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Onasadya comes home

Hectic schedules and the busy city life are prompting Kochiites to use catering services to celebrate the much coveted Onasadya.

The traditional 26-dish Sadhya is beyond imagination for many families

Two die due to burns in tanker lorry explosion


Two persons, including a woman, who suffered severe burns after an LPG tanker overturned and exploded at Chala near here last night, succumbed to their injuries at a hospital on on Tuesday, police sai

Bomb suspect held, cops probe terror angle

The police will probe all angles including the terrorist angle in relation to the bomb which was found on a railway track near Piravom on Thursday.

Senthil, 37, of Azhakathu house, Veliyanadu was arr

Malayali connection to Science Express!

When the Science Express, criss-crossing the country to create awareness on biodiversity and Climate Change, chugged into Ernakulam Junction, Kochiites had the pleasant surprise of the concepts being

Bomb on rail track puts Kerala on toes


In what is seen as a sabotage attempt, a live pipe bomb with detonators and timers was found placed on the railway track at Veloor bridge near Piravom Road station on Thursday morning.

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No more detours to plan bus travels

Kerala State Road Trans-port Corporation (KSRTC) has finally acted on its long-held promise and made its website passenger-friendly. Commuters can soon log on to and get all essentia

Japanese techies celebrate Onam


Yoshie, Momoko, Risa, Daichi and Yusuke, five youngsters from Kuma-moto in Japan, never thought they would fall in love with Kerala’s traditions when they came to ‘God’s own country’, a few months ago

Inflammatory messages: Kerala-based outfit under scanner

Kerala-based Popular Front of India has come under the scanner of intelligence agencies for its suspected role in spreading inflammatory SMSes and MMSes following Assam violence, that triggered exodus of North-Eastern people from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Five islands to get linked


The second phase of the Marine Drive Development project, envisaged by the Greater Cochin Development Authority, will be built by connecting five islands from Chathiyath to Vaduthala, said Kuldip Sing

‘Mridangam’ player Ramakrishnan patted for Guinness record

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has congratulated eminemt 'mridangam' artist Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan for clinching the Guinness record for "the longest music marathon."

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