Chandrika feeding hornbill

When Chandrika calls....parrots, hornbill, sparrows come for food

Thrissur: When Olari native Chandrika starts calling, quite a number of parrots, ..

Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs to 25 with 830 confirmed cases
Kerala witnesses rising coconut prices; Rs 38 for a kilo
76-yr-old Sukumari gets title deed after 19 yrs of long struggle

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 ..

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TikTok star Anu Surendran succumbs to cancer

Harippad: Anu Surendran aka Sudhi was a star on TikTok when she was battling with cancer. She always wanted to make people around her ..


Beautiful bride in wedding dress travels by Intercity Express from Kannur along with 60 others

Shoranur: A newly wed couple Shibu and Aishwarya have shown to the world that public transportation can be used even for wedding journeys ..

Prem Krishnan

Sub collector requests help on Facebook; students get financial aid

Munnar: Devikulam sub collector S Prem Krishnan turned a social media star overnight with his noble gesture. In December last week, ..


6000 dancers perform Mohiniyattam for Guinness record in Thrissur

Thrissur: A mega Mohiniyattam performance by about 6000 dancers at Thekkinkadu Maidan here is going to be featured in the Guinness ..


World’s shortest man Thapa Magar dies of pneumonia in Nepal at 27

The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family ..


Mariyamma challenges destiny with biriyani sale

Cherthala: “I cannot walk. But biriyani prepared by me is really tasty. If it is not delicious, I won’t be here tomorrow ..


Bag with 30 sovereigns of gold found on track during inspection in Kottayam

Kottayam: A bag containing 30 sovereigns of gold, which went missing during a train journey in Kottayam, was located on the tracks ..


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 ..

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Public well turns into 'lotus' after renovation in Palakkad

Palakkad: The public well in Karukodi started grabbing attention after it was renovated. Now the ordinary circle shaped sidewall of ..


A jackfruit for Rs 1010! Local market witnesses unbelievable sale

Koorali (Idukki): When the bidders were all excited to win the auction, a jackfruit was offered Rs 1010. The ‘expensive’ ..

Tea seller

Man sells tea for half price for a half a century in Thrissur

Pullur (Thrissur): Pollakkada native Andi has been selling tea for half the market price for over 50 years. Even after his hotel was ..

President Ram Nath Kovind

President avoids high security to help wedding party in Kochi

Kochi: President Ram Nath Kovind helped a wedding party who were about to move out of the venue in the last minute. The president avoided ..

Renovated children's ward at Puthukkad hospital

Mickey Mouse, Dora, Ben 10 adorn walls of children’s ward in Puthukkad hospital

Puthukkad (Thrissur): People who visit the children’s ward of Taluk Hospital will be surprised to see colourful walls instead ..

1968 students plant 1968 plants

1968 students from Thrissur plant 1968 plants together to obtain Guinness record

Thrissur: A total of 1968 students of Devamatha CMI Public School here together planted 1968 plants at a time to obtain a Guinness ..


`They' voted Word of the Decade

The neutral pronoun "they" has been voted word of the decade by US language experts, beating out other contenders that included ..


Anti-socials destruct water tap, Adivasis consume muddy water in Panamaram

Panamaram: Water scarcity became a major problem for Adivasis at the Ambedkar tribal colony in Kollivayal here. The tribal people complained ..


Bring old bedsheets and get cloth bags stitched for free; Club FM’s 'Sanchiviplavam’ from Jan 5

As we are getting prepared for a plastic-free Kerala, let us begin the change from the bedsheet available at our own household. Club ..

Ambalappuzha Palpayasam

No plastic from New Year; Ambalappuzha Palpayasam to be served in paper containers

Alappuzha: In a bid to avoid use of plastic, Ambalappuzha Palpayasam (milk dessert offered in temple) will be distributed in eco-friendly ..

Anonymous Call

Fake cops ask for half-naked photos of women over phone; new fraud comes to light

Kochi: A new fraudulent activity was noticed in which young women are trapped via phone calls pretending to be cyber cell officers ..

Kesavan Nair

Grandpa turns 119 in 2020; surprise tooth emerges on empty gum

Kollam: According to Aadhaar documents, Pattazhi native Kesavan Nair turned 119 on January 1, 2020. His date of birth is recorded ..

