Kozhikode

  • Kerala: 1.05 kg gold seized from passenger September 10, 2014

    Kozhikode: Over one kg of gold, valued approximately at Rs 26 lakh, was today seized from a passenger who arrived by a Dubai-Karippur Air India Express flight at nearby Karipur International airport,officials said. The gold, weighing 1.05 kg, was concealed in electronic goods and was seized from the...
  • Kayaking festival comes to Kerala backwaters July 27, 2014

    Top rowers of the world are in Kozhikode, Kerala for the Kayaking festival being held at the backwaters of the southern most state. ...
  • Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August July 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode. The flights to Hyderabad will be operated Saturdays and Wednesdays starting Aug 16 and to Kozhikode (Calicut)...
  • Congress meeting on June 21 in Kozhikode June 19, 2014

    Kozhikode : A meeting of Congress leaders including those at the Panchayat, block and mandalam level in the five districts in northern Kerala, presided over by KPCC President V M Sudheeran, will be held here on June 21. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Kozhikode District Congress Committee, President...
  • Kerala: Gold worth about Rs 36 lakh seized from three passengers June 12, 2014

    Kozhikode: About 1.092 kg of gold valued at approximately Rs 36 lakh has been seized from three passengers who arrived in different flights at nearby Karipur International Airport, customs officials said. They said that 234 grams of gold was seized from a woman passenger who arrived by a Dubai-Calicut Emirates flight...
  • Gold worth Rs 25 lakh hidden in man's rectum recovered May 28, 2014

    Kozhikode: Eight hundred grams of gold, worth Rs 25 lakh, concealed in the rectum of a male passenger who arrived here from Dubai, was recovered today by Customs officials at the International Airport here. The man, identified as Asharf from Malappuram, arrived here from Dubai by an Air India flight and...
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, claims two lives May 8, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains triggered by a low pressure over the Arabian Sea pounded most parts of Kerala on Thursday, claiming two lives, including a woman, besides causing extensive damage to crops and property. Incessant summer showers accompanied by strong winds brought rail tracks and roads under water in some places,...
  • Brisk polling in Malabar region of Kerala April 10, 2014

    Brisk polling was reported from all districts in the Malabar region including Kozhikode district in the first hour of voting, with as many voters were seen standing in queues in the polling stations since Thursday morning, for the parliament election in Kerala. However, in some booths in Kozhikode district, including in...
  • Shining B-Schools of India: IIM, Kozhikode February 3, 2014

    In the 3rd edition of 'Shining B-Schools of India', we take a look at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. ...
  • Murder accused CPM leader found at a restaurant with wife November 7, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The visuals of CPI (Marxist) leader P Mohanan, 14th accused in the TP Chandrashekaran murder case, walking along with his wife and MLA KK Lathika at a restaurant in Kozhikode has created uproar in Kerala. Three police personal including an ASI, head constable and a civil police officer...
  • Ghazal singer Najmal Babu passes away November 6, 2013

    Kozhikode: Ghazal singer Najmal Babu, who was not keeping well lately, died here on Tuesday night, a family source said Wednesday. He was 60-plus. Babu's body has been kept at the town hall in the city and his funeral will be held Wednesday evening. Babu began his career by singing for orchestra...
  • Number of Coast Guard stations doubled after Mumbai terror attack, says official August 24, 2013

    The Coast Guard has doubled the number of its stations from 20 to 42 as part of strengthening security after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top ICG official said in Kozhikode on Saturday. "After the 26/11 terror attack at Mumbai, Coast Guard has been strengthening our coastal security. We have...
  • Solar scam: BJP fires fresh salvo at state minister, Congress MLA August 22, 2013

    Kozhikode/Kochi: BJP's Kerala unit on Thursday alleged that the 21-page statement of prime accused in the solar scam Saritha S Nair had been sabotaged at the behest of a state minister and Congress MLA. Speaking to reporters at Kozhikode, BJP State General Secretary K Surendran said, "Saritha had at first prepared...
  • Probe begins into alleged tampering of CAT 2012 results June 29, 2013

    Kozhikode: Police have registered a case and seized a computer hard disc from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Kozhikode in connection with the alleged tampering of results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) held in October-November, 2012 year by all the IIMs in the country. The investigations with regard to the...
  • IIM-Kozhikode admits close to 200 women in 2013-15 batch June 26, 2013

    Kochi: In an attempt in gender diversity, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode, has admitted close to 200 women, about 50 per cent, in its Post Graduate programme of the 2013-15 batch, some of whom are national talents in various fields. IIM-K's PGP 17 batch has inducted 361 students of...
  • Kerala: Police lathicharge student activists May 31, 2013

