Everything you need to know about Kannur City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kannur City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday praised Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and asked the CPI-M to introspect and rethink its ideology.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, whose government will celebrate its second anniversary Saturday, said he has proved that the majority in the assembly is not that important.
Teotihuacan (Mexico), May 13 (IANS/EFE) A robot that weighs just 25 kg is helping scientists explore the underworld of Teotihuacan, an archaeological complex.
Vatican City, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Good Christians never complain but joyfully tolerate pain, like their saviour Jesus Christ did during his crucifixion, Pope Francis has said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Kerala is set to popularise ayurveda therapies among tourists during the monsoon, which arrives in the last week of May, an official said Tuesday.
Vatican City, May 7 (IANS/AKI) Christians should reflect on each day of their lives to see how God had guided them, Pope Francis has said.
Durban, May 3 (IANS) A wedding in an influential Indian origin family in South Africa got further mired in controversy after allegations of racism at the event.
London, May 3 (ANI): A man, whose heart stopped beating for hours, has claimed that he saw angels and spoke to God before unbelievably waking up in hospital and making a full recovery.
Vatican City, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is expected to take up residence inside a renovated ex-monastery inside the Vatican, according to sources within the Holy See.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 1 (IANS) The youth wing of the CPI-M in Kerala has launched a state-wide campaign to educate people not to fall into anti-secular and communal traps.
London, May 1 (ANI): Chelsea is set to offer a 100 million-pound transfer cash bundle to Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho to rebuild the club if the Portuguese makes the move back to the Blues this summer.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) The Kerala Police have collected around Rs.1.5 million as fine after stepping up vigil in the past five months against those smoking in public places, according to information available on the website of the state police.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) One family in Kerala, the Keyis of Kannur district, may have struck gold -- the state government has taken up with the centre the issue of about $900 million due to them, being held by the treasury of Saudi Arabia.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A group of players from Premier League sides Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. ccording to the Independent, Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Juan Mata and Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool) have been nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) The liaison committee of the ruling Congress-led UDF Monday directed the Kerala government to initiate both long and short term measures to see that water is conserved for agricultural use.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Manchester United's reported battle to sign in Atletico Madrid's 50 million-pound rated striker Radamel Falcao has placed in fresh doubt striker Wayne Rooney's future in the club and may even see Rooney offloaded at the end of the season.
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho could shock the European football world by joining rich French club Paris Saint Germain instead of Chelsea after quitting Madrid this summer.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will embark on a visit to the UAE April 10, his first overseas trip after assuming office in May 2011 and attend a diaspora meet, among others, officials said Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 (IANS) Kerala Wednesday set up a ministerial committee to prepare a rehabilitation package for the diaspora in the wake of tightening of labour laws in Saudi Arabia that may lead to job loss for Indians in that country.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) will hold its 14th triennial all India conference at Kannur in Kerala April 4-8.
London, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Francis has opted to stay at a modest two-room residence instead of moving to a grand papal apartment on the top floor of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace, his spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said.
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that military-style drones will soon be patrolling the skies above the city, adding that face-recognition software will also monitor each and every move of the denizens in the style of the 2002 Tom Cruise starrer Minority Report.
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Cocaine addiction treatment could get easier, with the new discovery of a molecular process in the brain that's triggered by drug use.
Vatican City, March 13 (IANS/AKI) Indian cardinal Cleemis Thottunkal is the youngest cardinal taking part in the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.
Kannur (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Police may have to wait to take custody of rapist Bitti Mohanty as he is in judicial custody and Kerala Police want to question him, police said Sunday.
Kannur (Kerala), March 9 (IANS) The Kerala Police has confirmed the arrest of Bitti Mohanty, son of a former top police officer, convicted for raping a German national in 2006 in Rajasthan and then jumping parole.
Kannur, Mar 9 (ANI): Bitti Mohanty, who was convicted for raping a German woman at Alwar in Rajasthan in 2006 and had been absconding after his release on parole the same year, has been arrested from Kerela's Kannur district.
Kannur (Kerala) March 9 (IANS) Kerala Police Saturday began a detailed investigation and enquiry into the identity of a person taken into custody on suspicion of being Bitti Mohanty, convicted for raping a German national in 2006 and then jumping parole.
London, Mar. 9 (ANI): The Catholic cardinals gathered in Rome have voted to begin the secret election, or conclave, to elect a new pope on 12th March, the Vatican said.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Airline flights operated by all-women crew, employers handing out flowers and chocolates to women employees and marches demanding stringent laws to ensure safety of women -- these were some of the activities across the country on International Women's Day Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) Numerous events marked International Women's Day Friday in Kerala, India's most literate state. There were some not-so-pleasant moments too.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): With 'Mary Poppins' in mind, professional extreme athlete Erik Roner decided to test out the flying capabilities of his own umbrella.
Miami, Mar 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Thalia will go on a short US tour this spring on which she will perform songs from her most recent album, "Habitame siempre", her record label, Sony Music, announced.
