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Onmanorama en Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:36:10 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html Wayanad youth, who survived the COVID-19 ordeal, reaches out to patients When he gets to know of any COVID-19 cases in the locality or among his acquaintances, he immediately calls them up. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/28/wayanad-youth-covid-19-ordeal-reaches-out-to-patients.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/28/wayanad-youth-covid-19-ordeal-reaches-out-to-patients.html Sun, 28 Jun 2020 03:27:43 GMT Wayanad locality fears repeat of last year’s rain calamities Last year, severe landslides were witnessed at Kurumbalakkotta, which comes under the Panamaram and Kottathara panchayats. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/25/wayanad-kurumbalakotta-flood-landslide-monsoon.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/25/wayanad-kurumbalakotta-flood-landslide-monsoon.html Thu, 25 Jun 2020 04:12:25 GMT Tiger kills 24-year-old in Wayanad Sivakumar, had gone into the forests on Tuesday and after he failed to return, the locals and the Forest officials began a search. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/17/tiger-kills-24-year-old-in-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/17/tiger-kills-24-year-old-in-wayanad.html Wed, 17 Jun 2020 17:21:30 GMT Free hours aplenty, Mananthavady MLA Kelu takes up mixed farming The lockdown has helped me revive my interest in farming, says Kelu, who represents the Mananthavady constituency, in Wayanad, in the state Assembly. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/02/mananthavady-mla-or-kelu-mixed-farming.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/06/02/mananthavady-mla-or-kelu-mixed-farming.html Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:48:44 GMT Wayanad family gets new house thanks to police The house was built under an initiative of the Janamaithri police after the plight of Stephen and his family came to the notice of the officers. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/28/wayanad-family-new-house-janamaithri-police.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/28/wayanad-family-new-house-janamaithri-police.html Fri, 29 May 2020 00:37:12 GMT Elephants rampage Wayanad village for jackfruits Farmers at Madappally Kunnu have been forced to throw away hordes of jackfruit in a bid to keep the elephants at bay. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/25/elephants-rampage-wayanad-village-for-jackfruits.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/25/elephants-rampage-wayanad-village-for-jackfruits.html Tue, 26 May 2020 00:53:49 GMT ‘Potato village’ takes shape in Wayanad to meet Kerala’s food needs Thanvinjal panchayat is planning to turn 30 acres of land at Godavari Colony in its eighth ward into a ‘Potato village.’ https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/11/potato-village-wayanad-kerala-food-security.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/11/potato-village-wayanad-kerala-food-security.html Tue, 12 May 2020 00:48:47 GMT Liquor 'dissolves' inter-state border in Wayanad After the liquor outlets opened in Tamil Nadu, this has led to people of both states assembling together at one place and risking COVID-19 infection. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/08/liquor-dissolves-inter-state-border-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/08/liquor-dissolves-inter-state-border-wayanad.html Sat, 09 May 2020 00:28:44 GMT Experts in Wayanad guide rare surgery on pup in Malaysia with telemedicine The pup suffered from a hereditary condition called vascular ring anomaly which develops when the aorta and the artery to the lungs surround the oesophagus, constricting it. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/01/rare-surgery-malaysia-puppy-wayanad-doctors-telemedicine.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/05/01/rare-surgery-malaysia-puppy-wayanad-doctors-telemedicine.html Sat, 02 May 2020 00:43:29 GMT Wild elephants visit this charred lorry daily in Wayanad. Here's why The wild elephants arrive daily during daytime to relish the remaining sugar from the charred lorry. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/26/wild-elephant-lorry-wayanad-sugar.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/26/wild-elephant-lorry-wayanad-sugar.html Mon, 27 Apr 2020 00:46:21 GMT Kerala CMO comes to rescue of stranded pregnant woman The officer said people from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu villages bordering Kerala were being allowed to enter Kerala for medical treatment on humanitarian consideration. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/15/kerala-cmo-comes-rescue-stranded-pregnant-woman.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/15/kerala-cmo-comes-rescue-stranded-pregnant-woman.html Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:47:17 GMT Two wild elephants fall into pond, rescued A tusker and she elephant had fallen into the pond, that was not very deep. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/06/wild-elephants-pond-rescued.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/04/06/wild-elephants-pond-rescued.html Mon, 06 Apr 2020 07:42:45 GMT Animal incursions, wildfire threat rife as summer rages in Wayanad As several water sources in the forest have dried up thirsty animals foray into human colonies and farms, leading to man-animal conflict. