animal cruelty

Animal cruelty can gradually lead to human cruelty

All of us want peace on earth but, as we grow in size, we humans have become more ..

Hawksbill turtle rescued
Labourer becomes saviour to injured turtle belonging to rare species
mathrubhumi christmas Special
Mathrubhumi initiates new step in fight against plastic this Christmas
Amended notification on plastic ban: can be used for meat, fish; bottles to be taken back
School forest

Students plant 800 trees on school compound in bid to fight global warming

Cherthala: The higher secondary students of Sree Narayana Memorial Government Higher Secondary School are doing their part to prevent ..


Jayakrishnan Thaazhathuveettil, BA (Bliss through Agriculture)

Kozhikode: The swirls of the sun and the lingering smell of yesterday’s rain wafted by the wind assaults the senses. “We ..

sea erosion

Kerala tops in coastal erosion: Study

Thrissur: Kerala tops in the list of coastal states which are under the threat of coastal erosion, reports a recent study. When the ..

maradu flat

Maradu flat demolition too mired in corruption; allegations arise

Kochi: There are allegations of corruption in the demolition process of controversial Maradu flats. It is alleged that the company ..


Health risks of eating seafood

Health and fitness advisors often emphasise on seafood for muscles, high protein, weight loss etc. Few of them have studied the immense ..


To be inside world’s first rotating cable car

How would it be to be on world’s first revolving aerial cable car, which rotates 360 degrees? How would you feel when you walk ..


Villagers lock horns with cow-buffalo

Kanjirapally: A she buffalo which was brought to a slaughter house ran amok here at Kanjirapally village in Kottayam district. After ..

vegan diet

Be political when you choose to be vegan

Veganism must become a political movement. At the moment it is nowhere near that, anywhere in the world. And the fault lies with vegans ..


Increased testicular cancer risk in regular cannabis smokers: Study

New Delhi: Men increase the risk of developing testicular cancer by 36 per cent by regularly smoking cannabis, a media report said ..

António Guterres

Climate change reaching 'point of no return': UN chief

Madrid: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that global warming could reach a "point of no return" and that ..

forest department

Forest Dept lifts night travel ban at Chethalayam after protest intensifies

Pulpally (Wayanad): The forest department stated that there is no travel restriction in the forest path at the electrical junction ..

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio blamed for Amazon fires by Brazil President

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has blamed Hollywood's Oscar-winning superstar Leonardo DiCaprio for the devastating ..


Know this before you eat tuna next time

Yellow fin tuna products sold in the U.S. are being recalled, through an order by the Food and Drug Administration, because they can ..


Rainfall pattern changing across globe, India not left out

New Delhi: The rainfall pattern across the globe is changing due to rapid warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean and the changes have brought ..

Blue tiger butterfly

Blue tiger butterflies from Western Ghats offer visual treat at school garden

Kallara (Thiruvananthapuram): Hundreds of butterflies have migrated from the Western Ghats to the butterfly garden prepared by ..


Penalty for violation of plastic ban

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has decided to set up a permanent system in towns and villages across the state to prevent the manufacture, ..


Tasting `dead ants’ in jaggery

Kodungallur: In a bizarre incident, dead insects was found embedded in the jaggery purchased from coastal areas of Kodungallur. Dead ..

Environmental Study Centre to Establish at Ranipuram

FCC proposes environment study centre for Ranipuram

Rajapuram: The rich landscape and the green grass valley of Ranipuram hill station may get an environment study centre and a children’s ..


Veganism is not about buying ‘something else’

A few months ago a Vegan fest was held in Delhi. It was attended by hundreds of young, affluent, well read and enthusiastic people ..

Kozhikode beach

Kerala has most polluted beaches: Study

Chennai: In spite of being titled as God’s Own Country, the beaches in Kerala are turning into piles of garbage. The information ..

Idukki Dam

KSEB, govt to turn dams into tourist hotpots; Laser shows and amusement parks to be launched

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is gearing up to promote its ambitious Hydel tourism. The project would ..


