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Monday, May 3, 2021

Legislative Assembly Elections 2021 Results in Trivandrum



OS Ambika

LDF  Won MARGIN 31636 VOTE 69898

P Sudheer


VOTE 38262

എ. ശ്രീധരന്‍


VOTE 36938


വി. ജോയി

LDF  Won

MARGIN 17821VOTE 68816

ബി. ആര്‍. എം. ഷഫീര്‍


VOTE 50995

അജി എസ്. ആര്‍. എം.


VOTE 11214


വി. ശശി

LDF  Won

MARGIN 14017VOTE 62634

ബി. എസ്. അനൂപ്


VOTE 48617


ജി. ആര്‍. അനില്‍

LDF  Won

MARGIN 23309VOTE 72742

പി. എസ്. പ്രശാന്ത്


VOTE 49433


ഡി. കെ. മുരളി

LDF  Won

MARGIN 10242VOTE 73137

ആനാട് ജയന്‍


VOTE 62895


കടകംപള്ളി സുരേന്ദ്രന്‍

LDF  Won

MARGIN 23497VOTE 63690

ശോഭാ സുരേന്ദ്രന്‍


VOTE 40193

ഡോ. എസ്. എസ്. ലാല്‍


VOTE 32995



വി. കെ. പ്രശാന്ത്

LDF  Won

MARGIN 21515VOTE 61111

വി. വി. രാജേഷ്


VOTE 39596

വീണ എസ്. നായര്‍


VOTE 35455



ആന്റണി രാജു

LDF  Won

MARGIN 7089VOTE 48748

വി. എസ്. ശിവകുമാര്‍


VOTE 41659

ജി. കൃഷ്ണകുമാര്‍


VOTE 34996


വി. ശിവന്‍കുട്ടി

LDF  Won

MARGIN 3949VOTE 55837

കുമ്മനം രാജശേഖരന്‍


VOTE 51888

കെ. മുരളീധരന്‍


VOTE 36524



ജി. സ്റ്റീഫന്‍

LDF  Won

MARGIN 5046VOTE 66776

കെ. എസ്. ശബരീനാഥന്‍


VOTE 61730

സി. ശിവന്‍കുട്ടി


VOTE 15379



സി. കെ. ഹരീന്ദ്രന്‍

LDF  Won

MARGIN 25828VOTE 78548

ആര്‍. കെ. അന്‍സജിതാ റസല്‍


VOTE 52720

കരമന ജയന്‍


VOTE 29850



ഐ. ബി. സതീഷ്

LDF  Won

MARGIN 23231VOTE 66293

മലയിന്‍കീഴ് വേണുഗോപാല്‍


VOTE 43062

പി. കെ. കൃഷ്ണദാസ്


VOTE 34542



എം. വിന്‍സെന്റ്

UDF  Won

MARGIN 11562VOTE 74868

എ. നീലലോഹിതദാസന്‍ നാടാര്‍


VOTE 63306

വിഷ്ണുപുരം ചന്ദ്രശേഖരന്‍


VOTE 18664



കെ. ആന്‍സലന്‍

LDF  Won

MARGIN 14262VOTE 65497

ആര്‍. സെല്‍വരാജ്


VOTE 51235

എസ്. രാജശേഖരന്‍ നായര്‍


VOTE 21009

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

"Wings of Passion" by Trivandrum flea market

As a part of supporting women entrepreneurs, Trivandrum flea market is hosting their first physical exhibition cum sale at 'House of Rose- Heritage space', Vanchiyur, on 14th March 2021, Sunday, 11AM onwards, as a part of Women's day celebrations in the city. Several women entrepreneurs from the city will showcase their crafts and ideas in the event. 
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List of Covid Vaccination Centres in Trivandrum District Government and Private

Trivandrum 13 March 2021: 

