Police would not assist pilgrims at ‘Padinetttam Padi’ in Sabarimala

Kollam: Amid the COVID-19 crisis, police personnel will not assist the pilgrims at ..

Sabarimala pilgrimage season to commence on Nov 16; strict restrictions in place
വാതിൽ തുറക്കാൻ മാഗ്നറ്റിക് കാർഡ്: ഇവിടെ പള്ളിയിൽ കയറാൻ ക്യാമറയ്ക്ക്‌ മുന്നിൽ പേരും ഫോൺ നമ്പറും പറയണം
Magnetic card to open door; this mosque in Kozhikode reopens with hi-tech safety measures
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B Gopalakrishnan raises suspicion over Kerala govt’s haste to reopen temples
Bishop Mar Mathew Anikuzhikattil

Bishop Mar Mathew Anikuzhikattil passes away

Idukki: Bishop Mar Mathew Anikuzhikattil, the first and emeritus bishop of Idukki diocese, passed away here in the wee hours on Friday ..

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District collector rejects plea seeking permission to parade one elephant for Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur: The district collector has rejected the request from Paramekkavu devaswom seeking permission to parade one elephant for Thrissur ..


Religious leaders call for joint-prayer day on May 3 amid COVID-19 outbreak

Kochi: Various religious leaders in the state appealed to observe a joint-prayer day to pray for COVID-19 patients, deceased, healthcare ..


A closed door Vishu for Keralites

​Thiruvananthapuram: For the Hindus in Kerala, this day is Vishu -- the traditional New Year which begins from Tuesday, is believed ..


Pope to livestream Easter mass to locked down world

Vatican City: Pope Francis will break with centuries of tradition and livestream Easter Sunday mass to allow the world's 1.3 billion ..

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CM Pinarayi Vijayan wishes Keralites on Easter's eve

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Saturday addressed the people on the eve of Easter. "The ..


TDB to launch online offering facility in Sabarimala for Vishu

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of restrictions imposed on the entry of devotees to Sabarimala temple amid the lockdown, the Travancore ..


Palm Sunday a closed door affair for Kerala churches

Thiruvananthapuram: As the country and the world has been struck by the coronavirus pandemic, Palm Sunday was a closed door affair ..


270 people from Kerala attended Nizamuddin religious congregation

Thiruvananthapuram: Observation has been made stricter in Kerala after coronavirus was confirmed in many persons from different parts ..


Lockdown: No entry for devotees in Sabarimala on Vishu

Thiruvananthapuram: In view of the nationwide lockdown over coronavirus outbreak, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has decided that ..


Retd Keralite professor who attended Nizamuddin congregation dies of fever

New Delhi: A Keralite who attended the religious congregation at Nizamuddin in Delhi has died of fever the other day. The deceased ..

Kaaliyattam at Pisharikkavu temple

'Kaaliyattam' festival passes with nobody to watch amid lockdown

Koyilandi (Kozhikode): One more season of 'Kaaliyattam' passed without elephant procession and a crowd to witness it. The renowned ..

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'Make route map of Jesus'; Coronavirus effect in religious teachings also

Kochi: "Can you prepare the route map of Jesus? Can you find those who came in contact with Jesus directly and indirectly?" ..

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Regular puja in temples to continue, entry restricted: Devaswom Board

Thiruvananthapuram: Though the devotees will not be allowed to enter any temple under the Travancore Devaswom Board, the rituals will ..

Devotees taking part in Kozhikkallumoodal ritual

Coronavirus restrictions fail; Over 1500 people arrive at Kodungallur temple

Kodungallur: The attempts to control the number of devotees arriving to Sree Kurumbakkavu temple failed. Over 1500 devotees were present ..


Religious leaders offers support to control crowd at worship centres: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that the religious and community leaders have promised all cooperation ..


Jamaat prayer temporarily stopped at Pattalam mosque in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: It has been decided to temporarily stop Jamaat and Jumu'ah prayers in Pattalam mosque here until further notice, said ..


Churches in Kerala see fewer faithful turning up

Thiruvananthapuram:With 19 corona positive cases and over 7,600 people under observation in Kerala, the Sunday mass saw a poor turn ..


Vatican to hold Easter celebrations without congregation due to virus

Rome: The Vatican said Sunday that its traditional Easter week celebrations would be held this year without worshippers due to the ..


