• Sabarimala shuts door on 3 Andhra Pradesh women 16 Nov 2019 23:06 Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram: The Sabarimala temple opened with high religious fervour on Saturday though politicos tried to score points and three women made an unsuccessful bid to worship at the shrine. The police sent back three women devotees from …
  • City’s tap water of poor quality, fails to meet BIS requirements 16 Nov 2019 23:03 A nationwide study conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, under the Department of Consumer Affairs, has found that the quality of tap water in the city is poor. Chennai was among 13 cities, including Lucknow, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram …
  • Mumbai’s tap water best among major cities, Delhi’s worst: BIS report 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Delhi’s water samples failed on 19 parameters, including odour, TDS, PH, turbidity, colour, nitrate, ammonia, chloride and aluminium. Mumbai’s tap water is the best and Delhi’s worst among all metros and major state capitals in the country, according to a …
  • BJP holds protests seeking Rahul Gandhi's apology 16 Nov 2019 19:59 Image Source : ANI BJP holds protests seeking Rahul Gandhi's apology The BJP on Saturday held country-wide protests against the Congress, demanding an apology from its leader Rahul Gandhi in the wake of the Supreme Court's clean chit to the Modi …
  • Joker Shashi takes the mic and boy are we Tharoored! 16 Nov 2019 12:33 Online Desk As I was aimlessly scrolling through Amazon Prime Video, like on every other day, figuring what to binge-watch next, I stumbled upon One Mic Stand. The OTT platform's new stand-up special didn't really stay in my mind even with its …
  • Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Paswan 16 Nov 2019 10:50 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Releasing a study on quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday that in Delhi and 13 state …
  • Several women sent back by police as Sabarimala trek begins 16 Nov 2019 10:33 Pathanamthitta: Several women returned from the Sabarimala on Saturday afternoon, as devotees started a trek to the hilltop temple hours before the shrine in Kerala opens for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season. According to police sources, several women …
  • Sabarimala: Shrine opens today, security tightened; No protection for women without 'court order' 16 Nov 2019 08:50 Manju a 36-year-old activist disguises as an older woman by dying her hair grey to enter the Sabarimala temple The gates of the Sabarimala Temple are all set to open for the annual Mandala Pooja festival, two days after the Supreme Court referred the …
  • Sabarimala temple to open Saturday; Kerala cops on high alert 16 Nov 2019 08:24 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state police was on high alert with the two-month-long Sabarimala Mandala-Makaravilakku season beginning on Sunday. Though the police deployment is not as huge as in last year, three SPs have been entrusted …
  • Will visit Sabarimala after November 20 whether provided protection or not: Activist Trupti Desai 16 Nov 2019 06:52 By ANI PUNE: Women right activist Trupti Desai on Friday said that she will go to Sabarimala temple after November 20 regardless whether she would be provided protection by the Kerala government or not. "I will go to Sabarimala after November 20. We …
  • Should national security trump individual right to privacy? 16 Nov 2019 04:50 The importance of national security vis-à-vis personal security was discussed in a debate that marked the first day of the Tata Literary Festival at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai on Thursday evening. The panel consisted of BJP …
  • As Sabarimala Opens Today, Kerala Government's Reminder: 10 Points 16 Nov 2019 04:26 The temple board has echoed the state government's views. Thiruvananthapuram:  As the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala opens today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season, the Kerala government has clarified that the shrine is "no place for activism…
  • Amid confusion, Sabarimala temple opens today with tight security 16 Nov 2019 03:48 Ahead of the opening of the temple, Kerala govt said they will not provide protection to any woman visiting the temple. Pathanamthitta: Amid confusion over the latest verdict of the Supreme Court and threats by some women activists to worship at hilltop …
  • Vettucaud church fete begins 16 Nov 2019 03:32 Witnessed by religious leaders and hundreds of the faithful, the flag rose on Friday for the feast of Christ the King at the Madre de Deus Church, Vettucaud. The ceremony marked the start of the nine-day festival at the church, which draws thousands of …
