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Husband lets loose cobra on sleeping wife in awful murder plan

A man in Kerala killed his wife by letting loose a cobra in her room after failing with a viper once before, the police said on Monday. Investigations have revealed that Sooraj, who worked in a private bank, bought the snake to kill his wife Uthra and also watched snake videos on the internet. His […]

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363 Indians from UAE reach India amid nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Two special flights with 363 Indians from Abu Dhabi and Dubai landed in Kerala on Thursday as part of India’s massive operation to bring back some of the hundreds of thousands of citizens stuck abroad due to coronavirus restrictions. The first Air India Express flight had taken off at 5:07 pm (local time) from Abu […]

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Mother travels 2,700 Km to visit ailing soldier son in hospital amid nationwide lockdown

A 50-year-old woman travelled 2,700 km in a car through six states to meet her critically ill son, a BSF personnel in Jodhpur, despite strict lockdown restrictions due to Covid-19. The woman was accompanied by her daughter-in-law and another relative during the journey, which they covered in 3 days’ time. Speaking to PTI from Jodhpur […]

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Kerala Institute develops $13 testing kit that can confirm coronavirus in 2hrs

Giving a ray hope to millions across the globe, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, (SCTI) Trivandrum has developed a diagnostic test kit which can confirm COVID-19 cases in just two hours at a cost as low as Rs 1,000. The test kit, called ‘Chitra GeneLAMP-N,’ is highly specific for SARS-CoV-2 N-gene […]

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Medical sergeant rides 150 km to deliver medicines to 4-year-old cancer patient

A medical sergeant from the Indian state of Kerala rode more than 150 km on his bike to deliver medicines to a 4-year-old cancer patient whose family ran out of them in late March during the ongoing lockdown. The girl lives in Kerala’s Alappuzha district and makes a monthly trip to the Regional Cancer Centre […]

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High Court intervenes to allow man to go out and buy food for his cats amid lockdown

The Kerala High Court allowed a cat owner to travel in order to purchase food for his pets amid the coronavirus lockdown. The cat-owner had filed a writ petition in the Kerala High Court, challenging the refusal by Kerala police to issue vehicle pass for buying pet-food amid the lockdown. The petitioner, N Prakash, an […]

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Migrant worker becomes millionaire on the way back home after winning lottery

Bengali carpenter Ijarul had to flee Kerala because of the deadly Covid-19 outbreak. Loss of livelihood meant empty food plates for the family. On a whim, he had bought a lottery ticket. He won. What he anticipated as a period of no work and hard times, has now changed. In the wake of the outbreak […]

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Kerala leads by example, and shows what social distancing is all about!

As the whole world tries to deal with the deadly novel coronavirus, there is one thing that’s for sure – staying at home is possibly the only way of keeping the virus at bay. And people in Kerala seem to have taken things a bit too literally. In photos and videos that have gone viral […]

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Robots distribute masks and sanitisers, share information to spread awareness on coronavirus

A pair of computer-programmed machines were roped in to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus in South Indian state of Kerala. Of the pair of robots one distributes masks, sanitiser and napkins in a bid to check Covid-19 while the other screens details about the World Health Organisations campaign to contain the disease. The […]

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American couple suspected of Coronavirus escape hospital

An American couple who had symptoms linked to coronavirus were traced to Kochi international airport and put under isolation after they fled the Alappuzha Medical College. The couple, US citizens who live in London, reached Kochi on March 9 and stayed at a resort in Varkala. Their flight was from London to Doha and then […]

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India reports 39 coronavirus cases

The number of coronavirus cases rose to 39 in India on Sunday, after a couple and their son, who had flown from Italy last month and evaded airport screening, and their two relatives tested positive in Kerala, prompting the state authorities to warn of strict action, including prosecution, against those hiding travel history and symptoms […]

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Malayalam channels that were banned for criticizing Modi Govt, Delhi police back on air

Two Malayalam news channels – Asianet News and MediaOne TV  were handed a 48 hour ban on Friday over their coverage of last week’s violence are back on air. The two news channels were taken off air at 7:30 pm on Friday for reporting on violence in northeast Delhi last week over contentious citizenship law – […]