Byju Aryad

Solar Panels Set to Power Local Bodies

The local bodies in the state are all set to get a solar boost with the support of Anert. Already, 30 LSGs have been listed for installation of solar panels and others will follow suit soon.

12 Apr 2014

Closing Down of Bar Hotels Renders More Than One Lakh Jobless in the State

With the UDF government’s decision to not to renew the licences of 418 bar hotels in the State, which could likely favour it in the Lok Sabha elections, more than one lakh persons have been left jobless until the hotels are reopened.

07 Apr 2014

The Stalwarts Who Faded Away

Over the years, the state has witnessed several star Lok Sabha members, who represented their constituency multiple terms and got elevated as Union Ministers before fading away from the political scene.

22 Mar 2014

Hindu Unity Move in Tatters

The pact of alliance between the NSS and the SNDP to fight against the injustice meted towards the Hindu community had fallen apart recently.

21 Mar 2014

Hindu Unity Move in Tatters

The pact of alliance between the NSS and the SNDP to fight against the injustice meted towards the Hindu community had fallen apart recently.

21 Mar 2014

Malaysian Plane Mystery Fails to Deter Keralites

Though the mystery behind the disappearance of a Malaysian airline is yet to be solved, the tourist flow from India to Malaysia is steady with only a few cancellation of airline tickets.

20 Mar 2014

Good News for LPG Consumers: DBT System Off

In a major relief to lakhs of families in Kerala, the confusion over linking Aadhaar with LPG subsidy under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme has ended.

11 Mar 2014

Govt Cracks the Whip on 'Double Role' of ASHA Workers

Around 759 members of the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) scheme, who are also elected local body representatives in the state, will have to resign from one assignment, and focus on being either ASHA workers or local body representatives.

09 Mar 2014

Mani's Reverse Gear Skids Automobile Sector in State

Even as Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram made a serious attempt to infuse life into the sagging fortunes of the automobile industry, his state counterpart has ensured that there will be no reprieve for the sector in Kerala.

21 Feb 2014

Oil Companies, IT Centres to Redress Aadhaar Complaints

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will ensure that all complaints regarding availing of LPG subsidy after Aadhaar registration are redressed in all states through petroleum firms and information technology (IT) centres.

23 Dec 2013

Agriculture Department Opposes Government Decision on Outsourcing; Wants Employees Back

The department is facing staff crunch as its employees were redeployed to LSG institutions as part of decentralisation of power

08 Dec 2013

Despite Madras HC order, GAIL grid faces an uphill task

Even though the Madras High Court has given the nod for laying the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) pipeline in seven districts of Tamil Nadu, the work in three districts of Kerala remains completely stalled following the resistance of the public.

26 Nov 2013

Irrigation department set to launch bottled water 'Hill Aqua'

After ‘Sabari Jalam’ by the Forest Department, bottled water by the Irrigation Department, Hill Aqua, will hit the markets by March to ensure that quality water is provided at a reasonable price in the state.

25 Nov 2013

25,000 more houses to be solar powered

The draft solar energy policy was incorporated with some of the recommendations received from the stakeholders and the public

22 Nov 2013

Tourism initiative set to spread wings

When the responsible tourism initiative by Kerala Tourism will be extended to three more tourism spots in the state -- Kumbalangi, Bekkal and Ambalavayal, Kudumbasree units too will increase cultivation of local produce and manufacture of handicrafts to make available locally-made products to these areas.

25 Oct 2013

Air Kerala sprouts new wings of hope

The Air Kerala project has got a new pair of wings with the Ministry of Civil Aviation deciding to initiate talks with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to relax the rules regarding fleet size and operational experience.

21 Oct 2013

25 pico projects to be completed soon

As part of encouraging power production from small streams in the hilly areas of the state, there has been a huge response from investors with 25 pico hydro-electric projects expected to be completed by the end of this month.

21 Oct 2013

KWA's abandoned water projects to be revived

The abandoned Kerala Water Authority (KWA) drinking water projects will be revived by Jalanidhi, the rural water supply and sanitation agency of the state government, through sectoral development wherein a group of panchayats will get the benefits from a single water source.

29 Sep 2013

KSEB to introduce e-payment gateway by May

Long queues in front of KSEB offices to pay bills will soon vanish. KSEB will soon introduce e-payment gateway enabling customers to pay bills online.

20 Sep 2013

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