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Modi wishes 5 states on their foundation day

New Delhi, Nov 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished the people of Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka on their foundation day. “On the occasion of state’s foundation day, best wishes to the people of...

UP CM to join ‘Jana Raksha Yatra’ in Kerala on Wednesday

New Delhi, Oct 4  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will join “Jana Raksha Yatra” or “March for People’s Protection” on Wednesday, a day after BJP President Amit Shah launched it on Tuesday from Payyannur in Kannur...
African diplomats meet in Kerala to boost cashew business

African diplomats meet in Kerala to boost cashew business

Thiruvananthapuram, June 26  A high level diplomatic meeting of Ambassadors from 15 African countries will be held here on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss ways and means on how to boost cashew production in Kerala, said a state Minister. State Minister...

CM, Kerala takes stock of Natural Gas Pipeline work

Thiruvananthapuram, February 15, 2017: Shri B C Tripathi, CMD,  GAIL (India) Limited met Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Pinarayi Vijayan  to apprise  him about the progress of work on the 440 km Kochi – Koottanad – Mangaluru Natural Gas...

Kerala set to become Open Defecation Free state by November

New Delhi, July 16  Kerala is all set to become country’s second Open Defecation Free (ODF) state by November 1 this year, state Local Self Government Minister K.T. Jaleel said here on Friday.Speaking at a national workshop on solid and liquid...

Monsoon finally reaches Kerala, Lakshadweep

Thiruvananthapuram, June 8  The southwest monsoon has finally set in over Kerala and Lakshadweep, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Wednesday.K. Santhosh, director at the IMD office here, said “good rains” were expected...

Exit polls give Bengal to Mamata, Assam to BJP, Kerala to Left, TN to DMK

New Delhi, May 17  Exit polls at the end of five-state elections on Monday evening predicted a Trinamool sweep in West Bengal, a BJP win in Assam, a Left victory in Kerala but the verdict was split over Tamil Nadu, with advantage to the DMK. The DMK...

Six states to discuss conservation of Western Ghats, livelihood

New Delhi, July 7  Environment and forest ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will meet here on Tuesday to discuss conservation of biodiversity of the Western Ghats and ways to provide adequate livelihood security...

Monsoon set to hit Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, June 5  Many parts of Kerala have received heavy rainfall and monsoon is likely to hit the state in a day or two. Rains lashed most of Kerala since Thursday night. On Friday, a weather bulletin issued by the India Meteorological Department...
Light Metro projects in Kerala to be in public sector

Light Metro projects in Kerala to be in public sector

Thiruvananthapuram, May 19  The proposed Light Metro projects in Kozhikode and the state capital would not be executed in the PPP model but by the public sector. While ‘Metro Man’ E.Sreedharan opposed the PPP model for the Light Metro, a...
Kerala should look beyond diaspora remittances: Minister

Kerala should look beyond diaspora remittances: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram, May 01  The stage has come for Kerala to look to look beyond the diaspora remittances that have so far helped it go forward, a state minister said here on Thursday. State Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said during a media interaction...

Kerala to contribute Rs.2 crore to Nepal

Thiruvananthapuram, April 29  The Kerala government said on Wednesday that it will contribute Rs.2 crore to quake-hit Nepal. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said each minister would set aside Rs.10,000 from his or her salary. He said he had sent Minister...
Kerala, German bodies link up for tech-skill development

Kerala, German bodies link up for tech-skill development

Thiruvananthapuram, April 20  Coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent three-day visit to Germany where he pitched for the government’s “Make in India” initiative, the Kerala Academy of Skills Excellence (KASE) is...
The MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching ‘The Visit Kerala Initiative’ of Kerala Tourism

The MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching ‘The Visit Kerala Initiative’ of Kerala Tourism

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching ‘The Visit Kerala Initiative’ of Kerala Tourism, in New Delhi on April 09, 2015. The Minister of Welfare of Scheduled...
One stop call centre for farmers coming up in Kerala

One stop call centre for farmers coming up in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, March 21  To provide professional inputs to farmers, the Kerala agriculture department is setting up a state-of-the-art call centre where all the queries of farmers would be answered. The Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium set...

Kerala to re-tender Vizhinjam port project

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 A high level meeting chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday decided to go ahead with re-tendering to find a builder for the proposed Vizhinjam port, said a minister. Kerala Minister for Ports K.Babu told reporters...

Centre to fund new ayurveda research centre in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12  The central government will extend financial support to set up a new ayurvedic clinical research centre in Kerala to help scientifically validate traditional systems of healing, a union minister said Sunday. Shripad Yesso...
Kerala to set up NRI panel to resolve diaspora woes

Kerala to set up NRI panel to resolve diaspora woes

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25  Kerala will set up an NRI commission to help resolve problems faced by the diaspora, a minister said Thursday. Following numerous complaints from the Kerala diaspora, regarded as the backbone of the state economy on account...

Kerala launches first non-IT focused incubation, mentoring hub

Kochi, Nov 21  An IT initiative was launched in Kerala Friday which will incubate, mentoring of non-IT entrepreneurs, right from an idea to a sustainable business venture. The initiative called ‘myenterprise’, launched by a technical consultancy...

‘India’s software technology exports rising 8 to 10 percent yearly’

Agartala, Sep 29 India’s exports from the Software Technology Parks (STP) across India are rising at a pace of 8 to 10 percent annually and would further increase in the upcoming years as the industry spreads across the country, a senior sector...