Thiruvananthapuram

Jun 112018
Think it over the plight of a lady to alight a bus in the midnight alone on a rainy day en route in between the destination,  that too when the person to receive her does turn up.
Kerala government is not against bringing petrol, diesel into Goods and Services Tax GST regime provided the Center compensates the revenue loss due to the state government. However, the union government has agreed to compensate the loss is aimed at the states for five years if the tax collection post-GST is below 14 percent.This compensation assured is for five years.
Kerala government has plans to raise Rs 5000 crores Masala bonds for Kerala Infrastructure development Investment Fund Board KIIFB, in Singapore and London by June 2018.Axis Bank has been appointed as arranger bank as per the norms stipulated by the Reserve Bank of India. This venture, two agencies” Fitch rating” and “S&P rating” has been selected for credit rating.The rupee-denominated bonds are to be floated abroad at an affordable rate for the projects.
Kerala-God's own country known for rains and vegetation with greenery so far, the deadly heat waves has not has not spared the state leaving its trial on the human beings, animals and the vegetation.It is only a beginning of the heat waves throughout the world as the global warming has become a reality, it will be frequent in the coming years,  leaving its ugly effects on the living beings.
"Magic Nest" - Summer camp, Age: 07 to 15, April 04 to May 16 To develop essential life skills like, Behavioral pattern  Painting Drawing  Magic Psychology Swimming yoga & karate  Communicative English& G.K etc.. Interactive session by dignitaries & experts. Registration required. Contact:07511163000, 07511162000.
Calista Global is conducting a workshop on " Cyber Security & IT Act for Government & Corporates". India's First woman cybercrime investigator, Miss Dhanya Menon will be the mentor. Threat's Overview, Password policies, Web protection, Email protection, preventive measures for security at home and business are the covering topics at the seminar. Registration required. Event Date - April 11 2018 Contact: 7736041654, 07511178555.
 "Women Self Defence Training",  under the Kerala police (Pink Police). The session offers empowering women and the young girl's a comprehensive awareness and Practical training programme to transform from a victim nature to smart nature. Contact: 8848576209.
Electricity regulatory commission had recommended a staff strength of 24,500 in various division of the board, whereas the board has a strength of 33,500, leaving 10,000 surpluses, thereby creating a loss to the board. Not enough, the government has advised the board to appoint 1000 more from the selected list by the Kerala Public Service Commission.
Kerala gets a new train, thanks to the Ministry of Railways. This new Shatabdi train shall connect Thiruvananthapuram to Kannur via Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Thrissur, Shoranur and Kozhikode. It departs from Thiruvananthapuram at 6.00 a.m and reaches Kannur at 1.30 pm. The return journey begins at 2.30 pm and the train reaches Thiruvananthapuram at 10.30 pm.
Ockhi-cyclone on November 30th left its impressions unforgettable for long . Many have lost the breadwinner, for many, the households and houses, making them  penniless .74 persons died and 250 seem to have drifted in the ocean or lost lives with sunken boats.
Even after much glaring media attention and promises by the State and Central governments, 14 children died due to malnutrition in a tribal village Attapady in Palakkad district this year.Reasons for deaths of children are due to defects during conception and delivery, including malnutrition is a concern in the tribal regions of Attappady. Despite targeted interventions aimed at improving the health conditions of pregnant women and adolescent girls, results are not as desired.

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The great stories of Kerala are often retold using art forms. It is here that our legends truly come to life.