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For Christians in Kerala, Easter is a lot more than the long weekend, shopping and yummy non-veg food. Though the customs followed during the Holy Week aren't engraved in the Bible, many cherished Easter traditions have been followed around the world for centuries. While it's drenching one another ...
KOCHI: A 37-year-old woman was arrested by the city police on Thursday for growing cannabis in flowerpots on the rooftop of her house. Recommended By Colombia. The police said house of Mary Ann Clement, who claimed to be a tour operator, was under surveillance and they raided the house after ...

For instance, of the 194 road mishaps reported in Kochi in February, at least 150 were involving two-wheelers. Similarly, nine out of the 15 accident deaths reported during the month were also two-wheeler riders and among these, at least three were not wearing helmets. During the period, 98 persons ...
KOCHI: From May 1 the ban on Nokkukooli (a practice whereby headload workers demand payment for loading/unloading work done by machines or others) will be strictly enforced in the district, K Mohammed Y Safirulla said. He said authorities will carry out inspections and will take action in connection ...
ALAPPUZHA/KOTTAYAM: BJP state general secretary M T Ramesh alleged that both the LDF and UDF are engaged in a friendly contest in order to defeat BJP in the upcoming Chengannur bypoll. Speaking to reporters at Chengannur on Thursday, he said the Congress is now acting as the B-team of the ...
“These projects together would ensure Kochi's transition into a medical hub. As of now, the state has only two cancer care centres, the Regional Cancer Centre (RRC) and the Malabar Cancer Centre (MCC). In the absence of such an institution in central Kerala, patients from the region have been suffering ...

Petronet to invest Rs 400 crore next fiscal; Kochi utilization seen dipping in Q4 New Delhi: Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL), the country's largest importer of natural gas, plans to invest Rs 400 crore next financial year (2018-2019) double than Rs 200 crore spent in the current fiscal, company executives told analysts ...
KOCHI: Tourists who come out of the international airport at Nedumbassery may be able to hop into solar-powered boats and travel all the way upto Marine Drive situated in the heart of Ernakulam, enjoying a 32 km scenic backwater and inland cruise in the near future. Cochin International Airport Ltd (Cial) ...
KOCHI: When Kochi Water Metro gets commissioned in April 2019, another 76 more ferry boats will begin operations in the Vembanad Lake leading to an increased movement of water traffic in the backwaters surrounding the city. And, marine experts cite the need to put in place a well-defined plan for ...
KOCHI: 'Yesteryear' poet Balachandran Chullikkad caused a stir after he asked schools and universities to stop teaching his works as their standards had deteriorated in recent years, leading to gross misinterpretation of his works. “Today's education has failed to provide the basics of language.
KOCHI: The Classical Heritage Series organised by the Ministry of Tourism in association with Spic Macay took people on a ride through an era of classical music and folk art forms came to end at Bastion Bungalow, Fort Kochi.The concluding performance was by Ranjit Gogoi (Bihu, Assam Folk) and Warsi ...
KOCHI: Kerala Public Works minister G Sudhakaran hit out at the protesters in Kannur, who were opposing the government plan to construct a National Highway bypass through paddy fields. Read this story in Malayalam. Recommended By Colombia. The minister in a strong-worded statement referred to ...
KOCHI: Contract workers under the government are entitled to six-month maternity leave, on par with regular employees, the high court has held. The ruling by Justice Anu Sivaraman came after considering two petitions filed by women working on contractual basis under the state government. They were ...
KOCHI: Police have informed the high court that a detailed investigation into the accuracy of records and tracking of mobile tower locations has been carried out in the case in which former state police chief T P Senkumar is accused of forging medical certificates to obtain remuneration while on leave.
KOCHI: When Rajesh Pillai, an NRK based in Dubai, wished to take his Hummer out for a ride in Kerala, he didn't think twice before importing it to his home state. He was under the impression that the import would be customs duty-free. He also planned to export it back within less than six months. However ...
KOCHI: With just 11 days left for the current fiscal to end, Kochi corporation has been able to spend only 52% of the money allocated for the plan fund projects (PFPs) for 2017-18. The local body has also fallen behind in completing preparation of PFPs, which are to be cleared by the district planning council ...
In another tweet, the local MP thanked everyone for the outpouring of support for his firm opposition to KCA's shifting the ODI to Kochi. ... Another Blasters key player C K Vineeth said the Jawaharlal Stadium in Kochi is one of six in India that are approved by FIFA, a certification that will take immense effort to ...

