Kerala opener Azharuddeen who scored century in 37 balls wins hearts

Kerala opener Azharuddeen who scored century in 37 balls wins hearts

When Mohammad Azharuddeen was born in Kasargod in 1994, his parents had initially thought of a different name for him. However, it was his brother Kamaruddin who insisted that the boy be named Azharuddeen, after the legendary cricketer who helmed the Indian cricket team in those years. Twenty-six years later, young Azharuddeen too has left […]

Govt approves purchase of 83 Tejas Mk1A fighter jets for Rs 48,000 crore

Govt approves purchase of 83 Tejas Mk1A fighter jets for Rs 48,000 crore

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the highest decision-making body for security issues headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the purchase of 83 Tejas Mark 1A fighter jets at a cost of Rs 48,000 crore, including infrastructure. The CCS approved the largest indigenous defence procurement deal worth about Rs 48,000 […]

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of COVID-19 vaccine to various centres in the state has started, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja said.The first consignment of Covishield vaccine from Pune-based Serum Institute of India arrived at Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram international airports on Wednesday.Special refrigerated vans were arranged to transport the vaccine safely to the respective centres. Transfer of […]

Walayar sisters’ death: Kerala to hand over probe to CBI

Walayar sisters’ death: Kerala to hand over probe to CBI

Days after the Kerala High Court ordered a retrial in the sensational Walayar case, the LDF government on Monday decided to hand over to the CBI the probe into the death of two minor sisters after alleged sexual assault in 2017 The decision was taken based on the request of the family of the children, […]

KM Shaji suffers heart attack; tests COVID-19 positive

KM Shaji suffers heart attack; tests COVID-19 positive

Kannur: Azhikode MLA and Muslim League state secretary KM Shaji suffered a heart attack on Friday. According to reports, he was rushed to a private hospital in Kozhikode where he underwent an emergency angioplasty. Meanwhile, KM Shaji turned positive for COVID-19 in the test held before the angioplasty. The MLA was taken to the hospital […]