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Popular film locations in Thiruvananthapuram

Did you know that Thiruvananthapuram is where it all began for Malayalam cinema? In 1930, J.C. Daniel shot Vigathakumaran in his own studio, the now non-existent Travancore National Pictures at Pattom and since then the city has been a preferred location for … Continue reading

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Onam Special Trains to/from Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli

To clear the extra rush of passengers during the Onam festival season, railways will operate special trains from various parts of the country to  Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli. Train No. 82607 Chennai Egmore – Kochuveli Suvidha special train via Nagercoil will leave Chennai … Continue reading

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Architect Jayakrishnan: All in the Line of Work

A.R. Jayakrishnan’s lines bring alive cityscapes from around the world Architect A.R. Jayakrishnan draws inspiration from cityscapes. So much so that his wife, architect Chitra Nair, cribs that her husband never clicks a snap of hers. “He is an extremely … Continue reading

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Salsa: Moving to the Rhythm of the beat

Dancers sway to the beat of a Latin tune as Praveen Kumar moves around the room correcting postures and footwork. “Listen to the music; let the rhythm take your feet,” says Praveen, encouraging a new member. A dance form that … Continue reading

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Article: Ananthapuri’s Ambili

Biju Parameswaran, a film buff, reviews a new book on local legend, Jagathy Sreekumar ‘Enter Trivandrum City’ – prominent director Priyadarshan once recalled the name of a play staged by his seniors at his school, when he was in lower … Continue reading

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Southern Railways to Introduce Special AC Train Between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram

Southern Railway will run the following Special AC Train between Chennai and Thriuvananthapuram to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer months of April, May & June 2013. The Train No.06011 Chennai Central – Kochuveli Superfast AC Special … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam’s role in a South Indian Industrial Corridor

The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor has been making progress over the last year or so as land acquisition for the project’s core, the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, is nearing completion and nearly $10 Billion in funding has been tied up … Continue reading

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