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  • Maradu flats: Govt to convene all party meet on Tuesday
    Kochi: The state government will convene an all party meeting to discuss the Maradu flat issue on September 17 (Tuesday). The Opposition had earlier demanded that an all party meeting should be convened in this regard. Various political leaders arrived at the protest venue of the flat owners on Sunday. CPM leader P. K. Sreemathy and others visited the protest venue and offered all support. Meanwhile, the flat builders gave a letter to the municipal secretary clarifying that they have no respon…
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  • CM attacks Shah on Hindi pitch; says it is a "war cry" against non-Hindi speaking people
    Thiruvananthapuram: Slamming Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his Hindi language pitch, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said it was a "planned attempt" to stir up a controversy and divert attention from pressing problems in the country. He termed it as a war cry against the mother tongue of non-Hindi speaking people. The Chief Minister, in a Facebook post, said that despite protests erupting in many places on the issue, Shah was not prepared to withdraw from the "hindi agenda"…
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  • Parambikulam, Sholayar dams reaching maximum capacity, orange alert issued
    Thrissur: As Parambikulam, Upper Sholayar and Lower Sholayar dams are reaching their maximum storage capacity, Peringalkuthu dam and Chalakudy river are under threat of excess water flow. Second alert was issued in Lower Sholayar dam which is under control of Kerala. The dam is likely to reach maximum storage capacity in a few days and those who reside on the banks of Chalakudy river have been advised to remain alert, said KSEB Sholayar section Dam Safety Assistant Engineer. The maximum capaci…
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  • KSRTC conductors paying from pockets to repair electronic ticket machines
    Kollam: Bus conductors of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) repairing the damaged electronic ticket machines by spending money from their own pockets. The trend was forced upon the conductors as 'Quantum Aeon', a Bengaluru based company withdrew its services after the annual contract with the KSRTC ended. Repairing and other related services for the ticket machine was provided by the 'Quantum Aeon'. Conductors of the corporation decided to repair the damaged machines from their o…
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  • We are not responsible, says Maradu flat builders
    Kochi: The builders of the controversial flats in Maradu municipality here on Sunday said that they were not responsible for the ongoing issues. Stating that the flats had been sold to the owners according to law, the builders said they were no longer responsible. The builders also sent a letter to the municipal secretary in this regard. The response comes at a time when political parties and others were stating that officials and builders were responsible for the current situation. Earlier, t…
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  • Train passenger collapses and dies; body kept on platform for half an hour
    Mohanan Nair Shoranur: A 57-year-old man collapsed and died while travelling in a train on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Mohanan Nair, a native of Thrissur. Mohanan Nair was travelling to Pune from Thrissur in the Netravati Express. When the train reached Shoranur, he collapsed and fell into the lap of a co-passenger. Mohanan was soon taken out of the train. But, he was laid on the platform for more than half-an-hour due to unavailability of an ambulance. Following that, a ra…
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  • Two-year-old girl drowns in bucket filled with water in Palakkad
    Minha Fathima Mannarkkad: In a tragic incident, a two-year-old girl drowned in a bucket filled with water. The deceased was identified as Minha Fathima, daughter of Kanjirappuzha Kallankuzhi native Shihabudheen and Ayisha. The incident took place at their rented house at Mangod in Pallikurup. When the baby was nowhere to be seen in the evening, the parents searched in the house and found the kid inside the bucket kept in the bathroom. They rushed the baby to hospital, but she could not be sa…
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  • Now, KSEB to provide internet also; Free connection for BPL families
    Pathanamthitta: In addition to power connection, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will also offer internet connection from now on. KSEB is planning to implement the scheme within six months. The project named Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON) will be jointly implemented by the IT Mission and KSEB. Once internet connection through the widespread network connection of KSEB is realised, a huge leap in the e-governance sector is expected. All government offices in the state will switch to…
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  • Argument over theatre parking ends in gruesome murder; one arrested
    Mapranam: A man was hacked to death following an argument over vehicles of theatre goers being parked in front of his house resulted here in Thrissur district. In connection with the incident, police registered a case against four people including the proprietor of the theatre. One among them has been arrested. The deceased has been identified as Rajan (67), who was living near Varna Theatre in Mapranam. Rajan died at the hospital on Saturday morning. Vinu (35), son-in-law of Rajan was also att…
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  • Bundesliga roundup: Dortmund routs Leverkusen 4-0, Leipzig holds Bayern 1-1
    Berlin: Paco Alcácer warmed up for the visit of his former club Barcelona by continuing his remarkable scoring streak as Borussia Dortmund beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Alcácer, whose loan deal from Barcelona was made permanent in November, claimed his fifth goal in four league games in the first half and produced a dummy which saw Marco Reus score off Jadon Sanchos cross in the second. The striker has scored in each of his eight competitive appearances this season…
