Kerala

Kerala tops Niti Aayog’s health index, UP at the bottom

  New Delhi: Government think tank Niti Aayog released its annual Health Index report on Monday. Kerala tops the list of larger states in terms of performance in the health sector, as per Niti Aayog’s report titled ‘The Healthy States, Progressive India’. This is the fourth edition of the survey which has 24 indicators to...

Kerala: RSS worker hacked to death in Palakkad

Palakkad: A worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was hacked to death in Palakkad district of Kerala on Monday morning. The killers were allegedly by members of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), the political wing of Popular Front of India. The deceased was identified as A Sanjith (26). He was going with...

Kerala floods: IMD issues warning, predicts more rain till Oct 24

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of more rain in Kerala and said that the current respite from heavy rains is temporary. The weather agency has issued a yellow alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Pallakkad on Tueday. For Wednesday and Thursday, an orange alert has been issued...

Kerala’s Padmanabha Swamy Temple trust, too, to face audit: Supreme Court

SC had ordered an audit of past 25 years of the Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala New Delhi: The earlier order by the Supreme Court directing an audit of finances of the centuries-old famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Kerala includes the trust attached with it, the apex court noted on Wednesday. It also said...

Covid-19: India reports 35,662 cases, 281 deaths in 24 hours

Over 2.5 crore doses of Covid-19 were administered on Friday, the highest in a single day New Delhi: The country reported 35,662 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 281 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The active caseload of Covid-19 in...

Covid-19: India reports 33,376 new cases, 308 deaths in 24 hours

73 crore vaccine doses of Covid-19 administered so far New Delhi: India witnessed a drop in the daily number of Covid-19 cases in 24 hours. The country reported 33,376 new cases in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 308 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. With...

Kannur University in Kerala includes Savarkar, Golwalkar in curriculum; triggers row

Higher education minister R Bindu seeks explanation from Kannur University VC Kannur: The inclusion of Vir Savarkar and MS Golwalkar in the syllabus for students of MA at Kannur University has triggered a major row, with the government being accused of attempting to saffronize education. According to a report, the inclusion of the text in...

Covid-19: India reports 31,222 cases, 290 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The daily figure of Covid-19 cases across the country saw a drop with 31,222 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday morning. As many as 290 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The active caseload of Covid-19 is 3.92 lakh, while over 3.22...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Kerala facing Nipah threat

At a time when the COVID-19 virus is wreaking havoc in Kerala, another virus Nipah has raised concerns for the state as well as the Centre. Notably, a 12-year-old boy reportedly died due to the Nipah virus in the southern state’s Kozhikode district, which has been confirmed after the boy’s samples were sent to Pune’s...

Covid-19: India reports 46,759 cases, 509 deaths

New Delhi: While the vaccination figures have surged in the country, the daily number of new cases of Covid-19 in India, too, has increased. The country reported 46,759 fresh cases of infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 509 patients succumbed to the infection during this period....

This state in India reported the maximum breakthrough COVID-19 infections

India has registered over 87,000 cases of breakthrough COVID-19 infections and 46% of these breakthrough cases have been reported from the southern state of Kerala. Notably, these 87,000 people had contracted the deadly viral infection even after taking the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, a news channel reported citing health ministry sources. The development...

IMA warns Kerala govt to refrain from easing COVID restrictions for Bakrid, threatens to move court—Here’s why

The Kerala government has been warned by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) against easing COVID-19 safety guidelines for the Eid-al-Adha celebrations citing the threat of an impending third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, the Kerala government has declared the easing of the COVID restrictions for three days starting Sunday due to the Bakrid celebrations...