fish curry

There is nothing like fish curry prepared in clay pot

Dishes cooked in clay pots have a special taste. If its fish curry, there is nothing ..

Walking, cycling reduce obesity risk in kids
Drinking coffee does improve bowel movement
Sister Lini and family
One year since Sister Lini’s demise; A tearful memory of Nipah outbreak
child tantrums

How do you respond to child tantrums?

Temper tantrums are unpleasant and disruptive behaviours or emotional outbursts. They often occur in response to unmet needs or desires ..

Medical College

Kin allege negligence as man undergoing treatment dies at Kozhikode medical college

Kozhikode: Relatives have alleged medical negligence after a man who underwent a surgery at the Kozhikode Government Medical College ..


Nipah survivor Ajanya recalls those terrible days on 1st anniversary of virus attack

It has been one year since the attacked Kerala. A total of 18 persons were affected by the deadly virus and 16 of them lost their ..


Deadly Nipah virus attack turns 1 year

Kozhikode: It has been one year since the Nipah virus attack which shook the state and stole 18 lives. This is the time to remember ..

Chilly mushroom pasta

Classy and easy chilli-mushroom pasta

The name may act as a deterrent but chilli-mushroom pasta is pretty easy to prepare. With mushrooms, pasta and capsicum, it’s ..

Jack Ma

Sex for 6 days, 6 times: Jack Ma's advice to improve life

Beijing: After advocating people to follow the spirit of "996" (9 am to 9 pm, six days a week at workplace), Alibaba founder ..


Dietary guidelines to be followed in anal fissure

Anal fissure is a commonly seen in all age groups, especially in infants and small children. So I just thought of penning down the ..

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar

Peruvanam Kuttan Marar suffers dizziness during Thrissur Pooram percussion

Thrissur: Percussion maestro Peruvanam Kuttan Marar suffered dizziness and fell down during the percussion at Thrissur Pooram. The ..


Magic medicine sale: Probe brings to light huge financial fraud

Kanhangad: Investigation into the magic medicine sales team who were arrested here has led to crores of rupees worth financial fraud ..

PrEP pill

This pill may help curb 2.7 lakh HIV cases in India

New Delhi: Paired with a biannual testing programme, a combination drug used to prevent HIV infection has the potential to improve ..


Can you make cutlet with egg and bread?

Cutlets are a delicacy in most parts of the world. We are all familiar with cutlets made of chicken, beef and fish. Here is how you ..


Good sleep, mood can help you stay sharp in old age

New York: Memory slips with age, but getting a fair amount of sleep every night and having a cheerful mood each day may help you stay ..


Mammooty launches Kerala Police’s road safety mascot Pappu Zebra in 3D

Thrissur: Pappu Zebra, the mascot of Kerala Police’s road safety awareness campaign now comes in 3D animation form. Actor Mammooty ..

Beetroot rice

Beetroot rice is nutritious, tasty and vibrant

Beetroot is probably the healthiest root vegetable on the planet. Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of ..


Have trouble sleeping? Then job stress may be blamed

Stress and sleep issues can often go hand in hand. It is deadly to have a stressful job, if one has a previous history of high blood ..


Make bold and filling salad using eggs

The word salad would remind you of fruits or vegetables chopped up nicely. But you can add the versatile egg to make it bold and filling ..


Toxic content in new-born’s blood; Child Welfare Committee seeks report from police

Ambalappuzha (Alappuzha): In connection with an incident in which toxic elements were traced in the blood of a newborn baby who died ..


Improving fitness can help you cut cancer risk

New York: While a high fitness level is already known to have a positive impact on conditions like heart disease, a new study suggests ..


Sexual attitude continues to evolve well into late 20s

New York: Indicating that development of sexual orientation continues long past adolescence into adulthood, new research has found ..


First anniversary of Nipah: Mariyam, son live with unerased memories

Perambra (Kozhikode): Today, Soopikkada is calm and quiet. One year back in May, the small village in Changaroth panchayat was frozen ..

passive smoking

Avoid passive smoking at home and workplace to cut BP

London: Living with a smoker after age 20 is associated with a 15 per cent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, warn researchers, ..

Beetroot fry

Beetroot pan fry is a healthy side dish

Beetroot is a polarising root vegetable. Some people love it while others hate it. But one thig is for sure it’s healthy. Here ..


