Tourists taking auto ride from Kochi

207 foreign tourists to take 4000 km auto ride from Kochi to Shillong

Fort Kochi: A total of 207 foreign tourists including 50 women will be going to Rajasthan ..

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Heavy rain: Cochin airport to remain closed till Sunday evening
No CBI probe into Shuhaib murder case: HC cancels Single Bench order
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80-yr-old Australian lady stays in Kerala to learn Malayalam

Sharp decline in availability of sardine, Kerala fisherfolk in crisis

Thoppumpady: Even two weeks after the onset of monsoon, sardines have not reached the coastal line of Kerala putting fisherfolk in ..

Kochi Metro

Kochi Metro turns 2 today with huge increase in number of passengers

Kochi: The pride project of the state Kochi Metro is turning two on Monday. Kochi Metro is celebrating its second birthday with 2.58 ..

Nibiya organ donation

Giving new life to five persons, bride-to-be Nibiya takes last breath

Kochi/Kottayam: Leaving behind her wedding dreams, Nibiya bid farewell to the world after donating her organs to others. Nibiya Mary ..


Samples of six persons under observation tests negative for Nipah

Kochi: The six samples sent from Kochi to the National Virology Institute in Pune have tested negative for Nipah virus. The samples ..


Nipah: Patient stable; Medicine from Australia to reach Kochi today

Kochi: After Nipah resurfaced in the state with a 23-year-old student here confirmed to be infected with the deadly virus, the government ..


Nipah: Central team arrives in Kochi; Control room also opened in Delhi

Kochi: As Nipah virus outbreak has been confirmed in Kerala, a central team has arrived in the state for expert help. A six-member ..


Second Nipah outbreak reported; Take precaution; Use N-95 masks

With the second Nipah virus outbreak confirmed in Kochi, the questions regarding the precautionary measures are more than relevant ..

Henna pictures of Mohanlal

Drawing on canvas with henna, Mohanlal's hardcore fan creates 333 pictures

Kochi: Thrissur native Nikhil Varma created 333 characters of Mohanlal using henna on canvas to express his intense love to the superstar ..

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SC refuses to extend deadline for demolishing flats in Maradu

New Delhi: The Supreme Court stated that the deadline for demolishing illegally built apartments in Maradu in Kochi violating Coastal ..


Maintenance of small railway stations to be entrusted with Kudumbashree

Kochi: Kudumbashree is all set to maintain the railway stations which are on the verge of closure. A project is under consideration ..

Kallada bus

Move to sabotage Kallada case: Accused granted bail before identification parade

Kochi: An attempt is on to sabotage the controversial Kallada Travels case. A move is on to hinder the identification parade and thereby ..

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Syro-Malabar Church document forgery case: Arrested person remanded

Kochi: Ernakulam Konthuruthy native Adithyan who was arrested in connection with the Syro-Malabar Church document forgery case has ..

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Malayali online taxi service ‘PIU’ to challenge Uber, Ola

Kochi: Making all Keralites proud, a Malayali venture is going to be launched in the online auto-taxi sector. The company Mindmaster ..


Beware! Mangoes ripened with ethylene powder could harm you

Kochi: Mangoes are the major attraction in every market during summer seasons. Different varieties of mangoes are arranged in a way ..

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Bid to attack Saritha Nair; lodges police complaint

Kochi: Saritha Nair has lodged a complaint pointing out that there was an attempt to attack her during car journey. The incident took ..

Riyaz Aboobakkar

Riyaz Aboobackar and team planned suicide attack in Kerala: NIA

Kochi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) stated in the court that Riyaz Aboobackar who was arrested by the NIA team had plotted ..

Viswanatha Menon

Former finance minister V Viswanatha Menon passes away

Kochi: CPM leader and former finance minister V. Viswanatha Menon passed away on Friday at 8.30 am. He was 92. He was under treatment ..


Terrorists had planned attacks in Kerala also: Reports

Kochi: As per reports terrorists had planned attack in Kerala also. The Malayali terrorists associated with the terror group ISIS were ..


‘Ruchimudra’ - First hotel by transgenders in Kerala to start in Kochi soon

Kochi: A group of transgenders have started a hotel in Ernakulam chasing their dreams. ‘Ruchimudra’ hotel is the dream ..


Suresh Gopi visits Mohanlal at his residence seeking blessings prior to election

Kochi: NDA candidate in Thrissur Suresh Gopi visited actor Mohanlal at his residence here in Kochi. After the visit, Suresh Gopi and ..


Kerala boy and youngest chef of India wants to be chef of astronauts

Sharjah: The youngest chef in India and the pride of Malayalis Nihal Raj alias Kicha has a very different dream. He aspires to become ..

