Thiruvananthapuram News

Adani Group Takes Over Operations At Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

Adani Group Takes Over Operations At Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 14, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Adani Group has taken over the operation, management and development of the international airport in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, saying it is now a Gateway to Goodness.

Kerala Records 29,682 New COVID-19 Cases, 142 Deaths

Kerala Records 29,682 New COVID-19 Cases, 142 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 04, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala continued to report a high number of COVID-19 infections, with 29,682 cases and 142 deaths on Saturday, while the Total Positivity Rate (TPR) saw a slight dip.

This Kerala-Based Educator Is Teaching Blind Students Online Amid Covid

This Kerala-Based Educator Is Teaching Blind Students Online Amid Covid

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday July 06, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Tiffany Brar, a visually impaired social activist and a special educator from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram is ensuring that her students continue to get education even during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meet Habeeb Mohammed, Butcher At Night And Covid Worker During Day

Meet Habeeb Mohammed, Butcher At Night And Covid Worker During Day

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday July 05, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

For Habeeb Mohammed, a 36-year-old butcher in Thiruvananthapuram, work goes on from midnight till 8 in the morning after which he dedicates his time to helping the district's Covid task force in their relief work.

Kerala Government Forms Panel To Probe Furnace Oil Leak Into Sea

Kerala Government Forms Panel To Probe Furnace Oil Leak Into Sea

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 11, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala government on Thursday set up a three-member committee to conduct a probe into the leak of about 5,000 litres of furnace oil from state-owned Travancore Titanium Products Ltd into the sea.

21-Year-Old College Student Elected Mayor Of Kerala Capital

21-Year-Old College Student Elected Mayor Of Kerala Capital

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday December 27, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

Arya Rajendran, the 21-year-old student who successfully contested the recent civic polls in Kerala, has been elected as next Mayor of state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

21-Year-Old College Student Likely To Be Next Mayor Of Kerala Capital

21-Year-Old College Student Likely To Be Next Mayor Of Kerala Capital

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 26, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

Twenty one-year-old Arya Rajendran, who successfully contested the recent civic polls, is likely to become the next Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram, CPI(M) sources said on Friday.

Sister Abhaya Murder: 28 Years On, Kerala Catholic Priest, Nun Convicted

Sister Abhaya Murder: 28 Years On, Kerala Catholic Priest, Nun Convicted

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday December 22, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

A special CBI court in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram today delivered its verdict in a 28-year-old murder caseas it held a Catholic priest and a nun guilty.

High Court Dismisses Kerala Plea Against Airport Lease To Adani Group

High Court Dismisses Kerala Plea Against Airport Lease To Adani Group

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday October 19, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi

The Kerala High Court has dismissed the state government's petition against the Adani group managing Thiruvananthapuram airport.

Large Gatherings Banned In Thiruvananthapuram Amid Surge In Covid Cases

Large Gatherings Banned In Thiruvananthapuram Amid Surge In Covid Cases

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday October 02, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

Large gatherings have been banned in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram till October 31 after a surge in coronavirus cases. The state reported 9,258 positive cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike. With 4,092 recoveries, the state also saw the highest recoveries in a day.

Kerala Official Allegedly Rapes Woman Who Needed COVID-19 Papers, Arrested

Kerala Official Allegedly Rapes Woman Who Needed COVID-19 Papers, Arrested

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy , Edited by Stela Dey | Monday September 07, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

A health official in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has been arrested for allegedly raping a 44-year-old woman, who was seeking a coronavirus negative certificate from him.

Kerala Government Says Key Files Safe As Opposition Protests Tuesday Fire

Kerala Government Says Key Files Safe As Opposition Protests Tuesday Fire

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday August 26, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

The Opposition in Kerala - the Congress-led UDF and the BJP - intensified protests in Thiruvananthapuram after Tuesday evening's fire at the political wing of the secretariat's General Administration Department.

Shashi Tharoor's Reply To Kerala Minister On Centre's Airport Move

Shashi Tharoor's Reply To Kerala Minister On Centre's Airport Move

Edited by Nandini Gupta | Saturday August 22, 2020, New Delhi

Defending his stand backing the Centre's decision to lease out the Thiruvananthapuram airport to a private company for 50 years, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor responded to Kerala Finance Minister Dr Thomas Issac tweet saying "the point was not revenue" but "expanding the airport's potential".

Kerala Approaches High Court Seeking Stay On Airport Lease To Adani Group

Kerala Approaches High Court Seeking Stay On Airport Lease To Adani Group

Press Trust of India | Friday August 21, 2020, Kochi

The Kerala government on Friday approached the Kerala High Court seeking a stay on further proceedings in leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani Enterprises. Unless the stay is granted, "it will be put to irreparable injury and hardship", the state government said in its application challenging the centre's move to privatise the airport.

"Quite Accurate": Shashi Tharoor Backs Union Minister's Tweet On Airport

"Quite Accurate": Shashi Tharoor Backs Union Minister's Tweet On Airport

Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday August 20, 2020, Thiruvananthapuram

A long Twitter thread posted by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on why the lease to run Thiruvananthapuram airport for 50 years went to a private operator and not the Kerala government has been endorsed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

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