Mananthavady Bishop dead
KOZHIKODE: Bishop of Mananthavady Syro-Malabar Diocese Mar Emmanuel Pothanamuzhi aged 71 died at a private hospital at Mananthavady yesterday night. The Bishop, who has been undergoing treatment for kidney ailment, was admitted to the hospital two weeks back. Funeral will be held on Tuesday at St Joseph’s Cathedral, Kaniyaram, near Mananthavady. Mar Emmanuel Pothanamuzhi, born at Nadukkara near Muvattupuzha was ordained as a CMI priest in 1964 in Mumbai. Before being consecrated as a Bishop, his name was Mani Giles. He joined S H College, Thevara, as a Botany lecturer in 1966.
Vacancies at Kendriya Vidhyalaya
KALPETA: The Kalpetta Kendriya Vidhyalaya will conduct interviews for selecting teachers in Mathematics, Biology, Sanskrit and Computer Science for the next academic year on March 29. Candidates possessing a second class degree/post graduation and a diploma/degree in education can appear for the interview.
Vatakara THS emerges champions at THS fete
SULTHAN BATHERY: Technical High School, Vatakara has emerged champions in the State Technical High School Youth Festival, which concluded here yesterday, bagging 46 points. THS Kannur and THS Cheruvathur shared the second place by bagging 28 points each. THS Payyoli won third place by bagging 26 points.
Vaisakh K P of THS Cheruvathur was adjudged ‘kalaprathibha’ (10 points) and Sruthi Satheesh (16 points) of THS Vatakara was adjudged as ‘kalathilakam.’
The valedictory function was inaugurated by N D Appachan, MLA. Nafeesa Ahammed Koya, president Sulthan Bathary panchayath, presided over the function. K L Poulose, president of the Wayanad District Panchayat, gave away prizes to the winners.
Protestors vandalise bank, three nabbed
KALPETTA: Three persons, said to be activists of ultra left outfit Ayyankali Pada, were arrested on Friday for vandalising an agricultural co-operative bank at Panamaram, police said.
A group of eight persons raising slogans barged into the bank, damaged furnitures and set fire to files as to mark their protest against revenue recovery proceedings on agricultural loans, police said. Though they allegedly threatened the bank staff, no one was injured.
Before the police arrived on the scene, the troublemakers ran away. However, three of them were tracked down and arrested later, police said.
Chembai Sangeetholsavom from Dec 1
THRISSUR: The Guruvayur Devaswom has decided to organise this year’s Chembai Sangeetholsavom from December 1 to December 15.
A Devaswom release said here that a special concert by renowned musicians will also be held during the last 10 days of the festival. Those who desire to participate in the festival will have to submit applications in prescribed forms, which will be available free of cost at the Guruvayur Devaswom office during working hours from September 27 to October 16. No Photostat copies of applications will be entertained. The applicants should be above eight years of age and should have learned Carnatic music for a continuous period of 3 years.
CU invites applications for PG courses
KOZHIKODE: Calicut University has invited applications for admission to first year MA, M Com, BLISc and diploma/certificate courses. Application forms can be obtained from various centres. The duly filled applications will be accepted till August 31.MA subjects include History, Philosophy, Psychology, Development Economics, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, English, Comparative Literature, West Asian Studies, Folklore and Music. The applications for Automobile Engineering and Air-conditioning and Refrigeration courses being conducted.
Malabar Tourism Mela from Aug 9
KOZHIKODE: Union Civil Aviation Minister Shanavas Hussain will inaugurate the Malabar Tourism Mela, the first one of its kind in the area, at a function to be held at Kadavu Resort, Ramanattukara, on August 9. State Tourism Minister Prof K V Thomas will preside. Tourism ministers from four southern States, department officials, prominent tourism operators across the country, hotel owners and travel agents will take part. Calicut Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Malabar Tourism Board is jointly hosting the festival.