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Post Kerala floods, massive drop in number of tourists to witness Neelakurinji bloom 

Lower than expected, nearly 1.20 lakh tourists reached Eravikulam National Park to witness the Neelakurinji bloom from September 1- October 28.

published on : 29th October 2018

Ernakulam DTPC resumes one-day Munnar tour package

Last week, the tour packages to Munnar were cancelled after a heavy rain alert was issued by IMD in Idukki district. 

published on : 10th October 2018

Landslides hit Idukki again

Traffic on the Kumily-Munnar route near Chakkupallam and on the Kumily-Kattappana route near Attappallam was disrupted after earth and boulders fell on the road.

published on : 7th October 2018

Vandalism at Munnar Special Tribunal Court: Case registered against Devikulam MLA S Rajendran

It was on Tuesday that Rajendran, along with party activists, encroached into the office and tried to forcibly accommodate the students of Government Arts College, Munnar, there.

published on : 20th September 2018

World's rarest flower Neelakurinji blooms in Kerala's Munnar

Blooming every 12 years, Neelakurinji attracted over 628,427 tourists to Munnar in 2017 - an increase of 34.31 percent as compared to 467,881 vacationers in 2016.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Vellathooval farmers struggling to find their feet

Farmers in Vellathooval, a quaint village in the suburbs of Munnar, were hoping for good yield after two consecutive years of deficit rain.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Munnar’s wobbly road to recovery 

Driving through the winding ghat road from Neriamangalam to Munnar, tonnes of earth and trees sent tumbling down by a series of landslips welcome the odd visitor to the hill station. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Get, set, vroom... to the hills to see the beauty bloom

Following the flood, there were several cancellations of tourist bookings to Munnar to witness the flowering of the neelakurinji.

published on : 12th September 2018

Kochi District Tourism Council launches tour package

The rain has stopped and another blue that is taking over the hills of Munnar.

published on : 12th September 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.

published on : 11th September 2018

Hope blooms with flowering of Neelakurinji

The bridge at Periyavarai connecting Munnar with Rajamala Marayur was damaged in the floods.

published on : 10th September 2018

No landslide in pristine Munnar wildlife division

According to the estimate of the Idukki district administration, Idukki witnessed around 325-350 landslides during this monsoon, and Munnar was one of the worst affected regions.

published on : 3rd September 2018

After 12 yrs, Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar, but there are no tourists!

Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Unscientific, illegal constructions cannot be ignored anymore: VS Achuthanandan

In an indirect criticism against the government, V S Achuthanandan called for introspection and hinted at policy level lapses behind the disaster.

published on : 31st August 2018

Anti-climax as Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar devoid of tourists

At long last, Neelakurinji (strobilanthes kunthiana) bloomed in Munnar after 12 years. However, none is there to enjoy its fascinating glamour.

published on : 28th August 2018
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