Thiruvananthapuram: News

No merit list, divisions to prevent unhealthy competition: CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results of classes 10 and 12 on Friday.

25 Apr 2023

Vande Bharat Express

Vande Bharat in Kerala: Check out timings, routes, and fares

The Indian Railways is becoming faster and more modern every year, thanks to Vande Bharat Express which is making its way to more and more destinations across the country.

15 Mar 2023

Legislative Assembly

Kerala Assembly ruckus: 4 Opposition MLAs, 5 security staff injured

The Kerala Legislative Assembly witnessed a ruckus on Wednesday, with Opposition MLAs staging a protest outside Speaker A N Shamseer's office, reported NDTV.

24 Feb 2023


Kerala: Full emergency declared at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

In yet another aviation-related incident in India, a full emergency was announced at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport in Kerala on Friday after a Dammam-bound Air India Express flight from Calicut (also known as Kozhikode) was diverted to the state capital amid suspicions of a reported hydraulic failure.

08 Sep 2022


5 interesting things to bring home from Kerala

Known as God's Own Country, Kerala is popular among tourists for its magical backwaters, pristine beaches, lush greenery, Ayurvedic therapies, and rich art and culture.

18 Jul 2022


Dubai-return Kerala man is India's second monkeypox patient

India's second monkeypox case was reported from Kerala on Monday, according to officials.

26 May 2022


5 most scenic rail routes in India

Trains are the most comfortable modes of transport you can opt for. During your journey, you can witness the beautiful changing landscape while sipping on some warm tea and munching on samosas.

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.

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.

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.

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

Shashi Tharoor

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.

16 Apr 2019

Shashi Tharoor

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Music Industry

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.

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

Shashi Tharoor

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".

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.

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.

03 Jun 2017


CBSE Results- Are students doing better or worse? An analysis

The CBSE declared the 2017 Class X results on June 3, later than its normal time of May end. Results were delayed due to a court hearing on its moderation policy.

Thiruvananthapuram: 400 CRPF jawans get food poisoning

Sources stated that 400 CRPF jawans attached to the Pallipuram CRPF camp have come down with suspected cases of food poisoning.

28 Jan 2017

Western Railway

National level swimmer hangs herself in Mumbai

Tanika Dhara, a 23-year old national level swimmer working as a junior clerk with the Western Railways has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Mumbai's Lower Parel area.