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Contempt charges against AFI: HC drops proceedings

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday closed a contempt of court petition filed by athlete P U Chitra against Athletic Federation of India for not complying with a single judge order to ensure her partic

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Plaints on family issues rule the day

Family issues and disputes related to property and road made up the lion’s share of the cases at the Women’s Adalat conducted by the Ernakulam Central Police on Wednesday. 

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FIFA-U17 trophy to enthral soccer enthusiasts

Football lovers will get a chance to catch a glimpse of the FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy as it will reach Kochi on September 22.

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Youth held with 5 kg of ganja

A youth hailing from Kozhikode was arrested on Wednesday from near the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at Kaloor here by Excise sleuths who seized five kg of ganja from him.

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Decoding dissent

In conversation with poet, critic and cultural activist Ashok Vajpeyi

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The colours of your life 
 

Therapist Jessica Mundroina talks about how colours can help bring back equilibrium in your life

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Reaching parents digitally

Bizqubator, a Kochi-based startup, is making communication between the parent and school easier through their app ‘skoolBeep’

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Why you should leave tier 1 towns 

This topic is very close to my heart. One of my online articles recently went viral and I got tons of mails from entrepreneurs to speak more about this prospect in detail.

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Singers Shine Kumar and Aswathy  K S performing at the Government General Hospital,  Ernakulam as part of the ‘Arts and Medicine’ programme organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation on Wednesday
A soul-rending performance

Singer Shine Kumar broke the morning silence at the Government General Hospital with a  soul-rending performance for patients at the ‘Arts and Medicine’ programme organised by the Kochi Biennale Found

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KVK develops alternative to soil

In an effort that will benefit organic farmers in the city, the Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra, functioning under the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, has developed a soil-less medium that

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A trip into the wild

Thanks to a surge in the South West monsoon, the Sholayar forest region, which has some well known tourist spots, has become vibrant attracting a large number of visitors

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Malayalam actress assault case: Final report in three weeks, says SIT to Kerala HC

The SIT on Tuesday submitted before the High Court the probe into the actress assault case was in the final stage and the final report would be filed within three weeks.

20 Sep 2017

CPM state secretray Kodiyeri Balakrishnan inaugurating the gathering of cultural activists by painting on the canvas in Kochi on Tuesday  | K Shijith
RSS promoting communal politics to retain power, says Kodiyeri

If the RSS initially used communal politics to establish power in the country, now they are using the same to retain power, said CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

20 Sep 2017

High court directs GCDA to deposit  RS 25 lakh to compensate shop owners

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) to deposit an amount of `25 lakh with the government treasury to compensate shop owners for loss in business i

20 Sep 2017

Shops functioning at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium | FILE PIC
FIFA U-17 matches: mark it. Air quality to be monitored

While enhancing the level of security in the city, the FIFA Under-17  World Cup will also serve to improve the quality of air.

20 Sep 2017

Credai, cochin shipyard  plan to build 'klean toilet'

Property developers association Credai and the public-sector undertaking Cochin Shipyard have plans to help build toilets in big, unused containers under the 'Klean Toilet' initiative of the Better Ko

20 Sep 2017

Cop, father-in-law die in mishap

Two persons, including a civil police officer, died and another person was severely injured when the car in which they were travelling collided with a tipper lorry at Puthencruz on the Kochi-Dhanushko

20 Sep 2017

'No competent authority to inspect fitness of fishing boats'

The sinking of a fishing vessel in the shipping channel between Fort Kochi and Vypeen points to the urgent requirement of verification of fitness of fishing boats.

20 Sep 2017

Ill-equipped marine enforcement wing swimming against the red tape tide 

It is the sole lifeline for fishermen stranded at sea. Yet, the Marine Enforcement Wing is struggling to stay afloat after being caught in the tentacles of red tape and official apathy. I

20 Sep 2017

Cochin Ports' ships undertake search operation to locate and lift the fishing boat that capsized at the shipping channel off Kochi on Tuesday. (EPS | Albin  Mathew)
Fishing boat sinks in Vypeen-Fort Kochi shipping channel; fishermen rescued

While all six fishermen on board have been rescued, efforts are on to salvage the boat from the channel using a crane deployed by the Cochin Port Trust.

20 Sep 2017

Planning a litter-free Kerala

The State Suchitwa Mission has instructed the local bodies to submit proposals for the management of biodegradable or nonbiodegradable waste in their respective areas before 
September 28

19 Sep 2017