• Another BSNL contract worker commits suicide in Kerala 13 Nov 2019 05:57 Image Source : PTI Another BSNL contract worker commits suicide in Kerala. Representational image Another BSNL contract employee allegedly committed suicide in Kerala by jumping before a train as he was not paid wages for the last six months, police said …
  • Kozhikode struggling to execute Amrut projects 13 Nov 2019 03:26 After delaying tendering and technical sanction, the civic authorities appear to be racing against the clock to implement projects envisaged under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (Amrut) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban …
  • Kerala HC orders probe into killing of four Maoists 12 Nov 2019 23:44 Four Maoists were killed, but only two bodies have been identified. The Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered the police to probe the circumstances behind the recent killings of four Maoists, and ascertain whether the police officials involved in the …
  • Probe cops' role in Maoist encounter: Kerala High Court 12 Nov 2019 23:21 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the crime branch to investigate the circumstances under which Maoists Manivasakam and Kannan alias Karthik were killed in an encounter at Manjikandi in the Attappadi forest area. The …
  • Kerala High Court orders probe on Maoists' killing 12 Nov 2019 23:05 Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered an independent inquiry by the Crime Branch into the encounter killings of Ma-oists Manivasakam and Kannan Karthik at Man-jakkandy, Attappady, in Palakkad district. A single bench of the court also ordered to …
  • Walayar: Family moves High Court 12 Nov 2019 20:51 KOCHI: The mother of the two sisters at Walayar who were found hanging after being subjected to prolonged sexual abuse has filed an appeal in the High Court against the order of the trial court which found the accused not guilty and set them free. The …
  • 'Politically-influenced police officers submitted weak report in Walayar rape case' 12 Nov 2019 14:31 Kochi: Hindu Aikya Vedi secretary AN Neelankandan on Tuesday alleged that "politically influenced" police officers submitted a weak probe report in the court leading to the acquittal of three people in Walayar rape case. Addressing a press …
  • A celebration of arts and abilities 12 Nov 2019 14:05 Meera Shenoy, founder of Youth4Jobs noticed an interesting pattern during her frequent travels. Most parents, who met her to seek jobs for their children with multiple disabilities in corporate sector, also carried drawings done by them. Amazed at their …
  • On 21st Birthday, Man With Disability Donates To Kerala Relief Fund 12 Nov 2019 13:40 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan accepting the cheque of Rs 5,000 from Pranav. Thiruvananthapuram: Pranav was born without hands, but he didn't let that get in the way of his dream of becoming an artist. He began painting with his feet, brush …
  • Kerala: Differently-abled artist calls on Pinarayi Vijayan; donates to CM's Distress Relief Fund 12 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state legislative assembly proceedings were stormy on Tuesday due to fierce protests by the Opposition. But Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had enough reasons to smile throughout the day. The reason: the …
  • TN Seshan was a diligent student: Metroman E Sreedharan remembers his friend 12 Nov 2019 02:02 Express News Service I joined BEM High School, Palakkad, for the 1942-43 academic year in the 2nd form. TN Seshan was studying in the same school right from Class I and he stood top in the class in academic proficiency. From 2nd form till 5th form, I used …
  • Pinarayi gives away Akshaya Oorja awards 12 Nov 2019 02:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The state has numerous possibilities in the non-conventional energy sector, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Monday after distributing Akshaya Oorja Awards instituted by the Agency for Non- …
  • The Seshan effect 11 Nov 2019 21:04 From this author The story of Seshan and the EC is a striking example of the transformation an individual can achieve in a complex society with multiple levers of power. The Election Commission of India was established as a constitutional authority in 1950 …
  • T N Seshan, man who redefined elections, passes away; Modi condoles 11 Nov 2019 10:56 T N Seshan, who strode the Indian Administrative Service like a colossus and showed politicians the real power of the Election Commission of India, died at his residence in Chennai late on Sunday night. He was to turn 87 next month. Seshan became an icon …
  • PM Modi remembers TN Seshan as 'outstanding civil servant' 11 Nov 2019 10:13 Leaders condole death of TN Seshan, former Chief Election Commissioner of India Former chief election commissioner TN Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the 1990s, died on Sunday …
  • Rahul Gandhi on Seshan: ‘There was a time when Election Commissioners were impartial, brave’ 11 Nov 2019 07:01 Rahul Gandhi condoled the demise of former Election Commissioner TN Seshan. (File) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday said there was a time when Election Commissioners in the country were impartial, respected, brave and feared and that TN Seshan …
  • TN Seshan, India’s reformer election czar, dies... 11 Nov 2019 06:48  10 Nov 2019 - 20:12 TN Seshan in 1993. (Photo courtesy: Indian Express/RK Dayal) The man who reformed elections in India, TN Seshan, died on Sunday, aged 86, at his residence in Chennai, TheNewsMinute.com reports. Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan born …
  • TN Seshan's bold initiatives led India's game changing electoral reforms 11 Nov 2019 06:19 CHENNAI:: Tough and a stickler to the rulebook, TN Seshan fearlessly took on both inert officials and slack political parties to ensure fair and free elections in the country during his trail-blazing six-year stint between 1990 and 1996 as the chief …
  • Six airguns seized from Palakkad native at Kochi airport 08 Nov 2019 11:17 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Customs Air Intelligence Unit has seized six airguns from a passenger at Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), Nedumbassery. The incident occurred on Wednesday when a Palakkad native from Dubai was intercepted …
  • UDF hartal total in Palakkad 06 Nov 2019 08:12 The day-long hartal called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Palakkad district demanding an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the sensational Walayar case was total and peaceful on Tuesday. Shops and business establishments …
  • HC directs Kerala not to cremate Maoists killed in Palakkad encounter 05 Nov 2019 10:50 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the state government not to cremate the bodies of  Karthi and Manivasakam, the two Maoists who were allegedly killed in an encounter at Attappadi forest area in Palakkad district. The …
  • Palakkad girls rape case: Kerala DGP, Chief Secretary summoned 05 Nov 2019 04:42 Image Source : PTI Kerala CS, DGP asked to appear before NCSC on Nov 11 regarding Dalit girls' rape case. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) summoned the Kerala chief secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) on Monday, asking …
  • CM Pinarayi Vijayan justifies Palakkad Maoist killings before CPM 01 Nov 2019 10:16 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even as the CPI continues with its opposition in the Maoist killings at Attappady, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remained adamant in his stand, justifying the police action. On Friday the chief minister briefed …
  • Palakkad rape case: Kerala CM assures support to victims’ family 31 Oct 2019 10:37 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday met and assured all support to the family of two minor girls who were allegedly sexually assaulted and murdered in Walayar town of Palakkad in 2017. The three persons had allegedly …
  • CPM, CPI at loggerheads in Kerala over Maoist killings in Palakkad 30 Oct 2019 16:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The two left parties in Kerala's ruling LDF government - the CPM and the CPI - have come to a direct confrontation over Maoist killings in Palakkad district. Hours after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan …
  • Palakkad encounter: One more Maoist believed killed; death toll touches 4 29 Oct 2019 11:55 By PTI PALAKKAD: One more Maoist is suspected to be dead in the ongoing operation by the specialised Thunderbolt squad near Attapady here, police said on Tuesday. A top police official told PTI that the one who died on Tuesday was injured in the gunfight …
  • Kerala: Three ‘Maoists’ killed in gun battle with police commandos in Palakkad’s Agali forests 28 Oct 2019 13:21 The skirmish came against the backdrop of increased activity of Maoists in the Attappadi forest region in the Palakkad district. (Representational Image) Three suspected Maoists were killed in a gun battle with Thunderbolt commandos in Agali forests in …
  • 7 Kerala Cops Suspended After Death Of Tribal Police Officer In Palakkad 02 Aug 2019 14:34 Palakkad: Seven police officers have been suspended in Kerala after the death of a fellow officer in Palakkad last week. Kumar NK's body was found on a railway track on July 25. His wife, Sajini RS, has alleged her husband faced repeated harassment …
  • Hashish oil valued at Rs 22 crore seized at Palakkad-Pollachi route, one held 01 Aug 2019 01:18 By Express News Service PALAKKAD: In a major haul, 23 kg of hashish oil valued at Rs 22 crore on the global black market was seized by the Excise Enforcement squad from a Maruti Alto car at Nombikode on the Palakkad -Pollachi Road on Wednesday. The …
  • ITI Palakkad facing financial crisis, 450 employees may be affected: RS member 19 Jul 2019 15:26 New Delhi, Jul 19 () Rajya Sabha member M P Veerendra Kumar on Friday said that state-owned ITI Ltd's unit in Palakkad, Kerala, was facing a serious financial crisis and nearly 450 people would be rendered jobless if it is closed down. Though the unit …
  • Uncertainty over shifting of Palakkad jail from Fort 09 Jul 2019 05:35 The Jail Department authorities are yet to inform the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) about the proposed shifting of the special sub-jail from the Fort here. Although Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is to inaugurate the newly constructed district jail …
  • Palakkad rail division to get additional coal traffic from New Mangalore Port 13 Jun 2019 18:27 A senior official of the Southern Railway Zone has asked the Palakkad division of the zone to be ready to handle additional coal traffic from New Mangalore Port. Speaking at the Railway Week celebrations of Southern Railway at Palakkad, S Anantharaman, …
  • 8 killed after ambulance collides with lorry in Kerala's Palakkad 10 Jun 2019 03:55 The people in the ambulance were being taken to a hospital in Palakkad after their car met with an accident earlier. Palakkad: At least eight people died after an ambulance they were travelling in rammed into a lorry in Palakkad city of Kerala. The …
  • CPM's fatal fall on cards in Kerala; Palakkad sees shocking UDF wave 23 May 2019 07:02 Palakkad was widely considered as the most promising constituency of CPI(M) in Kerala. Popularly called the 'Red Fort', the constituency has always shown its leniency towards CPI(M). Exit polls had also substantiated this fact as most of the media …
  • Info on IS activities in Kashmir retrieved from phone of arrested Palakkad native 21 May 2019 02:51 Express News Service KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recovered information related to Islamic State (IS) activities in Kashmir from the mobile phone of Palakkad native Riyas Aboobacker, who was planning suicide attacks in Kerala. Sources …
  • NIA arrests Palakkad resident for planning suicide attack in Kerala 29 Apr 2019 22:34
  • Yellow alert in Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad on April 29 29 Apr 2019 03:01 The IMD has modified the heavy rainfall alerts for Monday and Tuesday in the State. As per a Sunday update from the weather agency, heavy rainfall alerts (yellow alert) have been issued for Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad on Monday and …
  • NIA raids at houses in Kasargod, Palakkad; gadgets, documents seized 29 Apr 2019 01:31 By Express News Service KASARGOD/KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the houses of two people in Kasargod and one in Palakkad on Sunday over suspected links to the Islamic State (IS).The raids in the houses of Ahamed Arafat of …
