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No HC permission for Skycity project

he Kerala High Court on Thursday declined to issue an order directing the authorities to consider the applications of Yashoram Infra Developers Private Limited for the proposed Skycity project.

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Centre raises ‘objection’ to Kerala norms


After the controversy over the UDF government’s decision to allot permission to more private schools, the centre and the state are heading for a conflict over the ‘tough’ norms for the granting of no

Pillion-rider slits throat of lover on road in Kochi

A 38-year-old beautician was murdered by her lover, who rode pillion and slit her throat using a table knife, leaving her in a pool of blood near the IGNOU campus here on Thursday.

The incident took

Piravom set for polling on Saturday


Out of the 134 polling booths in Piravom constituency, 26 have been declared sensitive and so, the Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangements for polling on Saturday.

Chief Electora

Central Kerala’s hopes derail

The Railway Budget presented by Union Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday could not bring cheer to passengers in central Kerala. All that the region got were two new trains and another one being conv

No room for ROBs in budget

Even as the Railway Minister, Dinesh Trivedi, promised to fast-track elimination of level crossings, a key project to construct ROBs at vital locations submitted by the Roads and Bridges Development C

Fare hike upsets city commuters

With inflation already leaving a hole in household budgets, people waiting for trains at Ernakulam South and North railway stations on Wednesday criticised the hike in fare, proposed by Dinesh Trivedi

Cash-strapped RTC offers more for staff


KSRTC employees may be in for a steep pay hike as the management and the unions have reportedly agreed on revising the wages to bring them on par with other government enterprises.

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Team inspects Metro stations


In order to identify issues related to alignment, location and parking of the proposed metro rail stations, a high level team of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the district collec

Marines likely to be put in guest house

The two Italian marines, Latorre Massimillano and Salvatore Girone, are likely to be shifted from the Poojapura central prison to any guest house by next week.

Government sources said that with the

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