Delhi take slender lead against lacklustre Saurashtra

New Delhi , Dec 7

Delhi reached 194/8 to take a slender 102-run lead in their Ranji Trophy cricket match against a lacklustre Saurashtra on a day which witnessed 18 wickets fall at the Reliance Stadium at Vadodara on Wednesday.

IFFK invites 13,000 film buffs to 8-day extravaganza

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 7

The organisers of the 21st edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) have given entry passes to 13,000 film buffs who will be able to choose from a bouquet of around 184 national and international films in 10 sections.

Took me four films to appreciate acting: Prithviraj

Kochi , Dec 7 Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who made his acting debut at the age of 19 with 2002 film "Nandanam", says it took him four to five films to enjoy the process of acting and take his career seriously.

State holiday in Kerala, but banks function as usual

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 6

Even though the Kerala government declared a holiday on Tuesday in government and educational institutions after the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, banks were functioning normally, albeit on a quiet note.

Kerala's comprehensive 'Green initiative' to be launched Thursday

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 7

The 'Haritha' Kerala Mission, a comprehensive programme for creating new development perspectives by maximum utilisation of opportunities through waste management, water resources and agricultural development using organic farming will be launched by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday.

Kochi Biennale to showcase Chittrovanu Mazumdar's installation

New Delhi , Dec 7

Internationally-acclaimed French-Bengali artist Chittrovanu Mazumdar will present a site-specific installation at the upcoming third edition of 'Kochi-Muziris Biennale', scheduled to be held from December 12 to March 29 next year.

Coca Cola Cup will help unearth scout talent ahead of U-17 WC

New Delhi , Dec 6

With exactly 10 months to go for the U-17 World Cup which India will host for the first time, the Coca Cola Cup is set to give national football team coach Nicolai Adam another chance t0 spot talent ahead of the showpiece event.