Coronavirus: Restrictions imposed in Amritanandamayi Math as per Govt instruction

Karunagappalli: Amritanandamayi Math made it clear that restrictions imposed at the Math was as per the instructions from the health ..


Corona outbreak: Devotees cannot have darshan at Sabarimala

Pathanamthitta: As Travancore Devaswom Board has requested the devotees not to visit the Sabarimala temple in the backdrop of the Coronavirus ..


Lakhs of devotees take part in 'Pongala' festival amid coronavirus scare

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the coronavirus scare and strict government guidelines issued in the wake of six fresh positive cases being ..

Pope Francis

Pope Francis to livestream prayer service amid COVID-19 outbreak

Vatican City: Pope Francis will deliver his Angelus Prayer and the General Audience behind closed doors and via livestream to avoid ..


People with fever symptoms advised to stay away from Attukal Pongala: Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister K K Shailaja stated that Attukal Pongala festival cannot be postponed as all arrangements for the ..

Tusker Gopikannan

Winning elephant race again, Gopikannan proves to be truly ‘Lucky’

Guruvayur: Tusker Gopikannan, who won the famous Guruvayur elephant race on Friday, had won the race for the eighth time and proved ..


Attukal 'Pongala' amid corona scare, Health Minister assures no cause for any concern in state

Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala gets ready for the famous annual all-women "Attukal Pongala," one of the largest religious ..

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Ban on tusker Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran lifted

Thrissur: The ban on tusker Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran for attending temple festivals and processions has been lifted. The District ..


Govt to revise Sabarimala master plan; proposes new project to construct bridge in Pampa

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to revise the Sabarimala master plan by including new projects. In view of the ..


PM announces trust for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced in Lok Sabha the formation of a trust to construct a Ram Temple in Ayodhya ..

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SC to frame gender discrimination issues in religions on Monday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to frame issues for deliberation regarding discrimination against women in various religions ..

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Muslim women can enter mosques; Muslim Personal Law Board files affidavit in SC

New Delhi: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has submitted an affidavit in the supreme court stating that Muslim women can enter ..


Makaravilakku: revenue collection touches Rs 260 cr, coins yet to be counted

Sabarimala: The revenue collection in Sabrimala temple touched Rs 260 crore during the Mandala Makaravilakku pilgrimage season. It ..


Sabarimala pilgrimage season ends peacefully; huge increase in income

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple witnessed a peaceful pilgrimage season this year. No controversies took place at Sannidhanam ..


Royal representative to visit Sannidhanam on Friday

Sabrimala: Pandalam royal family member Uthram Thirunal Pradeep Kumar Varma will head to the Lord Ayyappa temple here on Friday. His ..


Let’s go for a Ride, a Gondola Ride

A Gondola ride! Oh! What does this mean. A usual boat ride. But I had done it before in Andamans and also from our very own Alappuzha ..


Makaravilakku on Wednesday, temple doors to remain open on Tuesday night

Sabarimala: The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala is gearing up for the auspicious Makaravilakku on January 15, Wednesday. ..

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Erumeli Petta Thullal on Sunday

Erumeli: ‘Erumeli Petta Thullal’, a ritualistic dance in connection with Sabarimala pilgrimage season, will be held on ..


TDB to meet soon to finalise stand on Sabarimala issue

Pathanamthitta: The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple, on Thursday said it will meet soon ..


Sabarimala: No change in govt stance, should seek Hindu scholars’ opinion, says minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the state government’s stance in the matters related to ..

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Case against Franco Mulakkal deferred to Jan 25

Kottayam: The rape case charged against Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been deferred to January 25. The case was postponed after Franco ..

Ambalappuzha Palpayasam

No plastic from New Year; Ambalappuzha Palpayasam to be served in paper containers

Alappuzha: In a bid to avoid use of plastic, Ambalappuzha Palpayasam (milk dessert offered in temple) will be distributed in eco-friendly ..

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President Kovind cancels his Sabarimala visit

Thiruvananthapuram: The president of India Ram Nath Kovind has dropped his plan to visit Sabarimala temple scheduled for Monday, January ..

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Mandala puja held at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple

Sabarimala: Thousands of devotees thronged the Lord Ayyappa temple here on Friday for the mandala puja which marked the culmination ..


Kerala Governor, CM greets people on Christmas

Keralites on Wednesday celebrated Christmas with traditional fervour and piety rejoicing the birth of Jesus Christ, with the faithful ..