Having embarked on a crackdown on sale of narcotic drugs within the state, the United Democratic Front or UDF government in Kerala has decided to urge the Centre to tighten the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act).
The Prohibition Enforcement Wing have seized 490 litres of Rectified Spirit (RS), being smuggled in a car and arrested a person in this connection.
Former Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Sunday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in launching a probe against Kerala Chief Secretary's alleged links with builders.
A group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) bagged the best project at the ninth National Innovation Contest - TechTop 2014 which concluded on Saturday.
A Kerala-based animal rights group has found errors in the state government's plan to constitute an Elephant Welfare Board, arguing it violates the provisions of Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and Wildlife Stock Declaration Rule 2013.
An Indian national, who was arrested in Abu Dhabi after a parcel containing drugs was seized from his baggage at the airport when he returned on June 18, was freed from a jail there yesterday.
Efforts are on to expand and evolve the start up village into a multi nodal innovation, incubation and business ecosystem centre with the state government aiming to make Kerala the country's start-up capital, state's IT and Industries Minister, P K Kunhali Kutty today said.
Congress leader and Minister for Cooperation C.N.Balakrishnan fell sick on Wednesday during the weekly cabinet meeting in Thiruvananthapuram.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will now finalise his cabinet rejig with the Congress high command in Delhi, a senior party leader said on Tuesday.
The Staff Selection Commission or SSC, which runs an exam to make appointments in central ministries and other government departments, has apologised for a question paper that asked candidates which Bollywood actress was the tallest and gave a choice of four.
Kerala magician Samraj has been awarded the prestigious "Merlin Award", popularly known as the "Oscar of Magic", at a function in Hyderabad.
As part of its ongoing campaign against drug abuse among the youth, the Kerala government plans to bring in a legislation preventing sale of intoxicanting substances, including tobacco products, within 500 metres of any educational institution in the state.
Services in government hospitals in Kerala are likely to be affected with doctors starting a 'non-cooperation' strike from Monday in support of their various demands including rectifying anomalies in recent wage revision.
In a bid to help the poor in the backdrop of soaring prices of essential commodities and cooking gas, a civic body in Kerala is planning to provide breakfast and lunch at just Rs 10.
A Kerala MP has requested the Centre to set up a rubber university in his state, noting that carbon sequestration potential of rubber trees is greater than most other species used in afforestation programmes.