• Idukki reports 1st possible case of community spread 27 Mar 2020 01:43 By Express News Service IDUKKI: IN possibly the first case of community transmission in Kerala, a local Congress leader tested positive for Covid-19 in Idukki on Thursday. Having attended several party events in various districts, the person has been …
  • Coronavirus in Kerala: Over one lakh people under observation, political leader tests positive in Idukki 26 Mar 2020 15:43
  • Teen lovers from Idukki commmit suicide 23 Mar 2020 00:06 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Two teenage lovers from Idukki committed suicide by jumping into a 300-ft-deep gorge at Irukkallinmudi in Cheppukulam near Thodupuzha here on Saturday. The bodies of Aravind K Jinu of Koorumullanil house at Thattakkuzha and …
  • Foreign and domestic tourists banned from Idukki district in Kerala 16 Mar 2020 09:48 Kochi: As part of stepping up Covid-19 prevention measures, visitors have been banned till March 31 in all tourist spots in Idukki district of Kerala. Authorities informed that even domestic tourists will not be allowed. As per the estimate, there are 5250 …
  • Man charred to death as bus catches fire in Idukki 02 Mar 2020 14:45 By Express News Service IDUKKI: A man was charred to death as the bus in which he was sleeping in caught fire in Kumily near here in the wee hours of Monday.  Rajan, who was working as the cleaner of the private bus was sleeping inside the bus, which was …
  • Idukki: Son comes in search of woman abandoned in car 19 Jan 2020 00:56 By Express News Service IDUKKI: A day after an elderly half-paralysed woman was found abandoned in a car by the Adimaly police here on Friday, her son Manjith, a native of Kallar in Nedumkandam, came in search of his ailing mother after coming to know …
  • Idukki: Paralysed woman found abandoned in parked car 18 Jan 2020 01:42 By Express News Service IDUKKI: A 55-year-old half-paralysed woman was found abandoned in a car on the roadside in Adimaly here on Friday. The Adimaly police have identified the person as Lailamani, 55, a native of Wayanad. The woman was found abandoned in …
  • BJP Kerala unit secretary A K Nazeer attacked inside mosque in Idukki district 13 Jan 2020 09:39 By: PTI | Kattappana | Published: January 13, 2020 1:19:28 pm Iti s not clear who is behind the attack on A K Nazeer. (Facebook/Nazeer Alamana Kunjumohamed) BJP Kerala state secretary A K Nazeer was allegedly attacked inside a mosque at Nedungandam in …
  • Clash erupts between BJP leader, SDPI workers in Kerala’s Idukki 13 Jan 2020 05:34 Idukki: A clash occurred between BJP leader AK Nazeer and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) workers outside a mosque near Nedumkandam in Idukki district, police said. The clash took place on Sunday. Nazeer was going to a mosque after attending a …
  • Man stabbed to death by lover’s father in Idukki 11 Jan 2020 01:18 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Following the spate of killings of young women by their jilted lovers in different parts of the state in the past few days, a 34-year-old man who went to meet his married lover in Vengalloor near Thodupuzha was stabbed to …
  • Idukki: 12-year-old found dead; police suspect murder 02 Jan 2020 01:05 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Three months after an eightyear- old girl was found hanging inside her house in Gundumala, a 12-year-old boy was found dead in mysterious circumstances at the Chenduvara estate division of KDHP in Munnar. Sidharth, a Class 7 …
  • Idukki boy shines at ‘Kalikkalam’ 25 Nov 2019 22:27 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Rajakumaran hailing from the remote Edamalakkudy hamlet in Idukki was the star of the day at Kalikkalam, the sports festival for schools run by the SC, ST welfare departments. He won gold in 800 metres and …
  • Idukki collector approaches HC against Devikulam MLA 05 Nov 2019 00:47 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Local Self-Government Minister A C Moideen informed the assembly on Monday that the Idukki district collector has approached the High Court to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Devikulam MLA S …
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra's Farm Shoppe to sell locally grown Idukki potato 29 Aug 2019 14:34 Now, the organic potatoes farmed by the self-help groups in Idukki, Kerala areavailable at the Farm Shoppe of the Ernakualam Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. The Farm Shoppe is specially meant for selling safe/ …
  • Higher secondary economics question paper leaked in Idukki 26 Aug 2019 23:18 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Despite all precautions and strict security, the question paper of the first-term higher secondary school examination (Onam examination) for plus one conducted across various schools in Idukki district got leaked on Monday. …
