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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 23, 2013

CPPR Research Methodology Course Syllabus

CPPR is organizing a three day residential “CPPR Introductory course on Social Science Research Methods” from 23rd -25th May 2013 at Cochin, Kerala, India. Students pursuing their final year Graduation, Post Graduation/MPhil or PhD in social sciences or academicians, researchers […]
April 22, 2013

Labhaprabha –The Illusion???

  By Mary Honey* I am not a typical cynic who always opposes new government initiates by providing false and useless statements. But sometimes I have raised questions to get a clear cut answer. I was wondering the durability of […]
April 17, 2013

CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series- Prof. Madhav Gadgil

  The third CPPR Quarterly lecture series based on “Science, Democracy and Ecology” was held on 15th April 2013 at Kochi, Kerala .The occasion was illuminated by the presence of Prof. Madhav Gadgil, renowned Scientist who prepared Report on Western […]
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 28, 2013

French Intervention in Mali: Emerging trends in France’s Africa policy!

By Chacko Philip* “France will stay in Mali as long as necessary” declared French President Francois Hollande on 2 February 2013 at Bamako, capital of Mali, during his one-day visit to the country. He arrived here after the French-led military […]
March 27, 2013

Jurisdictional and Immunity Issues in the Story of Enrica Lexie :A case of Shoot & Scoot turns around!

By Harisankar K S* The Enrica Lexie incident has caused ripples not only in the political and diplomatic circles but also generated debates in the international legal community. The following discussion tries to bring in certain important developments in the […]
March 27, 2013

A welfare statement called Kerala Budget 2013

By D.Dhanuraj These days, budget discussions are one of the media favourites, especially for the visual media because of its ability for creating a buzz easily across the various segments of the society. Kerala Budget 2013 is the latest one […]
March 23, 2013

CPPR Invites Applications for Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

   Any person who is concerned about changing the existing system or willing to bring about new discoveries or inventions can make research as a tool to attain their target. Research is not all about gathering information & not necessarily […]
March 22, 2013

Prof Madhav Gadgil to speak at CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

Prof Madhav Gadgil, noted Scientist who prepared Report on Western Ghats for the Central Government on the environmental health of the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats range will be delivering the next CPPR Quarterly lecture. Prof Gadgil will speak on “Science, Democracy […]
March 20, 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR to speak at Post Budget Discussion on Kerala Budget 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR will be speaking at the Post Budget Discussion on Kerala Budget 2013. The Hon’ble Finance Minister, Shri K.M Mani and Former Finance Minister Shri Thomas Issac will be the key speakers of the Discussion which is […]
March 16, 2013

University of Michigan SMART initiative invites application for SMART MobiPrize 2013

SMART Mobility Enterprize (the “Mobi”) is an award honoring entrepreneurial ventures that are changing the world – helping to improve the quality of life and revitalize the environment and economy of communities and regions through sustainable transportation (New Mobility). It […]
March 15, 2013

Report on University Hub in India

CPPR/Civitas has been assigned the task of preparing report on conceptualising University Hub in India. University Hub is a one-stop destination for educational institutions who can offer different courses and degree programmes from a single location. The client, a leading […]
March 14, 2013

Future of State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) in Kerala

by D.Dhanuraj Kerala State Road Transport Corporation in the news again! This time, many believe that KSRTC will be grounded like Kingfisher airlines. Media reports that it incurs a loss of 8 lakhs rupees every day. The reason they cite […]

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