The Biggest Stories of August 22, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
The Ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala is facing next month's civic polls with "full confidence" and the verdict would be a referendum of the nearly five-year performance of the government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said in Thiruvananthapuram today.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
The UDF in Kerala in its manifesto for the forthcoming local body polls has promised to provide free Wi-Fi at all local body offices, holding an annual diaspora meet and propagation of organic farming.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The Kerala government on Wednesday assured free flights home to expatriates from the state working in the Middle-East who have not been able to visit their kin for a long time.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 29, 2015
For the second time in a row, the talks to increase plantation workers' daily wages from Rs 231 to Rs 500 as demanded by the workers failed to reach a consensus with the estate owners unwilling to accept the hike.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
Nearly three lakh plantation workers, employed in different estates in Kerala, today began an indefinite strike to demand wage hike and 20 per cent bonus.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
A day after plantation workers in Kerala announced going on an indefinite strike from tomorrow to demand wage hike, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today assured them that the state government would not take any decision which will destroy the sector.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 27, 2015
Suspected Pakistani hackers have hacked the official website of the Kerala government, www.keralagov.in, late Saturday night. The cyber wing of the state police has launched a probe into the hacking.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today sanctioned 350 two-bedroom houses for economically-backward members of the Malayali community residing in the city.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
Amid reports of differences between KPCC president VM Sudheeran and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over reconstitution of party committees, the former today met party vice president Rahul Gandhi to apprise him about the political situation in the state.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
The Kerala government will soon approach the Centre for safe return of people belonging to the state in strife-torn Yemen.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 19, 2015
A court in Thiruvananthapuram today issued summons to four Congress lawmakers on a complaint by two women opposition members alleging the ruling party members had molested them on the floor of the assembly on March 13 when the 2015-16 budget was presented.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 19, 2015
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was speaking at the inauguration of the 'Electronics@School' project.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 17, 2015
Instruction in IT and electronics is going to be strengthened in all the schools in Kerala, a minister said on Thursday.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
In a significant step to check the menace of stray dogs in Kerala, the state government today directed civic bodies to take necessary steps to control violent dogs.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Kerala's Labour Minister today said it would be a tough task to raise the daily wages of the state's plantation workers from the present Rs 231 to Rs 500.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
The nine-day agitation by women tea plantation workers in Munnar ended today with the management of Kanan Devan Hills Plantations company agreeing to the agitators' major demands in a marathon discussion chaired by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 12, 2015
Observing that creating startups is a "high risk-high reward job", Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the technology entrepreneurship would be made a key part of engineering education in the state.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Kerala government today accorded administrative sanction for light metro projects in the cities of Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram with Delhi Metro Rail Corporations as the implementation agency.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The Kerala government has cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the implementing agency and given administrative sanction for the proposed Light Metro project in Kozhikode and the state capital, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the first phase of the SmartCity project, which will be home to knowledge-based companies, will be inaugurated in December this year.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the state government is focussed on implementing two Light Metro projects worth Rs 6,278 crore in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode in a time-bound manner and there are no ambiguities in executing them.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Taking a serious note of the death of a girl student at an engineering college campus during Onam festivities, Kerala government has decided to formulate strict conditions and guidelines for holding celebrations within educational institutions.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
India has the potential to achieve government's ambitious plan to increase its solar power capacity target five-fold to 100 GW by 2022, a top executive of Bosch Ltd has said.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 23, 2015
Officials of Puzhathi panchayat near Kannur in Kerala today washed their hands of the mass killing of stray dogs, saying they had no role in it nor commissioned anyone to do it.