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Eight commit suicide in separate incidents in Kerala

Eight commit suicide in separate incidents in Kerala

Eight persons, four each of two families, allegedly committed suicide in two separate incidents in Kerala, police said. Four women and three children including a one year-old infant were among…

CPI(M) stalwart V.S gets ready for another electoral battle

CPI(M) stalwart V.S gets ready for another electoral battle

The 93-year-old CPI(M) warhorse and former Kerala Chief Minister V.S Achuthanandan is all set for another round of electoral battle to retain his seat at Malampuzha, where he is pitted…

Kerala continues to sizzle in heat wave

Kerala continues to sizzle in heat wave

Kerala continued to sizzle with the temperature touching 41.6 degrees Celsius at Malampuzha in Palakkad district on Wednesday, the highest in the state for the second day. On Tuesday, Malampuzha…

V.S starts campaign with sharp attack on UDF

V.S starts campaign with sharp attack on UDF

Stealing a march over his political rivals, 93-year old CPI(M) veteran V.S Achuthanandan on Tuesday launched the LDF campaign for the May 16 Assembly polls in Kerala with a blistering…

6 Attappady tribal children selected for admission to Sainik school

6 Attappady tribal children selected for admission to Sainik school

Scripting a new chapter in the tribal area of Kerala’s Attapady, infamous for alcoholism and malnutrition, six children from the region have been selected for admission to the prestigious Sainik…

UDF govt in Kerala in trouble over land issue

UDF govt in Kerala in trouble over land issue

The Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has run into yet another land controversy, forcing it to amend its earlier order to accept basic tax for 833 acres of land from…

Absconding accused ‘Aadu’ Antony nabbed

Absconding accused ‘Aadu’ Antony nabbed

After a massive manhunt across various states and Nepal for the past three years, Kerala Police arrested an absconding accused, who had stabbed to death a policeman and grievously injured…

Mohiniyattam exponent Kalamandalam Satyabhama no more

Mohiniyattam exponent Kalamandalam Satyabhama no more

Well-known Mohiniyattam dancer and Padmashree-awardee choreographer Kalamandalam Satyabhama died at a private hospital here in Palakkad. She was 77. She died following a brief illness, her family sources said. Known…

Palakkad declared as first HIV/AIDS literate district

Palakkad declared as first HIV/AIDS literate district

Palakkad has been declared as the first complete HIV/AIDS literate district in the state, thanks to the joint initiatives of civic authorities and KESS-HAPPI, a voluntary organisation. In view of…

KSEB launches its 1st solar plant

KSEB launches its 1st solar plant

With an aim to increase the share of power generation from renewable sources, Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) launched its first solar power plant at Kanjikode in Palakkad district.…