Tourists flock Munnar on Diwali day

Munnar: Munnar, the popular hill station in Kerala, witnessed heavy rush of tourists ..

With no tourists, Munnar facing its worst ever season
5 foreigners tested positive for COVID-19 in Kochi
The 'Memorial of Love' in Munnar turns 125 years

Suicide of woman in Munnar: Husband, in-laws arrested

Munnar: In connection with a suicide of a woman in Munnar, husband and his parents were arrested. The woman, in her suicide note, had ..


Chilly mornings, frost welcome tourists in Munnar

Munnar: With the onset of winter, the mornings in Munnar are ice-cold. Thousands of tourists arrive here to experience the wintry mix ..


Munnar witnesses minus 2; Frost hits plantation

Munnar: The temperature has dropped down to minus 2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday in Munnar. The coldest temperature was reported on ..

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Wild elephants cause menace to labourers in Munnar

Munnar: Wild elephants are wreaking havoc at the plantation areas in Munnar disturbing the peacefull labour lives in the locality. ..


Police bring relief materials to Edamalakudy

Munnar: Kerala Police Association along with district committee of police officers’ association provided relief materials to ..


Its the advent of the season blue

The Department of Forests and Wildlife has started preparing for the Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) season which blooms once ..


Revenue official who took action against Munnar encroachments transferred

Devikulam: The government on Monday transferred the revenue official who initiated stern action against the encroachments in Munnar ..


Welcome to Ambanad Hills, nature lovers’ `Mini Munnar'

Anchal: Ambanad, the eastern hillside area of Kollam district, becomes a favourite spot of tourists and nature lovers. The visitors ..

Sriram Venkitaraman

Officials in Devikulam RDO office transferred en masse

Munnar: Close on the heels of transfer of Devikulam sub-collector Sriram Venkitaraman and additional tehsildar, the government has ..


Wild tuskers visit Bisonvalley

Rajakkad: A group of wild tuskers visited certain residential areas of Konginicity and Societymedu in the Baisonvalley panchayat on ..


Munnar wins Lonely Planet's'Best destination for Romance' award

Thiruvananthapuram: Munnar, the popular hill station with sprawling tea plantations and winding lanes, has won the award for 'Best ..


BJP MPs in Kerala to study land encroachments in Munnar

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP MPs in Kerala will visit Munnar to study the land encroachments that happened at the place. Apart from Suresh ..


Will return to protest venue: Gomathy

Munnar: Pembilai Orumai leader Gomathy, who was arrested by police on Saturday afternoon, said that she will return to the agitation ..


Munnar governed by money power: Kummanam

Kochi: The BJP today came down heavily on the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala on the Munnar land encroachment issue, saying the ..

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Kerala govt complicit in violation of green laws in Munnar: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Friday accused the CPM-led Kerala government of being "complicit" in violations ..


CPM slams Munnar eviction drive

Munnar: CPM Idukki district secretary KK Jayachandran on Thursday slammed the Eviction drive to clear encroachments on government lands ..


Land grabbed in Munnar by forging Panchayat documents

Munnar: Widespread fraud has been detected in the procedures during the land distributed to the landless people in Munnar. On examination ..


Revenue minister does not have intelligence: S Rajendran MLA

Munnar: CPM leader S Rajendran MLA has said that Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan, who is protecting Devikulam sub collector's ..


Illegal constructions and encroachments destroying Munnar, says report

Thiruvananthapuram: The report submitted by the Land Revenue Commissioner says that the situation in Munnar is very grave, with illegal ..


'Illegal buildings in Munnar should be demolished'

Thiruvananthapuram: The Assembly Sub-Committee on Monday recommended demolishment of buildings that were built after violating environment ..


Feel the wind on your face at Ramakkalmedu

When I set off on my journey to the mighty Western Ghats, 3500 metres above the plains, my mind was filled with the roar of the incessant ..


This ‘IPS trainee’ now cools his heels behind bars

Munnar: A youth, who took the police for a ride in the guise of an IPS trainee, is now cooling his heels behind bars. The arrested ..


IOC made mandatory for constructions in Munnar

Kochi: No objection certificates (NOC) have been made mandatory for construction of buildings in 8 villages of Munnar in Idukki district ..


Tourists from Middle East flock to Munnar

Munnar: Tourists from the Middle East countries have started flocking to Munnar to enjoy the monsoon season. In the last one week, ..


Resorts discharge waste water into river; Munnar panchayat refuses to take action

Munnar: Munnar panchayat has adopted a stance in favour of resorts on the allegation that they dump waste in Muthirappuzha river. The ..


Kannan Devan can use estate bunglows for tourism: HC

Kochi: The High Court has maintained that Kannan Devan company can use its estate bunglows for tourism purposes. It added that they ..


CPM always with plantation workers: Kodiyeri

Munnar: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said on Saturday that the party always backed the protests of plantation workers ..


Demands of plantation workers reasonable: CM

Munnar: The demands raised by the plantation works in Munnar are reasonable, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday. “If ..


MLA blockaded, labour siege continues in Munnar

Munnar/Thiruvananthapuram: The ongoing siege of Munnar town by the tea estate workers entered the seventh day on Friday, with all ministerial-level ..



This beautiful hill station is noted for its cool climate and tea plantation. This little town boasts of many colonial bungalows, tea ..