Living alone ups risk of mental disorders

London: Mental health problems are more common in people living alone regardless of age and sex, says a study. "The prevalence ..

mango fest

Relish flavours of all mangoes at the Horti fest

Kozhikode: There once was a time when the months of April and May were filled with the sight of excited children enjoying their vacations ..

Woman smoking

Quitting smoking cuts bladder cancer risk in women

New York: Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of bladder cancer in older women, says a study, adding that the most significant reduction ..

food waste

250 kg of stale food items seized from hotels in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: Around 250 kilograms of stale food items were seized from eateries in the district during an inspection held by the corporation ..


How to make prawn tawa fry better than restaurants

Prawns are a delicacy and a highlight at any dining table. Here is how to make prawn fry spiced up with pepper, cumin and fennel that ..

Medical staff

6 personnel at Malappuram police camp infected by H1N1

Malappuram: As many as 6 police personnel at the Pandikkadu police camp in Malappuram have been infected by H1N1. The decease has ..


Diabesity! Beware of propionate in bakery foods

Nowadays, obesity and diabetes are quite common condition in which a person have a negative impact on their health. Both these diseases ..


'Fani' to become 'extremely severe', warns IMD

New Delhi: The cyclonic storm "Fani" is expected to aggravate further to "extremely severe" by Tuesday mid-night, ..

fat boy

Heavy, tall kids at higher risk of kidney cancer

London: Heavier and taller children are more likely to develop kidney cancer as adults than their average-sized peers, warn researchers ..

monkey fever

Monkey fever: One death in Wayanad

Kalpetta: One person succumbed to Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) commonly called monkey fever at Tirunelli here on Monday. It is a viral ..


Why your wife won't admit she snores as loud as you

New York: Women are more likely to under-report their snoring problem as compared to men, says a new study. In the study, published ..


Medical insurance scheme for state govt employees from June 1

Thiruvananthapuram: The Medical Insurance Scheme for State Employees and Pensioners (MEDISEP) will come into force from June 1. The ..


Sharp price hike keeps fish away from dining tables

Narikkoottumchal: The sharp increase in fish prices in recent days are troubling common people living in rural areas. Fish prices ..


Encounter with 'God' may bring long-lasting health

New York: A personal encounter with the "ultimate reality" or God -- spontaneous or under the influence of a psychedelic ..


A fly can heal the wounds, proves Maggot therapy

As more and more people become resistant to antibiotics, their chances of survival, if they have chronic wounds, decrease. Surgeons ..


Masala-veg puttu is healthier and tastier

Malayalis love their puttu (steamed rice cakes) for breakfast. What if you can add some healthy twits to this traditional breakfast ..


Mangaluru-TVM on-road mission to save 15-days-old baby; Public urged to cooperate

The scenes of the movie ‘Traffic’ in which an on-road mission to save a person’s life was successfully completed ..


Easy and spicy egg pepper masala

Egg is a versatile ingredient. It is the go to item when trying to make a quick curry or side dish. Eggs can be used to make snacks ..


Men act less interested in sex than they really are

London: Men sometimes act way less interested in sex than they really are, perhaps because of the assumption that giving an impression ..


Outdated atta in ration shops burdening civil supplies department

Palakkad: Outdated atta (wheat flour) remaining in ration shops is burdening the civil supplies department. The huge cost of destroying ..


Whitening products may cause tooth decay

New York: While using teeth-whitening products can make your smile brighter, they might also lead to tooth damage, researchers have ..

heat summer

Temperature to increase; Heatwave alert in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Met department has warned of increase in temperature across the state in the coming days. The temperature is ..


Transgenders can undergo sex change surgery free of cost now

Kottakkal: Transgender persons can undergo sex reassignment surgery (SRS) in private hospitals free of cost from now on. The government ..

sachu mon

7-yr-old boy who battled for life on ventilator for 5 years finally gives in

Thrissur: For the past five and a half years, the first name in the list of ICU patients in Thrissur Government Medical College Hospital ..

poppy seeds

Two TN natives nabbed in Palakkad with opium poppy pods worth Rs 5 cr

Palakkad: In a first of its kind incident in Kerala, two Tamil Nadu natives were nabbed for smuggling 2.75 kg of dried opium poppy ..