List of Covid Vaccination Centres in Trivandrum Distric

Vaccination starts from 01/03/2021 onwards.  Register via  COWIN Portal

Available list of hospitals (Both Govt and Private) on 05.03.2021


1 GH Trivandrum 1 

2 GH Trivandrum 2 

3 GH Trivandrum 3

4 Thycaud W&C

5 Nedumangad DH

6 Attingal TH

7 Neyyattinkara GH

8 Parasala Taluk Hospital

9 Vithura Taluk Hospital

10 Varkala Taluk Hospital

11 Chirayinkeezh Taluk Hospital

12 Nemom Taluk Hospital

13 Anchuthengu CHC

14 Kallara CHC

15 Vellanad CHC

16 Manamboor CHC

17 Vizhinjam CHC

18 Kattakkada CHC

Poovar CHC

Kesavapuram CHC

Puthenthope CHC

Pulluvila CHC

Perumkadavila CHC

Vilappil CHC

Pangappara PHC

Kallikkad New PHC

Aruvikkara PHC

28 Karakulam PHC

GLPS Paruthipally Kuttichal

Vizhinjam New Mukkola PHC

Poozhanad PHC

32 Vattiyurkkavu PHC

33 Vamanapuram PHC

34 Amachal PHC

35 Kadakampally PHC

36 Kanyakulangara PHC

37 SAP Camp Peroorkada (FLW Only)

38 Peroorkada DMH

39 Government Medical College (Not open for public) 40 SAT Medical College (Not open for public)


41 NIMS Medicity

42 KIMS Health Care Mngt. Ltd

43 Ananthapuri Hospital

44 SK Hospital

45 PRS Hospital

46 Attukal Devi Hospital

47 Neyyar Medicity

48 Dr.SMCSI Medical College

49 Sree Rama Krishna Hospital

50 Sree Gokulam MCH

51 Al Arif Hospital

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Election Campaigning Centres at Trivandrum 2021 Assembly Election

 Trivandrum 11 March 2021: Centers allowed to be used for campaigning in each constituency in the Trivandrum urban area legislative constitutencies

Kazhakoottam Constituency Raga Auditorium, Kazhakoottam Alsaj Auditorium, Ullur Park Rajdhani Auditorium, MGM School Auditorium, Karyavattom LNCP Ground, Karyavattom University Ground, MG College Ground.

Vattiyoorkavu Constituency Peroorkada Thankamma Stadium, Peroorkada All Auditorium, Kumarapuram AJ Hall, Vazhuthacaud, Vanasree Auditorium, Jagathy Ananthapuri Auditorium

Thiruvananthapuram Constituency Sreemoolam Club, Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium, Central Stadium, University Stadium, Mannam Memorial National Club, Shankhumugham Beach, Vaikunda Wedding Hall

Nemam Constituency RDR, Alakapuri Auditorium, Kaimanam Vinayaka Auditorium, Manakkad Toss Academy National College, Attukal Karthika Auditorium, SNDP Peringamala Hall, Kakkamoola CSI Church Hall, Pottavila Stadium Panchayat Hall, Valiya

Kovalam field in the CSI Church Auditorium nellivila, Ashwathy Auditorium at Vizhinjam, Archana Auditorium at Vizhinjam, taivilakam nagarajaksetram Ground, itivitunnavila Devi Temple Auditorium, Vizhinjam, Deepa Auditorium alakulam,  Hall Kalliyoor, Rajeshwari Auditorium Balitharpanam, the NSS Auditorium Sasthamkotta Kovil Kalliyoor, vantittatam Poetry Auditorium Kalliyoor, Agriculture College Ground Vellayani, Palapur LPS Ground Kalliyoor.

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Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) 2021

 Trivandrum 11 March 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the fourth Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) which begins on Friday.  The inaugural session of the online event will be at 6pm on Saturday.  The event will conclude on March 19. Kiren Rijiju, Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Union Minister V Muraleedharan will take part in the inaugural event.  The festival will showcase international seminars, global exhibitions and business meets at five virtual venues between 9am and 10pm.

 This event, organised in the high-end online platform by CISSA, will carry all the components, as in earlier GAFs, including an international seminar, expo, business meet, with the additional provision of viewing the digital platforms for an extended period of time. This, we hope, will be the largest online event in Ayurveda ever, and we solicit your dedicated support to GAF scheduled for 12-19 March 2021. 


