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In Kerala's Chettikulangara Devi Temple, devotees set on defying ban on ritual involving piercing of boys with metal hooks
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In Kerala's Chettikulangara Devi Temple, devotees set on defying ban on ritual involving piercing of boys with metal hooks

The Chettikulangara Devi Temple in Alappuzha district of Kerala is all set to conduct the primitive ritual called 'chooral muriyal' in which midribs of young boys are pierced with gold or silver strings or bamboo strands, despite a ban on the ritual in 2016

50-year-old Sabarimala devotee burns to death: KSRTC stops plying buses as BJP's dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown begins
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50-year-old Sabarimala devotee burns to death: KSRTC stops plying buses as BJP's dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown begins

The dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the death of a Sabarimala devotee on Friday was a near success amid a few stray incidents of violence that prompted stern police warning.

Kerala local body bypolls: BJP's drubbing shows its communal politics effective in North doesn't work in southern state
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Kerala local body bypolls: BJP's drubbing shows its communal politics effective in North doesn't work in southern state

A political analyst said the LDF victory in the Kerala bypolls was the result of the strong stand that the state had taken on the Sabarimala subject.

How Kerala staved off a health crisis following the floods that ravaged the state in August
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How Kerala staved off a health crisis following the floods that ravaged the state in August

Kerala was faced with another potential health crisis post-floods — it has the highest number (5 million) of diabetes and hypertension patients in India. Many chronic patients had been left homeless, without access to their daily, critical dose of medicines.

96-yr-old Kerala woman tops state-run literacy programme, to receive merit certificate from Pinarayi Vijayan tomorrow
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96-yr-old Kerala woman tops state-run literacy programme, to receive merit certificate from Pinarayi Vijayan tomorrow

The state-run Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority launched the Aksharalaksham literacy programme on the occasion of Republic Day this year in order to achieve the target of 100 percent literacy.

Sister Anupama, nun who led protest in Kochi, heckled, asked to leave Father Kuriakose Kattuthara's funeral in Kerala
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Sister Anupama, nun who led protest in Kochi, heckled, asked to leave Father Kuriakose Kattuthara's funeral in Kerala

Kuriakose Kattuthara, a priest who had testified against Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Dasuya near Jalandhar.

Reliance Foundation donates Rs 21 crore to Kerala CM's Relief Fund; Nita Ambani visits Alappuzha district
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Reliance Foundation donates Rs 21 crore to Kerala CM's Relief Fund; Nita Ambani visits Alappuzha district

Assuring displaced people of timely relief and support, Ambani said that Reliance Foundation is committed to support the people of Kerala in this time of crisis

Kerala After Floods: Tourism hit with animal carcasses on backwaters, hill stations cut off;  Rs 25,165 cr needed for rebuilding
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Kerala After Floods: Tourism hit with animal carcasses on backwaters, hill stations cut off; Rs 25,165 cr needed for rebuilding

The stain of death and devastation wrought by Kerala’s worst flood in a century will take longer than a season to wash away.

Kerala, After The Flood: 70,000 people volunteer for clean-up drive in Kuttanad, aim to clear debris from 1 lakh buildings
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Kerala, After The Flood: 70,000 people volunteer for clean-up drive in Kuttanad, aim to clear debris from 1 lakh buildings

State Finance Minister Thomas Isaac and PWD Minister G Sudhakaran launched the drive in Kerala, where volunteers will clean around one lakh buildings in Kainakary, Nedumudi and other areas of Kuttanad in Alappuzha districts.

Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi to begin two-day visit to Chengannur, Alappuzha in deluge-affected areas from tomorrow
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Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi to begin two-day visit to Chengannur, Alappuzha in deluge-affected areas from tomorrow

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will pay a two-day visit to flood-affected areas of Kerala from Tuesday onwards.

Kerala, After The Flood: In relief camps, Onam celebrations bring joy to lives of people struggling to recover
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Kerala, After The Flood: In relief camps, Onam celebrations bring joy to lives of people struggling to recover

Keralites in most parts of the world skipped their harvest festival of Onam in solidarity with their brethren whose lives were devastated by the floods.

Kerala floods: Toll rises to 265 since 8 August, 36 still missing; Idukki district worst hit with 51 deaths
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Kerala floods: Toll rises to 265 since 8 August, 36 still missing; Idukki district worst hit with 51 deaths

The death toll in Kerala floods has touched 265 since 8 August while 36 people are still missing, the latest government figures show, even as the state prepares to mount a massive rehabilitation process for the displaced.

Kerala, After The Flood: Ravaged homes may push many to brink of mental breakdown as restoration becomes monumental task
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Kerala, After The Flood: Ravaged homes may push many to brink of mental breakdown as restoration becomes monumental task

Shocked by the sight of his ruined house, a 64-year-old person in Ernakulam allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday.

Kerala, After The Flood: District economies brace for a hit as deluge paralyses tourism industry
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Kerala, After The Flood: District economies brace for a hit as deluge paralyses tourism industry

After the floods, the Kerala government has yet to assess the extent of the loss and damage to the tourism industry.

Banks in Kerala decide to reschedule loans, waive fees for new cheque books to customers affected by floods
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Banks in Kerala decide to reschedule loans, waive fees for new cheque books to customers affected by floods

The state-level Bankers Committee, Kerala, at its emergency meeting on Tuesday also decided to announce a moratorium on education loan for a period of six months

Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief efforts
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Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief efforts

Pinarayi Vijayan chaired a meeting of Kerala cabinet, which decided to seek a special package from the Centre under the centrally-sponsored schemes including the latter's flagship rural employment programme

Kerala teenager ends life after flood destroys his Class 12 school certificates; many others panic as they lose Aadhaar, ration cards
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Kerala teenager ends life after flood destroys his Class 12 school certificates; many others panic as they lose Aadhaar, ration cards

Heartbroken on finding his class twelve certificates destroyed in the devastation caused by the deadly monsoon in Kerala, a 19-year-old boy, committed suicide, police said on Monday.

IMD predicts relief from rain for flood-battered Kerala, but Pinarayi Vijayan warns of rehabilitation challenge
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IMD predicts relief from rain for flood-battered Kerala, but Pinarayi Vijayan warns of rehabilitation challenge

As the flood situation in Kerala improves, IMD said 'heavy rain' is expected only in three districts. Pinarayi Vijayan said rehabilitation is the next challenge.

Kerala floods LIVE updates: IMD says no heavy rain warning for next four days; 22,034 more rescued today
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Kerala floods LIVE updates: IMD says no heavy rain warning for next four days; 22,034 more rescued today

Kerala floods LIVE updates: IMD says no heavy rain warning in state for next four days; 22,034 more people rescued on Sunday.

Kerala floods: Extent of crisis leaves people in Kuttanad bewildered, district administration seeks navy's help
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Kerala floods: Extent of crisis leaves people in Kuttanad bewildered, district administration seeks navy's help

Many appeared bewildered in the region of Kuttanad in Kerala, when floods returned with an increased ferocity on Wednesday.