  • Watch: Elephant goes on rampage in Kerala’s Palakkad district, creates panic among residents 20 Apr 2019 05:37 An elephant overturns a car in Kerala’s Palakkad district. (YouTube/@Shibu Sukumaran) A tusker went on a rampage in Kuzhalmannam in Kerala’s Palakkad district on Thursday, videos of which are viral on social media. The elephant, which managed to break …
  • Opposition flags waste managment to fuel anti-incumbency in Palakkad 13 Apr 2019 03:31 Express News Service PALAKKAD: The agrarian constituency of Palakkad with its teeming workforce has always been a Left bastion and the Opposition UDF and the NDA have been going all-out in its bid  to upstage the CPM. “One of the main issues in Palakkad …
  • Only a Left-backed government can provide a secular dispensation: Palakkad LDF candidate 28 Mar 2019 08:42 Express News Service B Rajesh, who represents the CPM in the Parliament and on TV debates with consummate ease and elan with his oratory skills, is the LDF candidate in Palakkad. He is leaving no stone unturned as he goes about meeting the electorate …
  • Palakkad: Man held for raping SFI activist at CPM office 23 Mar 2019 20:28 Palakkad: The Cherpulassery police on Saturday arrested the accused who allegedly raped a girl in the  CPM area committee office last year. T.R. Prakasan, 29, a bike workshop mechanic and resident of Cherpulassery, was held from the bus stand within the …
  • Science camp for Class XI students at IIT Palakkad 21 Mar 2019 02:48 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad, is conducting a residential science camp in memory of Late Prof  M C Valsakumar, former professor of Physics and Dean, student affairs at IIT Palakkad. The Institute will …
  • Give chance to Modi, will make Kerala number one state, says Amit Shah in Palakkad 22 Feb 2019 20:23 By PTI PALAKKAD: BJP president Amit Shah Friday took potshots and attacked the proposed "Mahagathbandhan" of opposition parties and said if it comes to power, there will be a new prime minister on each day of the week. Addressing party workers, …
  • Amit Shah to arrive in Palakkad today 22 Feb 2019 02:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  BJP national president Amit Shah will visit Palakkad on Friday to fine-tune the party’s poll strategies. BJP national president Amit Shah will visit Palakkad on Friday to fine-tune the party’s poll strategies. …
  • Sabarimala protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in Kerala’s Palakkad town 04 Jan 2019 09:12 'Prohibitory order has been imposed till 6 pm today after considering tense situation prevailing in the town,' District Collector said. Thiruvananthapuram: Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Palakkad town and Manjeswaram Taluk of Kasargod …
  • Kerala police arrest Ayyappa Dharma Sena leader Rahul Easwar in Palakkad 17 Dec 2018 15:33 The police on Monday arrested Rahul Easwar, leader of the Ayyappa Dharma Sena (ADS), from a government rest house in Palakkad. A court in Ranni in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala recently cancelled the bail accorded to him in a case relating to the …
  • Odiyan review: A tribute from Mohanlal, Shrikumar to Palakkad folklore 15 Dec 2018 02:42 Facebook: Mohanlal Amid huge hype and unexpected Kerala hartal, Mohanlal's most anticipated flick of the year 'Odiyan' graced the big screen in style on December 14. Most of the theaters in Kerala witnessed huge rush even at the opening show …
  • UST Global partners IIT Palakkad for R&D 01 Dec 2018 22:41 UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, has partnered with IIT Palakkad for joint R&D in cutting-edge technologies such as AI/ML and Brain-Machine Interface, internship and job placement for the students. For the joint R…
  • Kerala braces for heavy showers, red alert issued in 3 districts, shutters of dams opened in Thrissur, Palakkad 05 Oct 2018 06:57 Shutters of dams in Thrissur and Palakkad districts were lifted this evening to drain out excess water. Kerala is bracing for heavy to heavy rainfall in the next five days as a low-pressure area is most likely form in the Southeast Arabian sea, said the …
  • Kerala: Red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, heavy rain on Sunday 03 Oct 2018 15:41 Red alert comes after Met dept issued warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, close to Sri Lankan coast. Kochi: A red alert has been declared in three districts - Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad - of Kerala for extremely heavy rainfall on …
  • Kerala rains: Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 06:38 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 04:20 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Rains subside in many parts, landslides reported in Kerala's Palakkad 19 Aug 2018 13:17 Situation still grave for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Ernakulam as heavy rains predicted till August 20. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is witnessing the worst flood in over 100 years with incessant rains over the last 10 days claiming over 300 lives and …
  • Of floating furniture, sleepless nights in Kerala's Palakkad: A journalist's account 17 Aug 2018 15:45 The flower garden which my mother had lovingly nurtured, even planting a now-thriving Christmas tree, was swamped.  Palakkad: Rains have been relentless for the past several days. Fear of rising water entering our home has snatched away sleep. The thought …
  • Kerala: 11 injured as a portion of 3-storey building collapses in Palakkad, search operation underway 02 Aug 2018 16:17 — By PTI | Aug 02, 2018 06:43 pm Palakkad: A portion of a three-storeyed building collapsed here today, leaving 11 people injured, police said. The injured, including two women, were admitted to hospital. The nearly 40-year-old building situated in the …
  • Multi-story building collapses in Palakkad 02 Aug 2018 12:56 By Express News Service PALAKKAD: A multi-storey building near the Palakkad municipal stand collapsed trapping many people under the debris. The top two floors of the building caved in at 1.15 pm. Seven persons were rescued with injuries and have been …
  • Railways drop coach factory project in Palakkad 14 Jun 2018 02:22 With Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal making it clear that the Centre has no immediate plans to initiate construction of the ₹550-crore rail coach factory at Kanjikode in Palakkad, the long anticipated development project of the State is now facing an …
  • Nayanthara turns Palakkad girl in Dhyan's film? 29 May 2018 19:11 It appears Nayanthara will be playing a Palakkad girl in Dhyan Sreenivasan's directorial debut Love Action Drama. Reports suggest that she will play the female lead opposite Nvin Pauly, as someone who knows both Malayalam and Tamil. Nivin is reportedly …
  • Nurse acid attack: Man arrested from Palakkad district 15 May 2018 12:47 — By PTI | May 15, 2018 04:47 pm Hyderabad: A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said today. The incident occurred on May 10 and the …
  • Kerala: How a tuition programme in a Dalit colony in Palakkad is getting children to college 13 May 2018 23:36 Written by Shaju Philip | Palakkad | Updated: May 14, 2018 4:54:29 am At one such tuition class in Kongappadam village. (Express Photo) In the 1990s, when C D Sajith Kumar, a student of NSS Engineering College in Palakkad, Kerala, lived in a rented house …
  • Cong, CPI(M) vote out BJP panel chief in Palakkad 29 Apr 2018 02:14 Amidst debates over the feasibility of a larger political alliance involving the Congress and Left parties to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre, a no-confidence motion moved in the Palakkad municipality on Saturday by the United …
  • The pleasures of Palakkad 07 Apr 2018 17:46 Photo: Shoba Narayan I am standing outside “Kutty Lottery” in Palakkad, Kerala, deciding whether to buy a ticket with the bumper prize of Rs2 crore or Rs4 crore. The man behind the counter assesses me encouragingly, as if trying to decide if I am a …
  • Bus driver beaten up for overtaking in Kerala's Palakkad 30 Mar 2018 05:27 [India], Mar 30 (ANI): A bus driver was mercilessly beaten by a group of people in Kerala's Palakkad after he overtook another vehicle in a dangerous manner. According to the local police, the group of people, who were on their way to a wedding party, …
  • A lip-smacking steamed delight from Palakkad 06 Mar 2018 10:24 Customers at the stall selling Ramassery idlis at Krithi International Book festival in Marine Drive  Express KOCHI: Big steaming idlis, looking like a slightly puffed out version of the humble dosa, accompanied with different types of chutneys are …
  • RSS chief hoists Tricolour in Palakkad school 28 Jan 2018 03:50 PALAKKAD: The “Pathasanchalanam” (route march) marked the second day of the three-day state level shibiram organised by the RSS at the Vyasa Vidya Peetom in Kallekad on Saturday.The one kilometre route march began from the school premises and marched in …
  • RSS chief unfurls tricolour at Palakkad school 27 Jan 2018 09:07 R Krishnakumar, DH News Service, Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 2018, 22:51 IST RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday unfurled the national flag at a CBSE-affiliated private school in Palakkad district, as part of the Republic Day …
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat unfurls national flag at school in Kerala's Palakkad 27 Jan 2018 06:49 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today unfurled the national flag at a school run by Sangh workers in Palakkad city on India's 69th Republic Day. Bhagwat hoisted the tricolour at Vyasa Vidhya Peetam Higher Secondary School, an institution run by Vidya Bharti. …
  • RSS chief unfurls national flag at school in Palakkad 26 Jan 2018 10:08 Press Trust of India, Palakkad (Kerala), Jan 26 2018, 15:28 IST RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today unfurled the national flag at a school run by Sangh workers in Palakkad city on India's 69th Republic Day. On Independence Day last …
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag at Palakkad school 26 Jan 2018 09:49 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat unfurled the tricolour on Friday at a Sangh Parivar managed higher secondary school affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) here. He did so disregarding a State government circular restricting the right to hoist …
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagawat hoists national flag in Palakkad School again, triggers controversy 26 Jan 2018 09:04 PALAKKAD: RSS chief Mohan G. Bhagwat again sparked a controversy on hoisting the national flag in a school here despite state government orders that only department or office heads can hoist the flag in schools, colleges and health institutions. The RSS …
  • Republic Day 2018: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag at Palakkad school 26 Jan 2018 07:59 Republic Day 2018: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat unfurls tricolour at a school in Kerala’s Palakkad. (Source: ANI photo) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoisted the tricolour on the occasion of the country’s 69th Republic Day celebrations at a CBSE-affiliated school in …
  • Melodic, erudite essays at a music fete in Palakkad 01 Dec 2017 11:26 Excellent sahitya bhava, perfect sruthi alignment and a yen for aesthetics made the vocal recital of Malladi Brothers, Sri Ram Prasad and Ravikumar, a memorable one at a National Music Festival held in Palakkad. The latter’s Arabhi and the former’s bhava- …
  • Establishment of permanent campus of six new IITs at Tirupati, Palakkad, Goa, Dharwad, Jammu and Bhilai 28 Oct 2017 15:24 The Union Cabinet on 24th October 2017 approved a Rs. 7,002 crore plan for construction of permanent campuses for six new IITs, to be completed by 31stMarch 2020. Each campus will have facility for housing 1,200 students, beginning from the academic year …
  • IIT Palakkad set to receive Rs 1,000-crore Central aid 28 Oct 2017 06:48 PALAKKAD: The Centre’s decision to allot Rs 7,002.42 crore for constructing permanent campuses of six Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs) in the country, with IIT Palakkad all set to receive Rs 1,000 crore, has been hailed by both academicians and the …