  • Kerala floods: Year after deluge, many in Idukki village have left, some wait for aid 18 Aug 2019 19:58 An abandoned house following last year’s landslide in Idukki. (Express photo by Shaju Philip) Last week, when heavy rain lashed her house on the slope of the hill at Konnathady village in Kerala’s Idukki district, Thressiama K stopped having dinner. “The …
  • Kerala CM chairs high-level meeting in Idukki as rains wreak havoc 08 Aug 2019 13:29 Incessant rainfall has wreaked havoc, with normal life being disrupted due to a flood-like situation over the past few days. Idukki: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting with the top government officials here to …
  • Researchers spot Kerala’s ‘biggest ever’ menhir in Idukki 27 Jul 2019 17:39 It was the team led by Rajeev Puliyoor, a researcher from MES College Nedumkandom and B.Ed centre in-charge, who spotted the megalithic structure at Pothamala hills in Idukki. Indicating the existence of active human presence in Kerala’s hilly district of …
  • Dam shutters closed in Idukki district 24 Jul 2019 03:32 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Heavy rain subsided on Tuesday after crippling lives at various parts of the district. The water level in reservoirs started receding on Tuesday. The shutters of Kallarkutty and Malankara dam, which were opened on July 19, …
  • Idukki farmer commits suicide 23 Jul 2019 03:29 By Express News Service IDUKKI: A 45-year-old farmer shot himself to death using a country-made gun at Mullanthandu in Pooppara on Monday. The deceased, K P Santhosh of Kakkunnel, Mullanthandu, was found dead inside his house at 4.30 pm on Monday. The cops …
  • Incessant rain continues to lash Idukki 22 Jul 2019 16:56 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Incessant rain continued to lash Idukki for the fourth day, slightly increasing the water level in major reservoirs including Idukki and Mullaperiyar. Even though the district administration, on Saturday,  had decided to …
  • India- Government wants to develop cluster for cardamom in Idukki 11 Jul 2019 08:20 (MENAFN - KNN India) Government wants to develop cluster for cardamom in Idukki New Delhi, July 11 (KNN) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that the government wants to develop a cluster to boost cardamom industry in Idukki in Kerala …
  • Government plans to develop cluster for cardamom in Idukki 10 Jul 2019 11:26 PTI| Updated: Jul 10, 2019, 03.05 PM IST BCCL Kerala produces 70% of total cardamom. New Delhi: The government wants to develop a cluster to boost cardamom industry in Idukki in Kerala, Union minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. Idukki is a leading …
  • Kerala govt orders judicial probe into Idukki custodial death case 05 Jul 2019 08:18
  • Idukki custodial death: Crime Branch arrests two police officers 03 Jul 2019 12:01 K Rajkumar (49) was taken into police custody at Nedumkandam on June 12 in connection with a chit fund fraud case and was illegally detained until his formal arrest on June 15. Nearly two weeks after a private financier died following alleged torture in …
  • Kerala: Idukki custodial death snowballing into big trouble for CPM 01 Jul 2019 23:49 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The alleged custodial death of a financier in Kerala’s Idukki district is becoming a major headache for the ruling CPI(M). Rajkumar, 49, a private financier at Nedumkandam in Idukki, had allegedly collected around Rs …
  • Rights panel seeks report on Idukki custodial death case 30 Jun 2019 21:55 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) chairperson Antony Dominic on Saturday sought report from the state police chief on the custodial death of Idukki native Rajkumar. The victim died in Peermade sub jail …
  • CRPF head constable from Idukki killed in Maoist attack 29 Jun 2019 02:27 By Express News Service IDUKKI: A CRPF head constable from Idukki was killed in an encounter between the security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Friday. The body of O P Saju of Orolickal house at Mukkudil in Rajakkadu, who had been staying at …
  • Row over ownership of Idukki land after Hindu groups seek removal of crosses  19 Jun 2019 15:36 Express News Service KOCHI: The protest launched by Hindu groups demanding the removal of crosses installed at Panchalimedu, a tourist destination near Kuttikkanam in Idukki district, has triggered a dispute over the ownership of the land.   While District …
  • Idukki college student suspected to have Nipah infection: Kerala Health Minister 03 Jun 2019 15:39 In the wake of a suspected case of Nipah virus infection at a private hospital in Kochi, a high-level committee has decided to strengthen preventive measures, even as confirmation is awaited from the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune. The …
