George Poikayil

Kasaragod man held in Malaysia five months ago, kin have no clue where he is

When contacted, V Muraleedharan’s staff said the External Affairs Ministry was waiting for a reply from the High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

16 hours ago

How a rent-a-car owner busted escape plan of jewellery thieves of Kasaragod

Dakshina Kannada police impound car, recover half of the silver ornaments, cash robbed from Rajadhani in Manjeshwar

28 Jul 2021

BJP-controlled Mugu Cooperative Bank reports Rs 32 crore loan fraud

Former secretaries, prez flout rules to grant themselves loans | 80% of borrowers ineligible

21 Jul 2021

Biofloc fish farming: Farmers stare at debt trap as Kerala government fails to deliver fries on time

Farmers have taken loans and invested Rs 7 lakh to Rs 10 lakh to set up tanks; Fries delivered to them are infected or are of poor quality.

10 Jul 2021

When Kasaragod raised a toast to superstar Dilip Kumar

When TV channels broke the news of actor Dilip Kumar’s death on Wednesday morning, Kasaragod’s social media users took a foggy trip down the memory lane.

08 Jul 2021

Dengue patient in Kasargod loses vision after needle on IV bag falls on his eye

A pickup van driver lost vision in his left eye after a needle pierced in an IV bag for airflow fell on his pupil at the Taluk Hospital in Bedadka.

06 Jul 2021

How a dry fish seller’s son from Kasaragod became most sought after navigator in motorsports world

Another proud moment for Kasaragod as Musa Sharif gets nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, announced district collector D Sajith Babu on his Facebook page.

03 Jul 2021

Fake narrative! No plan to change Kasaragod border villages’ names to Malayalam

For the past four days, the buzz in Karnataka has been that the Kerala government is planning to change the names of border villages in Kasaragod district from Kannada to Malayalam.

29 Jun 2021

Kerala: Imposing lockdown restrictions solely based on TPR flawed, say health officials

If TPR is the only criterion to decide on lockdown rules, local bodies would try to lower it by conducting tests in areas unaffected by covid, said officials.

24 Jun 2021

Labour of love: Kerala's 'White Army' has been building houses for the poor 

The White Army -- a collective of 30 masons, painters, auto drivers, students, and an electrician of Arayi village -- has been helping build houses for the poor for the past eight years.

20 Jun 2021

'It reveals Pinarayi's cruel mind', says Congress as wives of 3 Periya murder case accused given jobs

Congress MLA and deputy leader of the opposition K Babu called the appointments 'cruel' and urged the government to review its decision.

19 Jun 2021

To tide over crisis, this Kerala fuel station gave 3 litres of petrol, diesel for free to autorickshaws

The Indian Oil fuel station is owned by Abdulla Madumoole, a chartered accountant in Abu Dhabi.

17 Jun 2021

No teachers to teach: Kerala government comes up with 'sham ideas' to hoodwink Plus 2 students

16 higher secondary schools in Kasaragod sub-district do not have teachers for 55 subjects; 200 posts in 115 schools across district vacant; Govt sitting on appointments for past two years

14 Jun 2021

Kerala varsity revokes suspension of teacher who called RSS-BJP 'proto-fascist', issues warning

The university withdrew the suspension after he wrote to the vice-chancellor expressing "regret" for the embarrassment, if any, caused to the university after his online session was leaked

10 Jun 2021

As govt delays appointments, Kerala Education Dept asks BEd students to volunteer as teachers in schools

Teachers' associations say govt saving money by using underqualified grads to teach in schools; nearly 1,000 teaching posts vacant in Kasaragod

10 Jun 2021