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Special: Onam rush, the same old story

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Kozhikode: The festive season and vacations bring with them a surge in air and rail passenger traffic, but the state has proved a complete failure in handling the rush of people.
With  Onam falling o

Onam: Pulikali troupes to get more money this season


Thrissur: In view of the escalating financial burden associated with the Pulikali festival, the Thrissur Corporation has decided to raise its grant for the troupes participating in the annual event f

Kollam grocer wins Rs 5 crore Onam bumper


The Onam bumper prize of Kerala Lottery this time went to R. Vijayan Pillai, a grocery shop man in Punalur.

Fete marks Onam celebration


Nearly 200 teams vied with each other to win the pookkalam contest conducted as part of the Onam celebrations by the Confederation of Tamil Nadu Malayali Associations (CTMA) in the city on Sunday.


CPM leaders have Onam in jail

Three murder cases this year are haunting the CPM in the state, and close to 10 of its prominent leaders are lodged in Kannur central jail.

This apart, a murder case of the past, in Idukki, is up fo

Onam cuisine has different shades

The most important part of Onam is the Sadya on Thiruonam day, which is relished by people cutting across communities and castes in the state.

And Kerala’s Onasadya is as diverse as the regions in t

Traders see decline in Onam sales

It has been a damp Onam this time, both in the literal sense and sales-wise, according to trade.
Normally, this is the season for big trade in white goods and home appliances which, according to manuf

Not a future perfect Onam in sight


There are two trends happening in literature. The number of readers has been going up which needs to be seen as a very good sign. There are a variety of reasons for this.

But the disturbing trend is

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

KCBC calls for a booze-free Onam

The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) called on Tuesday for celebrating Onam in a simple way without liquor.

In a statement wishing a happy and peaceful Onam to all Malayalis, the KCBC said tha

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