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Kalladimukham Home at Thiruvananthapuram Goes Abegging Due to Lack of Water Supply

Less than 15 minutes takes to travel from Kothalam to Kalladimukham. Yet, a few hapless souls are destined to stay put at the starting point to reach the destination.

19 Dec 2015

A Madhavan; From Trading in Pots and Pans to a Man of Letters

A Madhavan aka Aa Madhavan is at his age’s best. Reading and writing shape the routine of this 82-year-old Sahitya Akademi award winner.

18 Dec 2015

Thiruvananthapuram Corporation to Hard Sell 'Kitchen Bin' Project

Until a couple of decades ago, a huge pit was a common sight in the backyard of every household in the city.

17 Dec 2015

Nirmal Kiosks: Waste-collection That Lost Steam in Thiruvananthapuram

Redefining all notions associated with a garbage collection point were the much-trumpeted stop-and-drop units christened Nirmal kiosks.

14 Dec 2015

Draupadi's Trials And Tribulations in Sanskrit

‘Kimartham Draupadi’, (meaning ‘Why Draupadi?) a play scripted and presented in Sanskrit, draws contemporary equivalents to the ‘fire born’ woman.

14 Aug 2015

Finally, a Befitting Acclaim for Circus Artists after Years of Languish

Their jaw-dropping acrobats, grease-painted faces and mind-boggling stunts had regaled us with it’s surriality and simplicity.

11 Aug 2015

A Befitting Acclaim for Circus Artists

Their jaw-dropping acrobats, grease-painted faces and mind-boggling stunts had regaled us with it’s surriality and simplicity.

11 Aug 2015

Tobacco-induced Cardiovascular Diseases Result in Huge Economic Burden, Says Study

It has pushed cancers to the fourth place and the second and third places are occupied by respiratory disease and tuberculosis.

14 Jul 2014

Harvesting Fish from Ponds

The City Corporation allocated two ponds - one at Kazhakkoottam and the other at Chellamangalam - for individuals to rear fish for a period of one year. Both ponds were allotted through auctions.

10 Dec 2013

A Mission to Preserve the Beauty of Rare, Dying Languages

It was only when the national award winning movie ‘Byari’ turned the talk of the town that ‘Byari’, a language confined to only a corner of South India, gained attention in the mainstream.

06 Dec 2013

After 'She Taxi', now 'Kudumbashree Travels'

Driven by trained women drivers, the cabs are meant for women and elderly couples and a flag-off ceremony will take place shortly in Thiruvananthapuram.

23 Nov 2013

Women-driven share taxis soon

The City Corporation is now considering a project to provide cabs, instead of autos.

16 Nov 2013

App for alerts on Technopark jobs

An app developed by city-based freelance app developer Naveen Naushad promises to be a one-stop solution for being informed about everything related to Technopark, be it job alerts, news or events.

11 Nov 2013

Railways planning to appoint booking clerks at e-category stations

The Railways is mulling appointing Station Ticket Booking Sewaks (STBS) (booking clerks) in ‘E’ category railway stations, which have an earning of less than Rs 60 lakh per year, to issue tickets to passengers.

07 Nov 2013

Roof for sludge at Muttathara

With no measures in place to process the sludge, the move to provide it free of cost to farmers for use as biofertiliser is yet to find takers

06 Nov 2013 now enters national domain

Two years ago, a few techies in th state had a brainwave to supply crackers at the doorsteps to orders placed online.The venture has reached Delhi

30 Oct 2013

Shedding 'inner light' on functioning of civic body

Born visually-impaired, this assistant professor in Political Science cleared all obstructions to secure a PhD with decentralisation as his topic

27 Oct 2013

Girls to get free karate lessons

The City Corporation is launching ‘penkaruthu’, the teaching of karate, to equip girl students in selected city schools with lessons on self-defence

17 Oct 2013

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