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New Kerala
Germany contributes Rs 630 crore for Kochi water transport system - newkerala.com #94288urban mobility framework of Indo-German cooperation and is a step forward for a
Germany contributes Rs 630 crore for Kochi water transport system - newkerala.com #94288
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
urban mobility framework of Indo-German cooperation and is a step forward for a smart Kochi". The loan will be for the Kerala government and KMRL, a Special Purpose Vehicle set up jointly by the state government and the Union Ministry of Urban... Read more
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The Economic Times
Proposed 14.5 per cent fat tax on junk food discriminatory and irrational: Restaurant Associationbody, which represents global and local restaurants across the country, has sen
Proposed 14.5 per cent fat tax on junk food discriminatory and irrational: Restaurant Association
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
body, which represents global and local restaurants across the country, has sent a detailed, written representation to the Kerala government. "We have said that this is completely irrational and we will oppose it. If it comes into passing, we will... Read more
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dna
'No helmet, no petrol' rule imposed in Maharashtrawith the Motor Transport Act. While neighbouring Telangana government has also
'No helmet, no petrol' rule imposed in Maharashtra
dna / Posted 2 days ago
with the Motor Transport Act. While neighbouring Telangana government has also imposed same rule for Adilabad district, Kerala government, recently, came out with a similar rule recently, barring fuel pumps across the state from selling petrol... Read more
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New Kerala
Cardiologist suggests fat tax to combat obesity - newkerala.com #93052industrially produced from vegetable fats for use in margarine, snack food, pac
Cardiologist suggests fat tax to combat obesity - newkerala.com #93052
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
industrially produced from vegetable fats for use in margarine, snack food, packaged baked goods and frying fast food. The Kerala government recently said it was mulling a 14.5 per cent fat tax on pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and tacos sold through... Read more
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The Economic Times
Infosys top official to meet West Bengal IT minister Bratya Basusomething will happen now. It should happen here because it is happening everyw
Infosys top official to meet West Bengal IT minister Bratya Basu
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
something will happen now. It should happen here because it is happening everywhere. We got fantastic support from the Kerala government where a Communist regime in is in power now." The Trinamool Congress government led by Mamata Banerjee was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Infosys top official to meet Bengal IT ministersomething will happen now. It should happen here because it is happening everyw
Infosys top official to meet Bengal IT minister
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
something will happen now. It should happen here because it is happening everywhere. We got fantastic support from the Kerala government where a Communist regime in is in power now." Kamath said the governments have now realised that creation... Read more
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Business Standard India
DU considering changing admission process to entrance exam modelreport last year, the Delhi High Court sought the responses of Delhi University
DU considering changing admission process to entrance exam model
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
report last year, the Delhi High Court sought the responses of Delhi University and Kerala government on a plea claiming that each college in the capital had different criteria for calculating cut-off marks of... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala to introduce insurance scheme for 2.5 mn migrant labourers - newkerala.com #91940to introduce insurance scheme for 2.5 mn migrant labourers Posted 8 minutes ag
Kerala to introduce insurance scheme for 2.5 mn migrant labourers - newkerala.com #91940
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
to introduce insurance scheme for 2.5 mn migrant labourers Posted 8 minutes ago | IANS Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 : The Kerala government is to begin an insurance scheme for the over 2.5 million migrant labourers, mostly from West Bengal, Bihar... Read more
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New Kerala
We must have elephant rescue centres: Maneka Gandhi - newkerala.com #91517is killing as many as it possibly can. Begging elephants must get off the road.
