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Hindustantimes.com
Union minister favours entry of women in Sabarimala templeTourism minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday favoured the entry of women in Kerala’
Union minister favours entry of women in Sabarimala temple
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday favoured the entry of women in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, saying there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste and gender. “The government is of the opinion that there should be no discrimination... Read more
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The Financial Express
Chlorophile: Jairam Ramesh’s long shadow on agri biotechToday is the sixth anniversary of then environment minister Jairam Ramesh’s dec
Chlorophile: Jairam Ramesh’s long shadow on agri biotech
The Financial Express / Posted 6 hours ago
Today is the sixth anniversary of then environment minister Jairam Ramesh’s decision to put on hold the commercial release of genetically-modified (GM) Bt brinjal. During these six years, not a single genetically-engineered crop has been approved.... Read more
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New Kerala
No link with Kerala's liquor bar owners, says CPIThiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist has no link wi
No link with Kerala's liquor bar owners, says CPI
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist has no link with the liquor bar owners of Kerala and never promised to get their businesses re-opened if it came to power, a top party leader said on Monday. Responding to fresh... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala looks for ways to earn more from pineapplesKochi, Feb 7 : Farmers, traders and Kerala government officials are meeting on
Kerala looks for ways to earn more from pineapples
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Kochi, Feb 7 : Farmers, traders and Kerala government officials are meeting on Sunday in a 'Pineapple Fest' to find ways to better produce and market the fruit which fetches the state Rs.750 crore annually. The state accounts for 70 per cent of... Read more
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The Economic Times
SmartCity Kochi inauguration slated for February 20KOCHI: After a protracted delay, SmartCity Kochi, a joint venture IT SEZ betwee
SmartCity Kochi inauguration slated for February 20
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
KOCHI: After a protracted delay, SmartCity Kochi, a joint venture IT SEZ between Tecom Investments, a subsidiary of Dubai Holdings, and Kerala government, is all set for its phase 1 inauguration and the launch of phase 2 on February 20, 2016. This... Read more
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Deepika
National News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsKerala supports in SC ban on women's e
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted 2 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsKerala supports in SC ban on women's entry at Sabrimala templeNew Delhi: The Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry of women of menstrual age in historic Sabarimala temple in the... Read more
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Sabarimala temple: Kerala govt defends ban on women's entry in Supreme CourtThe Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry of women of
Sabarimala temple: Kerala govt defends ban on women's entry in Supreme Court
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry of women of menstrual age in historic Sabarimala temple in the state, is a "matter of religion" and it is duty bound to "protect the right to practice the religion of these... Read more
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Business Standard India
Banning entry of women of menstrual age in temple a religious matter: Kerala govt to SCThe previous government had supported entry of women in the Sabarimala templeTh
Banning entry of women of menstrual age in temple a religious matter: Kerala govt to SC
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The previous government had supported entry of women in the Sabarimala templeThe previous government had supported entry of women in the Sabarimala temple The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala supports in Supreme Court ban on women's entry at Sabrimala templeNEW DELHI: The Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry
Kerala supports in Supreme Court ban on women's entry at Sabrimala temple
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry of women of menstrual age in historic Sabarimala temple in the state, is a "matter of religion" and it is duty bound to "protect the right to practice the religion of... Read more
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The Economic Times
No entry for women into Sabarimala, Kerala tells SCNEW DELHI: In a U-turn that is sure to rile groups fighting for gender equality
No entry for women into Sabarimala, Kerala tells SC
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: In a U-turn that is sure to rile groups fighting for gender equality, the Kerala government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was duty bound to protect the centuries-old tradition banning entry of women between the ages of 10 and 50... Read more
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The Hindu
Ban on women to protect deity’s celibacy vow: Kerala govt.It said essential rituals and practices of a religion were immune from the fund
Ban on women to protect deity’s celibacy vow: Kerala govt.
