Category: Culture

For the first time Kerala to host tribal employment exchange

In yet another move aiming at the welfare of tribespeople, the Kerala government’s employment department has decided to launch an exclusive platform for job seekers among scheduled tribes. The first of such rural employment exchange, along with a career guidance centre, is all set to come up at Peringamala panchayat of Vamanapuram constituency in Thiruvananthapuram […]

Scientists Traced the oldest Colour; All to know about

1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments, extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa, have finally been traced.The team from The Australian National University (ANU) discovered the oldest colours in the geological record. Dr. Nur Gueneli from ANU said that the pigments taken from marine black shales of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West […]

Kick the goal with a book: Students celebrate reading week with FIFA

Students of Cherthala Govt Girls Higher Secondary School are celebrating reading week with the spirit of FIFA 2018. Here books turn goals for the groups which named after football teams. Students will donate a book in the name of their favourite football player representing a nation’s team to the books basket arranged in the school. […]

Puan dies at 62; World’s oldest Sumatran orangutan is no more

The world’s oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said on Tuesday. Puan — Indonesian for “lady” — died on Monday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968. “She did so much for the […]

First list of participating artists for Kochi Biennale announced

The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has announced the first list of participating artists working across divergent forms, styles and disciplines for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB). The list features prominent names like Marlene Dumas (the Netherlands), Valie Export (Austria), Jitish Kallat (India), Guerrilla Girls (USA), Nilima Sheikh (India), Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook (Thailand) and […]

Koyikkal Palace Reopened For Public Post Facelift

A 17th century palace, which houses a numismatic and folklore museum, was reopened here today for the public after remaining closed for four years for renovation. The architectural marvel, the Koyikkal Palace, located in Nedumangadu about 18 km from here, has been a tourist attraction of south Kerala since the state Archaeology department took over […]