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Israel the flavour of Kovalam litfest


September 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel will be the flavour of the fifth edition of the Kovalam Literary Festival Oct 3 at the India International Centre in the capital followed ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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Bekal is destination next in ‘God’s Own Country’


May 10th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bekal (Kasaragod), May 10 (IANS) After firmly placing stations such as Kovalam and Kumarakom on the global tourism map, the Kerala government has picked this idyllic town of beaches ... Read more...

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Kerala to get Rs.1,500 crore new shipyard


November 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Shipping G.K. Vasan has asked Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) to complete a feasibility study report on setting up a new ship repair facility ... Read more...

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Kerala ready to manage its garbage


October 1st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) Kerala will set up waste processing plants as part of its year-long campaign to manage garbage generated in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Saturday."In ... Read more...

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Kerala’s stranded mega projects set to revive


September 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Two stranded mega projects -- the Rs. 5,348-crore Vizhinjam Port and the Rs. 1,200-crore Kannur international airport -- appear to be on the roll again ... Read more...

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Kerala resort to launch solar-powered boats


August 31st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Billed as a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Poovar Island Resort near Kovalam in Kerala is set to launch four solar-powered boats for its guests.The boats, costing Rs.3.5 ... Read more...

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Police find nun’s body in her convent’s tank (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) A nun was found dead Wednesday morning inside a water tank at the convent where she resided in Kerala, police said.Sister Mary Ancy, 45, was found ... Read more...

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Police find nun’s body in her convent


August 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) A nun was found dead Wednesday morning inside a water tank at the convent where she resided in Kerala, police said.Sister Mary Ancy was found dead ... Read more...

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Kerala five-star hotel has no water line for eight years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in Kerala has been trying to get a water connection for the past eight years but without success, a hotel executive claimed Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Shipping corporation to bid for proposed Vizhinjam port


July 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday extended the last date for bidding for the proposed Vizhinjam port till Aug 17 to enable the Shipping Corporation of ... Read more...

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Green nod for Kerala port project within a year: Ramesh


June 13th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the environment impact assessment (EIA) study on the proposed Vizhinjam International Container Terminal in Kerala will be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘No fund crunch for Kerala port project’


April 30th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) There will be no shortage of funds for the proposed port at Vizhinjam near here, the State Bank of Travancore (SBT) has said.It was in ... Read more...

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Two interceptor boats commissioned


March 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 28 (IANS) Two state-of-the-art Interceptor Boats (IB) that would be used for surveillance and rescue operations were Monday commissioned here by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Director General Indian ... Read more...

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With tale of love, Mohammed Hanif escapes Pakistan’s realities


October 6th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kovalam (Kerala), Oct 6 (IANS) It's not always easy to do so, but Pakistani journalist-writer Mohammed Hanif of "A Case of Exploding Mangoes" fame has turned his mind off from ... Read more...

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Malayali actor Thilakan dropped from TV serial


May 25th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Thilakan, who was ousted from the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) on grounds of indiscipline and virtually kept out of Malayalam films, has now been ... Read more...

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Kerala may see increased tourist flow


April 1st, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Minister K.C. Venugopal said Tuesday more tourists may visit the state as other popular destinations like the Maldives and Sri Lanka cope with tsunami aftermath."We are ... Read more...

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Investors meet on Kerala’s Vizhinjam port next month


March 15th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) An investors meet will be held next month for the proposed Vizhinjam port in Kerala and work on the project will start during the tenure of the Left ... Read more...

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Leela Kempinski opens in Gurgaon, formally


July 11th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 11 (IANS) It was a "dream come true" for Capt. C.P. Krishnan Nair as the Leela Kempinski Gurgaon formally opened Saturday in this bustling IT hub on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Watch Kerala’s coast, countryside in ‘Bidaai’


February 21st, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Kerala's lush green fields, idyllic backwaters and lagoons are being promoted for honeymoon tourism and glimpses of it can be seen in Star Plus' daily soap "Bidaai". Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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Vizhinjam port developers seek environmental clearance


October 25th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Developers of the Vizhinjam port project, to be developed in Vizhinjam near Kerala's famous tourist destination Kovalam, Saturday held talks with the state government, seeking environmental clearance for ... Read more...

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Terrorists killed in Kashmir are not from Kerala: police


October 8th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) The police here Wednesday denied that the suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba guerrillas killed in the Kashmir valley early this week were from Kerala.Inspector General of Police Arun Kumar Sinha told ... Read more...

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Kerala to spend Rs.2.5 bn for tourism development


August 12th, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) Kerala Home and Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Monday said that the government would spend Rs.2.5 billion for tourism development this year. He was addressing a meeting after inaugurating ... Read more...

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Kerala hotel’s tryst with a record 50 feet tall sandwich


November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin
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