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Passengers arrive from Kuwait by an Air India flight at Calicut International Airport during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kozhikode on May 14, 2020.(PTI File Photo)

Kerala expats slam mandatory Covid-19 test rule for Gulf returnees

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Passengers returning to Kerala from Middle-East countries are required to carry a Covid-19 test result certificate, according to a government order.
People coming from red zones will have to undergo mandatory 14-day home quarantine and if they show slight symptoms they will be moved to hospitals, Kerala health officials said.(ANI PHOTO.)
People coming from red zones will have to undergo mandatory 14-day home quarantine and if they show slight symptoms they will be moved to hospitals, Kerala health officials said.(ANI PHOTO.)

Kerala to tighten norms as returning immigrants threaten to foil state’s Covid-19 track record

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Among the Gulf returnees, seven people had tested positive so far and more flights are expected in the coming days. On Monday, the state reported seven new Covid-19 cases.
In November 2011, Singh and 7 of his friends joined hands and formed this group. Today, they have 20 active members who perform cultural events the world over.
In November 2011, Singh and 7 of his friends joined hands and formed this group. Today, they have 20 active members who perform cultural events the world over.

Hardeep Singh’s heart beats to Bhangra tunes

PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:18 PM IST
This Dubai-born lad’s heart beats to drum, dholak and tabla and his dance group, Pure Bhangra, spreads joy across the world with some desi moves.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the Zayed Medal, the UAE’s highest civilian award, during the visit.(PTI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the Zayed Medal, the UAE’s highest civilian award, during the visit.(PTI file photo)

UAE first Middle-East nation to launch RuPay card during PM Modi’s visit

Abu Dhabi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 07:28 PM IST
The UAE hosts the largest Indian community, receives the largest number of Indian tourists and the introduction of RuPay card, an Indian indigenous equivalent of MasterCard or Visa, in the region would benefit tourism, trade and the Indian diaspora.
The court found Sanu Chacko, Kevin’s fiancée Neenu Chacko’s brother, and nine others guilty.(Getty Images(Representational image))
The court found Sanu Chacko, Kevin’s fiancée Neenu Chacko’s brother, and nine others guilty.(Getty Images(Representational image))

10 convicted in Kevin ‘honour killing’ case, including his brother-in-law

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2019 03:11 PM IST
The court observed that it was a clear case of ‘honour killing’ and convicted the 10 accused for various charges, including s murder, kidnapping, trespassing. The quantum of punishment will be announced on Saturday.
The Kerala Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 board examination results were declared on Monday, May 6.(HT file)
The Kerala Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 board examination results were declared on Monday, May 6.(HT file)

Kerala SSLC Class 10th Exam Result 2019 declared, 98.11% students pass. Check at keralaresults.nic.in

By Nilesh Mathur and Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 02:57 PM IST
Kerala SSLC Result 2019 Date: The Kerala Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 board examination results was announced on Monday.
Among the 150 institutions that MES runs are 10 professional institutes, 18 arts and science colleges, 36 CBSE schools and many other institutions. It collectively serves 85,000 students.(HT PHOTO)
Among the 150 institutions that MES runs are 10 professional institutes, 18 arts and science colleges, 36 CBSE schools and many other institutions. It collectively serves 85,000 students.(HT PHOTO)

In Kerala, Muslim education group bans hijab in its colleges

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 07:46 PM IST
The MES directive came in the wake of the developments in Sri Lanka and the Shiv Sena’s demand to ban the burqua in India also. However, the outfit denied these incidents had anything to do with its decision.
A worker inspects a pump jack at an oil field in Tacheng, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China.(REUTERS File Photo)
A worker inspects a pump jack at an oil field in Tacheng, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China.(REUTERS File Photo)

India plans to cut oil imports from Iran, say officials

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 05:53 PM IST
While a final view on US asking India and China to cut Iranian oil imports has not yet been taken, the petroleum ministry has asked refiners to tread cautiously and start looking at alternatives, govt officials said on Thursday.
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