Amiya Meethal

When Afro-American scholar Runoko Rashidi was detained in Thiruvananthapuram in 1998

Rashidi led a 14-member foreign delegation comprising historians, scholars and artists to attend 'Afro-Asian cultural programme' organised by Kerala Dalit Panthers at University senate hall.

9 hours ago

Inspiring journey

Born with over 90% cerebral palsy, Amal Iqbal earns his own living at age of 16, aided by a father who lets him see the world, reports Amiya Meethal

01 Aug 2021

From construction worker to storekeeper, Kerala teacher lands 4th job in pandemic-hit year

After he took up construction work in June last year for a month, the work demand dried up. He returned to teaching, visiting each household to give home tuition.

28 Jul 2021

No more ‘housewife eloped’ in news reports, demand Kerala women’s rights groups

Women’s groups are up in arms against the normalisation of anti-women usages in news reports, with their intervention having already brought about some change in that regard.

23 Jul 2021

All that's Pegasus is not snoopy, Kozhikode identically named coaching center app sees download influx

The centre's app has been downloaded more than 1,000 times and umpteen enquiry calls made to the institution in the past few days.

22 Jul 2021

Teachers in Kerala join hands to light up student’s house, literally

They  say a good teacher lights the way for students, and it would seem the teachers at the UP School, Keezhal near Vadakara, live by this phrase — quite literally this time.

21 Jul 2021

Malayali poet turns to crowdfunding to pursue studies in UK university

So far, he has received only Rs 5,000 through that route.

20 Jul 2021

Wayanad tribal school elated, student gets 'A Plus' for first time at SSLC examination in 30-year history

Amalraj said he wanted to follow in the footsteps of Sreedhanya Suresh, the first tribal woman from the state who cracked the civil service examination.

18 Jul 2021

Forest officer gets jail for assaulting poacher who killed Nilgiri Langur

As per the complaint of Varghese’s son Sajo Varghese, Rajeev Kumar and others physically assaulted Varghese on the day his father was remanded in Kozhikode special sub-jail.

18 Jul 2021

Forced to surrender job, this mother of four fights a lonely survival battle

She said Abdulla is an affluent NRI businessman.

14 Jul 2021

From Lankan ex-PM to Pookutty, VIPs made a beeline for Kottakkal

The list of VIPs who thronged Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala (AVS) to get the healing touch of P K Warrier is a lengthy one. 

11 Jul 2021

Trespassing on barren walls

A group of artists is beautifying streets with murals, the famed Copra Bazaar in Kozhikode among them, reports Amiya Meethal

11 Jul 2021

Armed with skill picked up from jail, mason from Vadakara fights pandemic to eke out living

Sumesh made 300 odd flower pots while at Koyilandy jail, and when he was released on bail he had Rs 12,000 in his hand as remuneration.

09 Jul 2021

67-year-old with failing health awaiting trial in Viyyur jail on UAPA charges

A diabetic as well as a cardiac patient, Ibrahim is languishing at Viyyur Central Jail awaiting trial on Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) charges for the last seven years.

07 Jul 2021

Kerala researchers discover two new wasp species, name them after Attenborough

A team of four researchers from the state has identified two wasp species and named it after renowned natural historian and BBC broadcaster David Attenborough.

04 Jul 2021