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17-year-old girl delivers baby at home with help of YouTube videos

A 17-year-old girl delivered a baby on her own at home with the help of YouTube videos in Kerala’s Malappuram district, police said. After the delivery on October 20, the girl stayed in her room for three days till she developed some infections. Subsequently, her mother found out and rushed her to the hospital where […]

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Kerala: At least 23 killed after heavy rains swell rivers, trigger floods and landslides

At least 23 people have been killed in floods in southern India after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, cutting off towns and villages. Five children are among the dead. There are fears the death toll could rise further as many people are missing. Several houses were washed away and people became trapped in the […]

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Indian man sentenced to double life for killing wife by making cobra bite her

An Indian man was convicted for killing his wife by making a cobra bite her, has been punished with a rare double life sentence. Sooraj Kumar was arrested last year after his wife, Uthra, died from a snakebite. Police began investigating after her family alleged murder, saying Sooraj had been harassing them for dowry. A […]

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Human error caused Air India Express flight to crash in August 2020, investigation finds

The crash of an Air India Express plane in August last year was probably due to pilot error and failure, investigators say. The passenger plane with 190 people on board crashed at the Calicut airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing 21 people. The Boeing 737, which had flown from Dubai, skidded off the […]

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Kerala: Indian state on high alert for Nipah virus amid surging Covid-19 infections

The Indian state of Kerala is quickly ramping up efforts to stop a potential outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus, even as the state continues to battle the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country. Kerala is on high alert after a 12-year-old boy died of the rare virus on Sunday, spurring health officials […]

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India: Kerala state reports its first Zika virus infection

The southern state of Kerala in India declared an alert after reporting the state’s first Zika virus case. State health minister Veena George confirmed one case and said there were 13 other suspected infections. India reported a Zika outbreak in the western state of Gujarat in 2016-2017. The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to shrunken brains […]

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India’s top court closes cases against Italian marines for killing fishermen in 2012

The Indian Supreme Court closed criminal cases against two Italian marines who were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2012. Last year, an international arbitration court said that Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre are entitled to immunity from prosecution. But the panel also said India was entitled to claim compensation. The Indian government decided […]

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Bird flu scare grips several Indian states after geese, ducks and crows fall dead

Multiple cases of avian influenza were confirmed among birds in several Indian states. Himachal Pradesh: Around 1,700 migratory birds, most of them bar-headed geese, have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in and around Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam lake In Kangra district. The sale and purchase of poultry has also been banned in some parts […]

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RARE type of malaria case detected in South India’s Kerala state

A solider in Kerala’s Kannur district was identified with a rare type of malaria, a year after he arrived from Sudan where he was part of the peace keeping operation. The soldier believed to be in his 40’s is suppose to have contracted the Plasmodium ovale, a type of malaria caused by a bite from […]

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Tropical Cyclone Burevi makes landfall in Sri Lanka NOW heads towards southern India

Tropical Cyclone Burevi made landfall into Sri Lanka’s eastern coast on Wednesday night damaging coastal buildings and power lines, as well as unleash flash floods, officials said. During the day Sri Lankan authorities evacuated more than 75,000 people from homes on the east coast where Cyclone Burevi, packing winds of up to 90 kilometres per […]

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Man brings down neighbour’s shop with earth mover for stalling his MARRIAGE proposals

A man in the Indian state of Kerala razed down his neighbour’s grocery shop using an earth mover because he was disgruntled with his neighbour as he stalled his wedding plans. Tired of his complaints not being taken note of by the authorities, 30-year-old Albin Mathew decided to take the matters in his own hands. […]

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Police gifts boy with plant sapling and CCTV camera after someone stole his 2-year-old Gooseberry Tree

After a sixth grade student in India’s Kerala found that the tree which he had been growing for the last two years was chopped by unidentified people. On the advice of his elder sister and his school teacher, he contacted the police’s Chiri (smile) initiative. Its a helpline for children to navigate through mental issues […]