Around Kerala In a Week - Rising hotel bills, water crisis, abduction and all
Hotel food to cost more; Will customers shun hotel food?
Hotel food will become dearer to offset the rise in prices of vegetables, provisions and cooking gas. Steep rise in the prices of rice, sugar and milk and the imposition of GST on small and medium hotels has also made the current prices unviable for hotels.
Mani's daughter Sreelakshmi brings back memories of `Mampazha Pulissery’
Her father came home rarely, with his programs and movies keeping him busy all throughout. But whenever he did, the house transformed into a celebration and then her mother was banished from the kitchen. Kalabhavan Mani and his daughter Sreelakshmi were an ideal pair in the kitchen, cooking up the most delicious of tastes. "He was very fond of rice and fish curry, but my favourite is the 'mampazha pulissery' he makes.
As water crisis intensifies, good samaritans build well for public in Wandoor
With a drought-like situation prevailing in the state, people are running helter-skelter for drinking water. In the midst of this, a family in Kooraad is doing yeoman service by digging a pond and well to provide drinking water to the public. The efforts of good Samaritans Kummali Hyder Ali and his son Babu have proved a huge relief to the people of Maniyani in Koorad.
A village comes together to build home for Leukaemia-affected student
Revathy, a Leukaemia-affected student of Mynagappally village, will finally get her own house, thanks to the kind-hearted villagers and pravasis. The key of the house will be handed over by actor and MP Suresh Gopi. The house was built at a cost of Rs 6 lakh. The foundation for the house was laid in August last year
African team awestruck by Kudumbashree paddy farm at Thennala
The 1300-acre paddy farm managed by the Kudumbashree CDS at Madakkappadam in Thennala, has earned quite a few fans, Kona being one of them. "We should also have such farms in Africa, to make our land green and prosperous", she said. Kona S Koli is part of a visiting team from Africa, who is also the founder of Woman Organisation for Improvement (WOFIM) in Liberia.
Unidentified woman kidnaps newborn baby from hospital
An unidentified woman kidnapped a four-day-old baby boy from the Kozhencherry district hospital on Thursday. The woman, who took the child on the pretext of giving milk to the baby, disappeared soon. The incident happened around 11.15 am .