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10-Nov-2018 Kochi

Central aid required to boost deep sea fishing : Pinarayi Vijayan

The Centre should provide "liberal assistance" to boost deep sea fishing, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday."The Centre has to provide liberal assistance to boost deep sea fishing by equipping traditional fishermen. Kerala government...

30-Oct-2018 Kochi

INS Tarangini returns after Vogage across the World

The sail training ship of Indian Navy, INS Tarangini based at Kochi, returned after a seven month long sailing across the world to a grand reception at naval base, Kochi on 30 Oct 18. The ship was received by Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni, VSM, Chief of Staff,...

30-Oct-2018 Kochi

Centre won't privatise Cochin Shipyard : Nitin Gadkari

The Centre will not privatise a profit-making Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday as he laid the foundation stone for India's largest dry dock at the shipyard here."We don't privatise...

19-Oct-2018 Kochi

Dileep removed from AMMA: Mohanlal

Senior actor Dileep, who was named in a Malayalam actress kidnapping case, was on Friday removed from the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists, its chief Mohanlal said.Ending months of uncertainty, the actors' body at its executive committee meeting held...

13-Oct-2018 Kochi

Superstar Mohanlal under fire from actresses

The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA), led by super star Mohanlal, came under fire on Saturday from the Women's Collective in Cinema (WCC) over the way the kidanpping case of an actress is being handled.The WCC was formed last year by women drawn...

16-Sep-2018 Kochi

Sachin Tendulkar exists Kerala Blasters

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has ended his association with Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit said in a statement on Sunday."Sachin has been a great support and we thank him for his immense contribution to KBFC. He will...

13-Sep-2018 Kochi

Kerala nun rape case : Relief for Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been named in a sexual abuse case by a nun, got a breather from the Kerala High Court on Thursday as it said "arrest is not the issue".Expressing satisfaction in the ongoing probe, the court observed that since it was an old...

17-Aug-2018 Kochi

Navy rescues 500 in flood-hit Kerala

The Indian Navy rescued nearly 500 people on Friday, continuing with its massive rescue and relief operations in flood-ravaged Kerala where monsoon rains have left a trail of death and destruction across the state.On Friday, 58 rescue teams were deployed...

12-Aug-2018 Kochi/Idukki

Kerala situation very serious, says Rajnath Singh after aerial survey

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described the situation in the flood-affected areas of Kerala as "very serious" and assured the state of all possible help from the Centre.Rajnath Singh, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon, made the statement after...

07-Aug-2018 Kochi

Ship rams into Indian fishing boat, 3 dead

A ship off the coast of Kerala here rammed into an Indian fishing boat early on Tuesday along the international route, killing three fishermen, a minister said. The ship is being located.The incident took place around 28 nautical miles from the shore on...

07-Aug-2018 Kochi

Cargo ship hits fishing boat, 3 dead

Authorities have zeroed in on an Indian cargo ship off Kerala which is learnt to have hit an Indian fishing boat early on Tuesday killing three fishermen and injuring two, Kerala Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty said.Nine persons are reported missing, the Minister...

07-Mar-2018 Kochi

Kerala HC orders CBI probe into murder hours after CM says no

Hours after Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of a Youth Congress worker, the Kerala High Court on Wednesday gave the nod for it.Vijayan told the Assembly that the probe into the murder of 30-year-old...

13-Feb-2018 Kochi

Five dead in Cochin Shipyard tanker blast, probe ordered

Five persons died and several others were injured in a blast inside the water ballast of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) tanker ship Sagar Bhushan at the Cochin Shipyard here in Kerala on Tuesday.The Cochin Shipyard management has announced a probe...

13-Feb-2018 Kochi

Five dead in ONGC tanker blast in Kerala

Five persons were killed and a dozen others injured in a blast inside an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) tanker at the Cochin Shipyard here in Kerala on Tuesday, police said.Those working at the time of the blast mostly included daily labourers and...

11-Feb-2018 Kochi

Reveal Rafale truth to clear doubts : A.K. Antony

Former Defence Minister and senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Sunday asked the Central government to reveal the purchase price and other terms and conditions of the Rafale fighter deal with France to clear doubts about the controversial defence contract."In...

13-Jan-2018 Kochi

No constitutional crisis, only procedural problems : Justice Kurian

Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the four Supreme Court judges who revolted against Chief Justice Dipak Misra, on Saturday said there was no constitutional crisis in the apex court and the issues they had raised appeared to have been sorted out."We did this for...

07-Jan-2018 Kochi

Vowed not to speak unnecessarily : K.J. Alphons

Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons, who has trolled on social media over his comments on various issues, on Sunday said he had vowed not to speak unnecessarily."I have now decided that I will speak only to issues related to me and will not speak on...

31-Dec-2017 Kochi (Kerala)

Bengaluru beat Kerala in ISL tie

Bengaluru FC defeated Kerala Blasters FC 3-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Sunday.Sunil Chettri (60th minute) converted a penalty at the hour mark to open Bengaluru's account. Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores (90+3, 90+4) struck twice in the second...

05-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi

Cyclone Ockhi: 14 Kerala fishermen rescued

As rescue operations in the wake of Ockhi cyclone entered the sixth day on Tuesday, 14 more fishermen from Kerala were rescued, officials said.While search and rescue operations by the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and others are based off the Kochi coast,...

22-Nov-2017 Kochi, Kerala

Every reform must have a human face : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said every reform must have a human face and the fruits of the reforms must reach the poorest sections of the society. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating 160th Year Celebrations of Kochi...

22-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana woman jailed for 30 years for chopping husband

A court in Jhajjar town in Haryana has sentenced a woman to 30 years imprisonment for brutally murdering her husband by cutting him into eight pieces.Additional Sessions Judge H.S. Dahiya sentenced Puja for murdering Baljeet, 38, in April last year in...

22-Nov-2017 Kochi

ISRO, CMFRI join hands to help identify fishing zones

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will now help Kochi-headquartered Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) to identify potential fishing zone (PFZ) in the seas surrounding the subcontinent.The project named 'Samudra' is aimed at...

17-Nov-2017 Kochi

Can learn from Berbatov: CK Vineeth

Kerala Blasters striker C.K. Vineeth heaped praise on team-mate and former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov and said one can learn a lot from him.Berbatov was roped in by the Kochi outfit to play in the Indian Super League (ISL) season 4. "You feel that...

16-Nov-2017 Kochi

Salman Khan to perform in ISL opening ceremony

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will perform at the opening ceremony of the fourth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Friday.Salman will perform to some of his most popular numbers. He will be making a blockbuster entry on a bicycle and accompanying...

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