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/09/animal-incursions-wildfire-threat-rife-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/09/animal-incursions-wildfire-threat-rife-wayanad.html Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:36:11 GMT Two homeless tribal families brave the wild in Wayanad Two families, with three small children, here live in primitive style in the forest out of compulsion rather than a choice to live in the lap of nature. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/06/two-homeless-tribal-families-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/06/two-homeless-tribal-families-wayanad.html Fri, 06 Mar 2020 07:08:31 GMT Flood-hit labourer kills self after long wait for govt relief His house, which was constructed on a small plot, was completely damaged in the 2019 and 2018 floods. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/04/wayanad-man-commits-suicide-after-not-receiving-govt-flood-relief.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/04/wayanad-man-commits-suicide-after-not-receiving-govt-flood-relief.html Wed, 04 Mar 2020 04:22:35 GMT One dead, several injured as bus overturns in Bathery The driver reportedly lost control of the bus as he tried to let pass a car coming from the opposite direction and before crashing into the tree on the road side. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/03/sultan0buthery-bus-accident.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/03/03/sultan0buthery-bus-accident.html Tue, 03 Mar 2020 08:50:28 GMT Poisoning, infection likely felled 4 elephants in Wayanad forests The Forest Department has begun a probe into the suspicious deaths. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/02/12/poisoning-infection-elephants-deaths-wayanad-forests.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/02/12/poisoning-infection-elephants-deaths-wayanad-forests.html Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:04:04 GMT 94 couples tie the knot at mass wedding in Wayanad The Nakhshabandhiya Thwareekath central committee had earlier conducted 17 mass weddings in various parts of Malappuram and Kozhikode districts in which nearly 974 people were married off. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/02/05/sultan-bathery-mass-wedding-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/02/05/sultan-bathery-mass-wedding-wayanad.html Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:55:41 GMT Fillip to floriculture in Wayanad Floriculture is set to get a boost in Kerala's Wayanad district. With the Department of Agriculture Development setting aside Rs 40 lakh to establish flower villages, Wayanad may become the floriculture hub of Kerala. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/29/forticulture-kerala-wayanad-district-100-farmers.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/29/forticulture-kerala-wayanad-district-100-farmers.html Thu, 30 Jan 2020 01:17:58 GMT Motorists on Wayanad roads wary of wild animals, accident risk Many accidents have been reported here as wild animals often jump before the vehicles leaving the drivers clueless. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/25/wayanad-pulpally-highway-road-accidnets.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/25/wayanad-pulpally-highway-road-accidnets.html Sun, 26 Jan 2020 01:46:33 GMT Rahul Gandhi proposes food park for Wayanad, writes to Centre and Kerala govt He said while there is a demand for coffee, tea and ginger, the area lacks adequate marketing and food processing facility. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/19/rahul-gandhi-proposes-food-park-for-wayanad-writes-to-centre-and.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/19/rahul-gandhi-proposes-food-park-for-wayanad-writes-to-centre-and.html Sun, 19 Jan 2020 02:54:36 GMT Man, daughter injured after falling from bus in Wayanad The incident happened as Joseph and Neethu were travelling to their native place Meenangadi on the bus. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/18/man-daughter-injured-after-falling-from-bus-in-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/18/man-daughter-injured-after-falling-from-bus-in-wayanad.html Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:17:08 GMT Leopard rescued from well after tense operation The leopard had to be tranquilised after all other methods to extricate it turned futile. The rescue operations were also hindered by the large crowd who came to the site after the word spread. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/04/leopard-rescued-wayanad-vythiri-wildlife-rescue.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2020/01/04/leopard-rescued-wayanad-vythiri-wildlife-rescue.html Sun, 05 Jan 2020 00:44:12 GMT This man's trek with child on shoulders is heart-rending Apart from unavoidable domestic chores, a man here in Kerala's Wayanad district treks 1 km carrying his daughter who is suffering from the neurological disorder to school and repeats the trip back. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/22/this-man-trek-with-child-on-shoulders-is-heart-rending.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/22/this-man-trek-with-child-on-shoulders-is-heart-rending.html Mon, 23 Dec 2019 02:59:55 GMT This is how a tusker image appeared in a paddy field As spikelets started appearing in Prasad Kumar's field in Wayanad, the picture of a perfect tusker emerged in the middle of the field. Praseed says the picture is that of Guruvayoor Keshavan, perhaps the most famous and celebrated temple elephant in Kerala. