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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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Centre includes Thiruvananthapuram in Restructured Accelerated Power Reforms & Development Programme (R-APDRP)

In a major boost to the city’s power distribution system, the Union power ministry has decided to include Thiruvananthapuram in the Restructured Accelerated Power Reforms & Development Programme (R-APDRP) mooted by the Centre. The Rs 50,000-crore project is part of … Continue reading

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Varkala Cliff to be India’s First Geopark

The cliff overlooking the Varkala beach in Thiruvananthapuram, — a unique sedimentary geo-morphological structure in an otherwise flat Kerala coast — and the surrounding areas are on course to become India’s first national geopark under a Geological Survey of India … Continue reading

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Resort of The Week: Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort

Situated 200 metres from the Papanasam cliff at Varkala near Thiruvananthapuram and overlooking the Arabian Sea, this beautiful hotel enjoys a prime location. From this quality hotel you can tour various places of attractions like Shree Janardhana Swamy temple, Varkala … Continue reading

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Development Initiative by Kerala Tourism for Varkala

Varkala will get a facelift as a part of the Destination Development Initiative, initiated by Dept. of Tourism, Govt of Kerala as the State Government has given the go-ahead for the project. The beautification of the helipad area will be taken up at a … Continue reading

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Sivagiri Pilgrimage : Temporary Stops for all Trains at Varkala-Sivagiri Station

Considering the Sivagiri Pilgrimage,all the trains passing through Varkala-Sivagiri Railway Station will have stop on 30th & 31st of December 2011 and 1st January 2012.There will be additional 6 ticket counters will be opened for the convenience of the passengers/pilgrims.In … Continue reading

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Govt.Nature Cure Hospital @Varkala

The Govt.Nature Care Hospital at Varkala near Thirvananthapuram completed its 30 successful years of existence.This famous hospital is located near the helipad at Papanasam Beach,Varkala.The hospital was started with 10 bed facility and now it is having 50 bed capacity.An … Continue reading

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