Jijo Malayil

Downtown Technopark: Kerala’s largest development project gets underway

Leading SEZ builder Embassy Group is associating with the Boston-headquartered Taurus Investment Holdings and Asset Homes for the project. 

13 Oct 2018

Volatile market: Kerala stocks too in bear grip

With the stock markets going into a tailspin, share prices of companies in the state too plunged on Thursday, led by non-banking finance companies.

12 Oct 2018

CNG kits in demand, IOC to open 20 more gas stations in Kochi

Kochi, which already has four CNG stations, is showing a surge in demand for CNG conversion kits.

09 Oct 2018

Zero to Zenith - when business meets humanitarianism

Very few business models voluntarily venture into philanthropic activities, and rarely do we hear of a business initiative started with the sole intention of funding a charitable foundation.

04 Oct 2018

Cabotage law relaxation to boost trade at Cochin Port

Last fiscal, breaking a 10-year-old jinx, the Cochin Port Trust, one of the oldest public-sector establishments in the country, recorded a profit of Rs 13.5 crore and an annual growth of 10 per cent.

22 Sep 2018

Air services to be set up from Cochin Port Trust to Munnar, Alappuzha

If this comes to fruition, tourists on-board cruise vessels docking at the Cochin Port, which is usually for less than a day, will have the option of covering all exotic places in the state in a day.

21 Sep 2018

Cochin Port, a lifeline during the August deluge 

Aiding the movement of cargo, Centre & State Governments chipped in with exemptions in customs duty for relief material arriving at the port.

20 Sep 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Edayar industries struggle amid lack of government aid

A month later, the companies face gross neglect from the government as a majority of them are yet to become functional.

18 Sep 2018

New car costs Rs 7.5 lakh; post-flood repair in Kerala amounts to Rs 15 lakh

Repairing a flood-damaged car in Kerala now costs twice as much as the vehicle itself, residents find.

07 Sep 2018

‘Repair work can always be costly’

“This is just an estimate, the damage may vary from car to car, which can only be determined when we start working on an individual car,” said EVM body shop advisor Amal Thomas. 

06 Sep 2018

Kerala rains: Plantation sector stares at Rs 800 crore loss

The monsoon fury which impacted 48,000 hectares of plantations in the state is likely to have a prolonged effect on the commodities market, especially of spices, in the country.

30 Aug 2018

A wave of replacement follows

Leading consumer brands have come forth to repair electronic goods damaged by the flood free of cost

28 Aug 2018

Relief collection centres, the lifeline

Sustaining the collective resilience in the aftermath of the greatest deluge since 1924, major relief material collection centres reported a continued supply of materials pouring in on Tuesday.

23 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Insurance companies breathe easy due to poor coverage by Malayalees’

For the innumerable number of vehicles submerged during the deluge, comprehensive motor insurance policies cover all damages due to natural calamities like flooding.

22 Aug 2018