  • Not onion, garlic is the real villain in market with 237.38% increase in price 16 Nov 2019 01:57 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The soaring onion prices may have brought tears to people and trouble to politicians. However, the real villain in the vegetable market this year is garlic, whose price recorded the biggest jump – a whopping 237.38 …
  • Being inhuman: 2 mongooses found hanged to death in Kumbadaje 16 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service KASARAGOD: In a gruesome case of human brutality, two Indian grey mongoose were found hanged to death from a tree at Kumbadaje, said Forest officials.  The mongooses were found hanged on an acacia tree in a private property near the …
  • BJP asks Kerala govt to maintain status quo on Sabarimala 16 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after Supreme Court referred the Sabarimala women entry case to a seven-member bench, the BJP demanded the government not to use the issue for yet another confrontation with devotees. Though the apex court …
  • T’Puram, Thrissur corps told to pay Rs 19 crore for poor waste management 16 Nov 2019 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Lapses in waste management may cost Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur corporations dear as the State Pollution Control Board has issued notices directing them to pay a hefty fine totalling `19.15 crore as …
  • Delegates make a beeline for IFFK 16 Nov 2019 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 24th IFFK has received tremendous response from film buffs with 5,000 delegate passes getting sold out in two days.  “First day alone saw a major rush, with 4,500 passes being claimed. There is no decision as …
  • A Guinness move for the love of Ottanthullal 16 Nov 2019 01:54 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Dancing continuously even for 20 minutes is a nightmare for a performer. But for Kurichithanam Jayakumar, it is a bed of roses. The ottanthullal artist performed from 12.30 am on November 15 till 12.30 am on …
  • Rampant tampering with marks in varsity alleged 16 Nov 2019 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala University has landed in a controversy after it was found that illegal modification of marks was carried out at the examination section of the varsity by misusing the user ID and password of the then …
  • 24th IFFK: 9 debut films in competition section 16 Nov 2019 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 14 films from across the globe, including two Malayalam films, will compete for the ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ (The Golden Crow Pheasant) at the 24th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). Of this, nine …
  • At Gitam’s 10th convocation, over 800 awarded degrees 16 Nov 2019 01:01 TNN | TNN | Updated: Nov 16, 2019, 4:57 IST Hyderabad: Art of visualising the invisible is essential to achieve success in the field of science, said BN Suresh, Isro research scientist and vice-chancellor of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology …
  • No protection to women devotee visitng Sabarimala Temple: Kerala govt 15 Nov 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of the opening of the Sabarimala Temple, Kerala Devaswom Board Minister K Surendran on Friday said the state government will not provide protection to any woman visiting the temple and those who need protection should get an order …
  • Kerala gets cold feet on women at Sabarimala 15 Nov 2019 19:22 Thiruvananthapuram: Young women devotees will have a long way to go before they can worship at the Sabarimala temple peacefully. The state government will not allow them to proceed to Sabarimala for the moment as the matter has been referred to a larger …
  • No special protection for ‘women activists’ at Sabarimala, says Kadakampally Surendran 15 Nov 2019 14:47 Kerala Devaswom Board Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Friday said the government was under no legal compulsion to shield women’s rights campaigners such as Trupti Desai who endeavoured to enter Sabarimala solely to grab national attention and pursue …
  • Sabarimala not a place for people to display their activism: Kerala minister 15 Nov 2019 14:26 Surendran said the government was committed to holding a peaceful pilgrimage season at Sabarimala that will begin November 17.  (Reuters/File) Kerala’s temple affairs minister Kadakampally Surendran said Friday that the Sabarimala shrine, which has …
  • No Protection For "Activists" Making Sabarimala Pilgrimage, Warns Kerala 15 Nov 2019 13:20 Supreme Court referred review petitions on Sabarimala to a larger bench on Thursday. Thiruvananthapuram: While the Supreme Court has allowed women to continue visiting the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, the Kerala government today clarified that …
