www.indulekha.com is the first Kerala website and the first Malayalam website to enter Limca Book of Records. NOT JUST ONCE; BUT TWICE! First in 2007 and then in 2009. Indulekha Media Network, its promoter group, also got a mention in the 2011 edition of Limca Book.
Limca Book of Records, 2007
FIRST ONLINE SHOW OF ALL BOOKS OF A WRITER: Indulekha.com is a website dedicated to Malayalam cinema and literature. It held an exhibition of all the books by Jnanpith winner MT Vasudevan Nair from April 18 to May 19, 2006. Readers could read some pages of every book and leave their comments on the book on the page. Swapna Tom Mangatt is the editor of the website.
Limca Book of Records, 2009
FIRST ONLINE CARTOON EXHIBITION: Cartoons by T K Sujith who works with malayalam daily Kerala Kaumudi, was put up on indulekha.com. It was an interactive exhibition where one could leave comments, interact with the cartoonist, and even ask him to draw a cartoon one wished. The show was inaugurated by K Karunakaran at VJT Hall Trivandrum, Kerala, on January 22, 2008, drawing a caricature of Bishop Joseph Mar Thomas who was present at the opening.
Limca Book of Records, 2011
FIRST ONLINE NEWS BOX: Kottayam Press Club, run by Kottayam unit of the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) launched box4news.com, an online news box at Kottayam on Oct 6, 2009. The project enables news sources like universities, government organisations etc. to upload press releases and other information for various media houses while reportes can access press released online anytime, anywhere. The news box is developed and hosted by Indulekha Media Network.
About Limca Book of Records
Limca Book of Records, launched in 1990, is the second book of records in the world after Guinness Book of Records. The book aims to identify people who have the spirit to excel and follow their goal with single-minded passion. It lays emphasis on unique achievements of Indians. Being the first of its kind, this book was an instant hit with people from all generations.