The National Institute of Virology's unit in Kerala has detected and confirmed through full genome sequencing the evidence of a new strain of West Nile Virus (WNV) and its association with human cases in India.

The virus, transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes, can cause a fatal neurological disease in humans.

This report is prepared in regards to the proposal of developing a major port located at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram district; which is already a declared minor port under GoK.

The state has decided to conduct a research to find out whether any genetic changes have occurred to the dengue virus found in the state.

Kochi: Think twice before you light up in public places in the district. Carrying on their good work from last year, the shadow police are booking offenders with a missionary zeal.

The health department is seeking funding from the World Bank for executing projects, especially its ambitious e-health project.

Thiruvananthapuram: The health department is seeking funding from the World Bank for executing projects, especially its ambitious e-health project.

The Latin Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram, which has deep rooted influence over the fishing community along the coastal stretch of the district, has expressed its reservations over the multi-purp

As the draft report on the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Vizhinjam port project faces a public hearing on Saturday, environmentalists are not happy with the manner in which the report has projected the impact of the port on Vizhinjam.

In fact, non-governmental organisation Coastal Watch has gone to the extent of saying that the draft EIA report “reads like a campaign material rather than an objective environmental impact assessment of the project”.

A tiny black bug had caused much grief to banana farmers in the State but a successful trial has kindled hope that cultivation can be carried out without fear of pests or of the cost or side-effects of hazardous chemical pesticides.

Named ‘Nanma’ by researchers at the Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI), this substance has proved to be effective. Testifying to its worth are the farmers near Pallichal, who agreed to its application.

Cases Registered Against 33; Show-Cause Notices Served To Over 2000

The state health department has served show cause notices to 2,333 people, as well as registered 33 cases against those who have been violating the basic hygiene norms in their surroundings, paving way for spread of diseases.

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