Toby Antony

FCI corruption: CBI investigation reveals more diversion of grain from FSD Meenangadi

The agency has arraigned eight more persons as accused, including godown owners and private ration dealers.

5 minutes ago

Priority list has four tourism destinations in Ernakulam

The Tourism Department has decided to implement  Green Carpet initiative in four tourism destinations in Ernakulam on a priority basis.

14 Nov 2018

Pollution levels leave a trail of dust

Even a week after Deepavali, as Delhi struggles to go back to normal with regard to air quality index which still hovers near the extremely dangerous category, Kochi has made a sharp recovery.

13 Nov 2018

Kerala tour operators' hopes soar again as Thailand waives visa fee

Thailand gave the green signal to waive the visa fee for visitors from 21 countries, including India, for two months starting from December 1.

10 Nov 2018

Fishermen, fishing vessels to be taken on board into newly-formed Sea Rescue Squads

The state government has given the green signal to recruit fishermen and fishing vessel owners for its Sea Rescue Squads (SRS) which will help fishing vessels in distress at sea.

08 Nov 2018

Kerala pollution board bans use of plastic in 68 tourist spots in state

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has banned the use of plastic in all major tourist destinations in the state.

06 Nov 2018

Afghanistan sends communique to India about Keralites who joined Islamic State

Meanwhile, NIA seeking the custody of Kalpetta native Nashidul Hamzafar who was allegedly deported from Afghanistan claimed that accused is familiar to other IS sympathisers in India.

02 Nov 2018

Deported Kalpetta native to be quizzed again by NIA

Nashidul, who was deported from Afghanistan in September, was arrested by the NIA from New Delhi.

02 Nov 2018

Nearly 1.2 lakh tourists visited Eravikulam Park to see Neelakurinji

While as many as 666 foreign tourists booked tickets from the ticket counter, 161 booked online.

30 Oct 2018

Puttingal tragedy: Judicial panel to end sittings in November

Currently, the commission is hearing the arguments by the counsel representing the people who were impleaded as party in the commission.  

29 Oct 2018

History of the approver costs dear for NIA 

The court had convicted Abid Chullikulavan for offences under Section 489 B and 489 C of the IPC. 

27 Oct 2018

CBI takes over investigation into suspicious death of 12-year-old girl in Kerala

Though CBI probe into the girl’s death had been sought in 2011, the bureau had expressed its inability to take over the investigation citing staff shortage.

24 Oct 2018

Quality of well water improves in flood-hit areas

The second phase of water quality checks conducted across wells in six districts has found that the water is safe for domestic use.

23 Oct 2018

‘NIA hasn’t wrapped up its investigation’

The NIA, however, is yet to invoke Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in the case or arraign more persons in the case. 

20 Oct 2018

Kerala's first VACB training facility to come up in Kochi

The centre will be constructed on the top floor of the existing VACB office at Pullepady.

20 Oct 2018