Yasmin is now the managing director of Thennala Agro Producing Company, which has 374 women farmers as shareholders who are engaged in paddy cultivation as well as marketing the 'Thennala' brand of rice.
Last week, a child choked on its mother’s milk while being breastfed in Attappadi, the sixth such death in this region of Kerala this year. This is called aspiration, caused by the accidental entry of food or drink into the windpipe.
The outbreak of the Nipah virus, a highly fatal emerging zoonotic virus, was reported in Kozhikode district during May-June this year. There had been 23 suspected cases of the disease. However, the laboratory could only confirm 18 cases, apart from the index case.
The High Court was considering a public interest litigation moved by four young women, who sought a direction to the state government to ensure adequate facilities and protection for the smooth pilgrimage of women of all ages to the temple.
CM Pinarayi Vijayan rejected the Opposition suggestion that the government seek time from the Supreme Court to implement its order since a clutch of review petitions are to come up for hearing before the top court on January 22.