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Kerala News Highlights : Kerala Rains: IMD issues orange alert in 2 districts; yellow alert in 6 districts

Kerala News Highlights :  Kerala Rains: IMD issues orange alert in 2 districts; yellow alert in 6 districts

kerala news live 09 december 2023 major highlights developments rkn
First Published Dec 9, 2023, 8:07 AM IST

4:30 pm: 3 youths arrested over ganja case in Alappuzha

The excise has arrested 3 youths with 3 kg ganja in Alappuzha. Macmillan, Nitin and Madhu Mohan were arrested.

3:52 pm: Funeral procession of late CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran left for Kottayam

The funeral procession carrying the body of late CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran left Thiruvananthapuram for Kottayam. The mourning procession will reach Kilimanoor by 4 pm. The last rites can be offered at Kottarakkara at 5.15 pm,  6.45 pm in Chengannur, 7.15 pm in Thiruvalla and 8 pm in Changanassery


3:30 pm: Railway police to start investigation on train accident death in Kozhikode

The railway police have started an investigation into the death of a doctor who fell while trying to board a moving train. The incident took place yesterday morning at the fourth platform of the Kozhikode railway station. Dr. Sujatha, a native of Kavour and a consultant at the Kannur Regional Lab, died. 

3:09 pm: KK Shailaja visits the family of Dr. Shahna

 KK Shailaja visited the house of Dr. Shahna, who committed suicide. Shailaja said that Shahana was the great hope of the family and she could not find words to comfort her relatives. Shahana's father had passed away earlier, but Shahana's mother was able to provide a good education to her three children. Shailaja said that the death of the dowry caused a huge impact on the family by crushing all those hopes.

2:30 pm: Special service ambulance service will start at Sabarimala Sannidhanam

Health Minister Veena George has announced that KANIV 108 Special Rescue Ambulance will soon be deployed for emergency medical assistance to the pilgrims at Sabarimala Sannidhanam. Last day, the High Court permitted Kaniv 108 Ambulance's 4x4 rescue van to operate from Pampa to Sannidhanam with Apachemedu as its centre.

1:49 pm: Kerala Rains: IMD issues orange alert in 2 districts; yellow alert in 6 districts

The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert in 2 districts including Kozhikode and Wayanad. Meanwhile, a yellow alert has been issued in 6 districts including Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Malappuram, Idukki and Kannur

1:12 pm: Holiday declared for Idukki district due to by-election

The district collector has declared a local holiday in the wards of Idukkuwhere by-elections will be held on December 12.  Educational institutes serving as polling booths will be closed on the day before polling. The collector also ordered to observe a dry day in these wards from 6 pm on December 10 till December 13.

12:47 pm: Medical student dies after jumping from hostel building in Thiruvananthapuram

A student committed suicide after jumping from the hostel building of Gokulam Medical College Hospital. The deceased has been identified as Aditi. She was being treated in the intensive care unit.

12:18 pm: Funeral of CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran will be held tomorrow

The Funeral of late CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran will be held on Sunday in Vazhoor. The body was brought to Thiruvananthapuram from Kochi Amrita Hospital.

11:48 am: Young man drowned to death while taking bath at Chavakkad beach

A young man drowned while bathing at Chavakkad beach on Saturday. Ashwin Jones, a native of Kothannur, Coimbatore, died. Ashwant, who was with Ashwin, survived. The body was found during a search by the coastal police and locals. 

11:30 am: Kerala forest department confirms presence of tiger at Thamarassery ghat

The forest department has installed cameras between the eight and nine bends of the Thamarassery Pass where the tiger was found the other day. Cameras were placed on both sides of the pass road. Apart from this, the patrolling team of the forest department will also conduct surveillance at night. The forest department and the police warned that the night journey through the pass should be cautious.

11:12 am: Woman dies after falling between train and the platform

 The cremation of the doctor who died while trying to board a train running to Kozhikode and got stuck between the platform and the train will be held at Mankav Crematorium this evening. Kannur Regional Public Health Lab consultant Dr. M Sujatha died in an accident yesterday

11:01 am: Fisherman went missing as boat overturns in Malappuram

A boat overturned in Malappuram, leaving a fisherman missing. The individual, identified as Rizwan is currently unaccounted for following the unfortunate event. The incident occurred near the Tuval coast estuary, prompting locals and fellow fishermen to join forces in search and rescue efforts. 

10:46 am: Kashmir accident: One more succumbs to injuries; 5 Keralites killed

One more person lost their life in the Kashmir accident. Manoj, a resident of Chittor who had been undergoing treatment following the incident, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital located in Kashmir.

10:25 am: 4 people arrested for kidnapping 9-year-old in Pathanamthitta

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a 9th-class girl in Pathanamthitta. The police said that one of the accused was close to the girl. Arun, Biju, Aji and Abhishek were arrested. 

10:00 am: Young man committed suicide after posting on Instagram

A young man committed suicide after posting on Instagram. Ajmal (28), a native of Aluva, committed suicide yesterday evening. Recently, Ajmal came back from Dubai after his job was not good.

9:23 am: 6 people including doctor arrested for making fake liquor

6 people including Dr Anoop were taken into custody over making fake liquor in Thrissur. The officials informed that 1200 liters of liquor were found.

8:49 am: Man arrested for sexually harassing minor girl in bus in Kochi

The police have arrested a man who exhibited nudity in front of a 10th-grade student in a private bus in Ernakulam. Jayan, a resident of Njarakal who was a passenger in the bus, was arrested by the Ernakulam Town North Police. Police said that a case has been registered against him under the POCSO Act

8:26 am: Dr. Shahna death case: Father of accused Dr Ruwais missing; search continues

The police said that the father of the accused, Dr. Ruwais, is absconding after the incident came to light. The police intensified their search, including his relative's home, but could not find him.

8:11 am: Body of Kanam Rajendran will brought to Thiruvananthapuram soon

Kerala will pay tribute to CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran today. The body will be brought to Thiruvananthapuram soon from Kochi. The body will be brought by helicopter from Kochi Amrita Hospital around 7 am.

8:07 am: Nava Kerala Sadas temporarily stopped due to CPI State secretary Kanam Rajendran's demise

The Nava Kerala Sadas has been temporarily stopped due to the demise of CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran.  The Nava Kerala Sadas were to be held today in the Thrippunithura, Thrikakkara, Piravam, and Kunnathunad constituencies. The tour will continue from Perunpavur tomorrow after 2 pm. Navakerala Sadas will also be held in Kothamangalam and Muvattupuzha constituencies on Sunday.

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