Rs.143-crore plant to function from KMML complex at Chavara

HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY: Industries Minister Elamaram Karim and Water Resources Minister N.K.

Coastal stretch between Kollam and Alappuzha identified

Reserves put at 1,400 million tonnes

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government is working on a proposal for optimum utilisation of mineral sand resources through separation, research and value-addition in the public sector with active involvement of local self-government institutions.

Official sources told The Hindu here that keeping in lin

KOLLAM: Water Resources Minister N.K. Premachandran has said the Chavara-Panmana Total Drinking Water Scheme will be commissioned this month itself.

He was talking to presspersons after inspecting the trial run of the scheme at Panmana Kolathumukku on Friday. Mr.

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned an amount of Rs 40.12 crore from its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund to the state government.

The loan is intended for the implementation of the eight drainage and flood prevention projects in Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kollam and Thrissur districts.

Studies on the marine environment of the Kollam coast, south-west coast of India were carried out from June 2006 to May 2008 incorporating variations from pre-monsoon through monsoon to post-monsoon.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: No need to panic. Situation under control. Swine flu has caused more casualties among pregnant women as they failed to report on time to the hospitals. These are the preliminary findings of the Central team that visited Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam to assess the swine flu situation.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even though the total number of swine flu cases being reported in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam has started coming down, a total of 46 positive cases and one death was reported in the state on Sunday.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With swine flu infections recurring in Kerala, the state authorities today put the number of positive cases at 15 even as they stepped up preventive and awareness campaign across the districts.

Whereas Sasthamcotta lake in Kunnathoor Taluk of Kollam district is the largest fresh water lake of Kerala, source of water supply to Kollam Municipal Corporation and suburbs and is a Ramsar site deserving to be protected from pollution, sedimentation and encroachment; whereas the lake is subjected to pollution of anthropogenic origin; whereas urgent preventive and mitigative measures are requi

KOLLAM: The Sasthamcotta Lake Protection Council started a relay satyagraha at Sasthamcotta demanding steps to conserve Asia