updated 12:07 PM UTC, Jun 27, 2017

Nitish assures action in Gaya killing case

Monday, 09 May 2016 17:54
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government will not spare anyone found guilty of the killing of a teenager in Gaya, allegedly by a JD-U legislator's son, as no one is above the rule of law."Any…

Navy UAV ditched in Indian Ocean

Saturday, 19 March 2016 10:20
Kochi: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy had to be ditched in the ocean after an engine failure on Friday, Navy officials said.Officials said a "controlled ditching" of the UAV was carried out to avoid accidents, as…

Defence ministry's reply sought on 'exam in underwear'

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:40
Patna: The Patna High Court on Tuesday sought the defence ministry's reply on how hundreds of youth appearing for an army recruitment examination were forced to take off their clothes in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, a lawyer said.Over 1,000 candidates appearing…

Dying for spa treatment? How about a visit to Kochi Hospital

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 13:27
Kochi: There are hospitals aplenty that provide five-star comforts; so how does one take this a notch further? By incorporating a full-service spa in a 670-bed multi-speciality hospital in this commercial capital of Kerala.Aster Medcity hospital has now become the…

1st phase of Kochi Smart City opens amid Left boycott

Saturday, 20 February 2016 15:58
Kochi: The first phase of Kochi Smart City project - a 6.5 lakh square feet IT tower - was inaugurated on Saturday but the Left opposition boycotted the function.No one from the Left opposition turned up at the inauguration of…

Kochi Metro test run successful

Saturday, 23 January 2016 13:58
Kochi: The first test run of Rs.5,180 crore Kochi Metro rail project was flagged off on Saturday by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the presence of 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan at the Muttom railway yard here.Chandy said the project…

Cochin Port looks to use dredged sand productively

Thursday, 21 January 2016 14:48
Kochi: The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) will use dredged sand productively, an official said, adding the port had asked a government enterprise to conduct survey of the sand."Around 21 million cubic metres of dredged sand is currently being dumped by…

Dubai hospitality firm acquires Kochi hotel

Monday, 21 December 2015 17:12
Kochi: Twenty14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, on Monday announced the acquisition of its first property in India -- the Abad Airport Hotel in Kochi.The 54-room hotel is located near the Cochin International Airport.The Dubai-based Twenty14…

Dubai hospitality firm acquires Kochi hotel

Monday, 21 December 2015 17:12
Kochi: Twenty14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, on Monday announced the acquisition of its first property in India -- the Abad Airport Hotel in Kochi.The 54-room hotel is located near the Cochin International Airport.The Dubai-based Twenty14…