  • ‘Run Kalyani’ focusses on the romance of everyday living, of grief and grit, says filmmaker Geetha J 15 Nov 2019 11:17 Post the premiere of Run Kalyani at the Kolkata International Film Festival on November 11, its film director Geetha J was in an exuberant mood as accolades came pouring in for the woman-centric film, her first feature film. “I always knew the movie would …
  • After SC verdict, CPM not to push for women's entry into Sabarimala shrine  15 Nov 2019 10:51 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan indicated that the government would seek more clarity on the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala, the CPM state leadership decided not to push for the entry of women …
  • Government will not give protection to women going to Sabarimala: Devaswom Minister 15 Nov 2019 09:10 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Making it clear that the government will not entertain women entry to Sabarimala this time around, Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said the government will not give protection to women going to the hill …
  • Kerala receives legal advice on Sabarimala row, says to avoid women entry to shrine till SC issues order 15 Nov 2019 07:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after the Supreme Court referred the Sabarimala temple case to a seven-judge Constitution Bench of the court, the state government on Friday received legal advice suggesting not entertain the women entry in …
  • Committed to comply SC's decision on Sabarimala, says Kerala CM 15 Nov 2019 04:55 'We have already made it clear that the government is committed to complying by the apex court's judgment no matter what it is,' CM added. Thiruvananthapuram: After the Supreme Court referred a batch of petitions to a larger bench in the …
  • Director Aashiq Abu brings Udalaazham to the big screen 15 Nov 2019 01:44 Express News Service Debutant Unnikrishnan Avala’s Udalaazham is finally coming to theatres after doing the rounds at the festival circuit. The film, which was screened at several major film festivals across the world, including MAMI (Mumbai Film Festival …
  • Versatile Vidya Vox sings effortlessly in both  English and Malayalam at Hunnie Fan Fest 15 Nov 2019 01:44 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Most of us remember Vidya Vox from her energetic rendition of Kerala’s favourite boat song, kuttanadan punjayile. Standing amidst two Mohiniyattam dancers, she sang effortlessly in both  English and Malayalam, with …
  • Sabarimala Verdict: Govt will need more clarity on SC ruling, says CM Vijayan 15 Nov 2019 01:36 NEW DELHI: While Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said his government needed more clarity on SC’s decision to refer the Sabarimala matter to a larger bench, Sangh Parivar-backed All India Sabarimala Action Council termed the move a ‘ …
  • SC Refers Review Pleas On Sabarimala To 7-Judge Bench For Re-Examination 14 Nov 2019 23:15 NEW DELHI – The entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala will continue with the Supreme Court on Thursday deciding to set up a larger bench to reexamine religious issues including those arising out of its earlier verdict that lifted a …
  • BJP warns of repercussions if government allows entry of women in 10-50 age group in Sabarimala 14 Nov 2019 21:24 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  BJP leaders warned of strong repercussions if the government intended to forcibly take women in the age group of 10 to 50 to Sabarimala hill shrine. Senior BJP leaders said that the government should maintain …
  • Sabarimala verdict: UDF leadership feels vindicated on Supreme Court judgment 14 Nov 2019 21:24 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Supreme Court judgment on Sabarimala has given much boost to the UDF’s stand on the issue. UDF leaders across the board are of the opinion that the verdict of the apex court has given credence to its stand …
  • Once bitten, Kerala's Left government may not push for women in Sabarimala entry this time 14 Nov 2019 21:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In January 2, 2019,  a day after two women entered Sabarimala under heavy police protection, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, while speaking to the media, appeared confidence personified. He confirmed that women had …
  • Travancore Devaswom Board unlikely to bat for women’s entry in Sabarimala 14 Nov 2019 21:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Supreme Court decision on Sabarimala review plea has literally put the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) and the state government in a fix since there is little clarity on what to do in case women approach the TDB …
  • KSRTC conductor in Thiruvananthapuram tries to kill self over salary delay 14 Nov 2019 21:22 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A KSRTC conductor attached to Papanamcode depot attempted suicide over delay in salary payment on Thursday. R Vinod Kumar, of Naruvamoodu, who consumed rat poison at the depot around noon, was rescued due to the …
