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Kerala to come out with own anti-rabies vaccine

Kerala to come out with own anti-rabies vaccine

Kerala is planning to come out with its own anti-rabies vaccine at a cost of about Rs 150 crore, probably making it the first state in the country to manufacture…

Priest held for sexually abusing minor girl inside church

Priest held for sexually abusing minor girl inside church

A Kerala priest was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a 10-year-old school girl inside a church in Thiruvananthapuram, police said. The crime took place on Sunday when the victim had…

President braves steady drizzle to take salute

President braves steady drizzle to take salute

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday braved a steady drizzle and kept standing when the national anthem was being played while taking the salute by the Army on his arrival…

TDB recommends Dalits as priests for the first time

TDB recommends Dalits as priests for the first time

Six Dalits are among 36 non-Brahmins, who have been recommended for appointment as priests in temples in Kerala being managed by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB). The recommendation in this…

DYFI opens doors for transgenders

DYFI opens doors for transgenders

The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the CPI(M), has inducted nine members of the transgender community into the organisation as part of its efforts to…

Kerala Cabinet approves land for UAE Consulate

Kerala Cabinet approves land for UAE Consulate

Kerala Cabinet has decided to provide land for constructing a permanent building for the UAE Consulate functioning in Thiruvananthapuram city. Seventy cents of land in Peroorkada will be given on…

Justice Sivarajan Commission submits report on solar scam

Justice Sivarajan Commission submits report on solar scam

The Justice G. Sivarajan Commission, which probed the Kerala solar scam, submitted its report to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. “The report has been submitted to the chief minister,” Justice Sivarajan…

Kerala govt proposes 3-yr jail term for river polluters

Kerala govt proposes 3-yr jail term for river polluters

The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to enhance punishment for those who pollute water resources in the state. A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan resolved to bring…

Padmanabhaswamy temple opens its doors to Yesudas

Padmanabhaswamy temple opens its doors to Yesudas

A meeting of the Executive Committee of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram has decided to allow veteran playback singer K.J Yesudas to visit the temple on the occasion…

Vehicle owners can afford to pay for fuel: Alphons

Vehicle owners can afford to pay for fuel: Alphons

Vehicle owners are people who are “not starving” and can afford to pay for petrol, Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam said, defending the fuel price hike. He said the tax was…