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April 2, 2014

‘Youngsters Vote for Modi’, The New Indian Express

‘Youngsters Vote for Modi’, The New Indian Express, March 30th, 2014 Sandeep Shastri, Political scientist and Pro-Vice-Chancellor Jain University, opined that in the coming election, more youngsters will vote for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He was speaking on […]
February 21, 2014

Now, who’s interested in corporation budget! Times of India

Now, who’s interested in corporation budget! Times of India Times of India, 21/02/2014 KOCHI: After the initial hue and cry, even the opposition seems to have lost interest in the Kochi corporation budget. And the ruling front, which passed the 2014-15 […]
December 27, 2013

Progress not likely for 2-3 Yrs in Indo-Pak Peace Talks, The New Indian Express

December 10, 2013

‘Meet on Security Management Held’, The New Indian Express

‘Meet on Security Management Held’, The New Indian Express, 10th December, 2013  Malayala Manorama, 7th December, 2013      
November 27, 2013

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India, 27 November, 2013 Kochi: Finance minister P Chidambaram may describe gold as a costly non-essential commodity,but for the average Malayali, the yellow metal still retains its allure.A study done […]
October 25, 2013

New set of don’ts too might fail motorists in Kochi, The Hindu, October 24th, 2013

The latest move to set additional restrictions for digging up freshly laid roads is unlikely to improve the condition of roads in the district if the effectiveness of prevailing mechanisms is anything to go by. The decision to set new […]
October 7, 2013

Lyngdoh backs proportional representation, Deccan Chronicle

    Ex-CEC suggests proportional representation, Indian Express, 7th October 2013   Proportional representation of political parties will ensure fair representation of all groups and hence will uplift democratic principles, said J M Lyngdoh, former Chief Election Commissioner.   Delivering […]
September 19, 2013

Broken road drained fuel tanks, burnt hole in pockets, says study, The Hindu

Broken road drained fuel tanks, burnt hole in pockets, says study, The Hindu, September 15th, 2013   The approximate loss incurred by thousands of motorists and commuters who used an ill-maintained road has been quantified by a city-based NGO. Through […]
September 12, 2013

Time to Step Up, I Lead India, Times of India

    Times of India, I Lead India, September 11th, 2013  
September 9, 2013

States that do well should be supported: Chandra Ranade, Times of India

States that do well should be supported: Chandra Ranade, Times of India, September 7th 2013 KOCHI: Kerala has been topping all the other states in meeting the millennium development indicators by doing well in education, health, sanitation yet it has […]
September 5, 2013

Industry taken aback by 30-m plan, The Hindu

  Industry taken aback by 30-m plan, The Hindu, Sept 2nd 2013   Widening the National Highway stretches through Kerala to just 30 metres, instead of the 45 metres planned earlier, is feared to badly affect the development of the […]
September 4, 2013

Mobility Grid Plan being prepared, The New Indian Express

Mobility Grid Plan being prepared, The New Indian Express, 3rd September 2013   In order to offer better connectivity between various transport facilities of the city, a ‘Mobility Grid’ plan is being prepared for Kochi.   Susan Zielinski, the Managing […]
August 30, 2013

Public transport system calls for a new roadmap, The Hindu

Public transport system calls for a new roadmap, The Hindu, 28th August 2013   As the district gears up to observe yet another edition of Bus Day on Thursday, debate is on as to how far these ritualistic observations go […]
August 19, 2013

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu, 19th, August, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/usasean-ties-crucial/article5037088.ece Ernest Bower, Senior Advisor and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C., spoke about pitfalls in U.S.A’s post-Cold War strategies and more at […]
August 5, 2013

India: Behind the graveyard of multi-billion Dollar FDI MoUs, D.Dhanuraj at Commodity Online

Article at Commodity Online (http://www.commodityonline.com/) on July 18, 2013   By Rakesh Neelakandan The day POSCO decided that it would exit the $5 billion Karnataka steel mill project was the day when India’s Finance Minister decided to give a red carpet […]
July 16, 2013

Transport still a problem for IT hub, Times of India

  Times of India, 16th July 2013 KOCHI: Despite the efforts of various agencies, alternative transport initiatives like carpooling and Bus Day have failed due to certain shortcomings and coordination issues. Both ideas were promoted to encourage public transport and […]
May 20, 2013

Civic body to entrust CPPR to study introduction of share auto’s

Civic body to conduct study on share autos  TIMES NEWS NETWORK, 17/05/2013  Kochi: Kochi corporation has decided to conduct a preliminary study on the possibilities of introducing share autos in the city. The study will focus on routes,auto fare and […]
April 27, 2013

Meera Sanyal banks on Politics, Deccan Chronicle, 26th April

  News Reports in Deepika and Malayala Manorama on 27/04/13         Mathrubhumi, 27/04/2013 Meera Sanyal banks on politics, Deccan Chronicle, April 27th Kochi: Meera Sanyal, who recently shocked the banking world by stepping down as country head […]
April 24, 2013

Popularising pool Taxis, The Hindu

Report on Share Auto/Share Taxi in The Hindu, 24th April, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/panel-elicits-publics-views-on-introducing-share-taxis-in-city/article4648023.ece Four-wheeler share taxis will slowly replace noisy and polluting autorickshaws that offer a bumpy ride, if all goes well with the proposal to introduce share taxis in the […]
April 24, 2013

Flyover’s shall be built simultaneously, says D.Dhanuraj, The Hindu

The Hindu Report: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/busiest-junction-bypassed-for-flyover/article4627688.ece How did Edappally beat Vyttila in the race for a flyover despite being the busiest junction in the city?   The Cabinet approval for a flyover at Edappally at Rs 180 crore on Wednesday, ahead of Vyttila, […]