  • Will Consult Legal Experts On Top Court Sabarimala Verdict: Pinarayi Vijayan 14 Nov 2019 20:08 Sabarimala Verdict: Supreme Court decided to set up a larger bench to re-examine religious issues Thiruvananthapuram: The left government would consult legal experts to get more clarity on the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict but it seems that the …
  • What’s the good word 14 Nov 2019 19:22 We hear Tharoor turn to his childhood, as he elaborates on his love for complex English words. What’s the one thing that comes to your mind when you have someone like Shashi Tharoor in conversation? English words, that one cannot pronounce. That was like …
  • Thiruvananthapuram fares good in air quality 14 Nov 2019 18:57 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When the air quality in the nation’s capital is plummeting at an alarming rate, the analysis of the quality of air during Diwali in the state has offered reassurance, with the air quality index (AQI) being largely …
  • Court trials to come alive on screen in Thiruvananthapuram 14 Nov 2019 18:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM :  Banner Film Society is organising screening of films based on court trials at Lenin Balavadi on Sunday. The film ‘Melvilsam’ directed by Madhav Ramdas will be the inaugural movie which will be screened at 9. …
  • Thiruvananthapuram celebrates Children’s Day 14 Nov 2019 18:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The rally held in the city as part of the Children’s Day celebrations turned out to be a colourful affair with children decked in vibrant costumes holding ribbons, hula hoops and pom-poms, marching to the beats …
  • The hills of Ponmudi in Kerala beckon 14 Nov 2019 18:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With rain taking a break and temperatures dropping, the picturesque Ponmudi is seeing an increase in footfalls. A 55-minute ride from the city through hairpins and a thick fog takes you to the magnificent hilltop …
  • Beat diabetes with Ayurveda 14 Nov 2019 18:15 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Nowadays diabetes is a major health concern in the world. In India, around 70 million people are suffering from diabetes and associated complications. The dramatic rise of diabetes prevalence denotes the unhealthy lifestyle of Indian …
  • After Supreme Court's Sabarimala Verdict, Focus Shifts To Kerala's Left Government 14 Nov 2019 14:05 The BJP has called upon the Kerala government to preserve the temple's traditions. Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of the pilgrimage season at the Lord Ayyappa shrine commencing on November 17, the focus has now shifted to the Left Democratic Front …
  • More clarity needed in SC verdict on Sabarimala: Kerala CM 14 Nov 2019 13:46 Thiruvananthapuram: Reacting to the Supreme Court’s 3:2 verdict referring the Sabarimala review pleas to a larger bench, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the government is attempting to get more clarity on the verdict. “Our …
  • Kerala government to abide by SC order, but more clarity needed: Pinarayi Vijayan 14 Nov 2019 13:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government on Thursday reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala saying more clarity was needed on the order and its legal aspects need to be further examined. While stating that the …
  • Mehaboob Alappuzha, who runs a late-night diner at Alappuzha, entertains his customers with his singing 14 Nov 2019 12:37 As vehicles zip through the National Highway at General Hospital Junction in Alappuzha, ‘Surumayezhuthiya mizhikale...’, the soulful, evergreen MS Baburaj-song fills the night air with melody. Mehaboob Alappuzha croons the number even as he dips sliced …
  • Kerala POCSO accused tries to flee to Dubai, arrested 14 Nov 2019 12:12 Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) A POCSO case accused at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala was arrested by the immigration officials at the Anna International airport here on Thursday, when he tried to flee to Dubai. Airport sources said the passenger Mohd Yasir (27), …
  • Kerala govt. seeks more clarity on issue of women’s entry into Sabarimala temple 14 Nov 2019 12:04 The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala is seeking more legal clarity on whether the decision of the Supreme Court last year to allow women of all age groups to worship at Sabarimala temple remained operational against the backdrop of its …
  • Bikini-clad Shriya Saran's hair flip video goes viral [Video] 14 Nov 2019 11:53 Shriya Saran dons bikini.PR Handout Shriya Saran is back once again in a bikini-clad avatar. The actress has now shared a video of her in two-piece while she flips her hair in the pool and her mother records the clip. "No filter. Pure bliss. Ocean …
