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Fishing Life Out of Vembanad Lake by Night

KOTTAYAM: Burdened by financial struggles, once they had envisaged Vembanad lake as their final resting place. Now, Vinod P Chacko and his wife Sally earn their daily bread from the same lake. It's a classic turnaround story laced with stunning ... New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

Food, a family heirloom

By Sona Bahadur On a small island by Vembanad Lake near Kumarakom, one can dig into fish molee and palappams served by a family that has been doing so for generations. Imagine living on an island of heart-stopping beauty that can only be accessed ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Methran Kayal Dying a Slow Death

KOCHI: Large areas of the Vembanad lake were transformed into cultivable lands in the beginning of the 19th century, during the reign of Sri Moolam Thirunal, to meet the food requirement of the erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore. Of these, Methran ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
The Hindu

Vembanad Lake to have fish sanctuaries

The project, funded by the Environment and Climate Change wing of the State government, is being taken up by the Vembanad Lake Protection Forums and Community Environmental Resource Centre (CERC) of the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Lake escapes for a refreshing summer break

Inspirations for poetry and paintings aside, lakeside retreats could be the perfect calming break from the daily grind, where one can soak in the tranquility of sumptuous surroundings sitting on a log bench along the shore or enjoy a splash in the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Be Spending Your Weekends at Home in April

Do this now or never! What you can witness now may not be around after a few years as traditions might give way to modernity. So why wait? Head to Mon. Far away from the hustle and bustle, the Konyak tribes of Nagaland celebrate the Aoling festival ...
 Yahoo! India2 days ago
New Indian Express

Basking In the Lap of Isolation

In an episode of Dolce India being aired in 150 countries now, celebrity Italian chef David Rocco sails through the backwaters of Kerala to reach a lush island in search of a healthy breakfast. At Kayal Island Retreat in the backwaters off ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago

Two die of sunstroke as mercury soars

IMD forecastsheavy rain on May 3 Kerala continued to wilt in the sweltering heat on Friday, with two deaths suspected to have been caused by heatstroke and two persons sustaining sunburn injuries. Palakkad recorded maximum temperature above 40 ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

Shrinking wetlands - II

Very recently, the Yamuna floodplains were subjected to irreversible ecological damage by heavy construction activity undertaken to organize a massive congregation under the aegis of World Cultural Festival. It caused irreversible harm to 405 ...
 The Statesman5 days ago
DNA India

Assembly elections: In Kerala's backwaters, demand for potable water holds key to victory

In Kuttanad locals get drinking water just three-four hours twice a week (dna photo) In Kuttanad, it's difficult not to think of the lines from Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. Andappan ...
 DNA India6 days ago
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