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Kutty’s family seeks CM’s assistance for his release

Kutty’s family seeks CM’s assistance for his release

Kochi, Nov 21 The family of Mr Maniappan R Kutty, the driver with the Border Road Organisation (BRO), who was kidnapped by Taliban militants in Afghanistan, has approached the Chief…

Single girl children families more in Kerala

Kochi, Nov 21 Kerala has topped in the number of families having single girl children when state has bagged 50 per cent of the 1,062 post-graduate scholarships of University Grants Commission.…

Gurumandiram at Cherai attacked

 Kochi, Nov 20 The Sree Narayana Guru Mandiram at Cherai near here was attacked by miscreants in which the glass panel of the idol was found broken last evening. This…

Police enforce ban on beggars at Sabarimala

Kochi, Nov 20 The Kerala police, which is firm on enforcing the ban on beggars on Sabarimala trekking path from Pampa to Sannidhanam during the current pilgrimage season, has arrested 25…

Bhima jewel shines in the crown of Kerala

    Not everything is going topsy-turvy for the naive Hindus of Kerala, after all. It was literally a feast for all in Thrissur!  Bhima jewelers has made foray into…

ADGP(Intelligence), Kozhikode city police commissioner asked to appear before Marad commision

 Kochi, Nov 19 The Marad Inquiry Commission has directed the Additional Director General of Police (Intelligence) Mr Rameshchandra Bhanu and Kozhikode City Police Commisioner, Mr H Venkitesh to appear before…

Sabarimala Prasadams by post

Kochi, Nov 19 The Indian Postal department in cooperation with the Travancore Devaswom Board would deliver Sabarimala “Prasadam” by post during the pilgrimage season from Nov 16 to Jan 20,2006…

BJP workers burn copies of Kaumudi Flash

Pioneer News Service/ Thiruvananthapuram BJP workers seized and burnt the copies of mid-day newspaper – Kaumudi Flash – and staged protest demonstration in front of the newspaper’s office here on…

Thiruvananthapuram Bypoll:Voting Finished

Thiruvananthapuram:Bypoll polling finished here .The Polling which started by 7 AM in the morning went on slowly.As per last reports 59% voting was done by evening. There was violence reported from…

Veliyam silent about RSS !

Well, the Lok Sabha by-election at Thiruvananthapuram (irrespective of the result) has succeeded in highlighting the respect and fear both the UDF and LDF has for the Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh.…

Why this double standard?

The attack on the Panmana Ashram at Kollam turned out to be yet another proof of the secularist brigade’s motto that all are equal but some are more equal. Nobody…

Amrita TV to launch two new shows

Pioneer News Service/ Thiruvananthapuram In a bid to provide quality programmes to its viewers, Amrita Television has announced the launch of two variety programmes namely ‘Quiz Olympiad’ and Aaradyam Parayum…

Pilgrims advised not to pollute river Pamba

The Travancore Devaswom Board in a bid to control pollution of the holy river Pamba has banned the use of plastics and polythene on the banks of the river and…

Madni’s request rejected

Kozhikode:The Request submitted by Abdul Nasser Madni PDP chairman, to explain his stand was rejected by Special Maradu Judicial Investigation court here. The role of PDP and Abdul Nasser Madni…

High court issues directiveson Sabarimala auction,tender

Kochi, Nov15 The Kerala High Court has directed the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) that from next year the entire tender and auction proceedings for the right to collect various items…

Ecosmart had plans to commercialize Sabarimala?

Kochi, Nov 15 The Council of Architecture has in an affidavit before the Kerala High Court said that the IL and FS Ecosmart India Limited, which was entrusted with the…

Sabarimala shrine to open for pilgrimage season today

Sabarimala shrine to open for pilgrimage season today

The Lord Ayyappa Temple, nestled high in the Sabarimala Hill in the tropical forest of Kerala, will be opened on Tuesday for yet another the two-month long pilgrimage season which…

Sushama in aid for the aids infant

Sushma Swaraj BJP Leader will take up the case of the 15-month-old Reshma, who was tested HIV positive, following blood transfusion at the Sree Avittom Thirunal hospital,Thiruvananthapuram.She had visited Reshmas house…

Sabarimala – Hindu Community in the Southern States Form Common Forum

Sabarimala – Hindu Community in the Southern States Form Common Forum

Special Correspondent The Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala which draws millions of pilgrims from the peninsular states of Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh has always been given a step motherly…

The fifth column left declares war on Amrita university

The fifth column left declares war on Amrita university

 The Marxist Party controlled Students Federation of India has filed a law suit against Amrita University demanding investigation and to withdraw Deemed University status awarded by government of India.  …

Guru Mandiram attacked, hartal at Aravukadu

AMBALAPPUZHA: Miscreants today destroyed the glass panes of the Guru Mandiram located in front of the Punnapra Aravukadu Sreedevi Temple early this morning. The security told the police that the…

NSS – SNDP unit to continue with renewed vigour:Vellapally

NSS – SNDP unit to continue with renewed vigour:Vellapally

From Alapuzha, Nov 11 The SNDP Yogam General Secretary, Mr Vellapally Natesan has said that the unity between the NSS and SNDP would “continue with renewed vigour though both the…

TDB opposes BOT road project

 Kochi, Nov 11 The Travancore Devaswom Board has made it clear that it does not favour the proposed Mannarakkulanji -Pampa road project under BOT basis through the PWD. TDB counsel has…

CPM leader found dead

Saturday November 12 2005 10:58 IST THALASSERY: The body of a local leader of the CPM, who was also one of the accused in a case of attempted murder, was…

