Anilkumar T

KSRTC move for poll ads on buses hits EC hurdle

Delay by poll panel in allowing display of election-related  advertisements hurts cash-strapped corp’s aim to earn C2 cr

18 Mar 2021

Job rackets spread their tentacles in Kerala, loot money from aspirants

An MBA holder from Palakkad is latest victim of fraud. He was duped into paying `21,500 

14 Mar 2021

Death lurks around sharp curve on Sahodaran Ayyappan Road 

Unscientific construction, encroachment, reckless driving, lack of signage among reasons

04 Mar 2021

Kochi to have bustling nightlife soon

Corp readies mega plan for the purpose; business capital to capitalise on its strengths  

01 Mar 2021

Dist panchayat plans ‘labour bank’ of workers, to launch app, website

Finding a blue-collar jobs in the district will no longer be a herculean task. If all goes as per the plan, the opportunity will knock at the door in the form of a mobile message.

26 Feb 2021

Transfer of joint RTO for keeping office door closed riles officials

Keeping the doors of a government office closed during working hours will put the officer in trouble.

26 Feb 2021

Farming without soil? Agriculture officer makes it possible

Now, those engaging in growbag farming needn’t any longer bother about the poor yield mainly attributed to the poor quality of red topsoil used for the purpose.

13 Feb 2021

A month after elections, posters and banners yet to be removed

Despite instructions from dist admn to remove materials soon after polls, many ignored them

05 Feb 2021

Traffic regulation at Vyttila fails to yield desired result

Bridge a boon for those travelling through  NH66, won’t benefit city folk, says a resident.Police decide to ensure lane traffic and place proper signage to ease congestion

12 Jan 2021

Unhygienic eateries to be closed down permanently to stem spread of shigella

The health department had earlier slapped closure notices on three hotels at Udayamperoor which failed to meet basic requirements.

08 Jan 2021

Memorial for Mahakavi G Sankara Kurup to become a reality soon

A memorial befitting the stature of Mahakavi G Sankara Kurup, whose literary genius had made him the nation’s first Jnanpith laureate, may soon grace the city if Mayor Anilkumar has his way.

03 Jan 2021

MVD drives in change, lavishes gifts on law-abiding motorists

Anil Kesavan, 29, has never had an issue with the police or Motor Vehicles Department over reckless driving since he always played by the rules.

02 Jan 2021

Future of first open gymnasium in Kochi hangs in balance

The future of the open gymnasium at Chathiath Road, the first in the city,  which had been launched with much fanfare is hanging in the balance now.

27 Dec 2020

Neglected, Kochi's first open gym loses its glory

The dumping of garbage and stray dog menace also pose a headache to commuters and fitness lovers alike. 

24 Dec 2020

UDF likely to wrest power in Thrikkakara municipality with the support of rebel

With the support of the rebel, UDF which was struggling to get an absolute majority in the 43-member council enjoys the support of 22 members.

20 Dec 2020

Kochi corporation: CPI eyes deputy mayor post, reward likely for rebel

LDF allies employ pressure tactics to get prominent positions in corporation, CPI roots for its lone woman councillor Ansiya K A 

19 Dec 2020

After 10 years of UDF rule, clear edge for LDF in Kochi Corporation polls

‘Governance failures’ like waterlogging, bad roads and waste disposal to affect UDF’s chances

09 Dec 2020

Move over plastic bags, gloves are the new menace in Kochi

Disposable plastic gloves, which were introduced in malls and other places to protect customers from the virus, have emerged as an environmental threat during Covid times.

05 Dec 2020

Local body polls: LDF, UDF hope to get clear win in Thrikkakara this time

With four chairpersons in last five years, the civic body needs a clear mandate, but non-political forum, rebels pose threat to both fronts

05 Dec 2020

Beware! That new friend you met online may be catfishing you

Nearly three months ago, 25-year-old Abhinav Raj (name changed), a BTech graduate, received a message on Facebook from an account with the username Diana Manik seeking to be his friend.

02 Dec 2020

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