Kochi art exhibition overwhelms Qatari university team
Kochi art exhibition overwhelms Qatari university team

 The cosmopolitanism of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014 has fascinated a visiting group from Qatar's Virginia Commonwealth University which specialises in art-related courses.

Plea seeking CBI probe into bar case posted to Wednesday

The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its orders to Wednesday on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the controversial bar bribe scam in which allegations of corruption has been levelled against Finance Minister K M Mani.

CBI seeks polygraph test of Chandy's former gunman

The CBI is all set to move court here seeking permission to take a former security personnel of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for a lie detector test, according to officials.

Kerala hospital carries out the first-ever hand transplant in India

Doctors at the Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) successfully conducted India's first hand transplant on Tuesday.

Kochi Metro to commence commerical operations by June next

Kochi Metro Rail (KMRL) will commence its commercial operations on 18-km stretch from Aluva to Maharaja's college by June 2016, a top official said on Monday.

India's first centre for interdisciplinary study of medicine to come up in Kochi

The first centre for integrated study, research and patient care in Allopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga will come up in Kochi, Kerala under the Amrita University.

Kochi: Brain dead man's organs donated

A 50-year-old man, declared brain dead following a road accident, gave a new lease of life to two others with his kidneys and cornea being harvested for transplantation.

Trains on Shornoor-Mangalore line cancelled, regulated for two days

Southern Railways announced partial cancellation and regulation of some trains on Shornoor-Mangalore line for two days from Saturday following replacement work of steel girders on the railway overbridge between Mahe and Thalassery.

Mali govt releases jailed Kerala teacher

Jayachandran Mokeri, a teacher from Kerala who had been imprisoned by the Mali government since the past 8 months for allegedly abusing a student, was freed on Thursday.

BJP chief Amit Shah says forced conversions unacceptable, pitches for strong law
BJP chief Amit Shah says forced conversions unacceptable, pitches for strong law

Kochi: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said his party was against forcible conversions and asked other political parties in the country to support a bill in this regard if they were 'sincere' in their approach to secularism.

SmartCity Kochi projects' first phase to be ready by March 2015

The first phase of the Rs 5,000 crore SmartCity Kochi project will be ready by March 2015, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.

First batch of 12 Kerala nurses return from Libya

Kochi: A first batch of 12 Keralite nurses evacuated by the Centre from trouble-torn Libya arrived here in the wee hours of Friday.

Indian nurses evacuated from Libya to reach Kochi

A group of Indian nurses, who have been evacuated from Libya by the government, are scheduled to arrive in Kochi on Thursday.

ISL: Kerala shock Chennai 3-0 in semifinals first leg
ISL: Kerala shock Chennai 3-0 in semifinals first leg

Kerala Blasters pumped in two goals in the space of two minutes in the first session to thrash Chennaiyin FC 3-0 in the first leg of the first semifinal of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here on Saturday.

ISL semi-final: Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin FC - Preview
ISL semi-final: Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin FC - Preview

Title contenders Chennaiyin FC will start as favourites when they take on Kerala Blasters in the first semifinal of the hugely successful Hero Indian Super League football tournament, here on Saturday.

Indian Navy strengthening its air warfare capability

The Indian Navy is working towards a new fleet of aircraft and helicopters for maritime surveillance, electronic warfare and anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, its top commander has said.

Indonesian Naval ship visits Kochi

Commanding officers of the visiting Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Frans Kaisiepo on Monday called on Rear Admiral AK Jain, Chief of Staff of Southern Naval command.

International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon
International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

Over 16,000 participants, including defending champions Bernard Kipyego and Helah Kiprop of Kenya, will take part in the Cochin International Half Marathon to be flagged off from Marine Drive here on Sunday.

Krishna Iyer played the role of people's tribune: CPI(M)

New Delhi: CPI(M) on Thursday condoled the death of noted jurist V R Krishna Iyer, saying the nation has lost a "towering figure whose service to society will always be remembered".

Noted jurist VR Krishna Iyer passes away in Kochi; PM Modi, legal luminaries mourn his demise
Noted jurist VR Krishna Iyer passes away in Kochi; PM Modi, legal luminaries mourn his demise

Kochi: Former Supreme Court judge and renowned legal luminary VR Krishna Iyer passed away at a private hospital here on Thursday afternoon, He was 100.