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Kerala News LIVE: Entry for world-famous installation artwork 'Museum of Moon' by Luke Jerram starts at 7 pm

Kerala News LIVE:  Entry for world-famous installation artwork 'Museum of Moon' by Luke Jerram starts at 7 pm

kerala news live 05 december 2023 major highlights developments
First Published Dec 5, 2023, 8:16 AM IST

4:45 PM: Entry for world-famous installation artwork 'Museum of Moon' by Luke Jerram starts at 7 pm

Entry for the world-famous installation artwork 'Museum of Moon' by Luke Jerram will start at 7 pm and is free for all. The organizers have announced a special one-night preview on December 5, offering a unique experience akin to a miniature moon.

4:10 PM: Kerala ready to help Tamil Nadu amid flood crisis, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has expressed the state's readiness to help Tamil Nadu amid the flood crisis. The CM requested everyone to take the initiative to deliver aid including medicines.

3:40 PM: Kerala to provide free transportation of newborns, mothers from all government hospitals to their homes

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is set to provide free transportation to newborns and mothers from all government hospitals to their homes under the project Mathruyanam scheme. The health minister Veena George said that the Mathruyanam scheme will be implemented in all government hospitals. Currently, the scheme has been implemented in 101 government hospitals where childbirth takes place, namely 9 medical colleges, 41 districts, general, women and children hospitals, 50 taluk hospitals, and one social health care.

3:05 PM: Clash occurred between plus two class students at Palakkad government school

A clash occurred between plus one students in Palakkad government school. 4 students and one teacher were injured during the conflicts. The officials informed that 14 students were suspended in the incident

2:54 PM: Director for General Education slams distribution of high marks to academically weak students

Director of General Education S Shanavas criticised the pattern of marks distribution in Kerala's Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination. He stated that even students who do not know how to read letters get an A plus. Asianet News has obtained the audio recording of the criticism raised during the SSLC question paper preparation workshop.

2:30 PM: Dead rat found in cumin soda in Kozhikode; soda company shuts down

A dead rat was found in cumin soda in Kozhikode. The food safety department has shut down the soda manufacturing plant following the incident. The inspection found that the soda manufacturing company was operating in violation of norms.

2:01 PM: Pattoor case gangster Om Prakash in remand

The gang leader Om Prakash who was arrested in the case of trying to kill youths in Pattoor was produced in the court this morning. He was remanded for two weeks.

1:40 PM: Van explodes while moving paint tin in Perinthalmanna road

A van caught fire while running in Perunthalmanna and got completely burnt. The driver got out after seeing the smoke and miraculously escaped. The incident took place on Monday at 1.50 pm.

1:10 PM: 'Do not blame students...': Kerala High Court on CUSAT stampede

The High Court of Kerala said that the students should not be blamed for the accident that occurred during the tech fest at CUSAT. The court said that the lives of four students were lost during the incident and the court does not want to blame the students for that. 

12:50 PM:  Accused confessed to the crime of killing a one-month-old child in Kochi

12:16 PM: Allegations emerge against handling of complaints in Nava Kerala Sadas

Allegations have surfaced regarding the mishandling of complaints received during the Nava Kerala Sadas in Kannur. It is claimed that these complaints are being dealt with carelessly. In a concerning instance in Kannur, even an application seeking assistance from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund was reportedly forwarded to the Corporation Office for action

11:50 AM:  Kochi child death: Post-mortem report of one month-old-child out

The post-mortem report of a one-month-old child is out now. The report stated several injuries on child's body .

11:34 AM: Kochi child death: Accused admits of killing child the day it was born

In the case of the tragic murder of a one-and-a-half-month-old baby in Elamakara, Kochi, new details have emerged from the statement provided by the accused, who is the mother's boyfriend. According to the police, the accused, Shanif, has admitted that he made the chilling decision to end the baby's life on the very day it was born. 

10:46 AM: Aster Medicity in Kochi among the best hospitals in India

In a recent survey conducted by The Week in collaboration with Hansa Research to identify the best hospitals in 2023, Kochi's Aster Medcity has emerged as a leading institution. The hospital secured the top position in the category of growing multi-specialty hospitals across the country. Notably, Aster Medcity also claimed the first position in the overall list of the top 24 hospitals in India. 

10:41 AM: Famous Vaikathashtami festival starts in Kerala 

The famous Viakathastami festival started in Kottayam Vaikom Mahadeva Temple on Monday.Vaikathashtami or Ashtami festival, is a significant Hindu festival celebrated primarily in the state of Kerala, India. The festival is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and it is observed in the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, located in Vaikom near Kottayam. The temple is considered one of the oldest and most revered Shiva temples in Kerala.

10:30 AM: Father, son stabbed due to border dispute in Kozhikode

A father and son were hacked following a border dispute in Kozhikode. Ashok Kumar and Sarath were injured during the incident. Both were admitted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital. 

9:52 AM: Southern Railways cancels 7 trains to Kerala due to Michaung cyclone

The Southern Railway has cancelled seven trains due to the Michaung cyclone. The Chennai Egmor- Guruvayur express will leave from Vezhupurath at 12:15 pm. It was expected to depart from Chennai at 9:45 am

9:39 AM: Sabarimala Ayyappa devotees stuck in Chengannur railway station due to Michaung cyclone

Sabarimala pilgrims from various states have been stranded as several train services have been canceled due to Cyclone Migjaum. Around 2000 Ayyappa devotees are stuck at the Chengannur railway station, the gateway to Sabarimala, without going back.

9:18 A: Man dies after bike collides with bus in Alappuzha

A young man died after his bike collided with a bus in Nooranad, Alappuzha. The deceased has been identified as Vinish Kumar. Vinesh was hit by a private bus as he fell on the road. The seriously injured youth was taken to a nearby private hospital but could not be saved

9:00 AM: ED arrested Heera Group MD for delay in loan repayment

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Heera Group MD Heera Babu for cheating by taking a loan for a flat in Kochi. The arrest was registered by the Kochi ED unit. He will be produced in court at 2 pm today.

8:40 AM: Lady  doctor found dead inside flat in Thiruvananthapuram

A young doctor was found dead in Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Suhana was found unconscious in her flat room. She was a PG student at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. She was rushed to the hospital; however, her life could not be saved.

8:28 AM: Thiruvananthapuram to witness Museum of Moon art by Luke Jerram today

The Museum of Moon by world-famous installation artist Luke Jerram will arrive in Thiruvananthapuram today ( Dec 5). It is a replica of a shining moon image with a diameter of 23 feet at the height of a three-story building. Entry to the exhibition will start at 7 pm and is free for all.

8:16 AM: One-month-old child found dead in lodge room in Kochi

A one-month-old child was found dead at a lodge room in Kochi on Monday. The child's mother and her partner have been taken into custody by the Elamakkara police. The police will register the arrest of the mother and partner today. The doctor saw the injuries on the child's body during the post-mortem and informed the police. The police will record the arrest after taking the detailed statement of the doctors who conducted the post-mortem today

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