Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 : With the Kerala government deciding to close all the 730 bars in the state to bring about prohibition in a phased manner, the pro-liquor lobby has gone into a huddle on how to handle this situation.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 : Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's announcement of only five-star hotels serving liquor from the next fiscal and prohibition in the state in 10 years is generating a mixed response.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 : Even as Kerala's new liquor policy, which aims to achieve total prohibition in the state in the next ten years, will be submitted to the high court Tuesday, wine appears to have been caught in a tangle.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug.22 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has rejected the liquor licenses of 418 bars in the state. He has also declared that every year, retail liquor outlets will be reduced by 10 per cent.
Chennai, Aug 22 : Filmmaker Arun Vaidyanathan, an ardent fan of Cho Ramaswamy's 1971 Tamil political-satire Muhammad Bin Tughluq, says the satire in his forthcoming Malayalam film Peruchazhi is influenced by the cult classic.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Former English footballer of Indian origin Michael Chopra, who was the biggest draw, was picked up by Sachin Tendulkar-owned Kerala Blasters as 49 international players were drafted in by eight franchises for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) that would be held tentatively from Oct 12-Dec 20.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 : Kerala will soon get a directory to enable it connect better with its two million-strong diaspora that annually remits home a staggering Rs.75,000 crore ($12 billion). It's probably the first-such exercise in the country.