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Double-organ transplant: Man gets liver from sister, kidney from mom

The condition, called Primary Hyperoxyluria Type 1 is a gene defect where a mutation in gene AGXT reduces the capacity of the liver to produce enzymes which helps in maintaining the oxalate level.

published : 11 Aug 2022

4 tribal students, children of bonded labourers, get admission in MCC

The community, traditionally involved in snake and rat catching and honey collection, is one of the six particularly vulnerable tribal groups in Tamil Nadu.

published : 11 Aug 2022

Kerala woman aims to join league of Indian-origin women astronauts

After completing the programme, Aathira hopes to join the league of Indian-origin women astronauts like Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams.

published : 11 Aug 2022

Fighting against odds: Woman cop bags six medals in athletics at Rotterdam

The track of Thyagraj Stadium became her home. She said her plans for career jolted after the death of her elder brother in 1995.

published : 10 Aug 2022

This TN teacher ‘carves out’ way to make kids love their classes

According to Hemalatha, the toys not only engage the children but also create a curiosity in them that will reflect in their studies.

published : 10 Aug 2022

100 on 100! Kerala's Thomas Biju bests own JEE performance

When the national testing agency declared the results on Monday, Thomas was ranked 17th at the national level. 

published : 10 Aug 2022

Bumpy ride ends in success, poverty-stricken Kerala man’s life turns beautiful

N K Manoharan, 36, from a poor SC/ST family living near Mundakayam in Kottayam, has managed to obtain his PhD in economics from the University  of Kerala.

published : 09 Aug 2022

Panchayat in Jharkhand village sheds superstition, lets woman till her land

The local police also warned the villagers that strict legal action will be taken if anybody is found troubling Manju while she works in the fields. 

published : 08 Aug 2022

Swiss pharma company gives Rs 16-crore drug free to save 23-month-old Hyderabad baby

Novartis, the Switzerland-based pharmaceutical firm, supplied the drug-free of cost for Ellen, daughter of Rayapudi Praveen and Stella, residents of Reguballi village in Bhadradri Kothagudem district.

published : 08 Aug 2022

'If I can’t attend my Nikah, what's the point of it being conducted inside mosque', asks Kerala bride

The poser came from Bahja Dalil whose presence inside the mosque during her marriage made headlines recently.

published : 08 Aug 2022

Urban sketchers: These artists of Kerala gather every Sunday to follow their passion

Heritage buildings, a group of like-minded people and a lot of art, that’s a Sunday morning for every Urban Sketcher in Thrissur district.

published : 08 Aug 2022

Tirunelveli's Nallathamby Kalaiselvi becomes CSIR's first woman director general

Known for her work in the field of lithium ion batteries, Kalaiselvi did her schooling in Tamil medium, which, she said, helped her grasp the concepts of sciences in college.

published : 07 Aug 2022

Milch cows distributed by Tiruchy administration earning us a livelihood, say Pachamalai tribals

Occupied majorly by tribal community residents, they earn their livelihood by cultivating cassava, cashew, and paddy.

published : 07 Aug 2022

Chhattisgarh's tribal youths wage war against disability

With help from the state government in skilling, 11 youths with various disabilities learn to live a dignified life, writes Ejaz Kaiser

published : 07 Aug 2022

Mother’s traditional preparation turns daughter’s skincare enterprise in Kerala

Raised by a single mother, KA Anciya has leveraged traditional knowledge imbibed from her mother, Tahira, to launch a skincare-products unit. She provides jobs to 25 people, reports A Satish

published : 07 Aug 2022