Category: Culture

Polygamous society more vulnerable to violence: Report
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Polygamous society more vulnerable to violence: Report

An article appeared in “The Economist” magazine has clearly exposed the politics of polygamy, in details, by stating that a society which practices the act of polygamy is more violent than the societies in which the act is illegal. In most of the polygamous societies, women are considered as mere objects. In such societies, women...

Malayalam television fest 2017 begins in Thiruvananthapuram
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Malayalam television fest 2017 begins in Thiruvananthapuram

The year 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Malayalam Television Fraternity, the combined body of producers and technicians in the Malayalam television serial industry. As a part of the tenth-anniversary celebration, the establishment is conducting ‘Malayalam Television Fest 2017’ which begins on December 18 at the Nisha Gandhi Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram. Honorable Minister A K Balan...

T.N. Joy becomes Najmal
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T.N. Joy becomes Najmal

Well-known political and social activist T.N. Joy embraced Islam on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday Mr. Joy said his conversion to Islam was a political statement. “I believe in the slogan that ‘Personal is Political.’ “At the time of religious fascism, I am resigning from the religion into which I was born....

Aazhi Puja: Fiery and Unique Devotion
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Aazhi Puja: Fiery and Unique Devotion

Aazhi Puja conducted at the Mahadevar Temple in Pandalam is a unique ritual held in many parts of Central Travancore during the annual pilgrimage to Sabarimala and is said to help devotees attain mental and physical purity. Devotees, wearing chains of tulsi and rudraksha, circumambulated the sacred fire. As the frenzy built up, some moved...

Modi launches Hornbill festival in Kohima
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Modi launches Hornbill festival in Kohima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the Hornbill festival in Kohima, capital of Nagaland on Monday and announced a slew of developmental programs and benefits for the people and students of the northeast during his short speech. He said that the Special Economic Zone will not be necessary for the northeast since there is “natural...

Hartal not a hurdle for humane act: Bullethood Strikes
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Hartal not a hurdle for humane act: Bullethood Strikes

Kochi; Bullethood Biker Club: Humanity Personified Members of ‘Bullethood’, a Kochi-based biker club were like God sent for Akhil, a 21-year-old from Kunnamangalam in Kozhikode who had come to Kochi to appear for his exams. Neither a taxi nor an auto rickshaw on hire, the 12 noon reporting time for the exam at Coast Guard...

Students as Role Models: Aiding Charity Homes
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Students as Role Models: Aiding Charity Homes

Beacon of Hope’ organized by the Trivandrum International School witnessed through the weekend 100 students from 12 different schools from across the country and abroad participating in the program, under the banner of ‘Round Square’, an international organization of schools. Students from New Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Dubai,...