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The well is located in a private land and visuals from the spot show the animal standing inside the well in a cramped manner with its legs covered deep in the slush.(HT PHOTO.)

Elephant falls into 50-foot deep well in Kerala, rescue efforts underway

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 11:22 PM IST
A rescue team comprising forest, revenue and police officials have started breaking the well by constructing a pathway to get the jumbo out of the well.
Elderly women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to vote for local body elections in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)
Elderly women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to vote for local body elections in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)

Now, health officials detect Shigella bacterial infection in Kochi

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Ernakulam district collector S Suhas said a 56-year- old woman was diagnosed with the contagious disease and was undergoing treatment.
Jacobites and Orthodox denominations of the Malankara Syrian Church have been fighting for the control of 2000- odd churches and their rich coffers for more than two decades. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Jacobites and Orthodox denominations of the Malankara Syrian Church have been fighting for the control of 2000- odd churches and their rich coffers for more than two decades. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

PM Modi to talk to Kerala church leaders to sort out issues, says Mizoram Governor

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 12:35 AM IST
The Governor, also hailing from Kerala, said he had briefed the PM about all issues and sought his intervention to help solve them. He said leaders of both factions will be met separately and later there will be a joint meeting. He said he will also discuss the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah.
Elderly women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to vote for local body elections in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)
Elderly women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to vote for local body elections in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)

Fresh Shigella case detected in north Kerala

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 01:47 AM IST
The shigella outbreak came to light last week after the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kozhikode district. At least 30 people were diagnosed with infection, but they recovered after a few days and health officials said the infection had been contained.
The health department has taken many measures including super chlorination of water bodies and organised several health camps after the disease claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy last week.(HT PHOTO.)
The health department has taken many measures including super chlorination of water bodies and organised several health camps after the disease claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy last week.(HT PHOTO.)

Shigella bacterial infection contained in Kozhikode, says Kerala health department

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Health experts said contaminated water sources triggered the infection and a clear picture will emerge by next week after several rounds of lab tests. At least 54 people with mild symptoms were identified during a medical camp on Saturday.
Kerala health minister KK Shailaja is seen in this file photo.(ANI)
Kerala health minister KK Shailaja is seen in this file photo.(ANI)

House inspections, medical camps after Shigella kills 1 in Kerala

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Kerala’s health department has said only six people were confirmed to have been infected by shigellosis so far and 26 others are suspected cases of the infection.
District medical officer V Jayashree said at least 150 people attended the medical camp organised by the health department in the last two days. She said experts are trying to trace the root cause of the infection. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)
District medical officer V Jayashree said at least 150 people attended the medical camp organised by the health department in the last two days. She said experts are trying to trace the root cause of the infection. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)

Shigella infection: Experts try to trace source in north Kerala’s Kozhikode

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Panic gripped Mayanad area following the death of an 11-year-old boy and hospitalization of many others with similar symptoms. However, the health department said only six people were confirmed to have been infected so far and 26 others are suspected cases of the infection.
The death took place two days back and later 20 people with symptoms, mild diaorrhea and fever, were admitted in various hospitals. Most of the infected were people who came in direct contact with the deceased. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The death took place two days back and later 20 people with symptoms, mild diaorrhea and fever, were admitted in various hospitals. Most of the infected were people who came in direct contact with the deceased. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

North Kerala on high alert after 11-yr-old boy dies due to shigella bacterial infection

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:55 PM IST
State health minister K K Shailaja said the health department will conduct a health camp in the area in a couple of days and investigation is on to locate the main source of the infection. She said health experts have said the infection spread through water and food and keeping good hygiene was the primary way to check the spread.
The image shows people looking at the Forked Fanwort covered water body.(Twitter/@ANI)
The image shows people looking at the Forked Fanwort covered water body.(Twitter/@ANI)

Breathtaking pink Forked Fanwort bloom in Kerala’s Kozhikode. Seen the pictures yet?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Forked Fanwort is a type of aquatic plant.
JP 77 works in the marketing department of Janmabhoomi, the mouthpiece of the BJP.(SOURCED.)
JP 77 works in the marketing department of Janmabhoomi, the mouthpiece of the BJP.(SOURCED.)

There’s a lot in a name, says JP 77, a BJP nominee from Kerala’s Kozhikode

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 10:24 PM IST
Five years ago, when JP Seventy Seven went to Dubai for a trip, airport authorities had a tough time and asked him repeatedly to reveal his full name. He convinced them with much difficulty that it was his real name.
On Tuesday, he will also attend a Covid-19 review meeting in Wayanad Collectorate. He will visit Mananthawady Government Hospital on Wednesday before leaving from Kannur airport.(HT PHOTO.)
On Tuesday, he will also attend a Covid-19 review meeting in Wayanad Collectorate. He will visit Mananthawady Government Hospital on Wednesday before leaving from Kannur airport.(HT PHOTO.)

