Tag Archives: Pathanamthitta

No duck meat on houseboats as bird flu hits Kerala

Tourists travelling on houseboats in the Vembanad lake in Kerala’s Alappuzha, often referred to as “Venice of the East”, will not be served duck meat till further notice, after many birds tested positive for avian influenza. “As a matter of abundant precaution, directions have been given to the houseboat industry not to serve duck meat till further notice,” Tourism Minister ...

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Sabarimala to Open for Pilgrimage Season; Kerala to Get 5 Million Pilgrims

As Sabarimala Pilgrimage season approaches, the temple is all set to open on Monday. Kerala is expected to witness about five million pilgrims who will visit the revered Ayyappa temple this year for the pilgrimage season, according to officials. Being located on the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats 914 metres above sea level, the Sabarimala temple is four kilometres ...

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