Kerala

Kerala Law Academy students end stir

The 29-day stir at the Kerala Law Academy Law College here came to end on Wednesday after the conciliatory talks chaired by Education Minister C.Raveendranath with representatives of student organisations and the management. As per the agreement, P.Lekshmi Nair will be removed from the post of Principal, based on the …

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Salt-tolerant paddy brings hope to farmers

Scientists at the Rice Research Station of the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) at Vyttila have successfully completed the first phase of field trials of a new variety of paddy tolerant to salinity intrusion, a major challenge faced by lowland farmers in Kerala. The new variety was engineered in 2015 by …

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Govt. can take over law academy land: report

Recommendation to remove hotel and bank from college campus : Principal Secretary (Revenue and Housing) P.H. Kurian has recommended the resumption of a portion of the land, possessed by the Kerala Law Academy Law College, and an inquiry into possible alterations made in the society’s Memorandum of Association (MoA) after …

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Astrophysicist reminiscences how college shaped his universe

Thanu Padmanabhan delivers lecture as part of University College jubilee It was a day of homecoming on Wednesday for Pune-based astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan as he paid a visit to University College here, his alma mater. Dr. Padmanabhan, a Distinguished Professor at the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, …

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Missing IS backers active on social media: NIA

At least two men left India as early as 2015; all the 14 persons travelled to Iran before going off the radar A probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed details of the exit of 14 persons from Kerala and the adults among them suspected to have joined …

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Bevco to take the premium route

Even as protests by local residents against liquor outlets mount, the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (Bevco) is planning to open more premium outlets across the State. The protests against retail outlets gained momentum at different places recently when Bevco started relocating many outlets following a Supreme Court ban on the …

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Resort mafia usurps 11 ha of KSEB land

Devikulam Sub-Collector’s report says board staff colluded with land grabbers Devikulam Sub-Collector Sriram Venkitaraman has submitted a report to the State government that 11 hectares (27.17 acres) of land owned by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) in Pallivasal village was usurped by the land/resort mafia and illegal title deeds …

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CPI(M) scuttles action against law academy

Uses majority in Kerala University Syndicate to defeat UDF motion The State government used its majority in the Kerala University Syndicate on Monday to scuttle harsh action against the Kerala Law College Law Academy, giving its own political colour to the ongoing agitation by the students against some of the …

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