INS Vikrant

India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier Vikrant to be commissioned in 2021

Kochi: The first indigenously built aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy Vikrant will be commissioned in 2021, informed Chief of the ..


3-yr-old’s funeral held; Police allow parents to see body

Kochi: The body of the three-year-old boy who died after being beaten up his mother in Aluva has been buried at Kochi Palakkamugal ..

Ariff and Mammootty

Mammootty releases book written by MLA AM Ariff

Kochi: Actor Mammootty released the book ‘Ente Theranjedutha Niyamasabha Prasangangalum Madhyama Idapedalukalum’ (My Selected ..

Accident in Thrippunithura 2 died

Two killed after car collides with KSRTC bus in Tripunithura

Kochi: Two persons have been killed and one injured in an accident in which a car collided with a KSRTC bus near Kochupalli junction ..

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Save water upto 60 pc with this drip irrigation kit for kitchen garden

Kochi: To fight water scarcity in the scorching summer, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in Ernakulam has developed a drip irrigation kit ..


Periya twin murder: Crime Branch gives clean chit to CPM leadership

Kochi: The crime branch has informed the Kerala High Court that the high-level leadership of CPM has no involvement in Periya twin ..


Kochi engulfed in smoke; People face health hazards

Kochi: The smoke emitted from the fire that broke out in the waste processing unit in Brahmapuram here continues to choke the city ..


Class 6 student starts library for children in Kochi; Collects 2500 books in one month

Yashoda, a class 6 student, has been very fond of books and reading since a young age. Her father and artist Dinesh Shenoy took her ..

cancer patients fashion show in kochi

Beauty of survival: Cancer survivors walk the ramp in Kochi to inspire patients

Kochi: Cancer patients are considered a symbol of survival and strength nowadays. In order to motivate those who lose hope after being ..

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Bindu, Kanakadurga hope society will understand them and help

Kochi: Bindu and Kanakadurga who entered Sabarimala temple for the first time after the Supreme Court verdict said they expect the ..

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21 ft tall Ginger Bread Tower in Lulu Marriott for Christmas-New Year bash

Kochi: A 21-feet tall giant Ginger Bread Tower has been built in Lulu Marriott hotel in Kochi as part of the Christmas and New Year ..


HC backs govt on prohibitory orders in Sabarimala

Kochi: The Kerala High Court’s stand regarding the Sabarimala issue has given a relief to the state government. The court took ..

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Paris attack: French police in Kerala to interrogate Malayali

Kochi: A team of French police arrived in Kerala to interrogate Thodupuzha native Subahani Haja Moideen, who is suspected to have received ..

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Traffic rule violation: MVD gets Rs 7.35 crore as fine

Kochi: Around 1.83 lakh vehicles have been caught in the CCTV cameras set up by the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) to find out traffic ..

High Court

TDB unable to arrange facilities for women at present

Kochi: Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) informed the Kerala High Court that there are limitations to allow young women to enter Sabarimala ..

Food Cast App

Hotels not to take orders from food delivery apps from Dec 1

Kochi: The food delivery applications which deliver restaurant food ordered by customers to their homes are going to be restricted ..


Attack on office of Sunil P Ilayidom; Saffron ‘X’ marks on door

Kochi: The office of orator and thinker Dr. Sunil P. Ilayidom at Kalady University has been attacked by a group of criminals. His name ..


Sea level variations in Kochi coast; quality of groundwater declining: Study

Kochi: A study has found that sea level in Kochi coastal line is increasing by 1.8 mm every year. The report of the study staged by ..

rehana fathima

Sabarimala: Rehana Fathima files anticipatory bail plea in HC

Kochi: Rehana Fathima, the Malayali woman who attempted to enter Sabarimala temple and was asked to retreat, has filed an anticipatory ..


In a first, CDB to appoint 54 non-Brahmin priests including SC candidates

Thiruvananthapuram: For the first time, the Cochin Devaswom Board (CDB) is planning to appoint 54 non-Brahmin priests including seven ..

Daily dairy

From IT industry to milk supply; Success story of Hafeez and ‘Daily Dairy’

After completing B.Tech graduation in Computer Science from Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Hafeez Ashraf worked ..

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‘Collector Bro’ Prasanth diagnosed with rare disease; Shares pic of himself in hospital bed

Former collector of Kozhikode Prasanth Nair, who is popularly known as ‘Collector Bro’, has been admitted to a private ..


Trial of Kanakamala IS case begins in NIA court

Kochi: The trial procedures of Kanakamala IS (Islamic State) module case has begun in the Kochi NIA court. Trial of seven persons who ..

