Steena Das

International film festival of Kerala in all its glory

A regular at this year’s IFFK would have noticed the new segment added to film festival’s bulletin, an illustration.

12 Dec 2019

Kochi man leaves his mark via leaf art

Kochi-based leaf artist Manu KM is getting popular for his distinctive style and use of leaves of wild jack wood, jack tree and banyan tree for his creations.

13 Nov 2019

From streets to stage

Swaradhar, a Mumabi-based NGO, is giving new life and purpose to street singers and performers 

12 Nov 2019

It’s raining suffering at Karimadom Colony

Barely three-kilometres from the heart of the capital city lies Karimadom Colony.

22 Oct 2019

Power loom takes over; weavers feel the pinch 

As the sounds of looms fade away from Shaliar Street at  Balaramapuram, the traditional handloom weavers say they are losing out to power loom. 

19 Sep 2019

Kochi boy becomes chess pro at the age of 11

Partheev Sunil, who didn’t even know what a chessboard was two years ago, won the under-14 National Chess Championship.

29 Aug 2019

Piles of condoms surface on Kakkode Road in Thiruvananthapuram, this is why

Piles of condoms surfaced after the road was dug to lay pipes, as the soil used to level the path was from HLL Lifecare Ltd.

27 Aug 2019