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After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in this tribal settlement in Palakkad district. She arrived on Tuesday…

Kerala govt plans to restrict use of water by PepsiCo

Kerala govt plans to restrict use of water by PepsiCo

Kerala government on Wednesday said it plans to further restrict groundwater use by soft drink major PepsiCo at Palakkad in view of severe drought in the state. “The government will…

Death of two minor sisters: Police confirm sexual abuse

Death of two minor sisters: Police confirm sexual abuse

The siblings who were found dead at Walayar within a span of 52 days were sexually assaulted as per the post-mortem report, Thrissur Range IG M.R Ajith Kumar said. Hrithika…

Water level in dams depletes as drought advances in Kerala

Water level in dams depletes as drought advances in Kerala

With the drought situation advancing, water level in all major dams in Kerala has depleted to an alarming level causing concern among authorities. Water level in 20 major reservoirs in…

Kerala govt announces 70 acre of free land for IIT Palakkad

Kerala govt announces 70 acre of free land for IIT Palakkad

Kerala government on Wednesday decided to hand over 70 acres of land at zero cost in Palakkad district for setting up the permanent campus of Indian Institute of Technology. A…

Mental depression high among Keralites: Survey

Mental depression high among Keralites: Survey

Around nine per cent of Keralites, belonging to different age groups, are suffering from mental depression, according to a recent survey. Besides depression, other mental issues including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder…

Ready to appear before SC, but can I do so ?, asks Justice Katju

Ready to appear before SC, but can I do so ?, asks Justice Katju

Justice Markandey Katju, summoned by the Supreme Court to explain his criticism of the Soumya case verdict, has said he was ready to do so but wanted the apex court…

Unnikrishnan Namboodiri selected as Sabarimala head priest

Unnikrishnan Namboodiri selected as Sabarimala head priest

T.M Unnikrishnan Namboodiri was on Monday selected as the new Melsanthi (head priest) of the famed Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. The new priest, hailing from Cheruplassery in Palakkad district,…

Soumya murder: SC quashes Govindachamy’s death sentence

Soumya murder: SC quashes Govindachamy’s death sentence

The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the death penalty sentence given to convict Govindachamy in the Soumya murder case. A three-member bench presided by Justice Ranjan Gogoi quashed the death…

Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi granted conditional bail

Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi granted conditional bail

Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi, who was arrested after a complaint by school girls that he had behaved indecently, was on Friday granted conditional bail by a court here in Palakkad.…

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