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Lecture series to be held by Amrita School

Kochi, Jan 20 With a view to widening the exposure of the students, the Amrita School of Applied Arts and Sciences here would hold a lecture series by experts from…

BJP accuses both fronts of minority appeasement

KOZHIKODE: BJP state president P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has accused that both the UDF and the LDF are vying with each other in appeasing the minorities.Pillai told reporters here on Thursday,…

Rajnath Singh to visit Kerala in February

KOZHIKODE: BJP President Rajnath Singh will visit Kerala during the end of February, party state President P S Sreedharan Pillai said. During his visit,Singh will take part in various party…

Appoint Panchavadyam performers:HC

 Kochi, Jan18 The Kerala High Court has directed the Travancore Devaswom Board to appoint the remaining 12 panchavadyam performers from the list of 25 candidates, whose appointment has been stalled…

The march for National resurgence and the anarchist road show

Dr. Babu Suseelan   Kerala is changing at a phenomenal speed.  People from all walks of life frequently experience a sense of uncertainty, and even dread. Kerala citizens are not…

Temple attacked allegedly by Muslim extremists

Nooranadu, Jan 17 The Panayil Devi temple here has been set ablaze allegedly by Muslim extremists, the latest in a series of attacks numbering around half a dozen on Hindu…

Flow into Sabarimala,even after Makara Sankranthi

 Jan 17 Unlike in the past, the flow of devotees to Sabarimala Sannidhanam continued in large numbers resulting in the formation of long queues from Sabaripeedom. The unprecedented and uncontrollable…

Perilous times for Hindus in Malappuram

    While I was driving down from Guruvayoor on August 15 during my recent visit to India, I had a rare glimpse into a burgeoning trend sweeping all across…

Large quantities of explosives arrive in Kerala

Kochi, Jan 16   Explosives are allegedly being brought into Kerala in large quantities for handing over to anti-national and extremist forces operating in the state.   The number of…

Political road shows turn flop shows

Kochi : The political road show of the Marxist party in the state is showing poor impression and enthusiasm since the street march is  becoming  a forum for petty political rivalries and blame game. The RRS- Rashtra…

Aranmula temple fest from Friday

PATHANAMTHITTA: The annual 10-day festival of the Aranmula Sree Parthasarathi temple will be held from January 20 to January 29.The ‘kodiyettu;, marking the beginning of the temple festival, will be…

ABVP to organise model entrance test in Kerala

The ABVP State unit, in association with the Vidyarthi Seva Trust, will organise a State-level Medical and Engineering Entrance test on February 5.An orientation class for the Medical and Engineering…

RSS to observe flag day

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will observe Makara Samkranti as flag day in connection with the Rashtra Raksha Sangamam being organized by it here on Republic Day. Kunhikannan, chairman…

BJP seeks probe into ice-cream parlour sex

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP State president PS Sreedharan Pillai demanded judicial and government level inquiries into the illegal wealth acquired by the witnesses, who turned hostile in the controversial ice-cream parlour sex…

Samudra puja held

Kochi, Jan 14 Samudra Puja in connection with the Makara Sankranti was held in the coastal villages of Kerala today. It is being celebrated as a social festival of the…

In the season of yatras political mercury is in high level

Kochi : Assembly election is on the doorsteps, roads of Kerala is congested with political yatras by various parties. The political mercury is on high and now the climate also…

Bhargavan, Chennithala hold discussion

THIRUVANAMTHAPURAM: Veliyam Bhargavan, the Kerala CPI Secretary, met KPCC President Ramesh Chennithala  on Friday for a brief discussion. The meeting was held at Alappuzha and lasted for nearly 20 minutes.…

Lakhs throng Sabarimala

SABARIMALA: Lakhs of pilgrims thronged the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa and surrounding areas on the eve of Makaravilakku on Friday.With hardly any vacant space at Sannidhanam, Malikappuram and Pandithavalam,…

Ulterior motives behind Ecosmart:Kummanam

The move of the Kerala government to entrust the Sabarimala developmental projects to the Delhi-based Ecosmart is alleged to have with ulterior motives, according to Mr Kummanam Rajasekharan, State Organising…

Sabarimala tantri turns against devaswom minister

SABARIMALA: The Sabarimala tantri Kandararu Mohanaru has handed over a letter to the devaswom board president saying that the Devaswom Minister K C Venugopal illegally intervened in the appointment of…

Is it realignment time in Kerala?

