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BTech examination disrupted following students’ protest

BTech examination disrupted following students’ protest

The B.Tech first and third semester examinations in Kerala scheduled from Wednesday (15­12­ 2016) have been postponed to a date after Christmas vacation. The revised schedule will be announced later, authorities concerned said. The exams were postponed after students organizations disrupted examinations at 16 centers …

Kerala international film fest: Six arrested, let off for not standing during national anthem

Kerala international film fest: Six arrested, let off for not standing during national anthem

Six people were held by the police for allegedly disrespecting National Anthem at the IFFK screenings. The arrest follows a complaint filed by Yuva Morcha demanding action against those who have shown disrespect to the anthem ahead of the screenings. The arrested include a woman, …

Pinarayi Vijayan  inaugurates Kochi Biennale, says lack of permanent venue a challenge

Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates Kochi Biennale, says lack of permanent venue a challenge

Heralding the arrival of the days of renewing Kerala’s visual sensibilities, the third edition of the Kochi­Muziris Biennale opened here at a splendid event on Monday evening. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the 108­day event at a function held at Parade Ground in Fort Kochi. …

If we release data, it will create ‘chaos’ in India: Hacker group Legion

If we release data, it will create ‘chaos’ in India: Hacker group Legion

The hacker group ‘Legion’ that broke into the Twitter accounts of the Congress party, its vice president Rahul Gandhi, controversial liquor baron Vijay Mallya and now TV journalists Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar has finally come out in the open. In an interview with The …

Dalit girl dies two days after she was picked up by Calicut police

Dalit girl dies two days after she was picked up by Calicut police

A dalit girl, who was picked by the police along with her colleague while they were learning to drive a scooter here, died two days later after she reportedly consumed poison. The deceased, Athira (19), had been working as an X­ray technician in a private …

Nikki Galrani to play a Tamil belle in Major Ravi’s war drama

Nikki Galrani to play a Tamil belle in Major Ravi’s war drama

Nikki Galrani to play a Tamil belle in Major Ravi’s war drama Director Major Ravi is apparently pushing the envelope in terms of extending the reach of Malayalam cinema. His upcoming war drama 1971: Beyond Borders already has superstar Mohanlal, Tollywood actor Allu Sirish and …

Actor Biju Menon in a dark comedy

Actor Biju Menon in a dark comedy

Actor Biju Menon in a dark comedy Biju Menon’s latest releases prove that the actor is the popular pick for filmmakers especially when it comes to making realistic but funny movies. The actor recently signed another such movie, with debutant Vinu Joseph, who had previously …

Mohanlal`s Oppam Telugu version to be dubbed  soon!

Mohanlal`s Oppam Telugu version to be dubbed soon!

Mohanlal`s Oppam Telugu version to be dubbed  soon! Actor Mohanlal’s film Oppam, directed by Priyadarshan had gone on to receive rave reviews from one and all.   The film is gearing up for a release in Telugu, in its dubbed version, and is titled Kanupapa. …

Muthe Ponne  singer getting married!

Muthe Ponne singer getting married!

Muthe Ponne  singer getting married! Remember the drunkard singer who stole the limelight in Action Hero Biju with his acapella song Muthe Ponne? Suresh Thamapannoor, who is 47 years old, is finally getting married. The actor who is actually a headload worker, announced this recently …

Demonetisation is biggest attack on poor: Kerala CM Vijayan

Demonetisation is biggest attack on poor: Kerala CM Vijayan

Terming demonetization as the biggest attack on poor, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said it is ‘dangerous than emergency’ and will increase the divide between rich and poor. “I have never seen such a big attack on poor as the one which took place recently …

Pranab Mukherjee  backing Modi’s maladministration, says angry MM Mani

Pranab Mukherjee backing Modi’s maladministration, says angry MM Mani

Kerala electricity minister M.M. Mani has alleged that president Pranab Mukherjee is backing the maladministration by prime minister Narendra Modi over the demonetization. Annoyed by Mukherjee’s request to MPs to do their duties to ensure that the Parliament functions smoothly, Mani said it is unfortunate …

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. According to the sources, the transplant procedure began at 8.30 am and ended around 2.30 pm. “The surgery got over around 2.30 p.m and …

Jayasurya  in a gangster film

Jayasurya in a gangster film

Jayasurya  in a gangster film Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala famous for its Pooram, is also often in the news for ‘friendship crimes; crimes committed for the sake of friendship.’ Now, actor-director Sajid Yahiya is gearing up to bring out a film, featuring some …

Mohanlal – B Unnikrishnan  combo again

Mohanlal – B Unnikrishnan combo again

Mohanlal – B Unnikrishnan  combo again After Madampi, Grand Master and Mr Fraud, B Unnikrishnanis all set to direct Mohanlalagain in his upcoming movie. The director had posted the news on his social networking page. He wrote that he had spent close to two and …

Prithviraj turns villain again?

Prithviraj turns villain again?

Prithviraj turns villain again? Prithviraj’s anti-hero and villain outing in Tamil movies displayed his range of acting. If rumours are to be believed, the actor will be stepping into an antagonist’s role in Naam Shabana, the upcoming spin-off of Baby. The movie, which has Taapsee …