Shainu Mohan

‘Revenge’ tourism

As footfall during weekends becomes unmanageable at Ponmudi, forest dept is planning to hike the entry fee from H30 to H40 and reduce time limit to three hours

25 Sep 2021

Sewer network to be extended

Currently, the sewer network covers only 43 corporation divisions.

22 Sep 2021

Corp to launch campaign to curb single-use plastic

The Union Ministry for Environment has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags with thickness below 75 microns from October.

17 Sep 2021

Smart Garbage Monitoring System: Waste management going online

Haritha Keralam Mission to launch mobile app and smart garbage monitoring system across the state

14 Sep 2021

Rehab block for Palayam traders soon

Around 2,000 tonnes of accumulated legacy waste biomined and removed to facilitate construction of rehabilitation block

11 Sep 2021

Residents protest against Smart Vending Zone

The plan to set up Smart Vending Zone at RKV Lane has faced a major setback with residents protethe project.

10 Sep 2021

Archaeology dept ‘no’ to Take a Break facility at East Fort

It is learnt that the project being planned is coming up near the iconic Fort Wall — a protected heritage monument in the capital.

08 Sep 2021

‘Take a Break’: 14 facilities open in Capital

Consruction of 40 more women-friendly sanitary complexes are under way, following a survey by the corporation

08 Sep 2021

Street traders cry foul

 They say the new survey to identify special street vending zones was carried out during the pandemic and does not include all traditional vendors in the city

07 Sep 2021

Efforts to curb plastic use fizzle out

The Union Environment Ministry has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags below 75 microns from next month.

02 Sep 2021

Illegal dog breeders come under scanner

Now, with the High Court ordering mandatory registration for breeders, the corporation is gearing up to enforce the regulations, but it won’t be easy. 

01 Sep 2021

Vizhinjam: A port of woes

Resentment is brewing among local residents and fishermen as the construction of the  Vizhinjam International Deepwater Seaport project progresses.

26 Aug 2021

Coastal families look up to sky with worry

700-metre-long breakwater project at Poonthura drags on While state government announces packages, the latest being Rs 11,000-cr one, they remain mostly on paper

25 Aug 2021

Rajaji Nagar redevelopment to be scrapped? 

B 61.42-cr project has been facing inordinate delays and Smart City T’puram Ltd has informed chief secy of  their decision to shelve it.

24 Aug 2021

Homegrown Onam! ‘Onathinu Orumuram Pachakari’ initiative hit among farmers

Around 3,000 metric tonnes of vegetables procured from local farmers this season , Consumers can buy products at 30 per cent discount as compared to the open market

22 Aug 2021