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Sex scam hits Thettayil, son


Kochi: Aluva police on Sunday registered a case against former minister and Angamaly MLA Jose Thettayil and his son, Adarsh, following a charge of sexual harassment, leading to his offer to give up h

Heritage sites ignored


Kochi: Illegal encroachments, shoddily-maintained footpaths, potholed roads and an untidy beach in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry — all these once much-admired tourist destinations and major heritage si

Should merit be self-financed


Kochi: While opening up professional education in the state to the self-financing sector more than a decade ago, the then chief minister A.K. Antony had given an assurance that two self-financing col

Mega structure to highlight SmartCity


Kochi: The first building of the SmartCity to be constructed at a cost of Rs 160 crore to Rs 170 crore near  Kadambrayar here, will be the first such structure in the state, with each storey having a

Ready for a German jaunt


Thiruvananthapuram: Twenty students from Chr­ist Nagar International School, Thiruvanantha­puram, are going to get a taste of going to school in Germany for two weeks this month as part of the ‘Indo-

Respite for Pinarayi Vijayan as court allows split trial


Kochi: The Kerala high court on Tuesday directed the Thiruvananthapuram CBI special court to split the SNC-Lavalin case, in which CPI(M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan is the seventh accused, and c

Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority to be organiser


Kochi: A special session convened by the city corporation on constituting the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA), as per the instruction of the Union Urban Development Mi­n­­i­stry, here

Kochi on top of crime rate chart


Kochi: The crime statistics published by the National Crime Records Bureau for 2012 has indicated that  Kochi city has the highest rate of Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes among the me­ga cities of Ind

Sreesanth to tie the knot?


Kochi: As pacer S. Sreesanth is set to pray before Lord Ayyappa this weekend with his brother Deepu, it may also be seeking blessings for tying the nuptial knot, which may happen sometime during Onam

State Government opposes PIL against PJ Kurien


Kochi: The state government on Thursday submitted before the Kerala High Court that the public interest litigation filed by the CPI’s women wing seeking further investigation against  Rajya Sabha d

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