19.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Community kitchens will come up at 5 zones in Kochi   In an effort to ensure that no person in the city is facing difficulties in getting meals, Kochi Corporation will set up community kitchen at five zones in the local body’s limits. In the initial stage, cooked meals will be given to the poor families … Read more

18.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Centre established a new In vivo Evaluation facility at SCTIMST Centre has established a new ‘In vivo Evaluation facility’ at  Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum. The facility will test medical devices on animals. It was inaugurated by Dr. V.K. Saraswath, President, SCTIMST 12 March 2020. Highlights: The In vivo Evaluation Facility will augment … Read more

17.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Veteran poet and Malayalam scholar Puthussery Ramachandran passes away Veteran poet and Malayalam scholar Puthussery Ramachandran, passed away. Puthussery, who undoubtedly led an eventful life through his varied roles as a teacher, poet, writer, even doubling up as a political activist at one point of time. With his appealing, heart-warming poetry, he earned the … Read more

15-16.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala: SMS alert for creating awareness on coronavirus launched An SMS alert facility for creating awareness among people about coronavirus was launched by the Kerala government. People can register their mobile numbers by giving a missed call to receive relevant information and updates on the outbreak. Kerala Government’s Information & Public Relations Department has launched an SMS alert system for … Read more

14.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  One-third of population most vulnerable to Covid-19 infection Nearly one-third of the population in state may be at serious risk, if community transmission of Covid-19 begins. Epidemiological models have shown that in Covid-19-hit countries, severe infection and mortality are seen only in high-risk groups like elderly and those with chronic health conditions. This is not a … Read more

13.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Govt inks pact to develop responsible tourism in MP   The Kerala model of Responsible Tourism, which changed the face of state tourism and strengthened the local community involvement in tourism, is expected to make an impact in other states as well in the near future.   Pact was signed between state tourism secretary Rani George and … Read more

12.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Significant drop in crime rate in 4 years, says Kerala chief minister Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan  told the assembly that the number of criminal cases reported in the state has come down significantly during the LDF rule. The number of cases registered in police stations across the state was 6.85 lakh in 2015. The same has come … Read more

11.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Coronavirus could spoil Kerala’s tourism gains The increasing coronavirus cases in the state and subsequent restrictions have cast a cloud over the tourism industry. The state had attracted around 1.96 crore domestic and foreign visitors in 2019, registering the highest growth rate in domestic and total tourist arrivals in 24 years.   The total … Read more

10.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Emulate Goa, Kerala’s success in tourism  A session on coastal development and tourism organised as part of the final day of the two-day 35th State Conference of Journalists under the aegis of KUWJ underscored the need for Karnataka to exploit its 320 km coastline for tourism. Speakers cited the success that Kerala and Goa – coastal states that flank Karnataka—in … Read more

08-09.03.20 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala to host global meet on climate change, ocean health   ClimFishCon 2020, a three-day international conference on the impact of climate change on ‘hydrological cycle, ecosystem, fisheries and food security’ will begin in Kerala on 12 February. More than 300 delegates from 12 countries including scientists, researchers, administrators, policymakers, academicians, and entrepreneurs will … Read more

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