Exquisite pink blossoms in Ochira beckon devotees

Ochira: Ettukandam has now turned pink with blooming lotus and water Lily. Seeds that could have got dispersed from the remains of ..

plastic waste

In Malappuram, come with plastic wastes and have free food as much as you want!

Malappuram: Good news for those who are annoyed to see their plastic wastes getting piled up or for those who carelessly discard plastic ..

air pollution

Delhi overall AQI worsens to 528 on Friday morning

New Delhi: The air pollution emergency in Delhi has aggravated with the air quality index (AQI) spiking sharply to 528 on Friday morning ..


Cruelty to animals: Mongooses killed, hanged on tree in Kasaragod

Badiyadka (Kasaragod): The human cruelty to animals is being continuously reported from various places of the state. Soon after a pregnant ..

Kerala flood

Flood relief: Kerala requests Rs 2101 crore; Centre gives zero

Kakkanad: The Centre refused to provide even a single rupee of the emergency relief fund requested by Kerala for rebuilding activities ..


Dolphins and whales are key to survival on earth

I have just returned from an amazing assembly of a 100 very special people with visionary ideas, inventions and research who gathered ..


Pipe burst in Ambalamukku in TVM: Drinking water distribution disrupted

Thiruvananthapuram: Water distribution was disrupted in Ambalamukku and surrounding areas of Thiruvananthapuram due to pipe burst, ..

Signal Fish

India's first signal fish found in Kerala deep waters

Thiruvananthapuram: Scientist have spotted a new species of signal fish, the first one of genus recorded in Indian waters. Although ..


Cyclone 'Bulbul' makes landfall, two deaths reported

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: Severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' made landfall Saturday midnight between Sagar Islands of West Bengal and ..

annular solar eclipse

Annular solar eclipse to be visible in Kerala on December 26

Kottakkal: A ring solar eclipse will appear after eight years. This will be visible only from Kerala on December 26. Annular solar ..

animal cruelty

Judges be aware of animal cruelty

Some of our judges are now beginning to understand what animal cruelty does to a nation and act on it. Acting Chief Justice of Punjab ..

Vembanad Lake

Alarming decrease in water flow in Vembanad Lake

Kochi: The water flow in Vembanad Lake has decreased alarmingly owing to plastic waste and silt. In many areas of the lake, the flow ..

Electric Auto

Kerala to register only electric autos from now on

Kollam: The state government has decided to give registrations only to electric autorickshaws from now on. The new electric motor vehicle ..

BSP elephant symbol

When animals are made election symbols

Many years ago, when T.N. Seshan was Election Commissioner, Dr. Jayalalithaa’s party had a rooster (cock) as a symbol. During ..


Air quality dips to 'very poor' in Delhi on Diwali

New Delhi: A layer of haze blanketed the national capital and its air quality dipped to "very poor" category with revellers ..


Tourists can admire the pink carpet at Vembanad lake till March 2020

Kumarakom: The backwaters of Kottayam is abloom with pink and is carpeted with the beautiful water lilies or ambal flowers. As the ..


Distance limit for quarries in forest area reduced from 10 km to 1 km

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet decided to reduce the recommended distance from reserved forest area to quarry or crusher from 10 km ..

bird eye

Strangest eyes in nature

Imagine if your nose were to be on top of your head, eyes on your stomach and a mouth on your feet. I’m sure that such an animal ..

heavy rains

Heavy rainfall to abate in state; Orange alert in Idukki and Malappuram

Thiruvananthapuram: The Red alert issued in some of the districts in the state on Tuesday was withdrawn. Orange alert has been declared ..


Alert sounded; Heavy rains predicted for another 4 days in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rainfall continue to batter several parts of the state and rain is predicted for another 4 days, according ..


Rehabilitation camps opened in Kochi following continuous rain

Kochi: Orange alert has been declared in 13 districts except Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. The meteorological department has predicted ..

Rain and lighning in Maharastra

Assembly polls: Rain may play spoiler in some parts of Maharashtra

Mumbai: It was a wet and cloudy Monday morning in parts of Maharashtra where voting for the Assembly polls was underway. Some areas ..

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 ..