Kiran Narayanan

Kerala at your fingertips: Elaborative maps of Kerala’s local bodies are now available!

Open Data Kerala, a collective of individuals and organisations working to open source all data on the state, has come out with ‘Map Kerala’, an elaborative digital map of local bodies

04 Nov 2021

Accelerating a green ‘drive’ for Kochi

Cochin International Airport Limited is all set to venture into the manufacturing of hydrogen-powered buses in Kochi.

04 Nov 2021

Trending now in Kochi: Water sports

Focusing on activities like swimming, paddling, kayaking, etc, District Tourism Promotion Council has invited individuals to develop adventure sports facilities across Ernakulam.

30 Oct 2021

Consoling troubled minds

Vedika (name changed), one of the many affected by the Koottikkal landslide, was anxious about future. She had lost her education certificates, which could impact her higher studies and dream. 

22 Oct 2021

Mac N Hom - A domestic brand making waterways safer

Having won the bid for developing 23 hydraulic steering systems for Kochi’s water metro by competing with companies from Australia and Canada, he is now gearing up to enter the global market.

08 Oct 2021

Food for stomach, kindness for soul -- benevolent Kerala couple on mission to feed hungry

There are many empaths around us whose hearts ache for those in pain, even as they are struggling. Sheeba Jose, a native of Vyttila in Kochi, is one of them.

04 Oct 2021

Podcasting into hearts of Malayalis

Ever since the advent of smartphones, there was a visible paradigm shift from reading paperback books to video content.

30 Sep 2021

Sow some green!

Cashing in on favourable weather, padashekhara samitis around Kochi and its suburbs are buzzing with activities these days.

22 Sep 2021

Dine-in: Open doors come at a cost

With dining-in still considered ‘illegal’, Kochi’s restaurants and bar owners complain that police and  administrative officials are demanding lakhs of rupees as bribes

17 Sep 2021

Chottanikkara temple city project gets a second revamp

The Chottanikkara temple city project was announced with much fanfare in 2011 and aimed to transform the city into a pilgrimage hotspot.

17 Sep 2021

Kochi City Gas project remains pipe dream

City Gas project may be delayed further as Indian Oil-Adani Gas Pvt Ltd, the implementation agency, cites lack of support from local bodies to dig up roads

11 Sep 2021

Kerala Fire and Rescue ops get scuba assist

We are often associated with death and bad news as we find bodies in deep waters without delay.

10 Sep 2021

Life in ruins: Victory’s broken home and horrific reality of life in Chellanam

Gazing helplessly at her torn-down home in Chellanam, 61-year-old Victory couldn’t hold back her tears. 

05 Sep 2021

Stuck in reverse: Tripunithura bypass project casts pall of gloom for residents

Valsala still hopes her life will turn around for the better.

02 Sep 2021

Wheels of change: Kerala duo on mission to spread awareness on blood donation

Refusing to be bound down by an accident and pandemic, Muhammed Saheer and his bicycle are on a mission to encourage blood donation in the state

01 Sep 2021