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NSS falls prey to UDF tactics

 Kochi, Jan 02 With the passing of the NSS resolution passed at the Nair Pratinidhi Sammelan at Perunnai demanding that non-Brahmins should not be allowed to perform pujas in the…

Kozhikode under terrorist threat

Kozhikode:Police discovered highly explosive Nitro glycerin Gelatin sticks from the KSRTC bustand situated in the heart of the city. The explosives were kept in Clock room, by a person named Sainudeen…

No alliance with Congress: Sreedharan Pillai

Kochi, Jan 01   The BJP Kerala State President, Sri. P S Sreedharan Pillai, today said that there were no references about the party forging any alliance with Congress in Kerala…

Unity among majority community need of the hour: NSS

Kochi, Jan 01   Unity of the majority community is the need of the hour but the NSS would not sacrifice its interests for the sake of the unity.  …

Marad commssion to submit report in Feb

 Dec 31 The Marad Judicial Inquiry Commission, which has completed its mission, is likely to submit its report in late Febraury.  The Commission’s tenure will expire on Feb 22 and…

Thiruvabharanam procession to start on Jan 12

 Kochi, Dec 31 The procession carrying the “Thiruvabharanam of Lord Ayyappa” will set off from the Pandalam palace on Jan 12. The “Thiruvanabharanam” (the golden ornaments) for adorning the idol…

Kerala launches new scheme for expatriates

Kerala has introduced a comprehensive tourism-cum-health card for expatriates and their families in Gulf countries. Kerala Tourism Development Corporation and Kochi-based super speciality Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, in association…

Sivagiri pilgrimage gets underway

The dharma pathaka (flag) and string reached Sivagiri on Thursday heralding the 73rd Sivagiri pilgrimage. The flag procession had left for Sivagiri from the temple premises in Nagambadam, Kottayam on…

Mannam jayanthi festival from Sunday

The 129th jayanthi festival of Mannathu Padmanabhan will be held at Mannam Nagar, Perunna, Changanassery on January 1 and 2. The celebrations will begin with the offering of floral tributes…

23rd Akhila Bharata Sreemad Bhagavatha Sathram

The 23rd Akhila Bharata Sreemad Bhagavatha Sathram” will be organized from 25th December 2005 to 1st January 2006 at the illustrious and sacred temple of ‘Lord Shreevallabha’ in Thiruvalla. This…

“Neethu was murdered by the Evangelist Teacher” says father

THRISSUR: Gopi of Pullur, father of seventeen year old Neethu who succumbed to her burns on Dec 13 at the Jubilee Mission Hospital here, has alleged that his daughter was…

Sanjayan Award presented to Dr. Ayyappa Panicker

Kochi, Dec 27   The third Sanjayan Award was presented to Dr K Ayyappa Panicker at a magnificent function in Thiruvananthapuram. The award instituted by the Tapasya Kala Vedi carries…

TDB revenue collections from Sabarimala up by Rs 4.5 crore

 Kochi, Dec 27 With the closing of the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple after this year’s “Mandala Puja” yesterday, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has become rich by Rs43.57 crore, which is…

RSS march to highlight national security

Kochi: The Kerala unit of the RSS will take out a state-wide march, ‘rashtra raksha sanchalan’, from January five to 26 to highlight various security threats facing the nation.Addressing a…

Beypore blast-IB & RAW criticizes Kerala government

The interference of Government to sabotage the Beypore boat blast enquiry should be treated seriously and can lead to far reaching consequences as per the report submitted to the Central goverment by Intelligence…

Guruvayur devaswom pays government’s ad bill

Kochi, Dec 25 The Guruvayur Devaswom, ignoring the protests and opposition by various Hindu organisations, said to have paid Rs 11,03,255 to a PR company towards the charges for advertising…

Sanskrit must for BAMS course

Kochi, Dec 24 Knowledge of Sanskrit is essential for those who wanted to pursue BAMS course, according to Dr P K Warrier, Managing Trustee and Chief Physician of Kottakkal Aryavaidyasala.…

Marad judicial commission questions Madani

Coimbatore, Dec 24 The Marad Judicial Inquiry Commission, headed Kozhikode District Judge, Mr Thomas P Joseph has questioned three Coimbatore serial bomb blasts accused Abdul Nasser Madani, A P Mohammed Ashraff and…

Thankaanki procession sets off

 Kochi, Dec 24 The procession carrying the golden coverings and ornaments to adorn the idol of Lord Ayyappa on the Mandalapooja day on Dec 26 has arrived at Perinad Temple…

Vellappally hands over ‘proof’ to fix Minister

Pioneer News Service/ Thiruvananthapuram SNDP yogam general secretary Vellapally Natesan on Friday handed over documents, which he claims to be the details of the corrupt acts of Devaswam Minister KC…

Protest march against Mathrubhumi

Mahadev Kochi, Dec 22   Against the anti-Hindu activities of the Mathrubhumi Weekly, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has taken out a protest march to the vernacular daily’s Kochi edition office.…

UPA government policy to appease minorities, multinationals

Mahadev Kochi, Dec 22   The UPA government at the Centre is following the policy to appease the minorities and the multinationals at the national level, according to Sri. Vellapally Natesan,…

Vellapally elected third time as SNDP Yogam General Secretary

  Mahadev Kochi, Dec 22   Sri. Vellapally Natesan has been elected for the third term as the General Secretary of the SNDP Yogam for which elections were held on Wednesday.…

Special privilege for muslim teachers in gulf deputation

Kerla Education Ministry, controlled by a Muslim League minister, send teachers to supervise SSLC and Plus Two examinations conducted for Gulf settled Malayalee students. It seems that the Muslim League minister unilaterally…

Muraleedharan brays at RSS

KOCHI: K. Muraleedharan, president of a political group, continued his braying at RSS. Speaking to media persons here in connection with his fund collection Yatra from Kasaragod to Thiruvanamthapuram, the…

Araya Samajam to launch agitation against giving compensation to Marad Muslims

 Kochi, Dec 21 Marad Araya Samajam will strongly oppose any move by the government to give financial assistance as compensation to the Muslims, who had fled the area after the…

Sufia Madni against Madni’s release?

