Anu Kuruvilla

‘Swear to celebrate unified Holy Mass to get ordained’

Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath has issued a letter saying that deacons can be ordained as priests only if they submit written undertakings promising to obey the synodal decisions.

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It may be another Christmas sans Holy Mass for St Mary’s Basilica in Kochi

Laity-Synod standoff over implementation of Uniform Holy Mass puts lock on cathedral

29 Nov 2023

Cusat may have diluted previous norms on-campus events: Ex-vice chancellor

Can’t hold anyone responsible for accident when students are involved in events, says Letha

28 Nov 2023

Kerala: Youth welfare chief in panel probing Cusat stampede draws flak; 'he has to be held responsible for tragedy,' says KSU 

There are also allegations that the youth welfare chief is acting as a ‘super VC’ on the campus. 

28 Nov 2023

Vijayam canal: A 100-year-old canal that was born out of ‘hunger’

Had this channel not been there, the Chellanam grama panchayat would have been perennially affected by waterlogging, says the sexagenarian.

28 Nov 2023

Unscientific additions turned amphitheatre unsafe

According to sources, the decision to construct a roof and enclose the amphitheatre had met with stiff opposition and the authorities were enlightened about the instructions left by the architect.

27 Nov 2023

CUSAT pays price for not expanding infrastructure

The growth of infrastructure, from auditoriums to playgrounds and classrooms to laboratories, has been at a snail’s pace, faculty members and experts said.

27 Nov 2023

MGNREGA social audit: Kerala tops list of states, followed by Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir

According to statistics, Kerala carried out the social audit in all 941 panchayats in the state

25 Nov 2023

'Pathetic...,' said foreign tourist: A bus station with 'world-class' restrooms in Kochi? Sorry, the minister is busy

“Imagine a situation where people arriving here are being greeted with sub-class facilities right at the gateway,” says Hrishikesh S, who is associated with the tourism industry.

23 Nov 2023

'...We could see only tiny wings, teacher': Class 1 student’s diary in Kerala's Kollam inspires journalling drive

The activities of Samyuktha Diary Bhasha Padanam, aimed at developing language skills of students of class I and II, helped discover Maheshwar V.

21 Nov 2023

Give 50 per cent jobs to Keralites and get subsidy, draft policy woos IT firms

Sops to bring more IT projects to rural Kerala also feature high on the Information Technology Policy 2023 that aims to transform Kerala into an inclusive knowledge society.

20 Nov 2023

Rooftop library brews campus chai pe charcha

How? Rajagiri College of Social Sciences at Kalamassery has implemented a wonderful idea -- a rooftop garden cafe library.

18 Nov 2023

Kochi lone Indian city among Condé Nast Traveller’s top Asian destinations for ‘24

The magazine highlighted Kochi’s waterways which have been a big lure for visitors since time immemorial.

18 Nov 2023

UK now off limits to dependents of foreign non-research PG students

Move aims to reduce number of dependents, including spouses, migrating to the country

15 Nov 2023

Ekm bus station stinking. Makeover soon, says KSRTC; not all convinced

Passengers are forced to use an unsightly waiting area, and dilapidated, stinking restrooms

14 Nov 2023

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