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'Onam clusters' can happen, next two weeks crucial for Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday called upon ..

Mangattu Bhattathiri visits his favourite teacher, seeks her blessings
Mangattu Bhattathiri visits his favourite teacher for blessings
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Celebrate Onam with these ‘out of the box’ payasam recipes
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Pinarayi Vijayan asks Keralites to keep Onam festivities low key
Decades of experience lend unique flavour to Sankar Swamy's 'payasam'

Decades of experience lends unique flavour to Sankar Swamy's 'payasam'

Kottayam: Thirunakkara Puthenadam Sankar Swamy (S. Sankar) and brothers have over 60 years of experience in the field of cooking. This ..

Onam: Kerala allows shops to function till 9 pm from Aug 26 to Sep 2

Onam: Kerala allows shops to function till 9 pm from Aug 26 to Sept 2

Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala’s popular festival Onam is round the corner, shops and all business firms will be allowed to function ..


More films trying for online release as COVID crisis persists during Onam too

Kochi: With the Onam season also taken away by the COVID-19 threat, many Malayalam movies which were set for Onam release are in crisis ..


Subdued start to Onam celebrations in Kerala amid Covid

Kochi: It is an Onam like never before in Kerala. With Covid-19 cases on the rise in the state and with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ..


BEVCO targets Onam, seeks extension of time for liquor sale

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) has urged the government to extend the sales time in view of Onam ..

Following Chief Minister's instruction, flower sellers in Kerala staring at a loss of Rs 20 crores

Vendors unhappy over CM's call to use local flowers for Onam

Alappuzha: The recent instruction by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to say no to flowers brought from other states during this year’s ..

Karnataka RTC starts special bus service to Kerala ahead of Onam

Karnataka RTC starts special bus service to Kerala ahead of Onam

Bengaluru: Karnataka Road Transport Corporation has decided to start special bus services to Kerala ahead of Onam festival. This decision ..

Government to distribute salary to employees before Onam to reinvigorate the economy

Kerala govt to distribute salary to employees before Onam to reinvigorate market

Thiruvananthapuram: The salary and other benefits of government employees will be distributed before Onam this month. The decision ..


KSRTC to conduct special service to Karnataka for Onam

Kozhikode: Transport minister A K Saseendran informed that special bus services will be conducted from Kerala to Bengaluru and Mysuru ..


Govt staff to get Rs 4000 as bonus for Onam, upto Rs 2750 as festival allowance

Thiruvananthapuram: During the Onam season, the government has decided to grant Rs 4000 as bonus and upto Rs 2750 as festival allowance ..

Mega Thiruvathira

Spreading message of harmony, 300 ladies perform mega Thiruvathira at Pavaratty church

Pavaratty (Thrissur): Marking the end of Onam celebrations, a mega Thiruvathira performance was staged at the Saint Joseph Parish Shrine ..

Onam feast for animals

Meet this man who never fails to serve Onam feast to cats and dogs for 20 years

Kollam: Kilikolloor native Bappootty and his house owner Adv. George Ummen celebrated Onam without changing the 20-year-old ‘tradition’ ..


Tipplers make merry, spend Rs 487 crore on liquor during Onam

Thiruvananthapuram: Tipplers in Kerala gulped down liquor worth Rs 487 crore during the eight days preceding Thiruvonam. Last year, ..

Kunchacko Boban family Onam

Kunchacko Boban’s little prince enjoys first Onam in traditional style

This Onam was extra special for actor Kunchacko Boban and his wife Priya as it is the first after the arrival of their little prince ..

Pradeep's organic farm

Dream come true moment for farmer as organic vegetables for Onam survive rain havoc

Kundara: It was a dream come true moment for Kanjirakode native Pradeep when his organic crops survived the rain havoc. Okra, snake ..

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Onam feast served for monkeys at Sasthamkotta temple

Sasthamkotta (Kollam): Monkeys at the Dharmasastha temple here were fed ‘Onasadya’ (feast on Uthradam and Thiruvonam) ..

President and Prime Minister

President, PM extend Onam greetings in English and Malayalam

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed Onam wishes to all especially Keralites. Both of them ..

police officers with Karunya Home inmates

Police officers celebrate Onam with mothers of Karunya Home in Palakkad

Palakkad: Police officers of Palakkad Town South police station decided to celebrate Onam in a different way this year. DYSP, CI, SI ..

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New Zealand PM conveys Onam wishes to Keralites

Willington: New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has conveyed Onam wishes to the Malayali community in the world. She greeted ..


