Spurious liquor tragedy in Palakkad claims labourer’s life, leaves 3 little kids orphaned

Kanjikode: Three little children were waiting in front of a small hut in Chellankavu ..

Death toll rises to 5 in Palakkad; spurious liquor suspected
3 die, several hospitalised after consuming alcohol in Palakkad; spurious liquor suspected
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Teacher finds new technique to publish creative works of students at zero cost

Growing 5 varieties of tomato on 15-acre land, Palakkad farmer harvests 50 tonnes per acre

Chittur (Palakkad): A traditional farmer has successfully cultivated five different varieties of tomatoes in Eruthempathy here ..

Elderly couple in helicopter

Elderly couple from Palakkad travel in helicopter to attend grandson's wedding

Palakkad: When a helicopter landed at municipal stand on Friday at 9.30 pm, only a very few people witnessed it. Normally, VIPs arrive ..


Woman arrested for immoral traffic in Shoranur tests COVID +ve; all 10 accused quarantined

Shoranur (Palakkad): An Assam native woman who was arrested from a lodge here for immoral traffic activities was confirmed with COVID-19 ..


Dr SVR becomes memory; a great loss for patients who trusted him for 4 decades

Palakkad: Dr SVR, who was the beloved doctor of the people of Palakkad and had always treated patients without an eye for profit, breathed ..


Vegetables cultivated in 1,000 sacks on rocky land; farmer expects Rs 60,000 as profit

Palakkad: On a 40-cent rocky land at Pazhambalacode here, long beans and okra are growing fast in 1,000 plastic sacks filled with soil ..


Single brinjal weighing 810 grams pulls crowd in Palakkad

Nenmara (Palakkad): A brinjal that weighs 810 grams was harvested from the garden in a household here. The huge brinjal emerged ..


Case against CPI (M) former branch secretary, others for swindling Kudumbashree loans

Nenmara (Palakkad): Police registered nine more cases in connection with the incident in which loans taken via Kudumbashree were swindled ..

Ganeshan feeding pigeons

Lockdown or not, 500 pigeons wait for Ganeshan every morning

Kollengode (Palakkad): About 500 pigeons here wait for a man every morning. By 6.30 am, a person arrives with a bag of grains and feeds ..

Man raped and murdered woman

Man on bail who raped, murdered woman in Palakkad gets life sentence

Palakkad: A man who raped and murdered a former panchayat member has been awarded life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000. The culprit ..


Agriculture assistant cultivates 4 varieties of paddy seeds in land unused for 30 yrs

Palakkad: An agriculture assistant is not merely responsible for advising the farmers about cultivation. Abdul Khader, the agriculture ..

Vegetables on power line

Vegetables grown on power line removed finally

Panayoor (Palakkad): KSEB staff cut down the vegetable vines spread over the power line in Cholakkuthodi area here. Ash gourd and ivy ..

Books home delivery

School arranges home delivery of books for kids staying at home

Kottayi (Palakkad): The children of Kottayi Keezhathoor ALP School who are staying at home following the COVID-19 safety protocol need ..

Asarudheen and Shereef at Palakkad

2 youths start farming knowing no basics; end up making profit even during lockdown

Palakkad: Without knowing the basics of agriculture, two youngsters started farming and successfully survived during the lockdown period ..

Home library

Today is Reading Day : School students set up home libraries

Palakkad: In an effort to promote reading habit, the children of Government Moyan Model Girls Higher Secondary School in Palakkad ..

accident death

Woman killed in car collision in Palakkad

Chalissery (Palakkad): A woman was killed and two others injured after two cars collided at Pattambi-Kunnamkulam road. The deceased ..


Attempt to destroy Kerala's image through elephant issue is pointless: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that the incident in which a pregnant elephant at Mannarkkad in Palakkad ..

Farmer destroys mulberry farming

Unable to procure silkworms, farmer destroys 2-acre mulberry farm

Palakkad: Silk farmers are in crisis as the government did not provide them any help for bringing silkworms or offer support price ..

Farmer tills farm due to price fall

Huge loss due to price fall; farmer tills brinjal farm with tractor in Palakkad

Chittur (Palakkad): With the COVID-19 outbreak affecting the market, the price of crops nosedived. Facing huge loss, Samapath, a farmer ..

saw dust pot making

Palakkad man makes eco-friendly flowerpots using saw dust

Palakkad: Saw dust or wood shavings was commonly used as a fuel in rural areas. After gas stoves became common, saw dust is treated ..

Ithihas bus staff packing mango

Private bus staff start online mango sales to survive during lockdown in Palakkad

Palakkad: During the COVID lockdown, staff of a private bus that is parked on the roadside sell upto 350 kilograms of mangoes via online ..

Couple planting tree

Couple enters wedlock by planting saplings, gifting vegetable seeds to guests

Palakkad: Giving focus to nature conservation during the pandemic times, a young couple tied the knot by planting a tree sapling. Kailas, ..

