A view of Cochin Shipyard. File Photo
The Hindu A view of Cochin Shipyard. File Photo

Shipyard to invest Rs. 1,200 cr. in dry dock for LNG carriers

Information received here said Cochin Shipyard would also build dredgers for Paradip Port and the Dredging Corporation of India in collaboration with foreign technology suppliers. »
The service road on southern side of Palarivattom Bypass Junction is being raised to widen the stretch. Photo: H. Vibhu

None knows yet how Vyttila flyover will look like in Kochi

This isn’t in step with Public Works Minister V.K. Ibrahim Kunju’s announcement in June the Chief Minister will lay the foundation stone for Vyttila and Kundanoor flyovers in August. »

Auto-taxi driver dies after vehicle rams parked truck in Kochi

The co-passenger too suffered serious injuries. Local police said body was handed over to his relatives after post-mortem at Aluva district hospital. »

Congress I-A factions inch towards truce in Thrikkakara, Kerala

Mr. Joseph said all outstanding issues between him and the party had been settled through discussions and he would be filing a nomination on Tuesday. »

BIFR postpones hearing on FACT

The Department of Fertilizers had conveyed to the BIFR that a package for the revival and long-term term growth of the company was at an advanced stage. »
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KOCHI, September 16, 2014

IG to probe custodial torture

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Monday directed Ernakulam Range inspector general of police (IG) M.R. Ajith Kumar to investigate the alleged custodial torture of a woman by Cheranalloor police... »
Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan on Sunday visited Leeba, who has been hospitalised after alleged police torture. Photo: Special Arrangement
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

VS visits custodial torture victim in Kochi

The custodial torture of Leeba by the Cheranallore police pointed to rising trend of police atrocities against the common man and the authorities should initiate strict action against the accused,... »
Garbage being strewn on the road near the waste collection centre in Jawahar Nagar near Kadavanthara. Photo: H. Vibhu
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Plastic refuse piling up in Kochi

: Heaps of non-degradable waste, including plastic, is piling up in many parts of the city even as the city corporation is awaiting assistance from the State government for sanitary landfill of non... »
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

A fish swims out of Kerala waters

Silver pomfret (aavoli) is among popular fish varieties that have virtually disappeared from dining tables in Kerala and the price of its substitute, the black pomfret, has gone up to about Rs. 60... »
Kochi, September 15, 2014

Flexibility and quality make IGNOU popular

: The Indira Gandhi National Open University is the largest university in the country and among the biggest in the world in terms of the number of students enrolled. According to the latest enrolme... »
CIAL's new mobile app will have features like interactive airport map and live
flight details. File Photo
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Flying to Kochi? Info is at your fingertips

Aimed at improving customer experience, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is all set to launch a mobile application to provide vital information to flyers. The application can be dow... »
KOCHI, September 14, 2014

DTPC yet to wake up to tourist season in Kerala

A majority of the ambitious plans drawn out by the Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) are yet to take off, despite the annual tourist season all set to begin in Kerala. The... »
KOCHI, September 14, 2014

Congress seeks resignations from local body leaders

A six-member sub-committee appointed by the Congress party to look into group standoff over the change of leadership in various local bodies in the district has served an ultimatum to the chairpers... »
The BRPSE had recommended a package of Rs.991 crore for FACT. FILE PHOTO
KOCHI, September 14, 2014

Centre has a revival package for FACT

The Department of Fertilizers has requested the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) to postpone the hearing on Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) since the department... »
KOCHI, September 13, 2014

Dream big, think different

While many at their age dreamt of plum jobs and a secure life, Alfred Johnson and Vivek Mohan took the road less taken. The men, who were at the Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES) at Angam... »

Kerala government promises help to young entrepreneurs

Surgical fix for diabetes?

Work on Kochi Metro stations gathers momentum

Marketing in times of bucket challenges

Tourists recount ordeal in J&K

She’s here to stay

CPI(M) activists halt Kochi Metro works

Fire breaks out at paint manufacturing unit

KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Govt. freeze on post creation likely to affect medical college in Kochi

With Finance Minister K.M. Mani declaring on Saturday that no new government posts will be created this year, the teaching and the non-teaching staff at the Government Medical College, Ernakulam,... »
The compound wall of the house near Edachira junction in Kakkanad collapsed on Sunday allegedly due to unscientific soil mining by neighbour. It has threatened the existence of the two-storied building. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Collapse of building wall triggers panic

: The compound wall of a three-storied house near Edachira, Kakkanad caved in during the heavy rain that lashed the region on Saturday midnight. The incident spooked residents and locals as it come... »
Kochi, September 15, 2014

All the way from China to see Chinese nets

A group of 100 young people from China had a fun time taking in the sights of old Kochi and Mattancherry here on Sunday. The group, who are part of a youth exchange programme to India org... »
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Poor sanitation facilities in colleges cause worry

: The growing mismatch between the number of students on the campuses and the corresponding sanitation facilities available has triggered health concerns among the parents. Not just government scho... »
KOCHI, September 15, 2014

Demand for government intervention in FACT case

The Save FACT Action Committee has reiterated its demand for urgent government intervention to save the fertiliser company, and described the decision to refer the company to Board for Industrial... »
KOCHI, September 14, 2014

A slew of programmes planned by Ernakulam DTPC

The Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) will organise innovative programmes in different parts of the district. As chairman of the DTPC, District Collector M.G. Rajamanickam... »
KOCHI, September 14, 2014

Hundreds may miss PG scholarships this year

Hundreds of aspirants across the State eligible for the University Grants Commission’s Postgraduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child have lost the opportunity in the 2014-16 academic... »
A still from the movie Bangalore Days
September 14, 2014
Tinsel Town

The ‘unique’ phenomenon of awards in Mollywood

Awards are supposed to be the quintessential benchmark to assess an artist. But, not always in the ‘unique’ world of Mollywood. How high the name of an actor or technician figures in the list of f... »
Kochi Corporation's delay in restoring damaged
parts of Kadavanthra-Vyttila stretch has resulted in
erosion of the road surface at many places. PHOTO: H. VIBHU
KOCHI, September 13, 2014

Civic bodies struggle to restore Kochi roads

With the rains taking a break, most civic agencies and the DMRC have resumed repair of damaged roads in the district. But the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA), Kochi Corporation and Nat... »
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy looks at an exhibit at the YES Summit in
Kochi on Friday.
KOCHI, September 13, 2014

Shot in the arm for Kochi Start-up Village

To lend a hand to young entrepreneurs, the government plans to increase the space at the Kochi Start-up Village to five lakh sq.ft by 2018. The move is expected to support at least 1,000... »

Start-up policy soon, says Chandy

End in sight for parking troubles on Container Terminal Road

FACT trade unions pin hopes on government intervention

Pastor arrested for molesting schoolgirl

FACT issue referred to Central agency; hearing on Sept. 16

Maharaja’s Colleg to retain CAP for admission

Gold smugglers explore new ways

Sir Robert Bristow's launch Dorothea Hidden Histories

The beautiful, yet forgotten Dorothea

Willingdon Island, strangely, still remains off the tourist track. Despite its proximity to mainland Ernakulam and the very touristy Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, this man-made island is not very m... »
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