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Daaha mukthi - thirst quencher

A great way to rejuvenate n balance the vata, pitta, kapa n dosha

boilwater+raamacham+malli+pathimukam+ karingali+nannari+ chukku, elam.

#Ayurvedic water used across #Kerala #SaturdayMotivation
#nature heals
Drinking warm water boiled in their bark/roots can cure/prevent kidney disorders, skin diseases, cholesterol balance, blood purifier n diabetes. Herbal shops/ online available
Ramacham-Vettiveria
Pathimugam-Sappanwood, cesalpinia
Karingali-Acacia catechu
Nannari-Hemidesmus
Ok so, the vernacular, English n scientific names can be googled.

Still breaking it down here for my friends in English..

Vettiver root, sappanwood bark, Black clutch tree bark, sarsaparilla root, dry ginger, cardamom.
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आज भारताच्या इतिहासातील Milestone ठरलेल्या,ज्या खटल्याने सगळ्या देशाला अप्रत्यक्षपणे दाखवुन दिले की'संविधानाच्या वर कोणतच सरकार नाही'त्या खटल्याचे जनक 'केशवानंद भारती' यांचे निधन झाले.भारतीच्या मनीध्यानी नसताना एका देवदुतामुळे ते रात्रीत(६८ दिवसात🙏) स्टार झाले #म #मराठी #धागा
सुरूवातीपासून सांगायचे म्हणले तर धागा खुप मोठा होईल परंतु थोडस introduce करावच लागेल.'केशवानंद भारती विरूद्ध केरळ राज्य'(१९७३) ह्या केसचा अप्रत्यक्ष पाया त्याच्या अगोदर होऊन गेलेल्या गोलकनाथ खटल्यामध्ये बांधला गेला होता(१९६७).गोलकनाथ खटल्यामध्ये सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाने सांगितले की
सरकार मुलभूत हक्कांमध्ये घटनादुरुस्ती करू शकत नाही.ज्यामुळे कलम १३ आणि कलम ३६८च्या वापरावर निर्बंध आले.
*माहितीसाठी सांगतो की घटनेच्या भाग ३ मध्ये कलम १४ ते ३२ हे मुलभूत हक्क आहेत.
*कलम १३:- मुलभूत हक्कांशी विसंगत असलेले अथवा त्यांचे न्यूनीकरण करणारे कायदे
*कलम ३६८:- संसदेचा
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My piece in @MongabayIndia on relocation from #Wayanad #Wildlife Sanctuary based on my @MPhilCL @Cambridge_Uni research supervised by @EliaApos Ialso drew on my yrs of experience.Resettlement from #ProtectedAreas (PA) is contentious @csandbrook 1/22
bit.ly/3bjo3V7
& I discuss a largely ignored narrative:of people seeking support for relocation.Historically,resettlements have been poorly recorded; there have been evictions from PAs that have led to penury, isolation, further impoverishment, which I strongly condemn.There is NO room 2/22
for forced,induced,unjust resettlement. However,it is troubling that resettlement discourse has ignored the narrative of people voluntarily seeking to move out of PAs where they face immense hardship due to lack of access to education,healthcare, markets,roads,jobs,business
3/22 A camera trapped pic  from Kali #Tiger Reserve, sourced from
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50 ஆண்டுகளாக தமிழகத்தை ஆட்சி செய்த திராவிட கட்சிகள், தமிழ்நாட்டிற்கு என்ன செய்தன?

🔰அத்தியாவசிய தேவைகளை பூர்த்தி செய்வதில் தமிழகம் இரண்டாம் இடம்

#TamilnaduModel | @arivalayam Image
50 ஆண்டுகளாக தமிழகத்தை ஆட்சி செய்த திராவிட கட்சிகள், தமிழ்நாட்டிற்கு என்ன செய்தன?

🔰 வருமை ஒழிப்பதில் தமிழகம் முதலிடம்

#TamilnaduModel | @arivalayam Image
50 ஆண்டுகளாக தமிழகத்தை ஆட்சி செய்த திராவிட கட்சிகள், தமிழ்நாட்டிற்கு என்ன செய்தன?

