Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Patience of people in Kerala is apparently wearing thin as the two-day nationwide strike called by major trade unions continued Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Flux-bonded fly ash technology is all set to drastically reduce the clay used in building material, thanks to the initiative of a group of scientists here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) A day after the opposition Left reportedly threatened to pull it down, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the Congress-led government in Kerala will be in office for its full term.
Kochi, Feb 20 (IANS) Overcoming stiff global competition, Profoundis Labs, a Startup Village company here has been selected for the Microsoft Accelerator Programme, a company official said Wednesday.
Kochi, Feb 20 (IANS) Google Developers Group (GDG), the non-profit community initiative supported by Google Inc., will be soon launched at the Startup Village here, an official said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The two-day nationwide strike called by various trade unions from Wednesday appeared to have evoked total response in Kerala, as shops and other establishments in the state downed their shutters and majority of the people preferred to remain indoors.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) People in Kerala, used to frequent shutdowns, were Tuesday seen queuing up outside state-owned retail liquor vends or rushing to buy vegetables, meat and fish ahead of a two-day nationwide strike call from Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) C.N.R. Rao, the scientific advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tuesday exhorted India's scientists to work in groups rather than functioning in isolation, citing the team spirit of their counterparts in China which has emerged as a world leader.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) The present condition of Kerala's 116 public sector undertakings (PSUs) is appalling with their investment eroding over the years due to sustained losses, says a report of India's government auditor.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) Efforts to bring down suicides in Kerala seem to be paying off as the suicide rate in the state came down from 30 percent in 2001 to 25.25 percent in 2010, Social Welfare Minister M.K. Muneer said Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) The consumer cooperatives' federation in the state is all set to launch an institute for retail management. Kerala has so far said a firm 'no' to foreign direct investment in retail, and now hopes to train retailers.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Sunday inaugurated the K.M. Mani Centre for Budget Studies of Cochin University of Science and Technology at the old Kerala assembly hall here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Police are looking for a group of Maoists who have allegedly taken shelter in a forested area in Kannur and Wayanad districts near the Kerala-Karnataka border.
Kottayam (Kerala) Feb 16 (IANS) Leader of the opposition in the state assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday called on the Suryanelli sex case victim at her home near here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) Even as the three pillars of democracy -- legislature, executive and judiciary -- come under routine scrutiny and churning, the fourth estate in Kerala, however, has few occasions to look inward and retrospect.
Kottayam (Kerala), Feb 15 (IANS) The infamous Suryanelli sex case's lone convict, who dodged law since 2005 while out on parole, was arrested from a town in neighbouring Karnataka Friday, police said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) A game inspired by upcoming Malayalam film "3 Dots" has been launched for people active on digital platforms.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala is home to some 2.5 million workers from other Indian states, and a minister said Friday: "We know little about them, care little for them and do little for them."
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Next time you walk into a drug store and say "Moods please!", don't forget to mention whether you want a condom or a deodorant as condom manufacturer HLL (HLL Lifecare Ltd) has entered India's Rs.900 crore deodorant market.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly Thursday referred to the subject committee of the house a bill to safeguard women from harassment and protect their dignity and privacy.
Kochi, Feb 14 (IANS) Director Ranjan Pramod, who is back after a sabbatical of six years with his latest film "Rose Guitarinal", seems to be in an experimental mode. He has teamed up with new faces and even canned a song in a single shot with no cuts.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday blasted the Left for seeking to build an airport near the Sabarimala temple while in power and opposing it while out of power.
Kochi, Feb 13 (IANS) MobME Wireless, a telecom solutions company started by a bunch of college students in 2006, is all set to become the first IT company here to file a Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the SME platform of National Stock Exchange for its initial public offer (IPO).
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Faced with relentless demands from the Left opposition to reopen the 17-year-old Suryanelli sex case, the Kerala government has sought the opinion of the Left on how to proceed in the matter.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Kerala Congress (Pillai) leader R. Balakrishna Pillai Tuesday asked Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to drop his (Pillai's) son and minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar from the cabinet.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, facing the heat from his CPI-M, indicated Tuesday that he was not ready to go down without a fight.
Kochi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has decided to set up a centre for innovation and transfer of technology following a huge demand from the NRIs based in the US, Europe and the Middle East, its vice-chancellor said.
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Mumbai-based Subi Mally, an alleged "intermediary" between suppliers and ordnance factories, who was arrested last week by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here, was released on bail Monday.
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Two cardinals from Kerala are among the four from the country to leave for Vatican to cast their vote in elections for a new pope to replace Pope Benedict XVI, the leader of the Catholic church, who has announced that he would step down in view of advanced age.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) Spelling fresh trouble for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien, an accused who served a jail sentence in the 17-year-old Suryanelli sex scandal case has said that Kurien was present at the guest house where the victim was exploited.
Maramon (Kerala), Feb 10 (IANS) Asia's biggest Christian convention got underway here Sunday with Philipose Mar Chrysostum, senior metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Church leading the opening worship.
Kochi, Feb 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who was guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the third edition of Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), is happy that actors are doing well on the cricket field and says he may hit the ground next year.
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 10 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Sunday asked his partymen in the state to behave as factionalism has reached dangerous levels.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Two cases, the Kozhikode ice cream sex case and the Suryanelli sex case have been frequently in the headlines in the state over the past decade and a half.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) A retired judge's comments on the Suryanelli sex scandal victim recorded on video during a sting operation by a news channel here have sparked protests in Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Sellers of pirated CDs Saturday roughed up a member of the joint police team from Kerala and Tamil Nadu during a raid here to seize fake CDs of Tamil blockbuster "Vishwaroopam".
Kochi, Feb 9 (IANS) Mumbai Heroes are all geared up to play against southern superstar Mohanlal-led Kerala Strikers in their home ground here as part of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) Saturday night.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday said it hoped India will vote for it in the upcoming UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva.
Kochi, Feb 8 (IANS) Starting Saturday, a majority of film stars would apply more sun tan cream and less grease paint as the third edition of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) gets underway here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (IANS) Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan Friday warned legislators against indiscipline in the house and expressed "strong displeasure" over the "clear violation of discipline" by four women legislators who stormed the speaker's podium Thursday.
Kochi, Feb 7 (IANS) An alleged "intermediary" between suppliers and ordnance factories, Subi Mally, who was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) last month, was arrested Thursday, the agency said.
Thiruvanathapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Actress Padmapriya has finally resolved the ongoing feud with Malayalam filmmaker M.A. Nishad after an open discussion.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) State Congress president Ramesh Chennithala Thursday asked the Left opposition in Kerala to desist from politicising the Suryanelli sex case and baying for the blood of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Four women legislators Thursday stormed to the Kerala speaker's podium during an assembly session, demanding action against police officials who they alleged assaulted two opposition MLAs outside the assembly Wednesday.
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Playing their first international match at home after the Nehru Cup win, India lost 2-4 to Palestine in a football friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 6 (IANS) A 'funeral pillow', made in Kerala from coir and placed under the head of the departed prior to the burial, has sold nine million units in Europe, a company official said here Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) The infamous Suryanelli sex case was the matter of much contention and heated debate in the Kerala assembly Wednesday, with the government and the Left opposition sticking to their respective stances, and refusing to budge.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 6 (IANS) The humble coir is all set to go places. Coir bouquets, necklaces, rings and earrings have taken visitors to the ongoing Coir Expo here by surprise.
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans said Wednesday's international friendly here against Palestine will test his boys' defensive skills.
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) India captain Sunil Chhetri said the transition from club to international football will be crucial as his team takes on Palestine in a friendly here Wednesday.