Gopika Varrier

Cooperative department ignored reports on irregularities in Karuvannur bank: Panel 

Shaju T K, one of the complainants, alleged that most of the officials who tried to cover up the irregularities were members of the Left-backed Kerala NGO Union. 

27 Sep 2023

More cooperative banks, CPM leaders under ED lens

Central agency raids service coop banks in Ayyanthole and Thrissur in connection with the Karuvannur bank scam

19 Sep 2023

Rs 1crore in 10 days: Kerala's Mattathur farmers register record business

Panchayat growing veggies on 350 acres and plantain on 250 acres

16 Sep 2023

With no magic wand to end their woes, magicians in Kerala find the going tough

Beyond the fame and dazzle, there are several other magicians across the state who cry for attention and financial assistance to keep the show going.

13 Sep 2023

Kerala: Big cats have roaring time at swaraj round

Processions from various localities in the city congregated at Swaraj Round, where the performance reached a crescendo.

02 Sep 2023

Flower crop holds the key for a Kudumbashree unit 

Having endured the disappointment of losing their vegetable crop to a brief downpour last month, they are keeping their fingers crossed until the last flower is plucked. 

28 Aug 2023

Dogs, birds abandoned without food and water for 18 days in Thrissur

Preethi Sreevalsan, the founder of PAWS, Thrissur, noted that though the state had rules related to dog breeding, its enforcement is weak as was evident from the latest case.

23 Aug 2023

‘Singing priest of India’ on a voice correction mission

Vocology is the science of voice training, concerned with the nature of speech and language pathology, defects of vocal tract and a bit of speech therapy.

21 Aug 2023

Rich in history, Thiruvanchikulam Siva temple still cries for attention

It is believed that Shaivite Sundara Murthy Nayanar took to his heavenly abode (samadhi) from this temple and the observance is considered auspicious.

16 Aug 2023

A Christian priest who transcends barriers of religious differences

Fr Roy Vadakkan said that discussions are going on to explore the possibilities of penning devotional songs and composing them like sopanasangeetham for Christian believers. 

05 Aug 2023

From children’s home in Kerala to Blasters camp; Appu aspires to score for India

Appu’s professional football career kicked off when he joined the FC Kerala Under-15 team.

28 Jul 2023

Au naturel – Bakers seek to ditch carcinogenic synthetic colouring

Bakers’ assn holds workshop on natural colours & their benefits; 1,500 bakers and chefs from various dists take part

27 Jul 2023

Travel bloggers get a glimpse of vibrant culture of Kerala

The tradition of Gramotsavam in Vallachira dates back to 1962.

26 Jul 2023

Kerala’s Childline workers plead for job lifeline

In Thrissur district alone, 12 staffers work with the railways unit, and another eight at the Childline office.

23 Jul 2023

Ahead of his time, Kovilan was truly pan Indian

Kovilan, aka Vattamparambil Velappan Ayyappan, is considered one of the pioneers in contemporary Indian literature.

09 Jul 2023