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Media persons locked up over court reporting

Kozhikode: The police locked up Bureau Chief of Asianet television channel Binnu Raj and two of its employees in the Kozhikode Police Station on Saturday, leading to widespread protests by media.

The incident happened as a sequel to happening at the district court premises in the morning when the police detained reporters who had come to the court to report proceedings. The police took them to the station along with the outside broadcasting van of Asianet.

Eight medical colleges denied permission

Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare) Faggan Singh Kulaste New Delhi: Union government has denied permission for functioning of eight medical colleges in Kerala for the current academic year, Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare) Faggan Singh Kulaste said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Controversy over Economic Advisor to CM intensifies

Professor of International Studies and of Economics at Harvard University Gita GopinathThiruvananthapuram: The controversy over appointment of Harvard professor Gita Gopinath as Economic Advisor to Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan has intensified with disclosure that the appointment was without the knowledge of CPI (M).

Audit detects major irregularites in use of Road Safety Fund

RoadLocal audit has detected major irregularities in the use of funds by Kerala Road Safety Authority.

The Government as well as the Authority violated provisions of the law regarding use of Road Safety Fund. Much money is remaining unused.


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