Kannur

  • Kerala: Truck carrying cylinders catches fire 14-01-2014 10:40 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: At Kalliasseri in Kannur, a tanker lorry carrying LPG caught fire after it met with an accident. According to sources, the tanker lorry was hit by a lorry coming from the opposite direction. The fire force officials have rushed to the spot and tried to keep the temperature from...
  • Kerala: Oommen Chandy discharged from hospital, accuses CPM for incident 29-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was injured in stone pelting during the LDF protest in Kannur, on Tuesday virtually held the CPM responsible for the incident. "Earlier also there had been incidents like hurling of rotten eggs, sticks and stones in various places since the LDF launched their campaign...
  • Kerala: Bomb blast in Kannur, 6 injured 04-10-2013 08:26 AM

    Kannur: Six people were injured when steel bombs being manufactured illegally in an unoccupied house exploded at nearby Parad in Kannur district, police said. Three of them are said to be in critical condition. Ten other steel bombs were recovered from the house last night, they said. The injured have...
  • 1993 Mumbai blast: Absconding accused arrested in Kannur 28-08-2013 04:06 PM

    An absconding accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts that killed 257 people, was arrested on Wednesday at Kannur, police said. Manojlal Bhawarlal (48), the 24th accused in the case, was taken into custody from his house at Athazhakkunnu in Kannur district, police said. He was awarded life imprisonment in...
  • Kerala: Mother of three takes on mining mafia to save Kannur beaches 09-08-2013 10:53 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: It was not just IAS officers who were taking on mining mafia, now a mother of three has been taking on the mining mafia in Kerala to save the beaches of her hometown in Kannur. As the entire nation has been busy celebrating Eid, a Muslim woman with her...
  • Kerala: Kannur airport will be ready in 2015, says Minister 13-07-2013 07:58 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's fourth international airport at Kannur would open in December 2015, the minister in charge of the project said Saturday. Seven companies have been shortlisted in the pre-qualification bid for building the airport, which is coming up in an area of around 2,000 acres and is expected to cost...
  • Kerala HC stays Bitty Mohanty's DNA test by a week 28-05-2013 03:18 PM

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed for a week the order of a lower court directing Bitti Mohanty, accused in the 2006 German tourist rape case in Rajasthan, to undergo DNA test. The interim order in this regard was issued by justice K Harilal on a petition filed by...
  • Bitti's father quizzed by Kerala police 16-03-2013 04:50 PM

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  • Rape convict Bitti Mohanty was an exemplary student, says college official 11-03-2013 05:10 PM

    Mohanty was an exemplary student and an affable person at Chinmaya Instituite of Technology. ...
  • Trail of deception: How loopholes in the system helped Mohanty assume new identity 10-03-2013 09:53 PM

    Since he jumped parole, Mohanty, the son of former Orissa DGP BB Mohanty, has remained incommunicado. ...
  • AP: Bitti Mohanty's stay in Puttaparthi under the scanner, police to help Kerala Police 10-03-2013 10:56 AM

    Rape convict Bitti Mohanti's stay in Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh and how he got MBA degree and a bank's job is also under the scanner. ...
  • Arrested man is Bitti Mohanty, says Kerala Home Minister 09-03-2013 10:32 AM

    Bitti Mohanty was convicted of raping a German tourist in 2006 and has been absconding since 2006 when he jumped parole. ...
  • Phone romance goes sour as 'boyfriend' turns out 67-yr-old 13-11-2012 05:56 PM

    Kannur: This was one 'love affair' that did not have a happy ending. After professing love over a year over mobile phone, a 23-year-old engineering post-graduate had the shock of her life on seeing at their first meeting that her 'sweetheart' was a 67-year-old man. The woman from Thiruvanathapuram had...
  • Kerala: MP tries to force release of man at police station 03-11-2012 07:36 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Yet another MP has been caught on camera showing his muscle power. Congress leader from Kerala K Sudhakaran was caught on camera trying to force the release of a man held for sand mining. Sudhakaran managed to pull-off a Mamata-like performance at a police station in Kannur. The MP...