Kerala’s high female voter turnout complicates predictions

The higher woman voter turnout in Kerala as compared to men has kept all three political parties –the LDF, UDF and the NDA guessing.

Lok Sabha polls: Kerala sets a model in following Green Protocol

Thiruvananthapuram: As voters in Kerala are all set to go to polls to elect their representatives in the Lok Sabha on Friday (April 26), the state has set a model for the country by effectively implementing green protocol and waste disposal methods in all the 20 constituencies during election campaigns, successfully achieving the target of […]

CSIR-NIIST develops tech for biomedical waste disposal

Highlighting the significance of innovative technologies in the biomedical field, Dr. Srinivas stated that AIIMS is committed to collaborating with academic and research institutions, particularly CSIR. He commended CSIR-NIIST Director Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan and his team for offering an alternative solution for the disposal of pathogenic biomedical waste.

Kerala Muslims seek election date change

MALAPPURAM: In a move that underscores the intersection of religion and politics, several Muslim groups in Kerala, including the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), have approached the Election Commission of India (ECI), seeking a change in the election date. They argue that holding elections on a Friday would cause inconvenience to believers. The groups have […]

Kerala IT partners with Army at expo

The event, which focused on transformation to Atmanirbhar Bharat in defence technology, was aimed at identifying the core fields of competency in the industries and academia for supporting the Indian Army, paving the way for indigenization, which is expected to open big opportunities for MSMEs and startups especially.

Mondaikad temple festival begins with Kodiyettu

The legendary Koda will take place on March 12 attended by lakhs of devotees from the various regions of Tamil Nadu and the southern parts of Kerala.

Daytime heat hitting 36°C, power usage to break records

PALAKKAD: As daytime temperatures soar to 36 degrees Celsius even before the peak summer period, Kerala braces for record-breaking levels of power consumption. The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) faces mounting challenges as heatwaves grip the state, intensifying electricity demand. “The situation appears critical. I’ve called for a meeting with top officials to address the […]

Communal tensions rise in Kerala after priest hit by car; Christian groups protest

PATHANAMTHITTA: The tranquil town of Poonjar and its surrounding areas were engulfed in turmoil as a group of youths affiliated with radical factions brutally attacked a priest within the premises of a local church. The altercation reportedly stemmed from the priest’s objection to reckless driving and disruptive behaviour in the vicinity. The victim, Fr. Attuchalil Joseph, […]

Kerala Pavilion at Dubai’s GulFood set to showcase state’s culinary delights

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala, known for its rich culinary heritage, is gearing up to display its leading brands on the global stage at GulFood 2024, one of the world’s premier food and beverage sourcing events. The five-day extravaganza, commencing on Monday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, promises to attract policymakers and industry titans from across the globe. […]

Pinarayi Vijayan reacts to Ram temple inauguration: Secularism is soul of India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had turned down the invitation to attend the Ayodhya temple consecration ceremony, held on Monday, citing a commitment to secular values embedded in the Indian Constitution. In a video message, CM Vijayan indirectly criticised the BJP-led central government, accusing them of turning the event into a religious ceremony and […]