  • Shashi Tharoor turns stand-up comedian for Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand, gets trolled 14 Nov 2019 11:52 Shashi Tharoor in One Mic StandScreenshot of Amazon Prime video Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is known for courting controversy with his views, is now set to become a standup comedian for Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand (OMS). He has released the …
  • Tharoor hails SC decision to refer Sabarimala issue to larger bench 14 Nov 2019 11:40 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Shashi Tharoor welcomes SC decision to refer Sabarimala issue to larger bench Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to refer the "vexed" Sabarimala issue to a larger bench, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on …
  • Sabarimala: Cong, BJP welcome SC order, temple chief priest says hopeful of reversing 2018 verdict 14 Nov 2019 10:01 The Supreme Court verdict comes just days before the Sabarimala temple opens for the annual ‘mandalam-makaravilakku’ festival. (File) The decision of the five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday to refer the subject of women’s entry …
  • Shashi Tharoor welcomes Supreme Court's decision to refer Sabarimala issue to larger bench 14 Nov 2019 09:26 NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to refer the "vexed" Sabarimala issue to a larger bench and said issues involved have implications for the practice of all faiths. The Supreme …
  • 36 Women Register Online For Sabarimala Pilgrimage 14 Nov 2019 09:00 As many as 36 women have registered through the online booking facility of the temple. Thiruvananthapuram: With a fresh two-month-long Sabarimala season all set to open on Sunday, as many as 36 women have registered through the online booking facility of …
  • Political Parties In Kerela Welcome Top Court Decision In Sabarimala Case 14 Nov 2019 09:00 Sabarimala Case: More than 60 petitions were filed against the Supreme Court's 2018 verdict. Thiruvananthapuram: Political parties in Kerala on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to refer its September 28, 2018 order allowing women of all …
  • Sabarimala case referred to larger SC bench: A few reactions from religious leaders to politicians 14 Nov 2019 08:07 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Supreme Court's decision on Sabarimala verdict has been welcomed by representatives of Ayyappa devotees and also political parties across the spectrum. Here are a few reactions on the Sabarimala case …
  • Kerala police ups vigil post Supreme Court order on Sabarimala 14 Nov 2019 06:30 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of the Supreme Court order on Sabarimala women's entry, the police have upped their vigil to deal with potential law and order situations. Police chief Loknath Behera said stringent action will be …
  • Sabarimala a matter of devotion: BJP leader VT Rema 14 Nov 2019 06:00 Thiruvananthapuram: BJP Mahila Morcha state president VT Rema on Thursday said that devotion is of supreme importance in a place of worship and the temple is not a public place. “How can people who are not devotees enter in a place of devotion and exercise …
  • Security tightened at Sabarimala ahead of verdict 14 Nov 2019 03:41 Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court all set to pronounce final verdict on the entry of all women to the Kerala’s famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the state police has made elaborate security arrangements for the temple town to …
  • Thiruvananthapuram all set to celebrate Children’s Day 14 Nov 2019 01:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : Like every year, the roads will turn vibrant as young children wearing white kurtis, holding placards and banners will take part in a rally. The event is being organised by the state government and the Kerala …
  • 'Public first, city next' is the motto for Thiruvananthapuram mayor K Sreekumar 14 Nov 2019 01:03 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: "Every file which arrives at the corporation comprises a person’s requirement. I will ensure that all such needs of the public are fulfilled. For the past four years, former Mayor VK Prasanth and I have been a …
  • Water shortage woes continue to plague Thiruvananthapuram General Hospital 14 Nov 2019 01:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : Water crisis is nothing new to the district. But what if the unavailability of water creates hindrance in the functioning of a hospital? In the last week, water supply failure at the General Hospital affected …
  • Malabar Devaswom Amendment Bill passed in Kerala Assembly 13 Nov 2019 22:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The state legislative assembly passed the Madras Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (Amendment) Bill 2019, which is also known as the Malabar Devaswom Amendment Bill. The amendment provides two-year …
