The famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala has dedicated free meals to around 75,000 pilgrims on Monday to wish for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, a senior temple official said.
About 360 kg of gunpowder, suspected to have been abandoned after being brought for a ritual fireworks display which has been recently banned, was on Saturday seized from a forest near the famed Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.
Russian company JSC AEM-technology on Friday said it has started manufacturing two sets of steam generators for the third and fourth 1,000MW nuclear power units to be set up at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.
Women wearing salwars and churidars entered the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday for the first time. The historic day was however marred by protests.
Kerala government today asked the Centre to urgently provide Rs 1,200 crore to the state treasury to disburse salary and pension as there is a "drastic reduction" in the state's revenue following demonetisation.