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Kerala: State in southern India
Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile states of Travancore-Cochin and Madras. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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Gold smuggling case: 'Former Principal Secy's custody a crucial development,' says Muraleedharan [Video]

Gold smuggling case: 'Former Principal Secy's custody a crucial development,' says Muraleedharan

Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan appreciated the investigative agencies in overcoming efforts by state government for trying to sabotage the probe in gold smuggling case. He also..

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COVID-19: 78% of active cases present in 10 states, UTs, informs Health Ministry [Video]

COVID-19: 78% of active cases present in 10 states, UTs, informs Health Ministry

During press conference held on October 27, Secretary of Health Ministry, Rajesh Bhushan said, "78 per cent of active cases are present in 10 states and UTs. 58% of new deaths reported in five States..

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'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh [Video]

'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi intensified his attack on the Central government over the persisting tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The..

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Rahul Gandhi attends Covid-19 review meeting at Kerala’s Malappuram [Video]

Rahul Gandhi attends Covid-19 review meeting at Kerala’s Malappuram

Rahul Gandhi attended a Covid-19 review meeting at Malappuram on October 19. In the past 3 days, Malappuram recorded the highest number of cases in Kerala. Gandhi also interacted with Wayanad residents..

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Rahul Gandhi arrives at Malappuram Collectorate for COVID-19 review meeting in Kerala [Video]

Rahul Gandhi arrives at Malappuram Collectorate for COVID-19 review meeting in Kerala

Rahul Gandhi arrived at Malappuram Collectorate for a COVID-19 review meeting on October 19. He is on 3-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, Wayanad. Earlier, Congress workers welcomed Rahul..

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Kerala gold smuggling case: V Muraleedharan hits back over allegations of 'pressuring agencies' [Video]

Kerala gold smuggling case: V Muraleedharan hits back over allegations of 'pressuring agencies'

The Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan hit out at (Communist Party of India) (Marxist), after left party alleged that Centre is manipulating investigating agencies in Kerala gold..

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Kerala 1st water taxi service launches in backwaters of Alappuzha [Video]

Kerala 1st water taxi service launches in backwaters of Alappuzha

Kerala's first water taxi service launched in the backwaters of Alappuzha. The water taxi is set to ferry passengers. The water taxi, a catamaran diesel-powered craft with a seating capacity for 10..

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Watch: First water taxi service in the backwaters of Alappuzha, Kerala [Video]

Watch: First water taxi service in the backwaters of Alappuzha, Kerala

The first water taxi service in Kerala was launched in backwaters of Alappuzha. The catamaran diesel-powered craft has seating capacity of 10 passengers. The backwaters of Alappuzha is a major tourist..

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Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case connected with Dawood Ibrahim: V Muraleedharan [Video]

Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case connected with Dawood Ibrahim: V Muraleedharan

The Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, stated that the accused in Kerala gold smuggling case have connections with Dawood Ibrahim's D-company and Kerala Chief Minister's office...

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'NIA will unearth details of Kerala gold smuggling case': LoP Chennithala [Video]

'NIA will unearth details of Kerala gold smuggling case': LoP Chennithala

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has submitted in the special court, Kochi that agency suspects that the accused have links to Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company. NIA submitted this in its response to the..

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STARS project to be implemented in 6 states to improve school education: Javadekar [Video]

STARS project to be implemented in 6 states to improve school education: Javadekar

The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar announced implementation of World Bank supported STARS (Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program) project in 6 states..

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Kerala becomes 1st state to have 'high-tech classrooms' in govt schools [Video]

Kerala becomes 1st state to have 'high-tech classrooms' in govt schools

Kerala became the first state in the country to have high-tech classrooms. The state will have high-tech digital classrooms in all its government schools. Government Higher Secondary School for Girls..

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Mortality rate not as high as other states: Kerala Health Minister on COVID situation [Video]

Mortality rate not as high as other states: Kerala Health Minister on COVID situation

Speaking on the current COVID-19 situation in Kerala, state Health Minister KK Shailaja on October 11 said, "It is incorrect to say that cases are very high in Kerala. The cases are definitely rising...

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Kerala girl impresses PM Modi by crooning Himachali folk song [Video]

Kerala girl impresses PM Modi by crooning Himachali folk song

A Kerala student, Devika, is garnering attention all over India after her folk song from Himachal Pradesh went viral. She has even received appreciation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who praised..

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Left with no option, jobless sell pet fish on roadside in Kozhikode [Video]

Left with no option, jobless sell pet fish on roadside in Kozhikode

Many people who have lost their jobs during coronavirus lockdown have got into roadside pet fish business in Kerala's Kozhikode. Joblessness is one of the major concerns amid COVID-19. They now hope to..

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