When Pinarayi Vijayan took the oath of office as Kerala’s Chief Minister after winning a second successive term in the recent five-state Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal’s Chief Minister, sent a party colleague to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
As we sing — “Are you sleeping, brother John? Morning bells are ringing, morning bells are ringing, ding dong dong” – time for schools in Kerala to reopen full-fledged from the 1st of November. A welcoming decision for all the students
"The budget appears to have ignored the needs of our state cutting across sectors. The share of taxes is going to suffer and it only remains to be seen to what extent the drop would be. Not a single demand of our infrastructural needs have been addressed. Overall, Kerala has got nothing to cheer," he said in a statement.
The zeal could not be more pronounced in the UAE, a country hosting cultures of over 200 nationalities, and which has a huge expatriate presence from Kerala.
'Schools and colleges will remain closed till August 10 due to forecast of heavy rains over the next 2-3 days across the state, flooding in many villages and towns in coastal, central and northwest districts of the state'
Flooding also forced authorities to halt all operations from the Cochin International Airport, the busiest airport in Kerala. The airport, located along the banks of the Periyar river, would be shut until at least 1500 IST (0930 GMT) on Sunday, officials said.
Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muralidharan stated that there exists no ban on accepting foreign contributions towards Kerala flood relief. “Nobody has said not to accept foreign funds for flood relief”,
Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a Delhi hotel on the night of Jan.17, 2014. The couple was staying in the hotel as their house was undergoing renovation.
Seasonal monsoon rains from June to September are a crucial lifeline for agrarian Indian society, delivering 70% of the country's rainfall, but they also bring in their wake death and destruction every year.