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Kerala to burn four lakh ducks over bird flu fears
DNA India

No duck meat on houseboats as bird flu hits Kerala

Tourists travelling on houseboats in the Vembanad lake in Kerala's Alappuzha, often referred to as "Venice of the East", will not be served duck meat till further notice, after many birds tested positive for avian influenza. "As a matter of ... Siasat Daily, 2 days ago
No duck meat on houseboats The Freepress Journal, 1 day ago

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New Indian Express

Murickan Fields to Come Alive

ALAPPUZHA: After 20 years, farming in the chithira paddy polders in the Vembanad Lake will begin next Sunday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will sow paddy seeds on the land reclaimed by Kayal King Murickan that has turned barren due to exploitative ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Navy sailor missing after rescue plunge

A patrol boat of the Indian Navy and fire force on a search operation on the Vembanad Lake in Kochi on Friday for Vishnu Unni, the missing sailor. (Photo: DC/File) kochi: A sailor working in the Cochin Naval Base, the headquarters of the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

What a Trip: Ferrying, eating and relaxing like the locals in Kerala, India

Our readers share tales of their rambles around the world. Who: Betty Belanus (the author) of Arlington and Cathy Kerst and Anitha Kerst of Silver Spring. Where, when, why: South India, Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. I tagged along while Cathy ...
 Washington Post6 days ago In Kerala, ferrying, eating and relaxing like the locals  Washington Post6 days ago

The return of the ark

In 1985 Douglas Simmonds, a man of few words and the son of a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot with a penchant for collecting antiquities, walked into the British Museum with a handful of items from his father's collection packed into a plastic bag. Dr ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago

Athirampuzha fest to relive ancient Travancore

The five-day fest organized by St Mary's Church in Athirampuzha is intended to revive the rich history of commerce and trade that existed there ages ago. (Photo: DC) KOTTAYAM: While the Athirampuzha fest is to be held at the St Mary's Church ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago

Wetland on Wheels in schools to conserve water bodies

The exhibition, which will cover 50 schools in Kuttanad, will disseminate information about how the wetland ecosystem functions. (Photo: DC) ALAPPUZHA: Wetland on Wheels, a mobile exhibition launched to create awareness among students on ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

'Urgent Measures Needed to Restore Backwaters'

KOCHI: Around 40 per cent of the Vembanad backwaters is encroached upon, according to Ashwani Kumar, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forest. The Committee is of the opinion that an action ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago 'Urgent Steps Needed for Restoration of Backwaters'  New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Top 5 places that can fit into your winter travel plan

Kerala Hailed as God's Own Country, Kerala was named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler. Well known for its beaches, backwaters, mountain ranges and wildlife sanctuaries, Kerala has been attracting ...
 Daily Bhaskar2 weeks ago

Clams may turn out to be Kerala's new marine gold

KOCHI: Clam exports from India are set to bag premium prices, with the fishery in Ashtamudi estuary in Kerala becoming the first in the country to get the certification of the global body Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for sustainable fishing. The ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
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