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Renovation work in progress at the Padmatheertham pond of Sree Padmanabhaswami temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. Pond renovation and beautification of the temple premises are being done under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of the Central Government | B P Deepu
Trivandrum: Sree Padmanabhaswami temple renovation progressing

The renovation works at the Sree Padmanabhaswami temple here are progressing fast after the hiatus on account of the annual Painguni festival.

21 Apr 2018

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Trivandrum: Five peddlers held, 4.2 kg of ganja seized in separate raids

The major haul has lent credence to reports of rampant drug abuse, especially, among the younger denizens.

21 Apr 2018

Liga Skromane went missing from the Kovalam beach (file photo)/Jipson Sikhera
Trivandrum: Forensics to check for missing Latvian woman connection

According to police sources, if the sister of Liga, who is staying back to assist the missing case, can identify the corpse, more forensic examination including DNA sample matching will be done.​

21 Apr 2018

Trivandrum: SAT Hospital files plaint against Shamna’s relatives

The SAT Hospital has filed a police complaint against 35 persons for harassing its staff in connection with the missing of a woman on Tuesday. 

21 Apr 2018

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Trivandrum: School campuses to double up as bio-diversity gardens 

The Department of Public Education has created bio-diversity gardens at around 1,800 schools with the aid of the SSA.

21 Apr 2018

Model NEET exam tomorrow

A model NEET exam organised by SPARSHAM will be held at COK Auditorium at the Medical College on Sunday. This year’s NEET exam is scheduled for May 6. SPARSHAM is a charitable organisation

21 Apr 2018

Paper quilling works done by Jiji S Deepak
Aiming a record for her stunning paper portraits

Thiruvananthapuram-based dentist Jiji S Deepak is attempting Limca Book of World Records for the largest paper quilling art work

20 Apr 2018

17th anniversary of Manaveeyam Veedhi

Various cultural groups will gather on Sunday at the Manaveeyam Veedhi to mark the 17th anniversary of the Manaveeyam Street, the cultural corridor of the capital.

20 Apr 2018

Trivandrum: Secretariat, government offices to chant ‘go green’ mantra

Plastic, flex-boards to be replaced with cloth banners at official functions

20 Apr 2018

Gagan Shakti gets under way

Gagan Shakti is the biggest nation-wide air exercise undertaken by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in recent times.

20 Apr 2018

An awareness programme held as part of the ‘Haritha Vismaya Ananthapuri’
Haritha Vismaya Ananthapuri: Now, an awareness drive with a magical touch

The programme organised in association with the Academy of Magical Sciences intends to create awareness.

20 Apr 2018

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Trivandrum rebuilding the fabric of handloom sector

While more weavers are interested to take up the profession in the once ailing sector, the main challenge being faced by the societies is the lack of trained young weavers.

20 Apr 2018

Kerala: Finance Department's austerity guidelines to other government departments

The government has asked officials to avail of foreign tours only in exceptional circumstances.

20 Apr 2018

Actor Abhay Deol (Facebook Photo)
Abhay Deol had to learn ancient Tamil dialogues for Kollywood debut 'Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai'

Abhay Deol talks about debuting in the Tamil industry with Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai as both an actor and a producer.

19 Apr 2018

Children learning veena at the summer camp   B P Deepu
A summer camp for a lifetime full of knowledge

A group of kids is seen shaping aerofoils out of thermocol blocks in a corner. Asked what they were up to, a girl says, without lifting her gaze from the model she is constructing, “We are building hi

19 Apr 2018

Kuttiyattam performance
State of the art

This collaborative project attempts to protect Kerala’s fading traditional art forms and preserve  its cultural heritage

19 Apr 2018

Saying it loud with greasepaint

‘Pets of Anarchy’, a play by theatre group APT, talks about political tyranny and individual rights

19 Apr 2018

Knot the statement

A non-resident Keralite artist returns home with an installation in search of her roots

19 Apr 2018

Crossing lines

Focused on natural fabrics and easy fits, Udd’s Kolam collection prioritises comfort

19 Apr 2018

An app for travel junkies

Vowstay App, a travel app designed to book hotel rooms anywhere in Kerala was launched in the city.

19 Apr 2018

Irresponsible pet ownership growing among Trivandrum residents

Many pet dogs are abandoned by owners after the animal falls sick. Animal welfare activists think responsible pet ownership is the need of the hour.

19 Apr 2018

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