Shainu Mohan

Capital braces for new surge in Covid cases

Six second-line treatment centres to be set up in district soon. Further surge in cases anticipated while shortage of medical personnel looms large

28 Aug 2020

Kids more safe at home, Childline figures show

There has been close to 50% decline in the number of child abuse incidents reported from April to July this year as compared to last year

27 Aug 2020

Onam goes online for city folks

With the capital city expected to hit the Covid peak in the next few weeks, residents’ associations are urging people to celebrate virtual Onam from homes.

25 Aug 2020

Academy will host IFFK, says Kamal

A theatre edition or online edition of the fest will be held in January or February

22 Aug 2020

Ayurveda in demand to fight Covid-19

8 lakh people have taken part in various programmes.There are 1,206 Ayur Raksha 
Clinics in the state

21 Aug 2020

Pandemic strikes DHS headquarters, staff unhappy with disinfection drive

It is learnt that normally when a Covid-19 case gets reported in any establishment, the entire office will be sealed for 48 hours to 72 hours for disinfection.

20 Aug 2020

Lockdown woes: 8,000 traders permanently shut shop in Kerala

Traders are in the process of collecting data on the number of shops that wound up during lockdown

19 Aug 2020

Traders plan to seek a waiver on Onam bonus

A section of the traders in the state are gearing up to approach the state government seeking a waiver on the mandatory Onam bonus for their staff owing to financial constraints.

19 Aug 2020

E-autos ready to be launched but starting problems plague project

After months of impasse, the e-auto project of the city corporation is finally becoming a reality.

15 Aug 2020

Tales of grit amid volunteer work

“I stay away from my four-year-old daughter at home so that she isn’t infected by any chance,” said Surumi.

14 Aug 2020

Fearing bird hits, 9 poultry shops sealed near airport

As per statistics, around 28 bird hits were reported at the airport last year

13 Aug 2020

Except for 3 areas, Thiruvananthapuram a landslide safe zone

The unceasing monsoon is wreaking havoc across the state.

12 Aug 2020

District to start home care for asymptomatic patients

The spiralling Covid-19 caseload in the state capital has at long last prompted the health department to start home care for asymptomatic patients at the earliest.

11 Aug 2020

Finger pulse oximeters must for patients under home treatment

An advisory issued by the health department strongly recommends the use of finger pulse oximeters for Covid-19 patients undergoing home treatment.

11 Aug 2020

Long wait for Covid test results from private labs too

People forced to wait for days to know their Covid test results; failure to set up a system to monitor real-time updation of results by labs leads to delay in treatment and causes panic among them 

08 Aug 2020

Another year in waiting as off-shore Breakwater project fails to take off

Sea erosion and violent waves triggered by the South-West monsoon have started battering the Kerala coast.

07 Aug 2020

Shankhumugham beach road: PWD approaches NHAI, Indian Navy

Around 240 metres of the road at Shankhumukham has been severely damaged in violent waves and severe sea erosion.

07 Aug 2020

Public’s cold response to testing: Health authorities feel the heat

Lack of cooperation by the families in the new clusters is adding to the woes of health authorities who are already grappling with the spiralling number of Covid-19 cases in the city even as the sprea

06 Aug 2020

Sanitation staff fall prey to virus

Municipal Corporation Workers Federation (CITU) general secretary Kannamoola Vijayan said the sanitation workers’ staff pattern at local bodies in the state hasn’t been revised in over three decades.

05 Aug 2020

Contradicting results cause confusion

After a sanitation worker who tested negative in antigen testing was confirmed positive in RT-PCR test, docs say the former may only be effective for mass screening

05 Aug 2020

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