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Electricity regulatory commission had recommended a staff strength of 24,500 in various division of the board, whereas the board has a strength of 33,500, leaving 10,000 surpluses, thereby creating
Kerala gets a new train, thanks to the Ministry of Railways. This new Shatabdi train shall connect Thiruvananthapuram to Kannur via Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Thrissur, Shoranur and Kozhikode. It departs from Thiruvananthapuram at 6.00 a.m and reaches Kannur at 1.30 pm. The return journey begins at 2.30 pm and the train reaches Thiruvananthapuram at 10.30 pm.
Ockhi-cyclone on November 30th left its impressions unforgettable for long . Many have lost the breadwinner, for many, the households and houses, making them  penniless .74 persons died and 250 seem to have drifted in the ocean or lost lives with sunken boats.
Even after much glaring media attention and promises by the State and Central governments, 14 children died due to malnutrition in a tribal village Attapady in Palakkad district this year.Reasons for deaths of children are due to defects during conception and delivery, including malnutrition is a concern in the tribal regions of Attappady. Despite targeted interventions aimed at improving the health conditions of pregnant women and adolescent girls, results are not as desired.
Pinarayi Vijayan with several Cabinet Ministers and officials met the Prime minister at Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Chief Minister apprised the havoc caused by Ockhi-cyclone, explained the damages, most of them permanent in nature ruining fishermen's lively hood. More than 100 fishermen are yet to be traced.
How do you think Mohanlal looks less 18 kilos of weight? Yes! Mohan Lal, evergreen versatile actor achieved the feat of losing 18 kilos of weight in just 51 days with hard work and dedication. This remark is from the French doctors and physiotherapists “ we have not come across such a dedicated Actor “. All this effort was only on one casual mention made by Sreekumar Menon, the director to shed little body weight to suit the character “Manikyan”. What prompted Mohan Lal to undergo such a rigorous therapy?
Mariamma Jacob- bid a tear-less farewell to her son who died in a road accident on 5th December 2017 near Chenganur. Vinu Kurian Jacob, a 25-year old who rode a motorcycle from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in the shortest time, to have his name scripted in the records. Vinu Kurian's motorcycle was rammed by a tourist bus resulting in death. "God has not made a mistake. God decided that Vinu should have up too 25 years" she firmly believes Jesus gave all the strength to her no to shed a drop of tear on the body.
Finance Minister Thomas Issac's reading on the wall has sent mild tremors into already in sound balance sheets, 30000 t retire by next May, putting a huge burden on the weak-roof. The ball is in the Pinarayi Vijayan's court, murmurs out to the finance ministers proposal to up the age of those to retire soon 58 from 58. The burden of last year 22000 retirements has cause deep cracks,  in addition to demonetization, consequent repercussions in the normal life.  G.S.T and its changes have further clipped the financers this year.
Jisha 30-year old law-student was brutally murdered after rape, inflicting savage injuries on her private parts on 28th April 2016 at Perumbavoor, off Kochi in Kerala. Ameer ul-Islam, a migrant labour, laining from Assam, was declared guilty by the sessions court at Perumbavoor today.The punishment shall be pronounced soon after due legal procedures essentially hearing the accused tomorrow on the pronouncement.
The patience of the Latin Catholic commul=nity is on the brim, the anger against the state and the Central government's failure to one. inform fishermen well in advance about Ockhi'sbuild up, two.failure of the state to give enough protection to fishermen in the sea and their families during the cyclone. 'Utter failure'in their words. in rescuing the 400 missing fishermen even on the 12th day of rescue operations have suppressed their patience.
Kerala government, at last, have made in official 397 fishermen from Kerala coast are missing after the Cyclone Ockhi. Deathrose to 37 by recovering 4 more.  The search operations still on for these missing, is not being limited to Indian water lent off-Maldives as it apprehended that the cyclone might have taken these fishermen to these shores. Our of this 96 fishermen who into the sea in small boats got drifted due to Ockhi, hence the necessity to enlarge the area of beach operations.