He boarded an Emirates flight to Dubai from Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery at 4:30am.
Ramachandran Pillai made the remarks during the inauguration of the Kottayam district conference of the CPM.
The US Agriculture Secretary said Washington was working to ensure the US pork industry could start shipping products to India as soon as possible.
The baby, Sohail Ahmadi, was just two months old when he went missing on Aug. 19 as thousands of people rushed to leave Afghanistan as it fell to the Taliban.
Flames shot from apartment windows as smoke filled the building. One resident rescued by firefighters said he'd become numb to fire alarms because of frequent false alarms.
As the seniormost CPM-man after Pinarayi, the legislator from Kannur is tipped to act as caretaker between January 15 and 29.
Poitier created a distinguished film legacy in a single year with three 1967 films at a time when segregation prevailed in much of the United States.
Cancellations began to spike the day before Christmas during what is already a buzzing pace for airlines this time of year.
Airline carriers globally scrapped at least 2,401 flights on Friday, which fell on Christmas Eve and is typically a heavy day for air travel, according to a running tally on the flight-tracking website FlightAware.com.
This was the United States' first win against a Test-playing nation.