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Onmanorama en Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:33:11 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html SNDP Yogam branch secretary found hanging in Kanichukulangara office The deceased was also the chief coordinator of the organisation's controversial micro-finance scheme. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/24/sndp-s-kanichukulangara-unit-secretary-found-dead-in-office.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/24/sndp-s-kanichukulangara-unit-secretary-found-dead-in-office.html Wed, 24 Jun 2020 06:29:14 GMT Tale of a nurse on the forefront of Kerala's COVID fight M Gracy, head nurse of the Alappuzha General Hospital, has been working tirelessly ever since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the state. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/16/covid-fight-kerala-nurse-alappuzha.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/16/covid-fight-kerala-nurse-alappuzha.html Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:41:49 GMT Man attacks wife, son with beer bottle at Mavelikkara Rakhi who was grievously injured in the attack, has been admitted to the Medical College Hospital. The one-year-old child also suffered a deep wound on his hand. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/09/attack-wife-son-with-beer-bottle-mavelikkara.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/09/attack-wife-son-with-beer-bottle-mavelikkara.html Tue, 09 Jun 2020 03:41:04 GMT A TV challenge to enable online learning of students The Alappuzha municipal corporation has come up with a novel idea to enable the education of students without online learning facilities. It plans to provide television sets to such students by organising a TV challenge. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/03/tc-challenge-alappuzha-students-education.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/03/tc-challenge-alappuzha-students-education.html Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:33:23 GMT Kerala govt deploys 70-seater boat to ferry lone schoolgirl for exams The department's heart-warming gesture is being praised across social media as yet another sign of the importance being given to public education in Kerala. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/01/kerala-govt-deploys-70-seater-boat-to-ferry-lone-schoolgirl-for-.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/01/kerala-govt-deploys-70-seater-boat-to-ferry-lone-schoolgirl-for-.html Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:19:28 GMT A police station that will never be in deep water It is coming up at a height of eight feet from the ground, a precaution to ensure the station stays afloat even during heavy floods. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/01/a-police-station-that-will-never-be-in-deep-water.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/06/01/a-police-station-that-will-never-be-in-deep-water.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:52:45 GMT The lockdown effect: Alcoholics turn good samaritans The 29 people, who have formed a WhatsApp group, save the money they would have otherwise spent on alcohol and use it to buy foodgrain to distribute them among villagers. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/31/lockdown-effect-alcoholics-good-samaritans.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/31/lockdown-effect-alcoholics-good-samaritans.html Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:48:27 GMT Cops demand bribe from man carrying liquor, suspended The suspended officers are Alappuzha South sub-inpector K G Ratheesh, Probationary SI Sunekh M James and civil police officers Abeesh and Dinulal. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/09/siezed-liquor-bottles-missing-cops-suspended.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/09/siezed-liquor-bottles-missing-cops-suspended.html Sun, 10 May 2020 00:45:43 GMT Liver transplant from brother saves Leena; but money woes continue The total expenses for the transplant came to around Rs 25 lakh which was collected by borrowing money and receiving donations from kind people. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/07/liver-transplant-from-brother-saves-leena-money-woes-continue.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/05/07/liver-transplant-from-brother-saves-leena-money-woes-continue.html Fri, 08 May 2020 00:49:49 GMT Officials seize, destroy 550 kg stale fish The seized fish, including varieties such as ‘choora’, ‘mankada’ and ‘ola’, was disposed of fby the authorities by burying it. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/04/16/officials-seize-destroy-stale-fish.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/04/16/officials-seize-destroy-stale-fish.html Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:43:27 GMT 3,000km in 52 hours: Pregnant woman, husband brought back to Kerala from UP Vrinda, who was accompanied by her husband Vishnu, started from Delhi around 11am on Monday. The couple reached Haripad taluk hospital in Alappuzha by 2.30pm on Wednesday. