Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Karyavattom & Kazhakkoottam: A Tale of Two Villages

Karyavattom and Kazhakkoottam were once the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city. Eventually, these sleepy villages became a ‘Technopolis‘. The Kerala University campus is 50 years old and Technopark is 25. Technocity and The Sportshub stadium are recent additions. High rise flats … Continue reading

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Popular film locations in Thiruvananthapuram

Did you know that Thiruvananthapuram is where it all began for Malayalam cinema? In 1930, J.C. Daniel shot Vigathakumaran in his own studio, the now non-existent Travancore National Pictures at Pattom and since then the city has been a preferred location for … Continue reading

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The Century Old Living Rubber Tree in Thiruvananthapuram!

Natural Rubber tree or Para Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis – Family Euphorbeaceae) is originally a native to Amazon and Orinoco river basins in Brazil and Bolivia in South America. But since it tends to be attacked by a fungal disease in South … Continue reading

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Trivandrum International Stadium, proving the naysayers wrong

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Vizhinjam Project – An Open Response to Shri. M.A. Baby

The comments made by Shri M.A. Baby in his Facebook page regarding the Vizhinjam project seem to be based on incomplete facts. All these “concerns” and relevant facts were made available to the public by VISL through their website at … Continue reading

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Trivandrum International Stadium – Part I (7-Feb-2015)

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Trivandrum International Stadium: Status as on 18th January 2015

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Over the past year, it has been a pleasure, visiting this world-class engineering project in Thiruvananthapuram and bringing photographs about the journey of one of the most wonderful cities of India.  To watch true professionals from around India (and the world) … Continue reading

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