Kerala: Agriculture experts say that cultivation of GI-tagged unique Pokkali rice variety has been badly hit by #COVID19 induced lockdown & flood-like situation in coastal areas of Alappuzha, Ernakulam & Thrissur districts. Only a few farmers in Kochi & Alappuzha cultivating it.
Kozhikode's Air Intelligence Unit seized 18 Apple mobile phones, 2000 cigarettes from 2 passengers, who landed from Dubai. They also seized 201 gm crude gold chain, worth Rs 10.09 lakhs, from another passenger who came from Dubai: Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi
200 gm of 24-carat gold valued at Rs 10.9 lakhs seized from a passenger by Kozhikode Air Intelligence Unit. The passenger had arrived from Dubai and concealed gold inside his socks: Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), Kochi#Kerala
Police said Fathima presented herself before the South Police station under the Kochi Commissionerate this afternoon.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in Kochi: If you want to do something for global warming, become a vegetarian. Because I think the beef industry has been a huge culprit in global warming. #Kerala
Kerala: 74-yr-old US national Johnny Pierce, staying in Kochi from past 5 months, has approached State High Court seeking to convert his tourist visa into business visa; says, "There's chaos in US due to #COVID19 & govt is not taking care like Indian govt. I want to stay here."
Worried about the potential damage to the FIFA approved World class Football turf in Kochi. Urge the KCA to take the right decision where cricket (Thiruvananthapuram) and Football (Kochi) can happily coexist.
Sreenath K, a coolie at Ernakulum junction in #Kerala 's Kochi, qualified for Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) with help of free WiFi at Railway station. Sreenath says, 'I downloaded free question papers of KPSC & saw videos to prepare for it. Google, WiFi changed my life'.
This new line of the Delhi Metro is yet another example of how we are modernising urban transportation. I will also travel on the Metro tomorrow. This year I have had the opportunity to inaugurate and travel in the Kochi as well as Hyderabad Metro.
Kochi Metro has several significant features, which make it a state-of-the-art project that will enhance Kochi’s economic growth.
Kochi Metro’s inauguration is a proud moment for the people of Kerala. Here is my speech at the launch.