The Kerala government has confirmed two cases of Norovirus in the state. The highly contagious infection was detected in two children in the Vizhinjam area of capital Thiruvananthapuram. State Health Minister Veena George allayed concerns and said the condition of both patients is stable. Samples were collected from students of LMSLP School in Vizhinjam after they complained of food poisoning… Continue reading "Two cases on norovirus detected in Kerala"
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday asserted that his government would not implement the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Speaking at a function organised to mark the conclusion of his government’s first anniversary celebrations here, he said, “The government has a clear position on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). That will continue.” The Chief Minister said that “our country… Continue reading "CAA will not be implemented in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan"
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would hear the Mullaiperiyar Dam matter on March 31 after the Tamil Nadu government informed it that they have had “some dialogue” on the issue which is going on. “We understand the complexities of it. We can give time,” a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar said after senior advocate Shekhar Naphade,… Continue reading "SC to take up Mullaiperiyar dam issue on Thursday"
Tamilnadu has urged the Supreme Court to direct the State of Kerala to cooperate, and provide all necessary assistance in a time-bound manner so that the remaining strengthening and maintenance works of Mullaiperiyar Dam are implemented in letter and spirit. In an affidavit filed by Tamil Nadu, the state has sought to direct the State of Kerala to cooperate and… Continue reading "TN government urges SC to direct Kerala to cooperate in Mullaiperiyar Dam issue"
Over 13,000 goondas have been arrested across Kerala between December 18 last year to January 9, 2022, the state police said on Tuesday. The arrests are the result of a state-wide crackdown by the police on anti-social elements, a release by the State Police Media Centre said. The state-wide crackdown has come in the wake of several instances of violent… Continue reading "Over 13,000 goodnas arrested in Kerala from 18 December to 9 January"
Tamilnadu and Kerala will jointly appeal to the Union government to exempt the state transport corporations from paying user fees at the National Highways toll plazas. The transport corporations of Tamil Nadu and Kerala pay Rs 14 crore and Rs 2 crore per month respectively to the NH toll, transport ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala jointly told on Monday.… Continue reading "Tamilnadu and Kerala to appeal toll exemption for government vehicles"
Amid raging debates continuing over the Mullaiperiyar Dam, the LDF government on Tuesday made it clear that they are firm on their demand for a new reservoir considering the safety of the existing one and a Chief Minister level meeting would be held next month to arrive at a consensus with Tamil Nadu over the issue. Power Minister K Krishnankutty,… Continue reading "TN and Kerala to hold meeting next month to discuss about new Periyar dam"
Chief Minister MK Stalin, on Wednesday, assured his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan that the storage level in Mullaiperiyar dam is within compliance level and that the Tamil Nadu government will ensure that the interests of both states and people are safeguarded. “With reference to Mullaiperiyar dam, we are monitoring the level closely and officials from our side (Tamil Nadu) are… Continue reading "Mullaiperiyar issue: Stalin assures to safeguard interests of both states"
As many as 41 pregnant women have so far succumbed to COVID-19 in Kerala after the virus infection broke out in the southern state one-and-a-half years ago, state Health Minister Veena George said today. The number of the Covid positive persons, who had killed themselves in the state stood at 149, she told the Kerala Assembly during the question hour.… Continue reading "41 pregnant women have succumbed to Covid-19 in Kerala: Veena George"
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to his Tamilnadu counterpart M K Stalin, urging his government to draw maximum quantities of water from the Mullaperiyar dam as reservoir levels inched closer to the 142-foot mark after heavy rain pounded the area. Vijayan made the appeal as water levels in the dam, situated on the banks of Periyar river in Kerala’s… Continue reading "Pinarayi appeals Stalin to draw water from Mullaperiyar dam"