Laha Gopalan: Champion departs midway of Chengara mission

After completing seventh standard, he came to Laha with his mother’s sister and her husband, who had reached Laha for teaching tribals.

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Care beyond barriers: A doctor and his healing touch for tribals in Kerala

Dr J Vincent Xavier has been serving tribal persons in deep forests for 18 years, reports Sajimon P S

19 Sep 2021

In six days, 400 people in Kerala village agree for organ donation

Thengamam, a village in Adoor taluk, is known chiefly for a variety of crops and dairy farming. Now, it is all set to become a village of organ donors.

19 Aug 2021

How about an outing for jumbos for a change?

Captive elephants, too, need an outing. And that’s what the authorities of the Konni Elephant Camp are planning.

28 Jul 2021

10 years after woman disappears from Gavi, probe team still clueless

Even 10 years after Sri Lankan Tamil woman Bhoolokalakshmi (who was 47 then) went missing from Gavi, the investigation team is clueless about her whereabouts.

25 Jul 2021

Noah's Gopher trees VIPs of Ranni forest in Pathanamthitta

The forest department has set up permanent preservation plots in the Ranni division for Gopher trees, known as 'Nirampalli' in local parlance, and has deployed a special team for its protection.

15 Jul 2021

Kerala Police’s online initiative gets 117 dowry-related plaints on Day 1

All complaints will be probed and strict action initiated.

24 Jun 2021

Treasure trove of information, Konni elephant museum awaits visitors

The Konni elephant museum and art gallery, designed to take visitors to the wonderful world of elephants, is gearing up to welcome tourists.

22 Jun 2021

Kerala professor living a dream of building homes for underprivileged

Starting from 2006, retired professor  Sunil M S, named so by her father, has so far helped construct 206 houses for the homeless, reports  Sajimon P S

30 May 2021

Gavi’s dairy farmers are sitting ducks before wild beasts

Gavi, a small village in  Seethathodu panchayat in Pathanamthitta, is a part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) since 2012.  

09 May 2021

Go Corona, Go! Gavi, a forest village in Kerala has no Covid patients

The health officials informed us about the alarming situation and told us about the precautions we need to take.

01 May 2021

Low price for produce amid second COVID wave puts traditional betel farmers in the lurch

Pathanamthitta district is one of the major places in the state known for betel farming and it had been providing a decent income for over 1,800 farmers for many years.

26 Apr 2021

‘Junior Surendran’ brings smiles on faces of elephant lovers of Konni

Forest department officials and people of Konni are jubilant as they got a new elephant calf named ‘Junior Surendran’ on Wednesday.

22 Apr 2021

Elephantine reason to smile

Thirty-five farmers in Thannithode panchayat are earning a decent living by cultivating fodder grass for elephants in 12.5 hectares under Konni Forest Division, reports SAJIMON P S

18 Apr 2021

Sri Lankan Tamils vote in Gavi where there’s not even phone network

He was talking to TNIE after casting his vote at the Kerala Forest Development Corporation (KFDC) office at Gavi in ward III of Seethathodu grama panchayat on Tuesday.

07 Apr 2021