Win prize for safe driving without accidents, says MVD to KSRTC drivers

Kalpetta: With an intention to reduce the number of road accidents, Motor Vehicle ..

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Rahul picks holes in PM's 'Kerala dear to me' remark, accuses him of bias
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Rahul Gandhi accepts petitions in Wayanad, all set for roadshows
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Rahul Gandhi to visit Wayanad in first week of June

12 migrant workers in Wayanad under treatment with cholera symptoms

Kalpetta: As many as 12 migrant workers, including children, from Assam have been admitted to hospitals in Wayanad with symptoms of ..


Protein rich Chia now in Wayanad; Best for weight loss

Cheeral: Chia, known as the super food among protein rich food items, is now grown in Wayanad. It was Sunil, from Nenmeni panchayath ..


A polling station deep inside forest in Wayanad records 100 percent polling

Kalpetta: Kurichyad polling booth, a forest village, numbered 82nd under the Wayanad constituency created a record when all voters ..

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Rahul savours traditional Kerala sadya in Wayanad

Sultan Bathery: Congress president Rahul Gandhi who arrived in his constituency on Wednesday for campaigning had Kerala sadya served ..

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Modi in Kerala on April 12, 18; BJP state leaders demand Wayanad visit

Thiruvananthapuram: National leaders of BJP including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Kerala to campaign for the Lok Sabha ..

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Rahul to face 2 namesakes and another Gandhi in Wayanad

Kalpetta: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will face two namesakes and another with the surname Gandhi in Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency ..


Overwhelmed by love and affection of people of Wayanad: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday thanked the people of Wayanad for their support after he filed his nomination ..

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Will teach Rahul how to fight polls on ground in Wayanad: Left parties

Wayanad: Not impressed by Rahul Gandhi's decision to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad in Kerala, Left parties Wednesday ..


Congress slams Modi over communal remarks against Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: The Congress has strongly criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his communal remarks against Rahul Gandhi. AICC ..


Rahul to reach Kerala on Wednesday, file nomination on Thursday

Kozhikode: Congress national president Rahul Gandhi will reach here on Wednesday to submit his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha ..

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Rahul a 'tiger' that ran away from RSS in north India: G Sudhakaran

Thiruvananthapuram: Following V S Achuthanandan’s Amul baby barb against Rahul Gandhi, minister G Sudhakaran has said that the ..


How will Rahul contesting from Cong strong seat send wrong message: Oommen Chandy

Kochi: AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy wondered how will Congress chief Rahul Gandhi contesting from the party’s strong ..


Rahul senses loss in Amethi, so shifting seat to Kerala: UP Minister

Lucknow: Stepping up attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his decision to contest from Amethi and Wayanad in Kerala, Mohsin ..

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BJP will fight with tooth and nails if Rahul contests from Wayanad: Sreedharan Pillai

Kochi: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai said that if Rahul Gandhi decides to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad, the ..

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Kerala enters Ranji Trophy semi-final for first time; beats Gujarat by 113 runs

Krishnagiri (Wayanad): Kerala has created history and entered the semi final of the Ranji trophy for the first time. Kerala bowled ..

Mananthavadi 30 kilogram ganja seized from car

30 kg ganja seized from a parked car in Mananthavady

Mananthavady: Excise officials seized 30 kg smuggled ganja from a parked car at an isolated place in Manathavady. Drugs were smuggled ..

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Eight armed Maoists visit Periya, distribute leaflets

Thalappuzha (Wayanad): An eight-member team of armed maoists’ reached Periya, here on Wednesday evening. The gang, including ..


Maoists’ visit to Thalappuzha troubles police

Thalappuzha (Wayanad): Police were put in a tight situation after Maoists visited the natives at Thalappuzha in connection with the ..

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Rare migratory bird 'European Roller' spotted in Wayanad

Kalpetta: European roller, a rare migratory bird, has been spotted in Wayanad. The bird, locally known as ‘European Panankakka’ ..

Sentinel Rock Waterfall

December the right time to visit scenic Sentinel Rock Waterfalls

Soochipara: The Sentinel Rock waterfalls or better known as is one of the major tourist destinations of Wayanad. The scenic waterfalls ..


