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These stuffed potato-bread balls will knock your stumps and bails off

If you are looking for something different to snack on, this stuffed potato-bread ..

Tips for monsoon skin care for babies
French Food
French cheese, pastry and wine delight at first ever French Food Market
Nipah affected student to be discharged on Tuesday

Why mosquitoes bite some people so much? Few facts!

The disconcerting list of illnesses spread by the flying disease-delivery vehicles known as mosquitoes is ever expanding. Along with ..

Seat Belt

Kerala police to enforce helmet, seat belts for rear seat passengers

Thiruvananthapuram: Following a Supreme Court order, DGP Loknath Behera has directed Kerala police officials to ensure that pillion ..

108 ambulance

108 ambulance to start state-wide service by Aug; delay to invite penalty

Alappuzha: The state government is going to entrust the 108 ambulance service to private sector after putting forward strict conditions ..


Fever gripping Kuravilangad region

Kuravilangad: Fever is gripping Kuravilangad region with several people being admitted to the Kuravilangad and Koodallur hospitals ..


Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal, serving life term for murder, dies

Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal, convicted in a murder case, died at a private hospital here Thursday, sources said. Rajagopal, ..


Little doctors to take care of students' health in schools

Mallappally: Parents and students get a solace that a new force of little doctors will take care of student’s health issues in ..

medical insurance

Medical insurance scheme for state govt employees to start from Aug 1

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


Dietary supplements may do more harm than good

New Delhi: Researchers have found that intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, ..


16% decline in HIV cases since 2010: UNAIDS

Geneva: The UNAIDS in its latest report issued on Tuesday said that globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with ..

mint rice

This mint rice recipe will mesmerise you

Rice is a staple dish in India and there are several varieties worth trying. Mint rice is one such dish that is easy to prepare. Moreover, ..


AI can spot depression via sound of your voice

New Delhi: India - the sixth most depressed country in the world -- has an estimated 56 million people suffering from depression and ..


Enjoy munching mixture? make it right at home

Mixture is probably one of the most enjoyed snacks in our country across all age groups. It is such a wonderful snack item that goes ..


Chicken-pepper piralan will spice up your dining table

We all crave something spicy from time to time and chicken is one of the easiest dishes that can be turned spicy. Here is how to make ..

liquor protest

Drinkers association stage protest demanding cut in liquor price

Thiruvananthapuram: The secretariat witnessed a protest on Saturday the demands of which raised a fair number of eyebrows. Members ..


India's marine fish production down by 9 percent as sardine catch drops

Kochi: Consequent to a drop in the catch of oil sardine from Indian coasts by 54 per cent, India's marine fish production in 2018 ..


Did you know that shallots and cashew nuts can make a tasty curry?

We all crave variety when it comes to curries. Shallots and cashew nuts can make a tasty curry with the help of a few tomatoes and ..

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3 patients on single bed; Palakkad district hospital lacks facilities

Palakkad: Due to the lack of facilities, the district hospital seems congested with patients. Every bed is occupied by 2-3 patients ..

kids in hospital

Feeling safe most important for hospitalised kids

Sydney: A feeling of safety and good night's sleep are the things that matter the most to sick kids in hospital. Published in ..

street foods

Eateries on NH breaking laws to serve unhygienic food at Haripad

Haripad: The number of roadside eateries on the national highway serving food under unhygienic conditions is on the rise. Despite complaints, ..

single child

Pros and cons of growing up as an only child

Single children often face a pre- conceived reputation in the society. Spoiled, selfish anti-social and anti- sharing are just a few ..

New Medical Colleges

Fee for self-financing medical colleges to be Rs 5.85 lakh to Rs 7.19 lakh

Thiruvananthapuram: Fees for entrance to self-financing medical colleges in Kerala for this year has been decided. The fees will be ..

papaya pickle

Try this lip-smacking papaya pickle recipe

Pickles offer a great chance to experiment with varieties of ingredients. Here is an easy pickle recipe that uses the healthy papaya ..

Yam masala

Here is how to cook the classic Do-Piyazah Zameenqand

Yam is one of the much overlooked item readily available in our country that is tasty and healthy. Do-Piyazah Zameenqand is slow-cooked ..


