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Kerala: NGT seeks report on sand mining

The bench took cognizance of a report in The Indian Express titled, “17-year-old’s video gets Kerala talking of impact of sand mining”.

Kerala: I&B staffer becomes first woman to reach Agasthyakoodam peak

The Kerala High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek. Sanal said the Agasthyakoodam trek is far tougher than other treks and only physically fit women should participate in it.


Kerala: I&B staffer becomes 1st woman to attempt 22-km trek to Agasthyakoodam summit

The court decision to let women scale the Agasthyakoodam peak has met resistance from members of the Kani tribe, who live on the foothills and believe the mountain range is the abode of their deity —Agasthya Muni

Attappadi’s short-lived babies: Why Kerala’s welfare model could be harming a tribal community

In 2013, when over 55 infants died in Attappadi, it mortified health observers and rang alarm bells in the corridors of the state’s health department in faraway Thiruvananthapuram. But the stagnant incidence of deaths in 2017 and 2018 prove that the crisis is in fact festering and is far from over.

Watch: SBI branch in Kerala attacked during Bharat Bandh

The branch manager said a group of people came to his cabin at around 10 am and threatened the staff, damaged a glass table top and a computer.

Bharat bandh HIGHLIGHTS: SBI branch in Kerala attacked, rail roko delays trains in Odisha

Bharat bandh today HIGHLIGHTS: Traders are protesting against the government's "anti-labour policies".


Kerala: Nun who took part in protests against bishop gets warning from church

The warning, with the threat of dismissal from the congregation, has been issued by Sr. Ann Joseph FCC, Superior General of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC).

Nationwide strike disrupts train movement in Kerala, commuters left stranded

Commuters found it difficult to commute from railway stations to their homes, as private, state transport buses, as well as autorickshaws and private cabs, remained off-roads.

Dismiss Kerala govt, impose President’s Rule: BJP MP

“The CPM can see that we are going to form a government in Kerala too. So they are conspiring against our leaders to murder them,” Nishikant Dubey alleged.

No these photos are not from Kashmir, but from Kerala

In fact, Munnar’s temperature went as low as -3 degrees Celsius last Wednesday, affecting hectares of tea plantations in the region.

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Mercury dips in Kerala; Munnar covered with frost

Munnar hill station in Kerala was covered in a blanket of frost.

'Breathtaking': Neelakurinji blooms first time in 12 years

After a gap of around 12 years, the Western Ghats are resplendent, clad in a purplish-blue carpet. The neelakurinji bloomed in the Anamalai hills near Munnar, a phenomenon that occurs once in 12 years.


Kerala battles worst flood in 100 years, massive rescue operations underway

A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, Kerala on August 18, 2018.Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed hundreds, officials said.

Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert, Kochi airport shut till Saturday

The death toll in Kerala has climbed to 67 as the state is reeling under one of the worst floods in history. For the first time in history, the state has opened 35 of its 39 dams.

Heavy rains, landslide throw life out of gear in Kerala

At least 22 people have been killed in landslides and rain-related incidents over the last 24 hours in Kerala, disaster management officials confirmed. Shutters of Idukki dam opened after 26 years for trial run.

Photos: Dark skies across Kerala as the monsoons set in

As the monsoons arrive in Kerala, here are some stunning photos from across the state.


Thrissur Pooram, Kerala's biggest temple festival, today

Thrissur Pooram will see caparisoned elephants, synchronised drum beats and cymbals, fireworks and huge crowds.

TripAdvisor's top 10 Indian beaches for 2016

Based on votes from millions of travellers nationwide and worldwide, here's a list of the Top 10 beaches in India that made it to Trip Advisor's list of Best Indian beaches for 2016.

Hummer horror: Kerala beedi baron Muhammad Nisham gets life sentence

Muhammad Nisham, a beedi tycoon had rammed his Hummer SUV into a security guard leading to the latter's death two weeks later

The Big Picture: A new home for Indrajith

After 12 years of living among humans, the 14-year-old elephant is being sent back to the forests. For now, he is at Konni, a camp in south Kerala, where he will learn to undo old bonds.

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17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.

First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.


Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Elephant calf rescued from well

An elephant calf which accidentally fell in a well was rescued by locals and forest officials in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.


Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

How much damage Kerala suffered: News in Numbers

With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.