Unnikrishnan S

Sample survey office struggles amid trust deficit

Routine surveys undertaken by the office run into stiff opposition due to NRC concerns

14 Feb 2020

Cars, bikes to cost more

Despite a slowdown in auto industry, Isaac is confident of garnering Rs 200 crore from the tax hike.

08 Feb 2020

Two under observation for suspected Coronavirus infection in Kerala

The minister, however, said there was no need for panic as the government had taken necessary steps to address the situation.

24 Jan 2020

Erratic train schedules hit livelihood of passengers

People in private companies were fired due to the late running of trains. Govt employees too may face salary deduction soon

22 Jan 2020

KWA looks for budget push for its solar project

Kerala Water Authority is hoping for a favourable allocation from the state budget to launch its ambitious plans for reducing power burden through solar energy.

20 Jan 2020

Data trouble: Vehicle interceptors to wait for some more time

MVD struggles to streamline database; rollout of automatic number plate recognition system hit

18 Jan 2020

Rs 1,117 crore! Govt offices big KWA bill defaulters

Cumulative loss is C4,600 crore; the list shows that some organisations have not paid their dues since the late 90s

15 Jan 2020

Revenue recovery begins

There are thousands of people in the state who have accumulated similar arrears over the years.

15 Jan 2020

Kerala's hope for 'Insight Project' for the visually impaired reignited with 'Kazcha'

Despite being the lone centre for providing training to use smartphones, 'Insight Project' was forced to close shop after the social justice department stopped providing funds 2 years ago.

13 Jan 2020

Malappuram is world’s fastest-growing city; Kozhikode, Kollam also in top 10

There is a high chance that one would miss the urban areas of Kerala if asked to make a guess on the fastest-growing cities in the world.

09 Jan 2020

This beautician gives Khaddamas a ray of hope in desert kingdom

 When Chandrika reached Saudi Arabia last year, she did not know that she was recruited as a ‘Khaddama’, Arabic word for housemaid.

04 Jan 2020

German Indologist hands over digitised collection of works of Hermann Gundert

The collection is considered a treasure trove of research value among academics.

03 Jan 2020

Your water bill to go up; connections to be put off

Power bill forms 30 per cent of KWA’s expenditure. It has 1,080 water supply schemes, of which 230 are major ones.

29 Dec 2019

KSRTC ignores FASTag directive

The state government also took a stand against toll collection and decided to stop fee collection across 28 booths in the state.

14 Dec 2019

Disaster preparedness: Kerala takes mapping skills to villages 

It has already trained officers at district level; block and village level officers to follow

13 Dec 2019