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  • India evacuating 34 nurses evacuated from Libya, 12 to reach Kochi on Thursday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Indian government is evacuating 34 Indian nurses from strife-torn Libya. The first batch of 12 will arrive on Thursday in Kochi. "A group of 12 Indian nurses are on their way from Tunisia and will arrive in Kochi tomorrow. Another batch of 22 nurses are also on their...
  • Kerala: Kozhikode's 'Kiss of Love' protest fails to take off, police drag protestors December 7, 2014

    Kozhikode: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing on Sunday was marred by sporadic violence in parts of the city with those for and against it coming to blows creating a tense situation, following which police chased them away with lathis and took few of them into custody. About 20-odd...
  • Finally London November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet Pallab Talukdar, who cycled from Iran to Milan November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet Vierra Vojtkova, owner of Ganesh Utsav restaurant in Bratislava November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet EP Menon who walked from Delhi to Russia in 1962 November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • For refuelling in Tibet, Chinese driving license is must November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • The beginning of Record Drive November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer traveled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents. Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Delhi: Sangh Parivar members disrupt 'Kiss of Love' event held near RSS headquarters November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The "Kiss of Love" campaign reached the national capital on Saturday but was disrupted by Sangh Parivar members. The campaign against moral policing is underway near the RSS office in Delhi. The campaign started in Kochi in Kerala earlier in November 2014 after a group vandalised a restaurant accusing...
  • Kerala: Cases registered against 100 persons for participating in 'Kiss of Love' programme November 4, 2014

    Kochi: Cases have been registered against at least 100 persons by police for taking out processions and unlawful assembly at the Marine drive ground on November 2 when the controversial 'Kiss of Love' programme against moral policing was to be held. The Marine drive was packed with onlookers, members of organisations...
  • Kochi: Police take 'Kiss of love' supporters into preventive custody, lathicharge protesters of the event November 2, 2014

    Kochi: Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi have been taken into preventive custody from Law college junction. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the...
  • 'Kiss of Love' protest to take place at Kochi's Marine Drive today November 2, 2014

    The 'Kiss of Love' protest will take place on Sunday at Kochi's Marine Drive against moral policing by right-wing groups. A huge turn out is expected although there has been tough opposition from both hardline Muslim and Hindu groups in Kerala. The ruling Congress party's students union, KSU, has also...
  • Kerala: Jackal comes calling at Kochi airport October 30, 2014

    Kochi: The airport on Thursday received an unusual visitor when a jackal sauntered into the operational area, taking everyone by surprise. The animal was noticed by bird watchers at the airport. Immediately a trap was laid and the animal caught and handed over to the forest officials,...
  • Security remains high at Kochi airport October 25, 2014

    Kochi: Security remained high at the Kochi airport for the second day on Saturday in the wake of a threat of a bomb explosion or a possible suicide attack on a flight on the Mumbai-Kochi sector and a review will take place on Monday. The security at the airport had been...
  • Airports put on high alert after email threatens terror attack on Air India flights October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A high alert has been sounded in the Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Kochi airports following threat of a possible terror attack on Air India flights. Sources say that two Air India flights will be targeted by suicide bombers. Friday night flight from Ahmedabad to Mumbai and Saturday's early morning...
  • SpiceJet announces another low-fare offer of Rs 899 for Bangalore-Chennai-Kochi October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: SpiceJet on Tuesday continued with its galore of special offers announcing yet another limited- period discounted one-way domestic fare offer, ranging from all-inclusive fares of Rs 899 to Rs 2,499. While tickets can be booked at low fares till October 26, the travel period would be between November one...
  • AIR's first FM station in Kerala to celebrate silver jubilee October 12, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: All India Radio's Kochi FM station, the first FM radio in Kerala which introduced anew audio culture in Malayalam rightly blending information and entertainment, is all set to celebrate its silver jubilee. Still a hot favourite of radio buffs in and around central Kerala, the station began its broadcast...
  • 1st ODI, India vs West Indies: as it happened October 8, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sunil Narine fish-hooked by WICB. Chris Gayle busy tweeting images of recuperation. Virat Kohli looking forward to home comfort. And Kuldeep Yadav an exciting, unusual option. These and an eye on sorting out their World Cup options will be the...
  • India-West Indies series in doubt: reports October 8, 2014

