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The Nanthancode branch of Thiruvananthapuram District Co Operative Bank | Manu R Mavelil
Withdraw money at no charge

The Thiruvananthapuram   District Cooperative Bank is offering ATM services absolutely free of cost
 

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Young delegates dancing to the tunes of trumpets at Tagore theatre on Sunday | B P Deepu
Technical muddle mar the smooth conduct of IFFK

The reservation system went haywire due to some technical glitch at the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala.

10 Dec 2017

SCTIMST and KSIDC ink deal to set up Medical Devices Park

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) and the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) to se

10 Dec 2017

Kerala University Syndicate members’ protests against faculty recruitment set to backfire

There’s a major embarrassment in store for Syndicate members who have alleged anomalies in the faculty recruitment at Kerala University.

10 Dec 2017

‘Grain’ wins hearts of film buffs

The Indian premiere of  ‘Grain’ by Semih Kaplanoglu held at IFFK 2017 has set  high standards in the International competition category on Saturday.

10 Dec 2017

Foreign delegates at Tagore Theatre, the main venue of IFFK-2017 on Saturday. | B P Deepu
On Day 2, International Film Festival of Kerala gets into groove; screens witness heavy rush

Movie lovers were spotted carrying the popular ‘film festival bags’ and festival booklet, engaged in serious talks, unmindful of the mercury levels slowly rising.

10 Dec 2017

Seeja showing her son Antony’s photo to others with her mother Mary at Vizhinjam St Marys Church. Antony, 20, ventured into the sea from Tamil Nadu | Manu R Mavelil
Cyclone Ockhi: Tension at Adimalathura as Finance Minister meets protesting fishermen

Tense situation has been prevailing in the coastal region as the fishermen have been protesting against the visit of VIPs.

09 Dec 2017

IFFK jury members and audience with candle lights to express solidarity with the grieving families of Cyclone Ockhi-affected fishermen at the Nisagandhi in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday| Manu R MavelilP6
International Film Festival of Kerala: Curtains go up on a solemn note

Hundreds of candles lit up the falling dusk as the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) opened here on Friday on a solemn note by paying homage to cyclone victims.

09 Dec 2017

68 films to be screened today at International Film Festival of Kerala

On its second day, the International Film Festival of Kerala will offer 68 films in 14 theatres.

09 Dec 2017

Kerala is one state where I can breathe without fear: Prakash Raj

When attempts are being made to stop the screening of films and curtail creativity and free thinking, they are signs of a dangerous disease gripping the society, actor Prakash Raj said on Friday.

09 Dec 2017

Actresss Sheela having a word with Diamand Bou Abboud, actress of opening film ‘The Insult’ at the IFFK inaugural ceremony at Nisagandhi in Thiruvananthapuram  pics: Manu R Mavelil
Film aficionados throng festival venues; ‘King of Peking’ evokes mixed reviews

The 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) got off to a rousing start on Friday with film enthusiasts of all ages queuing up for the opening film at the Tagore Theatre here.

09 Dec 2017

Kerala University faculty approaches rights panel against ‘campaign’ by Syndicate

According to the complainant, the members questioned her recruitment and qualifications.

09 Dec 2017

Feeling discriminated: IFFK's transgender officials 

Transgenders, who have been included as officials in the 22nd IFFK, feel discriminated, the only change they see from last year’s festival is that they now wear an official tag.

08 Dec 2017

Delegates at IFFK waiting for the screening to begin at the Tagore Theatre  kaviyoor Santhosh
International Film Festival of Kerala: Festive but subdued

Delegates came in large numbers and thronged most of the venues associated with IFFK which opened on Friday

08 Dec 2017

A screengrab from Lebanese-French filmmaker Ziad Doueiri’s ‘The Insult’.
International Film Festival of Kerala to open today with Lebanese-French film ‘The Insult’

In the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi, the inaugural function of the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala will be held minus the celebrations.

08 Dec 2017

Masterclass on Upanishads a big draw

The fourth edition of the Himalaya Rishi Sangama, a conclave of Himalayan sanyasins that is in progress at the Vyloppilly Sanskriti Bhavan here, is drawing a large number of the spiritually inclined.

08 Dec 2017

Controversial recruit at University of Kerala was elevated to key posts

The assistant professor was appointed in February. Within three months, she was nominated to the IQAC

08 Dec 2017

Thiruvananthapuram Revenue District Youth Festival: Attingal leads the way with one day to go

With one more day left for the Thiruvananthapuram Revenue District School Arts Festival to come to a close, Attingal sub-district was leading with 656 points on Thursday.

08 Dec 2017

Governor P Sathasivam (File Photo)
Governor P Sathasivam appeals people to settle protracted cases via Lok Adalat

Governor P Sathasivam appealed to the people to make use of the National Lok Adalat to be held at all court centres in the state on Saturday for speedy resolution of their long-pending cases.

08 Dec 2017

Doueiri’s The Insult depicting Lebanon’s tinderbox to be opening film

Lebanese-French filmmaker Ziad Doueiri’s The Insult will be the opening film at the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) which will get under way here on Friday.

08 Dec 2017

Valiyathura beach after Ockhi
Coastline shift calls for urgent attention, warns marine organisation

A major ecological disaster would be spawned if the coastline changes triggered by Cyclone Ockhi are ignored, Friends of Marine Life (FML), a Thiruvananthapuram-based marine research organisation, war

08 Dec 2017