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She shows the way in story-telling

“A positive attitude and our goals can be attained,” is what Hannah Alice Simon, a nine-year-old visually-challenged girl of Greets Public School, Kaloor, had to say after winning the second prize in

Football prodigy heads off aplastic anemia

After a year’s struggle with aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disease that strikes five in a million a year, 16-year-old football player Premsingh Boharah is confident about returning to the game within

Italian artist to gift Kochi ‘The Perfect World’

‘The Perfect World’ is what Italian artist Giuseppe Stampone is readying for the Kochi Muziris Biennale.

The work of the artist, who was born in France, at the Venice Biennale with Great Canal as it

DYFI against Che slippers


Flip-flops are the latest fashion statement for the youth and they stock as many available variants and designs of V-strapped rubber slippers as possible.

But, in a bizarre twist to the tale, footwe

JICA team to hold talks, visit Kochi Metro sites

A 10-member expert team of the Japan International Co-operative Agency which has agreed to extend a loan of Rs 2,170 crore for the Kochi Metro Rail project, arrived in the city late on Wednesday.


RoB projects hang fire


The city’s two main projects aimed at easing traffic woes – Atlantis and Pachalam railway overbridges – are hanging fire. Conceived nearly two decades ago, these projects have seen alignment changes.

Justice pending for molested kids


After a gap of seven years, Mary Therese McCormack and Catherine Dunleavy have come to Kochi again seeking justice for a bunch of boys, aged between four and 15, who were sexually harassed by a man i

Painting first Biennale red

Artistic activity will be evident not just inside the venues of the Kochi Muziris Biennale in Fort Kochi, but also outside.

Walls of major buildings that lead to the sites have become canvases for t

Melee in Mayor’s office


City mayor Tony Cham­many’s chamber witne­ssed unruly scenes on Monday after a group of DYFI activists stormed into his office shouting slogans.

The activists created rowdy scenes and destroyed the

3,000 tourists throng Kochi

As many as 3,000 foreign tourists landed in Kochi in the last two days with around 1,500 coming in on luxury cruise liner Aida Diva on Sunday and the rest, by four chartered flights on Monday.

In wha

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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.