As many as 73,839 children below the age of five years have been administered with polio vaccine as part of the Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme in Pathanamthitta district on Sunday, according to

The Pampa Parirakshana Samiti (PPS), a Kozhencherry-based prominent environmental group that has been campaigning for the cause of Pampa since the past two decades, have called upon the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to take immediate steps to cancel the clearance granted for the proposed greenfield airport project at Aranmula.

In a letter to the secretary, MoEF, the PPS general secretary, N.K. Sukumaran Nair, alleged that the clearance granted by the Environmental Appraisal Committee (F No. 10-51/2010-IA) for the KGS Aranmula Greenfield Airport project was based on certain “undisclosed and incorrect information, without considering the ground reality.’’

The district administration will prepare a comprehensive action plan for the conservation of the Pampa, Manimala, Achenkovil, and Kallada rivers which course through the district, District Collecto

State’s first solar-powered campus, perhaps the first one of its kind in the whole country, is coming up in Thiruvalla.

The officials in charge of the reservoir spotted two minor cracks on it bottom, believed to have been caused by the latest tremor.

Recurrence of mild tremors in Idukki district in Kerala is causing concern over the safety of the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam, located on the borders with Tamil Nadu.

The first phase of the project to make Pathanamthitta plastic-free will be launched with a plastic-collection campaign in the district on Thursday.

Apprehensions have been raised by many farmers on the way the Rs 1,850-crore Kuttanad package recommended by the Dr M.S.

Mata Amritanandamayi Math is to extend its popular cleaning project, ‘Amala Bharathom’, to Sabarimala as a part of the much sought-after massive sanitation programme of the State government at the

The State Government is seeking to know whether the proposed Kudankulam-Madakkathara transmission line could be swapped for a capacity boost-up of an existing 220-KV line.

Water level in River Pampa, on the foothills of Sabarimala, witnessed a sudden spurt around 8.15 p.m. following heavy downpour in the forests, on Wednesday.