Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at airport

Photo: The Hindu

VP Venkaiah Naidu Arrives Kerala On 5-Day Visit

Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu, started his five-day journey to Kerala and Lakshadweep, on December 31. He arrived at Kochi airport and was welcomed by Kochi City Police Commissioner Nagarjuna, Ernakulam District Collector Jafar Malik, and others. Furthermore, he'll visit Lakshadweep on the same day and return to Kochi, on January 2, to attend various events. Venkaiah Naidu will leave Kochi on January 4 to Nagpur.  

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, Lakshadweep Islands, Kerala, Kerala Government

Courtesy: ANI


Photo: National Maritime Foundation

Several Islands At Lakshadweep To Disappear By 2035, Study Reveals

A study conducted by IIT Kharagpur reveals that several islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago may extinct by 2035, due to the steadily rising sea levels. The study urges the importance of shifting population to a safest island in order to avoid the loss of lives. However, it is expected that the island's capital Kavaratti may also get affected. Besides, It is projected that ''70-80 percent land loss in many islands.'' 

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 10:56 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Lakshadweep Islands, water, iit kharagpur, Study

Courtesy: The Times of India

Aisha Sultana charged for sedition and hate speech

Photo: Malabar News

Film Director Aisha Sultana Booked Under Sedition, Hate Speech

Lakshadweep Police has registered a case of sedition and hate speech on June 8 against a film director Aisha Sultana. Reportedly, Sultana over a Malayalam channel said that Union Territory's administrator, Praful Khoda Patel is being used as "bio-weapon" at the Island. However, an outrage among the workers broke in Lakshadweep after Sultana's remark and a  BJP leader C. Abdul Khader Raj filed complaint against her.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 07:47 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: television, TV channels, Lakshadweep Islands, Police, Sedition, hate speech

Courtesy: The Print

Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

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RaGa Asks PM To Withdraw Lakshadweep's New 'Anti-People' Regulations

Congressmen Rahul Gandhi on May 27 sought PM Narendra Modi’s intervention in the withdrawal of new regulations in Lakshadweep. In a letter addressed to PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi termed the proposals as 'anti-people', 'anti-democratic’ and 'draconian' which penalise dissent and grassroot democracy. Referring to the proposals like creating authority to acquire land in name of development, Rahul said livelihood and sustainability are… read-more

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 06:08 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Praful Patel, Lakshadweep Islands, Rahul Gandhi, Draft Regulations, anti-democratic

Courtesy: The Indian Express

OFC Cables

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Govt Nods To Underwater Optic Fibre Scheme To Deliver E-Gov Services

The Cabinet has approved to lay underwater optical fibre network between Kochi and Lakshadweep Islands to improve the doorstep delivery of e-Governance services. A government release has stated that the project would also help in developing fisheries, coconut-based industries and tourism. Reportedly, the project will be banked by Universal Service Obligation Fund with BSNL acting as executing agency. The estimated Rs 1,072 crore project will… read-more

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 07:22 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Lakshadweep Islands, Kochi, India, Submarine, Optical Fibre, E governance