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Industry sore at boiling row

With the government’s perceived vacillation over projects line-up for the Emerging Kerala, that’s already bogged down by controversies, the trade and industry have begun to express skepticism over the

Right time for port expansion

Emerging Kerala comes around the time Cochin Port Trust has invited tenders for its ship-building repair yard and the centre has announced disinvestment of Cochin Shipyard Ltd as part of supporting it

How green is emerging Kerala?


As the state braces for a big leap in development through the Emerging Kerala meet to be held in Kochi from September 12 to 14, concerns are being expressed not just by the opposition, but even the ru

Not a future perfect Onam in sight


There are two trends happening in literature. The number of readers has been going up which needs to be seen as a very good sign. There are a variety of reasons for this.

But the disturbing trend is

Firms in race for Rs800 cr CPT shipyard project


Several firms are lining up in the race for setting up the Rs800-crore ship-building-cum-repair facility under the Cochin Port Trust, bids for which are closing on August 22.

From Cochin Shipyard Ltd

it’s showtime Kerala


If a surfeit of MoUs spoiled the first-ever Global Investor Meet in 2003, arguably being long on promise and short on delivery, Emerging Kerala 2012, September 12 to 14, has no pretensions to being a

This Czech walks out hale & hearty


Kolaceck Antonin, 53, a Czech who has been enamoured by Indian thought and tradition, has suddenly become young. The strands of brown hair have — since the last 64 days — turned jet black!

Antonin s

Thumbs up for this biometric ID

A thumb impression, and any hospital should be able to get a person’s medical history. A software for this is what a young techie in Kochi has developed.

It was circumstances that forced K. Nidesh to

Rain-starved state may take to cloud seeding

With a rainfall deficiency of more than 42 per cent during the two monsoon months of June and July, Kerala may have no go but to follow Karnataka for artificial rain. This, even as questions remain on

Plenty more fish in the sea


The trawling ban introduced in the waters off the state’s coast in 1988, raised a number of socio- economic issues at the time, but years down the line it appears to have succeeded in what it set out

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.