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Kerala: A group launches helpline number for waste management

Thiruvananthapuram-based group, Thanal launched a helpline to provide technical support to treat organic waste.

Recommended for : Thanal , Helpline Number , Waste Management , Organic Farming , Environmental Justice , Ecological Agriculture.

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

Kerala Government gave approval for airport in Sabarimala

The nearest airports to Sabarimala are in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. These airports are located at a distance of 160 kilometer and 170 kilometer from Sabarimala respectively.

Recommended for : Kerala Cabinet , Airport in Sabarimala , Transportation Kerala , P Vijayan , Chief Minister

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

Aashay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara selected for 2017 All-Star BWB Global Camp

Verma is a 17-year old teenager, 7-foot, 1-inch tall and plays center. Prabhakara is a 5-foot, 10-inch tall player and hails from Kerala.

Recommended for : Basketball Without Borders , Aashay Verma , Priyanka Prabhakara , Basket Ball , FIBA , NBA

Publish Date : Feb 10, 2017

Scientists confirm multiple therapeutic properties of Neurocalyx calycinus

The scientists have now filed for a patent on a novel herbal drug formulation possessing wound-healing, burn-healing, anti-cancer, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno- enhancing, platelet-augmentation and anti-oxidant effects.

Recommended for : Neurocalyx Calycinus , Cholanaikkans , Kerala , Medicinal Plants

Publish Date : Feb 7, 2017

Union Government launched Rubber Soil Information System for rubber growers

As per an estimate, India is the world’s largest producer and third largest consumer of natural rubber.

Recommended for : Rubber Soil Information System , RubSIS , Rubber Industry , Kerala , Sitaraman

Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Union Cabinet approves the exclusion of States from National Small Savings Fund

Arunachal Pradesh will be given loans to the tune of 100 per cent of NSSF collections within its territory, while Delhi, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh will be provided with 50 percent of collections.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , approves , exclusion of States , National Small Savings Fund , NSSF , FCI

Publish Date : Jan 19, 2017

India's first solar power boat launched in Kerala

The government will soon launch ten more solar power boats with an aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.

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Publish Date : Jan 14, 2017

Effects of Endosulfan devastating: Supreme Court

The order was given by a three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar. The Bench stated that Kerala can initiate legal proceedings to recover the compensation money from pesticide companies responsible for the production and sale of Endosulfan.

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Publish Date : Jan 13, 2017

27th Southern Zonal Council meeting held in Thiruvananthapuram

The Southern Zonal Council consists of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (UT) and Andhra Pradesh.

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Publish Date : Dec 31, 2016

Atletico de Kolkata crowned 2016 Indian Super League champions

The team defeated the Kerala Blasters in a penalty shootout, 4–3, during the final. The match had ended 1–1 after 90 minutes and extra time.

Recommended for : Atletico de Kolkata , Football , Indian Super League , 2016 ISL

Publish Date : Dec 19, 2016

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Inaugurated 3rd edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale

The Chief Minister acknowledged the rise in credibility of the Biennale in the global contemporary art scene and stated that the government is looking to give it a permanent home.

Recommended for : Kochi-Muziris Biennale , Pinarayi Vijayan , Contemporary Art Festival , Sudarshan Shetty

Publish Date : Dec 13, 2016

केरल उच्च न्यायालय ने श्री पद्मनाभस्वामी मंदिर में महिलाओं के प्रवेश हेतु नया दिशा-निर्देश जारी किया

देश के सबसे धनी माने जाने वाले पद्मनाभ मंदिर में अब महिलाएं सलवार कमीज और चूड़ीदार पायजामा पहनकर प्रवेश नहीं कर पाएंगी.

Recommended for : Kerala , Sree Padmanabhaswami , Temple , केरल , श्री पद्मनाभस्वामी , मंदिर

Publish Date : Dec 10, 2016

Dress code back in Kerala’s Sree Padmanabhaswami Temple

Temple’s senior priest Parameshwaran Namboodiripa was staunchly against the relaxation of dress norms. The high court’s order stated his decision as final.

Recommended for : Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple , Kerala High Court , Dress code , K N Sateesh

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2016

CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches Haritha Keralam Mission

The Mission aims at creating new development perspectives by maximum utilization of opportunities through waste management, water resources and agricultural development.

Recommended for : Haritha Keralam Mission , Kerala , K J Yesudas , Pinarayi Vijayan

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2016

केरल के पद्मनाभस्वामी मंदिर ने महिलाओं के लिए ड्रेस कोड में छूट दी

महिला श्रद्धालु पारंपरिक सलवार कमीज और चूड़ीदार पहनकर भगवान के दर्शन कर सकती हैं.

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Publish Date : Dec 1, 2016

Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple relaxes dress code for women

The decision to relax the dress norms was taken after a woman advocate issued a petition in the Kerala High Court calling the old norms discriminatory.

Recommended for : Padmanabhaswamy Temple , Kerala , Dress Code , Thiruvananthapuram

Publish Date : Nov 30, 2016

India’s first LNG-powered bus launched in Kerala

For an equivalent amount of heat, burning natural gas produces about 30 percent less carbon dioxide than burning petroleum and about 45 per cent less than burning coal.

Recommended for : LNG , Kerala , Liquefied Natural Gas

Publish Date : Nov 10, 2016

Vinod Rai appointed as Chairman of Fund Trustee and Advisory Commission of Kerala

He will be entrusted with the responsibility to ensure that the funds of the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) are properly utilised and the interest of investors is protected.

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Publish Date : Nov 8, 2016

केरल खुले में शौच से मुक्त होने वाला देश का तीसरा राज्य बना

राज्य की स्थापना दिवस पर 1 नवम्बर 2016 को इस बात की घोषणा किया गया. इससे पूर्व हिमाचल प्रदेश और सिक्किम ने स्वयं को खुले में शौच जाने के चलन से मुक्त घोषित किया था.

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Publish Date : Nov 3, 2016

Kerala becomes third open defecation-free state of India

The Kerala government had constructed about 175000 toilets in the last four months to make Kerala the first among the big states to claim ODF status.

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Publish Date : Nov 2, 2016

Vice Admiral SV Bhokare assumes office as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy

In his career spanning 32 years, Vice Admiral Bhokare has commanded three frontline submarines, INS Sindhughosh, INS Sindhudhvaj and INS Sindhushastra, as well as guided missile frigate INS Beas and submarine base INS Vajrabahu.

Recommended for : Indian Naval Academy , S V Bhokare , Vice Admiral Bhokare , Kerala

Publish Date : Oct 21, 2016

New termite species named Chiraharitae discovered

The species has been named Chiraharitae after the tropical evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, where it was discovered.

Recommended for : Termite , Western Ghat , Glyptotermes Chiraharitae , Chiraharitae , Kerala

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Joint Military Exercise INDRA-2016, Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and Mission Parivar Vikas among others.

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Publish Date : Sep 24, 2016

K G George wins 2015 J C Daniel Award

K.G. George is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He is considered to be among one of the directors who revolutionized Malayalam cinema in the 1970s.

Recommended for : K.G. George , J. C. Daniel Award , Malayalam , Kerala

Publish Date : Sep 7, 2016

रेल मंत्रालय ने केरल सरकार के साथ संयुक्‍त उद्यम समझौते पर हस्‍ताक्षर किए

रेलवे का उद्देश्य मांग के अनुरूप रेल नेटवर्क का विस्‍तार करना है. रेल मंत्रालय ने रेल संबंधी बुनियादी ढांचे के विकास हेतु राज्‍य सरकारों के साथ मिलकर नागरिक हित में आवश्‍यक सुविधाएं उपलब्ध कराने के उद्देश्य से समझौता किया है.

Recommended for : Ministry of Railways , joint venture agreement with Govt of Kerala , रेल मंत्रालय , केरल सरकार , संयुक्‍त उद्यम समझौते

Publish Date : Sep 2, 2016

Kudankulam Plant Unit-2 synchronised with Southern Power Grid

The Russian-designed VVER-1000 reactor of Kudankulam is now generating 245 MWe power to the southern grid from the second unit. Output from Kudankulam 2 is being divided between four states: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry.

Recommended for : Kudankulam Plant , Unit-2 , second unit , synchronised , Southern Power Grid

Publish Date : Sep 1, 2016

National Tourism Awards for 2014-15 presented

The Best State/UT for Comprehensive Development of Tourism was presented to Madhya Pradesh followed by Gujarat and Karnataka. On the other hand, American journalist Stephanie Pearson won the Best Foreign Journalist for India Award. She won the honour for her feature on Kerala ‘The Great Heaven.’

Recommended for : Incredible India , Stephanie Pearson , Kerala , Tourism Award

Publish Date : Aug 3, 2016

Lok Sabha passes Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Bill seeks to add six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Palakkad in Kerala, Goa, Dharwar in Karnataka, Bhilai in Chhattisgarh, and Jammu.

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Publish Date : Jul 26, 2016

India’s first Water Metro launched in Kochi

German Development Bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) is funding 85 million euro for the project. The German bank has inked an agreement with the Kochi Metro Rail Limited for the project worth 747 crore rupees.

Recommended for : Kerala , Kochi , Water Metro , Pinarayi Vijayan

Publish Date : Jul 25, 2016

Kerala Tourism wins Gold at PATA Awards

The awards were in the categories of Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media and E-Newsletter, which were grabbed by the successful Visit Kerala television commercial campaign and the popular Kerala Tourism E-Newsletter, respectively.

Recommended for : Kerala Tourism , Pacific Asia Travel Association , Kerala , PATA

Publish Date : Jul 23, 2016
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