Sumi Shyamraj

Meet this lady who earns Rs 30,000 through gardening on 3-cent land

Availability of space is a challenge when we decide to start farming. But Ernakulam ..

Odisha native couple
Odisha man hangs self after hacking wife to death in Ernakulam
couple eloped
Couple arrested after eloping from Covid containment zone in Angamaly
COVID-19: Strict action in Ernakulam; disease transmission reduces in Chellanam
Python kept in cage

Python kept in sack escapes; coils around boy, bites him during bid to catch it

Kakkanad (Ernakulam): A python that was tied in a sack happened to get out of it and coiled around a 16-year-old boy and bit him. Shihab, ..


These colourful 'Adenium' flowers on house terrace is an eye-catcher

Cherai (Ernakulam): A small spring can always be seen on the terrace garden of Sony. Over 5000 adenium plants of 100 varieties ..


40 kids quarantined after nurse tests +ve for COVID-19 in Ernakulam

Kochi: About 40 children have been admitted in the quarantine centre here after a health worker tested positive for COVID-19 in Ernakulam ..

Ambika at her garden

Woman turns 4.5 cent compound into foliage garden

Kuruppampadi (Ernakulam): When people look from outside, Ambika's house is an ordinary two-bedroom house. But visitors will be ..


Film star at age of 18 months; George is in quarantine after shoot in Africa

Kochi: Little George has become a movie star at the age of 18 months. But during his journey to stardom, he also had to face lockdown ..

Kunjappan and Yashoda gets food grains

Lottery selling, visually impaired couple struggle in lockdown; get help from volunteers

Koothattukulam (Ernakulam): Visually challenged couple Kunjappan and Yashoda hailing from Kunnakkal in Valakam here were shedding ..

hand wash

Open taps with your legs for washing hands; innovations during COVID-19

Kochi: The first important lesson during the coronavirus resistance is to keep washing hands at regular intervals. 'Mathrubhumi' ..

mini dairy farmer

Bought cows selling gold, bagged best dairy farmer award; This is Mini's success saga

Mini Raju, a native of Rayamangalam in Ernakulam, lost all her eight cows due to hoof and mouth disease ten years ago. After a few ..

Aby Baby in his donkey farm

Rs 5000 for 1 litre donkey milk, Rs 500 for urine; Donkeys are not worthless anymore

A young IT professional has shown the world that one can make money by rearing donkeys. Aby Baby hailing from Ramamangalam in Ernakulam ..


Ernakulam girl Krishna's 'encounter' with Sajjanar

Thiruvananthapuram: Krishna, a class 3 student of Piravom Anchalpetty St. Mary’s UP School, has not heard the news of the encounter ..

t j vinod

UDF retains Ernakulam; T J Vinod wins by 3673 votes

Kochi: UDF candidate T. J. Vinod managed to retain the seat in Ernakulam despite unfavourable political atmosphere. His victory has ..

kochi rain

Heavy rain in Kochi; Rail, road transportation affected

Kochi: Rain continues to pour down heavily in southern and central Kerala. Owing to the heavy rains in the district, many roads are ..

E Chandrasekharan

Revenue Minister orders to include Kunnathunadu land in data bank

Thiruvananthapuram: Revenue Minister E. Chandrasekharan issued an order to include the controversial land in Kunnathunadu in data bank ..


Mercykutty Amma announces fish preservation centres, inland fish farming projects

Alappuzha/Kalady: Minister for Fisheries J. Mercykutty Amma announced new projects to improve fish farming. She said that fish ..

CHildren Thiruvathira

130 kids perform mega ‘Thiruvathira’ for Onam celebration in kindergarten

Kakkanad (Ernakulam): A mega ‘Thiruvathirakkali’ performance by little children turned crowd-puller at Onam celebration ..


Noushad’s big heart honoured through ‘Kuppikkutty’ glass bottle painting

Kerala has been witnessing a lot of good deeds during the time of deluge. One of them is from Kochi street vendor Noushad who donated ..

pearl spot

See how 'Karimeen' helped a farmer overcome flood losses

When the flood devastated the state last year, Karumalloor Pudukkad native Shibu Thaithara could only silently watch his fish being ..

Collector farewell

Collectorate staff get dressed in collector’s favourite colour for his farewell

Kakkanad: Ernakulam district collector K. Mohammed Y. Safirulla was given a different farewell party by his colleagues at the collectorate ..


