Shainu Mohan

German firm to help unclog Trivandrum's drains

As the pre-monsoon cleaning drives proceed in the capital, the irrigation department and corporation are again facing the age-old issue of finding space to dispose of tonnes of waste. 

22 Jan 2022

Home care key to tide over third Covid wave

As the majority of patients go into care, it’s time to reactivate ward-level committees and task forces. Besides, authorities must ensure support for families to meet their needs, including food.

21 Jan 2022

Save Shankhumukham beach

Shankhumukham beach — the popular tourist spot — continues to be in ruins with the authorities turning a blind eye.

15 Jan 2022

City shuttle bus services from Thursday

These will connect rural areas like Pravachambalam, Pallichal and Nemom with East Fort. Its city circular services launched in November last year garnerd good response. 

13 Jan 2022

Corp cracks down on illegal scrap shops

Recent fire at a scrap yard at Killipalam exposes illegal constructions, encroachments and shops without licences. Civic body has failed to take any action

12 Jan 2022

Capital flood mitigation project to roll out this week

To mitigate recurring flash floods faced by the capital,  authorities are gearing up to launch a Rs 4-crore city flood project this week.

11 Jan 2022

Polytechnic students can now ‘Earn While Learn’

The project aims to create job opportunities for students by launching startups. All the polytechnic colleges in the state might replicate the initiative. 

08 Jan 2022

Waste crisis haunts Kerala capital

Many people complain about the lack of efforts by the corporation to continue the waste management initiatives of the previous council 

07 Jan 2022

Waste management goes haywire at Kovalam

It’s been more than six months since the Thumboormuzhi aerobic bins have become defunct and the authorities have hardly taken any step to carry out maintenance of the aerobic bins.

04 Jan 2022

Parking fury in Kochi

Illegal fee collection by shopping malls, commercial establishments and hospitals continues, flouting the rules, despite clear HC directive against the same.

28 Dec 2021

Spirits high, sales low this Christmas

Many traders say the financial crisis due to the pandemic outbreak is affecting consumers’ purchasing behaviour.

25 Dec 2021

Hoardings blind Capital

Despite the court directive, obstructive banners, flagpoles and flex boards continue to give a tough time to motorists and public.

23 Dec 2021

Capital back on tourism circuit

With the opening of Lulu Mall and arrival of Christmas-New Year season, tourism spots are buzzing after a long lull. To make them more attractive, authorities have lined up a slew of activities

22 Dec 2021

Christmas glow lights up markets in Thiruvananthapuram

While traders had been hit hard in the past two years owing to Covid and lockdown, the business has picked up this season.

17 Dec 2021

In K-Pop frenzy

K-Pop (South Korean Pop), which has now become a global fad, has gained huge popularity among teenagers and youngsters in the state in recent years.

16 Dec 2021