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Onmanorama en Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:38:06 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html Breadwinner mom of three girls, including disabled twins, dies Even during her last days, the 42-year-old woman had to carry her teenaged twin daughters, who are paralysed below the waist. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/27/breadwinner-mother-disabled-twins-dies.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/27/breadwinner-mother-disabled-twins-dies.html Sat, 27 Jun 2020 04:54:41 GMT BJP raises provocative slogans against CPM in Kannur The BJP protesters took the name of CPM representative and panchayat member P P Shajir while raising the slogans. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/23/bjp-raises-provocative-slogans-against-cpm-in-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/23/bjp-raises-provocative-slogans-against-cpm-in-kannur.html Tue, 23 Jun 2020 03:07:40 GMT Driven by hunger, UP teen steals Rs 600, ends up in Kerala prison The teenager who reached Kasaragod for a job, was forced to resort to thievery after being faced with joblessness and starvation. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/19/up-boy-theft-kasaragod-kannur-prison.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/19/up-boy-theft-kasaragod-kannur-prison.html Sat, 20 Jun 2020 01:00:37 GMT There is a guardian of mangoes in Kunhimangalam Besides Kunhimangalam mangoes, he also grows the ‘ESI’, Mallika, Kadukachi, Andhra, Moovandan, Puliyan and Gomanga varieties. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/09/guardian-of-mangoes-kunhimangalam.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/06/09/guardian-of-mangoes-kunhimangalam.html Wed, 10 Jun 2020 00:16:41 GMT Kerala Police take differently-abled student to SSLC exam centre Arshad, a class X student of the AKGM Higher Secondary School at Pinarayi in Kannur, was taken to his exam centre in a wheel chair by his mother Jameela the other day. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/29/kerala-police-take-differently-abled-student-to-sslc-exam-centre.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/29/kerala-police-take-differently-abled-student-to-sslc-exam-centre.html Sat, 30 May 2020 00:46:22 GMT 25 python eggs, recovered from Kannur jewellery shop, hatch The non-venomous snake and its 27 eggs were found at the Janata jewellery shop in the town on May 2 amid the COVID-19 lockdown. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/27/python-eggs-kannur-jewellery-shop-hatch.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/27/python-eggs-kannur-jewellery-shop-hatch.html Thu, 28 May 2020 00:52:36 GMT Students join hands to dig well for friend's family in Kannur Ten students got to work with whatever tools they could lay their hands on. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/18/students-join-hands-to-dig-well-friends-family-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/18/students-join-hands-to-dig-well-friends-family-kannur.html Tue, 19 May 2020 00:21:54 GMT Python, found in a jewellery shop in Kannur, rescued In wake of the coronavirus lockdown, shops across Kerala were shut for over a month. Since then, there had been little or no activity on the streets. This allowed creatures – both small and big – to reclaim what was once their territories. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/03/python-found-in-jewellery-shop-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/05/03/python-found-in-jewellery-shop-kannur.html Sun, 03 May 2020 09:08:28 GMT Now, robot is part of Kerala's fight against coronavirus The machine, which can travel up to one kilometre, distributes food, water and medicine in each room. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/22/now-robot-is-part-of-kerala-fight-against-coronavirus.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/22/now-robot-is-part-of-kerala-fight-against-coronavirus.html Wed, 22 Apr 2020 04:51:18 GMT Triple lock strategy enforced in Kannur to contain COVID-19 The decision to replicate it in Kannur was taken after the district emerged as a new hotspot, reporting most number of COVID-19 cases in the state, overtaking Kasaragod district. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/22/triple-lock-strategy-enforced-in-kannur-to-contain-covid-19.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/22/triple-lock-strategy-enforced-in-kannur-to-contain-covid-19.html Wed, 22 Apr 2020 04:43:50 GMT Lockdown measures violated as vehicles hit roads in Kannur Kannur district presently has the most number of COVID-19 active patients in the state. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/21/lockdown-measures-violated-as-vehicles-hit-roads-in-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/21/lockdown-measures-violated-as-vehicles-hit-roads-in-kannur.html Wed, 22 Apr 2020 04:43:15 GMT Kerala woman gives birth to baby boy, two days after recovering from COVID-19 The woman contracted the illness from her husband, who recently returned from the gulf. The viral infection was confirmed on March 20. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/12/kerala-woman-baby-boy-delivery-covid19-kannur-pariyaram.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/12/kerala-woman-baby-boy-delivery-covid19-kannur-pariyaram.html Sun, 12 Apr 2020 07:34:32 GMT C K Vineeth takes up volunteer service as Kerala battles COVID-19 Vineeth worked as a volunteer at a call centre, which was started at the district panchayat to ensure the delivery of essential items to those who have been stuck indoors during the COVID-19 lockdown. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/04/footballer-ck-vineeth-volunteers-kannur-covid-19-helpline.