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Kerala launches online course on waste management for public

Thiruvananthapuram: In a novel initiative to step up public awareness and community participation in the scientific and sustainable waste management campaign ‘Malinya Muktha Nava Keralam’, a Massive Open Online Course has been launched covering the entire range of the solid waste management programme started across the state about a year back. This free course, being […]

Heavy rainfall waterlogs Cochin, District control rooms active

COCHIN: Heavy downpour and strong winds have caused misery in Cochin, Thrissur and adjoining towns of central Kerala and thus affecting the normal life of citizens. Water logging in the main centers have affected transportation in the city. A major part of the Kochi city corporation has been inundated. Houses and roads in the busy […]

Keralite’s arrest in kidney racket reveals Iranian ties

KOCHI: Shocking revelations were unearthed after the arrest of a Thrissur based youngster who is a member of an international organ trafficking racket which has trafficked several youngsters from Bangalore and Hyderabad to Iran. The racket is believed to have lured scores of people from financially weak sections to donate organs abroad. As per the […]

Kerala paddy production drops due to extreme heat

Alappuzha – Raising concerns over the agrarian economy of the state, the paddy production as well as the number of paddy farmers have dropped significantly in numbers as compared to the previous years. The data has been furnished by the Supplyco, a government organization that procures grains from the farmers directly in the state. The […]

Cyber-attacks on Mammootty persist; politicians show support

Kochi – Amidst increasing social media attacks against Malayalam superstar Mammootty from various quarters following the allegations made by a businessman named Mohammed Shershad in connection with a controversial movie released in 2022 named ‘Puzhu’, politicians from the Left, Congress have come forward in support of the three-time National Award and Padma Shri winner. As […]

Spices forum urges action on Ethylene Oxide issues

Kochi: In response to recent rejections on specific spice exports by Singapore and Hong Kong due to Ethylene Oxide (EtO) presence, the Indian spice industry has urged immediate action to address concerns around food safety and export quality standards.   At a press conference organised by the All-India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF) and attended by […]

CSIR-NIIST, NIT Calicut ink tie-up to promote research in cutting-edge domains

The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the National Technology Day celebrations held at CSIR-NIIST, Pappanamcode, here, by Dr. C Anandharamakrishnan, Director, CSIR-NIIST and Prof. Prasad Krishna, Director, NIT-C.

Kerala’s high female voter turnout complicates predictions

The higher woman voter turnout in Kerala as compared to men has kept all three political parties –the LDF, UDF and the NDA guessing.

Seven youths arrested for raping 17-year-old girl in Tiruppur

TIRUPPUR: The Udumalaipettai all women police in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur district arrested 9 people for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old girl. All the accused who have been arrested in connection with the crime belong to the same village where the victim lives, the police said.  A 17-year-old girl from the Udumalpet area has been living in her […]

AI technology to alert consumers when power bills shoot up

Kannur– Willing to know where you stand on daily power usage and require tips on how to control the usage going forward? The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will notify the users once the electricity bill starts shooting up. Thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, every user will receive notifications on the usage time, and […]

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