Kottayam Lok Sabha candidates and their healthy eating habits

With Lok Sabha polls around the corner, the LDF, UDF and NDA candidates from Kottayam constituency revealed their eating habits and ..


Malaika grooves to 'Chaiyya...' on World Health Day

Mumbai: On the occasion of World Health Day on Sunday, actress Malaika Arora gave a sweet dose of nostalgia and fitness goals to her ..


No respite from the sun: Heatwave warning extended

Thiruvananthapuram: Considering the intensifying temperature, the heatwave warning will continue in the state for two more days. The ..

Benny Behnan

Benny Behanan says thanks to all from hospital bed

Kakkanad: UDF candidate in Chalakudy Benny Behanan who suffered a heart attack and underwent an angioplasty on Friday morning, took ..


Mango fry is a smacking snack

With the onset of summer, mangoes are aplenty. We all make juices, curries and pickles with mangoes, but not many would know about ..

benny behanan

UDF candidate in Chalakudy Benny Behanan suffers heart attack

Chalakudy: UDF candidate in Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency Benny Behanan has been hospitalised following a heart attack. Benny Behanan ..


LPG leak in BPCL bottling plant at Ernakulam

Kochi: A gas leak was reported at the LPG bottling plant of BPCL at Ambalamugal in Ernakulam district on Thursday evening. The officials ..


Bihar native under treatment for sunstroke dies in hospital

Kozhikode: The Bihar native stone quarry worker, who was undergoing treatment for sunstroke at the Kozhikode medical college died on ..


Brazil soccer icon Pele hospitalized in Paris

Paris: Soccer great Pele has reportedly been hospitalized in Paris for medical exams after feeling ill following a meeting with Kylian ..

PalakMutta Thoran

Palak spinach with scrambled eggs is tasty, healthy and easy

Everyone loves a good side dish. If it’s healthy and easy to cook, there is nothing like it. Palak spinach with scrambled eggs ..


Follow this wellness guide to say 'No' to smoking, drinking

Most lifestyle advice tells you to give that glass of wine or cigarette a miss. Serving as a reminder, a new book on healthy living ..

Iodised salt

Iodised salt could increase risk of high BP

While universal iodisation of salt helped control iodine deficiency disorders, it could be increasing the risk of high blood pressure ..


Spicy and sour fish curry with Kudam Puli

Fish is a delicacy for Malayalees and is a must on the dining table. A wide range of dishes can be prepared using fish. Here is how ..


Luqaimat - a sweet Arabian twist for tea time

Tea time is when we seek refreshment after lunch creates lethargy. Preparing tea and snacks for the afternoon will be enthusiastic ..


Assaulted Thodupuzha boy reported to be brain dead

Thodupuzha: The seven-year-old boy who was brutally assaulted by his mother’s lover here is reported to be brain dead, according ..

ambulance driver

Ambulance covers 650 km in 6 hrs to save 12-yr-old girl’s life

Gandhi Nagar (Kottayam): In an effort to save the life of a 12-year-old girl who was affected with a critical bone marrow disease, ..

bottled water

Price cut remains bottled as drinking water burns a hole in pocket

Kochi: When the state is struggling to cope with the rising mercury levels, promises made by the government and manufacturers association ..


Karunya health scheme: Renew health cards from April 1

Harippad: People can renew their health cards issued under Karunya health scheme from April 1. The first phase of the renewal will ..

Balakrishna Pillai

R Balakrishna Pillai collapses on stage during election campaign

Kadakkal (Kollam): Kerala Congress (B) state chairman R Balakrishna Pillai felt uneasiness during election campaign. He was admitted ..


2 sunstroke, 46 sunburn incidents; Kerala is sweating it out

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is sweating it out with the temperature continuing to soar. As many as 46 people suffered sunburn while ..


Keep your baby's skin soft and supple this summer

Summer is here, which means that your babys skin requires extra care and nourishment. As a new parent, it is natural to be confused ..


Give local twist to a European dish with chicken-potato doughnuts

Doughnut is a dish with European origins that is enjoyed as a snack in many countries around the world. Here is how to make a variety ..


Four more suffer sun-burn in Kottayam

Kottayam: With temperatures continuing to rise, four persons suffered sun-burn at Udayanapuram, Pattithanam, Kurumallur and Muttampalam ..