    Huge dispute between West Indies players and WICB over player contracts has erupted on the eve of the first ODI against India, which is scheduled to be held in Kochi later today. West Indies players claim their fees have been slashed by 75% by their board and that can lead...
  • West Indies threaten to boycott India ODI series opener October 8, 2014

    A strike could hit West Indies' tour opener against India on Wednesday due to a row between leading West Indies players and their own union. The match in Kochi, where the teams are already assembled, is the first of five one-day internationals to be followed by three Test matches and a...
  • 1st ODI: India, West Indies begin series amid ISL buzz October 8, 2014

    Sunil Narine fish-hooked by WICB. Chris Gayle busy tweeting images of recuperation. Virat Kohli looking forward to home comfort. And Kuldeep Yadav an exciting, unusual option. These and an eye on sorting out their World Cup options will be the talking points for India and West Indies over the next...
  • Rain threatens first India-West Indies ODI in Kochi October 6, 2014

    Kochi: The threat of rain looms large over the first ODI of the five-match series even as Indian and West Indies cricketers started to arrive in batches for the day-night encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium on Wednesday. The meteorological department has forecast scattered rain in Kerala for the next...
  • Kerala's first multiple transplant surgery gives a new life to patient September 23, 2014

    Kochi: In a medical marvel in Kerala, a 38-year-old brain dead patient gave a new lease of life to Syed Younis Sahir, who was suffering from diabetes and kidney failure. After a 12-hour complicated surgery, Kochi doctors conducted the first successful combined pancreas and kidney transplant in the state and...
  • Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Four Indian cities Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji feature among the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to lastminute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. Amongst the Asian Top 10 luxurious but affordable destinations, four Indian cities have been listed,...
  • Kerala: Peacock feathers worth Rs 7.39 lakh seized from passenger September 16, 2014

    Kochi: Peacock feathers weighing 29.8 kg and valued at Rs 7.39 lakh in the international market were seized on Tuesday by customs officials from a Singapore bound passenger at the airport. The feathers were found concealed inside towels in the checked in baggage of the man, hailing from Chennai, just as...
  • File affidavit by September 20 on condition of Kochi roads: Kerala HC to PWD September 16, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Public Works Department to file an affidavit by September 20 detailing the action taken to repair roads in Kochi after interim orders were issued prior to court closing for the Onam vacation. The order in this regard was...
  • Italy hopes for SC reprieve for sick marine September 7, 2014

    Rome: Italy's foreign minister has appealed to India's Supreme Court to permit one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to return home for health reasons. The marine, 47yearold Massimiliano Latorre, "was treated excellently in India, but it is clear that he needs rest, peace,...
  • Kochi: Indian nurses return from Libya to an emotional reunion with their families August 6, 2014

    Kochi: It was an emotional reunion at the Cochin International Airport when 44 nurses from waraffected Libya returned to their homeland safe. These are the first batch of nurses that came from Tripoli while many more are waiting for their chances. There was happiness and relief as Indian nurses returned...
  • 43 Indian nurses return to Kerala from Libya August 5, 2014

    Kochi: In a relief, 43 nurses who were working in the conflict zone of Libya have returned to India. They landed in Kochi in Kerala on Tuesday morning. This is the second group of nurses who crossed over to Tunisia from Tripoli on Monday. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had written...
  • 44 nurses from Libya to reach Kerala on Tuesday August 4, 2014

    Kochi: The first batch of 44 Keralite nurses, stranded in strife torn Libya, would arrive on Tuesday. The nurses, working in various hospitals in Libya, had reached Tunisia, from where they will be reaching Dubai to take the scheduled flight to Kochi and arrive on Tuesday morning, CEO of NonResident...