  • Kottayam and Idukki advance 28 May 2019 19:07 Kottayam and Idukki won their respective group games to progress in the 43rd state junior basketball championship at Shanthlal Jyothi Public School in Thodupuzha on Tuesday. In the boys’ category, Kottayam defeated Alappuzha that had made a solid start to …
  • Ganja ‘experts’ from Idukki make fortune beyond ghats 27 May 2019 01:55 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For years, talents have been leaving Kerala in search of greener pastures, fetching name and money. But not this unique talent drain, which has only brought the state into disrepute. Several men from Idukki, who …
  • Farm crisis, flood havoc weigh on Idukki as Tamil voters crucial 14 Apr 2019 02:50 Express News Service KOCHI:  The sun begins its downward descent painting the village scarlet red. After a day-long work under the scorching sun, agricultural workers trudge their way to the local toddy shop to relax. Inside the brick-and-mortar toddy shop …
  • Kerala boy assault case: Pall of gloom descends on Udumbannoor in Idukki 07 Apr 2019 00:37 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Flower bouquets and a flickering lamp sat atop a low table inside the house crowded with people from across the state in the remote Manjikkallu in Udumbannoor village near Thodupuzha in the district. Nearby was a small pair …
  • Pombilai Orumai leader Gomathy enters poll fray, vows to improve the lives of Idukki plantation workers  06 Apr 2019 01:47 Express News Service CHERUTHONI (IDUKKI): Gomathy Augustine, leader of Pombilai Orumai, a collective of women workers of the plantations in Idukki, jumped onto the election bandwagon, filing her nomination to contest an independent in Idukki Lok Sabha …
  • Seven-year-old child assault case: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks report from Idukki district authorities 29 Mar 2019 10:34 By Express News Service Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has sought a report from the district authorities in Idukki on the assault case of a seven-year-old in Kunnamangalam near Thodupuzha the other day. The child who was severely injured is now …
  • Flood-ravaged Idukki facing farmer suicides 10 Mar 2019 06:23 The black coffee Omana Ravi had kept on the stove for her son, Santhosh, kept simmering but there was no sign of him even at 6 am. “He had left at 3 in the morning, saying he was going to water the fields. He liked working at that time as it was peaceful. …
  • Grim Reaper: Farmer suicides shake the flood-ravaged district of Idukki 09 Mar 2019 17:41 The black coffee Omana Ravi had kept on the stove for her son, Santhosh, kept simmering but there was no sign of him even at 6 am. “He had left at 3 in the morning, saying he was going to water the fields. He liked working at that time as it was peaceful. …
  • Idukki cardamom planters get ‘dry’ succour from this start-up 24 Feb 2019 18:09 Suresh K. Raju, a planter in Idukki district of Kerala, has nearly 50 acres under cardamom cultivation. The harvest goes on for almost nine months in a year and the fresh cardamom should be dried within a day or two. Mr. Raju uses both firewood and diesel …
  • 13 injured as newly-opened ropeway breaks in Kerala’s Idukki 23 Feb 2019 13:06 Vagamon (Kerala), Feb 23 (IANS) At least 13 tourists were injured as a newly-inaugurated ropeway bridge, part of an adventure tourism project in Kerala’s Idukki district, broke on Saturday due to overloading, police said. A police official from the Vagamon …
  • LDF government neglected flood-hit farmers in Idukki: Jose K Mani 07 Feb 2019 02:33 By Express News Service IDUKKI:  Kerala Congress (M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani MP alleged the LDF Government’s annual budget has callously disregarded Idukki district, which was devastated by the mid-August flood. He was speaking at the reception accorded …
  • HC asks Sessions Court to take action in land grab case involving Idukki MP Joice George 31 Jan 2019 00:35 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the Thodupuzha Sessions Court to take appropriate decision on a final report filed by the police in a land grab case involving Idukki MP Joice George. When a petition seeking CBI …
  • Congress to use Kasturirangan issue as a debate point to wrest Idukki Lok Sabha seat 29 Jan 2019 00:03 Express News Service KOCHI: The Congress is set to put all its might behind to wrest the Idukki Lok Sabha seat by putting the Kasturirangan issue as a major debate point in the high range district. The constituency, considered a UDF citadel, is now …
