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Mishap off Kerala coast: Two survivors, one tale

“It was a moment that made me think of God and pray for His help. We were fishing, and suddenly saw a huge oil taker in the vicinity without sufficient signal. We were on a life-and-death struggle as

4 percussionists die, 8 hurt in van mishap

Four persons from Alappuzha district were killed and eight others critically injured as the minivan in which a group of percussionists from Muhamma was traveling fell into a gorge at Vellikkulam near

Class X student ‘beaten up’ by cops in Kerala


V. Vimal, a 15-year-boy studying in Class X at Leo XIII School, was allegedly tortured by the Alappuzha north police while he was attending special class at a tutorial centre on Friday night.


Engg student’s ear bitten off in scuffle

Punnapra police spread the dragnet for Jinu, an electronics and communications student at the Punnappra cooperative engineering college, on a charge of biting off his classmate’s ear during a scuffle

Poverty forces mum to abandon 2 kids

This is Kerala; God’s own country. But some are more equal than the others. “How does poverty affect life? This question led this correspondent to meet a 35-year-old woman Latha, who abandoned her tw

Indian behind alcohol distillation method

An Indian scientist headed a path-breaking study that discovered membranes based on the “miracle material” graphene can be used to distil alcohol.

AP girl begs, earns to become teacher


She dreamt of being a teacher, but fate forced her to do begging! Educated, speaking in English, and having her left hand disabled by birth, she presents a curious sight.

Seventeen-year-old Shravani

Achuthanandan to face case politically and legally


CPI-M veteran V.S. Achuthanandan on Thursday said he would face legally and politically the Congress-led UDF government's move to register a case against him for alleged irregularities in assigning la

Hunger stir call in FB for new dam


Hundreds of youth are planning to conduct an indefinite hunger strike in the capital city demanding the reconstruction of the Mullapperiyar Dam after they were inspired by a message on Facebook.


Mizhi, a film inspired by Soumya incident


It has set out to shake the conscience of the state and is on its way to accomplishing this as the shooting for “Mizhi” the film based on the tragedy of Soumya, the girl who was raped at a railway sta

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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