Articles about Thiruvananthapuram
02 Jul 2021
'Bruno was very friendly': Owner of dog killed in Kerala
A couple of days ago, a pet dog was mercilessly beaten to death in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
20 Jan 2021
Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticized the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by the Adani Group, saying it is not for the development of the facility but to protect the interest of monopolies.
11 Jul 2020
Kerala: Doctors on COVID-19 duty say mob coughed on them
A young doctor and her team were allegedly mobbed by a crowd as they drove into a Community Health Center in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
07 Jul 2020
#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found
The customs officials at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport seized 30kgs of gold worth Rs. 15 crore during an operation on Sunday.
10 Dec 2019
Story of Pranjal Patil, India's first visually-challenged woman IAS officer
Pranjal Patil, the first visually challenged woman IAS officer in the country, recently took over as Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in October 2019.
07 Dec 2019
India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I: Preview, Dream11 and more
The Indian cricket team beat West Indies by six wickets in the first T20I held in Hyderabad on Friday.
15 Oct 2019
Pranjal Patil: First visually-impaired woman IAS appointed Kerala Sub-Collector
On Monday, India's first woman IAS officer with visual impairment, Pranjal Patil, took over as the Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala.
22 Sep 2019
Two Air India flights suffer damages amid turbulence; crew injured
An Air India plane from Delhi to Vijayawada encountered severe turbulence which resulted in a commode in one of the lavatories being ripped out. Cabin crew were also reportedly injured in the incident, which occurred on September 17.
16 Aug 2019
#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.
04 Aug 2019
IAS officer arrested after drunk driving spree kills journalist
In a tragic incident, a senior journalist was killed in a road accident on Saturday morning.
28 Jul 2019
Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor
Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP, Shashi Tharoor, said that lack of clarity on leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the party.
04 Jul 2019
This IAS officer was raised in orphanage; became Kollam Collector
On Monday, IAS B. Abdul Nasar assumed office as the Kollam District Collector. Nasar had dreamt of this day for decades, even as he worked odd jobs as a child living in orphanages.
28 May 2019
Rahul wants to resign, Sonia tells him "Gandhis don't quit"
The results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls jolted Congress and shattered its President Rahul Gandhi. Under his leadership, the party won just 52 seats.
16 Apr 2019
Civility a rare virtue in Indian-politics: Tharoor on Sitharaman's visit
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today called on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is in hospital after suffering head injuries while performing a ritual at a temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
20 Mar 2019
Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling
Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, is known for his marvellous command over English.
19 Mar 2019
Queerythm announces LGBTIQ theater, self-help group on Pride Day
The roads of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, were painted 'rainbow' on Sunday as the first pride parade after reading down of Section 377 was organized in the state.
08 Feb 2019
In a first, Kochi Metro launches breastfeeding pods at stations
In a heartening development, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is now providing breastfeeding pods for mothers at four stations across its network.
06 Feb 2019
Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why
Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
15 Jan 2019
PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".
08 Jan 2019
AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to use plastic waste to lay or repair roads on the city-side of airports, and the plan is expected to be put in motion soon.
04 Jan 2019
'Not afraid of BJP': Woman-journo assaulted during #SanghParivar #SabarimalaWomenEntry protest
A woman journalist in Thiruvananthapuram was allegedly attacked while covering a Sangh Parivar protest organized after two women, below 50, entered the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple on Wednesday.
27 Dec 2018
IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO
Rajesh Subramaniam, an Indian-American IIT-Bombay graduate, has been named the President and CEO of US-based multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express.
08 Dec 2018
KSWDC ties up with NSTFDC to provide financial-aid to tribals
The Kerala State Women's Development Corporation (KSWDC) has entered into a pact with the National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) to provide more financial aid and empower tribal women.
14 Nov 2018
Every year, Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram airport shuts down for 'God'
The main runway of the Thiruvananthapuram airport in Kerala was shut down at 4pm on Wednesday, and will remain so till 9pm.
11 Oct 2018
RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala
Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran today sought to turn the tables on RSS on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that Sangh leaders had moved Supreme Court in 2006, seeking entry of women into Lord Ayyappa's shrine.
02 Oct 2018
Violinist Balabhaskar dies a week after car accident killed daughter
Noted violinist Balabhaskar, who was critically injured in a car accident, died in Thiruvananthapuram today.
07 Sep 2018
Air India flight lands at under-construction runway, by mistake
On Friday evening, an Air India flight from Thiruvananthapuram to the Maldives ended up landing on an unoperational runway in Velana International Airport.
04 Sep 2018
Will it be superstar Mohanlal v/s Shashi Tharoor?
On Monday, South Indian cinema superstar Mohanlal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering rumors that he might be the BJP's candidate from the coveted Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, that is currently being held by Congress leader, Shashi Tharoor.
17 Aug 2018
Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Kochi flights from Thiruvananthapuram
National carrier Air India today said its flights scheduled to depart from the Kochi airport, which has been shut down till August 26 due to floods, will operate from Thiruvananthapuram.
25 Jul 2018
13 years later, two cops get death for Udayakumar's custodial-murder
Today, two policemen were sentenced to death for the 2005 custodial death of 26-year-old Udayakumar.
16 Jul 2018
BJP activists vandalize Shashi Tharoor's office following 'Hindu Pakistan' comments
On Monday, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor alleged that BJP Yuva Morcha "vandals" had trashed his constituency office at Thiruvananthapuram, and even tied a banner which read "Hindu Pakistan".
12 Jul 2018
Tharoor says BJP win in 2019 will create 'Hindu Pakistan'
Delivering a lecture on 'Threats Faced by Indian Democracy and Secularism' in Thiruvananthapuram, eminent Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said Bharatiya Janata Party will create a 'Hindu Pakistan' if voted to power after Lok Sabha elections of 2019.
23 Jun 2018
Kerala Sahitya Akademi awardee B Sujatha Devi dies at 72
Poetess and winner of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi award, B Sujatha Devi, passed away at a private hospital in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram today following a brief illness.
15 Jun 2018
Kerala IPS-officer's daughter 'manhandles' police driver, case registered against both
The daughter of a senior IPS officer of Kerala cadre has been booked under non-bailable charges for allegedly manhandling his official driver following a quarrel.
10 May 2018
Braving hurdles, transsexual couple ties the knot in Kerala
In a marriage hall in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, a transsexual couple tied the knot on Thursday under Special Marriages Act.
15 Mar 2018
With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey
A comprehensive study assessing the urban governance in 23 cities of India has brought a real bad news for Bengaluru.
02 Jan 2018
Outpatients services in hospitals hit amid doctors' strike against NMC
Hospitals in Kerala won't be offering outpatient services from 6am to 6pm today as the IMA goes on a day's strike against the NMC Bill.
20 Dec 2017
Thiruvananthapuram: Students expelled over "friendly hug"! Back to medieval times?
In a shocking incident, a girl and a boy -students of a leading private school in Thiruvananthapuram- have been expelled for hugging in public, sparking a debate on discipline and morality across Kerala.
24 Jul 2017
Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away
The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.
23 Jun 2017
Smart City Mission: 30 additions announced, 10 more to go
On the second anniversary of the Centre's Smart City Mission, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced the addition of 30 more cities in the list.