International Ayurveda Seminar

International Cooperation Conclave

Global Ayurveda Exhibition

International Business Meet

Vaidya Parishad - CME Programme

Ayurveda MSME Meet

AYUSH Clinics

Ayurveda Solidarity Meet

Documentary Film Shows

Digital Photography competition

Sub Themes


Ÿ Rasayana as a public health tool in

communicable diseases

Ÿ Role of Ayurveda in graceful ageing


Ÿ Preventive medicine

Ÿ Community health

Ÿ Yoga

Ÿ Public Health

Ÿ Ayurveda in occupational health

Ÿ Cosmetology in Ayurveda

Ÿ Nutrition and health

Ÿ Medical applications of Yoga


Ÿ Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy and

Pharmaceutical research in Ayurveda

Ÿ Medicinal plants – new research

Ÿ Medicinal plants - conservation

Ÿ Innovative drug delivery systems

Ÿ Nutraceuticals, nutricosmetics, nano herbal



Ÿ Neonatal care

Ÿ Pediatric Nutrition

Ÿ Behavioural and developmental disorder

Ÿ Management of common pediatric


Ÿ Samskaras and their scientific aspects


Ÿ Non-communicable Diseases

Ÿ New disease entities and Ayurveda

Ÿ Cardiac diseases and Ayurveda

Ÿ Ayurveda in Rehabilitative medicine

Ÿ Panchakarma

Prasutitantra & Striroga

Ÿ Reproductive Health

Ÿ Maternal Health


Ÿ Sense organs and health - a contemporary


Ÿ Preventive care in ENT and Ophthalmology


Ÿ Innovations and advances in Salya

Ÿ Musculo-skeletal ailments with special focus

on marma

Ÿ Ayurvedic Management of Piles & Fistula


Ÿ Applied toxicology

Ÿ Ayurveda in the current infectious diseases

Ÿ Scope of Ayurveda in skin disease


Ÿ Mental Health – contemporary

Ÿ understanding and management

Rasasastra and Bhaishajyakalpana

Ÿ Rasa preparations – new research

Ÿ Rasa application – new frontiers

Ÿ Nano Medicine and Rasasastra

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Black fever (Karimbani) identified in South Kerala

A new fever, named Black fever also known as Visceral leishmaniasis, Dumdum fever, Kala Azar and Karimbani has been identified in Kollam District. A patient with symptoms of Black fever has been admitted in Trivandrum Medical College.

Kala-azar is a slow progressing indigenous disease caused by a protozoan parasite of genus Leishmania. The parasite primarily infects reticuloendothelial system and may be found in abundance in bone marrow, spleen and liver.

Signs & Symptoms 
Recurrent fever intermittent or remittent with often double rise
loss of appetite, pallor and weight loss with progressive emaciation
Splenomegaly – spleen enlarges rapidly to massive enlargement, usually soft and nontender
Liver – enlargement not to the extent of spleen, soft, smooth surface, sharp edge
Lymphadenopathy – not very common in India
Skin – dry, thin and scaly and hair may be lost. Light coloured persons show grayish discolouration of the skin of hands, feet, abdomen and face which gives the Indian name Kala-azar meaning “Black fever”
Anaemia – develops rapidly

More on Visceral leishmaniasis
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Friday, February 23, 2018

Theatre Olympics 2018 at Trivandrum

The 8th Theatre Olympics organised by the National School of Drama and Ministry of Culture will be held at Trivandrum from February 22, 2017 onwards. 

The plays include folk productions Purulia Chhau directed by Dilip Mahal and Nacha directed by JashiramSahu, and Maharathi Karna directed by Shrimant Sasane and international plays such as Sukara Asapuwa - A Place with Pigs directed by Jehan Srikantha Appuhami from Sri Lanka and Let it be Art directed by Gregory Ables from USA.

