Lakshadweep to launch largescale seaweed farming for high-end use 

The administration has started farming species like indigenous red algae, Gracilaria edulis, and Acanthophora spicifera in nearly 2,500 bamboo rafts involving 10 women self-help groups.

published on : 10th September 2021

Lakshadweep to launch large-scale farming of seaweed for pharma, food and nutraceuticals

The administration has started farming species like indigenous red algae, Gracilaria edulis and Acanthophora spicifera in nearly 2500 bamboo rafts involving 10 women's self-help groups

published on : 6th September 2021

Lakshadweep eco-tourism development plan gets thumbs-up from hoteliers

Successful bidders will get three years for construction and 72 years for the operation and maintenance of the projects.

published on : 5th September 2021

BSNL launches satellite-based connectivity in Lakshadweep for better telecom services

"With this, Lakshadweep’s bandwidth is set to increase by 70 percent taking the available bandwidth to 1.71 Gbps," said Collector S Asker Ali

published on : 14th August 2021

COVID-19: Lakshadweep issues travel advisory against visiting Kerala, tightens quarantine norms

People who have a separate washroom in their house can undergo quarantine at their house.

published on : 13th August 2021

Lakshadweep imposes travel restriction to mainland in view of rising COVID cases in Kerala

The islands have three entry points from mainland, Kochi and Kozhikode in Kerala and Mangaluru in Karnataka.

published on : 13th August 2021

Ocean-energy-powered desal plant coming soon at Lakshadweep

OTEC is an eco-friendly method to generate power using the difference in temperatures of the surface and the deep sea. As we go deeper and deeper in the sea, the temperature get lower.

published on : 8th August 2021

Lakshadweep admin goes for Rs 813 crore tourism projects in three islands

Invites global bids for setting up 370 room beach villa and water villa projects in Minicoy, Kadamat and Suheli islands, ignoring recent protests; Cos can operate for 75 years in PPP mode

published on : 1st August 2021

CBSE Class 12 result: Schools in Kerala, Lakshadweep record highest success rate of 99.89%

For assessing Class XII students, CBSE had adopted a new tabulation policy that took into account marks scored in the school-level exams as well as marks of the the previous Board exams.

published on : 31st July 2021

No proposal to grant full statehood to Lakshadweep, Parliament told

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said this in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 28th July 2021

Police sending phone to Gujarat lab suspicious, Aisha Sultana tells Kerala HC

Aisha said she suspected that this was aimed at planting false and dangerous materials against her.

published on : 28th July 2021

Lakshadweep admin's notice to demolish four-decade-old madrasa on Minicoy island stayed

The petitioner said the Deputy Collector has issued a show-cause notice requiring the madrasa to explain why proceedings should not be initiated for evicting it from the allotted premises

published on : 27th July 2021

Lakshadweep administration in hurry to make me look anti-national: Ayesha Sulthana to Kerala HC

The Lakshadweep Administration, in its recent reply opposing Sulthana's plea to quash the FIR against her, had contended that the filmmaker was not cooperating with the investigation.

published on : 27th July 2021

Save Lakshadweep forum activists to stage protest against Praful Patel on July 26

The forum said Justice P K Shamsudeen will inaugurate the protest and Congress MP Hibi Eden, NCP state chief P C Chacko, and other political leaders will participate.

published on : 24th July 2021

Pondicherry University grants NOC to Lakshadweep to start vocational and diploma courses

Lakshadweep proposed to introduce a three-year UG course and one-year diploma programmes from the upcoming academic year -- 2021-2022 -- with the affiliation of Pondicherry University.

published on : 22nd July 2021
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