Kerala

Nature heals, entices: Kerala’s Bekal and Madikeri in Karnataka are simply beautiful

Bottle up the deafening sound of honking cars in cities and throw it in the calm backwaters as you cross endless tall coconut trees in the untouched …

Travel

Kerala Transport Minister Resigns Over Release Of Alleged Sexual Harassment Audio Clip

Kerala Transport minister A K Saseendran on Sunday announced his resignation from the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala after a purported audio …

India

SS Rajamoulis Baahubali 2 to get biggest release in Kerala

With every passing day, expectations for the most awaited Indian film, Baahubali: The Conclusion, doesn't drop a number. With just a month left for …

Film (India)

DNA Evening Must Reads: Shooting at Ohio nightclub, 4th INDvAUS Test & more

<b>1. Ohio nightclub shooting: Gunman who killed one and injured 14 still at large</b><p>Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early …

Narendra Modi

11 Times Kerala Set Wonderful Examples For The Rest Of India To Follow

God's own country seems to be making it ahead of its time and has been doing so for quite a while. This avante-garde state is probably going to be …

South Asia

Why Malayalam actors are being wooed by Tamil film industry to play lead roles

When the hit Malayalam movie <i>Premam</i> released in Chennai in 2015, it was expected to do reasonably well. So how well did it do? The Nivin Pauly-starrer …

Bollywood

Hummer millionaire among VIP murder convicts Kerala govt planned to free, shows RTI

The Kerala government was planning to free several convicts, including a businessman who crushed his security guard with his Hummer and a gang that …

Extremism

12-year-old from Kerala fathers a child; gets booked under POCSO

A 12-year-old boy from Kerala has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) for fathering a child with a 16-year-old, …

Parenting

Santosh Trophy: Maharashtra register 2-0 win over Kerala, but fail to reach semi-finals

Mizoram will meet West Bengal while Goa will clash with Kerala in the semi-finals on Thursday.<p>Despite registering a comfortable 2-0 win against …

South Asia

Dhanush To Produce A Movie In Malayalam Starring Tovino Thomas

Dhanush is all set to enter the Malayalam film industry as a producer. His production house, Wunderbar Films, will back <i>Mrithyumjayam-</i>fame director …

Movies

Grandfather Arrested For Raping 10-Year-Old Who Hung Herself In Kerala

A 60-year-old man has been arrested for sexually assaulting his 10-year old granddaughter who was found hanging from the window of her mother's house …

Crime

Santosh Trophy: Kerala enter semi-finals with 4-1 thrashing of Mizoram

Asharudeen struck twice to guide Kerala to a dominating 4-1 win over Mizoram in the final round of the Group "A" league match and enter the …

Soccer

Three held for helping India 'rapist' priest

<b>A priest and two nuns have been arrested in India for covering up the birth of a baby born to a teenage girl allegedly raped by another priest.</b><p>Police in the southern state of Kerala told the BBC that they were questioning the three accused. The priest, accused of rape, was arrested in …

Religion

Internet access is now a human right in the Indian state of Kerala

Kerala has declared internet access a human right, paving the way for free Wi-Fi across the Indian state.<p>The announcement was made recently by Finance Minister Thomas Isaac when he presented the upcoming budget. It puts internet access on par with access to food, water and education within the …

Human Rights

After Loss In Manipur Polls, Irom Sharmila Heads To Tribal Settlement In Kerala

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in a tribal settlement in …

Human Rights

Dear Prime Minister, Please Turn Your Attention Towards Kerala

Snapshot<p>Every passing week there’s a new attack on the lives and properties of BJP and RSS members in Kerala.<p>What does the BJP party high command …

Communism

Puthiya Mugham director Diphan passes away at 45!

Malayalam filmmaker Diphan, known for his brilliant film Leader is no more. The news of his death had come as a shock to the whole Malayalam film …

Is Kerala govt's plan to finance highway projects with non-resident Keralites' money feasible?

<b>Thiruvananthapuram:</b> Around four million Keralites work abroad and they remit around Rs 1 lakh crores annually. State statistics say that their …

India

Multi-ailments high among elderly: study

A study to assess the pattern and the implications of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among the elderly in seven States, including Kerala, has …

Longevity

Vishal's Malayalam Film Titled 'Villain'

Vishal’s Malayalam debut has been titled <i>Villain.</i><p>When contacted, Vishal refuted reports that said he was playing the villain in the film: “The film …

Movies

12-year-old daughter of murdered RSS activist shares video of life post father's death

A 12-year-old girl, the daughter of the RSS activist who was hacked to death, allegedly by Leftist workers, has shared a Facebook video that has …

Extremism

Unruly scenes in Kerala Assembly

The Kerala Assembly today plunged into turmoil after the ruling-LDF and the Opposition UDF MLAs nearly came to blows during the zero hour while …

Shiv Sena

Kerala: BJP functionary attacked in Kannur, party blames CPI(M)

Initial reports said six men came on three motorcycles, attacked mandalam vice president Sushil Kumar and fled.<p>A group of unidentified men attacked …

BJP

After #SuchiLeaks, Malayalam actor Madonna Sebastian's social media accounts hacked

Cyber crime seems to be in full force in the South Indian film industry.<p>A few days ago, the controversial #SuchiLeaks saw Tamil singer and radio …

Madonna

After Tamil Nadu, Traders In Drought-Hit Kerala Call For Pepsi Coke Ban From Next Week

Coca Cola and Pepsi are in for more trouble in India, as after Tamil Nadu, traders in Kerala too have called for a boycott on the soft drink magnates …

Water

Adventures of Annakutty: 95-yr-old world-traveling Ammachi smashes stereotypes

If you think you are too weak or old to venture out of your house, think again!<p>Meet Annakutty Simon from a picturesque village in central Kerala, who …

Travel

After Tamil Nadu, now Kerala set to boycott Coca-Cola, Pepsi drinks from March 14

Kerala is set to boycott the products of Pepsi and Coca-Cola with the final announcement expected as early as next week.<p>In an announcement on Wednesday, March 8, Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES) said that their members would not be selling Pepsi and Coca-Cola drinks from March 14. …

Tamil Nadu

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

She lives in a small hut with a palm leaves roof in a tribal settlement, deep in the forest of Kallar in Thiruvananthapuram district.<p>Lakshmikutty, a …

India

53-Year-Old Held In Kerala For Sexually Assaulting Two Minor Neighbours

Two minor girls were sexually assaulted allegedly by their 53-year old neighbour at Aluva near Kochi in Kerala. The accused has been arrested, police …

Extremism

Blockchain Academy to Launch in Indian State of Kerala

The Indian state of Kerala will soon have its own blockchain academy – the second such institution in the country.<p>A collaboration between the Indian …

Bitcoin