Social media death pages in Kerala: Two failed suicide attempts

Kalpetta: There are many young, active Instagram users in Kerala who follows the highly influential death pages on social media. Mathrubhumi ..

Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak ready to welcome visitors

The trekking to Chembra Peak, one of the major tourist attractions of Wayanad, has been open to tourists. The entry was restricted ..

Iruppu Falls

A relaxing yet cherishing trip to Iruppu Falls in Kudagu

Iruppu Falls are located at the Brahmagiri Range in the Kodagu district in Karnataka. It is situated near Nagarhole highway, 48 km ..


Landslide: Five houses under debris at Pozhuthana

Vythiri: In the recent landslide occurred at Pozhuthana in Wayanad district, five houses were buried under mud. The landslide struck ..


Family of 4 goes missing in Venniyode river

Wayanad: Four members of a family have gone missing at the Venniyode river in Wayanad. According to reports, the family belong to Chundale ..

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Two held for bid to smuggle sandalwood

Kalpetta: Forest officials nabbed two men on Friday for attempting to smuggle sandalwood. The two are natives of Karnataka. 25 kg ..


Rare pepper variety with high immunity, productivity found in Wayanad

Kalpetta: A rare variety of pepper, which was thought to have become extinct, was found from Manathavady. The pepper variety is known ..


Hen gives birth to chick without egg!

Kambalakkadu (Wayanad): In a bizarre incident, a hen has given birth to a chick without an egg at Kambalakkadu in Wayanad district ..


Wayanad rejoices over Gopi’s victory in Asian Marathon

Kalpetta: People of Wayanad feel proud of Gopi as he has become the first Indian man to win gold medal in the Asian Marathon Championship ..

Anu Sithara inaugurates women-friendly auto

Women-friendly auto rickshaws to start service in Wayanad

Kalpetta: The women-friendly auto rickshaw mission introduced by district police started service in Wayanad for the safety of women ..

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Nadavayal to welcome German students to learn culture of Wayanad

Kalpetta: A group of German students will arrive at Nadavayal on October 29 to learn the culture and history of Wayanad. The team consisting ..


At Rs 400 a kg, 'GIFT' is a true gift for fish farmers

Aquaculture is becoming one of the fastest growing employment sectors in Kerala. To start fish farming, all you need is a pond and ..


Chasing monsoon through highlands of Wayanad

It's raining over the hilltop of Wayanad. The incessant drizzle that dances down the lush green foliage, the frontal attack of ..


Into the jungles of Wayanad

It is quite certain that not even a single lion can be found in the forests in Kerala. But my journey through the forests of Wayanad ..


Car mows down wild boar in Wayanad

Kalpetta: A wild boar, which ran across the road, was fatally hit by a car on the Sultan Bathery-Kalpetta road on Wednesday. The incident ..


Love marriage: Couple alleges ostracisation in Wayanad

Mananthavady: A couple has alleged that they have been ostracised by the community members following their love marriage. Mananthavady ..

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Rudraksha tree bears fruit in Wayanad

Kattikulam: In a rare incident of its kind in the state, a rudraksha tree has borne fruits at a house here. This is the second time ..


When the tribes moved to apartments: the update

Kalpetta: Entering the third year is the flat life of relocated tribals at Onivayal in Wayanad but the updates are far from hearting ..

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Another pre-historic rock art site discovered in Wayanad

Sulthan Bathery: After the discovery of the rock engravings in the Edakkal caves by Fred Fawcett in 1894, one more Prehistoric rock ..


Ponkuzhy lake in Wayanad turns a sorrow site

Ponkuzhy: To those seeking the origins of the Ramayana, the Ponkuzhy lake where mythology says Goddess Sita wept after being abandoned ..


Lonely and ill, Raman and Gauri live a life of penury

Mananthavady: Octogenarian tribal couple struggle in penury and disease. Raman (83) and his wife Gauri (80) from Thacharakolly, Ambalamoola, ..


Tropical plants migrate to Wayanad - Signs of trouble?

