A Kerala couple under treatment for coronavirus infection have since been cured and have a message for others to sail through the crisis: Be calm and just listen to and follow the instructions of health professionals.
Of the new cases, he said that 19 were in Kasargode, five in Kannur, two in Ernakulam and one each in Pathanamthitta and Thrissur districts. 'As many as 25 of them came from Dubai,' said Vijayan.
K. Anvar Sadath, Chief Executive Officer, KITE, said they had planned for providing this training in three batches in over 1000 centres, with each centre having 25 teachers and two trainers.
In response to Chennithala's demand that a few of the Keralites who were airlifted from Wuhan and now quarantined in Delhi have complained of poor facilities at the centres they are now placed.
Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Thursday confirmed India's first-ever positive case of coronavirus in Thrissur. A girl student who returned from China's Wuhan has tested positive, the Minister said.
The southern state of Kerala will see the Tricolour in mosques, reading out of pastoral letters in churches, and a 700-km long human chain as a protest against the CAA and proposed NRC on Republic Day on Sunday.
This time however, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government has made it very clear this season that they will not make any effort to take any women in the banned age group into the temple.
Vijayan quickly responded to the request put up by Leader of Opposition and Congress veteran Ramesh Chennithala, earlier in the day that it would be much better if they can organise a joint protest.
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to pass an order on a plea by two women -- Bindu and Fathima -- to allow them entry into the Sabarimala temple, but Bindu said she is not seeing it in a negative way.
There is a rift in the Kerala Congress (Mani) -- the biggest ally in the Congress-led UDF. Two different entities are being headed by P.J. Joseph and Jose K. Mani which are expected to turn into two parties soon.
According to reports, a seven-member team of Maoists, seeing the Thunderbolt team, opened fire on them but in the retaliatory fire, three ultras were shot down and the rest managed to escape back into the forests.
An IAS officer in Kerala has been arrested over a road accident in which K.M. Basheer, a journalist working with a Malayalam daily, was killed, here on Saturday. He has been charged under non-bailable sections.
In a setback to the state's ruling CPI-M, the Kerala High Court on Monday directed that a murder case in which two top party leaders are accused be shifted from Kannur to the CBI court here.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi won Kerala's Wayanad seat - the second seat he contested in the 2019 polls - with a record margin of 431,770 votes.
Relief materials have been coming into Kerala from various places ever since the heavy monsoon rains hit the state on May 29 followed by subsequent floods leading to some 370 deaths and displacing over a million people from their homes.
The UAE has pledged $100 million for flood-battered Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced on Tuesday, adding "a new Kerala" needed to be built following the widespread destruction.
The Prime Minister, who flew from Delhi on Friday night, made an aerial assessment of the damage caused by the floods. However, the survey was done only in some of the affected areas due to bad weather.
More than a dozen helicopters, hundreds of defence personnel, NDRF teams and ordinary fishermen with their motor boats on Friday launched a massive rescue operation in Kerala as rains subsided but the death toll touched 164 in 10 days.
The defence forces and disaster response teams have been putting up makeshift bridges and clearing roads in the affected areas in Kozhikode, Wayanad, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki and Kannur districts.
At least 52 people were killed and 91 remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi struck Kerala's southern districts on November 30 last year, the state assembly was told on Monday.
Another 75 fishermen from other states who went fishing from the Kerala coast are also untraced. A total of 79 Kerala fishermen have been declared dead.
Modi arrived at the Poonthura Community hall to interact directly with the families of the fisherfolk whose near and dear ones either died or continue to remain missing, giving them a patient hearing as Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons translated what they were saying.
"If the CPI-M thinks it can suppress our voice by violence, then they are wrong. You cannot crush our ideology," Shah added.
State Communist Party of India-Marxist Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said his party welcomed the "right reaction" of the Rajya Sabha member and Kerala Janata Dal-United chief Veerendra Kumar, who had frowned upon the Bihar developments.