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Kerala News Highlights : Kochi gangster Maradu Aneesh attacked inside Viyyur jail

Kerala News Highlights : Kochi gangster Maradu Aneesh attacked inside Viyyur jail

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First Published Nov 20, 2023, 8:12 AM IST

4:43 PM: KSRTC reverts to old khaki uniform following union demand

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has decided to change the uniforms of its employees. The corporation is reverting to the old khaki uniform, as per an official order issued for various categories of employees. This move follows union requests for a change from the current blue uniform, signaling a shift in the attire of KSRTC staff members.

4:31 PM: KSRTC conductor booked for allegedly attacking student on bus

A KSRTC conducted has been arrested for stabbing a student's face with a pen in Ernakulam. Muhammad Al Sabit, a plus two student of Jayakeralam school sought treatment for an eye injury. Perumbavoor police have registered a case against the conductor on the complaint.

4:10 PM: Security lapse at Kozhikode Medical College ICU; prompts urgent action

A report from the Director of Medical Education reveals a severe security breach at Kozhikode Medical College. Employees reportedly faced threats to withdraw ICU harassment complaints. In response, the Director has ordered the strengthening of security systems and the installation of CCTV monitoring inwards to prevent future incidents. Investigations are ongoing to address the reported incidents and implement necessary corrective actions.

3:33 pm: 7 Muslim leaders arrested for protest at Kannur

Seven leaders from the Muslim League were arrested when they arrived to protest at the Nava Kerala Sadas. The arrests took place in Kannur's Pazhyangadi, and the leaders were subsequently taken into custody.

3:18 PM: KSU workers detained ahead of protest in Kannur

Four workers of the Kerala Students Union (KSU) were taken into custody in Pazhyangadi, Kannur. The individuals were apprehended as they were reportedly heading to protest against the Chief Minister during his arrival at Nava Kerala Sadas.

2.45 PM: Kerala revises four pensions by Rs 1600

Kerala revised four pensions by increasing them to Rs 1600. Vishwakarma, circus, disabled sportsperson and disabled artist pension amounts have been increased. Disabled artists' pension is currently Rs.1000. Disabled athletes were getting Rs 1300, circus artists were getting Rs 1200 and Vishwakarma pension was Rs 1400.

2.00 PM: Kochi gangster Maradu Aneesh attacked inside Viyyur jail

Kochi gangster Maradu Aneesh was attacked this afternoon in Viyyur Central jail. Aneesh was attacked with a blade on his head and neck in an attempt to murder by another prisoner named Ashraf Hussain. Maradu Aneesh was lodged in the hospital block of Viyyur Central Jail. Aneesh was attacked when he was going to eat from here. Police said that personal enmity was the reason for the attack. Aneesh was shifted to Medical College Hospital. Aneesh is accused in 45 cases including murder, kidnapping and attempted murder. He is a notorious goon in Kochi.

1:48 PM: 11-year-old drowned to death in temple pond at Thrissur

An 11-year-old student, Srutha Keerth, drowned in a temple pond in Sreenarayanapuram, Thrissur. The child had accompanied his father and sister for a bath in the temple pool. The child went missing while in the pond, prompting a frantic search. After conducting the search, the body was found in the pool. He was immediately rushed to Kodungallur AR Medical Center, but despite efforts to revive him, his life could not be saved. 

1:10 PM: High Court adjourns petitions filed by KSRTC

The Kerala High Court has adjourned the petition filed by KSRTC questioning the amendment to Thursday. The court was directed to submit a reply to the Central government. The demand of KSRTC is to cancel the All India Tourist Permits under the said rules.

12.30 PM: Father hangs himself after stabbing son in Pala

A man hanged himself after stabbing and injuring his son in Pala's Vallichira. The deceased is Chellappan. His son Sreejith is undergoing treatment. It is alleged that there was a conflict between the two over a property.

12.00 PM: Heavy rains to lash Kerala for next five days

Due to Cyclone (Kanyakumari) over the Comorin region, there is a chance of rain with thunder and lightning in the next 5 days in Kerala. The India Meteorological Department has announced that there is a chance of moderate/moderate rain. Strong north-easterly winds blow from the Bay of Bengal to south-east India. The IMD has also informed that there is a possibility of heavy rain at isolated places from November 22 to 24.

11:20 AM: Construction worker dies after falling from building

A construction worker died after falling from a building in Peravoor, Kannur. Lalu (38), a native of Thiruvananthapuram, died. The body was shifted to Pariyaram Medical College.

10:53 AM: Robbery at jewelry shop in Thrissur

A robbery happened at a jewelry shop in Thrissur, Kaypamangalam, on Monday. Around 200 grams of silver jewelry were stolen. The silver ornaments worth sixteen thousand rupees were lost.

10:38 AM: CBI likely to probe Youth Congress election case over fake documents

A CBI investigation is likely to be recommended into allegations of forged documents that surfaced during the Youth Congress election. This is in a situation where an investigation is required outside Kerala as well. The police are set to send a letter today, formally requesting information from the server related to the allegations

10: 17 AM: Scooter engulfed in flames in Kozhikode's Nadapuram

A scooter parked in the backyard of Nadapuram in Kozhikode was completely destroyed by fire on Monday. The incident occurred near Chelakad Charal, where Anish's scooter caught fire, resulting in extensive damage.

10:00 AM: 14-year-old boy assaulted by 5 people in Kollam

A 14-year-old boy was assaulted by five people in Pathanapuram, Kollam. The incident happened when the boy went to the temple and was attacked by 5 people. The Pathanapuram police registered POCSO case against Ajith (26), Rajesh (31), Akhil (25), Anish (25) and Ajith (30), natives of Mangot.

9:30 AM: Alappuzha MP led protest by masking mouths on local train from Alappuzha to Ernakulam

Alappuzha MP led a protest by masking mouths on a local train from Alappuzha to Ernakulam to protest the difficulties faced by passengers due to Vande Bharat. The train will reach Ernakulam South Railway Station shortly

8:41 AM: 14,600 complaints received in Nava Kerala Sadas in Kasaragod district.

Around 14,600 complaints were received in Nava Kerala Sadas from Kasaragod district. 1908 complaints were received from Manjeswaram Constituency, 3451 from Kasaragod Constituency, 3733 from Uduma Constituency, 2941 from Kanhangad Constituency and 2567 from Thrikaripur Constituency.

8:23 AM: Kerala High Court will consider plea against revised all-India permit filed by KSRTC

The High Court will consider the petition filed by KSRTC questioning certain sections of the All India Tourist Permit Rules. The demand of KSRTC is to cancel the All India Tourist Permits under the said rules.

8.19 AM: Nava Kerala Sadas today in Kannur; first public meeting in Payyanur

After completing the tour of Kasaragod district, the Nava Kerala Sadas will begin in Kannur today. The first public meeting was held in the Payyannur constituency. The tour of the cabinet will continue in Kannur district tomorrow and the day after.

8.12 AM: Heavy rains to lash Kerala today; IMD issues yellow alert in 6 districts

The IMD has said that there is a possibility of heavy rain in Kerala today as a result of the cyclone located above Kanyakumari. Chance of thundershowers is predicted due to the influence of strong north-easterly winds blowing from the Bay of Bengal to south-east India. The Meteorological Department also said that there is a chance of heavy rain at isolated places till November 23. A yellow alert has been sounded in the Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki districts today.

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