Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.
Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.
The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, while addressing the passing out parade of 2,362 police personnel said that 'Nava Keralam' can only be achieved if there was an environment of peace and communal harmony in the state.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was likely to be responding to the "Narcotic Jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop.
A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place. The outbreak, most probably spiraled out of bat-bitten Rambutan fruits.
The clash between the rival parties broke out on Monday night at Melur village in the politically volatile Kannur district
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said people holding responsible positions should desist from making statements causing communal discord.
The state’s daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 30,000 mark for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday.
BJP spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said Kerala is in the grip of COVID-19, and the state government is busy covering it up.
Besides addressing the threat aspects of the drones, the lab-cum-research centre is also envisaged to look at the utility part of the unmanned aerial vehicles
As soon as the call was made to the chief minister's phone, a case was registered at the Cantonment police station in Thiruvananthapuram.
With Onam just round the corner it is necessary that poor people have money in their hands, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a Facebook post.
According to reports, Kerala health minister Veena George said that the state’s Covid-19 vaccine stock will be depleted by Sunday
Claiming that Kerala had made no lapse in the immunisation drive, CM said the present situation was that the available vaccine stock was not enough to meet its demands.
Actor KTS Padannayil, popular for his comedy roles in various films, died in Kochi on Thursday morning.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on July 17 had announced the relaxations in Covid restrictions in view of the upcoming Bakrid festival.
The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.