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 13.6 percent last year, compared to 2011, "the highest (level) in the past four years", due mainly to growth in wireless telephony and satellite television, said authorities.
Vatican City, Feb 27 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI will be called "pope emeritus" or "Roman pontiff emeritus" when he steps down as the head of the Catholic Church Thursday, a Vatican spokesperson has said.
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.
New Delhi, Feb. 18 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Monday condemned Congress MP from Kannur K. Sudhakaran, who has stirred a storm by referring to the victim in the Suryanelli rape case as a prostitute.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Police are looking for a group of Maoists who have allegedly taken shelter in a forested area in Kannur and Wayanad districts near the Kerala-Karnataka border.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Brooklyn Decker showed off newly-dyed brunette locks as she attended a Valentine's Day event in New York City on Thursday.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has tipped Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to keep managing till the age of 90 ahead of their blockbuster Champions League pre-quarterfinal clash at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Washington, February 9 (ANI): Candice Swanepoel wanted to make sure her fans knew how much she appreciated them by showing up at the Victoria's Secret store in New York City's Herald Square.
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) City-based FMCG major Emami Friday reported a 21.64 percent rise in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2012, to Rs.114.95 crore from Rs.94.50 crore for the corresponding period a year ago.
New York, Feb 7 (IANS) The oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America, the 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival, will kick off its week-long festivities with a star-studded opening April 30.
Washington, Feb. 5 (ANI): New York Police Department (NYPD) counter-terrorism officers are breaking court orders and spying on mosques and Muslim student organizations in New York City, civil rights lawyers have charged in new court papers.
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Actress Eva Green has landed the lead role in "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".
Mexico City, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico is striving to diversify its tourism sector and overcome an image of insecurity created by thousands of gangland killings.
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Looking for love in America? Perhaps what you need is a little faith. Call it a 21st century take on an age old biblical teaching -- Surf, and ye shall find.
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Soda giant Coca-Cola has launched a big ad campaign to state that it is doing a lot to combat obesity.
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The United States is in the grip of a flu epidemic.
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Internet search giant Google has announced that it will offer a free wireless internet network in the Chelsea area of New York.
Wellington, Jan 5(ANI): Manchester City manager Mario Balotelli has tried to play down his latest clash with eccentric forward Mario Balotelli at the club's training ground.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Even though 2011 turned out a good year for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, 2012 is one he would rather forget.
Ahmedabad, Dec 26 (IANS) City-based Flourish Purefoods, a new-age company driven by scientific approach and knowledge, has launched its Flourish Rich Milk in Tetra Pak packages.
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China is home to 3,589 museums, including 535 private museums, a minister said Tuesday.
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): Two Christmas elves were arrested on suspicion of assaulting 2 men in separate incidents in Wolverhampton City Centre in the West Midlands on Friday.
London, December 25 (ANI): Its Christmas time and most people may assume that children will ask Santa for an extensive list of toys, games and treats.
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Local youngsters were in for a treat during a tour of the Etihad Stadium, as Mario Balotelli surprised them by turning up as Father Christmas.
Panama City, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) A cocaine-laden semi-submersible vessel that sank early this month in Panama's Caribbean waters will not be refloated due to the cost and possible risks of the operation, an official said.
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez was reportedly spotted carrying a huge white tree as he left Bents Garden Centre near Salford this week.
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Mario Balotelli, who has scored only once in the Premier League this season, is planning to visit a holy shrine where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared 31 years ago.
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra, who is known for her non-conventional films like "7 Khoon Maaf" and "Barfi", says that her upcoming film on boxing champion Mary Kom will be the different film next year.
Mexico City, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government announced Thursday a set of new regulations designed to protect makers of tequila - a key export - from unfair competition.
Wellington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, who is wanted by authorities in Belize in connection with the murder of his neighbour, has said that he is planning to seek for asylum in Guatemala because he fears persecution in Belize.
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) To tap the commercial and tourism potential of Maharashtra, Kerala's grand shopping festival campaign will tour in Mumbai Monday, an official said.
Mexico City, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least eight people were injured and 65 detained when police clashed with protesters in Mexico on the new president's inauguration day, an official said.
London, Nov. 23 (ANI): Manchester City have reportedly made their 15 million pound move for Crystal Palace sensation Wilfried Zaha.
Gaza, Nov 19 (IANS) Newly launched Israeli air strikes killed three more Palestinians in the Gaza Strip Monday, taking the toll to 91 on the sixth day of the ongoing conflict, Xinhua reported.
Mexico City, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) For Mexico's big retail chains, this is the beginning of "The Good End", four days of offers and discounts on products and services that aim to boost domestic consumption.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) Friday sought that the government ban flood plain fishery in the monsoon.
London, Nov 16(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, who is a devout catholic, has claimed a divine intervention from Virgin Mary was the secret behind club's dramatic Premier League success last season.
