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Soon, jungle camping at Ponmudi

Backpackers and trekkers have a reason to cheer up with the Forest Department gearing to launch jungle camping at the Ponmudi hill station.

18 Feb 2020

When an action research project altered their daily commute

A group of pyschology students educated the pupils of Cotton Hill School to use the foot-overbridge which ensures their safety

15 Feb 2020

When police themselves take to moral policing

According to Sreelakshmi,  the response of the police was more shocking than what happened at the beach.

14 Feb 2020

German tech to clean up Parvathy Puthanar

According to sources, the comprehensive cleaning drive launched at the six-km stretch from Akkulam to Vallakadavu turned futile because of waste dumping.

13 Feb 2020

Sewage woes plague Karimadom

Broken sewer lines cause troubles to 20-odd families in Karimadom Colony; officials say maintenance is residents’ responsibility

12 Feb 2020

Miniature train to roll into Veli

With the coaches set to arrive this week, the long wait for the makeover of the Veli tourist village is almost over

11 Feb 2020

Akkulam Lake boundaries marked; revamp mode on

According to officials, fencing work will kick off soon. As per the resurvey carried out a few years ago, the lake is spread over 64 hectares.

08 Feb 2020

Corp directed to include disaster management plan in annual project

The plan is to collect grassroots-level data and prepare the city on possible disasters

07 Feb 2020

Crimes against women on the rise

Of the 1,792 crimes against women in the district in 2019, 1,058 cases were reported in the rural areas; police intensify pink patrolling

06 Feb 2020

Homemakers to House makers

Meanwhile, the Kudumbashree Mission is planning to train the workers in new construction methods using ferro-cement.  

06 Feb 2020

40-yr-old pens success tale with seeds of green message

Aji Kumar S V,40, is wheelchair-bound. He has been earning a living by makingeco-friendly seed pens for several years now.

04 Feb 2020

Fake biodegradable carry bags flood markets

Govt issues second order banning biodegradable carry bags as well; corp officials say they can’t identify fake and original products

04 Feb 2020

Kerala Automobiles fails to roll out e-autorickshaws for Smart City in Thiruvananthapuram

As per the agreement, Kerala Automobiles Ltd was supposed to deliver 15 e-autos to the Smart City Thiruvananthpuram Ltd by December 2019 but the former as failed.

01 Feb 2020

Thiruvananthapuram's Connemara Market to get a facelift

The Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Ltd is gearing up to float a tender to implement Rs 112 crore worth of renovation project which aims at giving a total facelift to the market.

31 Jan 2020

Thiruvananthapuram Corporation redresses 254 complaints at Adalat; majority seek TC numbers

Mayor K Sreekumar admitted that there is widespread corruption and adalats would help mitigate such illegal activities from happening.

31 Jan 2020

AMRUT projects in Thiruvananthapuram stuck due to state government's fund crunch

With the March deadline near, financial crisis faced by the state and pending dues to contractors have halted crucial civic projects in the city.

30 Jan 2020