Kerala

One more held in Church sex scandal case

One more held in Church sex scandal case

Crime Branch team continues search for the remaining two accused clergymen The Crime Branch (CB) on Friday made one more arrest in the sex scandal case involving four clergymen attached to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of Kozhencherry. The probe team arrested Father Johnson V. Mathew from his house at …

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CM to dedicate IIIC to nation on July 23

CM to dedicate IIIC to nation on July 23

The institute, under Labour Department, will offer high-end courses in construction engineering Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will dedicate the Indian Institute of Infrastructure and Construction (IIIC) at Chavara to the nation on July 23, said Minister T.P. Ramakrishnan, who visited the institute on Wednesday to appraise the arrangements. “The institute, …

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Orthodox priest accused of sexual abuse surrenders

Orthodox priest accused of sexual abuse surrenders

Two other accused absconding, may approach apex court for anticipatory bail Father Job Mathew, one of the four priests of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church accused in the alleged sexual exploitation of a laywoman, surrendered before the police here on Thursday. The 40-year-old priest has been accused of sexually abusing …

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22 more relief camps opened in Wayanad

22 more relief camps opened in Wayanad

Heavy rain lashes the district; 2,009 people shifted to camps Several low-lying areas of the district continued to be flooded as heavy rain lashed the district on Wednesday. The district administration has commenced the functioning of 22 more relief camps, and 2,009 persons of 472 families were shifted to the …

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Staying vigilant on Nipah

Staying vigilant on Nipah

The outbreak has ended, but health officials need to be on guard What are the latest Nipah-related developments? A swift and unexpected outbreak of the Nipah virus in Kerala has finally ended, with the government declaring Kozhikode and Malappuram Nipah-free on July 1. Also, last week, the National Institute of …

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Facebook group runs into trouble in Kerala

Facebook group runs into trouble in Kerala

It celebrated wining and dining The husband and wife administrators of a hugely popular Facebook (FB) group that celebrated wining and dining have found themselves on the wrong side of the law for allegedly attempting to foment communal trouble and promote public and underage drinking. The police have booked the …

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Stir against eviction turns violent in Kochi

Stir against eviction turns violent in Kochi

Revenue officials put off action against family Dramatic scenes unfolded here when a group of people resisted attempts by the police and Revenue officials to evict a woman and her family from their property in Pathadipalam, near Kalamassery, on Monday. The events unfolded around 10 a.m. when the authorities, armed …

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Dileep to be out of AMMA for now

Dileep to be out of AMMA for now

He will be reinstated once he proves his innocence in the case, says Mohanlal President of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) Mohanlal has said that actor Dileep will remain outside the organisation until he proves his innocence in a case pertaining to the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault …

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Women collective comes in support of serial actor Nisha Sarang

Women collective comes in support of serial actor Nisha Sarang

Flowers TV denies reports of Nisha Sarang being removed from serial The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Sunday extended support to a woman actor in a popular television serial, who raised allegations of inappropriate behaviour against the director of the serial. Nisha Sarang, who plays one of the lead …

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