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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 ..

Devotees taking part in Kozhikkallumoodal ritual
Coronavirus restrictions fail; Over 1500 people arrive at Kodungallur temple
Religious leaders offers support to control crowd at worship centres: CM
Jamaat prayer temporarily stopped at Pattalam mosque in Kozhikode

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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Arrest warrant against Shashi Tharoor for offending Nair women

Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court here has issued an arrest warrant against MP Shashi ..

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Devaswom board offers biscuit, horlicks to policemen on duty at Sabarimala 'Pathinettampadi'

Sabarimala: The Travancore Devaswom Board will distribute Horlicks and biscuits to the police officers on duty at the Pathinettampadi, ..


SC declines to pass any order for police protection to women trekking Sabarimala

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to pass any order on the pleas by two women activists seeking a direction to the Kerala ..


Police woman offers pongala after devotee collapses at Chakkulathukavu temple

Chakkulathukavu: This year’s pongala festival at Chakkulathukavu Bhagavathy temple witnessed religious harmony when a Muslim ..


Sabarimala: SC to consider Rehana Fathima's petition on Friday

New Delhi: The supreme court would consider Rehana Fathima’s petition seeking security to trek Sabarimala on Friday. The petition ..

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Sabarimala visit: Caveat filed in SC against Rehana Fathima’s writ petition

New Delhi: A caveat was filed in the Supreme Court against the writ petition filed by activist Rehana Fathima seeking protection to ..

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Bengaluru-based pilgrim walks on foot to Sabarimala for 18th time

Kasaragod: A devotee from Karnataka has been having darshan at Sabarimala temple by walking on foot for 18 years. Bengaluru Bidadi ..

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HC declines to ban Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal's autobiography

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday declined to ban the dismissed nun, Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal's autobiography titled "Karthavinte ..


Only eco-friendly products, no plastics in Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram: As the annual pilgrimage season is progressing at Sabarimala, the Kerala government is making all efforts to make ..


Catholic chief priests offer to mediate in Orthodox-Jacobite church dispute

Kochi: Chief priests of various churches have offered to hold mediation talks in the Orthodox-Jacobite church dispute. Arch Bishop ..

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Will not cooperate with Shane until loss of Rs. 7 crore is settled, says Producer Ranjith

Kochi: Kerala Film Producers’ Association Secretary Ranjith has said that there will not be any change in the stance towards ..


Sabarimala revenue crosses Rs 39 crores merely 2 weeks into pilgrimage season

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala temple has generated Rs 39 crores as revenue this year since the beginning of the pilgrimage season. This ..

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Sabarimala: Devaswom board to arrange special facilities for elderly pilgrims

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom Board will arrange better facilities for senior citizens and physically challenged people in Sabarimala ..

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Somanachari treks Sabarimala with 806 'Nei Mudras' in his Irumudikettu

Ettumanoor: Somanachari trekked the Sabarimala hills this year with 806 'Nei Mudras' (coconuts filled with ghee). He left for ..

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CM was informed regarding Sabarimala visit: Trupti Desai

Kochi: Gender rights activist Trupti Desai said that she had informed in advance the chief minister about her visit to Sabarimala. ..

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No women will be given protection to enter Sabarimala: AK Balan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister A. K. Balan stated that the government will not provide protection to any woman, including Trupti Desai, ..


Trupti Desai arrived from RSS stronghold; only one media knew about her visit: Kadakampally

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran stated that the government suspects conspiracy behind the arrival of Trupti ..

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Sabarimala protest: Man who used chilli spray on Bindu Ammini nabbed

Kochi: Police nabbed the man who used chilli spray against Bindu Ammini. The man has been identified as Hindu Helpline Coordinator ..


Allow private vehicles to enter Pamba: High Court

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has ruled that private vehicles can be given entry to Pamba. The court has taken a stance favouring the ..