Nine minutes later President was back to the media room and informed, ''the situation was under control and a man had been shot''. A lockdown imposed on the white house after the incident.
The massive landslide in Puthumala that claimed 48 lives and 22 left trapped in the debris, sparked political controversy when the chief minister declared a redressal amount to the victims, which is lower than that of the amount declared for the plane crash victims in Karipur.
With six more bodies recovered today, the death toll reached 48, and 22 people yet trapped in the debris to recover in the massive landslide that rocked Pettimudi, in Munnar, in the Idukki district in the southern region of Kerala.
The NIA Special Court in Kochi again denied bail to Swapna Suresh, the second accused in the diplomatic baggage gold smuggling case. The Court stated that the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Act and Anti-terror law will sustain in her case.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), investigating the mysteries shrouded over the death of violinist Balabhasakar in an accident on September 25, 2018, has recorded the statements of Kalabhavan Sobi, who stated that Balabhaskar was killed in a planned accident.
The First Information Report (FIR) over the Karipur Airport plane crash in which an Air India Flight overshot the runway and fell into 35-feet gorge claiming 18 lives and left scores injured, points out that the over speed of the flight at the time of landing has led the plane
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed restrictions over the landing of large aircraft at Karipur International Airport. The bid was on the ground of the unsafe status of the Airport.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rain likely to continue in Kerala on Monday. The IMD has declared an orange alert in Alapuzha, Malappuram, Kannur, and Ernakulum districts.
The chief minister announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs for the Pottumudi victims and Rs 10 lakhs for the Karipur Plane crash victims which have drawn the tragedy for a discussion in the political sector.
COVID: Kerala reported 1211 cases, with 1026 cases, recorded single day record spike in contact casesAugust 9, 2020
Kerala recorded 1211 fresh COVID positive cases today. with 1026 cases, the state reported a record single-day spike in the contact cases. For the first time, the stare marked a three-digit number of sources untraced cases with 103 cases. The state reported 970 recovery cases. 27 health workers infected the