Controversies are harmful to religios harmony: Cardinal George Alencherry

Controversies are harmful to religios harmony: Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: Cardinal George Alencherry, major archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church, in a pastoral letter on Sunday said that debates and controversies that are “detrimental to religious harmony and community brotherhood are taking place in Kerala society”. The archbishop asserted that “love and brotherhood are fundamental values for the churches.” “Debates and controversies that are detrimental […]

Senior scribe K M Roy dies

Senior scribe K M Roy dies

KOCHI: Senior journalist and writer K M Roy died at the age of 82 on Saturday. He died at his residence in Kochi at 3 pm today. Roy, a senior journalist and a noted columnist began his career in 1961 as co-editor of Keralaprakasam. He had also worked with the Economic Times, The Hindu and […]

In-dining at restaurants: No decision taken in review meeting

In-dining at restaurants: No decision taken in review meeting

Thiruvananthapuram: The Covid-19 review committee of Kerala did not take any decision on in-dining at the restaurants in the state. The committee also deferred the decision on extending the maximum number of passengers allowed in private buses. However, the meeting decided against opening the cinema theatres. The restrictions will continue in panchayats wards with a […]

Inter-state river disputes: Tamil Nadu, Kerala hold third round of talks

Inter-state river disputes: Tamil Nadu, Kerala hold third round of talks

Chennai: Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Friday held their third round of talks between respective committees set up to discuss various inter-state river water disputes. An official release from the Tamil Nadu government said that separate panels were established earlier to discuss the Parambikulam-Aliyar and Pandiyaru-Punnambuzha issues and two meetings had held earlier in 2019 and 2020. […]

COVID vaccine: Kerala administers first dose to 81.9 per cent of targeted population

COVID vaccine: Kerala administers first dose to 81.9 per cent of targeted population

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 81.9 per cent of the targeted population till September 17 while 33.4 per cent received the second dose also, State Health Minister Veena George said on Friday. The Minister said more than 95 per cent of people above the age of 45 have received the first […]

If children contract Covid, but are asymptomatic, it shouldn’t be matter of concern: Experts

If children contract Covid, but are asymptomatic, it shouldn’t be matter of concern: Experts

New Delhi: COVID-19 in children should not be of much concern if they are asymptomatic and do not have severe infection, experts said on Thursday, amid some states, including Mizoram and Kerala, reporting a rise in cases among those aged below 10 years. They, however, stressed on the need for preparing and ramping up arrangements for […]