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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

Waste in backwaters

Complaints of ship waste being dumped into the Kochi backwaters are growing louder and more frequent. Local contractors collect the waste, mainly plastic and cloth, from ships and after sorting them,

Demand for halt at Tripunithura

With the Sabarimala season having begun, the demand for interstate trains to stop at Tripunithura railway station has grown stronger. The Chottanikkara temple is a prominent place on the pilgrimage ma

Prisoners stab warden, escape from sub-jail

In a daring attempt, four remand prisoners escaped from the sub-jail here on Tuesday morning by stabbing the warden, police said.

Mohammad Iqbal, one of the four and an accused in a murder case, was

Bid to make most of UAE amnesty

The government will send Norka-Roots CEO Noyal Thomas for talks to the UAE on November 28, ahead of the two-month-long general amnesty declared by that country for immigrants without proper visas.

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

SC panel: Finish endosulfan pile in two years

The Supreme Court-appointed expert committee has proposed exhausting the roughly 1,090 tonne of endosulfan stock lying unused in the country. The time-frame set is two years, and states have been give

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