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Forest offices, KFC outlet attacked by Maoists in Kerala

Two weeks after Maoists and police exchanged fire in Wayanad, a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet and two offices of the Forest department were on Monday attacked by suspected Maoists in Palakkad and......

HC raps Kerala govt over Sabarimala stampede

The Kerala high court on Thursday came down on the state government for failing to foresee the Pulmedu stampede in which 102 pilgrims were killed."If you provide unrestricted flow of pilgrims,......

Sabarimala stampede: 'Tourist vehicles a reason'

The Kerala forest department is of the view that unrestricted entry of vehicles for ferrying pilgrims into the Pullumedu trekking path was one of the factors that paved the way for the January 14......

Stampede: Will probe issues raised by HC, says CM

Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Monday said the issue of lack of coordination among government departments, raised by the Kerala high court in context of the Sabarimala stampede, will be......

Bird flu alert in Kerala

The wildlife department has issued a bird flu alert in Kerala, a major consumer of poultry products from other states, in the wake of spread of the disease in West Bengal.In a statement in......

The sad business of smuggling red sanders wood

According to sources, around 3,000 people are involved in the shady business, notes T E NarasimhanIn a small room with asbestos sheets for a roof in Aathimur village, Pavithra, 23, recently......

SC directs Centre to implement interlinking of rivers project

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to implement the ambitious interlinking of rivers project in a time-bound manner and appointed a high-powered committee for its planning and......

Govt steps up drive to make office buildings green

In two years, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, which comes under the ministry of environment and forests and being constructed over a 9,000-sq metre plot at Aliganj in Delhi, will be showcased as the......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

Kerala govt in a fix over Tata land row

The Left Democratic Front government in Kerala was in a tight spot on Thursday with Revenue Minister K P Rajendran informing the Assembly that the land reported as recovered from the Tatas in......

  People speak for kerala forest department

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Q. Congress (60 yrs rule) -1) 2G scam2) CWG3) ISRO-Devas S-band, Devas-Antrix deal.4) Adarsh Housing Scam.5) Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation.6) Kerala Ice Cream Parlour Sex Scandal.7) Scorpene Deal Scam (Defense deal)8) Gegong Apang PDS Scam (Arunachal Pradesh)9) Sukh Ram telecom scam.10) Palmolein Oil Import Scam. (Kerala)11) Bofors Scandal.12) Cement Scam involving A R Antulay (Maharastra)13) 1971 Nagarwala scandal. (Indira Gandhi)14) 1956-57 Haridas Mundhra scandal (Neheru)15) National Emergency.16) Sikh Riot.17) P V Narasimha Rao -- Bribi
:  A. many many more, Arjun singh's lottery case, Devegoda, and many dams, almost 5 to 10 under every executive enginner, about 1000 such in alsmost...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/congress-60-yrs-rule--1-2g-scam2-cwg3-isro-devas-s-band-deva//answers/20079146

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. Who lights the MAKARA JYOTHI in SABARIMALA ? Is it the Kerala Devaswam Board or Kerala Electricity Board or Kerala Forest Department?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. forest department I think more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-lights-the-makara-jyothi-in-sabarimala--is-it-the-kerala/20079035/answers/16485023

Shunmugham
Q. Millions are waiting to see a celestial light in a pilgrim centre on January 14. Where is it?
Shunmugham :  A. There is nothing celestial about it. It is a flame of camphor lit by employees of kerala electricity board and kerala forest department. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/millions-are-waiting-to-see-a-celestial-light-in-a-pilgrim-c/16485011/answers/16422596

Good Citizen
Q. What is Makara Jyothi in Sabarimala? How many of you have witnessed this?
Good Citizen:  A. It is a huge flame created by burning camphor on a particular day each year during sabarimala pilgrimage season. It is lit by employees of kerala...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-makara-jyothi-in-sabarimala-how-many-of-you-have-wit/16386720/answers/16261350

Good Citizen
Q. from where we can get seedlings of AROGYAPACHA herb. Can we grow it in our garden on plains?
Good Citizen:  A. In the late 1980s, Indian scientists stumbled on a plant called aarogyapacha, used by Kani tribals of Kerala to fight fatigue. Based on Kani...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-where-we-can-get-seedlings-of-arogyapacha-herb.-can-we-/16118733/answers/12780794

  Web results for Kerala Forest Department
Heightened Tamil Nadu Vigil on Border

COIMBATORE: In the wake of alleged Naxal movements on Tamil Nadu-Kerala border, Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) officials have stepped up their vigil... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Heightened-Tamil-Nadu-Vigil-on-Border/2014/12/26/article2588968.ece
Maoist threat looming large in Nagarahole, says George

Home department alerts state intelligence of possible Naxal activity A Naxalite threat is looming large in the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve. This... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/Naxalite-threat-Nagarahole-Tiger-Reserve-Naxals-Nagarahole-forest/articleshow/45634598.cms
Health stories that made headlines in 2014

2014 has been the year when the world suffered great number of casualties owing to health epidemics that many countries faced. Thousands died due... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-health-stories-that-made-headlines-in-2014-2044181
The Best of 2014

The heaviest, coolest and craziest stories of the year. From Kabul to Chennai, from Kashmir to the Andamans, from Manipur to Jharkhand, our writers... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/yahoo-originals--the-best-of-2014-064800600.html
Chandy had a whale of a time in 2014

Just as 2014 began when Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy saw the withering away of the Left-sponsored protest against what is known as the Solar... ...

http://www.calcuttanews.net/index.php/sid/228809735

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