The New Indian Express - Kochi - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:03:12 +0530 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:49:57 +0530 Kochi Festive Celebrations Turn Dearer The Vishu-Easter season will be a costly affair for the common man, going by the hike in prices of the majority of eatables Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:28 +0530 'Aswamedham' to Resume Service Soon The municipal authorities said a new bus will be purchased soon Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:22 +0530 Art Talk with N S Harsha Held Art lovers in the city on Sunday got a chance to interact with renowned contemporary artist N S Harsha, who was in the city to take part in ‘Art Talk’ organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF). Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:11 +0530 Special Training for SC, ST Advocates The special training programme for advocates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes was held at the Children’s Park Theatre here on Monday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:04 +0530 Teething Trouble for WhatsApp Policing Though there was an immense response to the City Police venture of using WhatsApp to book traffic violators, practical issues are taking the fizz off the endeavour. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:59:51 +0530 Crack Some Filmi Dialogue via OCHA At a time when the social media applications are revolutionising  communication all over the world, here is another on the brigade. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:59:46 +0530 Skywalk to Come Up by August, says GCDA The skywalk will come up at Marine Drive, where the density of pedestrians is very high Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:59:22 +0530 Rain Wreaks Havoc Nearly 50 houses were damaged in the unseasonal rains accompanied by high winds that lashed the eastern parts of the district in the last three days Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:59:04 +0530 Vishu Shopping in Full Swing Broadway, the commercial street of Kochi, was a beehive of activities. Despite the sweltering heat, the shops on Broadway were flooded with people. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:58:33 +0530 Safety of Migrants in City Comes Under the Scanner The Kochi Corporation has mooted a comprehensive plan to ensure hygiene, safety and security of the migrant workers. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:53:09 +0530 Sharjah Court Acquits Kannur Native A Sharia court in Sharjah has acquitted a Kannur native, Rajesh Narayanan Nambiar, in a case filed by a Pakistan national Gassala Nakvi, in connection with a business deal. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:52:51 +0530 Cobwebs Crowd 'Useless' City Police Website Even though officials of the Kochi City Police make tall claims of their website being the best in the country, the website shows a different picture. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:38 +0530 Woman Falls Off MEMU Into Backwaters A woman fell from a running train into the backwaters at Kumbalam railway bridge on Monday evening. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:25 +0530 Tanker Lorry Workers Plan Stir from Saturday The All Kerala Tanker Workers’ Union has called for an indefinite strike from April 19. In a statement, the All Kerala LPG Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:50:51 +0530 Rail Cross A Nightmare for Residents Careless gate keeping at the Railway cross near Thiru Nettoor Railway station has drawn the ire of the residents. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:50:21 +0530 Special Coins to Mark Diamond Jubilee Two special coins will be released to mark the diamond jubilee of the Coir Board. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:45:18 +0530 Illegal Crackers: Cops Keep Vigil The police in the city and the suburbs of Ernakulam have decided to put the brakes on unauthorished cracker sale during the Vishu and Easter Celebrations. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:44:24 +0530 'Implement the Gadgil Committee Report' The Kerala People’s Movement has asked the Central Government to take immediate measures to implement the Gadgil Committee report. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:44:10 +0530 Gold Smugglers May Take to Sea, Says IB The Intelligence Bureau has given an alert to the police in the state to beef up surveillance along the coastal belt Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:27:02 +0530