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/21/tusker-guruvayoor-keshavan-paddy-field-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/21/tusker-guruvayoor-keshavan-paddy-field-wayanad.html Sat, 21 Dec 2019 02:05:20 GMT Bowmaker father of Sreedhanya IPS vows to carry on with craft Few people know Suresh of Pozhuthana in Kerala's Wayanad district as he makes a living crafting bows and arrows. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/10/bowmaker-father-of-sreedhanya-ips-vows-to-carry-on-with-craft.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/10/bowmaker-father-of-sreedhanya-ips-vows-to-carry-on-with-craft.html Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:59:14 GMT Family abandons house after it gets 'invaded' by snakes Sunitha lived in the house along with her two children, Pavan and Nandana. While Pavan is a plus-two student, Nandana is in plus-one. Sunitha's husband Asokan had died in an accident eight months ago. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/05/family-abandons-house-after-snake-invasion.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/05/family-abandons-house-after-snake-invasion.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 03:49:15 GMT Wayanad's popular bus cooperative on revival path A generation in Wayanad was familiar with the Priyardarsini buses that were a common sight along the roads for nearly three decades. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/01/wayanad-popular-bus-cooperative-priyadarshini.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/12/01/wayanad-popular-bus-cooperative-priyadarshini.html Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:56:50 GMT Wayanad travel ban: Action panel miffed as centre favours alternate route The National Highway and Railway Action Committee, based in Wayanad, is upset after the Ministry in an affidavit filed with the apex court favoured an alternative road via Kutta and Gonikoppal in the Kodagu district of Karnataka as a way out. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/11/18/wayanad-nh-766-night-travel-ban-alternative-route-proposal.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/11/18/wayanad-nh-766-night-travel-ban-alternative-route-proposal.html Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:10:18 GMT Wayanad takes a fancy to cycling with a lofty goal This district tucked away on the Western Ghats is gearing up to become the first carbon neutral district in the country as the local people prefer bicycles to motor vehicles while travelling short distance. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/11/11/wayanad-cycling-agricultural-college-ambalavayal.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/11/11/wayanad-cycling-agricultural-college-ambalavayal.html Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:49:36 GMT Protests swirl as authorities plan to raze forest area in Wayanad The Mananthavady municipality would organise a human chain to protest the Kerala Forest Department's move to raze a pristine forest region at the Begur range of the North Wayanad Forest Division and plant teak trees instead. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/15/wayanad-forest-area-raze-municipality-protests.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/15/wayanad-forest-area-raze-municipality-protests.html Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:49:55 GMT Herpetofaunal survey records 98 species in Wayanad, conservation tops the agenda The survey recorded 44 species of amphibians and 54 species of reptiles. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/herpetofaunal-survey-amphibian-reptile-species-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/herpetofaunal-survey-amphibian-reptile-species-wayanad.html Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:05:36 GMT Kerala farmers yet to tap the true potential of Jamaica pepper The main advantage of allspice is that it is always in demand in India as well as abroad. Moreover, the tree is rarely affected by pests or plant diseases. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/kerala-farmers-wayanad-jamaica-pepper.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/kerala-farmers-wayanad-jamaica-pepper.html Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:48:36 GMT Why Wayanad stir against Bandipur travel ban is a landmark people's movement? The strike was successful to the extent that the Environment Ministry decided to appoint an expert committee to study the issue in-depth and submit a report to the Supreme Court, which is considering the case. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/10/why-wayanad-stir-against-bandipur-travel-ban-is-a-landmark-peopl.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/10/why-wayanad-stir-against-bandipur-travel-ban-is-a-landmark-peopl.html Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:29:01 GMT Youth held for abusing college girl, blackmail Muhammed Anish, a native of Vythiri in Wayanad, has been nabbed by the police in Mysuru. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/09/youth-held-for-abusing-college-girl-blackmail.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/09/youth-held-for-abusing-college-girl-blackmail.html Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:54:38 GMT NH 766 night traffic ban: Youths end hunger strike after Govt assures all help Transport Minister A K Saseendran and Excise Minister T P Ramakrishnan met representatives of the protest council and assured them of all support from the state government, including legal help. