Malayalam version of Hortus Malabaricus

Thiruvananthapuram: The University of Kerala is bringing out a Malayalam version of Hortus Malabaricus, 325-year-old Latin treatise on the plant wealth of Asia and the tropics, with special reference to the Malabar coast.The Malayalam issue…

Kerala bridges digital divide

Sangeetha Nair, The Statesman , Dec 3, 2006MALAPPURAM (Kerala), Dec. 2: Akshaya, India’s first district-wide e-literacy campaign aimed at providing basic computer education to 5.9 lakh people, is probably the biggest success story of decentralised…

Kerala Teacher : Swimming, the shortcut to school

George Koshy, CNN-IBN November 28, 2006Mallapuram District (Kerala): In the Padinjatumuri village of Mallapuram district, a teacher, Abdul Malik, swims for a living but he’s no professional swimmer.He doesn’t intend to break swimming legend Ian…

Rural Employment implementation poor in Kerala

NREGA implementation poor in StateThe Hindu, 27 Nov 2006Kerala has no data on total employment provided or the expenses incurred# NREGS being implemented in Palakkad and Wayanad# NREGS envisages 100 days' employment at minimum wages…

Malaysian Road Builder terminates Kerala project

The Edge   Business Daily, Malaysia,Road Builder (M) Holdings Bhd has terminated the RM112.4 million contract for the Kerala State Transport Project, Phase One after the Kerala State Government failed to make payments.The company said…

Former Naxal ideologue says Kerala lost 50 years…

Jayanth Jacob, Indian Express,November 01, 2006 NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 31 : He was once the Indian ultra-Left’s most celebrated ideologue. After an eventful innings of underground activism and failed parliamentary peregrination, former Kerala Naxalite K…