Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 : Kerala Tourism on Friday expressed its desire to play host to the meetings and conferences of Japanese companies and got a positive response from Japanese Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi.
Kochi, Oct 9 : The Kerala High Court on Friday relaxed the bail conditions of two CPI-M leaders, enabling them to file nominations for the coming local body elections in Kannur district.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 : Kerala Tourism will take part in the Mayor of London Event, a cultural extravaganza on October 11 on the banks of the river Thames, state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar said on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 : Kerala Tourism on Wednesday reached Poland capital Warsaw, as part of its marketing efforts in Eastern Europe and to promote the state's tourist attractions like ayurveda and the pristine beaches.
Kochi, Oct 7 : Exploride Inc., a startup company that developed a hands-free display device for cars to combine infotainment and GPS, has received 1,800 pre-orders from 50 countries and has brought in USD 500,000 within 40 days of its global launch.
Kochi, Oct 6 : The UDF in Kerala in its manifesto for the forthcoming local body polls has promised to provide free Wi-Fi at all local body offices, holding an annual diaspora meet and propagation of organic farming.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 : Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pro-people policies while suggesting the discontent towards rival fronts here may give a new group (BJP-led NDA) a chance to do well.
Mumbai, Oct 6 : Mammootty starrer "Pathemari", the second Malayalam venture of Eros International, a leading Indian film production house, will release on Friday.
Kochi, Oct 6 : Ace comedian Innocent, who is Lok Sabha member from Chalakudy constituency in Kerala and is undergoing chemotherapy in New Delhi, is responding well to the treatment, said his doctor.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 : The third round of the tri-partite talks to discuss plantation workers' demand for a hike in their daily wages from Rs.231 to Rs.500 ended on Monday without breaking the deadlock and will continue on Wednesday.
Kochi, Oct 5 : The export of Kerala's traditional coconut chutney powder is on the rise. For the last fiscal, it has touched USD 85,949 value or about Rs.56 lakh, the Coconut Development Board (CDB) says.
New Delhi, Oct 5 : It's rare that eccentricity, eclecticism and enigma merge to produce a melodious mix. Norms and traditions are no shackles for a renowned Kerala-based musician. If nomenclature is any parameter to understand persona, "KEF 1126" is the name of his very popular Sufi music album and "Om Allah" the title of his book.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 : The upcoming three-tier local body elections in Kerala will be a litmus test for the Left which has been on a steady decline since winning the assembly elections in 2006.
Kochi, Oct 4 : Former top government officials will participate in a national colloquium on Public Service Accountability and Public Resource Management to be held here later this month, it was announced on Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 : Representatives of plantation labourers will take part in talks with the Kerala government for the third round on Monday to resolve the demand to increase workers' daily wages from Rs.231 to Rs.500.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 : Polls to the local bodies in Kerala will be held on November 2 and 5, state election commissioner K.Sasidharan Nair announced on Saturday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 : Acclaimed Indian cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan is busy cranking the camera for his next Hollywood film "Lies We Tell" at Leeds in Britain.
New Delhi, Oct 2 : The Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs.5 lakh on the Kerala State Electricity Board and NTPC for urging it to allow withdrawal of their appeal, saying they cannot treat the court according to their own convenience.
Kottayam (Kerala) Oct 2 : The body of an 83-year-old nun Sister Jose Maria was exhumed, near here, on Friday for conducting an autopsy after it was revealed that she was actually murdered instead of dying a natural death in April.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 : Kerala's traditional rival political fronts, the Congress-led UDF and the CPI-M led LDF, appeared to work in unison on Friday as they attacked the much publicised meeting between Kerala's Hindu Ezhava community leader Vellapally Natesan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 : Air Kerala - a dream project of the Kerala government to own an airline in the PPP mode - would be a success in case the Centre relaxes certain civil aviation rules, a Kerala businessman said on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 : City-based, central public sector mini-ratna company HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL) said on Thursday it has paid Rs.466 lakh as dividend to the central government for financial year 2014-2015.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 : In less than 24 hours, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala's Facebook post regarding a proposed law to curb shutdowns has crossed eight lakh likes.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 : The Kerala government is mulling a bill to curb 'hartals' (shutdowns), Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said on Wednesday.
Kochi/Chennai, Sep 30 : Income tax officials on Wednesday conducted searches at the residences and offices of southern actors Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nayanthara following reports that some investment made in a film was unaccounted for, official sources said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 : The Kerala government on Wednesday assured free flights home to expatriates from the state working in the Middle-East who have not been able to visit their kin for a long time.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 : The framework agreement for 'Taurus Downtown Technopark', the Rs.1,200 crore IT/ITeS investment project in Technopark Phase III, was signed between Technopark and the US-based project investors Taurus on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Sep 30 : India's biggest, indigenously built warship INS Kochi was commissioned ibto the Indian Navy by Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Wednesday morning here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 : For the second time in a row, the talks to increase plantation workers' daily wages from Rs.231 to Rs.500 as demanded by the workers failed to reach a consensus with the estate owners unwilling to accept the hike.