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/07/nh-766-bandipur-night-traffic-ban-kerala-government-assures-all-help.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/07/nh-766-bandipur-night-traffic-ban-kerala-government-assures-all-help.html Mon, 07 Oct 2019 07:43:52 GMT Protest march in Wayanad against night traffic ban on highway through tiger reserve Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, who will be in Delhi on Tuesday, is likely to take up the issue with Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadakar. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/30/protest-march-in-wayanad-against-night-traffic-ban-on-highway-th.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/30/protest-march-in-wayanad-against-night-traffic-ban-on-highway-th.html Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:36:00 GMT At 85, Kembiyamma clears literacy exam, wants to learn more She is the oldest candidate to clear the exam, which was attempted by 3,090 people all over Kerala. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/28/kembiyamma-85-literacy-exam.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/28/kembiyamma-85-literacy-exam.html Sun, 29 Sep 2019 00:28:31 GMT 85-year-old woman passes literacy test with 3000 others in Wayanad's tribal settlement Kembi (85), hailing from Padachikunnu colony in Mananthavady, was the oldest among the candidates who had appeared for the second phase of the special tribal literacy project in the northern district by Kerala State Literacy Mission. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/25/85-old-wayanad-woman-pass-literacy-test.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/25/85-old-wayanad-woman-pass-literacy-test.html Wed, 25 Sep 2019 11:47:55 GMT Woman dies in car accident minutes after husband succumbed to heart attack Mustaq Ahmed, 53, of Kaniyambetta in Kerala's Wayanad district and his wife Maimuna, 42, were the deceased. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/22/woman-dies-car-accident-husband-succumbed-heart-attack.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/22/woman-dies-car-accident-husband-succumbed-heart-attack.html Mon, 23 Sep 2019 01:02:49 GMT Wayanad's beloved wild tusker Maniyan is no more The gentle tusker was also a protector to tribal people who started to stay in huts, as a mark of protest, in Irulum forest. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/12/wayanad-beloved-wild-tusker-maniyan-is-no-more.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/12/wayanad-beloved-wild-tusker-maniyan-is-no-more.html Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:41:47 GMT Mother of toddler dies as door of moving bus bangs her The victim has been identified as Midhu, 24, wife of Praveen Vazhakkandy of Kallur, Sulthan Bathery in Kerala's Wayanad district. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/09/sulthan-bathery-freak-accident-ksrtc.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/09/sulthan-bathery-freak-accident-ksrtc.html Mon, 09 Sep 2019 09:08:20 GMT Fear engulfs Wayanad village as cracks widen on hill Post-rains, cracks that developed on earth's surface have created panic among residents. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/02/fear-engulfs-wayanad-village-cracks-widen-hill.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/02/fear-engulfs-wayanad-village-cracks-widen-hill.html Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:41:15 GMT Sand piles up on paddy fields in Wayanad as floodwater recedes The nature and structure of paddy fields and rivers too have changed. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/24/sand-piles-paddy-fields-wayanad-water-recedes.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/24/sand-piles-paddy-fields-wayanad-water-recedes.html Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:53:06 GMT 100 families evacuated as barrier lake near landslide site poses another threat If rain triggers another landslide, the water, rocks and trees collected in this lake could cause huge destruction. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/13/kurichyarmala-lake-landslide-prone-area-evacuation.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/13/kurichyarmala-lake-landslide-prone-area-evacuation.html Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:30:55 GMT People making frantic bid to escape landslide got buried at Puthumala Naushina tried to rescue her sister-in-law Hajira as the muddy water rushed thorough their house. But the strong currents swept her away from Naushina's hands. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/people-making-frantic-bid-to-escape-landslide-got-buried-at-puth.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/people-making-frantic-bid-to-escape-landslide-got-buried-at-puth.html Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:03:41 GMT Gushing floodwater sweeps away 3-year-old in cradle, parents escape The toddler died as water gushed into a canteen from a hill at the Puthumala tea estate here in Wayanad district. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/wayanad-puthumala-landslide-child-death.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/wayanad-puthumala-landslide-child-death.html Sun, 11 Aug 2019 05:29:50 GMT Shocker from Wayanad! Man thrashes couple on road at night, video goes viral The matter came to light as a shocking video of the crime emerged on social media on Tuesday. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/23/wayanad-assault-driver-attack-tn-duo.