KERALA

  • Bird flu: Tamil Nadu halts transportation of chicken from Kerala 13 hours 34 minutes ago

    Chennai: With the outbreak of avian flu in neighbouring Kerala, Tamil Nadu Government on Wednesday announced a series of measures to prevent its spread in the state, including suspending transportation of chicken and destroying eggs meant for hatching. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who chaired a review meeting...
  • ISL: Slepicka brace helps FC Goa crush Kerala Blasters FC 3-0 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    Substitute Miroslav Slepicka scored a brace as FC Goa thrashed Kerala Blasters 3-0 to move to the third spot in the Indian Super League on Wednesday. After a barren first half, FC Goa scored through Slepicka (63th, 79th) and man of the match Andre Santos (69th). Goa could have won by a...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL Match 41 18 hours 44 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters FC. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata. FC Goa coach Zico's...
  • ISL: FC Goa face Kerala Blasters FC with an eye on third spot Yesterday

    Margao: Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters FC on Wednesday in the Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata...
  • Two outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5 bird flu virus reported at duck farm in Kerala: OIE Yesterday

    Paris: India reported two outbreaks of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus at duck farms in the southern state of Kerala, the first occurrence of the disease since February this year, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. About 15,000 ducks died of the H5 strain of the...
  • Left front demands resignation of Kerala Finance Minister over bribe charges Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF) held protest march in front of the state secretariat demanding the resignation of Finance Minister KM Mani in the bribe allegation against him. They also demanded an enquiry into the role of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Excise Minister K Babu. Opposition leader...
  • Tamil Nadu should understand concerns on rising water level: Kerala CM 3 days ago

    Chennai: With the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam touching the contentious 142 foot mark, the Kerala government on Monday urged Tamil Nadu to "understand" its concerns over the dam's stability, while indicating that it had no problems sharing water with its neighbour. Chief Minister Oommen...
  • Christians elated as Pope confers sainthood on two Catholics from Kerala 3 days ago

    Two Kerala born Catholics have been declared saints today. Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Saint Euphrasia were conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at the Vatican. ...
  • Pope Francis confers sainthood on Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia 3 days ago

    Vatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia have been conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance,...
  • The four steps to attain sainthood 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: What are the 4 steps to attain sainthood? Before a person can be considered for sainthood, he/she must have been dead for at least 5 years. Step 1: 'Servant of god' A Bishop is placed in charge of the initial investigation of the person's life. Usually between 5 to 50 years after...
  • Live: Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia have been congregated as saints 3 days ago

    In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance, the centuries-old Syro...
  • Pope to confer sainthood on two blessed from Kerala on Monday 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Monday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance, the...
  • Two Kerala Catholics to be declared saints in Vatican 4 days ago

    Vatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala, Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia, will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance,...
  • ISL: Hume, Pedro take Kerala Blasters FC to 2-1 win against Atletico de Kolkata 5 days ago

    Kochi: Atletico de Kolkata were robbed a point due to poor refereeing as regular captain Luis Garcia's injury time equaliser was disallowed by assistant referee as hosts Kerala Blasters recorded a 2-1 win in a 10th round encounter of the Indian Super League on Friday. Despite the defeat, ATK stay put...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata, ISL 5 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) There is not much to separate as Atletico de Kolkata, aiming to regain the perch they just lost, gear up to lock horns with the steadily-improving Kerala Blasters FC in an ISL match on Friday. Click here for Live Scorecard While Atletico...
  • Kerala mulls bill to contain black magic 5 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government is planning to bring in a legislation to curb practices like black magic and exorcism following the increase in the number of sorcery cases. Home Minister Ramesh Chennithla has asked the department secretary to draw up a draft bill on the subject. Sources in the office of the Home...
  • Kerala: Women's panel to bring out handbook on women protection 6 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Seeking to create awareness about legal rights of women, Kerala State Women's Commission has come out with a hand book with details of various existing laws for their protection. The book, to be distributed free of cost across the state, will also contain around 70 helpline and emergency numbers, they...
  • Kerala: Class 10 student stabbed under the eye with compass, drowned in pond by classmates 1 week ago

    Kasargod: In a shocking incident, a Class 10 student was murdered in Kerala by his two classmates last Friday. The three were returning from school on Friday when they picked up a fight. The deceased was reportedly stabbed under his eye with a compass by one of the accused. The two...
  • Kochi tour diary: The Beautiful Game in 'God's own country' November 18, 2014

    With tranquil backwaters, deep green meadows, vast national parks, breathtaking unblemished beaches with views that extend over the Arabian Sea, sacred Nilgiri hills, sprawling tea gardens and the picturesque Western Ghats, it is not surprising why Kerala - a state in India's deep south - is called 'God's own country'. Kerala...
  • Sachin Tendulkar tweets the best gift he received on completing a year as an ex-cricketer November 17, 2014

    You can take a sportsperson out of sports but you can't take sports out of a sportsperson. And India's greatest ever cricketer is no exception. Sachin Tendulkar completed his first year away from cricket on Sunday, having retired on November 16, 2013, in what was a fortnight-long celebration ending in a...
  • ISL: Brilliant Orji inspires Kerala Blasters FC beat Delhi Dynamos FC 1-0 November 16, 2014

    Spirited Kerala Blasters FC successfully managed to fend off a daunting Delhi Dynamos with a 1-0 win over the hosts in a hard-fought battle at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the capital on Sunday. Kerala got the lead in the 60th minute of the match through Penn Orji, who came as...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, Match 33 November 16, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Still smarting after a 1-4 drubbing at the hands of FC Goa in their last match, bottom-ranked Delhi Dynamos take on Kerala Blasters in a Hero Indian Super League fixture, seeking to end a five-game winless streak on Sunday. Despite their...
  • David James opens up on his Indian Super League experience so far November 16, 2014

    Former England No. 1 goalkeeper and Kerala Blasters' player-manager David James on Saturday said that though the Indian Super League has been fantastic so far, the only drawback of the league was the hectic schedule. "It has been fantastic so far for a first-time league. It was amazing for 50,000 people...
  • ISL: Listless Delhi Dynamos FC seek desperate win against Kerala Blasters FC November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Still smarting after a 1-4 drubbing at the hands of FC Goa in their last match, bottom-ranked Delhi Dynamos take on Kerala Blasters in a Hero Indian Super League fixture, seeking to end a five-game winless streak on Sunday. Despite their attacking intent, Delhi Dynamos have scored just seven...
  • Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by Kerala Blasters in ISL November 12, 2014

    Playing at home, and desperate for a win - the Kerala Blasters FC started on the front foot, launching attack after attack as Mumbai City FC were pushed onto the back foot for most of the first half. ...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by Kerala Blasters FC November 12, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala Blasters FC and Mumbai City FC played out an exciting 0-0 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. This was the second consecutive goalless draw for both the teams. Kerala Blasters wasted a number of chances and their inability...
  • Aadhaar card helps mother trace son lodged in Goa prison November 12, 2014

    Kalady(Kerala): An Aadhaar card has helped an 80-year-old mother from Kerala, who had been waiting for the past 16 years to hear from her son, trace him to the Agauda central prison in Goa. The aged mother, Kalyani, hailing from Sreemoolanagaram village near Nedumbasery airport, has been living alone in her...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters FC vs Mumbai City FC, ISL November 12, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in...