Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) The Thiruvananthapuram unit of Doordarshan Thursday became the first among the 29 DD regional centres of the country to possess the webcasting of news bulletins facility, an official said.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) A three-day global meet of anaesthetists is set to begin here May 10, an official said Thursday. The doctors will discuss developments in research and critical care in the field of anaesthesiology.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday announced floating a new company to provide potable water in the state. "The new company will source water from clean places and it would be purified before being distributed," Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said in a statement
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Kerala will conduct a survey on the state's diaspora next month in association with the Indian government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) The liaison committee of the ruling Congress-led UDF Monday directed the Kerala government to initiate both long and short term measures to see that water is conserved for agricultural use. UDF convenor P.P. Thankachan told reporters here: "The Cauvery Tribunal provides 30 TMC of water for Kerala and this benefits parts of Wayanad and Kannur districts, but due to some confusion over its use, the water through this accord is not being used." "The government has been asked to clear the doubts of the people
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) An Australian High Commission delegation from New Delhi, headed by high commissioner Patrick Suckling, visited Technopark here and met Kerala IT officials to forge a mutually beneficial relationship between Australia and Kerala. Accompanying the high commissioner were David Holly, Australian consul general in South India, and Roshen Paul from the Australian Trade Office
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) Thanks to the efforts of the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, Kottayam is all set to be transformed into a mural city as 350 painters from across the country will participate in the project. The city is often referred to as the city of "letters, latex and lakes", and will now see participation of 350 painters in a project to create 20 murals on huge walls at various locations in the city. These will include educational institutions, places of worship and the railway station.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Sunday saw celebrations of Vishu, the traditional new year, in Kerala. Devout Hindus turn out in their best, to start the new year with a visit to the temple. Vishu is believed to signal good fortune for the coming year
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) With the summer rain playing truant and the sun blazing down like never before, Kerrala has become a furnace of sorts. The mercury has been rising and has already crossed 40 degrees Celsius in Palakkad district. The average temperature in some districts of the state has gone up by over two degrees above the average for this time of year; Punalur witnessed 38 degrees Celsius.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Friday said he will return an LCD television gifted to him by the Kerala Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan.