South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 9, 2014
The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday asserted that it was determined to increase the height of Mullaperiyar dam to 152 feet. The state government also said that it would take all possible efforts to restrain the Kerala government from constructing dams across Pambaru and Bhavani rivers.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
Tamil Nadu government today expressed concern over Kerala's reported move to construct a dam across the Pambar River and sought Centre's intervention, saying the issue came under the Cauvery dispute ambit.
Top Stories | Sunday July 27, 2014
BJP's ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 25, 2014
Prince Rama Varma, a vocalist and Saraswathy Veena exponent, will be hosting an evening of Carnatic music in London.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 3, 2013
A software engineer from Haryana drowned and his colleague went missing in the Kallar river near Menmutty waterfall in the district, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 21, 2013
With the water level in Kerala's largest hydro electric reservoir Idukki rising close to the Full Reservoir Level due to incessant rains, the authorities today sounded the possibility of draining excess water down the Periyar river.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday September 5, 2013
Tributes are pouring in for Abdul Mallik, the teacher in Kerala who swims through a river everyday to get to his students.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday September 6, 2013
At 9 am on a weekday, Abdul Mallik is busy wading through neck-high water, a tyre-tube around his waist, his tiffin box and shoes held in one hand above the muddy river.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 5, 2013
The Karnataka government today issued a flood alert in three districts of the old Mysore region and shifted hundreds of people to safer places as overflowing dams across the Cauvery river basin released rain waters.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday August 5, 2013
After incessant heavy rain over the weekend, the government in Kerala has asked the army and navy for assistance with rescue and relief operations; landslides have blocked access to a major highway in Adimali, popular with tourists. The Kochi airport has closed and will not re-open till 3.30 pm on Tuesday, said officials.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy (with PTI inputs) | Monday August 5, 2013
The Kochi airport has been shut down till Tuesday afternoon because of severe water-logging as heavy rain lashes central Kerala, affecting 126 flights and nearly 11,000 passengers.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
Landslides triggered by heavy downpour claimed six lives in the high range Idukki district of Kerala on Sunday night.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday April 28, 2013
The minister-level talks between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on the inter-state Parambikulam-Aliyar river water sharing agreement in Thiruvananthapuram today will seek to resolve the deadlock between the two states on the water sharing issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
Kerala government on Thursday announced a solatium of Rs two lakh each to the families of five NCC cadets who drowned in the Periyar River near Kochi.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
The bodies of five NCC cadets, who drowned in Periyar River near Kochi, were airlifted to Delhi on Thursday morning by an IAF aircraft.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 27, 2012
Five NCC cadets who had come from northern India for a trekking camp near Thiruvananthapuram drowned in the Periyar river on Wednesday morning, local legislator Jose Thettayil said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 9, 2012
MDMK MP Ganeshamurthy and CPI MLA M Arumugam were arrested today along with 1000 workers of different parties when they tried to cross to Kerala to stage a demonstration to protest that Government's move to build a dam across Bhavani River in Chittoor.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday September 3, 2012
The Supreme Court today pulled up the Prime Minister's Office over the Cauvery water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Centre's lawyer told the top court government needs time to file a proper reply on the issue and the date for conveying the Cauvery River Authority headed by the PM hasn't been fixed.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 23, 2012
Train traffic between Kottayam and Ernakulam was disrupted for an hour today as an object which looked like a "steel bomb" was found on the railway bridge near Piravom Road station, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 9, 2012
With the recovery of the body of the missing girl on Thursday, the toll in the August 7 flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pulloorampara has risen to eight. Though authorities had included the girl, who went missing, among the deceased list on the day of the mishap, her body was found this morning on the banks of river Iravanhipuzha, about 20...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 6, 2012
Farmers belonging to 'Tamilaga Vivasayeegal Sangam' (farmers association) today staged a demonstration in Erode demanding that the Centre instruct the Kerala government to withdraw its proposed move to construct a dam across River Bhavani at Attapadi in Palakkad district of that state.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 18, 2012
Thousands of people in Kerala today performed the 'bali tharpanam' ritual to propitiate departed souls on the auspicious occasion of 'Karkitaka vavu', the eve of the new moon of the last month of the Malayalam calendar. Devotees thronged river banks and seashores in the early hours to perform the annual ceremony to remember their ancestors and pray...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 13, 2012
The Kerala government plans to bring forward a new legislation to protect and conserve all rivers and make them free from pollution, Water Resources Minister P J Joseph said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 1, 2012
As many as 28 activists of "Tamil Tigers", a local outfit, were arrested today when they tried to stage a picketing in the city railway station to protest against the move by Kerala to construct a dam across Siruvani river.