India: see PalakkadPalakkad
or formerly Palghat
, town (2011 pop. 130,955), Kerala state, SW India. It commands the Palakkad, or Palghat, Gap, the major pass for road and rail through the Western Ghats, connecting the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
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He was born in Palghat, Kerala, and is a household name in the southern-Indian state.
They are the Government Engineering Colleges of Kannur, Kozhikode, Trichur and Trivandrum; Athanasius Kothamangalam; NIT Calicut; TKM Quilon and NSS Palghat, besides engineers who have studied outside Kerala (KEF - Kerala Engineers Forum) and MES Kuttippuram (MESCEQ).
Bombay Balaji is a disciple of legendary Palghat Mani Iyer, Trichy Raghava Iyer and Palghat Raghu.
The genetic data found that the major geographical gaps in the Western Ghats -- the Palghat Gap and the Shencottah Gap ( spots of today's rail and road links) -- also caused a break in the populations of the species.
Born on October 15, 1932 in Kerala, his initiation into politics started early in 1946 and he has been elected to the Kerala legislative assembly several times as a candidate of the Indian National Congress from the assembly seats of Thrithala, Sreekrishnapuram, Ottapalam and Palghat.
Clockwise from top left, a satellite image of hurricane Isabel approaching the US mainland; Corporal Clifford Thompson of the HHC 4th Infantry Division of the US army looks through the window of his humvee in Tikrit, which was damaged by an improvised explosive device; domesticated elephants line up to be judged the tallest or most beautiful elephant in the Gajamela elephant competition at Palghat, India
Summary: TRIVANDRUM -- The Congress-led United Democratic Front government has sought to revive the stagnant manufacturing sector in Kerala by mooting a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone, or NIMZ, along the National Highway from Cochin to Palghat.
He later went on to become the President of the Kerala Congress in 1977 after serving as General Secretary and President of the Palghat district unit of the party and also served as the Working Committee Member of the AICC.
Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance And Operation Contract (Amoc) For Comprehensive Maintenance Of Bio-Toilets (Drde Type) In Manglore Depot Of Palghat Division , Southern Railway Including Providing Poh Attention To The Bio-Toilets For A Period Of 365 Days(1 Year)
Tenders are invited for Track Work For Proposed Tower Wagon Siding At Quilandi In Palghat Division Of Southern Railway
Tenders are invited for Proposed Alteration/Construction Of Two Suits For Re OfficeraS Rest House In The Existing Open Line OfficeraS Rest House At Mangalore Central In Palghat Division Of Southern Railway