Dhinesh Kallungal

Kerala floods one month after: God’s Own Country regains lost lustre

The ‘readiness survey’ conducted by the Tourism Department found that 90 per cent of the tourist destinations in the state are fit to receive tourists.

22 Sep 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Poringalkuthu reservoir filled to the brim

KSEB officers say the Poringalkuthu reservoir - built across the Chalakudy river in 1957 and generating 52 MW hydel powder - can carry only 32 MCM of water.     

19 Sep 2018

Kerala has bounced back: Tourism department to get back on feet

A senior officer said it has chalked out a set of plans to send a message to the outside world that Kerala has bounced back from the flood.

07 Sep 2018

Kerala floods: Agriculture production badly hit; losses may cross Rs 1356 crore

The devastating floods that have left a trail of destruction will cripple the state’s agriculture production in a major way in the current year, especially rice.

25 Aug 2018

Nobel snub no blemish on ECG Sudarshan’s stellar legacy

Recognising the contributions of Sudarshan was a difficult task for the Academy since his domain knowledge was very vast and he was truly an expert in many fields.

15 May 2018

Kerala government gives in-principle nod to purchase 487 acres of land from FACT for Petrochemical park

Giving a fillip to Kinfra's efforts to set up a petrochemical complex in Kochi, the state government has given in-principal approval to purchase around 487 acres of land owned by FACT in Ambalamugal.

27 Apr 2018

From 'Oru Adaar Love' to 'Aami': When controversy and hype became marketing tools for Malayalam films

With half-a-dozen controversial movies having hit the screens in the past few years, is Mollywood riding the ‘hype’rloop to fame? Express examines.

18 Feb 2018

Pray for Bala: Jumbo trapped in mire was vision-impaired

Mullackal Balakrishnan has no vision in one eye. Parading a vision-impaired elephant is a violation of the Kerala captive elephant rules.

06 Sep 2017

When the hills call...

A speech and hearing impaired sculptor’s spiritual quest in the Himalayas

15 Jul 2017

School on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border nurtures its 73 wards despite scores of elephant attacks

The Government UP School here was knocked down by wild elephants at least two dozen times in the past. Yet, it has survived the test of time imparting lessons to the wards of migrant labourers.

04 Jun 2017

Fingers in encroachment pie

The data available with the Electricity Department claims there are over 1,200 encroachments upon KSEB land in Idukki alone.

28 May 2017

Not a single scheduled flight to 22 functional airports in India. What’s up, captain?

The Kerala Government last week approved a proposal for setting up a greenfield airport at Sabarimala, a popular pilgrimage spot among the Ayappa devotees.

19 Feb 2017