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Kerala’s health sector gets Rs.2,150 crore investment


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) DM Healthcare, a leading conglomerate in the country and the Middle East, Tuesday announced an investment of over Rs.2,150 crore to create 3,100 hospital beds ... Read more...

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Kerala forests suspected to shelter Maoists: Police


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Police suspect the presence of Maoists in the forests across Kerala but is unsure of their activities, a top police officer said here Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Railways to get new coach manufacturing plant


February 16th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) In order to meet the increasing demand for railway coaches, the union cabinet Thursday approved setting up of a new unit for manufacturing the state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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Chandy hopes Mullaperiyar issue will be amicably resolved


December 12th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Dec 12 (IANS) With an amicable solution to the Kerala-Tamil Nadu tangle over the 115-year-old leaking Mullaperiyar Dam not yet in sight, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said ... Read more...

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Kerala MPs demand PM’s intervention on Mullaperiyar dam


November 28th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Parliament members from Kerala Monday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in the Mullaperiyar dam controversy, saying the earthen dam was not safe and ... Read more...

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Mohanlal set for 300th film


August 7th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, in the news lately over the Income Tax department raids on his house and office, completes 300 films in a career of over ... Read more...

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Southern Railway plans to improve infrastructure


June 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Southern Railway will be spending around Rs.1,700 crore this fiscal on improving its infrastructure, an official said Thursday.Speaking to reporters here after releasing the new railway ... Read more...

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Malayalma star Prithviraj marries childhood friend Supriya


April 25th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala) April 25 (IANS) Upcoming star Prithviraj Monday tied the knot with his childhood journalist friend Supriya Menon at a private function here."Just 30 people took part in the ... Read more...

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People will give us another mandate: Achuthanandan


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ambalapuzha (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) Star campaigner of Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, Wednesday expressed confidence that the people will give the government another mandate.Emerging from ... Read more...

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Enthusiastic voting in Kerala elections (Third Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded briskly and peacefully in Kerala Wednesday with more than 30 percent turnout in the first four hours of voting. Both the ruling Left Democratic ... Read more...

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Polling proceeds smoothly in Kerala (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Moderate to lengthy queues were seen outside most of Kerala's 20,758 polling booths Wednesday as voting for the assembly elections gathered pace.Election officials said 4.5 ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Kerala (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Voting is under way across Kerala to elect a 140-member assembly.Moderate to lengthy queues were seen in almost all the polling booths and 4.5 percent of ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi is an Amul baby: Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday hit out at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's comment on his age by calling him an "Amul baby".Gandhi, ... Read more...

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‘Not fair’, Sushma says to chopper landing denial


April 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) "Really not fair", is how BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday tweeted her ire over her chopper being denied landing permission in Palakkad in Kerala ... Read more...

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Woman candidate files complaint against Achuthanandan


April 6th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala) April 6 (IANS) Lathika Subhash of the Congress, who is Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's rival in the state assembly polls from Malampuzha constituency, Wednesday filed two complaints ... Read more...

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Govt.’s move to allow more FDI in agri sector will hurt farmer’s interests: Karat


April 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Thrissur, Apr 1 (ANI): Campaigning ahead of April 13 Kerala assembly polls, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) General Secretary Prakash Karat today said the Union Government's move to allow more Foreign ... Read more...

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The uniqueness of being Vidya Balan


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) She took people back to the black and white era with her role in the period film "Parineeta". Then came her fashion faux pas ... Read more...

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Keralites hail CM Achutanandan’s decision to contest polls


March 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 21 (ANI): Residents of Kerala's Palakkad District have welcomed Chief Minister VS Achutanandan's decision to contest the upcoming assembly polls."It was hard to believe when we came to know of ... Read more...

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Rival Kerala fronts face problems


March 20th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) With assembly elections just three weeks away, Kerala's main rival fronts are besieged by problems of varying kinds.While the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has announced ... Read more...

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Kerala polls : CPI (M) reverses decision, fields Achuthanandan from Malampuzha


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 18 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist), which was under massive public pressure over its decision to drop Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan from contesting the April 13 Kerala Assembly ... Read more...

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Kerala to launch e-governance project Friday


December 14th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 (IANS) The Kerala government's 'e-District' project - which would make various government services available online - will be launched at Kannur and Palakkad districts Friday, an offcial said.Under the ... Read more...

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Cheers break out at Preeja’s home


November 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Nov 21 (IANS) The prayers of Preeja Sreedharan's mother have been answered. As Preeja breasted the tape to win the gold in the women's 10,000 meters at the Asian Games, ... 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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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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Anupam Kher to attend Tharoor’s wedding reception


August 29th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher is heading to Dubai to attend the wedding reception of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor who recently tied the knot with Sunandha Pushkar. The ... Read more...

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Farmers take part in traditional cattle race in Kerala village


August 27th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehovah GPalakkad (Kerala), Aug 27 (ANI): Cattle-racing in Chidali village of Kerala's Palakkad district attracted farmers from different parts of the state on Friday.The cattle race Club as a part of ... Read more...

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Technical snag delays Tharoor, Sunanda’s honeymoon trip to Dubai, Spain


August 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Aug.24 (ANI): A technical snag in an Emirates Airline flight forced Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor and his wife Sunanda Pushkar to delay their honeymoon in Dubai and ... Read more...

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Tharoor’s honeymoon trip starts with technical snag


August 24th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor and wife Sunanda Pushkar didn't have a very pleasant start to their honeymoon that takes them to Dubai and Spain. While their flight took off ... Read more...

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Gala reception of newly wed Tharoor- Sunanda


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (ANI): Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, who married his long-time friend Sunanda Pushkar in a traditional Malayali wedding at his ancestral house in Palakkad ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor Ties The Knot With Sunanda Pushkar In Traditional Ceremony


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Palakkad, India, Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former external affairs minister Shashi Tharoor tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Sunanda Pushkar in a traditional wedding ceremony that was held at ... Read more...

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Tharoor, Pushkar are man and wife (Second Lead)


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 22 (IANS) At about 8.30 a.m., Shashi Tharoor tied the auspicious 'thali' around long-time friend Sunanda Pushkar's neck, exchanged jasmine garlands with her and presented her ... Read more...

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Tharoor-Pushkar tie knot in Kerala


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 22 (ANI): Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Sunday tied nuptial knots with his friend Sunanda Pushkar in a traditional Malayali wedding at his ... Read more...

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Tharoor-Pushkar tie knot in Kerala


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 22 (IANS) MP Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar tied the knot at his ancestral home near here Sunday morning in a typical Kerala Hindu tradition. Performing rituals as per ... Read more...

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Tharoor-Pushkar to wed before grandmother, visit Dubai, Spain


August 21st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 21 (IANS) MP Shashi Tharoor and fiancee Sunanda Pushkar, who are set to tie the knot at his ancestral home near here in the presence of ... Read more...

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