Community parks to mould skills of rural youth

Community skill parks in to be set up at district, taluk levels »

Bar owners rally behind Biju Ramesh

: The Kerala Bar Hotels’ Association has reiterated its support for Biju Ramesh and declared that it would cooperate with the investigation by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau. The decision... »

Move to curb mishaps on ‘killer’ NH 17 stretch

Panel to submit report to Road Safety Authority »

Police secure custody of Roopesh, Shyna

Their counsel to be present during interrogation »

CM hails Pandappilly CHC’s achievement

The model set by the Community Health Centre at Pandappilly, Muvattupuzha, which has been granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH), sh... »
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KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Political Equations

Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) says it is in talks with former Government Chief Whip and Kerala Congress leader P.C. George regarding the for formation of a third political front ahead of... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Four labour camps served closure notice

A surprise inspection by the Health Department officials on Saturday led to the closure of four migrant labour camps in Ernakulam district.It included one in Cheranalloor, where around 500 p... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

‘Value-based education key to social success’

Value-based family system and value -based education are the two strong pillars that hold the country’s heritage together, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Satu... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Notice issued to Biju Ramesh over defamation case

The Ernakulam Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate court on Saturday issued notice to Kerala Bar Hotel Owners' Association working president Biju Ramesh in connection with a defamation petition fil... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

The protector has become the aggressor: HC

The High Court of Kerala observed that the “State moved to nab Maoists like a hunter vying for prey. This is nothing but disguised aberration of law in the cloth of uniform and the protector has be... »
Kochi, May 23, 2015

No Vigilance probe against Anoop: Chennithala

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has denied that the Vigilance has launched an investigation against Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anoop Jacob in connection with the allegations raised in this r... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

KMRL ready to execute metro’s Infopark extension

The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is confident of executing the metro rail’s 11.2-km-long Infopark extension with help from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).“A final decision on pro... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Minister inaugurates Bund Road

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Friday inaugurated the first phase of Bund Road built by the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA).In his inaugural address, Mr. Chennithala said GC... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

One held for ATM fraud

: Aluva police on Friday arrested a person accused of cheating migrant workers in the garb of assisting them in ATM transactions.Mohammed Saydur Rahman, 26, a resident of Nagaon district in... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

‘Set up education commission’

: An education commission modelled on the lines of Election Commission and the judiciary should be set up in the country, said Dinanath Batra, National Convenor of the Shiksha Bachao Andolan, here... »

Ad agency proprietor booked for huge tax evasion

Lawyers keep off court

Southern Naval Command gets marina

ED raids in recruitment scam

Four members of ‘quotation gang’ held

Power disruption

FACT chairman to head FAI

Metro extension brings cheers to stakeholders

KOCHI, May 24, 2015

A life full of fine lines

His memory failing after the last in a series of paralytic strokes that crippled him, B.G. Varma can’t exactly recollect which year he joined the famed Shankar’s Weekly as a ca... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Couple gets life imprisonment

The Ernakulam Additional Sessions Court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment a Kochi-based couple on charges of murdering their two-day-old infant.The case pertains to the killing of a... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Fugitive held

: The Ernakulam crime branch on Saturday arrested an accused in a vehicle theft case who had been absconding for the past 25 years. He has been identified as Omanakuttan, a native of Chirakkara in... »
KOCHI, May 24, 2015

Council meet: Opposition walkout over delay in pre-monsoon works

The opposition LDF and Mayor Tony Chammany locked horns yet again at the council meeting held on Saturday over the alleged delay in completing pre-monsoon works to avoid water logging, culminating... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Pay stipend to medicos on par: HC

The High Court of Kerala held that stipend shall be paid to the postgraduate (PG) students of private medical colleges on a par with their counterparts in government medical colleges.Justice... »
The study involves identifying financially-viable routes that will cater to the needs of bus commuters.
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Study on post-metro re-routing of buses

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has commissioned a study to find out how buses operating in Ernakulam-Aluva and other arterial stretches can be re-routed in tandem with the commissioning of Kochi M... »
Protesters lay siege to the Vyttila-Pettah Road on Friday.– Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Vytilla-Pettah stretch shuts down

A 12-hour hartal was organised on the Vyttila-Pettah stretch on Friday, demanding speedy handing over of compensation and announcement of a rehabilitation package for evictees who surrendered land... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

SHRC gives ultimatum to municipality on encroachment

The State Human Rights Commission on Friday gave Paravur municipality an ultimatum against any further encroachment on the 19 cents owned by an 80-year-old widow.A finding by Paravur tahsild... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Engineering scam: Rajagopal questioned

The Ernakulam South police on Friday interrogated local BJP leader C.G. Rajagopal in connection with the engineering admission scam.He was summoned to the police station and the interrogatio... »
KOCHI, May 23, 2015

Computerisation of ration shops soon

: Minister for Civil Supplies Anoop Jacob on Friday said that computerisation of ration shops would be implemented shortly.Delivering the inaugural address at the launch of a Supplyco outlet... »

Startup Village awes Uttarakhand

MGU to CAP it all from May 28

Poor sanitation and pests plague hospital

Govt to go ahead with Vyttila-Pettah land acquisition

Engineering scam: BJP leader seeks more time

Illegal stall demolished

Saritha files road rage case