UDF campaign yet to gain momentum in Wayanad

UDF campaign yet to gain momentum in Wayanad

LDF candidate for the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituncy Annie Raja taking a selfie with the employees of the Kalpetta Service Cooperative Bank in Wayanad during her campaign on Thursday. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Even after Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Annie Raja kicked off her campaign in the Wayanad constituency a fortnight ago, … Read more

Tensions prevail at Pulpally in Kerala’s Wayanad district after people stage protest with body of man killed in elephant attack

Tensions prevail at Pulpally in Kerala’s Wayanad district after people stage protest with body of man killed in elephant attack

People under the aegis of an all-party action council stage a protest at the bus stand at Pulpally in Wayanad district with the body of a man who was killed in an elephant attack on February 16 morning. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Tensions prevailed at Pulpally in Wayanad district of Kerala on February 17 … Read more

Patriarch to visit Wayanad today

Patriarch to visit Wayanad today

All arrangements are in place to receive Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, head of the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, who will reach the district on Thursday as a part of his 20-day visit to the country. The Diocese of Malabar has made extensive arrangements to welcome the supreme head of the Church, organisers said. He would … Read more

Wayanad district panchayat to organise climate summit

Wayanad district panchayat to organise climate summit

At a time when climate vagaries posing a serious threat to the farming community in the hill district, the Wayanad district panchayat is preparing to organise a three-day climate summit at Meenangaddy from February 23 to February 25. A drastic change in climate for the past 20 years has adversely affected the public, especially the … Read more

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Ambalavayal-Mepadi road in Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Ambalavayal-Mepadi road in Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi, MP, has said that he will continue all possible efforts to improve the lives of people in Wayanad. He was speaking after attending various programmes in the district on Thursday. He inaugurated the newly constructed Ambalavayal-Mepadi road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, a drinking water project of the Mananthavady municipality under the … Read more

Wayanad becomes first district in India to complete Aadhaar enrolment of children below five years

Wayanad becomes first district in India to complete Aadhaar enrolment of children below five years

Wayanad District Collector Renu Raj announcing the completion of Aadhaar enrolment of children below five years in the district at Poothadi on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Wayanad district has become the first district in the country to complete Aadhaar enrolment of children below five years. District Collector Renu Raj announced the meritorious achievement … Read more

Maoists in Wayanad: Kerala Police carry out combing operations following gun battle

Maoists in Wayanad: Kerala Police carry out combing operations following gun battle

The Special Operations Group and the Thunderbolt Squad had followed the Maoists to the house based on intelligence inputs. (picture for representational purposes) | Photo Credit: K. RAGESH The Special Operations Group (SOG) and the Thunderbolt Squad of the Kerala Police are continuing combing operations in rural Kozhikode and the Periya forest region following an encounter … Read more

Dearth of facilities to keep captured tigers puts wildlife managers in Wayanad in a fix

Dearth of facilities to keep captured tigers puts wildlife managers in Wayanad in a fix

Forest officials setting up a cage in a coffee plantation to capture a tiger on the prowl in Panavally area under the North Wayanad Forest Division on Friday. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement With big cats on the prowl in human habitats, Forest officials are frequently called upon to capture the animals. But the dearth … Read more

DCTAP will help comprehensive development of tribespeople in Wayanad, says Minister

DCTAP will help comprehensive development of tribespeople in Wayanad, says Minister

Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes K. Radhakrishnan has said that the Digitally Connected Tribal Area Project (DCTAP) will help the comprehensive development of marginalised sections of society. The project, being executed jointly by the Scheduled Tribe Development Department and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), focuses on … Read more

Tigress that triggered panic in Wayanad captured

Tigress that triggered panic in Wayanad captured

The tigress that captured at Panavally in Wayanad district on Friday night | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A tigress that triggered panic among local residents in the Panavally area near Kattikulam under the North Wayanad Forest Division, was captured from a human habitat on Friday, June 23, 2023 night. The tigress aged about 10 years, … Read more