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Assembly observes 60th anniversary of first sitting

Kerala Assembly holding commemorative sitting at old Asssembly Hall on April 27, 2017Kerala Assembly observed the 60th anniversary of the first full sitting of the First Kerala Assembly on Thursday with nostalgic memories.

The House held a commemorative sitting in the old Assembly Hall attached to the Secretariat where the Assembly had its sessions until June 28, 1998.

Forests in Kerala face high risk of fires

Firemap covering Neyyara and Peppara wildlife sactuaries from Jan. to May 2016Kerala’s forests are likely to come under increased threat of forest fires in the coming summer unless precautionary measures are not taken.

Areas destroyed in fires was one of the highest last summer. The coming summer could be worse.

Forest headquarters fails to monitor expenditure on fire protection.

Isaac calls for permission for full cash withdrawal of salaries by government employees

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas IsaacKerala Finance Minister T. M. Thomas Isaac has demanded that government employees and pensioners should be allowed to withdraw their salaries in full in cash.

In a letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Minister said that the existing restrictions on withdrawals should be withdrawn to facilitate this.

PM denies appointment to Kerala CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo)Prime Minister Narendra Modi has refused appointment to all-party delegation headed by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan that  proposed to meet Mr. Modi on Thursday to seek resolution of crisis in the cooperative sector following demonetisation.

The Prime Minister’s Office reportedly directed the delegation to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Following this, the delegation cancelled its trip to Delhi. The LDF has announced that it would observe Thursday as black day in protest against Mr. Modi’s decision.


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