Kochi, Sep 29 : Spice exports from India grew 30 percent in value terms to touch Rs. 3,976.65 crore (USD 626.81 million) during the first quarter of 2015-16 as compared to Rs 3,059.74 crore (USD 511.22 million) in the corresponding period of 2014-15, an official said on Tuesday.
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 29 : A day after Kerala Police revealed that a man arrested from Haridwar for killing and 69-year-old nun at her convent near here had a fetish for nuns, he told the police he had killed another nun in April.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 : Kerala's Hindu Ezhava community leader Vellapally Natesan would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Thursday, a BJP leader said here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 : Kerala smokers spend a staggering Rs.226 crore for treating cardiovascular diseases, said a study.
Kochi, Sep 28 : The Coconut Development Board (CDB) on Monday asked farmers and coconut producing companies to go in for value addition to beat all the present shortfalls in the sector.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 : Kerala's plantation workers on Monday launched an indefinite strike demanding a daily wage of Rs.500.
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 27 : A man arrested earlier this week for allegedly murdering a 69-year-old nun at a convent near here had a peculiar fetish for nuns, a senior police official said on Sunday.
Kollam (Kerala), Sep 27 : Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Sunday met Kerala's Hindu Ezhava community leader Vellapally Natesan, who has expressed his desire to form a political party.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 : Now, one can win cash prizes by clicking Kerala's beauty, says Kerala Tourism.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 : Suspected Pakistani hackers have hacked the official website of the Kerala government, www.keralagov.in.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 : A day-long marathon meeting of the 'plantation labour committee' (PLC) held here in the Kerala capital on Saturday failed to break the deadlock over the demand of Rs.500 as daily wage for plantation workers, following which the trade unions announced an indefinite strike from Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 : Ahead of the local body polls, the Congress here on Saturday made it mandatory for anybody seeking to be considered a party candidate to first subscribe to the party's daily -- Veekshanam.
Kochi, Sep 26 : State-run Coconut Development Board (CDB) on Saturday launched flavoured coconut milk in pistachio, rose and chocolate flavours.
Thrissur, Sept 26 : The launch of a translation of the last book of former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday has been postponed following protests by various groups.
Thrissur, Sep 26 : An event here in Kerala to release the Malayalam translation of former president late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's last book was cancelled on Saturday following protests after the woman translator was asked to stay away from the dais.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 : After the stupendous success of Malayalam film "Ennu Ninte Moideen", its debutant director R.S.Vimal said that it will be remade in Tamil and Prithviraj Sukumaran, who played the lead role in the Malayalam film, might also be cast in the Tamil version.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 : The factional feud in Congress' Kerala unit took a new turn as the state Co-operative Consumers' Federation Ltd. (Consumerfed)'s board of directors was suspended by the state cooperative department, which ordered a detailed probe after a preliminary probe has found out corruption.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 : Kerala police chief T.P.Senkumar on Friday said he asked his district police chiefs to see action is taken against illegal killing of stray dogs.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 : The Kerala State Planning Board is going to set up an Asset Management Company (AMC) in which Kerala's diaspora would be able to participate, its vice-chairman said here on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : A Haj pilgrim from Kerala died in Makkah on Thursday but not in the stampede, said a Congress leader who is also on pilgrimage.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : The proliferation of social media platforms could well be the death knell for the Malayalam film industry, according to Balachandra Menon, a leading Malayalam film personality.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : The tourism departments of Kerala and the Russian city of St. Petersburg will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting tourism in the south Indian state, a statement said here on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : An Indian is among the over 400 people injured in a Haj stampede in Saudi Arabia that left at least 220 people, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : The Congress on Thursday accused the CPI-M of forging political ties with the BJP on numerous occasions in the past, adding that the communist party was making baseless statements against it as a cover-up.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : Muslims in Kerala flocked to the specially erected Eidgahs across the state and celebrated Eid on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : An alert on tidal flooding of the Indian coastline for September 25-30 has been sounded, including for low-lying areas in coastal Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 : A man wanted for the murder of an elderly nun in Kerala has been arrested in Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said on Thursday.
Kochi, Sep 23 : The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct a probe into the allegation of corruption in the Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation (KSCDC).
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 : Two students in a Kerala school called off their hunger strike on Wednesday as the state government finally agreed to their demand to appoint new permanent teachers.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 : Sunanda, the wife of veteran film maker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, has passed away at a hospital in Mumbai, the family said on Wednesday. She was 66
Kochi, Sep 23 : NRI businessman M.A.Yusuff Ali, the managing director of LuLu Group of Companies, on Wednesday donated Rs.1 cr to the third edition of the mega art event Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB).