Low pressure over Arabian Sea: Red alert in 3 districts on Friday, 5 districts on Saturday

Low pressure over Arabian Sea: Red alert in 3 districts on Friday, 5 districts on Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued red alert in various districts of Kerala as a low pressure formed over the Arabian Sea. Red alert has been sounded in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts on may 14 and in Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on May 15. Heavy rain, gusty wind and rough sea […]

Times Group chairperson Indu Jain passes away

Times Group chairperson Indu Jain passes away

Mumbai: Times Group chairperson Indu Jain died on Thursday at the age of 84, the flagship news channel of the group reported. In a tweet, Times Now called Jain a “lifelong spiritual seeker, pioneering philanthropist, distinguished patron of the arts, and passionate proponent of women”s rights.” Complications arising out of coronavirus infection led to her […]

Fully vaccinated people not required to wear masks in US; Biden calls it great milestone

Fully vaccinated people not required to wear masks in US; Biden calls it great milestone

Washington: In the biggest indication that the United States is fast returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks. The recommendation holds true for both indoors and outdoors, the CDC said. Following the announcement on Thursday, President Joe Biden […]

dukki woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel

dukki woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel

Idukki : A Keralite woman working in  Israel was killed allegedly in a Palestinian rocket strike on Tuesday, her family members said here. They said the rocket fell on the residence of 31-year old Soumya in the city of Ashkelon while she was talking to her husband Santhosh, who is in Kerala, over video call […]

Indian Covid variant found in 44 countries: WHO

Indian Covid variant found in 44 countries: WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India’s explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries all over the world. The UN health agency said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India in October, had been detected in more than 4,500 samples uploaded […]

Veteran Communist leader KR Gouri, 102, passes away

Veteran Communist leader KR Gouri, 102, passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Former minister and JSS leader K R Gouri Amma passed away here at the age of 102. She was hospitalised due to physical ailments a few days ago and the death occured due to severe infection. Gouri Amma was admitted to PRS hospital a week back due to fever, breathing trouble and urinary ailments. […]

Kerala sees slight dip in daily COVID cases, records 27,487 cases on Monday

Kerala sees slight dip in daily COVID cases, records 27,487 cases on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday reported 27,487 COVID cases and 65 deaths, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while addressing the media. The test positivity rate was recorded at 27.56. The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Thiruvananthapuram- 3,494, Malappuram- 3,443, Thrissur- 3,280, Ernakulam- 2,834, Kozhikode- 2,522, Palakkad- 2,297, Kollam-2,039, Alappuzha- 1,908, Kannur- 1,838, Kottayam- 1,713, Kasaragod- 919, […]

Kerala to convert fever clinics into COVID clinics in all hospitals, govt issues order

Kerala to convert fever clinics into COVID clinics in all hospitals, govt issues order

Thiruvananthapuram: Observing the worst phase of the COVID pandemic, the Kerala government has issued fresh guidelines to strengthen patient care in the state. As per the guidelines, fever clinics will be converted into COVID clinics in all hospitals. The health department also directed to arrange oxygen beds and 5 ventilators immediately at taluk hospitals. Fever […]