Gopika Varrier

By leaving out Mannam, Kerala Ormasoochika 2019 makes news for all the wrong reasons

The official statement went on to say the cultural institution under the state shouldn’t have insulted him. 

08 Feb 2019

Special offering in sealed tins introduced at Guruvayur temple

It has been a complaint from the part of devotees, especially from other states, that the prasadam from the Guruvayur temple would spoil by the time they reached back home.

28 Jan 2019

Orthodox-Jacobite dispute: Mannamangalam church sealed on Thrissur Collector’s orders

Collector TV Anupama called for a discussion with the religious leaders of both the groups and instructed them to evacuate from the church’s surroundings.

19 Jan 2019

Joyful6 are Stars of the World again

Carol of Bells, the first venture of Joyful6 — a group of six siblings — released this time last year had become viral and reached close to a million views.

24 Dec 2018

Kerala: Father tries to kill baby daughter for 'bringing ill luck' to family

Sarangi, who is currently undergoing treatment at the Medical College here for a crack to the skull, has crossed the critical stage, said doctors.

27 Nov 2018

Kerala: Organic-labelled vegetables found to have toxin traces

Insecticides like lamdacyhyalothrin, quinalphos, ethion, profenophos,  ethion, bifenthrin and fenopropathrin detected in these items belong to the toxic Yellow label category. 

18 Nov 2018

Meet Ramankutty, the 'best postman' in Kerala

Ramankutty, who walks over 5 km everyday on the job, says he delivers the letter on the same day after receiving them following due procedures

13 Nov 2018

Scores denied welfare pension due to anomalies in system

The last time she received the quarterly pension was during Easter.

24 Sep 2018

Hanan suspects foul play behind accident

Amid all the pain, Hanan is happy that her father has returned to her.

09 Sep 2018

Hanan alleges foul play behind accident that injured her spinal cord

Hanan suffered injuries on the spinal cord and underwent a surgery at Medical Trust Hospital, Ernakulam. She suspects the statements of the car driver, whom she has never met before, were false.

08 Sep 2018

Deluge lays bare need for active State Disaster Response Force team

 As the state government embarks on a Herculean task of rebuilding Kerala after the deluge, the concept of a State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) deserves fair attention.

04 Sep 2018

Sculptor pays homage to flood rescue heroes

As the state slowly comes to terms with the devastation left behind by the deluge, a sculptor is trying to make sure that the selfless act of rescue personnel are not forgotten.

27 Aug 2018

Devotees select numeral ‘8’ to make offering at Guruvayur temple

According to astrology, eight is the numeral connected with Saturn and it may have prompted the sangham to choose the time and the setting for making the offering.

08 Aug 2018

NDA’s door is open to all communities: Sreedharan Pillai

Minutes after being named the new BJP state president, P S Sreedharan Pillai outlined the road map for the party in Kerala, including bringing in more like-minded ones to the NDA’s fold.

31 Jul 2018

Guru Purnima celebrations at Kerala school triggers uproar over religious inclusion

In a photograph that went viral on social media,  Muslim girls are seen paying respect to their teacher by offering flowers at his feet and touching the feet.

29 Jul 2018

National Handball player Lyju Tomy suffers from kidney disorder, seeks financial help

Lyju took part in National School games in 2004 as 10th standard student of Sringapuram Government Boys’ High School in Kodungallur.

06 Jul 2018

Green activists raise red flags over plan to set up seven waste-to-energy plants in Kerala

As local bodies run out of options on how to manage municipal solid waste, the state government has proposed the establishment of seven waste-to-energy plants.

01 Jul 2018

PWD Minister wants free passes to stay

PWD Minister G Sudhakaran has opposed the Paliyekkara toll collection company’s decision to stop issuing free passes to local residents, citing the toll collection has been made digital. 

24 Jun 2018

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu urges people to uphold Indian culture 

Naidu was here to inaugurate the revival performance of Ashtapadiyattam organised by the Sree Guruvayurappan Dharma Kala Samuchayam Trust at Poonthanam Auditorium in Guruvayur on Monday.

22 May 2018

‘Neermathalam property’ lands in controversy

'Neermathalam Pootha Kalam' was a popular novel by legendary writer Kamala Das, in which she writes about her childhood days in Kolkata and her vacation visits to Nalappat in Kerala.

20 May 2018

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