Fire on Russian submersible vessel kills at least 14 sailors

MOSCOW — At least 14 Russian military personnel, including high-ranking officers, died from smoke inhalation after a fire broke ..


Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke

New York: Just like second-hand smoking, society needs to combat the second-hand effects of drinking as millions of people are suffering ..

plastic cover

Supplying hot food in plastic covers to invite action from food safety dept

Malappuram: The food safety department in the district has come up against supplying hot food items in plastic covers and plates. A ..


What is Kumbamkachi? Read to know about its roots

Today’s youth, at least some of them, are passionate about cooking and dreams to have a restaurant of their own. Similar is the ..


Third-hand smoke can damage one's respiratory system

Washington: The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists have found even third-hand smoke (THS) could do harm to ..

One Day for Children

Edgbaston turns blue as ICC delivers 'One Day for Children' campaign

Birmingham: Edgbaston turned blue on Sunday as the ICC Cricket for Good, in partnership with UNICEF, delivered the pinnacle event of ..

Attari border

Record 532 kg heroin smuggled from Pakistan through trade route seized at Attari

Amritsar: In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which ..

Ram Vilas Paswan

Centre gives 1-yr deadline to states for rolling out ‘one nation, one ration card'

New Delhi: The Centre has given states and Union Territories time till June 30, 2020 to roll out the 'one nation, one ration card' ..

lamb and vegetable soup

Enjoy mutton like a Mughal emperor with Aash-e-Nakhudi

Aash-e-Nakhudi is a thick sweetened lamb and vegetable soup that is a traditional dish prepared by the Mughals. Here is the recipe ..

Medical admissions

Kerala govt directs to start medical admissions based on temporary fees

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued a directive to start medical admissions based on temporary fees. The notification inviting ..

Illicit Liquor kozhikode

Furedan found in bodies of estate workers hospitalised after consuming liquor

Kozhikode: In the incident of an estate worker dying and two others being critically injured after consuming liquor in Kodenchery here, ..


Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut

San Francisco: Not just animal meat but plant-based foods are also serving as vehicles for transmitting antibiotic-resistant bacteria ..


1 dead, 2 critical after consuming spurious liquor in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: A 65-year-old man died after reportedly consuming spurious liquor at Palakkal in Kodenchery. Two others in serious condition ..


Kudumbashree initiates new app to check lifestyle diseases

Kochi: A new mobile application has been launched as part of the ‘Saantwanam’ project under Kudumbashree. The app helps ..

knee pain

Is uric acid a trouble maker in our body?

The human body functions constantly round the clock each day without fail. Even while we sleep or rest, the brain commands, the blood ..


Tata salt 'safe for consumption', says company

Mumbai: Tata Chemicals, which manufactures the Tata Salt brands, on Wednesday assured that its salt is "safe and harmless" ..


Fail-safe spicy-chicken recipe for novices in kitchen

For those who are new to cooking, making a proper dish will always be a challenge. Cooking will be easy if you are willing to try. ..


Nipah fear grips family after dead bat found on courtyard; Vet doctor ends fear

Palluruthy (Ernakulam): A bat that fell dead on the courtyard of a house troubled a family and neighbours for hours. The bat was spotted ..


Kerala tops Niti Aayog's second Health Index, UP worst performer

New Delhi: Kerala has occupied the top slot in terms of health performance among large states followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, ..

WHO advocates salt reduction to prevent heart disease

Top Indian salt brands contain deadly cyanide: US lab report

Mumbai: In a shocker, a US lab report reveals that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming ..

Kozhikode Medical College

Crisis ends; Drug distribution in Kozhikode medical college to resume

Kozhikode: The distribution of medicines at Kozhikode Medical College, which was in a crisis after the outstanding insurance amount ..

Brian Lara

West Indies legend Brian Lara hospitalised in Mumbai

Mumbai: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara was Tuesday admitted to a hospital here after complaining of discomfort but is doing ..


Man fined Rs 25,500 for dumping garbage at public spot

Thiruvananthapuram: A man was fined Rs 25,500 by the health inspector for dumping garbage at a public spot. Sunil Kumar, a native ..


