A day well spent at Vellayani

The serene countryside atmosphere of Vellayani Lake with its blooming lotuses  offers numerous retreat spots for tourists along the shore

19 Jul 2019

GPS, panic button installation on school buses drags on

Devices as per central guidelines in short supply, setting up district control rooms to take time

02 Jul 2019

Pay ward block at Panchakarma Hospital seeks redemption

The pay ward block at the Panchakarma Hospital, Poojappura, has been lying deserted and unused ever since its official inauguration three months ago.

29 Jun 2019

Abandoned kalaripayattu centre, now den of anti-social elements

Meanwhile, a request to hand over the place to the police is also in place.

28 Jun 2019

IGNOU assignment sales thrive

Shyma (name changed) a government employee, and an MA student at IGNOU from Kerala, purchased assignments after contacting one such Whatsapp number.

14 Jun 2019

Rampant borewell digging permits leave Trivandrum high and dry

For some persons, though,  this presents a business opportunity and they sell water to individuals, hotels and resorts nearby
 

13 May 2019

WhatsApp groups come to government job seekers’ aid in Kerala

Hundreds of WhatsApp groups share messages on job opportunities in the government sector and the public sector undertakings.

14 Apr 2019

They find it hard to weave their lives together in Thiruvananthapuram

With the decline of the weaving industry, women weavers find it hard to eke out a living with lesser job opportunities.

10 Apr 2019

Water woes, claims and allegations aplenty in Thiruvananthapuram region

Irrigation Department officials blame  slush and dirt in the canal for the lack of water supply in the surrounding panchayats.

04 Apr 2019

Poovar fishers in Thiruvananthapuram in Catch-22 situation

Fishermen in the Adimalathura-Poovar regions wish to tide over the crisis of finding an ideal place to sell the catch.

03 Apr 2019

Light, sound operators in for a big haul during election

Election also means more business in assorted sectors. The demand for light and sound operators has also gone up.

01 Apr 2019

The fight against eve-teasing, sexual harrassment and outsiders in Thiruvananthapuram

A third-year student struggled to find words to explain the foreboding feeling that dawns on her when she arrives at the college.

28 Mar 2019

Sivakasi presses await bumper election season in Kerala

 Although poster and pamphlet printing is a comparatively small part of the election campaign process, the printing presses in Sivakasi thrive on the orders from Kerala.

19 Mar 2019

Kudumbashree goes digital. Visibility on more platforms soon

 Kudumbashree mission has gone digital with its products now being sold online. The MoU signed with Amazon was the first step towards it. 

01 Mar 2019

Thrissur’s Shameer Khader among the top 100 global AI experts

The AI experts featured in the list come from Academia, Pharmaceutical sector, AI companies, Tech corporations and other related sectors.

24 Feb 2019