Dhinesh Kallungal

Airport privatisation to make air travel cost a bomb

Any change in airport handling charges, including the landing and navigation charges, would be directly passed onto the passengers.

21 hours ago

Bullion trade sees a spark in Deepavali market

Abdul Nazer, All Kerala Gold and Silver Merchants Association treasurer, told Express the market witnessed a 10-12 per cent rise in the trade with household purchase limping  to normalcy in the state.

10 Nov 2018

Kerala's airstrip project takes wing with arrival of Mahindra Aerospace

Mahindra Aerospace to explore the feasibility of setting up a 1,200-1,400 m runway in the proposed airstrips in Kasargod, Wayanad and Idukki and connect nearby airports with its Airvan plane.

10 Nov 2018

Waste? no! its the source of energy

Now, the state government is working on an ambitious project on integrated processing of the urban solid waste, notably centralised treatment of garbage.

04 Nov 2018

State drags its feet on EoDB initiatives

The state government has announced the official launch of K-SWIFT a couple of times but had to be postponed due to various reasons.

04 Nov 2018

Tourism Department to rope in celebrities for campaigns

The presence of cricketer Kedar Jadhav will be the highlight of the houseboat rally titled ‘Back to Backwaters’ to be held in Alappuzha on Friday.

02 Nov 2018

Kerala government mulls river basin authority to ensure ecological flow of waterways

The body will be formed with an objective of rejuvenating the rivers by adopting a river basin approach for the comprehensive planning and management of the rivers in the state.

01 Nov 2018

Kerala sees a drastic fall in tourist arrivals from West Asia in first half of 2018

There was a significant rise in West Asians visiting the state, especially for medical purposes, a trend the industry had tapped to offer various packages combined with medical tourism.

29 Oct 2018

Kerala government to get mini water mist fire tenders to battle wildfires

In 2014, the state received 114 satellite-based fire-alerts from the Forest Fire Alert System, a national database maintained by the Forest Survey of India, Dehradun.

29 Oct 2018

Kerala: 245 Elephants deaths on forest fringes

Wild and captive. The elephant conservation challenge for Kerala is two-pronged.

28 Oct 2018

‘I will not be cowed by attacks’

I will expose the stance of the Sangh Parivar forces on religious issues.

28 Oct 2018

Crime Branch reloaded amid smoke and fire

As per the GO, the re-designated SPs should assume charges with immediate effect to ensure the smooth functioning of the CB offices from November 1. 

25 Oct 2018

Despite hitting air-pockets, Air India Express spreads its wings

Further, the AIE is set to become the first Indian carrier to start daily flights to Singapore from Kochi from October 29.

22 Oct 2018

Kerala’s ‘jumbo’ problem: 245 wild elephant deaths on forest fringes

Wild and captive. The elephant conservation challenge for Kerala is two-pronged.

21 Oct 2018

Menstruation is not the real issue in Sabarimala: Thanthra Vidya Peedham patron

In an interview with TNIE, hanthra Vidya Peedham patron and All India Brahmin Federation vice-president Akkeeramon Kalidasa Bhattathiripad spoke about the issues related to Sabarimala.

18 Oct 2018