Ernakulam

  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Will Ernakulam vote for change or stand by its sitting MP KV Thomas? 03-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Ernakulam: With the entry of senior journalist Anitha Pratap in the race for Lok Sabha, campaigning scenes in Kochi look different this year; the traditional garlands have been replaced by brooms for the AAP candidate. Pratap is relying on being a credible alternative to the ruling Congress-led-United Democratic Front and...
  • Ernakulam: Can journalist Anita Pratap beat minister KV Thomas? 02-04-2014 04:51 PM

    Ernakulam: The electoral battle at Ernakulam in Kerala is not just between the Left and the Congress this time, Aam Admy Party (AAP) is also in the poll fray with their candidate Anita Pratap. The fate of the parties will depend on how the youngsters wish to vote this time....
  • Kerala: Woman commits suicide over 'obscene' Facebook messages 28-01-2014 08:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 27-year-old woman in Ernakulam district of Kerala allegedly committed suicide after a relative posted obscene messages about her on Facebook. Her family claimed that the police took no action when they approached them. The Cheranalloor police, however, said that a case was not registered due to lack of...
  • Maharashtra: 3 dead, 49 injured as Mangala Express gets derailed 15-11-2013 07:39 AM

    Ghoti: Three people have been killed and 49 injured as Mangala Express got derailed near Ghoti in Maharshtra. At least 14 bogies of the train have been derailed. The incident took place at 6:25 am on Friday about 100 kms from Nashik when the train was travelling from Nizamuddin in...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla visit Jewish Synangoue 14-11-2013 05:58 PM

    Prince Charles, who turned 65 on Thursday, paid a visit to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth, the Pardeshi Synagogue at nearby Mattancherry, along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles. The traditional Jewish prayer of blessing for the Royal family was held after which Queene Hallegua, warden of the Synagogue,...
  • Royal couple impressed with 'Kudumbashree' project 12-11-2013 05:03 PM

    Dutchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles was impressed with the 'Kudumbashree' project in Kerala in which 40 lakh women are working. The Dutchess was very impressed when she was told that 40 lakh women were involved in the community-based state Poverty Eradication Mission throughout Kerala. 'Is it (project) reaching the...
  • Kerala: 2nd phase of CM's Mass contact programme begins at Ernakulam 25-10-2013 01:27 PM

    The second phase of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's mass contact programme began in Ernakulam district on Friday. Thousands of persons, including those seeking medical aid and title land deeds, lined up to meet him at the collectorate to submit their list of grievances. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said...
  • Kerala: Kochi airport shut down due to heavy rains 06-08-2013 08:30 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains have lashed Kerala resulting in floods and landslides in many areas. Nine tourists have been killed in a landslide in the Idukki district of the state while heavy showers in Ernakulam and Kochi have disrupted normal life. The Cochin International Airport has been shut down till Tuesday...
  • Now Mammootty to star in 'Kadal Kadannu Oru Mathukutty' 13-05-2013 12:27 PM

    Mammootty seems to have a penchant in teaming up with fresh faces, even in the case of his directors or heroines. The latest to join him as a fresh heroine will be Aleesha Muhammed. A radio jockey by profession, she will play the role of Rosy, a school teacher in...
  • Kerala: 6-year-old sexually abused by father 08-12-2012 06:43 PM

    Kochi: In yet another shocker, a six-year-old girl from Kurumpady in Kerala's Ernakulam district was allegedly sexually abused by her 40-year-old father for six months after being forced to drink alcohol. Police have registered a case against the man, who is absconding, following a complaint by the girl's mother that...
  • Ernakulam becomes the first no-smoking district 22-10-2011 10:55 AM

    Kochi: Ernakulam is all set to become the first smoking-free tourist destination in the country. In the wake of the success of the anti-tobacco measures taken by the Ernakulam district administration, the Kochi Corporation and the district panchayat, steps have been taken to declare Ernakulam as the first smoking-free tourist...
  • Boat mishap: Cops arrest driver 24-02-2007 11:32 AM

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  • Picnic turns painful for parents 21-02-2007 08:13 PM

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  • Fun boat ride turns killer for kids 21-02-2007 08:00 AM

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