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 andĀ  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 […]

Many now have immunity against COVID-19 but don’t lower guard, say experts

Many now have immunity against COVID-19 but don’t lower guard, say experts

New Delhi:While a large number of people now have immunity against coronavirus due to previous infections or vaccination, a guarded approach is needed in terms of implementing restrictive measures to avoid a second wave-like crisis, experts said. Dr Yudhyavir Singh, who has been managing theĀ COVID-19 ICU at AIIMS New Delhi, said it is important to […]

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 […]

Probe against Sudhakaran completed: Many raise complaints before commission, Saji Cheriyan and Arif support allegations

Probe against Sudhakaran completed: Many raise complaints before commission, Saji Cheriyan and Arif support allegations

ALAPPUZHA: The two-member party commission has completed collecting evidence against senior CPM leader and former minister G Sudhakaran in connection with allegations related to the Ambalapuzha election campaign. The report will be submitted to the state leadership. It is reported that people outside the scope of investigation have also lodged a complaint against Sudhakaran. Former […]

Over 4.5 lakh people vaccinated in Kerala on Saturday, only vaccine doses for one day left in stock, says health minister

Over 4.5 lakh people vaccinated in Kerala on Saturday, only vaccine doses for one day left in stock, says health minister

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health Minister Veena George has announced that 4,53,339 people have been vaccinated in the state today. This is the first time in the state that these many people were vaccinated a day. Only about two lakh vaccines are in stock in the state now, including the 38,860 doses of Covaxin that arrived today. That […]