KOCHI Jan 13: The Kochi Metro Rail, a long-cherished dream of Kochiites, will become a reality with the project expected to be commissioned in three years as promised by special adviser to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) E Sreedharan. With decks cleared for the project, Kochiites will soon be able to escape the congested roads and road blocks. The government on Thursday decided to entrust the work with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation....
GIDA to develop Three Islands
Kochi, Dec 1: Keeping in mind the ambience and potential of the three islands located in the Kochi backwaters, the Goshree Islands Development Authority (GIDA) has plans to develop them into modern cities.
Kochi. Nov 28: The second phase of development works at the Vytilla bus terminal-cum-mobility hub is all set to begin, with 18 firms responding to the pre-qualification bid.
KOCHI Nov 24: Major metros like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkota still dominate the capital market trade in the country. But the data on city-wise trade from National Stock Exchange (NSE) throw up some interesting results.
KOCHI Nov 20:The proposal to set up a thermal power plant, near the LNG terminal being set up by Petronet LNG Ltd at Puthuvypu, off Kochi, has moved closer to reality with the Kerala government promising land for this.
Kochi Nov. 16: Close on the heels of the introduction of weekly direct service to Europe, another mainline vessel – NCX service - connecting China via Singapore is all set to call at ICTT Vallarpadam from November 27.
Pooling of LNG price could boost competitiveness of Kerala-based industries
KOCHI Nov 10: A change in pricing mechanism of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in the country could improve the competitiveness of industries in Kerala, which are going to depend on natural gas as fuel or feedstock, said E Nandakumar, executive director of BPCL Kochi Refinery. He was delivering the inaugural address at a seminar on LNG-based industries conducted by the Institution of Engineers, Kochi centre.
Nov : 14, 2011: He wants to make it a people's project. Tom Jose, managing director of Kochi Metro Rail, has invited school children to design a logo for the city's metro rail.
KOCHI Nov 12, 2011: After taking Europe and Japan by storm, bullet trains are now ready to come to Kochi. Bullet trains are to be introduced by the Indian Railways, as a part of the proposed high-speed rail corridor.
Kochi, Nov 3, 2011: Enquiries have started pouring in from leading mainline shipping operators in the sub-continent to use the Vallarpadam terminal as their transhipment hub to cater to the large transhipment requirement from various domestic ports on the east and west coast.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31: Kerala State Industrial Enterprises (KSIE), the full-service export house of the State Government, expects to commission the Rs 47-crore Cochin International Container Freight Station (CFS) at Kalamassery, near Ernakulam.
Work on the project is now in advanced stages of completion, according to Mr Febi Varghese, Managing Director, KSIE.