Google doodle features India’s maiden passenger train journey

Today, Google  marked the 160th anniversary of the first passenger train journey in India with a doodle on its homepage. Indian railways holds the repute of being the  largest rail network in Asia and the world’s second largest under one management. Indian railway connects the length and breadth of this massive country by operating many […]

Kochi to get JNNURM boat service soon

The potholed roads and the never ending traffic blocks have made the transit within the city a painful experience for the residents of Kochi. As the number of motor vehicles rise exponentially by the day, Kochi is reeling under a host of transportation issues. If all goes well, Kochites will have a better option to […]

Hiring an auto the smart way

Gone are the days when autos used to be a budget travel option in the cities of Kerala. The spiralling fuel prices have pushed up the auto fares beyond the reach of the ordinary commuters that most people think twice before flagging down this popular transport option. Fondly called Tuk, tuk, this sprightly three wheelers […]

Be safe with the Hello Kerala app

Cochin, the emerging business capital of Kerala has a floating population comprising of people from various parts of India and even abroad, which could make it a target for unlawful activities. Though Malayalees have so far only come up with  instances like kidnapping on reel screen and not real life, the possibilities when this  familiar […]

Happy birthday KK Road @150 years

Kottayam Kumily Road which  forms the strategic link between the high ranges of Central Kerala and Tamilnadu completed 150 years recently. Extending over 109 kilometers, KK road is part of the Kollam Theni Highway. Built during the reign of Rani Lakshmi Bhai in 1863, this road was completed in different phases. The first phase extending […]

The UNESCO lists 20 Western Ghats heritage destinations in Kerala

The UNESCO has listed a total of 39 heritage spots all along the Western Ghats, of which Kerala takes credit to as many as 20 UNESCO heritage destinations, making Kerala an important eco sensitive destination. The decision to include the Western Ghats among the world heritage sites was taken in the World heritage meeting that […]

Kerala rolls out a tourism campaign to woo Arab tourists

Kerala, which  registered an impressive growth of 11 per cent  in foreign tourist arrivals and 9.15 per cent in domestic tourist arrivals during the year 2011 despite many odds  has always been a favorite tourist destination among local travelers and foreign tourists. As always  U. K tourists topped the list, which was closely followed by […]

Stadia – the first Sports bar in Cochin

Keralites are passionate about sports and ale of all genres! Now  a sports bar that brings these two together has come to Cochin . Aptly named Stadia , this sports bar at the Holiday Inn, is sure to get many regular clients considering the brisk response it got during the Indian premium League matches. Users can […]

Chinese and Russian tourists make a beeline for Kerala

Apart from the love for communism, the Chinese and Russian tourists seem to have many other reasons to make a trip to God’s own country! There has been a steep rise in the number of tourists from the distant lands of Russia and China to Kerala. The new statistics has given the Kerala Tourism Department […]

Get ready to flag down the Chinese autos on Kochi roads

After  petrol, diesel and CNG autorickshaws, it is the turn of the Chinese electric autos to hit  Kerala roads for  the first time. The Chinese Romai Electric Vehicles based in Shanghai, China  has test driven tricycles that are well suited  for Kerala roads. The launch of products in Cochin, the maiden market for this range of […]