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Police struggle as drug peddlers move from streets to social media

Two years ago, the police had undertaken an operation and busted a racket that used social media platforms to distribute banned drugs.

published : 8 hours ago

Two held for fraud in the name of Pandalam royal family

The accused won the trust of the owner by citing that Santhosh was a member of the Pandalam royal family and a supplier of equipment to the US Army, based in Kuwait.

published : 8 hours ago

Pre-monsoon cleaning of canals, drains pick up momentum

 Much to the relief of city residents, Kochi Corporation has decided to speed up its pre-monsoon drain cleaning and canal renovation works.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Domestic violence hits a high

The Women Protection Office in Ernakulam exposed a serious issue regarding the violence meted out to women, who were confined to their houses during the pandemic.

published : 17 Apr 2021

BPCL to supply oxygen to govt hospitals from Kochi Refinery

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), the second-largest Indian Oil marketing company, will supply medical oxygen to government hospitals due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases.

published : 17 Apr 2021

MGU students raise complaints of mass failure in MCom examinations

As per the results announced by the varsity on Thursday, only 31.2% of students passed the first semester exams of MCom (CSS) held in November 2019.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Newly-announced Covid restrictions leaves restaurants, hotels worried

The restrictions imposed by the government in view of the second wave of Covid-19 has left  restaurant owners and small business owners here a deeply worried lot.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Rising Covid cases likely to choke Ernakulam hospitals soon

Private hospitals in district forced to increase number of Covid beds, which is affecting treatment of non-Covid patients

published : 17 Apr 2021

Vaiga murder: Sanu tried to take SIM cards using Aadhaar details of relatives

He said Sanu also made the same request with two of his other relatives.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Tourism feels pinch in second wave of Covid

Impact is deeper as summer vacation is the favourite period for domestic tourists

published : 17 Apr 2021

IIT Madras report may kindle hopes of revival of Fort Kochi’s past glory

Raising hopes of a return of popular carnival events to the Fort Kochi beach, IIT Madras has handed over to the tourism department a report on sea erosion issues there.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Mangaluru midsea collision: Navy recovers three bodies

The deep sea divers of the Navy on Friday recovered three bodies of fishermen who went missing in sea off Mangaluru coast after their boat collided with a ship on Monday night.

published : 17 Apr 2021

1,391 more test Covid positive; active cases cross 10,000-mark

On the fourth consecutive day, Ernakulam district reported over 1,000 Covid cases. As many as 1,391 Covid cases were recorded on Friday.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Gold worth Rs 1.07 crore seized from cabin crew member

The arrested was identified as Manhas Abulaise of Palakkad. 

published : 17 Apr 2021

Excise arrests actor for drug possession

The accused has acted in movies including Abrid Shine’s Action Hero Biju. 

published : 17 Apr 2021