Kalpetta: Studies spanning three decades have proven that the weather conditions in Wayanad has undergone drastic changes with tropical ..

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CPM Wayanad dist secretary C Bhaskaran passes away

Kozhikode: CPM Wayanad district secretary C Bhaskaran (66) died on Saturday morning. He had been undergoing medical treatment for liver ..


Two killed in car-bus collision in Mananthavady

Mananthavady (Wayanad): Two persons were killed and another injured as their car collided with a bus near Dwaraka in Mananthavady on ..


Journey along Palchuram hairpin roads a scary experience for passengers

Mananthavady: The Palchuram road that links Iritty in Kannur to Mananthavady presents a harrowing journey to any traveller. The narrow ..


Wayanad to have its own dedicated bird map

Kalpetta: Volunteers will soon build up a comprehensive bird map of the biodiversity rich Wayanad district. The bird mapping effort ..


No more 'Wayal Nadu': Paddy field filling continues unabated in district

Vellamunda: Anybody can fill the paddy fields in Wayanad; they only need to wait for the right time. The perfect time is when the ..

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Wayanad: The new aquaculture destination

Manathavady:­ Forget the days when farmers abandoned their paddy fields due to uneconomic production costs and animal raids, Wayanad ..


Heavy rains: Holiday declared for schools in Wayanad district

Kalpetta: The District Collector has declared holiday for the schools, including higher secondary schools, in Wayanad district on Wednesday ..

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Go Wayanad to celebrate the monsoon

Wayanad is beckoning monsoon revellers. ‘Splash’, an event organised by the Wayanad Tourism Organization (WTO), is inviting ..


Tribal woman delivers baby in autorickshaw in Wayanad

Sultan Bathery: A tribal woman gave birth to a baby boy in an autorickshaw at Meenangadi here. Bindu (29), wife of Soman of 4-cent ..


Crop loss worth Rs 90 lakh as rains hit Bathery

Sultan Bathery: The summer rains may have brought respite to the scorching heat, but to the farmers of Bathery taluk, they have triggered ..


Three of family dead, three others injured as car overturns

Wayanad: Three members of a family, including an infant were killed and as many others injured when their car overturned after hitting ..


Tiger spotted again at Wayanad; locals block traffic

Mananthavady: A tiger has again strayed into the human habitation in Wayanad and killed domestic animals. The irked local residents ..

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In last 3 years, 264 tribal infants die in Wayanad

Kalpetta: The situation of malnutrition at the tribal hamlets in Wayanad is alarming, according to the statistics. As per the data ..


At Thirunelly, Maoists call to boycott polls

Mananthavady: Maoists distributed pamphlets and pasted posters calling for poll boycott at Thirunelly in Wayanad. The seven-member ..


Chingam gives no hope for Wayanad farmers

Kalpetta: Chingam is here again, reminding us of the good old days of farming. Wayanad, however, no longer waits excitedly for Chingam ..



Wayanad District, in the north-east of Kerala , India , was formed on November 1 , 1980 as the 12th district, carved out of Kozhikode ..

Valliyoorkavu Temple

This Temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess, mainfest in three principal forms of Vana Durga, Bhadrakali and Jala Durga is an important ..

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Established in 1973, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is contiguous to the protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka ..

Seetha Lava-Kusha Temple

This is the only known temple dedicated to Lava and Kusha, the sons of Lord Rama. Local legends connect this region with many important ..


Lakkidi, the gateway to Wayanad, is situated 700 m above mean sea level, at the crest of the Thamarasseri Ghat pass. Lofty peaks, ..

Thirunelly temple

(32 km northeast of Mananthavady): Surrounded by Kambamala, Karimala and Varadiga, the Thirunelly temple is a marvel of temple architecture ..

Boys Town, Lakkidi.

Herbal garden, nature care centre, sericulture unit, perma-culture centre etc., established by the Wayanad Social Service Society and ..

Pallikkunnu Church

Dedicated to the Lourdes Matha, Pallikkunnu Church was established in 1905 at the initiative of a French Missionary Fr. Jeffrine ..

Aswini Ayurveda Pharmacy and Nursing Home

Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad, Phone : 621404. Dr. Surendra Mohan. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..

