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Heavy rains continue to lash parts of Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in seven districts
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Heavy rains continue to lash parts of Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in seven districts

The IMD issued an Orange alert in the districts of Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod for today.

Kerala announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased migrant workers from West Bengal
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Kerala announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased migrant workers from West Bengal

The state labour department also informed that necessary steps will be taken to transport the bodies of the labourers to West Bengal

Kerala Lottery 2022: Result of Win Win W 658 to be released by 3 pm, first price Rs 75 lakh
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Kerala Lottery 2022: Result of Win Win W 658 to be released by 3 pm, first price Rs 75 lakh

Ticket holders must check their ticket number with the winning numbers published in the Kerala Government Gazette

Kerala government to dilute powers of Lokayukta; Opposition Congress, BJP cries foul
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Kerala government to dilute powers of Lokayukta; Opposition Congress, BJP cries foul

The Left government in Kerala has reportedly decided to amend the Lokayukta Act, charging that it was to 'undermine' the powers of the ombudsman and to facilitate corruption

Kerala tells SC no amount of rejuvenation can perpetuate 126-yr-old Mullaperiyar dam
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Kerala tells SC no amount of rejuvenation can perpetuate 126-yr-old Mullaperiyar dam

The government said the only permanent solution for removing the 'eternal threat owing to the safety concerns' of the dam is to build a new dam in the downstream reaches of the existing dam

Kerala hails SC verdict on Plus One exams; education minister says many students wanted offline exam for Class 11
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Kerala hails SC verdict on Plus One exams; education minister says many students wanted offline exam for Class 11

Reacting to the verdict, state General Education Minister V Sivankutty said a majority of students wanted to write the examination offline and it will be held without creating any difficulties for them.

SC puts Kerala govt's decision to hold offline exams from 6 September on pause
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SC puts Kerala govt's decision to hold offline exams from 6 September on pause

According to the health ministry data, the state continues to contribute 70 percent of the cases in the country

Kerala directs government employees to submit 'no dowry' affidavit within one month of marriage
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Kerala directs government employees to submit 'no dowry' affidavit within one month of marriage

As per new rules, the 'anti-dowry' affidavit has to be signed duly by the employee’s wife, father, and father-in-law

Kerala extends COVID-19 lockdown till 30 May; 'triple shutdown' to end in three districts, says Pinarayi Vijayan
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Kerala extends COVID-19 lockdown till 30 May; 'triple shutdown' to end in three districts, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The chief minister said that the "triple lockdown" will continue in Malappuram as the test positivity rate has remained high in the district

Kerala govt formation: CPI names J Chinchu Rani, three other newcomers in Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet
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Kerala govt formation: CPI names J Chinchu Rani, three other newcomers in Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet

CPM veteran Pinarayi Vijayan was Tuesday elected its Parliamentary party leader, paving the way for his successive stint as the Chief Minister of Kerala

IMD issues rainfall warning for Kerala, Lakshadweep; low pressure likely to form over Arabian Sea
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IMD issues rainfall warning for Kerala, Lakshadweep; low pressure likely to form over Arabian Sea

The weather department has predicted heavy rains and strong winds in Kerala and Lakshadweep for the next five days

'You are looting people': Kerala HC slams private hospitals, lauds LDF govt's price cap on COVID-19 treatment
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'You are looting people': Kerala HC slams private hospitals, lauds LDF govt's price cap on COVID-19 treatment

The Pinarayi Vijayan government has capped the price of the general ward at Rs 2,500, which includes nursing, boarding, blood transfusion, and oxygen services

Narendra Modi compares LDF to Judas at Palakkad rally, says govt 'betrayed Kerala for few pieces of gold'
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Narendra Modi compares LDF to Judas at Palakkad rally, says govt 'betrayed Kerala for few pieces of gold'

Addressing his first election rally in Kerala, the BJP leader also slammed the LDF govt over the Sabarimala issue and criticised the UDF over corruption

Kerala governor reads out speech critical of Centre, says it
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Kerala governor reads out speech critical of Centre, says it "overstepped constitutional contours"

Khan also read out in full length the remarks against thefarm laws, against which the Kerala Assembly had unanimously passed a resolution on 31 December demanding its immediate withdrawal

Kerala health minister instructs officials to ensure efficiency in combating health issues due to Cyclone Burevi
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Kerala health minister instructs officials to ensure efficiency in combating health issues due to Cyclone Burevi

Minister KK Shailaja told hospitals to keep emergency medicines, including anti-snake venom, available and said that hospital should arrange to deal with mass causalities in emergency department

Kerala govt to move SC after HC dismisses plea to transfer trial against Dileep in sexual assault case
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Kerala govt to move SC after HC dismisses plea to transfer trial against Dileep in sexual assault case

Both the Kerala government and the survivor have alleged that the trial judge at Kerala High Court refused to record certain portions of the survivor's testimony without any justification, despite repeated requests by the prosecutor.

LDF stages 'people's protests' across Kerala, accuses Centre of blocking development projects via probe agencies
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LDF stages 'people's protests' across Kerala, accuses Centre of blocking development projects via probe agencies

The "Janakeeya Koottayma" (people's gathering) was held from 5 pm to 6 pm at 25,000 centres and the Front claimed that around 25 lakh people participated

COVID-19 tally in Kerala crosses 4 lakh with 7,020 new cases today; Thrissur district reports highest number
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COVID-19 tally in Kerala crosses 4 lakh with 7,020 new cases today; Thrissur district reports highest number

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said of the fresh cases, 168 people arrived from outside the state, 6,037 were infected through contact, and the source of infection for 734 was unknown

After Kerala onion prices shoot up, state government to sell them at Rs 50 per kg
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After Kerala onion prices shoot up, state government to sell them at Rs 50 per kg

The decision was taken in a review meeting on Thursday, even as the prices of onions and shallots (small onions) have risen to Rs 90 and Rs 120 respectively in the last week

Kerala says low COVID-19 mortality is 'silver lining' as daily cases cross 10k; India's tally nears 70 lakh
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Kerala says low COVID-19 mortality is 'silver lining' as daily cases cross 10k; India's tally nears 70 lakh

Doctors in West Bengl say people's "careless attitude" in wearing masks and following health safety norms in public places is leading to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in West Bengal