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Kerala’s centuries-old chariot fest to go ‘green’

Kerala’s centuries-old chariot fest to go ‘green’

With heritage village Kalpathy in Palakkad district of Kerala gearing up for yet another annual chariot festival, authorities are busy making arrangements to make the centuries-old fest a ‘green’ affair…

Trains to be regulated in Palakkad division till Nov 1

Trains to be regulated in Palakkad division till Nov 1

Southern Railway said that some trains running in the Palakkad division would be regulated till November 1 in view of engineering work in various sections. The Mangaluru central-Nagercoil junction Parasuram…

Elderly couple found murdered in Palakkad

Elderly couple found murdered in Palakkad

An elderly couple were found murdered inside their house at Tholanoor in Palakkad district, police said. While Swaminathan (72) was found stabbed to death, his wife Premakumari (65) had been…

Chandy govt’s decision to accept land tax scraped

Chandy govt’s decision to accept land tax scraped

The CPI(M) led LDF government decided to scrap the Oommen Chandy regime’s controversial decision permitting Poabs estate to pay land tax for about 800 acres plantation area in Nelliyampathy in…

Another infant dies in Attappadi tribal settlement

Another infant dies in Attappadi tribal settlement

A one-day-old infant died due to cardiac ailments and breathing issues at a hamlet in Attappadi in Palakkad, one of the largest tribal settlements in Kerala. The boy, born to…

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

In yet another incident of tribal infant death, a two-days-old girl child died due to cardiac ailments in a hamlet in Attappadi, one of the largest tribal settlements in Kerala.…

Tribal women in Attappadi fight odds to make umbrellas

Tribal women in Attappadi fight odds to make umbrellas

They may be reeling under scorching summer heat in this rain-shadow region. But, fighting all odds to empower themselves, a group of tribal women in Attappadi, the most backward tribal…

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in this tribal settlement in Palakkad district. She arrived on Tuesday…

Kerala govt plans to restrict use of water by PepsiCo

Kerala govt plans to restrict use of water by PepsiCo

Kerala government on Wednesday said it plans to further restrict groundwater use by soft drink major PepsiCo at Palakkad in view of severe drought in the state. “The government will…

Death of two minor sisters: Police confirm sexual abuse

Death of two minor sisters: Police confirm sexual abuse

The siblings who were found dead at Walayar within a span of 52 days were sexually assaulted as per the post-mortem report, Thrissur Range IG M.R Ajith Kumar said. Hrithika…

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