Rajesh Abraham

Consumer state Kerala to see a spurt in food prices

The recent hike in minimum support prices (MSP) for agriculture commodities, including paddy, by the Centre is likely to trigger food inflation in Kerala.

16 Jul 2018

Congress desperately seeking a new KPCC president

The prolonged delay in appointing the new Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president is making the party workers restless and any further delay would affect the party’s preparation for the nex

12 Jul 2018

Kerala Technological University board today; to discuss ways to break deadlock on mini fab labs, new courses

KTU are sitting on plans to introduce new courses and a plan to establish 50 mini fab-labs at the state's select engineering colleges.

07 Jul 2018

Robotics, 3D printing don't enthuse Kerala tech varsity mandarins

The plan to establish 50 mini-fab labs which were to come up in June last year, is more or less a non-starter due to the resistance from top officers of Kerala Technological University.

04 Jul 2018

India’s seafood export Cross USD 7 billion for the first time

USA and South East Asia retained their positions as the major import markets of India’s seafood products, with a share of 32.76% and 31.59% in dollar terms, respectively, followed by EU.

02 Jul 2018

India’s seafood export Cross USD 7 billion for the first time

USA and South East Asia retained their positions as the major import markets of India’s seafood products, with a share of 32.76% and 31.59% in dollar terms, respectively, followed by EU.

02 Jul 2018

GMG to become second unicorn from Kerala

Technopark-based Good Methods Global (GMG), a fast-growing health startup which is slowly disrupting the US dental space, is set to become the second unicorn from Kerala.

30 Jun 2018

Chillr's shift leaves Kerala's startup ecosystem out in cold

After its acquisition, Chillr will move its entire research division from Kochi (employing 20-22 people) to Bengaluru and double its staff strength to 150.

30 Jun 2018

Rupee at record low; remittance -driven Kerala economy stands to gain

With July-August being the holiday season in the Gulf, where 90 per cent of Kerala emigrants are based, the fall in rupee will provide unexpected gains for those travelling back home, experts said.

29 Jun 2018

Among PSEs, Bevco alone contributes 97.3 per cent to Kerala's coffers

On the other hand, PSEs like KSRTC is treated as just an organisation to feed its employees out of tax payer’s money due to rampant corruption.

26 Jun 2018

Women peg hope on MEA for husbands jailed in UAE for ‘spying’

The women have knocked on almost all the doors; traveled to Delhi and met Union Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh twice this year already.

22 Jun 2018

Rubber growers fume as Centre tweaks rule to let in more imports

In a largely unpublicised move, the Union government has said port restriction will not be applicable to the import on natural rubber (NR) for all varieties, a move which will depress the domestic NR.

18 Jun 2018

Kerala: We are not Oommen Chandy's B team, say Congress Young Turks

The emerging youth brigade in Congress, which raised reiterated their demand for more representation for young and fresh faces in the party leadership.

09 Jun 2018

In Kerala, LDF attracts allies from a point of strength and UDF from a position of weakness

The decision to offer the Rajya Sabha seat has affected the morale of the rank and file of Congress, and further weaken the party.

08 Jun 2018

Kerala: In a first, S&P and Fitch set to rate state’s society, economy

In a move that will give an independent global view of Kerala’s state of finances and its economy for foreign funds, international rating agencies S&P Global Rating and Fitch Ratings.

01 Jun 2018