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 ..

Vegetables cultivated in 1,000 sacks on rocky land; farmer expects Rs 60,000 as profit
Single brinjal weighing 810 grams pulls crowd in Palakkad
Case against CPI (M) former branch secretary, others for swindling Kudumbashree loans

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 ..

Maoists encounter

Police fabricated video of Maoist encounter: CPI

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI state assistant secretary Prakash Babu said that the video released by the police claiming to be the evidence ..

Anil radhakrishnan menon insults Bineesh Bastin

Actor Bineesh alleges insult by Anil Radhakrishnan Menon at college event; director apologises

Palakkad: Actor Bineesh Bastin has alleged insult by Malayalam director Anil Radhakrishnan Menon. Bineesh revealed that he was told ..


Heavy rain helped police trap the Maoists in Attapadi

Palakkad: It was the heavy rain that prompted Maoists to prepare a temporary camp near Manjakandi forest in Attappadi forest area. ..


One more Maoist killed in Thunderbolt-Maoist encounter at Manjakkandi forests in Palakkad

Palakkad: One more Maoist was killed in an encounter between the police and Maoists that took place in the Manjakkandi forest on Tuesday ..

walayar case

Family fears threat to sibling of Walayar victims

Palakkad: The life of the younger brother of the sisters who were killed in Walayer is in danger, said the family members. The family ..

walayar case

Walayar rape case: stepfather claims he saw elder girl being raped

Palakkad: The stepfather and eye witness account in the Walayar death incident has added mystery to the whole case. The stepfather ..


MEMU to be extended to Malabar; Passenger trains to be replaced with MEMU

Alappuzha: The long-time demand of train passengers in Malabar region for a Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train is likely ..

Snake fell on hospital bed in Chittur

Snake crawls over mosquito net with 6-month baby lying inside

Chittur (Palakkad): A poisonous snake fell on the mosquito net spread over a bed in the children’s ward of Taluk Hospital here ..

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 Onam in a different way this year. DYSP, CI, SI ..