Prakashan in his farm

Bio manure production, poultry farming, dairy farm; this farmer reaps success from multiple ventures

Prakashan happened to see waste piled up near Sakthan stand in Thrissur when he was ..

Edible bamboo varieties soon to be popular in state
Snake gourd
7.5-feet-long snake gourd turns crowd-puller in Thrissur
Fertilizer-free cultivation
Agriculture Minister's farm witnesses experiment on fertilizer-free cultivation
Spinach in pipe

Thrissur family cultivates spinach, Chinese potato in pipe

Mannuthy (Thrissur): Anchery Chira native Antony and family are happy as their innovative farming method proved to be successful ..

Virtual Pulikkali

'Tigers' in Thrissur create history by organising 'Virtual Pulikkali'

Thrissur: With COVID restrictions affecting Onam celebrations this year, the 'tigers' that appear in the town every year could ..


SI hangs self in police quarters in Wadakkanchery

Thrissur: A sub insepctor has been found to have hanged himself in the police quarters in Wadakkancherry here. The deceased is identified ..

Kudumbashree library

Kudumbashree initiates women's library to promote reading

Kodungallur (Thrissur): The concept of 'One Ayalkoottam five books' initiated by Eriyad panchayat and Kudumbashree units ended ..

Robbery at jewellery

3.5 kilograms of gold stolen from jewellery showroom in Thrissur

Thrissur: A robbery was reported in a jewellery showroom at Moonnupeedika in Kaipamangalam here. As per reports, 3.5 kilograms of gold ..


Veerappan Saneesh murdered in drunken brawl between criminal case accused

Thrissur: A criminal case accused was hacked to death at Kodassery in Veloor here. The deceased was identified as Veerappan Saneesh ..

Engineering graduates

Without waiting for white-collar job, engineering graduates start farming on unused land

Kaipamangalam (Thrissur): Instead of waiting for a job in the same field in which they are qualified, two youngsters have started farming ..

Police dog Honey

'Honey' becomes star again; traces former priest who stole sacred ornaments from temple

Irinjalakkuda (Thrissur): Police dog Honey has again become a star after tracing the culprit who stole the sacred ornaments from a ..

pencil carving

Thrissur man honoured in India Book of Records by carving 5 mm World Cup on pencil lead

Mapranam (Thrissur): A man who carved minute sculpture on pencil tip has found a place in the India Book of Records. Mapranam native ..

Sister Rose

Sister Rose switches role from best college teacher to full-time farmer

Thrissur: Sister Rose Anto has given a break to her routine of teaching and has dedicated her time after prayers for farming. A recipient ..


PT teacher lives 'goat days' during lockdown

Thrissur: Quite contrary to the popular novel, 'goat days' gave a new life to Ollur native Sudheer, a physical education trainer ..


Rare mango tree that blooms thrice a year to be named 'Mango Bharath'

Thrissur: A mango tree lovers community has found a rare variety of mango tree that blooms thrice a year from near Mundur here ..

Miniature Maddalam

Percussion artistes resort to making toy instruments after lockdown

Kunnamkulam (Thrissur): After the lockdown put an end to festivals and events, percussion artistes Chowannur Sudhakaran and Pazhunnana ..

SI Ramakrishnan and Manikandan

When a policeman met the orphaned child after 23 years at the same spot

Thrissur: Even after 23 years, the echoes of the heartbreaking cry of a class 6 boy near his mother's body can be heard on the ..

Narayana Pisharody

Lockdown or not, this 80-yr-old writer never stops researching local history

Mattathur (Thrissur): Local historian M P Narayana Pisharody was planning to publish his 15th book in connection with his 80th birthday ..

white jackfruit

White jackfruit sapling sprouts from ordinary jackfruit seed in Thrissur

Thrissur: A white jackfruit sapling sprouted from an ordinary jackfruit seed is pulling crowd at Kaiparambu native Jigeesh's ..


A PT teacher's love for jackfruit trees

Thrissur: "Children call me by nicknames for my love for jackfruit trees and mango trees. No matter what they call, I just want ..


Thanks to Mathrubhumi report, 3 men find friend who went missing 10 years back

Thrissur: Three men who set out in search of their friend who went missing ten years ago finally found him on the street. With this, ..

Kunjan, three-legged puppy

3-legged 'Kunjan' is the darling of Ajeesh and family

Anthikad (Thrissur): When Ajeesh went for work at a house in Peruvallur, he happened to see a three-legged puppy. He noticed that other ..


Photographer makes kitchen garden, creates album of his success saga

Thrissur: After giving some rest to his camera during the lockdown, photographer Baburaj Porathissery took a spade in hand. Within ..


Price remains high but nutmeg farmers in crisis due to low yield

Aloor (Thrissur): The main harvest season of the spice crop nutmeg will end by July. Though it fetches high price, the considerable ..