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/23/wayanad-assault-driver-attack-tn-duo.html Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:42:12 GMT Another tiger video from Wayanad unsettles public The latest video shows the tiger lying on the roadside as a KSRTC bus passes. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/19/wayanad-tiger-another-video-tholpetty.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/19/wayanad-tiger-another-video-tholpetty.html Sat, 20 Jul 2019 00:48:27 GMT Wildlife guards injured in elephant attack The incident happened after a herd of elephants from the Pathiri section of the forest settled down at the farmlands at East Pariyaram. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/13/wildlife-guards-injured-elephant-attack.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/13/wildlife-guards-injured-elephant-attack.html Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:20:14 GMT Who shot the viral tiger video and where exactly! The Forest Department has decided to initiate an inquiry into the incident as the video gave rise to several arguments and debates on social media in the past couple of days about the exact location. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/01/tiger-chases-bikers-at-pulpally-forest-road.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/01/tiger-chases-bikers-at-pulpally-forest-road.html Tue, 02 Jul 2019 01:25:32 GMT Beware of highway robbers on Kerala-Karnataka border Highway robbers have become active once again along the Bengaluru–Mysuru highway, thus instilling fear among night travellers. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/30/beware-of-highway-robbers-on-kerala-karnataka-border.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/30/beware-of-highway-robbers-on-kerala-karnataka-border.html Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:48:12 GMT Earn Rs 25,000 per month through papaya tapping The novel papaya tapping will be a boon for rubber farmers who are left in the lurch because of plummeting rubber prices. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/12/papaya-tapping-farmers-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/12/papaya-tapping-farmers-wayanad.html Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:24:40 GMT In Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi's namesake entered the fray for fame I did it for fame, and there was no pressure from any party, says the 'apolitical' Rahul. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/25/rahul-gandhis-namesake-contested-in-wayanad-for-fame.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/25/rahul-gandhis-namesake-contested-in-wayanad-for-fame.html Sat, 25 May 2019 07:01:52 GMT Born in Pune, married to a Pakistani, Saira’s final abode is in Attappadi Saira Syed Muhammed was born in Pune, married to a Pakistani and a teacher in Dubai. And henceforth, Attappadi in Kerala's Wayanad district would be the final resting place of 81-year old. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/20/saira-dies-at-shanti-gramam-in-attappadi.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/20/saira-dies-at-shanti-gramam-in-attappadi.html Mon, 20 May 2019 07:51:57 GMT Cholera confirmed among migrant labourers in Wayanad Three of them have been shifted to the Government Medical College Hospital, Kozhikode and 10 others, who had close contact with the three patients, are under observation at the Kalpetta general hospital. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/09/cholera-confirmed-among-migrant-labourers-in-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/09/cholera-confirmed-among-migrant-labourers-in-wayanad.html Thu, 09 May 2019 09:50:07 GMT 2 killed in explosion in Sulthan Batheri The nature of the explosion and other aspects were under investigation, police said. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/26/2-killed-in-explosion-near-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/26/2-killed-in-explosion-near-wayanad.html Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:16:29 GMT Colony residents face threat of floods in Wayanad The construction of houses is in limbo due to paucity of funds to acquire land though money has been earmarked for building houses. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/16/colony-residents-face-threat-floods-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/16/colony-residents-face-threat-floods-wayanad.html Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:34:46 GMT Students of Wayanad’s Odappallam School go ‘international’ Students of a school close to the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary and those belonging to schools in several countries are close friends. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/01/students-wayanad-odappallam-school-international.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/01/students-wayanad-odappallam-school-international.html Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:12:33 GMT Foresters trap tiger that attacked them The attack on humans from tigers, elephants, boars, monkeys and even bats are common. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/25/foresters-trap-tiger-that-attacked-them.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/25/foresters-trap-tiger-that-attacked-them.html Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:16:36 GMT Tribal woman gives birth in autorickshaw, family thanks driver As a mark of gratitude to the driver, the infant’s father said the boy would be called ‘Ponmany’ after the name of the auto. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/21/tribal-woman-autorickshaw-birth.