  • With Palthony paddy, farmers of Idukki rise to challenge 21 Jan 2019 00:56 Express News Service IDUKKI: For the farmers of Anakkara in Idukki, Palthony could be a symbol — of resistance and survival. When the devastating monsoon rains damaged all other high-yielding paddy varieties and subsequent drought dried them out, the …
  • Off-road race accident kills youth in Idukki 06 Jan 2019 05:08 By Express News Service KOCHI: Daughter of Tripunithura municipality councillor died during an off-road biking event at Koompanpara near Adimali in Idukki. She was among the three people, who had reached Koompanpara riding centre, for the event. Two of the …
  • Farmer collective to turn Idukki to fully organic farming district 05 Nov 2018 11:45 A collective of organic farmers has initiated a programme to help and rebuild the farms and livelihood of the farmers in Idukki, the hub of spice cultivation in Kerala, which was one of the worst affected districts in heavy rains and flood that hit the …
  • Organic farming initiative for Idukki district 04 Nov 2018 16:40 Manarcadu Social Service Society (MASS), a collective of more than 5,000 organic farmers, will launch Rebuild Kerala 2021, a sustainable development plan to help farmers in Idukki to rebuild their farms and livelihoods through organic farming. According to …
  • Idukki man gets death penalty for raping and killing woman, daughter 31 Oct 2018 04:25 By Express News Service IDUKKIL: The High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded by Thodupuzha second additional sessions judge T U Kuruvila on June 20, 2012, to an Idukki native for brutally raping and murdering a mother and her daughter at …
  • Landslides hit Idukki again 07 Oct 2018 01:22 By Express News Service IDUKKI:  Unexpected rain, which lashed across the district by Saturday evening, caused multiple landslides in Kumily apart from triggering landslips at various places on the Kottarakkara–Dindigul National Highway. The rain caused …
  • Idukki dam to remain closed 05 Oct 2018 16:28 [India], Oct 05 (ANI): District authorities on Friday said shutters of Cheruthoni dam, located in Kerala's Idukki district will not be opened today. This comes hours after the Kerala government decided to open a spillway of the dam to release around 50 …
  • Rains return to Kerala, govt not to open Idukki dam again 05 Oct 2018 11:42 People cover themselves with umbrella during rainfall in Kanyakumari. Photo: PTI Kozhikode: The Kerala government has decided to not open the shutters of Idukki dam, as water levels have reduced to 2387.72 now from 2387.76 since morning, owing to rains …
  • As rains return, Kerala to open Idukki dam again 05 Oct 2018 10:23 People cover themselves with umbrella during rainfall in Kanyakumari. Photo: PTI Kozhikode: Kerala will open the shutters of its Idukki dam on Friday evening following heavy rains, as per a senior official privy to the talks. This is one of the first signs …
  • Live Breaking News of October 5: 1 shutter of Idukki dam to open at 4 pm today. 50 cusecs of water will be released 05 Oct 2018 08:57 Breaking News, News Updates of October 5 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of …
  • IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram 05 Oct 2018 01:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The IMD has issued a red alert for Idukki and Malappuram for Sunday in view of a ‘very heavy rainfall’ warning. Though red alerts were declared for Sunday in Idukki, Palakkad and Thrissur earlier, it was …
  • Kerala: Red alert in Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, heavy rain on Sunday 03 Oct 2018 15:41 Red alert comes after Met dept issued warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, close to Sri Lankan coast. Kochi: A red alert has been declared in three districts - Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad - of Kerala for extremely heavy rainfall on …
  • Kerala rains: Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 06:38 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • Idukki, Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur put on yellow alert, heavy rainfall expected over next two days 24 Sep 2018 04:20 A yellow alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for September 25. (File) A month since devastating rains and floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, killing 488 people, the MeT department has predicted heavy rainfall in five …
  • High demand for Idukki natives at ganja plantations in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha 18 Sep 2018 02:22 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The recent seizure of hashish oil from an inter-state gang in Thiruvananthapuram reinforced a curious trend. During the course of the probe, the Excise intelligence wing found out that Idukki natives, who have …