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/04/04/footballer-ck-vineeth-volunteers-kannur-covid-19-helpline.html Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:52:18 GMT Deceased Kannur NRI's coronavirus test negative Abdul Khader, 65, died after a heart attack on Sunday, while being under home quarantine. He had come home from Sharjah. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/30/coronavirus-covid19-kannur-nri-died-negative-test.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/30/coronavirus-covid19-kannur-nri-died-negative-test.html Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:47:03 GMT Police stopped vehicle ferrying pregnant woman to hospital in Kannur, alleges family The family said that they were taking the nine-month pregnant woman to a private hospital at Chala in Kannur after she complained of uneasiness on Saturday morning. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/29/kannur-police-coronavirus-lockdown-stop-pregnant-woman.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/29/kannur-police-coronavirus-lockdown-stop-pregnant-woman.html Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:48:56 GMT Crackers ineffective, solar fence broken: Wild tuskers get the better of farmers The farmers are left calculating the losses as their tried and tested methods no longer seem to scare away the wild elephants. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/11/kannur-wild-elephant-menace-loss-to-farmers.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/11/kannur-wild-elephant-menace-loss-to-farmers.html Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:55:26 GMT Sand mining, garbage dumping sound death knell for Irikkur River Apart from the damage caused by the two floods of 2018 and 2019, unscientific sand mining and dumping of waste are literally choking the river. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/09/sand-mining-garbage-dumping-sound-death-knell-for-irikkur-river.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/09/sand-mining-garbage-dumping-sound-death-knell-for-irikkur-river.html Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:35:57 GMT Expelled CPM local leader arrested for job fraud in Kannur The arrested has been identified as Rajesh, the former secretary of Malikaparambil branch of the CPM. He has been remanded to judicial custody. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/03/expelled-cpm-local-leader-arrested-for-job-fraud-in-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/03/03/expelled-cpm-local-leader-arrested-for-job-fraud-in-kannur.html Tue, 03 Mar 2020 11:33:13 GMT Five arrested over moral policing attack on students in Kannur The students were attacked while they were returning after presenting a street play and planting mangrove saplings as part of the district panchayat's Wetlands Day celebration. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/05/moral-policing-five-arrested-kannur-wetlands-day-celebration.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/05/moral-policing-five-arrested-kannur-wetlands-day-celebration.html Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:55:39 GMT Boy falls off bus, dies after satchel gets entangled in door Taking a serious view of the mishap, Transport Minister A K Saseendran sought a report from deputy Transport commissioner. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/04/boy-falls-off-school-bus-freak-accident-kuruva-kannur-kerala.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/04/boy-falls-off-school-bus-freak-accident-kuruva-kannur-kerala.html Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:27:21 GMT Award-winning drama 'Bhaskara Pattelarum Thommiyude Jeevithavum' to be staged in Karivellur Directed by renowned film and drama director Suveeran, the drama explores the master-slave dialectic in an agricultural society in South Karnataka. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/15/drama-bhaskara-pattelarum-thomiyude-jeevithavum.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/15/drama-bhaskara-pattelarum-thomiyude-jeevithavum.html Sat, 15 Feb 2020 04:27:05 GMT Congress leader held for sexually abusing minor girl in Kannur Congress sources said Babu, a Seva Dal state-level coordination committee member, was expelled from the party following his arrest. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/01/congress-leader-sexual-abuse-minor-girl.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/02/01/congress-leader-sexual-abuse-minor-girl.html Sat, 01 Feb 2020 04:42:29 GMT Kerala CM lauds Malayala Manorama's numero uno position Malayala Manorama could assimilate technological changes in all sectors, he said while inaugurating the valedictory function of the daily's Kannur unit's silver jubilee celebration. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/01/27/kerala-cm-lauds-malayala-manorama-numero-uno-position.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/01/27/kerala-cm-lauds-malayala-manorama-numero-uno-position.html Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:19:15 GMT Delay in efforts to tow stranded ships to SILK unit in Kannur The ship that ran aground at Dharmadam can be moved only after draining water from the vessel using pumps and plugging a hole in its hull. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/01/09/delay-in-efforts-to-tow-stranded-ships-to-silk-unit.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2020/01/09/delay-in-efforts-to-tow-stranded-ships-to-silk-unit.html Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:51:37 GMT 212 students set record performing folk art The event was organised with the support of Kerala Folklore Akademi, Folkland Payyanur, excise department, Mahadeva Grama Kolkali group, and District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Kannur. