Toby Antony

Kadamakudy tourism project likely to get a push

The Tourism Department has prepared a master plan for the project similar to the CIAL model.

18 Jan 2019

Forensic auditing to unearth money flow linked to Kerala BSF Commandant's arrest

A probe revealed the money was given by Murshidabad-based Muhammed Inamul Haq who the CBI suspects to be involved in cattle smuggling.

17 Jan 2019

Kerala Water Transport Department to get three more solar-powered boats

This apart, the company is also building a solar tourist boat for the department, which will be completed by August.

16 Jan 2019

Kerala's Legal Metrology Department to get modern calibration lab

The laboratory will come up in Kochi which will calibrate various measuring devices used in hospitals, business establishments, and homes.

16 Jan 2019

Kerala witnessed lowest Vigilance cases in 2018

As the anti-corruption campaign is widely gaining ground in the state, the year 2018 witnessed one of the lowest number of Vigilance cases registered in the state since 2007.

09 Jan 2019

Neelakurinji blooming: Stakeholders pin hopes on cool climes

As the weather in some parts of Munnar reported minus degree temperature last week, tourist operators and hoteliers expect a spurt in tourist footfall in the coming days.

06 Jan 2019

Indira Gandhi Boat Race to resume after 16 years

 After a 16-year-long wait, the historical Snake Boat race will be back to Kochi this year.

05 Jan 2019

Hartal menace: Tourism sector key players may seek judicial recourse

The tourism stakeholders are likely to approach the court after Thursday’s hartal affected tourist movement in different parts of the state.

04 Jan 2019

Muziris Heritage Project to conserve more historical places

P M Noushad, managing director, MHP, said the board has agreed to take up 10 conservation works. 

02 Jan 2019

Port Museum in Kochi to have artefacts from 31 countries

The Port Museum to be set up as part of the Alappuzha Heritage Project will have artefacts from 31 countries which had trade links with the ancient ports across the state.

31 Dec 2018

Revamped Children’s Park among eight tourism destinations opening in 2019

While the floods in August marred tourism development in Ernakulam, the coming year will see the completion of several new tourist places.

31 Dec 2018

Afghan national released on bail goes missing, Cochin Customs Department launches manhunt

Even after months-long investigation, the Customs sleuths are yet to crack the mystery behind the racket using the New Delhi-Kochi-Dubai flight for smuggling activities.

25 Dec 2018

Christmas drive: Legal Metrology Dept registers 45 cases  

The department’s central Zone had formed two special squads each in Ernakulam, Palakkad and Thrissur, Idukki districts.

25 Dec 2018

Hartal malaise: It’s time to strike it out

The Joint Action Council Against Hartal (JACAH) hopes to put pressure on political parties to end such strikes, which paralyse normal life. 

23 Dec 2018

Smuggled gold seizures touch record; CIAL recovers 100 kg in eight months

In 2017-18, when 29 persons were arrested for gold smuggling, in the current fiscal 41 persons involved in gold smuggling have already been arrested.

22 Dec 2018