Kochi News


More suspicious boats stuck in sea: Kerala coast under strict surveillance

A senior intelligence officer said inputs have revealed that a couple of Sri Lankan fishing boats were stuck in the ocean after the Indian agencies launched combing operations.

published : 10 Apr 2021

Rajya Sabha election to be held on time, EC tells HC

According to the EC, the fixing of the schedule of the election is exclusively within the domain of the commission.

published : 10 Apr 2021

NH 66 widening: Double market value offered lures land owners 

Transport ministry has published a list of 607 plots proposed to be acquired to widen road

published : 10 Apr 2021

Rs 35 crore GST fraud unearthed, two nabbed in Perumbavoor

Officials said the racket issued fake invoices valued at around E200 crore to various GST registrations and thereby passed on fake Input Tax Credit amounting to E35 crore.

published : 10 Apr 2021

Spices Board signs MoU with UNDP India’s Accelerator Lab

The project will be piloted with over 3,000 farmers engaged in chilli and turmeric farming in select districts of Andhra Pradesh.

published : 10 Apr 2021

Rock sickness

We caught up with Abin Thej, founder of city-based alternative rock outfit Sick Society, that recently put out its debut Malayalam single ‘Entedhalla’

published : 10 Apr 2021

Cuckoo, cuckoo! A voice of her own

We first heard of this Sri Lankan Tamil’s amazing alto voice in 2013 when she contributed her vocals to Disco Woman (a song from Pizza II: Villa, composed by her father, Santhosh Narayanan).

published : 10 Apr 2021

Students breeze through day 1 of SSLC, HSE exams

The SSLC and HSE examinations began on Thursday. The examinations gain importance this year as they are being conducted during a pandemic and after virtual classes.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Nine deaths in six months, but rash driving continues on SA Road

Over the past six months, more than 15 motorists have suffered severe injuries and nine persons died in accidents at the Elamkulam junction on the Sahodaran Ayyappan (SA) Road.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Water Metro to begin operations by month end, Sharma leaves on a high

Commercial services of the boats will be launched first on the Vyttila-Kakkanad route  

published : 09 Apr 2021

Move over Miyawaki, Kochi set to go the ‘Kavuwaki’ way to battle climate change

Rapid urbanisation has led to the creation of heat islands in the city, so much that the past few years have witnessed a rise in average temperature by at least two degrees here.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Darkness lingers near Vyttila hub

Vyttila is one of the busiest intersections of the city, and home to a few of Kochi’s vital points of connectivity — a metro station, mobility hub and water metro.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Further tests to confirm if 4-year-old girl was abused

Muvattupuzha police launch probe into Assamese victim’s injuries

published : 09 Apr 2021

Cops search Kochi coast for Sri Lankans

The Central Intelligence had warned the state police on Tuesday that a 45-member team under a Mullaitivu (Sri Lanka) native have arrived in Kerala.

published : 09 Apr 2021

MVD, police yet to curb illegal parking

According to experts, the number of accidents on the stretch can be controlled only if the agencies concerned declare the stretch as a no-parking area. 

published : 09 Apr 2021