Here's everything you need to know about babies and skin rashes

Skin care for babies is an essential step in their overall health routine. Babies have delicate skin which is more prone to skin concerns ..

rose kulfi

Satisfy your craving for kulfi this rain season

Kulfi is a favourite among food lovers. Even with the rain, that craving for kulfi will have to be satisfied. Check out the easy recipe ..

mother child

Motherhood reduces breast size dissatisfaction

London: Motherhood teaches women to become comfortable with their bodies as they learn to focus on breast functionality as opposed ..


Frequent vacations good for your heart

New York: Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk ..


Fruit bats are main reservoir for Nipah virus: Union Health Minister

New Delhi: Only one case of Nipah virus has been reported so far this year from Ernakulum district of Kerala and the patient has been ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Some people are spreading misconceptions about Yoga: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that some people are spreading misconceptions about Yoga depicting it as a ..

PM Narendra Modi

Time to take Yoga to villages: PM on 5th International Yoga Day

Ranchi (Jharkhand): On the fifth edition of International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a grand event at Prabhat Tara ..


World Yoga Day: Yoga can help cope with mental illness

Lucknow: Mental illness in city dwellers which has emerged as a major problem can be treated to an extent through yoga, say experts ..

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Full Jar Soda out, Karakki Chaya in; Watch video

After Full Jar Soda took Kerala by storm few months ago, another drink is trying to take over the reins as the most popular drink. ..

millipede in Parippuvada

Millipede in ‘Parippuvada’; 5 coffee booths on Guruvayur temple premises evacuated

Guruvayur: After a millipede (Theratta in malayalam) was found inside a Parippuvada (a vegetarian snack), Guruvayur Devaswom cancelled ..


Braces won't guarantee happiness, self-confidence

Sydney: Braces can help you get straight teeth but it may not always bring happiness and self-confidence, a study suggests. Published ..


'Virtual biopsy' device to help detect skin tumours

New York: Researchers have developed a "virtual biopsy" device that can distinguish between healthy skin and different types ..


Govt, private doctors in Kerala taking part in nation-wide strike

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the nation-wide strike declared by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the doctors in Kerala also ..

kappa vada

Tapioca Vada is a superb tea time snack

Tapioca is popular as the peasant’s dish. It is a great root vegetable to have along with fish, beef or pork. Tapioca chips ..

doctors protest

IMA to go ahead with June 17 nationwide strike in support of protesting Bengal doctors

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday said it will go ahead with its strike on June 17 with withdrawal of non-essential ..


26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G biscuit factory in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from a biscuit manufacturing unit of popular brand Parle-G, who were ..


Make tomato ketchup right at home

Tomato ketchup is must for a wide variety of dishes, particularly snacks. It is a must have for making Chinese dishes as well. Most ..

Nibiya organ donation

Giving new life to five persons, bride-to-be Nibiya takes last breath

Kochi/Kottayam: Leaving behind her wedding dreams, Nibiya bid farewell to the world after donating her organs to others. Nibiya Mary ..

CI Nwas

Disappearance of Kochi CI Navas: DCP questions ACP

Kochi: DCP Poonguzhali questioned Kochi ACP Suresh Kumar in connection with the disappearance of V.S. Navas, Kochi Central CI. Navas’ ..

K K Shailaja

Online financial fraud over medical help: Shailaja seeks action, sends letter to CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Following reports that a group that swindles cash received by seeking financial help for medical treatment online ..


Jackfruit leaves stir fry offers great taste with tons of goodness

Jackfruit leaves stir fry is a major leafy vegetable dish recommended by the K R Narayanan Biotechnology Institute at Uzhavoor in Kottayam ..

world blood donation day

World Blood Donor Day: Thrissur native wins award for donating maximum units as blind man

Thrissur: Unnikkannan is partially disabled with 85 percent eye sight. But before losing his eyesight, he had seen the real world and ..


Facebook launches blood donations centre for 217 mn Indian users

New Delhi: To encourage its 217 million users in India donate blood for the needy, Facebook on Thursday launched a new blood donations ..

father child

This is how a father should spend time with kids

New York: Researchers have found that fathers who spend lots of time helping out with childcare-related tasks on holidays develop stronger ..