  • Palakkad ‘walks’ ahead of Ernakulam 22 Oct 2017 04:32 Nivya Antony of KHS Kumaraputhur, Palakkad, winning the senior girls’ pole vault | Melton Antony PALA : It rarely happens that a less talked about athlete walks away with all the glory. That precisely  happened on Day Two of the 61st State Schools …
  • Pincon Spirit Ltd announces new bottling tie-up with SDF Industries in Palakkad, Kerala 15 Oct 2017 04:43 Pincon Spirit Ltd has entered into new bottling tie-up with SDF Industries in Palakkad, Kerala for their brands Ultra Force Rum, Ruby Gold Brandy, Pincon Rum / brandy and King's Coin Rum / Brandy. Kerala State Beverages Corporation Limited ( …
  • Dalit priest stabbed in Kerala’s Palakkad district, injuries not critical 27 Sep 2017 09:55 Biju Narayanan, the Dalit priest who was stabbed by unidentified persons in Kerala’s Palakkad A priest belonging to the Dalit community was attacked in Kerala’s Palakkad district on Wednesday. Biju Narayanan, a priest of the Mathrukula Dharma Raksha Ashram …
  • Palakkad collector transferred; routine exercise says CM 17 Aug 2017 11:34 The transfer was ordered after Mohan Bhagwat defied the collector and hoised the national flag himself. PTI file photo. The Palakkad collector, whose orders were defied by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat by hoisting the national flag at an aided school, has been …
  • Palakkad Collector P Marykutty, who barred RSS' Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting Tricolour, transferred 17 Aug 2017 08:24 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat unfurling the national flag at a school on the occasion of 71st Independence Day in Palakkad on Tuesday. (PTI Photo) The district collector of Palakkad, Kerala, who had barred RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting the national flag …
  • Palakkad Collector Who Took On Mohan Bhagwat Over Flag Hoisting Transferred 17 Aug 2017 06:54 Palakkad: District Collector of Palakkad P Marykutty, who had issued restraining orders to prevent RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting the national flag at a government school here on Independence Day, has been transferred after a Cabinet decision on …
  • Bhagwat defies order, hoists flag at Kerala schoolDefying an order by the district administration, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday unfurled the national flag during the Independence Day celebrations at a private school in Kerala's Palakkad 15 Aug 2017 10:43 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat defies govt order, hoists tricolour in Kerala Defying state government orders, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat hoisted the tricolour at a school in Palakkad as part of the 71st Independence Day celebrations. …
  • Kerala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists flag in Palakkad school 15 Aug 2017 05:31 [India], August 15 (ANI): After a major setback, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat finally hoisted the national flag in Karnakkiyamman School here, on Tuesday, to mark the 71st Independence Day of India. Earlier in the day, he was …
  • Mystery shrouds death of Palakkad yuva morcha leader 08 Jul 2017 03:32 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mystery shrouds the death of 31-year-old Sajinraj alias Lalu, the Yuva Morcha Palakkad district secretary who was found on a roadside in Attingal with severe burns the other day. The Ottapalam native was found in front of a driving …
  • ITI Limited, Palakkad contributes for ISRO GSLV Mk III Launch 13 Jun 2017 06:05 ITI Limited, country's first public sector unit and a premier telecom company contributed the manufacturing of electronic assembly for ISRO's GSLV MkIII, one of the prestigious missions of ISRO launched on 5th June 2017 to take a giant leap for …
  • 14 children found in Palakkad district to be sent back to native place 20 May 2017 01:39 PALAKKAD: The 14 North Indian children found in a house at Menonpara in the district will be sent to their respective states as the Grace Care Society authorities failed to produce valid documents proving their identity. The children, aged between 11 and …
  • Service back on track on Pollachi-Palakkad route 24 hours after derailment 18 May 2017 01:47 Tirunelveli-Pune special train that got derailed after a tree fell on the track on Tuesday | Express COIMBATORE: Nearly 24 hour after derailment, train services between Pollachi and Palakkad resumed late on Wednesday. Sources said that track repair has …
  • WannaCry ransomware attacks 23 computers of Palakkad railway division 17 May 2017 01:40 Courtesy: Ransomware Blog PALAKKAD: The WannaCry ransomware disrupted 23 computers at the Palakkad divisional railway office (Southern Railway) here on Tuesday. The official spokesman of the Railways said train operations and ticket booking process were …
  • WannaCry attack: 23 computers disabled in Palakkad rail division 16 May 2017 16:51 By: PTI | Palakkad (ker) | Published:May 16, 2017 10:08 pm Hit by the global ransomware cyberattack, as many as 23 computers of the Southern Railway Divisional Office in Palakkad district were disabled today, said railway officials here. Various services …
  • 23 Computers Disabled In Palakkad Rail Division 16 May 2017 15:06 Palakkad:  Hit by the global ransomware cyberattack, as many as 23 computers of the Southern Railway Divisional Office in Palakkad district were disabled today, said railway officials. Various services of the division, including those of passenger …
  • CSR arm of SOBHA organizes dowry-less social weddings in Palakkad, Kerala 12 May 2017 05:27 The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of SOBHA, Sri Kurumba Educational and Charitable Trust is continuing with its efforts to make a difference in the lives of people. On Saturday, May 6th it organized dowry-less social wedding ceremony at …
  • Palakkad rail division registers dip in freight loading 19 Apr 2017 17:07 Loaded 6.222 million tonnes of freight during 2016-17 against 6.484 million tonnes in 2015-16 Mangaluru, April 19:   The Palakkad division of Southern Railways has loaded 6.222 million tonnes of freight during 2016-17 against 6.484 million tonnes in 2015- …
  • Central team to visit Palakkad today 19 Apr 2017 08:24 An inter-ministerial team, deputed by the Union government, will take stock of the gravity of the drought situation in Palakkad district. The team will reach Palakkad on Wednesday and interact with farmers and district officials. A meeting of different …
  • RSS, CPM violence flares up in Kerala, 3 DYFI activists attacked in Palakkad 03 Mar 2017 08:52 Hyderabad: RSS activists protest against attack on their office in Kerala; (left) Bomb hurled at RSS office in Kallachy near Nadapuram, Kerala Amidst the ongoing tussle between the RSS and CPM in Kerala, three Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) …
  • Kerala: Two DYFI activists hacked in Palakkad district 03 Mar 2017 08:25 [India], Mar. 03 (ANI): Two Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists were hacked to death on Thursday night at Elappulli in Palakkad district of Kerala. The incident took place on Thursday evening around 6 p.m. Meanwhile, the DYFI workers …
  • Kerala: CPM youth wing activist hacked in Palakkad, BJP workers named in complaint 03 Mar 2017 06:43 1 DYFI activist hacked in Palakkad. Three BJP workers named in police complaint. 2 Incident comes hours after RSS office bombed in Kozhikode. 3 A CPM office was torched in Kozhikode's Nadapuram area following the attack on RSS office. A Democratic …
  • CPM Worker Hacked Allegedly By BJP Men In Kerala's Palakkad 03 Mar 2017 06:01 Kozhikode:  A young CPM worker was attacked in Kerala's Palakkad by unknown men hours before four unknown men threw a crude bomb at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS office in Kozhikode. The incident occurred around 6 pm on Thursday when a young …
  • Water poverty to be a challenge for Palakkad households: study 20 Feb 2017 04:45 With the fast drying up of water resources and alarming depletion of groundwater, water poverty would soon become the major challenge for households in Palakkad district. According to a survey conducted by the Department of Geography, Government College, …
  • Kozhikode, Palakkad share top slot 21 Jan 2017 21:45 Defending champion Kozhikode and Palakkad shared the lead on the third day of the State School Arts Festival here on Wednesday midnight. Both the districts had 397 points. The results: High School Classical Music: Boys: 1. Madhav Dev (St. Thomas, Panthalam …
  • Crisis time in Kerala; rice bowl Palakkad worst affected 10 Jan 2017 17:27 Thiruvananthapuram, January 10:   Kerala is anticipating a significant drop in agricultural output as a result of the successive failures of the South-West and North-East monsoons in 2016. While the June-September season left a gaping rain deficit of 34 …

  • Jayasurya’s action film 'Thrissur Pooram' to release on December 20 12 Nov 2019 04:59 By Express News Service One of Jayasurya’s latest films, Thrissur Pooram, was wrapped up recently, and the makers have now announced a release date: December 20. The Rajesh Mohanan directorial backed by Vijay Babu is touted as a mass entertainer told in …
  • 6 girls gone missing from Thrissur found 07 Nov 2019 02:33 Express News Service THRISSUR: At a time when the entire state is watching the developments of the Walayar case, residents of the district were on tenterhooks following reports of six girls, including one minor, going missing on Tuesday. However, within 24 …
  • Vijay Babu launches 'Aadu 3' at Thrissur Pooram wrap-up 06 Nov 2019 08:25 By Express News Service Jayasurya-starrer Thrissur Pooram has been finally wrapped up after a four-month shoot. While announcing the completion, Jayasurya and producer Vijay Babu also launched Aadu-3 in a unique fashion—by preparing mutton biryani and …
  • During Onam, the annual Pulikali festival in Thrissur sees people get into the skin of the tiger 13 Oct 2019 01:24 While the processions roll out in the afternoon and celebrations go on till 9 pm, the preparations begin the night before. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) Fist clenched, arms outstretched. Belly jiggles and feet forward. Golden, orange, green and pink — a …
  • Thrissur: Sex racket tortured victim for 6 months 03 Oct 2019 22:23 Thrissur: The inquiry into the case registered by Chalakudy Police on the complaint of a teenage girl being trapped by a six racket active in Thrissur and Malappuram districts has revealed that the victim was tortured for nearly six months and around 30 …
  • The women waitresses join Indian Coffee House in Thrissur 03 Oct 2019 04:25 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For the first time in its history, the Indian Coffee House chain based in Thrissur is appointing three women as its staff members. All three will join duty as waitresses on Thursday. Two of them will join the MLA …
  • Thrissur: Deputy collector seeks bribe, suspended 20 Sep 2019 21:29 Thrissur: The state government has suspended deputy collector K.V. Muraleedharan following complaints of maladministration and demand for bribes. Thrissur collector S. Shanavas had sent a report to the government citing that Muraleedharan, who was in- …
  • Women participate in famous tiger-themed dance in Kerala's Thrissur district 15 Sep 2019 02:14 14 Sep 2019, 10:17PM ISTSource: TOI.inAs part of the end of the Onam celebrations, women dancers participated in ‘Pulikali’ (Tiger-themed dance) in Thrissur district of Kerala. It is performed by trained artists to entertain people on the occasion of Onam, …
  • Thrissur man with alleged terror links nabbed amid drama 24 Aug 2019 23:31 Express News Service KOCHI: Dramatic scenes unfolded at the Ernakulam Judicial First Class Magistrate Court-I hall on Saturday afternoon after the City Police detained a person who came to surrender, alleging terror links.  Abdul Khader Raheem (39), a …
  • Thrissur native shot dead in Alabama 31 Jul 2019 00:57 By Express News Service THRISSUR: Thrissur native Neil Purush Kumar, 30, was shot dead by robbers at a petrol station at Pike County in Alabama in the US on July 24.He is survived by father Purush Kumar, mother Seema, and two sisters. Neil was pursuing …
  • Swathi Reddy joins Jayasurya’s Thrissur Pooram 18 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service Swathi Reddy (Amen, North 24 Kaatham) has joined the cast of Jayasurya’s Thrissur Pooram, reportedly as the female lead. The film went on floors recently. Swathi made her debut with the critically acclaimed Tamil film …