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/21/tribal-woman-autorickshaw-birth.html Fri, 22 Mar 2019 04:13:09 GMT Two youngsters from Wayanad in Abu Dhabi for World Special Olympics Ponnu and Vimal are the only two youngsters hailing from Wayanad in the Indian contingent. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/15/abu-dhabi-world-special-olympics.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/15/abu-dhabi-world-special-olympics.html Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:46:09 GMT Wildfires destroy vast swathes of vegetation in Banasura Hills It is feared that the wildfires would also dry up many water sources originating from the Banasura Hills. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/26/wildfires-destroy-vast-swathes-vegetation-banasura-hills.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/26/wildfires-destroy-vast-swathes-vegetation-banasura-hills.html Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:43:30 GMT Wildfire rages on, traffic hit along Mysore-Ooty Highway Traffic on Mysore-Ootty Highway was affected for hours. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/24/wildfire-rages-on-traffic-hit-mysore-ooty.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/24/wildfire-rages-on-traffic-hit-mysore-ooty.html Sun, 24 Feb 2019 07:47:11 GMT Temporary approach road laid for Thurki bridge The new bridge was built in place of an aging decades-old iron bridge, and funds for its construction were set aside in 2012. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/19/temporary-approach-road-thurki-bridge.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/19/temporary-approach-road-thurki-bridge.html Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:40:22 GMT Mystery over dog carcasses in Wayanad river As many as seven bodies were seen a few days ago. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/09/mystery-over-dog-carcasses-wayanad-river.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/09/mystery-over-dog-carcasses-wayanad-river.html Sun, 10 Feb 2019 01:39:57 GMT Bairakuppa residents demand capture of man-eating tigress The local people stress that capturing the tigress was necessary to ensure safety of them. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/05/bairakuppa-residents-demand-capture-of-man-eating-tigress.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/05/bairakuppa-residents-demand-capture-of-man-eating-tigress.html Tue, 05 Feb 2019 05:53:47 GMT Thettamala Govt School launches ‘Kunjuduppu’ project The students came to know that the newly-born babies didn’t have dresses when they visited the hospital to distribute clothes in the aftermath of the floods last year. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/thettamala-govt-school-launches-kunjuduppu-project.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/thettamala-govt-school-launches-kunjuduppu-project.html Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:43:36 GMT Protests in Pulpally after Forest officials sneak out killer tiger The locals started protesting around noon against the hushed up removal of the beast that killed one among them. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/protests-in-pulpally-after-officials-sneak-out-killer-tiger.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/protests-in-pulpally-after-officials-sneak-out-killer-tiger.html Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:59:36 GMT Why Kerala foresters should take a leaf out of Karnataka counterparts' book When the officials in the neighbouring state of Karnataka are miles ahead in countering the disaster, Wayanad paints a poor picture owing to paucity of funds. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/28/wayanad-foresters-ill-equipped-fight-wild-fire.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/28/wayanad-foresters-ill-equipped-fight-wild-fire.html Tue, 29 Jan 2019 02:54:15 GMT Monkey fever: Control room opened in Wayanad, survey to start Two men from Wayanad were affected with Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), commonly called monkey fever. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/24/monkey-fever-control-room-opened-in-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/24/monkey-fever-control-room-opened-in-wayanad.html Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:54:12 GMT Teen siblings drown as bamboo raft overturns Though the locals took the boys out of the water and rushed them to the district hospital, they died on the way. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/05/bamboo-raft-overturns-death.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/05/bamboo-raft-overturns-death.html Sat, 05 Jan 2019 11:06:25 GMT Leopard kills tribal youth who went to collect firewood Madhu went inside the forest on Sunday afternoon and when he didn't return by night colony residents mounted a search on Monday morning and found the body by evening. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/25/leopard-kills-tribal-youth-pulpally.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/25/leopard-kills-tribal-youth-pulpally.html Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:12:34 GMT 14 tribal students enjoy maiden train trip before Kalolsavam contest They came from the forests where the soul of folk songs lies and took on the folk songs of the land with their tribal songs. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/10/wayanad-school-folk-music-team.