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A sweet surprise from Hawaii farms to Kerala

It’s called Popoulu. And it’s fatter than the fattest banana you’ve seen.  Popoulu- a banana variety from the Pacific-  was introduced in the state four years ago. But the jaw-dropping plump fruit is

02 Dec 2016

Wish upon a sitar: Anoushka Shankar interview

As Anoushka Shankar prepares for an India tour with her new album, Land of Gold, she speaks of how global concerns are now shaping her music, while her father’s unfinished project, the opera Sukanya,

01 Dec 2016

 Elegant pieces to define yourself

From the stylish seed ornaments to popular terrcotta jewellery, gorgeous pieces of art are on display at Mahima craft bazaar organized by Tejas, a city-based house of artwear.

01 Dec 2016

Pinarayi Vijayan, center, viewing the cartoon exhibition organised by Malayalam Pallikoodam in Thiruvananthapuram on November 30. Cartoonist Unnikrishnan is on the right. (Express Photo | BP Deepu)
Students not knowing their mother tongue is a serious situation, says Kerala CM

Educated people are now living as illiterates, the chief minister said.

01 Dec 2016

‘Identity politics impedes Uniform Civil Code’

RSS Akhila Bharata Saha Samparka Pramukh Arunkumar has said that identity politics being promoted by a section of politicians was impeding the  implementation of Uniform Civil Code in the country desp

01 Dec 2016

Rights panel pulls up Thiruvananthapuram civic body for inaction

The State Human Rights Commission has pulled up the secretary of  Thiruvananthapuram Corporation for not following the orders issued by it.

01 Dec 2016

FameLab south India finals results

Prabahan Chakraborty of National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru has been adjudged winner of the South India finals of FameLab, a global science communication competition held in the capital

01 Dec 2016

Pinarayi Vijayan (File Photo)
Pinarayi Vijayan: Govt will not do anything that affects police morale

The police force in the state should not succumb to baseless criticism, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said.

01 Dec 2016

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Women film festival to start from December 1 in Thiruvananthapuram

The 6th edition of Female Film Festival, jointly organised by Kerala Sthree Padana Kendra and Bharat Bhavan, will be held in the city from December 1 to 4. Urvashi will inaugurate the festival at 5 pm

01 Dec 2016

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A surreal take on the world

The bold brush strokes and colourful potrayal of life makes the paintings by two award winning artists, which have been put on  display at the Kerala Lalithakala Academy Art Gallery in the capital cit

01 Dec 2016

The Kazahakkoottam Railway Station which does not even have a proper platform   B P Deepu
Techies' demands for halt of more trains at Kazhakootam go unheeded

The techies of Technopark are a sad lot. Though Kazhakootam railway station, is only one kilometre from Technopark, they still have to depend on buses to reach their destinations since only a few trai

01 Dec 2016

An athlete hurls the shot as other participants watch on during the Kerala University of Health Sciences inter-collegiate athletics meet 2016-17 at the Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium, T’Puram, on Tuesda
KUHS athletics: Megha Divakaran emerges fastest woman

Megha Divakaran of Canossa College of Nursing, Kannur, has emerged as the fastest woman athlete in the fifth Kerala University of Health Sciences inter-collegiate athletics championship held at the Ch

30 Nov 2016

Kerala's LDF government going soft on crime against women, says Chennithala

After widely campaigning on the plank of  guaranteeing women’s security and coming to power,the LDF government has failed to live up to its promise as torture of the fair sex has become very common in

30 Nov 2016

Stop anti-PM tirade: Kummanam to Chennithala

Expressing strong protest over Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala’s act of unleashing personal attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan on Tuesday said

30 Nov 2016

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Some weekend getaways in Kerala

From private isles to cottages tucked into the mountains—these entrepreneurs quit their nine-to-five routines to open their own getaway havens

29 Nov 2016

Jazz concert on December 8

The Goethe Zentrum Thiruvananthapuram is organising a jazz concert by the German jazz band, Melt Trio, at Hotel Hilton Garden on December 8.

29 Nov 2016

K B Selvamony with transgender rights activist Sheethal Shyam during the shooting of the documentary at the State Central Library  B P Deepu
Documentary on struggles of Kerala's transgender community

The way forward for the community is a difficult one, the documentary maker says.

29 Nov 2016

Kerala BJP to start ‘digital banking literacy mission’

 The state unit of the BJP is launching a ‘Digital banking literacy mission’ to promote PM Narendra Modi’s call for a paper currency-free society.

29 Nov 2016

Sethumadhavan, Ken Loach films in retro package at Kerala film fest

International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will honour directors K S Sethumadhavan and Ken Loach in its Retro Package.

29 Nov 2016

A KSRTC bus carrying Sabarimala pilgrims to Pamba leaves Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, during the LDF hartal on Monday | B P Deepu
Hartal total, peaceful in Capital

The hartal called by the LDF was total and largely peaceful in the capital. Shops remained closed, while private vehicles plied freely. KSRTC operated a few services between 12 am and 6 pm and kept of

29 Nov 2016

KUHS athletics meet from today

The all-Kerala inter-collegiate athletics meet of institutions affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) will start at Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium here on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2016