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IPL 2020 SWOT analysis: Rajasthan Royals have the firepower, but can they be a contender?

After their surprise title win in the inaugural season, the recent kit change and the suspension have been the headline-grabbing outcomes for the Jaipur-based team.

18 Sep 2020

Being scared is alright: Meet the 25-year-old caretaker of two COVID quarantine centres

For almost five months now, Mebin Thomas has been the caretaker of two quarantine centres in Kottayam district's Changanacherry.

06 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Indians in these three countries in no rush to return home and this is why 

From relaxed employment norms to dispensing financial support, these countries have succeeded in winning the faith of their foreign workforce during the COVID-19 outbreak.

03 Jul 2020

The Kerala woman who has been planting trees on her land for the last 27 years

"I planted whatever saplings I got and now it has become a craze," said the homemaker, who has successfully packed her 56 cent plot with greenery. 

05 Jun 2020

Beating COVID-19 and social stigma, this Malayali nurse is back on duty in the UK

As the world observes International Nurses Day, Sangeetha has long recovered and is back in service to fight the pandemic at her hospital in Essex.

12 May 2020

Kerala health department launches 'world's first' coronavirus-themed mobile game

The offline game has a young boy as the central character who has to clear multiple obstacles including the COVID-19 virus, infected people and gorges to reach his destination.

08 May 2020

Kerala lockdown tale: The man who travels 20 kms every night to feed stray dogs

On April 13, Arjun began feeding a pack of dogs near his home and soon decided to find more hungry dogs and feed them. Biscuits were chosen as they were affordable and readily available.

05 May 2020

Bulgarian football coach "glad" he ended up in Kerala during the coronavirus crisis

Two months after his arrival, Dimitar Pantev is as happy as any Malayali and a poster boy for the 'Kerala model' of COVID-19 resistance!

04 May 2020

The Lord of the Rings to Toy Story, six Hollywood trilogies to binge-watch on last six days of COVID-19 lockdown

A movie a day not enough to keep you busy? How about three then!

09 Apr 2020

Army of volunteers: How a Kerala community kitchen feeds the needy amid COVID-19 lockdown

What used to be a commercial eatery under the government-run women's empowerment group now serves a slightly different but even higher purpose

31 Mar 2020

A movie a day keeps boredom away: 20 must-watch movies to try during COVID-19 lockdown

If you are sad over the limited options available indoors to kill time, remember good cinema is always out there awaiting a quality audience. Here are 20 movies that all human beings should check out.

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus and Britain: A nurse from Kerala shares her experience

Lack of Personal Protection Equipments (PPE) and staff crunch could prove problematic in the UK, a Malayali nurse from there tells The New Indian Express.

24 Mar 2020

Pondicherry University students to resume strike, say cops punched and abused girls

It was the 20th day of the strike when police entered the campus around 11:30 AM on Tuesday and started detaining the students at the administration building.

26 Feb 2020

In 2019, Malayalam cinema smashed sexism, patriarchy and softened a 'tough cop'

Shane Nigam, Soubin Shahir and Parvathy Thiruvothu were the standout performers of the year, along with some talented debutants making a strong start in the industry.

31 Dec 2019

From Xavi to Robin van Persie: Football legends who bid adieu in 2019

Let's take a look at the greats who hung up their boots in 2019

31 Dec 2019