Gopika Varrier

I sang my first Malayalam song in 1973, but I’m yet to get a state award: Vani Jairam

The melody queen who has rendered more than 600 Malayalam songs is yet to be recognised with a Kerala State Film award.

04 Feb 2023

Over 100 students from Thrissur stranded in Ukraine

As the Russian military forces encircle the capital city of Kyiv, parents of more than a hundred students from the district stranded in Ukraine are a worried lot.

26 Feb 2022

Neighbours recall Pradeep as a humble man; his father still unaware of tragedy 

The officer’s father is on oxygen support at home | Wife reaches home from Sulur air base camp

10 Dec 2021

Residents up in arms against city gas station project at Thrissur's Chowannur

In one acre and 37 cents of land at Chowannur, work on a City Gas Station project of Indian Oil Adani Gas Private Ltd has been progressing despite the resistance from local people.

05 Dec 2021

Thrissur family raises doubts on man’s death at care home, cremation

The family alleged that the care home authorities told them that Ajith died on November 13.

20 Nov 2021

Karuvannur scam: Hundreds of depositors wait to get their investment back in Kerala

Like Jagadeesh and Nisha, hundreds of people who have deposited their money in the bank are waiting for an assurance that they would get their money back in full.

12 Nov 2021

Afraid wife, drunk husband, and an attempted suicide: Cops who averted tragedy in Kerala hailed

The two of them are now minor social media stars hailed by users for saving a life

27 Oct 2021

Kerala University of Health Sciences goes traditional for convocation

While female students of KUHS getting their degrees on the day will wear the state’s traditional saree, male students will sport off-white khadi ‘jubba’ and mundu. 

04 Oct 2021

Thrissur native bags sixth rank in UPSC exam

Mechanical engineer Meera K credits mother’s motivation for achievement, prefers to join IAS in Kerala cadre

25 Sep 2021

Cheraman mosque, India’s oldest, reclaims architectural heritage

The renovated masjid, which will be open for tourists from across the world, will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

25 Sep 2021

Kerala family hosts wedding of pet dog, serves chicken biryani for all including couple

The family was in search of a suitable match for Acid. Through the dog trainer, the family found Jaanvi and fixed the marriage in Kanni, which is regarded as the mating season of dogs.

21 Sep 2021

10-year-old from Kerala draws his way into record book, people’s hearts

Maheswar T M has done over 200 realistic portraits — including those of leaders and celebrities – to earn a place in the India Book of Records, reports Gopika Varrier

12 Sep 2021

Wanting life partner, Kerala man puts signboard outside shop, gets calls from Australia, England

Not touched by all the discussions on social media around the post, Unnikrishnan is busy at his street side shop at Vallachira sorting out the marriage alliances he received

02 Sep 2021

Guruvayur Devaswom continues to receive demonetised notes as offering

Even after four years of demonetisation, Guruvayur Devaswom continues to receive banned currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 as offerings through hundis. 

29 Aug 2021

Mill workers under National Textile Corporation stare at uncertain future

Though a few mills were opened after May 2020 for a few days, they were soon closed without notice. 

23 Aug 2021

Shocking: Biker hit by flying peacock in Kerala, dies

The bike hit another two-wheeler coming from the opposite direction and then rammed the compound wall of a house alongside the road.

17 Aug 2021

To offset Covid, they turned green

 Pulikkali group takes to farming after pandemic set in to help the jobless, reports Gopika Varrier

15 Aug 2021

Collective effort to revamp mother, baby-friendly hospital initiative

At a time  when Kerala is receiving global appreciation for its health index, the breastfeeding rate has come down in the state owing to a set of social and economic reasons.

01 Aug 2021

CPM district secy knew of Karuvannur bank fraud in 2019 itself: Local committee member

The local committee member also revealed that former president of director board K K Divakaran’s claim that he came to know of the fraud only four months ago was a total lie.

27 Jul 2021

Ezhava Yuvajana Samajam loses Rs 7.5 lakh deposited in 2017

As more fraudulent activities are being exposed in the Karuvannur Cooperative Bank scam, customers who availed of loans and deposited money in the bank are in a quandary.

25 Jul 2021

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