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Acid plant of Travancore Titanium factory that collapsed on Friday.  (Express photo)
Thiruvananthapuram: One killed, another injured after Travancore Titanium building collapses

The deceased identified as Hareendran was rushed to the Government Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

9 hours ago

In this May 1, 1963 file photo, Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, left, and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev clasp hands at the Lenin mausoleum in Moscow's Red Square on May Day in Moscow, Russia. | AP
Stalin, Khrushchev, Lenin come together again in Kerala

Over 30 persons from different parts of Kerala came together including the youngest - three-year-old Ila Kransny and the oldest 60-year-old Khrushchev.

9 hours ago

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Rape, stalking charges to be invoked against Congress MLA M Vincent

The police have decided to invoke rape and stalking charges against Kovalam MLA M Vincent on a woman’s suicide attempt case.

22 hours ago

Cultural Affairs Minister A K Balan presenting the Kamala Surayya Award to T J S George, Editorial Adviser, The New Indian Express, in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. The award was instituted by Kamala Surayya Foundation and Friends Cultural Centre, Doha | kaviyoor santhosh
Kamala Surayya awards presented

‘The New Indian Express’ Editorial Adviser T J S George was presented with the Kamala Surayya Award by Cultural Affairs Minister A K Balan here on Tuesday.

22 hours ago

For a patient-friendly healthcare

The health department is coming up with the Ardram Mission to ensure efficient health services

20 Jul 2017

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Kerala: 25 years after jumping parole, murder convict returns to jail on his own

Nazar, a native of Mattancherry in Kochi was given a life sentence after he was convicted in a murder case in 1991.

20 Jul 2017

Cost-effective wheelchairs do ‘em a power of good

For a differently-abled person, a motorised wheelchair offers far greater mobility when compared to a normal one.

19 Jul 2017

Social Justice Minister K K Shylaja checks out the motorised wheelchairs for the ‘Shubhayatra’ programme being implemented by the Kerala State Handicapped Persons’ Welfare Corporation in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday | kaviyoor Santhosh
Differently-abled to vroom hi-tech wheels

 The motorised wheelchairs developed by the Kerala State Science and Technology Museum were handed over to  to differently-abled persons.

19 Jul 2017

Sugathakumari slams ‘Anti-women’ liquor policy

Poet and activist Sugathakumari on Monday slammed the state government’s new liquor policy saying it was ruining lakhs of families.

18 Jul 2017

The doors to dreams are still open! Just get in!!

Literacy Mission to launch campaign today to maximise enrolment for equivalency programmes

18 Jul 2017

Free food scheme to be extended to more villages

The district administration has decided to extend the ‘Annam Punyam’ project, aimed at providing food for the hungry, to more benificiaries in the district.

18 Jul 2017

Transforming lives of kids with special needs

An institution for autism and related disorders is coming up in the state capital. The centre plans to start operations by the end of September 2017

17 Jul 2017

The erstwhile Travancore royal family member giving a medicinal bolus to an elephant at the Sree Padmanabhaswami temple  Express
Jumbos treated to rejuvenation therapy 

Darshini and Sudarshana, elephants of the Sree Padmanabhaswami Temple, get a monsoon treat

17 Jul 2017

Visitors take picture outside  Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple  B P Deepu
Satiating the travel lust

Tourfed, the state-run tour and travel agency, offers you trips to exotic locations in the country and abroad

17 Jul 2017

Squash Academy mulls of popularising game in capital

Squash Academy is planning different programmes to make the game popular in the capital.

17 Jul 2017

Corporation workers loading plastic waste collected from various areas
Thiruvananthapuram to set up more  plastic shredder units

Thiruvananthapuram Corporation will set up two more plastic shredder units at Peroorkada and Palayam as part of its plastic free drive.

17 Jul 2017

Auto driver held for bid to kidnap girl

In a shocking incident, an autorickshaw driver attempted to kidnap a 20-year-old BTech student in the city on Sunday.

17 Jul 2017

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Shrinking open spaces; Morning walkers face trouble

Rapid shrinking of open spaces has compelled many morning walkers to take the stroll on the roads, putting their safety at grave risk.

16 Jul 2017

Some students of St Thomas Central School who visited NASA. They were part of a 45-member team
Wowing NASA aces

S S  Sreelakshmi, tenth standard student of St Thomas Central School, came first in the rocket construction and launching contest organised by the space agency

15 Jul 2017

The long march: CPI youth outfits’ rally against Modi Govt begins today

The march will be taken out with the motto ‘Save India; change India’. It will be flagged off by CPI general secretary Sudhakar Reddy at Kanyakumari on Saturday will end in Punjab. 

15 Jul 2017

Women volleyball players honoured

SAI and KSEB honoured eleven women volleyball players who have performed creditably for over a decade.

15 Jul 2017