Other plays include Old Man and the Sea directed by Sasidharan Naduvil, Love Your Nature directed by Y. Sadanand Singh and Kamsavadham, a Nangyarkooth performance by Sindhu T.M. The admission for the fest will be open to all.
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Friday, December 1, 2017

Weather Warning for Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) by Met Department

Heavy Rainfall Warning has been issued by the Indian Meteorological department in the souther coast of Kerala.

 Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls very likely over Lakshadweep area during next 48 hours.
Heavy rainfall (7-11cm in 24 hrs) is most likely to occur at a few places in South Kerala till the morning of 2nd December 2017.
Director, Met Centre, Trivandrum

Fishermen Warning
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 65 to 75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph very likely along and off south Kerala coasts,   strong winds from East/Southeast direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 kmph likely along off North Kerala coast and from Northwest /North direction  over Lakshadweep area till 1400 IST on 01.12.2017.   Fishermen are advised not to venture in to the sea.

01 December (Day 2): ♦ Heavy  to very heavy rain very likely at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Lakshadweep;
heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and heavy rain at isolated places over interior Tamilnadu
and Kerala.
♦ Gale wind speed reaching 80­90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph very likely over & around Lakshadweep Islands.
♦ Squally winds speed reaching 55­65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph very likely along and off Kerala coast and speed reaching 30­40 kmph gusting to
50 kmph very likely around Andaman & Nicobar Islands and adjoining Seas.
♦  Sea conditions very likely to be very rough to high along and off south Kerala and high around Lakshadweep Islands.
♦  Fishermen are advised not to venture into Sea along and off Kerala coast and around Lakshadweep Islands and are advised to be cautious
while venturing into Sea around Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
♦ Dense to very dense fog at isolated places very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
02 December (Day 3):♦ Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Tamilnadu & Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
♦ Squally winds speed reaching 35­45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph very likely around Andaman & Nicobar Islands and adjoining seas.
♦  Fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into Sea around Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
♦  Moderate to very dense fog at isolated places very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura

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Cyclone Ockhi hits Trivandrum resulting in heavy rainfall

Cyclonic storm Ockhi hit the southern coast of Kerala resulting in catastrophic damage and distrupting normal life in Thiruvananthapuram. The city was affected by the Heavy rains and strong winds resulting in damage to buildings, road and plant life.

Four people has been reportedly dead as a result of the incidents due to the  cyclone till now. Several trees were uprooted disrupting rail and road traffic.

Over 200 fishermen in 50 odd boats have failed to return to the Trivandrum, Kollam coasts. Indian Navy has been setup a rescue mission with its four ships and helicopters.

Wind speed were at 120 km per hour and waves rose to a height of 4.2 as per reports. Shutters of Neyyar and Peppara dams in the regions has been opened due to heavy rainfall. Trains were cancelled or rescheduled as a result of the cyclone.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Fisheries minister Mercy Kutty Amma said that all the necessary arrangements have been made to face the emergency situation. Schools in the district were given holiday from afternoon onwards yesterday.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

3rd Trivandrum Marathon by Runners Club

The 3rd edition of the Trivandrum Marathon 2017 will be held on December 9 Midnight from Kanakakkunnu Palace, Trivandrum.

This year’s Trivandrum Marathon, the third such, will be held on Dec 9th/10th at Trivandrum complete with a Family Fun Run and the 10KM open/corporate relay/under 18 runs. 

Full Marathon
Distance: Full Marathon
Gender : Male or Female
Age: 18 to 85 years by 2017-Dec-09
Registration closes on: 2017-Dec-09
INR 1,000.00

Half Marathon
Distance: Half Marathon
Gender : Male or Female
Age: 18 to 85 years by 2017-Dec-09
Registration closes on: 2017-Dec-09
INR 900.00

10K Open race
Distance: 10.55KM
Gender : Male or Female
Age: 18 to 85 years by 2017-Dec-09
Registration closes on: 2017-Dec-10
INR 800.00



Trivandrum Runners Club
55, Christ Nagar Keston road, Trivandrum, Kerala, 695003
Email: tvm.tracs@gmail.com
Contact #: 974591164
Website: https://trivandrummarathon.com
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds Opening film of IFFI 2017

 Iranian director Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds, will be the opening film in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on November 20. The film, which stars actor Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khattar and Malayalam actor Malavika Mohanan, has been entirely shot in India with the local cast and crew.

 Oscar winner AR Rahman has composed its music and the Hindi dialogues has been penned by Vishal Bhardwaj.

Beyond the Clouds revolves around the adoration of love, life and human relationships between a brother and sister which takes place in the ever bustling city of Mumbai. The movie is a tri-lingual with dialogues in English, Tamil and Hindi. Academy award winner AR Rahman has composed the music for the film.

Majidi, Ishaan Khattar, Malavika , AR Rahman and Vishal Bhardwaj, is expected to attend the screening.
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

First Child Friendly Police Station in Kerala

Trivandrum, 13 November 2017: The first child-friendly police station in Kerala has been set up at East Fort, Trivandrum. The make over of the  Fort Janamaithri police station with the help of an aid of Rs. 26 lakhs includes cartoon characters on the wall, toys , garden, park and walkways with interlock bricks.

The inauguration of the child friendly police station will be done by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Childrens day this year.
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Children's Day Rally 2017

Children's Day will be celebrated in the state with the annual Children's Day rally and a public meeting tomorrow.

This year Abhinavamirag S S, student of Carmel school, will be the children's Prime minister. Adwaith P R of Christ Nagar central school will be the president.  Archa A J of St Thomas HSS will be the speaker.

Students selected for welcome speech and vote of thanks are Ashlyn Clarence and Alina A P respectively.

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan will deliver the Children's Day message at SMV Higher Secondary School at 2.30pm. The Children's Day stamp designed by Athul S Raj, 10th standard student of M D Seminary School, Kottayam will be released in the meeting.

The Children's Day rally will be taken out from SMV Higher Secondary School till University College at 3.30pm and end at University College.
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

IFFK 2017: 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala, Online Registration to begin

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7, 2017: The 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2017) will be held from December 8 to 15 this year. The festival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
and Bengali actor Madhabi Mukherjee will be the chief guest.

Russian Director Alexander Sokurov will be felicitated during the occasion with Lifetime Achievement Award. Also Six films of Sorukov will be screened in the retrospective category. Other retrospectives include KP Kumaran, Lino Brocka of Philippines.

Prem Shankar's Randuper and Sanju Surendran's Aedan will be competing in the International category along with Newton and Village Rockstars.  The Malayalam Cinema today category will showcase Take Off, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Angamaly Diaries, Karutha Joothan, Maravi, Athisayangalude Venal and Nayinte Hriduayam.

The festival will be held along 14 theatres with 8000 plus seats and 10,000 delegates are expected to attend the festival.

The delegate fee is Rs 650 and the fee for students is Rs 350.

Delegate registration will start on November 10, 2017 online.
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Thiruvananthapuram

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will arrive at Trivandrum tommorrow.  President will lay the foundation stone for the first government building in the prestigious Technocity at Pallipuram. In  the evening, the President will pay tributes at the Ayyankali statue situated at Vellayambalam at 5.30 p.m.

The Thiruvananthapuram city Corporation will host a public reception for the President at Tagore Theatre on behalf of the State government at 6 p.m.

He will leave for Kochi on Saturday at 9.45 a.m.
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Technocity Trivandrum

Technocity, the IT hub will be launched by President Ram Nath Kovind on October 27, as the country's biggest futuristic IT park. The President would lay the foundation stone for the first government IT building at Technocity on the day.

Technocity is a technology park and integrated township in Thiruvananthapuram, dedicated to electronics, software, and other Information Technology (IT) ventures. Technocity is a complete IT City, spread across about 400 acres (200 hectares) at Pallipuram, which includes not just space for IT/ITES firms but also residential, commercial, hospitality, medical and educational facilities. 

Technocity is being jointly developed by the Government of Kerala and private players. 

