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A panchayat fights Coke for its water

Soft drinks giant, Coca Cola, will testify before a panchayat council in Kerala's Palakkad district on December 2 to argue that its plant is not over-exploiting groundwater resources and therefore......

Kerala village to host water conference

Plachimada, a village in Palakkad district, Kerala, which has been fighting Coca-Cola for the past one year, will host a world water conference in January 2004.Indian environmentalists led by......

Coke plant in Kerala spewing toxins: Study

The Coca-Cola plant in Kerala's Palakkad district has run into serious trouble.The sludge produced by the factory at Plachimada village contains toxic chemicals that pollute the land, water......

'Missing Kerala youth reached IS's bastion in Afghanistan'

Twenty-two Keralites, including six women and three children, who were reported missing in June this year, have reached the bastion of Islamic State terror operations in Afghanistan, officials......

Mumbai cops get custody of Islamic preacher held in Kerala

An Islamic preacher, arrested in Kerala for his alleged links with terror outfit Islamic State, was on Sunday remanded to the custody of Mumbai police. The accused, Mohammed Hanif, was brought to......

Kerala to take 85-acre land back from Suzlon

The Kerala government on Tuesday said it would take over the 85.21 acres in the tribal area of Attappadit in Palakkad district where power major Suzlon had set up two wind mills.Chief Minister......

Pepsi denies charges of water extraction

Pepsico on Thursday denied the charge that its plant in Pudussery in Palakkad district has been causing depletion of ground water in the arid area by over extraction of water. Reacting to the......

Palakkad is India's 1st fully electrified district

Palakkad on Tuesday became the first fully electrified district of the country. Announcing this, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said, the government was working on a target of bringing......

Palakkad to be India's first electrified district

Union Power Minister S K Shinde will declare Palakkad as the country's first district where all houses have electric connection on February 16. According to LDF government, which began the process......

Coke says it has not shifted Kerala plant

Coca Colasaid on Wednesday it had not shifted its bottling plant at Plachimada in Palakkad district but was only carrying out some restructuring of plant operations. Reacting to reports in a......

Parineeti, Anushka, Deepika: Where were our stars born?

Take a look! Photograph: Courtesy India International Jewellery Week Parineeti Chopra may not be working on a film at the moment but the Kill Dill actress sure knows how to keep herself......

Review: Proprietors: Kamath and Kamath is atrocious

Lead actors Mammootty and Dileep are let down by a bad film in Proprietors: Kamath and Kamath, writes Paresh C Palicha.There is a herd mentality among Malayalam filmmakers to follow the successful......

Protest groups disrupt Vishwaroopam shows in Kerala

Even as Kamal Haasan's new film Vishwaroopam opened in theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Kerala amidst protests and a raging controversy, the film's screening was stopped in theatres in Palakkad and......

Prithviraj to wed Supriya Menon today

Malyalam actor Prithviraj is creating quite a stir, what with the rumours of his impending marriage to Supriya Menon doing the rounds.According to sources, the actor is tying the knot with Supriya......

Home cinemas: An alternative to big budget films

Beating concepts like superstars and big budgets that dominate filmdom, a bunch of young people in Malabar region in Kerala are proving themselves as directors and actors in their own right through......

31 players selected for 'Viva Kerala'

A professional football club 'Viva Kerala', formed by a group of businessmen, selected 31players for its team on Thursday, after a three-day selection trial in Kochi.The players were selected from......
  Web results for Palakkad District
Operation of four fuel dispensers stopped

KOCHI: The legal metrology department has stopped operation of four fuel dispensers erected in four different petrol pumps in Kalamassery and... ...
Vigil at check posts strengthened

The district administration has asked officials manning the check posts at the Kerala border to step up vigil following Monday's attempts to dump... ...
A K Antony insists on meritocracy in District Congress Committee

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Senior Congress leader A. K. Antony has said that merit should be the criterion for choosing DCC presidents. Antony held... ...
Kerala to cash in on renewable energy resources

IANS Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) With the Centre doling out subsidies on renewable energy, Kerala is trying out newer models of windmills... ...
Earth movers enter Methran Kayal to set the land for paddy farming

KOTTAYAM: The dewatering process of Methran Kayal has entered the final phase and earth movers are being used to clear the canals inside the field... ...

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