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Kerala gives nod to personal rapid transit system


February 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet Wednesday gave the nod for the formation of a new company, based on private-public participation, to set up a state of the art ... Read more...

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Now ‘Kumarakom musings’ for president


August 12th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kumarakom (Kerala) Aug 12 (IANS) The picturesque Kumarakom tourist destination on the banks of the sea-sized Vembanad Lake is all decked up to receive President Pratibha Patil and her family members ... Read more...

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Band of Nottingham Boys makes music with Indian chenda (Letter from Nottingham)


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran Nottingham (Britain), Sep 3 (IANS) Indians living in Nottingham West Park village in Derbyshire have in the past month woken up to a sound from their homeland - thanks to ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases commemorative coins of Saint Alphonsa


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday released a set of commemorative coins to mark the birth centenary of the first Indian woman Catholic Saint Alphonsa, who was ... Read more...

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Postal stamp on Saint Alphonsa released


November 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A postal stamp on Saint Alphonsa, India's first woman saint, was released at a convention of the Syro Malabar Church here Sunday.Chief Post Master General (Delhi) P.K. ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 take part in function for Saint Alphonsa


November 9th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Nov 9 (IANS) Over 100,000 people Sunday evening took part in a celebration at the St. Mary's Church, Bharananganam, which has the tomb of Saint Alphonsa.It was on Oct 12 ... Read more...

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The day Kerala devouts remained glued to TV


October 12th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Oct 12 (IANS) The melody of Gregorian chants invited visitors to catholic institutions in Kerala Sunday afternoon, as the devout remained glued to TV channels bringing live the canonisation ceremony of ... Read more...

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Those attacking Christians in India should renounce their acts: Pope


October 12th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 12 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI has urged the perpetrators of anti-Christian violence in India to renounce their acts and “join with their brothers and sisters to work together in ... Read more...

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Sister Alphonsa is first Indian Catholic nun to be made saint (Second Lead)


October 12th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 12 (IANS) "She suffered herself to heal the suffering of others," is how Pope Benedict XVI poignantly described Kerala nun Sister Alphonsa while declaring her a saint at a ... Read more...

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Bells chime in Kerala as devout mark sainthood of Alphonsa


October 12th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) Bells tolled across Catholic churches in Kerala Sunday and tears of joy rolled down the cheeks of the devout as far away in the Vatican the Pope declared ... Read more...

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Sister Alphonsa of Kerala becomes India’’s first woman saint


October 12th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (ANI): Sister Alphonsa of Kerala becomes the first woman from India and second from Indian Roman Catholic church to get canonized today at St. Peters Square in Vatican, ... Read more...

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Sister Alphonsa becomes India’s first woman saint (Lead)


October 12th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 12 (IANS) Kerala nun Sister Alphonsa became Saint Alphonsa after she was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony at St. Peter's Square here Sunday, becoming the first ... Read more...

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India’’s first woman saint cheers Christians


October 12th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bharananganam (Kerala)/Kolkata, Oct 12 (ANI): Hundreds of Christians gathered in Kottayam in Kerala today to celebrate the planned canonization of Sister Alphonsa by Pope Benedict at a special ceremony at the ... Read more...

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Indian cardinal in Rome for Alponsa canonisation takes ill


October 12th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, head of the Indian Catholic delegation that is in Vatican City for the canonisation of Kerala nun Sister Alphonsa, has been hospitalised due to ... Read more...

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First Indian nun to be canonised in Vatican today


October 12th, 2008 - 8:51 am ICT by ANI
Vatican, Oct 12 (ANI): Sister Alphonsa from Kerala will become the first nun from the country to be canonised by the Vatican today.The date was announced after a formal meeting of ... Read more...

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Kerala ministers get ready to go globe trotting


October 4th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) When they were in the opposition in Kerala, they were critical of the then Congress led United Democratic Front ministers foreign jaunts. Now, in power, the Left ministers ... Read more...

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Roman Catholic Church to accord sainthood to Sister Alphonsa from India


March 3rd, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Kottayam (Kerala), Mar 3 (ANI): Sister Alphonsa from Kerala will become the first nun from the country to be canonised by the Vatican .She will become Saint Alphonsa on October 12 this ... Read more...

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