Rendezvous with the pioneer of satire on Malayalam television

I sit down for a quick chat with renowned programme producer Diana Silvester, who could be titled the indisputable titan in Malayalam TV industry. Diana opens about her voluminous career, how she kept the momentum for around 22 years and more. When asked about how she became the pioneer on Malayalam TV with her show […]

Imbibing the true pulse of Kochi

Contributed by Smitha Basheer – ‘Kochi’s own MLA’ would be the most appropriate catchline for KJ Maxy, who was re-elected as Member of Legislative Assembly from Kochi constituency, formerly known as Mattancherry Constituency. He was the incumbent MLA from 2016 through 2021. Born and brought up in Kochi, Maxy has been associated with poiltics right […]

Braving the pandemic and an impending uncertainty

Arya Suresh is a final year law student at Govt. Law College Ernakulam. She is also a columnist. The pandemic has left no one untouched, whether in the uncertainty of the next meal or that of failing career prospects or the angst of classes and examinations. Although the government successfully conducted physical board examinations last […]

Himalayan tasks in a post-pandemic Kerala

Dr Dhanuraj, Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Research says that government should be ready for debates and discussion about post-pandemic challenges When we talk about the kind of challenges that Kerala is going to face post -pandemic, it can be differentiated into health, economic, and social. Vaccinating the entire population of Kerala is bound […]

‘C 4’: Kerala’s success mantra to contain COVID

Hari Namboodiri Chairman, World Malayalee Council America Kerala continues to win in the game and can be a learning model for days to come for all. The state has done homework in developing clear-cut strategies in fighting this pandemic. Early detection of cases, enough oxygen plants, systematic coordination of ASHA workers and frontliners to name […]

A Roadmap out of Pandemic, The Kerala Way

The world had just bid a roaring goodbye to 2019 and waltzed into 2020, with plans to start afresh. Kerala and its people had their eyes set out for the new year with solid plans on their mind after fighting the epidemic Nipah in 2018 and two back to back floods in 2018 and 2019. […]

KK Shailaja The wall of resilience and hope

“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed”, said American politician Bob Riley once, and it comes true for KK Shailaja, who helmed the health ministry in the State of Kerala when the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed its rage on humanity. From a humble background in […]

May-June 2021

Cochin Herald proudly presents it’s May-June edition. Read up to know more about how the Kerala State Government, helmed by Pinarayi Vijayan tackled the first wave of COVID-19 and scroll through for an exclusive interview of Kerala’s hero, former Health Minister Shailaja Teacher.

A Roadmap out of Pandemic, The Kerala Way

Equipping oneself in a COVID world

Deepika Jayaram – COVID pandemic struck the entire world last year, with its clutches stretching gradually over the State of Kerala. And in no time, the new normal in this era, which was unheard of or unforeseen by humanity, was that of wearing masks, using disinfectants and having sanitizers handy. Then on, the average citizen’s […]