Sreekanth Vettiyar

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Celebrity Youtuber Sreekanth Vettiyar Booked Under Rape ChargesKerala

Comedian and film actor, Sreekanth Vettiyar has been booked under sexual assault case, by a woman from Kollam district. The victim accused Vettiyar of brutally raping her two times in a hotel and an apartment in Kochi. She added that Sreekanth's friends repeatedly pressurized her to withdraw the complaint. The woman, who is also a mother of an eight-year-old boy, also confessed that the YouTuber had promised to marry her.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 07:38 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Crime, Youtuber, Sreekanth Vettiyar, rape charges, Kerala

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Kerala man arrested

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Kerala Man Murders & Dumps Body In Front Of Police Station: Kottayam

Kerala Police arrested a man in connection with the murder and dumping of a youth's body in front of a police station in Kottayam, on January 17. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime, and says he acted alone, said Superintendent of Police Shilpa Dyavaiah. "We suspect someone else’s involvement in the crime too," said the SP. Further investigation on the matter is underway.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: crime news, Kerala, murder, Police station, SP Shilpa Dyavaiah

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

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Free Internet Connection To 100 BPL Families By May: Kerala CM

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan will be providing free internet to 100 BPL families in every assembly constituency by May 2022. Kerala Fiber Optic Network will provide high-speed internet for free to 20 lakh BPL families at affordable rates. "Of the 30,000 government offices, 3,019 have been given connectivity," CM said. Installation of wire of 2045 km has been completed out of 2600 km and 3000-5000 offices are added every month. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 10:27 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: bpl, Internet, KFON, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala

Lottery image

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Kerala's Painting Worker Wins Lottery Of Rs 12 Crore

Sadanandan, a painter and resident of Aymananam, has won Rs 12 crore in the Christmas-New Year bumper lottery in Kerela. Reportedly, on January 16, Sadanandan went out in the market to buy meat, when he bought the lottery ticket from a vendor. Hours after Sadanandan bought ticket, lucky draw took place in Thiruvananthapuram and he won the prize, which he will use to arrange better living for his children.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 10:08 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Lottery, Lucky Draw, Kerala, Kaun Banega Crorepati, India

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Leaves For Medical Treatment To US

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan left for medical treatment to United States of America for about two weeks, on January 15. He boarded the flight from Cochin International Airport, accompanied by his wife T Kamala and personal assistant VM Suresh. CM will return to the state on January 29, and till then he will attend the cabinet meetings online. Pinarayi has briefed his US trip to state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan. 

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 12:29 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: CM Pinarayi Vijayan, America, Medical Treatment, Kerala, Cochin Airport

COVID-19 sample collection

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Kerala Reports 16,338 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Active Case Tally At 76,819

Kerala reported 16,338 fresh COVID-19 cases, on January 14. The new cases were confirmed after conducting 68,971 COVID-19 test. Besides fresh cases, Kerala confirmed 20 deaths taking the rally to 50,568 deaths and 3,848 recoveries. With the continuous surge in Coronavirus cases, the State has 76,819 active cases. Notably, Kerala is one of the top five states with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. 

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kerala, Covid-19, Kerala Health Department, India, omicron

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Bishop Franco Mulakkal acquitted

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Bishop Franco Mulakkal Acquitted In 2018 Nun Rape Case: Kerala

Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, an accused in the 2018 Nun Rape Cases, has been acquitted. The Kottayam Court of Kerala, on January 14, acquitted the bishop, as the prosecution failed to produce evidence against 58-year-old Mulakkal.  The case was registered in 2018, alleging the Catholic Bishop of rape and sexual abuse between 2014-2016. However, after several trials, he was found not guilty. 

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 02:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nun Rape Case, Kottayam, Kerala, Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, High Court

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Schools likely to close in Kerala

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Kerala Schools Likely To Be Closed Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases

Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Kerala state government is likely to announce the closing of state government schools on January 14. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will review the COVID situation and chair a meeting on the closing of schools. After reviewing the situation, CM will take the final decision, said Minister V Sivankutty. Meanwhile, on January 13, 59 fresh Omicron cases were reported taking the Omicron tally to 480.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 12:41 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Kerala, School, Covid-19, CM Vijayan, omicron

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Dheeraj Rajendran

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SFI Activist & Engineering Student Stabbed To Death In Kerala

A Students Federation of India (SFI) activist and student of Idukki government engineering college, Dheeraj Rajendran was stabbed to death in a clash related to college union election. Dheeraj's body was cremated at around 2 am in the land bought by CPM, close to Dheeraj’s house in Taliparamba, with the attendance of thousands of people. Police have arrested two Youth Congress leaders on the backdrop of his murder.

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:43 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Crime, Dheeraj Rajendran, SFI Activist, Kerala, Government Engineering College

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Slogans written against PM Narendra Modi on car

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UP Registered Car With Slogans Against PM Modi Seized In Kerala

An Uttar Pradesh State registered car with slogans written against PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath was seized by police at Pattom. The car is owned by a Punjab citizen who is absconding. "The car parked in front of a bar hotel on Pottam was seized on Sunday evening,"repartee sourcesSlogans against anti-farmer policies were written on the car. However, a search is underway to arrest the Punjab citizen. 

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:17 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: PM Modi, Car Seized, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Modi Government , Yogi Adityanath

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