🔰வருமை கோட்டுக்கு கீழ் உள்ளவர்கள் தமிழகத்தில் மிக குறைவு

#TamilnaduModel
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#Kerala Govt has been caught violating diplomatic protocol multiple times regarding it’s dealings with the UAE...
It has initiated business dealings with the UAE without clearing the matter with the Centre which is how the rules work here. It has a minister KT Jaleel Image
who has imported thousands of Quran (or gold ) copies into Kerala from the UAE again violating the rules that govern diplomatic protocol

The Centre has initiated an enquiry into this matter and today the protocol department in the Secretariat has gone up into fire... Image
the day is not very far when Pinu and his Jihadies will burn down the entire Secretariat and several offices connected to it to save their sorry butts...

News coming in says that most files have been destroyed. This comes soon after the NIA asked a few questions on
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1521 FCRA-NGOs of #Kerala have submitted their 2018-19 returns which also hv the names of their Chief Functionaries. Word Cloud of ALL these Names (First, Middle & Last Names & Prefix, all considered separately). Data: fcraonline.nic.in ; Ack: wordclouds.com Image
+Just to give you an idea of the scale of the words in the above word cloud:
Thomas appears 98 times.
Abdul appears 22 times.
Krishnan appears 10 times.
in the names of Chief Functionaries of ALL #FCRA-NGOs of #Kerala
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Cc: @nayagam_p ☝️
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[1/n]. Kerala (43) had the lowest and Assam had the highest (215) #MaternalMortalityRatio vis-à-vis other states/ UTs during 2016-18

URLs: bit.ly/3fxSO8Z
bit.ly/33IwKWS

#InstitutionalDeliveries
#FemaleNutrition
#Pregnancy
#SDGs
[2/n]. India's #MaternalMortalityRatio during 2016-18 was 113 maternal deaths per one lakh live births

URLs: bit.ly/3fxSO8Z
bit.ly/33IwKWS

#NationalHealthPolicy2017
#SampleRegistrationSystem
[3/n]. #Kerala (2.1) had the lowest and #UttarPradesh (17.8) had the highest #MaternalMortalityRate vis-à-vis other states/ UTs during 2016-18

URLs: bit.ly/3fxSO8Z
bit.ly/33IwKWS

#MaternalDeaths
#SDGs
#SustainableDevelopmentGoals
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ആരാണ് കേരളത്തിലെ വെള്ള പൊക്കത്തിനും കെടുതിക്കും ഉത്തരവാദികൾ

