The Kerala government has imposed CrPC Section 144 in its capital, Thiruvananthapuram. The decision was taken owing to the rise in COVID-19 cases. District Collector informed that the order will be in place from 9 AM on October 3 to midnight of October 31. The order prohibits gathering of more than five people at public spaces. However, exams that were announced before October 2 will take place with COVID-19 protocols.
With Kerala's capital city Thiruvananthapuram witnessing higher COVID-19 infection rate than the state average, the district administration has decided to extend the lockdown. However, some relaxations have been granted for certain daily and economic activities. As per the order, government offices and private enterprises are permitted to function with 1/3rd and 1/4th of staff respectively. Thiruvananthapuram has been observing a 'triple… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which runs the Sabarimala hill temple, on June 11 decided not to allow devotees and dropped the annual temple festival after the temple ÔÇÿTantriÔÇÖ (supreme priest) expressed serious reservations. The Kerala government, after the temple board and the priest differed over the opening of the hill shrine, has called a meeting in Thiruvananthapuram today.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times