Monsoon tourists flock to Kerala

As Kerala soaks up a bountiful monsoon this year, which recorded 50% surplus rainfall this monsoon season so far, has been getting a steady stream of tourists from within and outside the country. Though bad roads and the winding traffic have always been reasons of worry during the rains, tourists seem to have  put aside […]

Monsoon hits the Kerala coast on time

The monsoon dates that coincide with the school reopening in Kerala has always been a delightful experience for every Malayalee. As the much expected South West monsoons lashed the Kerala Coast bang on target on June 1st, it brought cheer to not just the fun loving kids but also to the general public and the […]

A day out with an elephant

Elephants have always been poster boys for Kerala tourism. In a novel attempt to lure foreign tourists and elephant lovers, the Kerala forest department officials have come up with a hard to resist package. Two persons can spend a day with an elephant at the Konni Eco-Tourism Centre for INR 2,000. Those who avail the […]

Leisure water sports promotion plans on the anvil for Kerala

Kerala is bestowed with a long sea coast that virtually extends all along the State and a meandering  network of backwaters, canals and rivers, which makes it a perfect destination for water tourism and leisure activities. Kerala has asked The  National Institute of Water Sports (NIWS) in Goa to chart out a detailed project report. […]

Kerala to make use of Solar energy to supplement the energy needs

With the power black outs  throwing the lives of the hapless citizens of Kerala  haywire, the government and the planning gurus have come up with a few innovative measures. Now the focus has clearly shifted to the  promotion of non conventional energy sources in  Kerala, which   depends exclusively on the monsoons for power generation. As […]

Kerala projects Western Ghats in Wellness tourism

 Kerala will be focusing on ayurveda and the biodiversity hot spot of Western Ghats in its ongoing tourism campaign. The basic aim would be to generate a world wide interest in the ancient Indian medical system. Kerala is regarded as the birth place of Ayurveda and the rich biodiversity in the Western Ghats has been […]

Water conservation efforts through Facebook

Facebook has  changed the way we live and think and  this buzzing social medium has been used effectively for creating awareness on many issues plaguing the society. Now the  Communication and Capacity Development Unit (CCDU) of  the Department of Water Resources in Kerala  has decided to make use of Facebook  in making Kerala a water-friendly […]

Sunshine vitamin deficiency rampant in Kerala

The Keralayouth who have become more beauty conscious than their  predecessors in their attempt to enhance complexion shun sunlight more then ever before. This in turn  has set off a series of life style related disorders caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D, which is activated  only with the exposure of sunlight. The modern life […]

Valiaparamb island thanks its innovative women

The sleepy island of Valiaparamb in Kasargod district in North Kerala would have got cut off from the mainland but for the determination and grit of a  handful of women. When the boatmen of the island decided to strike work citing the reason of fuel shortage to operate the boats, the women took up the […]

The UNESCO lists 20 Western Ghats heritage destinations in Kerala

The UNESCO has listed a total of 39 heritage spots all along the Western Ghats, of which Kerala takes credit to as many as 20 UNESCO heritage destinations, making Kerala an important eco sensitive destination. The decision to include the Western Ghats among the world heritage sites was taken in the World heritage meeting that […]