Dhinesh Kallungal

Cochin Customs to unveil electronic facility for filing Exim papers

In a major relief to exporters, the Cochin Customs has decided to launch e-sanchit, enabling exporters and importers to file documents online from Thursday.

15 Mar 2018

The big tragedy of how elephants are treated in Kerala

Out of this grim total of 54 elephants, around 80 per cent had been suffering from either ‘erandakettu’ (impaction of colon) diseases or symptoms of the disease.

14 Mar 2018

Restrictions to be imposed Cochin Port Trust; Prepare to shell out more for your insecticides

Cochin Port Trust is no longer among the ports notified by the Union Government to import chemicals and intermediates covered under the Insecticides Act of 1968.

14 Mar 2018

Fire reigns in forests. Reason? No Rain 

Soaring temperatures, absence of summer showers, gusty wind in the hills, and dried undergrowth are turning the pristine forests of the state into a veritable inferno in many places this summer.

13 Mar 2018

US move to rescind ban on jumbo trophies sparks concern

Despite the global illegal ‘elephant trophy’ trade comprising mainly of body parts of African elephants, there is great demand for the Asian ones, which have greater value.

12 Mar 2018

Kerala to geo-tag over 10 lakh cattle, poultry farms 

The animal husbandry department has decided to geo-tag around 10 lakh cattle and poultry farms in Kerala for disease and asset mapping.

11 Mar 2018

Meet Rekha Karthikeyan: Kerala's only licensed woman trawler

Rekha Karthikeyan is the only licensed woman trawler in Kerala and has been taking the male-dominated sector by storm.

08 Mar 2018

AHD to geo-tag more than 10 lakh cattle, poultry farmers

Animal Husbandry Director N N Sasi told Express the move is intended to create a digital database of cattle and poultry population in the state using the Geographical Information System

06 Mar 2018

Trip to Munnar? You could fly there

The tourists flocking to the destinations in Idukki and Wayanad could soon explore the possibility of touching down the hill stations on aircraft as the state government has asked the Cochin Internati

04 Mar 2018

IT’s all in the family

Think of ‘dynasty rule’ in tinsel world and what immediately comes to mind is Bollywood. 

25 Feb 2018

Tramway museum project remains stuck

The erstwhile Cochin State Forest Tramway was used by the British to transport forest goods to Cochin. The project was mooted in 2014.

22 Feb 2018

Wildfire: Kerala Forest Department readies contingency plan before summer

With the mercury already hovering in the high 30s, the Kerala Forest Department has initiated steps to prevent and mitigate the outbreak of wildfires.

18 Feb 2018

From 'Oru Adaar Love' to 'Aami': When controversy and hype became marketing tools for Malayalam films

With half-a-dozen controversial movies having hit the screens in the past few years, is Mollywood riding the ‘hype’rloop to fame? Express examines.

18 Feb 2018

Wildfire: Forest Department readies contingency plan ahead of summer's onset

Wayanad and Idukki are two of the most vulnerable areas for forest fires in the state as they are monsoon deficient.  

14 Feb 2018

Unscrupulous vets throw jumbo rules to wind

It seems the money spinning jumbo industry is throwing the Captive Elephant Maintenance Rules to wind in collusion with fraudulent vets to get the maximum out of the present market dynamics in the

08 Feb 2018