We must have elephant rescue centres: Maneka Gandhi - newkerala.com #91517
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
is killing as many as it possibly can. Begging elephants must get off the road. We must have elephant rescue centers. The Kerala Government has to take a decision now -- to keep killing these endangered species or take action to rescue them." She... Read more
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asianage
Fat, fact and fictionThe Kerala government has announced a 14.5 per cent ‘fat tax’ on burgers, pizza
Fat, fact and fiction
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
The Kerala government has announced a 14.5 per cent ‘fat tax’ on burgers, pizzas, donuts, tacos, sandwiches and pasta served in branded restaurants. As Kerala having the second highest rate of obesity in India, this new tax is termed as a preventive... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLAState (IS), a UN-designated terrorist group headquartered in Syria. “The first
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
State (IS), a UN-designated terrorist group headquartered in Syria. “The first move to tackle this has to come from the Kerala government, but it remains to be seen if they will do it in the way it should be done, as to some extent there is a... Read more
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New Kerala
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA - newkerala.com #91165(IS), which is a UN-designated terrorist group headquartered in Syria. "The fi
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA - newkerala.com #91165
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
(IS), which is a UN-designated terrorist group headquartered in Syria. "The first move to tackle this has to come from the Kerala government, but it remains to be seen if they will do it in the way it should be done, as to some extent there is a... Read more
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dna
India's only male swimmer to participate in Rio Games, Sajan Prakash felicitated by Kerala govtKerala government on Friday felicitated Sajan Prakash, the only male swimmer se
India's only male swimmer to participate in Rio Games, Sajan Prakash felicitated by Kerala govt
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Kerala government on Friday felicitated Sajan Prakash, the only male swimmer selected to represent India in the Rio Olympics to be held next month and handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to him. The cheque was handed over to the 22-year-old ace... Read more
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New Kerala
156 Indians return from war-hit South Sudan, PM lauds efforts ( - newkerala.com #90850are doing with regard to the safety of the people there," added Singh. In Thir
156 Indians return from war-hit South Sudan, PM lauds efforts ( - newkerala.com #90850
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
are doing with regard to the safety of the people there," added Singh. In Thiruvananthapuram, Minister for Electricity Kadakampally Surendran and district officials received the evacuated Indians at the airport on behalf of the Kerala gove... Read more
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Central Chronicle
IAF aircraft arrives with evacuated IndiansAmong the 156 persons hailing from south India, 46 were Keralites, two Nepal na
IAF aircraft arrives with evacuated Indians
Central Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Among the 156 persons hailing from south India, 46 were Keralites, two Nepal nationals, seven women and three children. Kerala Government has made special transport arrangements for the evacuated persons for their onward journey. Kerala... Read more
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New Kerala
85 Indians back in Thiruvananthapuram from South Sudan - newkerala.com #90554evacuated in two C 17 Globemaster flights of the Indian Air Force, one of which
85 Indians back in Thiruvananthapuram from South Sudan - newkerala.com #90554
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
evacuated in two C 17 Globemaster flights of the Indian Air Force, one of which landed in Delhi carrying 71 Indians. The Kerala government has made special arrangements for the onward journey of the persons belonging to other southern states who... Read more
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Business Standard India
156 evacuated from South Sudan reach Thiruvananthapuramtwo Nepalese nationals, seven women and three children. The remaining passenger
156 evacuated from South Sudan reach Thiruvananthapuram
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
two Nepalese nationals, seven women and three children. The remaining passengers hailed from other South Indian states. The Kerala government has made special arrangements for their onward journey. This was part of the 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to... Read more
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New Kerala
156 arrive from South Sudan in Thiruvananthapuram - newkerala.com #90457to the vice president of South Sudan and he told me what they are doing with re
156 arrive from South Sudan in Thiruvananthapuram - newkerala.com #90457
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
to the vice president of South Sudan and he told me what they are doing with regards the safety of the people there," added Singh. The Kerala government was represented by State Minister for Electricity Kadakampally Surendran and district offici... Read more
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The Economic Times
Review 'fat tax' on burgers, pizzas: CII to Kerala governmentNEW DELHI: Industry chamber CII today urged the Kerala government to review imp
Review 'fat tax' on burgers, pizzas: CII to Kerala government
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
