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How demonetisation devoured this Kozhikode biryani startup venture

When PM Narendra Modi made the announcement on November 8, the duo was in talks with a bakery at Eranhipalam here, to scale up the company's operations.

12 Sep 2018

Great deluge in Kerala inflicts Rs 175-crore loss on aquaculture sector

Alappuzha and Kottayam districts follow with losses of Rs  22.67 crore and Rs 16 crore.

11 Sep 2018

Kerala floods: After the deluge, e-waste threat looms large in state

A massive quantity of electronic waste is being generated as equipment such as TVs and computers have been damaged in the flood

24 Aug 2018

Rising power bills: ‘Smart’ schools grow smarter; to tap solar energy in Kerala

The rising electricity costs resulting from classrooms turning smart and digital in the state is driving school authorities towards another smart move - harnessing solar energy. 

16 Jul 2018

Teaching them young

The authorities of Providence Girl's Higher Secondary School, Kozhikode are teaching students to save water and electricity

04 Jul 2018

Health expert suggests revamp of fever diagnosis system

For the past two decades, various kinds of fever have been reported in the state.

11 Jun 2018

Kerala Health Department: These doctors were the first to figure out this infection was different

While the Health Department has earned platitudes for identifying Nipah virus as the reason for the fever deaths, credit goes to three doctors at Baby Memorial Hospital here for pointing out

25 May 2018

Nipah virus: Health Department, Cyberdome join hands to counter fake messages

In the wake of the spread of fake messages about the Nipah virus, the Health Department and Cyberdome have decided to jointly fight such false campaigns.

23 May 2018

Roller skating buffs in Kerala face a roller coaster ride

Amid calls from medical experts for encouraging physical activity among kids, the popular sport of roller skating has been plagued by the absence of scientifically constructed roller skating rinks.

23 Apr 2018

This ‘smart bag’ can keep track of your kids

AT a time when the safety of children is a major concern of parents, two students of Class X have developed a ‘smart bag’ to ensure their safety.

21 Apr 2018

Ethical hacker from Kerala in Oracle’s hall of fame

Rishi Mohandas, an independent security researcher hailing from Payyanur in Kannur has found a place in the ‘hall of fame 2018’ list of IT giant Oracle for reporting a bug in its website.

21 Apr 2018

A collection of historical moments frozen in time

G Ravishankar, a former sound engineer at AVM Productions, has a rare collection of former
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and actor MGR’s pictures which he plans to donate to MGR Memorial

18 Apr 2018

Summer vacation? It’s time to code apps and design robots

The camps provide awareness and hands-on training also in machine learning and mobile app development.

13 Apr 2018

Kerala initiative to train, help female masons hits the wall

Inexperience and lack of confidence coupled with dearth of sufficient work has affected Kudumbashree’s initiative to provide training in masonry to females and other workers in Kerala.

18 Feb 2018

Special Idea Day to give startups a fillip

 The Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is planning to organise a special Idea Day event to shortlist college students’ startups and business ideas for providing innovation funds which will scale u

15 Feb 2018