The passport belonged to a teenaged boy from Kunnamkulam in Thrissur district.
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.
When the book triggered a row after various Muslim outfits asked the government to confiscate it, the church authorities expressed regret on Wednesday and clarified that they did not intend to hurt any religion or faith and aimed only to keep the youth rooted in the Christianity.
The Air India Express crash last year, involving a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, killed 21 people, including two pilots, and injured several others at Kozhikode airport.
Samples of 21 others have been sent for testing and the results of the same are awaited.
The boy's samples sent to the Pune National Institute of Virology confirmed the presence of Nipah virus.
The cases have been registered against actors including Mammooty, Ramesh Pisharody and 300 others for COVID-19 protocol violation.
The southern state on Wednesday alone recorded 22,056 fresh COVID-19 cases, which accounts for more than half of India's total coronavirus tally of 43,654.
Daughter of daily wage workers, Sreedhanya Suresh is the first IAS officer from a tribal community in Kerala
The wreckage of the cockpit of the crashed Air India Express plane suggests that after the pilots landed on the runway in Calicut, they had attempted to take off again, perhaps realising they might not be able to stop the plane.
Independent safety experts have raised serious reservations on the competence of the investigator-in-charge and integrity of some of the members of the probe team.
DV Sathe was a former Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and had served at the force's flight testing establishment.
DGCA chief Arun Kumar said the Air India Express plane had made a late touchdown even though the runway was long enough for a bigger aircraft.
The mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar were cremated on Sunday with attendance from all family members as well as with the officials of Air India and Air India Express present.
There could be various possible reasons which one can speculate on the basis of a global flight tracker showing that the aircraft tried to land twice at the Kozhikode airport.
A little over a year later, on Friday evening, an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board overshot 'runway 10' at the Calicut airport in heavy rain and went down 35 feet into a gorge before breaking into two pieces, killing at least 18 people.
The Kozhikode airport in Kerala has a table-top runway and is operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). Generally, table-top runways are constructed on a hilly or an elevated terrain.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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