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At 43 teacher takes cycle ride to school

Kottakkal: Haseena, a school teacher at Govt. Rajas Higher Secondary School has turned an epitome for all to choose bicycle ride for ..


17% of babies to be born globally on January 1, 2020 will be Indian

New Delhi: An estimated 67,385 babies will be born in India, in 2020 on New Year's Day, UNICEF said on Wednesday. Indian babies ..

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Tusker guards sleeping mahout, then falls asleep: Pictures go viral

Pathanamthitta: The bond between an elephant and its mahout is beyond definitions. Keralites are familiar with the sights of mahouts ..


Plastic ban to digital current bill; 2020 to be year of reforms

The new year 2020 is going to bring out many changes in Kerala. Take a look at the major reforms that will be implemented from January ..

sarojini Amma

Mustering goes in vain due to failure in biometric authentication system; pensioners in trouble

Idukki: Large number of senior citizens landed in trouble as mustering process to access their pension was interrupted due to failure ..


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 ..


3 flights diverted due to fog at Delhi airport

New Delhi: Three flights were diverted from Delhi airport on Monday morning due to heavy fog, an official said. Flights are operating ..

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Giant ‘Chandelier Cake’ costs Rs 1.5 lakh, weighs 60 kg; it is truly edible

Thrissur: Soha Ali studied engineering but worked in baking arts field. So, she combined both skills while designing a surprise cake ..

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Box of cake found on premises of civil station confuses police, bomb squad, dog squad

Kozhikode: A cake can cause confusion at the time of Christmas, proved a funny incident that took place here the other day. The police ..

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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 ..

Old age home

Kerala's first wedding at old age home; Kochaniyan weds Lakshmi Ammal

Thrissur: Kochaniyan Menon (67) entered wedlock with Lakshmi Ammal (66) at Ramavarmapuram old age home here on Saturday. The couple ..


WAN-IFRA award for video series bagged the WAN-IFRA South Asian Digital Media award for 2019. The Fire and Flame series of mathrubhumi ..

IPhone returned to auto driver

Auto driver returns IPhone to foreign tourist in Kochi

Mattancherry (Kochi): An auto driver set a model for all by giving back an IPhone to its owner. Fort Kochi native Abdul Salam found ..

Murali Narayanan flutist

Keralite set to create new Guinness record by playing flute for 108 hours

Thrissur: When a flutist decided to shift his focus to spread the message of world peace and religious harmony during a marathon ..

Wooden Bike

Out of sheer love for Bullet bikes, man makes replica in teak wood

Nilambur (Malappuram): Hailing from the land of teak forests, a young man has made a wooden Bullet bike using teak. Karulayi Kalam ..

Ziva Dhoni

Ziva Dhoni sings Malayalam song again; watch ‘Kandu Njan Kannane’

After a short break, Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s cute daughter Ziva Singh Dhoni, has come up again with a Malayalam ..


Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations with midnight Mass

Rome: Pope Francis ushered in Christmas celebrations for the world's 1.3 billion Catholics on Tuesday, saying the celebration of ..

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It's Christmas Again - Spreading Unique Message

It's that time of year again - December has come with all the joys of Christmas! But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is ..

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Vedic conference in Kerala from January 2

Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent scholars from different parts of the country would participate in a four-day national Vedic conference ..

caa protest

Weddings too become protest centres for CAA, NRC

Kannur: The protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is gaining momentum across the country. From college campuses, the protest ..


French couple gets married in Kerala style

Aluva: A French couple who reached Aluva for their Ayurveda research got married on the banks of the Periyar river following Hindu ..

Kochaniyan and Lakshmi Ammal

On Dec 28, a grand wedding in Thrissur; Grandpa-Granny love story blooms at old age home

Weddings are always a celebration. But it is for the first time, Kerala is going to have a special wedding at an old age home. A grandpa ..


Govt grant of Rs 250 cr for flood loss to be distributed to 240 panchayats

Thiruvananthapuram: The allowance of Rs. 250 crores that was granted by the state government to local governing bodies that suffered ..