Kerala

A court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to a man who was convicted for intentionally and knowingly joining ISIS and later proceeding to Iraq to further the activities of the dreaded terror group.

A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by a group of migrant workers who were staying at the victim’s neighbourhood under Kochi city police limits, according to police.

Kerala continued to witness a spike in COVID-19 infections reporting 1,417 cases on Tuesday, including 36 health workers, as the death toll climbed to 120 with five more fatalities.

A major plane crash occurred at Kozhikode Airport in Kerala on Friday night. At the airport, the Air India plane slipped on the runway and fell into a 35-foot ditch and broke into two.

Kerala's COVID-19 tally breached the 30,000 mark on Friday as 1,251 fresh cases were reported, including of 18 health workers, while five more deaths took the toll to 99.

The Kerala government on Thursday decided to recommend to state Governor Arif Mohammed Khan to put off the one day session of the state assembly slated for July 27, in view of the prevailing situation due to the coronavirus spread.

15-year-old pregnant elephant died when she was fed cracker laden pineapple in Kerala's Mallapuram. Bollywood reacted openly about the matter.

The Kerala government has announced that its ambitious Kerala Fibre Optic Network (K-FON) project, envisaged to provide free internet access to the poor, would be rolled out by December this year.