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Last Updated Sunday February 19 2017 05:26 PM IST

A haunting we go

Stories and myths about the ghosts and supernatural are held in awe even in Kerala, the God's Own Country. Some ghosts that have become urban legends

These places are famous for Vidyarambham

Navarathri is celebrated in different forms across the country. In Kerala, it is the day when tiny tots are initiated into the world of letters. It is a day dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi.

Gods must be stingy

They are revered, but the theyyam artistes of north Kerala struggle to make ends meet.

Malampuzha turns 60

Heavenly hills, rivers rippling down, lush green forests – add a friendly affectionate people and that will bring you to Malampuzha.

Attukal Pongala

The Pongala festival of the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, one of the ancient temples in South India is popularly described as the Sabarimala of women

Sabarimala pilgrims to be guests of Kottayam

One of the main objectives of the project is to reduce the complaints regarding the non-availability of food, medicine, accommodation and fuel for pilgrims, who passes through the city during the night.

Jain Temple

This historical monument is believed to be over 1500 years old.

Kaviyoor Rock Cut Cave

The Kaviyoor Trikkukkudi Cave Temple is of historical importance and is preserved as a monument by the Archaeological Department.

A Museum etched in history

Kozhikode: Bronze medallion of Lenin, priceless paintings of Raja Ravi Varma and expensive walking sticks made of ivory. Some of the exquisite collections that adorn the Krishna Menon Memorial Museum and Art Gallery at East hill in Kozhikode, these are among the rare collections of former...

Theyyam: Kanathoor

The Nalvar Boothasthanam Kanathoor temple is at Kanathoor, about 20 kms east of Kasargod town. The festival at this temple is famous for its array of theyyams. The festival that usually is held in December lasts for five days. They include Chamundi theyyams and Vishnumoorthy theyyams. The colorful...


Valiyanombu refers to Lent, the 50day abstinence period observed by Christians of all sects. This ritual sobriety culminates in the Holy Week beginning with Palm Sunday and ending on Easter Sunday. Easter is celebrated with great rejoicing amongst Christians of Kerala.

Champakulam 'Vallamkali' kickstarts boat racing season in Kerala

A splash of oars, the song of the oarsmen, and the rush of adrenalin - the backwaters of Kerala will reverberate to these sounds starting now. The famous Champakulam Moolam Boat race was held on Monday. This is the first of the series of boat races of the season. The boat race on the River Pamba