Around the City

Bus employees' strike

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 21. Private bus employees in Thiruvananthapuram will go on an indefinite strike from August 24 midnight to highlight their demands, including bonus, according to a press note issued by the Thiruvananthapuram Jilla Motor Thozhilali Union (AITUC) here today.



The care of a two-month-old baby girl, who had been abandoned at the SAT Hospital here, has been taken up by the State Council for Child Welfare. If the child has any legal claimants, they should get in touch with the Council, the administrator, C.U. Mathai, has informed.

Birth anniversary

The 78th birth anniversary celebrations of Navajyothisree Karunakara Guru began at the Santhigiri Ashram here today with a cultural meet. Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews II inaugurated the meeting.