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Priest arrested for sexually assaulting 2 minor boys

Priest arrested for sexually assaulting 2 minor boys

A Christian priest in Kerala has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor boys of an orphanage for two years, police said. The victims were staying at ‘Balbhavan’ in…

GST council hikes cess on cigarettes

GST council hikes cess on cigarettes

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decided to increase the cess on cigarettes, giving out a strong message that any reduction in taxation…

Hearing on Dileep’s bail plea deferred to July 20

Hearing on Dileep’s bail plea deferred to July 20

The Kerala High Court deferred to Thursday the hearing on the bail plea of actor Dileep, arrested for allegedly plotting the February 17 abduction and assault of a popular South…

P.K Kunhalikutty takes oath as MP

P.K Kunhalikutty takes oath as MP

Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader P.K Kunhalikutty took oath as Member of Parliament (MP) representing Malappuram constituency on Monday. The by-poll to the LS constituency was held on April…

Holy ‘Ramayana month’ begins in Kerala

Holy ‘Ramayana month’ begins in Kerala

The auspicious ‘Ramayana Month’ began in Kerala on Monday with temples and Hindu houses across the state resonating with the chanting of the epic ‘Ramayana’. ‘Karkkidakam’, the last month in…

Rs 5 lakh fixed as MBBS fee in self-financing colleges

Rs 5 lakh fixed as MBBS fee in self-financing colleges

The Justice Rajendra Babu Committee, which was tasked by the Kerala government to revisit the fee structure for medical courses, has provisionally fixed the fees for 85% of the MBBS…

T.P Senkumar booked for controversial remarks

T.P Senkumar booked for controversial remarks

Former Kerala Police chief T.P Senkumar was booked on Friday for allegedly ‘spreading religious hatred’ through comments made during an interview to a magazine. In the interview, Senkumar had said…

‘Rail Saarthi’ app: From booking flight tickets to ordering food

‘Rail Saarthi’ app: From booking flight tickets to ordering food

The Railways launched an integrated mobile application to cater to various passenger requirements, including ticket booking, inquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal on a single platform. The app — Rail…

Kerala HC bars nurses’ body from going on strike from July 17

Kerala HC bars nurses’ body from going on strike from July 17

The Kerala High Court barred nurses’ organisations from resorting to their proposed indefinite strike from July 17 to press for their demand of higher wages. Justice P.B Suresh Kumar stayed…

Dileep refused bail; sent to judicial custody till Jul 25

Dileep refused bail; sent to judicial custody till Jul 25

A court in nearby Angamaly refused bail to popular Malayalam actor Dileep, arrested in connection with the alleged abduction and assault of a South Indian actress, and sent him to…