Document forgery for land levelling: Files of one year to be inspected

Thiruvananthapuram: An inspection is progressing to find out whether there are more incidents of document forging to convert wetlands ..

kalamassery husband kills wife and son

Man commits suicide after killing wife, son in Ernakulam

Kochi: A man committed suicide after killing his wife and son at Kalamassery in Ernakulam in the wee hours of Sunday. The deceased ..


Engineering graduate dedicates life to promote fruit orchards

Ernakulam: An electrical engineering graduate has dedicated his life for spreading the goodness of fruit orchards. I. B. Manoj from ..


Temporary staff of Kallada Travels arrested with 2.5 kg ganja in Kochi

Kochi: A temporary employee of Kallada Travels has been arrested with 2.5 kg ganja in his possession. Koovappadam native Prabhu (22) ..


‘Ruchimudra’ - First hotel by transgenders in Kerala to start in Kochi soon

Kochi: A group of transgenders have started a hotel in Ernakulam chasing their dreams. ‘Ruchimudra’ hotel is the dream ..

Hibi eden daughters song vote for papa

Hibi Eden’s daughter Clara sings and wooes votes for dad

Little Clara has started wooing voters for her dad and winning the hearts of the voters with the beautiful song she sings. UDF candidate ..

Saritha Nair

Saritha Nair’s both nominations rejected; Can’t contest from Wayanad or EKM

Kochi: The nominations filed by independent candidate Saritha S. Nair in Wayanad and Ernakulam constituencies to contest the upcoming ..


More road accidents reported in Ernakulam; Deaths in TVM

Kochi: A total of 2632 deaths occurred in 25,628 road accidents within eight months in the state, as per the statistics of the police ..


Extra permits to be issued exclusively for e-autorickshaws in cities

Thiruvananthapuram: New permit will be issued exclusively for 2000 electric autorickshaws in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode ..

Arapaima gigas

6.75 feet long, weighs 100 kg; Giant fish from Amazon pulls crowd

Kothamangalam (Ernakulam): A giant fish that weighs more than 100 kg and has a length of 6.75 feet has drawn crowd to the fish farm ..


Read the story of ‘Rosy the Fire Dog’

Koothattukulam (Ernakulam): The guard duty of Koothatukulam fire station has been taken up by a 6-year-old dog. She is Rosy and the ..


Abhimanyu murder: Two more Popular Front workers nabbed

Ernakulam: Police nabbed two more persons in connection with the murder of Maharaja’s college student Abhimanyu. Popular Front ..

arch bishop

My mission is to eliminate ill repute of archdiocese: New Administrator

Kochi: The newly appointed Apostolic Administrator Bishop Mar Jacob Manathodath said that his duty is to eliminate the ill repute fell ..


Don’t throw away fish waste, let’s make poultry feed

Kochi: Central Institute of Fisheries Technology(CIFT) has introduced a new technology to convert fish waste into poultry feed. It ..

Kalasala Babu

Actor Kalasala Babu passes away

Kochi: Noted film actor Kalasala Babu passed away due to cerebral hemorrhage. He was 68. The death came on Sunday night at Ernakulam ..


Caterer cheats by not arranging food for wedding; bride’s parents faint

Panangad (Ernakulam): The caterer did not bring the food for a wedding party on time leaving the bride’s family in distress. ..


Baby Asiya born in 6th month with ailing heart, recovers; celebrates 1st b'day

Kochi: Asiya Mehrin was born prematurely with a growth of only six months. She weighed only 550 grams and her survival chance was very ..


Jackfruit is the VIP in market this season

Vazhakulam (Ernakulam): Jackfruit market has been rejuvenated this season, says people who has been in this trade for years. The ..


Roam around Kochi for one day; ‘Kochi City Tour’ a huge success

Kochi: The City Tour Programme initiated by Ernakulam DTPC (District Tourism Promotion Councils) to visit the nook and corner of Kochi ..

cyber police station

Three cyber police stations to be set up in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Concerned over the rise in online crimes, the Kerala Government today decided to set up three cyber police stations ..

CPM flag pole march

CPM’s flag pole march causes traffic disruption in Ernakulam

Kochi: A flag pole march in connection with the CPM State Conference caused serious traffic disruption in Ernakulam. Lapses were visible ..