Rajesh Abraham

Tick, tock, it’s a naphtha bomb floating off Kochi

 A time bomb that has been ticking for almost six months off the Kochi coast now faces the threat of a short trigger in the shape of cyclone Gaja.

18 hours ago

Weak finances, fall in rupee pose herculean task to state

This will also be a huge factor when the time comes to repay the World Bank and ADB loan. 

18 hours ago

Kerala Fibre Optic Network project awarding likely by end of the month

The laying of fibre optic cables over KSEB’s high-tension power supply line will be completed in 18 months. K-FON was first announced by Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac in the 2017-18 budget.

03 Nov 2018

Nasscom’s promising startups list has three duds from Kerala

What has got the Kerala IT industry’s goat is Nasscom’s decision to ignore Thiruvananthapuram among the start-up hubs even as cities such as Ahmedabad and Indore were named as ‘emerging start-up hubs’

01 Nov 2018

That ain’t a fair deal, folks!

Ease of doing business is not just about single-window clearance for setting up establishments or conducting big business events.

28 Oct 2018

Crude price rise signals brighter job prospects in West Asia

The fall in oil prices from a high of $140 a barrel in 2008 to $43-44 in 2015 meant West Asian countries drastically cut investments, leading to job losses.

26 Oct 2018

‘No provision to file report unless asked for’

However, Rajmohan S, counsel for TDB, says there are at least 25 review petitions filed before the Supreme Court, where the board is a party in all the petitions.

20 Oct 2018

Travancore Devaswom Board’s move to file report meaningless, say lawyers

However, Rajmohan S, counsel for TDB, says there are at least 25 review petitions filed before the Supreme Court, where the board is a party in all the petitions.

20 Oct 2018

To convert a tragedy into an opportunity to build a more resilient Kerala

The World Bank and ADB’s assistance of USD 500 million each will be disbursed over a three-year period.

17 Oct 2018

Govt to allow bikes on rent in Kerala

The government has received 10-15 applications from various companies for starting the rent-a-bike business in Kerala.

15 Oct 2018

Driven by entrepreneurship, fuelled by innovation

We have also contributed Rs 10 lakh for the CM’s Relief Fund,” he sums up.

10 Oct 2018

‘Inaccurate’ IMD forecast leaves tourism, fishing sectors fuming in Kerala

In the wake of the IMD’s warning, the fishers who ventured into the sea were forced to return, while the hotel industry witnessed a huge number of booking cancellations.

10 Oct 2018

South Zone Cultural Centre finds a novel way to keep Kerala’s traditional art forms alive

South Zone Cultural Centre has embarked on a plan to revive and popularise traditional art forms by bringing them to people who would enjoy and appreciate the folk arts.

08 Oct 2018

Kerala will join Ayushman Bharat scheme, but on own terms

Kerala will eventually join Ayushman Bharat, the Narendra Modi Government’s flagship health initiative, but on its own terms, it has emerged.

01 Oct 2018

Delink from bank account? State in no rush

Asked whether account holders would turn up asking to delink their accounts from Aadhaar, the SBI officer said some may do, just to create mischief at the branches.

27 Sep 2018