Category Archives: Railways

Who to Vote for on April 10

Trivandrum’s on the eve of a closely-fought and widely reported election, one that may determine what sort of development our city sees in the next five years. We have all been bombarded with appeals from at least four of the … Continue reading

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Bupkis – Trivandrum’s share (or the Lack of it) in the 2013 Kerala Budget

This year’s budget brought what it has for the last couple of years…..nothing! As we chronicle the tale of the neglect of the State Capital, let’s also look at a few suggestions how development projects could be budgeted in a … Continue reading

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Southern Railways to Introduce Special AC Train Between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram

Southern Railway will run the following Special AC Train between Chennai and Thriuvananthapuram to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer months of April, May & June 2013. The Train No.06011 Chennai Central – Kochuveli Superfast AC Special … Continue reading

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Union Railway Budget 2013: What Kerala Gained?

Union Railway Minister Shri.Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Railway Budget for the year 2013-2014. Was there any gain for Kerala in this budget? Lets have a look ! In the budget speech, minister mentions “As regards setting up of new … Continue reading

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India Today Rating of India’s Best Cities: Thiruvananthapuram 15th Best City,1st in Housing & Transport Category

India Today published the Best Cities Survey results and rankings to highlight the livability of various cities in India. This is said to set the gold standard for measuring the performance of city and state governments and hope to spur … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2012 – A Very Forgettable Year!

As 2012 finally drew to a close and 2013 dawns, we quickly review what happened and what did not among the key development initiatives proposed in and around Thiruvananthapuram. It’s not a pretty picture but we need to understand what … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam’s role in a South Indian Industrial Corridor

The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor has been making progress over the last year or so as land acquisition for the project’s core, the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, is nearing completion and nearly $10 Billion in funding has been tied up … Continue reading

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