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Wayanad most landslide-prone area in malabar region

The landslide atlas of Kerala, prepared by the University of Kerala, has identified Wayanad district as the most landslide-prone area in Malabar region . As per the atlas, Wayanad is the second most landslide prone area in Kerala after Idukki district. Kozhikode figures third and Kannur fourth in the atlas. 

24 Sep 2017

Labouring for a better learning experience

 Among the biggest co-operative societies in Asia, the Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS) is poised to stir up the education sector a bit.

20 Sep 2017

Govt officials on exorcists hunt to ease tribals' fears

Strange but true, a certain section of government officers in the district has been forced to scout for sorcerers, literally.

17 Sep 2017

Uber to hire transgender people in Kerala

 The Social Justice  Department has joined hands with Uber, the app-based cab aggregator to launch a special project to ensure livelihood to members of the transgender community.

10 Sep 2017

Government mulls water testing labs in higher secondary schools 

The CWRDM in Kozhikode has prepared a report on the proposal

10 Aug 2017

Kerala government owned soap company eyes chinese bucks

.Kerala Soaps will soon start exporting its wide range of products to China after a distributor in that country expressed interest in them.

05 Aug 2017

Malabar tourism gets major boost

Tourism prospects in the Malabar region have got a shot in the arm as the KTDC (Kerala Tourism Development Corporation) is planning to start another five-star hotel in Kozhikode.

23 Jul 2017

Mahe’s market monopoly ends

For Malayalees, Mahe is synonymous with liquor. But the people of Vadakara travelled the short distance to the Union Territory to make a saving on daily staples, household and electrical items among o

04 Jul 2017

CUSAT takes the e-waste challenge

According to the Clean Kerala Company, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) is the major producer of e-waste among the educational institutions in the state. 

21 May 2017

Suchitwa Mission logs into ‘cyberdom’ to track waste mgmt

The proposed portal will help the mission define parameters for waste management and to conduct periodic assessment of its activities online.

10 May 2017

Usha proteges crowdfunding their way to track dreams

Crowdfunding is catching on within the state’s sports fraternity to meet rising expenses in the quest for excellence.

21 Apr 2017

Banana Research Centre gearing up to woo tourists

Rolling hills, a gurgling river and unlimited fruity delights all under one roof. What more do you need to unwind?

12 Apr 2017

SBI Managing Director upbeat over outcome of associate banks merger

Rajnish Kumar says, nearly 100 branches of the SBI and the SBT would be optimised post-merger.

19 Mar 2017

Ethical hackers gain access to three bank servers

Exposing the vulnerability of the banking system in the country, three ethical hackers from Kerala have gained root access to the servers of a Mumbai-based private bank and two public sector banks.
Now, the entire data in the servers of these banks are just a mouse click away for the trio.

18 Mar 2017

Kadars in Kerala could be displaced once again if Athirappilly hydel project is executed

Progress always comes at a price and it holds true for indigenous communities.

07 Mar 2017

Young Keralite Nihal earns third International Master title in chess

Nihal Sarin was introduced to chess by his father Dr Sarin Abdul Salam to tide over his boredom during the UKG vacation.

03 Mar 2017

Congress to float ‘political school’ to ensure grassroots revival

With the Congress’ morale now at its lowest ebb, the District Congress Committee has drawn up plans to set up a political school to revive the party at the grassroots.

05 Feb 2017

‘Political school’ in the offing to ensure Cong grassroots’ revival

With the Congress’ morale now at its lowest ebb,the district Congress committee has drawn up plans to set up a political school to revive the party at the grassroots. 

29 Jan 2017

Costford to help women ‘light up’ their lives 

After giving training in masonry to Kudumbashree workers, the Centre of Science and Technology for Rural Development (Costford) will help women enter

29 Dec 2016

A true blue cyber warrior: Hacking is in his genes

K C Arun talks to ethical hacker Hemanth Joseph about his cyber-exploits and much more

11 Dec 2016

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