He said that bulbs used in street light and in government buildings will be replaced by LED bulbs and sale of CFL and filament bulbs banned from November 2020
The total plan expenditure for the present fiscal for LSG has pegged at Rs 7500 crore.
Besides, from now on, anyone with a history of travel to China since January 15, 2020, could be quarantined.
According to the latest figures, 1,053 people in various parts of the state are under observation for suspected cases of coronavirus, with 15 people kept in isolation wards in various hospitals in the state.
In a statement, she said 19 persons were admitted to different state hospitals, of which nine have since been discharged.
In the past what one has seen is, whenever the governor has any opposition to any statements in the address that he reads, that portion is not read.
Khan along with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan and State Parliamentary Affairs Minister A.K. Balan and others were stopped in the well of the House by Congress members.
In a message to the Forum, Vijayan said that he is glad to hear the signature campaign that has been launched to get the support of Indian diaspora and the efforts of the Forum can be replicated in other countries too.
People came out in large numbers to participate. After a trial at 3.30 p.m., the chain running on the side of the National Highway from Kasargode to Thiruvananthapuram, a distance of about 600 km, began forming at 4 p.m.
Mulakkal, who is on bail, filed the petition in the Kottayam additional district sessions court, which had denied his January 6 plea seeking more time. The court posted Mulakkal's fresh petition for February 4.
Khan was quick to respond and welcomed the move.
"The guidelines that we have come out with are based on the WHO protocols. Necessary precautions have been taken and this would be at all the state-run Medical College hospitals and the district hospitals. Isolation wards will be kept ready, in case need arises," said Shailaja.
The Vijayan cabinet that met here on Wednesday approved the Governor's address to the Kerala Legislative Assembly to be delivered on the January 29, and it includes the controversial suit that the Vijayan government has filed in the Supreme Court.
Even though there are no direct flights to either China or Hong Kong from CIAL, such passengers will be arriving on flights mostly from Malaysia and Singapore.
Vijayan's office said all arrangements are being made to bring back the bodies of the dead at the earliest.
Khan who was going out of the state met the media and said that he will not allow the collapse of the Constitutional machinery in the state.
The Governor and the state government have been caught in a war of words ever since the Citizenship Amendment 2019 Act became law last month.
Surendran while speaking to the media here on Friday dismissed the controversy as a needless one.
"My role is to see that the state works according to the rules, I'm not claiming supremacy," said Khan while addressing an impromptu press conference in New Delhi.
Earlier in the day, Khan said he was not a rubber stamp and would apply his mind. Khan was reacting to the media after reports surfaced that he refused to sign an ordinance approved by the Kerala cabinet to increase the number of members in local bodies.
"Is this tweet meant for promoting tourism or promoting beef? Isn't it hurting sentiments of crores of cow worshipers? Is this tweet generated from the pious land of Shankaracharya," tweeted VHP National Spokesperson Vinod Bansal.
Khan was reacting to the media after reports surfaced that he refused to sign an ordinance approved by the Kerala cabinet to increase the number of members in local bodies.
This concern was expressed at the Synod (meeting of the bishops of the Church) get together that ended on Tuesday night and the blame was put on the police for not doing an effective policing job to curb this menace.
The Supreme Court is already seized of the matter with more than 60 petitions challenging the law and a hearing on the matter is scheduled on January 22.
"Last night around 9.30 p.m., my child suffered breathing problems and had to be rushed to the nearby hospital," said a local resident.
At 11.02 a.m, the 18-floor Jain Coral Cove, comprising 125 apartments, was razed.
A mock drill was carried out to ensure the safety of citizens.
"The attack on students and faculty of JNU is an appalling display of intolerance running amok. The scale of the attack reveals the extent of planning. Sangh Parivar must end this diabolical plan to silence universities with bloodshed. Remember, those students are speaking for all," he tweeted.
Hitting hard at the Centre, Vijayan pointed out that the Centre does not have a system to support or provide information to those who wish to migrate to foreign countries, nor to ensure their safety.
To portray the boycott of the event by the Congress in poor light, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on his Twitter, shared a letter from Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi wishing the LKS all success. It was strongly contested by the state leadership of the Congress.
"Citizenship Act is purely a Central subject and in Kerala, there is no issue of any illegal migrants. Hence, this resolution passed by the Assembly has no Constitutional or legal validity," said Khan to the media.
During an interaction with media persons, Prasad emphasized that Parliament has the power to pass a law in connection with citizenship, and the Kerala Assembly cannot pass such laws.
Massive protest in Kerala. Top leaders of the Congress-led the protests in the districts along with party activists in huge numbers. Police detained MP's and MLA's.
"The Congress party should put its foot down and if the faction-ridden Kerala Congress (Mani) is not able to come up with a joint candidate, then the Congress should take over the seat. This acrimony in that party has to be contained quickly, if not the UDF would cut a sorry figure," said the Congress leader.
