Experts push for ultra-thin concrete layer and natural-rubber modified bitumen Could natural rubber or ultra-thin layer of concrete be the recipe for long-lasting roads? Experts are pushing for an ultra-thin concrete layer over roads and natural-rubbe
An overhead electric line of the railway snapped after a tree branch fell on it between the Ernakulam Junction and adjacent West Cabin around 4.45 a.m. on Monday. Trains passing through the station were delayed up to two hours. The line was repaired and
In the wake of the State Transport Appellate Tribunal staying a directive making mandatory the installation of pneumatic doors in private buses of Kochi, the Ernakulam Regional Transport Authority has decided to seek the State government’s approval
The day-long hartal called by RSS in Kerala on Tuesday to protest murder of party worker in Kannur district has disrupted normal life across the State. Initial reports said buses, taxis and autorickshaws kept off the roads and shops remained closed all
The market is buzzing with activity. The competition is hot. In one corner, you may find orange and yellow marigolds selling for Rs. 200 a kg, but walk to the other end and it may cost you a little lesser at Rs. 150 a kg. Roses sell for Rs. 400 ...
Neera and its derivatives fetch handsome returns The sweet sap from coconut flowers is swinging fortunes in favour of the beleaguered coconut farmers in the State, numbering roughly 4.2 million. One of them at Muthalamada in Palakkad has earned over Rs.
The revision of syllabus for the objective-type test conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) for the post of assistant professors and high school assistants has come in for harsh criticism from experts.As per the new syllabus, the examinati
Contractors unable to adhere to timeframe Civil works of the Kochi metro are lagging behind schedule at many work sites due to delay in shifting water and power lines. Contractors of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) are unable to adhere to the 75
Girl students of the new batch joining the Government Medical College, Ernakulam, will have to find lodging outside the college premises as there are no more rooms to accommodate them in the hostel facilities inside the college premises.Principal Praveen L
The Special Officer for the government takeover of the Kalamassery medical college, M.I. Junaid Rahman, will step down from the post on September 5 in view of the appointment of a full-time principal. Dr. Rahman, who had joined the medical college under th