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Onmanorama en Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:57:43 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html 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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/15/wayanad-forest-area-raze-municipality-protests.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/herpetofaunal-survey-amphibian-reptile-species-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/14/kerala-farmers-wayanad-jamaica-pepper.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/10/why-wayanad-stir-against-bandipur-travel-ban-is-a-landmark-peopl.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/09/youth-held-for-abusing-college-girl-blackmail.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/10/07/nh-766-bandipur-night-traffic-ban-kerala-government-assures-all-help.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/30/protest-march-in-wayanad-against-night-traffic-ban-on-highway-th.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/28/kembiyamma-85-literacy-exam.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/25/85-old-wayanad-woman-pass-literacy-test.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/22/woman-dies-car-accident-husband-succumbed-heart-attack.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/12/wayanad-beloved-wild-tusker-maniyan-is-no-more.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/09/sulthan-bathery-freak-accident-ksrtc.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/09/02/fear-engulfs-wayanad-village-cracks-widen-hill.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/24/sand-piles-paddy-fields-wayanad-water-recedes.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/13/kurichyarmala-lake-landslide-prone-area-evacuation.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/people-making-frantic-bid-to-escape-landslide-got-buried-at-puth.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/08/11/wayanad-puthumala-landslide-child-death.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/23/wayanad-assault-driver-attack-tn-duo.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/19/wayanad-tiger-another-video-tholpetty.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/13/wildlife-guards-injured-elephant-attack.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/07/01/tiger-chases-bikers-at-pulpally-forest-road.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/30/beware-of-highway-robbers-on-kerala-karnataka-border.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/06/12/papaya-tapping-farmers-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/25/rahul-gandhis-namesake-contested-in-wayanad-for-fame.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/20/saira-dies-at-shanti-gramam-in-attappadi.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/05/09/cholera-confirmed-among-migrant-labourers-in-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/26/2-killed-in-explosion-near-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/16/colony-residents-face-threat-floods-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/04/01/students-wayanad-odappallam-school-international.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/25/foresters-trap-tiger-that-attacked-them.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/21/tribal-woman-autorickshaw-birth.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/03/15/abu-dhabi-world-special-olympics.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/26/wildfires-destroy-vast-swathes-vegetation-banasura-hills.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/24/wildfire-rages-on-traffic-hit-mysore-ooty.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/19/temporary-approach-road-thurki-bridge.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/09/mystery-over-dog-carcasses-wayanad-river.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/05/bairakuppa-residents-demand-capture-of-man-eating-tigress.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/thettamala-govt-school-launches-kunjuduppu-project.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/02/02/protests-in-pulpally-after-officials-sneak-out-killer-tiger.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/28/wayanad-foresters-ill-equipped-fight-wild-fire.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/24/monkey-fever-control-room-opened-in-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2019/01/05/bamboo-raft-overturns-death.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/25/leopard-kills-tribal-youth-pulpally.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/10/wayanad-school-folk-music-team.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/12/07/burial-chambers-plantation-likely-jewish-immigrants.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/15/tala-of-handcuffed-police-station-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/spurt-teen-suicides-sparks-fears-online-death-group.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/04/kudumbashree-start-community-kitchens-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/02/creepy-moments-villagers-man-returns-after-his-funeral.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/11/01/wayanad-tea-plantation-history.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/30/sultan-bathery-cleanliness.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/28/wayanad-railway-station-school.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/26/wayanad-maoists-reject-govt-rehabilitation-package.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/24/viral-fever-jaundice-grip-parts-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/23/official-apathy-leaves-wayanad-tribal-family-lurch.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/18/this-hospital-offers-patients-free-e-rides.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/12/tea-museum-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/11/tusker-hit-by-bus-injured-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/09/armed-wing-of-maoists-blames-kerala-government-for-flood.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/08/black-magician-kin-died-spiked-liquor-misplaced.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/04/suspected-spurious-liquor-kills-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/10/01/palchuram-bus-accident-averted.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/20/tracking-wayanad-twin-murder-cops-crack-theft-cases.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/17/constructions-rife-around-banasura-despite-recent-landslides.