Shainu Mohan

Traditional weavers in Capital cry for help

Traditional weavers struggle to sustain and preserve their generations-old skill because of apathy on the part of the  state government

17 Apr 2020

Lockdown leaves hearing-impaired in the lurch; state disaster authority, NISH step in to help

Smitha Arunachalam, a hearing-impaired person from Kochi, has had a miserable few days owing to the lockdown brought into effect to contain the spread of Covid-19.

16 Apr 2020

6,000 tonnes of dry waste lie unattended across Kerala

The plan is to free up the material recovery facilities by moving the piled up dry waste to around 16 godowns operated by the Clean Kerala Company.

14 Apr 2020

Jeevani-Sanjeevani markets go online

The Google form which went live on Monday will soon be accompanied by an online application and web portal for placing orders

14 Apr 2020

Confusion reigns over resumption of passenger train services

 Misinformation regarding resumption of passenger train operations by the Railways upon completion of the 21-day lockdown period is creating confusion.

14 Apr 2020

Jeevani-Sanjeevani markets go online in Kochi 

All the markets were mobilised following the social distancing guidelines issued by the state government. 

14 Apr 2020

Ham radio operators in Thiruvananthapuram to join the fight against COVID-19

Around eight teams have been formed and deployed at various taluk offices, district medical office, ambulance desk and DISHA desk.

13 Apr 2020

Fear, uncertainty grip techies from Kerala  across the globe

 Thousands of IT professionals from Kerala are at the receiving end across the globe amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

11 Apr 2020

Life of an ASHA worker in times of pandemic

Despite all odds, she eagerly sets off to work walking from door to door visiting all quarantined families in her ward without fail.

10 Apr 2020

Social media campaigns to educate the masses

District administration forms WhatsApp groups till panchayat ward level to disseminate authentic information on Covid-19 status and prevention measures to the public

10 Apr 2020

Launch of Vishu markets to help farmers

Agriculture Department will open farmer facilitation centres across the state; these will help farmers sell fruits and vegetables cultivated specially for the harvest festival

09 Apr 2020

Bleak times await farmers

With a majority of markets shutting down due to lockdown, many farmers have no choice but to destroy their produce

08 Apr 2020

Malayali techie forced to mourn his father’s death from abroad

When he took up the assignment at Tokyo, never in his wildest dreams did Ragesh imagine  this would happen.

08 Apr 2020

Kudumbashree sews success in times of Covid-19 

The women empowerment mission has been in the forefront of producing face masks and hand sanitisers. It recently bagged a tender to supply 85 lakh cloth bags for food kits 

07 Apr 2020

Kutty Desk to fight children’s blues

The importance of personal hygiene and tips on how to spend the summer vacation at home in a creative and self-enriching manner are some of the topics discussed. 

04 Apr 2020

Plans afoot to tide over sanitiser shortage

With the state running out of options, efforts are now on to bring in 100 barrels of isopropyl alcohol from a Pune-based company

04 Apr 2020

No decline in distress calls

Although the  number of complaints has come down because of the lockdown, Kerala Women’s Commission continues to be flooded with calls seeking counselling for abuse. 

03 Apr 2020

Shortage of FMCG products puts consumers at receiving end

It is learnt that the FMCGs are unable to meet the demand owing to low production due to a shortage of labour.

03 Apr 2020

Community kitchens feed the needy

At 5am, the Thycaud LP school, host to a community kitchen set up by the corporation, starts buzzing with activity.

02 Apr 2020

Medicine sale under close watch

As many hoard malaria medicine following media reports about its effectiveness against Covid-19, Drug Control Dept has decided to monitor the flow and availability of essential drugs

01 Apr 2020

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