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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,...
Kerala Experiencing An Over-diagnosis Of Thyroid Cancer, Say Scientists

Kerala Experiencing An Over-diagnosis Of Thyroid Cancer, Say Scientists

Los Angeles: An upsurge of thyroid cancer cases in Kerala is causing angst among doctors. Scientists are now suggesting that it is merely a case...
Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

By Sreedevi RS/ IndiaSpend.org Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi,...
Kerala Farmers Going Back To Traditional System To Beat The Climate Change

Kerala Farmers Going Back To Traditional System To Beat The Climate...

Kuttanad: Farmer Moncy Joseph, who grows rice on land below sea level in Kerala's Kuttanad region, is determined not to be beaten by climate...
In Kerala Budget, Free Medicines For Lifestyle Diseases

In Kerala Budget, Free Medicines For Lifestyle Diseases

Thiruvananthapuram: Finance Minister Thomas Issac, while presenting the budget for 2017-18 in the Kerala assembly on Friday, announced free medicines for people suffering from lifestyle...