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Shwetha Menon’s statement withdrawing all legal and other actions against Peetambhara Kuroop

Shwetha Menon sent The Kochi Post the following statement: In the wake of Mr Peetambhara Kuroop’s repeated public and personal apology about the incident at the President’s Boat Race at Kollam, I am withdrawing all legal and other actions against him. I have taken this decision after due consultation with my respected guruji, Gul Saheb, […]

Smoked Conscience and Intoxicated Morality

‘Smoking and Drinking is injurious to health’ – There was a time when these warnings were displayed in microscopic letter on alcohol bottles and cigarette packets. This trend has undergone a radical make over with its mandatory display in  macroscopic letters accompanied by terrifying pictures. Those obsessed with saving humanity from smoking and alcoholism were […]

INK Live 2013 to enthrall young minds of Kochi with multi-disciplinary Workshops

INK Live 2013, the engagement oriented event conducted by INK under the aegis of the annual INK Conference in association with TED, will began in Kochi on Friday, 25 October at the BTH Sarovaram. Conceived specially for college going youth and young working professionals, the three-day event will witness a confluence of renowned artists, entrepreneurs, technologists, […]

Responsible tourism in Wayanad

How do you deal with labour shortage and rising costs in agriculture and promote tourism without major investments? Kabani – The Other Direction has a solution. Responsible tourism.  (ED: their website seems to be down, but you can check out their Facebook page here.) Sumesh Mangalassery of Kabani, speaking to The Alternative said: We envision […]

CUSAT Professor fired – Creates a Stir

N S Gopalakrishnan, HRD Chair Professor on IPR in the School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), was removed from this position end of July 2013. According to legal news portal Livelaw, the removal of Professor N S Gopalakrishnan was a politically motivated move. It also quotes a senior official at the Ministry […]

Kochi’s World Economic Forum Meet CANCELLED

Announced with much fanfare, World Economic Forum’s 29th meeting in India and the first in South India, has been cancelled. Scheduled to be held on the 8th and 9th of November 2013 at Kochi, the meeting had planned to bring around 150 participants together in private sessions to explore how to improve the nexus between regional and national […]

Arnab, how about we deal with KRK before the attackers of Prabhjot Singh?

In 2009, it was the Australia, then Norway and now Arnab Goswami has decided to take on the United States of America for racism against “people of Indian descent or origin”. Dr. Prabhjot Singh is a US citizen. It attackers will be dealt with by the NY police. He was a far greater chance of […]