Kerala gets India’s largest startup ecosystem

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday inaugurated a 1.8-lakh-square-feet facility housing incubation set-ups across a string of segments in modern technology  under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM). This thus makes it India’s largest startup ecosystem. Kerala Government is working for the state to have a total area of 2.3 crore sq ft of IT space. Continue Reading

Kerala calamity: New construction policy needed, says Study

High rise buildings should not be permitted on the steep slopes of the Western Ghats as the areas are landslide prone, says a study on the recent Kerala floods. Continue Reading

Sabarimala: Trupti Desai aborts trip, vows to come back

After over 14-hour stand-off, activist Trupti Desai Friday aborted her attempt to proceed to Sabarimala as she was prevented from leaving the airport here by devotees and others opposing entry of menstrual age women into the Lord Ayyappa shrine. Continue Reading

Over Rs 1 crore gold bars, biscuits seized in Kerala

Gold bars and biscuits worth over Rs one crore were seized from an Air India Express flight by customs officials at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport Friday, a senior official said here. Continue Reading

BJP to go on ‘Save Sabarimala Yatra’ in Kerala

BJP Monday said the party-led NDA would organise a five-day long march from Pandalam to Thiruvananthapuram in protest against the CPI(M)-led LDF government’s “hasty move” to implement the Supreme Court order, permitting entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple. Continue Reading