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Changes will be brought in K-Rail DPR: Minister MV Govindan

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Minister for local self-government and senior leader of ..

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CSB MD & CEO CVR Rajendran announces retirement
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Financial aid for BPL families of Covid victims: Eligibility criteria revised to limit beneficiaries

Alappuzha: In an implicit pursuit to limit the number of beneficiaries, the Kerala government has tweaked stipulations in the special ..


After row over purchase irregularities, now files from Kerala health dept headquarters are missing

Thiruvananthapuram: After row over irregularities in the purchase of medicine and medical equipment through Kerala Medical Services ..


Indian eMobility Start-up VAAN Electric gets Rs 6 cr investment

Kochi: Indian eMobility start-up, VAAN Electric Moto Private Limited, gets an investment of Rs 6 crore from Asian Energy Services Limited, ..

K Rail

Systra, consultant of K-Rail project, sanctioned in 2019 by World Bank due to corrupt practices

Ernakulam: Adding fuel to the ongoing protests against the proposed semi-high-speed K-Rail project, a report has come out disclosing ..


Dubious prioritization, have informed PM about technical issues: E Sreedharan on K-Rail

Malappuram: While the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is reiterating ambitiousness of SilverLine semi-high-speed train project spearhead ..

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Environment Ministry brings out draft EPR notification for waste tyres

New Delhi: The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on Wednesday shared the draft notification for regulations for ..

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Govt offers Rs 2 cr loan to asset-rich Padmanabhaswamy temple to meet daily expenses

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite having assets worth billions, Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple that struggles to meet daily expenses has been ..

PC Musthafa

Malayali-led start-up iD Fresh Food receives capital fund worth Rs 507 cr

Kochi: iD Fresh Food, a front runner fresh food start-up in India, led by Malayali CEO PC Musthafa, has raised Rs 507 crore in Series ..

Arathi LR (IES), Mission Director, State Horticulture Mission, inspecting vertical garden structure.

Kerala govt promotes urban farming , offers 75% subsidy

Ernakulam: In a bid to encourage urban farming, the State Horticulture Mission plans to buy and supply Arka Vertical Garden structures ..


Workplace metamorphosis: Pandemic blues of 2020, lessons of 2021 and the upcoming 2022

Pandemic... Pandemic... Pandemic. The word with its prefix Covid-19 is gearing up to the third year, that is 2022. In the rear-view ..


GST Council defers implementation of tax rate hike on textiles

New Delhi: The GST Council on Friday decided to put on hold the decision to hike tax rate on textiles to 12 per cent after many states, ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala govt to provide land to 2.5 lakh landless people

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has launched a campaign seeking generous contribution from people for providing housing for ..


States pitch for continuation of GST compensation for another 5 years

New Delhi: State governments, including Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Delhi and West Bengal on Thursday pressed for continuation of the GST ..

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1,140 pole-mounted charging stations for e-autos to be set up across Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: In the meeting held between ministers of electricity and transport departments, the government has decided to open ..


SilverLine project will be executed only after addressing concerns of people: Kanam Rajendran

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran on Thursday said that the SilverLine project will be executed only after addressing ..


Govt extends FY'21 GST annual return filing deadline till Feb 28

New Delhi:The government on Wednesday extended till February 28 the deadline for businesses to file GST annual returns for 2020-21 ..

Popular Finance fraud case

Popular Finance scam: ED attaches assets worth Rs 33.84 cr; total attachment reaches Rs 65 cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 33.84 crore of the Kerala-based Popular ..


ADGP's circular on ‘ensuring cordial relationship with migrant workers’ raises eyebrows

Kochi: In the wake of Kizhakkambalam violence, Vijay Sakhare, ADGP (Law and Order) had issued a circular asking the police force ..


Sensex surges over 100 pts in early trade; Nifty tops 17,250

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 100 points in early trade on Wednesday tracking gains in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, ..


Banks need to bolster capital, strengthen corporate governance: RBI

Mumbai:Indian banks need to bolster their capital positions, build adequate buffers and strengthen corporate governance to deal with ..

Private bus

32,000 bus workers lost jobs during Covid times in Kerala

Kalikavu: Around 32,000 workers in private bus sector has lost their jobs amid pandemic crisis, suggest data of a bus operators association ..


Govt contracts to draw 18 pc GST from January; infra projects to be hit

Kochi: GST hike of 18 per cent for government contracts effective from January 2022 is likely to affect infra projects and maintenance ..


