Shainu Mohan

Haritha Karma Sena takes charge

With the assembly elections around the corner, a large quantity of biodegradable, non-biodegradable and medical waste is expected to be generated at polling booths across the state.

18 Mar 2021

Waste management: Kudumbashree to step in

The corporation is planning to bring in Kudumbashree units to solve the waste crisis.

17 Mar 2021

Nemom: Unfinished business

Fund crunch was cited as a major hurdle, delaying land acquisition and putting brakes on the long-pending proposal.

16 Mar 2021

DMO, dist admn at loggerheads over vax drive

Mass programme blamed for shortage of vaccines for elderly population in district

09 Mar 2021

Vaccination centres bursting at seams

Beneficiaries who booked online slots are being turned away at vaccination centres. Spot registration throws mechanism out of gear even as officials urge people to remain patient

06 Mar 2021

Attukal Pongala: Civil defence volunteers get their first assignment

Civil defence volunteer Sidhique A, who is a pump operator with the Kerala Water Authority (KWA), was very excited to be part of the team. 

28 Feb 2021

Vishnnarayanan Namboothiri: He introduced us to new territories of literature

Students recall memories of the late poet Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri 

27 Feb 2021

Vaccination of polling officials to be an uphill task

Inoculating around 2 lakh officials by March 31 as directed by state will overwhelm health dept; authorities already struggling with vaccination of frontline workers

23 Feb 2021

Govt not keen on RT-PCR test on festival attendees

Health authorities say it would’ve been ideal if govt insisted on tests on the lines of Sabarimala and restricted the number of visitors

18 Feb 2021

Govt not keen on RT-PCR test for Pongala attendees

As of now, there is no decision to ask devotees to get tested.

17 Feb 2021

Trust deficit or lack of motivation? Cold response to vaccination Phase 2

Meanwhile, authorities have commenced administration of the second dose of vaccine for health workers.

16 Feb 2021

Plot thickens at IFFK after Covid spread

A senior official at the DMO expressed apprehension regarding the conduct of the festival.

09 Feb 2021

IFFK: 11 delegates test Covid positive

Health officials have tough time as scores of delegates throng testing centres

09 Feb 2021

Aimed for the stars, landed on the moon

 Sidhartha Babu, a paraplegic shooter from Thiruvananthapuram, has come through with flying colours in the national para shooting selection trials held in New Delhi.

06 Feb 2021

Now, you can watch what you eat

Food Safety Authority has appointed an external agency to provide rating schemes and verify hygiene standards of food business operators in the district

05 Feb 2021

Floating wetland system to help restore water bodies

The FTWS is made of artificial platforms that allow aquatic emergent plants or aquatic macrophytes to grow in water.

03 Feb 2021

Frontline health staff demand priority in vaccination drives

It will take some time to cover entire list of healthcare workers, say health dept officials

22 Jan 2021

Breakwater project to take off

The geotube protection project proposed by the government to save the state’s coastline will be inaugurated soon in Thiruvananthapuram.

21 Jan 2021

No time to waste

According to sources, the project is in limbo because the state government is yet to identify and hand over suitable land for it in the capital.

15 Jan 2021

New floating amphitheatre to entertain tourists

The amphitheatre comprising a gallery and floating stage is being set up at a cost of Rs 78 lakh. The project was executed by Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS).

15 Jan 2021

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