The open snubbing of CPI State Secretary Veliyam Bhargavan by the CPM strongman Pinarayi Vijayan has set the ball rolling for a major political realignment in Kerala. Veliyam Bhargavan and his…

Talibanisation’ stops Muslim students’ tour

KOCHI: Call it ‘Talibanisation’ of the education sector. Fifty Muslim students of the St Augustines Girl’s High School, Kothamangalam, were asked not to join the school excursion following an NDF…

CPM strategy to gain foothold in north India boomeranged: P.Parameswaran

Kochi : The allegation raised by the CPM Parliament member, Vrinda Karat, with the support of the CPM General Secretary, Prakash Karat, against the renowned Ayurveda Acharya and Yoga expert,…

‘Thiruvabharanam’ procession begins from Pandalam

The procession carrying ”Thiruvabharanam” (sacred ornamnets) to adorn the Ayyappa idol on ”Makaravilakku” day set off for Sabarimala from the Pandalam Valiya Koickal Sastha Temple with devotional fervour. The ornaments…

Kerala Hindus will be a minority in the next 25 years

TIRUCHY: There is an urgent need for all the Hindus in the country to come together under one umbrella, as any neglect in this regard will reduce them to a…

Arrested man;an IUML office bearer

Abdul Kareem who was arrested on gelatin recovery case, learnt to be an office-bearer of the Areekode panchayat committee of the IUML.He was arrested from his residence in Malappuram district on…

Residents stop attempt to construct cemetery

Kochi, Jan10: The public has thwarted the attempts by a Pentecost group to construct a cemetery in a densely populated area in the 11th ward of the Mavelikkara Municipality ignoring…

Stolen idol found

Kochi, Jan10: The stone idol of Goddess Durga stolen from the famous Thuruthu Ethirikavu Devi temple near Aluva was taken out by the local people from a mound of sand in…

Ayroor Hindu meet from February 12

PATHANAMTHITTA: The 94th Ayroor-Cherukolppuzha Hindu meet, one of the Hindu religious congregations in the Travancore area, will be held on the sand-bed of Pampa at Ayroor near here from February…

BJP demands CBI probe

KOZHIKODE: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai has demanded a CBI probe into the recent recovery of gelignite sticks from the KSRTC bus stand here.It has been revealed that…

Sabarimala income rises

Kochi, Jan 09 The income at Sabarimala eight days after the re-opening of the temple for the Makaravilakku on Dec 30, stood at Rs9.34 crore, registering an increase of Rs1.70…

SNDP to unify temple rituals

 Kochi,Jan 09 The SNDP Yogam will unify the rituals followed in all the temples run by the Yogam, according to the new Devaswom Secretary, Dr M N Soman. Inaugurating a…

Brahmastana Mahotsavam begins in Kozhikode

Brahmastana Mahotsavam begins in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: The annual Brahmastana Mahotsavam began here on Sunday. Mata Amritanandamayi gave darshan to devotees at the Amritanandamayi Nagar at Vellimadukunnu. “These days people not only hate others but also…

Four held for murder of Yuva Morcha leader

THRISSUR: The police arrested four persons on Sunday in connection with the murder of Yuva Morcha leader Satyesh.Satyesh was attacked on January 4, who succumbed to his injuries the next…

