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Malayalam poet Akkitham, a recipient of the Jnanpith Award, passes away at 94
Arts & Culture

Malayalam poet Akkitham, a recipient of the Jnanpith Award, passes away at 94

The Padma Shri awardee, Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was regarded as a prominent figure in modern Malayalam poetry and produced 43 works of literature during his lifetime.

31 dead in rain-related incidents in Telangana, Andhra, Maharashtra; heavy damage in Karnataka
India

31 dead in rain-related incidents in Telangana, Andhra, Maharashtra; heavy damage in Karnataka

While 15 people died in Hyderabad following incessant rainfall, 10 people were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh in the last 48 hours. In Maharashtra, six people died in a wall collapse triggered by heavy rains

Parvathy Thiruvothu quits AMMA over general secretary's 'can't bring back the dead' remark against ex-member
Entertainment

Parvathy Thiruvothu quits AMMA over general secretary's 'can't bring back the dead' remark against ex-member

Parvathy Thiruvothu has also "strongly demanded" the resignation of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) general secretary Edavela Babu.

Pinarayi Vijayan says arrest of tribal rights activist Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon case is 'unfortunate'
India

Pinarayi Vijayan says arrest of tribal rights activist Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon case is 'unfortunate'

Vijayan claimed the arrest of Swamy, who has been supporting the tribal agitations for land and forest rights, was a "move to muzzle dissenting voices"

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

Centre launches mass COVID-19 awareness drive; India's tally crosses 68 lakh, Delhi surpasses 3 lakh cases
India

Centre launches mass COVID-19 awareness drive; India's tally crosses 68 lakh, Delhi surpasses 3 lakh cases

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients also climbed to 85.25 percent as 58,27,704 persons have recuperated from the infection so far, the Union health ministry said.

In Unni R's latest work, a witch hunt for an invisible rooster exposes the foibles of a privileged, fanatical society
Arts & Culture

In Unni R's latest work, a witch hunt for an invisible rooster exposes the foibles of a privileged, fanatical society

Known for his short stories and screenplays, The Cock is the Culprit is Unni's first novel, which brilliantly exposes the patriarchy, politics, privilege and bigotry prevalent in Kerala society.

Hathras gangrape: SC seeks govt reply over witness protection; ex-BJP MLA booked over 'justice for accused' meet
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Hathras gangrape: SC seeks govt reply over witness protection; ex-BJP MLA booked over 'justice for accused' meet

Accusing the Yogi Adityanath government of trying to cover-up the crime with its affidavit in the SC, the Congress said the annexures in the affidavit were copied from the 'Black Lives movement in US'

An English translation of Nashtanayika narrates the poignant story of PK Rosy, the first heroine of Malayalam cinema
Arts & Culture

An English translation of Nashtanayika narrates the poignant story of PK Rosy, the first heroine of Malayalam cinema

In Vigathakumaran, Daniel essays the role of the hero, Jayachandran, but the star of the film is Rosy – a poor girl living in a thatched hut with her Amma, Appan and siblings – who portrays, Sarojini, a lady belonging to a Nair tharavad.

Kerala imposes Section 144 for a month due to COVID-19 surge, says gatherings pose threat of 'super spread'
India

Kerala imposes Section 144 for a month due to COVID-19 surge, says gatherings pose threat of 'super spread'

The state govt said restrictions will be imposed in containment zones and in areas where spread of infection is apprehended, however, the existing relaxations for events will continue

Bypolls to one Lok Sabha seat and 56 Assembly seats to be held on 3 and 7 Nov, announces EC
Politics

Bypolls to one Lok Sabha seat and 56 Assembly seats to be held on 3 and 7 Nov, announces EC

The Election Commission, however, also said that "at this stage" Assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal will not be held

NIA court gives life sentence to Kerala man for joining Islamic State, imposes fine of Rs 2.10 lakh
India

NIA court gives life sentence to Kerala man for joining Islamic State, imposes fine of Rs 2.10 lakh

The court charged Subahani Haja Moideen, who hails from Idukki, for criminal conspiracy and under Sections 20, 38, and 39 of UAPA

Translation of M Mukundan's Delhi: A Soliloquy, depicts the city's squalor as observed by its Malayali diaspora
Arts & Culture

Translation of M Mukundan's Delhi: A Soliloquy, depicts the city's squalor as observed by its Malayali diaspora

It took two years for the writer to paint a picture of Delhi which was far from the glamorous and ‘cosmetic’ construct of the city in those minds that have never truly visited the capital

KEAM 2020 rank list for admissions to Engineering and Pharmacy courses released at cee.kerala.gov.in
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KEAM 2020 rank list for admissions to Engineering and Pharmacy courses released at cee.kerala.gov.in

The scores of the candidates who appeared in KEAM 2020 was released on 9 September, 2020, by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Kerala

NIA arrests nine people with suspected Al Qaeda links from Kerala, West Bengal; firearms, body armour seized
India

NIA arrests nine people with suspected Al Qaeda links from Kerala, West Bengal; firearms, body armour seized

An NIA press release said that the agency "carried out the simultaneous raids at several locations in Ernakulam (Kerala) and Murshidabad (West Bengal)"

NIA questions Kerala minister KT Jaleel in gold smuggling case; Congress, BJP demand CM Pinarayi's resignation
India

NIA questions Kerala minister KT Jaleel in gold smuggling case; Congress, BJP demand CM Pinarayi's resignation

Responding to the Opposition, Kerala law minister AK Balan said Jaleel had not been arraigned as an accused, and that NIA's interrogation was to "seek information" as per protocol

CEE KEAM 2020: Results for entrance test to various UG courses in Kerala declared at www.cee.kerala.gov.in
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CEE KEAM 2020: Results for entrance test to various UG courses in Kerala declared at www.cee.kerala.gov.in

Students appear for the entrance test to take admission in engineering, architecture medical and pharmacy courses across colleges in Kerala

Kerala health official arrested for raping nurse; lured her on pretext of giving COVID-19 certificate, says police
India

Kerala health official arrested for raping nurse; lured her on pretext of giving COVID-19 certificate, says police

The incident came to light a day after a 19-year-old woman was raped by an ambulance driver as she was being shifted to a COVID care centre

Kesavananda Bharati, petitioner in case which led to judgment on basic structure of Constitution, passes away
India

Kesavananda Bharati, petitioner in case which led to judgment on basic structure of Constitution, passes away

The seer died of age-related ailments at the Edaneer Mutt in Kerala's Kasargod on at 3.30 am on Sunday, said police

Woman COVID-19 patient sexually abused by ambulance driver in Kerala’s Aranmula
India

Woman COVID-19 patient sexually abused by ambulance driver in Kerala’s Aranmula

The ambulance driver, Noufal, was dismissed from service and taken into custody. The police will record the victim's statement later