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Toddy a cover for hooch, not good for Kerala

Kerala high court on Thursday asked the state government to consider putting an end to the toddy business in the state, so as to save the poor from the evils of alcohol and prevent sale of other spuri

Kerala government to institute award in memory of Verghese Kurien


Kerala government would institute an award in memory of Dr. Verghese Kurien, the 'father of white revolution' also known as the 'Amul man', state Dairy Development Minister K.C. Joseph said.

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Bus owners threaten strike

The city, which depends mainly on private bus transport, is in for trouble if bus owners go ahead with their strike threat. The government is not likely to accept all their demands.

These include: a

Bus fare hike likely; Lorry stir from today

Both private and KSRTC bus fares may go up following the diesel price hike.

Transport minister Aryadan Muhammed said here on Sunday that the next cabinet meeting will take up the “reasonable demand”

Kochi to soon emerge as entertainment hub

Entertainment may not have been a key part of Emerging Kerala, but the lone proposal in the conclave related to the sector is emerging from the shadows to take the shape of a society that will set the

Kerala marchers stopped


The Kerala-Kudankulam march led by writers and social activists on Sunday to express solidarity with the anti-nuclear protests in Kudankulam was blocked by the police near the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border

363 hartals in 7 years in Kerala!


Hartals have clearly beco-me a way of life in Kerala which has seen as many as 363 of them, called by different political parties, since 2005.

There have been 18 hartals so far this year alone. Whi

6 districts may run out of LPG

LPG supply in six districts of central Kerala will stop in the next couple of days with the closure of Indian Oil’s bottling plant at Udayamperoor here following a gas leak on Thursday.

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Keralites, why not save on booze, spend on fuel

Kerala presents a funny paradox as every fuel price hike meets with a hartal while spikes in liquor prices are gulped with a whimper to end up in tipsy harangues inside liquor bars.

Kerala has shown

Tourism projects to undergo bidding

Showcasing 17 tourism projects at Emerging Kerala on Friday, Kerala tourism secretary Suman Billa said investors would be selected through a bidding process.

“We have put the estimates and anybody, i

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