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Kerala government to consider moving helicopter from vicinity of Kanayi’s mermaid

The MI8 helicopter was installed on the beach in June 2019 by the Air Force to encourage youth to join the force.

11 Jan 2021

What’s a helicopter doing near Kanayi’s mermaid?

Veteran artist is hurt that govt never consulted him before placing the helicopter near his sculpture which has nature around it as canvas. Support to artist pours in from across the world, but govt i

09 Jan 2021

Curtain set to go up on 25th IFFK

Though the festival will witness a change in regular schedule due to Covid, its draw as a  premier event remains intact

05 Jan 2021

High hopes on new projects, but hurdles aplenty for dist panchayat

Besides initiatives like She taxis in all panchayats and health care for children, new council plans to revive underperforming projects like Jalasree. Implementation remains a challenge

04 Jan 2021

UDF, LDF hopeful in Vembayam

While UDF banks on alleged disagreements between CPM and CPI here, LDF is counting on CPI seats to rule the panchayat.

28 Dec 2020

Challenges aplenty for next council in Neyyattinkara

It  has long been alleged Neyyattinkara, one of the largest municipalities in the state, is often ignored by governments when it comes to big-ticket projects.

28 Dec 2020

Challenging tenure awaits new Corporation council

43 projects under the Smart City project sanctioned and must be implemented by 2022. Else, funds worth J1,538 will lapse

11 Dec 2020

CM promises to address artists’ concern over mermaid sculpture

Following massive protests from artists across the state in various forms, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman on Friday.

06 Dec 2020

Close fight in Nemom

The only block panchayat BJP has expressed confidence of winning majority seats, Nemom, had given the party two seats last tenure.

03 Dec 2020

Perumkadavila: Aiming to avoid another tie-breaker 

Vijaya Chandran, who is the UDF candidate in the block panchayat and the front’s president-probable, said the party expects victory in at least 10 divisions.

02 Dec 2020

Nedumangad municipality looking at a tight contest

LDF looks to retain power, UDF and BJP ready to put up strong fight

13 Nov 2020

Electioneering goes digital, but printing sector optimistic

With the campaigning for local body polls set to pick up pace, the printing industry is looking to cover the losses suffered during the lockdown period.

13 Nov 2020

Kerala floods one month after: Damaged equipment flood workshops in Alangad

Rajesh, an electrical equipment technician, has been working overnight for a month now in Alangad.

18 Sep 2018

Kerala floods: Focus turns to diseases; authorities on the alert

Doctors have arrived from across the state, and from outside, to deal with the huge task at hand. Shortage, however, is of nurses and cleaning staff.

20 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Water recedes, suffering remains

After an extremely disastrous week, water has begun to recede in many parts of the district, leaving behind plenty of misery

20 Aug 2018