Kerala

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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₹4,000-cr HUDCO loan for LIFE Mission

₹4,000-cr HUDCO loan for LIFE Mission

The Pinarayi government is planning to construct 1.75-lakh houses during the current financial year. The Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) has sanctioned ₹4,000 crore loan for the LIFE Mission of the Pinarayi Vijayan government to construct homes for all the shelter-less in the State. The loan will be routed …

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Boat scrapes through mid-sea collision

Boat scrapes through mid-sea collision

Two fishermen suffer injuries; vessel reaches Munambam harbour safely The Kochi Coastal police have launched a probe into a mid-sea collision involving a merchant vessel and a fishing boat off the Kochi coast on Thursday morning. The accident occurred around 4.30 a.m. when the fishing vessel Noah, owned by George …

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Health Department urged to stick to Nipah guidelines

Health Department urged to stick to Nipah guidelines

Centre issues advisory, says infection confined to Kozhikode district The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has urged the Health Department to strictly adhere to guidelines on hospital infection prevention and biosafety manual even as its stressed that the occurrence of Nipah was confined to Kozhikode district. The Ministry has …

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Raj Bhavan delivers a green message

Raj Bhavan delivers a green message

Don’t just plant trees, protect them too Governor P. Sathasivam has called for a campaign to take the message of biodiversity conservation to all sections of society. At a function held at Raj Bhavan on Thursday as part of World Environment Day, he said conservation was the responsibility of every …

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Kerala’s MMR drops from 61 to 46

Kerala’s MMR drops from 61 to 46

National ration is 130, which has shown a significant drop from 167 Kerala has yet again proved that it is on the right track when it comes to maternal and reproductive health by achieving the lowest maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in the country from 61 (2011-13) to 46 (2014-16). The latest …

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