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Anti-plastic drive stepped up in Sabarimala

Campaign against use of plastic articles has been stepped up in and around the hill shrine of Sabarimala where devotees are thronging since the two-month long pilgrimage began five days back. Use of plastic articles of less than 30 micron had been banned in the hill shrine through an an order of the Kerala High […]Read More

Experience at Sabarimala pilgrim center

Tomorrow, 17th Nov 2010 is the first day of malayalam month VRISCHIKAM. The sanctum sanctorum of Sabarimala temple is opened today and the new Melsanthi is assigned the holy duties for this season. The rituals commence all over the South India tomorrow. The next 45 days and even more, in few cases, ie till Jan 15, […]Read More

Cochin-Sabarimala helicopter service

Bharat Airways Private Limited (BAPL), a Bangalore-based aviation company, has started the first heli-taxi service in Kerala  connecting Kochi international airport with Sabarimala, a famous pilgrim centre. The service, launched on Saturday, would provide air connectivity to Nilakkal, a place near the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district. A Bell-407 helicopter with five passenger seats would […]Read More

Drinking water supply in Sabarimala

Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has made arrangements to make available quality drinking water to pilgrims to the hill shrine of Sabarimala this season, a TDB press release here said. The TDB had invited offers from different companies in the country for the distribution of drinking water and chose one of the firms with the approval […]Read More

Kerala High Court suggests keeping Sabarimala temple open year round

September4 : A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday directed the Travancore Devaswom Board to consider the possibility of keeping open the Sabarimala shrine round the year. The Bench, comprising Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice P. Bhavadasan, observed that the court did not find any reason why darshan and pujas could […]Read More