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Kerala CM bats for elevated road through Bandipur
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Kerala CM bats for elevated road through Bandipur

August 25, 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite Supreme Court directing the continuation of the overnight traffic ban on the National Highway (NH) running through the core area of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan yesterday batted in favour of an elevated highway through the Bandipur National Park connecting Wayanad in Kerala and Mysuru  in Karnataka.  Vijayan, in…

Tipplers in Kerala raise a glass; form association
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Tipplers in Kerala raise a glass; form association

July 21, 2019

Name it All Kerala Madhyapana Anukoola Sangatana (All Kerala Supporters of Alcohol Consumption) Thiruvananthapuram: Fed up with “constant harassment” from Police, tipplers in Kerala which has the highest number of guzzlers in the country have formed an association to protect their rights.  Hari, one of the promoters of the association — All Kerala Madhyapana Anukoola…

Lorry with waste materials from Kerala seized
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Lorry with waste materials from Kerala seized

July 19, 2019

MCC officials take driver into custody Mysuru: A lorry with waste materials from Kerala has been seized by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials, who have taken the lorry driver Jaffer into custody. On Thursday night, tax officials stopped the lorry from Kerala at the Toll Gate and while checking the documents, a bill using the…

Veteran journalist TJS George chosen for Swadeshabhimani-Kesari Award
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Veteran journalist TJS George chosen for Swadeshabhimani-Kesari Award

June 26, 2019

Kerala CM to present Award on July 1 Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran journalist and Columnist TJS George has been selected for the Swadeshabhimani-Kesari Media Award-2017, instituted by the Kerala Government. “Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will present the prestigious award to the nonagenarian at a function to be held here on July 1,” an official source said…

Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries
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Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries

June 16, 2019

A full stop to Kerala’s efforts to revoke the night ban on traffic through Bandipur Tiger Reserve Bengaluru: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) that had proposed to build an elevated highway through Bandipur Tiger Reserve a few months ago, has made a sudden U-turn on its stand. Going a step further, the…

Ugly graffiti mars beauty: Kerala CM tagged in social media posts
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Ugly graffiti mars beauty: Kerala CM tagged in social media posts

June 11, 2019

Mysuru: Vandals have painted ugly graffiti causing an as-yet-unknown amount of damage to pieces of the city’s property. The walls of mini garden developed on the stretch to Nandi Statue near the View Point have been vandalised. Registration numbers of Malappuram (KL 10, KL 14) in Kerala has been written on the walls indicating that…

Mysuru among 8 districts on high alert for Nipah virus
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Mysuru among 8 districts on high alert for Nipah virus

June 6, 2019

Mysuru: Eight districts in the State including Mysuru have been put on a high alert and maximum surveillance for Nipah virus. This comes after a case from Kerala came to light. Chamarajanagar, Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru have been identified as districts that are vulnerable and additional measures have been…

Kerala’s garbage raises a stink in Mysuru
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Kerala’s garbage raises a stink in Mysuru

January 18, 2019

Two waste-carrying trucks from Kerala stopped at Gundlupet Mysuru:  Kerala that is facing a huge crisis in solid waste management has found a convenient way of getting of waste: Dump them in Karnataka. Even as the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is seeking public cooperation in a bid to reclaim the Cleanest City tag in India,…

The Best and the Worst on Show
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The Best and the Worst on Show

August 28, 2018

By T.J.S. George, How many will learn how many lessons from the floods that devastated Kerala and Kodagu? The most important lesson is bound to go unlearned — that, ultimately, these were again examples of Nature collapsing under the impact of human greed. We were warned of it five years ago when cloudbursts and landslides…

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