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Clash insideDubai-Kochi Air India Express flight;Kerala police take two into custody

The incident took place in Dubai-Kochi Air India Express which started from Dubai on Saturday night and reached Nedumbassery airport in the wee hours of Sunday. KOCHI:Nedumbassery police on Sunday took two persons into custody for fighting inside Air India Express flight.Police registered a case against Rinson Thomas, 33, of Porathyssery, Thrissur and Krishad, 33, of Alamkodu, Malappuram. The incident took place in Dubai-Kochi Air India Express which started from Dubai on Saturday night and reac

31 May 2023 9:33 am
Theft investigation unravels sexual abuse and blackmail; two arrested in Kochi

The couple first approached police over some ornaments that had gone missing from their home. After ruling out theft, officers questioned their daughter, who revealed her ordeal. KOCHI: Mulavukad police on Sunday claimed to have cracked a case that started as a compliant of theft lodged by a couple and went on to reveal the involvement of two persons who sexually assaulted and then blackmailed the complainants daughter. Officers arrested Tahir, 21, of Sulthan Bathery, and Ashin Thomas, 25, of Ta

29 May 2023 7:35 am
Kochi man duped of Rs 1.9 lakh after trying to buy liquor online

People should know that there are several websites created by fraudsters and the numbers given on these websites pop up when searching for contact numbers for any service-related purpose. KOCHI: It was a hard lesson for a Kochi man who took the online route to buy booze, only to realise that he had been cheated by cyber fraudsters. The police investigation into the case has revealed the existence of several fake websites offering door delivery of liquor in the state, even though neither Kerala S

29 May 2023 7:35 am
Combing operation by Kerala police leads to many arrests

Similarly, 128 cases were registered for the possession of narcotic substances, illicit liquor and banned tobacco products. KOCHI: The Ernakulam Rural Police carried out a special combing operation to nab people indulging in anti-social and criminal activities, leading to numerous arrests and registration of cases, on Saturday and Sunday. As many as 581 cases were registered for traffic violations, rash and negligent driving and drunken driving. Similarly, 128 cases were registered for the posse

29 May 2023 7:35 am
Lalithakala Akademis mega art expo in Kochi on May 29

At the function, Lalithakala Akademis fellowships for 2022-23 and State Visual Arts Awards will be presented to the winners by Culture Affairs Minister Saji Cherian. KOCHI: A state-level Visual Arts Exhibition organised by the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi will begin in Kochi on Monday. Industries Minister P Rajeeve will inaugurate the expo at a function to be held at 5pm at Ernakulam Durbar Hall Ground. At the function, Lalithakala Akademis fellowships for 2022-23 and State Visual Arts Awards will

29 May 2023 7:34 am
Kochi Corporation declared war on city by not removing garbage

The Congress leader alleged that the credit for turning the city into a garbage hub goes to Mayor M Anil Kumar. KOCHI:By not disposing of the garbage timely, the Kochi Corporation has declared war against the citys residents, alleged V D Satheesan, Leader of the Opposition. The corporation has put lakhs of residents, who are already experiencing a severe shortage of space, in trouble with the decentralised waste treatment project. The waste returns to Kochi, like the rogue tusker Arikombam, as t

28 May 2023 10:16 am
Covid could not defeat our healthcare system: Kerala CM

Under the project, those patients who are recommended by various specialists at the Lisie hospital, will be provided treatments and surgeries free of cost. KOCHI:Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday inaugurated the 20th-anniversary celebrations of the Lisie Heart Institute in Kochi. The occasion also marked the completion of 1 lakh heart procedures at the institute. Lisie has become an important institution for heart care in Kerala in the past 20 years. The hospital offers advanced treat

28 May 2023 10:16 am
Andrews Thazhath seeks support to reopen Basilica in Kochi

Provoked by this celebration some faithful went to the sanctuary and stopped it by pulling the altar to the side. KOCHI:Refuting allegations that he is responsible for the closure of Ernakulam St Marys Cathedral Basilica, apostolic administrator Archbishop Andrews Thazhath on Saturday sought the cooperation of the vicar and parishioners to reopen the Basilica and celebrate the holy mass in a legitimate way. However, he clarified that holy mass can be celebrated only in the uniform mode approved

