The Health Department has cautioned the public against an outbreak of waterborne diseases in the district.

District Medical Officer Neeta Vijayan said in a release here on Saturday that people should be alert against waterborne diseases such as jaundice, diarrhoea, and typhoid.

Roof-Top, Pole-Mounted Units Planned In Attapadi Hamlet, Mananthavadi Estate

The state electricity board has, in a first-of-its-kind endeavour suitable to Kerala, decided to roll out several pilot projects to track and test the potential of solar energy.

84 Abattoirs Shut Down Following Crackdown By Department

It seems that a major chunk of the meat you buy from the various outlets in the state is not safe to eat. Nearly 84 slaughterhouses across the state were closed down following raids conducted by food safety officials last week. It is also generally accepted that scores of illegal slaughterhouses that operate at odd hours have escaped the raid.

Chandy To Hold Talks With Union Minister Veerappa Moily Today

Assuaging the concerns of those staying in the high ranges, the Prime Minister’s Office informed the state government on Thursday that a final decision on Kasturirangan committee report would be taken only after the ministry of environment and forests incorporated the suggestions made by the state.

The country lost 63 tigers in 2013 with Karnataka alone losing 16 big cats.

Poaching was the cause of most deaths, says National Tiger Conservation Authority

The country lost 63 of its wild tigers in 2013. The first tiger death of the year was reported from the South Brahmapuri forest range of Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, on January 6, 2013 caused by suspected poaching. The last wild tiger death of the year was reported from the Heggadadevana Kote range of the Mysore forest division in Karnataka on December 28, 2013 and the cause is under investigation.

Kozhikode: The phase-I of the tiger enumeration ended in the state on Monday.

Kozhikode: Forest officials conducting tiger census in the interior forests of Wayanad, amidst reports of frequent Maoist sightings in the region, fled for safety after hearing a gunshot from close

2,000 Officials Deployed As Part Of Nation-Wide Exercise

A team of 50 forest department officials, scouting for the presence of tigers, entered the dense forests of the Periyar Tiger Reserve on Monday morning and were in the reserve till sun down.

Experts Say Kasturirangan Report Does Not Ban Construction, Cultivation, Tourism And Infrastructure Development In Villages In ESA
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Chief minister Oommen Chandy may have succumbed to political pressure from UDF allies, quarry owners and church authorities, who want a drastic reduction in the number of villages categorized as Ecological Sensitive Area (ESA) as per the Kasturirangan committee report.