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  • Mangalore: Gold worth Rs 13.71 lakh seized from airport

    Mangalore: Gold worth Rs 13.71 lakh seized from airport

    Customs officers at the international airport here have seized gold worth Rs 13.71 lakh from two passengers, official sources said.

  • VS Achutanandan denies charges over phone tape expose in land scam

    VS Achutanandan denies charges over phone tape expose in land scam

    Kerala's Information Commissioner K Natarajan has been accused of trying to protect former chief minister VS Achutanandan in a land scam case by an investigating officer who has furnished audio recordings that he claims prove he is being pressured. T...

  • Endosulfan victims issue: Ministers to visit Kasaragod

    A team of Ministers would visit Kasaragod next week and hold discussions with peoples' representatives in the district on the demands of endosulfan victims, an official release here said. This was decided at a discussion held by Chief Minister Oommen...

  • Kerala tourism to launch campaign to promote Bekal Fort

    Kerala tourism department will soon launch a campaign to promote Bekal, a tiny coastal town in Kasaragod district, and the famed 17th century fort there, with an aim to make it a global holiday hotspot by 2015.

  • Endosulfan victim dies due to alleged medical negligence

    Endosulfan victim dies due to alleged medical negligence

    A two-and-a-half-year-old girl, suspected to be a victim of the harmful effects of Endosulfan pesticide, died on Thursday allegedly after she failed to receive timely medical care in a government-run hospital in Kerala's Kasaragod district.Prajitha was taken to the Kasaragod General Hospital after s...

  • What endosulfan did to these children in Kerala's Kasaragod

    What endosulfan did to these children in Kerala's Kasaragod

    Twelve-year-old Badusha can't run; he can't play like other children. Permanently bedridden, this young boy is symbolic of what many allege are the effects of endosulfan, a pesticide used by farmers in India. He is a living testimony of the harmful effects of endosulfan in Kasaragod. This is a condi...

  • Kerala's Bhopal: Centre asked to step in

    Kerala's Bhopal: Centre asked to step in

    A Bhopal-like situation which needs immediate attention of authorities - That's what the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said, after visiting those affected by the indiscriminate spraying of the pesticide Endosulfan, in Kasaragod district of north Kerala."After the Bhopal gas disaster, t...

  • She needs better protection against Kerala Taliban

    She needs better protection against Kerala Taliban

    At 23, Rayana Khasi has been consigned to constant scrutiny. Two days ago, her car was stoned by men she cannot identify in Kasaragod. A policeman, meant to be with her at all time, had told her he had to go home.Yet, Rayana refuses to reconsider the decision that has turned her into an icon of sort...

  • Young woman takes on Kerala's 'Taliban'

    Young woman takes on Kerala's 'Taliban'

    For nearly a year, Rayana had been receiving death threats from fundamentalists for not wearing the veil. Now, this 23-year old engineering graduate from Kasaragod has spoken out."One man called me and threatened me. I got many such threatening letters, in that the man wrote that he will kill me," s...

  • Mangalore air crash: Kasaragod's pain

    The bodies of ten victims from Kerala's Kasarogod are yet to be identified. With bodies kept at the morgue in Mangalore hospital having more than two to three claimants, the authorities have opted for a DNA test. The delay is only adding to the grief of the families. Geetha is lying on the bed, stru...

  • Three idols looted from Kerala temple

    Thieves broke into the famous Durga Parameshwari temple near here on Tuesday and decamped with three 'panchaloha' idols and other valuables, police said.

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