Farmers in Kerala to get pension

Thiruvananthapuram: In a major pre-poll exercise, the Kerala government Friday announced a tax-free budget with a slew of sops including pension for farmers aged over 60. There was relief galore for non-resident Indians (NRIs), government…

Kerala Leads In The Health Sector

Where important health indicators are concerned, the Indian State of Kerala leads the rest of the nation. The latest Economic Review of 2005 says that Kerala is ahead where life expectancy, infant mortality and birth…

Kerala again leads in health indicators

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala continues to lead nation in  key health indicators like birth rate, infant mortality and life expectancy, says the state's latest Economic Review of 2005. According to the review released Wednesday evening, Kerala's birth…

Kerala opposed to river linking project

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is stoutly opposed to the Pamba-Achankovil-Vaipar River Linking Project as it will submerge 2,004 hectares of thick forests, teak plantation and endanger several drinking water and hydel projects, Water Resources Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan…

Kerala's public debt touches Rs 44,300 crores

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister Vakkom Purushothaman told the state Assembly on Wednesday that the state's public debt stood at Rs 44,300 crore as on December 2005.Winding up the three-day debate on the motion of thanks…

Speculation rife over bail for Madhani

Thiruvananthapuram: The probability of Abdul Nasser Madhani, prime accused in the 1998 Coimbatore serial blasts, getting bail is a matter of intense speculation in Kerala political circles with the state poised for assembly elections in…