Kuthiran tunnel opened for traffic, hour-long traffic jams a thing of past

Kuthiran tunnel opened for traffic, hour-long traffic jams a thing of past

THRISSUR: Kuthiran tunnel on the Palakkad-Thrissur National Highway has been opened for traffic. One of the twin tunnels built on Kuthiran Hill was opened for traffic without an official inauguration. The official inauguration will take place after the completion of the second tunnel. Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today gave permission for […]

Kerala vaccinates over 2 cr people; no wastage of vaccine reported

Kerala vaccinates over 2 cr people; no wastage of vaccine reported

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 2,01,39,113 people were vaccinated in Kerala till date, informed health minister Veena George here on Saturday. 1,40,89,658 people were received the first jab and 60,49,455 received both shots. The first dose was administrated to 40.14 percent of the population and  17.23 percent received the second shot. In the category of people […]

‘People have difficulties’: CM Vijayan demands immediate decision on relaxing lockdown curbs

‘People have difficulties’: CM Vijayan demands immediate decision on relaxing lockdown curbs

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan demanded an immediate decision on relaxing lockdown restrictions and directed to study and submit a report within Wednesday. The CM directed the Chief Secretary and the expert committee to hold immediate discussions with people from various walks of life. During the review meeting, the Chief Minister was angry that the […]

Illegal felling of rosewood trees: Kerala HC dismisses bail plea of three accused

Illegal felling of rosewood trees: Kerala HC dismisses bail plea of three accused

The Kerala High Court on July 27 dismissed the anticipatory bail pleas of the three brothers who are accused of cutting down centuries-old rosewood trees from a reserved forest in Wayanad district in Kerala. The court also termed as disturbing that statutory provisions were infringed by officials by issuing executive directions “with impunity.” Justice K […]

Split in INL: Blow to Left Front and CPM

Split in INL: Blow to Left Front and CPM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a quarter of a century of political co-operation and then making INL into an allied party in 2019, and giving a ministerial post in the second Pinarayi government, the fight and split in the INL have become troublesome for CPM and the LDF. The state secretariat meeting held in Kochi yesterday as per […]