ഇന്ത്യയുടെ തെക്കുഭാഗത്തായി സ്ഥിതിചെയ്യുന്ന പശ്ചിമഘട്ട മലനിരകളും അതിനോടനുബന്ധിച്ച പ്രദേശങ്ങളും അടങ്ങുന്ന പാരിസ്ഥിതിക വ്യൂഹം നേരിടുന്ന പ്രശ്നങ്ങൾ സംബന്ധിച്ച് പഠിച്ച്
#KeralaRains #KeralaFloods
#KeralaManmadeFloods
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റിപ്പോർട്ട് സമർപ്പിക്കുന്നതിനായി ഇന്ത്യാ ഗവൺമെന്റിന്റെ വനം - പരിസ്ഥിതി മന്ത്രാലയം രൂപീകരിച്ച വിദഗ്ദ്ധ സമിതിയാണ്പശ്ചിമഘട്ട പരിസ്ഥിതിവിദഗ്ദ്ധ സമിതി (വെസ്റ്റേൺ ഘട്ട് ഇക്കോളജി എക്സ്പർട്ട് പാനൽ - WGEEP). ജൈവ വൈവിദ്ധ്യ - പരിസ്ഥിതി സംരക്ഷണ മേഖലകളിലെ 14 വിദഗ്ദ്ധർ അടങ്ങിയ ഈ സമിതി 2/n
തയ്യാറാക്കിയ റിപ്പോർട്ട്, അതിന്റെ അദ്ധ്യക്ഷനായിരുന്ന മാധവ് ഗാഡ്ഗിലിന്റെ പേരിൽ ഗാഡ്ഗിൽ കമ്മറ്റി റിപ്പോർട്ട് എന്നാണ് അറിയപ്പെടുന്നത്
2010 മാർച്ചിൽ അന്നത്തെ കേന്ദ്ര വനം - പരിസ്ഥിതി മന്ത്രിയായിരുന്ന ജയറാം രമേഷ് ആണ് പശ്ചിമഘട്ട പരിസ്ഥിതി സംബന്ധിച്ച് 3/n
@BJP4Keralam @ShobhaBJP
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Global Ghar Wapsi 😂🤣
#Ramayan in Pictures #Thread Image
Shringverpur UP Image
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Engineering a City #thread
Having spent my entire childhood in #Kochi (#Cochin ), it feels criminal to not know the story of how the city came to be the #metropolis it is today. Putting together a thread to trace the journey of the city which has been so endearingly mine (1)
Part 1: The #Malabar Mud-Banks
The story of Cochin is not just about how an engineering marvel can change social fabric, but also of many tenets of #British #Colonialism in India which is often taken for granted, passed off lazily as exploitation, missing nuance (2)
As with any coastal town, the cultural and economic history of Kochi is intertwined with maritime trade routes since the time of the Early Romans and Arabs. Thanks to the #biennale , most of us would now be familiar with the term #Muzuris (3)
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Fiscal marksmanship is a problem that plagues the #budgeting process at all level of government, from #Centre to #state governments. Attention is however still focused on the #Centre, despite #states now accounting for one and a half times the spending of the #Centre. (1/n)
This @IDFCinstitute working paper on fiscal marksmanship by @SharmadhaS and @PrakharMisra analyses the revenue #budgets of 28 #states of 15 years to analyse why state #budget estimates often miss the actuals on the various components of their total revenues. (2/n)
Fiscal marksmanship is a structural issue cutting across all #states, whether rich or poor. A rich state like #Kerala overestimated its total revenue in all 15 years but so did #Assam in 14 out of 15 years by an average of a massive 18.18%. (3/n) Image
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#DidYouKnow #Thread
why #Kerala State is called "God's Own Country"?
Younger generation will not know & older generation might have forgotten the #History behind this.
When #India got Independence on 15th August 1947, the #travancore Kingdom didn’t join the Indian Union Govt.
2. Diwan of Trivancore #Kingdom announced in June, 1947 that the Trivancore Kingdom will be a separate country by itself.
During that period, the Trivancore Kingdom was well developed with Public Transport, Telephone Network, and Heavy Engineering Industries. The King took over
3. all the expenses of the University. Above all, all Hindus were allowed to enter into all the #Temples, without any bias on the caste, which was prevalent throughout India that point in time. When the talks were on between the Indian representatives & King Chithirai Thirunal
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New #COVID19 Hotspots in #India

States reporting highest number of cases in July:
🔝5⃣: #Maharashtra, #TamilNadu, #Delhi, #Karnataka, #Telangana

States reporting highest number of deaths in July:
🔝5⃣: #Maharashtra, #TamilNadu, #Delhi, #Karnataka, #WestBengal

(1/3)
(2/3)
Emerging #COVID19 Hotspots in #India

States with more than 50% of total cases in July:

🔝#Karnataka, #Telangana, #AP, #Assam, #Kerala, #Odisha, #Bihar.

States with more than 50% of total deaths in July:
🔝#Karnataka, #Assam, #Odisha, #Bihar, #AP, #JammuAndKashmir
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Which States may be Manipulating Data?

States with lowest ratio of Active Cases VS Cases in July:
🔝#Telengana #Odisha #Delhi #Haryana #Assam #Bihar

States discharging patients quickly:
🔝#Bihar #Odisha #Telengana #Haryana #Assam

#RecoveryRate is not reliable!
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പദ്മനാഭസ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രത്തിലെ സമ്പത്തിനെപ്പറ്റിയുള്ള, അതീവപ്രാധാന്യമുള്ള സുപ്രീം കോടതി വിധി വന്നിരിക്കുന്നു. കാലങ്ങളായി ഈ അമൂല്യശേഖരം കട്ടുമുടിക്കാൻ തുനിഞ്ഞിറങ്ങിയ ജന്മങ്ങൾക്ക്‌ ഇനിയെങ്കിലും സദ്ബുദ്ധിയിണ്ടാവുമെന്നു വൃഥാ നമുക്കുകരുതാം.