Stay on role change of priests and nuns as advocates

Kochi:Today Division bench of Kerala highcourt, issued a stay on the previous verdict from single bench of the same court ,allowing Christain priests and nuns to practice as advocates.The previous verdict…

Amma arrives at her Vrindavan

Amma arrives at her Vrindavan

7 January 2006 — Kozhikode, Kerala After giving darshan to the devotees assembled in Kottakkal, Amma arrived at her ashram in Kozhikode at about 4:00 p.m. today. In Kottakkal, Amma…

BJP’s protest day today

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP is going to observe a ‘Protest Day’ on Monday in the wake of the UPA Government’s decision to increase the price of rationing articles. In a press release…

More explosives seized from Malappuram

Malappuram:  In a raid in connection with Kozhikode gelatin stick recovery case, today Kerala police seized explosives from the home of Ibrahimkutty of Vazhayoor in Malappuram district.The recovered  explosives collection…

RSS has no political ambition : Gopalankutty Master

KOZHIKODE: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Kerala prantha Saha karyavahak P Gopalan Kutty Master has said that the outfit has no political ambitions. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, he…

Dumping of wastes at Sabarimala creates environmental problem

Piling of wastes at Sabarimala Sannidhanam has evoked criticism at the meeting of various departmental heads reviewing the arrangements for the Makara Sankranti season. It is alleged that heaps of…

Murder of BJP leader,Bail denied for 5 CPM activists

Kochi:Kerala high court rejected the bail plea of 3 CPM activists  who were responsible for the brutal murder of BJP leader Preman. On 13th october 2005 at Chokli near Thalassery,…

One remanded in connection with Kozhikode Gelatin stick seize case

Kozhikode:In connection with Gelatin sticks recovery case one person was arrested by police yesterday.Abdul Kareem (55) from Malappuram district was arrested and later remanded.Police enquiry confirmed that the gelatin sticks recovered was…

Depriving Non Brahmins of priesthood will disintegrate Hindus:Satchidananda Swami

Kochi, Jan 07 The latest overtures that non-Brahmins should not be appointed priests in the TDB temples in Kerala would lead to the disintegration of the Hindus in the state,…

Erumely Pettathullal on Jan 11

Kochi, Jan 07 The traditional “Pettathullal” at the Erumely Dharma Sastha Temple will be held on Jan 11. The colourful event is held to commemorate the Lord Ayyappa’s mission to…

Priesthood issue: Different organizations question NSS

Kochi, Jan 05 Different organisations have come out against the NSS resolution demanding that non-Brahmins should be appointed priests in the Devaswom Board temples. The BJP spokesman, Mr B.K.Sheker, said…

Kalamandalam Hyderali killed in accident

Kochi, Jan 05 The famous Kathakali Singer, Kalamandalam Hyderali, has lost his life in a fatal accident today at Mullurkara.He was 60.The mishap occurred when a sand laden lorry hit…

BJP leader hacked to death; tension in Kodungallur

Tension prevailed in Kodungallur after BJP’s municipal area secretary Sathyesh (33) succumbed to injuries he suffered in a brutal attack allegedly by CPI(M) activists. Sathyesh, who was admitted to a…

The obscurantist ideologue of NSS

Kerala, the land of Sri Sankaracharya, Sri Narayana Guru, Swami Chatambi Swamigal, Mata Amritananda Mai, Swami Chinmayanada, and blessed by Guruvayoorappan, Swami Ayappan, and Sri Padmanabha Swami, is in an…

Minority managements pull the strings to corner vast area of land

 Kochi, Jan 04 The Christian and Muslim managements, which are running the majority of educational institutions in Kerala, are understood to have pulling the strings to get the land worth…

Yuvamorcha leader brutally murdered in Kodungallur

Kodungallur:Yuvamorcha Kodungallur Muncipal secretary Kothaparambu Arayamparambil Sathish(33) was brutally murdered yesterady by a group of CPM activist.He was admitted in Ernakulam Medical Trust Hospital following serious injury and he died…