  • Kerala floods one month after: Idukki’s plantation workers make do with paltry ‘relief’ 15 Sep 2018 02:23 Express News Service IDUKKI: In Idukki’s hardest-hit areas, including the stretch from Vallakkadavu to Mlamala where a majority of plantation workers live, more than one in four households live in poverty. There are visible signs of neglect by the …
  • Kerala: College student hospitalised after ragging by seniors, police files case against five in Idukki 07 Sep 2018 13:42 By: PTI | Idukki | Published: September 7, 2018 6:12:48 pm Police have registered a case against the suspended students based on the complaint by the junior student. (Representational) A first-year B.Com student of a private college in the district has …
  • Kerala Floods: People fight for existential dilemma in Idukki  02 Sep 2018 03:57 Express News Service IDUKKI:  The sun is out in the high ranges, and the neelakurinji has bloomed. When life should have been at its joyous best in Idukki, people are left to pick up the pieces from the tale of destruction unleashed by an insanely high …
  • Idukki needs at least Rs 8,000 crore for rebuilding: District Collector K Jeevan Babu 02 Sep 2018 03:57 By Express News Service Q: What are the district administration’s immediate priorities? A: There isn’t a single road in Idukki unaffected by floods. 148 km national highway, 1,145.78 km PWD road and 865.93 km panchayat road were almost fully damaged. They …
  • Idukki has gone back by 40 years due to floods: Kerala Minister 26 Aug 2018 12:51 Idukki (Kerala), Aug 26 (IANS) The hilly district of Idukki has been thrown back by 40 years following Kerala’s worst flooding in a century, Power Minister M.M. Mani said on Sunday. “What our forefathers built in the past 100 years to take Idukki to where …
  • Sudden release of water from Idamalayar, Idukki dams caused Kerala floods: Tamil Nadu government 25 Aug 2018 00:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: Refuting Kerala’s allegation that sudden release of water from Mullaiperiyar dam on August 15 was one of the causes of the deluge, Tamil Nadu on Friday said indeed sudden releases from Idukki and Idamalayar dams had resulted …
  • Kerala floods: This landslide in Idukki buried 4 residents, home 23 Aug 2018 23:59 The debris left behind by the landslide in Upputhodu, Idukki. (Express Photo/Arun Janardhanan) As Kerala struggles to find its feet after the devastating floods, the ground zero of the deluge in Idukki district is still coming to terms with a grim set …
  • Kerala floods: Hit by landslides, Idukki district remains cut off for seventh day 22 Aug 2018 03:53 Kerala Floods: The Cheruthoni bridge after water in the dam receded on Tuesday. (Express Photo) Kerala’s Idukki district in the Western Ghats, one of the most affected regions in the unprecedented rains, remained cut off from the mainland for the seventh …
  • Kerala flood: Survivors face health risks, drinking water crisis in Idukki 21 Aug 2018 03:07 Express News Service IDUKKI: Rescuers in Idukki combed through mud-covered terrains on Monday in search of dozens of people after the floods and landslides across the district. As per the data from the district disaster management authority, 211 relief …
  • Kerala floods: At ground zero of deluge, Idukki remains cut off for third day 19 Aug 2018 11:06 People are airlifted by the Indian Navy soldiers during a rescue operation at a flooded area in Kerala. (Reuters photo) With Kerala battling floods unleashed by heavy rain — 165 people have lost their lives since August 8 — the ground zero of the deluge, …
  • Many bodies trapped in landslides not retrieved; desperate for food, clothes for women: Idukki MP 19 Aug 2018 11:05 An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V There is a grave situation in Idukki district of Kerala where, local MP Joice George said, bodies of victims …
  • Kerala tells Idukki residents to go to camps, Tamil Nadu to release dam water 14 Aug 2018 21:36 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: August 15, 2018 12:59:08 am The flooded Pampa river. (Photo: Leju Kamal) THE KERALA government urged people living in Idukki district of the state to move to camps on Tuesday night after Tamil Nadu …
  • Non-Stop Rain In Kerala, All 5 Gates Of Idukki Reservoir Opened: 10 Facts 13 Aug 2018 11:54 Kerala Weather: Many parts of the state were flooded after the gates of the Idukki dam were opened. Idukki:  All the five gates of one of the dams of the Idukki water reservoir in Kerala have been opened to control the swelling water which is nearing the …
  • Army restores washed away bridge in Idukki 13 Aug 2018 10:02 Aug 13, 2018, 10:13 ISTSource: TNNThe Army has restored a concrete bridge in Idukki district of Kerala. The bridge connects the Virinjapara village in Idukki’s Mankulam. Due to the heavy rains bridge was washed away two days ago. About 800 families live in …
