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Saturday, December 07, 2019

Periyar river


Kerala: Over 10,000 people along Periyar river moved to relief camps

August 11, 2018 1:22 pm

Meanwhile, thousands of pilgrims thronged on the bank of Periyar river in Aluva to perform 'Karkkidaka Vavu Bali' at a Lord Shiva temple known for annual ritual. The temple situated in the middle of the river remained submerged in gushing waters.

Kerala rains HIGHLIGHTS: Red alert issued in several districts as death toll climbs to 37

August 12, 2018 2:24 am

Kerala rains HIGHLIGHTS: As the death toll reached 37 in Kerala floods, CM Pinarayi Vijayan undertook an aerial survey of the rain-affected parts in the state. An aid of Rs 4 lakh has been announced for families of deceased, even as 11 out of 14 districts remain under water.

John Pennycuick: The man who changed the course of the Periyar river

June 15, 2014 1:00 am

With a fan club, several memorials and induction into the local Hindu pantheon, the legend of John Pennycuick, British engineer and chief architect of the disputed Periyar waterworks, lives on in southern Tamil Nadu.

SC throws out Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam

May 08, 2014 3:07 am

Verdict allows Tamil Nadu to raise water level in the dam to 142 ft.

Kerala unveils plan to ‘recreate’ Silk Route

March 05, 2011 12:38 am

Part of the Muziris Heritage Project,the initiative attempts to create a model similar to the Silk Route.

Muziris Lost and Found

August 01, 2010 12:43 am

Thousands of years ago,Muziris was a thriving port city on the western coast of India,with links to the Roman empire. And then,it disappeared. Now,four seasons of excavations in Pattanam,a coastal village in Kerala’s Ernakulam,have revealed that this could be Muziris....