• Airfares spike 80% amid Eid booking rush 22 May 2019 19:55 Now, figure this: Even if travellers opt for an indirect flight to Georgia, they still have to fork out Dh3,000. A week-long Eid holiday that is expected to begin from June 3 has sparked excitement among UAE residents who are itching to take a holiday with …
  • Thushara Nambiar’s solo ‘Kara’ is a powerful feminist statement against shaming and exploitation of women 22 May 2019 13:13 Kara (The Stain), a solo performance in Malayalam, written and directed by theatreperson Prashanth Narayanan, tells the story of Nangeli, a washer woman, and her frenzied attempts to erase the stains on her body and reputation. Performed by Thushara …
  • Doctor performs hernia surgery on boy instead of nose surgery; suspended 22 May 2019 12:27 Category: India, News, Top Stories Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: May 22, 2019, 3:07 pm IST Updated: May 22, 2019, 3:07 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a government doctor for …
  • SpiceJet launches 20 new domestic flights, including 8 between Mumbai and Delhi 22 May 2019 11:44 Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday announced the launch of 20 new domestic flights, with 18 of them connecting the financial capital with a host of metro and non-metro cities. The new services, which include flights to regional destinations such as …
  • Over 20 lakh schoolkids in Kerala to benefit from hi-tech IT labs 22 May 2019 11:15 The selected laptops have Intel Core I3 seventh generation processors and AMD Ryzen 3 processors. Category: Education and Career Posted by safoora Published: May 22, 2019, 10:53 am IST Updated: May 22, 2019, 10:53 am IST Thiruvananthapuram: A record 20.86 …
  • ISRO successfully puts earth observation satellite into orbit 22 May 2019 10:48 [India], May 22 (ANI): In yet another major feat, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday put earth observation satellite RISAT-2B into orbit to help boost the country's surveillance capabilities, among others. Polar Satellite Launch …
  • Thiruvananthapuram’s date with dates 22 May 2019 10:43 Feasting and fasting go hand-in-hand during Ramzan. The sumptuous spread for Iftar may vary but the feasting in the evening begins with dates, a staple all during the season. Right from roadside vendors and fruit stalls to general stores and supermarkets, …
  • Tharoor calls BJP a 'sinking ship' as it swings into celebratory mode 22 May 2019 10:15 Thiruvananthapuram: Unfazed by exit polls projecting a clear mandate to BJP-led NDA, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday called the saffron party a "sinking ship" and said that he does not take these poll results seriously. Replying to …
  • Kerala doctor suspended for wrong surgery on boy 22 May 2019 08:17 Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a government doctor for performing a wrong surgery on a seven-year-old boy. A statement issued here by the Minister’s office said that the …
  • Opposition Parties’ Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid ‘Tampering’ Row 22 May 2019 06:49 NET Bureau The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national election. This comes amid complaints of alleged …
  • ISRO's telemetry tracking and command network assumes control of RISAT2B satellite 22 May 2019 05:58 By PTI SRIHARIKOTA: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday said following the successful launch of radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT2B, the telemetry tracking and command network has assumed control of the satellite. In a …
  • Kerala’s ambitious inland waterways project to be fully green 22 May 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI: The man behind the world’s first solar-powered airport is now looking to replicate the success with another ambitious project, the 610-km-long waterways project. The project is consuming most of his time these days. The 610-km- …
  • Two shops gutted, nine firemen hurt in major fire 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A massive blaze gutted two shops at Pazhavangadi in the capital, leading to losses worth Rs 1 crore on Tuesday. Nine firefighters were injured while dousing the fire. The fire broke out in a showroom selling …
  • Kattakada model finds a mention at Geneva event 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The integrated watershed management programme being implemented in the Kattakada Assembly constituency achieved a rare feat as it was mentioned at the fourth edition of the World Reconstruction Conference in …
  • ‘Ischemic disease leading cause of heart failure’ 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The National Heart Failure Registry (NHFR), which is expected to examine the reasons behind heart failure and the policy interventions needed to contain the same, has come out with its first clinical findings.  …
  • Thiruvananthapuram Corporation passes mobile toilet bylaw 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: To ensure and maintain cleanliness in the city, the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation Council on Tuesday passed the bylaw on maintenance of mobile toilet. Such a bylaw, presented by the health standing committee, …
