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  • Kerala seeks Centre's help on nurses in Saudi hit by coronavirus
    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to ask him to see that all steps are taken by the Saudi Arabian authorities after reports emerged that nurses from the south Indian state in a hospital there are affected by the coronavirus. In his letter to Jaishankar, Pinarayi Vijayan mentioned that nurses working at Jazeera Abha Al Hayath Hospital in Saudi Arabia have been identified as being infected with the coronav…
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  • Death sentence cannot remain open-ended, says Supreme Court
    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said the finality of death sentence is extremely important and a convict should not be under the impression, as recent events indicate, that it remains open-ended, which leads to its questioning. This observation from the top court is bound to have significance on cases where convicts have been sentenced to death, including the four death row convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. It came as the SC heard the review petitions by Shabnam and Salim…
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  • Houseboat catches fire in Alappuzha; infant among 16 rescued
    Alappuzha: Sixteen passengers and crew were rescued after a houseboat caught at Vembanad lake near Pathiramanal Island here on Thursday noon. The houseboat named Oceanus carrying 16 tourists from Kannur district and three crew members, had started its journey from Kumarakom. Around 1.15 pm, near Pathiramanal Island, crew onboard another boat (number 54) owned by the Kerala State Water Transport Department (SWTD) noticed fire on the side of the houseboat. The houseboat passengers and crew were…
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  • Kaliyakkavilai cop murder case: Gun recovered was Italian made, used by army
    Kochi: The gun recovered from Ernakulam during evidence collection, which was reportedly used to kill Tamil Nadu Special Sub Inspector Wilson at the Kaliyakkavilai check post, was made in Italy, police said. The Q branch of TN police also clarified that the firearm was used by the army. Officials said they were investigating as to how the accused procured the gun. Scientific tests will be conducted to ascertain if the gun recovered was the one used to kill the police officer. Earlier, the pol…
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  • Alan and Thaha are CPM members until action is taken against them: P. Mohanan
    Kozhikode: CPM Kozhikode district secretary P. Mohanan dismissed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's stance that Alan Shuhaib and Thaha Fasal, who were arrested under UAPA charges were not innocent. “We cannot accept Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) being registered against the two. We have not been able to hear what the two students have to say. Only after that can we say if they have any Maoist links,” said Mohanan. “The CPM has not taken any action against Alan and Thaha so f…
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  • Gun used in Kaliyakkavilai shooting located from Kochi
    Kochi: The gun that was used to shoot Tamil Nadu SI Wilson at Kaliyakkavilai was located on Thursday morning. During the evidence collection process, the gun that was used in the shooting incident was located from a gutter near the KSRTC bus stand in Ernakulam. Police brought the two accused Abdul Shameem and Thoufeeq to the location and conducted evidence collection. The gun was located within 5 minutes of the evidence collection process. The Tamil Nadu Q branch team conducted the search base…
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  • Coronavirus: 30 Malayali nurses in Saudi quarantined
    Riyadh: 30 Malayali nurses in Saudi Arabia, who had treated the Philippines native affected with coronavirus, have been shifted to isolation. Complaints also were raised that they are not given proper food or treatment. Meanwhile, another Malayali nurse who treated the Filipino woman, had been confirmed with the virus attack. The Ettumanoor native is a nurse at the Al Hayat National Hospital in Saudi. At first the virus attack was confirmed for the Filippino woman and spread to the nurse when…
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  • Sania Mirza exits Australian Open with calf injury
    Melbourne: Sania Mirzas first Grand Slam outing after maternity leave ended with an early exit as the Indian ace retired mid-way into her womens doubles first-round match due to a calf injury, here on Thursday. Sania and her Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok, who came into the major after winning the doubles title at the Hobart International, were trailing 2-6 0-1 against the Chinese team of Xinyun Han and Lin Zhu when the Indian called it quits. Sania has injured her leg during practice. She…
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  • Aditya Rao got bomb materials online and assembled it watching YouTube
    Bengaluru: Uduppi native Aditya Rao (36) who surrendered to the police in connection with planting an explosive device at the Mangaluru International Airport is being interrogated by the police. Aditya who reached Mangaluru from Bengaluru will be taken for evidence collection on Thursday. He will be taken to the place where he is employed and also his place of residence for evidence collection. Though Aditya submitted to have placed the bomb at the airport, police are trying to get further info…
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  • Second standard student beaten up in Kottayam: School management to suspend teacher
    Kaduthuruthy: A second standard student was severely beaten up at the Mannarappara St Xaviers LP school near Kuruppanthara in Kottayam. The school management will suspend the teacher Mini Joseph in connection with the incident of beating up Pranav Raj, son of Soumya. SFI and DYFI took out a protest march to the school demanding the teacher's arrest. A case has been filed with the police by the student's mother. There are 21 marks on Pranav's legs. He was taken to the taluk hospital here for tr…
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  • Anoop Das, Remya Harikumar selected for media research fellowships
    Kochi: Mathrubhumi Chennai reporter Anoop Das and Senior Content Writer Remya Harikumar have been selected for the media research fellowship of Kerala Media Academy. VP Subair (Malayala Manorama) and Sudheernath NB (Freelance Journalist) were selected for the fellowship worth Rs 1 Lakh for their papers 'History of technical growth of Malayalam Newspapers' and 'Cartoon History' respectively. The selection committee consisted of industry experts like Thomas Jacob, Dr. Sebsastian Paul, Dr. J Prab…
