Arun Lakshman

Kerala floods one month after: Unicef’s healing touch for the flood-hit

Unicef has initiated a psychosocial counselling among women and children across the state in the aftermath of the deluge.

3 hours ago

Kerala floods one month after: International Labour Organisation plans meeting on recovery, rebuilding

The ILO team, which is here as part of the Post- Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA) documentation, will convene the meeting after the PDNA is prepared.

22 Sep 2018

Congress leader VM Sudheeran likely to join Congress Working Committee as ‘special invitee’

AK Antony, who braved all odds to make his Man Friday Mullappally Ramachandran as KPCC chief, has again turned saviour for Sudheeran who is very close to the veteran leader.

22 Sep 2018

My only interest is to liven up the party: Congress chief Mullappally Ramachandran

While Kozhikode, Palakkad and Thrissur were termed as above average, Ernakulam, Malappuram and Kollam were identified as average.

21 Sep 2018

Outgoing KPCC president MM Hassan may contest Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad

Outgoing KPCC president MM Hassan said he is stepping down with satisfaction after having completed the job entrusted by the AICC with dedication and commitment.

21 Sep 2018

Congress leader Mullappally Ramachandran vows to focus on grassroots

Gearing up for the 2019 general election, the Congress high command wanted a clean leader not entangled in group politics to lead the party’s charge in the state.

20 Sep 2018

Heritage groups to restore artefacts damaged in Kerala floods

The Heritage Council’s primary focus is on restoring the unique production of Aranmula Kannadi and for this materials are required as well as utensils for moulding the precious metals.

17 Sep 2018

SC verdict on ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan rekindles ‘group war’ in Congress

The immediate reactions to the SC verdict by K Karunakaran’s children Padmaja Venugopal and K Muraleedharan MLA have only added political zing to the post-verdict brouhaha.

17 Sep 2018

Kerala seeks to promote new transport culture

In a move to ensure a new transport culture, Kerala is all set for promoting public modes of transport as well as electric vehicles.

16 Sep 2018

UN joins hands with Kerala government

For the first time in the country, the United Nations will join hands with the state government for Post Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA).

15 Sep 2018

Sreedharan Pillai set to revamp BJP state panel

BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai is all set to revamp the party state committee with immediate effect.

14 Sep 2018

Kalamandalam Satyabhama removed from executive committee of Kerala Kalamandalam

She said she had met Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran, who directed her to approach Culture Minister A K Balan.

14 Sep 2018

KPMG ready to work with rival players

KPMG, the Netherlands-based international consultant partnering with the state government in rebuilding the state, has suggested they are open to the involvement of other major global players.

12 Sep 2018

KPMG, officers to deliberate on rebuild plan

The meeting, the first brain-storming session involving the two parties, has been scheduled at the Secretariat at 11 am.

11 Sep 2018

UN body likely to appoint state coordinator

Padmanabhan, who was part of the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project, said the state had put in place an effective contingency plan  when Cyclone Phailin hit the state.

11 Sep 2018