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HRD Ministry to hold high-level probe into IIT-K students’ death

HRD Ministry to hold high-level probe into IIT-K students’ death

The HRD Ministry will hold a high- level probe into the recent incidents of death of students in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Congress MP K.C Venugopal said…

School student murdered in Alappuzha

School student murdered in Alappuzha

An 18-year-old school student died after he was beaten up allegedly by his classmates and few others said to be RSS activists, over a quarrel at Vayalar in the district,…

DYFI activist hacked to death in Alappuzha

DYFI activist hacked to death in Alappuzha

A local leader of DYFI was hacked to death at Karuvatta near Haripad in Alappuzha district on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Jishnu aged 22. According to police,…

Vigilance Court rejects pleas against Jacob Thomas

Vigilance Court rejects pleas against Jacob Thomas

In connection with alleged irregularities in the purchase of dredger, the Muvattupuzha Vigilance Court on Tuesday rejected the petition demanding vigilance probe against Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas when he was…

Thousands offer pongala at Chakkulathukavu

Thousands offer pongala at Chakkulathukavu

Thousands of women offered Pongala to Chakkulathukavu Bhagavathy at Neerattupuram, near Thiruvalla as part of the annual Pongala festival of the temple on Monday. The ritual began with ‘Ganapathi homam’…

Kerala govt rules out chances of bird flu spreading to humans

Kerala govt rules out chances of bird flu spreading to humans

Kerala government confirmed an outbreak of avian influenza of H5N8 among ducks in water-logged Kuttanad in Alappuzha district, but allied apprehension that the disease would spread to humans. Forest and…

Bird flu detected in Kerala

Bird flu detected in Kerala

Amid the Avian influenza outbreak in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, the virus has been found in ducks in coastal Alappuzha district in Kerala, prompting the district administration to take various…

CPI(M) stalwart V.S Achuthanandan turns 93

CPI(M) stalwart V.S Achuthanandan turns 93

Senior CPI(M) leader V.S Achuthanandan turned 93 on Thursday. A founder leader of CPI(M) after the split in undivided CPI(M) in 1964, Achuthanandan is no stranger to controversies. Compelled to…

No differences with BJP, says BDJS chief Thushar Vellappally

No differences with BJP, says BDJS chief Thushar Vellappally

Taking a contradictory stand after his father and SNDP Yogam chief Vellappally Natesan attacked ally BJP, Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) President Thushar Vellappally said his party has no differences…

Shun prayers, lamp lighting at functions, says Minister

Shun prayers, lamp lighting at functions, says Minister

A Kerala minister is in the eye of a storm over his remarks that lighting of lamps and singing of religious hymns at government programmes and functions at schools should…