Germany contributes Rs 630 cr. to Kochi Water Transport System

Germany contributes Rs 630 cr. to Kochi Water Transport System

New Delhi : The German Development Bank KfW, mandated by the German Government, has signed the Separate Agreement to the Loan Agreement for EUR 85 million (INR 630 cr.) with Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), said the Germany embassy here. Kochi is one of the three smart cities chosen by the German Government for its […]

‘Kabali’ keeps Kerala awake

‘Kabali’ keeps Kerala awake

Thiruvananthapuram : Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama “Kabali” which released across 306 screens in Kerala on Froday, literally kept many awake to watch it as early as 5 a.m., when the screens came alive. Incidentally, the Kerala release is being done by the distribution company of superstar Mohanlal and his close aide Antony Perumbavoor. And […]

Gita Gopinath appointed financial advisor to Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M) led LDF government in Kerala has appointed noted economist Gita Gopinath as financial advisor to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Gita Gopinath is professor at Harvard University and head of it’s economics department, an official release said here yesterday.

CAT dismisses IPS officer Senkumar’s plea

CAT dismisses IPS officer Senkumar’s plea

Kochi: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) yesterday declined to interfere with the prayer of senior IPS officer T P Senkumar to set aside the order of the Kerala government removing him from the post of state police chief. Citing Supreme Court directives in similar cases, the CAT bench headed by Justice N K Balakrishnan said […]

7 held for hacking bank account, siphoning off money

7 held for hacking bank account, siphoning off money

Mattancherry: The police on last day detained seven people for allegedly hacking back accounts for siphoning off money. Mohanan, hailing from Pathanamthitta, Moosa (28),VA Asar (23), Ansar Basheer (30), Laiju K Devasi (36 ), Rasheed (36), V Rahul (23) were arrested by a Fort Kochi team headed by SI S Dwijesh. The gang was under […]

Child labour continues unabated in Kerala

Child labour continues unabated in Kerala

Mattancherry: The police on last day detained seven people for allegedly hacking back accounts for siphoning off money. Mohanan, hailing from Pathanamthitta, Moosa (28),VA Asar (23), Ansar Basheer (30), Laiju K Devasi (36 ), Rasheed (36), V Rahul (23) were arrested by a Fort Kochi team headed by SI S Dwijesh. The gang was under […]

Man held for poisoning school meal in Punalur

Man held for poisoning school meal in Punalur

Kollam: The police on last day nabbed a man for poisoning the mid-day meals prepared for the students at a school in Punalur. Satyan, who resides near the Chembanaruvi St Paul LP School was detained for mixing poison in the meal. A huge tragedy was averted as the employees of the school saw the man […]

MK Damodaran won’t take CM’s legal adviser post

MK Damodaran won’t take CM’s legal adviser post

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Tuesday informed the High Court that senior lawyer MK Damodaran won’t take over the legal adviser post of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Though a circular was issued regarding his post, he did not accept it. The court was considering a petition filed by BJP State President Kummanam Rajasekharan questioning the […]

CM lash out against SDPI

CM lash out against SDPI

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday lambasted on the Social Democratic Party of India, by terming it as one of the outfit that trains people to commit murder. While reacting to the adjournment motion served but the opposition on the Velam murder case, he added that he will examine the activities of SDPI with […]

4 get life term for gangrape of 37-year-old woman

4 get life term for gangrape of 37-year-old woman

Kochi: Four persons were today awarded life imprisonment for the remainder of their natural life by a court here for alleged gangrape of a woman from Tamil Nadu in Kalamassery in February last year. “The accused 1 to 4 are sentenced to undergo, rigorous imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of […]