NEW DELHI: Industry chamber CII today urged the Kerala government to review imposition of 14.5 per cent tax on burgers and pizzas as it would adversely affect quick service restaurants in the state. In its Budget, the CPM-led LDF government proposed... Read more
9d
New Kerala
Attractive rehab package awaits Keralites returning home: CM - newkerala.com #90017rehab package awaits Keralites returning home: CM Posted 43 minutes ago | IANS
Attractive rehab package awaits Keralites returning home: CM - newkerala.com #90017
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
rehab package awaits Keralites returning home: CM Posted 43 minutes ago | IANS Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 : The Kerala government will offer a more attractive rehabilitation package to those who had to return from the Middle East because... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kerala govt makes U-turn, favours entry of women in Sabarimala templeA day after the Kerala government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, favo
Kerala govt makes U-turn, favours entry of women in Sabarimala temple
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
A day after the Kerala government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, favouring a ban on women in Sabarimala temple, the ruling CPI (M) took a U-turn on Tuesday saying it would submit a fresh affidavit seeking entry of women of all ages. “We... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kerala to shift to CNG-powered vehicles; to introduce 1,000 busesIn a bid to reduce the environmental and air pollution, Kerala government has d
Kerala to shift to CNG-powered vehicles; to introduce 1,000 buses
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
In a bid to reduce the environmental and air pollution, Kerala government has drawn up a programme to convert the state-run buses to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) operated ones in a phased manner. The recent National Green Tribunal order restricting... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre & state probing matter of people joining IS: Kerala CMKOCHI: Kerala government has taken the reports that some people found to be "mi
Centre & state probing matter of people joining IS: Kerala CM
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
KOCHI: Kerala government has taken the reports that some people found to be "missing" have joined the Islamic State (IS) "very seriously". CM Pinarayi Vijayan said in the assembly that 17 people from Kasargod and 4 from Palakkad are reported to be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Reached destination’: Kerala man feared to have joined IS messages kinat Vadakara in Kozhikode district. He was on leave for the past two months, col
‘Reached destination’: Kerala man feared to have joined IS messages kin
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
at Vadakara in Kozhikode district. He was on leave for the past two months, colleagues said. His message came on a day the Kerala government admitted for the first time about the missing people. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PIL demanding entry for women into Sabrimala temple to be heard in SC todaydeity is a Naisthik Brahmachari (a celibate), hence the restriction. The temple
PIL demanding entry for women into Sabrimala temple to be heard in SC today
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
deity is a Naisthik Brahmachari (a celibate), hence the restriction. The temple board’s stand is currently supported by the Kerala government, although it had earlier submitted an affidavit that backed the PIL. Read | Chief deity is celibate,... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala police begin probe into IS linksChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said it was a "very serious issue." The Kerala
Kerala police begin probe into IS links
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said it was a "very serious issue." The Kerala government on Saturday ordered a probe into reports that at least 17 youths, including three women, from the State who had travelled to West Asia and reportedly gone... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala police begins probe into state youths link to Islamic StateTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala government today ordered a probe into reports that a
Kerala police begins probe into state youths link to Islamic State
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala government today ordered a probe into reports that at least 17 youths, including three women, from the state who travelled to the Middle East and reportedly went missing, may have joined the Islamic State (IS), with Chief... Read more
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dna
Congress pulls up Kerala govt, dubs ‘fat tax’ as absurdThe Congress Party on Saturday dubbed the Oommen Chandy-led Kerala Government's
Congress pulls up Kerala govt, dubs ‘fat tax’ as absurd
dna / Posted 14 days ago
The Congress Party on Saturday dubbed the Oommen Chandy-led Kerala Government's move to impose 14.5% tax on pizzas, burgers and other junk food as absurd and beyond imagination. Taking a jibe at the move, Congress leader Shobha Oza said it now seems... Read more
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asianage
15 Kerala youths suspected to have joined IS, probe orderedof the youths approach local elected representatives on suspicion that they may
15 Kerala youths suspected to have joined IS, probe ordered
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
of the youths approach local elected representatives on suspicion that they may have joined IS. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government on Saturday announced a probe after 15 Keralite youths, who had travelled to Middle East, reportedly went... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kerala govt launches probe into reports of missing Muslim youthsKerala government announced on Saturday a probe after 15 Kera youths, who had t