ചില വസ്തുതകൾ പറയാതെ വയ്യ..

#LongThread 1/n
2/n കോവിഡ് ദുരന്തം നേരിടാൻ പണത്തിനായി സാലറി ചാലഞ്ച് വേണ്ട; ക്ഷേത്ര സ്വർണ്ണ നിധി പിടിച്ചെടുത്താൽ മതിയെന്നും
ശ്രീപദ്മനാഭ സ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രത്തിലെ നിധി അപ്രകാരം ചെയ്യുന്നതിനു് ദേവസ്വവും സർക്കാരും സുപ്രീം കോടതിയും ഇന്ത്യൻ ഭരണഘടനയിലെ മൗലികാവകാശമായ ആർട്ടിക്കിൾ 21 പ്രകാരം ബാധ്യസ്ഥമാണെന്നും
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നിധിയുടെ 25 ശതമാനമെങ്കിലും കൊറോണ ദുരന്ത പരിഹാരത്തിന് വിനിയോഗിക്കുവാൻ ഉടൻ നടപടി വേണമെന്നും മറ്റും ആവശ്യപ്പെട്ടുകൊണ്ട് ഫിറ (FIRA) മുൻ നാഷണൽ സെക്രട്ടറി, യു. കലാനാഥൻ എന്നൊരാൾ 3.4.2020-ൽ എഴുതിയതായിക്കാണുന്ന ഒരു ലിഖിതം സോഷ്യൽ മീഡിയയിൽ പ്രചരിക്കുന്നുണ്ട്.
#Padmanabhaswamytemple
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How is #Kerala doing? #COVID19India #StateHealth
1) After successful containment of 1st wave, KL facing big 2nd wave (2000+ active cases).
2) Infection significantly slower than all-India.
3) Effective contact tracing, isolation & testing.
4) V low death rate👍 @vijayanpinarayi Image
How much is Kerala testing?
1) Confirmed positive cases per 100 tests = 2% (consistent)
2) KL has low test per million rate (7283) in comparison to other states (17 states have >10,000).
(1) + (2) implies == effective contact tracing and isolation are as important as testing. Image
How many daily NEW cases in Kerala? 7 day moving average:
1) Excellent containment until mid May.
2) From then onwards, daily new cases have been creeping up and is now >150+
3) Need better contact tracing and isolation - to bring this down and halt further spread of infection. Image
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So, The Malabar Massacre of Hindus, will be whitewashed as a Revolution?
#Hindus of #Kerala, are we going to let the murder of our ancestors be ridiculed like this?
This movie will be the biggest insult to our innocent ancestors, who were killed, raped!
#MalabarHinduMassacre1921
#MalabarHinduMassacre1921

So a known Hinduphobic filmmaker & card carrying member of Communist Party plans to celebrate 100 years of the brutal Massacre of Hindus in Malabar!?

Not surprised. His party's key ideology is elimination through violence!

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#MalabarHinduMassacre1921

What is shocking is Prithviraj Sukumaran, agreeing to play the role of Chief Instigator of the massacre!
This Actor who takes pride in being well read, disappoints with his ignorance of this brutality!

Or is it deliberate?



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#weeklybrief: Here is a round up of our work this week in case you missed it! (1/n)
.@SharmadhaS and @PrakharMisra discuss the various shortcomings of centrally sponsored schemes and their inability to support #COVID19 response and argue for more fiscal federalism, in their piece for
@FinancialXpress financialexpress.com/opinion/how-ce… (2/n)
A 6 part comic series about data governance in the times of #COVID19 by @DataGovNetwork discussing issues like patient privacy, trust, intermediary liability, data aggregation and online harms. idfcinstitute.org/blog/2020/june… (3/n)
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#Kerala #COVID-19 Response: 100 days of virus in 10 charts. Through a comprehensive scan of the daily bulletins, guidelines and news media, we present a detailed timeline of the state’s policy measures undertaken over the first 100-day period idfcinstitute.org/blog/2020/june… (1/n) Image
View the entire timeline of the 100 days and the various policy measures undertaken here bit.ly/30PWWxk (2/n) Image
#Summary: We map cumulative case trajectories against major policy decisions public.flourish.studio/visualisation/… and the trend in 5-day moving doubling rate in Kerala public.flourish.studio/visualisation/… (3/n)
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Some important, but valid questions arise as I reflect upon the protests that happened in opposition to #CAA all over the country. Collating my thoughts as a thread and sharing it. The questions are open for anyone to answer. (1/N)
@sakthi_ind93 @Swamy39 @MaridhasAnswers
The #CAA guarantees to instantly provide Citizenship to all persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who entered India before 31st Dec, 2014. There are 30K+ such immediate beneficiaries who will now be granted Indian Citizenship. (2/N)
Now, questions are raised by few senior MPs and politicians about why Muslims have been excluded. Obvious reasons include:

