Shainu Mohan

With Covid cases soaring, Kerala's capital may soon run out of beds

In the last two days, over 1,300 new cases were reported in the district. According to sources, bed availability at the first-line treatment centres is dwindling fast.

18 Sep 2020

‘Take a Break’ toilets to the aid of travellers

To address the long-standing demand for good toilet complexes along the state highways and national highways, the state government will soon roll out the ‘Take a Break’ project.

05 Sep 2020

Kerala engineering students develop activated carbon filter for eco-friendly transport

The students have developed a new activated carbon filter which can be inserted inside the catalytic converter used in the vehicles which eventually will reduce toxic gas emissions.

04 Sep 2020

Phase II of Revive Vellayani initiative to begin on Monday

The project aims to restore the natural balance of the lake by removing weed covering its surface

04 Sep 2020

Junior doctors quit en masse in protest against salary cut

Give two weeks’ notice to government | Mass withdrawal to impact fight against pandemic

02 Sep 2020

Capital braces for new surge in Covid cases

Six second-line treatment centres to be set up in district soon. Further surge in cases anticipated while shortage of medical personnel looms large

28 Aug 2020

Onam goes online for city folks

With the capital city expected to hit the Covid peak in the next few weeks, residents’ associations are urging people to celebrate virtual Onam from homes.

25 Aug 2020

Ayurveda in demand to fight Covid-19

8 lakh people have taken part in various programmes.There are 1,206 Ayur Raksha 
Clinics in the state

21 Aug 2020

Pandemic strikes DHS headquarters, staff unhappy with disinfection drive

It is learnt that normally when a Covid-19 case gets reported in any establishment, the entire office will be sealed for 48 hours to 72 hours for disinfection.

20 Aug 2020

E-autos ready to be launched but starting problems plague project

After months of impasse, the e-auto project of the city corporation is finally becoming a reality.

15 Aug 2020

Tales of grit amid volunteer work

“I stay away from my four-year-old daughter at home so that she isn’t infected by any chance,” said Surumi.

14 Aug 2020

Fearing bird hits, 9 poultry shops sealed near airport

As per statistics, around 28 bird hits were reported at the airport last year

13 Aug 2020

District to start home care for asymptomatic patients

The spiralling Covid-19 caseload in the state capital has at long last prompted the health department to start home care for asymptomatic patients at the earliest.

11 Aug 2020

Finger pulse oximeters must for patients under home treatment

An advisory issued by the health department strongly recommends the use of finger pulse oximeters for Covid-19 patients undergoing home treatment.

11 Aug 2020

Another year in waiting as off-shore Breakwater project fails to take off

Sea erosion and violent waves triggered by the South-West monsoon have started battering the Kerala coast.

07 Aug 2020