Idukki

This Idukki man pushes boundaries of adventure

Sudheesh’s life of adventure began with long-distance journeys to overcome the insecurity he felt following his parents’ death.

published on : 29th November 2022

Couple injured in wild elephant attack at Idukki's Anakkulam

Valiyaparakudi resident Johny of Kuttipalayil house and his wife Daisy were heading to the church in Anakkulam in a bike when they were suddenly caught in front of a rogue elephant.

published on : 13th November 2022

'Tempo traveller,' driver, washed away following landslide in Kerala's Idukki

Police said they have located the vehicle some 700 metres downhill, a region which is frequented by wild elephants.

published on : 12th November 2022

African swine fever spreads panic in Idukki, Wayanad; mass culling starts

Subsequently, swine flu was confirmed in Nenmeni panchayat and last time in the farm of Thomas Thannikkal in Poothadi panchayat in September.

published on : 12th November 2022

Kerala tribal families shun modern healthcare facilities for culture and tradition

Marayur PHC junior health inspector Majeed told TNIE that the woman was brought to the hospital very late and cancer had already spread vastly.

published on : 8th November 2022

Kerala: One dead after bus veered off national highway in Idukki's Neriyamangalam

Eyewitnesses said as the bus was braced by a tree standing down the highway, a huge tragedy was averted.

published on : 12th September 2022

KEAM: Idukki boy Kerala topper in engineering, Thiruvananthapuram native second

Higher Education  Minister R Bindhu released the engineering rank-list at the Thrissur Press Club in the presence of Entrance Exam Commissioner K Inbasekhar.

published on : 7th September 2022

Tribal man hacks leopard to death in Kerala's Idukki after big cat pounces on him 

The incident occurred at settlement number 33 under the Kallar section forest office. The leopard suffered three cut injuries on the left side of its neck, right side of the head and right front leg.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Diya and Ardra lose their only buddy to landslide; Kerala's Edattumala school in grief

Devakshith and his family, comprising of his mother, maternal grandparents and great-grandmother (grandfather's mother), were killed in a landslide that occurred at Sangamam near Kudayathoor.

published on : 30th August 2022

Bang, and muddy water came gushing down: Idukki landslide survivor

Ashokan, who first realised the landslide at Sangamam, recalls that everything happened in a fraction of a second

published on : 30th August 2022

Five of a family buried alive in Idukki landslide

Heavy rain triggers disaster, bodies found after 8-hr search operation

published on : 30th August 2022

Five members of a family, including 4-year-old boy, die in landslide in Thodupuzha

The Idukki District Collector Sheeba George said four families have been shifted to a relief camp nearby.

published on : 29th August 2022

Cop held with MDMA in Idukki, suspended

A case has been registered under various provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act against the duo at Thodupuzha excise range office.

published on : 21st August 2022

Idukki rains: Moosa stands mute witness to gushing waters that flooded his dream house

He kept on staring at the house, which was built using his lifetime savings on the banks of Periyar, from outside, despite the local body authorities demanding him to move to a safe location.

published on : 10th August 2022

Water level in Idukki reservoir continues to rise, shutter height increased

Authorities said shutter number three will be raised to 160 cm while two and four will remain at 120 cm and shutter one and five at 40 cm.

published on : 9th August 2022

Water from Idukki, Mullaperiyar dams floods downstream

Several families living near the banks of the Cheruthoni river downstream were evacuated as water entered their homes.

published on : 9th August 2022

Three Idukki dam shutters raised, discharge set at 100 cumecs

Three of five shutters of Cheruthoni dam of Idukki reservoir were raised on Sunday to release 100 cumecs (around 3,531 cusecs) of water.

published on : 8th August 2022

One shutter of Idukki's Cheruthoni dam opened, Kerala minister says no need to worry

Many dams were nearing the full reservoir level due to rains in catchment areas and a red alert has been issued in the Kakki-Anathod dam in Pathanamthitta district and Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad.

published on : 7th August 2022

Dams filling fast, Idukki to release water on Sunday

A shutter of the Cheruthoni dam will be raised by 70cm at 10am on Sunday, releasing 50 cumecs of water from Idukki reservoir.

published on : 7th August 2022

TN opens 10 out of 13 spillway shutters of Mullaperiyar dam

To coordinate flood relief activities, an NDRF team has been deployed in the Mullaperiyar area.

published on : 5th August 2022
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