Five arrested

KOCHI: Personnel of the Shadow Force under the City Police Commissioner and the Palarivattom Police have arrested six persons from a house near Shantipuram Colony, Thammanam, and recovered from their possession. Those arrested are Askar (18); Anilkumar (22); Sojan (24); Jolly (20), Biju and James (21). Staff Reporter

Mental health day

KOCHI: The Kerala unit of the Indian Psychiatric Society and the Ernakulam Psychiatric Society will jointly observe World Mental Health Day on Tuesday. The theme for the year is `Psychological problems and suicides'. The programmes in this connection will be inaugurated at 7.30 pm at Hotel Renaissance. Staff Reporter

Supplyco to start Ramzan markets

KOCHI: The Supplyco will open Ramzan fairs in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kozhikode and Ramzan markets at 47 places to ensure that essential commodities are freely available and their prices are under check. This time, fish and meat products too will be available at the fairs. Staff Reporter

Gets award

KOCHI: Matrubhumi photographer V.S. Shine has been selected for the artist V.M. Balan Memorial award for the best news photograph. The award, comprising Rs.3,001 and citation, is instituted by Balraj and Baburaj, children of V.M. Balan. Staff Reporter