Kerala

Railways drop coach factory project in Palakkad

Railways drop coach factory project in Palakkad

Utility does not foresee shortfall in coaches With Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal making it clear that the Centre has no immediate plans to initiate construction of the ₹550-crore rail coach factory at Kanjikode in Palakkad, the long anticipated development project of the State is now facing an imminent death. …

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Four killed in monsoon havoc in Kozhikode district

Four killed in monsoon havoc in Kozhikode district

Incessant rain triggers landslips at many places; unconfirmed reports say 13 people are missing and a search operation was on to trace them. Four people, including a nine-year-old girl, were killed as the Southwest monsoon hit the hilly regions in Kozhikode district of Kerala on Wednesday night and early hours of Thursday, …

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Factionalism did me in: Sudheeran

Factionalism did me in: Sudheeran

Rejects Cong clampdown on public statements, questions decision to give up RS seat for KC(M) Virtually rejecting the party’s latest clamp down on public statements, former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president V.M. Sudheeran confronted senior leaders of the Congress alleging that he had to resign from office because of torrid factionalism. Addressing …

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Power tariff hike inevitable: Mani

Power tariff hike inevitable: Mani

Minister says KSEB facing ₹7,300-crore debt burden Power Minister M.M. Mani has hinted at a hike in power tariff in view of the ₹7,300-crore debt burden faced by Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) Ltd and 70% purchase of power from outside through short and long-term pacts. “Consumers will have to bear the …

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Land record updation hit by technical glitches again

Land record updation hit by technical glitches again

Network speed yet to be increased from 4 mbps to 12 mbps The land record updation programme, considered one of the flagship programmes of the TRS government, continues to be hit by technical glitches that are delaying the officials’ efforts to update the records. The government, a few days ago, …

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CM seeks cooperation of Vizhinjam residents

CM seeks cooperation of Vizhinjam residents

Compensation distributed to fish workers who lost their livelihood due to port development Cooperation of the local population is essential for the success of the major developmental projects that the government is taking up, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking after distributing compensation to fish workers who …

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Kozhikode steps up disaster management activities

Kozhikode steps up disaster management activities

As monsoon strengthens, efforts on to revive working of task forces in taluks With the monsoon gathering strength and causing large-scale destruction in the district, efforts are on to revive the activities of all the task forces in various taluks for effective disaster management. Senior Revenue officers have been asked …

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₹3.3 crore for drain works

₹3.3 crore for drain works

Move to prevent flooding on Killipalam-Chala-East Fort road Administrative sanction for ₹3.3 crore has been accorded for the Killipalam-Chala-East Fort road. The amount has been sanctioned for building drains to prevent flooding and renovating the road. As soon as technical sanction is received, tendering would be completed and construction work …

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CJI gets a letter from Kochi against heavy schoolbags

CJI gets a letter from Kochi against heavy schoolbags

The letter asks the court to take up the issue from the judicial side with the CBSE. Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has received a letter from a Kochi man, pleading with him to take up the cause of children studying in CBSE schools, who have to carry heavy …

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