28 May 2023 10:15 am
Zero tolerance towards corruption: CM Pinarayi

The CM lauded the state police force and said it has maintained peace and tranquillity despite the efforts of communal elements to create violence. KOCHI: Despite the efforts of the state government to weed out corruption, it would not be able to say that government service is completely free of corruption because of the presence of certain people who are still unable to change with the times, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. Kerala is proud to have the distinction of being the least co

28 May 2023 10:15 am
Plumbum, philtrum and some sodom apples

One of my mentors used to remark that the dictionary was the best bedtime book he had ever come across. KOCHI: Last weekend, launched a word party to mark the websites 28th birthday. Wordists, obviously, rejoiced. Any time is a good time to celebrate words, isnt it? Words make us laugh and wonder, said the dictionarys senior editorial director John Kelly, ahead of the dictionary week bash. They inspire and confound us. They can even change our lives. Words are a big mood! Oh yes,

26 May 2023 11:13 pm
Thumboormuzhy model to tackle waste issue at Kochi Marine Drive

GCDA officials are currently working on estimating the total waste generated and determining the cost of installing the waste treatment plant. Th KOCHI:Following the discontinuation of waste collection services by the Kochi corporation, Marine Drive, a public hang-out spot in Kochi, has unfortunately turned into a dumping ground. Shops in the vicinity have resorted to piling up plastic and biowaste, creating an unsightly scene. The entrance of this renowned tourist destination has become a site

26 May 2023 10:32 am
Rising drug menace among cops childrena cause for concern

The difference is that all police officers are in the field there while here more persons are engaged in station duties like station keeping, postal work and copying. Some works are not useful for the KOCHI:Kochi City Police Commissioner K Sethuraman on Thursday said that growing drug abuse among children of police officials is a matter of concern. He was addressing Kerala Police Officers Association 33rd state convention at Angamaly. Sethuraman said its disheartening that the children of severa

26 May 2023 10:29 am
Entry of first ship into Cochin Harbour to be commemorated

The celebration will be held at 1.30 pm at the Samudrika Hall, North End, Willingdon Island. KOCHI:The commemoration of the entry of the first ship into the Cochin Harbour will be celebrated on Friday.The vessel, SS Padma, entered the inner harbour of the port city through the widened and deepened Cochin gut on May 26, 1928. Celebrated as Cochin Port Day, various events will be carried out to mark the occasion. A ship will be available for the public to visit at the BTP Berth, North End, Willing

26 May 2023 10:28 am
Funds awaited to construct bund at Brahmapuram

However, the file seeking approval of the funds to begin the work is still under the governments consideration and monsoon is likely to hit the state in the next few weeks. KOCHI:To restrict the seepage of toxic ash and other materials from Brahmapuram plant to nearby rivers, Chithrapuzha and Kadambrayar, during the ensuing rainy season, it was decided to construct restraining bunds at the site. However, the file seeking approval of the funds to begin the work is still under the governments cons

26 May 2023 10:26 am
Kochi Corporationresponsible for solving garbage issue: Former judge

The fourth-day tour of the campaign will be inaugurated by MP Hibi Eden at Devankulangara junction on Friday. KOCHI:Kochi Corporation, which is responsible for waste management in the city and collects taxes, has the responsibility of resolving the issue of piled-up garbage and the resulting plight of residents, retired High Court judge Justice P K Shamsudeen said on Thursday. Speaking after inaugurating the third-day tour of the Nagaram Niranju Samaram vehicle rally campaign led by DCC Presiden

26 May 2023 10:23 am
Dumping waste in public places continues; Kochi police to act tough

About 300 cases have been registered this month, said a police officer. More than 50 vehicles that transported waste for dumping in public places were seized in the city police limits. KOCHI: Despite efforts by the police to curb the dumping of waste in public places, the menace of throwing waste in open spaces continues in Kochi city and rural police limits. The police have decided to intensify the ongoing enforcement activities to curb the menace. Officers said the Kochi city police registered

25 May 2023 11:37 am
Mother among threeheld for torturing 16-year-old in Kerala'sKalamassery

The police said Rajeshwari and Valarmathy, who hail from Tamil Nadu, have been staying at Vidakuzha for the past 20 years. Rajeswari and her husband were separated and the couple has three children. KOCHI: A woman, along with her mother and lover, brutally attacked her 16-year-old son for questioning her illicit relationship. The Kalamassery police on Wednesday arrested Rajeswari, 30 and her mother Valarmathy, 49, residing at a two-cent colony near Vidakuzha in Kalamassery, and Saneesh, 32, a na

