Dhinesh Kallungal

Amid spiralling rape cases, marital rape eludes radar in Kerala

The cases listed in  the NCRB data is only a tip of the iceberg as most marital rape cases go unreported even in a state like Kerala.

21 Mar 2017

Recognition comes calling the father of Pepper Thekken

His expeditions in search of new varieties of pepper almost 25 years ago led T T Thomas to a unique variety.

20 Mar 2017

German banking major devours aviation market pie

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for economic reforms, sale proceeds of air tickets to the tune of $16 billion a week are being routed through Deutsche Bank.

19 Mar 2017

German banking major devours aviation market pie

Even as PM Narendra Modi is pushing for reforms in the economic sector, sales proceeds ofair tickets to the tune of $16 billion a week are being routed through Deutsche Bank.

16 Mar 2017

Did poachers kill more Kerala jumbos? No. Fight with man over space did them in

Elephant poaching in Kerala grabbed national headlines a year ago after poachers confessed they had killed around 20 elephants. 

12 Mar 2017

Nation salutes gutsy jumbo crusader of Kerala origin with Nari Shakti award

For the gutsy Canadian of Kerala origin, it was a risky struggle of mammoth proportions to expose the plight of captive pachyderms in temples across God’s Own Country before the international communit

08 Mar 2017

Did poachers kill more Kerala jumbos? No. Fight with man over space did them in

Elephant poaching in Kerala grabbed national headlines a year ago after poachers confessed they had killed around 20 elephants.

06 Mar 2017

Rice price in Kerala goes through the roof, but farmers feel low

Rice prices are smashing records. Certain varieties have gone past Rs 50 per kg. Great time to be a paddy farmer? Well, the farmers are getting a meagre Rs 23 a kg!

05 Mar 2017

Vigilance officers mull separate body

The officers of various Vigilance wings, including the VACB, are planning to form an exclusive service association in the wake of mounting criticism against them from various quarters, including court

22 Feb 2017

Not a single scheduled flight to 22 functional airports in India. What’s up, captain?

The Kerala Government last week approved a proposal for setting up a greenfield airport at Sabarimala, a popular pilgrimage spot among the Ayappa devotees.

19 Feb 2017

Flight plan’s ready: 43 airports on takeoff Union Civil Aviation Ministry's list

The Union Civil Aviation Ministry’s decision to start airline services to 43 unused airports within a year has brought cheers.

19 Feb 2017

Airports 22: What’s the flight plan, captain?

Even as the state government has given approval for a greenfield airport at Sabarimala, data available with the Civil Aviation Ministry showed 22 technically operational airports run by the Airport Au

17 Feb 2017

‘Bharatan SI’ translocation poses a jumbo problem

The fate of the rogue elephant ‘Bharatan SI’ captured from Wayanad hangs in the balance as the Forest Department is divided over the move to translocate the jumbo to Parambikulam.

14 Feb 2017

Away from Far East, AIE looks for bluer skies

Airlines withdraws Chennai-Kuala Lumpur flights, will explore under-utilised routes

13 Feb 2017