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Now, RFID devices to track jumbos

After the ten-digit micro-chip implantation and the data book compilation, the state forest department is keen on undertaking more efforts to check the misuse of elephants and related rule violations.

Budget may not impress

The Kochi corporation annual budget to be presented on Tuesday may not have any major developmental projects.

Sources in the corporation said that the civic body was in deep financial crisis and so

Toll to be collected at Edapally RoB from April

Commuters using the Edapally RoB will have to pay toll from April 1.

The NH wing of the public works department (PWD) has decided to cha-rge a user fee at the rec-ently opened bridge based on the 200

India in grip of drought: Expert

Droughts will be more regular said Dr P.V. Joseph, atmospheric scientist and former director of the Indian meteorological department.

Presenting a paper on the role of the Indian Ocean in climate ch

New move to boost jumbo ownership transfer?


Ever since the buying and selling of elephants was banned under the Wildlife Protection Act, traders have tried to finds ways to bypass the law. Money is exchanged under the guise of “gifting” elephan

Departments spar over counter


There seems to be confusion over the ownership of the Ernakulam boat jetty, benefitting the private tourism lobby.

As the State Water Transport Department (SWTD) and the Kerala tourism department “s

Doctor’s mission gets extension


He remains as unassuming as he had been and is just focused on his work. Dr Junaid Rehman, Superintendent of General Hospital, who was set to retire on March 31, is, however, happy that he has got tim

‘Disband biennale foundation’

In the wake of a much-discussed controversy over government funding for the proposed Kochi Muziris Biennale, a group of artists has demanded that the Kochi Biennale Foundation should be disbanded.


A dream come true for Prakruthi Gramam


A weekend getaway for many in the city, the Prakruthi Gramam at Ezhattumugham has little to offer but a restaurant.

Soon, however, it could be transformed with cottages and bamboo huts on the banks

Kerala Govt surrenders to ICC in SF admissions

Fresh from the resounding victory at Piravom, the Oommen Chandy Government has lost no time in giving legitimacy to the contentious stand of the Inter-Church Council (ICC) on the admissions to profess

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