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VACB orders inquiry against ex-ministers on charges of corruption

The Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau has ordered a preliminary inquiry against former ministers V K Ebrahimkunju and P J Joseph and eight others.

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For representational purpose
Malappuram native held with banned drugs in Kochi

Officers of the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested a Malappuram native from a Mumbai-bound train while trying to transport banned drugs.

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Moulavi’s mysterious death: CBI files closure report in case

The CBI has closed the investigation into the mysterious death of C M Abdulla Moulavi, a spiritual leader in North Kerala, for the second time. 

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Cochin Shipyard. (File photo: ENS)
Cochin Shipyard, Cusat sign pact for cooperation in academic, industrial relations

Cochin Shipyard Ltd and Cusat have signed an agreement for cooperation in academic and industrial relations for their mutual benefit.

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Maharaja College students' and teachers' unions end hunger strike

A meeting of teachers’ and students’ organisations at Maharaja’s College reached a consensus on ending the hunger strike being staged by a section of students.

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Long-term love affair mistaken for rape in unique case 

The High Court has quashed a rape case saying if the prosecution is permitted to continue it will cause hardship to the woman.

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Private buses go on strike in Kochi 

The majority of the private buses operating within Kochi and to other parts of the state kept off the road on Tuesday, when the Bus Operators Confederation called a 24-hour strike.

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Cochin International Airport to help boost availability of potable water 

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL)'s initiative to distribute potable water in four panchayats around the airport has received a major boost.

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‘Still the heaven on earth’

Shahid Iqbal IAS explains why one shouldJammu and Kashmir had long occupied a venerated place in the minds of the wanderlust from across the world. n’t abandon plans of visiting J&K

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Naipunnya students distributing medicine kit to dialysis patients at Regional Dialysis Centre at Aluva.
Opening a window to the world through a good deed

Naipunnya Public School reaches out to the deprived

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The making of murals

Vainikam documents the long and laborious technique of the murals in kerala

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Em ‘body’ ing a work of art

Arka Mukhopadhyay,  performer, director and poet, who explores the possibilities of the human body through physical theatre speaks about his work

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CREDAI seeks lowering of stamp duty

Government should declare affordable housing as infrastructure industry, CREDAI Kerala secretary general Najeeb Zackeria said.

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Abacus contest held

Lekshmy K Jayasurya of Carmel School, Peyad Thiruvananthapuram and Abhay Dalton, Rajagiri Christu Jayanthi Public School Kakkanad,

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Still searching for a director

 On August 18, 2014, the then Chief Minister Oommen Chandy laid the foundation stone for the Cancer Centre.

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A suspicious move

The government’s move to entrust INKEL with the construction of the Cochin Cancer Centre raises many eyebrows

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Photo exhibition gives a peek into the past

The Kochi Biennale Foundation and New Delhi-based Critical Collective conducted a two-day exhibition titled the ‘Accidental Archive’ on the sidelines of the Kochi Muziris Biennale.

24 Jan 2017

Students of Maharaja's College staging a hunger strike in front of the college gate on Monday  | melton antony
Students of Maharaja College demand removal of principal for comment on girls

A meeting convened by district collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla on Monday to find a solution to the ongoing crisis at Maharaja’s College failed to make any headway.

24 Jan 2017

The Humour in ‘uniform’

“This is a banana-cut jeans, said the person who handed me a pair to wear for this show. This is Kerala, what other cut could I expect,” says Manish K Tyagi,

23 Jan 2017

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Finding beauty in Rubbish

On a recent visit to Kochi, Dr Tom Licence, from the University of East Anglia, England, spoke about how the concept of throw-away garbage began in England in the 1880s

23 Jan 2017

Capturing earth’s  incandescence

Vivan Sundaram’s photo installation ‘Terraoptics’ is on till February 10 at Gallery Sutra, Fort Kochi

23 Jan 2017