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Dec 122019
The government has come up with amendments to the law that would impose hefty fines for compromising airport security directives.
ഏറെ സമാധാനപരമായ ഒരു മണ്ഡലകാലമാണ് ഇത്തവണത്തേതെന്നും ഒരു ഭക്തനെന്ന നിലയില്‍ തനിക്കതില്‍ വളരെ സന്തോഷമുണ്ടെന്നും  പ്രതിപക്ഷ നേതാവ് രമേശ് ചെന്നിത്തല.  പുണ്യം പൂങ്കാവനം പദ്ധതിയുടെ ഭാഗമായി സന്നിധാനത്ത് ശുചീകരണത്തില്‍ പങ്കെടുത്ത ശേഷം  മാധ്യമപ്രവര്‍ത്തകരോട് സംസാരിക്കുകയായിരുന്നു അദ്ദേഹം.   പുണ്യം പൂങ്കാവനം മികച്ച മാതൃകയാണെന്ന് അദ്ദേഹം പറഞ്ഞു. പ്ലാസ്റ്റിക് ഉപയോഗം കുറഞ്ഞിട്ടുണ്ട്.  പ്ലാസ്റ്റിക്കിനെതിരെ അയ്യപ്പഭക്തരില്‍ കൂടുതല്‍ അവബോധം വളര്‍ത്തിയെടുക്കേണ്ടതുണ്ടെന്നും പ്രതിപക്ഷ നേതാവ് പറഞ്ഞു.  
Swami Hastham Ambulance Service for Sabarimala Pilgrims started at Sabarimala. The initiative is made at Sabarimala with the help of Kerala Police, Indian Medical Association, Ramesh Kumar Foundation and Private Ambulance Association under the leadership of the Trauma Rescue Initiative. The service of the ambulance was officially held at the SP office of Pathanamthitta. Travancore Devaswom Board president N Vasu inaugurated the initiative and Pathanamthitta District Police Chief Jayadev. G flagged off the ambulance service.
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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has been named the 2019 Times Magazine Person of the Year. Greta, 16, is the youngest person ever to be named the Times Magazine's Person of the Year. A cover of Times magazine's new issue of the film, with the image of Guerrera, came out with the phrase Power of the Youth.
                                 The fourth edition of International Seminar cum Exhibition on Naval Weapon Systems ‘NAVARMS-19’ with the theme “Make in India - Fight Category: Opportunities and Imperatives” are scheduled at Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, Development Enclave, New Delhi on 12-13 Dec 2019. The two-day event spread over five plenary sessions will provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas, create awareness and identify emerging prospects for Indian/International defence industry in the domain of Naval Weapon Systems.
Thousands of Pongalas will be offered on Tuesday in search of the blessings of Chakkulathukavillamma at the moment the country and the city become a Yajnashala. Since Sunday, women have been pouring into the temple with pots on their heads. People who have reached Pongala have been spotted in the temple premises and in the main streets of the area. The temple was crowded on Monday afternoon. About 15 lakhs of devotees from Kerala and abroad will come to Pongala this year, said Mani Kuttan Namboodiri. Extreme security arrangements have been made for those who arrive at Pongala.
കാസർഗോഡ് മുതൽ തിരുവനന്തപുരം വരെ സൈക്കിളിൽ സഞ്ചരിച്ചെത്തിയ സൗഹൃദ സംഘം രാജ്യാന്തര ചലച്ചിത്ര മേളയിൽ.നല്ല സിനിമകളെ നെഞ്ചേറ്റുന്ന ഒരു സംഘം ചെറുപ്പക്കാരാണ് ഉണ്ണികൃഷ്ണൻ മൊറാഴയുടെ നേതൃത്വത്തിൽ 570 കിലോമീറ്റർ സഞ്ചരിച്ച് തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തെത്തി മേളയിൽ പങ്കെടുക്കുന്നത്.  പ്രിയൻ, ഷിബി ഫിലിപ്പ് ,ടോണി മണ്ണിപ്ലാക്കൻ,അർജുൻ,ശ്രീമോൻ എന്നിവരടങ്ങുന്ന സംഘം വെള്ളിയാഴ്ചയാണ് പ്രധാന വേദിയായ ടാഗോർ തിയേറ്ററിലെത്തിയത്.മികച്ച സിനിമകൾ കാണുന്നതിനൊപ്പം സിനിമയിലെ മഹാരഥന്മാരെ നേരിൽ കാണാനും അവരോടു സംവദിക്കാനും മേളയെ ഉപയോഗപ്പെടുത്തുകയാണ് സംഘത്തിന്റെ ലക്‌ഷ്യം.
“Cinema is not permanent. Cinematic time is permanent' remarked Goutham Ghosh while inaugurating the Open Forum discussion held at Tagore. The forum debated on ‘Changing landscape in Indian Cinema’. Eminent filmmakers Goutham Ghosh, Ruchir Joshi, Nandini Ramnath and officials from the IFFI participated. The debate was moderated by C S Venksateshwaram.
Terming filmmaking and film festivals as forms of resistance against a global rise in fascist and oppressive ideologies,  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the 24th International Film Festival of Kerala at Nishagandhi Auditorium. The Chief Minister spoke at length about the diversity of people and places in India and how such variety was threatened by ideas of “One Language, One State”. He asserted that filmmaking has a history of being a weapon against authoritarian regimes that stifled diversity and freedom of expression. It was a medium capable of moving masses.
A four-day national Vedic conference will be held here as part of the ongoing 56-day Murajapam ritual of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple. Vedic scholars, teachers and students will attend the meet to be held from January 2 at the Panchajanyam Kalyanamandapam. Each day of the conference will be devoted to one Veda and Vedic scholars will present papers. Discourses will also be held, according to Executive Officer V. Ratheesan.
Green Guards have started operating at Pampa to discourage those who leave their garments at the holy river Pampa. Travancore Devaswom Board stated that it is not customary for pilgrims to leave their garments in the holy river Pampa. This deed of the pilgrims in addition to obstructing the flow of the river, it also pollutes Sabarimala and its forests. Pathanamthitta District Administration has initiated to deploy Green Guards at Pampa.

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