Kerala govt launches probe into reports of missing Muslim youths
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
Kerala government announced on Saturday a probe after 15 Kera youths, who had travelled to Middle East, reportedly went missing and were suspected to have joined the Islamic State (IS),with chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan saying it was a “very... Read more
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The Telegraph
15 highly-qualified Kerala youths suspected to have joined ISThiruvananthapuram/Kochi, July 9 (PTI): The Kerala government on Saturday annou
15 highly-qualified Kerala youths suspected to have joined IS
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, July 9 (PTI): The Kerala government on Saturday announced a probe after 15 Keralite youths, who had traveled to the Middle East, reportedly went missing and were suspected to have joined the Islamic State, with Chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress pulls up Kerala Govt., dubs 'fat tax' as absurd - newkerala.com #87906tax' as absurd Posted 35 minutes ago | ANINew Delhi, July 9 : The Congress Par
Congress pulls up Kerala Govt., dubs 'fat tax' as absurd - newkerala.com #87906
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
tax' as absurd Posted 35 minutes ago | ANINew Delhi, July 9 : The Congress Party on Saturday dubbed the Oommen Chandy-led Kerala Government's move to impose 14.5 percent tax on pizzas, burgers and other junk food as absurd and beyond... Read more
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The Financial Express
Kerala serves up a ‘fat tax’, pizzas, burgers to cost morepublic toilets. Motor tax on freight vehicles has been hiked by 10%, making Ch
Kerala serves up a ‘fat tax’, pizzas, burgers to cost more
The Financial Express / Posted 15 days ago
public toilets. Motor tax on freight vehicles has been hiked by 10%, making Chennai and Bengaluru travel costlier. The Kerala government has clamped green tax on four-wheelers older than 10 years. Tourist buses will have to pay higher motor... Read more
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Business Standard India
After Bihar's samosa tax, Kerala slaps fat tax on junk foodsweets and a few branded snacks, to make up for the revenue loss on account of
After Bihar's samosa tax, Kerala slaps fat tax on junk food
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
sweets and a few branded snacks, to make up for the revenue loss on account of the ban on liquor in the state. The Kerala government, meanwhile, also imposed a five per cent tax on packaged wheat products such as atta, maida, sooji and... Read more
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Business Standard India
After Bihar's tax on samosas, Kerala 'weighs in' on fat tax on junk food'weighs in' on fat tax on junk foodThe state has also imposed a green tax, to d
After Bihar's tax on samosas, Kerala 'weighs in' on fat tax on junk food
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
'weighs in' on fat tax on junk foodThe state has also imposed a green tax, to discourage use of vehicles over 10 years old Kerala government isn’t sugarcoating it, as it chews the fat on a sugar tax to trim waistlines. The state’s Left Democratic... Read more
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The Financial Express
Jubilant FoodWorks, Westlife Development shares plunge as Kerala govt imposes 14.5% ‘Fat Tax’ on junk foodShares of quick service restaurants such as Jubilant FoodWorks and Westlife Dev
Jubilant FoodWorks, Westlife Development shares plunge as Kerala govt imposes 14.5% ‘Fat Tax’ on junk food
The Financial Express / Posted 15 days ago
Shares of quick service restaurants such as Jubilant FoodWorks and Westlife Development plunged on Friday on reports that Kerala government has imposed 14.5 per cent ‘Fat Tax’ on Junk Food.(Photo: Reuters) Shares of quick service restaurants such as... Read more
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The Hindu
Pay hike for central government employees: The stifling steel frameconsidering constituting an administrative reforms commission to be headed by f
Pay hike for central government employees: The stifling steel frame
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
considering constituting an administrative reforms commission to be headed by former Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan. The Kerala government has also shown itself to be concerned over the constitutional propriety of its plan in that it has sought... Read more
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The Financial Express
Kochi Metro to offer jobs to transgendersis a poverty eradication project launched by the state in association with the
Kochi Metro to offer jobs to transgenders
The Financial Express / Posted 18 days ago
is a poverty eradication project launched by the state in association with the Centre and Nabard. Last year, Kerala government had unveiled its Transgender Policy — a first of its kind — envisaging ending the societal stigma towards... Read more
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dna
Kerala: Kochi Metro Rail to offer jobs to transgendersis a poverty eradication project launched by the state in association with the
Kerala: Kochi Metro Rail to offer jobs to transgenders
dna / Posted 18 days ago
is a poverty eradication project launched by the state in association with the Centre and Nabard. Last year, Kerala government had unveiled its Transgender Policy -- a first of its kind -- envisaging ending the societal stigma towards... Read more
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The Financial Express
India moving to gas based economy? Trend decodedOn June 24, GAIL has accepted bids to lay a part of the pipeline, and this time