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  • Ward Delimitation Bill to be presented in House, not to be sent to Governor
    Thiruvananthapuram: The ward delimitation bill will not be sent to the Governor before it is submitted in the Assembly. According to the present rule, bills that incur huge financial liabilities must be sent to the Governor before it is presented in the Assembly. But the government is of the opinion that the present delimitation of wards would not incur huge financial liability. The finance memorandum states that this would not incur huge financial burden. But in terms of financial burden, ther…
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  • Kerala witnesses rising coconut prices; Rs 38 for a kilo
    Coconut prices in the state are on an increasing spree after seeing a decline a few months back. A kilo of coconut in some retail markets are priced between Rs 34 and Rs 36. In some shops, coconuts are sold at Rs 38 and over Rs 40. During the last 3 months, coconut prices have seen a price increase of Rs 6 and more. In June 2019, coconut prices dropped drastically and was at Rs 22 for a kilogram. The decrease in price was due to Kerafed stopping procurement of coconuts. As there was no procurem…
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  • Kerala assembly to be digitised; First phase completed
    Thiruvananthapuram: The first phase of making the Kerala assembly paper-free has been complete. The software 'E-Niyamasabha' and the related equipment are implemented. When the Governor's policy address on January 29 is displayed on the digital screen, the assembly will enter into a digital age. Username and password As soon as the MLA enters the assembly, he/she should login in the touch screen in front of their seat. Everyone will be provided a username and password. When they login, a windo…
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  • Unaware of his parent's death, Madhav reaches home with a pack of fries
    New Delhi: Madhav was excited to go back home. Even though his parents were not with him, he was happy to be accompanied by friend Gourilakshmi and her mother Aswathy. On Wednesday, when Madhav reached the New Delhi airport at 3.30 pm, uncle Aneesh was waiting for them. Madhav and Gouri were handed over a packet of 'Lays' by Aneesh. Madhav put the packet to his face and showed Gouri the moustache picture on the packet. Seeing both the children, Aneesh and Aswathy couldn't contain themselves.…
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  • Assembly session preponed; date rescheduled for January 29
    Thiruvananthapuram: The budget session of Kerala assembly will start on January 29, one day earlier than the schedule date. The rescheduling was decided following the request of UDF MLAs as their protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act by forming a human map is scheduled for January 30. The cabinet decided to inform the Governor regarding the change in schedule. The assembly session will start on January 29 with the Governor's policy address. The assembly will not be meeting on January 30…
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  • Keralite nurse diagnosed with coronavirus in Saudi
    Kottayam: A Keralite nurse has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia. The woman hailing from Ettumanoor in Kottayam is working in Al Hayat National Hospital in Saudi Arabia from where she was affected with the disease. A Filipino nurse in the hospital was first diagnosed with coronavirus, said other Malayali nurses in the hospital. It was transmitted when the Keralite nurse was taking care of her. Many of the hospital staff are not coming to the hospital fearing virus transmission. T…
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  • China suspends all public transport in Wuhan city as coronavirus cases climb to 571 with 17 deaths
    Beijing: China has suspended all public transport, including flights in and out of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus as the confirmed cases climbed to 571 mostly from the city with 17 deaths so far. The World Health Organization (WHO) which held an emergency meeting on Wednesday in Vienna to deal with the global impact of the virus has extended the talks till Thursday to decide on whether the outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), like Eb…
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  • Kerala govt to meet entire expenses for airlifting remains of tourists from Nepal
    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government will meet the entire expenses for airlifting the bodies of eight tourists from the state who died at a resort in Nepal, official sources said here on Wednesday. The victims, including four children, died due to possible asphyxiation after they fell unconscious probably due to a gas leak from a heater in their room at a mountainous resort in Makwanpur district of Nepal. "The government will bear the entire expenses to bring the bodies to the state from…
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  • Bengaluru back on top of ISL table with 3-0 win over Odisha
    Bengaluru: Reigning champions Bengaluru FC are back on top of the Indian Super League (ISL) table with a 3-0 win over Odisha FC at the Sree Kanteerava stadium here on Wednesday. Goals from Deshorn Brown (23), Rahul Bheke (25) and a penalty from Sunil Chhetri (61) decided the contest. Bengaluru has 25 points from 14 games, one more than ATK and FC Goa who are second and third respectively with 24 points. However, both have a game in hand over Bengaluru. Odisha FC remained 4th with 21 points fr…
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      • Veda – An evening of Spanish romantic music at David Hall
        The David Hall Fort Kochi is hosting an evening of Spanish romantic music on the classical guitar by Veda Aggarwal, a classic guitarist who has trained under guitar maestros Roger Zimmerman and GFA 2010 winner Johannes Moller. Veda, a Pune based resident has been playing and teaching music for several years. She has collaborated withContinue reading Veda – An evening of Spanish romantic music at David Hall
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      • Chekavar Malayalam Movie- Audio Promo
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      • Malayalam Wikipedia completes 10,000 article milestone
        Malayalam wikipedia completed 10,000 articles on June 1st 2009. Some Statistics On May 2009 malayalam wikipedia had 9972 articles after the addition of 494 articles and on June 1st it reached 10,001. Among Indian wikipedias Malayalam wiki is the 7th to bypass this golden figure Page depth went from 147 to 150. In world wikipediasContinue reading Malayalam Wikipedia completes 10,000 article milestone
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