Kerala Police to investigate financial means of rape accused Martin Joseph

The Kochi City police have launched a detailed investigation into the financial means and livelihood of the rape-accused Martin Joseph who was arrested from a hideout at Mundoor in Thrissur district on Thursday night after a three-day-long intense manhunt. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, District Police Chief (Kochi City) C.H. Nagaraju emphasised the … Read more

Lessors start flying out ex-Jet Boeing 737 Max from India; 2 returned home Saturday – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The process of lessors flying out the five Boeing 737 Max that once flew for now-defunct Jet Airways, from India has started. Two companies, GECAS and SMBC, flew out a Max each from Hyderabad and Kochi this Saturday (May 22). As part of the simultaneous global grounding, India had barred the B737 Max … Read more

Meet the mother-son duo from Kochi who drove pan-India, covering 16,800 kilometres in 49 days

Mitra Satheesh began her car journey, Oru Desi Drive, in March, when COVID-19 cases were falling. The second wave forced her to cut it short “The situation worsened by the time I reached Guwahati. I had three choices: to leave my car behind and fly home, send my son home alone or to continue with … Read more

Keralite professor appointed CAT convenor | India News – Times of India

KOCHI: MP Ram Mohan, an associate professor at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has been appointed as the convenor of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021. He hails from Kerala and is a native of Thiruvananthapuram. Ram Mohan obtained his doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur after an MPhil. from National University of Juridical … Read more

Murugan bids tearful adieu to the man who took him to school

K. K. Sivan, the Kochi corporation councillor who passed away due to Covid-19, was responsible for enrolling Murugan and his brothers in a school 15 years ago. K. K. Sivan, Kochi corporation councillor who succumbed to COVID on Saturday morning, had gifted to three homeless children who lived in Vyttila, their first experience of school. … Read more

The growing popularity of buttermilk

From election booths to sunlit village homes, the age-old buttermilk still remains one of the most popular summer drinks across the country today “We served 700 glasses of buttermilk. One person who loved it drank six glasses,” laughs Deepak Pujara, who along with his wife Jasmin was offering glasses of this refreshing drink to voters … Read more

Boat from Pakistan seized with drugs worth 3k crore | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a major drugs haul, the Navy has seized a fishing boat with five Sri Lankan nationals and 300 kg of narcotics worth around Rs 3,000 crore, which apparently originated from the Makran coast in Pakistan, in the Arabian Sea. The Sri Lankan fishing boat was escorted to Kochi on Monday morning by … Read more

Kerala Assembly polls | Ernakulam district records over 74.14% polling

Ernakulam recorded 74.14% polling, as per data made available at 8.45 p.m. The calculation is not inclusive of postal votes. About 76.53% of male voters (9,91,308) and 71.85% of women voters (9,73,040), and 10 of the 27 transgender voters cast their votes across the 14 constituencies in the district in an election that was peaceful … Read more

Kerala Assembly polls | 80.53%, turnout of 1987 Assembly election, yet to be surpassed

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) had come to power when polling touched an all-time high of 80.53% in the State in the 1987 Assembly polls and 77.35% in the 2016 polls. Since 1957, only the Congress-led alliance had been able to ensure continuity in power and that too way back in 1977. In the elections … Read more