news Monday, July 13, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The opposition in Kerala is demanding tough action against officials of Marangatupally police station who allegedly beat to death labourer Siby, who was picked up on June 29 for getting into a drunken brawl. Read details. 2. After the success of She Taxi, Kerala government is planning to launch 'She-Bus', a bus-service driven and managed exclusively by women. The World Bank, which had recently acclaimed that the She-Taxi project as a good model of sustainable entrepreneurship, has offered support to the proposed all-women-bus project also. Read Manoramaonline report. 3. The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has warned Kerala against its decision to cull troublesome street dogs. An all-party meet convened by chief minister Oommen Chandy two days ago had decided to take strict measures to curb stray menace including culling of aggressive dogs.  Read Hindustan Times report. 4. The man behind the Kerala liquor policy and the KPCC President VM Sudheeran has claimed that many government officials turned punctual after bars were closed in the state. Read details in Manorama News. 5. For the first time in Kerala the Christian community accepts Communism. The Latin Catholic Arch Bishop Susepakyam has said that the Latin Catholic community was not averse to the Left Democratic Front in Kerala. Read The New Indian Express report.