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‘Craze for money shakes our lives’


Eminent filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan has come down on crass materialism that saps the soul of Kerala.

Mr Gopalakrishnan told DC on the occasion of its first anniversary in Kerala: “Suddenly consume

Bypoll: 86pc polling in Piravam


A record 86.3 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise in Piravom during the bypoll on Saturday, surpassing the previous best of 85.45 per cent in the assembly constituency in 1987.


No good candidate? So, vote this way

Can’t find a candidate suitable enough to vote for in the Piravom by-elections, and also worried your vote could be misused? Then go ahead and exercise that vote — under Rule 49-O, not on behalf of an

Ernakulam collector bereaved of son


Thaslin Sheikh, 26, son of Ernakulam district collector P.I. Sheikh Pareeth, died in a road accident at Krishnagiri near Hosur in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

According to sources, the car in which Thaslin

CBI official dies, mom follows

Hours after the death of the CBI official P. G Haridath, his mother Nirupama (85) died early on Friday, due to age-related illness.

According to close relatives, she was bedridden for some time and

Rs 100cr for KAU, Metro gets Rs 60cr

A Rs 60-crore allocation for the Kochi Metro Rail and a Rs 100-crore grant for the Kerala Agriculture University were the main attractions for the state in the Union budgeton Friday.

The allocation

HC ask Rlys to explain anti-liquor drive


The Kerala high court has issued notices to Southern Railway, as also both the central and state governments, on a plea seeking to quash the railways’ drive against drunk passengers.

The court of Ju

Prashob to face court on Friday


Second officer Prashob Sugathan, first accused in the collision of Tolani Shipping company vessel, Prabhu Daya, with a fishing boat Don I, on March 1, killing five fishermen, will be produced before A

Taliban-model execution in Kannur: Chennithala

The state Congress chief, Mr Ramesh Chennithala, on Thursday asked the state government to bring to justice the CPI (M) leaders and workers who were behind the “Taliban-model” execution of a Muslim St

Laptops for councillors

The city’s councillors are all set to get hi-tech. In a first, the Kochi Corporation is providing laptops to all councillors as part of its e-governance programme.

According to officials, the Kerala

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.