Rahul Easwar booked for remarks on Sabarimala issue

A case was registered against Easwar, who belongs to the Thazhamon family of Sabarimala tantris (priests), on the basis of a complaint filed by a Thiruvananthapuram native. He has been charged under IPC Section 153. Continue Reading

IIT-Madras alumnus creates country’s first solar ferry

Navalt Boats based in Kochi made history when it launched Aditya – India’s first solar ferry. Navalt was started in October 2013 by IIT-Madras alumnus Sandith Thandasherry. Continue Reading

Kerala HC postpones declaration of ICAR exam results

The Kerala High Court stayed for three weeks the declaration of results of all India entrance exam conducted by the Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR), as aspirants from the state could not sit for the test due to monsoon fury. Continue Reading

Flood relief: More materials arrive at Cochin port

The Cochin Port Trust has earmarked two godowns for free storage of relief materials, arriving from across the country, for people affected by the unprecedented floods in Kerala, a port trust official said. Continue Reading

Kerala rains subside, Navy scales down rescue operations

The Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy started scaling down ‘Operation Madad’ consequent to rains having reduced and floodwaters receding from many areas in Kerala, a defence press release said here. Continue Reading

Actress assault: HC rejects actor Dileep’s plea for digital evidence

The Kerala High Court dismissed a petition filed by Malayalam actor Dileep seeking a copy of the digital evidence of the alleged assault of a noted south Indian actress, in which he was a key accused. Continue Reading

Concrete piece from Kochi Metro pillar falls on auto

A portion of concrete from an expansion joint between Metro rail pillars fell on an autorickshaw here, sources from the Kochi Metro Rail Limited said. No one was injured in the incident.

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