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SC panel: Finish endosulfan pile in two years

The Supreme Court-appointed expert committee has proposed exhausting the roughly 1,090 tonne of endosulfan stock lying unused in the country. The time-frame set is two years, and states have been give

Waste in backwaters

Complaints of ship waste being dumped into the Kochi backwaters are growing louder and more frequent. Local contractors collect the waste, mainly plastic and cloth, from ships and after sorting them,

Demand for halt at Tripunithura

With the Sabarimala season having begun, the demand for interstate trains to stop at Tripunithura railway station has grown stronger. The Chottanikkara temple is a prominent place on the pilgrimage ma

Prisoners stab warden, escape from sub-jail

In a daring attempt, four remand prisoners escaped from the sub-jail here on Tuesday morning by stabbing the warden, police said.

Mohammad Iqbal, one of the four and an accused in a murder case, was

Bid to make most of UAE amnesty

The government will send Norka-Roots CEO Noyal Thomas for talks to the UAE on November 28, ahead of the two-month-long general amnesty declared by that country for immigrants without proper visas.
The

man moves HC to ensure organ donation after death

Seventynine-year-old Pavunni of Thrissur is firm in his decision to donate his organs after death. This, even as his wife and five children opposed the decision from day one.

So, the septuagenarian

Tale of church ending foreign domination

The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church which established a Catholicate in Niranam on September 15, 1912, successfully fought off foreign domination even before the country became independent.
The Ortho

AC travel on bus is cheaper than train

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is giving the railways a run for their money for the very first time.

With KSRTC commencing long-distance AC low-floor services connecting cities,

Defaulters start paying water bill

The Kerala Water Authority’s special drive launched to enhance revenue collection and streamline water supply in the city has turned out to be a huge success.

The Pallimukku sub-division alone could

Ernakulam tops in setting up bio-toilets

The Ernakulam district tops the list when it comes to setting up of electronic toilets, the technological answer to public sanitation, closely followed by the state capital.

This is thanks to a host

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