Will Provide Info On Market-Based Demand, Nutrition Needs Of Vegetables

The state agriculture department is all set to launch a GPS-based service for providing polyhouse farmers accurate information on market-based demand and nutrition needs for vegetables cultivated inside the translucent tents.

With the central department of science and technology (DST) withdrawing from its project of installing early warning systems at Mullaperiyar dam as part of disaster risk reduction, the chief secret

Irked By Frequent Change Of Project Heads

The World Bank has expressed unhappiness about the frequent replacement of project heads of the Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, better known as the Jalanidhi Project, which is receiving financial assistance from the bank.

The pollution control board has received 45 complaints raising serious concerns against the proposed Vizhinjam port, like impact or changes in shoreline at Vizhinjam, loss of tourism revenue, rehab

Kochi: Thyroid cases in men and women are on the rise and the cause is not iodine deficiency but apparently environmental pesticides -- if a study on the subject is any indication to go by.

Even as companies in Kerala are wary of their foray into the solar energy sector, apparently two prominent agencies are fighting it out to get a piece of the solar energy pie.

Document To Be Submitted To Ministry By Month-End

The Vizhinjam port authorities will submit an addendum to environment impact assessment (EIA) report of the proposed port. It will address the technical and environmental concerns like impact on shoreline at Vizhinjam and Kovalam.

Construction Of The First Phase To Start This Month-End

The much-delayed SmartCity project received a shot in the arm after the single window clearance board, which met in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, granted building permit for the construction of first IT building.

Gadgil Report Included District In Highly Sensitive Areas

“Idukki is a classic case where conservation of green zones and large perennial tree growth that can stop soil erosion, mitigating the risks of landslides,’’ said Madhav Gagdil, the architect of Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP).

KSEB Says The Reservoir Can Hold Water Up To Full Level

Terming the state disaster management authority’s suggestion to lift the shutters of Idukki dam well before the water level in it touches the maximum (2,403ft) as a debatable contention of academic nature, the state government has decided against draining water from the dam which --according to Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) --can hold water up to the full reservoir level of 2,408ft in case of additional surge of water into the dam.

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