S.G. Panicker assumes charge as AAI souther region head

November 18, 2022 09:16 pm | Updated November 19, 2022 09:53 am IST – THIRUVANANTHAPURAM S.G. Panicker has assumed charge as Regional Executive Director, Southern Region, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chennai. A native of Kollam, Mr. Panicker would be overseeing the activities of 26 airports across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, and […]

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CPI(M) weighs accusations of patronage appointments in municipalities and cooperatives

November 18, 2022 09:13 pm | Updated November 19, 2022 09:35 am IST – Thiruvananthapuram Bharatiya Janata Party cadres and leaders during a protest against Thiruvananthapuram Corporation Mayor Arya Rajendran’s in Thiruvananthapuram early this week. | Photo Credit: PTI A closed-door meeting of the State secretariat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] here […]

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Maharashtra Education Minister meets Sivankutty

Maharashtra Education Minister Deepak Vasant Kesarkar and senior officials reached the State capital on Friday to study the Kerala education model. Mr. Kesarkar held discussions with Minister for General Education V. Sivankutty at the latter’s official residence. The Public Education Rejuvenation Mission launched by the first Pinarayi Vijayan government as a continuation of the education […]

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Sweet, not protein, in bamboo fruits triggers rat boom: study

November 18, 2022 05:56 pm | Updated November 19, 2022 02:45 am IST – THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Fruit of the bamboo species Melocanna baccifera. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A study spanning 13 years has shed interesting light on flowering in Melocanna baccifera, a tropical bamboo species that has long fascinated researchers for its association with the […]

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Sulfath, an inspiration to entire fishermen community in Kerala

Ponnani municipal councillor Ajeena Jabbar (right) congratulating E.K. Sulfath when her MBBS results were announced on Monday. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Ponnani is celebrating E.K. Sulfath, a 24-year-old woman from the fisherman community who will be taking the Hippocratic Oath in a few months. By being the first doctor from the fishermen community in […]

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Governor to flag lifelong pension for political appointees in Ministers’ offices

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan. File. | Photo Credit: Thulasi Kakkat Governor Arif Mohammed Khan opened another skirmish line in his battle against the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government. In New Delhi, Mr. Khan said he would nationally spotlight the Kerala government’s unlawful practice of extending lifelong pensions to political appointees who serve a brief […]

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Teacher training for better learning ambience

A district-level two-day teacher training for the Enhancement of the Learning Ambience (ELA) project got under way here on Friday. District panchayat education and health standing committee chairperson Saluja M. inaugurated the training, organised under the General Education department and the Samagra Shiksha, Thiruvananthapuram. In her address, Ms. Saluja said children’s interest in learning would […]

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Revised guidelines issued for inspection of vehicles for school excursions in Kerala

MVD officials insepecting school buses in Kochi. File. | Photo Credit: Thulasi Kakkat The Transport Commissioner on Friday issued revised instructions for the inspection of vehicles to be hired for excursion trips by the educational institutions in the State. As per the revised instructions, the heads of educational institutions should submit the details of the […]

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