25 May 2023 11:35 am
Plan to give Brahamapuram biomining project to Zonta Infratech again, says Tony Chammany

During the assembly discussion on the Brahamapuram issue, the minister took a stance aligned with the companys interests. KOCHI: Former mayor and Congress leader Tony Chammany has made serious allegations against the government claiming that there is a concerted effort to once again hand over the biomining project at Brahamapuram to Zonta Infratech Private Ltd. He further alleged that the Local Self Government Department (LSGD) minister is favouring the firm. The arbitration petition filed by th

25 May 2023 11:29 am
Hit-and-run case: Kerala SHO transferred

Move came after internal probe was ordered against officer who knocked down scooterist KOCHI: The state police chief has transferred an SHO attached to the Kochi city police with immediate effect to a police station in the Kasaragod district following his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run case. Kadavanthra SHOG P Manuraj was transferred pending inquiry hours after the Kochi city police ordered an internal probe by an ACP-rank officer against the officer who knocked down a scooterist and fled

24 May 2023 9:55 am
Meth bust: Court denies NCB custody of Zubair, seeks more clarity

Considering NCBs remand application for Zubair Derakhshandeh, the court observed that its reports and custody petition do not disclose the distance off the coast from where the seizure was made. KOCHI:Refusing to grant the Narcotics Control Bureau custody of a suspected Pakistan national arrested with 2,525kg of methamphetamine from a vessel off the Kerala coast, the Ernakulam Additional District Sessions Court on Monday directed the agency to file a fresh affidavit on Tuesday. Additional Sessio

23 May 2023 11:05 am
MLA shuts gates to Blasters trial; aspirants forced to wait five hours

MLA P V Sreenijin, president of the district sports council, who directed not to open the gates unless the football club paid what he claimed to be rent arrears KOCHI: Over a hundred aspiring footballers and some parents from across the state who turned up at the Panampilly Sports Academy ground on Monday morning for the Kerala Blasters selection trial were forced to wait outside its gates for hours. The academy gates remained closed for over five hours, on the instruction of Kunnathunad MLA P V

23 May 2023 10:54 am
108 shades of heritage

We sought to mend a broken system, revive flood-ravaged looms, and provide artisans with new opportunities to earn a better living while creating superior products. KOCHI: Following the catastrophic 2018 Kerala floods, a unique concept emerged to revive the handloom and khadi sector. They called it the Save the Loom movement. Today, it has taken root and started to flourish, capturing the essence of heritage through a physical design space named One Zero Eight at Fort Kochi. Housed in a centuri

23 May 2023 10:52 am
When it gets exhausting, I just sit and sing for myself

TNIE catches up with Haniya Nafisa for a quick chat KOCHI: She started her career by posting cover songs on YouTube and Instagram, and her soulful voice quickly captivated audiences. Haniya Nafisa has now made a mark as a playback singer, and carved a niche for herself in the music industry. Haniya, who hails from Kannur and is currently based in Kochi, has sung in films such as Adi and Most Eligible Bachelor. She has also dabbled in acting, with roles in the Tamil films Connect and the upcoming

23 May 2023 10:49 am
Resist, react

Recent cases of molestation on buses highlight the need for stronger responses and deterrence, say survivors and activists KOCHI: Recently, an Instagram video went viral for all the right reasons. In the video, budding actor and model Nandita Sankara describes a harrowing experience she had while travelling on a KSRTC bus in Ernakulam. According to her account, a man sat down next to her, on a seat reserved for women. The man began touching her inappropriately, and when he escalated to masturbat

23 May 2023 10:43 am
Stay prepped,serve healthy

Pre-prepared meals help reduce portion sizes and aid to reach nutrition goals. KOCHI: Meal prepping is the concept of preparing whole meals or dishes ahead of schedule. It is an extremely effective method to save time and have nutrition-packed meals for individuals with busy schedules. Why meal prep? Pre-prepared meals help reduce portion sizes and aid to reach nutrition goals. They help manage the appetite better and prevent one from eating outside or reaching out to unhealthy options. Meal pre

