No light in the end of manhole

Though manual scavenging is prohibited in the country according to the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013, it continues to prevail.

13 Jul 2019

Mirage: Alka’s quest to find an oasis in her daily journey

BA student Alka Mohan Kanaparambil releases her collection of poems titled ‘Mirage’

13 Jul 2019

Decomposed body at hospital mortuary kicks up a row

While the relatives of the deceased blamed the hospital authorities, the latter claimed a technical snag caused the freezer to malfunction and insisted that it was an isolated incident. 

12 Jul 2019

Strings sing in her hands

Her bond with Balabhaskar goes back to the Kerala University Youth Festival days.

11 Jul 2019

For the want of life jackets

In the wake of drowning incidents involving fishermen, Fisheries Department has made life jackets mandatory for them.

05 Jul 2019

Tribesmen await link to mainland

Absence of a proper road at the Thodumala settlement in Amboori grama panchayat leaves residents distressed

04 Jul 2019

A dancer’s odyssey 

Passion and profession often run parallel to each other. But when they merge, its outcome can become magical.

02 Jul 2019

Kuchipudi takes a lifetime to learn: Sarvani Yeleswarapu

Sarvani Yeleswarapu, who hails from the Kuchipudi village of Andhra Pradesh, grew up seeing the dance form.

01 Jul 2019

He walks a musical path close to heart

Muthu Krishna M followed the same musical path as his family. They were all traditional musicians. “I have been listening to music and learning it since childhood,” said Krishna. 

29 Jun 2019

The mesmerising Munroe Island

Located in Kollam, the island offers a soothing boat ride and rustic experience for travellers

28 Jun 2019

'Operation Night Riders' apply brakes on inter-state buses

Motor Vehicles Department launched 'Operation Night Riders' to curb permit violation by inter-state buses

27 Jun 2019

Thiruvananthapuram Collector K Gopalakrishnan gets warm welcome

T’Puram Express speaks to K Gopalakrishnan, who promises to address peoples' concerns and the issues of sea erosion

21 Jun 2019

Tourists heed call of the hills

With the arrival of monsoon and severe sea erosion, beach tourism has taken a hit.Instead, tourists prefer the hills. Leading the way is Ponmudi

19 Jun 2019

Visitors forced to descend from Ponmudi hills

Officials send 30% tourists back;traffic snarls witnessed from Kallar

18 Jun 2019

Youths promote a reading habit

Bhavana Library, functioning under the aegis of Bhavana Arts Club for the past 27 years, won the award for the best library in the state

14 Jun 2019