Anu Kuruvilla

Some teachers are cook, sweeper, administrator, and headmaster all rolled into one at MGLC in Agasthyamalai

But for our pain and effort, all we get is total neglect from the state government, said Usha Kumari who had launched an indefinite hunger strike in March 2020.

16 hours ago

A big chunk of migrants yet to return to Kerala

Stricter Covid protocol, higher travel expense preventing other-state workers from coming back. State losing out to Mumbai & Delhi

18 Jan 2021

Migrants' crisis: Many stayed back after employers gave advance pay

Employers like Baiju T Elias, who owns plywood manufacturing units at Perumbavoor, shelled out Rs 5 lakh in pay besides providing food and accommodation to his workers.

18 Jan 2021

Buzz is back on Kochi college campuses

According to Chandu K S, a student of Maharaja’s College, everyone is very happy to be back on the campus.

05 Jan 2021

Ettikara, Kakkad residents blame BPCL’s rampant pollution for mass fish deaths

The incident has happened at a time when the trial run of BPCL’s new project has just gotten under way.

04 Jan 2021

23-year-old Kerala woman helping farmers amid pandemic

Using the social media platform, MBA student V M Mansi has come to the aid of farmers struggling to sell their produce, reports Anu Kuruvilla

03 Jan 2021

No reopening buzz, but students elated

The usual fanfare and buzz of school reopening was missing when classes resumed partially on Friday.

02 Jan 2021

Hot chillies bring tears of joy

Beset with wild animal raids on their crops, the farmers of Kanamala in Erumely panchayat are finding kanthari ‘sweet’,  reports Anu Kuruvilla

27 Dec 2020

Homegrown SingIndia gearing up to conquer ‘TikTok’ market

Even since the central government imposed a ban on the popular Chinese app TikTok in June this year, aggrieved content creators have been on a quest for the next best alternative.

27 Dec 2020

Kerala teacher turns to technology to shake up ‘boring’ social sciences

Using augmented reality and green screen effects, Anoob John has shaken up his classes to the point that the discipline has now turned into quite the student favourite.

20 Dec 2020

Chellanam resident makes ‘Chellploids’ to construct seawall

 Sea erosion has been a bane for the residents of Chellanam since the coming of Cochin Harbour.

16 Dec 2020

FACT seals Udyogamandal schools

According to Sayyed Mohammed, treasurer, MES Ernakulam district, this has been happening for some time.

14 Dec 2020

Making brides happy

Fashion designer Sabitha A K has set up free bridal wear outlets for girls from financially backward families. She sources little used, undamaged collections to good response, reports Anu Kuruvilla 

13 Dec 2020

Haritha Booths usher in change, spring pleasant surprise on voters

A new visual treat greeted voters of select polling booths in the district on Thursday which went to polls in the second phase of the local body elections.

11 Dec 2020

Local body polls: Experienced in leading people, tour guides enter fray

Contesting as an independent from Karumalloor in Ernakulam, Sanjeev has his share of ideas — gleaned from his experience as a guide — on developing his ward.

10 Dec 2020