Kochi

COVID-19 case count in Ernakulam district crosses 2,000 again  

In the wake of Covid spike, the police have strengthened their inspections and strict actions are being taken against those not following Covid protocol.

published on : 19th April 2021

Persons who recovered from Covid have antibodies, need not rush for jab: Kochi pulmonologist

However, there is also a rising sentiment against the state’s health department, for not revising treatment guidelines and strategies even after a year of the onset of the pandemic.

published on : 19th April 2021

Kochi rave party: Excise raids three hotels, arrests four

The raids followed intelligence inputs received by the customs that a five-star hotel in Kochi would be hosting a DJ party to be attended by drug peddlers and youths.

published on : 19th April 2021

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 on : 17th April 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 on : 17th April 2021

Tourism feels pinch in second wave of Covid

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

published on : 17th April 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 on : 17th April 2021

Tourism sector in troubled waters

Varghese K, a tourist boat owner from Mattancherry, was busy for the last couple of months. 

published on : 16th April 2021

Kochi Metro gears up for rehabilitation of colony residents

It involves 600 families, KMRL awaits formation of new govt for release of KIIFB fund, signs contract with Antea Group India as joint venture partner

published on : 14th April 2021

Bengaluru link suspected in Kochi drug parties

Customs, excise conduct joint raids at three hotels in the city; over 100 people took part in one of the parties

published on : 13th April 2021

Kochi becoming a hub of rave parties again

At a time when Covid-19 is making its second wave, rave parties are back in Kochi.

published on : 13th April 2021

Five patients who recovered from COVID undergo successful kidney transplant at Kochi hospital

There was an almost complete lack of data on the safety of transplants in patients who had recently recovered from COVID-19. Thus the surgeries were performed after waiting for a minimum of 12 weeks.

published on : 12th April 2021

Air India Express flight with 160 passengers makes emergency landing at Kochi airport

This is the second emergency landing by an Air India Express flight in the last three days.

published on : 11th April 2021

Kochi police for total enforcement of Covid guidelines

City Police Commissioner Nagaraju Chakilam said that the police would check violations of safety guidelines.

published on : 11th April 2021

Kochi’s own rickshaw hailing app looks to bridge digital divide

Developed by Infopark-based firm  Tukxi, a portmanteau made up of tuk-tuk and taxi, the app gives preference to autorickshaw drivers at the nearest base, writes Aishwarya Prabhakaran

published on : 11th April 2021
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