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  • RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi 7 hours 53 minutes 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 8 hours 9 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days ago

    Goals from Elano Blumer and Bernard Mendy gave Chennaiyin FC 2-1 win over Kerala Blasters FC. ...
  • NCP Kerala unit asks party to reconsider support to BJP 3 days ago

    Kochi: Kerala unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is opposed to the party's offer of unconditional outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra, appealed the party to reconsider the decision. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the state unit here tonight, as majority of...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC edge past Kerala Blasters 2-1 in 'Southern' derby 4 days ago

    The Southern derby of the Indian Super League ended with the home team Chennaiyin FC clinching a 2-1 win through an Elano penalty and a Bernard Mendy screamer. While the master Brazilian converted a penalty in the first half, Frenchman and former Hull City wingback Mendy came in with an audacious...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 9 4 days ago

    Full time: Goals from Elano Blumer and Bernard Mendy gave Chennaiyin FC 2-1 win over Kerala Blasters FC. Iain Hume scored the equaliser for for Kerala Blasters FC in the 50th minute but a stunning a strike from Mendy gave Chennai the victory. 75 minute: Bojan Djordjic comes off, with Bruno...
  • ISL 2014: Rain threat looms over Chennaiyin FC's first home game 4 days ago

    Chennai: The threat of rain looms large over the Indian Super League clash on Tuesday between the Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here. The meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy sky with a shower or thunderstorm in the night. It has been raining heavily in...
  • Kerala: 45-year-old woman dies after being set ablaze in a train compartment 4 days ago

    Kannur: A 45-year-old woman in Kerala was set ablaze in a train compartment on Monday night. The incident happened in Kannur to Alappuzha Express train at 4:40 am and the woman succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday morning. The train was to depart at 5 AM and there was no...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC take on Kerala Blasters FC in 'South India' derby 4 days ago

    Chennai: After kicking off their Indian Super League campaign with an away win against FC Goa, Chennaiyin FC will be looking for an encore when they take on Kerala Blasters FC in the their first home match on Wednesday. While Chennaiyin will look to consolidate their position in the points table,...
  • Kerala Blasters FC's Renedy Singh ready for 'South Indian' derby 4 days ago

    Chennaiyin FC will look to consolidate their position in the points table while Kerala Blasters FC will be seeking to open their account when they take on each other in the ISL. ...
  • Passengers stranded at Saudi airport as Air India flight gets delayed by over 40 hours 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 200 passengers were left stranded at the Dammam airport in Saudi Arabia after an Air India flight was delayed by over 40 hours. The Air India flight slated to take off on October 18 was grounded due to technical snag. A part had to be sent from...
  • ISL most organised Indian football tournament to date: Penn Orji 5 days ago

    Kerala Blasters' playmaker and captain Penn Orji is convinced that Indian Super League is the only way up for Indian football, and he is excited about the new format. Orji, who has already played in the I-League for East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting, also feels that even though I-League will remain...
  • NCP Kerala unit unhappy over offer of support to BJP 5 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Kerala, a component of the CPI(M)-led LDF, has conveyed its reservations to the central leadership over the offer of support to the BJP to form the government in Maharashtra. The state unit voiced objection to the "unilateral way" the support was offered by the central...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies 1 week ago

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • Malayalam film personality MT Vasudevan Nair wins Kerala Government's JC Daniel Award for Cinema 1 week ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent Malayalam writer and film personality MT Vasudevan Nair was today conferred the Kerala Government's prestigious JC Daniel Award for Cinema. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy presented the award instituted in memory of J C Daniel, who made the first silent movie 'Vigathakumaram' in Kerala. Speaking on the occasion, Nair, who was...
  • ISL: Develop football in India from grass root level, says Michael Chopra October 14, 2014

    Indian-origin English footballer Michael Chopra, who plays for the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters in the inaugural Indian Super League, says India should focus on developing football from the grass root level. "India need to focus on the grassroot development and should groom the talent from a young age. Coming from...
  • ISL: NorthEast United start campaign with a win against Kerala October 14, 2014

    NorthEast United edged past Kerala 1-0 as the 45th minute strike from Koke sealed the deal to hand all three points to the Guwahati-based club. ...
  • ISL 2014: Koke's goal gives NorthEast United FC 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters October 13, 2014

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC started their Indian Super League campaign on a positive note against the Sachin Tendulkar-owned franchisee Kerala Blasters thanks to a solo goal from Spanish striker Koke in the 45th minute that turned out to be the difference between both the sides on Monday at the Indira...
  • ISL will change the face of Indian football: Sachin Tendulkar October 13, 2014

    Guwahati: Sachin Tendulkar feels that Indian Super League has begun on the right note and the "fantastic start" on Sunday would be a huge boost towards changing the face of the game in the country. Tendulkar is one of the co-owners of the ISL franchise Kerala Blasters FC which is being...
  • As it happened: ISL Match 2, NorthEast United FC vs Kerala Blasters October 13, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The home team, NorthEast United FC, will face Kerala Blasters FC in what would be a tournament opener for both the teams after a gala opening and Atletico de Kolkata's win on Sunday. The Ricki Herbert-coached home side will bank on...
  • ISL 2014: North-east gears up to welcome India's football festival October 13, 2014

    Guwahati: North-east India has long been one of India's footballing hotbeds and the excitement here in the city ahead of Indian Super League's first match shows that in full light. The supporters can be seen flaunting their favourite team jerseys and singing the team's anthem outside the stadium as the...
  • ISL: Kerala Basters' striker Andrew Barisic wants to win golden boot award October 13, 2014

    Guwahati: Kerala Blasters may not be the favourites to win the inaugural Indian Super League title but the team's leading marksman Andrew Barisic believes he has the ability to emerge as the competition's highest goal scorer and win the Golden Boot along with the trophy for his team on December...