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Shiv Shankar Menon signs off on a dull note

Shiv Shankar Menon is from Palakkad, Kerala. When the Indo-US Civil Nuclear agreement was finally concluded, the Member of Parliament representing Palakkad in the last Lok Sabha (also a Menon but......

BJP's O Rajagopal to contest from Palakkad

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union minister O Rajagopal is likely to contest from Palakkad in the coming Assembly elections in Kerala.Party sources said the decision was taken at......

Congress, no longer a pushover in UPA

Prakash Karat, the leader of the Petty Bourgeois Party of India-Marxist, (PBP-M), growled again on Thursday. He said in Palakkad, Karala, that the Left would vote against the Banking Act Amendment......

A panchayat fights Coke for its water

Soft drinks giant, Coca Cola, will testify before a panchayat council in Kerala's Palakkad district on December 2 to argue that its plant is not over-exploiting groundwater resources and therefore......

Kerala village to host water conference

Plachimada, a village in Palakkad district, Kerala, which has been fighting Coca-Cola for the past one year, will host a world water conference in January 2004.Indian environmentalists led by......

Kerala to take 85-acre land back from Suzlon

The Kerala government on Tuesday said it would take over the 85.21 acres in the tribal area of Attappadit in Palakkad district where power major Suzlon had set up two wind mills.Chief Minister......

Pepsi denies charges of water extraction

Pepsico on Thursday denied the charge that its plant in Pudussery in Palakkad district has been causing depletion of ground water in the arid area by over extraction of water. Reacting to the......

Palakkad is India's 1st fully electrified district

Palakkad on Tuesday became the first fully electrified district of the country. Announcing this, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said, the government was working on a target of bringing......

Palakkad to be India's first electrified district

Union Power Minister S K Shinde will declare Palakkad as the country's first district where all houses have electric connection on February 16. According to LDF government, which began the process......

Coke says it has not shifted Kerala plant

Coca Colasaid on Wednesday it had not shifted its bottling plant at Plachimada in Palakkad district but was only carrying out some restructuring of plant operations. Reacting to reports in a......

Parineeti, Anushka, Deepika: Where were our stars born?

Take a look! Photograph: Courtesy India International Jewellery Week Parineeti Chopra may not be working on a film at the moment but the Kill Dill actress sure knows how to keep herself......

Legendary music director M S Viswanathan passes away

The legendary music director passed away at a private hospital in Chennai after suffering from geriatric problem. Legendary music director M S Viswanathan, who had scored music for over 1000......

Dileep to play a news anchor in Love 24 X 7

A lowdown on what's going on in the Malayalam film industry.   In debutante director Sreebala K Menon’s Love 24 X 7, Dileep plays a news anchor named Roopesh Nambiar. “I have......

First Look: Madhav Ramadasan's Apothecary

Director Madhav Ramadasan, winner of the prestigious Gollappudi Srinivas award for debutant director for his brilliant Malayalam film Melvilasam, has announced his next film, titled Apothecary......

'I had to lose weight and look glamorous for Lucia'

Sruthi Hariharan, started her career as assistant to a choreographer in Bangalore and slowly graduated to acting in Kannada and Malayalam films. After doing two Malayalam films, Cinema Company and......

Kerala, Railways in tame draw

The four-day Elite Group A Ranji Trophy match between Kerala and Railways ended in a tame draw at Fort Maidan in Palakkad on Tuesday.Kerala collected two points for the first innings lead of 26......
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Police check hospitals on State border

The Tamil Nadu Police in Coimbatore and The Nilgiris have started a screening operation in hospitals located on the borders close to Kerala to see... ...
Helping special children with theatre therapy

Will theatre be a therapy to enhance social and communication skills of differently abled children? Palakkad-based dramatist Ravi Thaikkat believes... ...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi Visitors to the Central Hall of Parliament were startled one day in the previous session to see two unlikely... ...
Maoists, Kerala cops exchange fire in Mannarkkad

Mannarkkad: Firing between Maoist activists and Kerala Police have been reported from Mannarkkad in Palakkad district. The Moaists fired... ...
UDF likely to face uphill task in Assembly polls

UDF got only 37.23% votes compared to LDF's 37.36 An analysis of the three-tier local bodies polls shows that the Congress-led UDF has to... ...

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