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Sahajeevanam to aid the differently-abled

Saranya (name changed), a single mother living in the capital city, was worried about earning a living and her daughter’s well-being after the Covid pandemic struck. 

02 Sep 2021

Homestays receive mixed response

Tourist destinations in the district witnessed a good turnout during the Onam season as the government relaxed the strict lockdown restrictions.

28 Aug 2021

Tribute in threads

Designer Anjali Varma has launched the ‘Vocal for tradition, Vocal for Culture’ campaign that aims to revive the handloom weavers across the state

13 Aug 2021

Aiding innovations by differently-abled youth

Ajay Balachandran, hailing from Ottapalam in Palakkad, has been paralysed from the waist down after he met with a road accident 14 years ago.

10 Aug 2021

Good Samaritans to feed homeless on occasion of Eid al Adha

Usually many people come forward to distribute the food in orphanages during the festival.

20 Jul 2021

Corp to carry out vector disease control activities

Mayor Arya Rajendran said the corporation conducted a ‘Dry Day’ campaign last month, where volunteers assigned for about 50 households each carried out source-destruction activities.

10 Jul 2021

Light and sound workers in the lurch

Recently, the owner of a lights and sound company based in Thiruvanathapuram died by suicide owing to crippling financial crisis.

07 Jul 2021

Chhaya: The Indian version of Sophia

Named Chhaya, the non-mobile robot can understand, converse and express emotions.

27 Jun 2021

Nirbhaya home inmates live in inhuman conditions

 Leaking roofs, dilapidated bathrooms and unhygienic living conditions — this is the situation in the Nirbhaya shelter home for women and children at Poojapura. 

19 Jun 2021

Artsea twist to waste

Indo-Italian duo Giovanni Allegrini and Sampda Mago are on a mission to help the marine ecosystem by upcycling oceanic waste

12 Jun 2021

Voluntary Youth Action Force ensures seamless delivery of medicines during lockdown

The Voluntary Youth Action Force under the Kerala State Youth Welfare Board (KSYWB) has been supplying essential items and medicines to the needy during the lockdown.

02 Jun 2021