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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.

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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.

20 hours ago

In pole position

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

23 hours ago

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

23 hours ago

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.

23 hours ago

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

Thumbs down for green protocol

The efforts by the Suchitwa Mission to implement the green protocol at the ongoing MG University youth festival here have come a cropper.  

24 Feb 2017

Actor Manju Warrier arrives for Central Excise Day celebrations in Kochi on Thursday| K Shijith
Noopura: Creativity takes centre stage on penultimate day

The participants’ creativity took centre stage in the cartooning, painting, photography, poster designing and collage contests.

24 Feb 2017

Bail pleas of accused in IS case dismissed
 

The court on Thursday dismissed bail petitions filed by two persons accused in the Kanakamala IS meeting case.  

24 Feb 2017

27 cases filed for duty evasion, other charges

The Legal Metrology Department has registered 27 cases of duty evasion with regard to import of toys and fancy goods, especially from China, and irregularities in their sale.  

24 Feb 2017

Detour during journey to join IS lands man in NIA net

A change in travel plans landed Mouinudheen Parakadavath in the NIA net for alleged links with the Islamic State (IS).

24 Feb 2017

St Xavier’s College for Women​ chosen for British Council event

The St Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, was among the 11 institutions in the country selected for an ‘Active Citizens Programme’ organised by the British Council in collaboration with the Rajiv

23 Feb 2017

Panampilly Nagar residents protesting against eviction | EXPRESS
Blackout Day observed to protest against eviction

The Kerala High Court had, last month, directed the civic body to act against unauthorised buildings in the area by March 31.

23 Feb 2017

Infra development of greater Cochin prime focus of GCDA budget

Infrastructure, Housing, and Social Welfare will be the main areas the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) will focus on during the 2017-18 financial year.

23 Feb 2017

High Court seeks municipality’s view on petition against amusement park

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday sought the Aluva municipality’s view on a petition against letting a temporary amusement park operate during Aluva Sivarathri festival at Manappuram.

23 Feb 2017

Housing projects, roads key areas

The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) Budget (2017-18) focuses on developing infrastructure and on easing traffic chaos via new roads and decongest existing roads by widening them.

23 Feb 2017