Shainu Mohan

Matsyafed plans to expand online sale to meet demand

As the pandemic has rendered fish markets unsafe, the federation is planning to boost sales online to meet the growing demand for marine products in the state

01 Aug 2020

Admitted in far-away CFLTCs, cured patients struggle to return home

Authorities claim that due to the spike in number of Covid patients, most vehicles and ambulances are busy or in transit

01 Aug 2020

Private hospitals disown pregnant Covid-positive women  

They are being referred to SAT and Fort government hospitals

31 Jul 2020

Gym owners, trainers welcome govt’s decision to lift ban

According to trainers, the objective of 80 per cent of people enrolled in popular gyms in the city is to stay

30 Jul 2020

KSRTC to convert discarded buses into shops on wheels

 According to officials, revenue from ticket sales is no help for KSRTC, which was already struggling to keep its nose above the water.

29 Jul 2020

Official negligence in Thiruvananthapuram lands healthy people in COVID wards

With nearly 3000 COVID-19 patients in Thiruvananthapuram, it has become a herculean task for the authorities to keep track.

29 Jul 2020

Covid patients seek wholesome food

Fund crunch and unavailability of fresh produce have meant that local bodies are unable to provide nutritious food to patients at CFLTCs.

28 Jul 2020

Collector directs hospitals to step up infection control

With 35 healthcare workers from private institutions and 18 doctors of MCH testing positive, the District Collector has called for strict implementation of Covid protocols

25 Jul 2020

Ayush practitioners to manage CFLTCs

Currently, 77 CFLTCs with a total of 10,078 beds are operational in the state.

24 Jul 2020

Dissent brews among MCH staff

According to sources, the MCH has turned into a local cluster of Covid-19.

23 Jul 2020

Music therapy and recreational activities to help patients relax at new CFLTC 

An official involved in the setting up of the CFLTC at the stadium said the music therapy would help patients relax.

22 Jul 2020

Farm animals starve under neglect in containment zones

The struggles that come with a global pandemic are hard not just for humans, but also for hundreds of farm animals and pets.

22 Jul 2020

Private recyclers to be brought in to deal with plastic waste

The company has also given direction to the Haritha Karma Sena -- the trained team assisting local self-government institutions in waste management -- to segregate waste.

22 Jul 2020

Better bed management needed at Covid hospitals

Several severely ill patients are made to wait for hours before getting admitted. Menawhile, private hospitals are turning away patients testing positive

21 Jul 2020

Hospitals turn danger zones 

There is a rise in the number of hospital-acquired infections at MCH
Over 20 healthcare workers have tested Covid-19 positive till day in the district

17 Jul 2020

Students, naturalists condemn Hari thalayam initiative

It has been alleged that the project which aims to bring more greenery on the varsity campus is unscientific

15 Jul 2020

Efforts to ramp up tests move at snail’s pace

While the initiative to set up WISKs and mobile swab collection units at block level is yet to gain 
momentum, experts also call for roping in the private sector in pandemic fight

14 Jul 2020

Lockdown blues driving kids to suicide?

With 66 children taking their lives during lockdown, the state government has directed its efforts towards addressing the mental  and emotional wellbeing of minors.  

11 Jul 2020

As cases surge, Poonthura residents complain of laxities 

With 77 people from the locality testing positive on Thursday alone, the district collector has 
declared surrounding areas as critical containment zones

10 Jul 2020

Capital grapples with spike in local transmission cases

With 44 such cases identified on Tuesday alone, the district has requested the government to halt the issue of short and regular visit passes for those coming  from other states.

09 Jul 2020

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