Road-widening project approvedKOCHI: The Finance Department has approved a project to widen roads in Mulavukad panchayat. Permission from the Local Administration Department is pending, said District Collector A.P.M. Mohammed Hanish. Staff Reporter

Discussion on SEZsKOCHI: The Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation will hold an interactive session on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in the Kerala context, at Avenue Centre, Panampilly Nagar on Saturday evening.

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Passports issuedKOCHI: The Regional Passport Office, Kochi, has processed and issued passports for applications received till June 28, where police verification is over. The passports have been despatched in the week ending August 4, the Regional Passport Officer said. Staff Reporter

Anti-war conventionKOCHI: The All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation will hold an `anti-war convention' at the NSS Hall, Manjummel, on Wednesday. Deputy Speaker Jose Baby will inaugurate the event, held to mark the the 61st anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Nagasaki. Staff Reporter