Green museum

Man makes 'green museum' at farm using eco-friendly materials

Koratty (Thrissur): The intervals during farm works is not mere leisure time for Nalappattu Kunjippailo Varghese. The 68-year-old is ..


Merinda's 'Porotta making' becomes superhit

Wadakkanchery (Thrissur): After bravely fighting the odds in life, Merinda and her mother Ammini has rose to fame through social media ..

Varghese and Philomina

Elderly couple builds new houses for 5 families free of cost in Thrissur

Thrissur: When Varghese and his wife Philomina bought 25 cents of land near the roadside and built five houses there, people thought ..


After art forms, agriculture also finds place in Kerala Kalamandalam

Cheruthuruthi (Thrissur): Now Kerala Kalamandalam is not only a centre of arts, but house of agriculture too. Just like they take care ..

vishnu raveendran

Engagement held with groom in Qatar, bride in Thrissur; virtual shoot stuns all

Thrissur: When Sreejith extended the ring towards the mobile screen, his fiancee Radhika also extended her hand from miles away. The ..


Requested help for treatment, friends join hands to give new house too

Thrissur: A group of friends received a call requesting help for the treatment of a poor woman. But the kind souls did not stop by ..


Vegetables from all over the world flourish in Omana's garden

Thrissur: Showing her wonderful garden of vegetables, fruits and flowers, Omana said that agriculture is what keeps her alive. Multiple ..

High yielding ridge gourd

First self-pollinated high yielding ridge gourd in world developed by Agricultural University

Thrissur: The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) developed the first self-pollinated high yielding variety of vegetable in the world ..

Daughter set afire mother's pyre

Woman lights mother's pyre with quarantined brother looking on

Mullassery (Thrissur): Due to the COVID restrictions, a woman lighted the pyre of her mother while her brother, who just returned from ..

Siju and Sijo in their farm

Brothers quit engineering, marketing careers to start farming in Thrissur

Thrissur: When two brothers, one engineer and another marketing professional, left their white collar jobs and started farming, people ..


Child porn videos through WhatsApp groups: Accused meet through gay dating sites

Kochi: Members of the WhatsApp group which circulated porn videos of children reached the group following friendship made from gay ..


Mathrubhumi impact: Govt offers help to Thumbi and family

Thrissur: "Hello Thumbi, you need not worry... We will do everything for getting you a house..." When Revenue Minister ..

Nivedya with grandmother Santhamma

Thumbi needs safe shelter to live; thatched house turns skeletal

Thrissur: When her grandmother asked to take a look at the guests, Thumbi came out of the skeletal house with a bright smile. The class ..

Social Media

Woman puts up FB post about daughter's mobile use; Cyber Cell warns of danger

Thrissur: The Cyber Cell warned a mother who posted a note on Facebook sharing her concerns whether her daughter would misuse mobile ..

corona virus

One more COVID death in Kerala: Thrissur native woman succumbs to disease

Thrissur: One more death due to COVID-19 has been reported in the state. The deceased is identified as Kadeejakutty (73), wife of late ..

barrel farming

Farmers try barrel farming to stop waterlogging from affecting crops

Chengaloor (Thrissur): The farmers in Chengaloor are experimenting with barrel farming to fight waterlogging. As their vegetable farming ..

Munna with owners

'Munna' returns after 3 days; Kind souls help reunite with family

Thrissur: After three days of separation, Munna returned home with the help of some kind souls. The 8-year-old Labrador dog named Munna ..

Multipurpose machine

Man develops multipurpose machine for exercising, doing household chores

Thrissur: When the COVID lockdown compelled all to stay inside, Vellangalloor native M A Iqbal developed a multipurpose machine that ..

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar performs Chembada Melam at home for 'Mathrubhumi' readers

Thrissur: "I could not go to temple festivals in my childhood. For me, the festival was the pictures and news published in 'Mathrubhumi' ..

Joseph Laser 100th birthday

Governor calls Laser on 100th birthday, promises to meet next time

Kochi: Joseph Laser received a call from Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Monday afternoon. It was Laser's 100th birthday ..

Women Bullet patrolling team

Bullet patrolling team of women police starts riding; visits COVID shelter camps

Thrissur: Launching of a Bullet patrolling unit of women police was already planned, but the coronavirus outbreak put a stop to it ..


Paddy in fields, multiple crops on ridges; Pullazhi farmers reap success from every inch

Thrissur: The farmers in Pullazhi here have tried a successful method of cultivation by growing paddy in the fields and different varieties ..

head of cat

Cat's head found in MLA Anil Akkara's house; MLA alleges conspiracy

Thrissur: A cat's head was found from the cattle shed near the residence of MLA Anil Akkara. The incident took place at his house ..