KERALA

  • ISL: Kerala Blasters beat FC Pune City to register their first win 47 minutes ago

    Pune's marquee player David Trezeguet put his team ahead early in the first half and substitute Penn Orji scored the winning goal for the away team. ...
  • Kerala: Jackal comes calling at Kochi airport 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    Kochi: The airport on Thursday received an unusual visitor when a jackal sauntered into the operational area, taking everyone by surprise. The animal was noticed by bird watchers at the airport. Immediately a trap was laid and the animal caught and handed over to the forest officials,...
  • Kerala Blasters FC beat FC Pune City 2-1 to win first ISL match 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    Pune: Kerala Blasters FC registered their first win of the inaugural Indian Super League, defeating hosts FC Pune City 2-1 in a close contest at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium on Thursday. With the win, Kerala jumped up to the fifth spot in the standings with four points from as...
  • Kerala: HC nod for closure of 700 liquor bars, CM Chandy welcomes 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Kochi: In a blow to bar owners, the Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld the validity of the Congress-led UDF government's new liquor policy, paving the way for closure of 700 bars attached to small and medium hotels in the state. The court, however, gave...
  • As it happened: FC Pune City vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 17 5 hours 49 minutes ago

    Having registered their first win at home, FC Pune City are gearing up to take on Kerala Blasters with renewed confidence in the Indian Super League football on Thursday. A day ahead of the game, the Pune franchise got its first official celebrity fan in Bollywood actress Esha Gupta. Following the announcement...
  • Kerala High Court allows bars only in 4 star, heritage hotels; those in 2, 3 star hotels to close down 10 hours 20 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Backing the Kerala government decision, the high court on Thursday allowed bars only in four star and heritage hotels. The court has ordered that bars in all two star and three star hotels to be closed down. The government had announced its new liquor policy on August 14 this year and...
  • Kerala youth, Yuva Morcha at loggerheads over 'Kiss of Love' campaign against moral policing 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a move against moral policing, the youth in Kerala have called on people to participate in a 'Kiss of Love' protest on November 2. But the planned protest hasn't gone down well with many. A group of volunteers gathered at Kochi's marine drive to promote the protest planned on...
  • ISL: FC Pune City gear up for second home game 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    Pune: Having registered their first win at home, FC Pune City are gearing up to take on Kerala Blasters with renewed confidence in the Indian Super League football here on Thursday. A day ahead of the game, the Pune franchise got its first official celebrity fan in Bollywood actress Esha Gupta. Following...
  • Indian Super League: Fan base critical to clubs' survival and success 16 hours 4 minutes ago

    When Robin van Persie scored the equalising goal for Manchester United against Chelsea on Sunday evening, I jumped up from my bed in exultation, punching the air and whooping in primal joy. Two days earlier, when Felipe de Castro scored deep into injury time for NorthEast United FC, consigning Mumbai...
  • Kerala: Police say no to 'Kiss of Love' Yesterday

    Kochi: The proposed 'A Kiss of Love' programme on November 2 on the Marine Drive grounds, planned as a protest against moral policing, will not be given police permission, a top police official said on Wednesday. A group of Facebook users had called for the programme...
  • 'Kiss of love' volunteers attacked by alleged moral police in Kerala Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: "Kiss of love'" volunteers have been attacked by the alleged 'moral' police while they were at marine drive propagating the programme they are organising on November 2. Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or...
  • 20 Keralites in Arabian Business '100 Indian Power List' 2 days ago

    Dubai: As many as 20 entrepreneurs and professionals from Kerala have been named in the annual list of 100 powerful Indians in the Gulf countries with people from the southern state also bagging the top two positions. The 'Indian Power List', published by Arabian Business, a leading business magazine, has also...
  • Kerala: Couples in the waiting for 4 years for child adoption, only 72 kids on the list for 800 applicants 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: At least 800 childless couples in Kerala are waiting to adopt a child, but the availability of children in orphanages is a big issue as just 72 are waiting for adoption. The couples say the legal procedures are daunting. Ambika and Anil Kumar have not been able to have a...
  • Kiss and hug in public: Youngsters' protest against Yuva Morcha's moral policing 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a strong reply to 'moral policing' by Yuva Morcha workers, some youngsters have decided to organise a programme at Kochi's Marine Drive in protest of last week's vandalism in a Kozhikode restaurant. According to reports, the event is slated to take place on November 2 where people are open...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata held to 1-1 draw by spirited Kerala Blasters 4 days ago

