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Suni, Vijeesh sent to police custody

The Aluva Judicial First Class Magistrate Court on Saturday sent Pulsar Suni and Vijeesh, the main accused in the sexual assault case involving a Malayalam actor, to police custody for ten days.

26 Feb 2017

New plant species discovered

A new plant species was discovered in the Idathattu and Kannadipara areas under the Mankulam forest range in Idukki district.

26 Feb 2017

Bringing ’em to book

At a time when even scandalous sexual abuse cases are caught in the labyrinth of courts for decades, the move to start a registry of sexual offenders is no mean task.

26 Feb 2017

The Argumentative Indian

Shashi Tharoor’s book, ‘An Era of Darkness’ is a mature and measured response to a misinformed portrait of India.

25 Feb 2017

Corporation to file complaint against Airtel

The Kochi Corporation has decided to initiate criminal proceedings against telecom major Bharti Airtel for its continuous involvement in illegally digging up roads to lay cables across the city.

25 Feb 2017

District to get international exhibition centre

Industries Minister A C Moideen on Friday announced the decision to set up the centre to help Kochi host various commercial exhibitions.

25 Feb 2017

Church feast begins 

A flag hoisting ceremony was held at St Antony’s Church, Kaloor, here on Friday as part of the three-day feast of the church.

25 Feb 2017

Dalits, adivasis demand hostel facility 

Dalit and adivasi organisations in the state will take out a march on Monday, demanding conversion of the building housing the Adivasi Heritage Museum into hostel/training institute for adivasi students.

25 Feb 2017

A KSACS officer
Migrant labourers rush in. So does HIV

 With a rise in the number of migrant workers coming into the state, Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS) has its task cut out. According to…

25 Feb 2017

Call to end elephant contracting

The practice of elephant contracting should be abolished to end exploitation of pachyderms, said T N Prathapan MLA, who is also district secretary of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

25 Feb 2017

In pole position

Jinu Joy talks about his experiences as a pole performer and his foray into Mollywood

24 Feb 2017

He takes his craze to the next level

Ashwin jain is on a mission to create a platform where gamers need only a  one-level-qualifier into the final

24 Feb 2017

Art marathon to encourage the creative spirit

 A man lies on his back on a stage. He is seen drinking water from a mug, drop by drop, and then spitting it out in the form of a fountain. Some of the water falls on the floor, whi

24 Feb 2017

Of pain and loss

The scattered remains of mutilated paintings and a grainy Urdu poem reverie for Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg stuck in a loop, confronts visitors to an otherwise tidy space in Aspinwall House.

24 Feb 2017

Celebrating the night of Shiva

Lakhs of devotees are thronging Aluva Manappuram as part of the Sivarathri celebrations

24 Feb 2017

Consecration of Koonankurishu pally to commence today

The consecration and sanctification of the renovated St George Orthodox Church will commence under Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan.

24 Feb 2017

High Court moots fresh guidelines for Vigilance

The court made the observation while considering a petition filed by Sudheer Nambiar, son of CPM central committee member P K Sreemathy who is accused in a nepotism case.

24 Feb 2017

First trial run of diesel engine to harbour terminus a success 

 The trial run of diesel engine to the Cochin Harbour Terminus railway station, on the new tracks, was a success. 

24 Feb 2017

Creatrix 2k17 held

Albertian Institute of Science and Technology organised Creatrix 2k17, an inter-college technical fest under the auspices of civil engineering department of the college on February 23. 

24 Feb 2017

Varsity’s step-motherly attitude slammed

The MG University ban on the private registration students showcasing their talents at the ongoing varsity youth festival has triggered an angry response from the parallel colleges.

24 Feb 2017

Vipidas of RLV college adjudged kalaprathibha

Vipidas, a student of the RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura, won the title of ‘Kalaprathiba’ at the ongoing MG University youth festival at Kozhencherry.

24 Feb 2017