Kiran Narayanan

With unavailability of materials, Vyttila flyover construction in Kochi might miss deadline

Along with the month-long delay, the shortage of gravel has an impact on the availability of migrant workers for construction.

21 Aug 2019

Inspection of Vyttila flyover: Cusat can complete the test in a week

The core test is a follow-up of the ‘rebound hammer test’ under the ‘non-destructive tests’. It is being used as the confirmation test to assess the required quality standards of the work.

01 Aug 2019

Vyttila flyover: Experts didn’t give PWD any good remarks

The PWD had earned public wrath after its assistant executive engineer V K Shylamol leaked an inspection report describing the substandard quality of the flyover construction.

30 Jul 2019

Historic Jewish cemetery in heart of Kochi remains neglected

Overlooked by everyone, the Jewish cemetery in the middle of the city has been neglected for many years.

28 Jul 2019

‘Crater’ Kochi: A Chilling nightmare for denizens

Badly potholed and pockmarked by crater-like depressions filled with water, through which even amphibious hovercraft will labour to trundle along.

27 Jul 2019

Rajeesh has set his sight on abandoned vehicles

Confiscated vehicles may be an eyesore to most of us, but not to Rajeesh P R. The Mattancherry native sees them differently and makes money out of them.

25 Jul 2019

Old buildings in West Kochi pose a threat to residents

Even after Corporation evicted families from buildings, many continue to stay there as they don’t have any place to go

18 Jul 2019

Brown princess has Vengoor ‘galloping’

Pointing to its shiny skin and long black mane, George is pretty sure Trinky was never associated with circus or sport. 

16 Jul 2019

A lesson or two on houseboat waste management for J&K team

Abdul Hamid Wangnoo still reminisces the fond memories of free-flowing canals across Jammu and Kashmir.

16 Jul 2019

Eloor residents cry foul as pollution in Periyar hits an all-time high

With monsoon gathering pace, the companies along the Eloor industrial belt are discharging  a large volume of effluents into the Periyar, say  residents. 

12 Jul 2019

Birmingham City University to aid Kerala in finding solutions for e-vehicle challenges

Jenny Harding, interim director, Research and Innovation, and Makhan Singh, senior partnership manager, are the other members of the team.

04 Jul 2019

Hess AG e-bus making unit: Thevara tops list for plant

The proposed 10-acre land is owned by KSRTC; as per the agreement, Hess AG’s investment will be mainly technology transfer

03 Jul 2019

KMRL not keen on scooter-sharing offer

On the other hand, the scooter firms have ambitious plans for the city. They focus on the 18-50 age group as their prime customers.

02 Jul 2019

Come 2020, locally built e-buses will take to Kerala’s roads

Hess AG is collaborating with the state government, Kerala Automobiles Ltd and Kottayam-based chassis maker Kondody Motors through a joint venture to set up the manufacturing unit.

30 Jun 2019

SOS Children's village: Ushering in a wave of change

The Aluva SOS Children’s Village celebrated the birth anniversary of its founder by launching an impact study

29 Jun 2019