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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment]
Chinese fishing net, Kochi and the President of China

It is heard that the Chinese President Xi Jinping may be visiting Kochi in early September. This is based on the news of a Chinese delegation arriving in Kochi and conducting talks with the Mayor of Kochi recently. The delegation said that a Chinese VIP is likely to visit Kochi. The team offered to provide financial help of around 10 lakh to carry out the renovations of the Chinese fishing nets (Cheenavala) in Fort Kochi and around and this news has strengthened the talks that the Chinese President would visit …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment]
Blaupunkt Kochi – India’s first branded Blaupunkt store

Yet another feather in the crown of Kochi by hosting the first branded store of Blaunpunkt, the German in-car entertainment brand, in India!

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[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment]
Kochi’s own ‘Aanamaker’!!!

Introducing the multi-talented Mr. Sooraj Nambiatt, aka ‘The Aanamaker‘!!! Decoding the name, Aanamaker stands for the person who ‘makes’ elephants (‘aana‘ in Malayalam). And by ‘making’, we mean carving real life sculptures out of wood. Yes, in short, Sooraj carves real life sculptures of elephants, that perfectly resembles the originals, and makes a living out of it!
Sooraj, a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the RLV Arts College (Tripunithura, Kochi), is an artist of multiple talents. He is a member of ‘Azazeel‘, the music band from his native (Paravur), handling vocals and …

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[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment]
The ‘Ambedkar Marg’ comes in as a blessing!

Bottlenecks in travelling from the Manorama Junction to Thevera through Panampilly Nagar has been finally taken off with the opening of  ‘Doctor Ambedkar Marg’. The project has turned out good to the hundreds or thousands who would want to reach Thevera from Manorama Junction, without crossing the South Over-bridge. Earlier, a very small portion (of about 150 metres) of the road, that immediately followed one end of Panampilly Nagar to connect the stretch with the road that leads to Thevera, had been too narrow and twisted for regular vehicle commute. …

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[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment]
Boutiques in Kochi goes online with ‘YourBoutique’

Let’s be honest, in today’s world our lives revolve around Facebook. We make friends, post pictures, share videos and tell the world “how we feel”.
Well, one innovative Kochi based start up (or a group of Gallans, however you name them. ) is making it possible to do a little more. You can SHOP on FACEBOOK!
YourBoutique (YB) is a Facebook based market-place for high end boutiques and designers. YB stocks gorgeous sarees, salwars and jewellery from the best boutiques in town at affordable rates. You can browse through the …

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[14 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments]
Aah.. But you don’t get to drink ‘kulukki’ at the Lulu. :P

Guess what. ‘Kulukki Sarbath‘, the all famous rock-star among the cool drinks in Kochi, starts to get served to thirsty throats at the Oberon Mall. Errrr, not ‘at’ Oberon Mall, but ‘very very near’ to it. Joy ‘chettan’ has opened a small ‘kulukki’ outlet opposite to the Oberon Mall (near to the ‘Globers’ store). This , I suppose is the first ‘Kulukki Sarbath’ outlet that is outside the Ernakulam Boat Jetty area (this info needs citation ).
One glass of ultra-chilled ‘kulukki’ comes for Rs.10/- at this brand new store. …