8,778 fresh Covid cases reported in Kerala on Wednesday; test positivity rate rises to 13.45 pc

8,778 fresh Covid cases reported in Kerala on Wednesday; test positivity rate rises to 13.45 pc

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 8,778 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Kerala on Wednesday. The test positivity rate was recorded at 13.45 percent. The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Ernakulam – 1,226, Kozhikode – 1,098, Malappuram – 888, Kottayam – 816, Kannur – 748, Thiruvananthapuram – 666, Thrissur – 544, Alappuzha – 481, Palakkad – […]

CBSE cancels class 10 exams, postpones class 12 exams in view of surge in COVID-19 cases

CBSE cancels class 10 exams, postpones class 12 exams in view of surge in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams for Class 10 have been cancelled and the exams for Class 12 postponed in view of the exponential spike in Covid-19 cases across the country, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced on Wednesday.The decision was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister […]

AG advises to file writ petition against Lokayukta order which resulted in Jaleel’s resignation

AG advises to file writ petition against Lokayukta order which resulted in Jaleel’s resignation

Kochi: The state government is trying to defend CM and the government from the impacts of Lokayukta order which resulted in minister KT Jaleel’s resignation. In the legal advice to the government, the Advocate General recommended filing a writ petition against the Lokayukta order. The government issued the appointment order of KT Adeeb, a kin […]

Minister K T Jaleel resigns

Minister K T Jaleel resigns

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister K T Jaleel resigned following the controversies regarding the nepotism case. He handed over the resignation letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan a while ago. The minister resigned while the High Court was considering the petition filed against the Lokayukta order that he is not eligible to continue in the minister post. Jaleel […]

3 killed, 9 missing as ship collides with fishing boat in Mangaluru

3 killed, 9 missing as ship collides with fishing boat in Mangaluru

Mangaluru/Kozhikode: Three persons were killed after a ship collided with a fishing boat off the coast of Mangaluru on Tuesday. Nine people went missing following the accident. Two were rescued by the Coast Guard and others. Bengal native Sunil Das (34) and Tamil Nadu native Velmurugan (37) were rescued from the sea. A fishing boat […]

Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours

Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours

Kolkata: Unsatisfied with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s responses to the two notices of the Election Commission, the poll panel on Monday barred the Trinamool Congress supremo from any kind of campaigning for 24 hours, from 8 pm on Monday to 8 pm on Tuesday. The Commission had sent notices to Banerjee for her […]

Heavy rains in Kerala for 5 days, yellow alert in 6 districts: IMD

Heavy rains in Kerala for 5 days, yellow alert in 6 districts: IMD

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in Kerala for the next five days and has issued yellow alert in six districts — Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kozhikode and Wayanad. The IMD also issued another alert on thunderstorm and rain. “Thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall and gusty winds with speed reaching […]

India records highest daily spike of over 1.31 lakh COVID-19 cases; 780 deaths take toll to 1,67,642

India records highest daily spike of over 1.31 lakh COVID-19 cases; 780 deaths take toll to 1,67,642

 India registered a record single-day spike of 1,31,968 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, pushing its infection tally to 1,30,60,542, while the death toll increased to 1,67,642 with 780 more fatalities in a day, highest since October 18, the Union Health Ministry data showed. Registering a steady increase for the 30th day in a row, the […]