Kerala

Kerala rains: Before and after images taken by NASA shows magnitude of flooding

 

Following the heavy rains and flooding that wreaked havoc in Kerala, scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have released images which show the state before and after the devastation occurred.

In the image, one can see the heavily impacted areas of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha as well as the neighboring district of Kottayam as a sea of blue, showing the extent of the flooding.

The first image was taken on February 6 this year, while the second was taken on August 22.

Dates extended for filling GST Returns in Kerala,Mahe in Puducherry and Kodagu in Karnataka

In view of the disruption caused due to severe floods in Kerala, Mahe (Puducherry) and Kodagu (Karnataka), the Competent Authority has extended the due dates for filing of the following GST returns by taxpayers registered in these areas:

 

Sl. No.

Return

Class of taxpayers registered in Kerala, Mahe (Puducherry) and Kodagu (Karnataka)

Extended due date

1

FORM GSTR-3B for the month of July 2018

All taxpayers

5th October 2018

2

FORM GSTR-3B for the month of August 2018

All taxpayers

Donates Prime Land to final resting place for the dead in the floods

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What an exceptional example set in by a Pastor at True Deciple Church in Adoor, a town close to the ravages left behind by the furry of floods, unheard in the history of Kerala.

Pastor Kuruvila Kulanjikompil Samuel who preaches bible has offered 25 cents of prime land cituated on the high land for the burial of the dead in the floods around that place.

He has shown the world 'Practice,Practise only what you preach'.Honouring the unfortunate ones who succumbed to the calamity by giving them a resting place eternal with all the religious tenaments 

President of India to Visit Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala from August 4 to 7, 2018.

The President will land in Telangana on the evening of August 4, 2018. On August 5, 2018, the President will grace and address the 7th convocation of IIT Hyderabad.  On the same day, the President will visit Tamil Nadu to meet Dr M Karunanidhi in the Kauvery Hospital, Chennai. 

തുറന്ന കത്ത്...

ബഹുമാനപ്പെട്ട കേരള മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി ശ്രീ പിണറായി വിജയൻ അവർകളുടെ അടിയന്തര ശ്രദ്ധക്കായി.... 

..........ഓരോ വീട്ടിലും ഓരോ ക്യാന്‍സര്‍ രോഗി.............

'Nipah'- still an enigma on transmission path.

'Nipah'- virus outbreak in Kerala, which remained a mystery so far has been unwound after the confirmation that the virus was found in the fruit which bats had eaten in Kozhikode district, which was the epicenter of the outbreak, by the National Institute of Virology, Pune, Maharashtra.

സൈബർ  കുറ്റകൃത്യങ്ങൾ  സംബന്ധിച്ചുള്ള ഓൺലൈൻ  പോർട്ടൽ വേഗത്തിലാക്കാൻ കേന്ദ്ര ആഭ്യന്തര  മന്ത്രി നിർദ്ദേശിച്ചു

സൈബർ  കുറ്റകൃത്യങ്ങൾ  സംബന്ധിച്ചുള്ള ഓൺലൈൻ  പോർട്ടൽ വേഗത്തിലാക്കാൻ കേന്ദ്ര ആഭ്യന്തര  മന്ത്രി നിർദ്ദേശിച്ചു

Theyyam - a ritual art form of Kerala

The great stories of Kerala are often retold using art forms. It is here that our legends truly come to life. Theyyam is a famous ritual art form that originated in North Kerala which brings to life the great stories of our State. It encompasses dance, mime, and music. It exalts the beliefs of the ancient tribals who gave a lot of importance to the worship of heroes and the spirits of their ancestors. The ceremonial dance is accompanied by the chorus of such musical instruments as Chenda, Elathalam, Kurumkuzal, and Veekkuchenda.

Jackfruit won the Heart of Kerala as an Official Fruit.

Thiruvananthapuram: The ordinary thorny fruit "Jackfruit" made a revolution through the declaration of the official fruit of Kerala. It succeeded the stand on 21st March by the Agriculture Minister V.S Sunilkumar, who officially announced it in the state assembly.The major reason for this decision is the increasing need for the fruit and by realizing the economic value of the fruit to develop markets all over the world. Kerala Jackfruit is famous for its organic and nutritious quality.

Depression off Kerala coast-Fishers- do not venture into sea

Not out of shocks from recent Ockhi's after effects of deep depression in the sea of. Kerala coast, which is fast picking up speed, depression getting strengthened off Kanyakumari, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has taken personal interest this time directing the state administration to take immediate action informing fishers who are in the deep sea, ensure to bring them back safe.

