IAS Officer Toiled 8 Days At Kerala Relief Camp Without Revealing Identity

For eight days, Kannan Gopinathan worked at relief camps in flood-ravaged Kerala, spending two of those carrying large packages on his head while offloading relief material from trucks in the port city of Kochi. On the ninth day, he was recognised as an IAS officer and he quietly left, as discreetly

How Kerala Brought Patients Infected With Nipah Virus Back From Death

The Nipah was an unknown virus with no medicine or history of treatment and little information about the carrier. Health experts hit a blind spot during the initial stages of the outbreak in north Kerala last month. But they fought back and contained its secondary infection and nursed back to health

A Tuition Programme In A Dalit Colony Getting Children To College

In 2013-14, Kumar launched a free educational empowerment programme, called ‘Ente Kongappadam (my Kongappadam)’, giving tuitions to children from the colony who were in Classes VIII, IX and X. He roped in students from NSS Engineering College to volunteer as teachers and started morning and evening

Kerala Coolie Cracks Civil Service Exam With Free WiFi Help At Station

Sreenath K., a coolie at the Ernakulam railway station in Kerala has cleared the written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission. And to his help came the free wi-fi provided at the railway station. Sreenath has been doing this job for the last five years. He says that even while carrying

Pay If You Can, As Much As You Can, In This Kerala Restaurant

“Eat as much as you want, give as much as you can” – this is the motto that is inspiring a restaurant in Kerala’s Alappuzha district to strive towards achieving the goal of a hunger-free state. Janakeeya Bhakshanasala (The People’s Restaurant), an offshoot of Snehajalakam, a pain and palliative care

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