Everything you need to know about Chennithala South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chennithala South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy is all set to reshuffle his cabinet, two years after assuming office this day.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, whose government will celebrate its second anniversary Saturday, said he has proved that the majority in the assembly is not that important.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Trade between India and South Africa is expected to rise to more than $20 billion in the next two to three years and value-added products would be thrust area of the South African exports in the coming days, two South African diplomats said Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Five new cyber police stations will be set up in Kerala, raising their number to six, a minister said Thursday.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Kris Humphries, who recently divorced Kim Kardashian, was swarmed by many bikini-clad female fans at the SLS Hotel South Beach's Hyde Beach in Miami.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) All parties should come together to work for the development of Kerala and the Congress was willing to take the lead in starting such a dialogue, the party's state president Ramesh Chennithala said Thursday.
Johannesburg, May 14 (IANS) With an eclectic blend of cinema, music, art and photography exhibitions, entrepreneurs and bloggers workshops and panel discussions the 12-day Indiafrica Festival 2013 began here Monday aiming to reach out to the youth of South Africa. .
Cairo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) The hellish traffic jams that are all too common in the Egyptian capital inspired the Nile Taxi, which lets people reach their destinations in under 30 minutes without having to breathe in exhaust fumes.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony should try and involve himself more in the Congress' affairs in Kerala, state party president Ramesh Chennithala said Thursday.
London, May 9 (ANI): Sacked New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has admitted that he would like to captain his team again and added that he has moved on from his dressing room fallout.
Kottayam (Kerala), May 8 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is no match for Rahul Gandhi, a Kerala state Congress leader said here Wednesday after the BJP was routed in the May 5 Karnataka assembly polls.
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea planned to unveil a set of measures to boost venture companies in a bid to help them create jobs and bolster economic growth, the nation's top economic policymaker said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) Come Saturday and it will be the first anniversary of a murder that marked a crisis the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has never before faced in Kerala.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Monday showed a rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela.
New York, April 19 (IANS) India should respond to Syria's humanitarian crisis by working with Brazil and South Africa for improved access to humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch said Friday.
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Abu Dhabi, Apr. 9 (ANI): A global meeting of an Indian expatriate organisation will discuss the problems being faced by expatriates in the UAE, in the presence of senior ministers from India.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will embark on a visit to the UAE April 10, his first overseas trip after assuming office in May 2011 and attend a diaspora meet, among others, officials said Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) Hours after Kerala Forests Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar resigned, hectic discussions began in the Congress on his replacement as one of its members will possibly fill the vacant post and this may also lead to a reshuffle of portfolios.
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) The fifth BRICS summit has promoted unity among major emerging economies and injected fresh impetus into the cooperation mechanism, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday.
Islamabad, Mar 28 (ANI): Former captain Arjuna Ranatunga has urged Sri Lankan players to reject the Indian Premier League (IPL) after they were barred from playing in Chennai following Tamil Nadu government's refusal to host them in their state.
Wellington, mar 27 (ANI): Former captain Ross Taylor has admitted he is still not comfortable in the New Zealand cricket team environment, suggesting the whole captaincy saga is not over yet.
Johannesburg, Mar 22 (ANI): Pakistan opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez became the first batsman ever to be given out for obstructing the field under the International Cricket Council (ICC) rules during the fourth one-day against South Africa in Durban on Thursday.
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Nearly 39 percent of people caught peddling drugs in Goa last year are of African origin, the Goa legislative assembly was told Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will take part in the party celebrations scheduled here for May 18, which would also be the second anniversary of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's Kerala government.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): New observations by a Caltech-led team have discovered dozens of starburst galaxies that were churning out stars when the universe was just a billion years old.
Kollam (Kerala), March 11 (IANS) Muslim leader Abdul Nasser Maudany, on parole to attend his daughter's wedding in Kerala, broke down here Monday while addressing a prayer meeting.
Health Minister Dr. A.K. Walia stated that the city government has decided to commission a 800-bedded, full-fledged dedicated cancer institute as Delhi State Cancer Institute (South) with comprehensive and ultra-modern
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said the government seeks to boost total investment to 25 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
London, Feb 26 (ANI): British explorer Ranulph Fiennes has pulled out of an expedition to cross Antarctica because of severe frostbite.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistan must abide by its commitments made to India and desist from actions that contribute to trust deficit between the two countries, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 10 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Sunday asked his partymen in the state to behave as factionalism has reached dangerous levels.
Sydney, Feb 9 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has claimed his predecessor Ross Taylor's return in the Kiwi dressing room has been seamless.
Tokyo, Feb. 5 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese State Minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Ichita Yamamoto said Tuesday that the government has established a new office to explain Japan's stance on disputed territories with China, South Korea and Russia.
Wellington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Ross Taylor, who was dumped as New Zealand captain following their tour to Sri Lanka last November, broke his silence in Auckland and promptly played a straight bat to media questions surrounding his return to the New Zealand set-up.
