Falls to deathThiruvananthapuram: A 50-year-old man died after he slipped and fell off a tree at Chavadimukku on Wednesday. He was identified as Babu of Kattayikkonam, Pothencode. The body has been kept in the mortuary of Medical College hospital.

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Probe orderedThiruvananthapuram: Health Minister P.K. Sreemathy has asked the Director of Health Services to inquire into the reported death of a tribal girl at Mananthavady district hospital in Wayanad on Wednesday, allegedly owing to lack of medical care.

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IFFK to start on December 8THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 11th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will be held here from December 8 to 15. This year's Retrospective would feature the films made by Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Minister for Culture M.A. Baby said at a press conference here on Wednesday. Staff Reporter

Baby foundThiruvananthapuram: A baby girl, just a day old and found abandoned in a deserted place near the Bishop's House Neyyattinkara, was brought to the SAT Hospital by the local police on Wednesday, hospital authorities said.

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Union's demandTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala PSC Employees Union has demanded the handing over of appointments to the Devaswom Boards and the universities to the PSC. General secretary of the Union J.S. Rajesh said on Wednesday it would bring to an end complaints about the widespread corruption taking place in the appointments to these institutions.

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