Kerala | Husband, in-laws arrested after woman alleges dowry harassment in suicide note

The husband and in-laws of 21-year-old Mofiya Parveen from Kerala, who died by suicide on Monday night, were arrested on Wednesday, November 24, on charges of cruelty and harassment for dowry. Mofiya left behind a suicide note, naming her husband Muhammed Suhail and his parents, Yusuf and Rukia. Meanwhile,…

Kerala Karunya Plus Lottery KN-388 Today Results: First prize is worth Rs 80 Lakh!

Kerala Karunya Plus Lottery KN-388 Today Results: The Kerala state lottery department will Wednesday announce the results of the Karunya Plus Lottery KN-388 results. The first prize is worth Rs 80 lakh, while the second and third will fetch the winner Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively. The live results would be…

Decoded | Why Nipah can be bigger headache than coronavirus if not contained early

A 12-year-old boy with fever came to a hospital in Kerala’s Kozhikode on September 1. The boy had already visited two hospitals but treatments were not successful. He was clinically diagnosed with encephalitis, the brain fever. Doctors sent his samples to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune, Maharashtra.…

Covid-19 situation alarming: SC puts stay on Class 11 physical exams in Kerala

Kerala Class 9 exams: Supreme Court puts a stay on physical Class 11 exams in Kerala scheduled to commence from September 5 for one week. Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Khanwilkar says that the situation in Kerala is alarming with reference to the Covid-19 cases. Further, the Supreme Court, said, “Children of…

“Kerala Needs Smart Strategic Lockdown To Curb Surge”: Government Sources

New Delhi:  With over 85 per cent Covid patients in Kerala isolated at home, the state needs to step up measures to curb the daily surge, Union Health Ministry sources said today, stressing on a “smart and strategic lockdown”. Kerala has not been following the Centre’s advice while reporting the…

Kerala seeks MEA intervention to bring back people from state stranded in Kabul

The Kerala government on Tuesday sought the intervention of the Ministry of External Affairs to bring back at least 36 people from the state who are stranded in Kabul. The Department of Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA), at the behest of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, sent a letter to the MEA, urging that the…

Explained: Kerala’s new lockdown relaxations and riders

Kerala Covid-19 Lockdown New Guidelines: From August 5, Thursday, onwards, a new set of lockdown restrictions and relaxations would be in place in Kerala, which is currently contributing 40 per cent to the country’s daily cases. The state is opening up at a time when the test positivity rate…

What is Zika virus that has now been detected in Kerala

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is in retreat, much slower in Kerala, which now has detected the first confirmed case of Zika virus infection. It was confirmed on Thursday in a 24-year-old pregnant woman in Thiruvananthapuram. The condition of the woman is stable, who gave birth to a child on June 7. She had begun…

Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep admin orders to shut dairy farms, exclude meat from school kids’ menu

The Kerala High Court Tuesday imposed a stay on two controversial orders of the Lakshadweep UT administration headed by Praful Patel. A division bench headed by Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Chaly ordered a stay on the administration’s decisions to close down dairy farms on the islands and…

Kerala rolls out its first LNG-powered bus service

In a major step towards minimising dependence on fossil fuels, Kerala on Monday rolled out its first ever public bus to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Transport Minister Antony Raju flagged off the green bus service Monday from Thiruvananthapuram’s central bus station. The bus would be operated on the…