Haridra Ayurvedics

Chunkam, Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad, Phone : 620020. Dr. Bhavani. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..

Beena Nursing Home

Pulppally, Wayanad, Phone : 640584, 640483. Dr. K.S. Haridas, Dr. Kalpana Dath. Best Season: Emergency Details: ..

Banasura Project

Banasura Project

This picturesque project is the largest earthern dam in India and the second largest in Asia. It is located in the midst of lovely, ..

Pookkot Lake

Pookkot Lake

A natural fresh water lake of about eight hectares surrounded by evergreen forest and rolling hills of Sugandhagiri. It's not just ..


Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad

An ideal destination to watch herds of elephants, the sanctuary is contiguous with the protected area of the Nagarhole National Park ..

Chethalayam Waterfalls

Chethalayam Waterfalls

Chethalayam Waterfalls is located 12kms from Sultan Bathery. One has to trek around 4kms from Chethalayam for having a glimpse of this ..

Kanthanpara Waterfalls

Kanthanpara Waterfalls

This waterfall is about 30 m in height and gives a panoramic view. It is located 12 kms southeast of Kalpetta Best Season: ..


Sentinal Rock Water Fall

Sentinal Rock Water Fall is 22kms at Soochipara near Meppadi, south of Kalpetta. A three step water fall of more than 200m in height ..


Meenmutty Waterfalls

Meenmutty Waterfalls has a cascading waterfall in three tiers, from a height of 500 metres. It is located 12kms east of Meppadi ..


Ambalavayal Heritage Museum

This archaeological museum has one of Kerala's largest collections of the remnants of an era dating back to the 2nd Century. These ..

Soochipara Waterfalls

Soochipara Waterfalls

Soochipara Waterfalls is located 22 kms from Hotel Green Gates. One can reach the waterfalls only after a 2-km walk into the dense ..

Edakkal caves

Edakkal caves

What kind of people were our ancestors? What kind of lives did they lead? Often, the paths leading to the answers to these questions ..

Sulthan Bathery Jain Temple

Sulthan Bathery Jain Temple

This Temple is one of the most important amongst a series of ruins spread across the state of Kerala that testify to a period of a ..

Chembra peak

Chembra peak

Chembra peak, the highest hill in Wayanad at 2100m. above mean sea level, is near Meppady town, about 14 kms. west of Kalpetta, the ..

Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary

Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary in Karnataka state extends over an area of 643.39 sq km. The park houses diverse species of plant and animal life. ..



(17 km east of Mananthavady /45 km northwest of Sulthan Bathery): This 950 acre, uninhabited island on the eastward bound Kabani river ..

Thirunelli Mahavishnu Temple

Thirunelli Mahavishnu Temple

Thirunelli is a scenc spot 42 km from Mananthavadi in Waynad district. The panoramic view of the Brahmagiri hills adds to the enchanting ..

Thrissilery Shiva Temple

Thrissilery Shiva Temple

This stunning temple of rather perfect architectural proportions, is inextricably linked with the Vishnu temple at Thirunelly. It is ..

Pazhassi tomb

(32 km northeast of Kalpetta): The memorial of the 'Lion of Kerala' - Veera Pazhassi Raja - who organised the guerilla warfare against ..

Begur Wildlife Sanctuary

Begur Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad lies on an elevated picturesque mountainous plateau in the Western Ghats. Historians believe that organised human life existed ..



Pakshipathalam in the Brahmagiri hills at Thirunelli, is a challenging tourist spot. It is 7 kms. north-east of Thirunelly temple and ..

The Glass Temple

The Glass Temple, Kottamunda

Kottamunda is on the slope of Vellarimala,20 km from Kalpetta, the Headquarters of Wayanad district. The place acquires significance ..

Aswini Ayurvedic Centre

Aswini Ayurvedic Centre

Meppadi P.O., Wayanad, Phone : 682827. Dr. E. Bharathan. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..

Kozhikode Ayurveda Pharmacy

Kozhikode Ayurveda Pharmacy

Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad, Phone : 621987. Dr. B Sathayanandan Nair. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..