TDB plans to launch YouTube channel for temples

Alappuzha: The Travancore Devaswom Board has started discussions to launch a YouTube ..

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Thrissur Pooram: COVID negative certificate mandatory; no entry for children

Sabarimala temple to open tomorrow for Vishu

Pathanamthitta: The Lord Ayappa temple in Sabarimala will open on Saturday evening at 5 for the Vishu special puja. ‘Vishukani’ ..

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Bid to destroy fishing sector: Latin church diocese criticises government

Kollam: The Kerala Latin Catholic Church diocese in the district has criticised the central and state governments in the pastoral letter ..


Sabarimala Uthram festival: Kodiyettam on Friday

Thiruvananthapuram: Sabarimala temple is all set to celebrate the annual Uthram Mahotsavam. Kodiyettam ceremony for the festival will ..

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Thrissur Pooram: Tusker Ernakulam Sivakumar to replace Thechikottukavu Ramachandran

Thrissur: Thechikottukavu Ramachandran, the celebrity tusker of Thrissur Pooram, will not take part in the festival vilambaram ceremony ..

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Sankaranarayana Pramod appointed new chief priest for Guruvayur temple

Thrissur: Sankaranarayana Pramod, a native of Ottappalam, was selected as the new chief priest (melsanthi) of Guruvayur Sri Krishna ..

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Sabarimala women entry: Minister Kadakampally Surendran expresses regret

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran expressed regret over the incidents that took place at Sabarimala over ..

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Maha Sivarathri today: Aluva all set for ‘Bali Tharpanam’ ritual

Aluva: Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, elaborate arrangements were made at Aluva Manappuram near Siva temple on the auspicious occasion ..


Sabarimala monthly pooja: Virtual queue booking to begin today

Thiruvananthapuram: The Lord Ayappa shrine in Sabarimala will open on March 14 for the monthly Pooja in the Malayalam month of Meenam ..


Thrissur Pooram: State government to take decision

Thrissur: The state government will take a decision on conducting Thrissur Pooram amid the COVID-19 protocol. The district administration ..

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Question paper controversy: KELTRON MD removed

Thiruvananthapuram: KELTRON MD TR Hemalatha was removed from the post after a question in an online exam paper triggered controversy ..

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Thrissur Pooram to be held with all rituals as per COVID protocol

Thrissur: Thrissur Pooram will be held with all rituals as per the COVID protocol. A high-level meeting chaired by minister VS Sunil ..

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Burial row: Orthodox church approaches HC against govt

Kochi: The Orthodox church has moved a plea in the High Court against the state government which is likely to strengthen the dispute ..


Malappuram marks communal harmony as last rites of Christian woman held at Madrasa

Kondotty: Marking communal harmony and brotherhood, a Madrasa here turned venue for the last rites of a Christian woman. The last ..

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Attukal Pongala to be held according to COVID-19 protocol; no ritual at public places

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to conduct the famous 'Attukal Pongala' festival as per the COVID-19 ..


Makaravilakku today, 5,000 devotees to be allowed as per COVID protocol

Sabarimala: Thousands of devotees will witness ‘Makara jyothi’ at Ponnambalamedu here on Thursday. Amid the pandemic, the ..

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Will support BJP if centre resolves church row, declares Jacobite faction

Kottayam: The Jacobite faction of Malankara church has declared that they will support BJP if the central government settles the church ..

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Minister’s wife visits Guruvayur temple amid ban on entry over COVID-19 cases

Thrissur: Guruvayur Devaswom Board has reported that three women including minister Kadakampally Surendran’s wife visited the ..


Sabarimala would not allow 5000 pilgrims on Sunday as online booking closes

Sabarimala: Pilgrims to the Lord Ayappa temple here are unable to book for darshan as the authority did not start online booking yet ..

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Police block Jacobites who try to re-enter churches taken over by Orthodox faction

Mullanthuruthy: The Jacobite church has decided to direct the members to re-enter the churches taken over by Orthodox church through ..


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

Kollam: Amid the COVID-19 crisis, police personnel will not assist the pilgrims at the ‘Padinettam Padi’ in Sabarimala ..


Sabarimala pilgrimage season to commence on Nov 16; strict restrictions in place

Thiruvananthapuram: With the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala all set to commence its two-month long annual Mandala-Makaravillaku ..

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Magnetic card to open door; this mosque in Kozhikode reopens with hi-tech safety measures

Kozhikode: When places of worship reopened on Tuesday under strict conditions amid the pandemic outbreak, a mosque in Kuttichira attracted ..

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B Gopalakrishnan raises suspicion over Kerala govt’s haste to reopen temples

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP spokesperson B Gopalakrishnan raised suspicion about the Kerala government’s adamant attitude to reopen ..


Majority of mosques to remain shut in state

Kochi: Majority of mosques in the state will continue to remain closed even after the centre and state government granted permission ..

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Guruvayur temple turns wedding venue again after two-and-a-half months

Guruvayur: After the centre and state governments relaxed the lockdown restrictions, Guruvyaur Sri Krishna temple resumed hosting weddings ..

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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 ..

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'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 ..