    Kolkata, October 26 A depleted Atletico de Kolkata, without star forward Fikru Teferra, put up a spirited show but could not score that elusive winner settling for a 1-1 draw against a lucky Kerala Blasters FC in their fifth ISL encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium, here on Sunday. Atletico...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 13 4 days ago

    Perched on top of the table, Atletico de Kolkata will look to consolidate the lead when they face a struggling Kerala Blasters FC in a battle of leaders and laggards in the Indian Super League on Sunday. Kolkata are three points clear of NorthEast United FC in the points table. More than...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' skipper Orji hails assistant coach influence 4 days ago

    Kerala Blasters FC playmaker and captain Penn Orji hopes his team will right its wrongs, fight back and come good in the matches coming up next after the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned franchise lost both its matches to start their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign on a sorry note. Speaking to IBNLive...
  • ISL 2014: Top-placed Kolkata square off against Kerala Blasters 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Perched on top of the table, Atletico de Kolkata will look to consolidate the lead when they face a struggling Kerala Blasters FC in a battle of leaders and laggards in the Indian Super League on Sunday. Kolkata are three points clear of NorthEast United FC in the points table. More...
  • ISL can take Indian football forward, says Kerala Blasters assistant coach 5 days ago

    Kolkata: The new-found professionalism, thanks to the Indian Super League can really take the Indian football forward, Kerala Blasters FC assistant coach Trevor Morgan said on Saturday. "There has been good playing surfaces. Organisation has been fantastic, the whole thing has just become more professional. It needs that injection as well....
  • RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi 5 days ago

    Thiruvanathapuram/New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has distanced itself from an article on Nehru-Gandhi-Godse written by a BJP leader in Kerala. The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard. An article that appeared in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' on...
  • Security remains high at Kochi airport 5 days ago

    Kochi: Security remained high at the Kochi airport for the second day on Saturday in the wake of a threat of a bomb explosion or a possible suicide attack on a flight on the Mumbai-Kochi sector and a review will take place on Monday. The security at the airport had been...
  • Despite Congress's warning, Tharoor takes up PM Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, to clean Thiruvananthapuram beach on Saturday 6 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: He may have been axed as the Congress spokesperson for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge. Tharoor tweeted on Friday saying that he will take part in the campaign at a beach in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. "Vizhinjam...
  • Kerala liquor sale falls after new liquor policy 6 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sales have fallen with the new liquor policy being in force in Kerala since September, a minister said on Friday. Excise Minister K Babu told reporters that ever since the Congress-led UDF government assumed office in 2011, the rate of growth of liquor sales, which stood at 21 per cent,...
  • Airports put on high alert after email threatens terror attack on Air India flights 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A high alert has been sounded in the Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Kochi airports following threat of a possible terror attack on Air India flights. Sources say that two Air India flights will be targeted by suicide bombers. Friday night flight from Ahmedabad to Mumbai and Saturday's early morning...
  • Indian man reunited with family after 40 years in Dubai 1 week ago

    Dubai: An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said. Now in his 60s, Abdulla Punathil Usman has been working as a cook in an Arab national's...
  • Japanese business delegation to visit Kerala in November 1 week ago

    Kochi: A 40-member Japanese business delegation will be on a three-day visit to Kerala from November 6 to identify areas of cooperation with the state, especially Kochi. Said to be the biggest ever visit by officials from any country to the state, the event is being organised by Sanin India Association...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' player-manager David James rues lack of training 1 week ago

    Chennai: Disappointed and frustrated after losing two games on the trot, player-manager of Kerala Blasters FC, David James, believes his team lacked the killer instinct. Kerala are languishing at the bottom of the table having lost both their games so far in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League. They...
  • ISL 2014: Chennaiyin FC off to a winning start at home October 22, 2014

    Goals from Elano Blumer and Bernard Mendy gave Chennaiyin FC 2-1 win over Kerala Blasters FC. ...