Kerala

Accident takes place at ISRO campus; ISRO chairman visits BIT and HEC

Accident takes place at ISRO campus; ISRO chairman visits BIT and HEC  The collapse of the roof of an under construction building at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) campus in the Kerala capital, Thiruvananthapuram, killed one and injured 30 other workers on Tuesday.

The ISRO reported that the accident, resulting in one death and injuries of many, took place when a portion of the roof of the new five-storey building collapsed at the ISRO campus, which is also known as the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. The Indian space agency told that 8 of the injured workers were in a serious condition.

Rahman’s mega show in Kerala

A R RahmanAfter having won the Oscars, music maestro would be first time performing live music concert titled ‘Jai Ho’ at Corporation Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala on May 3 to express solidarity with the HIV positive orphan kids. Apart from Rahman, over 50 well-known musicians will be participating in this show being organized by the NGO Global Kerala Initiative.

Entries invited for international film festival in Kerala

film festival in KeralaEntries have been invited for the second internation

Shashi Tharoor files nomination

Shashi Tharoor files nominationThiruvananthapuram, Mar 28 : Former United Nations diplomat and writer Shashi Tharoor on Saturday filed his nomination papers from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency.

Tharoor filed the papers before District Collector Sanjay Kaul at the collectorate here.

He was accompanied by former MP from the constituency V S Sivakumar, MLA N Sakthan and District Congress President Mohan Kumar.

Kerala men dress up as women to offer prayers in Kottankulangara temple

Kottankulangara ChamayavillankuKollam (Kerala), Mar 26 : In a bizarre festival in Kerala, men take the guise of women and carry lamps to offer prayers at temple.

Popularly known as ''Kottankulangara Chamayavillanku'', the festival is held at the Kottankulangara temple in Chavara, near Kerala''s Kollam district. The men pay their obeisance to the Goddess Bhagavathy, the deity of the temple.

The 19-day long festival occurs during March - April each year.

Army to undertake Blue Waters Expedition in Lakshadweep Islands

Army to undertake Blue Waters Expedition in Lakshadweep IslandsThiruvananthapuram, March 20 : In keeping with the rich traditions of the Indian Army, the 54 Infantry Division is undertaking a unique expedition called the "Bison Blue Waters Expedition" from Indian mainland to the Lakshadweep Islands.

General Officer Commanding Bison Division, Major General Rajesh Singh will flag the expedition off on March 22 at Agatti in Lakshadweep.

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