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NDTVMemories of OnamNDTVIt begins officially with the old brass urli being dragged out of store, not without a little difficulty and a lot of sweating. The household help is pressed into service shining and polishing all traditional brass utensils, especially the lamps ...The magic of Onam recreatedThe Hinduall 2 news articles »
IBNLive.comThiruvananthapuram: Job hopefuls go on hunger strike on Thiru OnamIBNLive.comThiruvananthapuram: As households in the state readied Thiru Onam lunch on Wednesday, there were those holding up empty plaintain leaves, on which the traditional meal is served, as a mark of protest. There were also those who sat in front of the state ...Thiru Onam celebrated in KeralaMizo NewsFestivities peak on Thiru OnamNewstrack Indiaall 9 news articles »
Daily News & AnalysisOnam ushers in tradition and festivity in AhmedabadDaily News & AnalysisExquisite floral rangolis known as 'pookalam' are made on the first day of Onam and the layers of the rangoli are increased every day. There are different sizes and designs on the doorways of homes. “The rangolis are made for five to ten days starting ...
Asin Celebrates Onam in MumbaiIndia WestOnam delicacies like Payasam and banana chips were served to her friends in the industry, including Sajid Khan, Sonam Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez. As a kid in Kochi, Asin used to get up before sunrise, wear the traditional pattu pavadas (silk ...
Onam walk of heaven with an authentic sadya - buffet styleIBNLive.comJust when you walk into a hotel expecting to miss non-vegetarian for a meal, there it is. At Quality Inn Sabari, among vats of one's favourite Onam delicacies – think Palakkdan Mattu Chorru (stout grains of boiled rice) and avial, are also Meen ...
Wonder WomanJob hopefuls go on hunger strike on Thiru OnamTwoCircles.netThiruvananthapuram : As households in the state readied Thiru Onam lunch Wednesday, there were those holding up empty plaintain leaves, on which the traditional meal is served, as a mark of protest. There were also those who sat in front of the state ...Festivities peak on Thiru OnamNewstrack Indiaall 4 news articles »
Onam festivities marred by gas tanker mishapgulfnews.comMillions of Keralites celebrated Onam festivities yesterday, remembering their mythological king Mahabali, during whose time prosperity and happiness reigned, but the festivities were tinged with sadness as the death toll in the gas tanker lorry mishap ...and more »
Mumbai: "Happiness", "prosperity" and "love" are what Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Prabhu Deva and Farhan Akhtar wish for friends and fans celebrating the harvest festival of Onam Wednesday. Here is what the actors had to say -- Prabhu Deva:
IBNLive.comOnam: A rare guest for Kochi cops on festival eveIBNLive.comKochi: Amidst the Onam festivities and the security checks in place, the policemen of the Central Police station rescued a 11-month-old girl early in the morning on Tuesday. The girl child was found on the roadside by a few policemen, who then brought ...and more »
...to all faiths observing the traditions of Onam. Malayalees in India and abroad celebrate Onam festival with much gaiety. Onam is a ten day long festival and the final day called Thiruonam is the most important day filled with activity, fun and frolic. Keralites...
Here is what the actors had to say -- Prabhu Deva: "Happy Onam friends. Celebrate with 'athapoo pookolam' (rangoli) and enjoy Onam 'sadhya' with 'ada pradhaman', 'aviyal', 'elseri', 'upperi', 'olan', 'kalan', sambar, etc etc." Resul Pookutty: "A very, ve
The HinduRain dampens Onam shopping mood on UthradomThe HinduThe heart of Kochi's retails sales — Broadway, Durbar Hall and MG Roads, began to fill with Onam shoppers only after mid-day as frequent bouts of heavy showers kept shoppers indoors most part of the morning on Uthradom day, the eve of Thiruvonam, ...and more »
Onam: what King Mahabali may say to fellow KeralitesIBNLive.comFrom time immemorial, come rain or sunshine, I, Mahabali, have been regularly visiting Kerala all these umpteen years without fail. Suppose I happen to miss a single visit, utter chaos will prevail. The Government will declare, 'No Mahabali, No Onam ...
Deccan ChronicleOnam, a festival of lost dreamsDeccan ChronicleMaybe Onam is a remembrance. Or maybe it is a lament. Or perhaps, it is just a dream that withered away. Onam is the only festival in India that is celebrated in honour of an Asura. All other festivals like Deepavali or Navarathri belong to the gods.
