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Clashes after women enter flashpoint Indian temple

Clashes after women enter flashpoint Indian temple

Protests and violence erupted in southern India on Wednesday after two women defied traditionalists to enter one of Hinduism's holiest temples for the first time since a landmark court ruling.

Oxy staff hand over Kerala flood relief cheque to envoy

Oxy staff hand over Kerala flood relief cheque to envoy

Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (Oxy Qatar) and its employees contributed QR84,020 ($24,019) to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund of the southern Indian state of Kerala ...

Air India Express starts service to Kannur

Air India Express starts service to Kannur

Air India Express commenced its services from Doha to Kannur in the state of Kerala, India, on December 10. Flight IX 774 departed Doha with 187 passengers on board, the airline said in a statement.

AI Express to launch Doha flights from Kannur next month

AI Express to launch Doha flights from Kannur next month

Air India Express will start four-times-a-week flights between Kannur in the southern Indian state of Kerala and Doha on December 10, according to an airline statement shared by local travel agents.

IndiGo to begin flights from Doha to Kerala capital from October

IndiGo to begin flights from Doha to Kerala capital from October

IndiGo already flies to six Indian destinations from Doha; Kochi, Kozhikode (both Kerala), Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi.

Flights to Kochi to resume Wednesday

Flights to Kochi to resume Wednesday

Kerala’s Kochi airport, which was shut down on August 15 due to heavy rain and floods in the south Indian state, will resume operations Wednesday at 2pm, the airport owner CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited) said Tuesday.

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian Community Benevolent Forum ( ICBF), an apex body under Indian embassy, aims to raise a minimum of Rs100mn to support the flood affected areas in Kerala and Karnataka, it was announced Monday.

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a tweet said that more than 130,000 flood-hit houses had been cleaned, or nearly a third of those affected.

Many residents forego Onam festival in flood-hit Kerala

Many residents forego Onam festival in flood-hit Kerala

Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose said there were an estimated 597,000 people in the temporary relief camps, but the number kept changing.

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Local media said several hospitals in the worst-hit areas of northern and central Kerala had reported an increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for snake bites.

Kalyan Jewellers staff contribute over QR522,000 to Kerala fund

Kalyan Jewellers staff contribute over QR522,000 to Kerala fund

The cheque will be handed over to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan by employee representatives of Kalyan Jewellers in Thiruvananthapuram.

Flood-ravaged Kerala seeks $1.4bn loan for reconstruction

Flood-ravaged Kerala seeks $1.4bn loan for reconstruction

The proposed loan is part of a special package that the southern state, which estimates it has suffered damage of at least 200bn rupees.