news Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 05:30
  1. A minor girl was allegedly being sexually exploited for the last two years in Malappuram district and the police arrested 12 people including the girl's mother and father. The girl has told the police that her parents used to collect Rs 3,000 from the customers. Read Shaju Philip's report for The Indian Express.  2. Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has said that there has been an increase in gold smuggling through the three International airports in the state and there is a racket behind it. Read full report in The Economic Times.  3. A coconut tree swaying dangerously in strong wind fell on two students in a school in Kozhikode district on Wednesday, killing one of them and badly injuring the other. The Kozhikode district educational officer has been asked to submit a report on the incident. Read details.  4. Kerala has come up with another accusation against migrant labourers from across the country stating they were bringing in various new diseases to the state. Kerala Health Minister V Shivkumar said in the assembly that the new diseases were being carried to the state by migrant workers and all of them will be screened soon. Read details in The Financial Express. 5. ISRO Spy case: Nambi Narayanan has moved the Supreme Court seeking criminal and disciplinary action against ex-DGP Siby Mathews and other police officials who probed the espionage case against him. Read a Manoramaonline report.