  • State Assembly passes Non-Resident Keralites' Welfare(Amendment) Bill 13 Nov 2019 22:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state legislative assembly on Wednesday passed the Non-Resident Keralites’ Welfare (Amendment) Bill 2019. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, while moving the amendment, said the Pravasi Dividend Scheme was …
  • Malayalam poet Gomathi Amma passes away at 87 13 Nov 2019 22:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Gomathi Amma, a descendent of Kovalam poets, passed away at Nemom on Wednesday. She was 87. She is known for her recital of Ayyippilla Asan’s Ramakatha Pattu and Ayyinappilla Asan’s Bharatham Pattu. A winner of …
  • Justice Cyriac Joseph calls for more teeth to Kerala Lok Ayukta 13 Nov 2019 22:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Kerala Lok Ayukta, constituted for investigating corruption and mal-administration, will be  celebrating ‘Lok Ayukta Day’ on November 15 to create awareness among public regarding the purpose of the body.   …
  • Kerala braces for Supreme Court order on Sabarimala 13 Nov 2019 22:33 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Supreme Court set to pronounce its judgment in the review petition filed by the Tanthri (head priest) of Sabarimala and others seeking a review of the September 28, 2018 historic judgment allowing entry of women of menstruating …
  • Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram report most number of child sexual abuse cases in Kerala 13 Nov 2019 20:38 Express News Service KOZHIKODE:  Thiruvananthapuram and Malappuram reported the most number of child sexual abuse cases in the state in the April-October period this year. As per the Childline data accessed by TNIE, 3,735 cases of child abuse were reported …
  • Sabarimala verdict review: All eyes on Pinarayi government 13 Nov 2019 18:30 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The verdict on the Sabarimala review petitions will be crucial for the LDF government as it is expected to have major political ramifications in the state. With the mandala-makaravilakku pilgrim season beginning …
  • The Western Ghats still home to a rainbow of butterflies 13 Nov 2019 12:01 The Western Ghats is still home to a kaleidoscope of butterflies. A survey that ended in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) on Monday could sight 191 species, 12 of which are endemic to the biodiversity-rich region. The first-time sighting of Silver …
  • Vistara starts flight from Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram 13 Nov 2019 11:55
  • Nicholas Pooran banned for four T20Is for ball tampering 13 Nov 2019 10:30 West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned from four T20Is after being found guilty of attempting to change the condition of the ball during West Indies' third ODI against Afghanistan on Monday. Pooran admitted the charge, which deals with a …
  • Will abide by the Supreme Court verdict: TDB President 13 Nov 2019 10:04 Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court set to deliver its final verdict on a batch of petitions seeking re-examination of its decision to allow entry of women of all age group to the famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the Travancore …
  • He's Done It Again! Deepak Chahar Claims Two Hat-Tricks In Three Days 13 Nov 2019 09:57 After helping India beat Bangladesh in the third and final T20I match against Bangladesh on Sunday, Deepak Chahar claimed his second hat-trick in three days. On Tuesday, Chahar turned up for Rajasthan and claimed three Vidarbha wickets in their Syed …
  • SC to give Sabarimala review verdict Thursday, most crucial for Kerala's Left government 13 Nov 2019 07:37 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Supreme Court posting the Sabarimala review petitions for Thursday, the Left government in Kerala is keenly awaiting a verdict that could have major political ramifications in the state. With the Mandala …
  • Exotic vocabulary, A-level humour: Shashi Tharoor’s reply to a student, who asked him to teach him a new word, goes viral 13 Nov 2019 07:31 Shashi Tharoor’s verbal prowess and oratory skills are, undoubtedly, a force to be reckoned with. That the 63-year-old politician is a master of vocabulary and extremely eloquent and articulate is a known fact. Each time the politician tweets a new word, …
  • Deepak Chahar claims second hat-trick within 3 days 13 Nov 2019 05:54 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Deepak Chahar claims second hat-trick within 3 days Fast bowler Deepak Chahar is going through a golden phase in his cricketing carer, after picking up a hat-trick in the final T20I against Bangladesh, the Rajasthan pacer …
