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Odd, amorphous amphibian could soon be honoured as Kerala's state frog
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Odd, amorphous amphibian could soon be honoured as Kerala's state frog

This purplish, puffy termite eater with a blister for a nose is native to the Western Ghats of India.

Indian Navy rescues five Kerala fishermen from sinking vessel off state's north coast; two of them sustain minor injuries
India

Indian Navy rescues five Kerala fishermen from sinking vessel off state's north coast; two of them sustain minor injuries

The fishermen from Kerala remained afloat without any life saving devices from 6.30 am till they were rescued. They were unable to swim or to seek help from other boats.

Pinarayi Vijayan lauds Kerala's fishermen for rescue efforts; thanks defence personnel, disaster response teams and volunteers
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Pinarayi Vijayan lauds Kerala's fishermen for rescue efforts; thanks defence personnel, disaster response teams and volunteers

Pinarayi Vijayan honoured the fishermen of Kerala who rescued 65,000 flood victims with pondas (shawls) and certificates of appreciation. The chief minister also thanked the armed forces, disaster response teams and hundreds of volunteers who joined in the rescue efforts during the floods.

'Kerala will always be grateful': State minister says fishermen rescued 65,000 people marooned during floods
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'Kerala will always be grateful': State minister says fishermen rescued 65,000 people marooned during floods

Kerala's fisheries minister said fishermen in 669 mechanised boats rescued 65,000 people marooned during the floods, braving the torrential rains.

Unsung saviours of Kerala floods: From Trivandrum to Kozhikode, fishermen take inspiration from Ockhi tragedy
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Unsung saviours of Kerala floods: From Trivandrum to Kozhikode, fishermen take inspiration from Ockhi tragedy

If there was one defining moment that stood out among the endless efforts made to salvage the hapless victims of Kerala's worst-ever floods, it was that of a young man offering his back as a stepping board for the women of Vengara in Malappuram to board an NDRF rescue boat.

Protests mount in Kerala’s coastal villages as Cyclone Ockhi leave behind death, devastation; fisherfolk cry govt apathy
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Protests mount in Kerala’s coastal villages as Cyclone Ockhi leave behind death, devastation; fisherfolk cry govt apathy

Anger towards the state and central govt is rising across coastal villages in Kerala as families of fishermen, who went missing after Cyclone Ockhi hit the Arabian Sea, fear an uncertain future

Cyclone Ockhi leaves 16 dead, 100 missing in India and Sri Lanka, moves towards Lakshadweep archipelago
India

Cyclone Ockhi leaves 16 dead, 100 missing in India and Sri Lanka, moves towards Lakshadweep archipelago

Cyclone Ockhi may have moved away from Kerala’s borders and has intensified into a severe storm on Friday and moved to the Arabian Sea

UN won't get involved with Italian marines facing trial in India
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UN won't get involved with Italian marines facing trial in India

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesman refused on Monday to be drawn into the controversy surrounding the two Italian marines facing trial in India over the killing of two fisherman.

Italy FM hopes marines get 'fair, positive' trial in India
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Italy FM hopes marines get 'fair, positive' trial in India

Italy's new Foreign Minister Emma Bonino today said she hopes the case of two Italian marines awaiting trial in India for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen would reach a "fair, positive and acceptable solution."

US refuses to get involved in diplomatic row between India, Italy over marines
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US refuses to get involved in diplomatic row between India, Italy over marines

"This sounds like an issue between India and Italy, not an issue for us," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters at her daily news conference.

Italian marines row: SC may pose tough questions to envoy today
India

Italian marines row: SC may pose tough questions to envoy today

Some legal experts feel that Mancini can be hauled up by the apex court for contempt and that he cannot seek diplomatic immunity.

We are on solid legal ground in seeking international arbitration: Italy
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We are on solid legal ground in seeking international arbitration: Italy

"We have juridically solid reasons to proceed in the direction of international arbitration," Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi told reporters.

AIDMK, DMK lash out at govt over arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka
India

AIDMK, DMK lash out at govt over arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka

Angry members from DMK, a key constituent of the ruling UPA, today targeted the government in Parliament over frequent arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, saying it has become the "weakest" in protecting its own citizens.

Confident diplomatic row over marines will be resolved: Italy envoy
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Confident diplomatic row over marines will be resolved: Italy envoy

Describing the current standoff as "difficult moments" for the two countries, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini said he will not shy away from finding a solution.

Italian marines to be shifted to Delhi, will be under SC 'custody'
India

Italian marines to be shifted to Delhi, will be under SC 'custody'

The two Italian marines will be shifted to Delhi from Kerala and be under the 'custody' of the Supreme Court till the Centre constitutes a special court to hold their trial.

Wherever Italian marines are tried, I want justice: Kerala fisherman's widow
India

Wherever Italian marines are tried, I want justice: Kerala fisherman's widow

The wife of one of the two fishermen killed in the firing from Italian ship 'Enrica Lexie', today said what was important is that the victims' families get justice whether the case is conducted within Kerala or outside the state.

Krishna promises 'no compromise' on trial of Italian marines
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Krishna promises 'no compromise' on trial of Italian marines

India on Wednesday said it will "not compromise" on its stand that the two Italian marines held in Kerala over the killing of two fishermen will be tried in Indian courts as per the law of the land.

Kerala govt opposes bail plea of Italian marines
India

Kerala govt opposes bail plea of Italian marines

The Kerala government today opposed the bail pleas of two Italian marines, accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast on 15 February.

Kerala fisherman murders: How money is slowly killing the case
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Kerala fisherman murders: How money is slowly killing the case

First, the relatives of the two Kerala fishermen killed by Italian marines were bought off. Now the boat owner has also changed his story.

Kerala fishermen deaths: Families withdraw HC plea after settlement
India

Kerala fishermen deaths: Families withdraw HC plea after settlement

The families of the two fishermen decided to withdraw their petitions after the Italian government decided to award them Rs one crore each as compensation. They had opposed a plea by the Italian government to quash the FIR against the arrested marines.