27 Apr 2018, Edition - 1018, Friday
- Kushinagar accident: Principal of Divine Public School has been arrested
- Railway Minister Piyush Goyal reacts on Kushinagar accident that claimed lives of 13 children this morning
- Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for holding a UAE visa
- IDFC Mutual fund is valued around 6% – 8% of its asset under management, which is currently more than ₹70,000 crore
- The revelation comes at a time when PNB is launching its own measures to nab the economic offenders
- Apollo Hospital makes startling submission, says ‘don’t have Jayalalithaa’s biological samples’
- Fresh twist to Jaya legacy row, Apollo Hospital makes stunning submission, ‘don’t have Jaya’s biological samples’
- After 13 children die due to ‘negligence’, ‘negligent’ school officials go absconding, school Principal and Manager go missing
- After Madras HC orders CBI probe, DMK demands T.N Health Minister’s resignation
- The social media giant reported $4.98 billion in profit — up from $4.26 billion in the last quarter
Women power to keep poachers at bay in sandal-rich Marayoor
Covai Post Network
December 16, 2017
Kochi: Anti-poaching operation is no longer going to be a male bastion in the difficult sandal-rich Marayoor region in Idukki.
Two graduate engineers, Athira P Vijayan and PS Sreedevi, have joined as forest guards to take on hardcore smugglers who have been kept at bay due to effective patrolling. They are part of the team comprising guards attached to Nachivayal forest station.
Athira from Thodupuzha and Sreedevi from Kootickal in Idukki were part of 40 women trained in Thrissur for six months. Of them, 24 were deployed in different places in Idukki.
Athira did her engineering from a private College in Theni, while Sreedevi passed out from RTI Engineering College, Pambady.