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/31/folk-art-performance-kannur-kerala-folklore-akademi.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/31/folk-art-performance-kannur-kerala-folklore-akademi.html Wed, 01 Jan 2020 01:29:15 GMT Smooth five-year run for Payyanur solar traffic signal Promotion of solar power use has attained greater significance with increasing stress on reducing the use of fossil fuels. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/30/payyanur-solar-traffic-signal-kannur.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/30/payyanur-solar-traffic-signal-kannur.html Tue, 31 Dec 2019 00:30:51 GMT Cops, public spar after teen objects to parking of police jeep; 4 booked The police stopped the official jeep in the middle of the road to impose fine on a person, who was found smoking in public. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/15/kerala-police-parking-road-jeep-arrest-teenagers.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/15/kerala-police-parking-road-jeep-arrest-teenagers.html Sun, 15 Dec 2019 06:30:23 GMT Over 30,000 duped of crores by money-chain firm, owner arrested Thrissur native Shaji C Mohammed, 48, was arrested from a lodge at Kannur town, while he was trying to lure investors to the scheme. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/08/over-30000-duped-of-crores-by-money-chain-firm-owner-arrested.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/12/08/over-30000-duped-of-crores-by-money-chain-firm-owner-arrested.html Sun, 08 Dec 2019 04:52:48 GMT Kannur man orders camera from e-tailer, gets tiles instead Kannur native Vishnu Suresh placed an order for a camera worth Rs 27,500 on November 20 on Flipkart. At 11.30 am on Sunday he was delivered a packet by Ekart Logistics, a subsidiary of Flipkart. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/28/kannur-man-orders-camera-flipkart.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/28/kannur-man-orders-camera-flipkart.html Fri, 29 Nov 2019 00:42:52 GMT Why students hitchhike on brick trucks in Kannur The teens have been forced to hitchhike on trucks risking their lives after all the five buses that plied along the Pokkundu-Koonam- Kolathur road in Kurumathoor panchayat stopped services citing the pathetic condition of the stretch. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/16/kannur-buses-students-hitchhiking-trucks-road-condition.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/16/kannur-buses-students-hitchhiking-trucks-road-condition.html Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:46:10 GMT Kannur observatory gears up for solar eclipse The eclipse will start at 8.04 am with the ‘ring of fire’ appearing at 9 am. It is scheduled to end at 11 am and be fully visible for the stargazers of Kannur, Kasaragod and Wayanad districts. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/11/kerala-kannur-observatory-solar-eclipse-december-26.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/11/kerala-kannur-observatory-solar-eclipse-december-26.html Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:49:33 GMT Joint exercises get a leg up under ‘Fit Kannur’ programme The programme christened ‘Fit Kannur’ has been put in place with the collective effort of the District's Sports Council, Tourism Promotion Council and Police. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/04/joint-excercise-fit-kannur-collectorate-ground.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/11/04/joint-excercise-fit-kannur-collectorate-ground.html Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:47:27 GMT Kerala CM's home constituency to host 'global dairy village' The global dairy village, an integrated dairy development project, is a major initiative of the state to attain self-sufficiency in milk production. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/31/kannur-global-diary-village-darmadom-kerala-government-ldf.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/31/kannur-global-diary-village-darmadom-kerala-government-ldf.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 01:00:42 GMT Cafes at schools to keep students away from drug mafia Curbing drug menace requires identifying and targeting its root cause. The Kannur District Panchayat has adopted this stratagem to prevent school students from falling into the trap of drug pushers. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/25/kannur-drug-mafia-schools.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/25/kannur-drug-mafia-schools.html Sat, 26 Oct 2019 00:45:52 GMT After Palarivattom flyover, another bridge in Kannur develops faults After complaints were raised, certain maintenance works were carried out. However, more cracks have emerged now. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/14/kannur-bridge-develops-faults-palarivattom-flyover.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/10/14/kannur-bridge-develops-faults-palarivattom-flyover.html Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:48:32 GMT The 'wealthy' thief of Taliparamba who stole valuables from parked cars The police had been vehemently trying to nab the culprit who was involved in a series of theft in the last 9 months. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/09/15/wealthy-thief-taliparamba-stole-valuables-parked-cars.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/09/15/wealthy-thief-taliparamba-stole-valuables-parked-cars.html Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:42:29 GMT Wealthy businessman broke into cars to make up for losses Pending loans and other expenses forced me to steal, Mujeeb reportedly told police. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/09/15/wealthy-businessman-theft-from-cars.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/kannur/2019/09/15/wealthy-businessman-theft-from-cars.html Sun, 15 Sep 2019 05:37:19 GMT