HC says Covid protocol violated during marriage of Ravi Pillai’s son, all marriages should be held equally in Guruvayur

HC says Covid protocol violated during marriage of Ravi Pillai’s son, all marriages should be held equally in Guruvayur

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has ruled that Covid norms were violated during the marriage of the son of noted industrialist Ravi Pillai, in Guruvayur. The court directed to keep in custody the CCTV footages of the wedding. The court also directed to add party Thrissur SP and the sectoral magistrate. The court observed that […]

Ease in restrictions: Saturday to be working day for Govt employees

Ease in restrictions: Saturday to be working day for Govt employees

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to give more relaxations to Covid restrictions in the state. The government offices will be functioning on Saturdays and punching system will resume from Tuesday at the Secretariat. The decision on whether to allow dining at hotels will be taken into consideration at the Covid review meeting to be held […]

VIPs pay homage to actor Rizabawa

VIPs pay homage to actor Rizabawa

Kochi: Actor Rizabawa (55) passed away here on Monday as he was undergoing treatment for kidney disease at a private hospital in Kochi. Rizabawa has acted in over 100 movies. He debuted in Malayalam film industry through the movie ‘Vishupakshi’. However, it was not released. Later, he acted opposite to leading actress Parvathi in the movie […]

COVID-19: WHO approval for Covaxin expected this week: Sources

COVID-19: WHO approval for Covaxin expected this week: Sources

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) approval for Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is expected this week, sources said on Monday. Bharat Biotech has submitted its Phase 3 clinical trials data that demonstrated 77.8 per cent efficacy to the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). Earlier in June, a […]

KCBC backs Pala Bishop, demands probe into terrorist-drug mafia activities

KCBC backs Pala Bishop, demands probe into terrorist-drug mafia activities

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: KCBC has supported Pala Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt in his reference to narcotics jihad. “Bishop Kallarangatt’s statement is not against any community. The prejudice that bishop’s response was with communal aim is not good”, KCBC said in a statement. “A detailed investigation into terrorist-drug mafia activities is needed. The bishop warned the public about such […]

KSRTC mulls operating sleeper bus services; Rs 44.64 crore allocated for project

KSRTC mulls operating sleeper bus services; Rs 44.64 crore allocated for project

Alappuzha: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will soon operate hundreds of modern buses including sleepers to modernise its ageing inventory. For this, Rs 44.64 crores will be allocated and efforts are being made to launch the first phase of buses on November 1, the Kerala Day. According to the plan, eight sleepers, 20 semi-sleepers, […]

Gang rape in Kozhikode: 4 men booked

Gang rape in Kozhikode: 4 men booked

Kozhikode: Police registered a case against four men for allegedly gang-raping a woman by intoxicating her with liquor and drugs. According to reports, the woman, a native of Kollam was raped at a flat in Chevarambalam here. The police nabbed two people in connection with the case. The duo is identified as Ajnas and Fahadh […]