Jijo Malayil

Kerala: Thiruvambady farmer woes could echo in Wayanad polls

As Wayanad has gained national prominence in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s candidature, about 10,000 families of his constituency in the quaint town of Thiruvambady are staring at an uncertain future.

12 Apr 2019

Kerala Motor Vehicle Department to continue registering older models

The MVD will continue to register models manufactured before March 31 without the required safety equipment.

07 Apr 2019

Swimming class tragedy in Kochi sparks safety concerns

Thousands of children undergo swimming classes during vacation. Strangely, there are no norms ensuring the safety of young lives.

05 Apr 2019

Kerala: Amul ad hits bulls eye with utterly Wayanad taste!

Amul and Rahul Gandhi's relation with Kerala go back to the 2011 Assembly elections.

04 Apr 2019

Economy gains in Kerala, thanks to Lok Sabha poll expense

An estimated Rs 100-150 crore being pumped in towards election expenditure to the state battered by floods and alarming fiscal health.

28 Mar 2019

Kerala bank: Setback for government as Malappuram DCB vetoes merger proposal

Cooperative Minister Kadakampally Surendran told ‘Express’ the remaining 13 DCBs had cleared the merger proposal with a simple majority.

08 Mar 2019

Tougher norms might force Tato Nano, 14 other cars to go off sales soon

What disheartening is to see the only electric passenger vehicles sold in India - e20 and eVerito - are also likely to be discontinued.

08 Mar 2019

How Kochi Biennale boosted Kerala; 50% rise in business, 60% visitors first timers

Hospitality player CGH Earth director said the Biennale had a positive impact on the hospitality industry after the subsequent dampeners of Nipah outbreak and the devastating floods.

04 Mar 2019

Balak Times, a rural investigative film by young independent filmmakers

Filmmakers Shawn Sebastian and Basil Thomas see cinema as a powerful tool which can start a dialogue on contemporary social issues.

17 Feb 2019

Rs 314 crore invested in 240 startups in 2018; ecosystem getting robust

The use of artificial intelligence in cancer detection and treatment and disaster management solutions are other thrust areas.

09 Feb 2019

Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation aided only nine Rs 100 crore-plus projects

The largest investment was by the Kerala GAIL Gas at 2,000 crore, followed by the Kannur International Airport at 1,892 crore, with KSIDC investing 24 and 10 crore, respectively in these projects.

24 Jan 2019

Kerala tops bad loans in retail segment

According to Malappuram District Cooperative Bank DGM Saramol C M, gold loans generally witness low NPAs as it is more liquid and price realisation is far easier.

19 Jan 2019

Contributions of ethnic minorities highlighted

Similarly, Israel’s contributions to making India a force to reckon with in the sub-continent was acknowledged at the event.

10 Jan 2019

Five dissenting District Cooperative Banks have to forgo ‘District Bank’ status

Banking experts say that it’s wiser for DCBs to merge, giving them more credibility and flexibility, thus enabling them to sustain themselves in the highly competitive environment. 

22 Dec 2018

Cochin Shipyard set to expand outside Kerala

In the shipbuilding front, laying a wager on inland waterways, CSL has set up a company for building vessels for the project, called the Hoogly-Cochin Shipyard Ltd.

19 Dec 2018