MA Rajeev Kumar

Kannur set to be Kerala's first 'poultry waste-free district'

The collected waste will be recycled in the plants and the recycled product used as fish meal, said District Collector S Chandrasekhar

04 Dec 2021

Meet Rafiq, once a tea vendor, now professor at Kannur University

Rafiq Ibrahim has beaten heavy odds to earn a doctorate, spurred by a love of reading, reports M A Rajeev Kumar

14 Nov 2021

Devotees euphoric as Theyyams make a comeback in northern Malabar

The pandemic had shattered the lives of several hundred Theyyam artists across northern Malabar and left Theyyam fans disappointed.

28 Oct 2021

Malayali girl Suchetha sings her way into Guinness Book of Records

Suchetha Sathish is on cloud nine. Her musical feat — singing 120 songs in 120 languages in seven-hours and 20 minutes — has earned her a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

11 Oct 2021

From African Grey Parrot to Bull Finch, Kerala man opens his house to 35 varieties of birds 

At least 50-60 visitors show up at the house every day to see the birds at 'Aryan Aviary' that is dotted by a fish pond, a fountain, and a vertical garden.

06 Oct 2021

Now, a bell to ensure sufficient water intake by schoolkids

A different bell will be heard when schools in the state reopen after the Covid-induced shutdown.

19 Sep 2021

Internet a step too far: In search of better connectivity, tribal student falls from tree

On Thursday, a student who climbed atop a tree to get internet connection hurt seriously after falling down

28 Aug 2021

Ramayana Ragamalika comes alive, Nampoothiri sketches ‘Pattabhishekam’ for video

Sreevalsan said he decided, after reading the lyrics, to stick to traditional Carnatic ragas and the aesthetic use of the phrases without compromising on their classical elements.

23 Aug 2021

Kerala woman seeks govt help to build house on own land as military refuses permission 

The 40-year-old is tired of knocking on doors to get a No Objection Certificate from the Defence Security Corps officials in Kannur to start constructing a house on her ancestral property.

29 Jul 2021

Short film director pedals his way from Kasaragod to Kanyakumari

Vivek, of Mundayad, Kannur, who had directed short films, 'Prakashante Parinamam', 'Lathika' and 'Ettukettu', has already covered around 1,600 km on this trip.

29 Jul 2021

Row over decision to kill ‘asymptomatic goats’ infected with Johne’s Disease

The animal husbandry department’s decision to put down 35 goats infected with Johne’s Disease (JD) at Kommeri farm in Peravur has kicked up a row. 

21 Jul 2021

Lucky to be alive, Kerala nurse who beat Covid urges all to get vaccinated

P Shirly cannot believe that she is alive.

30 Jun 2021

Mahe gives first dose of Covid vaccine to 90% residents

Health experts had raised an alarm regarding a second wave and warned that it would be more dangerous.

18 Jun 2021

Kerala: Into the wild to attend online classes

The aim is to climb atop the temporary tree houses (erumadom) parents have built for their children in the forest because that is the only way to get internet connectivity and attend classes.

14 Jun 2021

CPM unveils memorial for TP Chandrasekharan murder convict PK Kunjananthan

Mohammed Shafi, who is the fifth accused in the  case, was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and criminal conspiracy by the  trial court in 2014.

12 Jun 2021