Interviews – UKMALAYALEE

Lakshmi Menon: Redesigning lives of the less fortunate, underprivileged and elderly in Kerala

Lakshmi: For her every little deed is an imprint on humanity and an awakening call

By Balagopal

We come across several people in our lives. But some are destined to leave an endearing imprint in your lives. They gently tiptoe into your with such subtlety that once when they have caressed through you they leave a captivating aura with the sheer magnanimity and beauty of their thoughts. They don’t talk big. But when they talk of little things you hear their words oozing in confidence and their thoughts so picturesque and inspiring that they leave an imprint in you which is perpetual. They are just simple folks with small things which has got the power to transform humanity.
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Neetha Syam, a Keralite from UK, who has marked her prints in Bollywood through her feature script ‘Footprints on Water’

By Aparna Sreevalsan
LONDON June 16: Making it to Bollywood is a dream come true for any aspiring artiste. Many fall wayside without being able to realise their ambitions. Here we have Neetha Syam, a Keralite, settled in Coventry in the UK, who may have hit that biggest Jackpot if all goes well.

Time is right for redefining UK university education in the face of COVID-19: Dr Nikita Hari

May 11: Covid-19 pandemic has caused a huge upheaval on thousands of international university students in the UK. They are faced with uncertain times. Nikita Hari, a research fellow at University of Oxford, is a scientist, academic and technocrat. Continue reading “Time is right for redefining UK university education in the face of COVID-19: Dr Nikita Hari”

Jackson Vijayan wakes up from “Trance” with a huge round of applause

By Balagopal Kent
May.05: Life is always a uphill battle. When it comes to artistes, especially musicians, they start to see the first rays of success only when they are blessed with the first signs of acceptance from the audience. However, for many gifted artistes it can still be a long wait until they hear the loud applause.

“Please dont leave me, I am afraid, I will die”, not a day is spent without tears, memoir of a staff nurse at NHS

By Rajitha Prakasini
May 01: “With patients holding your hands not to leave them alone, not a day is spent without tears”. Rajitha Prakasini writes for www.ukmalayalee.com her memoirs at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Kerala doctor who treated UK national critically ill with Covid has this advice for elderly

By Balagopal Kent

LONDON April 11: Brian Neil, a 57 year old British national, was admitted with severe COVID-19 pneumonia symptoms at the Ernakulam Medical College on 15th March 2020 after disembarking him from his onward flight to the UK at Nedumbassery international airport. Continue reading “Kerala doctor who treated UK national critically ill with Covid has this advice for elderly”

Kerala Nurse Declines Offer To Opt Out Of COVID-19 Services

KOCHI April 8: Reeja Vishnu, a Kerala nurse working out of Kalamassery Medical College Hospital in Kerala’s Ernakulam was reportedly given the option to opt-out of serving at high-pressure COVID-19 wards so she could take care of her two-year-old child. Continue reading “Kerala Nurse Declines Offer To Opt Out Of COVID-19 Services”

Trump urges Modi to lift ban on hydroxychloroquine export

NEW DELHI April 6: US President Donald Trump late Saturday said he has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to supply hydroxychloroquine tablets that can be used to treat covid-19 patients in his country, which now has the highest number of cases in the world.
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Kerala Nurse Tested Positive For COVID-19, Writes Letter To The Virus

KOCHI April 2: With doctors and nurses investing their time and efforts in selflessly curing the patients, India is fighting with the global pandemic coronavirus as hard as it can. Continue reading “Kerala Nurse Tested Positive For COVID-19, Writes Letter To The Virus”

Excise in Kerala Ready to supply liquor as per doctor’s prescription

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM March 30: The Kerala Excise Commissioner’s draft document expressing readiness to supply liquor to alcoholics as per doctor’s prescription is out. The document states that liquor will be provided to those people who produce prescriptions from government doctors. Continue reading “Excise in Kerala Ready to supply liquor as per doctor’s prescription”