Abhilash Chandran

Diesel costlier, Kerala water transport department to switch to solar ferries

The SWTD has already given the order for four new boats which are under construction at the Century Yard in Panavally.

19 Sep 2022

Revised feasibility report on Sabarimala airport submitted to Union ministry

The new report has been submitted as the earlier report prepared by Louis Berger, a private agency appointed by KSIDC, was rejected by DGCA citing technical faults.

02 Jul 2022

Rain, rain go away  Koottickal, Kokkayar cry in pain

For the last eight months, 33-year-old Robins John has been on the run to raise money for his medical treatment of his father, John Mathew, 65.

18 Jun 2022

Apostolic nuncio’s Jalandhar visit signals Franco’s return? Yes and no

The sources close to the bishop consider it as a step ahead of him returning as the head of the diocese.

14 Jun 2022

Kerala looks for new trains as railway time table committee meets Wednesday

With the doubling of T’Puram-M’luru track via Kottayam, running time of trains can be reduced

08 Jun 2022

Rising production cost pours cold water on emerging poultry farmers in Kerala

Import of eggs from Tamil Nadu raises concern | Demand for chicks also on the rise

06 Jun 2022

Double line traffic on Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam railway section begins

With this the entire track in Kerala via Kottayam has been doubled except for 1.2 km and the work for the doubling of rail lines south of Ernakulam started in 2001.

30 May 2022

Vembanad Lake fish count indicates decline in backwater salinity: Study

While the two-day-long fish count has spotted 43 fin fishes and five shellfishes in Vembanad Lake, a vast majority of them belonged to the freshwater category.

29 May 2022

Farmers’ resilience gives Methran Kayal second crop

The development is a result of farmers’ relentless protests to save more than 400 acres of land from the clutches of land mafia, reports Abhilash chandran

15 May 2022

Sculptures, reliefs, murals... Kerala’s oldest college gets a makeover with ‘Hues of Time’

The colourful relief sculptures are a delightful sight on the walls lining the road leading to the main gate of the CMS College here.

21 Apr 2022

Genus of wasps named after Bengaluru institute following rare discovery

They have collaborated with Cornelis van Achterberg of the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, for comparative studies with other Braconids.

08 Apr 2022

Simplifying calculations through Vedic Maths, Keralite siblings show way

Though they started classes among their friends in the beginning, it soon spread to a wider network and more than 300 students joined training classes. 

03 Apr 2022

Collector’s report to Kerala governmnet backs Renu Raj

The collector also said MLA Rajendran visited the Sub Collector’s residence and office taking up the issue of stop memo issued to the construction. 

13 Feb 2019

Kerala floods one month after: Crops destroyed, Vaikom farmers determined

The entire paddy cultivation in these fields, having a growth of two to 45 days, has been destroyed in breach of bunds.

18 Sep 2018

After 12 yrs, Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar, but there are no tourists!

Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.

02 Sep 2018