Official ban on parading of Thechikottukavu Ramachandran

Thrissur: Kerala’s tallest tusker Thechikottukavu Ramachandran will not be taken for parading at functions. The Chief Wildlife ..

Sun Stroke

Woman suffers sunburn while washing clothes in Kollam

Kollam: A woman suffered sunburn while washing clothes outside her house near here on Monday. The woman was identified as Sheeja ..

bindi rice

Add variety to your lunch with Bhindi rice

We all love trying new varieties when it comes to food. Known as Bhindi for the Hindi speakers, Okra or Ladies Finger is the perfect ..

iced tea

Cool down blazing summer evenings with iced tea

We all love our evening tea. However, with the temperature soaring higher than ever, hot tea is out of favour. But wait, here is iced ..


Two suspected sunstroke deaths in Kerala

Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram: With the mercury levels rising in the state, two persons reportedly died of sunstroke. The victims were ..


Cough corners to come up in all hospitals in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: In order to accommodate patients suffering from pulmonary diseases and airborne diseases, cough corners will be ..


Samples of mosquitoes, dead crows sent to NIV Alappuzha to find West Nile Virus's source

New Delhi: Samples of mosquitoes and dead crows have been sent to the National Institute of Virology, Alappuzha to find the source ..

butter chicken

Make butter chicken better than restaurants

Butter chicken or chicken butter masala is one of the most popular chicken dishes out there. You don’t have to search for a good ..


How to take care of skin and hair post Holi

New Delhi: Holi colours can damage your skin and leave your hair lifeless for days. Use a good moisturizing face wash on your face ..


Woman delivers in ambulance; husband comes to rescue

Manarcaud (Kottayam): A woman delivered a baby in the ambulance on the way to hospital. Her husband immediately held the baby to save ..

chicken kurumulagittah

Pepper chicken is spicy and tasty at the same time

Chicken is the most consumed form of poultry in the world. Pepper chicken is spicy and tasty at the same time. Here is how to make ..

madakki pathiri

Madakki Pathiri is folded with love

We all want something different for evening snacks. Madakki Pathiri is a tea time snack that is very easy to prepare. Madakki means ..


7-yr-old affected with West Nile fever dies in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: The seven-year-old boy who was affected with West Nile fever died this morning. Malappuram Vengara AR Nagar native Muhammed ..


‘People call me monster; can you give me a job to survive?’ asks Preethi

Chelakkara: “I’m ready to do any job, be it housemaid job or cleaning bathrooms. I badly need a job to take care of my ..


Have a blast in the evening with veg-egg bombs

Who would not want to have some variety in evening snacks. Full of vegetables and eggs, here is a recipe that will be tasty and healthy ..


Malayali researcher Anu shows way for low cost anti-bacterial medicine

Thrissur: A female researcher from here has developed the basic technology to produce medicine to treat bacterial infections in an ..


7-year-old boy detected with West Nile virus in Malappuram

Malappuram: A seven-year-old boy from the district has been detected with West Nile virus (WNV), a mosquito-borne disease which has ..


Poet Akkitham’s wife Sreedevi Antharjanam passes away

Edappal: Noted poet Akkitham Achuthan Nampoothiri’s wife Sreedevi Antharjanam (86) passed away on Wednesday at about 5.30 in ..


Beat the summer heat with watermelon shake

It is important to consume fruit juices in the summer to stay hydrated and avoid loss of fluids caused by the blazing sun. Watermelon ..


Do you eat food to be healthy or to get sick?

When cooking chicken, or meat, for one’s family, most people are very careful to wash and cook the flesh properly. Unfortunately, ..


Underwent heart transplant twice; Gireesh celebrates 5th b’day of his third heart with Jayasurya

Kochi: In a rarest of rare experience, Gireesh is celebrating the 5th birthday of his third heart. A native of Palakkad and an IT expert ..

Kochi airport

Hashish worth Rs 15 crore seized from Maldivian at Kochi airport

Kochi: Around 3 kg hashish worth over Rs 15 crore was seized from a Maldivian national at the Cochin International Airport Limited ..


Karunya health insurance scheme: All family members to get coverage

Haripad: The state government will implement the revised comprehensive health insurance programme as Karunya Health Insurance Scheme ..


Working 9 hours a day can raise depression risk in women

London: Working for nine plus hours a day could put women at higher risk of depression, but not men, finds a study. Women who worked ..