  • Thrissur: Foul play alleged in girl’s suicide 15 Jul 2019 22:17 Thrissur: Mystery shrouds the death of a 10-year-old girl, who was found hanging from the wooden frame of the toilet on the premises of her rented house on the Beach Road at Edassery, Thalikkulam, last month. A social activist, Bindu Ammini, who hit the …
  • July 15 start for Jayasurya's next film Thrissur Pooram 13 Jul 2019 04:07 By Express News Service Jayasurya’s next collaboration with producer Vijay Babu, Thrissur Pooram, will commence shooting on July 15. Touted as a mass entertainer, the film will tell its story in multiple chapters, each named after the various stages of the …
  • Distemper virus attack suspected in Thrissur 05 Jul 2019 06:16 Health officials suspect distemper virus attack at Thekkumkara grama panchayat, near Wadakkanchery, following the death of five toddy cats (Asian Palm Civet) during the last three days. However, they said the people need not panic as it would not spread …
  • Thrissur: Capturing frames of China 29 Jun 2019 21:56 Thrissur: For Yoga trainer Sudheer Uralath candid random street photography is a passion and he often hits the Chinese streets where he is working as a yoga instructor with his camera to capture 'frames within a frame'. Mr Sudheer who works as a …
  • My immediate focus will be on centrally funded projects in Thrissur: T N Prathapan 16 Jun 2019 01:18 By Express News Service When speculation was rife over his winning chances, T N Prathapan had asserted he would win by over 25,000 votes. Now, after his historic victory in Thrissur, Prathapan is busy holding constituency-wise rallies expressing his …
  • Thrissur: Vehicle owners call token strike on June 18 13 Jun 2019 01:46 By Express News Service THRISSUR: A joint protection forum of Motor Vehicle owners and various organisations called for a token strike on June 18 across the state in protest against the regulation that mandates GPS facility in motor vehicles, including …
  • Not here for politics but to build country, place it in international arena: PM Modi in Thrissur 08 Jun 2019 08:46 Image Source : PTI PM Modi addresses BJP workers in Kerala Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party after offering prayers at the famed Sri Krishna Temple, where he was given a traditional welcome by …
  • PM Modi offers prayers at Guruvayur temple in Thrissur, to address party workers shortly 08 Jun 2019 04:52 Security has been tightened at the temple ahead of PM Modi’s visit. (Twitter/@BJP4Keralam) Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Sree Krishna Temple in Guruvayur in Thrissur Saturday morning. He is on a visit to Kerala for the first time …
  • PM Modi to offer prayers at Guruvayur temple in Thrissur on Saturday 07 Jun 2019 08:35 The prime minister is expected to land at the Naval air base in Kochi late Friday night, around 11 pm. (Reuters) In his first visit to Kerala after getting re-elected as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will offer prayers at the Sree Krishna Temple in …
  • Thrissur Election Result 2019: TN Prathapan leading 23 May 2019 18:13
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  • Thrissur Pooram rights sold to Sony Music? Resul Pookutty in eye of storm 18 May 2019 00:48 Thrissur PooramIANS Just a day after Kerala's largest temple festival, Thrissur Pooram, ended with its glorious procession, a controversy has sparked over the audio copyright of the percussion ensemble. People are unable to upload videos of the famous …
  • Devaswom boards to take final call on Thrissur Pooram-Sony Music copyright controversy 18 May 2019 00:41 Thrissur PooramIANS Two Devaswom boards in Kerala have finally intervened in the copyright controversy of Thrissur Pooram percussion ensemble. Due to the copyright, people were not able to upload videos of the festival on social media platforms and YouTube …
  • Thrissur: 997 gelatin sticks seized in major haul 17 May 2019 21:48 Thrissur: Mannuthy Police on Friday arrested a youth from Chalakudy with 125 kg of explosives during a vehicle check on NH at DD Padi near Mannuthy. The arrested, Ratheesh of Koottala House, was carrying as many as 997 gelatin sticks in five sacks in the …
  • Thrissur: Percussion ensemble wows mammoth crowd 14 May 2019 04:06 By Express News Service THRISSUR: Several thousand people, including women and children, on Monday, thronged the Pazhayanadakkavu Road for the ‘panchavadyam’ (percussion ensemble) for madathil varavu of Thiruvambady Bhagavathy. After the pooram began at 7 …
  • Jayasurya’s next titled Thrissur Pooram 14 May 2019 03:31 Express News Service KOCHI: Following Aadu and Aadu 2, Jayasurya is once again collaborating with producer Vijay Babu’s Friday Film House on a new film titled Thrissur Pooram. Vijay tells us that the film will showcase Jayasurya in a ‘serious, action …
  • How to watch Thrissur Pooram 2019 online; all you need to know 13 May 2019 13:38 Thrissur Pooramtwitter Kerala's cultural capital has brightened up to welcome the annual Hindu festival Thrissur Pooram. It is held during the Pooram star in the month of Medam, according to the Malayalam calendar. Thrissur Pooram was introduced by …
  • Thrissur ‘Pooram’ festivities begin with Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran’s entry 13 May 2019 13:03 An unprecedented crowd witnessed the ‘Vilambaram’ of the Thrissur Pooram celebrations at Thekkinkadu Maidan on Sunday, with elephant Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran opening the Thekke Gopura Nada of Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple. It was a record crowd on the …
  • Thrissur Pooram 2019 LIVE: Ilanjithara Melam inches towards its crescendo 13 May 2019 11:44 It's important to understand how today, the main day of the Pooram, progresses. Beginning as early as 7 in the morning, the 'cheru poorams' (mini processions) of the ten participating temples began progressing towards the Swaraj Round, the main …
  • One-Eyed Celebrity Elephant Flags Off Thrissur Temple Festival After Row 12 May 2019 19:35 The 54-year-old elephant has been performing at this ritual since 2014. Thrissur: Scores of devotees cheered as Kerala's beloved one-eyed elephant waded through the corridor of the famed Vadakkumnathan temple in Thrissur on Sunday after it was given a …
  • Controversial tusker opens Thrissur Pooram 12 May 2019 13:06 Thousands of people gathered here on Sunday to witness the grand opening of the famed Thrissur Pooram, considered as the mother of all temple festivals. ‘Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran’, the controversial elephant which was earlier denied permission to take …
  • 54-year-old tusker opens Thrissur Pooram fest in Kerala 12 May 2019 08:46 Thrissur (Kerala), May 12 (IANS) The opening of the famed Thrissur Pooram festival here on Sunday was attended by more than 10,000 people after an order disallowing a 54-year-old tusker from taking part in the festivities was reversed on Saturday. The …
  • Elephantine row: Tusker allowed at Thrissur Pooram fest 11 May 2019 12:15 Thrissur (Kerala), May 11 (IANS) It had all the ingredients of a suspense thriller with even the Kerala High Court intervening. Finally, after an early morning medical check-up, ‘Thechikottukavu Ramachandran’, 54-year-old tusker, on Saturday was cleared to …
  • Elephant Ramachandran fir for Thrissur Pooram Festival 11 May 2019 11:46 The district administration had earlier banned the 54-year-old jumbo king citing security reasons saying the elephant is blind. Thiruvananthapuram: A team of doctors on Saturday examined parade elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran and declared him …
  • Thrissur Pooram festival row: Elephant Ramachandran declared medically fit 11 May 2019 11:01 [India], May 11 (ANI): A team of doctors on Saturday examined parade elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran and declared him medically fit to participate in the Thrissur Pooram festival. The district administration had earlier banned the 54-year-old jumbo …
  • Elephant for Thrissur Pooram ceremony, with riders 11 May 2019 03:13 In a climax of suspense and arguments, the elephant Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran has got conditional permission to be paraded for the ‘Vilambaram’ ritual on the eve of the Thrissur Pooram. As the Advocate General gave legal advice to Thrissur Collector T. …
  • Kerala HC refuses to interfere in ban on Thrissur Pooram elephant 10 May 2019 10:15 [India], May 10 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Friday refused to interfere in the matter pertaining to the ban on parading elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran, at the Thrissur Pooram festival. The district administration had earlier banned the 54-year- …
  • Kerala HC declines to intervene on tusker ban ahead of Thrissur Pooram 10 May 2019 07:12 A ban on Ramachandran, a partially-blind 54-year-old tusker, was placed by the Chief Wildlife Warden after he killed two people at a housewarming ceremony in Guruvayur in February this year. The Kerala High Court Friday declined to intervene in the matter …
  • Kerala’s Thrissur's Vadakkumnathan temple faces 'elephantine' problem 10 May 2019 02:48 Image Source : PTI Thrissur Pooram is billed as the 'mother of all festivals' in Kerala and its history dates back to the late 18th century when it was started by Sakthan Thampuran, the 'Maharaja' of the erstwhile Kochi state. The Kerala …
  • Thrissur consumer forum order to KSEB set aside 09 May 2019 14:11 The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that a person who avails of a service for commercial purposes does not come under the definition of consumer under the Consumer Protection Act unless such person avails it exclusively for eking out …
  • Cops to tackle unprecedented security challenges for Thrissur Pooram 09 May 2019 10:33 Express News Service THRISSUR: The City police are all set to tackle unprecedented security challenges for Thrissur Pooram scheduled to be held on May 13-14. As the cultural capital gets into festive mood after pooram’s flag hoisting ceremony, the cops are …
  • Thrissur Pooram in the midst of an elephant row 09 May 2019 04:07 There is a jumbo issue ahead of Thrissur Pooram. The district administration and the Elephant Owners Federation are at loggerheads over the ban on parading of Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran, one of the sought-after elephants in the State. Protesting against …
  • Thrissur Pooram: Supreme Court denies permission for chain palm crackers 06 May 2019 08:40 By Express News Service THRISSUR: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea filed by temple devaswoms asking permission for bursting chain palm crackers in the fireworks display of Thrissur Pooram. The apex court said that granting permission for the …
  • Flawless security in place for Thrissur Pooram 05 May 2019 02:28 By Express News Service THRISSUR: In the backdrop of terrorist attacks across the world, the meeting convened to analyse security aspects for Thrissur Pooram, that falls on May 13 and 14, has decided to arrange flawless security at all levels. Rumours had …
  • Thrissur Pooram to be held under tight security 04 May 2019 21:25 Thrissur: Security will be tightened for the Thrissur Pooram in view of the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on the Easter day and the terrorists’ threat to attack targets in South India. The public will not be allowed to take carry bags to the site of the Pooram …
  • Thrissur: Murder accused gets life term imprisonment 30 Apr 2019 22:27 Thrissur: The additional district sessions court here on Tuesday sentenced Thop-puparambil Sreekumar, accused in the murder of Vayalppadi Abhilash in 2011, to life imprisonment. Additional district judge Nizar Ahamed, who pronounced the judgment, also …
  • Two young men hacked to death in Thrissur; police suspects gang revelries 24 Apr 2019 05:37 By Express News Service THRISSUR: Two young men were hacked to death at Varadiyam in Thrissur, in the wee hours on Wednesday. The police suspected it as an act by gang of Ganja peddlers. Cristo, 25, from Mundathikode and Shyam, 24 from Mundoor were hacked …
  • SC allows fireworks for Thrissur Pooram festival 11 Apr 2019 09:48 By Express News Service THRISSUR: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave permission for the traditional fireworks at the much renowned Thrissur Pooram organised every summer at Thekkinkadu Maidan.  The apex court has directed the temple devaswoms to use the …
