Meeting plannedKOCHI: A meeting of the police officials and representative of residents' associations will be held on December 9 at CMFRI Hall near the Kerala High Court building. Assistant Commissioner of Police (Crime Detachment) urged the representatives of residents' associations to attend the meeting scheduled at 10 a.m. Staff Reporter

Italy envoy visits CusatKochi: Italy's Ambassador to India Antonio Armellini has said efforts will be made to initiate joint initiatives with the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat). Mr. Armellini held discussion with Vice-Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis here on Wednesday. Staff Reporter

AKPCTA to join stirKochi: All-Kerala Private College Teachers' Association (AKPCTA) will participate in the December 14 nationwide strike called by trade and other unions in the country. Staff Reporter

Annual conferenceKOCHI: The 15th annual conference of the Vitreo Retinal Society of India will begin at Hotel Riviera Suites in Kochi on December 7. The organisers of the conference expect at least 250 delegates from India for the three-day programme. Delegates from Bahrain and UAE will also attend the conference, said A Giridhar, organising secretary of the conference. Staff Reporter