India moving to gas based economy? Trend decoded
The Financial Express / Posted 19 days ago
On June 24, GAIL has accepted bids to lay a part of the pipeline, and this time competition is reasonably high. The Kerala government and Kochi Port Trust are losing on revenue in absence of evacuation facility. The pipeline would be a... Read more
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The Hindu
SC dismisses plea of VS in ice cream parlour caseis already seized of the matter?” Chief Justice asked again. Notice issued Th
SC dismisses plea of VS in ice cream parlour case
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
is already seized of the matter?” Chief Justice asked again. Notice issued The Supreme Court had issued notice to the Kerala government, the CBI and others on this petition in November 2013 when the UDF government was in power in the State.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rum saves Kerala public sector unit from the brink of closureKOCHI: Travancore Sugars and Chemicals (TSCL) is a Kerala government enterprise
Rum saves Kerala public sector unit from the brink of closure
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
KOCHI: Travancore Sugars and Chemicals (TSCL) is a Kerala government enterprise that no longer produces sugar; yet, it makes profit -unlike many other haemorrhaging state PSUs -from a single product; the state's favourite tipple. Jawan Deluxe XXX... Read more
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asianage
Boy’s death: Bone test to reveal age of accusedhome’s explanation into the “grave matter” and has threatened to cancel its reg
Boy’s death: Bone test to reveal age of accused
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
home’s explanation into the “grave matter” and has threatened to cancel its registration if found guilty. Meanwhile, the Kerala government on Saturday requested the Union government to ensure an “independent and just” investigation into the... Read more
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asianage
Boy's death Bone test to reveal age of accusedhome’s explanation into the “grave matter” and has threatened to cancel its reg
Boy's death Bone test to reveal age of accused
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
home’s explanation into the “grave matter” and has threatened to cancel its registration if found guilty. Meanwhile, the Kerala government on Saturday requested the Union government to ensure an “independent and just” investigation into the... Read more
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Business Standard India
NHRC issues notice to Kerala govt on dalit sisters' arrestThe National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Kerala government,
NHRC issues notice to Kerala govt on dalit sisters' arrest
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Kerala government, seeking its report over the arrest of two Dalit women for allegedly attacking a CPI(M) worker in Thalassery in Kannur district last month. In its notice, the NHRC... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC notice to Kerala government over working conditions of women - newkerala.com #84637New Delhi, July 1 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issue
NHRC notice to Kerala government over working conditions of women - newkerala.com #84637
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
New Delhi, July 1 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to the Kerala government over the poor working conditions of female workers at textile retail shops in the state. NHRC, which took cognisance of the matter... Read more
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The Economic Times
NHPC to invest Rs 3,000 crore on solar, wind projectsand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) to jointly develop a 50 MW pla
NHPC to invest Rs 3,000 crore on solar, wind projects
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) to jointly develop a 50 MW plant. NHPC had in 2014 signed a pact with the Kerala government to develop wind projects in the state. Last year, the company had also approved setting up of a 50 MW wind... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala Governor’s speech on Mullaperiyar riles delta farmersof a new reservoir at Mullaperiyar and has demanded the intervention of the Pre
Kerala Governor’s speech on Mullaperiyar riles delta farmers
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
of a new reservoir at Mullaperiyar and has demanded the intervention of the President to set things right. “The Kerala Government has thrown all norms to the wind and flouted court rulings while declaring through the Governor on the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Karunanidhi calls for follow up action on Mullaperiyar dam issuethe dam's strength, Karunanidhi recalled that a similar proposal in 1979 for co
Karunanidhi calls for follow up action on Mullaperiyar dam issue
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
the dam's strength, Karunanidhi recalled that a similar proposal in 1979 for construction of a new dam was dropped by Kerala government as it was not feasible. "Our appeal is that the Kerala government should realise that raising the issue... Read more
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The Economic Times
KSIDC appoints KPMG as consultants for study to reform acts and rulesand solutions for implementation of reformation in the respective Acts, rules a
KSIDC appoints KPMG as consultants for study to reform acts and rules
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
and solutions for implementation of reformation in the respective Acts, rules and procedures in the concerned sectors. Kerala government had appointed KSIDC as the nodal agency to implement the World Bank directed 'ease of doing business'... Read more
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