Dhinesh Kallungal

Decision on crucial permission for Thiruvananthapuram Airport expected soon

The privatisation move has witnessed a marked shift from the past. Mainly, it was a tailor-made RFP (request for proposal) suiting Adani’s  requirements. 

6 hours ago

Two actors stumble and fall. One sets a record of sorts

He had defeated P C Chacko of the UDF by a margin of 13,884 votes in 2014.

24 May 2019

Kerala Tourism pins revival hopes on monsoon season

Events like Nehru Trophy boat race, regattas planned as attractions

22 May 2019

Petrochemical park project to be delayed further

State extends validity of MoU after FACT fails to hand over the land to the government for the project as per the agreement

22 May 2019

No takers for sand brought in by sacred river during deluge

The government tried to sell it twice in February, but could not find any takers as fee fixed per cubic metre was very high. Now, the price has been slashed to A1,200 per cubic metre

20 May 2019

Students may miss out on wearing handloom uniforms on Day One

State misses deadline to distribute fabric among schools owing to treasury restrictions

17 May 2019

Chemical, Electronics PSUs stay afloat while others sink into loss

Kerala Metals and Minerals clocked the highest net profit of R163.28 crore; Kerala State Textiles Corporation suffered the biggest loss of R32.61 crore in the last financial year 

15 May 2019

Thrissur Pooram begins in Kerala

Thousands, including foreign tourists, have assembled at the cultural capital to immerse in the colour and chaos of the 36-hour-long colourful Pooram

13 May 2019

A Christian family that has been decorating Thrissur Pooram elephants for 164 years!

For Jose, Johnson and Davis of Kuthokkaran family, life has always been closely linked with the festivals and their tryst with pooram began four generations ago

11 May 2019

When Thechikottukavu Ramachandran treads, law takes a bow in Thrissur Pooram

If one believes the law will take its course in Thrissur, you are wrong, especially if it is the Thrissur Pooram.

11 May 2019

How an elephant got CPM, BJP to fight for a common cause

Sources said the BJP’s intervention has made things more knotty for the elephant owner, with the party trying to capitalise on the issue.

10 May 2019

Kerala's mahouts the latest stars on social media

There are over a dozen mahouts who enjoy  considerable fan following on social media and in public. Sarath alias Mambis, is one of them.

09 May 2019

State stands divided over a Jumbo; Pooram stares at crisis

It is partially blind after his mahout struck on his left eye with an iron-hooked stick decades ago. It has killed as many as 14 people so far.

09 May 2019

NCB-Excise-Customs mount joint ops to foil drug cartels’ diabolical designs

They smuggle in the contraband (commercial quantities) to the state by road mainly through Kasragod and Pollachi.

06 May 2019

Bumper yield an eye-opener for Kerala on many counts

State nets 50-60 pc higher yield than fertiliser-induced farming; harvest enlivens organic farming system, reduces dependency on Centre 

01 May 2019