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Sabarimala fallout: Clashes across Kerala, more than 100 injured

Sabarimala fallout: Clashes across Kerala, more than 100 injured

At the end of a day of widespread violence across , a 46-year-old Sri Lankan woman of Tamil origin, Sasikala, visited the temple late on Thursday night. Sasikala, accompanied by her husband, climbed the 18 holy steps. Police sources confirmed she had darshan at the sanctum sanctorum at 10.55pm, just […]

Hill shrine opens for Makaravilakku fest

Hill shrine opens for Makaravilakku fest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: temple was opened on Sunday evening for the festival. As part of security measures, district collector P B Nooh has imposed CrPC Section 144 in and around Sabarimala till January 5. The collector said that restrictions have been extended based on the report by district police chief. However, this […]

Pledge silent on Sabarimala, calls for upholding equality

Pledge silent on Sabarimala, calls for upholding equality

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Without any direct mention to issues related to the entry of young women in temple or any other specific contemporary incidents, the of ‘Women’s Wall’ released by chief minister’s office has limited itself to be a call for upholding and renaissance values. The ‘Vanitha Mathil – Prathijna’ released on […]

Governor P Sathasivam inaugurates Sivagiri pilgrimage

Governor P Sathasivam inaugurates Sivagiri pilgrimage

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Each pilgrimage to is a journey on the path of knowledge, P Sathasivam said on Sunday. Inaugurating the 86th edition of the pilgrimage at Sivagiri, the governor said each season is immensely contributing to the society by spreading the messages of Gurudevan. The teachings of Sree Narayana Guru are […]

MP Joice George told to submit land records

MP Joice George told to submit land records

IDUKKI: sub-collector Dr Renu Raj has issued a notice to asking him to submit all original records of the controversial Kottakkamboor land before her on January 10. The MP must appear before the official at 11am and submit all original land records, said the notice. Last month, the state land […]

Registration department begins digitization of documents

Registration department begins digitization of documents

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the floods causing massive loss to the ownership documents of the public in the affected areas, the proposal by the registrations department to preserve all the records in digital format has taken wings. The department have so far received 700 applications requesting fresh documents as the old property […]

Women’s Wall linked to Sabari verdict, says Pinarayi Vijayan

Women’s Wall linked to Sabari verdict, says Pinarayi Vijayan

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Supreme Court verdict on and the opposition to its implementation necessitated the Women’s Wall campaign, chief minister said on Sunday. The chief minister’s statement was in contradiction to the stated stand that the Wall was not connected to the Sabarimala issue. A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme […]

Online painting contest evokes global response

Online painting contest evokes global response

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Tourism’s international online painting competition for children to commemorate prodigy has generated overwhelming response from around the world. Over 30,000 children from 116 countries have registered so far for the competition, which offers prizes worth Rs 60 lakh to winners. However, only 15,000 of them have been able […]

Kerala health minister serves ultimatum to ‘missing‘ doctors

Kerala health minister serves ultimatum to ‘missing‘ doctors

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: has served an ultimatum to those who are staying away from duty on unauthorized absence in the health department. As per the instructions from the minister, additional chief secretary (health) has issued a circular stating that those who are on unauthorized absence should report back for duty before January […]

Norka Roots to recruit nurses for UK

Norka Roots to recruit nurses for UK

Thiruvananthapuram: , the public sector undertaking of the Non-Resident Keralites (NRK) Affairs department, has invited applications for recruiting nurses to various hospitals in England. The nurses’ vacancies are in hospitals run by NHS Foundation Trust, and BSc/GNM nurses with a minimum of one-year work experience are eligible to apply, said […]