Shainu Mohan 

Vaccination to go mobile

The project would be implemented in all districts and the Vayomithram units would be deployed for the purpose.

11 Mar 2021

Army recruitment rally in full swing

In the wake of Covid-19 threat, the district administration has made elaborate arrangements to ensure the smooth conduct of the recruitment rally.

27 Feb 2021

Aravind’s love for the screen defeats all odds

The pandemic couldn’t deter me from attending the festival.

12 Feb 2021

KSFDC to roll out e-ticketing for theatres in Kerala

KSFDC is also planning to introduce a platform which proposes the integration of private reservation agencies.

22 Jan 2021

Cyclone Burevi: Sea of worries for fisherfolk

This relief fund is mobilised through contributions from kind-hearted people but the government has only given us the interest obtained.

04 Dec 2020

Get it off  your chest

In the last four years, Kerala has witnessed a steady rise in the number of breast cancer cases.

21 Oct 2020

Violators use pandemic cover to encroach Akkulam-Veli wetland

Environmentalists point to large-scale landfilling in the area. They claim it is taking place with knowledge of the authorities  

24 Sep 2020

Hospitals grapple with acute staff crunch

Efforts to scale up the public health system by district authorities to keep the Covid-19 mortality rate in check is facing major challenges with the hospitals grappling with an acute staff crunch.

11 Sep 2020

Minister gives homoeo medicine booster dose

The government will have to spend close to Rs 13.5 crore to meet the demand.

10 Sep 2020

Call for more CFLTCs stumps health dept

The government’s decision to cut six days’ salary from all staff to mobilise funds hasn’t gone down well with healthcare workers. 

03 Sep 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

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

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

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

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

Technopark to set up office spaces in Capital under own brand name

 While the IT sector is nose-diving in the country owing to the pandemic, Technopark is gearing up to expand by setting up office spaces outside the park.

01 Jul 2020

Health officials in a fix as migrant workers set to return

Lack of proper registration and fear of potential malaria and filariasis being spread 
by guest workers is causing concern among healthcare workers

18 Jun 2020

Warring parents, harrowed children

The lockdown has been a testing time for children of parents who live separately.

10 Jun 2020

Amid coronavirus battle, other infections claim lives in Kerala capital

Dengue, leptospirosis claim two lives; DMO to withdraw some employees from pandemic prevention duty to stem growing number of other cases

17 Apr 2020

Underpass may solve seaport connectivity

NATPAC’s proposal to construct the box subway in Mukkola-Thalakode corridor doesn’t need  land acquisition; it will connect truck terminal

28 Feb 2020