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Sex Change No Longer Taboo In Kerala, Say Doctors

Sex Change No Longer Taboo In Kerala, Say Doctors

Kochi: Sex change surgery is no longer a taboo and people are coming forward with inquiries, say prominent plastic surgeons in Kerala, giving the...
More Kerala Mothers Breastfeeding Children Within First Hour Of Delivery, Shows Study

More Kerala Mothers Breastfeeding Children Within First Hour Of Delivery, Shows...

Thiruvananthapuram: The number of mothers who breastfeed their babies within one hour of birth has increased in Kerala, according to a latest survey. About two-third...
In Kerala, Urban Homeless May Soon Get Shelters

In Kerala, Urban Homeless May Soon Get Shelters

Thiruvananthapuram: Homeless poor, wandering and sleeping in city streets, will soon get a shelter in Kerala, with the state government drawing up a sustainable...
Kerala’s Plan To Become Hunger And Malnutrition Free

Kerala’s Plan To Become Hunger And Malnutrition Free

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government will collaborate with the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) to make the state 'hunger and malnutrition-free'. Kerala has been selected by the...
Families Without Toilets In ‘Open Defecation Free’ Kerala

Families Without Toilets In ‘Open Defecation Free’ Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: Last year in November, Kerala was declared open defecation free by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. It was the third state in India...
In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

Digging wells has traditionally been considered a man’s job in India. However, a group of 300 women from Kerala, are wading the uncharted waters....
In Kochi, Transgenders Will Work Where They Once Begged

In Kochi, Transgenders Will Work Where They Once Begged

Kochi, Kerala: To ensure transgender people in India get a dignified livelihood, Kochi Metro Rail in Kerala has come forward to hire them. From ticketing,...
In Kerala, Bricks From Pongala Offerings To Be Used To Build Homes For Poor

In Kerala, Bricks From Pongala Offerings To Be Used To Build...

Thiruvananthapuram: Pongala offerings made at the Attukal Devi temple in makeshift brick stoves are turning out to be a blessing for those without homes as...
H1N1 Influenza On Rise In Kerala, Pregnant Women At High Risk, Says Health Official

H1N1 Influenza On Rise In Kerala, Pregnant Women At High Risk,...

Thiruvananthapuram: H1N1 influenza has claimed 23 lives in Kerala so far this year with the state recording higher incidence of the flu compared to...
In South India, Drought Pushes Farmers And Their Families Into Debts, Demeaning Labour

In South India, Drought Pushes Farmers And Their Families Into Debts,...

Chennai: One of the worst droughts in decades across south India is forcing tens of thousands of farmers and labourers to take out loans to survive,...