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'Doomed Kerala boat designed to carry only 42'

The boat owned by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation, which sank in Thekkady in Sepetmeber, was designed to carry only 42 people, a top expert said on Wednesday. S K Pyarelal, head of CUSAT......

Thekkady mishap: Probe slams boat's faulty design

The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation boat 'Jalakanyaka', which sank in the Thekkady lake in the first week of October, killing 45 tourists, suffered from faulty construction.A probe conducted......

Thekkady tragedy: Chief inspector of boats held

Kerala's chief inspector of Boats, M Mathews, was arrested on for issuing 'worthiness' certificate without following due procedures to the boat which capsized in Thekkady lake in which 45 tourists......

Kerala: Driver of the capsized boat arrested

The police on Monday arrested Victor Samuel, driver of the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation boat that capsized in Thekkadi lake killing 45 tourists on board. The driver would be presented at......

Thekkady boat mishap toll rises to 45

The final toll in the boat tragedy at Thekkady in Kerala reached 45 with the recovery of one more body from the lake on Sunday, as authorities called off search operations saying all the victims......

Kerala set to woo tourists with monsoon packages

Gearing up for the South West Monsoon, which is not far away, ayurveda and tourism industry in Kerala are all set to woo tourists with rejuvenation packages and never before offers to beat the lean......

Great packages for great tours

Global warming, environmental degradation because of mass or badly managed tourism, and displacement of local communities might not be the first things you think about when you plan your holiday,......

Cardamom goes for E-auction aiming transparency

Cardamom could soon be traded through an electronic system, which Spices Board says would ensure trading transparency and help small growers. Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh will......

Luxury liners set to call at Kochi port

Several luxury liners are set to herald the tourism season this time in Kerala. According to the latest indications, more than 25 luxury ships will call at Kochi from November to March. Sources at......

Helicopter tourism to start in Kerala in Oct

Come October,Kerala will be luring tourists by launching a helicopter tourism service.The Great India Tour Company, in association with King Rotors and Air Charter Private Ltd, is starting the......

First Look: Director Premlal's Outsider

After his well appreciated maiden Malayalam venture Aathmakatha, director Premlal's new film is Outsider. "Sreenivasan, who played the lead role in Aathmakatha, portrays therole of a poor boatman.......
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Ataur Rahman
Q. what is your best travel location in india , can you mark in the map here ?
Ataur Rahman:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-your-best-travel-location-in-india--can-you-mark-in-/24915086/answers/

Manju Sikri
Q. Your favourite choice for a vacation with kids would be _____?
Manju Sikri:  A. i love Kerala, espciall Munnar and Thekkady, as the former is declared as the 2nd best tourist spot in Asia more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/your-favourite-choice-for-a-vacation-with-kids-would-be-/24432266/answers/24915093

ankit shivam
Q. What are some places to see at Kerela. Suggest some budget hotels as well?
Ankit Shivam:  A. munnar in Kerala, as it is declared as the 2nd best tourist spot in Asia, it is near thekkady and also its cheaper comparatively more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-some-places-to-see-at-kerela.-suggest-some-budget-h/22774275/answers/24432280

tapan sinha
Q. Where in the world would you find Cumbum
Tapan Sinha:  A. Munnar Cochin Kovalam Trivandrum Varkala Aleppey Thekkady Kumarakom Silent Valley Wayanad& http://www.budgethotelskerala.com/ ..go to this link and find out ! :) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-in-the-world-would-you-find-cumbum/21788625/answers/22774304

ambuj kumar
Q. throw light on periyar river dam issue?(hot topic in news recently)
Ambuj Kumar:  A. cumbus is a village near madurai , on the way to thekkady more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/throw-light-on-periyar-river-dam-issuehot-topic-in-news-rece/21426544/answers/21788642

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Farmers anticipate promising season

MADURAI: With to be increased and shutters downed to store 142 feet, farmers in the district are optimistic about their samba (long-term) paddy... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Farmers-anticipate-promising-season/articleshow/38769177.cms
Achuthanandan to join wax league

A wax sculpture of Leader of the Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan will soon join those of other public figures in the Celebrity Wax Museum at... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/achuthanandan-to-join-wax-league/article6224644.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Now, Kochi to Get a Celebrity Wax Museum of International Standards

TIRUVALLA: An international celebrity wax museum will open its doors in Kochi in December. Sunil Kandalloor, the craftsman and the chief... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Now-Kochi-to-Get-a-Celebrity-Wax-Museum-of-International-Standards/2014/07/18/article2336096.ece
Mullaperiyar dam shutters lowered to raise water level to 142 feet

THEKKADY: The shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam were lowered on Thursday to raise the water level in the reservoir to 142 feet, as directed by the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mullaperiyar-dam-shutters-lowered-to-raise-water-level-to-142-feet/articleshow/38548419.cms
PTR, Locals Caught in a Turf War Over Parking Facility

KUMILY: The Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) authorities are finding themselves between the devil and deep sea as the issue of setting up a car parking... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/PTR-Locals-Caught-in-a-Turf-War-Over-Parking-Facility/2014/07/14/article2329398.ece

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