Gopika Varrier

TPR shows alarming rise in Thrissur’s rural areas

The district has more than 60 containment zones, half of which are panchayats where all wards were made containment zones.

30 Apr 2021

Thrissur Pooram held with all rituals following Covid protocol

The Madathil Varavu of Thiruvambady Bhagavathi began as usual at 9am with Thiruvambady Chandrasekharan carrying the idol of the deity.

24 Apr 2021

For Vishu, 8-year-old Olivea crowd-sources kaineettam for ailing ‘uncle’

 Olivea’s mother Blessy works in Israel and father Joby is an autorickshaw driver.

14 Apr 2021

Donation to CMDRF: Guruvayur Devaswom to move SC against HC verdict

On December 18, 2020, Kerala High Court held that the contribution was  illegal.

12 Apr 2021

Row over report against organising Thrissur Pooram, government says it’s on

DMO denies submitting report, says she only wants adherence to Covid protocol during fest

12 Apr 2021

Kerala polls: For 70-year-old Rajan, democracy lies in finger not inked

 For every voter exercising their franchise, the ink mark applied to their index finger as they visit the polling booth is a symbol of their democratic privilege.

09 Apr 2021

Malabar Cements case: Vigilance Court quashes govt order removing three from list of accused

The Thrissur Vigilance Court on Thursday quashed the government order removing three persons from the list of accused in the Malabar Cements corruption case.

19 Mar 2021

Kerala author V Krishna Vadyar delighted at Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for Konkani novel

Born in Alappuzha, Vadyar, who retired as a senior superintendent from the Kerala State Electricity Board, has authored a handful of novels.

15 Mar 2021

Creating history, Nearly 50K watch virtual pulikali

Painted in yellow, white and black stripes, 20 tigers mesmerised pulikali fans around the world as they danced to the rhythm of percussion instruments standing in their courtyards.

04 Sep 2020

No permission for Unitac to build flats under Life Mission, shows RTI reply

As per the plan submitted by Habitat, the project at Wadakkanchery envisaged 203 individual houses.

28 Aug 2020

Pandemic fails to dampen Thrissur's festival spirit, 'tigers' to dance virtually this Onam

Every year, Pulikkali is celebrated on the fifth day of Onam, with local people painted like tigers dancing in groups to the rhythm of percussion beats

26 Aug 2020

Six-year-old develop skin rashes after eye surgery, parents suspect misdiagnosis

Sporting a pair of goggles, Sona looks much healthier now. But the torrid time she underwent just a month ago still rankles her parents, Babu and Leena.

17 Aug 2020

This infected Kerala PHC nurse gives her thumbs-up to home care

Sherly used to give updates of her health status everyday in the WhatsApp group, which was appreciated by the people.

14 Aug 2020

Surgery turns nightmare for Thrissur man as senior doctor leaves forceps inside body

His family has lodged a complaint with the Principal of the medical college and Superintendent of the medical college hospital seeking a probe into the allegations against Dr Pauly T Joseph

16 Jul 2020

Concern over protocol violation as dead woman tests COVID-19 positive in Thrissur

A native of Arimbur, Valsala was brought to the MCH in an unconscious state after having collapsed at home.

12 Jul 2020

Thrissur's Meera Pyarelal on mission to revive, repackage classic Kerala furniture

Furniture revivalist Meera Pyarelal’s Temple Town e-imagines traditional Kerala furniture with modern relevance

11 Jul 2020

Designer tells Covid fight story through a sari

With a bit more time on hands in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, Sindhu knew exactly what to do.

28 Jun 2020

'You are family to me now': Quarantined man sends 'thank you' note to police station in Thrissur

With the police personnel's responsibilities having multiplied as 'Covid warriors', Mahesh -- a Supreme Court lawyer -- had thought it fit to acknowledge their hard work and compassion.

17 Jun 2020

Signs of community spread in Thrissur

14 infected through contact on a single day | They include 5 health and 4 sanitation staffers, 4 headload workers

12 Jun 2020

Rs 22 crore spent on salaries of employees

Rs 22 crore. This is the amount the state government has paid as salary to the staff at the two offices of the Athirappilly hydel power project, which has remained only on paper since 1998.

12 Jun 2020

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