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Kerala News Highlights: Kerala Assembly session to begin on January 25; Budget on February 5

Kerala News Highlights:  Kerala Assembly session to begin on January 25; The budget will be presented on February 5

Kerala news live 23 january 2024 major highlights developments rkn
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First Published Jan 23, 2024, 8:08 AM IST

4:45 pm: Differently-abled man commits suicide as pension delayed for 5 months

 A differently-abled man was found hanging dead in Kozhikode. Joseph (74), a differently-abled, was found dead. He had earlier given a letter to the panchayat office stating that he would commit suicide after the disability pension was stopped.


3:54 pm: Nine-month unborn baby dies allegedly due to medical negligence in Thiruvalla

A case of culpable homicide has been registered against the doctor in the death of a nine-month-old unborn baby. The baby of the couple, natives of Ambalapuzha, died at Thiruvalla Pushpagiri Medical College Hospital. The action is based on a complaint filed by the relatives alleging medical malpractice.


3:00 pm: Shahana suicide case: Police arrested three accused after one month

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have arrested the three accused in connection with the Shahana suicide case in Thiruvananthapuram. The police have booked her husband Naufal, father-in-law Sajeem, and mother-in-law Sunitha. Shahana committed suicide due to continuous abuse at her husband's home.


2:15 pm: Young security found dead at flat in Kozhikode

A young security employee was found hanging in his rented flat in Kozhikode. Sooraj, employed at the Tamarassery Knowledge City, was found dead at his residence. The cause of death is unclear.


1:32 pm: Revenue department confirms vigilance findings in Mathew Kuzhalnadan's additional land

The revenue department has affirmed the vigilance findings indicating that Mathew Kuzhalnadan possesses an additional 50 cents of land in Chinnakanal. The Land Revenue Tehsildar in Udumbachola, Idukki, submitted a report to the District Collector, confirming this information. The vigilance investigation revealed that the land occupied by Mathew Kuzhalnad's resort in Chinnakanal exceeds the designated area by 50 cents. This clarification was made during the session where Mathew provided his statement to the vigilance authorities. 


1:08 PM: Final voter list for Lok Sabha Election in Kerala OUT

The final voter list for the Lok Sabha elections in the state has been published. There are two crore seventy lakh ninety nine thousand three hundred and twenty-six voters (2,70,99,326). Five hundred seventy-four thousand one hundred seventy-five (5,74,175) new voters. Most voters are in Malappuram and least in Wayanad.


12:31 pm:  Assistant Public Prosecutor commits suicide over mental torture by office colleagues; crucial information out

Kollam: An Assistant Public Prosecutor, Anishya committed suicide on January 21, 2024, in Kollam. The suicide happened after writing a farewell note and posting a status on social media. The relatives claimed that Anishya has faced brutal work-related mental torture in her office. The Paravur police got the diary which stated that she faced severe neglect and mental pressure at the workplace.


12.20 PM:  Kerala Assembly session to begin on January 25; Budget on February 5

 The 10th session of the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly will begin on January 25, 2024 with the Governor's policy announcement. The session to pass the budget for the financial year 2024-25 is scheduled to meet for a total of 32 days from January 25 to March 27. January 29, 30 and 31 are set aside for debate on the motion of thanks for the Governor's speech. The budget for the financial year 2024-25 will be presented on February 5.


11:47 am: Ranjith Sreenivasan Murder Case: Accused taken to Alappuzha Medical College for medical check

The police have taken the accused in the Ranjith Sreenivasam murder case for medical examination in Alappuzha Medical College. The accused were brought to the Medical College Hospital with heavy police presence. The action is as per the court order. A mental test is conducted before sentencing the accused. 


11:00 am: Several projects come to a halt due to financial crisis in state

Even as the fiscal year was coming to an end, the state government failed to carry out several initiatives. The state's financial difficulties have caused many initiatives to come to a complete halt. Taking into account the existing circumstances, completion of the projects announced in the previous budget will require an expenditure of Rs 19,000 crore

Read more:Kerala: Several projects come to a halt due to financial crisis in state


10:28 am: Timber mill catches fire in Palakkad

A timber mill caught fire in Palakkad this morning. The building and two trucks parked near the mill were destroyed in the accident.


9:27 am:  Health department provides services to over 2 lakh pilgrimage in Sabarimala this year

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George said that 2,43,413 people were provided health services in Sabarimala during Mandala Masam. Out of these, around 7,278 people required observation or inpatient treatment. The minister informed that 231 people came with chest pain, 13,161 people with heart problems, 81,715 people with respiratory problems, 295 people who were injured in road accidents, and 18 people who were bitten by snakes were mainly treated


8:42 am: Police file case against children who abandoned mother in Idukki

 The police registered a case against the children of Annakutty, who was isolated after her children abandoned her and later died while undergoing treatment. A case was filed against the two daughters under the protection and welfare of parents and senior citizens sections. Annakutty Mathew, who lived in a rented house in Kumali Attapallam, died while undergoing treatment at the medical college.


8:21 am: Responsible Tourism Mission Souvenir Network to organize competition for residents of Kerala; Check

Kerala Tourism is teaming up with the Kerala Souvenir Network Project to create special keepsakes for tourists exploring the region. As a part of this, the Responsible Tourism Mission Souvenir Network is organizing a competition to encourage the development of unique souvenirs that showcase the beauty and culture of Kerala.


8:06 am: Ernakulam Maharajas College to open soon; student organizations meeting today

 A meeting of various student organizations will be held today ahead of the opening of Maharaja's College, which was closed due to student conflict. The meeting will be held at 10:30 in the morning. The meeting also decided to implement restrictions such as leaving the campus after 6 pm, making ID cards mandatory, and increasing the number of security personnel. The college and hostel were closed indefinitely following the student riots on Wednesday night

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