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Congress appoints 'young' leaders as district heads in Kerala

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   12:08 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) In what could be a pointer to the future, the Congress high command on Thursday night effected a "generation change" with the 14 new district committee presidents being all below the age of 50. View More..

Kerala HC rules against churidar at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   5:36 pm
Kochi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday ruled that women in churidar cannot pray at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here. View More..

Nothing but hardship in month of demonetisation: Kerala minister

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   1:56 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) A month after the demonetisation process began, there has been nothing but hardship and for this Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to answer to the people, said Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Thursday. View More..

Kerala priest gets double life term for rape

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   1:38 pm
Kochi, Dec 8 (IANS) A court here on Thursday handed out a double life term to a Catholic priest for raping a minor girl. View More..

Suffering from high BP? Try yoga

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   11:52 am
Kochi, Dec 8 (IANS) Practising hatha yoga -- a combination of asanas, pranayam and meditation -- daily as well as maintaining healthy lifestyle may help reduce blood pressure in patients with prehypertension, a study has found. View More..

Kerala's comprehensive 'Green initiative' to be launched Thursday

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   5:26 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) The 'Haritha' Kerala Mission, a comprehensive programme for creating new development perspectives by maximum utilisation of opportunities through waste management, water resources and agricultural development using organic farming will be launched by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday. View More..

IFFK invites 13,000 film buffs to 8-day extravaganza

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   5:16 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) The organisers of the 21st edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) have given entry passes to 13,000 film buffs who will be able to choose from a bouquet of around 184 national and international films in 10 sections. View More..

Took me four films to appreciate acting: Prithviraj

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   1:34 pm
Kochi, Dec 7 (IANS) Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who made his acting debut at the age of 19 with 2002 film "Nandanam", says it took him four to five films to enjoy the process of acting and take his career seriously. View More..

State holiday in Kerala, but banks function as usual

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   5:16 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Even though the Kerala government declared a holiday on Tuesday in government and educational institutions after the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, banks were functioning normally, albeit on a quiet note. View More..

Three-day mourning in Kerala after Jayalalithaa's death

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   12:10 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) The Kerala government on Tuesday declared a three-day mourning as a mark of respect to the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who died on Monday night. View More..

Kerala delegation to visit Chennai to pay respect to Jayalalithaa

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   10:16 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) A high level Kerala delegation led by Governor P. Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, will on Tuesday visit Chennai to pay their last respects to the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. View More..

Kerala announces holiday on Tuesday to mourn Jayalalithaa's demise

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   6:46 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Kerala announced a holiday on Tuesday to mourn the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. All government offices and educational institutions will remain closed. View More..

Sabarimala dedicates Monday meals to wish for Jayalalithaa's recovery (Lead, correcting para two)

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   4:40 pm
Sabarimala, Dec 5 (IANS) The famed Sabarimala temple has dedicated free meals to around 75,000 pilgrims on Monday to wish for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, a senior temple official said. View More..

Sabarimala dedicates Monday meals to wish for Jayalalithaa's recovery

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   4:00 pm
Sabarimala, Dec 5 (IANS) The famed Sabarimala temple has dedicated free meals to around 75,000 pilgrims on Monday to wish for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, a senior temple official said. View More..

Security hiked in Kerala-TN border as Jayalalithaa critical

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   10:08 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Security was beefed up on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa continued to be critical on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest on Sunday. View More..

Kerala sail into ISL semis, beat NorthEast 1-0

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   9:18 pm
Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) Kerala Blasters booked their ticket to the semi-finals in style, forcing a 1-0 victory over NorthEast United FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday. View More..

Kerala opposition blames minister for cash hassles

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:22 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 4 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac was attacked on Sunday by the opposition over the way he handled the post-demonetisation situation in the state, causing difficulties to both salaried class and pensioners. View More..

It's centenary year for coconut research in India

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   12:54 pm
Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) The humble coconut has been in existence for over 3,000 years, but it was only in 1916 that the Coconut Research Station was initially established by the then Madras government at Kasaragod which later became part of the Kerala state in 1956. View More..

Court to monitor Wadakancherry rape case

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   7:38 pm
Thrissur (Kerala), Dec 3 (IANS) A court here on Saturday said it will monitor the Wadakancherry rape case of 2014, which came back into the focus last month when the 34-year-old victim along with her husband and two women activists appeared before the media in the state capital. View More..

Kerala FC, NorthEast to battle for semis spot (Preview)

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   5:42 pm
Kochi, Dec 3 (IANS) Kerala Blasters FC and NorthEast United FC face a desperate battle to secure the last semi-final spot when they lock horns in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Sunday. View More..