KOCHI: Motor vehicles department (MVD) has decided to start a drive against those who illegally rent private two-wheelers or four-wheelers to ... analysed by MVD shows that in the last two-anda-half years, MVD caught 25 foreign nationals for riding vehicles without international licence in Fort Kochi alone.
The Kerala government is organising a two-day global digital summit from March 22 to develop a roadmap to make the state a hub for digital innovation and investment. The event titled `# Future' to be inaugurated by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi is expected to be attended by 2000 delegates ...
... : Gold worth over Rs 30 lakh was seized by the Customs officials at the airport here and a man who arrived from a Gulf country arrested in this connection, an official said today. The gold, in the form of foils and totally weighing 973 grams, was kept concealed in a cardboard carton and made to appear like ...
KOCHI: Marine scientist and former director of School of Marine Science, Cusat, Dr N R Menon passed away after a cardiac arrest on Sunday. He was 76. The cremation will be held at Ravipuram crematorium at 11am on Tuesday. Menon was part of the International Indian Ocean Expedition and was ...
APCCM's initiative to take up a study on how pollution affects health had resulted in the formation of the platform, Kochi Fights Air Pollution '18 (KFAP '18), that will provide guidance and details on pollution control activities to the implementing agencies. The idea was to bring many stakeholders together, ...
While the remnants of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British - who came for the region's spices and teak wood, continue to be the most popular tourist destinations, what remains unexplored is the culture and traditions of over 20 different communities, who moved to settle in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry ...
KOCHI:Every time a development project fails to take off or gets stuck midway, everyone blames the local body. The under-utilisation of the plan fund is one of the major charges against the Corporation and the local self-governing bodies. However, if one does a recce, an important fact comes to light.
The adventure game witnessed the participation of 80 teams, each comprising a driver and a navigator. Organised as part of International Women's Day celebrations, the teams drove 40 km on one of two assigned routes — Fort Kochi and Kakkanad. The ride was flagged off by Premjith Soman, Sales Head, ...
Alliance Air, the subsidiary of Air India, will operate Coimbatore- Kochi- Coimbatore daily flight service from March 25. This will be the fifth daily flight operated by Alliance Air from Coimbatore, sources here said. The flight with an attractive fare would help Coimbatore-based passengers get connected with ...
The Ernakulam Rural police recently arrested seven Bangladesh nationals employed at a plywood factory at Kuruppampady on charges of illegal immigration. The police said the gang had been staying at a labour camp at Ashamannur near here for the past three months. “They possessed no passports or ...
Consul General of the United States in Chennai, Robert G. Burgess, said here on Friday that Kochi witnessed an amalgamation of artistic sensibilities with artists approaching their medium as agents of social change by raising fundamental questions and challenging conventional thinking. He was speaking ...
Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said the passengers used various modes of concealment like hiding in rectum, shoes, inner wear. Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: March 04, 2018 14:25 IST. 3 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Gold Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized At Kochi Airport In One Week. The total amount of ...
More than 100 activists from the Western Ghats states, barring Gujarat, gathered in Kochi to recall their experience of the 100-day march which began on November 1, 1987 from Gujarat and Kanyakumari and culminated in Goa. Social activist Medha Patkar inaugurated the two-day commemorative event ...
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, an India Fashion Incubator (IFI) was launched here on Saturday during the India Fashion Summit 2018. India Fashion Incubator aims to promote the fashion community by helping creative and fashion entrepreneurs to develop business and professional skills. It will use the latest ...
KOCHI: The BJP's spectacular victory in Tripura will undoubtedly provide a huge psychological fillip for its state unit, though it is unlikely to substantially change the political situation on the ground in Kerala ahead of the 2019 showdown. The loss of its long time and faraway citadel has certainly shaken the ...
KOCHI: D Saravan was 18-years-old when he joined his environmentalist uncle, a participant in the 100-day long march undertaken as part of the Save the Western Ghats Movement (SWGM). A helping ... The programme at Maharaja's College in Kochi felicitated 20 people who were part of the march.
