With the Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women into the Sabarimala shrine reserved for Monday, Cheruvally Devi temple witnessed a prayer event with women praying for a verdict in their favour- one that would ban the entry of women into the temple. The women, of varied ages sat at the 'nada' of the 'Jadjiyammavan' praying to the deity to give an order striking down the demand for entry of women of all ages into the temple premises. READ MORE 

Seven new species of frogs found in the Western Ghats 

Resounding the ecological importance of Western Ghats once again, researchers have, after a five-year long journey, discovered seven new species of frogs in the Western Ghats. Two of them were discovered from Sabarimala and Athirappilly and some are smaller than a single human nail. READ MORE

Newly-wed Akhil drowns while saving his wife

In a tragic event, a young newly-wed husband drowned in a canal while trying to save his wife from the cusp of death. On the 40th day of their marriage, Akhil (27) passed away while he saved his wife Unnimaya (20) from drowning. READ MORE

Mollywood becoming a safe haven for thugs?

Kochi is the capital of the Quotation teams or so said Malayalam cinema several times. Now with the attack on the young actress, Mollywood itself seems to have become home to these anti-social elements. The contract thugs have given clear indications of widespread infiltration into the Mollywood networks with the recent event that has taken the industry by a storm. READ MORE

In a first, Aluva to celebrate ‘green’ Shivaratri

 For the first time, the famed Aluva Shivaratri festival will be celebrated as ‘green’ Shivaratri primarily by avoiding use of plastic. The decision to do away with plastics as much as possible was taken at a review meeting called by District Administration at Aluva Palace. READ MORE

Family turns saviour for 2-yr-old; gets liver, kidney

Gone are the days of painful injections and bitter medicines; little Parvathy will now step into a new life after a successful double organ transplant surgery which cured her of a rare kidney-liver disease. Two-year-old Parvathy, daughter of Thrissur Chembuchira-natives Shinumon and Saritha, received kidney from her grandmother and liver from her father. READ MORE