Shainu Mohan

Town square plan back to square one

Renovation of the East Fort remains a pipe dream with both subway and skywalk projects, aimed to make the street pedestrian-friendly, failing to make dents

20 Sep 2023

Nipah threat: Tourism industry feels pinch 

The Kerala government has declared containment zones in seven panchayats in Kozhikode district following two Nipah deaths.

15 Sep 2023

All bark, no bite: Stray dog vaccination plans fall flat as local bodies fail to submit project proposals  

It is learnt that hardly 212 local self-government institutions of 941-gram panchayats, 152 block panchayats, 14 district panchayats, 87 municipalities, and six corporations have submitted the project

13 Sep 2023

Green Army joins campaign to make city garbage-free

According to official sources, the civic body is in the process of formulating an action plan to engage green volunteers in enhancing waste management.

08 Sep 2023

Cultural activists decry infra gaps at Manaveeyam Veedhi

Now, a collective of artists and activists is demanding that the authorities provide more infrastructure for stage performances and other cultural events.

05 Sep 2023

After dry spell, rain clouds are back in Kerala

However, according to weather experts, the rain in September — the final month of southwest monsoon — is unlikely to compensate for the deficit in this season.

03 Sep 2023

City trio’s Tamil flick 'Oruvan' gets picked for Toronto film fest

Scripted, directed and produced by the Malayali trio, Oruvan is the lone Tamil movie from India to be considered at the TIFF.

02 Sep 2023

Over 100-year-old Spencer’s store winds up operation in Kerala

An employee of the regional office, who didn’t want to be named, said that Spencer’s has a legacy of 100 years and has a loyal customer base belonging to different generations.

02 Sep 2023

Kerala's Green Army back in action

The civic body has roped in young volunteers to execute their next strategy in the fight against the plastic menace: awareness campaigns.

31 Aug 2023

500 biogas plants to be set up in public sector institutions in capital

The civic body is also planning to appoint more engineers having expertise in the waste management field for the proper upkeep of the facilities

29 Aug 2023

Monsoon missing, Met issues heat warning for eight districts

Given the ongoing dry spell, the state executive committee of KSDMA, chaired by the chief minister, recently convened to make strategic decisions.

27 Aug 2023

Flower markets bloom in Kerala, slowly

Before Covid and the floods in 2018, during Onam, the demand for flowers was higher.

25 Aug 2023

Season finale

Storekeepers from traditional marketplaces rue the rising number of supermarkets and hypermarkets.

25 Aug 2023

Chandrayaan-3: Festive spirit at livestream venues in Kerala

Vaisakh R, who came to see the event with his six-year-old daughter, was seen all excited about witnessing the event.

24 Aug 2023

Bird hits: Thiruvananthapuram Corporation to set up rendering plant at Vallakadavu

Illegal slaughtering and unscientific handling of slaughter waste are cited as the primary reasons for the growing number of bird hits.

19 Aug 2023

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