news Friday, June 19, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Kerala High Court has severely criticized the state Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau for not being independent  and sough a restructuring of the department. The court has also appointed an amicus curiae to guide the court over the issue of the deparment's autonomy. Read New Indian Express report 2. Latest data from the Labour ministry shows why Kerala is becoming the most sought after state for domestic migrant labourers. Wages in the state are among the highest in the country, but ironically the state also has has one of the highest rates of unemployment. Read TNM report. 3. Nursing recruitment scam in Kochi: Over 800 nurses who were promised government jobs and recruited by Al Zarafa Travels and Manpower Consultants, run by fugitive M V Varghese alias Uthup, are now jobless. The CBI had registered cases against Al Zarafa and Uthup for violating emigration norms . Read Times of India report. 4. KM Mani has finally joined the Aruvikkara by-election campaign. Earlier former Chief whip had challenged Mani that he will not be able to attend the campaign as he is the corrupt face of UDF. However Mani denied all allegations against him in the bar-bribe case and said that there is no evidence against him. Read Times of India report 5. A person who was stabbed by his lover's husband at the court premises in Kozhikode succumbed to injuries. Sunil had stabbed his separated wife Bindu and her lover Jinto at the Kozhikode court premises on Thursday. Read Manoramaonline report.    
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