Gopika Varrier

This priest turns to FIFA World Cup to drive his mission

Under the leadership of Fr Joy, around 480 traditional varieties of mango saplings were distributed in the college during the 2014 World Cup.

24 Nov 2022

Beware of Kabali, hit reverse immediately on sight

Forest officials had first spotted the ‘calm and gentle’ tusker on Valparai road in 2019. However, since October first week, it has been a different Kabali that travellers are coming across.

17 Nov 2022

A victory for Kerala cop’s 23-year fight against gender discrimination in govt application forms

“It took them all these years. But I am happy they realised it at least now,” said Vinaya, SI of Thrissur Rural Women's police station in Irinjalakuda.

14 Nov 2022

A ‘short’ at history

4.3ft-tall Goputtan towers with ‘Mr India’ title and Amateur Olympia bronze medal, reports Gopika Varrier 

13 Nov 2022

Braving odds, Kerala woman earns Rs 50k/month with her artworks

Apart from painting, Darsana also teaches the art online which fetches a good income for her.

12 Nov 2022

‘Kodathi Vilakku’ lit at Guruvayur, Kerala HC’s order ignored

The 130-year-old ritual, started by then Chavakkad munsiff Keyi, is now being conducted by the munsiff, magistrates, advocates and their clerks at Chavakkad court.

08 Nov 2022

Kodathi Vilakku and Muslim munsiff connection

The ritual became a group offering, with its members staging cultural performances on that evening of the vilakku day.

03 Nov 2022

Young Kerala couple ditches high-paying corporate jobs to pursue farming

The air-conditioned office and daylong phone calls forced her to think about an alternative.

02 Nov 2022

600 weekly performances in 12 years, Rangachetana troupe keeps audiences engaged

The theatre group’s social commitment never stopped with just performances.

02 Nov 2022

His visits were like festival: Family on departed hero

We cooked food and shared them with other families as well,” Sreelakshmi, who had married Pradeep on August 26, 2012, said in a trembling voice.

24 Oct 2022

Four women help Killimangalam grass mats regain lost glory

Their relentless efforts, backed by social media campaign, have resulted in the revival of the grass mats, reports Gopika varrier  

23 Oct 2022

Inquest pictures of Kerala woman on Facebook: Family seeks justice

It was alleged that the photographer who processed the photos posted them on his Facebook page.

19 Oct 2022

True to his name, Nethradas makes eye care dept of Thrissur Ayurveda hospital popular

The eye care department in Ramavarma District Ayurveda Hospital is a busy wing these days.

17 Oct 2022

Human sacrifice: Victim Rosily left Kalady home on June 6

It is reported that Rosily left home in Kalady saying that she was going to her hometown.

12 Oct 2022

Next on stage: Sub-inspector Vinaya, age 55

As Hindus in the country celebrate Navarathri, worshipping different forms of Devi, here is Vinaya N A who has accomplished her wish to wear the costumes of ottanthullal and perform it.

27 Sep 2022