Press Club Road: Street of Letters then, hub of garments now
Press Club Road near Marine Drive was dotted with bookshops, including one owned by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, about 70 years ago
14 May 2022
Demise of the signature tree
A signature tree (oppumaram), which stood as a symbol of Kerala’s vigorous protest against the endosulfan tragedy, was felled in Kasaragod.
14 May 2022
Bus service extension plan gets four cheers from Vypeen
Vypeen resident Usha, a salesgirl working in Kaloor, says changing buses everyday to reach her workplace, coupled with the hike in bus fare, means she has to pay Rs 10 extra daily.
13 May 2022
Forgotten battles of Covid Brigade
When Kerala struggled to contain the pandemic during the second and third waves, nearly 20,000 people were hired to form the ‘Covid Brigade’.
12 May 2022
Currently, the tourists deboarding at Kochi airport travel two hours to Alappuzha to enjoy houseboat sojourns.
10 May 2022
Kochi Metro yet to adopt one nation-one card
The National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), an inter-operable transport card conceived by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2019, is yet to come to use in the Kochi Metro.
05 May 2022
Joggers’ collective clean the walkway everyday
A group of six joggers who have been using the Queen’s Walkway for almost 12 years, have formed a group that will maintain the space — the Pachalam Walk-Mates.
04 May 2022
Agriculture, tourism take a hit after sudden weather change
Farmers were affected by the unexpected change in weather and crop loss from rain
29 Apr 2022
Summer rain spoils cleaning activities in Ernakulam
With rain exposing the inadequacies in the drainage system, city corporation has intensified cleaning and desilting drive. The district medical office too is out to prevent water-borne diseases
26 Apr 2022
Mask on or off? Kerala yet to decide
Though the government lifted penalties for not wearing masks in public, physicians advise it is better to use them, considering personal safety
23 Apr 2022
Vyttila == destined to be in a shambles
The road from Vyttila towards Kaniyampuzha once offered people travelling from Kadavanthra easy access to the Mobility Hub.
22 Apr 2022
Vyttila back to traffic chaos
Months after the new traffic regulations were introduced, there is hardly any relief for the traffic snarl-ups that plagues one of the busiest junctions in the city
22 Apr 2022
Girl students bear brunt of low quality food served in Kochi hostels
Lack of regular checking help the paying guest accommodation owners to escape punishment with the low-quality food they provide
21 Apr 2022
Parking at will hinders traffic in Kochi
Officials say unauthorised parking of vehicles is one of the most common reasons for traffic chaos they address in the city.Multi-level parking facilities will hopefully solve it to an extent
20 Apr 2022
Foster care gets few takers in Ernakulam
The Ernakulam District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) has restarted the vacation foster care after two years.
20 Apr 2022
Kanjhawala hit-and-drag case: Cops file 800-page chargesheet, four charged with murder
Remarriage no ground to deny compensation to accident victim's widow, rules Bombay HC
45 held in connection with Bihar riots, normalcy restored: Police
India, Malaysia can now trade in Indian rupee
Indictment of former US President Trump ends decades of perceived invincibility
Indians among eight migrants found dead near US-Canada border