Abhilash Tomy

Abhilash Tomy injured as storm hits Golden Globe Race

Kochi: Solo sailors in the 2018 Golden Globe Race have been hit by a vicious storm mid way across the South Indian Ocean, leaving a ..

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Protest of nuns not against church: Sr. Anupama

Kochi: Sister Anupama told the media that the government has not yet clearly understood the nuns’ protest. The strike is not ..

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Police hints arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Kochi: The moves are on to arrest Bishop Franco Mulakkal in connection with the sexual allegation complaint filed by the nun. Kottayam ..


Abhimanyu murder: Main accused surrenders before police

Kochi: The main accused in Maharaja’s College student Abhimanyu murder case surrendered before the police on Thursday. Aluva ..

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Bishop grilled for 7 hrs, quizzing to continue on Thursday

Kochi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of repeated rape and sexual assault by a nun, was grilled by Kerala police for ..


Protest march to IG office demanding arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Kochi: A protest march is being staged to the Ernakulam IG office demanding arrest of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal in connection ..

kottyam sp

Bishop to be arrested only if evidence exists: SP

Kochi: Kottayam SP Hari Sankar said that Bishop Franco Mulakkal will be arrested only if they get evidences. A final decision in this ..


Jalandhar bishop case: Nun likely to meet media on Sunday

Kochi: The nun who filed a complaint of sexual abuse against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal is likely to address the media on Sunday ..


Fee for new passport waived for flood victims

Kozhikode: The central government has decided to waive the fee for allowing new passport to those who lost or damaged theirs in the ..


Flood survivors paint ‘Thanks’ note on terrace in Kochi

Kochi: A very different way of giving thanks was seen in Kochi for the navy officers who rescued flood victims. The gratitude to Pilot ..

laser show

Laser show at Rajendra Maidan to pull crowds again

Kochi: The laser show at Rajendra Maidan which was stopped a while ago will restart soon. The laser show was started in the period ..

periyar rain havoc

Heavy rains lashing Kerala due to depression

Kochi: The major reason behind the incessant rains and flash flooding in Kerala is depression. The meteorological experts said that ..

Idamalayar dam

Shutters of Idamalayar dam opened; people alerted

Kochi: The shutters of Idamalayar dam was opened as the water level reached maximum storage capacity. Four shutters of the dam were ..


Man arrested for spying on female friend’s husband through mobile app

Kochi: A man was arrested for recording the private visuals of his female friend’s husband through a mobile application. ..

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These women bike their ways 3000 km to Delhi

Kochi: Showing the world that women can do anything, six women employees of Federal Bank has set out on a trip to Delhi on motorcycles ..


Kochi Mayor meets Hanan in college; promises kiosk

Thodupuzha: Kochi Mayor Soumini Jain visited Hanan, the college student-cum-fish vendor, and promised her to arrange a kiosk as soon ..


Please don't crucify me - Hanan responds to allegations on social media

Hanan has only one request to the so-called Facebook fraternity - to let her live. She was emotionally upset after the whirl of controversies ..


‘I don’t need anyone’s money, please let me live’, says Hanan

Ernakulam: Hanan, the student-cum-fish vendor, has clarified that she does not need financial assistance from anyone and requested ..


Hospital owner supports Hanan; rejects social media campaign

Kothamangalam: The malicious social media campaign against Hanan, the college student-cum-fish vendor, has been rejected by Ayurgriham ..

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Rail, road traffic disrupted in downpour; Low areas isolated

Kochi: Heavy rains has caused severe damages in many areas in the state. Rail traffic has come to a partial standstill in many places ..


Abhimanyu murder: Culprits hiding within state only

Kochi: The investigation team strongly believe that the accused in the murder of Maharaja’s college student Abhimanyu have not ..


Abhimanyu murder: One more person nabbed

Kochi: One more person has been nabbed in connection with the murder of Maharaja’s college student Abhimanyu. Campus Front district ..


Bishop sex scandal: Mother General’s remark against nun proves false

Kochi: The remarks of Mother General Regina Kadamthod against the nun who complained on Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal for sexual ..


Abhimanyu murder: Popular Front leader in police custody

Thiruvananthapuram: The police have taken into custody Popular Front state vice president K. H. Nassar in connection with the murder ..


Abhimanyu murder: Two more Popular Front workers nabbed

Ernakulam: Police nabbed two more persons in connection with the murder of Maharaja’s college student Abhimanyu. Popular Front ..


Financial fraud in CSI Church; Central agency begins probe

Kochi: Following the land deal controversy at the Syro-Malabar Church, it has been reported that a huge financial fraud too had taken ..


