Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: Kerala

Kerala explosive haul: 8000 gelatin sticks found abandoned in Palakkad

Palakkad: A large number of explosives were found in Palakkad's Ongalloor in Kerala on Thursday, police said. The seized explosives include 8,000 gelatin sticks stacked...

After Wayanad, more pigs culled in Kerala’s Kannur to check African swine fever

Around 95 pigs were culled and buried at the farm which was considered to be the epicenter of the disease, maintaining precautionary procedures to prevent the spread of the disease.

2 fresh monkeypox cases reported in India Tuesday, total cases 8

Kerala clocked its 5th case, a man who came back from UAE; Delhi reported its 3rd, a foreign national with no travel history.

Samples from deceased Kerala man, who returned from UAE, test positive for monkeypox

The patient was young, did not suffer from any other illness or health problems. The health department is looking into the cause of his death, Health Minister Veena Gorge said.

‘Real fascism’: FIR against Asianet anchor for ‘criticising Left MP’ triggers row in Kerala

Asianet TV news anchor Vinu V. John booked in April for comment he allegedly made during a TV discussion in March. Complaint filed by CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem.

Women students ‘asked to remove innerwear’ at Kerala NEET centre, investigation ordered

Man claims daughter & others were forced to sit exam without brassiere in Kollam district Sunday, files complaint. State Human Rights Commission orders police to file report in 15 days.

India reports second confirmed case of monkeypox in Kerala

A 31-year-old man who arrived in Kerala from Dubai last week has tested positive for the virus, state Health Minister Veena George said.

Kerala RSS workers acquitted of murder by HC, Sangh & CPI(M) play blamegame over ‘false’ cases

Sangh demands review of all 'political' cases after Kerala HC acquits 13 RSS workers of murder of CPI(M) activist, pulls up cops. CPI(M) retorts that it's BJP govts that 'fabricate cases'.

CPI was first communist party in world to win election. Then came its identity crisis and fall

Within a decade of coming to power in Kerala in 1957, the cracks in the Communist Party were showing. A British 'spy', Nehru, and China made them wider.

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After Mammootty and Mohanlal, who? Fahadh Faasil is the new poster boy of Malayalam cinema

Fahadh Faasil won’t play your garden-variety hero. He’s bending the norms, creating his own multiverse and getting pan-Indian acclaim.
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You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.