ALLEPPEY

  • Portraying the Mahatma: Alleppey's Gandhi spreads the message of love and peace August 14, 2014

    Alleppey: The coastal town of Alleppey has its own living Mahatma Gandhi. 66yearold George Paul who bears an uncanny resemblance to the father of our nation. Perhaps that explains why Paul has played the role of the Mahatma over 2,000 times in movies, documentaries, stage shows or such appearances! "The world...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Tessy Thomas April 20, 2012

    Tessy Thomas leads a team of 400 scientists at the DRDO where she has been working for past 20 years. ...
  • Meet the woman behind AgniV success April 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: It's been a challenging job for the scientist who is responsible for making the launch of AgniV successful. Tessy Thomas may be a homemaker to her family but is known as 'Agniputri' to the world for her achievement in the field of missile technology. It all started in Alleppey, Kerala....
  • Kerala coir industry gets Rs 100 cr boost February 11, 2012

    Alleppey: The ageold coir industry of Kerala got a major boost on Saturday with business deals worth crores being signed at the second edition of the Coir Kerala International Marketing Exhibition, held in Allapuzha the Venice of the East. The representatives of Kerala's coir industry say that valued added...
  • Probe into mass caesareans at Kerala hospital April 23, 2011

    Alappuzha: Kerala health department on Saturday began a probe into 'mass caesarians' performed on pregnant women in a brief two day span in a government hospital in Alappuzha, allegedly to suit the 'holiday' plans of gynaecologists. Adding a serious dimension, health experts alleged that the number of caesarians performed every year...