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25-Jun-2019 Kochi

Stardom is imposed on you: Mammootty

Mammootty neither takes the tag of "superstar" seriously, nor does he take it for granted. The megastar, who at 67 is set to feature in a mega-budget Malayalam period drama, feels stardom is imposed, and not acquired by anyone.After a brief appearance in 1971...

08-Jun-2019 Kochi

Narendra Modi to make offerings worth Rs 40,000 at Guruvayoor temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will fly from here on Saturday to Guruvayoor to offer to prayers at the famed Sri Krishna Temple, will make various offerings worth around Rs 40,000.Modi arrived in Kochi late Friday night. He will fly to the temple town in...

07-Jun-2019 Kochi

Pringles(R) India cheers for Kohli & Co, creates record

Pringles (R) India on Friday entered the Guinness World Records for creating the "largest sentence made with packaged food", a statement from the company said.With the message reading "#GetItBackIndia", the record has been made at a time when the entire nation...

30-Mar-2019 Kochi

Alphons kicks off his Kannanthanam style of campaigning

For 65-year-old Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons the name of the game is 'Kannanthanam', his unique way of soliciting votes that involves brisk walking, breaking into a jog then running and even jumping in between.Alphons is popularly called 'Kannanthanam'...

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...

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