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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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Tiffin4Me, a meal subscription service, delivers home cooked food

Meal subscription service Tiffin4Me delivers home cooked food daily to your home or your office Sometimes there’s nothing better than a tiffin from home to get you through your work day. However, it’s just not possible to always make or … Continue reading

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Tuck into delectable rustic eats & fast food at Kerala Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Hotel at Akkulam has delectable rustic treats with some surprises, all at reasonable prices Vehicles whizz past on the NH bypass near Akkulam bridge in Thiruvananthapuram. If you follow your nose while on the service road that goes to … Continue reading

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Ajay Prasad; “The Millennial Man”

Development evangelist Ajay Prasad on giving back to his home town, with the upcoming mega infrastructure project Taurus Downtown Technopark. It’s called karma. Long ago Ajay Prasad, then a strategy consultant at a real estate management firm, social development blogger … 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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Kerala State Central Library in Thiruvananthapuram to be blind-friendly

The 188-year-old Kerala State Central Library in Thiruvananthapuram, one of the oldest book houses in the country will soon have a separate wing for visually challenged bibliophiles. An exclusive ‘Braille wing’ will be opened soon adjacent to the main library … Continue reading

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Onam Special Trains to/from Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli

To clear the extra rush of passengers during the Onam festival season, railways will operate special trains from various parts of the country to  Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli. Train No. 82607 Chennai Egmore – Kochuveli Suvidha special train via Nagercoil will leave Chennai … Continue reading

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