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Rural folks in Kerala live better than ‘city’ zens

Thiruvananthapuram: The Planning Commission’s latest poverty estimates, which showed a dramatic fall in poverty from 37.2 percent to 21.9 percent, have sprung a surprise  for Kerala. For the first ti

Solar scam: Oommen Chandy announces judicial probe; LDF ends siege


Thiruvananthapuram: With the UDF government announcing a judicial probe into the solar scam, the CPI-M led LDF Opposition which has been demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, on Wedn

Kerala secretariat siege today

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Thiruvananthapuram: The battle lines appear to have been drawn in the state capital with agitators pouring in for the Left Democratic Front’s indefinite Secretariat siege starting Monday and central

Sree Ganeshan snake boat wins Nehru Trophy boat race

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Alappuzha: Sree Ganeshan Chundan, the snake boat, won the prestigious Nehru Trophy in a thrilling finale of the 61st edition of Annual Boat race held on Saturday at picturesque Punnamada lake in Al

Fan ends life after failure to watch Vijay's film 'Thalaivaa'

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Coimbatore: A 20-year old man, said to be a hardcore fan of Tamil actor Vijay, allegedly committed suicide here on Saturday 'dejected' over not being able to watch the latter's new film 'Thalaivaa,

Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Kerala on Thursday

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Kozhikode: Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated in Kerala on Thursday, a restricted holiday for Government and PSU employees.
The moon was sighted over Kapad beach, near here on Wednesday, said Muslim sch

Government to sternly deal with LDF protest: Chandy


Thiruvananthapuram: Ruling out his resignation over the solar scam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said that his government would sternly deal with the CPI-M-led LDF sponsored agita

Death toll in Kerala landslips rises to 16; Kochi airport resumes operations

Idukki/Kochi: Despite let up in rains, life continues to be miserable in rain-ravaged Idukki and adjoining districts where the death toll in landslips rose to 16 on Tuesday with rescuers extricating

Water cleared, Kochi airport resumes operations

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Kochi: Kochi International Airport, which was closed for traffic since Monday following waterlogging on the runway, resumed operations Tuesday evening with Air India Express (AIE) operating its Kochi

Special: Landslides rain havoc in Kerala

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Nature’s fury
Adimali: Two landslides in a gap of four hours at a single spot, left three dead and nine injured at Cheeyapara in Idukki district on Monday morning.
But a series of landslides across t

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