Munnar

Idukki collector orders takeover of encroached land in Munnar

 According to the petitioner, the court should  initiate steps to have the government takeover the land or ensure its return to the original owner.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Cop in Kerala's Idukki sacked over affair with woman, her suicide

In the investigation held under the leadership of Idukki Narcotic Cell DySP A G Lal, the cop was found guilty in the case.

published on : 1st June 2022

Man, 8-month-old daughter dies after car plunges into a gorge in Munnar

The 18-member team of tourists from Andra Pradesh was heading to Munnar from Chinnakkanal in three cars when one vehicle lost control and fell into the gorge at Lockhart Gap near Munnar.

published on : 19th May 2022

Munnar panchayat sets example in waste management

The panchayat has recommended residents and tourists arriving here to either avoid using disposable items or purchase products that can be disposed of safely and easily. 

published on : 12th April 2022

Residents protest as wild elephant kills Elderly man in Munnar

Residents of Singukandam staged a protest in front of Chinnakanal forest office carrying the body of Baby, demanding steps to save the lives of the residents from wild elephants.

published on : 31st March 2022

Fear grips residents as elephant tramples elderly man to death in Kerala's Munnar

Babu, 60, had stepped out of the house to alert the neighbours about the presence of wild elephants in the area when a jumbo attacked him from behind and trampled him to death

published on : 30th March 2022

Unusual weather: Mercury up in Kerala, Munnar freezes

Meanwhile, cool weather conditions continue to prevail in Munnar. For the first time since the beginning of winter, temperature dropped to sub-zero level in Munnar on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd February 2022

The burden of foresight; actor Bharath shares his unique experience of 'Munnarivaan'

Shooting for debutant director Vijayraj’s Munnarivaan proved to be a rather unique experience for actor Bharath.

published on : 25th January 2022

KSRTC’s picturesque trip to Munnar 

AS part of the efforts to overcome its worsening financial crisis, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched innovative tourism packages. 

published on : 30th November 2021

Specially-abled kids from Kerala's Munnar bring you eco-friendly gifts for Onam, Rakhi

A group of children at DARE school in Munnar, a centre for special education, has brought out eco-friendly gifting choices for Rakshabandhan and Onam this year. 

published on : 20th August 2021

Old Aluva-Munnar road opening: Kerala minister PA Mohamed Riyas' word evokes mixed feelings

Environment activists have raised concern about the move and indicated that they will approach the National Green Tribunal and the Centre to ensure the protection of the pristine low-elevation forest.

published on : 16th August 2021

Poor network connectivity: Munnar still ill-prepared to alert calamities

 Although the disaster struck late at night, two men who escaped could only alert public and authorities only by 6am next day as there was no electricity or mobile phone coverage. 

published on : 6th August 2021

Kerala floods one month after: Vellathooval farmers struggling to find their feet

Farmers in Vellathooval, a quaint village in the suburbs of Munnar, were hoping for good yield after two consecutive years of deficit rain.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Munnar’s wobbly road to recovery 

Driving through the winding ghat road from Neriamangalam to Munnar, tonnes of earth and trees sent tumbling down by a series of landslips welcome the odd visitor to the hill station. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Rampant constructions in Munnar can lead to catastrophe, say US experts

The spell of torrential rain, raging floods and devastation unleashed by the landslides have indeed come as a warning for Kerala.

published on : 11th September 2018
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