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Global, India biggies bid for Vizhinjam contract

The Rs 7,535-crore greenfield Vizhinjam International Deepwater Seaport, to be developed by Adani Group in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala...

Global, India biggies bid for Vizhinjam contract

Beef prices increase in Kerala as students protest Dadri lynching

With several colleges across Kerala stirring up beef festivals to protest against the lynching of an alleged beef-eater in Dadri (UP), the meat has become pricier in the state.

Beef prices increase in Kerala as students protest Dadri lynching

Kerala readies infra AMC to steer in Rs 1,17,349-crore NRI inflows

Asset Management Company will also have the brief to negotiate and utilise loans with financial bodies

infrastructure development in kerala News

Women tea workers in Munnar allege union-management collusion over pay

Over 6,000 women tea plantation workers in Kerala's hill station of Munnar have decided to protest protest against trade unions that allegedly collude with the plantation management.

Women tea workers in Munnar allege union-management collusion over pay

Kerala gives nod to DMRC for Light Metro project

The Kerala government has decided to give administrative sanction to a detailed project report prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)...

Kerala gives nod to DMRC for Light Metro project

Adani Ports, Kerala ink MoU for Rs 7,525-cr Vizhinjam seaport

The port is only 12 km from the international shipping route

Deals News

Parliamentary committee for rubber policy in three months

A Parliamentary Committee has recommended that India's new natural rubber (NR) policy should be announced in the next three months.

Parliamentary committee for rubber policy in three months

Kerala may go slow on Adani port project

Kerala is once again poised to lose momentum in implementing the Vizhinjam international seaport project as the letter awarding the contract for developing the Rs 7,525-crore port to Adani Group is yet to be handed over, due

Kerala may go slow on Adani port project

Industry expresses concern as rubber output shrinks

The rubber industry has pressed the panic button at the rate natural rubber (NR) production in the country has been shrinking.

Industry expresses concern as rubber output shrinks

Regional cafe: Knocking down the 30-year Vizhinjam jinx

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy should be able to cut through the maze of geopolitical, economic and social issues to pull the port through

Regional cafe: Knocking down the 30-year Vizhinjam jinx

After Maggi, Kerala cautious about pesticide residue in veggies

In the aftermath of the Maggi noodles row, the Kerala government is cracking its whip on vendors of vegetables and fruits with dangerously high levels of pesticide residue...

After Maggi, Kerala cautious about pesticide residue in veggies

Monsoon arrives in Kerala 4 days late

The south-west monsoon has swept in through the Kerala gateway to the Indian peninsula on Friday, four days late.

Monsoon arrives in Kerala 4 days late

Nepal quake causes price tremors in ayurveda biz

The Nepal earthquake has started leaving some tremors on the Indian ayurveda business. Many of the crucial raw-materials...

turmeric patent News

States brainstorm over GST nitty-gritty

State FMs meet to iron out differences over revenue-sharing between states and the Centre

States brainstorm over GST nitty-gritty

Import duty hike, dragon effect push up natural rubber price

Close on the heels of  finance minister Arun Jaitley’s announcement of raising the customs duty on  natural rubber (NR),  price of NR in the domestic market has perked up a tad. In the last five days, the price of RSS-4

Import duty hike, dragon effect push up natural rubber price

Kerala tourism drops green fears; unrolls red carpet for films

Not just Bollywood, but all film initatives across India are welcome to shoot in the Kerala.

Lifestyle News

Natural rubber production shrinks 15%

The country's natural rubber (NR) production, at 6,55,000 tonne, has shrunk 15%, compared to 2013-2014...

Natural rubber production shrinks 15%

Kerala levies new taxes on food items, petrol, diesel

Amidst a free-for-all that featured fisticuffs and rampant throwing of loudspeakers and chairs, Kerala finance minister KM Mani...

Tax, new tax computation law News

Kerala is on the cusp of change: CM Oommen Chandy

The Kerala government, led by CM Oommen Chandy, has been facing criticism all around—be it the slow pace of infrastructure development...

Kerala is on the cusp of change: CM Oommen Chandy

Kerala steps in to optimise export potential of coir products

Stakeholders in coir are in a tailspin to fix the industry's backward integration issues..

Kerala steps in to optimise export potential of coir products

ATMA seeks hike in tyre import duty

The import tariff on tyres needs to be raised to be on par with that of the key raw material...

ATMA seeks hike in tyre import duty

E-commerce: Taxing times for Flipkart, others, as Kerala slaps Rs 54-crore penalty

The harshest penalty crackdown came on Flipkart at Rs 47.15 crore, followed by Jabong at Rs 3.89 crore, Vector E-commerce at Rs 2.23 crore and Robemall Apparels at Rs 36 lakh

ecommerce industry News

Floating solar panels, oceanarium top Kerala’s wish-list for Japan loan

Kerala has pitched for Rs 1,994-crore from India’s Japan International Co-operation Agency...

Floating solar panels, oceanarium top Kerala’s wish-list for Japan loan

Kerala extends sops to tyre firms to help rubber growers

Tyre firms have agreed to increase offtake of RSS-4 sheet rubber from the domestic market.

Kerala extends sops to tyre firms to help rubber growers

Kerala plans to boost tuber production

Govt aims to preserve tuber crops in two areas of state — Edavaka and Onattukara

Kerala plans to boost tuber production

Kerala may waive tax to aid natural rubber growers

Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy has convened on December 18 a crucial meeting with the major tyre companies...

Kerala may waive tax to aid natural rubber growers

Bird flu spoils duck farmers’ Santa splash in Kerala

Santa Claus is likely to miss the spicy Kerala duck roast this time. Virology lab results have confirmed...

Bird flu spoils duck farmers’ Santa splash in Kerala
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