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VS to receive S Sivasankara Pillai memorial award

The first memorial award in the name of the late CPI leader and freedom fighter S Sivasankara Pillai, for an ideal politician, will be presented to veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan.

15 hours ago

Sanitation drive on in Chellanam, Vypeen

The ongoing sanitation works to check the outbreak of contagious diseases in the Ockhi-hit  Chellanam and Vypeen continued on Sunday.

15 hours ago

Food with love

The initiative is an attempt to provide relief to the affected and empathise with them— C C John, principal, St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom

17 hours ago

The students with Pramod Mohan
Adding a touch of aquaponics

A group of college students is promoting organic vegetable cultivation via aquaponics and selling the produce to nearby apartments

17 hours ago

Artist Somji with his collection of works which will be exhibited at the art show ‘Identity of Tolerance’
‘We should agree to disagree’

Artist Somji, a former Deputy Commissioner (Taxes), talks about his upcoming exhibition

17 hours ago

Nature is king in his works

Biji Bhasker’s 20 paintings displayed at Indriyam Art Gallery, Mattanchery focuses on nature-related themes and how nature is harmed by human apathy

17 hours ago

A cosmetic surgery changing people’s lives

An operation called Abdominoplasty, commonly known as Tummy Tuck removes the excess skin and fat from the middle or the lower abdomen, and tightens the muscles of the abdomen.

17 hours ago

Dressing to impress

The trends and styles in women’s fashion are much discussed. However, men’s fashion has rarely found an open avenue.

18 hours ago

The silver screen effect

When Punyalan Private Limited hit the screens last month, Joy Thakkolkaran’s uniquely designed kurtas also managed to grab attention.

18 hours ago

Uber cheapest mode of transport in dist: Survey

Online taxi service Uber has got a shot in the arm with a survey by De Valor Management Consultants concluding the service charges the least fare from passengers in the district.

18 hours ago

Women with hoes of return of their dear ones at the St Mary's church in Vizhinjam. (EPS | Kaviyoor Santhosh)
Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 40; 250 fishermen from Kerala, Tamil Nadu return to Kochi coast

The fishermen, including 189 from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, arrived in Kochi by boats since last night, officials said.

10 Dec 2017

It is time to turn over a new leaf

Each youth festival is a learning platform for the students, parents and the organisers.

10 Dec 2017

Power Minister  M M Mani handing over the trophy for overall champion to the Aluva sub-district team
Youth fest: Aluva clinches title after dethroning North Paravoor

It was a sweet revenge for Aluva sub-district after last year’s shocking upset when they were upstaged by North Paravoor after nearly a decade-long reign.

10 Dec 2017

A scene from the SH College campus where the animation workshop was held | K Shijith
‘Cocoon’ animation workshop at SH College ends

 ‘Cocoon’, the six-day animation workshop hosted by School of Communication, Sacred Heart College, concluded here on Saturday. Led by animator and screenwriter Prosenjit Ganguly, the worksho

10 Dec 2017

Seawall reconstruction begins

 The reconstruction of seawalls, which were damaged when cyclone Ockhi lashed various parts of Ernakulam district, began on Saturday.

10 Dec 2017

Sweets being distributed after the withdrawal of the strike called by Chellanam residents on Saturday,
Chellanam residents call off hunger strike

The Chellanam residents, who were on the warpath against the government demanding the construction of seawall and breakwaters in the area which was hit by cyclone Ockhi, on Saturday called off the hunger strike launched by them under the banner of ‘Janakeeya Samiti’.

10 Dec 2017

Boats trying to enter Puthiyappa Harbour in Kozhikode negotiating huge waves
Catastr ockhi a photo essay

Redrawn coastlines. Ravaged houses. Wrecked boats. Missing fishermen. Broken lives. Shattered dreams... death... destruction.

10 Dec 2017

Hat-trick win for St Joseph’s HSS in drama

The audience was motionless when the curtain came down at stage 8 at Nirmala HSS after the conclusion of the drama titled ‘Meen’ (Fish). 

09 Dec 2017

Members of the Aluva Govt Girls Higher Secondary School skit team sharing a moment before they take the stage for their performance
Ernakulam revenue district youth festival: Going into the final day, North Paravoor and Aluva in a neck and neck race 

North Paravoor, which had been leading the race since the opening day. was relegated to the second position with 661 points. 

09 Dec 2017

HMT Junction to get facelift as PWD decides to construct new railway overbridge in Kochi

HMT Junction Development Action Council chairman M Nandakumar said it was the sustained efforts by the council that prompted the government.

09 Dec 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Oommen Chandy visits Chellanam

Congress leaders led by former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday visited fishing hamlet Chellanam, which was hit by cyclone Ockhi.

09 Dec 2017