Sweety, Honey join duty, now Thrissur Rural Police have own dog squad

Thrissur: Sweety, who sniffs out evidence from the crime spot, and Honey, who finds out the explosives, have joined the Thrissur Rural Police’s dog squad. Rural police have been depending on the dog squad of city police till now. With the arrival of Sweety and Honey, the rural police now has their own dog squad.The canines arrived at Thrissur after completing the training by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). Both one-year-old canines belong to the Labrador breed. They have been under training for 9 months in the National Dog Training Centre in Haryana. Read More

A homeless woman with grandchildren finds space in a van

Kottayam: When many people build luxurious houses, here is a a grandmother along with four grandchildren who is struggling to find a shelter. The grandmother converted a van into a home to protect her children.Thankamma, a 60-year-old woman were forced to leave their rented house when her son and daughter-in-law were convicted in a murder case. The grandmother and children wandered on the streets in search of a house for a month. But they could not find a house. Finally, Thankamma purchased a Maruti Van from scrap dealers and set up their home inside it. Read More

Row, row ...70-yr-old rows boat from tiny island to the outside world

Vadakara: Age is only a number, proves 70-year-old Janu with her own life. She lives in Eramala Naduthuruthy surrounded by water. This elderly lady has been rowing boat for decades across Mahe river. The purpose of journey varies from time to time, sometimes for taking her sick daughter to hospital for checkup, for dropping her grandson to school on the other side, for shopping and so on. Days without a ride on the boat are very rare in her life. Yet, she does not demand for a bridge to their island. Read More

Hearing, speech impaired from Thrissur drives 15k km in 67 days

ottayam: A hearing and speech impaired bike rider Abu Shinan returned after visiting different places in the country. He had covered 15,000 km in 67 days. Thrissur Kunnamkulam native Abu Shinan rode on his own bike to travel all over India. He visited many places, including Nepal, Bhutan and the Himalayas within 67 days. When he reached Kottayam, a grand reception was arranged for him. Read More

Kannur girl to conquer Ladakh on her macho vehicle

Kannur: Travelling is not only a dream for Aswathy but a passion. Now being an inspiration to everyone, she is on her way to Ladakh from Kannur, on her Pulsar 150 bike. When her father’s friend parked his bike in their house, Aswathy, then a 12-year-old girl, used to watch it curiously. Later on, the so-called-macho vehicle started to admire Aswathy, as she started riding it. Read More