    Kozhikode: The police on Friday resorted to lathicharge and fired teargas shells after some student organisations, which took out a protest march in Kozhikode alleging leak of exam question papers, threw stones at them, police sources said. The student activists, including those from SFI and AISF, had taken out a march...
  • Amway India Chairman, two directors remanded to 14-day custody May 28, 2013

    Kalpetta: Network marketing firm Amway's India Chairman and CEO William S Pinckney and two company directors have been remanded to 14 days judicial custody by a local court here. Pinckney and directors Sanjay Malhotra and Anshu Budhraja were arrested by the Wayanad Crime Branch (Economic Offences) wing from Kozhikode on...
  • We have always cooperated with Kerala police: Amway May 28, 2013

    Kozhikode: Network marketing firm Amway India Enterprises on Monday said that they always co-operated with Kerala Police in a case relating to financial irregularities by the firm. The case was filed by a woman in Kozhikode in 2012. Amway India's country head William S Pinckney and two directors was arrested on...
  • Amway India chairman, 2 directors arrested May 27, 2013

    Kozhikode: Network marketing firm Amway's India Chairman and CEO William S Pinckney and two company Directors were arrested in Kozhikode on Monday on charges of financial irregularities. The two directors are Sanjay Malhotra and Anshu Budhraja, crime branch sources said. The arrests were made on a complaint of a woman who claimed...
  • Sreekumar wants Rs 10.5 crore as accident compensation April 11, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace comedian Jagathy Sreekumar Thursday filed a petition seeking Rs.10.50 crore compensation in the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal court here. The comedian was seriously injured in a road accident March 10 last year near Kozhikode in Kerala while travelling to a shooting location on the Kerala-Karnataka border. For almost a...
  • Three NIT-Kozhikode students killed in road mishap April 7, 2013

    Kozhikode: Three NIT-Kozhikode students hailing from Andhra Pradesh were killed and four others injured when their car collided with a lorry near Vadakara in the district on Sunday, police said. The students of the National Institute of Technology here were proceeding to a nearby place on a weekend trip when...
  • Kingpin of inter-state chain snatching gang arrested April 3, 2013

    Kozhikode: The kingpin of an inter-state chain snatching gang based in New Delhi has been arrested from Delhi and brought in Kozhikode on Tuesday, police said. The kingpin identified as Haji Naziruddin Sony (46) was arrested on March 31, 2013 from Gokulpuri in New Delhi by a police team from...
  • Kerala minor rape: Culprits identified, says govt March 7, 2013

    Malappuram: The culprits behind the rape of a three-year old girl at Tirur in this district had been identified and would be nabbed very soon, Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said on Thursday. In a brief interaction with mediapersons, the Home Minister said the police probe into the incident was progressing...
  • Actor Sreekumar adresses media a year after his accident March 5, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, after surviving a near fatal accident, returned in front of the camera after almost a year on Monday when he met press photographers and cameramen from TV channels. The meeting was organised by his family for the media, which had been clamouring to interview him. Sitting in...
  • Chandrasekharan murder: Trial stayed against 15 accused January 21, 2013

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Monday stayed the trial against 15 accused, including KK Rageesh, MLA and CPI(M) state committee member, in the case relating to the murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader TP Chandrasekharan. Justice VK Mohanan issued the order while admitting the plea of the 15 accused. They had...
  • Newly-elected Malabar chamber secretary found dead September 29, 2012

    Kozhikode: Newly elected Malabar Chamber of Commerce Secretary and renowned businessman PP Nazir Ahamed was found dead at nearby Chevayoor on Saturday in a suspected case of murder, police said. The body of 50-year old Ahamed with multiple injuries was found lying at roadside and his car found abandoned a few...
  • Kerala: Iritty town still submerged, 9 bodies found August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Nine people lost their lives due to landslides and heavy rains in north Kerala over the past two days. In Iritty, Kannur district, the overflowing of the Pazhassi dam has been fixed, but a majority of the town is still submerged. An assistant engineer attached to the Pazhassi dam...
  • Kerala: Landslide kills 8 in Kozhikode district August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A landslide following heavy rains in the Kozhikode (Calicut) district of Kerala killed eight people on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, the town of Iritty in Kannur district was almost submerged under water as the shutters of the Pazhassi dam in the area could not be opened. About 30 houses were...
  • Kerala: The promise that Mehdi Hassan could not keep June 14, 2012

    Kozhikode: He left with a promise that he would return to the city to sing again. And when the news broke amongst music lovers in the city of Mehdi Hassan’s demise on Wednesday, it was also confirmation that it was a promise he would not be able to keep. Hassan...
  • Good response from people: Haridas Kozhikode June 5, 2012

    Malayalam film director K Haridas today said there is good response from the public to his new film 'Veendum Kannur'. Speaking to media persons here, he said the film, released in about 38 theatres across Kerala on last friday, he said reports from various centres painted an encouraging picture of the...