Petta

  • PM to inaugurate Kochi Metro project on Thursday September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone of the Kochi Metro Rail project on Thursday, kickstarting the muchawaited project. The Rs 5181.79 crore project, covering a length of 25.612 kms, is being funded jointly by the Centre and Kerala government and is targeted to be completed in...
  • Symbol of secularism in Sabarimala June 17, 2007

    Erumali (Kerala): Petta Thullal, a ceremony that personifies communal harmony, is one of the biggest attractions of the Sabarimala pilgrimage. Bathed in colours, armed with clubs and arrows, and matching steps to drumbeats, devotees celebrate Ayappa's victory over Mahishi, the victory of good over evil. More than all that, it is...