KERALA

  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Kerala earn three points from drawn tie against Tripura 4 days ago

    Agartala: Kerala grabbed three points owing to their first innings lead over Tripura in a match that ended in a tame draw on the fourth and final day. Kerala on Day 3 had taken a 122-run first essay lead by declaring their innings at 301 for nine in reply to Tripura's...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Kerala take first-innings lead over Tripura 5 days ago

    Agartala: Abhishek Hegde (82) and Rohan Prem (58) struck half-centuries each as Kerala declared their first innings at 301 for nine, taking a 122-run lead before reducing Tripura to 84 for two on Day 3. Starting the day on 96 for one, Kerala rode on overnight batsman Hegde, who resumed on...
  • Kerala ayurvedic centre treating Shashi Tharoor faces glaring media presence January 9, 2015

    The ayurvedic centre in the temple town of Guruvayoor in Kerala where Shashi Tharoor is undergoing a treatment is buzzing with activity. The media savvy face has been missing in action ever since the Delhi Police lodged a murder case in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. ...
  • Sunanda was upset with Shashi Tharoor before her death, reveals domestic help in probe: Sources January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, the interrogation of Tharoors' domestic help Narain has revealed that both Sunanda and Shashi Tharoor were uncomfortable with each other. According to the details given by Narain, Sunanda was upset with Shashi Tharoor's conduct and behavior and the...
  • Shashi Tharoor yet to receive summons from Delhi Police in Sunanda Pushkar death probe: sources January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is yet to receive summons from Delhi Police to join probe in his wife Sunanda Pushkar death case, said sources on Thursday. He has offered full cooperation throughout the investigation and stands ready to provide whatever information police sought. The Delhi Police has sent a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • Maoists strike in Kerala again January 3, 2015

    In yet another attack by suspected Maoists in Kannur district of Kerala, the office of a stone crusher unit was ransacked and set on fire. Posters were stuck at the office premises claiming it to be from Communist Party of India (Maoist). ...
  • Suspected Maoists attack Kerala again, set a stone crusher unit on fire in Kannur January 2, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another attack by suspected Maoists in Kannur district of Kerala, the office of a stone crusher unit was ransacked and set on fire. Posters were stuck at the office premises claiming it to be from Communist Party of India (Maoist). The police is currently investigating the matter There...
  • Women employees 'strip searched' in a Kochi firm, 3 booked January 1, 2015

    Kochi: Three women staff of a surgical gloves manufacturing company here have been booked for allegedly conducting strip search of more than 30 women employees to find out who left a used sanitary napkin in a washroom. Police on Thursday said they have registered cases against the three women staff under...
  • 'Will see' if marine is fit enough to return to India: Italy December 30, 2014

    Rome: The Italian government "will see" if one of the two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 is fit enough to return to India, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said. The Foreign Minister said he "hopes" for results in the case of the two Italian marines Massimiliano...
  • Maoist activities resurface in Kerala, presence felt in Wayanad, Palakkad districts December 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After about two decades it seems as if Maoist activities have resurfaced in Kerala. In the last one and a half years, Maoist presence has been reported in various parts of Wayanad and Palakkad districts. Two arrests have been made so far in this regard. An alarming increase in Maoist...
  • Over 200 converted to Hinduism so far in Kerala December 26, 2014

    Kochi: Over 200 persons, mostly belonging to Christian families, in various parts of Kerala have reconverted to Hinduism as part of the 'ghar vapsi' (home coming) programme of Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Christmas day, VHP sources on Friday said. Kottayam district topped in the re-conversion ceremony with 73 persons participating in...
  • 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents in Kerala December 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government on Wednesday announced a new programme 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents by strictly implementing traffic rules in the wake of increase in the of number of human casualties in road mishaps. Giving details of the programme to be implemented from...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 4 December 24, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Unmukt Chand hit his fifth first-class century (146 runs) and half-centuries from Mithun Manhas (53) and Sumit Narwal (59) helped Delhi declare their innings at 380 for six, building up a first-innings lead of 239 before reducing Rajasthan to 78 for...
  • Ranji Trophy: Ton-up Sachin Baby loves playing in crunch situations December 23, 2014

    The current state of any side is actually a true replica of their domestic cricket and gone are the days where people used to turn up in domestic matches just to go through the motions. Players like Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman are the products of a lifelong system in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Sachin hits double ton as Kerala take big lead December 23, 2014

    Wayanad: Skipper Sachin Baby led from the front with an unbeaten double century as Kerala took a big first-innings lead of 177 runs in their Group C Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad on Tuesday. Replying to Hyderabad's 270 all out, Kerala rode on Baby's monumental 200, which came off 361 balls,...
  • Kolkata's love for new champions in the Indian Super League December 23, 2014

    Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in stoppish time to clinch the first Indian Super League title on Saturday. ...
  • VHP re-converts 30 Christians in 'ghar wapsi' in Kerala December 22, 2014

    Alappuzha: Amidst raging controversy over forced religious conversions across the country, nearly 30 persons from eight families of Scheduled Caste Christians were re-converted to Hinduism under the auspices of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the district. The ritual of 'home-coming', organised by district wing of VHP, was held at a local...
  • Naxals attack forest department office in Kerala, warn of an armed revolution December 22, 2014

    Palakkad: In yet another indication of their growing presence in Kerala, Naxals on Monday ransacked the Forest Department offices in Palakkad and Wayanad districts of the state. The Naxals even set a vehicle on fire in Palakkad. Twenty seven posters were pasted on the walls of the offices warning of...
  • ISL: Victorious Atletico de Kolkata return home December 21, 2014

    Mohammed Rafique scored in the dying stages of the game to give Atletico de Kolkata 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Luis Garcia disappointed over missing ISL final December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata captain and marquee player Luis Garcia said his team's 1-0 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League reminded him of Liverpool's win against AC Milan in the final of the 2005 Champions League. Atletico de Kolkata lifted...
  • I may not play in next season of ISL, says David James December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: It was so near yet so far for Kerala Blasters FC but their player-manager David James was gracious enough to accept the defeat and said Atletico de Kolkata were the best team to win the inaugural Indian Super League title on Saturday. Though the former England No. 1 was disappointed...
  • Indian Super League gives Indian football a re-launch pad December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Football in India will never be the same again and Indian Super League (ISL) can take all plaudits for this monumental change in the country's sporting culture. The inaugural ISL - a tournament borrowing on cricket's incredibly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) concept - has managed to recapture the...
  • CPM's youth wing launches matrimonial website December 21, 2014

    In its campaign to tackle communalism, the youth wing of CPI(M), the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has come up with a matrimonial website for those willing to overlook caste and religion. ...
  • Rafique's late winner give Atletico de Kolkata the inaugral ISL title December 20, 2014

    Mohammed Rafique scored in the dying stages of the game to give Atletico de Kolkata 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Sachin, Sourav display camaraderie, enthused at ISL success December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Displaying their old camaraderie when they used to clobber bowlers into submission, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were Saturday enthused by the success of the inaugural Indian Super League. With the Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC and Ganguly co-owned Atletico de Kolkata slogging it out in the middle...
  • Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters to lift maiden ISL trophy December 20, 2014

    Atletico de Kolkata lifted the inaugural Indian Super League trophy, courtesy an injury time goal by substitute Mohammed Rafique which powered the Sourav Ganguly co-owned side to a 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final on Saturday. After 90 minutes of exhilarating football it was Rafique's brilliant header which...