IBNLive.comThiruvananthapuram: Revisiting the legend of OnamIBNLive.comThiruvananthapuram: Onam, for all its festive mood, is entwined with the rather dismal tale of King Mahabali's exile into netherworld. As the day's merrymaking fades out, we sigh at the knowledge of the noble King's inevitable return to the dark world ...Vishnu and MahabaliDeccan Chronicleall 4 news articles »
The HinduFrenzied shopping at Onam fairsThe HinduLike every year, this time too the premises of the Jubilee School in Dooravaninagar are bustling with activity. Malayalis in K.R. Puram's periphery, and even from across the city, have come here to shop at the Onam Chantha (market), organised here by ...Onam: Roaring sales of lottery tickets in KeralaIndia TodayKerala pays out Rs1b in pension, dole for Onamgulfnews.comDelhi prepares for yummy Onam delightTimes of IndiaIndian Express -IBNLive.comall 35 news articles »
Onam celebrations: LPG supply hit at IOC plant ahead of the festivalTimes of IndiaKOCHI: With only a day to go for Onam, the supply of LPG cylinders from Indian Oil Corporation's (IOC) bottling plant in Udayamperoor was hit on Monday. This could lead to a severe shortage of LPG in the coming days as the filling process at the plant ...and more »
The HinduOnam brings them guests, cheersThe HinduFor Gopika, Gokul, Govindhan and Stella, no mother waits to feed them love and care spread on a banana platter. No father comes to pamper them with sweet fun and frolic. No family gathers around them to spoil them with choices. But on Monday, Onam ...
exchange4media.comThis Onam, harvest time for stories tooTimes of IndiaKOCHI: The writer's workshop gets busy ahead of every Onam. For, this is a season for stories, the greatest among them being that of a king who returns from exile. An average Malayali reader can get hold of close to 200 short stories during this Onam rush.Print players on ad overdrive in Kerala for Onamexchange4media.comall 2 news articles »
A very special OnamIBNLive.comOnam celebration was special this year for the children of Make A Difference (MAD). A visit to the Pattom Palace, lunch and a hearty tete-a-tete with the head of the Travancore royal family who also gifted them new clothes ('onakkodi'); August 25 was ...
The HinduMulticoloured floral carpet laid out for OnamThe HinduTradition has it that people from Kerala spend the morning of Onam, on all 10 days, making intricate designs of flowers in their courtyard to welcome their king Mahabali. Legend has it that Mahabali visits his people every year during the harvest festival.
Onam treat awaits tourists in KumbalanghiTimes of IndiaKOCHI: The five-day Onam celebration at the Kumbalanghi model tourism village started on Sunday and is giving a unique experience to both domestic and foreign tourists. The celebrations are being organized by Kumbalanghi Model Tourism Society ...
Onam festivities all aroundTimes of IndiaBHOPAL: Onam festivities have begun in the state capital with Keralities organizing several functions across the city to celebrate the 10-day harvest festival that will culminate on August 29. While the families are gearing to celebrate the day, the ...The Message of OnamDaily News & Analysisall 3 news articles »
Deccan ChronicleFood safety checks to continue during OnamThe HinduLarge quantities of milk from the neighbouring States reached Kerala on account of the increased demand for milk during the Onam season. The quality of all brands were being strictly checked and special arrangements had been made by the Food Safety ...54 cans of illegal spirit seizedDeccan Chronicle20-km queue causes traffic jam at Aryankavu check postTimes of Indiaall 5 news articles »
Onam Week celebrations begin todayThe HinduThe Onam Week celebrations in the district organised jointly by the Tourism Department and the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) will begin on Sunday with a colourful cultural procession. Kollam Beach will be the main venue of the celebrations.DTPC to organise Kadalolam OnamIBNLive.comKerala government approves 14 DTPC projects in ErnakulamTravelBizMonitorall 3 news articles »
Welfare assistance to be disbursed before Onam, says MinisterThe HinduThe government is trying to disburse financial assistance under the National Family Welfare Scheme as well as the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to all the applicants before Onam festival itself, Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash has said. The Minister was ...and more »
Onam fervour grips colleges in KudlaTimes of IndiaMANGALORE: With more and more students from neighbouring Kerala are taking admissions in city colleges year after year, Onam has gained a prominent place in their calendars. They are leaving no stone unturned to celebrate the festival in its full ...
MES celebrates Onam across the KeralaTimes of IndiaKOZHIKODE: Underlining the secular character of Onam, thousands of Muslims under the banner of the Muslim Educational Society (MES) celebrated the festival across the state on Friday, right after the main prayers. Seeking to clear the misconception ...
Yesudas to miss Onam festivity in state this yearTimes of India"They will be spending Onam abroad this year and it's not that they would be missing any celebrations. Malayalis, wherever they are in the world, know how to celebrate Onam in keeping with the traditions, and Dasettan's voice will surely lend the ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Revisiting the Onam mythIBNLive.comOnam, for all its festive mood, is entwined with the rather dismal tale of King Mahabali's exile into netherworld. As the day's merrymaking fades out, we sigh at the knowledge of the noble King's inevitable return to the dark world. But maybe, we ...
...be served on a banana leaf. In some places, the meal is still eaten squatting on the floor. Onam week starts Sunday; the first Onam falls on Tuesday, followed by Thiru Onam the next day. The third Onam will be observed on Thursday and fourth Onam on Friday....
