KOCHI

  • Low intensity tremor in Kochi Yesterday

    Kochi: A low intensity tremor was felt in some parts of Kochi on Saturday, triggering panic among people residing in high rise buildings, officials said. Officials said experts in the Seismology Department are assessing whether it was an after effect of the high-intensity quake that rocked Delhi and many parts of...
  • Defence forces evacuate 5-day-old baby from war-torn Yemen April 10, 2015

    Kochi: In an another act of heroism by the defence forces during the Yemen evacuation operations, a five day old baby was air lifted on Thursday. The baby was among the last batch of people to be evacuated from the war-torn Yemen. The baby girl was brought back to Kochi...
  • American artist destroys his own works-of-art in protest of extortion by the labour unions of Kerala April 6, 2015

    The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art held in Kochi, Kerala. Indian and international artists exhibits artworks across a variety of mediums including film, installation, painting, sculpture, new media and performance art.The trade unions in Kerala apparently charge exorbitant sums of money from the artists participating in...
  • Air India flight carrying 130 Indians from Yemen lands in Kochi April 4, 2015

    Kochi: An Air India flight carrying 130 Indian nationals, who were stranded in war-ravaged Yemen, arrived on Saturday night. They were part of evacuees taken to Djibouti from Sanaa, Yemen, on Saturday, Kerala Minister for Diaspora KC Joseph said. The evacuees, mostly from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, were welcomed at the airport...
  • Second batch of 664 Indians rescued from Yemen return home April 4, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram/Mumbai: A second batch of 664 Indians from war-torn Yemen have safely returned home on late Friday night. While two Indian Air Force planes carrying 334 people landed in Mumbai, a special Air India flight with 330 Indians reached the Kochi airport post midnight. So far, more than 1,000 Indians...
  • Safaai Karmacharis panel moots name change for sweeper's post February 14, 2015

    Kochi: National Commission for Safaai Karmacharis Chairman M Sivanna on February 14 asked all central and state government departments and public undertakings, including banks, to rename the sweeper's post as House Keeper. Addressing the authorities as well as the representatives of trade unions of Corporation Bank here, he requested all the...
  • India's 1st double hand transplant conducted on 30-year-old man in Kochi February 2, 2015

    Kochi: India's first successful double hand transplant has been done in Kochi. Over 20 surgeons at the Amrita Insititute of Medical Sciences conducted the complex surgery that went on for 16 hours on the 30-year-old man. Manu was pushed off a train three years back when he objected to a...
  • Actor Mohanlal to perform at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games of India for free February 1, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Superstar Mohanlal, who has been condemned for charging a hefty fee for his new musical band at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games of India, Friday said that he is doing it for free. "The report that I've charged a Rs.2 crore fee for the show is baseless....
  • Women employees 'strip searched' in a Kochi firm, 3 booked January 1, 2015

    Kochi: Three women staff of a surgical gloves manufacturing company here have been booked for allegedly conducting strip search of more than 30 women employees to find out who left a used sanitary napkin in a washroom. Police on Thursday said they have registered cases against the three women staff under...
  • Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2014: Quizzing minds from across India converge December 21, 2014

    In the fifth edition of the Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2014, quizzing minds from across India converge. Corporate and student teams vie for top honours. ...
  • India evacuating 34 nurses evacuated from Libya, 12 to reach Kochi on Thursday December 17, 2014

    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...