Around the City

Trawling ban from today midnight

KOCHI: As the ban on trawling imposed by the State Government will come into effect from midnight of June 14, if any fishing vessels operating in Kochi are planning to move to other centres, they should do so before the deadline ends, said Fisheries Deputy Director in a statement here on Sunday. Once the ban is in force, mechanised trawling boats will not be allowed to leave Kochi. Those vessels planning to stay back should possess valid documents and these should be produced when demanded by officials concerned. — Staff Reporter

Search on for relatives of abandoned child

KOCHI: Officials have initiated search for relatives of a 10-day-old infant who was found in a train coach at Ernakulam South Railway Station on June 3. The boy was handed over to Nirmala Sisubhavan under the Missionaries of Charity by T.S. Gopakumar, Circle Inspector, Railway Protection Force. The child was found in S-6 coach of Nizamuddin-Ernakulam express train.

— Staff Reporter

Human rights panel settles nine cases

KOCHI: Nine cases were settled at a sitting of the State Human Rights Commission held at Aluva on Monday. The Commission had sent notices to parties involved in 32 cases. Twelve cases were taken up during the sitting. — Staff Reporter

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