Police investigation on Tamilnadu Bus burnt case, took a new twist by planning to include Sufia Madni also among the accused list.Sufia Madni is the wife of PDP terrorist leader…

No more VIP queue at Sabarimala:HC

 Kochi, Dec 20 The Kerala High Court has directed the TDB Executive Officer at Sabarimala to ensure that there would be no special queue for VIPs before the sanctum sanctorum…

Re-do new thiruvabharanam of Vaikkathappan:HC

Kochi, Dec 20 The Kerala High Court has ordered a complete re-doing of the new “Thiruvabharanam of the Vaikkathappan” without copper riveting, as it was found to be not made of…

Trial court should include Kunhalikutty’s name in ice cream case

KOZHIKODE: The Kerala High Court today stated that the trial court should include former minister P K Kunhalikutty’s name as an accused in the sensational Kozhikode ice cream parlour sex…

Sabrimala Tantri passed away

Sabrimala Tantri passed away

Sabarimala Tantri Sri Kandararu Neela Kandararu, 84,  passed away today morning  at Chengannur. For the past two weeks, he was undergoing treatment for liver disorder at Chenganoor Century Hospital. Tantri…

Smt. Nalini Chandran wins the Dorezio Award

HK correspondent, Thrissur   Smt. Nalini Chandran, the founder Principal and the present Director of Kerala’s top rated Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, Thrissur, Kerala wins the Derozio Award 2005.…

Prof Sreedhara Menon turns 80

Prof Sreedhara Menon, historian par excellence, turned 80 on Sunday. Prof Menon, who is considered as a living legend by eminent historians spent the birthday without any fanfare or celebrations.…

Embark on second green revolution:President

Thodupuzha, Dec 18 The President, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam today said that it was time for the country to embark upon the second green revolution as it would…

High Court orders removal of politician trustees

From Mahadev Kochi, Dec 17   The Kerala High Court has ordered to remove those three trustees of the famous Kadambuzha Bhagawati Temple in Kerala’s Malappuram district, who are politicians…

Construct temporary bridge across Azhutha river: ABASS

Mahadev Kochi     The Akhila Bharata Ayyappa Seva Sangham has urged the authorities to construct a temporary bridge across the Azhutha river on the traditional trekking path through the…

Sabarimala Sanctum Sanctorum will be closed on Dec. 26 for three days

Mahadev Kochi   Kochi, Dec 17 Sabarimala Sanctum Sanctorum will be closed on Dec 26 after the Mandala Pooja and thereafter for three days no pilgrims will be permitted to…

CPM leaders declared absconders

The First Class Judicial Magistrate of Thalassery has declared CPI(M) leaders Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, MV Govindan, P Jayarajan and P Sasi as absconders. The court also reacted sharply over the cops’…

Tsunami Scandal by priest exposed by nun!!

December 26 th 2004, the whole world was shocked by seeing the miseries left over by Tsunami ,It’s going to be one year , but still the treachery and false promises…

Don’t grant permission to new Nursing schools:KGSNA

Kannur , Dec 16 The Kerala Government Students Nursing Association (KGSNA) has urged the State Government that in the best interest of existing government nursing schools and colleges permission should not…

Two hindu farmers commit suicide

Kochi, Dec 15  Suicides by farmers, who have fallen in the debt trap, still continued in Kerala and the latest being the alleged suicide by two farmers in the Wayanad district…

Govt. issues special notification for the daughter of Muslim League leader

Kozhikode:The move to grant permission to the daughter of a muslim league leader to  do house surgency in Kozhikode Dental college, bypassing the law and procedures, has invited wide-spread protest. This…

Kerala govt.responsible for delay in implementing Sabari railway line

 Kochi, Dec 14 The Kerala government has not acquired any stretch of land for laying the Angamali- Sabarimala borad gauge railway line despite the Railways had remitted Rs 3.55 crore…

Award of Sabarimala masterplan work to Ecosmart upheld by HC

Kochi, Dec 14 A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court has turned down a writ petition challenging the award of contract to IL & FS Ecosmart India Limited for…

BJP energize members for the general election

The two-day meeting of the BJP National Organizing Secretary, Mr Sanjay Joshi with the party’s state office bearers here has concluded with the decision that all the leaders and members…

HC directs CDB to provide details of appointments on contract

Kochi, Dec 13 A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court has directed the Cochin Devaswom Board (CDB) to provide complete details of appointments if it has made any on…

‘We are not at all associated with RSS”

THIRUVANAMTHAPURAM: Yet another attempt by a section of the media to tarnish the image of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh fell flat with those arrested in connection with the attack on Maraji…

Chakkulathukavu Pongala today

Thiruvalla:The famous Chakkulathu kavu pongala will be celebrated today.Every year Pongala comes on the star Thrikarthika of malayalam month Vruschikam.Thousands of devotees from all over the state and neighbouring states…

Sannyasi Sammelan to launch integrated programme to protect dharma

Kochi, Dec 12 The three-day conference of 75 monks and seers of different lineages and orders has given final shape to an integrated programme aimed at propagating and protecting the…

J .Shishupalan selected for maiden Trikalanjoorappan award

Kochi, Dec 12 The Trikalanjoorappan Award has been instituted on the 28th year of the Hindu Matha Mahasammelan held annually at the Kalanjoor Mahadeva Temple. The award judging committee headed…