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
It said essential rituals and practices of a religion were immune from the fundamental right to equality enshrined under Article 14 of the Constitution. Young women are not allowed entry into the famed Sabarimala temple to protect the deity, a... Read more
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The Times of India
Watch: Women’s no entry in Sabarimala an old customWomen’s no entry in Sabarimala is an age-old custom: Kerala govt in affidavit f
Watch: Women’s no entry in Sabarimala an old custom
The Times of India / Posted 3 days ago
Women’s no entry in Sabarimala is an age-old custom: Kerala govt in affidavit filed in SC - Video | The Times of India Java script disabled, please check your browser settings. FOLLOW BUSINESS FOLLOW TECHNOLOGY FOLLOW SPORTS FOLLOW... Read more
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New Kerala
China poses new challenge to Kerala's coir industryAlleppey (Kerala), Feb 4 : Tamil Nadu's steadily increasing exports of coir fib
China poses new challenge to Kerala's coir industry
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Alleppey (Kerala), Feb 4 : Tamil Nadu's steadily increasing exports of coir fibre to China is posing a major challenge to Kerala's coir industry that is already beset with enough problems. Kerala government officials say that with Rs.300 crore worth... Read more
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asianage
Outrage by Delhi copsThe Delhi police reports to the Union home ministry and is considered among the
Outrage by Delhi cops
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
The Delhi police reports to the Union home ministry and is considered among the best-equipped and best-trained police forces in the country. This is just as well, given the range of responsibilities that fall on it. Of late, though, the question has... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt. over death of woman due to 'negligence'New Delhi, Feb. 2 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issu
NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt. over death of woman due to 'negligence'
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Feb. 2 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Kerala Government in a matter of the death of an elderly woman due to the alleged neglect by her children. The notices have been issued to the chief... Read more
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asianage
Temples of prejudiceWomen across the country and across creeds are asserting their rights and deman
Temples of prejudice
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Women across the country and across creeds are asserting their rights and demanding an end to discrimination in the name of religion. After the police stopped women from entering Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district on... Read more
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Business Standard India
After She-Taxi, Kerala to launch G-Taxi for transgendersAim is to provide them with a better means for livelihood and eliminate discrim
After She-Taxi, Kerala to launch G-Taxi for transgenders
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Aim is to provide them with a better means for livelihood and eliminate discrimination against them in societyAim is to provide them with a better means for livelihood and eliminate... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy Govt. sinking in swamp of 'deceit, hypocrisy and corruption'New Delhi, Jan. 29 : Taking potshots at the Congress High Command for protectin
Chandy Govt. sinking in swamp of 'deceit, hypocrisy and corruption'
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 29 : Taking potshots at the Congress High Command for protecting a 'proven corrupt' Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday alleged that the Kerala Government is sinking in the swamp of deceit,... Read more
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New Kerala
Former diplomat Sreenivasan slapped by CPI-M student activistThiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 : Former diplomat T.P. Sreenivasan was on Friday rou
Former diplomat Sreenivasan slapped by CPI-M student activist
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 : Former diplomat T.P. Sreenivasan was on Friday roughed up by student activists of the CPI-M when he came to attend a Kerala government seminar. "I heard the students saying my name, so it means they knew me. I have... Read more
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The Hindu
Court orders FIR against Oommen Chandy, MinisterCourt asks Vigilance Bureau to submit report by April 14 The Vigilance Court h
Court orders FIR against Oommen Chandy, Minister
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Court asks Vigilance Bureau to submit report by April 14 The Vigilance Court here on Thursday directed the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) under the Kerala police to immediately file a First Information Report (FIR) against Chief... Read more
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New Kerala
I will prove Chandy is wrong: Saritha NairKochi, Jan 28 : A day after alleging that she paid bribes to Kerala Chief Minis
I will prove Chandy is wrong: Saritha Nair
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Kochi, Jan 28 : A day after alleging that she paid bribes to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, a key accused in the "solar scam" insisted on Thursday that will disprove his claims of innocence. Even as Chandy said that he had done no wrong and... Read more
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Business Standard India
All you need to know about 'first 20 smart cities'Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday released a list o
All you need to know about 'first 20 smart cities'
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday released a list of the first 20 of the 98 cities shortlisted to be developed under for the Narendra Modi government’s Smart Cities Mission. These 20 cities will be the first cities to... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala bar scam: HC suspends lower court order against ministerThiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 : Kerala's Excise Minister K. Babu, who resigned aft
