Kochi News

Cyclone Ockhi in Kerala: Blame game on date of IMD cyclone alert; Alphons does U-turn

Though Kannanthanam earlier backed the state's contention that they had not received any prior warning, he changed his stand within hours and said the central agencies had issued early cyclone alerts.

published : 03 Dec 2017

Gas project at a crossroads following municipality's rider

IOAGPL officers said the company has provided piped gas connection to 750 homes in Kalamassery and work is on to connect more homes in the five wards of the municipality

published : 06 Oct 2017

Kerala can be silicon valley of India, says Aruna Sundararajan at investors meet

Kerala may have missed the first boom in the IT sector during the 1990s, but the state can still emerge as the 'Silicon Valley of India', said the Secretary of the Department of Telecom.

published : 13 Sep 2017

How to harpoon the ‘blue whale’ online

Amid the raging debate over the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, an online game which goads gullible teens into killing themselves, a young IPS officer in the state has penned a ready reckoner, just what the d

published : 08 Aug 2017

Three Dileep films stuck; Rs 60 crore at stake

Approximately Rs 60 crore is riding on actor Dileep’s finished and unfinished projects in 2017.

published : 11 Jul 2017

Dileep arrest: Women’s Collective head Beena Paul ‘pained that a film personality is involved’

Beena Paul said it was saddening to know that a person from within the industry had a role in the crime of abduction and sexual assault of the popular Malayalam actress.

published : 10 Jul 2017

Here is a timeline of events in the Malayalam actress abduction case

Malayalam filmstar Dileep was on Monday arrested in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of a prominent actress in Kochi on February 18.

published : 10 Jul 2017

Malayalam actress molestation case: Did actor Dileep lie to police about not knowing Pulsar Suni?

Pictures that surfaced on TV channels today were taken in Thrissur last November during a film shoot shows Dileep with prime accused Pulsar Suni -- after the actor claimed he never knew the latter.

published : 02 Jul 2017

Malayalam actress assault: Actor Dileep appears before Aluva police

Dileep and Nadirshah had claimed that a person had blackmailed them on behalf of Pulsar Suni, the first accused in the sexual assault case.

published : 28 Jun 2017

Sexual assault on Malayalam actress: Two arrested for blackmailing actor Dileep

Vishnu, a native of Edappally in Kochi and Sanal Kumar, hailing from Pathanamthitta, who were fellow inmates of the key accused Pulsar Suni aka Sunilkumar in Kakkanad District Jail have been arrested.

published : 26 Jun 2017

Malayalam actress assault case: Actor Dileep says he's ready to undergo lie-detector test

Dileep repeated his assertions that a group of people had been attempting deliberately to malign his image through social media and a few ‘yellow online websites’.

published : 26 Jun 2017

Bail and a reception for Puthuvype protestors

The Njarakkal First Class Judicial Magistrate Court granted bail to 81 persons, including 67 women booked for rioting and unlawful assembly in connection with the stir against the proposed IOC LPG pla

published : 20 Jun 2017

Puthuvype residents, left out of development projects, resolute in opposition to LPG terminal

Although the residents were promised jobs, no one has been employed in any of the three multi-billion projects in the area.

published : 20 Jun 2017

Kochi all set to roll out the red carpet for Prime Minster

The city and surrounding areas are under tight security ahead of the PM’s visit. The arrangements have been put in place as per the direction of top SPG officers

published : 16 Jun 2017

PMO makes space for Sreedharan on dais for Kochi metro inaugural

Sreedharan is the principal adviser of the project, and his exclusion from the list of dignitaries put out by the Prime Minister's Office raised eyebrows in Kerala.

published : 15 Jun 2017