Jijo Malayil

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

Crude price rise make synthetic rubber unattractive; boosts natural rubber prices

Natural rubber prices in India had reached an all-time high at Rs 243 per kilo in 2011 when the global crude oil averaged above 100$/barrel.

10 May 2018

On the fast track

Multiple online rental businesses with proper self-drive licences have mushroomed in the city over the past few years.Self-drive car rental agencies say the vehicles are booked out on most weekends

09 May 2018

Kochi: Rubber sector upbeat on Turkey’s ‘EOI’

The state accounts for roughly  90 per cent of the natural rubber(NR) produced in the country.

07 May 2018

IAS aspirant? Kochi beckons you

The coaching fees vary depending on the program selected, with most of the private institutes charging close to Rs 70,000 for a prelims-mains year-long package in Kochi. 

05 May 2018

With Vazhakulam joining list of no-hartal zones, Kerala witnesses growing public resistance

This is when the legislative attempts to formulate a law like the previous UDF Government's Kerala Regulation of Hartal Bill in 2015, ended in vain.​

01 May 2018