Israel bars entry to all foreigners, except residents

Jerusalem: Israel on Wednesday barred entry to foreign nationals unless they have ..

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IMD issues heatwave alert in Kozhikode district on Wednesday, Thursday
Monkeys continue to die en masse in Vadakancherry
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Colour of egg yolk is a matter of concern
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Meet the ‘mimicry artists’ in nature

Mimicry, by changing form, shape and colour, is unique to animals. Imagine if you went into a Chinese or African neighbourhood ..


Man who lost house in flood commits suicide in Meppadi

Meppadi (Wayanad): A man who lost his house in the flood havoc last year committed suicide here. The deceased was identified as Wayanad ..


Increase in temperature: 4 more districts alerted

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued alert to 4 more districts in the wake of the increasing temperature ..


Orangutan’s helping hand for human, Keralite captures viral pic

Thenhipalam: A pic of an Orangutan extending a helping hand to a man who got stuck in a muddy river has gone viral on social media ..


Air quality better in Kerala; no special grant for major cities

New Delhi: Though Rs 339 crore was allocated for solid waste management and cleaning in seven cities of Kerala in the Union Budget ..


How moonlight influences life

The moon influences life with its light. Moonlight, its presence and absence, affects reproduction, foraging, communication and other ..


Police introduce new system to collect plastic bottles in Munnar

Munnar: Janamaithri police have introduced a new system to stop littering tourist spot with plastic bottles. Iron boxes were arranged ..

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Yellow rain in Nedumbassery creates panic among public

Nedumbasserry: Leaving natives in panic, 6th ward in Nedumbassery panchayat has been receiving yellow rain for more than five days ..


Cartilage from crab shell, water filter from hair; Dr Lisa’s eco-friendly inventions never ends

Dr Lisa Sreejith, a professor of chemistry at National Institutes of Technology (NIT) in Kozhikode, is always concerned of the environment ..

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Activist Greta Thunberg to trademark 'Fridays for Future'

Stockholm: Climate change activist Greta Thunberg has said she is trademarking her name and the #FridaysForFuture movement to stop ..


Children learn animal cruelty from adults

Children use roleplay to deal with complicated situations in order to understand them better. Young children act out real or imagined ..


Eagle that attacked locals in Mavelikkara taken by forest officials

Mavelikkara: A Rapid Response Team of the forest department came from Ranni to take the eagle that created panic in Kannamangalam ..

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Plastic ban to be strictly implemented: Customers need not pay fine

Thiruvananthapuram: With the time given by the high court to start levying the fine ended, the state is going to take strict action ..


Let’s go for a Ride, a Gondola Ride

A Gondola ride! Oh! What does this mean. A usual boat ride. But I had done it before in Andamans and also from our very own Alappuzha ..


Maradu: Locals concerned over demolition; total explosives to be reduced

Kochi: The government officials will visit the neigbouhood of Maradu on Thurdsay morning and address the concerns of the locals. The ..

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Climate Change: Time to Act Now

During last month’s COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said, “the ..

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In a first, mobile app developed for electricity meter reading in Kerala

Thrissur: For the first time in Kerala, an android application has been developed for electricity meter reading. The new system is ..


Air pollution may affect psychological health in kids

Air pollution may affect our physical and psychological health in the long run as researchers have found that the children who are ..


How nature designs eyes

Nature has a reason for everything. A creature's environment plays the main part in deciding how its eyes develop and function ..

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Kerala to get 131 new charging stations for electric vehicles

Thiruvananthapuram: In order to encourage electric vehicles and reduce carbon emission, the central government has given sanction for ..


Milma to spend Rs 4.75 for processing 1 kg plastic cover

Kottayam: As part of effectively implementing the ban on single-time use plastic, an action plan has been prepared to collect and ..


One-time use plastic banned from Jan 1; use alternatives only

Thiruvananthapuram: One-time use plastic varieties are banned from Wednesday onwards. The individuals, companies, institutions or industries ..

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Beverages Corporation to buy back old liquor bottles

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) and Clean Kerala Company signed an agreement to buy back old liquor ..


How moon transforms life on earth

The silver yellow full moon lights up the sky and makes me instantly happy. We have forgotten how the moon can change the landscape, ..


You can catch fish at this Kozhikode fish farm...and take it home too

We forget some of the little things in life in the hustle and bustle of our routine life. Between smart phone, television, email and ..


Schoolboy develops eco-friendly diaper from areca nut leaf

Thiruvananthapuram: A class 9 student received accolades for developing eco-friendly diapers from areca nut leaves. Niranjan, a student ..

cold wave

IMD issues red warning for Sunday as cold wave tightens grip; 2 dead in Haryana vehicle pile-up

New Delhi: The frigid air barrelling through north India plummeted temperatures to season's lowest in Delhi and neighbouring states ..

Sand mining

Kerala Govt allows sand mining in 8 rivers

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has given permission to remove sand and other sediments from the major rivers in the state. It is ..

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 distressed and more apart from each other. While ..

Hawksbill turtle rescued

Labourer becomes saviour to injured turtle belonging to rare species

Neeleswaram (Kasaragod): A labourer came to the rescue of an injured turtle that belongs to a rare species. V Raghu from Kari found ..

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Mathrubhumi initiates new step in fight against plastic this Christmas

The world is fighting the global threat of plastic. Though already a part of this fight against the use of plastic, Mathrubhumi comes ..


Amended notification on plastic ban: can be used for meat, fish; bottles to be taken back

Thiruvananthapuram: Though the ban on single-time plastic will come into force in the state from the New Year, plastic bags can be ..


Vegans, see beyond your privileges

Vegan festivals are probably good, in that they create a climate for you to turn into a non-meat/milk/egg person, but these are events ..

Sunil Chetri and Manushi Chillar

Manushi, Sunil Chhetri PETA India's Hottest Vegetarians of 2019

Mumbai: Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar and captain of the Indian national football team Sunil Chhetri have been chosen as India's ..

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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..