Kerala police in ‘search’ of couples who comply with COVID-19 protocol

In Kozhikode, couples who religiously fall in line with the safety guidelines during their wedding are appreciation certificates. At a time when the Kerala police are facing bouquets and brickbats for the stringent enforcement of COVID-19 protocol, here is a team of police officials in Kozhikode rural area who are keen on knocking at the … Read more Kerala police in ‘search’ of couples who comply with COVID-19 protocol

Coronavirus | Ernakulam records 5,030 new cases

Ernakulam recorded 5,030 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with a test positivity rate of 27.28%. After a dip in testing over the past two days, tests increased to 18,439 samples collected on Tuesday. Thripunithura recorded 147 new cases, Palluruthy 143, Cheranalloor 136, Thrikkakara 134, Rayamangalam 110, and Chengamanad 102. Four health workers were infected. A … Read more Coronavirus | Ernakulam records 5,030 new cases

Major drug haul in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram

The consignment, which was smuggled from Andhra Pradesh via. Walayar along the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, was supposedly intended to cater to the increased demand for addictive substances The City police busted a major drug racket by apprehending three people, including two Tamil Nadu natives, with alleged possession of over 155kg of ganja on Tuesday. The … Read more Major drug haul in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram

In a First, Father-in-law Chief Minister and Son-in-law MLA in Kerala Assembly

In a first, a father-in-law and son-in-law duo will make their presence felt together in the Kerala Assembly soon and thus script a new chapter in its decades-long history. The 77-year old father-in-law is no one other than Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while the lucky son-in-law is P A Mohammed Riyas, national president of the … Read more In a First, Father-in-law Chief Minister and Son-in-law MLA in Kerala Assembly

Lack of Strong Leadership, Gold Smuggling Scam, Sabarimala Issue: Examining UDF's Downfall in Kerala

A high voltage state-wide campaign raising the Sabarimala women’s entry issue and gold smuggling scam failed to better the fortunes of the Congress-led UDF at the hustings,as it lacked a strong state leadership to take on the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF on the ground. The unceremonious fall of the UDF in the assembly elections is also … Read more Lack of Strong Leadership, Gold Smuggling Scam, Sabarimala Issue: Examining UDF's Downfall in Kerala

Assembly Polls: All Set for Counting of Votes; Parties in Kerala, TN Await Outcome Anxiously

All arrangements are in place for counting of votes on Sunday in tune with COVID-19 guidelines for Assembly polls held on April 6 in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as political parties await results anxiously. In Kerala, as many as 957 candidates, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, 11 of his cabinet colleagues, Leader of Opposition … Read more Assembly Polls: All Set for Counting of Votes; Parties in Kerala, TN Await Outcome Anxiously

How a Kudumbashree unit in Kerala capital is lending timely succour in the time of pandemic

Jhansi Thomas’ Kudumbashree unit Samjees in Thiruvananthapuram chips in with all the help it can offer for the COVID-affected with a raft of services, including feeding patients Jhansi Thomas’ five-member Kudumbashree micro-enterprise (ME) unit Samjees supplies tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner to 50 people at the COVID-19 first-line treatment centre (FLTC) in the Pettah Railway … Read more How a Kudumbashree unit in Kerala capital is lending timely succour in the time of pandemic

COVID-19 | Case graph continue to soar in Kerala

For the fifth consecutive day, the State reported over 20,000 new COVID-19 cases, letting the case graph soar. The State’s case graph, in its second tryst with COVID, is beginning to look like a steep wall rather than a wave as the epidemic curve is rising relentlessly. On Sunday, 28,469 new cases were added to … Read more COVID-19 | Case graph continue to soar in Kerala

Didn’t want to miss auspicious muhurat: Kerala couple ties knot in hospital after groom tests COVID-19 positive

Alappuzha: Time and tide wait for none, not even coronavirus. And this prompted Abhirami to walk down the aisle with her boyfriend at the COVID-ward of Alappuzha medical college and hospital after the groom tested positive for coronavirus a few days back. The girl ditched her traditional bridal wear and tie the nuptial knot wearing … Read more Didn’t want to miss auspicious muhurat: Kerala couple ties knot in hospital after groom tests COVID-19 positive

Medical oxygen supply up 5% since Tuesday, govt wants monitoring, wastage reduced | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: While getting industry to step up oxygen production and initiate steps to source supplies from other parts of the world, the Centre is seeking to get states to monitor supplies better, while also reducing wastage. Latest data showed that supply for medical use has increased to around 6,600 metric tonnes, which is 5% … Read more Medical oxygen supply up 5% since Tuesday, govt wants monitoring, wastage reduced | India News – Times of India