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Idukki District is located in the Kerala State of India. Some of the major cities and towns in Idukki district are: Munnar , Thekkady , Thodupuzha , Kumily , Peermade , Vagamon.

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Idukki India’s First District to get High Speed Rural Broadband Network

Published on: 13 Jan, 2015
Published under: Idukki District News, Kerala Business News, Kerala Technology News

Idukki will become the first District in India to be connected with the Ultra High Speed Rural Boradband Network ushering in a new era of Digital India . With the commissioning of the network, Idukki with a large tribal and rural population would become the first district in…

Flood Signs in Idukki as Mullaperiyar dam water touches 140 feet

Published on: 15 Nov, 2014
Published under: General Kerala News, Idukki District News, Kerala Weather News

Mullaperiyar Dam in Idukki is one rise as the water level of the rservoir has touched up the flood limit of 140 feet. “It has been raining heavily and 14 mm of rain has been reported since Thursday… and the water level has touched the 140 feet-mark,” a…

Munnar Landscape Project Started in Kerala

Published on: 22 Sep, 2014
Published under: Idukki District News, Kerala Travel News

A Key biodiversity project of Idukki District named as Munnar Landscape project has started in the state according to a top Kerala government official. Titled the Munnar landscape project, it aims to put in place a collaborative framework for governance of multiple-use landscape with a view to achieving…

State Wide Strike by Mullaiperiyar Samara Samithi

Published on: 09 May, 2014
Published under: General Kerala News, Idukki District News

Mullaiperiyar Samara Samithi had called the state wide strike in Kerala over the Mullaiperiyar issue for which Idukki was completely shut down from colleges, banks, boathouses, tourist spots but the strike does not seem to have evoke much response outside Idukki district. Besides, procession and dharna were conducted…

Snake Bite Healers Still Present in Kerala

Published on: 11 Nov, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

11 November 2013 Idukki Traditional healers of snake-bite are a vanishing breed. But Valayathu Ouseph Antony and his wife Thresiamma at the High Range Settlements here are the last link of a line of traditional healers who provide anti-venom treatment for the bites of poisonous snake, leech and…

Now Rice packet Project to take off in Kerala

Published on: 04 Nov, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

3 November 2013 Arakkulam The pilot project of the national-level distribution of 5kg rice packets will be launched in Kerala, Union Minister of State for Food and Public Distribution K V Thomas said here on Saturday. The pilot project will be carried out as part of checking irregularities…

Idukki Dam Readied by KSEB for another monsoon

Published on: 23 Oct, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News, Kerala Weather News

22 October 2013 Thiruvananthapuram With north-east monsoon around the corner, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is sitting pretty confident about cashing in on the retreating monsoon without leaving room for much spillage of water from its dams. According to KSEB, the water level in Idukki reservoir has come…

Wild Elephant Attacks ; Killed One

Published on: 21 Oct, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

20 October 2013 Kattappana A wild elephant gorged one person to death at Palakkada near Periyakanal in Adimaly village on Sunday morning. The Santhanpara police said that the victim, M. Karuppusami along with his wife was in the area to work in a one-acre cardamom land owned by…

Idukki Dam Full , Villagers around are in panic

Published on: 24 Sep, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

23 September 2013 Kochi Panic is soaring in three districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Ernakulam as incessant heavy rains in the catchment areas are flooding Idukki hydel project’s reservoirs. The soaring water level in the dam’s main reservoir in Idukki district has crossed 2401.70 feet which is less…

Idukki Dam Due Full Capacity to be Opened Tomorrow

Published on: 21 Sep, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

21 September2012 Katappana The Idukki district administration has made all preparations for opening the Idikki dam and is awaiting the Kerala State Electricity Board’s decision in this regard. The water level in the dam was short by just 2 ft to reach the full reservoir level of 2,403…

Idukki Dam Level Rise Affects Tourism in the District

Published on: 20 Sep, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

20 September 2013 Kattapana Thousands of tourists are flocking to the Idukki dam site this Onam season to experience the scenic beauty of the dam which is filled to the brim. Nearly 21,000 people have already visited the site which was opened for the public as part of…

Water level rising in Idukki Dam , On verge to be opened

Published on: 20 Sep, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

20 September 2013 Thiruvananthapuram All power generators below the penstock tunnels leading from Kerala’s largest hydel reservoir in Idukki are working round the clock in what appears to be a losing battle to prevent the opening of the dam shutters. “The water level is inching towards the full…

Idukki Dam Soon to be Full of its capacity

Published on: 19 Sep, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

18 September 2013 Idukki For the first time in this month, water level in the main Idukki dam on Wednesday went up to 2,399.48 ft, just inches away from its full capacity of 2,403 ft. “There are no immediate plans to open shutters even as there is constant…

Cattle Suffering From foot and mouth disease may effect wildlife in Idukki

Published on: 30 Aug, 2013
Published under: Idukki District News

29 August 2013 Kattappana The foot and mouth disease spreading fast among cattle at Marayur and Kanthallur can affect wildlife as many animals from the nearby forests enter the cultivated areas.Veterinary experts, led by K.J. Mariyamma, District Animal Welfare Officer, visited the villages on Thursday and collected samples….

Relief Funds For Monsoon Flooded Area Soon

Published on: 17 Aug, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Idukki District News

17 August 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Friday that steps would be taken to expedite payment of compensation to victims of monsoon havoc and funds for relief would not be a constraint. Addressing a post-Cabinet press briefing, Mr. Chandy said the Cabinet had decided…


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