  • Corp to take steps to improve water supply network 22 May 2019 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Thiruvananthapuram Corporation has decided to pay Rs 1.36 crore from its JNNURM fund to the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) in order to improve the water supply scheme and strengthen the distribution network …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Counting to start at 8 am tomorrow in Kerala 21 May 2019 22:44 Thiruvananthapuram: All arrangements are in place for the counting of votes for the 20 parliamentary constituencies in the state on Thursday. The counting will begin at 29 locations comprising 140 counting centres across the state at 8 am.   There will be …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Fingers crossed for Left as all eyes set on Kerala 21 May 2019 22:44 Thiruvananthapuram: With exit poll results painting a grim picture of Left performance in the Lok Sabha polls, the leadership is keeping its fingers crossed over the outcome. All hopes rest on ruling LDF’s performance in Kerala as the possibility of …
  • Fire breaks out at commercial building in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 10:41 [India], May 21 (ANI): A fire broke in a commercial building located at MG road here on Tuesday morning. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far, and the cause of the fire is yet to be …
  • Will Sabarimala help BJP in Kerala? Exit polls say ‘no’ 21 May 2019 10:35 The state, which has witnessed battles between the Congress and the Left, found the BJP piggybacking to exploit religious sentiments. Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP-propped Sabarimala agitation last year – to allow women in the 12th Century temple – may have …
  • Fire At Commercial Building In Thiruvananthapuram, No Casualties 21 May 2019 09:53 Five fire engines were rushed to the spot to douse the flame at MG Road in Thiruvanathapuram Thiruvananthapuram: A fire broke out in a commercial building located at the MG road in Thiruvanathapuram on Tuesday morning. Five fire engines were rushed to the …
  • BREAKING: Massive fire engulfs shop in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 09:32 Chellam Umbrella Mart firetwitter A major fire broke out at an umbrella shop in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday (May 21) morning. The incident took place at Chellam Umbrella Mart located in a commercial building at the crowded MG Road in …
  • Major fire at commercial hub in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 07:37 Triggering panic in the State capital, a major fire broke out in the commercial hub in the East Fort region on May 21. The fire was reported from a shop-cum-godown of mattresses, umbrellas, bags and other items on the Power House Road at around 9 a.m. …
  • Dolly Kikon set to release next book on May 23 21 May 2019 04:31 Leaving the Land: Indigenous Migration and Affective Labour in India Morung Express News Dimapur | May 20 On May 23, Dr. Dolly Kikon is set to release her second book this year, titled ‘Leaving the Land: Indigenous Migration and Affective Labour in India.’ …
  • Kallada Travels assault case: Identification parade held 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service KOCHI: The identification parade of the seven persons arrested with regards to the alleged assault on passengers by employees of Kallada Travels was held at Ernakulam Sub Jail on Monday. According to the police, the victims Ajay …
  • Green lessons learnt from camp 21 May 2019 04:01 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: "I don't know how many of my friends know how to make a seedbed," said Resham Khan, a Class IX student of the Cotton Hill Girls School, with a big smile. According to her, she will be back to school …
  • Capital threat: canine killers on prowl in Thiruvananthapuram 21 May 2019 04:01 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As per reports provided by The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), the number of deaths by rabies has slightly increased in the district across the years. While 2017 saw no deaths reported, 2018 saw …
  • Pre-monsoon cleaning drive in full swing 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With two more weeks left for the monsoon season to hit the state, the city corporation is on a spree to complete cleaning activities before the onset of the rain. About 80 per cent of drainage cleaning within the …
  • Jewellery shops in Thiruvananthapuram under scanner for gold smuggling 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) probe into the seizure of 25 kg gold biscuits from two passengers who had arrived from Dubai is now focussed on a Malappuram native, who was reportedly an employee at …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Laptops to turn into physics labs for Plus-Two students 21 May 2019 04:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the backdrop of over 45,000 classrooms of Classes VIII to XI in the state made hi-tech, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has now come up with mechanisms for higher secondary …
  • Ration shops in Wayanad, Kasargod to supply fortified food items 21 May 2019 02:51 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Public Distribution System beneficiaries of Wayanad and Kasaragod will get fortified ration goods within a few months, for their malnutrition levels are below the state average. The move follows a directive by …
