Power supply to be disrupted

Kochi: Power supply will be disrupted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday in the following areas: Tata, Marine Drive, High Court, Banerjee Road, Power House, Kaloor, Vaduthala and Cheranalloor. The disruption is on account of the maintenance work being taken up on the transmission lines in areas under the Ernakulam North 66 kv substation. Staff Reporter

Medha Patkar in

Kochi today

Kochi: Environmental activist Medha Patkar will visit Vaduthala on Sunday around 8 p.m. on an invitation from the Janakiya Samithi. A release from the samithi said it had submitted petitions to the Women's Commission and the Human Rights Commission against alleged unprovoked attack by the police on women who were protesting against the survey activities for acquiring land for the rail link to Vallarpadam last week. Staff Reporter

Need for hygiene stressed

Kochi: Mayor Mercy Williams has called for the need to create awareness about better hygiene, especially when consuming fish and food products. She was speaking after releasing the logo of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology here on Saturday. Staff Reporter