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Oooh! It’s going to be hot

Temperatures have been on the rise in Kerala for the past 10 years. In Kochi, though the temperature fell by two degrees this year, humidity has gone up.

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The shooting of ‘Chitharal’ in Kanyakumari
Documenting a monument

For Sreedevi Varma, it was her inquisitiveness, which led her to create the documentary ‘Chitharal’.

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Kochi: Chickenpox cases on the rise

Summer diseases have begun rearing their ugly head as the mercury climbs up slowly.

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Black and White FC who won the Neymar Jr’s Five Kochi city qualifiers
Black and White FC qualify for nationals

The Kochi city qualifiers of Neymar Jr’s Five football tournament witnessed the participation of over 60 teams.

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Highlighting the benefits of naturopathy

A seminar on ‘the science of natural healing’ was held here with Dr Arun Sharma, a pioneer in naturopathy addressing the crowd.

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Sudipto Das's The Aryabhata Clan: Tentacles of terrorism

The book ‘Aryabhata Clan’ traces the struggle of the Fareedi family to thwart the growing IS threat.

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The Indo-French co-operation: A travelling photography exhibition

‘A world in common’, a travelling photography exhibition, highlights the projects completed in
India in collaboration with the French Development Agency.

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Indira, told novelly using graphic art: An illustrative biography of Indira Gandhi

Comic illustrator Priya Kuriyan from Kochi speaks about teaming up with writer Devapriya Roy for  
‘Indira’, an illustrative biography on Indira Gandhi.

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Kerala HC: Babu Sebastian unqualified for post of Mahatma Gandhi University VC

Three and half years after the appointment of Babu Sebastian as vice chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, a Division Bench of the HC declared he is unqualified for the post.

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CPM Kerala state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan (File | EPS)
CPI leaders, workers switch over to CPM

Alleging nepotism and factional feud by a four-member coterie led by CPI district secretary P Raju, a group of leaders and hundreds of workers in Pachalam, have decided to quit the party and join CPM.

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Kerala women’s panel registers suo motu case

The Kerala Women’s Commission on Monday registered a suo motu case in connection with the incident in which a woman suffered serious injuries after she fell down inside a private bus at Udayamperoor.

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Special children dancing during ‘Santhwana Sandhya’, a musical evening organised by the BPCL at Durbar Hall Ground in Kochi  | Melton Antony
‘Saksham’ concludes with mega ceremony

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s (BPCL) ‘Saksham 2018’, an awareness programme on the responsible use of fuel and fuel-efficiency products, concluded in Kochi with a mega closing ceremony.

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Kochi may become a permanent venue of literature festivals

Kerala may be the most literate state and at the forefront of nurturing a literary ecosystem transcending boundaries.

19 Feb 2018

Directors Lenin Rajendran and K G George arriving for the valedictory function of  ‘SIGNS’ at the Town Hall in Kochi on Wednesday | Melton Antony
‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’ bags a rich haul of laurels

Cinema Paradiso Club (CPC), an online platform of movie buffs which had created ripples by pitching for talent rather than popularity, on Sunday  honoured the best performers in Mollywood in 2017.

19 Feb 2018

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation gets Centre’s green signal for Spices Park in Thodupuzha

The Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra) has obtained the in-principle approval from the Central Government for setting up a spices processing cluster at Thodupuzha.

19 Feb 2018

CBI on trail of international smuggler who 'paid' BSF officer

The CBI probing the seizure of Rs 47 lakh from a Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant is finding it hard to track down the co-accused, an international smuggler, in the case.

19 Feb 2018

Mor Georges Koureih, Archbishop of Luxembourg (left), and Catholicos Baselios Thomas I (right) at the Patriarchal Day celebrations and Faith Declaration Meet of the Jacobite Syrian Church at the JLN Stadium, Kochi, on Sunday | Express
‘Separate courts a must to deal with religious matters’

Civil, criminal courts are not equipped to deal with disagreements and rifts between various religious sects, says Jacobite Church.

19 Feb 2018

The Excise Enforcement Squad with the  arrested persons at a press meet in Aluva on Saturday | Albin Mathew
Kochi: 5.2 kg of party drug worth Rs 30 crore seized

Claimed to be the biggest ever drug haul in the state, the enforcement and anti-narcotic special squad of the excise department on Saturday seized 5.2 kg of methylenedioxy methamphetamine.

19 Feb 2018

Explore underwater sonar surveillance at NPOL meet

The Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi is organising an International Conference on Sonar Systems and Sensors, ‘ICONS-2018’.

19 Feb 2018

Drawing inspiration from nature

Vivi Jojo’s exhibition titled Mitya encompasses the images from his surroundings and nature-related themes.

19 Feb 2018

(From left): Gijo Sivan, Tiby Kuruvila and Jayaraj T G
Living among the Japanese: An entrepreneur's tale

Entrepreneur Tiby Kuruvila, a Kothamangalam native, talks about his life as an entrepreneur in Tokyo.

19 Feb 2018