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Periyar pollution: Collector under fire

Kochi: The district collector came in for severe criticism for not taking up the issue of pollution in Periyar river seriously on Monday. The point was raised at an all-party meeting held by Eloor municipality on the rising pollution in the river. Times of India, 1 month ago
PCB officals collect samples from Periyar Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Periyar pollution: KWA points fingers at others Times of India, 22 hours ago

Riverside picnic turns fatal for priest, schoolboy

Perumbavoor: A priest and a catechism student drowned in the Periyar River during a picnic at Thottuva on Wednesday. Fr Augustine Vairamon (36), Vijayapuram dioceses media commission director, died while trying to save Joel Joy (13) from drowning. ...
 Manorama Online4 weeks ago Student, priest drown in Periyar River  Kaumudi1 month ago Tragedy at Perumbavoor: priest, student drown in Periyar  Manorama Online1 month ago

A Dry River Brings Back Memories of Big Drought of 2003

PALAKKAD: The Bharathapuzha is the second longest in Kerala after the Periyar. This year, the 209 km long riverbed is entirely dry, and hundreds of villages and town located on its banks in Palakkad, Malappuram and Thrissur districts are in caught ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Promises on Periyar ring hollow

Greens and activists blame political parties for making tall claims to restore the States largest river to its original condition when in power, while reminding them that the promises have remained hollow. The United Democratic Front (UDF) government made ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Woman jumps into river with 2 kids, all 3 die

In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old woman jumped into the Periyar along with her two kids.Neethu, 28, wife of Abhilash of Naranath house at Kangarappady jumped into the river with two of her kids, e...
 The Hindu2 months ago 35-year-old woman immolates self  Times of India3 days ago

Stage is set for Lord Alagar's entry into Vaigai river today

Madurai: Concerned about severe traffic congestion in the city during Lord Alagar's entry into the Vaigai river at Alwarpuram on Friday morning, Madurai police have made arrangements to install 10 LED screens, at strategic locations, on which one ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Poll candidates to be quizzed

: The Periyar Malineekarana Virudha Samithi will hold a meeting of candidates in various Assembly constituencies in Ernakulam to hear their plan of action to save the Periyar River. Representatives of leading political fronts would be invited to ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Periyar cage fishing hit by toxic wastes

KOCHI: Cage fish farmers in Gothuruth and Kurumbam Thuruth areas have complained about the widespread death of fish due to the toxicity in the waters of River Periyar. For the past number of days a large number of fishes were found dead in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Fish kill reported in Periyar  The Hindu2 months ago
New Indian Express

Thousands throng Aluva temple for bali tharpanam

Kochi: The banks of Periyar turned into a sea of devotees from late Monday evening as thousands thronged the famous Aluva Shiva Temple to perform the ritual, 'bali tharpanam' (offerings to ancestors), from midnight. Though 'bali tharpanam' starts ...
 Times of India1 month ago Thousands throng Manappuram  The Hindu1 month ago Thousands Offer Prayers on Sivaratri  New Indian Express1 month ago

Boy drowns, priest dies in rescue act

A priest drowned while trying to save a boy who was caught in the undercurrents while taking bath in the Periyar near Kodanad, around 40 km from here, on Wednesday. Though the boy was rescued by local people, he later died at a hospital. The ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
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