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Supreme Court’s Sabarimala Verdict Explained

Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage shrine, dedicated to Lord Ayyapa, located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Pathanamthitta District, Perunad in Kerala. One of the world’s largest pilgrimage sites, with 17-20 million devotees visiting every year, Sabarimala was recently in headlines for the milestone...

Yakshagana: The Art That Lives On

Yakshagana is a form of dance and theatre that combines music, dance, dialogue, traditional costumes and make-up, and stage craftsmanship. It is practised in the coastal areas of Karnataka and in some parts of northern Kerala. With the increase in the influence of western art...

From Ayyappa to Atheists, Kerala had them all

Kerala is currently victim to the most destructive rains it has seen in over a century. With the state receiving over 42% more rainfall than anticipated, the furious floods destroyed property and infrastructure worth crores and left many homeless. As people rushed to relief camps...

Manipal Joins Relief Efforts for Kerala

MANIPAL: The student town of Manipal in Karnataka seems to be standing hand in hand  with the flood-hit state of Kerala. Various donation camps and help groups are being run by the students of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) as well as the local...

Nipah Virus 101: The Story So Far

As the Nipah virus makes a reappearance in the country this year, it has already taken the lives of 16 people in four districts of Kerala (Kozhikode, Malappuram, Kannur and Wayanad) and has also spread to other states.  In light of the increasing risks and...