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/16/wayanad-tribal-raman-pitches-for-traditional-farming-ways-at-global-meet.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/12/two-suffer-sunstroke-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/11/waynad-climate-change-earthquake.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/10/ngo-health-camp-flood-affected-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/lake-develops-after-recent-landslide-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.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://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/sand-boas-surface-en-masse-raise-fears-drought.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/08/sand-boas-surface-en-masse-raise-fears-drought.html Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:50:09 GMT Wayanad's Theyyam artists lose props, homes in flood Artists say that it is hard to get replacements for the season that opens in November as the items need advance booking. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/06/wayanads-theyyam-artists-lose-props-homes-in-flood.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/06/wayanads-theyyam-artists-lose-props-homes-in-flood.html Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:05:32 GMT WhatsApp enables cops to come close to public The Ambalavayal police launched a WhatsApp group in 2015 involving people within its area of jurisdiction. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/02/whatsapp-enables-cops-come-close-public.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/09/02/whatsapp-enables-cops-come-close-public.html Sun, 02 Sep 2018 11:11:52 GMT Curbs on construction on the anvil for fragile Wayanad Land-use laws will be strengthened to ensure that future construction in the district along the Western Ghats will be safe. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/28/curbs-on-construction-on-the-anvil-for-fragile-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/28/curbs-on-construction-on-the-anvil-for-fragile-wayanad.html Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:30:40 GMT Widow, 70, donates goods worth Rs 1 lakh to flood relief The precious contribution came from a part of her money she had raised after selling her property. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/21/70-year-old-donates-goods-worth-1-lakh.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/21/70-year-old-donates-goods-worth-1-lakh.html Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:12:07 GMT Rain eases in Wayanad Shutters of both the dams – Banasura Sagar dam and Karappuzha dam – have also been lowered. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/18/rain-reduces-wayanad-dams.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/18/rain-reduces-wayanad-dams.html Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:51:13 GMT The landslide that battered the new house of a Kalpatta native The whole structure collapsed under a landslip that occurred at Kurichiyarmala hills last Sunday. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/15/kalpetta-wayanad-landslip-house-destruction.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/15/kalpetta-wayanad-landslip-house-destruction.html Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:59:13 GMT Village body protests opening shutters of Banasura Sagar without notice Landslides triggered a deluge warranting swift action, a KSEB official said, defending the decision to open the sluice gates. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/12/banasura-dam-opening-protest.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/12/banasura-dam-opening-protest.html Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:27:01 GMT Pregnant woman rescued from first floor of house The landslide at Ammara on Thursday night brought water from the swollen Anoth river into the house. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/11/pregnant-woman-rescued-from-first-floor-of-house.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/11/pregnant-woman-rescued-from-first-floor-of-house.html Sat, 11 Aug 2018 12:59:55 GMT Wayanad reels under heavy rain; schools, colleges shut The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) as well as the dam safety authorities have cautioned the public about rise in the water level and flash flood. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/08/wayanad-heavy-rains-schools-holiday.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/08/wayanad-heavy-rains-schools-holiday.html Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:29:24 GMT Search on for 4 of family in river amid suicide fears Local people and fire and rescue personnel searched the site the suicide note and sandals were found near the Venniyode River. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/05/wayanad-river-suicide-note-family-missing.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/05/wayanad-river-suicide-note-family-missing.html Sun, 05 Aug 2018 09:10:21 GMT Thief who loves preparing food has his goose cooked! At the Vellamunda mess run by women, he had prepared rice and ate it before stealing money from the counter. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/03/vellamunda-thief-cook-nabbed.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/08/03/vellamunda-thief-cook-nabbed.html Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:14:20 GMT Banasura Sagar dam sets record, shutters still up The shutters were raised on July 15 after the dam filled up beyond capacity due to incessant rain. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/29/banasura-sagar-dam-shutters.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/29/banasura-sagar-dam-shutters.html Sun, 29 Jul 2018 06:27:16 GMT 3 labourers flee from Maoist hold When the captors allowed him to fetch water, Alauddin escaped into the forest. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/24/workers-escape-maoists-search.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/24/workers-escape-maoists-search.html Tue, 24 Jul 2018 03:41:50 GMT Wayanad native among Maoists who held workers hostage The worker, who managed to escape from captivity, was being questioned to get further details. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/20/suspected-maoists-abduct-3-migrant-workers-in-wayanad.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/20/suspected-maoists-abduct-3-migrant-workers-in-wayanad.html Sat, 21 Jul 2018 10:35:28 GMT Men flee after abduction, rape of minor tribal girls from Wayanad Police are on the lookout for two youngsters from Kozhikode over the alleged abduction and rape of two minor tribal girls. