Top stories from Kerala : Rise in number of missing girls in state
news Monday, July 20, 2015 - 05:30
1.In Kerala, there seems to be an increasing trend of girls leaving houses on their own. 808 girls have gone missing in Kerala in the last five years. 150 girls go missing every year on average in state. Read Ullas Ilankath's story in ManoramaOnline. 2. CPI(M) district secretary P Jayarajan could to be made an accused in the Kathiroor Manoj murder case. His relation to prime accused Vikraman and the phone calls made on and after the day of murder will be used as evidence against him. Read a Manorama News report. 3. Actor Sreenivasan made a controversial statement on Sunday stating that the Regional Cancer Centrem which is likely to start in Kochi, is not necessary. He however denied to explain the reason behind his statement. Read a Mathrubhumi report. 4. In the wake of the issue over the use of pesticides in vegetables, Kerala has been witnessing a revolution in organic farming. People who had almost given up farming, have begun to grow vegetables in their terrace or backyards. Read a special report by S Sanandakumar and PK Krishnakumar for The Economic Times. 5. A new team of officials have taken over the charge of investigation in the case of the two schoolgirls who were found dead on a rail track near Palakkad in Kerala. There have been allegations that the first team had many flaws in their probe. Read full report in Asianet News.