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Ernakulam Munnar Road NH 49 Back To Normal Life

Published on: 07 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, Idukki District News

7 August 2013 Kochi A day after landslips at 17 places on the stretch, traffic is limping back to normal along the 130-km Ernakulam-Munnar route. This is part of the Ernakulam-Dhanushkodi NH 49. Most tourists and others trapped in Munnar town could leave the place as private vehicles…

INS Vikramaditya to serve Navy for 30 years

Published on: 07 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News

7 August 2013 Kochi For all the debates over its price, utility and delay in induction, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is sure to serve the Navy for at least 30 years, says a senior technical officer of the Navy. “The entry of the Vikramaditya marks a paradigm shift,…

Thousands Gathered For Vavu Bali Ritual in Periyar River

Published on: 07 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News

7 August 2013 Kochi Thousands of people reached the shores of the Periyar in spite of incessant rain to offer Vavu Bali, the ritual of paying obeisance to one’s ancestors, held on the new moon day of the Malayalam month of Karkadakam. The limited facilities on the roadsides…

Cochin Airport Resumes Its Operation after one Day Shut Down

Published on: 07 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, Kerala Weather News

7 August 2013 Cochin Flight operations at the Cochin International Airport, which was closed on Monday due to heavy rain and water-logging on runway, resumed by 3.30 pm on Tuesday. The operations resumed with the landing of Air India flight AI-509 from Chennai, which was followed by the…

Flood Relief Camps For Disaster Management

Published on: 06 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News

6 August 2013 Kochi District Collector P.I. Sheikh Pareed said 76 relief camps were opened in different taluks as part of the disaster management efforts.Revenue offices will function on Tuesday, despite being a holiday, to ensure support to the relief camps and flood-affected areas. Instructions had been issued…

Aluva Shiva Temple Submerged in Flood Water

Published on: 06 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, Kerala Weather News

6 August 2013 Kochi As the water level in the Periyar river rose for the third time on Monday this monsoon to submerge the sandbanks and most of the Mahadeva Temple in Aluva, the Balitharpanam rituals slated for Tuesday morning lay uncertain. Early morning, the firemen rescued six…

Heavy Rains in District Kothamangalam Taluk Cuts off With Ernakulam

Published on: 06 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, Kerala Weather News

6 August 2013 Kothamangalam Relentless rain has cut off Kothamangalam taluk on the eastern fringes of the district from the rest of Ernakulam. Most of Kuttampuzha panchayat, bordering Idukki district, are flooded and at least a 100 adivasi families in Pinavoorkkudi have been cut off from the rest…

Search for fisherman from South Paravoor Continues

Published on: 05 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, General Kerala News

4 August 2013 Kochi Personnel from the Coast Guard, divers from the Navy and Coastal Police personnel are engaged in the search operations for two fishermen from South Paravoor who drowned in the Vembanad Lake in the early hours of Sunday. The fishermen, missing since a boat capsize…

Protest By People Against Indian Oil Corporation LPG Terminal

Published on: 05 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News, General Kerala News

5 August 2013 Kochi Elamkunnapuzha panchayat officials and residents at Puthuvype are teaming up to protest against the Indian Oil Corporation’s (IOC) proposed LPG terminal on the island. The IOC’s project is envisaged to culminate the road movement of LPG in the state. According to IOC officials, the…

Strike By Container Lorry Operators in Kochi

Published on: 03 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News

3 August 2013 Cochin After an interval of five months, the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam is under threat of a strike by container lorry operators. The coordination committee of trade unions is planning a strike in protest against delay in introduction of unified rates for…

47 Days Ban on Fishing Lifted

Published on: 02 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, General Kerala News

1 August 2013 Kochi Fishermen welcomed the lifting of a 47-day ban on fishing trawlers, as they prepared to venture into sea. The ban ended on Wednesday at midnight, and was in effect to facilitate the natural breeding of the common pelagic fish in the region. Purushan, a…

Multimodal Transport System By Kerala

Published on: 02 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News

1 August 2013 Kochi The Kerala government proposes to develop an integrated multimodal transport system linking roads, railways and sea ports for the movement of cargo and passengers, Ports and Fisheries Minister, K Babu, said today. “The state government has been taking concerted measures to utilise coastal shipping,…

Cochin Port Gaining New Bunkers

Published on: 01 Aug, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Ernakulam District News

1 August 2013 Kochi India’s Cochin Port is gaining a new bunker vessel with a capacity of 1,100 tonnes to fuel ships at night and during monsoon season, when the existing barges have difficulty operating. Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum, and Bharat Petroleum will provide fuel for ships at…

Navy Chief of Myanmar in Cochin

Published on: 31 Jul, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, General Kerala News

31 July 2013 Kochi Vice Admiral Thura Thet Swe, commander in chief of the Myanmar Navy, arrived at Kochi on Tuesday for a two day visit to the Southern Naval Command. The Admiral’s agenda in Kochi included calling on vice admiral Satish Soni, commander in chief of Southern…

Edappally-Aluva Road Widening to Start After Monsoon Stops

Published on: 31 Jul, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News

31 July 2013 Kochi With the rains abating in the city, the widening work along the Edappally-Aluva stretch as part of the Kochi metro rail project is set to gain momentum.According to officials with the DMRC, work which had begun in front of the Cochin University of Science…


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