Shainu Mohan 

Waste collection in a mess

The decentralised waste management initiatives of the city corporation have turned out to be ineffective as illegal waste collection operators are still thriving in the state capital.

13 Mar 2021

Capital struggles to fend off mosquito bites

The district health authorities are on high alert as the mosquito population is growing exponentially.
According to them, the majority of hotspots fall under the 100 divisions of the corporation

09 Mar 2021

Machines defunct, fogging activities may take time

Though the civic body is gearing up to launch the pre-monsoon sanitation drive, the majority of the equipment used for fogging activities are lying defunct for the past three months.

09 Mar 2021

No land for waste

Chalai ward councillor Simi Jyothish said that there is no land for managing waste in her ward.

05 Mar 2021

Kerala Arts and Crafts Village to celebrate Women’s Day

According to the officials, this is the first mega event being hosted at the village after its reopening.  

05 Mar 2021

A chaotic vaccine drive

The Covid-19 vaccination drive launched for the elderly in a state is marred by the lack of adequate healthcare staff and technical glitches on the CoWin registration platform.

04 Mar 2021

New bridge at Vallakadavu remains a far cry

As many as 30 landowners have agreed to surrender their land to facilitate the bridge construction.

03 Mar 2021

Here comes the sun

With rising mercury levels, the Health Department and Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) have sounded a high alert in the state.

02 Mar 2021

All eyes on council’s first budget, Opposition raises apprehensions

All eyes are once again on the newly elected LDF-led council at the city corporation as it gears up to present its first annual budget on Thursday.

25 Feb 2021

Parvathy Puthanar in the spotlight

Corporation secretary Binu Francis said that the civic body has already tendered the project to put up 100 signboards to sensitise the public against polluting water bodies.

23 Feb 2021

Shelves run dry at Supplyco outlets

When prices are skyrocketing , essential commodities at subsidised rates are unavailable at Supplyco stores. Consumer rights activists blame free food kit distribution scheme for the same

20 Feb 2021

Price rise: Burning a hole in people’s pocket

Skyrocketing prices of essential commodities including vegetables and other perishable items in the state capital have made the common man’s life difficult.

19 Feb 2021

On the smart road project in two years

The Smart Road project — one of the challenging key projects under the smart city initiative — estimated at Rs 427 crore will take off on Friday.

18 Feb 2021

Command Centre to be relaunched in 4 months 

The Rs 94 crore-Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) will be launched for the second time in four months.

18 Feb 2021

The Covaxin conundrum

The controversies surrounding Covaxin, the Covid-19 vaccination that hasn’t completed all safety trials, has been resonating in the state for a while.

16 Feb 2021

TTPL oil spill: Local resistance grows

Fishermen, families protest as oil leakage from Titanium factory has left them in the lurch. They now demand more jobs for them at the state-run factory

13 Feb 2021

Pulayanarkotta hospital to be a second-line treatment centre

With a spike in Covid-19 cases, especially category B and C patients, health authorities are in search of a new second-line treatment centre in district to house symptomatic persons

11 Feb 2021

Curtain raises 25 International Film Festival of Kerala

The delegates have to bring Covid-19 negative certificates within 48 hours of the event to take part in the festival.

10 Feb 2021

Heritage backwater cruise circuit to be launched in Thiruvananthapuram

The Travancore Heritage backwater tourism circuit project in the state capital is going to be launched after a long delay due to the pandemic.

06 Feb 2021

Not a (Co)WIN: App hampers vaccination drive

The District Medical Office (DMO) has sought an extension from the state government for the completion of the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive.

04 Feb 2021

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