1. Out of the 30k people who are awaiting Indian #citizenship for many years, there are Hindus, Sikhs, Parsi, Jain, Buddhist and Christians. (3/N)
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Nalambala Yatra, an annual pilgrimage to four well-known temples in #Kerala during Karkkidakam (Jul 16-Aug 17).
1. Triprayar Sree Ramaswami Temple
2. Irinjalakkuda Koodalmanikyam Temple
3. Moozhikkulam Lakshmana Perumal Temple
4.Payammal Shathrughna Swami Temple @poetryinstone
These temples are dedicated to Shri Rama, Bharatha, Lakshmana and Shathrughna respectively, the yatra to four temples should be completed on a single day to attain full benefits. The malayalam month of Karkkidakam is that it is period of famine and illness.
In order to overcome sufferings people resort to medical treatment and spiritual enrichment. To get rid of the difficulties of this month, people of Thrissur region started the Nalambalam pilgrimage centuries ago.
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This thread clarifies the situation re #ElephantDeathCase #Kerala. Also, let's use this opportunity to reflect on the situation of #wildlife in #India today
1. People did not "feed" the elephant with cracker stuffed pineapple.
2. The elephant ate the bait laid to kill wild boars.
3. 1000s of wild boars are killed every year in a similar fashion.
4. Some don't die immediately, they suffer for a few days without a face or mouth to eat.
5. This kind of baiting needs to stop.
6. Wild boar lives matter too.
7. End #cruelty towards all #animals #nonhumans.
8. It didn't happen in Malappuram.
9. Why does religion need to come into the picture?
10. #BlackLivesMatter, but please also stand up for those marginalised in #India too (#DalitLivesMatter #MinorityLivesMatter).
11. Try to understand the problem & suggest a solution #Nonhumans
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#Read | Our note documents Kerala’s response to the #COVIDpandemic: bit.ly/IDFCIKeralastr…

This #thread highlights how #Kerala worked to support the primary care and sanitation capacity of its health system (1/5) Image
Kerala converted educational institutions into temporary care centres, establishing #COVID19 Care Centres as early as 20 March to take care of those who had no residence in the state (2/5)

dhs.kerala.gov.in/wp-content/upl…
Sanitiser kiosks were set up in public places across Kerala by 21 March (3/5)

thehindu.com/news/cities/Th…
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Here are our highlights from the E-xplained webinar with Minister K. K. Shailaja on Kerala’s responses to #COVID19 outbreak, by @IndianExpress. A thread on the established #Kerala healthcare system capacity and key actions during COVID-19 outbreak. 1/n

. @shailajateacher insisted that the strength of institutions and government at the local level is crucial. In Kerala, Primary Healthcare Centers are under Panchayat’s authority 2/n
Over the years, #Kerala did a couple of reforms in education and health. Among others, the focus on health seeking behaviour and primary health system, result-based planning and continuous training of doctors, ASHA workers, have contributed to build-up robust infrastructures. 3/n
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Sir, it was in Palakkad not Mallapuram.
And why the Indian culture remarks? #Kerala #keralaelephant
Let's not forget Mr Javadekar had defended the culling of animals like nilgai, wild boar. Supported by farmers-
Javadekar, who held the post of Minister for Environment defended animal culling, insisting it is done on the request of states to protect crops
oneindia.com/india/nilgai-m…
End of the day we have a huge problem between farmers and animals that destroy their crop. Needs a solution so farmers don't resort to firecrackers & tragic #elephant deaths like in Kerala. Mr Javadekar had supported culling of nilgai etc because of this
telegraphindia.com/states/bihar/m…
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