Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 14, 2017
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.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday March 7, 2017
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...
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 3, 2017
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 News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday February 24, 2017
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 7, 2017
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.
Ashwin Rajagopalan | Friday December 16, 2016
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 News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday September 2, 2016
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 News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday September 1, 2016
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.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 25, 2016
A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing and murdering a college student in Kerala's Palakkad district.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 8, 2016
A 50-year-old man collapsed and died in Kerala during a confrontation with a group of men who had harassed his daughter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 26, 2016
Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu while ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT.
Blog | Maya Sharma | Thursday May 12, 2016
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...
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 6, 2016
Giving a high voltage push to the BJP's campaign for the May 16 polls in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi address an election rally in Palakkad today, the first in a series of five rallies as the party goes all out to open its account in the state Assembly.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 2, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address five election meetings in Kerala. On May 6, Prime Minister Modi will address a rally in Palakkad district which borders Tamil Nadu. On May 12, he will address meetings at Kasargode, Alappuzha and Ernakulam.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 2, 2016
Heat wave conditions in Kerala are likely to prevail, especially in Palakkad, which has so far recorded the highest temperature and Kozhikode districts.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 27, 2016
With mercury soaring, Kerala recorded its highest temperature of 41.9 degrees Celsius in 29 years at Malampuzha in Palakkad district on Tuesday.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday January 6, 2016
Hundreds of people gathered at the home of Lt Colonel Niranjan Kumar in Kerala's Palakkad on Tuesday morning to bid farewell to the National Security Guard officer, who died on Sunday while defusing a grenade after terrorists attacked an air force base in Pathankot.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday January 5, 2016
Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan Kumar's body will today be taken from Bengalaru to his home town Palakkad in Kerala, where last rites are expected to be performed tomorrow morning for the NSG commando who was martyred in Pathankot on Sunday.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 3, 2016
The body of an NSG officer, martyred in the operation at the Indian Air Force base in Punjab's Pathankot town, will be brought back to his hometown near Palakkad on Monday for the last rites, a relative said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 17, 2015
Police personnel and Maoists today exchanged fire at Kadukumanna in Agali, a remote tribal area in Palakkad district, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 31, 2015
Palakkad has been declared as the first complete HIV/AIDS literate district in Kerala, thanks to the joint initiatives of civic authorities and KESS-HAPPI, a volunatry organisation.
South | Press Trust India | Monday August 3, 2015
Scripting a new chapter in the higher education sector in Kerala, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) started functioning from a temporary campus here today.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Eleven years after it was told to shut down its factory in Kerala's Plachimada, beverages giant Coca Cola has now been stopped from setting up a plant in Tamil Nadu's Perundurai.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
Movement of goods to Kerala was badly hit today by the indefinite strike by truck owners and employees demanding basic facilities at Walayar check-post in Palakkad bordering with Tamil Nadu.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 1, 2015
Gold worth Rs 15 lakh and weighing 583 grams, was today seized from the possession of a passenger who arrived from Sharjah by an Air Arabia flight in Kozhikode, custom officials said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
An alert has been sounded at all check posts in Nilgiris district following the suspected Maoist attacks in Palakkad and Wayanad districts of Kerala, bordering the state, early today, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Suspected Maoists today attacked offices of forest department in Palakkad and Waynad districts in Kerala in the wee hours. No one was hurt in both the incidents.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
An eating competition held as part of the Onam celebrations in Palakkad, Kerala ended on a sad note as a 55-year-old contender for the title died as an idli got stuck in his throat in a village.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the upcoming medical college in Palakkad district under the Scheduled Caste Department will become fully functional within two years.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Behind the scenic beauty of Attapady, a tribal village in Kerala's Palakkad district, hides a terrible reality: rampant malnourishment among its children.