Kerala in holiday mood as Onam arrives

Thiruvananthapuram: The people of Kerala are in a holiday mood and enjoying a long weekend as the state festival Onam has arrived. ..


‘Maveli’ at railway station with greetings and advice; passengers surprised

Palakkad: The passengers at the railway station were amazed to a see a ‘Maveli’ alive on the platform. The king greeted ..


Only tatkal train tickets available for Onam

Palakkad: With Onam round the corner, only tatkal tickets are available in long distance trains. Reservations for all the trains were ..

Book made Onapookkalam

New trends in Onam; Take a look at this ‘Pookkalam’ made with library books!

Kulamavu (Idukki): The authorities of Karippilangadu Government Tribal LP School decided to celebrate the Teachers’ Day in a ..

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Not so sweet Onam ahead - no ration sugar, shortage of atta, parboiled rice in state

Alappuzha: This year, sugar will not be supplied through ration shops across the state. The decision was taken in view of possible ..

CHildren Thiruvathira

130 kids perform mega ‘Thiruvathira’ for Onam celebration in kindergarten

Kakkanad (Ernakulam): A mega ‘Thiruvathirakkali’ performance by little children turned crowd-puller at Onam celebration ..


Onam round the corner; raw banana price escalates

Kochi: With Onam round the corner, the price of raw banana skyrocketed. Raw banana price was only Rs 20-25 a month ago and it has escalated ..

Trainmates making banana chips

‘Trainmates’ to make over 700 kg banana chips for poor people this Onam

Thrissur: When ‘Trainmates’ community in Thrissur decided to add colour to the Onam celebration of destitute people in ..

Marketers gear up for Onam

Marketers gear up for Onam

With Onam round the corner, the market is all set with tactical marketing activities to achieve sales in the southern part of India ..


Marigold flowers in 3-acre land blooms in Thillankeri ahead of Onam

Maloor (Kannur): Marigold flowers (Chendumalli) has bloomed in a three cent land near the Thillankeri Panakkatt temple in the valley ..


Consumer markets all set for Onam season

With Only one month left for Keralite's own festival - Onam, the best season for shopping in Kerala, the market is all set to welcome ..


Keralites celebrating Onam of survival

Kozhikode: After the dark days of flood havoc, Malayalis across the world celebrate Onam on Saturday as a festival of survival. Kerala ..

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Vegetable prices to soar ahead of Onam

Nilambur: With rains affecting farmlands, vegetable prices will skyrocket this Onam. Vegetable farmers are facing a setback following ..


Pulikali held as part of Onam festival

Thrissur: Thrissur town, the cultural capital of Kerala, on Thursday witnessed the famed 'Pulikali' with around 300 performers ..


Tigresses to step to female beats this Pulikali

Thrissur: The final preparations of Pulikali, which is performed on the day of fourth Onam, is almost done. It is known this year, ..

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Governor, CM extend Onam greetings

Thiruvananthapuram: Governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday greeted Keralities all over ..

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Tamil origin artisans make Onavillu to Padmanabha for 300 yrs

Thiruvananthapuram: With Onam festival just two days away, a traditional artisan family is busy preparing 'Onavillu', a ceremonial ..


Agriculture dept installs 96 ‘Onasamrudhi’ stalls

Kannur: In the wake of Onam-Bakrid festivals, the agriculture department has installed 96 Onasamrudhi vegetable stalls in Kannur district ..


Kerala Tourism announces special packages for Onam

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism Department is getting ready to woo more tourists during the forthcoming Onam festival through special ..


Vegetable price soar this Onam; Kanthallur farmers stuck in price gloom

Marayur: Despite the vegetable prices soaring high, the farmers in Kanthalloor in Idukki are still stuck in price gloom. These farmers ..


Bring kaitha leaf and get Grandma’s flower baskets for Onam

Triprayar: When plastic products rule the market, here is an old woman who makes beautiful flower baskets with natural leaves. Ahead ..


Thovalai flowers gearing up for Onam

Thovalai: ‘Thovalaipookal’ is a usual component of the Pookalam in the Onam season. With the Athapookalam beginning on ..


Kerala Government to borrow Rs 6000 crore for Onam

Thiruvananthapuram: The Finance Department has decided to borrow Rs 6000 crore from the Union Government ahead of Onam. The government ..


Kerala to buy rice from Andhra Pradesh for Onam

Kochi: With Onam round the corner, the state government, for the first time, will directly purchase rice from Andhra Pradesh. A team ..


Onam special dish - Kurukku Kalan

Kurukku Kalan is a traditional variety of delicacy made during festivals in Kerala. On the occasion of Onam, let's prepare Kurukku ..