Steni Simon

Flex boards, banners dot Capital

A recent order by the Kerala High Court had directed authorities concerned to remove all illegal flex boards, banners and hoardings from public places.

27 Feb 2021

For women, by woman: Budget promises more projects

The 2021-22 budget unveiled by the city corporation on Thursday primarily concentrates on women-centric projects. Ample focus is also provided on waste management and green transportation

26 Feb 2021

Traditional potters feel the pinch ahead of Attukal Pongala

However, with the festival scale down due to the pandemic, many of the traditional potters have either cut down the production or have decided not to make any.

25 Feb 2021

All things sweet

This artisanal patisserie offers handcrafted and exquisite baked confections

25 Feb 2021

Post-Covid complications worry health experts

ASHA workers and other medical staff have been keeping a tab on those who have recovered.

24 Feb 2021

Trained to catch snakes safely

Two weeks back, Baiju S, a snake handler from Pattom, rescued a king cobra which got stuck inside a water pipe.

22 Feb 2021

Tune in to school radios: For students, by students

Inspiring students to think beyond academics, the concept of setting up radio labs in schools was introduced by Vattiyoorkavu MLA V K Prasanth.

20 Feb 2021

Former jail in Travancore to be one of Asia’s largest palm leaf manuscript museums

The Central Archives at Fort was once Travancore’s first jail. It became a part of the erstwhile Travancore state ‘Husoor Central Vernacular Records’ in 1887.

19 Feb 2021

A dessert haven from across the world

In a first, micro-bakery Rachels serves distinct healthy European desserts in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram 

18 Feb 2021

The colour of nature

Artist Aswany Kumar’s ongoing maiden solo exhibition ‘Colours of Nostalgia’ is a confluence of his early encounters with  village life and agrarian activities

17 Feb 2021

Graveyard of seized vehicles

It has become a common sight to see a large number of rusted and abandoned vehicles lying dumped in and around the premises of police stations in the city.

16 Feb 2021

Exploring real-life stories through movie

 Kosa Muchaki, a 17-year-old Adivasi boy from Bastar in Chhattisgarh is caught between the police and Maoists.

13 Feb 2021

Biomedical waste: Medical college served notice

An incident of landfilling of huge piles of biomedical waste at an open space of the Medical College hospital was brought to the board’s notice recently.

12 Feb 2021

Ready, get set, go!

Organised by the Coimbatore auto sports club, Pradeep stole the show with an impressive performance in the INRC 4 category. 

11 Feb 2021

Small steps to the big screen

Brought up in Solapur, Akshay moved to Pune when he was 15.

11 Feb 2021