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Kerala's 'Wall of Peace' with messages in 200 languages

A ‘Wall of Peace’ which upholds messages of peace and non-violence in 200-odd languages is coming up near here and it is already drawing the attention of people from within the state and beyond.

14 Jan 2019

This Kerala cemetery is a resting place for various Christian denominations

For decades now, the cemetery belonging to Christian Association at Paitankunnu in Dhoni here has been the final resting place of the faithful from different factions.

28 Dec 2018

Malayalam film producer Noushad Alathur banks on social media to select actors, story for ‘Viral 2019’

Malayalam film producer Noushad Alathur has taken to Facebook for casting calls and let the public decide the script.

22 Dec 2018

CPM succumbs to beer pressure in ‘critical’ zone

The LDF Government has strangely overlooked the fact that the factory is to come up in a critical zone.

30 Sep 2018

Excise Department denies getting any application

Meanwhile, Excise Deputy Commissioner Jacob John said the department has not received any application from Appollo Distilleries.

30 Sep 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Making a slow, painful recovery 

In the landslide which struck on August 16, Akhila lost six members of her family and a friend of her brother who was staying overnight at their house.

19 Sep 2018

Relief material movement comes to a grinding halt

The 12-hour hartal called by the UDF and LDF affected post-flood relief operations as unloading of materials from parcel vans both at the Palakkad and Shoranur junctions came to a grinding halt.

11 Sep 2018

Volunteers keep off relief work

Hundreds of onion sacks, rice bags, water bottles, big volume of sugar, cooking oil, wheat flour, utensils, plastic items, clothes and medicines have been kept at the godown.

11 Sep 2018

Crop disease deals a double blow to Kerala peasants

Post the devastating floods, the paddy farmers, who lost a substantial part of the crop, are now encountering leaf  blight disease.

10 Sep 2018

Plastic waste accumulates in paddy fields in Kerala

In many paddy fields in the state, plastic waste and bottles have accumulated along with clay and sand.

10 Sep 2018

Restoration of flood plains is the need of the hour

Just three weeks ago, the Bharathapuzha was flowing to the brim when excess water was released from the Malampuzha and Aliyar dams.

09 Sep 2018

Fertiliser sector counts losses as floods erase subsidy trail 

As the fertile top soil has been washed away, experts feel the soil needs to be tested and sufficient quantities of organic manure, major and minor nutrients applied.

07 Sep 2018

Chalakudy town flooded

The water flow into the Poringalkuthu reservoir in Kerala from the Parambikulam and  TN Sholayar dams resulted in the Chalakudy river overflowing and the town flooding.

17 Aug 2018

Kerala Agriculture University seeks GI tag for a gram, bean

Studies have begun at the IPR Cell at the Kerala Agriculture University, Mannuthy, to present the case of Lablab Bean and red gram/pigeon pea for the Geographical Indication tag.

12 Aug 2018

Kerala Agriculture University to pitch cases of a gram, bean for GI tag

This is the second year of cultivation and the funding is done by the Scheduled Tribe Development Department.

07 Aug 2018