Congress Leader Slams New Liquor Policy Of Kerala
Congress leader VD Satheesan criticized the Pinarayi Vijayan Government for its new 'liquor policy' in Kerala. Claiming the policy to be 'disgusting & encouraging corruption" in Kerala. He said, "What is this policy? This policy is totally disgusting". He further added, "This is all for corruption". Notably, the LDF led Kerala Government introduced a new liquor policy, which allows manufacturing fruit-based liquor, and boosts the… read-more
Tags: New Liquor Policy, Kerala Government, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Congress leader, Local
Free Internet Connection To 100 BPL Families By May: Kerala CM
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan will be providing free internet to 100 BPL families in every assembly constituency by May 2022. Kerala Fiber Optic Network will provide high-speed internet for free to 20 lakh BPL families at affordable rates. "Of the 30,000 government offices, 3,019 have been given connectivity," CM said. Installation of wire of 2045 km has been completed out of 2600 km and 3000-5000 offices are added every month.
Tags: bpl, Internet, KFON, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala
Courtesy: United News Of India
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Leaves For Medical Treatment To US
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan left for medical treatment to United States of America for about two weeks, on January 15. He boarded the flight from Cochin International Airport, accompanied by his wife T Kamala and personal assistant VM Suresh. CM will return to the state on January 29, and till then he will attend the cabinet meetings online. Pinarayi has briefed his US trip to state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan.
Tags: CM Pinarayi Vijayan, America, Medical Treatment, Kerala, Cochin Airport
Courtesy: United News Of India
Veteran Malayalam Filmmaker KS Sethumadhavan Passes Away At 90
Veteran Malayalam filmmaker KS Sethumadhavan passed away at his residence in Chennai, on December 24. He is now survived by his wife Valsala and children. As per sources, since he was 90 years old, he was suffering from age-related ailments. Kerala CM Pinarayi… read-more
Tags: KS Sethumadhavan, Kerala, Kerala film industry, Film Director, CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Condemns 2 Political Murders, Assures Strict Action
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has condemned the murder of two political leaders of the SDPI and BJP on December 19. He assured of strict action against the accused and said, "Such heinous and inhumane acts of violence are dangerous in states". After the murder of BJP's OBC Morcha secretary Ranjith Sreenivasan, and SDPI state secretary KS Shaan, section 144 was imposed in Alappuzha on December 19.
Tags: Kerela, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, murder, BJP, SDPI
UAE Govt To Set Up 4 Food Parks In India
UAE's Minister of Foreign Trade Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi said that his country will build a food park in Kerala, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on December 16. ''The UAE government plans to open three food parks in India. We requested that one of them should be in Kerala,'' said CM Vijayan. Besides, the CM accepted the invitation of Zeyoudi to visit the Dubai Expo in February 2022.
Tags: Food Park, UAE, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala, Dubai Expo
Kerala To Provide Financial Aid To Children Orphaned By COVID
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on May 27 announced a financial aid for the children who lost their parents due to COVID-19. The CM said that the state will provide Rs 3 lakh at once and then Rs 2,000 every month to the children until they turn 18. Besides, the government will finance the children's education "up to the degree level". He stated, "We need to take care of the children".
Tags: Covid-19, Kerala, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, children
Courtesy: The News Minute
Padma Bhushan Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom Passes Away At 103
India's one of the oldest bishop, Dr Philpose Mar Chrysostom, passed away at the age of 103 in the wee hours of May 5. Addressed as 'chiriyude pithavu' (father of wit and wisdom), Chrysostom was conferred the Padma Bhushan in 2017. Famous for his witty speeches, the bishop had announced his retirement in 2010. Expressing his grief, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan termed it a big loss to the nation.
Tags: Kerala news, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Philpose Mar Chrysostom, Bishop
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Kerala CM Inaugurates India's First Digital University At Mangalapuram
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan with Governor Arif Khan on February 20 inaugurated India's first Digital University in Technocity Mangalapuram. The university eyes to offer courses in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, and Data Analytics, among others. Reportedly, the university was set up by upgrading the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala. The university, along with its five dedicated knowledge schools… read-more
Tags: Kerala, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Arif mohammed khan, digital university, mangalapuram
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Kerala's 6.8-KM-Long Alappuzha Bypass Inaugurated After 4 Decades
The Alappuzha bypass on NH 66 in Kerala finally got inaugurated on January 28, almost after four decades. CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari jointly inaugurated the bypass via video conferencing. While the foundation of the 6.8 km bypass was laid in early 1980s, its construction was started only in 2005 due to financial and land shortages. Moreover, the two-lane bypass, built at Rs.348 crores connects Kommady… read-more
Tags: Kerala, Alappuzha bypass, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Nitin Gadkari
Courtesy: The Indian Express