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/04/02/kerala-couple-ambulance-journey-coronavirus-lockdown.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/04/02/kerala-couple-ambulance-journey-coronavirus-lockdown.html Thu, 02 Apr 2020 05:07:22 GMT Speeding car rams bike, cycle, pedestrians and tree in Alappuzha, injures 8 Poochakkal police said a case has been registered. The charges will be slapped only after the medical examination of the accused. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/10/speeding-ram-rams-into-school-children-alappuzha.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/10/speeding-ram-rams-into-school-children-alappuzha.html Wed, 11 Mar 2020 04:33:25 GMT Lawyer, 65, murdered after spat over garbage disposal; 2 held Police suspect he died after he was struck on head with helmet by the assailant(s). https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/07/lawyer-killed-likely-after-spat-over-garbage-disposal.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/07/lawyer-killed-likely-after-spat-over-garbage-disposal.html Sat, 07 Mar 2020 15:06:18 GMT Retired school teacher gets farewell in KSRTC bus Mercy George, a Hindi teacher of the St Goretti Higher Secondary School in Punalur, who retired from service had been a regular passenger in the bus for the past five years. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/05/retired-school-teacher-gets-farewell-in-ksrtc-bus.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/03/05/retired-school-teacher-gets-farewell-in-ksrtc-bus.html Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:43:54 GMT Class 3 student creates music on desk, video goes viral Sanoop, a member of Malayala Manorama’s ‘Nalla Padom’ Club, also recites poems by creating his own tunes. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/27/student-creates-music-on-desk.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/27/student-creates-music-on-desk.html Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:36:22 GMT 20 years after accident, Kerala man walks back to life Maneeshkumar's hip and legs were fractured in an accident in Gujarat. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/23/20-years-after-an-accident-kerala-man-walks-back-to-life.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/23/20-years-after-an-accident-kerala-man-walks-back-to-life.html Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:45:07 GMT Lottery seller dies soon after winning Rs 60 lakh 1st prize Thmabi had submitted the prize-winning ticket at the Mankamkuzhy branch of the Federal Bank. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/21/lottery-seller-dies-soon-after-winning-rs-60-lakh-1st-prize-mavelikkara.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/21/lottery-seller-dies-soon-after-winning-rs-60-lakh-1st-prize-mavelikkara.html Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:56:44 GMT School kids create programme of voting machine The ‘Little KITES district-level camp’ was organized by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE). https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/18/alappuzha-school-kids-programme-voting-machine.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/18/alappuzha-school-kids-programme-voting-machine.html Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:35:15 GMT Fear stalks Alappuzha village as elusive masked man hacks dogs to death A woman from Neendakara gave a statement that the stranger who was said to be behind the incident was again spotted on Friday night. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/16/fear-stalks-alappuzha-village-as-elusive-masked-man-hacks-dogs-to-death.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/16/fear-stalks-alappuzha-village-as-elusive-masked-man-hacks-dogs-to-death.html Sun, 16 Feb 2020 05:52:30 GMT Kerala cops rescue toddler brutally beaten up by step-father, couple arrested The boy with injury marks all over his body, including in private parts, has been hospitalised. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/15/kerala-cops-rescue-toddler-brutally-beaten-up-by-step-father-couple-arrested.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/15/kerala-cops-rescue-toddler-brutally-beaten-up-by-step-father-couple-arrested.html Sat, 15 Feb 2020 16:08:34 GMT Frequent sighting of snakes unsettles coastal colony in Cherthala No less than five cobras, including a black cobra, have been caught within a week from the Kaliveedu Colony in ward number 15 of Pattanakkad Panchayat. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/08/frequent-sighting-of-snakes-unsettles-coastal-colony-in-cherthala.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/02/08/frequent-sighting-of-snakes-unsettles-coastal-colony-in-cherthala.html Sun, 09 Feb 2020 01:33:43 GMT Mavelikkara jail superintendent wins President’s award for farming initiative About 40 per cent of the vegetables used at the Mavelikkara jail is produced at the farm set by Anilkumar. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/26/mavelikkara-jail-superintendent-wins-presidents-award-for-farmin.