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114 total COVID-19 cases in Kerala's Kasaragod, state total at 286

On Thursday, Kerala's Kasaragod reported eight new positive cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases in the district to 114. Apart from the eight in Kasaragod,

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 8:46 pm

Kerala health worker travels 400 km to join duty in Kasaragod amid lockdown

Over the last few months, several COVID-19 warriors have been celebrated across India for displaying unwavering commitment to their jobs. In Kerala, a 54-year-old health

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 5:35 pm

Kerala HC stays govt's liquor supply order

Newkerala 2 Apr 2020 4:56 pm

COVID-19: Keralas GDP will drop by 20%, Thomas Isaac tells TNM

The economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt world over, and the situation will be no different in Kerala. In fact, considering that the state has had to fa

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 4:18 pm

PM CARES vs CM Relief Funds: Why there is a debate on who should get donations

As the number of COVID-19 patients and those affected by the lockdown increase, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has urged state residents to donate to the Chief Mini

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 3:54 pm

Kerala allows fishing in small boats from April 4, catch to be sold without drawing crowds

The government is also planning to introduce a mobile app for buyers to make the bid before the boat reaches the coast.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 3:02 pm

Kerala mosques give COVID-19 awareness messages 5 times a day, after each Adhan

Even before the lockdown many mosques in Kerala had amended the Adhan (the Muslim call for prayer) by adding the words that all should pray in their homes. But after the

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 3:01 pm

COVID-19 lockdown hits strawberry farmers in Kerala

Farmers who cultivated strawberries and carrots in Munnar area of Idukki told ANI that they are facing problem as majority of the retail stores in the state are closed du

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 2:56 pm

In a first, Kerala man arrested under new ordinance for violating lockdown

According to Ernakulam Rural Police, Sojan, a native of Mattoor in Kalady, was arrested for unnecessary travel and ignoring the warnings of health workers.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 2:45 pm

Most hospitals have just enough PPE kits, but a spike in cases can create chaos

On Tuesday, Dr Jeevan* was placed on duty at the isolation ward for COVID-19 suspected cases, where he was to monitor patients for complaints through the night. The young

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 2:41 pm

Kerala bid to provide alcohol to addicts with doctor's prescription stayed by HC

This is a recipe for disaster, the court orally observed. How can alcohol withdrawal syndrome be treated with alcohol itself, the court asked the state government.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 2:10 pm

Recipe for disaster: Kerala HC stays liquor supply for persons with alcohol withdrawal

The Kerala High Court on Thursday stayed for three weeks the state governments order which allowed the supply of alcohol to citizens suffering from Alcohol Withdrawal Syn

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 1:06 pm

'Ayyappanum Koshiyum': A powerful film that goes beyond the clash of male egos

   *Spoilers ahead Like its name suggests, director Sachys 2020 release Ayyapanum Koshiyum is a movie about two men. The title characters -- Ayyappan Nair

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 12:48 pm

IMA challenges Kerala govts order providing liquor to persons with alcohol withdrawal

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Kerala on Wednesday approached the High Court challenging the state government decision to allow doctors to give slips that could

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 10:28 am

Kerala HC directs Centre to remove blockades on Kerala-Karnataka border

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to remove blockades on the Karnataka-Kerala border which was put in place by the Karnataka government amid the lock

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 8:39 am

It's 2020 but Kerala college still teaches homosexuality can be 'cured'

In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued a resolution that it no longer considered homosexuality a mental disorder. Seventeen years later, the World Health Or

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 8:16 am

COVID-19: Man who recovered turned away by family, Kerala CM condemns act

A Kerala man who recently recovered from COVID-19 was turned away by his family, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan during the press meet on Wednesday. Calling i

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 7:47 am

Ration shops to distribute free rice till April 30

Beneficiaries of the Antyodaya Anna Yojana will also receive 30 kg of rice and five kg of wheat while those in the priority category will receive four kg of rice and one

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:09 am

Two test positive, 185 placed under observation

In the latest development on the Covid-19 front here, two persons on Wednesday tested positive for the virus.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:09 am

Low-cost ventilator to treat Covid-19 soon

A hand-held emergency ventilator developed by Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology will be available in the market in a few weeks

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:09 am

Karunya Benevolent Fund Scheme extended for one more year

In a major relief to poor patients, the government has extended the popular Karunya Benevolent Fund Scheme (KBFS) for one more year.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:08 am

Disinfection and cleaning under wayin public places

ldquo;Stringent precautions will be taken in Pothencode and adjoining areas. A detailed programme has been prepared for this.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:08 am

Break the chain with sounds of nature, melodies

A group of youngsters are utilising their time creatively to improve the mood of people surrounded by depressing news of Covid-19.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 7:07 am

Assamese duo: We felt our service vital, so stayed back

At a time when panicky migrant labourers have become restive awaiting an opportunity to return home, two Assamese workers at Kathrikadavu here are ensuring the smooth fun

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

Clear blockades on Nationall Highways: HC to Centre

P K Navadgi, the Advocate General for Karnataka, opposed the plea vehemently and submitted that it is a dispute between two states and only the Supreme Court can entertai

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

Covid-19 claims lives of 4 Malayalis based outside state

Four Malayalis based outside the state, who had contracted Covid-19, died on Wednesday. This is twice the number of lives claimed by the deadly virus in Kerala.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

320 Tablighi Jamaat members yet to return to Kerala

75 attendees quarantined in state; none has exhibited Covid-19 symptoms so far , Southern states scramble to identify, isolate those who took part in Delhi congregation

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

Tipplers make no spirited effort to get their daily quota revised

Dr Binu K B, assistant surgeon, PHC, Porathisserry in Thrissur, told TNIE he had consulted over 100 patients on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

Kerala to set up Covid hospitals to treat critical patients

Also, super speciality and emergency wings of the departments concerned should function and ensure that there is no contact or mixing of Covid-19 and general patients.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

Step up screening for acute respiratory illnesses aggressively, experts urge govt

According to health department officials, the man did not have a travel history or any known contact with a confirmed case.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:45 am

She took home a bag hubby brought from Dubai; 11 now infected

She did not waste time in leaving her husband rsquo;s house when he arrived from Dubai with symptoms of Covid-19.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:43 am

Police take out 550km relay ride to deliver pills to heart patient

convenor of the Endosulfan Peeditha Janakeeya Munnani, the NGO fighting for the rights of the survivors.

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Mild fever not Covid-19 symptom

State govt modifies March 12 guidelines for testing, quarantine, hospital admission and discharge of patients

The New Indian Express 2 Apr 2020 6:38 am