Biju E Paul

Neglected for years, 1,000-year-old ship sinks as ‘protected’ bushes take over

In 1999, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) granted the licence for excavation.

22 Sep 2022

Kapico Resort razing begins, debris moved to mainland

The demolition of Kapico Resorts, a group of villas constructed on the Nediyathuruth Island in Vembanad Lake in Panavally panchayat violating the CRZ regulations, began on Thursday.

16 Sep 2022

In a first, Arthunkal St George Church opts for funeral without coffins

Vicar Fr Johnson Thaundayil said the new system – a first for a Catholic church – was adopted after getting the consent of the parishioners and the church’s pastoral council. 

06 Sep 2022

Kattil Thekkethil wins Nehru Trophy boat race

Nadubhagom, rowed by Kumarakom-based NCDC Boat Club, and Veeyapuram, powered by Punnamada club, finished second and third, respectively.

05 Sep 2022

Faster, stronger... oarsmen gear up for Nehru Trophy

The final round of practice has been progressing in various lakes and rivers of Kuttanad.

02 Sep 2022

After 63 years, United Breweries Ltd to leave Cherthala plant

After producing Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) for more than six decades, United Breweries Ltd is set to leave its unit at Varanad near Cherthala in Alappuzha district.

27 Aug 2022

Kerala teen makes drone using refill, CD, camera, unfurls Tricolour at school

Three times he failed, but Muhammad Insaf was not ready to give up.

26 Aug 2022

The flip side of climate change? Likely to boost solar, wind energy potential of Kerala, TN, says study

The projection of solar potential across Tamil Nadu and Kerala is much better than in other regions of India. 

12 Aug 2022

Heinous Kanichukulangara murder: ‘Accused’ lorry to be dismantled

Lorry KRO 1760 was used to murder T G Remesh and family at Kanichukulangara in 2005

11 Aug 2022

UK-based Kerala man builds his own plane in lockdown, flies it two years later

During the Covid-induced lockdown, when most people were at home making dalgona coffee or streaming movies, series and what not, Ashok Thamarakshan was busy with something else.

06 Aug 2022

Caravanning makes Kerala ecotourism hot spot, acknowledges Time Magazine

Kerala has been been given a prominent place in the ecotourism hot spot category, while Ahmedabad in Gujarat has found a place in the higher learning category.

01 Aug 2022

Lights, garlands, music: KSRTC couple makes bus ride fun

Its two staffers — driver Giri Gopinath and conductor Thara of KSRTC’s Haripad depot — are equally interesting. For starters, they are a happily married couple.

19 Jul 2022

In memory of late son, parents in Kerala set up library

To keep alive the memory of their son, who loved reading, the parents of a 25-year-old have set up a library near their house at Manavelil in Thanneermukkom panchayat.

16 Jul 2022

A performer, Saji Cherian's doors were open to all

On Wednesday evening, Minister Saji Cherian was supposed to hand over the key of the 40th house built by Karuna Pain and Palliative Care Society to a beneficiary at Chengannur.

07 Jul 2022

Kerala: Ration shops to soon be micro-ATMs and mini-supermarkets

The ration shop near you is soon to become a micro-ATM and a mini-supermarket.

06 Jul 2022