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2014-05-15 00:21:30

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Short Film on a Child Prodigy Draws Global Attention Thanks to Social Media A short film [https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nNmEMz0D5JY ] on a child prodigy who created more than 25,000 pictures in his short life of 2522 days has drawn global attention thanks to social media. Edmund Thomas Clint [https://www.keralatourism.org/clint ], seen as a genius by many, lived for less than...

2014-05-14 04:21:37

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kerala, India, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clint Memorial International Online Paining Competition for Children, probably the only major online painting competition [https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pjszGckqBCM ] for children that has ever taken place, has gathered a huge response from the public. Just three weeks to closure, the competition, organized by Kerala Tourism [https://www.keralatourism.org ], has received entries...

2014-03-12 00:22:26

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Kerala Tourism conducts Mobile App Idea Competition Calling all App-licants! Do You Have An App Idea? Participate in a unique competition and turn your ideas into reality! Contestants are invited to brainstorm and submit creative, original ideas that promote Kerala tourism, making sure that the idea is one that can be developed into a Mobile Application. Contestants do not have to be responsible...

2014-02-26 04:22:23

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Kerala Tourism Organising an online video quiz on Ayurveda Place: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India Date: 26 February 2014 Looking for an opportunity to experience the world famous ayurvedic rejuvenation therapy of Kerala? Well, here is a chance to win a free treatment package. Kerala Tourism [http://www.keralatourism.org ], a pioneer in introducing innovative IT tools for marketing...

2014-02-03 23:22:46

Pure-Yoga-DVD.com creates awareness on Yoga and its benefits. Whats forgotten over the years is revived by Yoga teachers and enthusiasts alike (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Pure-Yoga-Dvd.com , An organization educating people on Yoga continues with yet another informative Ebook and article on Mood swings and depression in this series. Pure-yoga-dvd.com is releasing an eBook on the best yoga asanas or exercises that can control mood swings in women. Pure-yoga-dvd is an educational site on...

2014-01-30 12:29:44

Painting competition on the 30th death anniversary of Clint, the child prodigy THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration [https://www.keralatourism.org/clint/registration ] started for the online international painting competition for children in memory of Edmund Thomas Clint. Clint was born as the only son of M.T. Joseph and Chinnamma Joseph in Kochi (Kerala, Republic of India) in 1976. He lived only for a short span of 2522 days and completed...

2014-01-14 08:31:27

Realization's Software and Methodology Have Allowed Vibgyor to Quickly Expand its Offerings of World-Class Indian Educational Facilities and Reliably Complete New Facilities on Time SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The elite Vibgyor High, an Indian organization that provides a world class education to students in many locations throughout India, has completed construction of two new schools well ahead of schedule and 30 percent faster than expected with help from Realization's...

Scientists Dig Up New Limbless Amphibian In India
2012-04-26 04:43:35

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com A joint team of UK and Indian scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of worm-like amphibian living near Kerala, India. Scientists from the University of Kerala and Natural History Museum in London found the species while digging in the moist soil of a shrub-lined mountain stream after a monsoon, according to the study published in Zootaxa. The animal, named Gegeneophis primus, measured about six-and-a-half inches and was found in the...

2012-03-20 11:38:03

The foot hills of the Western Ghats are a remarkable habitat. Formed of Laterite (a hard rock) outcrops, they are a barren land during summer. Yet, as soon as the monsoon rains start, they sprout vibrant plant carpets in blue, pink and white. This seasonal vegetation is formed mainly by pipeworts and insectivorous plants, such as bladderworts or sundews. The species combinations differ greatly along the Western Ghats and the rich plant growth attracts many birds, butterflies and other...

Latest Kerala Reference Libraries

2007-04-06 08:03:43

The Red line torpedo barb or Denison barb (Puntius denisonii) is a subtropical fish belonging to the barb genus in the minnow family. It originates in fast-flowing hill streams and rivers of the state of Kerala, in South India. Physical characteristics The fish is characterized by a torpedo shaped body with silver scales, a red line running from its head, through the eye, back towards the middle of the body, and below the red line, a black line that runs the length of the fish to the...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'