Thursday, October 21, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram News

Kerala brings out SOP for brain death certification
Kerala brings out SOP for brain death certification

The move comes in the wake of a high court order last year, which directed the health department to take extra care in certification of brain deaths and ensure that hospitals stuck to highest standards of medical ethics.

Meet Saseendra, first woman in Kerala to drive CM’s vehicle during passing-out parade
Meet Saseendra, first woman in Kerala to drive CM’s vehicle during passing-out parade

For T Saseendra, driving was never a craze. It was something she took to, in the mid-90s, when she realised there were very few female driving instructors in Kerala at the time. She had just gotten married, after a love affair, much to the dismay of her family. It was a time when it was important for her to have a job and be financially independent. So she began to learn driving in a rusty-old Maruti 800 and started imparting the skills to others. But Saseendra had no clue that her talent would place her in the driving seat of an open jeep carrying the state’s chief minister during a passing-out parade decades later.

Senior priest of Chengannur Diocese Thomas Mar Athanasios dies after falling from train
Senior priest of Chengannur Diocese Thomas Mar Athanasios dies after falling from train

Police suspect that the senior priest, who was travelling from Gujarat, fell after being hit by the door of the compartment as he was preparing to alight at Ernakulam junction a few minutes away. 

Nissan’s digital hub to drive up Kerala’s ease of doing business rankings
Nissan’s digital hub to drive up Kerala’s ease of doing business rankings

In a major fillip to Kerala government’s endeavor to achieve the twin targets of job generation and exploitation of its digital talent pool, Japanese automobile giant Nissan Motor Co. Ltd will set up its first global center for digital operations in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Kerala government […]

Kerala: Four CPI(M) workers, three BJP workers injured in clashes
Kerala: Four CPI(M) workers, three BJP workers injured in clashes

After a brief lull, violence erupted in politically volatile Kannur district today with four CPI(M) workers and three BJP cadres being injured when they allegedly attacked each other, police said.

Kerala to get official song; Govt sets up panel
Kerala to get official song; Govt sets up panel

The Kerala government today set up a panel comprising eminent writers and language experts to choose an official song for the state. A cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, entrusted the panel with the task of choosing a ‘Kerala Ganam’ which would reflect the southern state’s socio-cultural legacy.

Super speciality facilities in Medical colleges: Kerala CM  
Super speciality facilities in Medical colleges: Kerala CM  

Vijayan also distributed the financial assistance sponsored by College Alumni to the families of victims of Puttingal Firwork tragedy at the function.

Kerala DGP orders probe into moral policing in Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala DGP orders probe into moral policing in Thiruvananthapuram

With Kerala Police coming under several controversies surrounding cases of moral policing, the Facebook video uploaded has highlighted such incidents in the state.

CPI functionary suspended for casteist remarks
CPI functionary suspended for casteist remarks

Manoj is heard telling a woman why he does not want to go to Adoor in Pathanamthitta.

Row over DYFI leader’s matrimonial ad on Christian site
Row over DYFI leader’s matrimonial ad on Christian site

The advertisement has described the 28-year-old Leftist youth leader’s Christian denomination as Latin Catholic and sought a groom from only Catholic denominations.

Cabinet gives in-principle nod for Sabarimala airport
Cabinet gives in-principle nod for Sabarimala airport

Presently the only way to reach the Sabarimala shrine is by road.

Kerala college chairman, four others accused in student suicide case
Kerala college chairman, four others accused in student suicide case

Pranoy (17), a first year engineering student, had hanged himself inside his hostel room on January 6

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