Senior teachers of govt colleges cry foul over dept’s ‘biased’ GO

Usually, those working in aided or private educational institutions find themselves discriminated against when it comes to pay scale and other remunerations.

11 Jan 2022

Dispelling gloom by counting positivity

People generally don’t count the blessings but are diligent in keeping stock of the negative things in their lives.

07 Jan 2022

Kerala's air quality index within ‘satisfactory’ level

It goes beyond ‘very unhealthy’ on rare occasions; AQI reading at Vyttila in Kochi ‘unhealthy for the sensitive group’ from mid-Jan to June

05 Jan 2022

Vintage wanderlust

A CEO in his past life, avid traveller and vintage car enthusiast Akhil Kesavan is on a road to exploration

05 Jan 2022

‘Musical stairs, an entertaining experiment’

The first-of-its-kind initiative in the state was set up by a group of young engineers from Kochi-based startup Triaxia Infotech Pvt Ltd. 

04 Jan 2022

For two years, 80 per cent of higher secondary teachers in Kerala denied transfers to home stations

They had even filed a petition with the Kerala Administration Tribunal (KAT) last month seeking a solution to their plight.

03 Jan 2022

A tryst with trains

Monday will mark the 25th anniversary of the jeep rally Paul Manvettam and other passengers took out demanding doubling of the Ernakulam-Kottayam rail route, reports Anu Kuruvilla

02 Jan 2022

Poor quality saplings blight strawberry farmers’ hopes

Though a farmer’s life is one filled with uncertainties, they never give up hope of harvesting a bumper crop.

28 Dec 2021

80% of HSS teachers denied home station transfers

They had even filed a petition with the Kerala Administration Tribunal (KAT) last month seeking a solution to their plight.

24 Dec 2021

This kind teacher from Vypeen awaits Kerala govt’s mercy

Life is full of ups and downs for most of us, but for a few, the road remains bumpy till the end of the line.

22 Dec 2021

High tide floods city limits, residents concerned

“People living in these places are not rich. My own home, being built with the help of a life mission scheme, is getting inundated,” he said. 

16 Dec 2021

Accountancy horrors: CBSE paper pattern change baffles students

CBSE Class 12 commerce students appearing for their term-1 examinations got a rude shock on Monday when they received the question paper for the accountancy subject.

14 Dec 2021

No retirement from adventure

For Fr Prasant Palakkappillil, a Catholic priest who retired as the principal of Sacred Heart College, Thevara, relaxation is the last thing on his mind, even after 24 years of teaching.

12 Dec 2021

Lengthy question papers leave CBSE Class XII students harried, schools seek lenient valuation

According to Indira Rajan, secretary-general of the National Council of CBSE Schools, the English and Mathematics question papers were a bit too difficult and lengthy

08 Dec 2021

A govt school and its 171 kids in no man’s land

Lower primary school in Kakkanad facing threat of closure due to move to give its building and land to set up a  KV

08 Dec 2021