Tomorrow is Blood Donor Day: Kottayam district comes first

Kottayam: Kottayam district has achieved a rare distinction in the state for collecting maximum units of blood through voluntary donation ..


Mango will be dearer this season due to decline in production

Lucknow: ‘Aam’ is going to be rather ‘khaas’ this year, especially for the ‘aam aadmi’. Mango production ..


Meat of end-of-lay-hens priced like broilers

Kalpetta: Complaints have arisen that some meat stalls in the state sell the meat of end-of-lay-hens which is called spent hens faking ..

mosquito trap

New organic mosquito trap introduced; Traps upto 200 mosquitoes

Thiruvananthapuram: As the monsoon has arrived with an array of epidemics to scare the public, Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Community ..


Student infected with Nipah virus from guava fruit, report experts

Kochi: In the second of wave of Nipah outbreak in Kerala, the central team of experts assume that the college student got Nipah infection ..


Nipah: Condition of patient improves, no fever

Kochi: Health officials announced that the Nipah patient who was under treatment at the Kalamassery Medical College has no fever for ..

fuljar soda

Beware; Your full jar soda may not be as good as it seems

Kalpetta: The food safety department has started inspections after several complaints were received regarding full jar soda, the drink ..


Too much cholesterol can damage your arteries, ups the risk of heart disease

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance in the body. It is produced by your body (75% by your liver). The rest comes from the food you ..

Chicken pox

Chickenpox claims 11 lives, affects 16,673 within six months in Kerala

Palakkad: The number of chickenpox cases are increasing day-by-day in the state. The contagious disease has been confirmed in 16,673 ..

junk food

Junk food consumption ups allergy risk in kids

London: Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats may be responsible for ..

Girish Karnad

Noted writer and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad dies

Renowned playwright, actor and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad, who left his indelible mark in the world of literature, theatre and ..

vegetable market

This Lucknow vegetable market bats for Sanskrit

Lucknow: A vegetable market is the last place you would think of going to learn or even read Sanskrit but then the Nishatganj vegetable ..

Kozhikode stray dogs attack

4 women among 5 injured in stray dog attack in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: Five people including four women sustained injuries in stray dog attack near KSEB sub-station at Chevayur on Saturday noon ..


Nipah: Condition of patient improves, 4 under observation discharged

Kochi: Health Minister K K Shailaja said that the four people who were under observation at an isolation ward with Nipah symptoms were ..


Tips to stay away from monsoon-related illnesses

The first showers of the monsoon, no doubt, is welcomed with a refreshing feeling of respite from the scorching sun. But it also brings ..


Nipah patient’s samples will be tested again: K K Shailaja

Kochi: Health Minister K K Shailaja said that there was no need for concern over the second Nipah outbreak in Kerala. She added that ..

protein powder

Dietary supplements could harm your health

New York: Researchers have found that consumption of dietary supplements for weight loss, muscle building and energy leads to death, ..


Check out the traditionally spicy Chicken Pepper Piralan

There are several spicy chicken dishes made in the traditional Kerala style. Chicken Pepper Piralan is one such dish that is easy to ..


Last year's Nipah heroes await government jobs

Kozhikode: The second Nipah outbreak in Kerla has been contained to just one person, but around 47 people, who risked their lives and ..


After 40 years Surendran returns to Kerala but no one to take care

Kochi: Its been 40 years since Surendran Aachari left India. Now he is back bedridden after a pelvic bone surgery. With relatives not ..


Nipah: Sample of 7th person suspected to be infected tests negative

Kochi: Concerns related to the spread of Nipah in Kerala were allayed further, with Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja on Friday saying ..


Nipah: Health department to remain alert as concerns move away

Kochi: Kerala is beginning to breathe a sigh of relief following the second Nipah virus attack. The test results of the seven patients ..

kottayam medical collage

Denial of treatment: KMCH Superintendent’s report gives clean chit to doctors

Kottayam: Following the incident were a 62-year-old man died after being denied treatment at three hospitals, the Kottayam Medical ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan for research on Nipah outbreak

Kochi: Even after six patients suffering from fever tested negative for Nipah virus in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday ..