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Passport offices to work on weekend


June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the surging demand for passports and glitches in online applications, the external affairs ministry Thursday announced that passport offices will remain open this weekend ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly again disrupted over twin murders


June 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Four bills were passed without any discussion Thursday as the Kerala assembly was disrupted for the third consecutive day by opposition legislators demanding immediate arrest of ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourned over murder controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was disrupted again Wednesday as opposition Left legislators harped on their demand that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator P.K. Basheer be arrested ... Read more...

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Chandy off to Delhi to discuss fifth berth controversy


April 15th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and state Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala left for Delhi Sunday to take up with the party high command the gifting of ... Read more...

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13 Passport Seva Kendras launched in Kerala


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 2 (IANS) Minister of External Affairs S.M.Krishna Monday launched 13 Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) in Kerala and said he will ensure that a few more are sanctioned when ... Read more...

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AMU alumni protest shelving of Bhopal centre


January 15th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University's Old Boys Association (AMU-OBA) Sunday criticised the Madhya Pradesh government's rejection of a proposal to set up the varsity's regional centre here.The ... Read more...

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Major hooch tragedies in India


December 15th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
More than 120 people were killed in a West Bengal village after consuming illicit liquor Tuesday night. Following are major hooch tragedies in India in the past few years:December 2011 - ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan meeting ‘dubious’ character raises eyebrows


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's meeting in the wee hours of Sunday with a man being probed by three government agencies has begun to ... Read more...

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Probe IT appointments made by Achuthanandan: IUML


October 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Oct 6 (IANS) Kerala's Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Thursday demanded a full fledged probe into all the appointments made in the IT department when former chief minister ... Read more...

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Kerala set for country’s biggest Ramzan gathering Friday


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala) Aug 22 (IANS) More than six lakh people are expected Friday at the largest Muslim prayer congregation at Swalath Nagar, near Malappuram, which is ready to host the ... Read more...

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Bihar offers land for AMU centre


May 27th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 27 (IANS) The Bihar government has offered 250 acres of contiguous land for an Aligharh Muslim University (AMU) centre, becoming the fourth such state after Kerala, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry


April 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, which goes to polls tomorrow.In Tamil Nadu, four and a half crore voters ... Read more...

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Violence in Kerala as poll campaign ends


April 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) The last day of the poll campaign in Kerala Monday saw violence and skirmishes at few places in which a state minister was also injured, ... Read more...

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From ‘crorepatis’ to poor, Kerala poll fray has them all


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 (IANS) One candidate has an enviable Rs.15 crore in assets while another has a paltry Rs.1,000 to his name. Candidates for the Kerala assembly polls come ... Read more...

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Kerala population grows to 33 mn, sex ratio also up


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) The population of Kerala increased 4.86 percent in the last decade from 31,838,618 to 33,387,677 and while its sex ratio, already the highest in the country, ... Read more...

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Aged 91, 87, 78… Kerala’s veterans will fight elections


March 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) At age 91, K.R. Gowri is still itching to contest Kerala's assembly elections. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan is 87 but is not ready to call it ... Read more...

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Highlights of Union Budget 2011-12 (Part-IV)


February 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Minister on Monday presented the Union Budget 2011-12 in the Parliament.Highlights of Union Budget 2011-12 are as follows:* New Companies Bill to be ... Read more...

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Kunhalikutty bought sex scandal victim’s silence, claims kin


February 14th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Feb 14 (IANS) Making more allegations against Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader P.K.Kunhalikutty, his close relative Monday said the leader was also involved in the Kothamangalam sex scandal in 1997 ... Read more...

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Be catalyst for change, Alva tells Muslim girls


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Millions of girls representing the rural poor, the scheduled castes and tribes, the minorities and the urban slums remain out of the educational umbrella because of the way ... Read more...

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Kerala ice cream parlour sex scandal case makes news


January 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday said if needed the government could order a re-investigation in the sensational Kozhikode ice cream parlour sex scandal case.This case saw the ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in second phase of Kerala polls


October 25th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Seven districts of Kerala saw brisk and peaceful polling Monday in the second phase of elections to local bodies, officials said.Voting began at 7 a.m. in Kottayam, Idukki, ... Read more...

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Moderate polling in Kerala, election official dies


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Moderate and peaceful polling was under way in the first phase of the Kerala local bodies elections in seven districts Saturday even as a polling official died after ... Read more...

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Battle lines drawn for Kerala local bodies polls


October 21st, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the United Democratic Front (UDF) are set to battle it out in two-phased local bodies polls in Kerala starting Saturday.The ... Read more...

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AMU plans new centres across India


October 17th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) opened its centres in West Bengal and Kerala, Muslims in five other states also want similar centres, AMU Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul ... Read more...

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Kerala Independent legislator to quit assembly


October 11th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Oct 11 (IANS) Kerala's Independent legislator Manjalamkulam Ali, who has been backed by the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Monday said he was resigning from the assembly as ... Read more...

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Plea against Aligarh Muslim University centres dismissed


October 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Oct 8 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a writ petition against the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) decision to set up two new centres at Malappuram in Kerala ... Read more...

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17 years on, one convicted in Muslim cleric’s murder


September 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 29 (IANS) Seventeen years after a Muslim cleric was murdered, a court here Wednesday found the main accused guilty but let off eight others for lack of evidence that ... Read more...

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Police sub-inspector shot dead in Kerala


September 12th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala) Sep 12 (IANS) A 53-year-old police sub-inspector of the Kalikavu police station was shot dead by an accused here Sunday when the former went to arrest him. Police said Vijayakrishnan and ... Read more...

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Rains play spoilsport on Eid in Kerala


September 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) Rains played spoilsport Friday morning in Kerala as Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were hurriedly shifted indoors from open Eidgahs and grounds across the state. But the showers didn't dampen spirits ... Read more...

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Kerala orders judicial probe into liquor deaths


September 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday announced a judicial probe into last week's liquor tragedy that claimed 23 lives in the state's Malappuram district. Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Toll in Kerala toddy tragedy rises to 23


September 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Sep 7 (IANS) The toll in the hooch tragedy in Kerala's Malappuram district has risen to 23 with six more deaths reported Tuesday, officials said. Among the dead were five people ... Read more...

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Kerala hooch death toll rises to 19


September 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Malappuram (Kerala), Sep 7 (ANI): The death toll in the twin hooch tragedy in Kerala's Malappuram district has risen to 19.The death toll is likely to go up as more people ... Read more...

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Nine killed after drinking toddy in Kerala


September 6th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Sep 6 (IANS) Nine people, including five from Tamil Nadu, died after consuming toddy from three liquor shops in this Kerala district, officials said Monday. The three toddy shops were located ... Read more...

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Muslims to take pledge against terrorism (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Muslims will collect in Kerala Monday to take a pledge against terrorism on the 26th night of Ramadan in which organisers say will be ... Read more...

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Large Muslim congregation to take pledge against terrorism


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Come Monday and Kerala will witness a large congregation of Muslim devotees taking a pledge against terrorism on the 26th night of Ramadan, which is considered particularly holy. ... Read more...

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