Pre-monsoon cleaning drive caught in blame games

The road maintenance wing (RMW) constituted by the former public works minister has delayed maintenance of PWD roads and stormwater drains ahead of the monsoon in the state capital.

22 Jun 2021

End of line for booksellers

As the nation gears up to observe National Reading Day tomorrow, TNIE takes a look at the sad plight of bookstores and second-hand bookstalls and the change in trends 

18 Jun 2021

Domestic workers: Caught between lockdown and stigma in Kerala

Treated as carriers of infection and denied employment, domestic workers in state wage a desperate battle for survival

17 Jun 2021

Covid-19: Test positivity on rise in Kerala capital

Authorities plan localised curbs to contain Covid spread and urge people to exercise caution at home so that district doesn’t have to go into total lockdown again  

16 Jun 2021

New challenge: Ramping up paediatric infra to battle third Covid wave

Over 2.5 lakh children below 18 years infected during the Covid first and second waves in state 

15 Jun 2021

Communicable illnesses on rise in Capital

Just this month, around 23 chikungunya cases were reported in the district, taking the total number of cases reported this year to 93.

12 Jun 2021

Gentle touch on kids’ troubled hearts

Uncertainty surrounding the reopening of schools, stress relating to online classes and prolonged lockdown are causing depression and anxiety among children in the state.

11 Jun 2021

Waste collection at a standstill

Plastic waste collected from households lays accumulated and door-to-door collection has been stalled for two months.

10 Jun 2021

It firms aim for Covid vaccine shots

At a time when the state is struggling with the mammoth task of vaccinating the population, IT companies have also stepped up efforts to inoculate employees and their families on a war footing.

08 Jun 2021

Black fungus treatment: Up to Rs 70,000 per day for Liposomal Amphotericin B drug in Kerala

Alternative medicines found to have more side effects; kin ask state to cap treatment cost as it did in case of Covid care, approach Centre to ramp up drug production 

07 Jun 2021

Valiyathura pier to get a facelift

The Harbour Engineering Department has decided to carry out a comprehensive study to restore and reopen the six decade-old Valiyathura pier.

04 Jun 2021

Kovalam sees waves of revival

Giving hope to the pandemic-hit tourism industry, the newly elected government has initiated efforts to reopen the tourism sector soon after the second wave.

29 May 2021

Operation flood: Capital under deluge

Heavy rainfall, repeated cyclones and waterlogging are becoming a huge problem in the capital city and its outskirts.

28 May 2021

Private school students migrate to govt schools

With the Covid threat continuing to loom large, reopening of schools is highly unlikely in the immediate future.

27 May 2021

TPR remains high at 26.1% in Capital, triple lockdown impact yet to be felt

The test positivity rate continues to remain high in the capital despite week-long lockdown and triple lockdown restrictions imposed by the state government.

22 May 2021