Sovi Vidyadharan

Irate private school managers gang up against CBSE regional officer

Kumar ruffled a few feathers when he took action against a prominent school in the capital for conducting entrance coaching classes outside the school premises but promoting it on its official website

06 Oct 2018

Teachers cry foul over ‘night duty’, SSA blames it on ‘adjustment’ pangs

You may have heard about night duty for emergency staff such as healthcare workers and police personnel.

27 Sep 2018

Deluge hampers organic revolution

Stanley Augustine from Poothadi panchayat in Wayanad was shattered after his paddy crop, cultivated in a purely organic manner, was destroyed in the recent rain and floods.

26 Sep 2018

No guideline to maintain private school fee structure

CBSE school management representatives played down fleecing instances as ‘isolated cases’.

23 Sep 2018

Paying school fees through the nose? More trouble is in store

No use protesting as schools have all the right to do so if recent judicial pronouncements are anything to go by.

22 Sep 2018

CBSE to act tough on schools fleecing students

CBSE’s regional office in the state has launched a crackdown on schools engaged in such malpractices, violating affiliation by-laws.

14 Sep 2018

Receding water levels baffle Wayanad residents

According to Dinesan V P, senior principal scientist and Geomatics Division head, CWRDM, a number of factors are responsible for the sudden dip in the water level.

09 Sep 2018

Mixed reactions to government decision to do away with school arts fest

Meanwhile, noted Mohiniyattam exponent Neena Prasad, who has molded dozens of young talents, has welcomed the move.

05 Sep 2018

It rained heavily in the woods and not even the Meteorological Department had an inkling!

The scientist cited the example of Goa where the state’s Forest Department has actively tied up with the Met Department to set up and maintain weather stations in forests.

31 Aug 2018

In real life, Manju Warrier to play literacy instructor’s role

For the literacy mission, there is no person who fits the bill of a goodwill ambassador better than Manju.

27 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Unscientific land use increased landslide intensity, says study

The water that seeped in through the soil remained stagnant in hard surfaces - the resulting pressure caused landslides.

23 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Clean-up drive in Wayanad on August 30

The focus will be on removing waste from houses and public places.

23 Aug 2018

BJP and BDJS to patch up ahead of Lok Sabha polls

It seems the ice has begun to melt between NDA allies - BJP and the BDJS (Bharat Dharma Jana Sena).

02 Aug 2018

Kerala: New CBSE schools set to become law unto themselves?

Though the state government has taken a decision not to issue no objection certificates (NOC) to new schools, it would be forced to reconsider the policy if the recent developments are anything.

22 Jul 2018

Height hunt: Girls' dreams come crashing down as SAI overlooks them post selection

Most of the children were heartbroken as they had high hopes of receiving top-class training and going on to represent the country, said the parent.

15 Jul 2018