MALABAR

  • Brain dead man's organs donated in Kozhikode September 20, 2014

    Kozhikode: The family of a 59yearold man, declared brain dead after a road accident, has donated his organs to save three needy patients. The liver and eyes of V P Surendran, who suffered head injury after he was knocked down by a twowheeler while crossing a road near his house...
  • Keen to acquire Bhabha's bungalow: Centre to Bombay HC June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Centre informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that it is considering the take over of late nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha's bungalow in upscale Malabar Hill, to convert it into a museum, in public interest. The bungalow 'Mehrangir', which is located in South Mumbai, was sold to a businessman...
  • Homi Bhabha's iconic bungalow goes under the hammer for Rs 372 Cr June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Mehrangir', the iconic bungalow of Homi J Bhabha, father of India's atomic energy programme was on Wednesday sold at an auction for Rs 372 crore, despite demands to turn it into a museum. The highest bidder, whose identity was not disclosed at his request, landed the sprawling property at...
  • 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...
  • Preliminary probe suggests mismanagement led to Mumbai stampede January 18, 2014

    Mismanagement by community leaders and their failure to anticipate the number of people arriving to pay their last respect to the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohras led to the stampede in Mumbai on Saturday morning that claimed 18 lives, preliminary police probe has established. Lack of proper management and wrong...
  • Kerala: Man tries to stop molestation, thrown out of train April 4, 2013

    Thrissur: A 28yearold man, who tried to prevent some inebriated youth allegedly from molesting a woman copassenger, was seriously injured after he was thrown out of a moving train at nearby Cheruthurthi, police said on Thursday. The man was found unconscious on the tracks on Wednesday morning, with both his hands...
  • Newlyelected 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 50year old Ahamed with multiple injuries was found lying at roadside and his car found abandoned a few...
  • 'Malabar': Mammootty plays a car driver August 21, 2012

    Director Ranjith was planning to start his new movie with Mammootty titled, 'Malabar', during this Onam season. But due to some final reworking of the scripts, the shoot for the movie has now been shifted to October. As per the new plans the shoot for the movie will kick start...
  • KavyaMammootty to pair up for 'Malabar' July 20, 2012

    Following the good word of mouth and critical acclaim that his new movie 'Spirit' has fetched, director Renjith is getting ready to kick start the shoot of his fresh movie 'Malabar'. The latest we hear about the movie is that senior star Kavya Madhavan will come up as the heroine to...
  • Naval exercise unaffected by tsunami threat April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding fears of a tsunami following a powerful earthquake off Indonesia on Wednesday, the navies of India and the US carried out their joint exercises off the coast of Chennai. The 10day long annual exercise codenamed 'Malabar', in the Bay of Bengal which started on April 7, will continue...
  • Japan pulls out of trination naval war games March 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Japan has pulled out of the trination Malabar series of war games in the wake of the devastating earthquaketsunami and nuclear radiation leaks, even as the Indian and the US navies will be starting the exercise on April 2 in the western Pacific Ocean. The visit by Indian warships...
  • Whistleblower's death: Kerala govt for CBI probe February 7, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerela Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has assured an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into whistleblower V Saseendran's mysterious death. The Kerala High Court has already sent a notice to the state government on his wife Teena and his father Velayudhan Master's petition seeking an investigation by the...
  • Kerala whistleblower's death mystery deepens February 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The mystery over the death of V Saseendran, former company secretary of the stateowned Malabar Cements in Kerala, has deepened after his postmortem report showed eight bruises. He was the key witness in about four vigilance cases against the company. Last week, Saseendharan was found hanging along with...
  • Kerala whistleblower officer's death a mystery February 3, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The mystery over the death of a whistleblower Kerala government official in has deepened with postmortem report revealing bruises on his body. The postmortem report suggests that Malabar Cements Limited company secretary V Saseendran could have been killed or driven to suicide. Eight bruises were found on his body. Initially,...
  • Kerala church firm on not backing professor September 15, 2010

    Kochi: Despite widespread outrage over the barbaric act, the church in Kerala has refused to back Professor T J Joseph, the man whose hand was hacked off for allegedly insulting the Prophet. The Kerala Syro Malabar Church has rejected Joseph's appeal, saying it has to maintain its secular credentials. Joseph...
  • Kerala church starts antialcohol drive February 1, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: A section of the church in Kerala has begun a campaign against alcoholism. In God's Own Country liquor flows free but now the church is trying to stem the tide. The Syro Malabar Church has called on believers to give up drinking. "We have noticed that it is actually the drinking habit...
  • Pak terrorists planned to attack Malabar Hill: Kasab April 18, 2009

    Mumbai: In another stunning disclosure, captured Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab has confessed that he and his associate Abu Ismail were planning to attack the posh Malabar Hill area of south Mumbai on November 26, 2008. "After carrying out the attacks on Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus that evening, the duo was planning...
  • House that? Pak gives up on Jinnah's legacy January 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan has abandoned its claim to Jinnah House. In Islamabad, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohd Sadiq said: It is clear that the Jinnah House was the personal property of the Quaid iAam and not of the Pakistan Government. There are no plans to move the international court of justice...
  • Naval games lowdown: What's Malabar 2007? September 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Left parties will launch a campaign against the joint IndoUS naval exercise beginning in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. The Left has termed the joint exercise a part of an "imperialistic design". The protest will begin by flagging off two 'jathas' or campaigns, one from Chennai by...
  • Jinnah's Mumbai house may go back to his family August 8, 2007

    Mumbai: Locked for the last 25 years, the rusted gates overgrown by creepers enclose a mansion on Mumbai's Malabar Hill built under the personal supervision of Mohammad Ali Jinnah the founder of Pakistan. Built in 1939, the palatial bungalow was where the late Jinnah wished to spend the last...
  • Jinnah's daughter moves HC for father's Mumbai home August 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Dina Wadia, daughter of Mohammad Ali Jinnah has staked claim to her father's house on Malabar Hill. The founder of Pakistan had constructed the Bungalow in 1938 and lived there until Partition. Dina Wadia moved the Bombay High Court on Tuesday claiming possession of the house. She's 88 years old,...
  • Malabar coffee set to get GI brand February 28, 2007

    Bangalore: A Geographic Indication (GI) mark means the reputation of the product which it derives from its from place of origin. A few of the geographical indications that we already have include Coorg Oranges, Mysore Silk, Nanjangud bananas etc. And there are more in the pipeline, like Dharward Pedas, Belgaum Kunda...
  • Pope beatifies Kerala Sister December 5, 2006

    Thrissur/Thiruvananthapuram: It was yet another occasion for Kerala's SyroMalabar community to cheer. The Pope has proclaimed a Sister from the Church as the blessed one. That's one step away from sainthood. She was known as the Praying Mother when she was alive. Now she will be called 'the blessed...
  • India, US navies play war games November 1, 2006

    Mumbai: Two Navies exercising their muscle off the western Coast of India Malabar '06, the IndoUS naval exercises began a week ago with 11 ships and over 10,000 men participating in war games. But this year this bilateral engagement between the two navies had some additions. Says Flag Officer...
  • IndoUS military tango on honeymoon September 10, 2006

    New Delhi: If the military tango between India and the US since 2002 were to be taken at face value, then the two countries are quite clearly having a strategic honeymoon. Four rounds of Malabar series of naval exercises, some of them involving carrier battle groups for staging mock wars...