"The BJP-led NDA government has failed on all fronts and hence to divert the attention of their failures, they are going forward with their party agenda. The CAA should be withdrawn," said Chandy.
Chandy was the state president of his party. He was suffering from cancer and was being treated at a private hospital here when he breathed his last, a party official said.
The order was issued by the Ministry of Railways and conveyed to Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose, Vijayan wrote.
The authorities taking a strong stand against the protesters did not order a holiday to the educational institutions. The shutdown has not had much effect as most of the shops and public vehicles plied as usual.
Behra said those who have called for the shutdown have not followed the Kerala High Court ruling which said that seven days notice should be given when calling for shutdowns.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan led the Left, while the opposition and Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala led the UDF when the protest started at the Martyrs Column
The court-appointed three-member amicus curiae and asked them to submit a report on the condition of roads in Kochi by December 20.
"What must be noted is that, in Kerala, now itself the laws are very tough and it's only a question of implementation. But now that Andhra Pradesh has passed a new one, we have no issues in looking that up and see what it offers. It will be done and then will see," said Kerala Minister for Health and Social Welfare K.K. Shailaja
"Every woman who wants to go must go. But, the situation in the country becomes explosive, we don't want any violence. There is a judgment, but it is not the last word on the issue", said the Chief Justice.
This allegation surfaced after the senior IAS officer was, on Wednesday, moved from a crucial government department, which was directly under the Chief Minister, and given the charge of an unimportant department.
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This has been done after the Kerala Police chief Loknath Behra argued the need for a helicopter to help tackle the Maoists present in the forests of the state as also for emergency use when natural calamities strike.
University College, located in the heart of the state capital, has been in the news for somne time, ever since an SFI student was stabbed by two other SFI activists a few months back and it took another turn when the two accused were later found to have manipulated the Public Service Commission examinations for the Police Constable and secured top ranks.
"The upcoming visit is to mark the anniversary of our visit to the temple for the first time. This new pilgrimage will see hundreds of women coming from various parts of the country. This is being organised under the Women's Wing of the Renaissance Movement. I don't think the Kochi police will be providing us security but we will be going," said Ammini.
The High Court went with the prosecution's observations and denied bail after going through the case diary and also the digital evidences that the police had placed before the court, forcing to conclude that giving bail at this moment might hamper the ongoing investigations.
"For the time being, we have decided to leave. But we will return," Desai told the media after coming out of the Police Commissioner's office, where she was holed up since early morning.
Speaking to the media here, Surendran said that he suspects a conspiracy behind what happened.
Desai has been kept at the Kochi City Police Commissioners office.
The accident occurred at around 7.15 am at Bank Junction on Angamaly National Highway.
The school is located in the Lok Sabha constituency of former Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Sulthan Bathery and after coming to know about the incident, he wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for action.
The cabinet meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Thursday was the last day of the present session and the opposition was in protest mode right from the start of Question Hour and was demanding action against certain police officials who had thrashed Congress legislator Shafi Parambil who was roughed up by the police on Tuesday when he was trying to calm down activists of the student wing of the Congress - the Kerala Students Union (KSU) - who were on a protest before the Assembly.
State Finance Minister Thomas Issac lost his cool when senior Congress legislator V.D. Sateesan in his speech sought an adjournment motion over 'economic mismanagement'.
Incidentally, Vijayan also took to the media for propagating misinformation about the politburo meet that ended in Delhi on Sunday and said the news that has come out is, the politburo meeting expressed displeasure against the Kerala government.
According to sources, Vijayan was at the receiving end after three politburo members came down heavily on him in the manner in which the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) was invoked against two young CPI-M workers in Kozhikode early this month.
The letter has been signed by Bedar Moosa, Vice President of the Kabinidal Action Committee for the Urban Action team.
Two students of law and journalism, Allen Shuaib and Thaha Fazil -- both full-time CPI-M members -- were arrested on Saturday at Kozhikode after police recovered Maoist propaganda leaflets, besides material condemning the Union government's action in Jammu and Kashmir from them.
BPCL controls about 14.74 per cent of the total refining capacity in the country.
The workshop is organised as a pre-conference session of Kerala’s first international conference on Aquatic resources and blue economy (AQUABE 2019).
"My experience proves that no matter what position you hold, how much you achieved, the approach of authorities towards people from margins will remain the same- uncared for, deserted.”
The public is advised not to fall prey to such activities.
Incidentally, the CPI is the second biggest ally of the ruling Left government led by Pinarayi Vijayan and right from the day of the incident, the CPI has condemned the act of the police.
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The event was conducted to support the siblings-Faizy, Faiha and Faaiz who suffer from Thalassemia Major.
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Even as the noisy scenes continued in the Assembly, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remained non-committal over the Opposition demand.
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra rejected the prayer of builders' association, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI), which urged the court to reconsider its order on the Maradu flats.