Manoj Viswanathan

Carnatic musician fights the odds for the love of music

Hariharan Nair runs the Sariga Sangeetha Academy at Karumalloor, which is authorised to conduct examinations for 13 UGC-approved courses including PhD in music.

21 Sep 2018

Fishers at sea: No aid to mend boats that saved 80000 lives in Kerala floods

A month on, many fisher families stand reduced to penury. Reason: The damaged boats remain unrepaired despite tall promises.

15 Sep 2018

We have repaired all boats: Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma

The fishermen can repair their boats at a yard of their choice.

15 Sep 2018

Transponders can help avoid mid-sea collision

The transponders were installed based on direction from the Union Government to track the movement of these vessels which pose a security risk to the nation.

12 Sep 2018

Rampant constructions in Munnar can lead to catastrophe, say US experts

The spell of torrential rain, raging floods and devastation unleashed by the landslides have indeed come as a warning for Kerala.

11 Sep 2018

Kerala State Electricity Board's power generation plummets

The Board’s daily power generation plummeted from 65 million units to 42 million units during this period.

04 Sep 2018

Kerala State Electricity Board rues its loss: Rs 850 crore and counting

The great deluge, which left a trail of death and destruction across the state, has caused a staggering loss of Rs 850 crore to the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB).

04 Sep 2018

Fishermen in distress as Pufferfish roam coastal waters ahead of season

Pufferfish prey on other species caught in the net, and damages fishing nets.

02 Sep 2018

Publicise logbook on dam maintenance, Gadgil tells KSEB

If the logbook is made available for public scrutiny, it'll help stop mismanagement of natural resources which often lead to catastrophe like the recent floods.

02 Sep 2018

Sort Out Differences: Floodgates Open, Blame Game Begins

At the hour of crisis, the common man stood up against adversity and extended a helping hand. Politicians, bureaucrats, technocrats and private employees came forward to donate one month’s salary for

01 Sep 2018

Fishers in distress as puffer fish roam coastal waters

The livelihood has been affected and many families are reduced to penury. The government should intervene to support the community.​

31 Aug 2018

Halt in search operation; families of missing fishermen worried

The floods in the state affected many people, displaced lakhs and killed hundreds.

30 Aug 2018

Geologists call for study on earthflow

A team of officers from the Geology Department inspected places like Vazhavara, Mavady and Murikkassery where earthflow was reported.

29 Aug 2018

A friend in need for NDRF rescue team

A businessman visiting Aluva out of curiosity after hearing the news the state was witnessing the worst flood in a century became part of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team.

27 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Mission Rebuild is the immediate challenge

Many people have been mentally depressed due to the loss of assets they had built with their lifetime earnings

22 Aug 2018