Age no bar; Retd policeman sets out for a 1100-km ride on his bicycle

At the age of 63, Gopalakrishnan is as smart and active as a young chap. With the same cheerfulness, he started riding on his bicycle from his house at Padinjakkara on Monday. But this time it is not a regular ride, but a long journey to Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh. He has to travel at least 1100 kilometers to and fro READ MORE

Devadasan makes a model of Sabarimala shrine for mother

Devadasan, a native of Parappukkara in Thrissur built a miniature model of Sabarimala temple in front of his house for his elderly mother Chandramathi who is a devotee of Lord Ayyappa. It took him a full eight years to carve the temple model out of wood. READ MORE

Finally, they harvested 100 kg potatoes, defeating parthenium

Amidst their busy work schedule, the electricity board employees finds time to cultivate vegetables. The staff of Marayur KSEB section office has cultivated potato, beans and spinach. They also intend to get rid of the toxic weed called parthenium which causes different types of allergies. The contractors also took part in farming with the employees. READ MORE

Women in film industry to have 'Lady Black Cats'

All Kerala MACTA Federation Fighters Union will appoint female black cats for the protection of women in the film industry.  Heroines will be accompanied by trained women black cats who are experts in martial arts. They will be appointed as drivers of the vehicles for the transportation of actresses and other female artistes. READ MORE

93 couples tie knot in mass wedding organised at Thamarassery

The spiritual body Naqshbandiyya Tariqat organised a mass wedding ceremony, in which 93 couples tied the knot on Saturday. The grand ceremony took place at the dais prepared in front of Puthenveedu in Kizhakkoth panchayat in which 186 young men and women got married. READ MORE

Young ones of Velli Moonga released into forest

Four owlets of a Barn Owl (Velli Moonga) which was brought to Thattekkad forest from Ernakulam were released into the forest the other day. The four young ones were found in a flat on a multi-storeyed building at Marine Drive 10 days back and was shifted to Thattekkad. READ MORE