Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



Tempo traveller driver, vehicle washed away in landslide in Kerala

November 13, 2022 8:14 am

Police said they have located the vehicle some 700 metres downhill, a region which is frequented by wild elephants.

Houseboats to hotels, Kerala tourism feels the pinch after months of curbs

August 09, 2021 7:07 am

From the hill stations of Munnar and Wayanad to the backwaters of Alappuzha, the pandemic has shattered Kerala’s tourism industry, which employs about 15 lakh people and contributes 11.5 per cent of the state’s GDP.

Kerala: In strongest hint of climate change, Munnar records -2°C in February

February 11, 2021 10:30 pm

Munnar generally witnesses winter and occasional snowfall in the months of November, December and January, with the mercury picking up gradually in February.

Karnataka bus driver, conductor honoured for helping mentally disturbed woman reach home

August 29, 2019 6:33 pm

The good samaritans were handed over an appreciation letter in a special meeting which took place in Shantinagar on Thursday prior to the commencement of their next trip to Munnar.

Kerala's Munnar may once again see toy trains chugging through tea plantations

June 24, 2019 4:43 pm

Bringing back the railway system to Munnar is one of the tourist department's most high-profile projects and extremely important to minister Kadakampally Surendran, a top tourism official said.

In Munnar next month, a special treat for nature lovers: a blue carpet across the hills

June 14, 2018 5:39 am

According to experts, Neelakurinji is also seen at Anaimalai Hills in Idukki district, Agali Hills in Palakkad and Sandur Hills of Bellary district. After 2006, it will start flowering this year, creating a blue carpet all over the hills.

Munnar gears up for Kurinji season, 8 lakh tourists expected

October 12, 2017 5:48 pm

The next blooming season of 'Neelakurinji' is expected during July-October months next year and at least eight lakh tourists are expected to arrive at the tourist town during the four months.

Kerala sub-collector, who led courageous drive against encroachers in Munnar, transferred

July 05, 2017 6:07 pm

Several politicians including local MLAs S Rajendran and MM Mani had complained about Sriram Venkataraman's actions to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Munnar stir called off, women tea workers secure benefits

September 14, 2015 1:55 am

Breakthrough came after tea workers allowed CPM veteran Achuthanandan to join the agitation

Woman trampled to death while posing for a photo with an elephant in Kerala

October 28, 2014 11:44 am

While standing near the elephant, she was hit by its trunk and fell down in between the animal legs.


Mercury dips in Kerala; Munnar covered with frost

January 07, 2019 12:09 pm

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