Doha, Feb 28 : At least 12 people were killed and 30 injured when an explosion occurred at a restaurant located adjacent to a petrol station in Qatar's capital city of Doha Thursday morning, officials said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 : A Sri Lankan Airlines flight from here to Colombo was recalled after it left Tuesday and three passengers were later taken off and booked for smuggling red sandalwood, an official said.
Kochi, Feb 25 : Kerala is the best state in India to start a business, considering the opportunities offered by its fast-growing cities and the support offered by the government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Tuesday.
Kochi, Feb.24 : Magnamind Ventures, promoted by a group of UAE-based professionals, opened Kerala's first large-scale industrial laundry at KINFRA's Small Industries Park in Nellad, near Muvattupuzha, Kochi.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : The pharma business of the state capital-based HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL), a mini-ratna public sector enterprise of the ministry of health and family welfare, will get a major fillip with the company acquiring 74 per cent equity in Goa Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GAPL).
New Delhi, Feb 24 : The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the two Italian marines, accused in the Kerala fishermen killing case, will not be tried under the stringent maritime security law that provides only death penalty as punishment.
Kannur, Feb 24 : The central government's decision not to invoke the anti-piracy act against the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012, was meant to protect the interests of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the CPI-M said Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : Keeping up with its development pace, Kerala Monday set another record by setting up public health centres (PHC) for ayurveda as well as allopathy in each of its 978 village councils, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said.
By Hashir Mohammed Khaled, Kolkata, Feb 24 : After a month of high voltage fun-frolic and nail biting finishes, the fourth edition of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) finally concluded on Sunday, with Karnataka Bulldozers beating Kerala Strikers by 36 runs at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad.
Kumarakom (Kerala), Feb 23 : The 'Responsible Tourism' model in Kerala's Kumarakom, which has won accolades for the state government from the UN's World Tourism Organisation last month, will be extended to 112 panchayats in the first phase, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Feb 22 : Reacting to rumours of a rift in his marriage, acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan has said that he is very much together with his wife Lizzy. He says arguments are a part of every couple's life, but no one has the right to put our marriage on display.
Kochi, Feb 21 : The captain of a private airline Friday off-loaded the entire Kerala Strikers cricket team and its supporters from the flight for misbehaviour, the airline said. The team denied the charge.