  • It was the last day of my Class 10 exams, says Thrissur teen who rode a horse to school 10 Apr 2019 00:26 [India], April 10 (ANI): The teen who recently took social media by storm after a video of her riding a horse in a school uniform went viral, revealed that the video was of the day when she was going for her last Class 10 board examination. Krishna, a …
  • Youth sets woman ablaze for rejecting marriage proposal in Thrissur 06 Apr 2019 08:09 A 22-year-old engineering student was set ablaze after being stabbed on the neck by a youth at her residence at Chiyyaram, near here, on Thursday for allegedly rejecting his marriage proposal. The victim was identified as Neethu, a third year student of a …
  • Girl set afire by jilted lover in Thrissur 04 Apr 2019 21:32 Thrissur: Another girl in the state has fallen victim to a failed love affair after the recent death of a student in similar circumstances near Thiruvalla. Neethu, 22, a student of Axis College of Engineering and Technology at Kodakara, was stabbed and set …
  • Suresh Gopi to contest Lok Sabha elections as BJP candidate from Thrissur? 02 Apr 2019 12:11 Suresh GopiSuresh Gopi/Facebook Suresh Gopi, the action king of Malayalam cinema, may contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Thrissur as a BJP candidate. As per reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have apparently …
  • Kerala BDJS president Thushar Vellappally to contest from Thrissur 28 Mar 2019 00:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: BDJS state president Thushar Vellappally is to contest from Thrissur Lok Sabha constituency. Paili Variyattu will be the party candidate from Wayanad. This was announced by Thushar after the party state executive …
  • Thushar Vellappally likely to contest from Thrissur LS seat 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service KOCHI: BDJS state president Thushar Vellappally is likely to contest from Thrissur as one of the five candidates of the party to contest as the NDA candidate. Former PSC chairman K S Radhakrishnan, who joined the BJP,  will be the …
  • LDF’s Kerala Samrakshana Yatra concludes in Thrissur 03 Mar 2019 00:43 By Express News Service THRISSUR:  The LDF’s Kerala Samrakshana Yatra, led by CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan from South and CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran from North, concluded with a massive rally attended by more than 1 lakh people in …
  • Thrissur St. Thomas College champions at D-zone festival 23 Feb 2019 13:02 St. Thomas College, Thrissur, lifted the overall championship at the D-Zone Youth Festival of Calicut University with 245 points. The contest concluded at the C. Achutha Menon Government College on Friday. Sahrudaya College, Kodakara, bagged the second …
  • Two Thrissur farmers win genome saviour awards 31 Jan 2019 00:59 Two farmers from Thrissur have won the prestigious plant genome saviour awards instituted by the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights Authority, Government of India. While P.V. Jose from Potta, Chalakudy, was selected for the Plant Genome …
  • Highlights: PM Modi Addresses Public Rally In Kerala's Thrissur 27 Jan 2019 15:34 PM Modi visited the Integrated Refinery Expansion Complex at Kochi's BPCL. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences …
  • Live Updates: PM Modi Addresses Public Rally In Kerala's Thrissur 27 Jan 2019 12:32 PM Modi visited the Integrated Refinery Expansion Complex at Kochi's BPCL. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences …
  • Thrissur among five focus seats of BJP in Kerala, PM Modi to address rally Sunday 25 Jan 2019 22:39 Preparations are in full swing in the town, with large posters and placards of the prime minister covering every inch of public space. (Express photo) For long, the voters of Thrissur parliamentary constituency in central Kerala have remained a spectator …
  • Theatre of resilience in Thrissur 23 Jan 2019 13:25 It may not have the usual extravaganza or a large line-up from across the globe. But, the 11th edition of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK), organised by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi, will kick-start here on Sunday with the …
  • Kerala hartal LIVE: 3 BJP workers stabbed in Thrissur; mediapersons, cops and buses attacked 03 Jan 2019 11:23 By Online Desk Violence was reported from different parts of Kerala on Thursday during the state-wide dawn to dusk hartal called by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi. Announcing the shutdown on behalf of the SKS, its leader K P Sasikala said that the government …
  • Mohanlal to try Thrissur dialect for 'Ittymaani' 18 Nov 2018 22:23 By Express News Service Mohanlal will be speaking in a Thrissur dialect soon for debutant Jibi Joju’s Ittymaani Made in China. The actor spoke with the dialect 31 years ago in the Padmarajan classic Thoovanathumbikal. Ittymaani... is produced by Antony …
  • Thrissur opens She Lodge 07 Nov 2018 22:05 A safe shelter during night is a problem for travelling women in the State. When their jobs demand frequent travels and overnight stays, women prefer to stay in the houses of friends or relatives due to lack of safe places to stay. Now, travelling women …
  • Kerala: Rs 35 lakh stolen from two ATMs in Thrissur, Ernakulam districts 13 Oct 2018 09:34 An Indian money changer shows new Indian rupee currency notes to a customer while sitting on the side of a road in Kolkata on August 23, 2013DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images Burglars struck at two automated teller machines in Thrissur and …
  • Kerala braces for heavy showers, red alert issued in 3 districts, shutters of dams opened in Thrissur, Palakkad 05 Oct 2018 06:57 Shutters of dams in Thrissur and Palakkad districts were lifted this evening to drain out excess water. Kerala is bracing for heavy to heavy rainfall in the next five days as a low-pressure area is most likely form in the Southeast Arabian sea, said the …
  • Kerala: Red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, heavy rain on Sunday 03 Oct 2018 15:41 Red alert comes after Met dept issued warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, close to Sri Lankan coast. Kochi: A red alert has been declared in three districts - Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad - of Kerala for extremely heavy rainfall on …
  • On International Day for Older Persons, elderly folks from Thrissur visit CM 02 Oct 2018 01:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On International Day for Older Persons, special guests visited Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at his office. A team of 100-odd elderly people from various old-age homes in Thrissur district reached the capital …
  • Kerala rains: Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 06:38 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 04:20 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Thrissur: Electric vehicles in high demand 14 Sep 2018 19:55 Thrissur: With fuel prices skyrocketing, the demand for electric scooters/bikes, which are sold on central government subsidies, has risen in the state. Though the electric scooters manufactured using Chinese technology had hit the markets five years …
  • Kerala: BSF prepares for daunting task of clearing bodies in flood-hit Thrissur 22 Aug 2018 15:09 Image Source : PTI Ernakulam: India Army personnel rescue flood affected people As the flood water recedes, security forces deployed in relief work in Kerala face a more daunting task of post-disaster rescue and sanitisation operations  In Kerala's …
  • Kerala Floods: Toll 165, many still await rescue; situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:08 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Three dead in marooned mental hospital in Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:03 Rescuers evacuate people from a flooded area to a safer place in Aluva. (REUTERS) As water finally began retreating from Chalakudy, one of the worst affected regions, the municipal town in Kerala’s Thrissur district looked like a war zone on Saturday. …
  • Fury: Tracking the unfolding tragedy in Kerala, from Ernakulam to Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:02 An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Rains, even heavy incessant rains, are hardly unusual in Kerala. The kind of flooding that the state is facing this year, however, certainly is. A few days of excessive …
  • Kerala floods: Thrissur woman refuses rescue without her 25 dogs 18 Aug 2018 11:19 The woman, Sunitha refused to leave her house unless her dogs, all strays or abandoned pets, were taken too. Kochi: A Kerala woman refused to leave her flooded house without her 25 dogs, a rescuer said Saturday, as the death toll continued to rise. The …
  • Kerala floods: Situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:04 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Kin stranded in Ernakulam, priest joins rescue work in Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:03 Written by Johnson TA | Thrissur | Published: August 18, 2018 12:31:52 am Fr Edamala oversees food distribution for NDRF men at Dayamatha school, a relief centre. (Express Photo) As a team of 120 NDRF personnel prepares to leave Dayamatha School in …
  • Thrissur court passes interim order against Karwaan screening 06 Aug 2018 14:19 Malayalam filmmaker Sanju Surendran claimed that he had obtained sanction from S Hareesh to make a film based on his book Aadam. A district court in Thrissur has issued an interim order against the screening of Hindi movie Karwaan, which was slated for …
  • Actor assualt: Kerala HC nod sought to transfer case to Thrissur 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service KOCHI:Actor and a victim in the sexual assault case in which actor Dileep is an accused on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking a directive to conduct the trial in the case by a Session Court presided by a woman judge. …
  • Thrissur girl Priya Prakash Varrier paid Rs 1 crore for her first commercial? 09 Jul 2018 19:36 Internet sensation Priya Prakash VarrierFacebook/Priya Prakash Varrier Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who became an overnight sensation after her winking act in a song went viral, is laughing all the way to the bank. Ask why: the actress, who …
  • Many areas in Thrissur under water 21 Jun 2018 05:08 Heavy rain that has been lashing the district for the past three days has inundated low-lying areas. Floodwater has left more than 20 houses marooned. Many areas are under water. Various parts of the city witnessed heavy traffic blocks following rain. …
  • Police launch the trial of digital mobile radio in Thrissur city 15 Jun 2018 01:45 By Express News Service KOCHI:The Kerala Police on Thursday launched the trial run of its latest Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) system at Thrissur. The department aims to implement the new communication system for its personnel in the state in phases. Besides …
  • Argentina-Brazil clash in Thrissur! 10 Jun 2018 01:24 Thrissur: Argentina and Brazil may be fighting it out in faraway Russia for the World Cup that kicks off on June 14, but their fans have already organised an exhibition  match between their favourite  teams here.      Wearing the jerseys of the rivals,  …
  • Kerala: Thrissur district administration rejects petition alleging land grab by actor Dileep's D-Cinemaas 08 Jun 2018 21:06 By Express News Service THRISSUR: The district administration has rejected a petition filed against actor Dileep in connection with allegations of encroachment regarding D-Cinemaas, the multiplex he owns in Chalakkudy. A Kowsigan disposed of the petition …
  • Woman hospitalised with suspected symptoms of Nipah in Thrissur 23 May 2018 20:28 One woman has been admitted to Thrissur Government Medical College Hospital (MCH) with suspected symptoms of Nipah virus infection. The woman hails from Changaramkulam in Malappuram district. The blood and fluid samples collected from the woman have been …
  • Children’s film festival - first experience of the cinema hall (With pic 200443654)city 2, kollam 2, thrissur 2 16 May 2018 03:08 The first visit to the cinema hall, watching the larger than life images with hundreds of others all around you, is for many an experience which they would hardly forget for the rest of their lives. For Reshma, a tenth standard student from Adichippuzha …
  • Thrissur Pooram sample fireworks accident: Inquiry soon  14 May 2018 01:48 Express News Service THRISSUR: Following “suspicions” over the conduct of the Thrissur Pooram sample fireworks display on April 23 in which four persons were injured, District Collector A Kowsigan on Sunday said a magisterial inquiry will be conducted into …