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/19/wayanad-rape-minor-tribal-girls-kozhikode.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/19/wayanad-rape-minor-tribal-girls-kozhikode.html Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:42:12 GMT Uncommon fish haul in Wayanad worries police Fish weighing as heavy as 40 kg are being taken home by the local people. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/19/uncommon-fish-haul-in-wayanad-worries-police.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/19/uncommon-fish-haul-in-wayanad-worries-police.html Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:06:05 GMT Daring thief cooks, bathes in eatery; flees with cash There were numerous 50 paise coins in it, but they were not taken. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/15/daring-theif-cooks-bath-cash.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/15/daring-theif-cooks-bath-cash.html Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:26:41 GMT Panamaram police station marooned in flood waters Panamaram police station functions from a dilapidated rented building. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/13/panamaram-police-station-marooned-in-flood-waters.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/13/panamaram-police-station-marooned-in-flood-waters.html Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:39:59 GMT This literal answer of collectorate employee has invited a probe A government staff mocked a man who called the Control Room at Wayanad Collectorate to check whether schools would be functioning amid heavy rains. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/10/wayanad-collectorate-literate-answer.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/10/wayanad-collectorate-literate-answer.html Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:11:52 GMT Motive of Wayanad double murder puzzles cops The police are interrogating migrant workers over the murder of a newly married couple in Wayanad. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/07/wayanad-newly-married-couple-killed.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/07/wayanad-newly-married-couple-killed.html Sat, 07 Jul 2018 09:06:56 GMT Young couple hacked to death in sleep at Wayanad house Chilli powder was found strewn beside the bodies. The police suspect robbery as the motive. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/06/young-couple-hacked-death-wayanad-house.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/06/young-couple-hacked-death-wayanad-house.html Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:44:29 GMT Human-animal conflict increases, panel seeks government intervention There is a general increase in wild animals breaking into human settlements that lie on the fringes of forest areas in Kerala during the onset of monsoons. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/05/wayanad-kalpetta-wild-animals-attack.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/05/wayanad-kalpetta-wild-animals-attack.html Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:14:37 GMT Brave Wayanad nurse escapes custody of overseas recruiters Several Indians, including Keralites, who are looking for jobs in Kuwait are stuck there, said nurse Sofia Paulose, who escaped from the confinement of her agent in the Gulf country. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/02/wayanad-nurse-escapes-custody-of-overseas-recruiters.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/02/wayanad-nurse-escapes-custody-of-overseas-recruiters.html Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:45:27 GMT Police fail to solve mystery of abandoned bikes Such incidents had become a common occurrence during December last year. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/02/mysterious-case-of-disappearing-bikes.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/07/02/mysterious-case-of-disappearing-bikes.html Mon, 02 Jul 2018 02:30:14 GMT Four held for dumping waste in Wayanad forest Dumping of slaughter waste from other districts has become a common occurrence in Wayanad forests and isolated areas in the district. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/06/25/dumping-waste-wayanad-forest.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/06/25/dumping-waste-wayanad-forest.html Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:52:31 GMT 3 of a family die as boat capsizes in Kabani river Baby and son Ajith drowned while trying to save his daughter Annie as she fell into the river. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/04/25/man-son-daughter-drown-in-kabani-river.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/04/25/man-son-daughter-drown-in-kabani-river.html Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:10:59 GMT Tearful reunion: Long-lost siblings meet after six decades It was an emotional reunion reminiscent of movies when Gracy and Mathew walked into their long lost brother George’s house in Wayanad. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/04/09/reunion-wayanad-60-years-apart.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/04/09/reunion-wayanad-60-years-apart.html Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:15:58 GMT Tiger spotted at Sulthan Bathery KSRTC depot The wild beast, which was seen around 6.30 am on Monday, retreated into the nearby forest once it chanced upon the depot staff. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/03/20/tiger-spotted-ksrtc-sulthan-bathery.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/03/20/tiger-spotted-ksrtc-sulthan-bathery.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:19:33 GMT Wayanad tribal woman gives birth on bus at Kalpetta Kavitha delivered of a baby boy and they were rushed to a private hospital. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/03/17/wayanad-tribal-woman-gives-birth-on-moving-bus.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/03/17/wayanad-tribal-woman-gives-birth-on-moving-bus.html Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:11:43 GMT An elephantine model for Kerala's temple festivals The idol of the goddess shone brightly over the beast’s imposing head with all the glittering paraphernalia. https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/02/24/elephant-model-kerala-temple.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/wayanad/2018/02/24/elephant-model-kerala-temple.html Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:34:08 GMT