The plane was coming in from Dubai and it overshot the runway as it landed. "Several passengers are injured," an Air India spokesman said.
Consequently, Vijayan will not unfurl the tricolour at the main Independence Day function on Saturday, with Devasom Minister Kadakampally Surendran stepping in for him, in the ceremony, which will last only 10 minutes.
“I wanted to eat ice-cream. As my father was sleeping, so I took the keys and drove away myself.
A bus collided head-on with a truck in southern India state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday, killing at least 20 people and injuring 23 others, police said. Twelve victims who were travelling on the ill-fated state-owned luxury have been identified, said a Kerala police official.
According to the Malappuram police, around 200 people were injured and five persons were said to be serious. However, hospital authorities in Malappuram when contacted, told reporters that those admitted are getting better.
One flight each from Dubai, Muscat and Jeddah are expected late at night on schedule. Flights bound for Jeddah and Sharjah left for their destinations during the day.
Youth wings of opposition parties in Kerala intensified their stir against alleged job scam after a 28-year-old applicant hanged himself after losing all hope.
The helicopter made a forced touchdown right on an abandoned land close to the Kerala College of Fisheries and Ocean Research near Panagad.
The family in return to managed a compensation of Rs400,000 and a Central government job as announced by the Railways at the time of the accident. The mystery was unravelled when the CBI detained a man, namely Amritavan Chowdhury, in Kolkata.
"Six teams of NDRF (National Disaster Relief Force) have been deployed in six districts- Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kottayam and Idukki. Two teams of Army have been deployed in Trivandrum and Kottayam districts. Air Force has been requested to be on standby in case of any emergencies”, the release from chief minister’s office said.