Rahul Gandhi to visit his north Kerala constituency of Wayanad today

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 04:49 AM IST
No public function is scheduled during the three-day visit but he will attend a review meeting called by the Malappuram collector on Monday and later proceed to Wayanad. Besides Wayanad district, many areas of Kozhikode and Malappuram districts also form a part of his constituency.
Larger than life cutout of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi displayed during party's 'Kheti Bachao' tractor rally against the farm laws, at Sanaur in Patiala. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan / Hindustan Times)
Larger than life cutout of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi displayed during party's 'Kheti Bachao' tractor rally against the farm laws, at Sanaur in Patiala. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan / Hindustan Times)

Rahul Gandhi to visit Wayanad from October 19 to review pandemic situation

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Gandhi will reach Kozhikode by a special flight on October 19 and take part in a review meet on the pandemic at the Malappuram collectorate, Congress leader and SuIthan Bathery MLA I C Balakrishnan said.
Dawood Ibrahim. (HT File photo)
Dawood Ibrahim. (HT File photo)

Kerala gold smuggling accused have links with Dawood Ibrahim’s gang: NIA

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 12:16 AM IST
The NIA said that the Kerala gold smuggling case accused visited Tanzania several times where the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has an extensive network.
On Monday, the state reported 4538 cases; 1,21, 268 people have recovered and there were 57,979 active cases. With 20 deaths, the toll has gone up to 698. (Photo @CPIMKerala)
On Monday, the state reported 4538 cases; 1,21, 268 people have recovered and there were 57,979 active cases. With 20 deaths, the toll has gone up to 698. (Photo @CPIMKerala)

Kerala CM Vijayan calls for all-party meeting amid surge in Covid cases

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 08:05 PM IST
In last one week, the state has reported more than 41,000 cases and the test positivity rate has also gone up to 12.59 but mortality rate is 0.4 per cent, said chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The national test positivity rate is around 8 per cent.
Rain clouds are seen behind a statue on the banks of the Periyar river in Kochi in Kerala.(AP PHOTO.)
Rain clouds are seen behind a statue on the banks of the Periyar river in Kochi in Kerala.(AP PHOTO.)

Heavy rain batters Kerala, IMD sounds red alert for six districts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Several parts of the state have been receiving heavy rain for the past few days and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on standby in affected areas. People living in low-lying areas have been shifted to relief camps as a precautionary measure.
Union civil aviation minister Hardeep singh Puri in Parliament.(PTI)
Union civil aviation minister Hardeep singh Puri in Parliament.(PTI)

Kozhikode air crash: Report to be submitted within 5 months, says Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 08:35 PM IST
On August 7, an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people overshot the tabletop runway during landing at the Kozhikode airport in heavy rain and fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into pieces, killing 21 people, including the pilots.
Saurav Kishan from Kerala is the new viral sensation on social media.
Saurav Kishan from Kerala is the new viral sensation on social media.

#Viral Chhota Rafi aka Saurav Kishan: I plan to learn Hindi soon, it’s a beautiful language

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 04:14 PM IST
After this Kerala-based youngster’s singing videos went viral on social media, people started complimenting him, and said it reminds them of legendary singer Mohammed Rafi’s soulful renditions.
Officials inspect the wreckage of Air India Express flight at Kozhikode International Airport in Karipur.(ANI)
Officials inspect the wreckage of Air India Express flight at Kozhikode International Airport in Karipur.(ANI)

26 who helped passengers of crashed plane in Kozhikode contract Covid-19

Malappuram, Kerala | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 06:46 PM IST
District Collector K Gopalakrishnan, Superintendent of Police Abdul Kareem and 21 officials, including police and fire force personnel, also involved in the rescue operations, had also tested positive.
Local people living near the Kozhikode international airport were the first to begin rescuing passengers after an Air India Express flight crashed on August 7.(ANI)
Local people living near the Kozhikode international airport were the first to begin rescuing passengers after an Air India Express flight crashed on August 7.(ANI)

10 locals involved in Kozhikode air crash rescue test positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Around 80 of the locals who took part in the rescue operations in the Kozhikode air crash, were already under quarantine after some of the injured passengers tested positive for Covid-19.
Players of soccer club Bayern Munich celebrate a goal against Barcelona on Friday.(Reuters Photo)
Players of soccer club Bayern Munich celebrate a goal against Barcelona on Friday.(Reuters Photo)

Facebook post linking Barcelona’s loss to Covid-19 triggers hilarious memes in soccer crazy Kerala district

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Kozhikode’s football craze is well known. During the Soccer World Cup many fans will wear the jersey of their favourite players and some will be known after them till the tournament is over.
Family members and Air India staff pay their last respect to Captain Deepak Sathe who was killed in the Kozhikode air crash, in Mumbai on August 9.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Family members and Air India staff pay their last respect to Captain Deepak Sathe who was killed in the Kozhikode air crash, in Mumbai on August 9.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

Air India crew members who survived Kozhikode air crash given special leave to recover from tragedy

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 03:58 PM IST
While the two pilots lost their lives in the Kozhikode air crash, all four cabin crew were rescued. Total 18 people had lost their lives in the tragedy.
Seven ministers, including health minister KK Shailaja and state director general of police (DGP) Loknath Behera, have put themselves into quarantine. (Photo@vijayanpinarayi)
Seven ministers, including health minister KK Shailaja and state director general of police (DGP) Loknath Behera, have put themselves into quarantine. (Photo@vijayanpinarayi)

Kerala CM, 7 ministers in quarantine after 23 officials test Covid +ve

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The decision came after Malappuram district collector K Gopalakrishnan and police superintendent U Abdul Kareem tested positive, along with 21 other officials who supervised the rescue work at Kozhikode air crash site.
Officials inspect the wreckage of the Air India Express flight at the Kozhikode International Airport on August 8.
Officials inspect the wreckage of the Air India Express flight at the Kozhikode International Airport on August 8.