Organisations like Tata Consultancy Services, SunTec, IIITM-K and KASE have already taken land for developing their respective campuses at Technocity.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

India vs New Zealand T20 Tickets by Federal Bank

Kerala Cricket Association announces the ticket sales details for the T20i Cricket Match between India and New Zealand scheduled to be held at Trivandrum International Stadium on November 7,2017.

The online ticket sales will start from October 16 till October 29, 2017. These tickets will be available via the websites of Federal Bank Ltd (www.federalbank.co.in) and Kerala Cricket Association (www.keralacricketassociation.com). These online tickets have to be collected in "originals" from the Cotton Hill Branch of Federal Bank at Vazhuthacaud from November 1, 2017 to November 6, 2017 or from the special ticket counter located at the main gate of the Stadium (Opposite to University of Kerala, Karyavattom Campus) from November 5, 2017 to November 6, 2017.

Also, the tickets will be available from the selected branches (as listed below) of Federal Bank from October 30,2017.

1.Cotton Hill, Trivandrum                           
2.Pattom, Trivandrum                                
3.Palayam, Trivandrum                             
4.Pattoor, Trivandrum                               
5.Nanthencode, Trivandrum                    
6.Sasthamangalam, Trivandrum               
7.Kuravankonam, Trivandrum                   
8.Pongummoodu, Trivandrum                   
9.Sreekaryam, Trivandrum                        
10.Peroorkada, Trivandrum                      
11.Kazhakkoottam, Trivandrum                 
12.Neyyattinkara, Trivandrum                    
13.Parassala, Trivandrum                                       
14.Vizhinjam, Trivandrum                           
15.Nedumangad, Trivandrum                     
16.Attingal, Trivandrum                               
17.Varkala, Trivandrum                               
24.St.Peter's Jn, Pathanmthitta
25.Muthoor, Thiruvalla
30.Marine Drive,Ernakulam
31.EMG Road,Ernakulam
32.North, Ernakulam
33.Vyttila, Ernakulam
34.Bank Jn, Aluva
35.Main Branch,Thrissur

The fares are:
* Upper Level - ₹.700/-
* Lower Level - ₹.1000/-
* Premium Chair - ₹.2000/-

5000 seats in the Upper Level are reserved for the students at 50% discount ie at ₹ 350/- . To avail this, students need to produce the authorization letter from the concerned School/College where they study. Also, they need to produce their identity card at the Stadium entrance gate on the Match Day.

Entry to the Stadium is from 04:00pm IST
Match Starts at 07:00 pm IST.
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Monday, September 18, 2017

Trivandrum Rain: Holiday on 18 September 2017

Trivandrum 18 September 2017: As the heavy rains are continuing in Kerala over the past 24 hours, the State Government has declared a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges on Monday 18 September 2017.

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The State Disaster Management Authority advised the declaration of holiday based on the forecast of the Meteorological Department.
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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Interceptor Vehicle by Motor Vehicle Department in Every District

Trivandrum, 26 August 2017: The Kerala Motor Vehicle Department has announced new services to curb road transport offences in the state.

The offences will now be intimated over Email or sms to the vehicle owners account. Payment can be done through online facility.

The department will provide 14 Interceptor vehicles, one to every district. These vehicles will be equipped with 180 degree wide angle video camera, overspeed radar, breath analyser, lux meter, opacity meter, decibel metre etc.
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

'Hamari Malayalam' Book for learning Malayalam for Migrant Workers

The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority will release a textbook titled Hamari Malayalam exclusively to teach migrant labourers Malayalam, the mother tongue of the people of the state. The state government expects to supply the book to around 25 lakh workers, who migrated to Kerala from other states, including West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Tamil Nadu.

Titled ‘Hamari Malayalam’ (Our Malayalam), the textbook will be launched by state Education Minister C Raveendranath at Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, a town with largest migrant labour population in the state.

The textbook would be used under ‘Changathi’, the Mission’s exclusive programme for migrant workers.

Detailing the features of the textbook, Sreekala said ‘Hamari Malayalam’ comprises 25 chapters dealing with various topics ranging from hygiene, health and technology to rights of workers and ethical values.

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