Kochi, Mar 4 (PTI) A pet cat brought from a Gulf country was detained at the International Airport here as it was not the recommended route for it to travel, a top Customs official said here today. An Indian couple travelling from Jeddah on March 2 on Saudia Airlines had brought the cat along with them.
The YatraChef team will now manage the pan-India supply side of Noida-based RailYatri, the country's leading long-distance travel app, in transit delivery business. Arun Rajan, Rameez Ashraf, and Suchithra Sumadevi launched YatraChef in October 2013, enabling commuters to order food through the ...
Blowing the lid off a kidney racket that operated from various private hospitals in Kochi, the city police have arrested a 50-year-old man who is an alleged kidney dealer. The arrested has been identified as Shaji, a native of Kumbalangi. Acting on a complaint by Dileep, a native of Panangad, the police ...
Kerala is surely one of the most literate and progressive states in the country but it is also a land that is steeped in traditions, some of which are rooted in faith and therefore not always finding favour with the rationally minded. These rituals, thought to be a mode to seek blessings from various deities, are ...
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, an India Fashion Incubator (IFI) was launched here on Saturday during the India Fashion Summit 2018. India Fashion Incubator aims to promote the fashion community by helping creative and fashion entrepreneurs to develop business and professional skills. It will use the latest ...
Blowing the lid off a kidney racket that operated from various private hospitals in Kochi, the city police have arrested a 50-year-old man who is an alleged kidney dealer. The arrested has been identified as Shaji, a native of Kumbalangi. Acting on a complaint by Dileep, a native of Panangad, the police ...
Kerala: The project will now be extended to taluk headquarters, KSRTC bus station, railway stations, and taluk hospitals. (Source: WikimediaCommons). Nearly 900 people have benefitted from Numma Oonu, a novel project launched by the Ernakulam district administration to make Kochi a hunger-free city.
Another person took to twitter over the alleged news of flight cancellation. Tagging the airline's official handle he wrote: "Is Go Air cancelling Cochin-Chennai flights ? Yesterday Go Air refunded me for my 4th trip from Cochin to Chennai. I have another Chennai Kochi trip booked 21st and 24th of March.
SmartCity Kochi has so far invested around ₹325 crore on setting up its IT building in the first phase and accompanying infrastructure along the project site, SmartCity Kochi Chief Executive Officer Manoj Nair has said. Speaking to The Hindu here on Friday, Mr. Nair said that the first phase was not just ...
The 13th Annual Organic Fair organised by the Organic Kerala Charitable Trust will be held at Rajendra Maidan from March 10 to 15. An organic agricultural trade fair, conference on organic farming, and organic farmers' and traders' meet will also be held as part of the programme, said the organisers in a ...
Online taxis based in 16 Kochi metro stations in the Aluva-Maharaja's College Ground corridor will provide last-mile connectivity to commuters from March. They can also set up a manned or unmanned kiosk in each station, to provide help to commuters and those who do not have smartphones. As per plan ...
UMTA is of special interest to Kochi since Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has been waiting for enabling legislation to go ahead with its various innovative programmes ranging from a single ticket for various modes of transport to route rationalisation of private bus services. Speaking to The Hindu, Minister ...
The dance video went viral in no time, and Sheril, who was a teacher of accounting at a Kochi-based college till then, transformed into someone with a massive online fan club called Sheril army dedicated to her. Alongside fetching words of appreciation from film industry biggies, she even got a chance to ...
KOCHI: The Excise sleuths on Thursday seized 7 kg of ganja from a person while he was trying to sell it. Mohammadali, 41, of Tirur, Malappuram, was arrested by an Excise team while attempting to hand over the ganja consignment to another person at a multiplex complex here. The contraband was kept ...
KOCHI: Private Bus Owners Coordination Committee went on an indefinite strike from Friday. According to bus owners, the hike in bus fare announced by the state government on Tuesday is not sufficient to meet their running cost. Coordination committee members added that the minimum charge should ...
KOCHI: Marriage is no longer the norm, and youngsters with disposable income are increasingly willing to remain single. However, housing societies or apartment associations in the city seem to be unaware of the social changes happening around. They continue to harbour the age-old dislike for ...
Kochi: The State Bank of India, which has a strong NRI customer base of over 33 lakh, on Friday launched its Global NRI Centre (GNC) here. The GNC will be a one-stop customer service centre for all Non-Resident Indian (NRI) banking related services. To enhance the service experience of NRIs, the bank ...


 

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