23 AI crash rescue op members test +ve

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 12:09 AM IST
In a statement, Vijayan’s office said the chief minister will be unable to unfurl the Tricolour on Independence Day on Saturday and tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran will preside over the ceremony in his place.
The pilots have raised questions on DG Arun Kumar who in an interview to one of the media channels made statements on the deceased pilots’ landing method in last week’s plane crash in Kozhikode.(PTI)
The pilots have raised questions on DG Arun Kumar who in an interview to one of the media channels made statements on the deceased pilots’ landing method in last week’s plane crash in Kozhikode.(PTI)

AI pilots’ union seeks DGCA chief’s removal

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2020 03:25 AM IST
The pilots have raised questions on DG Arun Kumar who in an interview to one of the media channels made statements on the deceased pilots’ landing method in last week’s plane crash in Kozhikode.
The Boeing 737 jet on a flight from Dubai, overshot and fell 50 metres off the end of the runway at the Calicut airport in treacherous conditions last Friday, killing 18, making it one of the deadliest commercial aviation disasters in the country in nearly 10 years.(HT Photo)
The Boeing 737 jet on a flight from Dubai, overshot and fell 50 metres off the end of the runway at the Calicut airport in treacherous conditions last Friday, killing 18, making it one of the deadliest commercial aviation disasters in the country in nearly 10 years.(HT Photo)

DGCA bans use of wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode airport for monsoon season

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 01:34 AM IST
Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 747 and Airbus A350 have a bigger fuel tank and can therefore travel longer distances in comparison with narrow-body planes like the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.
The pilots’ unions said DGCA Arun Kumar comments on the Kozhikode plane crash reveal a “total lack of technical knowledge”.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The pilots’ unions said DGCA Arun Kumar comments on the Kozhikode plane crash reveal a “total lack of technical knowledge”.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

DGCA chief has no technical knowledge, 2 pilots’ unions tell Hardeep Puri to remove him

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2020 10:14 PM IST
The two pilots’ unions took umbrage at DGCA Arun Kumar’s language in television interviews following the crash of an Air India Express flight in Kozhikode last week.
Officials inspect the wreckage of an Air India Express jet at Calicut International Airport in Karipur, Kerala.(AFP)
Officials inspect the wreckage of an Air India Express jet at Calicut International Airport in Karipur, Kerala.(AFP)

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 74 injured passengers discharged from hospitals

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2020 04:48 PM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said on Saturday that 149 people have been admitted to hospitals, 23 have been discharged, while three are critically injured in the B737 plane crash.
An Air India Express pilot alleged the pay cuts were unfair, “Unlike Air India, Air India Express has been posting profits for the past four consecutive years.(HT Photo)
An Air India Express pilot alleged the pay cuts were unfair, “Unlike Air India, Air India Express has been posting profits for the past four consecutive years.(HT Photo)

After Kozhikode crash, focus on pilots’ health

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 02:51 AM IST
Senior airline officials said Air India Express had announced heavy pay cuts for its flying crew on August 5. An office circular dated August 5 cited adverse effects on airlines due to the pandemic and announced pay cuts for Air India Express’s flying crew (pilots and cabin crew).
Officials inspect the site where a passenger plane crashed when it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in Karipur, in the southern state of Kerala.(REUTERS)
Officials inspect the site where a passenger plane crashed when it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in Karipur, in the southern state of Kerala.(REUTERS)

Weather dismissed as factor in deadly Air India crash

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 06:38 PM IST
The Boeing Co. 737 appeared to touch down near the middle of the 9,000-foot-long (2,743-meter-long) runway at Kozhikode, the person said, before skidding off the end and careening down a slope, breaking into three parts.
Sushma Sathe during the funeral ceremony of her husband Captain Deepak Sathe at Air India Cargo, Andheri in Mumbai on August 09, 2020(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Sushma Sathe during the funeral ceremony of her husband Captain Deepak Sathe at Air India Cargo, Andheri in Mumbai on August 09, 2020(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Kozhikode Air India pilots laid to rest, tributes pour in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Mumbai/ Agra | By Anvit Srivastava, Hemendra Chaturvedi, Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 04:58 AM IST
First Officer Akhilesh Kumar, 32, was co-piloting flight IX-1344 from Dubai to Calicut with 190 people onboard when it overshot the runway at Karipur airport while landing and fell into a 35 feet deep valley. Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, 58, was the pilot in command of the Boeing737 aircraft that broke into two after crashing, claiming the lives of both the pilots and 16 passengers.
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