Unholy alliance between Congress & CPM : Sridharan Pillai

BJP Kerala state President P.S. Sridharan Pillai charged the government with having an unholy alliance with the Left, Pillai alleged that the inmates at the Thrissur jail belonging to the…

Ayyappa Dharma Parishad to open service centres

Sabarimala Nov 10 2005 The Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Dharma Parishad has decided to open 100 centres in and outside Kerala for rendering services to Sabarimala pilgrims during the coming Mandalam-Makaravilaku…

MKK nair award to Dr G Madhavan Nair

   Kochi, Nov 09 The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman, Mr G Madhavan Nair is today presented with the M K K Nair Award for his invaluable achievement in…

Meeting to break the stalemate in palakkad civic body to be convened

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 09 In a bid to break the stalemate in the Palakkad Municipality over the election of the civic body’s Chairman following the reluctance of the UDF and LDF…

Double Emasculation of the Hindu male

     [Through a cross-cultural comparative analysis, Dr. S. Menon exposes a malady afflicting present Hindu youths in Kerala.  Dr. Menon has received post graduate training in anthropology and sociology]…

Assert or Perish

Assert or Perish

The inherent contradictions in the Congress-led ruling United Democratic Front in Kerala and the consequent parting of ways by Karunakaran-led group, gave victory to CPM-led LDF in the recently-held elections to the…

‘Dhakshina Tirupathi’ temple in Kerala conducts sacred rituals

HK correspondent in Kochi.   Highly sacred Hindu rituals are underway at the most famous Vaishnavite Temple in Kerala, also known as Dakshina Thirupathi. Acharyan Seeravalli Kesavan Namboothiri is the…

TDB freezes fresh appointments

The Travancore Devaswom Board which met here today has decided to freeze fresh recruitment to various posts in the temples administered by it in Kerala besides suspending the activities of…

SC, ST demand representation on Devasom Boards

Even as the controversy over the corruption charges is hotting up with the major Hindu  communities, the Nairs and the Ezhavas are firing veiled attacks among each other, the other…

Stop terror politics : Ramesh tells CPI(M)

Having tasted just a bit of the Goonda politics of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President, Mr Ramesh Chennithala has today asked their partner…

Kerala high court permits nuns &priests to become advocates

Kochi, Nov 07 The Kerala High has in a judgement today said that Nuns and Priests could practice as advocates. Justice Balakrishnan Nair has directed the bar council to take…

RSS hartal peaceful and complete

The hartal called by the RSS in Pandalam was peaceful and complete. All the vehicles were of the road while all the shops remained closed. Following the incident of setting…

NSS demands resignations of TDB members

NSS demands resignations of TDB members

Kochi, Nov 06 The Kerala Devaswom Board controversy has taken a new twist with the NSS demanding the resignation of the TDB members. Mr G Sukumaran Nair, Assistant Secretary, NSS, said…

Will the current controversy rupture the unity move?

Though the leaderships of NSS and SNDP are claiming that the current controversy over the Travancore Devaswom Board corruption issue will not rupture their unity move, it might strain the…

Devaswom minister refutes charges

  DEVASWOM MINISTER REFUTES CHARGES From Mahavev Kochi, Nov 04   The Kerala Minister for Devaswoms Mr K C Venugopal has refuted the allegations that the government was trying to…

Include astrology in the curriculum

INCLUDE ASTROLOGY IN THE CURRICULAM   Kochi, Nov 04     If Physics is a science then Astrology should also be taught in the universities as a scientific subject, according…

Man kills three members of a family

MAN KILLS THREE MEMBERS OF A FAMILY Nov 4  Three members of a family were allegedlyhacked to death by a man at Orumanayoor near Guruvayur early today,according to reports reaching here.Police…

BJP hartal in Guruvayur peaceful

BJP hartal in Guruvayur peaceful  The 12-hour hartal called by the BJP began at 6 am this morning in Guruvayur. Organizations like the Hindu Aikyavedi, Kshetra Samrakshana Samithi and the…

Vellappally ready to give details on Smart Scheme

 SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan today said that he is ready to give all the communications made by Tourism Minister K C Venugopal in connection with the Sabarimala Dewaswam…

Kerala government in a bid to take over temples?

Kerala government in a bid to take over temples?

 Several Hindu leaders have strongly opposed the Kerala government’s reported decision to bring out an ordinance to control the temples in Kerala presently administered by the Travancore Devaswom Board.      The…

Seva Bharati houses for the Tsunami victims handed over

Seva Bharati houses for the Tsunami victims handed over

  The Sar Sangh Chalak of the RSS, Mr K S Sudarshan, has on Tuesday handed over the keys of 22 houses to the victims of the T’sunami at Tharayil…

Christian church constructed as per Vastu Vidya

Christian church constructed as per Vastu Vidya

Those people who were considering Vastu Vidya, the ancient Indian science of architecture, as obsolete or superstitious have now become the admirers and users of this traditional science.   Significantly,…

Forestland handed over to TDB for Sabarimala development

Forestland handed over to TDB for Sabarimala development

The long awaited transfer of 12.65 hectares of forest land in the Periyar Tiger Reserve for the development of Sabarimala was made here with the handing over of the documents…

Hindus are under siege in Malappuram

  Hindus are under siege in the Muslim majority district of Malappuram – Kerala. The district was carved out to create a Muslim majority district by the Communist government headed…

Propaganda against Amrita University

AMRITA UNIVERSITY, a Deemed University designed to provide the best higher education has transformed University Education in India so radically that it has received respect and acclaim from the professional…

Marad: Never to forget

The massacre at Marad brings the frontline of terror closer to our doorstep. It was the 2nd of May 2003, under a crescent moon at the Marad beach. The Hindu…