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One of Kerala's oldest synagogues crumbles in rain due to disrepair

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.

Kerala rains: Flooded, Cochin Airport suspends operations till 3 pm Sunday

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.


Kerala's Kappad Beach in contention among 12 beaches in India for 'Blue Flag' certification

An order by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change last week identified Kappad Beach among 12 such beaches in the country for shortlisting to the Blue Flag certification programme.

Special team formed to trace missing policeman in Kerala

Police said the probe team would also investigate reports of the argument between Navas and his senior officer.

Major fire breaks out at Kochi's Broadway market, no casualties reported

The busy market figures among 'high-risk fire' areas in the city as it lacks specific fire exit routes as well as adequate number of sprinklers and extinguishers.

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.

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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.