Orlando Indian Community - OrlandoIndian.com
| | |
 


 

Kerala News and Articles


Categories
International
Bollywood
Art/Culture/Books
Business/Economy
Cinema/Showbiz
Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence/Security
Diaspora
Diplomacy
Education
Environment/Wildlife
Features
Health/Medicine
Human Interest/Society
Immigration/Law/Rights
Interviews
Kashmir
Lifestyle/Fashion
Media
Opinion/Commentary
Politics
Religion
Science/Tech
South Asia
Sports
State Elections 2013
Terrorism
Tamil Nadu
National
Turkey
Other Sports
Orissa
Southern Cinema
Delhi
West Bengal
Myanmar
Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tripura
United Kingdom
Bihar
China
Jammu And Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh
Mumbai
New Delhi
Gujarat
Punjab
Slovakia
Spain
United States
Germany
Togo
Israel
Pakistan
Goa
United Arab Emirates
Russian Federation
Dharamsala
Indonesia
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Kolkata
Malta
India
Syrian Arab Republic
Singapore
Karnataka
Assam
Rajasthan
Thailand
Uttar Pradesh
Bangladesh
Mexico
Niger
Iraq
Egypt
Sri Lanka
Japan
Netherlands
Cuba
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Haryana
Poland
Nepal
France
Kenya
New Zealand
Hollywood
Brazil
Canada
Maharashtra
Yemen
South Africa
Australia
Latvia
Ireland
Uttarakhand
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
South Korea
Hong Kong
Jordan
Central African Republic
Italy
Norway
North Korea
Sudan
Philippines
Madhya Pradesh
Mizoram
Azerbaijan
Portugal
Cambodia
Zimbabwe
Greece
Ethiopia
Sweden
Sikkim
Malaysia
Monaco
Belgium
Denmark
Uruguay
Morocco
Colombia
Switzerland
Qatar
Albania
Lebanon
Costa Rica
Saudi Arabia
Rwanda
Cameroon
Cyprus
Congo
Nigeria
Hungary
Oman
Bulgaria
Bahrain
Somalia
Finland
Holy See (vatican City State)
Tunisia
Bahamas
Paraguay
Taiwan
Province Of China
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Puerto Rico
The Democratic Republic Of The
Honduras
Ghana
Cricket
IPL
Technology
Badminton
Football
Tennis
Roquebrune
Athletics
Golf
Serbia And Montenegro
Usa
Rroquebrune-cap-martin
Manipur
Hockey
Panama
Arunachal Pradesh
Motorsports
Viet Nam
Argentina
--select--
Kazakhstan
Leicestershire
US Elections
Afghanistan
Iceland
Florida
Venezuela
Czech Republic
Bhutan
Shakmir
Ecuador
Hyderabad
2016 In Retrospect
Ukraine
Jharkhand
Kyrgyzstan
Fiji
Gabon
Burkina Faso

Celebrity Photos
Sonal Chauhan
Saira Banu
Shahbaz Khan
Pooja Bedi
Richa Chadda
Jackie Shroff
Pooja Bhatt
Vineet Kumar Singh
Sonnalli Seygall
Akshay Kumar
Headline
Kerala now logs 8,867 Covid cases, 67 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally continued to fluctuate with 8,867 people turned positive on Friday from 79,554 samples tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate at 11.14 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala's first artificial heart implantation done successfully
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's first artificial heart implantation was successfully performed at a private hospital on a 61-year-old woman patient.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Vijayan's son-in-law Riyas stands firm on comments on contractors
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) In the limelight for reportedly coming under attack at a meeting of ruling CPI-M legislators along with Education Minister V. Sivankutty, Kerala PWD and Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas on Friday denied any such occurrence, while defending his comments on the nexus between officials and government contractors.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
On Vijayadashmi, kids in Kerala initiated into world of letters
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of children, irrespective of caste, creed and religion were initiated into the world of letters at functions held in temples, clubs and social organisations across Kerala on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Religion
No help from any quarters, young Kerala mother searches for her child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Even though the Kerala unit of the CPI-M is known to take up the cause of women and children, but the plight of a 22-year-old woman leader of the Student's Federation of India, has failed to move Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, police chief and the Child Welfare Committee, whom she has approached to get back her child.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid figures continue to fluctuate in Kerala with 9,246 cases now
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally has, of late, seen a fluctuating trend with 9,246 people turning positive on Thursday after 88,733 samples were send for testing in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate stood at 10.42 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Vijayan's son-in-law, Sivankutty come under fire in CPI-M meet
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) If anyone thought that all is well in the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala, it appears it's not the case as at the meeting of the CPI-M legislators two State Ministers came under fire and it included none other than Vijayan's 'new' son-in-law State PWD and Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas and Education Minister V. Sivankutty.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Man sentenced to life for killing wife using cobra sent to TVM Central jail
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after a lower court at Kollam district sentenced a man guilty of killing his wife by getting her bitten by a cobra, he was brought to the Thiruvananthapuram Central jail on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Crime branch to probe Kerala fake antique dealer's link with Malayalee woman in Italy
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) After the arrest of the fake antique dealer -- Monson Mavunkal last month by the Crime Branch of the Kerala Police, the role of a high profile Italy-settled Malayalee woman, Anita Pullayil, has emerged and the probe team is set to question her.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
86-yr-old ex-Kerala Minister faces probe on solar scam accused's complaint
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Wednesday decided to order a vigilance probe against 86-year-old former Congress Minister Aryadan Mohammed and sought sanction of Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala IT industry hoping against hope
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) After spending more than 18 months under the Work from Home model, those in the IT industry in Kerala, following relaxation of Covid norms is eagerly waiting to return to work from office.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology
Covid cases rise again in Kerala, TPR over 12%
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) After dropping for a few days, Kerala's daily Covid case tally again went up on Wednesday, with 11,079 cases after 89,995 samples were tested, and the test positivity rate also rose to 12.31 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala court awards life sentence to man who killed wife using cobra
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) A lower court at Kollam district which on Monday held a man guilty of killing his wife by getting her bitten by a cobra, was on Wednesday punished with 17 years imprisonment and then followed by a double life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5 lakh.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Assembly vandalism case: Kerala Education Minister's plea rejected
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) With a court here on Wednesday dismissing the discharge petition filed by State Education Minister V. Sivankutty and another legislator besides four other former legislators in the assembly vandalism case which took place in 2015, in all likelihood, it could be curtains for the Minister.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Finally, starting midnight Adani Group to takeover Thiruvananthapuram airport
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) Almost a year after the State government suffered a big setback when the Kerala High Court dismissed their plea against Centre's move to lease out Thiruvananthapuram international airport to Adani Group, starting midnight Thursday, the running of the airport here will be handed over to the Adani Group by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
2021-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Covid TPR in Kerala drops below 10%
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) The daily Covid test positivity rate in Kerala came down to 9 per cent on Tuesday, the lowest on a weekday after a long gap.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala HC speaks tough against 'menace' of parties' flag posts
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stressed the "menace" caused by flag posts put up by political parties all across the streets and public places.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Speculation begins as Sanju Samson asked to stay back in UAE
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) Speculation is rife here ever since news surfaced on Tuesday that Kerala's Sanju Samson, who captained Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021, has been asked to stay back in the UAE until further notice.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
All is not well in Kerala unit of BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) Trouble seems to be brewing in the Kerala unit of the BJP, ever since there was a rejig in the organisation when a few district presidents were removed and a few changes took place at the state level also.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No sight of final list of office bearers of Congress in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) Many expected that the final list of the 51-member Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee would be out on Sunday, but nothing happened and the wait is going to continue and as usual the delay is because, things are not falling in place with the respective factions holding on to their point of view.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala reports 6,996 fresh Covid cases, 84 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) With lesser testing over the weekend, Kerala registered 6,996 new Covid cases on Monday, a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala court convicts man who killed wife using cobra
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) A lower court at Kollam district on Monday held a man guilty of killing his wife by getting her bitten by a cobra.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
3-time National Award winner Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu passes away (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Popular Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu, who was admitted to a private hospital here, whose condition was serious, passed away, said doctors treating him.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Copper plate inscription on Sabarimala fake: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday admitted in the Assembly that the copper plate inscription on Sabarimala in possession of now arrested antique dealer Monson Mavunkal was fake.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
After Kerala's Palarivattom flyover fiasco, KSRTC building found unsafe
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Hardly had Kerala settled after seeing and hearing about the brand new Palarivattom flyover in Kochi being demolished and a new one built after declared unfit and unsafe, a Rs 75 crore twin tower of the state-owned Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) at Kozhikode has now been declared unsafe.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Popular Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu's condition serious
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Popular Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu, who was admitted to a private hospital here, is reported to be in a serious condition, doctors treating him said on Monday.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Southern Cinema
Cong leaders of Kerala in Delhi, to finalise list of office bearers
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) K. Sudhakaran, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President, and the Leader of Opposition and Congress MP, V.D. Satheesan are currently in New Delhi and are holding meetings with the party high command, including AICC General Secretary in-charge of Kerala, Tariq Anwar.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala mulls powercut after reduced supply from central pool
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Kerala Power Minister, K. Krishnankutty said that the state electricity board is contemplating the possibilities of a power cut if the coal shortage situation in north India continues.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala Congress leaders anxious, as new KPCC office-bearers' list to be out soon
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) Congress leaders across the board in Kerala are waiting anxiously as the new list of office-bearers of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is likely to be out soon.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
New Covid cases in Kerala fall below 10K
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday reported less than 10,000 fresh Covid cases after over a week as 9,470 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case walks out on bail
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) The fourth accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, Sandip Nair, on Saturday walked out of the Central jail on getting bail after the Kerala High Court on Friday dropped the charges registered against him under the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities (COFEPOSA) Act.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala fraud antique dealer is broke, has just Rs 176 with him
