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Kerala floods toll is 47, Cochin airport shut (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST

Unceasing heavy rains battered Kerala on Wednesday killing eight more people and taking the death toll to 47 since August 8, forcing Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to seek generous public contributio

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Centre intervenes, eases tension between Kerala, TN over Mullaperiyar Dam (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram/Idukki |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Following timely intervention by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday, the mounting tension between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the rising water level in Mull

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Kerala Guv greets people on the eve of Independence day

Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

Kerala governor, Justice P Sathasivam greeted the people on the eve of 72nd Independence Day here on Tuesday. In a message the Governor said, "I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people

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KSUM, TiE ink MoU to boost startup ecosystem

Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Kerala Chapter, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to handhold startups in various technology and business domains. Ti

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TVS Motor Company contributes Rs 1 crore to Kerala CM's Distress Relief Fund

Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

TVS Motor Company has contributed Rs one 1 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF), in lieu of the distressing flood situation in Kerala. The cheque was handed over to Kera

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Jayarajan back as minister in Kerala cabinet

Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

CPI(M) leader E P Jayarajan, who had resigned from the state cabinet two years back over allegations of nepotism in the appointments, was sworn in again as minister on Tuesday. Kerala Governor Justic

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Rains hit hard Kerala yet again

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

For a second successive day, heavy rains lashed Kerala's Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Tuesday, triggering fresh landslides and adding to the woes of a state battling the worst floodi

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Sexual abuse case: two more priests surrender

Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, Aug 13 2018 IST

Two more Orthodox priests, accused in the sex scandal case, exploiting a married woman by blackmailing her of revealing her confession secret, have surrendered on Monday. While the first accused Fr A

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Rain havoc: CM submits Memorandum to Rajnath Singh seeking special package

Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, Aug 12 2018 IST

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday submitted a Memorandum to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking a special package from the Centre as flood-relief assistance. An initial evaluat

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Rain havoc: Donation pours in for relief on CM's call

Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, Aug 12 2018 IST

Donations have started pouring in for the CM's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged people to come together and contribute generously to overcome the 'unprecedented

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Rain Havoc: Operation 'Sahayog' by Army in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, Aug 12 2018 IST

The entire flood relief operation -- Sahyog -- by the Army in Kerala is coordinated by Indian Army's Karnataka and Kerala Sub-Area, headquartered at Bangalore. Pangode Military Station here, w

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IAF continues relief operations

Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, Aug 11 2018 IST

Southern Air Command of Indian Air Force is continuing its HADR operation in the disaster hit districts of Northern and Central Kerala, a Defence statement said here on Saturday. Two helicopters, a

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