Engineer turns childhood vision into Kerala's first self-identified private hydel project

Rakesh Roy said he was able to bring the project to fruition with the support of his six other friends who graduated with him from FISAT Engineering College in Angamaly some years ago.

published on : 16th November 2023

70-year-old man stabbed to death by son-in-law in Kerala's Idukki

Thomas' daughter Tintu, who also suffered stab injuries in the attack, has been admitted to the intensive care unit of Kottayam Medical College Hospital. Her condition is said to be serious.

published on : 9th November 2023

Idukki landslide: One killed as heavy rains wreak havoc in Santhanpara village

Meanwhile, the landslide that was triggered in the Dalam area damaged at least 4 houses partially. Many electric poles also collapsed due to which the power connection has not yet been restored.

published on : 6th November 2023

In Idukki’s high-range, farmers tap wild tamarind to put food on table 

Compared to other varieties, this tamarind has more sour content and is relatively larger in size

published on : 15th October 2023

Tourists to get hands-on feel of Kerala's ethnic culture soon

The state government has given administrative sanction of Rs 1.27 crore for the first phase of the two-phase project.

published on : 12th October 2023

Intense spell keep away from Idukki reservoir

However, the rain forecast for the next few days has given some hope for the officials as the power consumption is likely to come down further.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Encroachments: Kerala HC to constitute task force to monitor eviction

The court emphasised that a mechanism to identify vulnerable terrain must be put in place, and such areas should be protected by prohibiting further construction activities.

published on : 27th September 2023

Kerala: Auction of Marayoor sandalwood fetches record money; one tree alone sold for Rs 1.25 crore

4,226 kg of sandalwood collected from private farmers were also auctioned, fetching more than Rs 3 crore.

published on : 15th September 2023

Cardamom farmers can’t seem to catch break in Idukki

The farming sector in Idukki has been passing through hard times since the 2018 floods and the fluctuations in prices and variations in weather have affected livelihoods.

published on : 19th August 2023

Local hunters arrested for killing man in his sleep in Kerala's Idukki

Four bullets, fired from a country-made gun, left marks on the kitchen door of his tiny house located adjacent to a cardamom plantation at Mavadi in Nedumkandam.

published on : 18th August 2023

167 hectares of land recovered from encroachers in Idukki: Report

In Devikulam, 110 cases were booked between 2011 and 2020, and 10.26 hectares were recovered. The police registered five criminal cases.

published on : 10th July 2023

Cash for tipping illegal waste throwers in Munnar in Kerala

Earlier, after they were informed by the local residents, the panchayat had slapped a fine of Rs 2,000 on a group of tourists from Tamil Nadu, who dumped food waste near the highway.

published on : 7th June 2023
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