  • Shashi Tharoor rubbishes exit polls 20 May 2019 23:10 Thiruvananthapuram: While Shashi Tharoor, UDF candidate in Thiruvananthapuram, rubbished the exit polls predicting his defeat, NDA candidate Kummanam Rajasekharan feared that cross-voting had taken place to prevent the BJP's victory. Tharoor tweeted, …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan says European tour a big success 20 May 2019 19:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday that his recent European tour was highly successful and that it would pave the way for investments in various sectors and launching of projects in port, transport, agriculture, coir and …
  • Indian Election: Exit polls results may be wrong 20 May 2019 19:28 Exit polls from India’s month-long parliamentary elections suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are set to form the government again. Political consultancy Eurasia Group, however, said that election …
  • BJP not winning single seat in Kerala as voters are educated, and not ‘Andh Bhakt’: Udit Raj 20 May 2019 15:09 Category: News, Politics Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: May 20, 2019, 7:33 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 7:33 pm IST Congress leader Udit Raj on Monday said the BJP has not been able to win a single Lok Sabha seat in Kerala since the voters in the state …
  • India- Kerala CM to inaugurate KFC business conclave to felicitate best entrepreneur in MSME sector in different categories 20 May 2019 14:31 (MENAFN - KNN India) Kerala CM to inaugurate KFC business conclave; to felicitate best entrepreneur in MSME sector in different categories Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (KNN) The Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate a business conclave to be …
  • Economist Thomas Piketty To Study Kerala Model Of Growth 20 May 2019 13:31 Pinarayi Vijayan had a detailed discussion with Thomas Piketty. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growth. …
  • Jamia Millia Islamia offers free UPSC coaching, invites applications 20 May 2019 13:28 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Jamia Millia Islamia offers free UPSC coaching, invites applications 20 May 2019 The Residential Coaching Academy (Center for Coaching and Career Planning) of Jamia Millia Islamia is providing free Union Public Service Commission (UPSC …
  • Exit polls gone wrong in past, will win big: P.Vijayan 20 May 2019 12:56 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: May 20, 2019, 4:09 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 4:09 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday dismissed exit poll findings, saying they could go wrong and added the CPI-M- …
  • Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth 20 May 2019 12:28 Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state’s model of growth. Vijayan said this after returning from a tour to …
  • Global in-house leasing to touch 30-35 million sq ft by 2021: Report 20 May 2019 10:40 Global in-house (GIC) leasing is expected to drive demand over the next three years with leasing activity in this segment likely to be in the range of 30-35 million sq ft across the top six cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai and …
  • IBS to acquire Canadian aviation software major 20 May 2019 09:35 KOCHI: IBS Software (IBS) has entered into a multi-million-dollar agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Incorporated to acquire AD OPT, a market leader in aviation software that provides crew management solutions to some of the biggest airlines across …
  • India: ‘Exit Polls Are All Wrong’ 20 May 2019 09:08 Hours after exit polls on Sunday indicated a huge win for the National Democratic Alliance, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted his reading of the prediction as something that can also turn out "all wrong". "I believe the exit …
  • Status of development of smart cities in India 20 May 2019 06:18 Express News Service Initiated in 2015 by the Narendra Modi government, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is finally progressing with respect to urban renewal, transport projects, and a retrofitting project aimed at ‘smartening up’ of 100 cities in India.  …
  • Husband, 3 others held for abetting suicide of wife, daughter 20 May 2019 04:52 Image Source : PTI Husband, 3 others held for abetting suicide of wife, daughter In a new twist in the case relating to the suicide of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Neyyatinkara in Kerala, four family members, including the husband and mother-in- …
  • State witnesses surge in measles cases 20 May 2019 04:39 The current global resurgence in measles is having its resonance in Kerala too, which has been witnessing a serious surge in the disease since January. Across the globe, huge local outbreaks have been caused by travel as well as the increase in …
  • Exit polls give UDF a clear edge; NDA to open account 20 May 2019 02:16 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Majority of the exit polls has predicted a landslide for the UDF in the state in the Lok Sabha elections. While agencies commissioned by Times Now, News X, India Today, News Nation, Malayala Manorama and Mathrubhumi …
  • KU Syndicate special meet to decide on retirement age of contract lecturers 20 May 2019 01:56 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Putting an end to uncertainties, the Kerala University syndicate will hold a special meeting on May 25 to finalise the extension of retirement age limit of contract lecturers of the University Institute of …
