range of Nilambur in Malappuram district, reports said.

Vigilance searches only to 'humiliate and harass': Kerala IAS officer

November 01, 2016 7:04 pm

Kerala IAS Officers Association President Tom Jose alleged that the search warrant obtained was "not for any genuine or bonafide reason, but only to humiliate and harass me in public".

KERALA PHOTOS

TripAdvisor's top 10 Indian beaches for 2016

February 28, 2016 5:40 pm

Based on votes from millions of travellers nationwide and worldwide, here's a list of the Top 10 beaches in India that made it to Trip Advisor's list of Best Indian beaches for 2016.

Hummer horror: Kerala beedi baron Muhammad Nisham gets life sentence

January 21, 2016 6:54 pm

Muhammad Nisham, a beedi tycoon had rammed his Hummer SUV into a security guard leading to the latter's death two weeks later

KERALA VIDEOS

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

June 18, 2020 2:33 pm

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

After rescue comes recovery. How states are helping rebuild Kerala: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:37 pm

Kerala initial estimate of the damage is about Rs 20,000 crore. The Centre has so far pledged Rs 600 crore. This is how states are pitching in. Take a look in today’s #NewsInNumbers

Kerala floods: Fixing the house during the day, back to relief camp at night

June 18, 2020 2:37 pm

Inside a relief camp: Rebuilding from the scratch is not just a financial problem. For some, old age and health issues make it a herculean task. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:39 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

How much damage Kerala suffered: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:40 pm

With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

How much damage Kerala suffered: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:40 pm

With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Kerala Floods: How The River Damaged My Hometown

June 18, 2020 2:42 pm

One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.

Kerala floods: Fixing the house during the day, back to relief camp at night

June 18, 2020 2:42 pm

Inside a relief camp: Rebuilding from the scratch is not just a financial problem. For some, old age and health issues make it a herculean task. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Kerala floods: A quick guide of DOs and DON’Ts for the people of Kerala after returning home

June 18, 2020 2:42 pm

For the people of Kerala, here's a quick list of things to watch out for once you are home and living on your own. Dr KK Aggarwal, the former National President of the Indian Medical Association lists them out.

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