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Get set for those bumpy rides

It’s time for annual road repair and maintenance work, but this year, no such activity could be discerned on the roads in the district.

The reason — Public Works Department (PWD) has not been allott

CUSAT may give ‘break’ to students

The Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) is toying with the idea of allowing those undertaking courses to take a break, if need be, and then return and complete the course.

According t

1lakh appams infected wtih fungus

Nearly one lakh packets of ‘appam’ worth Rs.30 lakh were destroyed at the Sabarimala Lord Ayyapan temple premises on Friday, after devotees complained of getting fungus-affected ones.

There would no

AC buses to have city halts

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The AC low-floor buses deployed in long distance routes, which otherwise wo­uld have only fare stages of superfast as stops, would halt at all stops in cities for the benefit of the public.

This stri

Ezhuthachan award for Attoor

Noted poet Attoor Ravi Varma has been selected for the highest literary prize instituted by the Kerala government, the Ezhuthachan Award, for his contributions to Malayalam literature.

The award was

Blooming love for nature

Students of a Kochi school are holding a first-of-its- kind flower show to mark Eco-Friendly Day. All the exhibits have been grown by the children themselves in the backyards of their homes.


Differently-abled artists feted

It was an unusual Diwali at the International Con­tain­er Transshipment Term­inal in Vallarpadam this time. Instead of the regular fun, DP World operators at the terminal decided to promote physically

Untapped water transport

Ever since the recent steep hike in bus, auto and taxi fares, many long-suffering commuters in the city are wondering why one of the cheapest modes of transport isn’t put to better use, namely, the ci

Imported fish kicks off scare

Fish these days comes to us from far. Several big hotels, restaurants and eateries in the state use fish imported from Thailand and Vietnam – and poor quality ones at that.

With looks and taste simil

VS Achuthanandan first accused in land case

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The state government on Tuesday submitted before the Kerala high court that investigation in the Kasaragod land allotment case was over, and Opposition leader VS Achuthanandan will be arraigned as the

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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.

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