Kochi celebrated World Environment Day 2020 through various activities today Kochi Metro Rail Kochi Metro Rail Limited on Friday kicked off the tree planting drive at Vyttila Metro Station by planting saplings. KMRL as part of this drive will be planting 5,000 trees this year. Conservator of Forest C Meenakshi IFS, chief guest, planted a sapling of Mahogany tree at ...

176 Indians from Bahrain and Oman completed their mandated Quarantine period at Naval Base Kochi today. The residents of the Southern Naval Command Covid Care Centre (CCC) for the past two weeks would now travel back to various parts of the country. During their stay at the CCC they were provided with all meals, personal hygiene kits, supervised medical care, ...

As part of its commitment to protect the mother earth and provide a sustainable travel alternative Kochi Metro Rail Limited has decided to plant 5000 more trees. On World Environment day KMRL will kick-off the activity by planting saplings at Vyttila Metro Station at 10 am. Conservator of Forest C Meenakshi IFS will be the chief guest and she will inaugurate the ...

A walk through temperature Scanner has been installed at Kakkanad Civil Station today. As part of COVID-19 preventive measures, a scanner was installed that did not require human intervention, similar to the ones at airports. Ernakulam is also the first civil station in the state to set up a Walk Through Temperature Scanner. Cameo Automations has set up a system ...

The working pattern across all sectors is witnessing a paradigm shift. Is freelancing a better option now to pursue a career? Register for an informative panel discussion on ''Freelancing: Career paths in the new normal’’ on June 3, 2020. Panellists Santosh Kurup, CEO, ICT Academy of Kerala Gopal Iyer, Associate Director Talent, EY - GDS Deepa Narayanaswamy, Co-founder, Flexibees Moderator ...

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has received authorisation from the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety for the opening of the section from Thykoodam to Petta. With this the stretch is ready for commissioning. Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) K Manoharan inspected the 1.33 Km long metro corridor and the Petta Station. The team of five officials visited the place for carrying ...

From business accomplishments to pet peeves to guilty pleasures, few topics are off-limits as we get up-close and personal with Kochi’s best.  In this column, we delve into the life of fashion icon Jishad Shamsudeen, the man spearheading the design front of the COVID-19 fight with his Superwear Personal Protective Equipments. Jishad recently won the Celebrity Stylist of the year ...

His story is a classic example of how couture craftsmanship comes together with novel intentions making the whole world look at PPEs in a different light.  From running the risk of contracting the virus to making patients feel at ease, finding the right protective wear for frontline healthcare workers is a path laden with pitfalls. Making the best use of his ...

The state government has promoted Alkesh Kumar Sharma IAS to the post of Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Kerala.  The state has declared the post of MD Kochi Metro Rail Limited as equivalent in status and responsibility to Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) and has ordered to post Shri Sharma there. He is the first to be promoted as ...

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has started the construction of a cross-stream drain connecting Changadampokku Thodu and Karanakodam Thodu near JLN Metro Station on Friday. The roughly 145 metre drain and crossing will cost Rs 30 lakh for completion. The construction work was kicked off in the morning by Ernakulam District Collector Suhas S IAS. He said that KMRL is carrying out the works as per the decision ...