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Kochi footwear godown fire: Kerala fire and rescue services asked to submit detailed report

The Kerala Fire and Rescue Services is likely to conduct a joint inspection of the godown along with the Electrical Inspectorate on Friday as part of its investigation into the cause of the blaze.

Fire at footwear brand Paragon godown in Kochi, no casualties

According to sources, a fire was reported from the fourth floor of the six-storey building. Fire and rescue teams have arrived at the spot and are trying to douse the blaze. The building was evacuated immediately.


At Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's fading indigenous rice varieties come to life

The idea behind 'Edible Archives' germinated from curator and chef Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar's travels across the country, especially into its rural hinterlands, where she got first-hand accounts from villagers on the rice they eat and produce.

Kerala: Foreign crew members face house arrest, financial distress

Deserted by their shipping firm and virtually under house arrest at a private hotel in Willingdon Island in Kochi, the trio’s accommodation, food and medical expenses are being taken care of by insurance firm P&I, but lack of any additional financial help has left their families in distress, according to sources.

As Kochi-Muziris Biennale gets underway, a voice from Mattancherry: Where are local women artists?

Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), the prestigious exhibition of contemporary art is set to open to the public in the city on December 12 and will go on until March 29, 2019.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates 4th edition of Kochi Muziris Biennale

At a function held at the Parade Ground in Fort Kochi, Pinarayi Vijayan underlined the importance of art in life and the role that the Biennale plays in making Kochi a melting pot of different shades of artistic talent.


LuLu Financial Group's Adeeb Ahamed pledges Rs 1 crore to 2018 Kochi-Muziris Biennale

The fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, curated by Anita Dube and spread across 12 venues, will kickstart on December 12 this year, running over three months to conclude on March 29, 2019.

What is the Udayakumar custodial death case?

The incident, which when tumbled into public spotlight, sparked massive protests against the inhuman treatment meted out to Udayakumar by the state police force.

'It's surreal to even imagine how close to death I was': Kerala girl who battled Nipah and survived

A native of Koyilandy in Kozhikode district, the 19-year-old was pursuing a degree in nursing when she contracted the virus in the first week of May reportedly from a patient at the casualty ward of the Medical College Hospital.

Kerala: Endemic dragonfly species reported after 80 years at Periyar reserve

The Odonata survey, jointly conducted by PTR and the Indian Dragonfly Society between October 27-29, was done across 15 camps of the eastern and western divisions of the reserve

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Sabarimala: Protestors block activist Trupti Desai’s exit from Kochi airport

Activist Trupti Desai is stuck in Kochi airport as protestors block her exit. She was scheduled to go to Sabarimala as the annual pilgrimage begins on Saturday.

Team India wins maiden T20 Blind Asia Cup in Kochi

Kochi, Jan 24 (ANI): India defeated Pakistan in the maiden championship of the blind T20 Asia Cup in Kochi. India finished their innings with 208 runs while losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. Pakistan's chase came up short as they were able to score only 164 runs. The final match was played at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi on Sunday.