Brinjal intercropping

Farmer shows how intercropping brinjal among coconut trees gives profit

Kozhinjampara (Palakkad): When farmer Thiruvenkidam started intercropping brinjal among coconut trees, he was only experimenting it ..

Pen sanitizer

School boy invents 'pen sanitizer' for COVID resistance

Anakkara (Palakkad): A school boy has invented a pen sanitizer that can be useful for COVID resistance activities. Abhay, a class ..

Ajay in his art gallery

In bid to turn creative during lockdown days, teen boy makes art gallery using waste materials

Mannarkkad (Palakkad): A school boy, who decided to do something creative during the lockdown ended up making an entire art gallery ..

Rajan in his lift

Palakkad man makes lift all by himself in 2 days at Rs 13,000

Edathanattukara (Palakkad): A wood worker designed and manufactured a lift all by himself during the lockdown. Edathanattukara Chirattakkulam ..

Vivekananda library

Palakkad library initiates home delivery of books to encourage reading in lockdown

Nallepilly (Palakkad): The Vivekananda Library here is taking an initiative to deliver books to households during COVID-19 lockdown ..


Woman crosses TN border to Kerala lying about mother's death, ends up in quarantine

Vadakkencherry (Palakkad): A woman managed to reach her home here from Pollachi in Tamil Nadu during the lockdown lying to the health ..

Ginger drying

Ginger price nosedives as lockdown affects export

Koduvayur (Palakkad): The lockdown has caused the ginger price drop by 40 percent giving a hard time for both farmers and merchants ..

Banana shop

Price of Palayamkodan banana nosedives to Rs 10 per kilogram

Koduvayur (Palakkad): Normally, the price of banana shoots up during Vishu season. But the coronavirus outbreak affected the bananas ..


Silk farmer in Palakkad invents affordable method to preserve cocoons during lockdown

Silk farmers in Kerala are going through a tough time ever since the cocoon markets in Karnataka were closed as part of COVID-19 prevention ..

Dairy farmer drains milk

Dairy farmer who won award for highest milk yield drains 500 litres due to lockdown crisis

Palakkad: Dairy farmer Sethupathi went straight to his cow shed on Wednesday morning and milked all 85 cows there. Then he drained ..

Musthafa feeding pets in the shop

Pets starve inside closed shop during lockdown; owner visits on alternate days to feed

Palakkad: When Musthafa opened his pet shop on Saturday, he was welcomed not by the normal playful singing sounds but the screech of ..

Farmer feeding cow with mulberry plants

Silk farmer lets cows eat mulberry plants in farm due to coronavirus crisis

Palakkad: As the coronavirus prevention lockdown affected many industries including sericulture, a silk farmer here had to use the ..

Bus employee returning money

Bus employee returns Rs 10,000 found in bus to owner

Ottappalam: A private bus employee turned a good samaritan by returning Rs 10,000 which its a man had left behind in the bus by mistake ..

bus driver

Man who drove bus looking into phone for 15 km receives notice from RTO

Palakkad: A driver who drove a private bus while looking into his mobile phone received a show cause notice from the RTO. There were ..

Public well lotus

Public well turns into 'lotus' after renovation in Palakkad

Palakkad: The public well in Karukodi started grabbing attention after it was renovated. Now the ordinary circle shaped sidewall of ..


State may witness another bout of Dengue fever, says experts

Palakkad: The study being conducted by the state government and World Health Organization on the chances of Dengue fever coming back ..

hot air balloon

Gusty wind fails hot air balloon trial ride at Palakkad Fort

Palakkad: The District Tourism Promotion Council’s (DTPC) hot air balloon initiative failed in its trial held on Friday due to ..

Seetha Thampi with Jayakrishnan

Woman celebrates wedding anniversary by donating kidney to orphan boy

Kochi: When a woman decided to donate her kidney, it gave a new life to a poor orphan boy. Kottayam Neerikkad native Seetha Thampi ..

Lion-tailed macaques

Lion-tailed macaques arrive in troops to visit tourist spots in Nelliampathi

Nelliampathi (Palakkad): With the onset of winter, troops of lion-tailed macaques have conquered the paths leading to Nelliampathi ..


Onion price hike never scares this farmer

Chittoor (Palakkad): The soaring onion price will never bother Eruthempathy native S Britto as he has been cultivating shallots ..

sreekanth palakkad

Man who snatched chain from court premises nabbed after 18 years

Palakkad: The police have captured a man who stole the chain of a court room worker 18 years ago. The culprit, Kollam native Sreekanth, ..

safety pin

‘Safety Pin Trick’ to be tried at all festivals to prevent chain snatching

Palakkad: Police is planning to implement the ‘safety pin’ technique during all festivals in the district soon after ..

Walayar case

Loopholes that led to the Walayar case verdict

Palakkad: The verdict in the sensational Walayar case has become a lesson for the law students because it is a case where lapses in ..