Ragesh Nair

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Teens, watch out while you vroom in style!


Motor vehicle inspectors have caught more than 400 teenagers for riding vehicles without licence and for other traffic offences during the last two weeks from various parts of the district.

As the su

Reverse osmosis to settle water woes

As the mercury soars and district faces acute drinking water scarcity, the district administration is planning to launch “Rev-erse Osmosis project” to mitigate the water woes.

According to Ernaku-la

Watch out for ATM skimmers


Next time around when you step into an ATM counter, do watch out for the presence of this unusual device that has the potential of robbing you off your hard earned money.

Look out for the skimmers on

Prisoners are sitting ducks here


If someone wants to kill a terrorist or some high profile prisoner lodged in the district jail here, it’s easy for him to gun his target down.

All that the assailant needs to do is to get atop one of

Jobs on offer, but no land for NIMZ

The district administration is virtually throwing its hands up over a call to identify 5,000 hectares of land along the national highway in the city, or near the port, for a central-sponsored, job-ori

Gaol towards reform?


Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons

— John Ruskin

Jail is probably the only place one does not wish to visit despite the free stay, free food and free me

Another lpg shortage looms

Indian Oil Corporation, the major distributor of cooking gas in the state, has halved its production at its bottling plants following a shortage of bulk LPG at Mangalore terminal.

This is a jolt to

Sabari: Tight vigil against Maoists, Tigers in disguise


Vigilance and police personnel are keeping a close watch on people with fake or invalid police clearance certificate (PCC) coming to take up jobs in Sannidhanam following an intelligence report of pos

HIV patients spread scare in Kerala sub-jail

HIV positive prisoners are spreading a scare among other inmates in Mattanchery Sub-jail. Authorities are finding it hard to accommodate them in a separate cell.

Officials complain that the HIV posit

Show us the money, we will face the bullets, say Keralites


Bombs and bullets, drone attacks, bleak mountains and general destruction are the common images of war-torn Afghanistan.

It would be the last place anyone in his right mind would look for a job. Unl

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