  • Staff irked over roping in IIM expert to study Water Authority 20 May 2019 01:56 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Water Authority employees will protest at the KWA headquarters, Vellayambalam on Tuesday against the Authority’s decision to appoint Sushil Khanna to study the restructuring of the institution. The All …
  • Disciples come together to celebrate poet Vishnu Narayanan Namboodiri’s 80th birthday 20 May 2019 01:56 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the eminent Malayalam poet, vedic scholar, priest and academician Vishnu Narayanan Namboodiri turns 80 today, his disciples, friends and family members have arranged a programme to celebrate the 80th birthday …
  • In Kerala, BJP is predicted to open its account 19 May 2019 19:01 Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) The exit polls by various agencies predict that for the first time the BJP will open its account in Kerala, seeing a setback for the ruling CPI-M-led Left and gains for the Congress-led UDF. Most exit polls surveys predict …
  • Kerala's Lok Sabha exit poll 2019 live updates: UDF wave rules Kerala, CPI(M) in trouble 19 May 2019 17:06 Wikimedia Commons 09.00: And finally, exit poll results hint that BJP will open their account in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency. As per surveys, Kummanam Rajasekharan will overpower Shashi Tharoor of UDF and C Divakaran of LDF and will emerge as the …
  • IBS enters into pact to acquire Canadian firm AD OPT 19 May 2019 10:13 Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 Aviation software provider IBS Software has entered into a multi-million-dollar agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Inc. to acquire AD OPT, a market leader in aviation software providing crew management solutions to global …
  • Call for Paper on 'Photoacoustics' at IEEE TENCON, 2019 19 May 2019 04:27 Call for Paper on 'Photoacoustics' at IEEE TENCON, 2019 Last Date : June 30, 2019 "Call for Paper (CFP)" for special session on "Photoacoustics: Extending the limits of biomedical imaging and sensing" (http://www. …
  • University College row refuses to end 19 May 2019 02:28 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Days after a University College student attempted suicide following student political activism at the college, more parents have come up with complaints against the present functioning of the college.  On …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Youth held for chain snatching 19 May 2019 02:28 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city shadow police on Saturday nabbed a 27-year-old man for allegedly snatching gold chains from two women at Pappanamcode and East Fort respectively on the same day.  The Fort police recorded the arrest of …
  • Higher secondary school teachers get a breather till May 23 19 May 2019 02:00 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a breather for higher secondary school teachers seeking transfer, the Directorate of Higher Secondary School Education (DHSE) has extended the last date for online application of transfer requests on the DHSE …
  • Women may get more representation in KPCC 19 May 2019 01:59 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state Congress, which will hold discussions on revamping its state committee office-bearers post the Lok Sabha poll outcome on May 23, is expected to give increased representation to women in the new committee. …
  • Divakaran hits out at Achuthanandan, Thomas Isaac 19 May 2019 01:59 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: CPI leader and former Minister C Divakaran who is the LDF candidate from the Thiruvananthapuram constituency has lashed out against Finance Minister  TM Thomas Isaac and former Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan. …
  • Away from Chennai’s margazhi season, Carnatic music finds a welcome home in Kerala’s temples 19 May 2019 01:24 Music As Prayer: TM Krishna in concert with Akkarai Subhalakshmi near a temple in Thrissur; Sanjay Subrahmanyan at the temple in Pathanamthita; and Vishnudev Namboothiri. (Source: G Pramod Kumar) On a hot May night, the atmosphere at the Omallur …
  • Thunderstorms, rains likely for two days in Kerala 18 May 2019 21:45  Due to the persistence of these two systems South Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Rayalaseema and Kerala will continue receiving rain and thundershower activity with gusty winds towards afternoon and evening hours for these two days. (Representional Image) …
  • Colours that speak love 18 May 2019 19:15 From ‘Sunday Painters’ to ‘Friday Painters,’ it has been a long journey for B.D. Dhetha, a well-known painter of Kerala. He has been a source of inspiration for many aspiring painters. He never imposed his painting style on his disciples but urged them …
  • Row Over CPM Leader's Remark On 18 May 2019 17:49 M V Jayarajan said those who come to vote have to remove face veil the moment they stand in the queue. Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram: Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader M V Jayarajan kicked up a controversy in Kerala saying purdah-clad women should …
  • Official result in Kerala LS polls to be out after 8 p.m on Thursday 18 May 2019 17:29 Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) The official results of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala will be out only after 8 p.m. on May 23, said an election official. Speaking to the media on Saturday, Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena said that …