KOCHI: The Food Inspectors of the Kochi Corporation has been asked to look out for artificially ripened fruits that reach the market, said Dr. N. Gopinathan, Health Officer of the corporation.

A meeting of the Health Inspectors was convened recently to discuss the issue.

THE road ahead seems to be a difficult one for the Bill passed recently by the Kerala Assembly for the establishment of a special tribunal to

20 industrial units to be identified in State. Energy Efficiency Services to prepare project report.

In a trail-blazing legislative initiative, the Kerala Assembly on Thursday passed the Plachimada Coca-Cola Victims Relief and Compensation Claims Special Tribunal Bill 2011 to secure for the inhabitants of Plachimada in Palakkad district compensation for the ecological damage caused by the Coca Cola unit that used to function in the village.

The Bill, the latest outcome of a protracted people's

A bill to provide for the establishment of a Special Tribunal for the expeditious adjudication of disputes and recovery of compensation for the victims from the Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited and matters connected
therewith or incidental thereto.

Rs 216-crore compensation sought for

The Kerala government today introduced a Bill in the State Assembly to force Coca-Cola to pay compensation for the alleged negative ecological and health effects of its erstwhile factory at Plachimada in Palakkad district, and to distribute this money to the victims.

Minister for water resources N K Premachandran piloted the Plachimada Coca-Cola Victims

PALAKKAD: The Perumatty grama panchayat, which won a legal battle against Coca-Cola at Plachimada, has sought compensation from the company for permanent damage done to groundwater, soil, agriculture and livestock in the village.

Grama panchayat president K.

District panchayat president T.N.

Afforestation and water conservation scheme at Attappady

Rs.44 lakh spent on various works

215 km of fire line erected

PALAKKAD: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is stepping into an eco-restoration project at Attappady after the Rs.219-crore eco-restoration scheme implemented by the Attappady Hill Area Development Society (AHADS) during the last 10 y