2nd phase of LIFE Mission project: Absence of order delays verification process, worries applicants

Neyyattinkara: The second phase of the Kerala Government’s LIFE Mission project is progressing in an unsystematic manner, keeping ..


Sensex nosedives over 1,000 pts in early trade; Nifty tanks below 16,700

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted over 1,000 points in early trade on Monday, tracking across-the-board losses amid a selloff ..

Life mission

Construction of flat under LIFE Mission in Wadakkanchery comes to a standstill

Wadakkanchery: The construction of the flat under the Kerala Government’s LIFE Mission project in Wadakkanchery has been interrupted ..

Mahindra Thar

Auction of SUV car in Guruvayur temple ends in deadlock

Thiruvananthapuram: The open auction Mahindra Group gifted brand new SUV limited edition of its latest variant of Thar - a 4 wheel ..

GR Anil

Kerala to revoke order making mill owners not liable for quality of rice

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to nullify the order which pronounced rice mill owners are not responsible for ..

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Price hike of vegetables, cooking gas hits Kudumbashree’s Janakeeya hotels

Cheruvathur: 'Janakeeya' hotels operated under state government agency Kudumbashree, which became a hit among commoners in ..


Make Covid tests free for expats

Kozhikode: According to an expat association Arabian Expat Council, expats from Kerala have so far spent Rs 4 cr for undergoing RT-PCR ..


Cabbage price skyrockets to historic high of Rs 60 per kg

Marayur: The price of cabbage has skyrocketed at a time when tomato price is at Rs 120 per kilogram. In an auction held at Udumalai ..


Indian Railways withdraws 38 of 53 travel ticket concessions including that of senior citizens

Kannur: Citing Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian Railways has withdrawn 38 out of 53 travel ticket concessions offered to passengers. This ..


Does COPTA law curb smoking? Here’s what data shows about Kerala

Edappal: More than a decade has passed after enforcement of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act of Government of India (COTPA) ..

kannur airport

Kannur airport enters 4th year, witnesses surge in international travellers despite Covid crisis

Mattannur: Kannur airport is celebrating a milestone as it enters the fourth year of operations. The first flight from the airport ..

Air India

Cost of RT-PCR test at Kozhikode airport reduced

New Delhi: Amid reports on Omircron variant of Covid-19 virus, the cost of RT-PCR test at Kozhikode airport for travellers have been ..


Govt firm on fixing KAS basic salary at Rs 81,800, issues official order

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has issued an official order fixing the basic salary and allowances of Kerala Administrative ..


Vizhinjam port construction at snail’s pace, Govt demands compensation of Rs 71.52 cr

Kochi: Adani Group has landed in trouble as the state government demanded a huge amount as compensation for delaying Vizhinjam port's ..

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Rights, freedoms shouldn't be used by private biz to avoid regulation: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed that the court must be circumspect that rights and freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution ..


KSRTC city circular bus is TVM’s metro, says actor Maniyanpilla Raju

Thiruvananthapuram: Mollywood actor and producer Maniyanpilla Raju was one of the VIPs who took a ride on the inaugural journey of ..


KSRTC to launch pilgrimage services, first trip to Thiruvairanikkulam

Pathanamthitta: With the success of budget tourism services, KSRTC will start operating services connecting pilgrimage centres.The ..

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Kerala Soaps plans expansion: Business volume from neighbouring states at 40 %

Kochi: State-owned Kerala Soaps is expanding market with high demand for its products in neighbouring states. At present, business ..


Kerala govt to distribute pension arrears only next year

Thiruvananthapuram: Citing pandemic crisis and GST dues from the Centre, Kerala government has issued an order stating that arrears ..


Where does hair waste generated in barber shops in Kerala go?

Around 827 tons of hair waste is generated from 23,785 barbour shops and 12,303 beauty parlours across Kerala, according to the findings ..

Ashwin Sreenivas

26-yr-old Malayali entrepreneur with his US-based start-up finds place in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Kochi: Ashwin Sreenivas, 26-year-old Malayali entrepreneur with his US-based enterprise technology start-up called Campfire, has ..

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Cement price likely to rise by Rs 15-20 per bag: Crisil

Kolkata: Retail prices of cement is likely to rise again by another Rs 15-20 over the next few months and touch an all-time high of ..