Coronavirus cases in India rise to 110

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 110 on Sunday with Uttarakhand reporting its first case and one fresh case each in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the Union Health Ministry said. Continue Reading

Kerala govt puts 45 Italy returnees under observation

Stepping up efforts to check the spread of corona virus in Kerala, the state government has sent at least 45 people who returned here from COVID-19 hit Italy to various health facilities, official sources said today.
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Corona Virus: 28 positive cases so far in India: Health minister

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said,”28 positive cases of corona virus have been detected so far in India and announced that all international flights and passengers will now have to undergo screening, and not just the 12 countries listed earlier”. Continue Reading

Tirupur tragedy: 21 killed in mishap

In a ghastly road accident, 21 persons were killed and around 20 injured when a container lorry carrying tiles collided with a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus on the Tiruppur-Avinashi six lane national highway at Avinashi in Tiruppur district, early today. Continue Reading

North East monsoon commences in Tamilnadu

Chennai: The Regional Meteorological Centre has officially announced the commencement of the NorthEast Monsoon over Tamilnadu, Pudhucherry and adjoining areas of South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, south interior Karnataka and Kerala.

The met department said the sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy in the city and light to moderate rains is likely to occur in some areas.

Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over other parts of Tamilnadu on 17 and 18 October, the met department said.

Fishermen have been asked not to venture into Kanyakumari and Maldives sea.
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33 Tamilnadu men arrested with IS links: NIA

Out of 127 persons arrested from various parts of India for alleged links with global terrorism organisation IS, 33 are from Tamilnadu, it has emerged. Continue Reading

Muthoot Finance threatens to close strike-hit branches in Kerala

Kerala-based Muthoot Finance Company, facing a protest by a section of employees demanding revised salary structure and other benefits, on Tuesday threatened to close some of its branches in the state. Continue Reading

National Literacy mission evinces interest in Kerala model

The Kerala model of literacy is likely to be spread across the country with the National Literacy Mission evincing interest in it and inviting the state authority to share its experiences in Adult education during the Literacy day celebrations in New Delhi. Continue Reading

Brett Lee lauds Ker’s efforts on universal newborn hearing screening

Former Australia cricketer Brett Lee on Saturday lauded Kerala’s efforts to push for universal newborn hearing screening and said it should be mandatory in all hospitals in the state. Continue Reading