Wayanad

  • Travel escapes: Exploring Wayanad, Thekkady and Pune July 12, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this episode, watch our journey through Wayanad, Thekkady and Pune. ...
  • New cricket stadium in Kochi to be opened in November September 27, 2013

    Kochi: South India's first high altitude cricket stadium built in Krishnagiri in the hilly Wayanad district by Kerala Cricket Association would be inaugurated by state Governor Nikhil Kumar on November 15. "This is the first high altitude stadium in South India," KCA President T C Mathew told reporters here on Friday....
  • Kerala: Amway India chairman, 2 directors granted bail May 28, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Network marketing firm Amway's India Chairman and CEO William S Pinckney and two company directors were on Tuesday granted bail by a court in Wayanad. The trio filed a bail plea after having been sent to 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Monday night. The three were arrested...
  • Kerala: Students happy with direct cash transfer scheme February 5, 2013

    Wayanad: UPA-II's game changer direct cash transfer scheme is all set to go big across the country. CNN-IBN is taking a look at how its implementation is affecting lives. In the backward districts of Kerala, students are benefitting from it in the form of scholarships, but the tribals there are...
  • New table-top cricket ground in Wayanad November 17, 2012

    Wayanad: A brand new cricket ground in the hilly district of Wayanad near Sulthan Battery located about 900 metres above sea level has become the second such facility in the country, after the stadium at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. "Wow, this is beautiful and it could well go on to...
  • Kerala: Wayanad tourism to get a major boost September 21, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad tourism will have a major facelift with the State Government preparing a master plan which will be submitted to the Union Government. Kerala has already declared the master plan as the mega project of tourism in the next year. This will be submitted to the Union Tourism Ministry...
  • 90 pc of Kerala homes have telephone March 30, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Almost 90 per cent of households in Kerala have telephone connections (land line or mobile) in 2011, a staggering rise over the 19.1 per cent in 2001, according to the house listing and housing Census conducted ahead of the Census 2011. The detailed figures, released here by the census...
  • Reliance has something fresh to offer Kerala farmers September 13, 2007

    Wayanad (Kerala): Wayanad district in North Kerala looks lush and fertile, but farmers here have been struggling with poverty and falling prices. A spate of farmer suicides has even forced the state government to declare Wayanad a disaster-hit area. However, the entry of retail giant Reliance Fresh, has brought new...
  • Bamboo, a shot in arm for Kerala June 18, 2007

    Wayanad district (Kerala):...