Heavy rain in Kerala; death toll rises to 42

As Kerala continues to battle the torrential downpour lashing its shores, death toll has risen to 42 in rain related incidents, including flooding and landslides, with over one lakh people moved to relief camps, officials said on Saturday. Continue Reading

Kerala Govt signs MoU with VSSC to develop Space Park

Giving a major boost to the Kerala Space Park project, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the State government to support its efforts in promoting Space Technology vertical in the State. Continue Reading

India’s first Space Park to come up in Kerala

The CEO of Kerala Government owned ICT Academy Santhosh Kurup has been appointed as special officer of the Space Park project, and co-developer of the project KSITIL will collect premium from the companies taking up space in the complex.  Continue Reading

Jacobite-Malankara stand-off: Orthodox church turns down call for talks

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church yesterday turned down participating in the conciliatory meeting convened by the State government over the Jacobite-Malankara stand-off issue. The Kerala government in a bid to solve the stand-off took up conciliatory measures. Continue Reading

Kerala wants moratorium on farmers loans extended

Kerala State officials and State Level Banker’s Committee (SLBC) met yesterday to discuss about farmers’ loan. Kerala Chief Minister took part in the discussion and urged the banks to be more considerate towards farmers availing agricultural loans. The government decided to seek extension of moratorium on farmers loans till 31 December. Continue Reading

Kerala CM rings opening bell at London Stock Exchange

In a way of marking the listing of masala bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the opening bell at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) yesterday. Continue Reading