Shevlin Sebastian

How my parents have made me a journalist

My mother also played a role. A few years ago she told me a memory that would be impossible for me to recall.

9 hours ago

United by Kochi's flavours

Asked about the future, he says, “Today we are the largest foodie group in Kerala. We want to maintain that position.”

10 hours ago

Steely resolve to nab culprits of child sexual abuse: Manoj Abraham, ADG

In the past eight months, the police were able to register 38 cases and arrest 650 men through the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) and IT Acts.

01 Dec 2019

Fusing together a harmony in Kochi

Sanyog, a band comprising Indian, Iranian and Polish musicians, is merging cultures and discovering a new sound for the future.

30 Nov 2019

At 90, PS John is game for anything

He was the only athlete in his age group at seniors meet held here on Saturday

26 Nov 2019

Waste segregation not a hard task anymore, thanks to this Bengaluru entrepreneur

Her firm was recognised for providing unconventional solutions to one of the world’s toughest problems—segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.

23 Nov 2019

Life is a gift from God. Learn to relish every moment: Sr Jesme

The group went to one of the newer restaurants called Round -- The Global Diner and had an enjoyable meal.

17 Nov 2019

Sasi Warrier is on a tireless mission to preserve Keralas rich mural art heritage

One  day, mural artist Sasi Warrier, who runs the Indian School of Art at Ravipuram, Kochi, got a call.

12 Nov 2019

A Varier’s Kottakkal tale

In October 1902, ayurvedic physician PS Varier started Arya Vaidya Sala in Kottakkal village near Kozhikode on Vijayadashami.

09 Nov 2019

Carry a tune

Singer Preety Bhalla brought the house down with a scintillating performance at Kochi recently. Married to a Malayali, the Mumbai singer talks about her life and career

02 Nov 2019

Motorcycle diaries: Abin Joe's 24-country solo trek through Europe

For us Kochiites and Indians here is one incredible statistic: Abin traversed 15,200 km but did not come across a single pothole!

30 Oct 2019

Remembering the last Jew town in Mattancherry

To remind visitors to Jew Town of a family’s lost legacy, a caregiver plans to erect a museum as a tribute to the family that taught him to look beyond the confines of faith.

26 Oct 2019

'When a Malayali took on the British Raj', write authors Raghu and Pushpa Palat

The book, The Case that Shook the Empire: One Man’s Fight for the Truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacreis crisp and well-written, managing to avoid a bland recitation of facts and dates.

26 Oct 2019

Chance meeting with a legend’s daughter

I am a Malayali who grew up in Kolkata and now am a journalist in Kochi.

14 Oct 2019

30 stray dogs, 7 cattle, 3 cats, one pigeon: This Kochi couple turns foster parents for all

Most animals land up at the shelter after some injuries—more than 90 per cent of which are due to them being hit by vehicles.

05 Oct 2019