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Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January


September 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The first success of the recently-concluded 'Emerging Kerala' investors' meet could be the seaplane project to be operationalised in seven tourist destinations in the state in ... Read more...

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‘Digital Super Highway’ launched for panchayats in Kerala


September 21st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Technology-driven governance got a major boost in Kerala with a 'Digital Super Highway', enabling unlimited data sharing between panchayats in a secure mode, becoming a reality ... Read more...

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Kerala to decide on bus fare hike before Oct 10


September 19th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala is looking into the demand for a fare hike by bus operators in the state in the backdrop of the rise in diesel price and ... Read more...

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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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Kerala to host agro meet in 2013


September 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) After the huge success of Emerging Kerala, an investor conference organised in Kochi, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday announced a global agriculture meet next year to ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Veena strings to mark World Melody Day Oct 2


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) India's ancient string instrument veena will be played by music maestros across the world Oct 2 to mark "World Melody Day", it was announced Sunday."Violin maestro ... Read more...

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Memmoo, a phone to speak with many, to launch in Kerala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's KloudPaD, a mobile electronics convergence brand, is ready with its non-GSM based wireless open phone memmoo network for consumers in Kerala.This was announced at the ... Read more...

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Nair, Ezhava communities unite in Kerala


September 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) In a move aimed at increasing their bargaining power vis-a-vis the government, the Nairs and Ezhavas, two of the most influential Hindu groups in Kerala, are ... Read more...

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Former RSP general secretary K. Pankajakshan dead


August 28th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Former Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) general secretary and veteran Kerala politician K. Pankajakshan died at the Medical College hospital here Tuesday night, said family sources. He ... Read more...

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Kerala pays out Rs.100 crore in pension, dole for Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Coinciding with the Onam, Kerala's harvest festival, the state government handed out various social security benefits like pensions, unemployment doles and ex-gratia payments to the tune ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

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Smart solar inverter launched in Kerala


August 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 25 (IANS) Ronds Innotech Saturday launched a home inverter here that runs on solar power and if attached to home appliances like fans and televisions can considerably reduce ... Read more...

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It’s Onam , but few homes will do the full 26-dish sadhya


August 24th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) It is going to be one week of laying out the most elaborate spread at many households in Kerala. Irrespective of caste, creed or religion, almost ... Read more...

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Mani to speak on his book in Britain


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Thursday said he had been invited to deliver a lecture in Britain on his book "Theory of the Toiling Mass".Mani told ... Read more...

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Festivals, protests and strikes - it’s ‘holiday season’ in Kerala


August 20th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) With festivals, strikes and protests lined up for the next two weeks in Kerala, the 'holiday season' has begun in the state.Beginning Saturday, a three-day ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Kerala gets ready for Onam


August 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Onam, Kerala's famous harvest festival, will be celebrated this year from August 26.Until August 31, when the festival ends, Keralites will push concerns over the deficient ... Read more...

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Master plan of Kerala Technocity ready


August 17th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) The master plan of the proposed Rs.5,000-crore Technocity to come up in a 450-acre campus near the Technopark campus here is ready, say senior officials.This state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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Left-backed Kerala government staff to strike work Aug 21


August 17th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) The Left-backed state government employees have called for a day-long strike Aug 21 after Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to go back on his ... Read more...

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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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Two arrested for death of man from Bihar in Kerala


August 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were Thursday arrested for the death of a man from Bihar who died in a hospital here last week after being arrested for a ... Read more...

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Polish Airlines opts for Technopark IT firm’s software


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IANS) Polish airline Eurolot will use a software, "iFly Res", developed by Kerala-based technology company to manage passenger reservations of its entire fleet, an official of the ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators to visit China


August 8th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Ten Kerala legislators will soon visit China, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.Minister for Planning K.C. Joseph will lead the delegation, which includes three from the ... Read more...

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CBI asked to probe Bihar youth’s death in Kerala


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) The family of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, want a CBI probe into his death.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, was ... Read more...

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State-run job portal in Kerala


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) With more than four million educated unemployed in the state, Kerala is launching what is perhaps the country's first government-run job portal.The portal will feature jobs ... Read more...

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Right to Services in three months in Kerala


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday said his government has stepped up efforts to implement within three months the Right to Services law which seeks to ensure ... Read more...

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Liquor prices to go up by 6 per cent in Kerala from Aug 1


July 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to raise the prices of all Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL), except beer, by six percent from Aug 1, said an ... Read more...

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Kerala to have green houses, bio-parks


July 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday gave its nod to the setting up of green houses and hi-tech bio-parks for coconut and rice in the state.Addressing reporters here ... Read more...

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Right to Service becomes law in Kerala


July 25th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) With the Kerala assembly Wednesday passing the Right to Service Bill, 2012, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has kept his promise of making available services to the ... Read more...

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Actor’s complaint on film award has no merit: Cinema minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) National award-winning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary "Pokkali" was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards ... Read more...

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Chandy to take up AI Express HQ shifting with ministry


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday rapped Air India for ignoring the "genuine needs" of the state and said he would take this up with the ... Read more...

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M.A. Yusuf Ali resigns from Air India board


July 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) M.A. Yusuf Ali, an industrialist from the Middle East, has resigned from the Air India board.Speaking to reporters Saturday, Ali said that in the past two ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 poor beneficiaries of Kerala’s ‘health’ lottery


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) A total of 2,042 poor patients, suffering from serious ailments, have received funds for their treatment from the revenues earned by the Kerala government-run lottery "Karunya", ... Read more...

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Pranab secures 124 votes in Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance candidate in the presidential poll Pranab Mukherjee secured 124 out of the 139 votes polled Thursday in the Kerala Assembly.The strength of ... Read more...

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