Onam 2013 @ Karma Kerala

Team Karma Kerala took a day off from its busy schedules to celebrate the festival of Onam, the largest of its kind in Kerala with all the traditional flair and grandeur. The day started off on a busy note as the whole team got themselves divided into groups to get the flowers ready to decorate […]

Five-fold victory for Malayalee in World Dwarf Games

Jobby Mathew, hailing from a nondescript village of Pala in Kottayam district brought laurels to India and his home state of Kerala when he romped  home with 5 gold medals from the World Dwarf Games meet held in US.  A  debutant in the World Dwarf Games., this gifted sports person had bagged gold medals in five […]

Nehru Boat Race lure women from the distant land of Arabia

Come August, Punnamada lake, the venue of the fabled Nehru Trophy Boat Race  will become a beehive of activities as scores of snake boats, each rowed by over 100 oarsmen in quick unison start their practice sessions. This high profile water sports  will not just attract curious  tourists, media and famous personalities from around the […]

North Indian priests mint money in Kerala

HasKerala in fact become ‘ God’s own country’ as many North Indian Brahmin priests are shifting their bases to Kerala in search of a lucrative income and a steady job. These priests are in great demand for performing temple rituals in both private and family-run temples all through the state and in return they make […]

A Malayali student develops a free smart phone app that can detect cancer

Forget about the painstakingly slow and expensive cancer detection techniques like biopsy and scan. All you need to do is to turn on this smart phone app that can tell you whether you are at risk or not! It could  indeed be too good to be true for anyone who might have gone through the […]

Bevco opens a premium outlet to cater to responsible drinking

Kochi, the emerging business capital ofKeralais all set to get a stylish, air conditioned outlet for premium brand beverages soon. With the success of its premium outlet in the capital city in Thiruvananthapuram, Bevco is considering the idea of opening more such outlets in various other destinations. Tipplers are offered the ultimate convenience of choosing […]

Kottayam is India’s first Mural City

Kottayam has become the first mural city of India. Eighteen places which include temples, churches and public places in and around the city have been marked with murals of 350 mural artists participated in the mega programme. The participants were from the State, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Germany, Italy and Mexico. […]

School Tunes Children to Kerala Culture

One step ahead of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a Kottayam school. CBSE has introduced theatre studies as selective subject for plus two students from the academic year 2013-14. To outsmart the CBSE, Lourdes Public School of Kottayam has decided to teach folklore and folk dances to get the minds of children attuned […]

Benjamin Bailey – lexicographer to Malayalam

Benjamin Bailey who voyaged from England to Kerala about 200 years ago at the age of 25 on a mission to spread Christanity was the person who really reformed Malayalam letters. He was also a cultural reformer in that period in Kerala. He was a missionary of Church Mission Society (CMS). Kerala’s first printing press […]

Smartphone apps- the latest fad in Kerala

Kerala has one of the highest mobile phone users in the country and interestingly most of the users go for all the latest smart phone apps to make their life fun, simple and well organized. From the mPayasam app that will let you book Onam payasam and get it delivered at your door by just […]