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Dolls From Soiled Sarees Emerge As Symbol Of Hope For Weavers in Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 24: A tiny handmade doll made out of soiled and damaged fabric has become a symbol of survival and hope for a group of weavers, whose dreams and livelihood were washed away by the floods last month in Kerala. Continue reading “Dolls From Soiled Sarees Emerge As Symbol Of Hope For Weavers in Kerala”

‘Kodiyeri pleasing Christians not as easy as pleasing Muslims’

KOCHI Sept 22: Malayalam film director Ali Akbar has alleged that the CPM has been trying to stand by nun rape case accused Bishop Franco, throughout the case. Continue reading “‘Kodiyeri pleasing Christians not as easy as pleasing Muslims’”

Bishop Franco Mulakkal Temporarily Removed By Vatican

KOCHI Sept 21: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of rape by a nun in Kerala, has been temporarily relieved of his pastoral responsibilities by the Vatican.

“The Holy Father has received the request of Rt. Rev. Bishop Franco Mulakkal to be temporarily relieved of his pastoral responsibilities in the Diocese of Jullundur,” the Catholic Bishop Conference of India said in a statement. Continue reading “Bishop Franco Mulakkal Temporarily Removed By Vatican”

Franco questioned, sent back; Interrogation to continue today

KOCHI Sept 20: Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal was interrogated for nearly seven hours since 11 in the morning. He has been asked to appear again tomorrow at Superintendent of Police office in Tripunithura, where he was interrogated on Tuesday. Franco left the place around 6.30 pm.

Mullapally Ramachandran Appointed Kerala Congress President

NEW DELHI Sept 20: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has appointed Mullapally Ramachandran as the president of the party’s Kerala unit.
Mr Gandhi also appointed three working presidents of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee — K Sudhakaran, MI Shanawaz and K Suresh, a party statement said.
K Murleedharan was named chairman of the state campaign committee.

Afghanistan Deports Kerala Man With Alleged ISIS Links

NEW DELHI Sept 20: In a first, Afghanistan has deported an alleged ISIS sympathiser from Kerala, who along with 14 other who had gone to join the terror organisation, officials said. The man was taken into custody by the National Investigation Agency on arrival from Kabul. Continue reading “Afghanistan Deports Kerala Man With Alleged ISIS Links”

Month After Kerala Floods, Over 2000 People Still In Relief Camps

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 19: Even a month after Kerala witnessed an unprecedented deluge, said to be the worst in the last 100 years, at least 2,500 persons are still in relief camps in the state. Continue reading “Month After Kerala Floods, Over 2000 People Still In Relief Camps”

Different conspirators in ISRO spy case

New Delhi Sept 18: ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, who has been awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation by the Supreme Court for being subjected to mental cruelty in the 1994 espionage case, says he became a pawn in the case in which the conspirators were different with different motives but the victims were the same set of people. Continue reading “Different conspirators in ISRO spy case”

NSS asks Supreme Court to withdraw backward reservation

New Delhi Sept 18: The Nair Service Society (NSS) has moved the Supreme Court of India to repeal caste based reservation and to modify the present reservation regime in the state. Continue reading “NSS asks Supreme Court to withdraw backward reservation”

BJP plans to field 70 celebrities in 2019 LS polls

NEW DELHI Sept 17: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to field about 70 celebrities for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
 

The list includes eminent actors like Akshay Kumar, Mohanlal, Sunny Deol, Madhuri Dixit Nene and former cricketer Virender Sehwag. Continue reading “BJP plans to field 70 celebrities in 2019 LS polls”