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/26/mavelikkara-jail-superintendent-wins-presidents-award-for-farmin.html Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:50:12 GMT Shopkeepers in Mavelikkara toy with pricey biobag after plastic ban A majority of the fish sellers in Mavelikkara area no longer use plastic covers as most of the customers bring their own bags. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/24/ecofriendly-plastic-carry-bag-ban-mavelikkara.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/24/ecofriendly-plastic-carry-bag-ban-mavelikkara.html Sat, 25 Jan 2020 03:09:40 GMT Concern over rising use of cannabis, ‘Donald Trump’ in Chengannur As many as 38 cases relating to consumption as well as sale of cannabis and other narcotic substances were registered by the Excise Circle - Range Offices in Chengannur during 2019. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/23/concern-over-rising-use-of-cannabis.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/23/concern-over-rising-use-of-cannabis.html Fri, 24 Jan 2020 01:05:35 GMT Kerala shows the way again: Mosque hosts Hindu wedding The wedding was organised by the Cheravally Muslim Jamaath Committee after it stepped in to help the family of the bride. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/19/kayamkulam-mosque-hosts-wedding-of-hindu-couple.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/19/kayamkulam-mosque-hosts-wedding-of-hindu-couple.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:05:03 GMT Born blind, this sibling duo set sight on civil service The life story of two civil servants that were available in braille script kindled their dream of a career in civil services. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/18/blind-siblings-civil-service-preparations.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/18/blind-siblings-civil-service-preparations.html Sun, 19 Jan 2020 01:33:31 GMT Living in water for 45 days If the bund near Kanakassery breached it would affect over 460 acres covering three Padashekharams including Valiyakari, Meenapally and Kanakkassery. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/16/kuttanad-paddy-fields-bund-breach-waterlogging.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/16/kuttanad-paddy-fields-bund-breach-waterlogging.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:51:01 GMT This Alappuzha village is all set to go digital The Federal Bank is set to launch a digital payment system for auto, taxi and other transactions in the village. This initiative is part of the bank's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) scheme to adopt the Venmani village. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/15/kerala-alappuzha-village-digital-federal-bank.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/15/kerala-alappuzha-village-digital-federal-bank.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:51:56 GMT One held for molestation bid in Alappuzha, woman tracks him down after a chase The woman sought the help of a few people who came in a car that way right after the incident and tracked down the youth who attempted to molest her. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/06/alappuzha-molestation-woman-chase-man-in-car.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/06/alappuzha-molestation-woman-chase-man-in-car.html Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:53:21 GMT Alappuzha likely in the throes of climate change The coastal town recorded such a rise even as the average temperature rose by 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in Kerala. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/05/alappuzha-likely-in-throes-of-climate-change.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/05/alappuzha-likely-in-throes-of-climate-change.html Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:56:43 GMT Kayamkulam mosque takes lead to organise wedding of Hindu couple Fraught with financial difficulties, Bindu was struggling to find money to conduct her daughter Anju's wedding. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/04/kayamkulam-mosque-hindu-couple-wedding.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/04/kayamkulam-mosque-hindu-couple-wedding.html Sat, 04 Jan 2020 04:07:23 GMT Three Kerala cops finish cross-country ride in fight against drug abuse V S Navas, a Circle Inspector, M K Vinil and Alex Varkey, both civil police officers, reached Kashmir after traversing through 12 states in 40 days. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/01/three-kerala-cops-finish-cross-country-ride-in-fight-against-dru.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2020/01/01/three-kerala-cops-finish-cross-country-ride-in-fight-against-dru.html Thu, 02 Jan 2020 00:30:35 GMT Kayamkulam Kochunni stood in this witness box for trial Kottarathil Sankunni's 'Aithihyamala', a compilation of legends about Kerala, also mentions that the legendary robber was taken to Haripad for trial. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2019/12/29/witness-box-kayamkulam-kochunni-haripad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/alappuzha/2019/12/29/witness-box-kayamkulam-kochunni-haripad.html Mon, 30 Dec 2019 00:31:27 GMT