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MCA prof. jumps from bridge, dies

A senior professor at a technology institute here committed suicide by jumping from the Goshree Bridge at 2.30pm on Sunday. He was Praveen Sivadas, 38, head of MCA department at the Federal Institute

New walkway on a fast lane

The second phase of the walkway under construction at Marine Drive will be opened on December 20.

The work on the 700-m long new walkway stretching up to the Goshree Bridge is nearing completion, sa

Prepaid counters for autos vanish

The system of hiring pre-paid autos seems to have gone haywire, going by what’s happening in the city these days.

While commuters have been quite comfortable with this facility, the ground reality i

Speed breaker leads to more accidents

Despite the rising number of accidents caused by the unscientifically built hump on the Infopark-Kakkanad Road near Surabhi Nagar, the public works department is yet to take any remedial action.

On M

A model road for Kochi women soon

In an effort to make the Kochi safe for women, the corporation has decided to develop a road as a model one for their safety. The novel initiative is to showcase a road which provides maximum security

Kochi Metro chugs off track

Notwithstanding Metroman E. Sreedharan’s letter to urban development ministry claiming that the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) clause banning consultants from executing projects is not applicabl

UDF wins 18 out of 30 seats in local bypolls

The ruling UDF virtually swept Wednesday’s local body by-elections, winning 18 of the 30 seats, the results of which were announced on Thursday.

While LDF won 10 seats, the BJP and an independent ca

Jose Cyriac new chief secretary

Senior IAS officer K. Jose Cyriac, who is now on central deputation, would be the next Chief Secretary of the state.

He will take over from incumbent K. Jayakumar whose tenure will end later this mon

Spare the cylinder

While housewives are still coming to grips with the Centre's decision to restrict the number of subsidised LPG cylinders in a year, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (

Pay more for water

After the blow from the price hikes of diesel, LPG and milk, the district is set to witness yet another jolt with the Ernakulam district drinking water transporters welfare association deciding to hik

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