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With 185 from 62 countries IFFK, which begins today in the city, is the state’s biggest cultural
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All of Kochi’s a stage
 

What is art? Why is art important? What is the function of art? These questions will define Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 which opens this week as the largest stage for art in India

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Hi-tech cinema experience

Advanced technologies like RFID delegate cards, Touch Kiosks, Digital display screens and Near Field Technology (NFC) will make the latest edition more appealing

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Know the symptoms of PCOD in women

Polycystic ovarian disease, or PCOD, is the most common endocrine disorder affecting about five to 10 per cent of women in the reproductive age group. The condition arises when a woman’s level of the

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Haritha Keralam to initiate 10 projects in Kerala capital

The projects are distributed across the district and include the launch of paddy cultivation in a 14-hectare spread in Kollayil panchayat to garbage disposal programmes in the corporation.

08 Dec 2016

Two youths arrested for duping shop owners
 

The Rural Police on Wednesday arrested two youths for allegedly cheating owners of several newly-opened shops in the state of lakhs of rupees after giving them false promises of increasing their busin

08 Dec 2016

Goonda lands in police net

Goonda Dini Babu was nabbed by the city shadow police on Tuesday night. Babu had gone into hiding for the past six months after he was accused of conspiring the murder of his neighbour Vishnu last Aug

08 Dec 2016

Power supply disruption

Power supply will be disrupted in several areas in the district on Thursday on account of maintenance works.

07 Dec 2016

‘Qisa 2016’ award nite today

‘Cautious 2 - Aaanum Pennum’ a movie by Vishnulal Sudha of Envestnet in Technopark, has been adjudged the best film at the 5th edition of ‘Prathidhwani Qisa Film Festival’ for IT employees.

07 Dec 2016

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Channelling the IT dream of special children at Technopark

Students from Government School For Deaf and Dumb in Jagathy got a feel of the IT world during their visit to Technopark.

07 Dec 2016

Flex board of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa being carried by Thevar Sangham activists in front of the secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday | B P deepu
Pall of gloom descends over desi ‘Tamil Nadu’ in Thiruvanthapuram

The Tamil community in the district on Tuesday joined the hundreds in mourning the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

07 Dec 2016

Schools moulding little farmers through Harita Keralam mission 

School children in the district are contributing their bit to the ambitious Harita Keralam mission by planning around 100 vegetable farms in their school premises.

06 Dec 2016

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Technopark shuns digital payment despite fund crunch

Many restaurants, other than the branded ones, at Technopark are refusing card and e-payment.

06 Dec 2016

Tight vigil on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border areas

With the situation remaining tense in Tamil Nadu, the state police on Monday beefed up security in the districts which share borders with Tamil Nadu.

06 Dec 2016

Cops nab 20 juveniles for rash driving
 

In a special drive, the city shadow police on Monday nabbed over 20 juveniles for allegedly rash driving on motorcycles and performing stunts on public road.   The police conducted the drive following

06 Dec 2016

Now, you can enter Vanilla police stations

Abandoned vehicles and unhygienic atmosphere at the police stations will soon fade away as the state police have decided to clean all the police stations as part of the state government’s ‘Haritha Keralam Mission’ project, beginning on Thursday. 

06 Dec 2016

Corporatisation of agri sector dangerous: CM 
 

Ariculture should not be allowed to fall into the hands of corporates that are out to make a profit, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday. 

06 Dec 2016

Norms on transfer of staff  evoke mixed response

The guidelines issued by the government on general transfer of employees has evoked mixed response from the employees’ unions. While the unions associated with the ruling front have welcomed the norms

06 Dec 2016

Rating the restaurants with Metro Food Awards

A panel of industry leaders and experts will constitute the jury, which will undertake a rigorous multi-stage process of pre-scoring to shortlist

05 Dec 2016

Chuck out  junk food

Chemical laden packaged snacks are harmful to our children's health.  Opt for the time tested traditional diet, say experts
 

05 Dec 2016

Agriculture Minister V S Sunilkumar releasing balloons as part of the official announcement of  IFFK at Shanghumugham on Sunday. Kerala State Chalachitra Akademi chairman and film director Kamal, film
IFFK to feature 21 Malayalam films in various categories

The 21st International Film Festival of Kerala will feature 21 Malayalam films by 18 directors in various categories.

05 Dec 2016