  • In Kerala's Thrissur, woman set on fire by husband in public, succumbs to burns 01 May 2018 12:38 While Viraj fled the scene immediately, Jeethu was taken to the Thrissur Medical College where doctors said she had sustained 80 per cent burns. At 11:30 pm on Monday night, Jeethu passed away. A woman, set on fire by her estranged husband in public view …
  • Thrissur Pooram ends with a bang, to be held on May 13 next year 27 Apr 2018 07:41 By Express News Service THRISSUR: Thrissur Pooram festivities concluded on Thursday with the presiding deities of the Thiruvambady and Paramekkavu temples bidding ritualistic farewell to Vadakkunnathan, promising to meet next year. On the concluding day, …
  • In pictures: Thrissur Pooram, a cultural extravaganza 26 Apr 2018 16:05 The meticulously planned 36-hour celebrations have always been picture-perfect. With percussion instruments doling out hypnotic rhythms and majestic elephants lined all over the city, the much popular and revered Thrissur Pooram is celebrated every year …
  • Thrissur Pooram: Elephants, Parasols, Ensembles, Fireworks, Crowd And An Unexpected Death 26 Apr 2018 15:16 This time when the two caparisoned elephants came face to face in salutary gesture that highlights the farewell ceremony, some in the crowd at the Kerala town could have also thought of a percussionist who passed away amid the ensembles-centric festivities …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan’s presence at Thrissur Pooram underscores its secular nature 26 Apr 2018 01:12 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar watching kudamattom during Thrissur Pooram on Wednesday | Albin Mathew THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s presence at the Thrissur Pooram is undoubtedly meant to be …
  • Kerala: A glimpse of spectacular Thrissur Pooram 25 Apr 2018 22:25
  • Kerala's biggest temple festival Thrissur Pooram in pictures 25 Apr 2018 22:25
  • Thrissur: Ambulance driver leaves patient upside down, arrested 26 Mar 2018 22:06 Police on Monday arrested an ambulance driver, who had left a critically injured road accident victim upside down on an inclined structure at government medical college in Thrissur. Police said the arrested driver, identified as M V Shareef (38), had …
  • Priya Prakash Varrier: World Famous in Thrissur 11 Mar 2018 04:50 Written by Amrita Dutta | New Delhi | Updated: March 11, 2018 10:10 am Ready to roll: Priya Prakash Varrier had always dreamed of being an actor. (Source: Sanoj Kumar) Six months ago, when she had a thousand Instagram followers and not 5 million, when she …
  • Flag hoisted; CPM Kerala state conference paints Thrissur in red 22 Feb 2018 01:34 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan lighting the torch brought from various memorials at the Thekkinkad ground prior to the 22nd CPM state conference in Thrissur on Wednesday | Express THRISSUR: The Thekkinkad ground in the cultural capital of Thrissur …
  • Naaptol opened first shop in Thrissur 06 Feb 2018 18:18 Thrissur: Naaptol, the biggest online shopping company today opened its shop in Thrissur city, the first ever such shop in India. “So far customers used to shop online various products from Naaptol, but now they can touch, feel and satisfy the products …

  • Now, mothers in Ernakulam-Kochi take smarter steps towards digital learning 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service KOCHI:  In an era where smartphones are proving to be child’s play for formative minds, parents — especially mothers— have some real catching up to do as they find the new-age technology a slightly difficult proposition. To bridge this …
  • Foreign tourists give Ernakulam a miss 05 Nov 2019 03:00 Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam has lost its pulling power as far as tourism is concerned with nature and global slowdown conspiring to keep many foreign tourists away. The hospitality and the tourism sectors in the district are feeling the pinch and …
  • Fate is like rape, enjoy if you can't resist: Ernakulam MP Hibi Eden's wife sparks row 22 Oct 2019 10:47 22 Oct 2019, 03:49PM ISTSource: Times NowErnakulam MP Hibi Eden's wife have stoked upon massive controversy. Anna Linda Eden courted controversy after she put up a post on Facebook with a caption reading “Fate is like rape if you can’t resist it then …
  • Congress wants voting time at Ernakulam till 8 p.m. 21 Oct 2019 11:11 Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Monday officially asked the district returning officer of Kochi to order for the official voting time at the Ernakulam assembly constituency to be extended till 8 p.m. According to the official figures of the chief …
  • Ernakulam assembly bypoll: 135 booths ready, polling to take place from 7 am 21 Oct 2019 06:23 By Express News Service KOCHI: All arrangements are in place for the smooth conduct of Ernakulam assembly bypoll, the voting for which will take place on Monday from 7 am to 6 pm. Security personnel have been deployed in all 135 booths to prevent untoward …
  • Report sought from Ernakulam collector as rain intensifies 21 Oct 2019 05:24 Ernakulam, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Electoral Officer Tikka (CEO) Ram Meena on Monday sought a report from the Ernakulam district collector over problems faced by voters in the Assembly constituency due to heavy rains. According to official reports from the CEO …
  • Ernakulam goes to the polls today 21 Oct 2019 05:01 Voting machines and materials for the Assembly byelection in Ernakulam on Monday were distributed to 540 officials in charge of the polling in 135 polling booths at Maharaja’s College in the city on Sunday. While special arrangements have been made to help …
  • More than a bypoll in Ernakulam 20 Oct 2019 07:16 For many political observers, there is more to the Ernakulam bypoll than what is being played out in the constituency. Many even feel that the October 21 bypoll would be a semi-final ahead of the local body elections due in a year as a major portion of the …
  • Ernakulam bypoll: First inspection of expenses on Oct 10 05 Oct 2019 03:10 By Express News Service KOCHI: The inspection by the election expenditure monitoring committee regarding the expenses of candidates of Ernakulam by-poll will be carried out on October 10. A meeting convened by the observer of the committee M Govindaraj has …
  • Hectic parleys on in three fronts to finalise Ernakulam assembly byelection candidates 23 Sep 2019 07:22 Express News Service KOCHI: With the Election Commission announcing October 4 as the last date for filing nomination papers for the byelections in five assembly constituencies in the state, the major political fronts are in discussion to finalise their …
  • Integrated Security System to come up at T’Puram & Ernakulam railway stations 19 Sep 2019 02:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In an effort to strengthen the security surveillance system at railway stations, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) will implement an Integrated Security System (ISS) at Thiruvananthapuram Central and Ernakulam …
  • Ernakulam North Police nab youth who stole 30 mobile phones 16 Sep 2019 02:42 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Ernakulam North Police arrested a 22-year-old who was involved in the theft of 30 mobile phones in the city. Rankul, a native of Aravukadu in Alappuzha, was nabbed based on a complaint lodged by Stephen, an employee of a …
  • Ernakulam North police arrest seven Maharaja’s College student for attacking hotel owner 10 Sep 2019 02:30 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Ernakulam North police on Monday arrested seven students of Maharaja’s College who extorted money from a hotel owner for allegedly failing to deliver sufficient food ordered for the Onam celebrations at their college. The …
  • Cardinal Alencherry removed as head of Ernakulam archdiocese 30 Aug 2019 22:56 Cardinal George Alencherry Following an outcry from a section of priests and others, the Synod of Syro-Malabar Church on Friday removed Cardinal George Alencherry as head of the Ernakulam archdiocese. The Synod, with the consent of Vatican, appointed …
  • Ernakulam market gets a boost 22 Aug 2019 00:52 By Express News Service KOCHI:  A meeting convened by Ernakulam MP Hibi Eden on Wednesday finalised the roadmap for renovating the Ernakulam market under the Smart Cities Mission. It was decided to start the construction of a modern market by December 1, …
  • Students Federation of India wins majority of college unions in Ernakulam 22 Aug 2019 00:52 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Students Federation of India (SFI) had a thumping victory in the union elections held in colleges under Mahatma Gandhi University in Ernakulam on Wednesday. While it won in the majority of colleges in the city, Kerala …
  • Kerala floods: Over 7,000 leave relief camps in Ernakulam district 14 Aug 2019 02:03 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Out of the 167 relief camps opened in the district following the incessant rain, 108 were closed down till Tuesday. Now, only 59 camps are active, according to the District Administration authorities. A total of 11,016 …
  • Special fare Special train from Ernakulam Jn to Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central 13 Aug 2019 03:42 By Chennaivision in Railway News August 13, 2019 Train No.06008 Ernakulam Jn. – Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Special fare special train will leave Ernakulam Jn at 19.30 hrs. o­n 15th August, 2019 and reach Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central at 09.45 …
  • Motorists in Ernakulam take safety for a ride 08 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service KOCHI:  On average, two persons die in 16 road accidents in Ernakulam district daily, according to the state police data. In spite of this high number, residents of the district seem to be less bothered about own safety and of their …
  • Most migrant workers to join Awaz scheme from Ernakulam 06 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Ernakulam district has the highest number of migrant labourers who have enrolled themselves in the Awaz insurance scheme. The latest report on the number of beneficiaries of Awaz launched by the state Labour Department …
  • Ernakulam cops arrest man for swindling money from job seekers 04 Aug 2019 02:08 By Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam North police on Saturday arrested a person for duping many job aspirants by offering them jobs abroad. The accused swindled around Rs 12 lakh from them. The cops arrested Antony Felix, 33, of Poonkavu in Alappuzha, …
  • Cardinal ‘sin’: Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese priests write to Synod participants 02 Aug 2019 23:28 By Express News Service KOCHI: With only a few days remaining for the Syro-Malabar Church Synod, a group of dissident priests of  Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese has sent a letter to all participating bishops and the Vatican, citing the ‘misdeeds’ of …
  • Police-CPI clash: Ernakulam District Collector submits ‘balanced’ report 29 Jul 2019 23:59 By Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam Collector S Suhas on Monday submitted his inquiry report on the police lathicharge against CPI activists, injuring MLA Eldho Abraham, during the party’s protest march to the Inspector General’s Office at Marine …
  • Special fare Special trains between Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central- Ernakulam Jn 26 Jul 2019 18:18 By Chennaivision in Railway News July 26, 2019 Special fare Special trains between Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central– Ernakulam Jn Train No.06037 Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central – Ernakulam Jn. Special fare special train …
  • As Kerala declares Ernakulam Nipah-free, youth recalls struggle 23 Jul 2019 22:39 Doctors say case gave them chance to study the virus. (File) On a day the Kerala government declared Ernakulam as a district free from Nipah virus, a youth diagnosed with the virus, who returned home on Tuesday after a 54-day treatment schedule at ASTER …
  • Ernakulam District Nipah-Free, Says Kerala Health Minister 23 Jul 2019 13:50 The Kerala Health Department had kept 338 people under observation. (File) Kochi: The Kerala government has declared Ernakulam district Nipah-free as a 23-year-old man, who had tested positive for the deadly virus, was discharged from hospital after nearly …