Johannesburg, Feb 2 (ANI): Tech giant Apple has beaten Samsung to become the top US mobile phone seller in the final quarter of last year.
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in South Africa was horrified when he opened the casket at his dead wife's funeral and found a stranger inside.
Kottayam, Feb 1 (IANS) There was no evidence linking Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien to the Suryanelli sex scandal, a former police officer who probed the 1996 crime said Friday even as the victim indicated she was considering legal options for re-opening the case against him.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) It was a free for all Tuesday in the war of words between the Congress and the Nair Service Society (NSS), a social movement of the Hindu Nair community in the state.
Wellington, Jan. 29 (ANI): New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has decided to meet former captain Ross Taylor and clear the air between them before the upcoming England series.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said he shared the best of working relations with Ramesh Chennithala, amid demands from the Nair community that the state Congress chief be made a deputy chief minister.
Pyongyang, Jan. 25 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) vowed Friday to take "strong physical countermeasures" if South Korea is directly involved in the UN sanctions, which would be seen as "a declaration of war" against Pyongyang.
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China, regarded as the top manufacturing destination glabally, will retain this spot over the next five years, says an international study which found Germany and the US following it but set to be replaced by India and Brazil.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is likely to give the Congress' brainstorming session beginning Friday at Jaipur a miss. The reason? He is not quite comfortable in north Indian winter.
Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China are planning to intensify their cooperation on missile defence in response to America's growing missile defence potential around the globe, a Russian security council official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Dave Richardson, chief executive officer (CEO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sunday backed under-fire Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that he "marvelled" at the amount of workload he handled.
Seoul, Jan 3 (IANS) A South Korean court Thursday ordered chemical castration of a repeat child sex offender in a first such decision given in the country.
London, December 31 (ANI): Pop sensation Psy's Gangnam Style video has sent demand for South Korean cosmetics soaring as girls are keen to look like the rapper's dancers.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) With a free-for-all breaking out in the Congress party in Kerala following a revamp of the state unit, the new committee declared Saturday that there its leaders should not wash their dirty line in public.
Wellington, Dec 8(ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive, David White has apologised for the chaotic system that stripped Ross Taylor of the Black Caps captaincy though he would like to see his board removed from that process in the future.
Johannesburg, Dec 26 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela is looking much better, although he is still receiving medical treatment at a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma said.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday reconstituted the various party units in Kerala, bringing in many new faces. Ramesh Chennithala, however, remains chief of the state party unit.
Sydney, Dec. 23 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was unapologetic for his team's performance against after South Africa which trounced it by eight wickets with 47 balls to spare in the first Twenty20 international on Friday.
Johannesburg, Dec 22(ANI): South Africa thrashed the touring New Zealand team with a one-sided eight-wicket victory in the first of three Twetnty20 Internationals on Friday.
Wellington, Dec. 16 (ANI): Former test captain Ken Rutherford believes there are plenty of differences that exist between New Zealand Cricket administration and its top players.
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Brendon McCullum is confident that time will heal all the issues surrounding New Zealand cricket despite the uproar over how he became Kiwi cricket captain.
Wellington, Dec 12(ANI): Former New Zealand batsman and national coach Mark Greatbatch is calling for New Zealand Cricket chairman Chris Moller to resign in the wake of the Ross Taylor captaincy saga.
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): The Australian selectors will recall swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus for the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Hobart.
Islamabad, Dec. 10 (ANI): In a bid to challenge stereotypes about gender roles, as many as 50 young Pakistani girls engaged themselves in day-long activities of rock climbing, camping and cooking.
London, Dec 10(ANI): Ross Taylor, who was unceremoniously stripped of captaincy by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) following the Sri Lanka series, has confirmed he will return to the team for their series against England next year after he pulled out of the upcoming South Africa series.
Johannesburg, Dec. 9 (Xinhua-ANI): South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital in Pretoria "to undergo tests", the Presidency has said.
Johannesburg, Dec. 5 (ANI): Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori will reportedly be missing New Zealand's tour to South Africa starting later this month due to an Achilles tendon injury.
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) A belligerent Pakistan Tuesday mauled West Indies by 200 runs in the league tie of the T20 World Cup for the blind, with its star batsman Mohammad Akram setting a record in the tournament by scoring 264 runs off just 85 balls.
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Describing Australian great Ricky Ponting, who retired from international cricket, as his favourite, India batsman Yuvraj Singh Monday said he was amazed by the attitude of the lion-hearted player.
Manila, Dec. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): The Philippine government on Monday appealed to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to forgo its second attempt to launch a rocket carrying a satellite within the month.
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): If you are still not sick of 'Gangnam Style', then feast your eyes on China's newest web meme: Aircraft Carrier Style.
London, Nov 30 (ANI): South Korean mobile maker Samsung is now taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to easily upload pictures to Facebook.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 29 (IANS) Former chief minister K. Karunakaran's children have expressed unhappiness at the organisational revamp of the state Congress.
