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  • Women Dig Wells To Make Village Self-Sufficient For Water Supply

    Women Dig Wells To Make Village Self-Sufficient For Water Supply

    Around 300 women have turned well-diggers in a nondescript village in northern Palakkad district of Kerala to find a solution to the acute water scarcity in the hamlet and earn a living.

  • In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

    In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

    Digging wells has traditionally been considered a man’s job in India. However, a group of 300 women from Kerala, are wading the uncharted waters. By digging 195 wells, some as deep as 15 feet, within a time period of one year, these women have displayed strength and determination at a time when the state is reeling under the worst ever drought in...

  • 23 Computers Disabled In Palakkad Rail Division

    23 Computers Disabled In Palakkad Rail Division

    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.

  • 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 received only 90 votes in her debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in a tribal settlement in Palakkad district.

  • 52 Days Apart, Kerala Sisters Found Hanging, Sexually Abused

    52 Days Apart, Kerala Sisters Found Hanging, Sexually Abused

    A village in Kerala's Palakkad district got a huge shock when 9-year-old girl was found hanging in her home last week. A postmortem examination revealed that she had been sexually abused. Exactly 52 days ago, her elder sister, a 14-year-old, was seen hanging at the same spot. The police said she had been sexually abused as well. The investigation i...

  • In Kerala's Cycle Of Political Violence, Left Worker Attacked, BJP Office Bombed

    In Kerala's Cycle Of Political Violence, Left Worker Attacked, BJP Office Bombed

    In a fresh round of political violence in Kerala, a CPM youth activist was attacked with sharp weapons in Palakkad on Thursday. 30-year-old Ratheesh and his friend are in hospital. Ratheesh has named three BJP activists in his complaint to the police.

  • Kerala Man, Filmed On Valentine's Day, Found Hanging

    Kerala Man, Filmed On Valentine's Day, Found Hanging

    A young man who was attacked, filmed and targeted with a video on social media by moral vigilantes on Valentine's Day, was found hanging outside his home in Kerala's Palakkad district on Thursday. A suicide note been has found in which he has cited the harassment on Valentine's Day as the reason for taking the extreme step, police said.

  • 5 New IITs Get Directors As President Okays Centre's Proposal

    5 New IITs Get Directors As President Okays Centre's Proposal

    President Pranab Mukherjee has approved an HRD ministry proposal appointing Directors to five new IITs of Tirupati, Palakkad, Bhilai-Durg, Goa and Dharwad. All the five Directors have been appointed for a period of five years.

  • Types of Rice: 5 Popular Rice Varieties from the South Indian Kitchen

    Types of Rice: 5 Popular Rice Varieties from the South Indian Kitchen

    We put the spotlight on some of the best known types of rice from South India - white, brown, red and even black rice varieties.

  • Kerala Actor Sreejith Ravi Gets Bail In Indecent Exposure Case

    Kerala Actor Sreejith Ravi Gets Bail In Indecent Exposure Case

    Kerala actor Sreejith Ravi, who was arrested earlier today after a group of 14 schoolgirls from Palakkad alleged that he had indecently exposed himself to them, has been granted bail.

  • Kerala Actor Sreejith Ravi Detained For Allegedly Misbehaving With Children

    Kerala Actor Sreejith Ravi Detained For Allegedly Misbehaving With Children

    Kerala actor Sreejith Ravi -- who often appeared as a villain on screen -- found himself embroiled in a controversy after a group of 14 schoolgirls from Palakkad alleged that he had indecently exposed himself to them. The 40-year-old actor was detained by the police this afternoon and the questioning is still on.

  • Kerala Priest Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse, Murder

    Kerala Priest Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse, Murder

    A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing and murdering a college student in Kerala's Palakkad district.

  • He Returned To Confront Men Who Harassed Daughter. Moments Later, He Died

    He Returned To Confront Men Who Harassed Daughter. Moments Later, He Died

    A 50-year-old man collapsed and died in Kerala during a confrontation with a group of men who had harassed his daughter.

  • Union Cabinet Gives Approval To 6 New IITs

    Union Cabinet Gives Approval To 6 New IITs

    Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu while ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT.

  • At 92, The Aura And Appeal Of VS Achutanandan Is Still Strong

    At 92, The Aura And Appeal Of VS Achutanandan Is Still Strong

    VS Achutanandan started his union work early. He was still in his teens, working in a coir factory, when he began organising workers. With very little formal education, it was his ability to connect with the people that saw him rise through the party ranks. He is outspoken and has offended and been chastised by his party over the years. And his rep...

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