  • Pandey-monium takes Karnataka to massive total and thumping win 13 Nov 2019 05:39 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Manish Pandey reached Visakhapatnam on Monday night to join Karnataka’s Mushtaq Ali Trophy squad, after the India-Bangladesh T20I series got over the previous day in Nagpur. And against Services on Tuesday, the 30-year- …
  • The ball has started rolling higher for Sreelekshmi 13 Nov 2019 03:57 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sreelekshmi BS is on a roll these days. The national-level Roll Ball player is the only Malayali player who will be representing the country in the World Cup to be held in Chennai from November 15. And what makes …
  • Kozhikode struggling to execute Amrut projects 13 Nov 2019 03:26 After delaying tendering and technical sanction, the civic authorities appear to be racing against the clock to implement projects envisaged under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (Amrut) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban …
  • Amid rhetoric, relocation of tribals in Kerala yet to be finished 13 Nov 2019 01:41 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amidst the rhetoric over tackling Maoist insurgency in the forests of Kerala, around 14 tribal settlements identified by the government in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated close to the critical tri- …
  • Airstrips planned in four districts: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan 13 Nov 2019 01:41 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government plans to set up air strips in four districts including Idukki, Wayanad and Kasaragod, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said during his weekly interactive TV programme ‘Naam Munnottu’. Pinarayi said …
  • Portal of Reboot Kerala Hackathon launched 13 Nov 2019 01:41 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state has launched a website for Reboot Kerala Hackathon, an initiative to provide a platform for students to solve problems faced by organisations. Students can register themselves in the hackathon through …
  • 2018 Kathakali awards announced in Kerala 13 Nov 2019 01:41 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kalamandalam Kuttan and Madambi Subrahmanian Namboodiri have won the state Kathakali Award for 2018. Meanhwile, Pallavoor Raghav Pisharody has been chosen for the Pallavoor Appu Marar Award. Kala Vijayan has won …
  • Kerala's Nattuvaidya March to end at Parassala in Thiruvananthapuram 13 Nov 2019 01:38 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state-level Nattuvaidya March which began from Kasaragod to educate people on the need to preserve indigenous knowledge and medicine will conclude on Thursday at Parassala. The march was undertaken as a …
  • CAG cannot be statutory auditor of KIIFB: Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac 12 Nov 2019 23:21 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac said that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can never become the statutory auditor of KIIFB. He said KIIFB had to provide audited reports to the investors in a timely …
  • Thiruvananthapuram grapples with recurring pipe bursts 12 Nov 2019 23:19 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The latest water pipe burst at Ambalamukku Junction on Tuesday has put the focus back on old pipes in the city. While the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) continues to grapple with regular pipe bursts, city residents …
  • Vague security protocol at Thiruvananthapuram's Technopark raises concern among employees 12 Nov 2019 23:19 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Jithu SV, a financial associate at Technopark is pregnant. Her parents, who stay nearby, bring her food everyday to ensure she eats healthy. Despite producing an ID card attested by the HR, they were recently …
  • My style has been predominantly 'clean comedy': Telugu stand-up comedian Saikiran Rayaprolu 12 Nov 2019 22:56 Express News Service KOCHI: If you are the kind of person who has cringed at double entendres and grown-up jokes at a stand-up show, then you would understand why Hyderabad-based stand up artist Saikiran Rayaprolu decided to call his show Pure Veg Jokes. …
  • Kochi-based artist Anila Jacob has a lasting love affair with sculpture 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service For a septuagenarian, Anila Jacob exudes an energy that would shame even a 17-year-old. Just like the fluidity and movement depicted in her sculptures, Anila’s career spanning 54 years still moves ahead buoyed by her passion for …
  • Back with some rock and roll in Thiruvananthapuram 12 Nov 2019 20:46 By Express News Service This Saturday, the state capital is gearing up for a stellar concert which might open a new chapter in its Western rock music scene. Old-time musicians and pioneers are taking the stage to celebrate the music of the 70s and 80s …