Shainu Mohan

Illegal breeders, pet shops worsen stray dog menace: Welfare groups

Ask the govt to strictly implement pet shop rules and licensing system in the state

7 hours ago

Top tour operator body seeks stop to ‘killing’ of stray dogs

Meanwhile, tour operators and guides are ensuring extra care for tourists visiting the state.

24 Sep 2022

More rehabs needed in Kerala: Officials

The consumption of narcotic drugs is at an all-time high in Kerala. The state has witnessed a three-fold increase in the number of cases relating to narcotic drugs this year.

23 Sep 2022

In six days, excise registers 29 cases in Capital

Ahead of the launch of a mass campaign, the excise department’s enforcement wing has formed special squads to prevent abuse and flow of drugs into the capital.

23 Sep 2022

Skywalk as empty as the sky

Foot overbridges are meant to provide safe pedestrian crossings. However, city residents avoid using the facilities

22 Sep 2022

Safari at Poovar beach? You’re getting under camels’ skin

Animal rights activists cry foul, say the ship of the desert is made to suffer in alien conditions violating norms at backwater-beach tourist destination

22 Sep 2022

Heavy property damage: Gustnados an emerging climate crisis in Kerala

Gustnados/gust wind, a whirlwind-like phenomenon, is becoming an emerging concern in Kerala, inflicting heavy property damage and putting lives at risk.

21 Sep 2022

170 dog bite hotspots in Kerala identified; Trivandrum, Palakkad on top

Idukki and Kasaragod districts are at the bottom of the list, with just one and three hotspots, respectively.

15 Sep 2022

Dogged down

Stray dog attacks and rabies deaths have rattled Kerala. And all are equally worried – public, officials, and animal rights activists  

14 Sep 2022

Azerbaijan new favourite spot for the travelling Malayali

Industry experts said more Keralites are travelling across the globe than people from any other state. “Tour operators are swarmed with bookings.

08 Sep 2022

Dogged by strays, Kerala plans tie-up with NGO that turned Goa rabies free

In a fix following the rise in stray dog bite cases and rabies deaths, even among the vaccinated, the Kerala government has turned its gaze to Goa for answer.

07 Sep 2022

Vegetable prices skyrocket in Kerala as demand surges ahead of Onam 

Onam celebration is likely to cost dearly for Keralites as the prices of vegetables and other essentials have skyrocketed in the state. 

07 Sep 2022

What's in a name? Putharikandam - from paddy field to ground

‘Putharikandam’, now known as ‘Putharikandam Maidan’, located at East Fort in the heart of the city, used to be a paddy field for several centuries.

06 Sep 2022

Rabies vaccination lacks teeth, stray dog menace bites Kerala

Govt found wanting; Supreme Court to hear PIL on growing stray dog attacks and rabies deaths on Friday

06 Sep 2022

Haste makes waste: Projects inaugurated by Kerala govt, but yet to take off

Even after high-profile launches, the much-hyped Kerala Savari App and the Smart Vending Zone projects are yet to take off

03 Sep 2022