Mithu Sen's riveting video installation at biennale

Kochi: Instead of wielding the brush on canvas, she took her art straight into a place where life is experienced in rawness — in a Kerala orphanage for minor girls brutalised and devastated by sexual and emotional abuse. Celebrated artist Mithu Sen shot her 42-minute riveting but disturbing video ..

Kerala backs DGP accused of hushing up murder case

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Thursday reposed 'full confidence' on Director General of Police (DGP) K.S. Balasubramanian, accused by Chief Whip P.C. George of being involved in hushing up the alleged murder of a security guard by a millionaire businessman. 'We have full confidence ..

First anniversary of 'Nanma' celebrated

Kozhikode: The first anniversary of Mathrubhumi Vidya-VKC Junior 'Nanma' was celebrated at K P Kesava Menon hall here on Thursday. Cine actor Dulquar Salmaan, who is also the brand ambassador of Nanma, was the chief guest. Mathrubhumi Director (Marketing and Electronic Media) M V Shreyams Kumar ..

Lakhs take part in Attukal Pongala

Thiruvananthapuram: Lakhs of devotees from all walks of life and from across the state took part in Attukal Pongala, the largest congregation of women in the world on Thursday. The 'pongala' offering rites began at 10.15 am after the chief priest lighted the 'pandara aduppu' (main hearth) in front ..

Shine Tom says he has not used cocaine

Kochi: Malayalam actor Shine Tom Chacko who was arrested in Kochi for allegedly possessing narcotics along with 4 women, said he has not used cocaine and told mediapersons they were convinced only after the results of the blood test came out. Shine had gone to Blessy's flat only to meet his friends. ..