  • Kerala floods: Water level falls, but rain continues in Idukki, Wayanad 12 Aug 2018 11:38 Water level in the Idukki hydel reservoir has dropped below the 2,400 ft. mark, but the situation in large parts of Idukki remains grim with heavy displacement of people and continuing rains. Latest updates on the storage level in the key dams of the …
  • NDRF man rescues child in Idukki; brave act wins praise on social media 12 Aug 2018 10:51 Image Source : PTI Shutters of the Idukki dam have been opened after 26 years An NDRF officer rescued a sick child by sprinting across a bridge moments before it got submerged in gushing flood waters in rain-ravaged Kerala, with an image of his daring act …
  • Kerala floods: Water level in Idukki dam further decreases, Indian Army continues rescue efforts 12 Aug 2018 09:35 Image Source : ANI Water level in Idukki dam decreases  As heavy rainfall in Kerala continues, the water level in Idukki dam further decreased on Sunday and now stands at 2,399.28 feet. Parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur districts of the state however, …
  • Water level at Kerala’s Idukki dam further decreases 12 Aug 2018 05:16 Idukki (Kerala), Aug 12 (IANS) The water level in Kerala’s Idukki dam further decreased on Sunday and now stands at 2,399.28 feet even as parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur districts still remain submerged. The district of Idukki recorded 90mm of rain for a …
  • Water level in Idukki dam recedes but threat looms 12 Aug 2018 01:29 By Express News Service KOCHI: The residents of Cheruthoni and downstream areas heaved a sigh of relief as the water level in Idukki dam started receding on Saturday morning. However, the threat of another bout of heavy rain loomed large over Idukki as …
  • Relief for Keralites as rains subside, Idukki dam waters recede 11 Aug 2018 15:04 Rains subside in Kerala, Idukki dam waters recede In a breather for Keralites, the heavy rains predicted in the state did not happen since Friday night, leading to the receding of Idukki dam waters that had ravaged the area over the last few days. State …
  • Kerala rains: Thousands heave sign of relief as water level of Idukki dam reduces 11 Aug 2018 08:17 — By IANS | Aug 11, 2018 11:51 am Idukki (Kerala): Thousands living around the Idukki dam and in Ernakulam and Thrissur heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the heavy rains predicted in Kerala did not happen and as a result, the Idukki dam waters …
  • Kerala rains subside, Idukki waters recede 11 Aug 2018 06:02 Idukki (Kerala) Aug 11 (IANS) Thousands living around the Idukki dam and in Ernakulam and Thrissur heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the heavy rains predicted in Kerala did not happen and as a result the Idukki dam waters ravaging the area over the …
  • Red alert in Kerala as 5 floodgates of Idukki dam ... 10 Aug 2018 11:33 The worst affected is the Cheruthoni town, located nearest to the dam. With heavy rains continuing in Idukki, the authorities in Kerala were forced to open the remaining two more floodgates of the nearly overflowing Idamalayar dam on Friday afternoon even …
  • Rain havoc continues in Kerala, all 5 gates of Idukki reservoir opened 10 Aug 2018 11:32 In rain battered-Kerala, a red alert has been issued for Idukki and its adjoining districts in view of the possibility of release of more water from the Idukki reservoir, while entry of tourists to the high-range district was stopped after roads caved in …
  • Rains intensify, all 5 floodgates of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 10:55 Idukki/Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) With heavy rains continuing in Idukki, the authorities in Kerala were forced to open the remaining two more floodgates of the nearly overflowing Idamalayar dam on Friday afternoon even as the death toll reached …
  • Kerala floods: Red alert in Idukki, 5 columns of Army deployed in northern districts 10 Aug 2018 10:38 By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: August 10, 2018 3:48:18 pm An elderly woman is rescued following a flash flood, triggered by heavy rains, at Palakkad in Kerala on Thursday, Aug 9, 2018. (PTI Photo) In rain battered-Kerala, a red alert has been …
  • Kerala rain fury: All 5 Idukki shutters opened 10 Aug 2018 10:16 All five shetters of Idukki dam opened All five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni reservoir has been opened for the first time in history as the flood situation continues to be severe in Kerala.The amount of water being released from the reservoir is now …
  • Kerala rains: Two more shutter of Idukki dam opened today, death toll reaches at 26 10 Aug 2018 09:26 — By PTI | Aug 10, 2018 12:24 pm Thiruvananthapuram: As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, part of the Idukki Reservoir, were opened today as the water level touched 2,401 feet. For the first …
