December 16, 2021 - By School Pathram Academy

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday is learnt to have cleared a bill on electoral reforms, including the one to link electoral roll with Aadhaar on a voluntary basis to root out multiple enrolments.

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has decided to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 years to 21 years. The decision was arrived at on the basis of aspects such as gender neutrality, improvement of health and nutritional levels for women, and population control.

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 3,404 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday after testing 56,580 samples, taking its Test Positivity Rate (TPR) to 6.01 per cent.After 4,145 more recover from the infection, the number active patients in the state reached 34,171 . Among them, only 8 per cent are admitted to hospitals currently.

Thiruvananthapuram: Even as Kerala is on alert in view of the danger posed by the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, it has come to light that a man who tested positive for it after he arrived from Africa ignored the mandated precautions and moved around visiting restaurants and a mall.

Metroman E Sreedharan, who was the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate during the Kerala Assembly Elections earlier this year, said on Thursday that he won’t be doing active politics hereafter.

Kochi: The High Court has confirmed the maximum permissible long leave of aided school teachers as five years, citing the Kerala Education Rules.

BEIJING: The Omicron variant of coronavirus infects and multiplies 70 times faster than Delta and the original COVID-19 strain, but the severity of illness is likely to be much lower, according to a study.

KOCHI: The state’s commercial capital of Kochi is witnessing a dubious rise in the number of mysterious deaths with Ernakulam General Hospital receiving as many as 267 unidentified bodies obtained from various parts of the city alone in a span of four years. However, it helped the hospital generate a revenue of Rs 62,40,000 by supplying the cadavers to medical colleges during the period.

CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated 70 new pharmacies in 36 districts on behalf of the Cooperation Department through video conference from the secretariat. The medicines sold through these pharmacies are given a discount of up to 20 per cent.