Sydney, Nov 27(ANI): Mitchell Johnson has claimed he is ready to bowl against South Africa in the Perth Test, starting on Friday, after he was handed the chance to bowl himself back into the Test team for Australia's series-decider against South Africa.
Sydney, Nov 27(ANI): Possible Test debutant John Hastings believes fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus deserve plentiful opportunities to prove they should hold their places for the series decider against South Africa in Perth.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa have condemned the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine and urged them to exercise maximum restraint and to resume direct talks to resolve the crisis.
Sydney, Nov 21 (IANS) Sydney Sixers' general manager Stuart Clark will step down from his post at the end of the Twenty20 Big Bash League.
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir's upcoming venture is "Veda", loosely based on Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet.
Palakkad (Kerala), Nov 13 (IANS) With Kerala state Congress leaders attacking each other on TV channels, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday asked his party colleagues to develop political maturity.
Kottayam (Kerala), Nov 12 (IANS) Kerala state Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala Monday categorically denied the possibility of his joining the party-led coalition government's cabinet.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) The Congress is at war with itself in Kerala and at least one leader says this is affecting governance while another says he will continue to air their grievances against the party. There is even a suggestion that the ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) could come apart if the infighting and faction-feuding continues.
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): South Carolina's Indian origin Governor Nikki Haley, who has often been viewed as a rising conservative star, has had far more success outside the state as the Lexington Republican has struggled to win new supporters in the US, according to critics.
Sydney, Oct 31(ANI): Australia television network Channel Nine is relishing the opportunity of staging day-night Tests, and will most likely push for the floodlit fixtures to be part of the next media rights deal with Cricket Australia (CA).
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) Kerala was cheering as the state got the highest ever representation in the union cabinet. The number of ministers from the state went up from six to eight after Sunday's reshuffle.
London, Oct 26 (ANI): South Korea's Samsung Electronics has reported record profits in the three months to September, powered by strong smartphone sales.
London, Oct. 20 (ANI): Internet trolls in the UK have sparked fury among web users after they revealed 'X-rated' secrets about a town's school kids on Facebook, along with claims of when the youngsters lost their virginity.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) South Korea's rare earth import from China grew 19.1 percent last month due to a fall in import prices, customs data showed Thursday.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Infrastructure, energy, IT hardware, small and medium enterprises as well as defence are some of the most promising areas of cooperation in an expanded relationship between South Korea and India.
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Architects and engineers are reviving the use of wood as an eco-friendly replacement for concrete, as borne out by the completion of an eight-storey office building in Austria and residential block in London.
London, Oct. 14 (ANI): Drug cartels in South America and Europe are recruiting ex-footballers in the United Kingdom to ply their evil trade in the country, as a result of which more and more footballers are ending up in prison.
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Bull sharks have the strongest bite of any shark species, researchers say.
Johannesburg, Oct 12 (ANI): Suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Gerald Majola has been criticized for accusing Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula of functioning like an apartheid-style minister.
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 7 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said it would be the ideal time for Kaka to return to international football and vowed to give the midfielder every chance to reclaim the team's chief playmaker role.
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is said to be hurt after her ex-husband Ryan Reynolds married actress Blake Lively so soon after their divorce.
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Southern filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who is gearing up for the release of the Hindi version of his Telugu blockbuster "Eega", says he plans to make a Bollywood film soon.
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Like many of her colleagues from Southern cinema, actress Ileana D'Cruz intends to move to Mumbai after making a successful Bollywood debut with "Barfi!", and work towards building a career in Hindi cinema.
Thrissur (Kerala), Oct 2 (IANS) The ruling Congress Tuesday launched a fact-finding mission to the colonies of the Scheduled Castes in Kerala's 14 districts to know about their socio-economic condition and present a report to the state government.
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) South Africa recovered to make 146 for five against Australia in a Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 tournament here Sunday.
Colombo, Sept. 30 (ANI): Pakistan will look to push India to the brink of elimination when the two rivals face each other in the World Twenty20 championship on Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The Congress and the IUML, the main constituents of the ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) alliance government in Kerala are split over banning toddy in the state.
Colombo, Sep. 28 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez is a confident man ahead of the Super Eights clash against South Africa, maintaining that his team is ready and eager to take on the mighty in the 'group of death'.
Colombo, Sep 28(ANI): South Africa captain AB De Villiers has said the team would do a proper video analysis of Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal ahead of their Super Eight clash in the Twenty20 World Cup at Colombo on Friday.
Rabat (Morocco), Sep 23 (IANS) The Moroccan Football Federation appointed Rachid Taoussi as the new coach of the national team replacing Belgian Eric Gerets, who was sacked last Saturday.
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively's behaviour on the set of "Gossip Girl" has fuelled rumours she might be pregnant with her first child with Ryan Reynolds.
London, September 21 (ANI): Commercial charbroilers like the ones used in fast food restaurants are doing more harm to the air quality than an 18-wheeler, a new study has found.