KOCHI: Despite all the hype over the future ‘Smart City’, Kochi - a ‘Metro-in-the-making’ - hides an invisible population.

KOCHI: On Monday, chief secretary Jiji Thomson said that Kochi was on the verge of facing a Chennai-like flood situation.

KOCHI: Following the inspection at Sabarimala, pollution control board (PCB) officials have decided to strengthen waste water collection network at the hill shrine.

‘Any failure to initiate action as suggested by the panel will amount to contempt of Parliament’

KOCHI:The Rajya Sabha Committee on Science, Technology, Environment and Forests will hold talks with NGOs, civic organisations and experts at the Government Guest House here on Sunday.

The government’s Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) cell has okayed a Rs.295-crore solid waste treatment plant in Brahmapuram.

Anthropogenic inputs influence the community structure and activities of microorganisms, which may impinge the functioning of estuarine and coastal ecosystem. The aim of the present study was to understand the influence of dissolved heavy metals (Cr, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu and Zn) on community structure of cyanobacteria in a nutrient rich tropical estuary, Cochin Estuary (CE), across the southwest coast of India. Dissolved heavy metals were higher in CE during dry season, with Zn as major pollutant.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a roundtable on renewable energy with top energy CEOs and experts during which he emphasised India`s commitment to realize the vision of 175 GigaWatts

Experts in the field has stressed the need for conducting a water audit in the Kozhikode Corporation to formulate a water policy to overcome water scarcity and to carry out remedial measures.

KOCHI: Last week chief minister Oommen Chandy said that Kochi has a private SmartCity venture and the city will turn smart with Centre's aid.