Kerala

Museums take art to people: CM

Museums take art to people: CM

Pinarayi inaugurates Art Museum set up by city Corporation at Shanghumughom The Art Museum at Shanghumughom is a space for taking contemporary art to the people and tourists, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking after after inaugurating the museum, set up by the city Corporation, at the …

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Women farmers reap profits from bivalve farming

Women farmers reap profits from bivalve farming

Women farmers in Moothakunnam near here have reaped a bumper harvest of oysters and mussels. Around 40 women belonging to various self-help groups had taken up the farming as an additional livelihood option in November last year under the guidance of the Molluscan Fisheries Division of the CMFRI, said a …

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Preventive measures to be stepped up at Balussery

Preventive measures to be stepped up at Balussery

MLA warns of action against those spreading fake messages through social media In the wake of the death of two persons due to Nipah virus infection at Balussery in Kozhikode district, a high-level meeting of officials and elected representatives held here on Friday decided to step up preventive measures in …

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Focus on ferries on Public Transport Day

Focus on ferries on Public Transport Day

Feeder services from boat jetties will be streamlined, says Collector District Collector K. Mohammed Y. Safirulla on Friday took to public transportin the city — a bus and a ferry ride — to get to his workplace and to know people’s grievances first hand. Starting on foot from his camp office …

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Mangaladevi to get new Kannagi idol

Mangaladevi to get new Kannagi idol

Temple will be renovated in a time-bound manner, says TDB chief The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) will implement in a time-bound manner the decisions taken at a recent meeting convened by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in connection with the renovation of the Mangaladevi temple in Idukki, board president A. Padmakumar …

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LDF retains Chengannur Assembly seat with a huge margin

LDF retains Chengannur Assembly seat with a huge margin

The margin of victory is the biggest the Chengannur Assembly constituency has ever witnessed. The CPI(M)-led ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has won a landslide victory in the Chengannur Assembly by-election. The LDF candidate Saji Cherian (CPI(M)) defeated his nearest rival United Democratic Front’s (UDF) D. Vijayakumar (Congress) by a …

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Comprehensive political victory for LDF

Comprehensive political victory for LDF

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan answers critics with stunning win in Chengannur byelection Poll victories seldom have the kind of multidimensionality that the smashing victory that the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has scored in the Chengannur Assembly byelection. The alliance has registered a record win in the constituency, located at …

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Govt to give Aspinwall land on lease for Kochi Biennale

Govt to give Aspinwall land on lease for Kochi Biennale

The 1.29-acre holding at Fort Kochi to be leased out for 4 months every 2 years The State government has decided to lease out the property of Aspinwall at Fort Kochi to the Kochi Biennale Foundation for its biennial art event Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The 1.29-acre holding at Fort Kochi will …

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Nipah scare takes a toll on toddy business

Nipah scare takes a toll on toddy business

Nearly 2,000 people work in the sector in district The Nipah scare is taking a toll on the toddy business in the district. Since the viral infection outbreak was reported at Perambra on May 19, healthcare experts have been asking the public to avoid drinking toddy. The reason cited is …

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Much hope for State’s future: CM

Much hope for State’s future: CM

Pinarayi lists out achievements on second anniversary of LDF government Development of the State should mean improvement in the living conditions of the poor and the working class, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking at the valedictory function of the second anniversary celebrations of the Left Democratic …

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