Ramesh Babu

Ramesh Babu is HT’s bureau chief in Kerala, with about three decades of experience in journalism.

Articles by Ramesh Babu

A school that eats together

Eighty per cent of the students here come from families below poverty line.
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Published on Aug 08, 2006 05:44 AM IST
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None | ByRamesh Babu and Vinod Vithal, Thiruvananthapuram

Make babies, not just love

Concerned over declining Christian population, Catholic Church in Kerala will ask believers to have more kids.
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Updated on Aug 04, 2006 03:46 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Sex slur fells Sabarimala priest

Head priest Mohanaru Kantaru has been sacked for his alleged involvement in a sex racket.
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Published on Jul 29, 2006 07:37 PM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Sex slur fells Sabarimala priest

Head priest Mohanaru Kantaru has been sacked for his alleged involvement in a sex racket.
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Published on Jul 29, 2006 07:37 PM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Slow, steady aliens invade

A village in Kerala is being invaded by aliens. And farmers don't know how to tackle them, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Published on Jul 27, 2006 02:26 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Slow, steady aliens invade

A village in Kerala is being invaded by aliens. And farmers don't know how to tackle them, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Published on Jul 27, 2006 02:26 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Believe it or not, it is raining fish in Kerala!

When dark clouds burst on Thursday noon people of the sleepy village of Manna (20 km north of Kannur), never thought it would be a real manna from heaven: It rained fish and many collected live ones straight from the sky. Sounds bizarre, but it?s true.
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Published on Jul 24, 2006 11:49 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Docs curb man's appetite

Hoteliers in Thrissur can now run their business without the Rappai-phobia.
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Updated on Jul 24, 2006 04:08 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Docs curb man's appetite

Hoteliers in Thrissur can now run their business without the Rappai-phobia.
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Updated on Jul 24, 2006 04:08 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Arms and the priests

If you thought all that you would find in a priest?s hands are the Bible and rosary, think again, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Published on Jul 20, 2006 03:11 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Women's team to race in Kerala

The 10-member women's team captained by Briton Julie Amer will arrive in Thiruvananthapuram on August 8.
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Published on Jul 20, 2006 03:11 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala jumbo baby a hoax

The owner's pride, Sethulakshmi, is now reduced to an ordinary elephant and the man behind the "jumbo lie," Prasanth, is cooling his heels in a prison.
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Published on Jul 10, 2006 02:40 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

The only taste: Cyanide is acrid

A pinch of it is known to kill instantly, even before the ?victim? can gulp his last ?lung-ful?. Hence, this is a record of sorts. Guinness worthy?
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Published on Jul 08, 2006 03:39 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Saudi King does it again, saves Keralite

Biding his time in jail, Shaukat Samad never thought he would be a free bird one day, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Updated on Jun 26, 2006 10:56 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Sabarimala atones

Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the hill shrine of Sabarimala, is angry, writes Ramesh Babu.
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Published on Jun 22, 2006 02:33 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Clergy play to boot football

The Muslim clerics are playing a different ball in Mallapuram ? which eats breathes and drinks football.
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Published on Jun 17, 2006 01:53 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

A killer is forgiven in Kerala

When Kerala was praying for Naushad --- who would have been blinded had it not been for his victim?s mercy --- a family in Malappuram was reminded of the man whose crime had devastated their home 25 years ago.
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Published on May 20, 2006 03:00 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Thumbs up for VS

The battle's won but the big question remains. Who will the Left Democratic Front choose to lead the government?
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Published on May 12, 2006 02:45 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

Blue bounty blossoms

Nature is unfurling one of its wonders after 12 years and the green-buffs are flocking to the Western Ghats to witness a riot of blue.
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Published on May 10, 2006 01:48 AM IST
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None | By, Thiruvananthapuram

HIV+ children's story

Pushing back their real life woes, they are entering into a new world of reel life.
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Published on May 05, 2006 03:00 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Status quo in troubled north?

Fifteen constituencies in the sensitive districts of Kannur and Kasarakode will slug it out, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Published on May 03, 2006 11:51 AM IST
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None | By, Kannur

Widow's salve on a red scar

Former Kerala CM Nayanar's widow is determined not to let the past haunt her. Ramesh Babu reports.
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Published on May 03, 2006 11:41 AM IST
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None | By, Kalliassery (kannur)

Hurt, Kannur curses bloody polls

A poster, a defaced wall or just a fiery speech is enough for a fresh bout of violence, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Updated on May 01, 2006 10:06 AM IST
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None | By, Thalasserry

Karat will move House against EC

CPM Gen Sec Prakash Karat will move Parliament against EC's discriminatory attitude towards Kerala and W Bengal.
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Published on May 01, 2006 09:40 AM IST
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None | By, Kasargod

Foreign issues top priority in Kerala

In the Muslim-dominated region, which goes to the polls on Apr 29, local issues are passe, reports Ramesh Babu.
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Updated on Apr 28, 2006 06:36 PM IST
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None | By, Malappuram
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