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Thrissur (Kerala), Oct. 25 : Writer B. Gopalakrishnan, whose article on Nathuram Godse in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' has created a political storm, defended his writing here on Saturday by saying that he had been misquoted by the Congress and the Left.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 : Kerala nurses who have a valid work visa for Iraq are urging the state government to arrange for their return to that country to join duty.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 : Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive, asking "why cede Gandhiji's sanitation drive to any party" even after losing the post of party spokesman for tagging along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean Indian Campaign.
By Sanu George : Fancy dining in a three-storyed restored 300-year-old Dutch manor? Head for Villa Maya, a stone's throw from the international airport in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, which has hit the headlines after it was ranked fourth among India's top 10 restaurants by travel portal Trip Advisor.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : Kerala Assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan, who is suffering from liver complications, Friday left for the US for treatment.
Kochi (Kerala), Oct.24 : A unique birthday party was organized in Kochi, Kerala, to mark 50 years of a Bonsai plant.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : The Kerala government Friday opted for two light metro projects after considering two monorails for almost two years.
New Delhi, Oct.24 : Kerala's Kochi Airport has been put on high alert on the orders of the Airports Authority of India following receipt of a bomb threat.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : Sales have fallen with the new liquor policy being in force in Kerala since September, a minister said Friday.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 : With politicking taking centre-stage in appointing vice chancellors, things have reached an all-time low in the 13 universities in Kerala, the country's most literate state.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 : The width of two national highways in Kerala will be 45 metres, up from 30 metres as was planned earlier, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy after the weekly cabinet meeting here Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 : With just 100 days left for the 35th National Games, which will see 34 disciplines being held at 31 venues with more than 12,000 athletes and sports officials, and 6,000 facilitators attending, Kerala is gearing up for the sports extravaganza to be held in seven districts of the state.
Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 22 : The Sabarimala shrine, whose new pilgrimage season starts Nov 17, will produce a record 14 million cans of 'prasad'.
Kochi, Oct 22 : Smart City Kochi, Kerala government's prestigious IT project, has received complete environmental clearance, a top official of the project said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 : The Kerala government will seek legal opinion on the Kerala High Court's ruling quashing the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in the ISRO espionage case.
Kannur (Kerala), Oct 21 : The railway police, probing the death of a woman who was set ablaze inside a vacant train compartment Monday, have released a rough sketch of a youth believed to be in the age group 22 to 25, who has committed the crime.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 : The Kerala High Court Monday quashed the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers, who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in connection with the ISRO espionage case.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 : Leader of Opposition in Kerala and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 91 Monday.
Kochi, Oct 20 : Kochi Metro, the Rs.5,180 crore dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 : Any plan to reinduct K.B. Ganesh Kumar into the cabinet is facing stiff opposition not only from Congress leaders but also from the Malayalam film industry, making a cabinet rejig in Kerala a remote possibility.
Kochi, Oct 18 : Income tax officials here have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence as per schedule.
Kozhikode, Oct 18 : The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode has been selected to host the second pan-IIM World Management Conference, supported by the Ministry of Human Resources Development and organised by the 13 IIMs in the country.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 : The Kerala unit of the Congress has dismissed the Swachh Bharat Mission as a gimmick of Prime Minister Narendra Modi using a broom.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 : Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam Friday told journalists to ensure that they report court cases after reading the judgments.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 : What's Mohanlal up to? This question has been doing the rounds ever since the superstar's latest post came up on his Facebook page. He has posted a photograph of himself in the company of few musicians, leading to rumours that the actor may be contemplating forming a music band.
Kochi, Oct 16 : Artist and curator Jitish Kallat will share the themes and curatorial ideas behind Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 with artists, curators, scholars and administrators at several prestigious art institutions in the United States from this month-end.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 : The efforts by the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) have been praised at 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, an official said Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 : A 29-year-old man working at an IT company in the Technopark campus jumped to death from the sixth floor of his office building Thursday morning.
Kochi, Oct 16 : It's a one-of-its-kind film festival to help a non-descript Kerala village near this commercial capital of the state here to achieve a better standard of living.
Thiruvanathapuram, Oct 15 : The Jawarharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), as part of its developmental plans, will spend Rs.50 lakh to turn the 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with seven of his cabinet colleagues will oficially meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Thursday with a list of demands to benefit the state.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 : The next few days could prove decisive for Kerala's dream project, Air-Kerala, the southern state's very own airline.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : The public healthcare system in the country is being used only by less than 30 percent of the population because of lack of diagnostic systems and inadequate supply of drugs, Kerala health and family welfare secretary K. Ellangovan said Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 : The top three Kerala districts that bring in more revenues by mopping up outstandings will be rewarded with better office infrastructure, a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced Tuesday.
