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Amrita Medical Institute Conducts Successful ‘small bowel’ transplantation

Doctors at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, Kerala have hit it again within a week successfully conducting a small bowel transplantation surgery for six hours on 37-year-old Seena Shojan of Irinjalakuda recently. Shojan had undergone multiple ‘small bowel resection’ surgeries in the last six years as she had only 96-cm length compared to a normal 2metres or ...

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Idukki District of Kerala to Get India’s First High Speed NOFN Connectivity Today

The first hi-speed rural broadband network of India will be commissioned in Idukki district, a high range in Kerala, on Monday. Minister for Communications & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad will commission India’s the network today at a function in Thiruvananthapuram. The network, which is under Digital India Programme, would open up new avenues for small access service providers including mobile ...

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Centre to fund new ayurveda research centre in Konni, Kerala

The central government will provide funding to set up a new ayurvedic clinical research centre in Konni, Kerala near Munnar to help scientifically validate traditional systems of healing. Shripad Yesso Naik, minister of state for AYUSH, said this as he announced the new National Programme of Ayurveda Inspired Research initiated by the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) and the ...

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Why Vaiko Opposes Neutrino Project?

Vaiko, the General Secretary of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), has asked the people of Kerala  and Tamil Nadu to protest against the India-based Neutrino project, which is about to function in Theni district. Claiming it would cause more harm to Idukki district, Vaiko said that it would cause air pollution, which would affect the agriculturists. He said, “Agricultural lands ...

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Mohanlal pips Mammootty in Padma awardee hopefuls’ list

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal appears to have pipped arch on-screen rival Mammootty as he figures in the UDF-led Congress government’s wishlist of Padma Bhushan awardees, a top government source said Monday. Mohanlal and one other person are included in the Padma Bhushan list that has been forwarded by the state government, the source told IANS. Mammootty had received ...

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13 Liquor Outlets on Highways Shutdown in Kerala

Thirteen liquor outlets located on state and national highways have been shut down in Kerala today following the decision taken by the cabinet a month ago. Kerala High Court has ordered to shift all liquor outlets from highways in November, after hearing a public interest litigation which states liquor shops on the highways as a major cause of accidents, which ...

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59 Christians converted to Hinduism on X-mas Day in Kerala

Fifty-nine Christians were converted to Hinduism on Thursday in Kottayam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s home district. within a month after similar conversions triggered row in Uttar Pradesh. As many as 42 people from 21 families – all of them Christians – took part in temple rituals, and amidst chanting of slogans became Hindus in Ponkunam in Kottayam district. Another ...

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