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  • Thushar Vellappally reaches Kerala after cheque case in UAE
    Kochi: BDJS leader Thushar Vellappally, who was arrested in a cheque bounce case at Ajman in UAE, returned to Kerala on Sunday after the court rejected the case. SNDP Yogam arranged a warm welcome for Thushar at the airport. Activists of BDJS and SNDP reached the Nedumbassery airport to receive him. Vellappally Natesan had raised sharp criticisms against BJP for not helping Thushar in the issue. SNDP has arranged a road show to Advaita ashram in Angamaly to regain Thushar's popularity. A specia…
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  • Ligue 1 roundup: Jeered and insulted by some PSG fans, Neymar scores winner
    Paris: Amid loud jeers and insulting banners from his own fans, Neymar scored a stunning bicycle kick during injury time for French league leader Paris Saint-Germain to beat Strasbourg 1-0 on Saturday. Neymar met Abdou Diallos left-wing cross as it drifted behind him, brilliantly hooking it in with his left foot as he was falling backward. Even as Neymar celebrated, PSG ultras behind the goal where he scored still jeered him. He angered those fans with his public desire to rejoin former club B…
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  • Deadline for vacating Maradu flats extended to Sunday
    KochI: The deadline given by the Maradu municipality for evicting the controversial flats will end on Sunday. The municipality is likely to take further action based on government direction. Meanwhile, the flat owners are hopeful of the Governor intervening in the issue. Several political parties had visited the residents on Saturday and offered support. The eviction notice issued by the Maradu municipality had warned that it would take action, as per the powers entrusted to the secretary, wit…
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  • Serie A roundup: Conte quickly making his mark at Inter with perfect start
    Rome: Three rounds into Serie A, Inter Milan is already displaying the same grit, energy and determination that have been the hallmark of Antonio Contes teams. The Nerazzurri overcame a strong performance by 10-man Udinese for a 1-0 win on Saturday to extend their perfect start and establish a two-point lead over eight-time defending champion Juventus atop the standings. "Were taking our own path," Conte said. "Were not following anyone," he added. Inter midfielder Stefano Sensi scored with a…
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  • Implementation of Motor Vehicle Amendment Act likely to be delayed
    Thiruvananthapuram: The decision regarding the implementation of the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act in the state is likely to be delayed. The central government had informed that they will issue guidelines for states concerning the implementation of the hefty fine for traffic rule violations. The existing fine is likely to be continued until the guidelines are issued. Levying fine during vehicle checking will be avoided. As a notification was issued according to the amendment, the old fine cannot…
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  • Premier League roundup: City beaten at Norwich, dropping 5 points off Liverpool
    Norwich (England): Manchester Citys defense of the English Premier League title is already in trouble. Hapless defensive errors helped Norwich beat City 3-2 on Saturday and leave the defending champion five points behind perfect Liverpool after just five games. City hadnt lost a league game since January — and drawn only once in that time — but conceded two goals to Norwich inside the opening half-hour. A team which soared last season was brought to earth. "The people cannot expect we win…
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  • P.J. Joseph joins UDF bypoll campaign in Pala
    Pala: Keeping aside the differences and disagreements, P J Joseph, leader of Joseph faction of Kerala Congress (M) has joined the bypoll campaigning of UDF in Pala. As part of this, the senior congress leader participated in the leadership meeting held at Osana Mount in Pala on Saturday. Joseph who reached at the venue a bit late was welcomed to the stage by Jose K Mani. Earlier, Joseph faction had expressed strong condemnation after the audience humiliated P J Joseph by howling who had come f…
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  • La Liga roundup: Camp Nou discovers Barca's teen sensation; Hazard debuts
    Barcelona (Spain): A teenage sensation led Barcelona to a commanding victory over Valencia in the Spanish league on Saturday, while Eden Hazard made his long-awaited debut for Real Madrid before both rivals face tough Champions League openers. Barcelona visits German side Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday with Lionel Messi a doubt, and a day later Madrid plays at the Paris Saint-Germain of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid lost its first game of the season, three days…
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  • CPI district secretary backs SC verdict on Maradu flats
    Kochi: At a time when political parties are supporting the residents of Maradu flats, the CPI has come out in support of the Supreme Court verdict to demolish the flats. CPI Ernakulam district secretary P. Raju said that the verdict was a warning to those who think they can break any law and that people should move forward in the issue after understanding the order. He added that builders of the Maradu flats, who are the real culprits, must be brought before the law. Leader of Opposition Rames…
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  • Parties pulling out all stops for byelection in Pala
    Pala: Whoever wins the upcoming Pala by-election will go into the record books as this would be the first time since 1965 that there will be a new winner and hence all the three political fronts are leaving nothing to chance. The by-election will take place on September 23. It was necessitated by the death of Kerala Congress-Mani founder K. M. Mani in April, who represented the constituency since 1967. Mani first won in 1965, but since no political front could cobble up a majority no governmen…
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