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) The 54-year-old Monson Mavunkal, who took all his high profile guests into his fold by showcasing antiques in his collection which he claimed included the "staff of Moses" and "two of the 30 silver coins that were taken by Judas to cheat Jesus Christ" and many more, has revealed to the Crime Branch police that he is broke and has nothing with him.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Never gone after post: Sobha Surendran after rumour of joining CPI-M
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) Senior Kerala BJP leader Sobha Surendran on Saturday made it amply clear that she has never gone after posts in her three decades of public life.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Congress sets up three-member panel to probe Kerala poll debacle
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) The Congress' Kerala unit on Friday set up a three-member panel to probe the mauling it suffered at the April 6 Assembly polls, where not only did its expectations of coming back to power fall flat but it also saw the party-led United Democratic Front's tally reduce from 47 to 41 in the 140-member house.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala logs 10,944 more Covid cases, 120 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) Kerala on Friday saw 10,944 more people turn Covid positive after 95,510 samples was tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate stood at 11.45 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Brahmam' director: Real challenge included getting nuances correct
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Ravi K. Chandran says one of the real challenges he had to face for his film 'Brahmam', was getting the nuances correct and to impress the movie watchers.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shailaja, Jayarajan, Shamseer... Is the list of disgruntled CPI-M leaders growing?
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) The CPI-M's Kerala unit is known for the immaculate discipline of its cadres across all levels, but ever since Pinarayi Vijayan took over as Chief Minister, this record seems to show signs of fraying, and what started as a trickle is slowly gaining traction.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala HC drops Cofeposa charges against gold smuggling prime accused
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) In partial relief for gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh, the Kerala High Court on Friday dropped charges registered against her under the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities (Coefeposa) Act.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sabarimala airport in high priority list: Kerala Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Friday was informed by the Minister of Devaswom and Temples K. Radhakrishnan that the government is going ahead with the proposed Sabarimala airport and would be completed in a time bound manner.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Kerala reports 12,288 new Covid cases, 141 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) A total of 12,288 people in Kerala tested Covid-19 positive after 99,312 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala HC says militant trade unionism still exists in state
Kochi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday while hearing a petition filed by a hotel owner in Kollam seeking police protection to unload materials using his own workers, blamed the state's failure to wipe out the practice of gawking charges, often referred to in local parlance as 'nokukooli' and emphasised that militant trade unionism continues to exist in the state.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sreedharan made special invitee to BJP national executive
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) While Metroman E. Sreedharan on Thursday got elevated by being inducted as a special invitee to the BJP's national executive, three others -- veteran O. Rajagopal, former Union Minister K.J. Alphons and Sobha Surendran were dropped from the new list after the reshuffle.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Arrangements in place for opening Kerala schools on Nov 1: Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister V. Sivankutty on Thursday told the Assembly that arrangements are being made to ensure smooth functioning of all schools in the state, as they open on November 1, after almost 18 months.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Under fire, Kerala Police beefs up team probing fake antique dealer
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) It has been testing times for the Kerala Police, which is facing tough questions since the arrest of fraudulent antique dealer Monson Mavunkal last month, after pictures of recently retired state police chief Loknath Behra and serving Additional Director General of Police Manoj Abraham in his company surfaced.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
New cases in Kerala cross 12K and TPR closing to 13%
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) The daily new Covid cases in Kerala on Wednesday stood at 12,616 after 98,782 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the daily test positivity rate went up to 12.77 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala SC/ST body wants action against erring policewoman
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) The Kerala SC/ST Commission on Wednesday took a tough stand against a woman civil police officer attached to the pink patrol unit who publicly shamed a father and his 8-year-old daughter for stealing her mobile phone, which later was recovered from the official vehicle of the police, in which the lady police officer was travelling.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala HC asks govt to consider free post Covid treatment
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) In what could be a big relief for Covid patients, the Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to see if one month post Covid treatment could be provided for free to all.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala oppn raises 'missing' MLA issue in Assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition on Wednesday raised the issue of 'missing' Left supported independent legislator P.V. Anvar, who has not been attending the Assembly sessions.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
CPI's brand new Kerala HQ to come up opposite present office
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the CPI-M is often referred to as the poor man's party, but when it comes to its assets, no other party is ahead. Now, they have purchased a 32 cents (approx 1/3 acre) plot, opposite their present office in the heart of the state capital for Rs 6.40 crore, to build a new headquarters.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Popular Kerala cartoonist Yesudasan passes away
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Popular Kerala cartoonist C.J. Yesudasan, popularly known as Yesudasan, passed away at his residence at Kochi early on Wednesday, family sources said. He was 83.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books