Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh denied bail

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NIA Special Judge P. Krishnakumar noted that there were sufficient grounds for believing that the accusations made against the petitioner were prima facie true

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It reportedly caught in strong current near Mahagony forest, Malayattoor

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They have packed essentials to move to relief camps

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Forty-six relief camps opened across district; most rivers in spate

Around 190 relief camps identified in Kozhikode

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The Kozhikode Corporation has identified around 190 flood relief camps across the city to rehabilitate people in the event of flooding or sea erosion.

Rising water level in rivers adds to woes of Malabar residents

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Floodwaters start receding in some parts after brief respite from rain

COVID-19 count spirals in Ernakulam as 101 test positive

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Ninety-four persons acquire infection through local contact

Mayor raises concerns over delay in setting up WTE plant

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Takes up matter with Minister A.C. Moideen

Corporation contractors to halt work over dues

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Association cites dues worth ₹100 crore

CIAL breathes easy with flood control measures in place

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Thirteen completed projects keep airport dry despite rising water level in Periyar

Vigil continues in low-lying areas amid intermittent rain

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Water level in Muvattupuzha river at danger mark after lifting of Malankara dam shutters

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A young woman and her husband from Odisha, both employed in a plywood factory, were found dead at a rented house at Odakkali near Perumbavoor on Satur

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29 cases in West Kochi area; four health workers infected

Floods deal a blow to COVID-19 containment efforts

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A project to rejuvenate the 17-km-long Konothupuzha got off the ground on Friday.The waterbody, which is currently covered with weeds and filled with

Heavy rain batters Ernakulam; flood-hit people shifted to safety

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Low-lying areas in the district inundated as water level goes up in Periyar, Muvattupuzha rivers

Kochi suffers as drains overflow

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Major hubs, including M.G. Road and KSRTC bus station, get submerged

Civil defence volunteers rise to the occasion, lend a helping hand

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Ernakulam has 900 volunteers to support the needy

Cancel decisions taken at corporation council meet, says opposition

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After the Kochi Corporation Council met on Friday, with most councillors remaining absent, the Opposition LDF has written to the Minister for Local Se

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70 houses damaged as floodwaters ravage village

Incessant rains inundate many parts of Kochi

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Making matters worse is that many areas in West Kochi are containment zones, following detection of Covid cases.

Kerala rain: People living near Periyar in Ernakulam shifted to safer areas

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The water levels in Periyar river basin have shot up to flood warning level, according to an official communication

A packet of ladoos land Kerala cops in the soup

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Accepting a packet of ladoos on Wednesday, the day the bhoomi pujan marking the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh was conducted, has landed the station in the soup.

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It delivers office furniture to employees, foots bill for other necessities

High Court raps Kochi Corporation

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“Callous attitude” towards pedestrians criticised.

Fresh COVID-19 cases surge to 174 in Kozhikode district

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Palakkad sees biggest single-day spike with 136 cases

73 positive COVID-19 cases in Ernakulam

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84-year-old with COVID-19 symptoms dies, test results awaited

Rain wreaks havoc in Malabar

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Several families evacuated; farmers suffer huge loss of property, crops

Rape survivor continues to make progress

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The 75-year-old woman who was suspected to have been raped continues to make slow progress though her condition remains critical at the Kolancherry Me

Specialist teachers stage protest

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They demand renewal of contract, release of wages

Steps to be taken to supply essential items in containment zones

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No changes in guidelines issued by district administration: police

A containment zone where discontent is brewing

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Activist warns of a people’s rebellion in West Kochi like the one witnessed in Poonthura

Floods hit Chellanam, again

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Sea ingress compounds misery of residents living under lockdown

Fisherman falls off boat near Vypeen, drowns

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A fisherman from Karthedam, near Ochamthuruthu, drowned after he fell into the backwaters near the Panchayat Boat Jetty, near Valappu on Vypeen island

CIAL completes flood prevention work

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The Cochin International Airport authorities have completed work to declog storm water passages and rivulets in the areas surrounding the airport faci

New RT-PCR machine to be set up

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A new RT-PCR test processing machine is likely to be set up soon in the city. The machine, the fifth for the district, could increase the daily test p

Other treatments will be affected, say private hospital managements

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Concern over sparing staff for duty at govt. facilities

Panchayat asked to revoke building permit for WTE plant

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Govt. decision unfair, says company official

Slight progress in Kolancherry woman’s condition

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The condition of the 75-year-old woman who was suspected to have been raped and later operated upon at Kolancherry Medical College has improved slight

Pvt. hospitals asked to set aside 900 beds for COVID treatment

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Patient load will have to be spread out across hospitals, says district administration

No let-up in infections through local transmission in Ernakulam

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Ernakulam reports 120 new cases

NUALS invites applications for courses

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The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kalamassery, has invited applications from aspirants for its Postgraduate Diploma programme

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Three missing as fishing boats capsize

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Scuba divers from the Fire and Rescue Service unit in Vypeen as well as a rescue team from the Indian Navy continued to search for the three persons w

Navy evacuates injured Captain from ship

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The Navy on Wednesday undertook a medical evacuation from a merchant ship using a Seaking helicopter. Rajpal Singh Sandhu, a native of Amritsar and th

CIAL opens two new bridges

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District Collector submits report in High Court

Order to take over Mulanthuruthy church

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The Kerala High Court has directed the Ernakulam District Collector to take over the Mulanthuruthy church. Justice A. Muhammed Musthaque, while issuin

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