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South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday August 22, 2014
Walk down the streets of Thiruvananthapuram and the doors of closed bars greet you. For a Malayali, it is not a familiar sight. For years, these bars have seen brisk business even in the mornings.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the states into confidence before taking a decision on the future of the Planning Commission.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy (With input from agencies) | Friday August 22, 2014
It's last call in Kerala. The government is moving quickly to start implementing a policy that is meant to deliver the state into prohibition in 10 years.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Kerala Cabinet today decided to withdraw an order halting the operation of small scale quarries taking into consideration the shortage of metals for construction activities in the state.
South | Press trust of India | Wednesday August 6, 2014
At least 80 people lost their life and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents since the South West monsoon became active in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here today.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Forty-three Indian nurses, stranded in strife-torn Libya, arrived in Kerala this morning.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
The first batch of 44 Keralite nurses, stranded in strife torn Libya, will arrive today.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday July 31, 2014
To further the cause of rehabilitating the nurses who have been evacuated from war-torn Iraq and in the process of being evacuated from Libya, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today met 20 business representatives from the healthcare sector to sho...
India | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday July 29, 2014
In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today sought her help in bringing back several nurses from the state who are stranded in strife-torn Libya.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
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.
South | Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the upcoming medical college in Palakkad district under the Scheduled Caste Department will become fully functional within two years.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
Amid speculation that Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan is set to resign from the post ahead of a possible reshuffle of United Democratic Front ministry, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president V M Sudheeran today said there had been no formal propo...
South | Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Friday July 11, 2014
For many of the 46 nurses who have returned from war-torn Iraq after the intervention of Indian government, it's a new struggle, of finding jobs and financial stability.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 7, 2014
The grit and determination of the 46 nurses helped in their evacuation from Iraq, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as he called for providing higher education and jobs in the state so that there is no need to go abroad.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
The foundation stone for the 80,000 square metre new terminal building of the under construction Kannur International Airport was laid on Saturday by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at Mattanur.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today thanked the Narendra Modi government for ensuring the return of the Indian nurses from strife-hit Iraq with their safe evacuation capping days of anxiety for the state as it waited for a resolution to the cri...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
An Air India flight with 46 nurses freed by Sunni insurgents in Iraq is set to arrive on Saturday noon, officials said.
Cheat Sheet | Amitabh Revi | Friday July 4, 2014
46 Indian nurses held captive in war-torn Iraq have been freed by the Sunni militant group ISIS, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today. They have been taken by bus to Erbil from where they will take a flight to India.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 4, 2014
46 Indian nurses held captive in war-torn Iraq have been freed by the Sunni militant group ISIS, Kerala government sources have told NDTV. The nurses have being taken to Erbil, from where they will take a flight to India. Most of them are from Keral...