Kannur sources have stated that it is a squad armed with a social spirit, and an urge to care for the sick. Its members belong not to a public health agency, but to the Kerala Armed Police Battalion IV, stationed at Mangattuparamba here and their training helps them handle difficult law and order situations but here, they must go gentle and lend a helping hand to patients who need support and treatment.
Thiruvananthapuram sources have stated that the Vigilance department on Thursday had given a clean chit to Minister Mercykutty Amma over the allegation of corruption in the import of cashew nuts. The Vigilance which conducted a quick verification found that the minister had intervened in the issue for the benefit of workers.
Thiruvananthapuram sources have stated that the Kerala Assembly was adjourned for the second consecutive day on Wednesday following United Democratic Front protests over the fee hike in self-financing medical colleges.