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/10/wayanad-school-folk-music-team.html Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:38:46 GMT Burial chambers at plantation likely of Jewish immigrants These relics are links to a bygone era and would throw light on a culture that flourished ages ago. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/07/burial-chambers-plantation-likely-jewish-immigrants.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/07/burial-chambers-plantation-likely-jewish-immigrants.html Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:49:10 GMT Tale of a ‘handcuffed’ police station As the building became unsafe after the water receded, the police station was shifted to the nearby panchayat shopping complex. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/15/tala-of-handcuffed-police-station-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/15/tala-of-handcuffed-police-station-wayanad.html Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:03:25 GMT Spurt in teen suicides sparks fears of online 'death groups' The police checked the Facebook and Instagram accounts of the victims and it was found that they were active members of groups that glorify suicide and solitude. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/spurt-teen-suicides-sparks-fears-online-death-group.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/spurt-teen-suicides-sparks-fears-online-death-group.html Mon, 05 Nov 2018 03:32:32 GMT Kudumbashree to start community kitchens in Wayanad As many as 222 kitchens would be set up by the end of November. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/kudumbashree-start-community-kitchens-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/kudumbashree-start-community-kitchens-wayanad.html Sun, 04 Nov 2018 11:35:10 GMT Creepy moments for villagers as man returns two weeks after his funeral The funeral rites of 48-year-old Saji, was performed at the cemetery of St Sebastian's Church at Adikolli on October 16. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/02/creepy-moments-villagers-man-returns-after-his-funeral.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/02/creepy-moments-villagers-man-returns-after-his-funeral.html Sat, 03 Nov 2018 04:34:13 GMT Wayanad raises a toast for its cup of tea Wayanad is often associated with its coffee plantations yet the hilly district can boast of a tea culture that is a century old. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/01/wayanad-tea-plantation-history.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/01/wayanad-tea-plantation-history.html Fri, 02 Nov 2018 03:12:01 GMT Sultan Bathery shows how to keep a town spick and span This town is indeed the ‘Sultan’ in cleanliness. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/30/sultan-bathery-cleanliness.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/30/sultan-bathery-cleanliness.html Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:38:01 GMT Wayanad's sole 'railway station' is at a school A group of enterprising youths have given the Lakkidi Govt. LP School a revamp with railway as the theme. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/28/wayanad-railway-station-school.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/28/wayanad-railway-station-school.html Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:43:54 GMT Wayanad Maoists reject govt's rehabilitation package The Nadukani area committee of Maoists expressed displeasure over what it termed as the 'double stance of the government'. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/26/wayanad-maoists-reject-govt-rehabilitation-package.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/26/wayanad-maoists-reject-govt-rehabilitation-package.html Fri, 26 Oct 2018 05:16:58 GMT Viral fever, jaundice grip parts of Wayanad Protests have risen over the health department's lack of attention though some of the patients are critical. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/24/viral-fever-jaundice-grip-parts-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/24/viral-fever-jaundice-grip-parts-wayanad.html Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:24:36 GMT Official apathy leaves Wayanad tribal family in the lurch Since the past three years, Balan, wife Sandhya and their three children including a nine-month-old baby have been living in a temporary shed put up on a strip of land owned by a fellow community member at Ambalakunnu colony in Vengapally panchayat. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/23/official-apathy-leaves-wayanad-tribal-family-lurch.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/23/official-apathy-leaves-wayanad-tribal-family-lurch.html Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:33:52 GMT This hospital offers its patients free e-rick rides People who come to the hospital but do not have the resources to hire a vehicle to return home can now take advantage of a free electric autorickshaw service launched at the Noolpuzha Family Health Centre. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/18/this-hospital-offers-patients-free-e-rides.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/18/this-hospital-offers-patients-free-e-rides.html Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:26:04 GMT Drop in at Tea Museum as you visit Wayanad The museum has been set up by renovating an old tea factory that was damaged in a fire back in 1995. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/12/tea-museum-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/12/tea-museum-wayanad.html Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:46:14 GMT Tusker hit by bus in Wayanad dies The Karnataka forest officials are giving medical treatment to the elephant. