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Writer Jaishree Misra with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
Writer Jaishree Misra with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

Nurturing appreciation of reading

Writer Jaishree Misra interacts with KV students »

Summertime shoots up Thiruvananthapuram zoo earnings

The sprawling zoo campus is among the few surviving reminders of how green and lush the capital city once was »

French cultural centre to launch book club in Trivandrum

The Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum plans to launch a bimonthly book club from May, adding to the host of activities organised by the cultural centre in the city. This is the centre doing... »
City Police Commissioner H. Venkatesh takes a drive along the Kovalam beach on the new all-terrain beach patrol vehicle on Tuesday. Photo: S. Mahinsha

All-terrain vehicle to boost patrolling on beach

Vehicle to aid in rescue operations as well »

Kaliyoottu festival to conclude today

The ‘paranett’ ceremony which marks the end of the Kaliyoottu festival at the Major Sri Vellayani Devi temple was held at 10.15 p.m. on Tuesday. During the ceremony, the Devi idol was place... »
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Thiruvananthapuram, April 23, 2014

Talks held with Mookkunnimala quarry owners

District Collector Biju Prabhakar held talks with quarry owners of Mookkunnimala on Tuesday to find a solution to the issues surrounding quarrying raised by the residents of the area. Mr. Prabhaka... »

Mookunnimala still smouldering

A visit by the District Collector to the Mookunnimala area in Pallichal grama panchayat, caught in a standoff between the local residents and quarry owners there, appears to have done little to pac... »
Speaker G. Karthikeyan and actor Madhu exchange pleasantries at the Vyloppilly Samskriti Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, when they met before the inauguration of ‘Natika’, a three-day theatre workshop for young artistes organised by the Youth Welfare Board. Photo: S. Mahinsha
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22, 2014

Young theatre artistes get a stage

The Vyloppilly Samskriti Bhavan in the city will witness the performances of some of the best young talents in theatre in the State, as part of ‘Natika’, a three-day workshop for budding theatre a... »

Thiruvananthapuram police comb wide to ensure peaceful Easter

The city police on Sunday completed a major combing operation across the city, nabbing nearly 500 persons ranging from those wanted for petty offences to some against whom arrest warrants under the... »
Achuthanandan says the Excise Minister is misleading the people

VS seeks investigation into grant of 313 bar licences

Leader of the Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan has demanded a comprehensive inquiry into all aspects of the government decision to issue licences to 313 bars.In a statement here on Sunday, Mr.... »
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20, 2014

C.R. Number 89 adjudged best film

C.R. Number 89 directed by debutant Sudevan and produced by V. Achuthanandan has bagged the State award for the best feature film in 2013. Fahad Fazil and Lal share the award for the best m... »
A poster announcing the screening of ‘My Macondo’ at a school in Vadakara.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20, 2014

Searching for solitude and Marquez’s Macondo in Kerala

Twenty-two summers back, in 1992, two British men and a group of film enthusiasts of Kerala, travelled across this State, to screen a documentary about a journalist in search of Macondo, the mythic... »

Faulty AC stalls surgeries at MCH

At least 11 or more elective surgeries scheduled to be held at the Government Medical College Hospital (MCH) got postponed on Saturday after faulty air-conditioning in one of the major operation th... »

Technical inadequacies in plugging leaks exposed

A pipe-burst in the city, albeit after a brief lull, has once again illustrated serious technical inadequacies plaguing the Kerala Water Authority (KWA), with some quarters pointing out that Frida... »
An Albino Black buck which was brought from Delhi, at the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. Photo: S. Mahinsha
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19, 2014

New guests settle down in Thiruvananthapuram zoo

The slanting rays of the morning sun could light up two eyes inside one of the ten crates loaded on a truck parked at the entrance to the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. It conveyed some of the weariness... »

Across South India in nine days

He always had an ear for sounds

Child, grandmother hacked to death

Campaign for women’s safety

A+ in all subjects for 1,276 students

A docudrama that looks beyond disability

Richness that grows on terrace

Painted Stork nesting sighted at Kumarakom

Students of the Sri Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering at work in a paddy
field at Koliakode in Thiruvananthapuram.

NSS volunteers breathe life into a paddy field

A students’ project carried out in the abandoned fields of Koliakode near Pappanamcode wound up perfectly encapsulating larger civic and environmental issues plaguing the capital. As Nationa... »
Students of the Sri Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering at work in a paddy
field at Koliakode in Thiruvananthapuram.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22, 2014

Financial fraud accused surrenders

At noon on Monday, a tall lanky man dressed in a Hindu pilgrim’s attire surrendered before a magistrate court here, ending a three-year wild goose chase for one of Kerala’s most wanted economic off... »

CPI(M) seeks probe into Padmanabhaswamy temple affairs

The CPI(M) State secretariat has demanded a comprehensive inquiry into Supreme Court’s Amicus Curiae Gopal Subramaniam’s finding that there was large-scale theft of gold from the Sree Padmanabhaswa... »
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21, 2014

Kaliyoottu festival at Vellayani

The Kaliyoottu Mahotsavam at the Major Sri Vellayani Devi Temple will conclude on Wednesday. The festival, which happens once in every three years, is celebrated over a two-month period. On Monday... »
Napier Museum.

The glass to reflect its class soon

The next time you enter the Napier Museum, look up. As valuable as the relics exhibited here is the structure of the museum itself. It takes one glance skywards to appreciate the intrica... »
Inaugural pieces of the ‘My Stamp’ project that had the personalised stamp of Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20, 2014

Now, print a stamp with your own photo

In February 2013, when the postal department launched ‘My Stamp’, a customised stamp on which anyone can get their photograph printed and use it as a postage stamp to send letters, the general rea... »
An injured person being brought to the Government Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: S. Gopakumar

Many injured as minibus falls into gorge

Several persons, including women and children, were injured, some seriously, after a mini-bus carrying around 35 persons from a church in Miyannur of Kollam fell about 50 ft into a gorge en route t... »

Twin murders: police record neighbours’ statements

The Attingal police on Friday recorded the statements of neighbours and other local people in connection with the murder of Omana and her granddaughter Swasthika at Alamcode near Attingal on Wedne... »
Work in progress at Ambalamukku in the city on Friday where a 400-mm primo pipe of the KWA burst late on Thursday. Photo: S. Gopakumar

Pipe-burst leaves parts of Thiruvananthapuram dry

An early morning burst on a 400-mm primo pipe of the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) at Ambalamukku affected water supply to several areas in the city on Friday. The burst, suspected to have o... »

Double murder: woman arrested at Attingal

The police on Thursday recorded the arrest of Anu Shanti, the second accused in Wednesday’s double murder at Attingal. Anu Shanti, 32, the daughter-in-law of Omana and the mother of Swasthi... »

Zoo’s Delhi ‘guests’ reach Thiruvananthapuram

Desolation sweeps in, wave after wave

Win that echoes its rightful place

Homage paid to CRPF jawan

Lankan team studies housing schemes

Seasons could not wither his snow-fresh songs

New mobile tower licensing norms less severe

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