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Chavittu nadakam artists struggle to make ends meet

 For Thampy Payyapalli a chavittu nadakam artist from Gothuruth, who has been performing the artform for three decades, the past few months since lockdown have been unlike any other.

17 Jul 2020

Visual warriors at the time of Covid

‘Combat Corona, #Kerala model’, the illustrative animated video, with voice over from actor Mammootty, is both fun and informative

15 Jul 2020

Jithu’s mushrooming idea

What started off a hobby during college days has now become a profitable business model, with two mushroom farms extending across 2500 sqft.

09 Jul 2020

The doctor is online

The Covid-19 outbreak has prompted a shift to telemedicine practice,The e-Sanjeevani telemedicine platform started by the govt in June has so far handled 2,750 calls

03 Jul 2020

WHO’s Covid course in ISL to help the hearing-impaired 

The course is available on the Massive Open Online Course platform of WHO (OpenWHO).

30 Jun 2020

Service providers feel the heat, take to the street

While private bus owners and autorickshaw drivers stare at a bleak future, traders say the hike will translate into an increase in the prices of essential commodities

26 Jun 2020

HerMoneyTalks spreads financial literacy among women 

The start-up offers consultation with experts for tax planning and investments and guidance on business loans and funding advice

25 Jun 2020

Water hyacinths turn a headache for fishermen

Unabated growth of water hyacinths in Vembanad lake is posing to be a major hindrance to the livelihood of fishermen families living along the banks of the water body.

24 Jun 2020

Labour shortage retards construction sector

According to District Labour Office, of the 86,000 migrant labourers in the district, 46,000 have returned to their states on Shramik special  trains  alone

17 Jun 2020

Pandemic changes equations

Career consultants say many parents are scared to send their children to other countries for higher education .

09 Jun 2020

Geo bags to be laid along the coast at Edavanakkad, Nayarambalam  

With the monsoon fast approaching, the irrigation department has sanctioned laying of geo bags along the coast at Edavanakkad and Nayarambalam villages.

22 May 2020

Gramin Dak Sevak pushes the envelope

The Department of Posts is using its network to reach out to people who have trouble availing goods and services

17 May 2020

Malayalam AR filters make Instagram funnier   

The Instagram app always had a trick or two up its sleeves when it comes to the filters/ effect section.

15 May 2020

Kerala startup makes N95 masks

 Caught under the grips of Covid-19, Kerala’s medical fraternity has been valiantly fighting the pandemic.

14 May 2020

The ‘new normal’

Post lockdown, the major sectors will see a mammoth change, from practising social distancing to better personal hygiene  

14 May 2020