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Kochi: Shock and awe over state’s poor Ease of Living Index ranking

The segment-wise ranking cuts a sorry figure for the state with Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram ranked 74 and 101 in health, 105 and 99 in safety and security, and 67 and 94 in economy

15 Aug 2018

Kerala rains: Situation stable; constant monitoring of water level at Bhoothathankettu

Meanwhile, nearly a thousand residents from the Kothamangalam and Perumbavoor areas flocked to the dam premises, causing concern to authorities.

11 Aug 2018

Market at record high, but most Kerala stocks underperform

Even as the country’s benchmark stock index Sensex is ruling at a record high and giving a 35 per cent return in the past two years, stocks from Kerala companies seem to have missed the bus.

06 Aug 2018

Apartment trend losing sheen? Industry experts think so

The return on investment seems fastly diminishing with a mismatch in demand and supply being reported across the city

26 Jul 2018

The Onam carnival’s on in Kerala

Onam is a month away but the shopping spree has already started with the market flooded with offers and discounts.

21 Jul 2018

Biz houses want 24/7 working hours

The changes proposed to the Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act is a step in the right direction.

11 Jul 2018

Ready-to-eat foods are in demand

Due to changing lifestyles, the fad for heat-and-eat food items is catching on in the state despite concerns about quality and hygiene. 

02 Jul 2018

Kerala: Adulterators turning pale as more fish caught in CIFTest

The shortage of fish caught in the state due to trawling ban has resulted in vast quantities of it being brought from across the borders.

01 Jul 2018

Frames that give life to ‘Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil’

Literature-based photographic narration, haven’t heard of it? You can be forgiven, as D Manoj is the first person to venture into the genre.

18 Jun 2018

Kerala Synthite protest: Police blamed for inaction

 Synthite Employees’ Welfare Association (SEWA) Secretary Jayan R said more than 500 employee families will lose their livelihood option if the plant remains shut.

06 Jun 2018

Protest takes spice out of Kerala Synthite Industries, forces shutdown

The shutdown comes despite the conciliatory talks convened by the Labour Commissioner in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.

06 Jun 2018

Cabinet to take a call on capping fuel tax revenue, says minister T M Thomas Isaac

With the surge in prices of petroleum products making life difficult for people, the government is expected to decide on whether or not to forgo additional revenue.

29 May 2018

Amrita engineering students' electric vehicle in US competition

Team Agraganya, the 33-member group of students belonging to the electrical, electronics and mechanical departments of the institute, competed in the 'Electric Only' category of the event.

18 May 2018

Keralites make outward remittances too; Rs 1,500 crore sent to relatives abroad last year

Kerala may be known as a 'remittance economy' or the 'money order economy,' indicating its huge reliance on the large sums of money sent by expatriate Malayalees, mostly in the Gulf countries.

12 May 2018

Crude price rise rubs NR growers the right way

With crude oil prices slowly inching towards $80/barrel, synthetic rubber is becoming less attractive for rubber-based industries, including tyre makers, boosting the price of natural rubber.

10 May 2018

Asian Games 2018