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Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said the Sree Narayana Educational Centre would be materialized and fund for the same would be allowed very soon. He was inaugurating the celebrations in connection with the 157th birth anniversary of Sree Narayana Guru under the aegis of Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham Trust at Chembazhanthi in Thiruvananthapuram district.
Mr.Chandy also said that the state government is willing to allow sufficient land for expanding Chembazhanthi Gurukulam. The school nearby could be used for that, he said. If the Gurukulam finds space for school, then government …
The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) has plans to set up a ship repair yard in Willingdon Island.
The project is part of a master plan being prepared by the port to redevelop its waterfront and other facilities which were virtually idling away, following the commissioning of the Vallarpadam Transshipment Container Terminal.
The Cochin Shipyard Ltd had initially evinced interest in the project, with CPT holding discussions with the Shipyard authorities. However, the idea was dropped by the managements on the question of of absorbing employees..
The CPT forsee tremendous business opportunity for a …
The feast of St. Mary (‘Ettunombu Perunnal’) concluded at St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Church at Manarcaud.
The concluding day of the 8-day fete was marked by the ‘Nercha vilambu’, which is considered an offering to St. Mary and a portion of which is received by devotees as a blessing. Thousands took part in the ritual that was preceded by a procession.
Earlier on the day, a Holy Mass was held. Metropolitan Mathews Mar Ivanios of the Kandanad diocese was the celebrant.
Thousands of devotees had thronged the cathedral to witness the auspicious ‘Nada …
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy formally opened the week-long state-level Onam celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
The District Tourism Councils would conduct arts and cultural events in all the districts during this period. In Thiruvananthapuram district, in addition to the State level celebrations in the capital city, there would be events at places such as Varkala, Chirayinkeezh, Shanghumughom, Aruvikkara, Neyyar Dam and Kovalam.
In Thiruvananthapuram city, the events are e spread out across 26 venues. Over 5,000 artistes would participate in the events in the capital city
From September 8 to 13, Chandrasekharan Nair …
Kerala has once again topped the country in household monthly per capita expenditure as per the recently published findings of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO). The people in God’s own country have also reached a stage in their progress where they spend more on consumables than food.
Food is just for survival… Keralites have moved beyond this basic need. They enjoy a life of luxury and hence the high spending on durable goods.
The once-in-five year survey reveals that in terms of consumer expenditure, Kerala has again pulled away to the number …
A new army of Christian volunteers-Street Pastors- will be marching on your High Streets soon to help people, especially late in the night. The volunteers will assist the vulnerable to cross road or get a taxi.
The volunteers will also take care of those who have bit too much drunk. The Street Pastor’s role is not about preaching, but listening, caring and helping – offering a selfless service.
Street Pastors is an inter-denomination Church response to urban problems, engaging with people on the streets to care, listen and engage in dialogue. Pioneered in …
The UK Border Agency’s public consultation on reforms to work routes (including routes that lead to settlement, Tier 5 and overseas domestic workers) will close on Friday 9 September.
The consultation sets out the government’s proposals for breaking the link between temporary and permanent migration.
Under the proposals, migrants coming to the UK to work on temporary visas will no longer be able to apply for settlement.
The key proposals include re-branding Tier 2 (the skilled worker route) as temporary meaning the end of the assumption that settlement will be available for those …
The Association of Kottayam Medical Alumni-UK will host a music night and gala dinner at Birmingham on September 17, 2011.
Noted Malayalam playback singers G Venugopal and Gayathri Varma will perform together with Dr Ajeet Nair.
The venue is 171-173, High Street¸ Dudley, DY1 1QD, Birmingham. The event would be marked by cultural competitions, children’s programme, dance and face painting.
ARCHBISHOP'S HOUSE, CHANGANSSERY
The Syro-Malabar Church is set to develop a 100-acre land in Thiruvananthapuram for an `exclusive township`. The estimated Rs.1,100 crore project is being planned under the Changanassery Archdiocese.
Christened as Mar Sleevapuram project, the land has been identified near Technopark and the proposed Technocity. The project has been conceived as part of the 125th year jubilee project of the Archdiocese.
The proposal is to rope in 3,000 members of the community with a membership fee of Rs. 50,000 each and bank interest tagged with Rs 5 lakh each as deposit, to …
The Chairperson of UK-Kerala Business Forum, Mr.Virendra Sharma MP, is now back in the UK after a successful fact finding tour around Kerala. Mr Sharma and his wife Nirmala received a warm welcome in Kerala and visited Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam and popular tourist destinations Thekkady and Kumarakom.
In Cochin he addressed a meeting held at the Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
“The Malayalee Diaspora in London knows that Kerala could use a ring road similar to that of M25, to ease the traffic problems in the state. The M25 takes away …
Amrita Institute of Medical Science will start a Swallowing clinic (Amrita Disfagia Clinic) in the head and neck department. Swallowing Therapy is to restore the habit of normal intake of food.
Neurological disorders and cancers affecting throat and neck would normally affect the alimentary canal. Even after treatment of these diseases, the patients would have to resort to tubes inserted through the nose. Swallowing Therapy could be a good remedy for this.