23 May 2023 10:35 am
Epilepsy, women and reproductive health

For Women with Epilepsy (WWE), theres a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. KOCHI: Epilepsy is a common neurological condition which is mainly influenced by hormonal changes and causes recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance and loss of consciousness. The condition, which affects women mostly, spans their entire adult life and requires specific management strategies. For Women with Epilepsy (WWE), theres a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Research shows that two reprod

23 May 2023 10:26 am
Blues to purplein her own nest

TNIE checks out artist Sajitha R Shankars recently launched Studio-Art Gallery, a personal art sanctuary set up in a cosy apartment KOCHI: The pandemic was a difficult time for many artists, but for Sajitha R Shankar, it was also a time of great creativity and self-discovery. Over the past two years, she explored new horizons of art and set up an intellectual sanctuary dubbed Studio-Art Gallery at Ambalamukku in Thiruvananthapuram. Nestled within her rented apartment, the recently launched art g

23 May 2023 10:24 am
Hit-and-run case: Youth knocked down by car driven by police officer in Kochi

Even though an official complaint was lodged at Thopumbady police station on Saturday, police have not registered a case. KOCHI: A youth was allegedly knocked down by a car driven by a police officer who fled after the collision. The youth was identified as Vimal of Pandikudy, Fort Kochi. He met with the accident while returning home after work on Friday. According to Vimals brother Marvel, the accident occurred at Thopumpady Bridge. Vimal works with a financial institution in Kochi. He was retu

22 May 2023 9:50 am
Soon, Queens Walkway will boast free Wi-Fi in Kochi

Besides the Wi-Fi facility, the four container toilets, too, have been set up on the walkway. KOCHI: Want to surf the internet while enjoying the beautiful view of the Vembanad Lake? Well, visitors to the Queens Walkway in Kochi will soon be able to do so from May 25 onwards. The entire 1.8 km stretch will have Wi-Fi coverage. It is being set up using the MP fund of Hibi Eden. The Rs 31.87 lakh project has been set up in association with BSNL. The facility provides a high-speed internet connecti

22 May 2023 9:47 am
Killer gaur: Chief wildlife warden gives nod to dart, translocate beast

Meanwhile, the forest department transferred Rs 5 lakh each as the first installment of solatium to the bank accounts of the families of the three victims on Saturday. KOCHI: A day after a wild gaur attacked and killed two elderly persons at Kanamala near Erumeli, chief wildlife warden Ganga Singh issued an order to identify, tranquillise and translocate the gaur if it returns to the village. Meanwhile, Kottayam DFO N Rajesh said the gaur has been located deep inside the forest and patrolling ha

21 May 2023 11:08 am
K R Narayanan Institute gets new director

The institute has been in the eye of a storm following students alleging caste bias by the former director Shankar Mohan. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Four months after the exit of Shankar Mohan as director following intense protest from the students, film actor Jijoy P R has been appointed as the director of the K R Narayanan National Institute of Visual Science and Arts. An associate professor in the Department of Acting at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune, Jijoy has acted in 55 f

21 May 2023 11:06 am
Tamil Nadu migrant workers stillemployed as manual scavengersin Kochi

TNIE lensmen T P Sooraj and A Sanesh zoom in on sanitation workers clearing citys filth without any protective gear KOCHI: Shoving aside guidelines and court directives, migrant workers mostly from Tamil Nadu are still being employed to manually remove filth from drains and canals in Kochi without adequate safety gear.In order to prevent water logging in the citys canals and drains during the monsoons, the Kochi Corporation commenced cleaning operations a few weeks ago. A migrant labourer clea

20 May 2023 10:55 am
Father of witness in Kozhikode train arson case found hanging in Kochi

Police said the witness was summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as part of its probe. The witness had appeared before the agency on May 17 and 18. KOCHI: A 45-year-old Delhi resident, the father of a witness in the recent Kerala train arson case, was found hanging in a hotel room here on Friday, police said. Police said Mohammed Shafik and his son reached the state on May 16 to give a statement in connection with the train arson incident that happened at Kozhikode in April. He (S

19 May 2023 2:50 pm
Decodingthe silence

Last month, a special court at Mannarkkad in Palakkad district found 14 men guilty in a case dating back to the 2018 lynching of a tribal youth, Madhu, in Attappady. KOCHI: Last month, a special court at Mannarkkad in Palakkad district found 14 men guilty in a case dating back to the 2018 lynching of a tribal youth, Madhu, in Attappady. The materials placed before the court reveal that the accused persons assumed the role of moral police, which cannot be encouraged in a civil society, said the j

