KERALA

  • Two Kerala Catholics to be declared saints in Vatican 3 hours 50 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    (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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 days 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' 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    (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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • ISL: David James confident of Kerala Blasters' good run in upcoming games November 12, 2014

    Kerala Blasters' player-boss David James is determined to keep the team's decent run of form going and has asked his teammates to keep the pressure on the table-toppers. Kerala have lost three games, won two, drawn two and are currently sixth in the points table. But the good thing for...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' Trevor Morgan heaps praise on defence November 12, 2014

    Kerala Blasters haven't conceded a goal in the last two matches and are slowly gaining momentum climbing up the table, which has pleased assistant coach Trevor Morgan who is proud of his team's rock solid defence. "In last two home games, we have managed to keep clean sheets; we got...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters looking for a home win against in-form Mumbai City November 12, 2014

    Kochi:<b> Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in their previous encounters. Kerala were drew...
  • Kerala: Four-year-old sexually assaulted by seniors in school hostel November 11, 2014

    Kozhikode: In a gruesome incident, a four-and-a-half year old girl has been sexually assaulted by two senior students in the school premises in Kerala's Kozhikode. The alleged crime took place 20 days back but the incident came to light on Monday when the child complained of health issues and her parents...
  • Vijay Hazare: Kerala post 133-run win over Hyderabad November 10, 2014

    Secundrabad: K B Pawan's superb century and 96-run knock by Rohan Prem steered Kerala to an imposing 133-run triumph over Hyderabad in a South Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Monday. Kerala's decision to bat first after winning the toss pay rich dividends as they went on to post...
  • Kerala High Court orders liquor shops on highways to shift, gives 2 weeks' time to act November 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the state government to shift all retail liquor shops located on the national and state highways. Acting Chief Justice Ashok Bhushan passed the order while hearing a public interest litigation that such shops on the highways make it easy for vehicle drivers to...
  • Kerala neurologist Dr Shyam VK takes health care to his patients' home November 10, 2014

    Kollam: Dr Shyam VK, a neurologist from Kollam in Kerala leads the way in health care sector. After finishing his rounds on a hectic day, he visits bed-ridden patients at their homes. The ESI super specialty hospital in Kollam where he works allows him to do house visits every Saturday. One...
  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos play out yet another draw against Kerala Blasters November 9, 2014

    Kochi: Delhi Dynamos continued with their winless streak as they played out a goal-less draw against Kerala Blasters in a high-intensity Indian Super League match on Sunday. After their back-to-back defeats at the hands of FC Goa and Mumbai City FC, Delhi Dynamos were searching for a win to boost their...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 27 November 9, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kerala Blasters FC are in good form and would look to build on the winning momentum at home in their Indian Super League encounter against Delhi Dynamos FC. Both the teams are coming after defeats. Kerala lost 0-1 against FC Goa in...
  • ISL can rival world's biggest soccer leagues, says Sachin Tendulkar November 9, 2014

    London: Cricket-obsessed India will embrace soccer like the rest of the world and the Indian Super League (ISL) could one day rival the sport's biggest competitions for popularity, cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar said on Friday. The ISL launched in India last month and has so far attracted a host of notable...
  • Delhi: Sangh Parivar members disrupt 'Kiss of Love' event held near RSS headquarters November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The "Kiss of Love" campaign reached the national capital on Saturday but was disrupted by Sangh Parivar members. The campaign against moral policing is underway near the RSS office in Delhi. The campaign started in Kochi in Kerala earlier in November 2014 after a group vandalised a restaurant accusing...
  • ISL: Zico rues FC Goa's inability to convert chances into goals November 7, 2014

    Legendary Brazilian footballer and the manager of Indian Super League franchise FC Goa, Zico, said his players created some opportunities but eventually failed to convert them into goals in the match against Kerala Blasters FC on Thursday. After a rather uneventful first half at the Kochi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, substitute Milagres...