Kochi News

As hopes sunk, they held on

A deafening crash. A violent jolt. A mangled boat taking in water amid the cries of help of its crew flung into the sea.

published : 12 Jun 2017

Life-saving kits gather dust as lives are lost at sea

Precious lives are lost at sea while sea safety kits distributed among fishermen by the Fisheries Department are gathering dust.

published : 12 Jun 2017

Two dead, 11 injured and one missing after foreign vessel hits local fishing boat in Kerala's Kochi

The ship "Amber" which left the scene after the incident has been detained along with its crew after a massive search by the Navy and Coast Guard.

published : 11 Jun 2017

Taking the crowdfunding route to infra development

The Government Vocational HSS for Girls in Nadakkavu here is ranked among the top three government schools in the country.

published : 04 Jun 2017

School on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border nurtures its 73 wards despite scores of elephant attacks

The Government UP School here was knocked down by wild elephants at least two dozen times in the past. Yet, it has survived the test of time imparting lessons to the wards of migrant labourers.

published : 04 Jun 2017

Only one student, teacher in this Kerala school

The Sree Rama Vilasam (SRV) LP aided school in Shoranur had only one student in attendance on the Praveshanolsavom day. And a lone teacher too!

published : 04 Jun 2017

No new law needed to reclaim government land: Nivedita P Haran

No new law is needed to reclaim idle land under government, non-government, cooperative or charitable institutions, says former Additional Chief Secretary (Revenue and Land Management).

published : 28 May 2017

Fingers in encroachment pie

The data available with the Electricity Department claims there are over 1,200 encroachments upon KSEB land in Idukki alone.

published : 28 May 2017

Needed, a remodelling plan for KK stretch

The Kaloor-Kadavanthra (KK) stretch is the only road connecting the two metro stations at Kaloor and Kadavanthra.

published : 27 May 2017

Hacked. drilled. dug up. a much-brutalised road

 The delay has been inordinate. The monsoon is just around the corner. The Kaloor-Kadavanthra road repair work finally got under way.

published : 27 May 2017

Jisha murder case: Justice still a far cry

April 28 marks the first anniversary of the brutal murder of Jisha, a student of Ernakulam Law College, which triggered a series of protests against the then UDF government, severely denting its image

published : 27 Apr 2017

Kochi hopes for a plum pie in the Union Budget

City hopes for a big budgetary allottment to boost its various development projects

published : 01 Feb 2017

A wagon full of hopes for Kerala passengers ahead of Budget 

Railway passengers have high expectations and are hoping for major announcements like the development of Ernakulam Junction and Town railway stations in the Union Budget

published : 01 Feb 2017

Palakkad topple Ernakulam in late burst at 60th School Athletics Meet

Mar Basil HSS,  Kothamangalam, defended the champion school title with  117 points while Kalladi HS, Palakkad, came runners-up with 102 points.

published : 07 Dec 2016

Viva Fidel! Again and again

“Soon I will be 90 years old. Soon I will be like all the rest. Everybody’s turn comes... The time will come for all of us.

published : 04 Dec 2016