SIT to arrest Mani after OnamIBNLive.comThe Special Investigation Team probing Anchery Baby murder case in Idukki has decided to arrest M M Mani after Onam. The SIT officials had conducted a meeting at Kottayam on Thursday in this regard. The police officials said that the arrest will take ...and more »
The HinduUshering in Onam, with floral carpetsThe HinduOf all the events and programmes the Government College for Women conducts, Onam celebration is perhaps the one that witnesses the coming together of students from every department in one venue. Heralding Onam, the final day before the college ...and more »
Onam rush: Train, bus tickets to Kerala fast selling outTimes of IndiaCHENNAI: Onam is just a few days away, and tickets on buses and trains to Kerala are selling out fast. A visit to Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations and Koyambedu bus terminus shows that services to north and south Kerala destinations are ...
...things about the way Onam is celebrated has changed while certain other things remain the same Onam has changed over the years. But the spirit of the season and colours of celebration remain the same. “Onam finds mention in the Malabar Manual written by British...
Onam.celebrations@Technopark.comIBNLive.comTechnopark is in high spirits with the onset of the Malayalam month of Chingam. The rare sight of techies clad in traditional attire brings a new look to the campus. Every day, the campus is in a festive mood as most of the 245 companies celebrate Onam ...
Onam celebrations: Mangalore students get a taste of the harvest festivalTimes of IndiaMANGALORE: It is that time of the year when people in Kerala enter into celebration mood with 10 days of festivities including boat races, dance, music and sports contests. Giving a taste of God's Own Country's secular state festival to students of the ...and more »
The art of eating the Onam sadhyaIBNLive.comChef Unnikrishnan Namboodri doesn't travel light. A Thrissur-based chef who is in Chennai to supervise the Onam Sadhya preparations at Ente Keralam, he has brought with him a range of ingredients to ensure the authenticity of the dishes. “The Kerala ...
Onam fairs move to halls in luxury hotelsTimes of IndiaKOCHI: Along with open venues like the Ernakulathappan ground and the Marine Drive ground, exhibition halls in luxury hotels too are in much demand during Onam to host a variety of exhibitions. The halls in hotels like Abad Plaza, International ...
Onam celebrations: Ludhiana gets ready for harvest festivalTimes of IndiaSince we live like an extended family here, festivals like Onam serve as an occasion for get-togethers and great merriment," says K Babu, a Malayali businessman who has been living in the city for over 12 years. Onam is also known for the lavish 25 ...and more »
MTS announces Onam bonanza for KeralaThe Mobile IndianAccording to Radhakrishnan KV, chief operating officer, Kerala - MTS India, "We at MTS India, strongly identify with the spirit in which Onam is celebrated in Kerala. Adding to the celebrations, we have introduced a range of exciting propositions for ...and more »
Corporation plans major Onam illuminationTimes of IndiaTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It is going to be a glittering Onam this time for the city residents. The corporation has decided to go in for a major illumination programme in the city as part of its onam celebrations. The corporation has reached an agreement ...
Onam shopping is a stinking affair hereTimes of IndiaCaught between the government and the corporation, the merchants are awaiting the worst ever Onam sales ahead. "It is the festive season we always look forward to in terms of our sales. Now, it is not just about our sales. We are also worried about our ...
Onam rush: Security to be beefed upIBNLive.comTo counter the Onam rush, the city police will deploy 2500 police men and women across the city, for tightening the security system, said City Police Commissioner M R Ajith Kumar in a press release. As part of the security drive, 24 police posts will ...
Six-day Onam Fete from SaturdayIBNLive.comThe district administration and the District Tourism Promotion Council will organise a six-day-long Onam fest from August 25 to 31 here. The fest, named 'Lavanya', will have exhibitions, dance and music programmes which will be held in three venues.Lavanyam 2012 to begin on SaturdayTimes of Indiaall 2 news articles »
IBNLive.comOh dear! OnamIBNLive.comIt's Atham, the first day of the ten-day Onam celebrations today. Traditionally it is believed to be the day Mahabali begins his preparations to visit his subjects. And in a frenzy to welcome their king, the whole state erupts in high-spirited fervour ...Legendary Stories To Know About OnamBoldSkyall 3 news articles »
Deccan ChronicleOnam's boom time for flower trade in NilgirisDeccan ChronicleOnam, the festival of flowers, is on the cards and with neighbouring Kerala gearing up for Onam celebrations next week, florists in the Nilgiris and Ooty are looking forward to good flower trade. The big role played by flowers, used for making pookalam ...Soaring flower prices fail to dampen atham spiritIBNLive.comFlower sale dips this season tooTimes of Indiaall 4 news articles »
Onam celebrations: Railway police to step up vigil during the festivityTimes of IndiaHe said pickpocketing and baggage theft are common incidents in railway stations during the Onam season, as there would be heavy rush. "In a drive conducted last month railway police nabbed many who were engaged in pickpocketing. A squad of railway ...and more »
Onam celebrations: Special trains to clear festival rushTimes of IndiaTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In view of the ensuing Onam festival southern railway will run the following special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers. Train No 06001 Chennai Central-Mangalore Central superfast special will leave Chennai Central at ...and more »
Corporation planning pay & parkIBNLive.comThe City Corporation has identified seven spots in the city where the public could park their vehicles when out in the streets for Onam shopping. They are also toying with the idea of implementing pay-n-use system in three schools which are part of the ...Streamlining Onam trafficThe Hinduall 2 news articles »