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Kerala News Highlights: Widespread rain likely over central Kerala; Yellow alert in 10 districts

Kerala News Highlights: Widespread rain likely over central Kerala; Yellow alert in 10 districts

Kerala news live 11 october 2023 major highlights developments anr
First Published Oct 11, 2023, 8:17 AM IST

3:27 PM: Top official in custody over gold smuggling case in Karipur

The top official was taken into custody regarding the gold smuggling case at Karipur airport. The accused was identified as Naveen,CISF Assistant Commandant. The Kondotty police have called Naveen to the DysP office.

2:50 PM: Stale food items seized from 3 hotels in Thrissur

The health department of Thrissur Corporation seized stale food items from 3 hotels in Thrissur on Wednesday(October 11). Sana Hotel in Thrissur North Stand, White Palace in Swaraj Round, and Mannoothi Mayura Inn were the hotels that were seized. Stale food items like porotta, chappathi, cauliflower, and beans were seized from Hotel Sana. The inspection also found that the kitchen in this hotel was unclean.

2:19 PM: Sexual harassment complaint against Kudambashree manager in Wayanad

A sexual harassment case was registered against the manager of Kudumbasree in Wayanad. The accused, identified as Tathilesh PV, a native of Kasargod Nileswaram, was expelled by the State Kudumbashree Mission. The incident took place when he was working as the Kasaragod District Programme Manager.

1.30 PM: Widespread rain likely over central Kerala; Yellow alert in 10 districts

The IMD has predicted widespread rainfall in central and northern Kerala. A yellow alert has been sounded in Pathanamthitta and from Ernakulam to Kasaragod.

11:40 AM: First Chinese ship to Vizhinjam International seaport reaches Kerala coast 

Thiruvananthapuram: The first ship bound for Vizhinjam International Port reached the outer coast of Kerala on Wednesday (Oct. 11). The ship arrived earlier than expected. A welcome ceremony was organised for the ship at Vizhinjam port by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on October 15.

11.35 AM: Opposition leader V D Satheesan demands resignation of Minister V Sivankutty over backdoor appointments

Kerala Opposition leader V D Satheesan demanded the resignation of Labour Minister V Sivankutty in connection with backdoor appointments. He also urged the Chief Minister to respond to the recent findings. 

11:20 AM: 2 die in accident in Tamil Nadu

Two Keralites were found dead in an accident in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, October 11. The deceased were identified as Sandeep and Aman, natives of Adoor. 3 people were injured, and the condition of one is critical.

11:05 AM: Crime branch questions accused of Elanthoor human sacrifice today

The crime branch has questioned the accused of the Elanthoor human sacrifice case Bhagwal Singh, Laila, and Shafi regarding the death of Sarojini on Wednesday (Oct. 11). Sarojini was found dead under mysterious circumstances in 2014 near the couple's house, where the human sacrifice took place. She had 27 wounds on her body.

10:22 AM: Wild elephant enters in Kannur; schools closed in Vayathur

A wild elephant has entered Ullikkal town, Kannur district. The elephant came to a place ten kilometres away from the forest boundary. Ullikkal Panchayat President said that people have been instructed to avoid coming to the town. A holiday was given to anganwadis and schools in Vayathur village.

10: 05 AM: Couple leaves newborn baby on shore in Kochi

The body of the 20-day-old child was found wrapped in a cloth and left on the bank of the river in Perumbavoor, Kochi. The police searched the house where the parents lived and started an investigation into this matter.

9.00 AM: Kerala: Karthyayani Amma, oldest literate woman in the state, passes away

Kerala's oldest literate woman Karthyayani Amma passed away in Haripad of Alappuzha district. She was 101. Karthyayani Amma was the first rank holder of the Aksharalaksham exam which was attempted by 40,000 candidates with 98 per cent marks. At the age of 96, she achieved this feat.

Read MoreKerala: Karthyayani Amma, oldest literate woman in the state, passes away

8:50 AM: 7th standard girl found dead inside home in Alappuzha

A 7th standard girl was found dead inside her home in Kuttanad, Alappuzha, on Tuesday (Oct. 11). The deceased was identified as the daughter of Rejimon and Manisha from Kainakary Ward No. 5 Panchayath.

8.30 AM: KIIFB job fraud case: Case registered against Akhil Sajeev for swindling Rs 10 lakh

The police have filed a case against Akhil Sajeev in another job fraud case. Under the pretext of giving a job at KIIFB, Sajeev allegedly swindled Rs 10 lakh. Rajesh, vice president of the Ranni Yuva Morcha unit, has been named as the second accused, placing him as the first. Rajesh served as a middleman, claimed the complaint.

8.17 AM:  Kerala to receive widespread rainfall today; Yellow alert in 3 districts

The state will continue to receive widespread rainfall today (Oct 11). The IMD has sounded a yellow alert in Ernakulam, Idukki and Malappuram districts today. Heavy rainfall is likely to lash hilly areas.

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