Idukki (India)

Type: City
Name: Idukki (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 9.85
Longitude: 76.970001
population: 11,249
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Big blow to big cats Poachers overtake conservation efforts

There’s bad news for lovers of the majestic tiger, India’s national animal: Poachers are staying ahead of efforts to save the big cats.An analysis of 40 years of data shows that poachers, who kill the tiger for its skin and body parts, are moving to less-protected ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kerala Chief Minister invites Modi to Kerala

T K Devasia / 17 October 2014The meeting of the two came amidst the bitterness caused by the action taken against party MP Shashi Tharoor for praising the prime minister.Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought to strike a chord with Prime Minister ... [Published Khaleej Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Around 5,500 hectares of forestland still with encroachers' hands

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a blatant violation of Forest Conservation Act 1981, the government is yet to reclaim 5,498.61 hectares of forestland, the size of approximately 6,000 football fields, encroached over the last 37 years.The latest data procured from ... [Published Times of India - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Make in India': State to Seek Bigger Role

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala will seek a bigger role in the Make in India campaign launched by the Prime Minister.   Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who will meet  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, would request him to include Kerala-based industries ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

AIR Kerala marks silver jubilee

Indian national broadcaster All India Radio’s (AIR) FM station in Kochi in the southern state of Kerala is all set to celebrate its silver anniversary.According to NDTV, AIR Kochi was the first FM station in the city offering information and entertainment ... [Published Asia Radio Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fluctuating pepper prices are a real worry for Indian exporters

KOCHI: As black pepper once again touches Rs 700 per kg after falling to Rs 630 last month, conflicting reports emerged regarding prospects of the crop in the next season, starting December.Though current year pepper crop is one of the lowest at 35,000 ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

AIR's first FM station in Kerala to celebrate silver jubilee

All India Radio's Kochi FM station, the first FM radio in Kerala which introduced a new audio culture in Malayalam rightly blending information and entertainment, is all set to celebrate its silver jubilee.Still a hot favourite of radio buffs in and around ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

City gears up to host ODI match

Comment · print · T TT+· T-Special Arrangement Police officers led by South Zone ADGP K. Padmakumar and members of the Kerala Cricket Association review security arrangements at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium on Sunday.Strict security ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic Regulations in Kochi on Wednesday

KOCHI: The City Traffic Police have made elaborate traffic rearrangements in the city in connection with the one-day international cricket match between India and West Indies, to be held on Wednesday.   As per the new arrangement, vehicles will not be ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Monsoon Bucks Met Prediction

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Belying predictions, the southwest monsoon season which ended on Tuesday registered an impressive performance over Kerala recording six per cent excess rainfall when compared to the long period average.However, the all-India south ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Multiple-use approach to conservation in Western Ghats

Comment · print · T TT+· T-As many as 34 panchayats in the Western Ghats region in Kerala are set to become the crucible of an experimental project seeking to minimise the impact of commercial and livelihood activities on fragile ecosystems.Funded ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. freeze on post creation likely to affect medical college in Kochi

Comment · print · T TT+· T-With Finance Minister K.M. Mani declaring on Saturday that no new government posts will be created this year, the teaching and the non-teaching staff at the Government Medical College, Ernakulam, again find their cause ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 15 2014]

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...Or over 40km for each of the three women – in short trips. They cover "half the trees on Mondays and the other half on Thursdays." That's apart from working in the fields all the other days, often with temperatures that can touch 45°C (113°F) in April-May
...out the government is yet to act on the report filed by the chief wildlife warden against encroachment in Kurunjimala wildlife sanctuary in Idukki. "Many people have constructed resorts, converted forest land into farms in violation of forest rules" he said
"This would be my first official meeting as the last time I called on him was soon after he assumed office and it was a courtesy call. Tomorrow (Thursday) we are presenting before him long-pending issues for his consideration" Chandy told reporters here Wednesday after the weekly cabinet meeting
"According to our survey and through interaction with farmers, it could be a bumper crop next season probably touching 80,000 tonne. But till December, the gap between demand and supply will remain and with availability, tight exporters are adopting a hand-tomouth attitude on purchases" said Gulshan John, vice chairman of All India Spices Exporters Forum. Not all share this optimism

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Of Millstones, Milestones & Millionaires [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 20 2014]
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Big blow to big cats Poachers overtake conserva... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 18 2014]
Kerala Chief Minister invites Modi to Kerala [Published Khaleej Times - Oct 18 2014]
Around 5,500 hectares of forestland still with ... [Published Times of India - Oct 16 2014]
'Make in India': State to Seek Bigger Role [Published New Indian Express - Oct 16 2014]
Kerala CM Oomen Chandy to meet PM with State me... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
Saving a vital agricultural heritage site [Published Financial Chronicle - Oct 15 2014]
AIR Kerala marks silver jubilee [Published Asia Radio Today - Oct 15 2014]
Chandy hopes meeting with Modi will benefit Kerala [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 15 2014]
Fluctuating pepper prices are a real worry for ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 13 2014]
AIR's first FM station in Kerala to celebrate s... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 12 2014]
KC Still Holds Ground with Unique Political Course [Published New Indian Express - Oct 09 2014]
City gears up to host ODI match [Published The Hindu - Oct 06 2014]
Traffic Regulations in Kochi on Wednesday [Published New Indian Express - Oct 06 2014]
Made By Mathematics [Published New Indian Express - Oct 06 2014]
Monsoon Bucks Met Prediction [Published New Indian Express - Oct 02 2014]
- CFTRI and Palakkad Coconut Producer Co ink te... [Published FnBnews.com - Sep 30 2014]
73 districts are tiger poaching hotspots, finds... [Published Times of India - Sep 26 2014]
Multiple-use approach to conservation in Wester... [Published The Hindu - Sep 24 2014]
India's Festivals and celebration not yet for C... [Published CommodityOnline - Sep 23 2014]
Preparing for natural disasters [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 16 2014]
JAINHITS strengthens its position in southern I... [Published Indian Television - Sep 15 2014]
Govt. freeze on post creation likely to affect ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 15 2014]
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