Monthly Archive: May 2008

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Kerala Tourism all set to woo Chinese tourists

Kochi: Kerala Tourism is going ahead in full steam with the proposed plan to attract more Chinese tourists to “God’s own country”. State Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan held extensive discussions in this regard with [...]

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Sarovaram ecotourism project

Kozhikode: The multi-crore Sarovaram eco-tourism project implemented by the Department of Tourism in the city is nearing completion. Costing over 17.5 crore, it would enhance the tourism prospects of the city. Some of the [...]

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Monsoon to arrive in Kerala within 3-4 days

Kochi, May 27
The report of the Meteorological department suggests that monsoon will hit the southern state of Kerala by Thursday. Apart from Kerala the seasonal rainfall is also likely over Lakshadweep and coastal Karnataka. [...]

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Centuries-old temple murals to be restored

Kozhikode: The famous Lokanarkavu Bhagavathy temple is all set to undergo a major restoration work of its priceless mural paintings and sculptures. Kerala State Archaeology Department had enquired about the condition of the mural [...]

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Indo-Malaysian group bags Vizhinjam Port project

Thiruvananthapuram:  Lanco Kondapalli Power Private Ltd, a company based at Hyderabad belonging to an Indo Malaysian conglomerate has been entrusted with the prestigious project of Vizhinjam Deep Sea International Transhipment Terminal.
 
The cabinet gave the [...]

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Sustaining on the natural bounties

Veluchami is one of the many Malampandarom tribals who eke out a living by selling medicinal herbs and roots, collected from the deep forests of Marakkootom in Sabarimala and sells them to the pilgrims. [...]