police officers with Karunya Home inmates

Police officers celebrate Onam with mothers of Karunya Home in Palakkad

Palakkad: Police officers of Palakkad Town South police station decided to celebrate ..

Akkitham visit school
Poet Akkitham’s surprise visit excites school children
Balachandran sportsman
Jumping and running at 76, this athlete reaps medals in international events
Pkd hospital
3 patients on single bed; Palakkad district hospital lacks facilities
Elephant

Auto driver's love for elephant; Buys after long time desire but turns into tragedy

Palakkad: The story of an autorickshaw driver buying an elephant may sound surprising to most of us. But it was one of the biggest ..

kerala red rice

Farmers to sell Palakkadan Matta rice under own brand name

Palakkad: The paddy farmers of five south Indian states have formed a society to shield themselves from the exploitation of middlemen ..

voter

At 71, Purushothaman all set to cast his first vote

Ottapalam (Palakkad): ‘How do we cast the vote?’ We may think that the question is asked by some 18-year-old college ..

webpage

Is there a long queue at the polling booth? Check from your home

Ottapalam: The voters always have the same question on the polling day: ‘Is there a long queue at the polling booth?’ Everyone ..

Bottled water

Bottled drinking water costs Rs 20 outside, Jail dept charges only Rs 10

Palakkad: The Prison Department has decided to help the public in the scorching summer by offering drinking water. The department ..

alan and mother

Alan gets new home; no need to sleep in trains at night

Palakkad: Finally, Alan and his mother got a house of their own. They were spending nights in trains as they had no shelter to stay ..

opium

Rs 15 lakh worth opium brought for new year celebration seized from Palakkad

Palakkad: A man has been nabbed from Manjakkulam area of Palakkad district along with illegal drugs brought for New Year celebrations ..

kadakampally

Fund raising for women wall: Minister suspects conspiracy

Thiruvananthapuram: The collection of fund from the social welfare pension to organise the women wall has led to a controversy. Devaswom ..

idli

Ramassery idli stays alive here to enliven taste buds of foodies

Ramassery: The history of Ramassery Idli tells how a small village in Palakkad attracted widespread attention with its inimitable ..

PK Sasi

DYFI woman leader files 2nd complaint against PK Sasi

Palakkad: The DYFI woman leader who lodged a complaint against P.K. Sasi MLA has once again complained to the CPM central leadership ..

palakkad municipality

Congress councillor resigns; No-confidence motion in Palakkad municipality fails

Palakkad: A Congress councillor of Palakkad municipality resigned from his post just before a no-confidence motion against the BJP's ..

Maladdu

‘Maladdu’: The mom-made laddu in Kalpathi with Tamil roots

Palakkad: It looks hard, feels smooth when touched, and melts instantly in mouth… it’s ‘Maladdu’, the Tamil ..

ration shop

Working time of ration shops to be cut by 4 hrs

Palakkad: The civil supplies department has started moves to prevent ration supply being interrupted due to the low capacity of servers ..

Athavanad

4 quarries had functioned in Athavanad hills where landslip occurred

Nenmara (Palakkad): Four quarries were functioning in Athavanad hills where a landslip claimed 10 lives recently. Even if the place ..

Subramanian Narayanan

A man, his walk from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, all for a mission

Kanhangad (Kasaragod): Palakkad native Subramanian Narayanan is on a mission to campaign for road safety by walking on foot from ..

Coach factory project

Railways abandon Palakkad rail coach factory project

New Delhi: The Railway Ministry has informed that they have dropped the Palakkad Rail Coach Factory project. The Ministry has said ..

street dog on train

Dog travels from Hyderabad to Palakkad on top of train

Palakkad: Without any speculations about the welcome treat waiting in God’s Own Country, the ‘special guest’ from ..

Abuse

Minor girl made to wait for 6 hours for medical test

Palakkad: A minor girl who was brought to the hospital by the police for medical examination was made to wait for 6 hours. The incident ..

school bags

School reopening round the corner; branded bags in high demand

Palakkad: With only a few days remaining for school reopening, the demand for branded school products in market is on the rise. The ..

bats

Bats are eaten here, sold for Rs 300 a pair

With spreading of Nipah virus infection, bats have become an icon of terror in Kerala. But people from the eastern region of Palakkad ..

snake gourd

7-ft-long snake gourd harvested in veg farm in Palakkad

Thathamangalam: This time, a giant long snake gourd was harvested in the vegetable farm maintained by Arangath native Surendran. More ..

Palakkad municipality

Palakkad municipality: No-confidence motion by UDF fails despite CPM support

Palakkad: The motion of no-confidence moved by the UDF in Palakkad municipality, the sole municipality led by BJP in the state, has ..

women foresters

Kerala's first women-only Beat Forest Officers complete training

Palakkad: The 33 women Beat Forest Officers in the State Forest Training Institute in Walayar created a historic moment for the forest ..

wm

56 watermelons cut in 57 seconds; Malayali man to enter Guinness records

Anakkara: Anakkara native Saithalavi has owned another Guinness record by cutting watermelons. He split 56 watermelons in 57 seconds ..

Water

Shops still charge Rs 20 for bottled water

Palakkad: Despite the Kerala Bottled Water Manufacturers Association’s (KBWMA) decision to reduce price of bottled water to Rs ..

Railway ticket

Railways' `thick card tickets' to be replaced soon

Thiruvananthapuram: The train tickets distributed in halt stations, which are stops not included in the station lists of the railway, ..

Bottled water

Now pay only Rs 12 for bottled water

Palakkad: The price of bottled drinking water has been reduced from Rs 20 to Rs 12, informed Kerala Bottled Water Manufacturers Association ..

Tourists

Responsible tourism: Foreigners delve into beauty of villages

Palakkad: Palakkad District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) has started implementing responsible tourism in the district. As part ..

Radhakrishnan

Viral video of grandmother falling into well shot for film promotion

Palakkad: A video of a grandmother falling into a well while her grandchildren were taking selfie has been circulating in the social ..

Fareeda

After 13-year wait, Fareeda gets Indian citizenship

Palakkad: After 13 years of waiting, Fareeda became an Indian citizen. Siti Fareeda, who was a Malaysian citizen by birth, had returned ..

Death

Youth handed over to police over alleged theft dies

Palakkad: A youth, who was accused to be a thief by the locals and handed over to the police, died in Attappadi on Thursday. The dead ..

Abhilash

Rejected by Kerala, Abhilash now reaps medals in volleyball for TN

Palakkad: Abhilash, a Palakkad native volleyball player who was rejected by Kerala for being short, is now going to represent Tamil ..

citizen's chair

Public is the 'king' at Pookkottukavu Panchayat

Palakkad: For every democratic system, Pookkottukavu panchayat in Ottapalam taluk is a role model. Neither officials nor politicians ..

Premalatha

After 25 years, Premalatha gets Indian Citizenship

Palakkad: Premalatha, a native of Palakkad, has finally got Indian citizenship after 25 years of long struggle. She could not control ..

downpour aluva temple

Rain continues in Palakkad, a short break in other districts

Kozhikode: The heavy downpour all over the state has slightly reduced. Meanwhile, the downpour still continues in Palakkad, where a ..

post man

‘Anchal runner’ pulls crowd as Postal dept recreates bygone practice

Palakkad: A spear with a bell in one hand, a bundle full of letters on shoulder, and a non-stop run to the post offices - that described ..