Thiruvananthapuram News

Launch of first digi library under local body on Saturday

The first digital library in the state under a local body will be inaugurated in Chemmaruthi panchayat on Saturday.

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Water quality to be tested at chemistry labs in 10 schools 

Testing the quality of water in wells will become easier in Vamanapuram as around 10 higher secondary schools in the constituency will modify their chemistry labs for the purpose soon.

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Unhappy with girl child, father kills 40-day-old infant by throwing her into Thiruvananthapuram's river

The Thiruvallam police have arrested Unnikrishnan and he confessed to the police that he decided to kill her as the newly born infant was a girl.

published : 17 hours ago

Move to cancel OP hours at PHCs faces backlash

With an HR crisis looming large over the pandemic containment efforts, dist authorities have decided to redirect resources. Smaller CFLTCs and ones with low occupance will be shut down

published : 23 hours ago

Fisherman dies, three swim to safety as boat capsizes near Anchuthengu coast

 In yet another sea accident, a 55-year-old fisherman died on Thursday after the boat he was travelling in capsized near the Anchuthengu coast.

published : 23 hours ago

Pandemic effect: Used vehicles sell like hot cakes

 The sale of used vehicles has increased since the lockdown as withdrawal of public transport system in many locations and safety concerns have forced many to own vehicles.

published : 23 hours ago

Poojapura Panchakarma Ayurveda Institute gets 30-bed Covid centre

The project has been co-funded by Cisco and Samhita Ventures. 

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30 test Covid positive in care home, 875 fresh cases in Capital district

 Yet another care home — Snehatheeram in Kallara — on Thursday became a micro cluster after 30 people tested positive for Covid.

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Situation alarming as Covid cases with unknown sources of infection surge

Identifying a source when a person has many contacts is not practical, say health officials

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With no streetlights, Kovalam turns risky after dark

The stretch from the junction to the beach plunges into darkness by 6.30pm and the area gets deserted.

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Bharat Bhavan to pay tribute to poet Ayyappa Panicker

Poet Dominic J Kattoor will present the poems of Panicker at the event which will kick off at 7pm.

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Free food kit distribution for Sep-Dec period begins

Eight essential items including chickpeas, sugar, atta and coconut oil are included in the Supplyco food kits.

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Seven new schools in KTU for master’s prog & research

The government will sanction around 40 new teaching posts as part of the creation of new schools, Jaleel said, adding, the new units will become functional from the current academic year.

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Work begins on two housing complexes

The construction of two LIFE Mission housing complexes began in the capital district on Thursday.

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10 firemen, 22 cops test Covid positive

Dist reports 852 new cases, three deaths; infection among police officials remains high

published : 24 Sep 2020