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

Striking the right keys

Meet this 12-year old with a level 4 diploma in music performance

02 Dec 2021

CBSE schools in Kerala to launch unique anti-dowry campaign on Friday

Dowry, the social evil that has claimed the lives of thousands of women, is continuing to grip the society in its vicious talons.

26 Nov 2021

Dowry harassment: Govt machinery mute spectator as young women choose death

Even as dowry claimed yet another woman’s life in the state on Tuesday, the public seems oblivious to the presence of the government machinery to prevent such extreme steps.

24 Nov 2021

Malayali wellness start-up attracts investments from overseas

UAE based Frequency group and Al Mahariba Business group is also joining the board.

23 Nov 2021

Loss-making KURTC gets a flat tyre

Pandemic dealt the final blow, bringing the expensive buses to halt, one by one.

20 Nov 2021

Globetrotting Kerala tea seller Vijayan departs, this time without his sweetheart

Japan is where he wanted to head next followed by Vietnam and Cambodia with his 69-year-old wife Mohana.

19 Nov 2021

Engels gets married in Kerala, Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh arrive to bless couple

This momentous meeting of 'communist giants' took place on Sunday at Athirapally in Thrissur district at the wedding of a CPM local committee member

15 Nov 2021

Glimpse Kochi’s legacy through a boat ride

 It has been nearly two years since the pandemic brought the tourism industry to a halt with those associated finding themselves neck-deep in financial quagmire.

14 Nov 2021

Protesting misogyny, MG varsity topper refuses UC College award

Taking a stand against misogynistic and anti-student policies, a BA History topper has decided not to accept an award instituted by her college to honour academic excellence. 

13 Nov 2021

Amid inflation, schools struggle to meet midday meal expenses

If the issue is not taken seriously by govt, schools will struggle to take the scheme forward
 

12 Nov 2021

ABC of sex education

It’s high time authorities took a proactive step as minors were found to be the perpetrators in two recent sexual assault cases

11 Nov 2021

Kids brave muddy roads, water to reach anganwadi at Pizhala

Though parents have complained repeatedly, the authorities are turning a blind eye towards the plight of the tiny tots

10 Nov 2021