19 May 2023 10:41 am
Fighting the odds through colours

Upon entering the Russian House in Thiruvananthapuram, ones gaze is immediately drawn to the massive artwork on the foyer. KOCHI:Upon entering the Russian House in Thiruvananthapuram, ones gaze is immediately drawn to the massive artwork on the foyer. The centrepiece of the room, this elaborate work depicts the Russian Revolution in vivid detail, leaving many to wonder who the artist is. Likely someone experienced, right? Well, yes. Though only 21, Siddharth Murali had been dabbing in colours si

19 May 2023 10:28 am
Wholl scale our coconut trees? Coconut Development Board mulls records of climbers

The CDB is planning to develop a database of coconut climbers across the state and create clusters at the village level. KOCHI:In an attempt to address the shortage of coconut tree climbers, which has disrupted harvesting cycles and landed farmers in crisis, the Coconut Development Board (CDB) has decided to create a database of tree climbers and launch a call centre. Farmers across the state have been complaining that they are unable to get tree climbers and are forced to depend on migrant labo

19 May 2023 10:20 am
Splash around in the British ladys pond!

Nestled in the lush hills of Idukki, is a hidden gem called Madamakulam, where one can enjoy the peace and quiet of nature in its true sense. KOCHI:Nestled in the lush hills of Idukki, is a hidden gem called Madamakulam, where one can enjoy the peace and quiet of nature in its true sense. This stunning waterfall, about 10km from Kuttikkanam, is a great destination for people looking for a refreshing reboot, totally cut off from the din and dust of daily life. Water cascades down a rocky cliff in

19 May 2023 9:50 am
BJP moves to disqualify Padmaja for backing UDF

She was elected to the Kochi Corporation in the by-election held on May 18, 2022, following the death of BJP councillor Mini R Menon. KOCHI: The Ernakulam South ward in Kochi Corporation may witness a second by-election as the state BJP leadership has decided to approach the state election commission (SEC) to seek the disqualification of Councillor Padmaja S Menon for violating the party whip. Padmaja has been removed from the position of national secretary of Mahila Morcha, the womens wing of B

19 May 2023 9:22 am
Fire in merchant vessel, IndianCoast Guard rescues two

A merchant vessel MT Xante, transporting oil from the UAE to Chennai, encountered a fire in the engine room, leaving two mariners injured on Wednesday evening. KOCHI: A merchant vessel MT Xante, transporting oil from the UAE to Chennai, encountered a fire in the engine room, leaving two mariners injured on Wednesday evening. ICGS C 162, a Bharati class interceptor vessel of the Indian Coast Guard, rushed to the spot and evacuated the two mariners, who were brought to Kochi and shifted to a priva

19 May 2023 9:15 am
Trafficking? Tamil Nadu woman intercepted at Kochi airport

In a suspected case of human trafficking, a Tamil Nadu woman carrying a modified passport was intercepted by the Bureau of Immigration (BoI) at Kochi airport on Wednesday night. KOCHI: In a suspected case of human trafficking, a Tamil Nadu woman carrying a modified passport was intercepted by the Bureau of Immigration (BoI) at Kochi airport on Wednesday night. The BoI officials handed the woman over to the Nedumbassery police which launched a probe after registering a case. The woman, a 43-year-

19 May 2023 9:11 am
Dump our waste too at Brahmapuram, Thrikkakara ups ante

In 2014, under the leadership of the former chairperson, Shaji Vazhakala, a similar protest led to demands to carry Thrikkakara municipalitys waste to Brahamapuram. KOCHI: The trucks of Kochi corporation carrying biowaste were stopped by the Thrikkakara municipality workers at Chembumukku in protest on Thursday, demanding that the waste from Thrikkakara should also be allowed to be disposed of at Brahmapuram. The protest was led by Thrikkakara municipality chairperson Ajitha Thankappan. Later, t

