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Thiruvananthapuram: Metropolis in Kerala, India
Thiruvananthapuram, commonly known by its former name Trivandrum, is the capital of the Indian state of Kerala. It is the largest city in Kerala with a population of 957,730 as of 2011. The encompassing urban agglomeration population is around 1.68 million. Located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland, Thiruvananthapuram is a major Information Technology hub in Kerala and contributes 55% of the state's software exports as of 2016. Referred to by Mahatma Gandhi as the "Evergreen city of India", the city is characterised by its undulating terrain of low coastal hills.

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Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts [Video]

Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts

Heavy rains have triggered floods and landslides, wreaking havoc in Kerala. Flood-like situation witnessed in several low lying areas. Parts of Kottayam have been submerged in water. Water has entered..

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Gates of Aruvikkara Dam open due to heavy rain [Video]

Gates of Aruvikkara Dam open due to heavy rain

Three gates of Aruvikkara Dam were opened due to incessant rains in the adjacent areas of Thiruvananthapuram. The southwest monsoon has been very vigorous over Kerala. According to IMD, moderate..

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Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders sit on 18-day hunger strike, demand CM's resignation [Video]

Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders sit on 18-day hunger strike, demand CM's resignation

Minister of State of External Affairs V Muraleedharan held a day long hunger strike on August 02 over the Kerala gold smuggling case. BJP leaders will sit on 18-day long hunger strike, from August 1 to..

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Kerala celebrates 'Eid al-Adha' today [Video]

Kerala celebrates 'Eid al-Adha' today

'Eid al-Adha' festival is being celebrated in Kerala on July 31. Prayers were being offered at a mosque in Thiruvananthapuram. In view of COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing norms were followed at the..

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Watch: Heavy rains lash parts of Kerala, IMD issues yellow alert [Video]

Watch: Heavy rains lash parts of Kerala, IMD issues yellow alert

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala on Wednesday. Rains were accompanied by strong winds. Heavy showers have inundated low lying areas. IMD has issued orange alert for six districts namely..

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Kerala gold smuggling case: M Sivasankar arrives at NIA office for interrogation in Kochi [Video]

Kerala gold smuggling case: M Sivasankar arrives at NIA office for interrogation in Kochi

M Sivasankar, who is the former principal secretary of Kerala Chief Minister reached National Investigation Agency (NIA) office in Kochi for interrogation on July 28. He was questioned by NIA officials..

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Kerala gold smuggling case: M Sivasankar arrives at Kochi NIA office for interrogation [Video]

Kerala gold smuggling case: M Sivasankar arrives at Kochi NIA office for interrogation

M Sivasankar, who is the former principal secretary of Kerala Chief Minister reached National Investigation Agency (NIA) office in Kochi for interrogation on July 27. NIA had issued notice to M..

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Gold smuggling case: NIA takes main accused Sarith for evidence collection [Video]

Gold smuggling case: NIA takes main accused Sarith for evidence collection

Following the alleged gold smuggling case that occurred in Thiruvananthapuram recently, the National Investigation Agency ( NIA) team on July 21 took the main accused Sarith to the capital city for..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:11Published
Thiruvanathapuram under strict lockdown till July 28 [Video]

Thiruvanathapuram under strict lockdown till July 28

With no reduction in the COVID-19 cases in Kerala, the entire Thiruvananthapuram Corporation has been shut down till midnight of July 28. The capital region has recorded a height in corona positive..

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Truck carrying 70-ton machinery finally reaches space centre in Kerala after 1 year [Video]

Truck carrying 70-ton machinery finally reaches space centre in Kerala after 1 year

A truck, carrying an aerospace horizontal autoclave reached Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram, completing a year long journey, on July 20. It started its journey on July 18 from..

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Truck loaded with 70-ton machinery to reach Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre after a year [Video]

Truck loaded with 70-ton machinery to reach Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre after a year

Truck carrying giant machinery took one year to reach Thiruvananthapuram from Maharashtra. The truck travelling through four states travelled five kilometres a day to reach its destination, the Vikram..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:42Published
COVID-19: Recovery rate stands at 63% in India [Video]

COVID-19: Recovery rate stands at 63% in India

Recovery rate among COVID-19 patients stands at 63%. 3,61,024 samples have been tested in the country in the last 24 hours; the cumulative number of 1,34,33,742 samples tested has raised the testing..

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60% of COVID-19 cases are due to local transmission in Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala CM [Video]

60% of COVID-19 cases are due to local transmission in Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala CM

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on July 18 briefed media on the current COVID-19 situation in the state. He informed that 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases are due to local transmission and community spread of..

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There is community spread in some places in coastal areas of Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala CM [Video]

There is community spread in some places in coastal areas of Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala CM

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on July 17 briefed media on current COVID-19 situation in the state. He informed that there is a community spread at few places in Thiruvananthapuram district. He said,..

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Gold smuggling case: Prime accused Sarith PS brought to special court by NIA [Video]

Gold smuggling case: Prime accused Sarith PS brought to special court by NIA

Sarith PS, the prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case has been brought to a special court by National Investigation Team (NIA) on July 17 in Kochi. The hearing is underway. The Ministry of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:37Published
750-bedded COVID-19 first-line treatment centre set up in Thiruvananthapuram [Video]

750-bedded COVID-19 first-line treatment centre set up in Thiruvananthapuram

A 750-bedded COVID-19 first-line treatment centre has been set up in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram. COVID-19 bed care facility opened at Travancore International convention centre in Green Field Stadium..

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