Thiruvananthapuram: The city-based Biotech Centre for Development of Biogas Technology and other Nonconventional Energy Sources has secured an Indian patent for a portable domestic biowaste treatment biogas plant developed by it.

Unlike conventional biogas plants that require cattle dung as feedstock, the plant developed by Biotech can run on household and kitchen waste.


She welcomed the move by the Kollam police to ban the elephant parade scheduled on October 3.

KOLLAM: Former Union Minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has said that organisations like the Kerala Gaja Paripalana Sangham (KGPS) should be disbanded for attempting to parade captive elephants as a mark of protest against recommendations made by the Elephant Task Force for the welfare o

Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 45 films on environment and wildlife are being screened as part of the CMS Vatavaran travelling film festival and forum which took off here on Monday.

Filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Forest Minister Benoy Viswom inaugurated the festival by lighting the lamp at the Kala Bhavan theatre.

Also present on the occasion were N. Bhaskara Rao, chairman CMS; T.M.

Ombudsman orders completion of work before December 29

Kozhikode: M.R.

Agitation against Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2010

Mass conventions planned on November 21

Plea to increase kerosene quota for fish workers

KOLLAM: Fish workers across the country are gearing up to launch strong agitations demanding the withdrawal of the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2010 issued recently by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Kerala Swath

First batch of MBA (Tourism) at IMK inaugurated

Awareness programmes held for auto drivers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A vehicle rally, awareness programmes, launch of courses in tourism and of innovative tourism products, seminars, an open forum, quiz, essay and painting competitions, and cultural programmes marked the World Tourism Day celebrations in the State on Monday.

THALASSERY: A 10-day environmental awareness campaign held on at the Government Brennen College here recently proved to be eventful for students, teachers and the general public.

The college witnessed activities aimed at creating awareness on environmental issues among school and college students, teachers and the local population during a campaign that started on September 16 to coincide with

Moots district task forces for implementation of Act

Kottayam: Congress leader V.M. Sudheeran has called for setting up task forces at the district-level for effective implementation of the provisions of the Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wet Land Act.

Inaugurating a workshop on