Bharatanatyam danseuse Padma Subrahmanyam gets award

Thiruvananthapuram: Renowned Bharatanatyam danseuse Padma Subrahmanyam and actor Jayaram are among those nominated for the Kerala Kalamandalam Fellowship and Awards for 2013. Padma Subrahmanyam has been selected for Kalamandalam Fellowship which carries Rs 35,000 and a citation, while Jayaram for Kerala ..

Kerala chalks out month-long cleanliness drive

Kerala: Joining the nation-wide cleanliness drive starting from Gandhi Jayanti tomorrow,KeralaLocal Administration Department has chalked out a month-long sanitation-cum-awareness campaign roping in government and voluntary agencies. Hundreds of sanitation workers and volunteers will fan out in every ..

Gold price declines by Rs 80 per sovereign

Kochi: Gold price declined by Rs 80 for a sovereign at Rs 20,240. A gram of gold is trading at Rs 2530 today. On Tuesday, gold price increased by Rs 120 for a sovereign and a gram of gold was at Rs 2540. Due to festive season, most of the gold shops are witnessing huge rush.

Public holiday on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: A holiday has been declared for all government institutions and educational institutions, including professional colleges, on Monday on account of Bakrid.

Kerla Pensioners Sangh pitches for rising retirement age

Thrissur: Kerala State Pensioners' Sangh (KSPS) has urged the state government to raise the superannuation age to 60 from the existing 56. Sangh's General Secretary, M K Sadanandan told newsmen here Tuesday that the contention of youth organisations that the opportunities for securing gainful employment ..