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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

Congress, CPM support campaign to open Old Aluva-Munnar Road

Meanwhile, the Kuttampuzha panchayat committee members trekked up to Pooyamkutty hydro electric project area on Saturday and is planning to pass a resolution demanding to open the road.

published on : 5th July 2021

Munnar retreat: Two more priests die, 3 critical; Covid affects probe

Twomore priests who had contracted coronavirus after taking part in the CSI South Kerala diocese annual retreat in Munnar last month died on Wednesday.

published on : 13th May 2021

480 persons including CSI priests booked for violating Covid protocol during Munnar retreat

The priests and the office-bearers have been booked under the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 and Section 269 of the IPC.

published on : 6th May 2021

Munnar retreat: Pinarayi vows action against CSI diocese, faithful to approach HC

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday promised action over the holding of a Covid super spreader event by the CSI South Kerala diocese in Munnar last month.

published on : 6th May 2021

100 CSI priests contract Covid after Munnar retreat, two die

 More than 100 Church of South India (CSI) priests were reportedly infected with Covid-19 after they attended the annual retreat at Munnar last month.

published on : 5th May 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

After 12 yrs, Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar, but there are no tourists!

Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.

published on : 2nd September 2018

CPM’s Kodiyeri says young IAS officer’s transfer is a ‘promotion’

The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday shunted out Devikulam sub-collector Sriram Venkitaraman to the post of employment and training director even as he was in the thick of his demolition derby.

published on : 5th July 2017

Munnar demolisher moved out: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan bulldozes CPI stance on evictions

The young IAS officer attracted the wrath of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan by leading the drive to evict encroachers in Munnar.

published on : 5th July 2017