Kerala bar scam: HC suspends lower court order against minister
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 : Kerala's Excise Minister K. Babu, who resigned after a lower court ordered a case against him for allegedly accepting a Rs.50 lakh bribe to permit bars to continue to function, got a reprieve on Thursday when the Kerala... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala solar scam: Chandy appears before probe teamThiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appe
Kerala solar scam: Chandy appears before probe team
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appeared before the one-member commission of Justice (retd) G. Sivarajan probing the Rs.70 million solar scam in the state. Chandy, a witness in the solar scam case, had... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala claims credit for cracking Narath arms training caseThiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 : The Kerala government on Friday said it deserved p
Kerala claims credit for cracking Narath arms training case
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 : The Kerala government on Friday said it deserved part of the credit for the fast disposal of Narath arms training case in which an NIA court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced 21 people. "This case was first dealt with... Read more
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New Kerala
Sabarimala shrine rid of over 670 tonnes of wastePathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 21 : A cleanliness drive at Sabarimala has rid the
Sabarimala shrine rid of over 670 tonnes of waste
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 21 : A cleanliness drive at Sabarimala has rid the shrine of over 670 tonnes of organic and plastic waste left behind by pilgrims. Pilgrims visiting the Sabarimala temple - dedicated to Lord Ayyappa and located on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Cochin Port looks to use dredged sand productivelyKochi, Jan 21 : The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) will use dredged sand productively,
Cochin Port looks to use dredged sand productively
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Kochi, Jan 21 : The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) will use dredged sand productively, an official said, adding the port had asked a government enterprise to conduct survey of the sand. "Around 21 million cubic metres of dredged sand is currently being... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala businessman held guilty of running down guardThrissur (Kerala), Jan 20 : A court here on Wednesday convicted a businessman o
Kerala businessman held guilty of running down guard
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 20 : A court here on Wednesday convicted a businessman of running down a security guard with his car in a fit of rage. Thrissur additional district and sessions judge K.P. Sudhir pronounced Mohammed Nisham guilty and said the... Read more
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New Kerala
SC stays disciplinary proceedings Kerala cadre IAS officerNew Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the disciplinary procee
SC stays disciplinary proceedings Kerala cadre IAS officer
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the disciplinary proceedings allegedly initiated by the Kerala government against state cadre IAS officer B. Ashok for writing a newspaper article in support of proposed visit of Narendra Modi,... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala: IAS officer facing action for supporting Modi gets court reliefNew Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court has put on hold the disciplinary proceedi
Kerala: IAS officer facing action for supporting Modi gets court relief
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court has put on hold the disciplinary proceedings initiated by the Kerala government against a bureaucrat who had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a newspaper article in 2013. The apex court also issued notice... Read more
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The Hindu
Ban on women's entry: Call for 1991 Sabarimala case records, says KeralaA Division Bench of the Kerala HC had upheld the restriction on women of a part
Ban on women's entry: Call for 1991 Sabarimala case records, says Kerala
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
A Division Bench of the Kerala HC had upheld the restriction on women of a particular age group offering worship at the shrine. In a submission that may indicate the Kerala government’s position on access to women aged between 10 and 50 to the... Read more
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The Hindu
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin PaiMore significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into t
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin Pai
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
More significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into the Sabarimala temple is the question of whether secular judges ought to be the ones making that call. The more the state takes over the task of social reform, the less... Read more
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New Kerala
Mission Green Sabarimala: 200,000 pilgrims sign pledge to keep Pamba river cleanPathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 17 : More than 200,000 people have pledged at the
Mission Green Sabarimala: 200,000 pilgrims sign pledge to keep Pamba river clean
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Jan 17 : More than 200,000 people have pledged at the famous Sabarimala Temple here not to throw their clothes into the Pamba river as per a tradition and to keep it clean. It's a part of "Mission Green Sabarimala" that aims... Read more
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The Hindu
This will be my last marathon: JaishaIt’s a marathon day alright, and India’s top women runners who have made the cu
This will be my last marathon: Jaisha
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