  • 27 dead in Kerala rains, 2 more Idukki shutters opened 10 Aug 2018 07:08 Idukki (Kerala) Aug 10 (IANS) Although Kerala on Friday got some relief due to lesser showers pounding it than has been over the last two days, the death toll rose to 27. With the water level at the Idukki dam fast rising, two more shutters of the dam were …
  • Kerala rain: More shutters of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 06:04 For the first time in the last 26 years, a shutter of the Cheruthoni Dam was opened Thursday and two more were opened at 7 am on Friday Thiruvananthapuram: As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, …
  • 26 killed in Kerala rain, 3 shutters of Idukki... 10 Aug 2018 05:17 "It is the biggest rain we had in 50 years," Union Minister KJ Alphons said. As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, part of the Idukki Reservoir, were opened on Friday as the water level …
  • Rains claim 26 lives in Kerala; red alert for Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 19:13 Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday describing the situation as ‘very grim’. IMAGE: People …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 26; red alert for Idukki reservoir sounded 09 Aug 2018 18:05 Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan describing the situation as 'very grim'. …
  • Heavy rains claim 26 lives in Kerala; red alert for Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 15:16 Heavy rains pounding Kerala triggered a series of landslides in the hilly Idukki district and northern parts, killing 26 people since Wednesday night with chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday describing the situation as ‘very grim’. IMAGE: People …
  • Heavy Rain Kills 22 In Kerala, Red Alert For Idukki Dam: 10 Points 09 Aug 2018 14:49 Flooding has been reported in several low-lying areas in Kerala after heavy rain Thiruvananthapuram:  As water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs of Kerala, a third red alert has been issued for Idukki reservoir and the shutter of one of the …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 20; Asia's largest arch dam in Idukki opens shutters after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 14:16 Watch: Asia's largest arch dam in Idukki opens shutters after 26 years Twenty people were killed in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lashed Kerala, authorities said on Thursday, Aug 9. Idukki district remained the worst affected with 20 deaths, …
  • Heavy Rain Kills 22 In Kerala, Red Alert For Idukki Reservoir: 10 Points 09 Aug 2018 13:23 Flooding has been reported in several low-lying areas in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram:  As water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs of Kerala, a third red alert has been issued for Idukki reservoir and the shutter of one of the dams will be …
  • Video: Kerala on alert as Idukki dam opened after ... 09 Aug 2018 11:34 At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. The death toll in rain-related incidents over the last 24 hours in Kerala reached 22 on Thursday as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan postponed Saturday's annual Nehru boat …
  • Kerala rain: Idukki water level still rising 09 Aug 2018 11:23 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places Idukki water level still rising Water level in the Idukki dam continues to rise even after opening a shutter to ease the situation, reports say. The level was 2399. …
  • Flight operations hit as Idukki dam opened after... 09 Aug 2018 08:17 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water levels due to …
  • Kerala on alert: Flight arrivals halted as Idukki ... 09 Aug 2018 08:16 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water levels due to …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam opened after... 09 Aug 2018 07:55 Around 600 cusecs of water were also discharged from the Idamalayar dam on Thursday. At least 20 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. Idukki dam opened after 26 years, following rising water …

  • Charity services mark Mani’s death anniversary 10 Apr 2020 05:56 Amidst restrictions in connection with the COVID-19 induced lockdown, the first death anniversary of Kerala Congress (M) founding chairman K.M. Mani was observed here on Thursday. In the morning, Kuttiyamma, wife of the late leader, along with their son …
  • K.M. Mani's first death anniversary a low affair 09 Apr 2020 13:14 By IANS KOTTAYAM: The first death anniversary of Kerala politician K.M. Mani, the leader of the third biggest ally of the Congress-led UDF, the Kerala Congress (Mani), was observed solemnly on Thursday on account of Covid-19 lockdown. Following police …
