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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
Ramesh Babu

Ramesh Babu


Ramesh Babu is HT’s bureau chief in Kerala, with about three decades of experience in journalism.

articles by Ramesh Babu (1300 results)
Oct 15, 2019 16:09
Global Handwashing Day: Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham in Kerala and Glasgow University in Scotland have jointly developed a robot called ‘Pepe’ which encourages school children to wash their hands properly. read more
Oct 14, 2019 20:15
Dr N Sulphi, secretary of the Kerala unit of the Indian Medical Association said the medical community is opposed to the stamp of approval for a miracle to elevate a person to sainthood. read more
Oct 14, 2019 00:14
Since Jolly Joseph’s arrest on October 5, a series of allegations have sprung up in and around Koodathayi of her involvement in other mysterious deaths in the recent and remote past, although only one of them has been registered as a police complain... read more
Oct 13, 2019 12:01
Special prayers and masses are being held in all the Catholic churches across the state to mark the occasion. read more
Oct 11, 2019 23:12
On Sunday, special prayers and services will be held in all Catholic churches across the state to mark the occasion. read more
Oct 11, 2019 22:25
A police officer, who is part of the investigation team, said five cases were registered in two police stations-- one in Thamaraserry and four in Kodencherry-- based on the confessions of the accused. The evidence collection trip that began on Friday... read more
Oct 10, 2019 23:02
The remarks came on a day Jolly was remanded to six days in judicial custody and a co-accused said he procured the poison because Jolly told him she needed it to kill rats. read more
Oct 10, 2019 19:51
In one of the high points of the day, one of the co-accused Praju Kumar claimed he was innocent and had only supplied “little quantity” of cyanide to Jolly so that she could kill “big rats” in her house. Six members in Jolly’s family have died mysteriously... read more
Oct 09, 2019 23:47
On Saturday, Jolly was arrested from Kozhikode’s Koodathai village in connection with six deaths in her family between 2002 and 2016. read more
Oct 09, 2019 09:57
Jolly Joseph, who was arrested from Kerala’s Kozhikode, is accused of killing six members of her family between 2002 and 2016. Cops say she was planning more murders. read more
Oct 07, 2019 21:57
The chilling drama unfolded in Ponnamttom House in Koodathayi, a small hamlet near Kozhikode in north Kerala. And the three-storey traditional ‘tharavad” model house (extended family dwelling) stands testimony to the crime that unfolded after 17 yea... read more
Oct 07, 2019 15:25
Jolly managed to dodge the law and her relatives’ questions for the last 14 years. It ended on Saturday when Jolly and two others were arrested for allegedly killing six people with cyanide-laced food over the span of more than one decade. read more
Oct 05, 2019 20:41
Arrests come a day after the mortal remains of the dead family members, allegedly killed between 2002 and 2016, were exhumed from their graves in north Kerala to confirm the police theory placing 47-year old Jolly Thomas, former wife of deceased Roy... read more