Two boys drown at Mampad

Two boys drowned in the Chaliyar while bathing at Odayikkal Kadavu at Mampad, near Nilambur, on Sunday. The victims were identified as Rayyan, 11, son of Siddeek Kunnummal, and Aftab Rahman, 14, son of Hameed Kunnummal. They were cousins. Both were students of MES School, Mampad. They were bathing along with other members of their … Read more

Faculty members oppose guidelines for internal assessment for UG students

The faculty members of degree colleges have opposed the recent guidelines issued by the Department of Collegiate Education for the internal assessment of undergraduate students. The government has recently increased the internal assessment marks for undergraduate students to 40 marks, while theory papers will only be for 60 marks. Teaching faculty have to evaluate students … Read more

Cybercrime sub inspector arrested in Hyderabad for concealing MDMA

A sub inspector (SI) working with the Cyberabad cybercrimes police was arrested for concealing MDMA found at a crime scene. The Raidurgam police also seized 1.750 kg of the contraband from his residence in the city. The officer was previously arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a graft case after he was caught demanding … Read more

Handloom weavers find this Onam duller than before

A weaver showing off products to customers at the handloom expo in Kozhikode. | Photo Credit: Aabha Raveendran It was the last Sunday before Onam and the weavers at the handloom expo organised by the Industries department at Stadium grounds in Kozhikode were mostly whiling away their time chatting with each other. A handful of … Read more

IHRD, Kerala University adjudged best NSS directorate and university respectively

Higher Education Minister R. Bindu announced the State government’s National Service Scheme (NSS) awards for the year 2021-22 on Saturday. The Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) and Kerala University have been adjudged the best directorate and university respectively. The award for the best NSS units was shared by 10 units. The 10 programme officers … Read more

Physical test for sub inspector recruitment in Guntur

Guntur range IG G. Pala Raju, Guntur and Bapatla superintendents of police K. Arif Hafeez and Vakul Jindal reviewing the sub-inspector recruitment rally in Guntur on Saturday. | Photo Credit: T. VIJAYA KUMAR Physical measurement test and physical efficiency test began in Guntur on Saturday for those who passed the preliminary test for the notification related … Read more

Sri Satya Sai district officials prevent child marriage after 14-year-old lodges complaint with CMO on social media

Officials of Police and Women Development and Child Welfare departments in Sri Satya Sai district foiled a man’s bid to marry off his minor daughter. This was done after the girl lodged a complain with the Chief Minister’s Office. According to a release, the girl, a 14-year-old from Thimmamma Marrimanu village of N.P. Kunta mandal, … Read more

‘Bellada Parishe’ in Mandya on August 28

In a first, Mandya, which is known for jaggery production being one of the largest sugarcane growers, is hosting a unique initiative ‘Bellada Parishe’ on Monday. It is organised as part of the Millets’ Mela, an enterprise of the Ministry of Food Processing, Government of India, and the Department of Agriculture, Karnataka, Karnataka State Agricultural … Read more