19 May 2023 2:11 am
ROBbing Kaloor-Kadavanthra road renovation work of desired impact

Railway overbridge, the real bane of this stretch, will be untouched in the upcoming project KOCHI: With the Greater Cochin Development Authoritys much-touted 3.2km Kaloor-Kadavanthra road renovation work set to be launched on Friday, a major roadblock threatens to undermine the project -- the Kathrikadavu railway overbridge (ROB). The ROB will be untouched by the Rs 30-crore beautification work, thereby offering no solution to the existing congestion in the area, and defeating the very purpose

19 May 2023 2:08 am
Into the mind

Artist Shibu Shiv Rams painting series Agnostic Geometry explores the human mind and reality through textures, patterns, and vivid colours KOCHI: Mind is an undefined sense, an element of a person, any living thing, that enables them to be aware of their experiences, to think, and to feel the faculty of consciousness. However, how the mind perceives things and thoughts is still an unanswered question for neuroscience. Interestingly, with his latest work, artist Shibu Shiv Ram traces that inexpl

18 May 2023 11:48 am
Safety measures taken at Ernakulam Medical College

The meeting has decided to install an alarm in the emergency department and a minor operation theatre for emergencies. KOCHI: Following the attack against a house surgeon on Tuesday, several measures were taken at the Ernakulam Medical College to ensure the safety of doctors and healthcare professionals. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Dr Ganesh Mohanan, the superintendent of the Government Medical College, Ernakulam, and DySP Baby. The meeting has decided to install an alarm in t

18 May 2023 11:47 am
CM Pinarayi Vijayan to open Infoparks new facility on May 19

To strengthen Keralas IT boom, Infopark has come up with more development activities. KOCHI: To strengthen Keralas IT boom, Infopark has come up with more development activities. The sixth floor of the Jyothirmaya IT building at Infopark Kochi Phase Two is all set for inauguration on May 19, 2023. Led by the Department of Electronics & IT, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the 35,000 square feet facility, which is a project under CMs 100 days programme, in a virtual event. The buil

18 May 2023 11:46 am
Its all about love!

We catch up with Jay ahead of his tour to get insights about what he has to offer to his loyal fans on this tour. KOCHI: As the rainsfinally wash away the heat of summer across the country, we have begun to feel a sense of love in the air. In some cities across India, there is also a wave of excitement thats rippling through the atmosphere as people eagerly anticipate the arrival of a man who has inspired millions around the world with his message of personal growth, mindfulness and positivity.

18 May 2023 11:46 am
Officers don purdah, playauto-driver to nab sprinter

What matters the most in crime investigation, at times, is out-of-the-box thinking. KOCHI: What matters the most in crime investigation, at times, is out-of-the-box thinking. Officers at the Hill Palace police station in Kochi recently pulled off such an operation, in which they donned the roles of an auto-rickshaw driver and purdah-clad women to nab a 20-year-old history-sheeter. The police had been searching for Jithesh alias Jithu for weeks. He was dangerous, and had been accused of theft, as

18 May 2023 11:41 am
A small crimein a small town...

But all the proof he provided crumbles as CCTV footage from that day shows Thajudheen riding away from the crime scene on a scooter. But how could he be in two places at the same time? KOCHI:When V K Thajudheen, a middle-aged man working in Doha, returned to his hometown, Kannur, after a few years, little did he know that instead of celebrating his daughters wedding, he would be put behind bars for stealing a gold necklace. Smug at apprehending a criminal in record time, the police want a confes

18 May 2023 9:58 am
Will Tanur be lost on us? Another Kochi boat seized for overloading

In the latest incident of neglect, police impounded a boat that was plying the Kochi backwaters, near Marine Drive, late on Wednesday. KOCHI: As a conscience-scarring incident, the Tanur boat tragedy is still fresh in the memory. And despite promises by authorities in its aftermath, safety precautions continue to be overlooked on the states waterbodies with blatant disregard by boat owners and crew -- and the apathy is being fed by a public that seems the least concerned. In the latest incide

18 May 2023 2:51 am
Kaloor-Kadavanthra road set to get facelift

Beautification work by GCDA and KMRL to be inaugurated today by LSG Minister M B Rajesh | Expected to be completed within a year KOCHI: One of the main arteries of Kochi city, the Kaloor-Kadavanthra road, is set for a major facelift. The renovation work, to be carried out by the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA), will be inaugurated on Friday. The Minister for Local Self Government and Excise, M B Rajesh, will launch the project at the Kaloor metro station parking ground at 9:30am. Koc

18 May 2023 2:50 am