Idukki (India)

Type: City
Name: Idukki (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 9.85
Longitude: 76.970001
population: 11,249
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Conflicting prognoses leave health service in a fix

The government's policy decision to start new medical college hospitals (MCH) in the State, and some of them by converting district and general hospitals under the Health Service, seems to have become a matter of concern among doctors over the imminent ... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Weak Monsoon to Hit Kerala Economy Hard

KOCHI: Sluggish monsoon this year has triggered fears of drought in several parts of the country, impacting the overall economy. The Kerala economy, though largely dependent on service sectors, would also be impacted as hydel power constitutes a bulk ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Medical SFCs Swallow MCI Bitter Pill

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The self-financing medical  education in the sector got a rap in their knuckles with the Union Ministry of Health, on the advice of the Medical Council of India, denying sanctioning of 400 seats in four new colleges. But the government ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The one and only problem?

These days only one theme dominates every other major meeting at the Indira Bhavan, the State headquarters of Congress: the question whether or not to restore licences of the 418 bars that have been closed down owing to their poor standards. The situation ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reservoirs dry up as monsoon weakens

NEW DELHI: Monsoon deficit has already taken a toll on key water reservoirs in the country, raising a fear of scarcity if rains fail to pick up. Water level of reservoirs in most parts of the country has declined to a point that it is now not only less ... [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hindi is not welcome in Kerala Assembly

TRIVANDRUM: Members cannot speak Hindi for “transaction of business” in the Kerala Legislative Assembly even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants it to be India’s official language.Deputy Speaker N. Shaktan reminded the members of the “language” barrier ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Debt, low salaries pushed Kerala nurses to pick Iraq

J BindurajKochi, July 6, 2014 | UPDATED 14:12 ISTOne of the nurses who were stranded in the territory held by Islamic extremists in Iraq, being received by relatives upon arrival at the airport in Kochi on Saturday. Indian nurses who had been holed up ... [Published India Today - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Monsoon in Kerala likely to intensify this week

14:11 IST The HinduThere remains only 17.15 per cent of water in the Idukki dam. Photo. Giji K. Raman After nearly a fortnight’s lull, the southwest monsoon is set to pick up in intensity over Kerala during the week that lies ahead, according to the numerical ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 4 reports

Freed Indian nurses from Iraq reach Kochi

From Gopal Ethiraj in ChennaiChennai, 06 July, (Asiantribune.com) :Forty-six nurses from Kerala, whose fate in strife-torn Iraq had kept the entire nation on tenterhooks for the past few days, and who were freed by Iraqi insurgents, arrived at Kochi ... [Published Asian Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Water level in reservoirs in 12 dips due to rain deficit

NEW DELHI: With June recording below normal rainfall due to weak Monsoon, water storage level in reservoirs of 12 states, including the big ones in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, has declined as compared to the corresponding ... [Published Times of India - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cardamom futures likely to trade higher concerns over fall in production

According to the updates from the Spices Board of India, arrivals in the auction till the last day of June 2014, were estimated at 21190 tonnes, up almost by 48 percent over last year and average rate lower by 11.50 percent to Rs 641 a kg.July 02, 2014 ... [Published CommodityOnline - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kozhikode medicos on the warpath seeking more teachers

For most medical students, studying at the Government Medical College, Kozhikode, is a dream come true. With a hospital that caters to a record number of people all over North Kerala, the college offers the students a large pool of information and first ... [Published The Hindu - Jun 29 2014]

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"Within the same hospital, we will have MES doctors, drawing a much higher salary than government doctors who will be doing clinical work. Those in Manjeri, who have not opted for deemed deputation to the MCH, will be transferred to other district hospitals, but where are the vacancies?"
"The CWC has also shared these data with the agriculture ministry for informing the Crop Weather Watch Group for evolving suitable crop strategies for farmers in such a scarce situation" said the official. Other ministries and NHPC, involved in water use planning, and state governments are also being kept in the loop
"I never expected I would be able to celebrate this birthday in the company of my dear ones. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy also wished me on my birthday" said Neenu
...She had gone to Iraq... to make our lives better," Retnamma, the mother of one nurse Monisha from Tamil Nadu (Tuticorin). "I can see her alive. For the last 25 days, we were praying for her safe return" Retnamma said as she joyfully welcomed her daughter

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Conflicting prognoses leave health service in a... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
Weak Monsoon to Hit Kerala Economy Hard [Published New Indian Express - Jul 21 2014]
Eager and excited, first-time MPs make their mark [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 20 2014]
Medical SFCs Swallow MCI Bitter Pill [Published New Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
150 more MBBS seats in govt sector this year [Published Times of India - Jul 16 2014]
Nod for Second MBBS Batch in Manjeri MC [Published New Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
The one and only problem? [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
Reservoirs dry up as monsoon weakens [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
Hindi is not welcome in Kerala Assembly [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 09 2014]
Monsoon in Kerala likely to intensify this week [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 06 2014]
Debt, low salaries pushed Kerala nurses to pick... [Published India Today - Jul 06 2014]
Freed Indian nurses from Iraq reach Kochi [Published Asian Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
COMING THROUGH SLAUGHTER [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 06 2014]
Coming through slaughter [Published Mumbai Mirror - Jul 05 2014]
End of an ordeal: 46 nurses return from conflic... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 05 2014]
Indian nurses vow not to go back to strife torn... [Published TimesNow.tv - Jul 05 2014]
Back from Iraq, Indian nurses say it's a second... [Published India Today - Jul 05 2014]
Water level in reservoirs in 12 dips due to rai... [Published Times of India - Jul 04 2014]
Cardamom futures likely to trade higher concern... [Published CommodityOnline - Jul 02 2014]
Kozhikode medicos on the warpath seeking more t... [Published The Hindu - Jun 29 2014]
Big Jump in Women from Kerala Landing Jobs Abroad [Published New Indian Express - Jun 26 2014]
Arun Jaitley inaugurates Naval Commanders' Conf... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 24 2014]
The Week in Parliament [Published Peoples Democracy.in - Jun 23 2014]
Vigorous monsoon alert for Kerala, Lakshadweep [Published Hindu Business Line - Jun 22 2014]
Envoy in Iraq to negotiate for hostages [Published Times of India - Jun 21 2014]
Trapped nurses want to be shifted out of Tikrit [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jun 18 2014]
'Soon my daughter in Iraq will lose all contact... [Published rediff.com - Jun 18 2014]
Our lives in danger: Indian nurses in Iraq hosp... [Published Times of India - Jun 18 2014]
46 Kerala nurses trapped in Iraq crossfire [Published Times of India - Jun 18 2014]
Hospitals in Iraq are ‘safe zones’ for Indian n... [Published Indian Express - Jun 17 2014]
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