Alappuzha


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Alappuzha

(ăl'əppo͝or`ə), formerly

Alleppey

(ăl`əpē), city (1991 est. pop. 175,000), Kerala state, SW India. It is a district administrative center and port on the Arabian Sea. Coconuts are the mainstay of the economy; spices are also exported. A network of canals links the town to Thrissur to the north and Thiruvananthapuram to the south.
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The family had been to Alappuzha town for an outing and last-minute shopping before Kuncheria's return to Saudi Arabia, after a break at home.
Srinivas, who visited Alappuzha on a fact- finding mission on instructions of the sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal and interacted with the trainees and staff, has ruled out " harassment and ragging" as reasons for the collective suicide bid.
In this investigation, the above two species were involved in the transmission of JEV in Alappuzha district, Kerala.
The project will involve construction of house boat terminals at Arookutty, Thaneermukkom, Pallathuruthy, Nedumudi, Kanjipadam, Thottappally and Kaymkullam; night halt terminals at Vattakayal West and Karumadi Vilakkumaram; development of micro destinations at VayamkaraChira, Pandy, Thazhuppu and Kuthiravattomchira; development of beaches at Arthukal and Thottappally and development of Alappuzha town as the central destination of the circuit.
The Alappuzha Sanathana Dharma College Alumni Association Qatar chapter was inaugurated by Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) president K M Varghese at a meeting attended by more than 100 members and their families at Crystal Palace in Doha.
In Alappuzha and Kottayam, the service has been launched by LifeSupporters Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS), a sister organization of the AAA.
Alappuzha recorded a 75 per cent turnout in the last elections in 1996.
Aparna, 16, a native of Aryad in Alappuzha, succumbed on Thursday.
Achuthanandan's actions, however, were met with scorn by party colleagues at the state conference in Alappuzha, where members continued to rain criticism at the manner in which the veteran leader has acted in recent times.
between Cherthalla and Alappuzha, 24 nautical miles off the coast.
Earlier, in connection with the case, the assistant sub inspector of the Alappuzha south police station, Krishna Kumar, and Jaseentha had been suspended.
However, the first flight from Kollam to Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha could not be conducted following opposition from fishermen.