This Kerala bookshop owner gives lawbook on domestic violence for free for women trapped in toxic relations

Abdul Latheef, who runs a used-books shop near Ernakulam Press Club, has offered to give copies of English and Malayalam versions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act and Rules for free on WhatsApp The recent deaths of three young women in Kerala allegedly owing to dowry-related violence seems to have scarred the … Read more

Noted Kerala photographer and filmmaker Sivan passes away

Known as Kerala’s first professional press photographer, he established the well-known Sivan’s Studio at Statue in Thiruvananthapuram in 1959 Veteran photographer and filmmaker Sivan passed away here in the early hours of Thursday. He was 89. Known as Kerala’s first professional press photographer, he established the well-known Sivan’s Studio at Statue in Thiruvananthapuram in 1959. … Read more

Cochin International Airport wins honour in airport service quality

The Airport Council International, a global body of airport operators, established the Roll of Excellence recognition to airports which, in the opinion of the passengers ascertained through a survey, consistently delivered excellent services, says a CIAL press release The Cochin International Airport has won the Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour … Read more

In Kerala, call for common entrance exam for non-professional programmes evokes mixed response from academic community

The demand for a common entrance test was made by a section of the students and unaided school managements in the CBSE/ICSE streams while stating that many aspirants will not get fair justice in the admission process   The demand for holding a common entrance exam for admission to non-professional degree programmes has evoked mixed … Read more

Kerala Pollution Control Board tells NGT that Maradu municipality is yet to provide facilities over waste management

The board pointed out lapse in its report filed before NGT on the case related to non-compliance of norms in removal of debris that emerged after demolition of apartments in Maradu on basis of Supreme Court order The State Pollution Control Board in Kerala has informed the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) … Read more

Kerala CPI leader Kanam Rajendran hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

The CPI leader’s condition is stable, and his health is being monitored by doctors, said a member of his personal staff Communist Party of India (CPI) Kerala secretary Kanam Rajendran was admitted in a private hospital in Kochi on Tuesday after he tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. Mr. Rajendran took to social media to inform that … Read more

No proposal to shift legal jurisdiction from Kerala High Court, says Lakshadweep administration

News of shifting the jurisdiction of high from Kerala to Karnataka is baseless and is devoid of truth, said a communication from the Lakshadweep administration The Lakshadweep administration has said there was no proposal to shift its legal jurisdictions from the Kerala High Court to the Karnataka High Court. The news of shifting the jurisdiction … Read more

In Kerala, KSRTC to introduce colour-coded route numbers for bus services in capital

The numbers are being assigned to the KSRTC fleet on the basis of a study carried out by the management wing of the Kannur University in association with the district administration and the Thiruvananthapuram district promotion council in 2016   The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is set to introduce route numbers in its … Read more

Kozhikode district jail bouncing back from COVID-19 challenge

Majority of the prisoners who were undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection have recovered The Kozhikode district jail is back on track with the recovery of majority of its prisoners who were undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection. Of the 111 remand prisoners, 75 had contracted the virus, posing a tough challenge to the jail authorities and … Read more

Kerala Police to investigate financial means of rape accused Martin Joseph

The Kochi City police have launched a detailed investigation into the financial means and livelihood of the rape-accused Martin Joseph who was arrested from a hideout at Mundoor in Thrissur district on Thursday night after a three-day-long intense manhunt. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, District Police Chief (Kochi City) C.H. Nagaraju emphasised the … Read more