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Woman Safety smartphone applications - Safety for women after Delhi Rape

This post about women safety is being updated as the list of top woman safety apps are being updated everyday. we are reviewing those apps in real time scenarios, and we'll be back with an updated list soon.

Kochi Muziris Biennale - making Kochi the art capital of this season

The Biennale 2 was a great crowd puller which attracted a large viewership from all sort of people. From artists to art enthusiasts to common men, Biennale caters its good through its various art installations. Artists around the globe met in kochi for the biggest festival of contemporary art in India

Read Malayalam in android devices - No root required- All indian languages

I was searching for a way to make my android device capable of displaying Malayalam fonts. I found that many of the malayalam sites have their own apps for android and iphone like one from Manoramaonline.

But my ultimate aim was to read manoramaonline and other malayalam sites right from my Android native browser. I google it for a while and found some facts like, if you have a malayalam locale in your android you can read Malayalam like any other global language.this enables all other apps to read malayalam too.

2.3.6 Android Gingerbread version and ICS suppors Malayalam Unicode Languages.

Download MoreLocale2 Application from Android market,..
Go Custom Locale. Change Language code ML, Country Code IN Your phone has been changed to Malayalam Locale 
Paltalk is the one Audio Video Messenger which support Malayalam Locale
Download Paltalk Mobile from Google play store.
Follow these links to see how to Read Malayalam in Opera mini  and how to get Manorama android apps

Malayala Manorama Android App, read Malayalam In android Devices

I was searching for a solution to read malayala manorama daily, one of India's largest circulated daily newspaper. There was newshunt and several other apps, but I could not find a solution for reading malayala manorama right in my android native browser. Recently Malayala Manorama rolled out their own android app to read the online edition in your android phone. Here is the link to Download Manorama Android app
To read other malayalam sites in android there is a fine way, open your opera mini web browser and type config: in a fresh tab you will be guided to the configuration menu.
Change entry for ‘Use bitmap fonts for complex
scripts’ to ‘Yes’. Now you can read all unicode Malayalam websites(except atomic chillu characters) from your mobile phone.

[Update] Read this post about how to read Malayalam in  Android native browser

Railway ticket booking abreviations RAC,WL,RLWL,PQWL

Many of us are unaware of the expansion of Indian railway ticket booking status. Some of the most common shortforms and their expanded forms are listed below.
RAC - Reservation against Cancellation
WL - Wait list
RLWL - Remote location wait list
PQWL - Pool Qouta wait list
General Wait List and WL are one and the same. -

Railway Police Alert number and RPF helpline number - Kerala

Railway police alert number : 9846200100
RPF helpline phone number : 999504000
The above given phone numbers are important if are travelling in kerala by train. Especially if you are travelling in odd times, you may find this phone numbers helpful. Recently railway police - Kerala police filed a handful of cases against assaults happened during train journey.

Kerala PSC one time registration

Now applicants can register at once at Kerala PSC's website and multiple applications for eligible jobs can be done with that profile. this reduces the effort of application by eliminating the need of upload of photo and other information each time an applicant apply for a job. This facility begun from 1st of January 2012. Kerala Public Service Commission enabled the single registration for a candidate thus help him/her to appear for all the exams according to his/her qualification. 

Special discount when buying books online for PSC preperation.
Click here to apply for Kerala PSC onetime registration