Abhimanyu murder: Accused targeted serious crimes

Kochi: The three accused in police custody in connection with the murder of SFI leader Abhimanyu arrived at Maharaja's College ..

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IVFRT project being implemented in mission mode: Rajnath Singh

Kochi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday the government was implementing the Immigration Visa Foreigners' Registration ..

Abhimanyu murder culprits

Abhimanyu case: Police tightens grip on SDPI, PF workers

Kozhikode: The police have planned to take stringent action against the organizations SDPI and Popular Front across the state. The ..

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Prof T. J. Joseph shares grief over Abhimanyu’s murder; feels him as classmate

Idukki: Professor T. J. Joseph shared his grief over the murder of Maharaja's College student Abhimanyu. He said that his right ..


Abhimanyu’s murder was pre-planned, alleges his family

Kochi: Maharajas College student Abhimanyu’s family alleged that there is conspiracy behind his murder. He was asked to come ..


Abhimanyu murder: Role of culprits in hand chopping case to be probed

Kochi: An investigation is progressing to ascertain if the culprits in the college teacher’s hand chopping case have any link ..


Dharmajan to sell fish in Kochi; Kunchacko Boban inaugurates hub

Dharmajan Bolgatty is an actor who found his own space in the film industry after gaining popularity through mini screen performances ..

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Varappuzha custodial death: HC takes stand against Rural SP

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has raised questions against Aluva Rural SP A. V. George in connection with Varappuzha custodial death ..

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Plea for woman judge for hearing actress attack case: Court verdict today

Kochi: The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court will announce on Monday its verdict on the plea filed requesting to appoint a woman judge ..


Kochi Metro turns 1; KMRL celebrates anniversary

Kochi: It has been one year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kochi Metro. KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Limited) is celebrating ..


Nipah prevention; HC appreciates Health Dept

Kochi: High Court praised the attempts of Kerala government for implementing effective steps to prevent the fatal Nipah virus outbreak ..


Former panchayat president jumps off boat; relatives blame CPM

Kochi: Relatives of V K Krishnan (74), former president of Elamkunnappuzha panchayat, has raised allegations against the CPM over ..

School van accident

Two kids, ayah die as daycare van plunges into pond in Kochi

Kochi: Two children and their ayah were killed when the school van in which they were travelling plunged into a pond near Maradu in ..

Eldhose Kunnappilly

Eldhose Kunnappilly lashes out at young MLAs in RS seat controversy

Kochi: Perumbavoor MLA Eldhose Kunnappilly has expressed his opinion in connection with the controversy over giving away the vacant ..


Varappuzha custodial death: Sreejith’s widow alleges attempts to protect higher officials

Kochi: No action has been taken against the higher officials in connection with the custodial death of Sreejith in Varappuzha, alleged ..


Nipah virus: WHO on alert, discusses with CEPI

Kochi: The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to stage a study on Nipah virus. The cases of viral infections since it was ..


Ordered case against Alencherry in complete faith

Kochi: Retired Kerala High Court Judge Justice B Kemal Pasha said he was fully confident when he ordered to charge a case against Cardinal ..

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First ever ‘Bubble Soccer League’ in country to be held in Kochi from May 19

Kochi: The Kerala edition of the interesting sport ‘Bubble Soccer League’ will begin at Kochi on May 19. The players wear ..


Saritha uses Jayasurya's female getup in her shop’s ad!

“Njan Marykutty” directed by Ranjith Sankar is the upcoming movie of versatile actor Jayasurya. Jayasurya’s female ..

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Move to dissolve Ernakulam-Angamaly pastoral council

Kochi: A group of priests have lodged a complaint with the synod demanding that the pastoral council of the Ernakulam – Angamaly ..


KMRL launches Metro Cycle project for roaming around city in bicycle

Kochi: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is arranging a facility to roam around the city in bicycles. KMRL Managing Director Muhammed ..


Rs 3 crore worth ‘PY’ registered Bentley car becomes ‘KL’; Govt gets Rs 60 lakh as tax

Kakkanad: When a luxury car that was registered under fake address in Puducherry to evade tax, was changed to Kerala registration, ..


Baby Asiya born in 6th month with ailing heart, recovers; celebrates 1st b'day

Kochi: Asiya Mehrin was born prematurely with a growth of only six months. She weighed only 550 grams and her survival chance was very ..


Sreejith’s death: Culprits won’t escape, says DGP

Kochi: No culprit responsible for the death of Sreejith, who died in police custody, will be allowed to escape, said DGP Loknath Behera ..