Local train derails near Kochi, no casualties

Local train derails near Kochi, no casualties

A mainline electric multiple unit (MEMU) train bound for Ernakulam from Palakkad, derailed at Kalamassery station near Kochi on Thursday. No one was injured and rail traffic was not disrupted, a Southern Railway spokesperson said.

More industries to get liquefied natural gas connections soon

More industries to get liquefied natural gas connections soon

More industrial units here are set to switch over to liquefied natural gas (LNG) from conventional fuels or LPG. IOAGPL is nearing completion of distribution network to Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) in Kakkanad, where 12 industrial units have applied for securing LNG connections.

Four CNG Filling Stations Opened In Kochi

Four CNG Filling Stations Opened In Kochi

Those against Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) projects are against the development of the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking after inaugurating four CNG filling stations of the Indian Oil Corporation in Kochi through video-conferencing at a function at Kalamassery on Thursday.

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

The country’s first solar ferry boat ‘Aaditya’ was launched in the 2.5-km Vaikom-Tavanakkadavu sector on Thursday even as the state government sought Central financial assistance to roll out 10 more such passenger boats as part of its aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.