PALAKKAD

  • First medical college in Palakkad under the Scheduled Caste department inaugurated September 20, 2014

    Palakkad: Kerela Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the first Medical College, started under the scheduled caste department, with majority of seats reserved for the backward classes. Speaking on the occasion, Chandy said, by starting a Medical College under SC department, Kerala has become a model for the country. The objective...
  • Kerala HC directs government to furnish details of probe in children case June 24, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state. Observing that it...
  • Crime Branch to probe Kerala child trafficking case June 4, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A week after over 500 children from eastern states were taken to Kerala illegally, the crime branch team of the state police has now decided to investigate the matter. It was after CNNIBN reported the incident that a fivemember team of senior officers from Jharkhand confirmed that it could be...
  • 'David and Goliath' Preview: It is expected to be a hit October 17, 2012

    After a series of hits that started with 'Cocktail' and is presently continuing through the immensely likable 'Beautiful' and 'Trivandrum Lodge', the most popular actor duo of modern times JayasuryaAnoop Menon, will once again come together for the movie titled as 'David & Goliath'. Right now in the sets, the...
  • Palakkad Madhavan: Vivek and Sonia's next flick September 1, 2012

    Comedian Vivek and Sonia Aggarwal, who is trying hard in cinema, will be coming together for a film, 'Palakkad Madhavan'. Vivek himself announced this at a recent audio launch in the presence of K Bhagyaraj, who is known for his performance as 'Palakkad Madhavan' in a yesteryear blockbuster, 'Andha 7 Naatkal'....
  • Kerala: BSF personnel arrested for molesting woman July 24, 2012

    Thiruvanathapuram: A personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly molesting a woman on the Trivandrum Mail. The incident comes within 24 hours of another similar incident in the state, when a policeman was accused by a 21yearold girl of misbehaving with her in the Jan...
  • Trivedi awaits report on railway modernisation February 21, 2012

    Palakkad (Kerala): Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday said he was awaiting a report from Sam Pitroda, adviser to the Prime Minister on public infrastructure, information and innovations, on steps for modernisation of the railways. He said this while laying the foundation stone of a coach factory in Kerala's Palakkad...
  • Filmstar Prithviraj marries Mumbai journalist April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Malayalam film actor Prithviraj Sukumaran has tied the knot with Mumbaibased journalist Supriya Menon in a lowprofile ceremony held in his hometown of Palakkad, according to reports. The TamilMalayalam actor is said to have married Supriya on Monday in Thenkurissi Heritage Villa, Palakkad in the presence of his mother...
  • Kerala forum calls for mock strike against poor rain July 19, 2008

    Palakkad (Kerala): With the failure of the monsoon, the people of Palakkad in Kerala had a taste of a strike with a difference. Though the mock strike was called against the poor rains, it actually mocked Kerala's politicans. Munnottu, a Palakkad forum that called for the strike, says its unfair...
  • Kerala monkey doubles up as a shepherd June 23, 2008

    Pallakad (Kerala): Compare him to the goats and he may look small, but Mani the monkey, shepherds nearly 100 goats in Nelliyampathy, Palakkad. The goat's ear is how he controls them. He makes the goats turn right or left by tugging gently at their ear. And he attacks anyone who...
  • Kerala's Palakkad police station adjudged best in India February 1, 2008

    Palakkad (Kerala): When most Indians visit the neighbourhood police station they expect to meet portly policemen who usually make their work more difficult. But the people of South Palakkad have a different experience of law enforcement. An international agency has named their police station one of the best in South...