Kochi, Oct. 13 : Congress leader P.C. Chacko on Monday justified the decision to remove Shashi Tharoor as the spokesperson, saying it was essential for a party spokesperson to be restrained.
New Delhi, Oct. 13 : The Congress party on Monday relieved Member of Parliament (MP) Shashi Tharoor from his duties as the spokesperson of the organisation.
New Delhi, Oct 13 : The Congress Monday said Shashi Tharoor's removal as a party spokesman has nothing to do with the controversial death of his wife and was only based on a report by the disciplinary committee of the party's Kerala unit.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : Shashi Tharoor's removal as Congress national spokesperson, at the behest of the Kerala unit of the party, appears to be a rare occasion when Congress leaders in the state buried their legendary factionalism and sought action as one single unit.
Kozhikode, Oct 13 : Saritha Nair, one of the main accused in the solar panels scam, Monday said she would take legal action against people who are circulating nude pictures believed to be of her.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : A diaspora directory for all the non-resident Keralites will go online Nov 1, which is celebrated as the Kerala Day, an official said Friday.
Guwahati, Oct 12 : A humdinger of a contest is on the cards as NorthEast United FC take on Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC in the second match of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) here Monday.
Kozhikode, (Kerala) Oct. 12 : World Space Week was celebrated in Kerala's Kozhikode district on Friday to mark the success of India's Mars mission, where many enthusiastic school and college students attended the space exhibition organised by the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 : The two-day CPI-M politburo meeting beginning in Delhi Monday is expected to introspect, as the party prepares a draft political review for discussion at all levels.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 : About 22,000 people, who have returned from Saudi Arabia, have registered with the state government seeking assistance for starting self-employment programmes, an official said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 : Former journalist K.R. Meera, 44, has bagged the Vayalar Rama Varma Award, the most prestigious literary award in Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram/Palakkad, Oct 11 : Opposition parties in Kerala Saturday demanded an independent and comprehensive probe into the death of former union minister Sashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar.
Chennai, Oct 11 : Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Bang Bang", which has raked in over Rs.4 crore within the first week of its release in Kerala, has become the most successful Hindi film in the state. A delighted Hrithik thanked audiences for the overwhelming response.
By P Abhinav, Kochi, October 10: The following five Malayalam movies were released today at various centers in Kerala.
By P Abhinav, Kochi, October 10 : Malayalam movie 100 Degree Celsius released on October 10th is a women-centric thriller.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 : The price of liquor went up in Kerala Friday after the government, in its bid to enforce total prohibition, imposed an additional 25 percent tax.
Thodupuzha (Kerala), Oct 10 : After a short break, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will resume shooting for Tamil thriller "Papanasam" here Friday. The film is the remake of Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam".
Thrissur (Kerala) Oct. 9 : Age does not deter Kunjannam from aiming high.
By P Abhinav, Kochi, October 9: Here is the list of top Malayalam movies now running on theatres.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 : It's never happened in the Malayalam film industry before! Five towering personalities -- Mammootty, Mohanlal, Renji Panicker, Ranjith and Shaji Kailas -- will join forces for a Malayalam film that will hit the screens next year.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday awarded Indian hockey goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh, the hero of the Asian Games final, a cash award of Rs.15 lakh and also offered him the job of a district educational officer in the general education department.
By P Abhinav, Kochi, October 8 : Director Dileesh Nair's satire flick 'Tamaar Padaar' released on 3rd October with Prithviraj, Baburaj and Chemban Vinod in the lead roles.
Trivandrum, Oct.8 : Expressing displeasure over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission and for agreeing to be a brand ambassador for the campaign, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president V M Sudheeran on Wednesday said that Tharoor was not supposed to make statements which hurt sentiments of party workers in the state.
By P Abhinav, Kochi, October 7: Homely Meals is a Malayalam movie directed by Anoop Kannan with Vipin Atley in the lead role. The movie has biographical touch of Vipin Atley, the hero and script writer of Homely Meals.
New Delhi, Oct. 7 : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday expressed his dismay over members of his party criticising his joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', stating that the Prime Minister had specifically addressed him as a Congress party member.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 : The two-time Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor appears to have become a loner in his party because not a single party leader has come to his defence after he accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join the Clean India campaign, saying he was honoured.