Worldwide data for cancer survival are scarce. The researchers aimed to initiate worldwide surveillance of cancer survival by central analysis of population-based registry data, as a metric of the effectiveness of health systems, and to inform global policy on cancer control.

NHPC is in the process of diversification with new solar power projects in various states.

Five districts in Kerala will be included in a monitoring and epidemiological assessment conducted as part of the World Health Organisaton (WHO)'s global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis

Miners And Quarry Lobby Eat Into Green Zones

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rajesh Valel Puthuvalil & Others Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 15/07/2014 regarding land acquired at the instance of Inland Waterways Authority of India for the purpose of widening the narrow stretches of National Waterways no.3 at Alappad Village at Karunagappally Taluk of Kollam District.

Kerala's decentralised experience has demonstrated that democracy is more than just balloting. But deepening democracy is a continuous quest for justice and freedom. While participatory democracy has powerful theoretical arguments, its empirical basis continues to be weak. This article explores how far local governance in Kerala has deepened democratic practice and argues that the local governance system in the state needs to be reformed and redefined.

Large open pits left behind after clay mining would cause serious threat to the ecological balance in the locality, says the Kerala high court.

50 MW project to be set up in West Kallada

The first grid-linked 50 MW solar power project will be set up at West Kallada panchayat in Kollam district.

The Ashtamudi Lake in the Kollam District of Kerala lies in between 76.53°and 76.63° longitude and 8.93° and 8.83° latitude. It is a palm-shaped extensive waterbody with eight prominent arms, adjoining the Kollam town. This extensive estuarine system has a length of 16 km with a maximum width of 14 km and maximum depth up to 6.4m covering an area of 64.2 km2. The Ashtamudi Lake has been designated as a Ramsar Site (No.1204) in November 2002 and is also a major tourist place.

With the groundwater in the area fully contaminated from the toxic industrial waste, the land has gone to waste and paddy fields have been deserted.