In-dining at restaurants: No decision taken in review meeting

In-dining at restaurants: No decision taken in review meeting

Thiruvananthapuram: The Covid-19 review committee of Kerala did not take any decision on in-dining at the restaurants in the state. The committee also deferred the decision on extending the maximum number of passengers allowed in private buses. However, the meeting decided against opening the cinema theatres. The restrictions will continue in panchayats wards with a […]

Inter-state river disputes: Tamil Nadu, Kerala hold third round of talks

Inter-state river disputes: Tamil Nadu, Kerala hold third round of talks

Chennai: Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Friday held their third round of talks between respective committees set up to discuss various inter-state river water disputes. An official release from the Tamil Nadu government said that separate panels were established earlier to discuss the Parambikulam-Aliyar and Pandiyaru-Punnambuzha issues and two meetings had held earlier in 2019 and 2020. […]

COVID vaccine: Kerala administers first dose to 81.9 per cent of targeted population

COVID vaccine: Kerala administers first dose to 81.9 per cent of targeted population

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 81.9 per cent of the targeted population till September 17 while 33.4 per cent received the second dose also, State Health Minister Veena George said on Friday. The Minister said more than 95 per cent of people above the age of 45 have received the first […]

If children contract Covid, but are asymptomatic, it shouldn’t be matter of concern: Experts

If children contract Covid, but are asymptomatic, it shouldn’t be matter of concern: Experts

New Delhi: COVID-19 in children should not be of much concern if they are asymptomatic and do not have severe infection, experts said on Thursday, amid some states, including Mizoram and Kerala, reporting a rise in cases among those aged below 10 years. They, however, stressed on the need for preparing and ramping up arrangements for […]

BJP to make PM Modi’s birthday historic by administering record COVID-19 vaccine doses

BJP to make PM Modi’s birthday historic by administering record COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday on Friday historic by setting a record of the maximum number of COVID-19 vaccine inoculations on the day, said sources. To achieve this milestone, BJP is prepping its health volunteers to ensure that the maximum number of people get their […]

Sero survey to conclude in Kerala by September end, Govt to announce more relaxations on Saturday

Sero survey to conclude in Kerala by September end, Govt to announce more relaxations on Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that the seroprevalence survey will be completed by the end of this month in Kerala. As the third wave of Covid -19 is supposed to affect the children mostly, the serosurvey is being conducted on children. The survey is conducted in all districts as well. CM assured that […]

Kerala vaccinates 80.17 pc of people with first dose

Kerala vaccinates 80.17 pc of people with first dose

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that Kerala achieved crucial success in the vaccination drive against COVID-19. It is revealed that 80.17 percent of the adult population received the first dose of vaccine. 32.17 percent of the adults in the state took their second jab. Till date, the state administrated over 3 cr vaccine doses, […]

HC approves DNA testing of child in a Divorce case

HC approves DNA testing of child in a Divorce case

Kochi: The High Court of Kerala has approved DNA test for a child in relation to a divorce case. A division bench comprising Justice Mohammad Mushtaq and Justice Kauser Edappagam allowed DNA testing request for a petitioner who alleged that he is not the father of the child. The man filed for divorce citing his […]