THIRUVANATHAPURAM

  • RBI asks Kerala temple boards how much gold they possess September 5, 2013

    Thiruvanathapuram: Temple boards in Kerala have received a letter from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seeking details of the stock of gold in their possession, a temple board official said on Thursday. Speaking to IANS, a top official of the famous Guruvayoor Devasom Board said a letter has been received from...
  • Hijack alarm case: Passengers deny threatening pilot October 25, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Six passengers, whose protests near the cockpit led the pilot of an Air India plane to sound a hijack alert at the airport in Thiruvanathapuram, were on Thursday questioned by police and reported to have contested her complaint that she was threatened by them. As the questioning was underway,...
  • Agnivesh extends support to antiKNPP stir April 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: Extending support to the agitation against the antiKudankulam nuclear power plant, social activist Swami Agnivesh on Wednesday said government has to decide on scrapping the project and protecting people. He claimed that the Archbiship of Thiruvanathapuram Susai Packiam, would visit Kudankulam next week, to extend support to the People's Movement...
  • Radio chips in houses: Work begins in T'puram January 12, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The man on the door, who wants to install a radio frequency chip in your house that carries the name of the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, is no intruder. In fact, he is there to connect your household to the Corporation main office, enabling the local body to monitor the doortodoor...
  • Easter mass in jail sparks row April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: The state human rights commission issued a notice to the Central Prison authorities in Thiruvananthapuram for allegedly obstructing Catholic priests from conducting Easter service for Christian inmates at the jail during their visit on Sunday. Commission member asked the jail superintendent to explain the circumstances for the lapse on...
  • A Sabarimala only for women March 3, 2007

    New Delhi: Saturday morning at Attukal Bhagavathy temple in Thiruvanathapuram was a rather grand affair. Cutting across caste, class and even religious barriers, thousands of women reached Thiruvananthapuram to perform the annual Attukal Pongala ritual and seek the blessings of the presiding Goddess of the shrine. Soon after the holy...