  • Kerala: Ernakulam priests on indefinite hunger strike against Cardinal Alencherry 19 Jul 2019 00:18 Cardinal George Alencherry. (File) Priests of the Syro-Malabar Ernakulam archdiocese in Kerala began an indefinite hunger strike at Cardinal George Alencherry’s house on Thursday, demanding his resignation. Alencherry was allegedly involved in a dubious …
  • Dist administration sets road map for waste-free Ernakulam 14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service KOCHI: If all goes according to plan, Ernakulam can soon boast of being a ‘waste-free’ district. Thanks to the district administration which launched the ‘Ente Clean Ernakulam’ project with an aim to make public places waste-free. …
  • ‘My Clean Ernakulam’ for waste-free district 10 Jul 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KOCHI: The ‘My Clean Ernakulam’ programme, implemented by the district administration by integrating various departments to make the district waste-free, will be launched on July 13. In the first phase of the project, the National …
  • Poorna Express to reach Ernakulam faster from Nov 09 Jul 2019 03:29
  • Poorna Express to reach Ernakulam faster from November 09 Jul 2019 01:13
  • Kerala land deal allegations: Ernakulam priests to boycott functions of Cardinal Alencherry 29 Jun 2019 23:14 Cardinal George Alencherry. (File) A section of priests in the Ernakulam archdiocese have decided to boycott the functions and pastoral letters of Cardinal George Alencherry, who has been reinstated as their archbishop by the Vatican. Alenchery had been …
  • Mar Alencherry back at Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese helm 28 Jun 2019 02:03 By Express News Service KOCHI: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry, who was caught up in a land deal controversy recently, has come back at the helm of the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese on Thursday after Vatican terminated the appointment of Apostolic …
  • S Suhas is new Ernakulam District Collector 13 Jun 2019 03:15 By Express News Service KOCHI: With Ernakulam District Collector K Mohammed Safirulla being appointed as the Additional Commissioner for SGST department, Alappuzha District Collector S Suhas will assume charge as the Ernakulam District Collector.  The …
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra launches farm service centre in Ernakulam 12 Jun 2019 07:58 In an effort to combat shortage of skilled labour for farming activities, the Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has launched a farm service centre equipped with a wide range of machineries and …
  • Nipah: second isolation ward opened at Ernakulam Government Medical College Hospital 07 Jun 2019 12:50 A day after all seven persons admitted to the isolation ward of Ernakulam Government Medical College Hospital tested negative for Nipah, a second isolation ward with a capacity to accommodate 30 patients has been opened in the hospital. Specially trained …
  • Kerala: Suspected Nipah virus case reported in Ernakulam 04 Jun 2019 06:39 [India], June 3 (ANI): A suspected case of Nipah virus was reported in Kerala's Ernakulam district on Monday. "A suspected case has been reported. The sample has been sent to Pune Virology institute and we can only give further clarification once …
  • No Nipah virus case in Kerala, social media report ‘baseless’, says Ernakulam Collector 02 Jun 2019 12:54 Officials on Sunday rejected the social media reports about Nipah virus case in Ernakulam district as “baseless”. Further, they asked all to keep away from spreading panic among people. In a statement, Ernakulam district Collector K. Mohammed Y Safirulla …
  • Fire at textile shop near Ernakulam market area 27 May 2019 06:44 A major fire broke out at a textile shop on TD Road near the busy Ernakulam market area on May 27 morning. The fire was spotted at the shop named K. V. Babu and Sons around 10.30 am. Fire tenders from several units are fighting the fire, which has spread …
  • Congress' Hibi Eden rides high with record margin from Ernakulam 24 May 2019 03:12 By Express News Service KOCHI: When Congress announced young Turk Hibi Eden MLA  as its candidate for Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency, nobody thought the constituency would give him a record margin. Hibi won by a margin of 1,69,153 votes - the highest …
  • Five ‘green islets’ for Ernakulam 09 May 2019 20:56 Ernakulam will have five ‘green islets’ under select local bodies soon. The Haritha Keralam Mission has plans to integrate the green project in the panchayats and municipalities with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). …
  • Ernakulam dist secures 85.85% in Plus-II exam 09 May 2019 11:06 By Express News Service KOCHI: Like in the SSLC results, Ernakulam district couldn’t maintain its performance in the overall pass percentage in the Higher Secondary examination 2019. The district recorded 85.85 pass percentage this year, lower than last …
  • SC orders demolition of 5 high-rises in Kerala's Ernakulam for violating coastal zone rules 09 May 2019 08:10 The Supreme Court has ordered the demolition of five high-rise apartments in Ernakulam's Maradu municipality near Kochi for violating the provisions of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules, according to a report in The Hindu. The top court, in its …
  • SC orders demolition of 5 apartments Ernakulam's Maradu municipality 09 May 2019 04:07 The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the demolition of five apartments in Ernakulam's Maradu municipality for violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules. The order was passed by a Bench led by Justice Arun Mishra.  The Bench directed the …
  • Ernakulam district drops to third in SSLC pass percentage 07 May 2019 02:38 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Ernakulam district couldn’t maintain its performance in the overall pass percentage in SSLC 2019. Last year the district which had stood first in the pass percentage got pushed to the third position. The revenue district …
  • Hundreds throng Ernakulam Civil Station for flood relief 30 Apr 2019 02:24 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Dramatic scenes unfolded at the Ernakulam Civil Station on Monday, when around 300 flood-hit arrived to file complaints at the Complaints Redressal Cell. An elderly woman who was one of the complainants fainted after …
  • Rain, wind lash Ernakulam: Houses damaged, power disrupted, trees uprooted 25 Apr 2019 22:16 KOCHI: Heavy winds and rain that lashed Ernakulam on Wednesday night damaged houses and disrupted power supply in many parts of the district. The worst-hit was Piravom and surrounding areas. According to KSEB chief engineer (distribution), nearly 100 …
  • Record polling in Ernakulam, Chalakudy 25 Apr 2019 03:46 The final polling figures from Ernakulam has surprised the pollsters as 77.54% of the voters have exercised their franchise in the parliament constituency. In the 2014, the constituency witnessed 73.58% voters exercising their voting rights. Chalakudy …
  • Voting leapfrogs, surpasses 2014 turnout in Ernakulam 23 Apr 2019 22:18 Marking an improvement in voter turnout, around 76.48% of voters exercised their franchise in the Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday. During the 2014 election, the poll percentage in the constituency was 73.58%. Among the seven Assembly …
  • Election battle to go down to the wire in Ernakulam 20 Apr 2019 01:34 Express News Service KOCHI:  Ernakulam has been widely regarded as a UDF stronghold in the light of the Congress-led alliance’s string of successes in the past Lok Sabha elections. However, this time around, with the CPM fielding P Rajeev - the party’s …
  • Vaikom-Ernakulam high-speed ferry a huge success in spite of glitches  20 Apr 2019 01:34 Express News Service KOCHI:  VEGA 120, the State Water Transport Department (SWTD)-run fast ferry in the Vaikom-Ernakulam-Fort Kochi route has become a huge hit. With more visitors arriving during vacation, the daily collection has grown by 50 per cent, …
  • District administration of Ernakulam and Chalakkudy is ready for the elections, says Collector 19 Apr 2019 01:03 By Express News Service KOCHI: District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla on Wednesday said the preparation for conducting the Lok Sabha election in Ernakulam and Chalakkudy constituencies have reached the final stage. The Collector was speaking to the …
  • LDF candidate P Rajeev presents integrated development package for Ernakulam constituency 15 Apr 2019 02:15 By Express News Service KOCHI: LDF candidate P Rajeev presented an integrated development package for Ernakulam constituency on Sunday.  He also promised the formation of a People’s Development Committee to chalk out an action plan for the district. The …
  • Eight arrested for immoral trafficking in Ernakulam district 12 Apr 2019 02:59 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Perumbavoor police arrested eight persons, including three women, on charges of running a brothel in Perumbavoor town.  The officers said, acting on a tip-off, the police arrested Syam Kumar, 41, who was running the …
  • Kerala's first intersex candidate to contest elections from Ernakulam 05 Apr 2019 09:04 Express News Service KOCHI: At a time when our predominantly parochial and gender-biased society is gradually but surely maturing towards inclusivity and equality for LGBTQ individuals, Chinju Aswathi, a 25-year-old intersex, is all set to script history. …
  • Land deal: Taxing times for Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese 02 Apr 2019 02:04 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Income Tax Department has imposed a tax of Rs 3 crore (including fine) on the Syro- Malabar Church’s Ernakulam Angamaly Archdiocese for the Church’s land transactions near Bharata Matha College in Kochi in 2016. Income …
  • LDF candidates P Rajeev and Innocent file nomination from Ernakulam and Chalakudy 31 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service KOCHI:  LDF candidates P Rajeev and Innocent who are seeking the people’s mandate from Ernakulam and Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituencies respectively filed their nominations on Saturday. Rajeev filed three sets of nominations before …
  • P Rajeev and Innocent file nomination from Ernakulam and Chalakudy 31 Mar 2019 02:27 By Express News Service KOCHI:  LDF candidates P Rajeev and Innocent who are seeking the people’s mandate from Ernakulam and Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituencies respectively filed their nominations on Saturday. Rajeev filed three sets of nominations before …
  • Campaigning heats up in Ernakulam and Chalakudy 25 Mar 2019 03:00 By Express News Service KOCHI: As the first round of the campaigning is coming to an end, the candidates of UDF and LDF in Ernakulam and Chalakudy Lok Sabha seats are all set for the next phase. However, the BJP, which cleared the names of candidates …
  • ‘Freekan’ drive to seize altered vehicles across Ernakulam district 24 Mar 2019 02:17 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Do you have any plans to alter your vehicle to get a stunning look? If so, think twice before spending a huge amount altering your vehicle. The money will be in vain as the MVD has started a drive across the district against …
  • Ernakulam Lok Sabha seats witness electrifying campaign    24 Mar 2019 02:17 By Express News Service KOCHI:  With the arrival of the Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam as NDA candidate, the Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing an electrified campaign of the three fronts.  “The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has done …
  • Basic amenities will be ensured in polling booths: Ernakulam collector Mohammed Y Safirulla 22 Mar 2019 02:43 By Express News Service KOCHI:  District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla on Thursday assured basic facilities will be ensured in all the polling booths. He was addressing media persons here on Thursday. “The preparations are going on in full swing. We …
  • Village faces risk of contaminated water in Ernakulam district 21 Mar 2019 02:48 By Express News Service KOCHI: The 'Clean Nellikuzhi' project, which is expected to divert polluted water from hotels, furniture making units, hospitals etc, to Thrikkariyoor, a village in Nellikuzhi panchayat, has run into a controversy with …
  • Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council’s exciting plan for holiday makers 18 Mar 2019 03:31 By Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) in association with Travelmate Solutions on Tuesday announced various tour packages for summer vacation. The packages are designed for the families and bachelors who like to …
  • Congress announces fourth list of 27 candidates, drops KV Thomas from Ernakulam seat 16 Mar 2019 20:01 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Congress Saturday night released its fourth list of 27 candidates, including 12 from Kerala, but denied party ticket to sitting MP and former Union minister K V Thomas from the Ernakulam Lok Sabha seat. The party renominated its …
  • Ernakulam district has over 12 lakh women voters 14 Mar 2019 02:43 By Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam district has more than 12 lakh women voters. A press release issued by the District Information Office claims the highest number of women voters is in Tripunithura Assembly constituency. There are 12,20,604 women …
  • Foulplay suspected in Ernakulam man’s mysterious death  10 Mar 2019 01:22 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Soon after the newly appointed City Police Commissioner said stringent action would be initiated to curtail criminal activities, a 33-year-old man was found dead on the roadside at Palachuvadu, near Vennala bridge in the …
  • Ernakulam Colleges in a neck-and-neck race 03 Mar 2019 00:43 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: With  almost half of the events at the Mahatma Gandhi University arts fest, Alathalam-2019, completed by Saturday late evening, colleges from Ernakulam were in a neck and neck race for the overall champions title. As per …
  • Kerala: Fire breaks out at footwear godown in Ernakulam 21 Feb 2019 04:00 Thick, black smoke engulfed the area leaving people panicked.Twitter A major fire broke out at the six-storeyed footwear godown near Kochi's Ernakulam South Railway Station on Wednesday (February 20). Fire and rescue teams have arrived at the spot and …
  • CM Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate post-flood projects today in Ernakulam 16 Feb 2019 20:33 KOCHI: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is set to inaugurate various post-flood reconstruction projects in Ernakulam district on Sunday at Chendamangalam Paliyam Government Higher Secondary School. This includes handing over the keys of the 75th house …
  • Contempt proceedings against Ernakulam District Collector for not complying with HC order 02 Feb 2019 00:43 By Express News Service KOCHI:  Kerala High Court has initiated contempt of court proceedings against the Ernakulam District Collector for not complying with its order in a land case. The court issued the order on a contempt case filed by Rajashree Suresh …
  • 44,288 first-time voters from Ernakulam district for Lok Sabha polls 02 Feb 2019 00:43 By Express News Service KOCHI:  As many as 44,288 voters from Ernakulam will get the opportunity to exercise their voting franchise for the first time in the upcoming Lok Sabha (LS) elections. As per the voters’ list  the new voters from the district …
  • Ernakulam district panchayat first in state to secure jobs for 20 scheduled caste youths 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service KOCHI: Ernakulam district panchayat created history when it trained and secured jobs for 20 scheduled caste youths in foreign countries. The district panchayat in association with the Espoir Academy in Angamaly trained the youths in …
  • Ernakulam Government Medical College gets catheterization lab 14 Jan 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KOCHI: Affordable care for those suffering cardiac problems has become a reality with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurating advanced catheterization laboratory (cath lab) facility at Government Medical College, Ernakulam, on …
  • Sporadic violence during hartal in Ernakulam district 04 Jan 2019 09:55 By Express News Service KOCHI: Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from various parts of the district during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Sabarimala Karma Samiti to protest against the entry of two women below the age of 50 years in …
  • Elephant calf falls into well in Ernakulam 01 Jan 2019 04:26 By Express News Service KOCHI: A five-year-old male elephant that fell in an abandoned well at Pinavoorkudi near Kuttampuzha in Ernakulam district was rescued and released in the wild by the Forest Department on Monday. According to Neriamangalam Forest …
  • 3 lakh women from Ernakulam to be part of Women’s Wall 30 Dec 2018 01:53 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Women’s Wall, scheduled to be formed on January 1, will see the participation of three lakh women from the district. Another 30,000 women from Idukki district will also be part of the wall which passes through Ernakulam, …
  • Naan Peta Makan starts rolling at Ernakulam 17 Dec 2018 02:34 By Express News Service Two films on the life of slain SFI activist Abhimanyu are on the way. Apart from Vineesh Aradhya’s Padmavyoohathile Abhimanyu which is awaiting release, a second film titled Naan Petha Makan has commenced shooting at Ernakulam’s …
  • More winter birds flock to Ernakulam’s wetlands 27 Nov 2018 09:15 The year’s migratory bird season is in full swing and the latest visitors to the wetlands near the city include the charismatic greater flamingo and the Amur falcon. On November 25, birdwatchers sighted the greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) wading …
  • Ernakulam Maharaja’s mouthpiece turns 100 26 Nov 2018 06:49 Express News Service KOCHI: A century ago, in October 1918, the first Ernakulam College Magazine was born. The issue published by Ernakulam College later rechristened the Maharaja's College would go on to mark the foundation of a rich platform which …
  • Here’s some positive news: HIV cases fall in Ernakulam 24 Nov 2018 01:54 Express News Service KOCHI: Ahead of the World AIDS Day, we have something to cheer about. As per the data consolidated by the Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS), only 77 HIV cases were registered in Ernakulam. This is a sharp decrease in the number …
  • Police rescue three women Ayyappa devotees as protesters lay siege to Ernakulam Press Club 19 Nov 2018 10:54 Three woman pilgrims aged below 50 years were confined to the Ernakulam Press Club premises for some time, after being besieged by Ayyappa hymn-chanting protesters on Monday. They were able to leave only after police intervened and escorted them out. They …
  • Sabarimala: Congress vehicle rally in Ernakulam today 14 Nov 2018 05:51 By Express News Service KOCHI: The vehicle rally led by KPCC Political Affairs Committee member Shanimol Usman will reach Ernakulam on Wednesday.  The rally is being organised by upholding the slogan ‘Protect faith, fight communalism’.  DCC president T J …
  • Priority list has four tourism destinations in Ernakulam 14 Nov 2018 05:51 Express News Service KOCHI: The Tourism Department has decided to implement Green Carpet initiative in four tourism destinations in Ernakulam on a priority basis. The decision was taken following a workshop regarding the second phase implementation of the …
  • Army jawan from Ernakulam killed in Pakistan firing on border 13 Nov 2018 05:26 By Express News Service KOCHI: Lance Naik Antony Sebastian, an Army jawan who was serving in the border area of Jammu and Kashmir, was killed following unprovoked firing by Pakistan troops on Monday. Antony, 34, is a native of Manakunnam village near …
  • Kerala launches its fastest, part-AC inland ferry on Ernakulam-Vaikkom route 06 Nov 2018 04:18 Designed and built by Navgathi Marine Design and Constructions, the ferry is equipped with marine grade glass-reinforced plastic (GRP). The Kerala government has launched its fastest inland ferry, Vega 120, which connects Ernakulam, Kottayam and Alappuzha …
  • Vaikom-Ernakulam-Fort Kochi AC ferry service commissioned 05 Nov 2018 05:20 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The travel woes of the people commuting the 35-km Vaikom-Ernakulam-Fort Kochi route will come to an end once Kerala’s first partially air-conditioned ferry begins service. The ferry service was inaugurated by Finance …
  • Kerala's fastest, part-AC inland ferry to set sail on Ernakulam-Vaikkom route 02 Nov 2018 12:29 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: November 2, 2018 5:26:50 pm Vega 120 is set to be inaugurated by Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Sunday and will make its first trip from Vaikkom to Ernakulam in the morning. (Express photo by Vishnu Varma) Less …
  • Ernakulam domination continues on day 2 28 Oct 2018 05:34 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ernakulam district, which had secured a clear lead on the opening day of the 62nd State Schools’ Athletic Championship, on Saturday continued its domination by increasing its tally to 192 points. CaptAneesh Madhu …
  • Ernakulam on the mark with 88 points 27 Oct 2018 07:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ernakulam district won eight gold to take an early lead on the opening day of the 62nd State Schools Athletics Championship which got underway at the University Stadium here on Friday. The district is leading the …
  • Potholed Civil Line Road: Ernakulam Collector to act tough 23 Oct 2018 06:39 By Express News Service KOCHI: With pressure mounting on the district administration, following the death of a 23-year old male biker at Padamugal on the potholed Palarivattom-Kakkanad Civil Line Road the other day, District Collector K Mohammed Y …
  • List of trains services to be disrupted between Ernakulam and Kottayam 17 Oct 2018 15:37 Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Several trains have been …
  • Kerala: Rs 35 lakh stolen from two ATMs in Thrissur, Ernakulam districts 13 Oct 2018 09:34 An Indian money changer shows new Indian rupee currency notes to a customer while sitting on the side of a road in Kolkata on August 23, 2013DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images Burglars struck at two automated teller machines in Thrissur and …
  • Ernakulam DTPC resumes one-day Munnar tour package 10 Oct 2018 06:24 By Express News Service KOCHI:  The special Neelakurinji one-day tour packages by the Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) has been resumed after weather alerts about the heavy rain was withdrawn. The DTPC, in association with a startup …
  • Ernakulam district administration ready for possible calamities in coming days    05 Oct 2018 02:03 By Express News Service KOCHI: After heavy rain was predicted by the MET Department in the coming days, the district administration has made vast arrangements to tackle any natural calamity. District Collector Muhammad Y Safirulla on Thursday directed …
  • Post-flood relief and cleaning: Government spends Rs 175 crore in Ernakulam 22 Sep 2018 01:40 By Express News Service KOCHI: Along with the huge financial loss incurred due to the damages caused by the floods in the district, the government has spent Rs 175 crore in the district for rescue, cleaning and relief work. While briefing the Centre team, …
  • Kerala floods one month after: Ernakulam gears up for brighter days 18 Sep 2018 02:17 Express News Service KOCHI: The sounds associated with cleaning operations are slowly fading from the flood-affected corners of Ernakulam district. People are getting back on their feet and limping towards brighter days. One indicator of life returning to …
  • Hilly areas of Ernakulam district on the brink of a severe drought 12 Sep 2018 02:09 Express News Service NERIAMANGALAM : Nature is playing cruel games with people residing on the Periyar's banks. Barely a few weeks ago, many were shifted to relief camps after heavy rain and the raising of dam shutters swelled the river and flooded …
  • Over 550 tonnes of waste collected in Ernakulam district in 2 days 02 Sep 2018 22:23 Express News Service KOCHI: The deluge that wreaked havoc on Kerala has opened the floodgates to accumulation of waste. The Clean Kerala Company Ltd, roped in by the government to collect, segregate and dispose of plastic, e-waste and other non- …
  • Rehabilitation in Ernakulam district will be ‘long drawn’ affair: District Collector 30 Aug 2018 09:00 By: PTI | Kochi | Updated: August 28, 2018 3:57:39 pm Nearly two lakh houses were impacted by the floods in the Ernakulam district, which is also the commercial capital of Kerala. (Source: AP / File) Rehabilitation of thousands of people who lost their …