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Onam 2018: All the delicacies that make up the very vast Onam sadhya feast

Lay out the banana leaves. Here’s a ready primer on the Onam Sadhya – what each delicacy is and how to cook them.

Kerala floods: After church, Sikh volunteers take up temple cleaning

The volunteers are now working at Panayannurkavu Devi Temple (also called Panayannur Kavilamma temple) at village Thalavady in Kuttanadu of district Alappuzha.


Onam 2018: History, significance and timings of puja

Onam 2018: The celebration continues for 10 days, beginning with Attham and ending up with Thiruvonam. The public holidays are declared four days before the festival, which is on the day of Uthradom. Know the significance, history and timings of Subh Puja here.

Onam 2018: Wishes Images, Quotes, Messages, SMS, Greetings, Wallpaper, Photos, Pics

Onam is celebrated to eternalise the generosity and sacrifice of King Mahabali, who never let anyone return empty-handed from his door. It is believed that his spirit comes to visit his subjects during Onam.

Onam delicacies: 5 easy recipes you can make at home

Onam 2018: Create these delicious delicacies in minimum time at home to celebrate the festival of Onam this year.

Onam 2018: Want to wear a settu mundu this Onam, but don’t know how to drape it?

Settu Mundu is the oldest remnant of the ancient form of the sari worn by women in Kerala. It is a two-set outfit which covers the lower part of the body and the upper in two separate saris.


Happy Onam: PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee wish nation on occasion, Pinarayi assures better future for Kerala

PM Modi added that people of India should pray for the happiness and prosperity of its citizens as the state witnessed the worst floods in a century.

Onam in the time of floods: How Kerala's festival is a celebration of 'perennial return'

According to legend, Onam celebrates the return of the demon King Mahabali and all festivities are preparations to welcome him.

Indian Railways' special trains for Onam and Velankanni Church Annual Feast 2018: Check details here

In order to clear the extra rush experienced during Onam Festival and Velankanni Church Annual Feast, the following special trains have been introduced by Southern Railways with advance reservations opening today. Here's the complete list of special trains by the Southern Railway between August 24 and September 7.

Onam 2017: Savour delicious Onam sadhyas at these restaurants in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru

With the ongoing celebrations for one of the biggest festivals in Kerala, Onam, Malayalis are heading back to their hometown to celebrate the cultural harvest festival. But, if you're among those, who have to stay back, here are some of the best places where you can get Onam sadhyas with the same traditional flavour that would remind you of home. 

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Subdued Onam celebrations in flood-battered Kerala

Onam 2018: Keralites celebrate Onam as the state gradually recovers from the disastrous floods that ravaged the coastal state and caused a horrendous loss of life and property which has been recorded as unprecedented in recent times.

Happy Onam 2017: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

Onam is the biggest festival for Malayalis, and is celebrated with much fanfare not only across through Kerala, but Malayalis around the world. Festivities include musical and dance performances, not to forget the traditional Onam sadhya.


People across India celebrate Onam festival with enthusiasm

The festival of Onam is celebrated in Kerala, in South India, and by Malayalam speaking people all over the world.

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Kerala floods: Onam spirit stays alive in Kalamassery relief camp

In one of the worst-hit areas, the people of Kerala keep up the spirit of Onam.