റിപ്പബ്ലിക്   ദിനത്തിൽ പതാക ഉയർത്തുന്നതിൽ  കേരളസർക്കാരിന്റ  പുതിയമാർഗ  നിർദേശങ്ങൾ  

 സർക്കാർ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളിലും  സ്കൂളുകളിലും , റിപ്പബ്ലിക് ദിനത്തിൽ  പതാക ഉയർത്തുന്നത് സംബന്ധിച്ച് പുതിയ  മാർഗ നിർദേശങ്ങളാണ്  പൊതു ഭരണ വകുപ്പ്  സെക്രട്ടറി ബിശ്വാസ് സിൻഹ പുറപ്പെടുവിച്ചരിക്കുന്നത് സർക്കാർ  എയ്‌ഡഡ്‌  സ്കൂളുകളിൽ സ്കൂൾ മേധവികൾ മാത്രമേ ദേശീയ പതാക ഉയർത്താവു  എന്നും ത്രിതല പഞ്ചചയത്തുകൾ സംസഥാനങ്ങൾ  എന്നിവയെല്ലാം  പതാക ഉയർത്തേണ്ടത് എങ്ങനെ  എന്നുള്ള  നിർദേശങ്ങളും സര്കുലറിലുണ്ട് .

10,000 surplus staff in Electricity Board

Electricity regulatory commission had recommended a staff strength of 24,500 in various division of the board, whereas the board has a strength of 33,500, leaving 10,000 surpluses, thereby creating a loss to the board. Not enough, the government has advised the board to appoint 1000 more from the selected list by the Kerala Public Service Commission.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kerala-Assures a package

Pinarayi Vijayan with several Cabinet Ministers and officials met the Prime minister at Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Chief Minister apprised the havoc caused by Ockhi-cyclone, explained the damages, most of them permanent in nature ruining fishermen's lively hood. More than 100 fishermen are yet to be traced.

മത്സര വിഭാഗത്തില്‍ ഇന്ന് 8 ചിത്രങ്ങള്‍

മൂന്ന് ഇന്ത്യന്‍ ചിത്രങ്ങളുള്‍പ്പെടെ എട്ട് സിനിമകള്‍ രാജ്യാന്തര മേളയുടെ മൂന്നാം ദിനമായ ഇന്ന് (ഡിസംബര്‍ 10) മത്സര വിഭാഗത്തില്‍  പ്രദര്‍ശനത്തിനെത്തും. കാട്ടിനുള്ളിലെ ഗ്രാമത്തില്‍ തെരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ് ദൗത്യത്തിനായി നിയോഗിക്കപ്പെട്ട 'ന്യൂട്ടന്‍ കുമാര്‍' എന്ന ചെറുപ്പക്കാരന്റെ ജീവിതാനുഭവങ്ങളിലേക്ക് ക്യാമറ തിരിക്കുന്ന അമിത് വി.

Age limit up from 21 to 23 to buy Liquor in Kerala

Kerala Government has raised the age limit to 23 years from 21 to buy liquor. Today's cabinet took this bold decision, which had LDF's concent earlier.

The government is bringing an ordinance to this effect in the next assembly session. Amendment has to brought in Kerala Abkari Act and Foreign liquor rule to implement the age limit.Selling liquor to persons below 23 years will be a crime, will be punished.

Kerala stands no.1 in the highest alcohol consumption with its budget revenue around 40,000 crores, of which 15,000 crores come from liquor sales.

22nd International film Festival of Kerala begins on 8th till 15th December 2017

IFFK-2017 to begin with a homage to those deceased in the very recent aftermath of Ockhi in Kerala. Even though it has dampened the spirits of the people, with many grappling with realities bringing unforeseen changes in their life. showing honest regards to all those who have affected by the Ockhi, Kerala Government, rightly canceled otherwise planned gala-opening to Kerala's tradition.

E.Chandrashekaran Nair,C.P.I's tall-leader passes away

E.Chandrashekaran Nair, C.P.I's tall-leader known as "Gentleman to the core" passed away today at 12-30 p.m today 29th November 2017 at Thiruvananthapuram.He was 89 years old.He was elected to the Kerala assembly six times, for the first time in 1957. "Maveli Stores"  a concept to provide groceries at fair prices to the public, which is still a big relief to lakhs of people in the state. As a  Minister for Food and civil supplies, he was known as Maveli Minister who successfully implemented the Public distribution system through Maveli stores was adopted by many states in the country.

Hartals a disgrace says Shashi Tharoor,M.P

Kerala a state known for hartals a mode of protest, Mr.Shashi Taroor, Member of Parliment came down strongly on the culture of hartals in the state.He stated that hartals and strikes in Kerala have become an absolute disgrace, the only state to still to use the outdated form of protest called hartal, which is negated by the other states in India.

Demonetization -a year of aims and reality

125 crores of Indians have had the brunt of Demonetization, which is one of the bold decision with a high-risk ever taken by the Indian government, in the recent past. With this demonetization on 8th November 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined his intentions to change the course of Indian economy aiming to bring transparency, justice to the common man.On one hand, the Indian government had intentions to implement Demonetization with nine highlights.1.Deflation due to less currency circulation.

FIFA Under-17 World Cup- opens to day on the Indian Soil

fifa under 17

Curtains to go up on the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be played on the Indian soil.India is playing for the first time ever in the world cup, being the host country to the World cup for Under-17. Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala where thousands of football lovers are eagerly waiting to see the first match.Nehru stadium will be hosting some of the best teams like Brazil,Spain,North Korea and Niger, along with Germany who are the current Senior FIFA World  Cup championhips. One of the best matches could be between Brazil and Spain to thrilling finish.

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