Liquor prices will rise at bars and Consumerfed shops

Liquor prices will rise at bars and Consumerfed shops

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The margin price of foreign liquor sold from warehouse godowns to bars and consumer fed shops has been increased. The increase was 25 percent for bars and 20 percent for consumer fed. But it is learned that there will be no significant increase in the purchase price for the public. The margin is included […]

‘A Congress leader once told me that Sudhakaran had planned to kidnap my children’; Chief Minister hits back 

‘A Congress leader once told me that Sudhakaran had planned to kidnap my children’; Chief Minister hits back 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has reacted to KPCC president K Sudhakaran’s statement that he was trampled while studying at Brennen College. The CM said that what Sudhakaran said was only a part of his dream. “Sudhakaran must have wished to attack Pinarayi Vijayan. However, such a thing never happened. He may have had a […]

Poet and lyricist S Ramesan Nair passes away

Poet and lyricist S Ramesan Nair passes away

KOCHI: Popular Malayalam poet and lyricist S. Ramesan Nair (73) passed away. He died at a private hospital in Kochi. He had tested positive for Covid and was a cancer patient. Nair tested negative for Covid two days back. Ramesan Nair won the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award in 2018 for his collection of poems Guru […]

Gold smuggling case: Customs to serve notice to 52 people including UAE officials

Gold smuggling case: Customs to serve notice to 52 people including UAE officials

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs will serve notice to 52 people including the former UAE consulate general and attaché in the controversial Thiruvananthapuram airport gold smuggling case. The customs officials probing the case decided to forward notices ahead of filing the charge sheet. Customs will serve notice to two UAE-based airlines for trying to convert normal cargo […]

Odd-even number scheme to be implemented for resuming private bus service

Odd-even number scheme to be implemented for resuming private bus service

Thiruvananthapuram: The government issued guidelines for resuming private bus service in the state. The buses can conduct services on alternate days based on odd-even number scheme. Bus services should be operated strictly following Covid protocol, the office of transport minister informed. The buses with registration numbers ending with an odd digit should conduct services on Friday. Buses with even number […]

HC directs Aisha Sultana to appear at police station; interim bail to be granted if arrested

HC directs Aisha Sultana to appear at police station; interim bail to be granted if arrested

Kochi: The Kerala high court directed that filmmaker Aisha Sultana, who was booked on sedition charges in Lakshadweep, should appear at Kavaratti police station on Sunday. The court also directed that she should be granted interim bail on a bond of Rs 50,000 if she is arrested. Meanwhile, the high court also postponed the anticipatory bail […]

Bus employee stranded in Assam commits suicide

Bus employee stranded in Assam commits suicide

GUWAHATI: A bus employee who was stranded in Assam has committed suicide. The deceased has been identified as Kozhikode Koyilandy native Abhijith. He was found hanging inside the bus. Abhijith had gone to drop migrant workers in Assam. Abhijith and many other bus employees were stranded in Assam following the lockdown. It is learnt that […]

Online registration not mandatory to get vaccine

Online registration not mandatory to get vaccine

NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Health has made it clear that anyone over the age of 18 in the country will be eligible for vaccination even if they are not registered on the CoWin portal. People can get inoculated by registering directly at the nearest vaccine center. Earlier, the central government had made it […]