New Delhi, Dec. 17 : Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.
Kochi, Dec 17 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, a few of his cabinet colleagues and two party MPs figure in the list of witnesses in the ongoing Solar scam judicial probe. The list was made public Wednesday.
Kozhikode, Dec 17 : As part of its expansion plans, the Dubai-based Bronet Group will invest Rs.200 crore across various sectors in Kerala in the next three-four years, a top company official said Wednesday.
By Shilpa Raina, Kochi, Dec 17 : You might have come across names of Indian artists like Tyeb Mehta, Ram Kumar, Jehangir Sabavala and Mithu Sen, among several others and identify their trademark style of painting. But how many of us recognise them by face?
Chennai, Dec 16 : Kerala Blasters FC survived a tremendous onslaught from hosts Chennaiyin FC to win 4-3 on aggregate in the first semi-final play-off to enter the final of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football competition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 : Kerala Tourism is likely get a boost as nationals from 43 countries are now eligible to get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) at its Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 : Nurses in Kerala might be able to go to Kuwait without paying the hefty fees that private agencies charge as the state government plans to entrust state agencies with the task of recruiting nurses.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 : A division bench of the Kerala High Court has directed the central government to file an affidavit in two months' time over ground handling activities at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 : Eighty-seven nurses from Kerala working in Libya are all set to return home in the coming days, says an official here, adding that the remaining 600 nurses have not expressed desire to return at the moment.
By Shilpa Raina, Kochi, Dec 16 : The mysterious, yet powerful play of shadow and light, showcasing tangible imprints of memory using soap bubbles and a feeble attempt to try and punctuate time: These, among several other artworks at the ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale, display the might of kinetic energy and how subtly the technique has made its way into the world of art.
New Delhi, Dec 16 : The Supreme Court Tuesday declined applications by two Italian marines - accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast - one seeking to extent his stay in Italy and the other seeking to go to Italy to celebrate Christmas.
By Shilpa Raina, Kochi, Dec 15 : Italian Francesco Clemente is often described as a nomadic artist and this is why he has chosen a tent as a canvas and painted it with powerful imagery drawn from his tour across the world, including India. In contrast, Unnikrishnan C. has portrayed his two-month journey in Kochi on bricks where he has mixed myths and poignant portraits of daily life.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 15 : Adapting the smart home concept, Technopark incubated Ronds Innotech launched Smart ehome -- an intelligent power management system that automatically controls the home appliances in a house.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 : Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani is possibly India's longest-serving legislator having won every election to the assembly since 1965. But things turned sour for the 81-year-old minister after a corruption case was filed against him for allegedly receiving a Rs.1 crore bribe to reopen the closed bars in the state.
By Aparajita Gupta, Kochi, Dec 14 : Call drops are a recurring problem for phone users and even Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, addressing a telecom conference here Sunday over phone, became a victim. Experts blame lower spectrum availability and less telecom towers for this daily menace.
Chennai, Dec 13 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the environment ministry to withdraw the clearance to Kerala to carry out an environment study for a new Mullaperiyar Dam, saying it was against the apex court order.
Kochi, Dec 13 : The spirit of the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) was at its peak Friday evening when amid heavy showers, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy officially inaugurated the 108-day long festival.
By Shilpa Raina, Kochi, Dec 12 : A work of art might be seen as a mirror of society, but when it comes to initiatives and experiments, the art fraternity is a bit scared compared to other creative pillars of society like cinema and literature, according to Tate Modern director Chris Dercon.