It’s a marathon day alright, and India’s top women runners who have made the cut for the Rio Olympics will be seen in action — OP Jaisha, Lalita Babar and Sudha Singh will pound the streets of Mumbai, not only to better their own record in the 42.195... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala HC admits government petition in Lavalin caseKochi, Jan 15 : The Kerala High Court on Friday admitted a revision petition fi
Kerala HC admits government petition in Lavalin case
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Kochi, Jan 15 : The Kerala High Court on Friday admitted a revision petition filed by the state government in the SNC Lavalin case, in which CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan was earlier exonerated by a special court. The Central Bureau of... Read more
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New Kerala
Threat calls to lawyer who fights for entry of women in Sabrimala templeNew Delhi, Jan 5 : A lawyer who is among those leading the campaign for allowin
Threat calls to lawyer who fights for entry of women in Sabrimala temple
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 5 : A lawyer who is among those leading the campaign for allowing women in the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala, has received 500 threatening phone calls, the Supreme Court was informed today. Naushad Ahmed Khan, President of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Law will take its course in Lavalin case: ChandyThiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : The law will take its course in the SNC Lavalin ca
Law will take its course in Lavalin case: Chandy
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : The law will take its course in the SNC Lavalin case, and the Kerala government will not interfere, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday. CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan was named as an accused in... Read more
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The Hindu
Sabarimala temple entry: government urged to protect tradition‘Women between 10 and 50 can pray at other Ayyappa temples. Why break age-old c
Sabarimala temple entry: government urged to protect tradition
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
‘Women between 10 and 50 can pray at other Ayyappa temples. Why break age-old custom?’ The Nair Service Society, the Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sanghom, and Sabarimala Tantris (chief priests) have strongly opposed the idea of permitting women of... Read more
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New Kerala
Chandy to appear before solar scam probe panelThiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will on Januar
Chandy to appear before solar scam probe panel
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will on January 25 appear before the one-member commission of Justice (retd) G. Sivarajan probing the Rs.70 million solar scam in the state. Chandy, a witness in the solar scam case,... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC asks why women can't enter Sabarimala templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women o
SC asks why women can't enter Sabarimala temple
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
The apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of menstrual age group in historic templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Supreme Court asks why women cannot be allowed to enter Sabarimala shrineThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women o
Supreme Court asks why women cannot be allowed to enter Sabarimala shrine
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
The apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of banning entry of women of menstrual age group in historic templeThe apex court has questioned the age-old tradition of... Read more
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The Hindu
Do you have a constitutional right to prevent women entry at Sabarimala? SC to DevaswomTaking a swipe at religious customs and temple entry restrictions violating wom
Do you have a constitutional right to prevent women entry at Sabarimala? SC to Devaswom
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
Taking a swipe at religious customs and temple entry restrictions violating women's constitutional rights, the Supreme Court on Monday said no temple or governing body can bar a woman from entering the famous Sabarimala shrine in Kerala where lakhs... Read more
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asianage
Sabarimala temple can't ban women unless it has constitutional right: SCSabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Only menopausal women are allowed to enter the
Sabarimala temple can't ban women unless it has constitutional right: SC
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
Sabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Only menopausal women are allowed to enter the temple. Thiruvanantapuram: Terming it unconstitutional, the Supreme Court, on Monday questioned Sabarimala temple authorities why women were not permitted inside the... Read more
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asianage
Sabarimala temple can't ban women unless it has constitutional right SCSabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Only menopausal women are allowed to enter the
Sabarimala temple can't ban women unless it has constitutional right SC
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
Sabarimala Temple (Photo: PTI) Only menopausal women are allowed to enter the temple. Thiruvanantapuram: Terming it unconstitutional, the Supreme Court, on Monday questioned Sabarimala temple authorities why women were not permitted inside the... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala seeks MEA's help for its nursesThiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 : The Kerala government has sought an immediate inte
Kerala seeks MEA's help for its nurses
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 : The Kerala government has sought an immediate intervention of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to relax norms for Indian nurses who wish to work in the Middle East. Speaking to reporters here on Monday, State... Read more

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