KERALA

  • Over 200 converted to Hinduism so far in Kerala 23 hours 20 minutes ago

    Kochi: Over 200 persons, mostly belonging to Christian families, in various parts of Kerala have reconverted to Hinduism as part of the 'ghar vapsi' (home coming) programme of Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Christmas day, VHP sources on Friday said. Kottayam district topped in the re-conversion ceremony with 73 persons participating in...
  • 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents in Kerala 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government on Wednesday announced a new programme 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents by strictly implementing traffic rules in the wake of increase in the of number of human casualties in road mishaps. Giving details of the programme to be implemented from...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 4 3 days ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Unmukt Chand hit his fifth first-class century (146 runs) and half-centuries from Mithun Manhas (53) and Sumit Narwal (59) helped Delhi declare their innings at 380 for six, building up a first-innings lead of 239 before reducing Rajasthan to 78 for...
  • Ranji Trophy: Ton-up Sachin Baby loves playing in crunch situations 3 days ago

    The current state of any side is actually a true replica of their domestic cricket and gone are the days where people used to turn up in domestic matches just to go through the motions. Players like Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman are the products of a lifelong system in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Sachin hits double ton as Kerala take big lead 3 days ago

    Wayanad: Skipper Sachin Baby led from the front with an unbeaten double century as Kerala took a big first-innings lead of 177 runs in their Group C Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad on Tuesday. Replying to Hyderabad's 270 all out, Kerala rode on Baby's monumental 200, which came off 361 balls,...
  • Kolkata's love for new champions in the Indian Super League 4 days ago

    Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in stoppish time to clinch the first Indian Super League title on Saturday. ...
  • VHP re-converts 30 Christians in 'ghar wapsi' in Kerala 5 days ago

    Alappuzha: Amidst raging controversy over forced religious conversions across the country, nearly 30 persons from eight families of Scheduled Caste Christians were re-converted to Hinduism under the auspices of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the district. The ritual of 'home-coming', organised by district wing of VHP, was held at a local...
  • Naxals attack forest department office in Kerala, warn of an armed revolution 5 days ago

    Palakkad: In yet another indication of their growing presence in Kerala, Naxals on Monday ransacked the Forest Department offices in Palakkad and Wayanad districts of the state. The Naxals even set a vehicle on fire in Palakkad. Twenty seven posters were pasted on the walls of the offices warning of...
  • ISL: Victorious Atletico de Kolkata return home 5 days ago

    Mohammed Rafique scored in the dying stages of the game to give Atletico de Kolkata 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Luis Garcia disappointed over missing ISL final 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata captain and marquee player Luis Garcia said his team's 1-0 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League reminded him of Liverpool's win against AC Milan in the final of the 2005 Champions League. Atletico de Kolkata lifted...
  • I may not play in next season of ISL, says David James 5 days ago

    Mumbai: It was so near yet so far for Kerala Blasters FC but their player-manager David James was gracious enough to accept the defeat and said Atletico de Kolkata were the best team to win the inaugural Indian Super League title on Saturday. Though the former England No. 1 was disappointed...
  • Indian Super League gives Indian football a re-launch pad 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Football in India will never be the same again and Indian Super League (ISL) can take all plaudits for this monumental change in the country's sporting culture. The inaugural ISL - a tournament borrowing on cricket's incredibly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) concept - has managed to recapture the...
  • CPM's youth wing launches matrimonial website 6 days ago

    In its campaign to tackle communalism, the youth wing of CPI(M), the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has come up with a matrimonial website for those willing to overlook caste and religion. ...
  • Rafique's late winner give Atletico de Kolkata the inaugral ISL title 6 days ago

    Mohammed Rafique scored in the dying stages of the game to give Atletico de Kolkata 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Sachin, Sourav display camaraderie, enthused at ISL success 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Displaying their old camaraderie when they used to clobber bowlers into submission, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were Saturday enthused by the success of the inaugural Indian Super League. With the Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC and Ganguly co-owned Atletico de Kolkata slogging it out in the middle...
  • Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters to lift maiden ISL trophy 6 days ago

    Atletico de Kolkata lifted the inaugural Indian Super League trophy, courtesy an injury time goal by substitute Mohammed Rafique which powered the Sourav Ganguly co-owned side to a 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters FC in the final on Saturday. After 90 minutes of exhilarating football it was Rafique's brilliant header which...
  • ISL has 'non-existent' infrastructure: David James 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Former England goalkeeper David James, player-coach for the Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), has criticised the inaugural football tournament for having 'non-existent' infrastructure but said it possesses 'massive potential'. "Four, maybe five sides, were playing on cricket pitches. The coaching is another issue," James said as...
  • ISL: History in the making as Kerala Blasters take on Atletico de Kolkata 6 days ago

    Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters take on Ganguly's Atletico de Kolkata in the Indian Super League final at the DY Patil Stadium here on Saturday. ...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Kerala Blasters FC 1 week ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' fans excited ahead of finale 1 week ago

    The DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai will witness history being made as the finalists Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC will be up against each other for an appetizing summit clash. ...
  • Hume can score goals, Kerala Blasters are a good side: Saurav Ganguly 1 week ago

    Former India captain, Sourav Ganguly is of the opinion that Ian Hume has the abilty to score goals that can make Kerela Blasters a dangerous side in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • ISL Final: Atletico de Kolkata's injuries could work to Kerala Blasters' advantage 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) is now down to just one game, the all important final here on Saturday. After a season full of hype, excitement and in the end success, which saw the world take notice of Indian football's renaissance, Kerala Blasters FC and...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters all set for a fitting finale 1 week ago

    Mumbai: A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL). On the evening of December 20, the DY...
  • Argentinian movie 'Refugiado' bags the prestigious Suvarna Chakoram award at the International Film Festival of Kerala 1 week ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Argentine movie 'Refugiado' has bagged the coveted 'Suvarna Chakoram' (Golden Crow Pheasant Award) for the Best Feature Film in the 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala, which concluded here today. The movie's director-producer Diego Lerman and co-producer Nicolas Avruj would share the prize money of Rs 15...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata take on Kerala Blasters in the final 1 week ago

    Both teams had contrasting wins in the double legged semis. Kolkata beat FC Goa on penalties after the two legs ended 0-0 while Kerala defeated Chennaiyin FC 4-3 on aggregate. ...
  • I knew we will reach the ISL finals: David James 1 week ago

    Kerala Blasters struck the match-winner against Chennaiyin FC in the extra time in the second leg semi-final to book a berth for the summit clash of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Luis Garcia, David James want better infrastructure in next year's ISL 1 week ago

    They are rival skippers but Luis Garcia and David James on Friday agreed in unison that organisers of the Indian Super League need to improve the infrastructure, logistics and scheduling during the next edition of the cash-rich league. "I think one thing (that can be addressed) is the infrastructure with regards...