Water poverty to be a challenge for Palakkad households: study
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Water poverty to be a challenge for Palakkad households: study

 In  God’s own country Kerala,water is a major crisis in Palakkad district.  There is an alarming depletion of groundwater.  A survey was conducted by the department of Geography and Palakkad stands top among the districts in Kerala on many counts in the Water Poverty Index (WPI).According to research student …

Delhi Police teach fake degree sellers a lesson
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Delhi Police teach fake degree sellers a lesson

In a small office in West Delhi Janakpuri ,fake degrees are being issued.  Around 2000 doctors ,engineers and researchers are suspected to be working as professionals or pursuing courses.  Police identified the 3 accused  and seized 200 printed fake degrees along with computers that had many more soft copies.  …

Child marriage widely prevalent in A.P., says study
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Child marriage widely prevalent in A.P., says study

 In Andhra Pradesh child marriages are still prevalent.  Though its banned 1,71,083 girls and 1,72,934  boys were married off in the last five years in Andhra Pradesh  before they reached the marriageable age.  Around 20,584 girls (3.3% of the girls) and 19,557 boys (2.4% of boys ) got married before they attained …

How migrant workers’ children save a city school
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How migrant workers’ children save a city school

 In Calicut district of Kerala ,government schools having low number of students is a common thing.  In government lower primary school out of the total 13 students ,12 are children of migrant labourers ,with their mother tongue being Bengali and tamil.  SyamalaV.K. headmistress was asked about the shrinking …

Policing in State to undergo hi-tec makeover
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Policing in State to undergo hi-tec makeover

 In Kochi to replace the concept of conventional law enforcement with a nuanced form of policing ,in  Thrissur the Kerala Police Academy (KPA)has launched an ambitious programme to upgrade the institution into a state- of –the- art training facility.  For Rs.3 crore the project titled ‘E –Academy’ is being …

De-worming tablets administered to children
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De-worming tablets administered to children

 In Tirunelveli  a total of 8.62 lakh  children were given de-worming tablet between the age of 1 and 19.  The special camps are being organized as a part of National de-worming day.  The camp was inaugurated by the collector M.Karunakaran.  The motto of setting up this camp is to protect children from anaemia.  …

Parents stage protest a day after student dies suddenly past school hours
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Parents stage protest a day after student dies suddenly past school hours

 In Belagavi the sudden death of a 13 year old  8th standard student  Prashanth sparked tension and mystery on Wednesday.  Parents and members of various social organizations staged an angry protest on the school premises on Thursday expressing serious doubts of foul play and demanding a proper inquiry into the …