The synagogue in Mattancherry served as a temple for the Malabar Jew community, also known as Black Jews, in Kochi, who migrated from northern Kerala after the war between Chola Raja and the Cranganore Maharaja.
Cochin/Kochi Airport closed, Kerala rains: Flight operations were suspended at the Kochi airport after a rise in water levels in Periyar river and a canal adjacent to the airport. Low-lying areas in Nedumbassery panchayat, where the Kochi airport is located, and Parakkadavu panchayat have also been flooded.
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.
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.
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.
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.