Anuja Susan Varghese

Cancer survivor harnesses yoga’s power to heal others

When the whole world celebrated yoga day on Thursday, Karita Aaltonen, a 58-year-old from Finland, had a lot more to say about the ancient discipline.

22 Jun 2018

Majority of wayside eateries in Kochi are in unhygienic conditions

Kochi is witnessing a rise in wayside eateries but the majority of them function in unhygienic conditions.

19 Jun 2018

600 cases pending due to delay in appointment of Insurance Ombudsman in Kerala

It is learnt that till this date no official announcement has been made by the Executive Council of Insurers (ECOI) regarding the date of new Ombudsman joining.

11 Jun 2018

Kerala's new driving licence holders: Women fast overtaking men

If the number of women getting a driving license stood at 38,636 in 2005, the figure is as high as 1,91,443 in 2017, almost five times the figure 12 years back.

10 Jun 2018

Reviving the soil

When soil is revived, then food production improves. And using proper nutrients, organic food can be made.

05 Jun 2018

Of a polluted coastline searching for solutions

While Cyclone Ockhi devastated life on the Kerala coast last year, it has also left the marine ecosystem shaky.

03 Jun 2018

Large cash withdrawals affected as bankers begin two-day strike

The two-day nationwide strike by public sector bank employees, which began on Wednesday, has affected large cash transactions, while ATM-based withdrawals were also affected in some ATMs of PSU banks.

31 May 2018

18,000 passports stuck at post offices in Kerala

The ongoing postal strike has dealt a major blow for those planning an urgent trip abroad like students going for higher studies, parents visiting children, companies sending employees for onsite jobs

30 May 2018

Migrant workers in plastic waste dumps are easy prey to a host of ailments

Working in garbage heaps, the migrant workers are exposed to several health hazards, said experts.

18 May 2018

The ground beneath pedestrians is slipping

Though the first anniversary of Kochi Metro's commercial operations is around the corner, the restoration work of footpaths in some areas along the Metro Rail corridor remains unfinished.

16 May 2018

Local body a mute spectator as garbage heap gets bigger at north Kalamassery

The dumping ground is turning out to be an eyesore for people entering the city even as the stench becomes unbearable for those living nearby.

15 May 2018

Frequent power disruptions leave Kochi dwellers hot and bothered

Though the KSEB has not officially announced power cuts, frequent power disruptions, especially around midnight and in the wee hours, have literally left the public losing their cool.  

09 May 2018

Impasse continues; Cochin Shipyard refutes charges of faulty moorings

The Ro-Ro service was expected to end the perennial travel hassles of West Kochi residents

08 May 2018

Isreal Conflict