Welcoming the Kuttanad Prosperity Council's decision to move ahead with the Kuttanad package, protecting the environment and ensuring that Kuttanad was turned into a pollution-free region, the Kera

‘Residents of Pampa basin face health risk due to river pollution'

No water treatment plant in Mavelikara, says activist

The Hydrographic Survey wing will submit the last phase survey results on Vembanad Lake soon.Once completed, the survey will be the basis of the project to clear the waterways of Vembanad Lake. This will be a pilot project, a part of the Chief Minister’s 100-day programme, for further projects to clear waterways and ensure safety of vessels plying on them.

Director of Health Services reviews fever situation
The Health Department has directed its health supervisors to strengthen disease prevention and control activities at the field-level as viral fevers, including dengue and H1N1 cases, may go up as the monsoon intensifies.

The Director of Health Services (DHS) convened a meeting on Friday to review the epidemic situation in various districts.

Potential of Alappuzha to be fully exploited, says Tourism Minister
ALAPPUZHA: The work under the Alappuzha Tourism Master Plan will be expedited by including the project under the United Democratic Front (UDF) government's 100-day programme, Tourism Minister A.P.

Isaac calls for ban on all dangerous pesticides
Surendran Pillai terms Indian stance questionable
ALAPPUZHA: The over usage of chemical fertilizers in the State's plantations and paddy fields has made regions like Kuttanad a waste bin of pesticides, Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac has said.

Inaugurating an anti-Endosulfan protest at the district collectorate here on Monday, Dr.

ALAPPUZHA: Senior Congress leader V.M.

KOCHI: As a part of line doubling, the Railways has floated tenders to conduct soil testing on the Ernakulam-Kumbalam stretch, Railway sources said.

The agency to conduct soil testing will be selected this month itself.

Concern over delay in Alappuzha scheme

Centre sanctioned Rs.148 crore for the scheme in 2007

Special Prospective Plan for Alappuzha district to be prepared

ALAPPUZHA: The much-delayed Alappuzha drinking water project stands the possibility of losing the Rs.148 crore that was given for the project by the Union government, if the delays were not sorted out immediately, K.C.