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Thiruvananthapuram

(tĭr'o͞ovənŭn'təpo͝or`əm), formerly

Trivandrum

(trĭvăn`drəm), city (1991 pop. 826,255), capital and largest city of KeralaKerala
, state (2001 provisional pop. 31,838,619), 15,003 sq mi (38,858 sq km), SW India, on the Arabian Sea. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital. A wet tropical climate and coastal lowlands support cultivation of rice, coconuts, tapioca, and spices; the interior hills produce
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 state, SW India, a port on the Arabian Sea. The city is a transportation hub. Industries include software, tourism, biotechnology, sugar refining, and textile and handicraft production, but government provides much of the employment. The city was the capital of the former state of TravancoreTravancore
, former princely state, 7,622 sq mi (19,741 sq km), SW India, on the Arabian Sea. It is now in Kerala state. The region of Travancore has coastal lowlands (protected by lagoons) and a hilly interior, including the Cardamom Hills.
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 and of Travancore-Cochin. The Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple (contructed 800s–1700s) is noted for the rich treasure in its vaults. A rocket launching station is located at Thumba, northwest of Thiruvananthapuram.
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TRAQ is a socio-cultural organisation of the Indian expatriates from Thiruvanathapuram, the capital of the state of Kerala.
The PDP leader, who was arrested from his orphanage-cum-madrassa complex earlier today, was brought here from Thiruvanathapuram in a private airline flight amid heavy police security, with Joint Commissioner of Crime Alok Kumar and Assistant Commissioner of Police Omkaraiah escorting him.
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Strategically located 10 minutes from the Thiruvanathapuram airport, Technopark, boasts of some of the renowned corporate names in the domain of IT and ITES.
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The killing shocked the Sangh outfits as it happened on a day when BJP president Amit Shah was in Thiruvanathapuram.
Named after Lord Vishnu, enshrined in the ' anantha sayanam ' ( eternal sleep) posture, the temple based in Thiruvanathapuram was always known to hide treasure, though no one knew how much.
Another serving 1992 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Ajit Joy has sought voluntary retirement reportedly to contest for the m dmi Party from Thiruvanathapuram seat in Kerara.