Biju E Paul

All eyes on Alappuzha’s mineral-rich coast

The 40-km-long coast from Thottappally to Arattupuzha has rich deposits of mineral sand.

20 Jan 2019

Kerala government provides 1,000 satellite phones to aid fishermen in tough times

The India government permits the use of satellite phone only with special government order; permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs is mandatory.

19 Jan 2019

Kerala panchayat tries to retain pond built by Kayal Raja to help villagers

Panchayat authorities in the region are reclaiming pond built by Murukkumoottil Thomman Joseph, known as Kayal Raja, who in 1930 decided to make a pond using locally available materials.

02 Jan 2019

Country’s first honeybee flora park to come up at Mavelikkara

Agriculture Minister V S Sunilkumar will inaugurate the honey bee flora park on December 20.

19 Dec 2018

Large number of entries delays drama competition

Initially, 14 teams entered the state competition which began by 9.30 am on Sunday. However, the number reached 36 through appeals and delayed the entire schedule of the event.

10 Dec 2018

Student's fighting spirit fetches ‘A’ grade for Paruthipally school

Ajin Kuttichal, the trainer of the kolkali team, said, Badhusha was undergoing treatment from fever for the past few days. The team followed the ‘Vadakkan Vaimalakuthu’ style of kolkali.  

09 Dec 2018

Ottanthullal is a family affair for Nadhu Krishna 

It wouldn’t be wrong to say ottanthullal is a family affair for 13-year-old Nadhu Krishna of  SNDP Higher Secondary School, Udayamperoor, Ernakulam.

09 Dec 2018

Tribal tunes of Kerala's Noolpuzha entice folk music lovers

According to Prajod Irulam, the teacher of the school and a member of the community, the team members are from the community and marginalised sections of society.  

08 Dec 2018

Youth fest to be a low-key affair

In the backdrop of the floods which lashed the state in August, the organisers of the 59th State School Art Festival have decided to keep the fest a low-key affair.

07 Dec 2018

Students, get ready to show your talents

The stage is set for the 59th Kerala State School Arts Festival in Alappuzha, the ‘Venice of the East’. 

06 Dec 2018

Menu ready to serve over 10,000 participants

The food for the fest will be prepared in the kitchen to set up at the EMS stadium at a 10,000 sq ft-pandal.

03 Dec 2018

Alappuzha ready to host Asia's largest youth festival, final review meeting on Sunday

Public Works Minister G Sudhakaran will preside over the meeting.

02 Dec 2018

In the making! NORKA’s legal aid to Malayali expats in foreign jails

They should have work experience of at least two years in the country to which they have migrated. 

25 Nov 2018

'Rebuild Kerala' fund release begins

The state government has begun the distribution of funds under ‘Rebuild Kerala’ to construct the houses destroyed in the flood.

15 Nov 2018

Payippadan lifts 66th Nehru Trophy Boat Race in thrilling finale

While Payippadan crossed the line with 4.28.96 minutes, Mahadevikad finished second in their debut with 4.39.14 minutes.

11 Nov 2018