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Sexy Durga has fingers crossed

The going gets tough for Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Sexy Durga with the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting showing it the red signal for exhibition in the Mumbai Film festival (MAMI).

16 hours ago

Myriad treats for the theatre lover

National Children’s Theatre Fest, organised by the 47-year-old children’s theatre village, in the city, starts today

21 hours ago

On the revival path

Industries Department is working on a blueprint for the reopening of Veekshanam Handloom Weavers Cooperative Society at Attingal which downed shutters in 2012.

24 Sep 2017

On a pilgrimage

Work on an ambitious pilgrimage tourism circuit, which will showcase the life and vision of legendary social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, begins

24 Sep 2017

A stretch of the beach in Kovalam being cleaned up as part of the Swachchta Hi Seva initiative | EXPRESS
Kovalam beaches cleaned up

The District Tourism Promotion Council and Kerala University NSS unit jointly cleaned up the beaches in Kovalam as part of ‘Swachchata Hi Seva’ initiative.

24 Sep 2017

Traffic curbs in city for five days

Traffic restrictions will be in place in the city from Sunday to Thursday in view of the visit of Sharjah Sultan and  Supreme Council member, UAE, Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi.  On Sunday, tra

24 Sep 2017

Excise to step up raids on labour camps

Excise special squads have started intensifying raids at migrant labour camps in the district to keep a check on ganja and tobacco abuse.

24 Sep 2017

Rights panel fiat to Travancore medical college

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission has directed Travancore Medical College, Kollam, to return the certificates of 34 students who passed MBBS course from the institution in August this year.

23 Sep 2017

ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar inaugurating a two-day national conference on emerging trends in aerospace technologies organised by the Aeronautical Society of India at Kovalam on Friday
ISRO chief for fast-tracking mega RTA project

ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Friday underscored the need to speed up the Regional Transport Aircraft (RTA) project. 

23 Sep 2017

Kerala Minister Kadakampally Surendran
'Devaswom took control of temple based on High Court order'

Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the Malabar Devaswom Board’s takeover of Sree Parthasarathy temple at Guruvayur was in the wake of a High Court order.

23 Sep 2017

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File photo)
UAE envoy calls on Pinarayi

UAE ambassador Dr Ahmed Al Banna called on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ahead of Sharjah ruler Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi’s visit to the state.

23 Sep 2017

Lottery Department announces result of Thiruvonam Bumper draw

The winner of this year’s Thiruvonam bumper draw which fetches a purse of Rs 10 crore is the owner of ticket AJ 442876  which was sold in Malappuram.

23 Sep 2017

VS Achuthanandan bats for government takeover of Alind and assets

Putting the Left Government in a spot, former Chief Minister and CPM veteran V S Achuthanandan has reiterated his earlier demand that Alind and its properties should be taken over by the government.

23 Sep 2017

Big project unveiled

The Boston-based Taurus Investment Holdings has tied up with Embassy Property Development to build the Embassy Taurus World Technology Centre at a cost of Rs 850 crore

22 Sep 2017

Smart City project to begin next year

Work for the smart city is likely to begin early next year with the arrangements in place to set up the smart city team and consultants.

22 Sep 2017

Devotees chanting ‘Lalitha Sahasranamam’ in connection with Navarathri festival at Poojappura Mandapam | Kaviyoor Santhosh
Music Initiation Ritual at Poojappura Temple

Navaratri celebrations at the Poojappura Saraswati temple will be marked by the traditional sangeetha vidyarambham, an initiation ritual into the world of music.

22 Sep 2017

Devotees chanting ‘Lalitha Sahasranamam’ in connection with Navarathri festival at Poojappura Mandapam | Kaviyoor Santhosh
Music Initiation ritual at poojappura temple

Navaratri celebrations at the Poojappura Saraswati temple will be marked by the traditional sangeetha vidyarambham, an initiation ritual into the world of music.

22 Sep 2017

Smart city project to begin next year

Work for the smart city is likely to begin early next year with the arrangements in place to set up the smart city team and consultants. T

22 Sep 2017

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Kerala institute in capital city set for one-million dollar challenge

Polyskin Life Sciences has got the distinction of being the only participant from the country in the one-million dollar New Organ Liver Challenge.

22 Sep 2017

Yogeendra Hariprasad performing at one of the shows
Bending  genres

Don’t expect the usual electronic dance numbers when you see The Yummy Lab on stage with a laptop and a midi keyboard.

21 Sep 2017

Documenting a koodiyattam legend’s life

When Sivan Namboodiri started learning koodiyattam in the 1950s, he was met with outright opposition.

21 Sep 2017