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh capital has topped a list of cities facing the highest climate change risks in the coming years. Kolkata came seventh, Mumbai eighth while Delhi was in the 20th position.
Hyderabad , Nov 15 (IANS) Britain's Deputy High Commissioner Mike Nithavrianakis Thursday flagged off the first shipment of coated ceramic products manufactured by RN Photo Coatings at Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh to his country.
Mexico City, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) At least six people were killed and two were wounded by gunfire during and after a wedding party in the western Mexican town of Salvador Escalante, officials said.
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday condemned Kannur Member of Parliament K. Sudhakaran's move to stage a protest outside a police station demanding the release of a Congress leader taken into custody for allegedly threatening an inspector in a case relating to sand transporting, and said that leaders belonging to the ruling party at the Centre have become very arrogant in the last eight years.
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Scotland striker Garry O'Connor's move to Russia has seen him chasing unpaid wages, his agent said.
London, Nov. 2 (ANI): Amanda Bynes, who caused a scene at a Hollywood gym last month when she stripped down to her bra in the middle of a spin class, is reportedly up to her antics again.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi leg of the third edition of the Mahindra Youth Football Challenge (MYFC) will kick off Friday with 32 school vying to bag the honour of 'Champion School' of Delhi.
Kannur (Kerala), Nov 1 (IANS) Popular Malayalam actress Samvrutha Sunil Thursday got married to Akhil, a computer engineer working in the US.
Washington/New York, Oct 30 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and over six million people faced power outages amid gale-force winds as superstorm Sandy slammed into the US' East Coast, triggering a long night of misery and causing damage worth billions of dollars.
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) As a ferocious superstorm threatening 50 million people along the US East Coast gathered strength Monday, President Barack Obama warned affected residents that failure to obey evacuation orders could prove deadly.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct.24 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona jived to Latin numbers, and mesmerised hundreds of fans with his football skills in Kerala's Kannur city on Wednesday.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): NASA's newest set of X-ray eyes in the sky, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), has caught its first look at the giant black hole parked at the centre of our galaxy.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct 24 (IANS) In just 20 minutes that the legendry Diego Maradona held centre stage, he danced, sang and demonstrated jaw-dropping football skills to win thousands of hearts at the Municipal Stadium here Wednesday.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct.23 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend, Diego Maradona reached Kannur city on Tuesday.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct 23 (IANS) Forty-five-year-old Shabin Kumar is extremely busy preparing the birthday cake for footballing legend Diego Maradona's 52nd birthday.
Soccer legend Diego Maradona has arrived in Kochi city of Kerala on Tuesday. Maradona will make a public appearance at Kannur municipal stadium.
Kochi/Kannur, Oct 23 (IANS) Hundreds of football fans gave legendary footballer Diego Maradona a rapturous welcome as he arrived in Kerala on a two-day visit.
Kochi, Oct 23 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona arrived in Kochi city of Kerala on Tuesday amid tight security and roaring fans for a personal visit.
Kannur (Kerala) Oct 20 (IANS) Excitement is mounting in this football crazy Kerala town with Argentine legend Diego Maradona arriving here Wednesday to exhibit his skills and inaugurate a showroom.
London, Oct 19 (ANI): US gymnast Gabby Douglas won the Sportswoman of the Year award beating out Lindsey Vonn, Serena Williams and Missy Franklin at a star studded ceremony in New York City.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct 18 (IANS) Malayalalam film personality Vineeth Sreenivasan married his ladylove Divya at a function held here Thursday in the presence of eminent celebrities.
Milan, Oct 17 (IANS) Inspiring Mario Balotteli scored one and set up another goal as a 10-man Italy beat Denmark 3-1 at home here.
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) A pooja was performed for Snopa Alex's upcoming women-oriented film "Vilappilsala" that shows how city-waste is being dumped in villages and spreading diseases.
New York, October 15 (ANI): Teddy Roosevelt, who was shot with a .38-caliber revolver by John Flammang Schrank, was saved by something that has proven deadly for many a candidate during a campaign - a lengthy speech.
London, October 13 (ANI): A Scottish couple, who has been madly in love since 1977 and got engaged 31-years-ago in 1980, believe that the secret to their long and happy relationship is never getting married.
Mexico City, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) A biodegradable, non-stick gum that won't sully sidewalks and trash cans made of "natural plastic" were some of the products on display at the just-concluded 2012 Green Solutions Forum, held in the Mexican capital to seek ways of combating climate change.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) The union government launched e-governance as a pilot project in 35 districts across the country, but only in Kerala has it seen such a success, according to officials.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The committee on infrastructure financing Wednesday asked the government to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in telecom, privatise state-owned monopolies and raise electricity charges and rail fares.
Odense (Denmark), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) Chilean author Isabel Allende Sunday received the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize from the hands of Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik at a ceremony held in this Danish city.
Delhi Minister, Ramakant Goswami has stated that the city government has taken a number of welfare measures for such workers with an aim to make their lives and working conditions comfortable.