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Chairman of The Hindu Group honoured by Kerala Media Academy

Narasimhan Ram, an Indian journalist and Chairman of The Hindu Group of Publications, for his outstanding contribution to journalism, has been selected for the Kerala Media Academy’s National Media Award under the Government of Kerala. The award is said to be instituted for fearless and brilliant journalistic work at a national level and as part ..

‘Barrier-Free Tourism Project’ of Kerala honoured by UNWTO

The Barrier-Free Tourism Project implemented by Kerala Tourism Department in Thrissur district has received the special mention honour as “Emerging Global Destination” in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Accessible Destination Awards 2019.  The tourism director of Kerala, P Bala Kiran received the conferment during the awards ceremony conducted in the capital city of ..

22 Children selected for ICCW National Bravery Award 2019

The Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) National Bravery awards for the year 2019 will be conferred to 22 children (12 boys and 10 girls) by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, 25th January 2020. The 22 recipients of the 2019 award come from 12 different states of India. The award instituted ..

Mohammed Anas to be conferred with GV Raja Award

Last week, the Sports Minister of Kerala, E P Jayarajan announced the names of the recipient of the sports awards of the state. Indian sprinter and national record holder in 400 meters sprint, Mohammed Anas Yahiya was selected as the winner of the GV Raja award (Male) for athletics, which is the highest sporting honor ..

‘Nammal Namukkayi’ will be launched on 21st January

To make disaster management at the local level more inclusive, a citizen-centric unique initiative will be launched on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 in the state of Kerala by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan from the Girideepam Convention Centre at Thiruvananthapuram. The unique initiative named ‘Nammal Namukkayi’ will offer the people of the state of Kerala ..

Farmers continue to suffer due to the Decline in Pepper Prices

The price of pepper was down by Rs.2 per kg at a trading hub in Kochi on Wednesday, 15th January 2020. The Prices for black pepper were Rs 760 a Kg in 2017, which had fallen to the range of Rs 290-350 a Kg in the last 2 years. This Season the reason for the ..

Special Drive against Paediatric TB cases in Kerala

The Kerala state branch of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics to ensure that all children are Tuberculosis (TB)-free will be implementing protocol-based and standardized management of all paediatric TB cases to achieve the continuous decline of number paediatric TB cases in the state, as Kerala has registered an annual decline of 7.5 per cent and ..

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into effect from 10th January

On 11th December 2019, the Parliament of India passed the Citizenship Amendment Act followed by which thousands of citizens including students protested across various parts of the country against the Act despite the continuous assertion of the Central Government that no Indian citizen needs to worry about the new Act, On Friday, 10th January 2020 ..