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‘Friendly’ virtual market a big hit

‘Buy and Sell anything here’, a Facebook group created by three young techies, is a space for friends to buy and sell products among the peer group

12 Nov 2013

No space in own building

In the ten-storeyed building, the Trans Towers, the MVD functions only on two floors and now the office of the Deputy Transport Commissioner and the control room functioning here are being asked to move

11 Nov 2013

Urgently needed: Masks

Defying the heat, dust and rain, the traffic personnel are doing a great job to keep the city on the move.

09 Nov 2013

Click and get photostats free

Currently, copyspot.in has over 18 authorised outlets in Thiruvananthapuram offering this service and one can take up to 25 free photostats a day.

08 Nov 2013

'Friendly' virtual market a big hit

‘Buy and Sell anything here’, a facebook group created by three city-based youngsters, is a space for friends to buy and sell products among the peer group

06 Nov 2013

Staring at a bleak future

Street vendors, typically, lead a very hard life. There is no social security or protection offered by the govt. Their earnings, after all expenses, are meagre; presently, around Rs 100 a day

20 Oct 2013

Pollution washing away 'Dhobi Ghat'

Waste water and solid wastes are thrown into the river. Earlier, there were around 80 families engaged in the work, but now their number has come down to 10

10 Oct 2013

FMD: City zoo on high alert

The City Zoo authorities are on a high alert following reports of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the city, as the dreaded disease is highly infectious.

08 Oct 2013

Wayside helmet vendors happy; MVD worried

With the authorities suspending the licence of riders violating the rule, the number of roadside helmet vendors has also gone up significantly over the last one month in the city.

07 Oct 2013

After stray dogs, jellyfish posing a threat to beaches

Tourists and holiday-makers are being warned to be vigilant, especially in Veli, where large numbers of the marine creature have washed ashore

01 Oct 2013

Book bank a big boon for needy

Zajo Joseph, a faculty at the Commerce Department in St Xavier’s College, Thumba started a unique book-lending facility that has helped around 250 students over the last ten years

26 Sep 2013

A police station without lock-up!

The police stations at Karamana and Thampanoor lack basic facilities. As the Karamana station lacks a lock-up, the arrested persons are shifted to Thampanoor police station

25 Sep 2013

More prepaid counters planned

They will be located at Palayam, Statue and other places where a large number of people pass through daily

23 Sep 2013

Next prepaid counter at Pettah

The trial run of autos for fixing the fares to various destinations from Pettah was held jointly by the representatives of auto drivers’ union and Traffic Police.

11 Sep 2013

Hit by 'Male-volent' programme, again

Kazhakkoottam CI said that the police had intensified patrolling to ensure the safety of girls after getting the mass petition and the situation was under control then.

26 Aug 2013

Autos: 29,000 city permits soon

The district has around 60,000 autorickshaws, of which only 4,500 operate with city permits, that too issued years ago - before 1992.

20 Aug 2013

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