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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, […]
April 1, 2013

Patrons desert KSRTC’s ladies’ only service in Kochi, The Hindu

  The Hindu 01 Apr 2013 Even as the Union government thinks over introducing a bus services exclusively for women in major cities, a sole ladies’ only service being operated by the KSRTC has become a liability to it. The […]
March 14, 2013

US Students given a lesson on Elephants, dragons, Times of India

Times of India, 12/03/2013 Malayala Manorama, 12/03/2013 Mathrubhumi, 12/03/2013
February 14, 2013

Water Transport facing slow death, Times of India, February 14

Times of India, February 14 Madhaymam, February 14
January 24, 2013

China unlikely to attack India, says US expert, The Hindu, Jan 20

Reproduction of Article from The Hindu on January 20, 2013 China is unlikely to go in for a violent conflict with India in the near future over the border disputes in Arunachal Pradesh and other regions, according to Alexander T.J. […]
November 30, 2012

T.P Sreenivasan, Advisor to CPPR writes on India’s soft state image

Shed image of a soft state By T P Sreenivasan. This is a reproduction of his article appeared in The New Indian Exprees on 29th November 2012 The meticulous planners of Ajmal Kasab’s execution took care of every detail and […]
November 27, 2012

CPPR’s Proposal to Setup Kochi UMTA Discussed – Mathrubhumi

Mathrubhumi                                                                    27-11-2012 
November 14, 2012

How to cut corners – The Times of India

 The Times of India ,  Nov 14, 2012 KOCHI: Cutting down on family expenditure and borrowing could be two strategies that are likely to be adopted by families to cope with rising prices. Nutrition, healthcare and education could be the prime […]
November 8, 2012

An obstacle path for pedestrians

Pedestrians risk their life and cross the Vytilla Junction in Kochi. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat VYTTILA WOES: The only solace for pedestrians is the policemen who take the extra effort to help them cross the road. The biggest junction in the […]