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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Idukki
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2 drown in pond 10.5.2017 Hindu: National
Two youth drowned in a pond of a private resort, near Kulamavu, on Wednesday evening. The victims were identified as Thiruvalla resident Albin C.Cheriyan, 26, and Karunagapally resident Sajan Babu, 26...
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Vaiko writes to Pinarayi on Neutrino Project 26.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
MDMK leader Vaiko, presently lodged in Puzhal Central Prison here, has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urging him to ensure that permission is not granted by the Kerala Wildlife Auth...
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After 10 years, underground neutrino lab remains on paper 25.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
In the early 1990s when the government closed down the Kolar gold mine due to financial non-viability, a group of young physicists was disappointed. They were studying the cosmic rays in the underground laboratory and the results created ripples internationally. Notwithstanding the unhappiness, they accepted the reality and continued their work. Three decades down the line, several of those scientists — now at the fag end of their career — are once again feeling dejected with the March 20 decision of the southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that asked the scientists to keep the India-based Neutrino Observatory's "environmental clearance" in abeyance because of the proposed site's (at Theni district of Tamil Nadu) proximity to Mathikettan Shola National Park in Idukki district of Kerala. The tribunal's decision came as a death blow for the Rs 1,500 crore INO project that experienced several hurdles in the last 10 years. Even assuming that the government found out a way to ...
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Media shouldn't sensationalise earthquakes (Comment: Special to IANS) 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Most educated people are used to sipping tea and reading a newspaper in the morning. If other family members are sitting in the same room, they sometimes exchange news. Disaster-related news is one of the big sources for initiating a discussion. Earthquakes which occur suddenly have a priority over volcanoes, which give some indications of an eruption.
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Check-dam that made history springs back to life 18.4.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Ilaveezhapoonchira is a perennial water source in the hills bordering Idukki and Kottayam
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Why Kerala's development story doesn't reach Attapady's tribals 15.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi, who continued working as a daily wage labourer into her third trimester, had grown steadily weak during pregnancy. There wasnt enough food at home, the drinking water was contaminated and sanitation non-existent in her village.
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Kannagi temple fest on May 10 12.4.2017 Hindu: National
Appeal by temple committee to make it a three-day affair turned down
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How green were the hills 12.4.2017 FrontLine: Home
The reports of the Land Revenue Commissioner and the Assembly Committee on encroachments, gross violations of land rules, and unbridled construction in Munnar put the spotlight again on the degradation of one of south India’s most attractive tourism destinations. By R. KRISHNAKUMAR in Thiruvananthapuram
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Rs 10-crore facelift for Kumarakom 22.3.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Idukki to run pilot for cleanliness lessons 8.3.2017 Hindu: News
District among 150 selected for MGYSMA scheme
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Falling level, raising questions 4.3.2017 Hindu: National
Idukki dam, which produces 40% of power in State, has hit its lowest water level
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Kuravan hill under threat again 25.2.2017 Hindu: National
Owing to rock-weathering, a huge rock from the hill rolled down 145 ft on Saturday
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‘Big river’ down to a trickle 22.2.2017 Hindu: News
With the Periyar at a low ebb, questions are being asked about power generation and irrigation
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Snag to be rectified by December 8 30.11.2016 Hindu: National
Work on the main inlet valve of the generator at the Idukki hydel power project would be completed by December 8.Sources told The Hindu here on Tuesday that Kerala State Electricity Board chairman K. ...
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Snag brings down Idukki’s power generation by half 27.11.2016 Hindu: Home
The generation of power at the Kerala State Electricity Board’s hydel station at Idukki fell by half on Saturday following the detection of a fault in the main inlet valve of generator three.Three of...
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Quality food at fair price to be ensured 12.11.2016 Hindu: Home
Minister holds meeting to review preparations for Sabarimala pilgrim season
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Eateries to serve basic food for pilgrims at fair price 11.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Eateries to serve basic food for pilgrims at fair price
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Soon, pay electricity bills through ATMs 10.11.2016 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The government is considering payment of electricity bills through ATMs installed by banks in the State, Minister for Electricity Kadakampally Surendran has said.Replying to a question by K. Muraleedh...
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Munnar: In Kerala’s tourist hotspot, discovering a corner of God’s Own Country 5.11.2016 FirstPost: Life

Between all the popular tourist stops, Munnar is still as wild and verdant and solitary as it was half a century ago.

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Kerala becomes third open defecation free state 1.11.2016 New Kerala: India News
Kerala becomes third open defecation free state
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