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/11/tusker-hit-by-bus-injured-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/11/tusker-hit-by-bus-injured-wayanad.html Fri, 12 Oct 2018 02:56:53 GMT Armed wing of Maoists blames Kerala govt for flood The left-wing extremist group stated that the government was responsible for turning the heavy rain into deluge with its mismanagement of huge dams. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/09/armed-wing-of-maoists-blames-kerala-government-for-flood.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/09/armed-wing-of-maoists-blames-kerala-government-for-flood.html Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:47:53 GMT Black magician, 2 kin died as poison-laced liquor was misplaced The death of three members of a family who died after consuming spurious liquor was a case of mistaken identity, police claimed. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/08/black-magician-kin-died-spiked-liquor-misplaced.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/08/black-magician-kin-died-spiked-liquor-misplaced.html Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:14:31 GMT Suspected spurious liquor kills 3 of a family in Wayanad The deceased were identified as Thignayi, 75; his 35-year-old son Pramod, and a relative Prasad, 35. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/04/suspected-spurious-liquor-kills-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/04/suspected-spurious-liquor-kills-wayanad.html Thu, 04 Oct 2018 06:05:34 GMT Narrow miss for 87 on board bus, driver saves the day The driver lost control of the vehicle as the long-route bus, carrying 87 passengers, was on a steep descent at Chekuthanthodu. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/01/palchuram-bus-accident-averted.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/01/palchuram-bus-accident-averted.html Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:10:02 GMT Tracking Wayanad twin murder, cops crack 27 theft cases At least 16 people were also arrested for their alleged involvement in those cases. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/20/tracking-wayanad-twin-murder-cops-crack-theft-cases.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/20/tracking-wayanad-twin-murder-cops-crack-theft-cases.html Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:59:48 GMT Constructions rife around Banasura despite recent landslides Revenue authorities on Friday issued a memo to stop construction work at a resort at Thandiyode after a landslip. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/17/constructions-rife-around-banasura-despite-recent-landslides.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/17/constructions-rife-around-banasura-despite-recent-landslides.html Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:48:03 GMT Wayanad tribal pitches for traditional farming ways at global meet Cheruvayal Raman, a native of Kammana in Edavaka, has been preserving ethnic varieties of paddy seeds for decades so that such farming practices continue. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/16/wayanad-tribal-raman-pitches-for-traditional-farming-ways-at-global-meet.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/16/wayanad-tribal-raman-pitches-for-traditional-farming-ways-at-global-meet.html Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:49:41 GMT Two suffer sunstroke in Wayanad Both Biju (39) of Kandoth, Punchakkunnu in Nadavayal, and Ismail (34) of Kammanad, Mylady in Venniyode developed symptoms associated with sunstroke around 1.45 pm. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/12/two-suffer-sunstroke-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/12/two-suffer-sunstroke-wayanad.html Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:15:12 GMT Expert panel to study mass death of earthworms in Wayanad According to experts, weather extremes caused by climate change would have an adverse impact on the district’s biodiversity. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/11/waynad-climate-change-earthquake.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/11/waynad-climate-change-earthquake.html Tue, 11 Sep 2018 05:11:01 GMT Delhi NGO sets up health camp in flood-hit Wayanad The camp has catered to over 186 patients, including 104 women. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/10/ngo-health-camp-flood-affected-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/10/ngo-health-camp-flood-affected-wayanad.html Mon, 10 Sep 2018 03:32:46 GMT Lake develops after recent landslide in remote Wayanad The water body, which is at least one acre in size, has shaped up in a wooded stretch of Thavinjal panchayat after earth slipped and blocked a rivulet. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/lake-develops-after-recent-landslide-wayanad.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/lake-develops-after-recent-landslide-wayanad.html Sat, 08 Sep 2018 11:32:14 GMT Sand boas surface en masse, raising fears of drought Hundreds of sand boas are emerging on alleys, fields and even inside houses at Panamaram, Trissilery and Nadavayal areas. https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/sand-boas-surface-en-masse-raise-fears-drought.html https://www.onmanorama.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/sand-boas-surface-en-masse-raise-fears-drought.html Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:50:09 GMT