Eid al Adha: Main markets miss the buzz

After a gap, city markets have started buzzing with activities yet again as the state government has relaxed curbs in the wake of Eid al Adha, which would be celebrated on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2021

‘Work from home’ bane

The ongoing road widening work at Kazhakoottam adds to the woes of the traders.

17 Jul 2021

All out to mitigate flooding

For the first time, the state government has initiated steps to launch a comprehensive plan to mitigate flooding in the capital.

16 Jul 2021

“Knock Knock” “Who’s there?” “Unwelcome guests”

The move comes after nearly 17 cases of the Zika virus were reported in the district.

13 Jul 2021

Food safety surveillance beefed up

The city corporation and the food safety department have stepped up surveillance in the capital to deal with increasing complaints regarding the safety and quality of food.

09 Jul 2021

Alex Arjun sets sights on Tokyo run

Alex Anthony, a 26-year-old track athlete from Pulluvila in Thiruvanathapuram, is all set to represent India in mixed 4x400m relay at the Tokyo Olympics.

08 Jul 2021

Valiyathura football ground in ruins 

The advancing sea and severe sea erosion have eaten up the Valiyathura football ground, the alma mater of many professional footballers hailing from the coastal hamlets of the capital.

08 Jul 2021

Smart Road project starts rolling

The Rs 427 crore Smart Road project — one of the key projects under the smart city initiative that has been in limbo for a while — is finally gaining momentum in the capital city

06 Jul 2021

Pond being filled, No room for water

Recurring flash floods are turning into a nightmare for the residents in the capital.

03 Jul 2021

Hoteliers seek nod to restart business

Dissent is brewing among food business operators as a majority of the hotels and restaurants continues to remain shut because of the lockdown restrictions imposed by the state government.

02 Jul 2021

Varkala, Kovalam to reopen soon; hospitality sector apprehensive

The two prominent tourist spots in dist shortlisted for priority vaccination and reopening

01 Jul 2021

Waste crisis grips Capital

Ever since the pandemic outbreak, waste disposal has gone out of gear making the capital vulnerable to communicable diseases.

30 Jun 2021

Order thattukada dishes from home

The back-to-back lockdowns due to the Covid pandemic left hundreds of street vendors in the lurch.

29 Jun 2021

Maximum vaccine coverage must to survive third Covid wave

State should double ICU beds as Delta Plus variant may trigger crisis; govt must increase manpower in health sector, say experts

26 Jun 2021

Akkulam lake rejuvenation picks up pace

According to Akkulam Kayal Samrakshana Samiti, the lake is facing rampant encroachment and the authorities are turning a blind eye towards violations.

25 Jun 2021