  • Ajmal Sabu from Kerala on creating the video of Donald Trump supposedly crooning 'Mappilapattu' 09 Apr 2020 12:18 Perhaps one of the most forwarded videos on social media during this lockdown has been US President Donald Trump ‘singing’ Mappilapattu. In this video, which has got 4.25 lakh views on Instagram page, 'cuts.zzz', the president is depicted singing a …
  • Rubber slumps on weak demand, stock pile-up 09 Apr 2020 10:42 Demand crunch and high inventory are keeping Indian rubber prices depressed despite a slight recovery in the global market. The spot market has been closed for nearly two weeks. At the Indian Commodity Exchange(Icex), April contract for delivery was …
  • Kerala task force recommends four-phase easing of lockdown; trains and planes to start last 07 Apr 2020 14:57 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: April 7, 2020 7:04:06 pm Security personnel at an empty station in Kerala. (Express photo) A task force of experts constituted by the Kerala government has recommended gradual, phase-by-phase relaxation of the …
  • More Than Anti-Viral Drug, Nursing and Supportive Care Saved Elderly Couple - Indian Doctor 07 Apr 2020 13:58 India 11:45 GMT 07.04.2020(updated 11:58 GMT 07.04.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): In South India, Kerala has emerged as a state successfully treating high-risk COVID-19 patients. A 93-year-old man and his 88-year-old wife recently won their fight …
  • Our Lenten Journey, April 6: St. Alphonsa 07 Apr 2020 09:13 Annakkutty, as she was called, lived a life of suffering but offered it up to the glory of God. Not only did she lose her mother as an infant, she also suffered from painful physical ailments most of her adult life but hundreds of miracles of healing have …
  • Agro centre feeds hundreds with its rich yield 07 Apr 2020 01:54 Express News Service KOCHI: The rich yield from the two acres of once fallow land at Chorakkuzhy in Koothattukulam is now feeding hundreds of residents, in the times of lockdown. The cultivation was undertaken by Pampakuda Block Model Agro Service Centre. …
  • Teacher, several othres held for curfew violation in TN 07 Apr 2020 01:15 By Express News Service ERODE/RAMESWARAM/NAGAPATTINAM: A government school headmistress and her associate were booked and arrested for carrying out religious propaganda with a group of people, violating section 144 in Bavani on Sunday. The prayer …
  • Why Kerala is a home to 'outsiders' 06 Apr 2020 02:51 While migrant labourers are being forced to leave cities in north India in droves in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Kerala government has been taking proactive steps to ensure the welfare of guest workers in the state, right from undertaking health …
  • 2,865 kg of contaminated fish destroyed 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  With the demand for fish soaring amid lockdown, the sale of contaminated and stale fish has become another health scare. The Food Safety Department seized and destroyed 2,865 kilograms of fish which were not fit …
  • COVID-19: Four Malayalis die abroad 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service KOCHI: When the state is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic resourcefully, four Malayalis overseas have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus in the past 48 hours. The number of Non-Resident Keralites succumbing to the disease has …
  • Prohibitory orders issued in Kottayam, day after migrant workers stage stir 30 Mar 2020 04:41
  • Deprived of essentials, migrant labourers protest on streets in Kerala's Kottayam 29 Mar 2020 11:24 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Tension prevailed in Payippad near Changanassery, a prominent settlement of migrant labourers in Kottayam on Sunday, after 2000-odd workers took to streets demanding immediate arrangements to go back to their native places …
  • COVID-19 crisis: Hundreds of migrant workers flood Kottayam street in Kerala hoping to return home 29 Mar 2020 11:06 Mar 29, 2020, 03:51PM ISTSource: Times NowA deserted street in Kerala’s Kottayam district was full of activity on Sunday as hundreds of migrant workers from Bihar Uttar Pradesh gathered seeking to return to their hometown amid the nationwide lockdown. The …
  • COVID-19: A church in Kerala's Kottayam live streams Sunday Mass 15 Mar 2020 22:18 Kottayam (Kerala) [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Many churches in Kerala are taking the online option to livestream the Sunday Mass to enable the faithful to avoid public mingling in the light of an advisory put out by the state government against holding public …
  • Kottayam man's post-mortem report negative for coronavirus 13 Mar 2020 18:07 Kottayam: An elderly man, who was a neighbour of a coronavirus patient at Chengalam and under home quarantine has died. Authorities who got the post-mortem report said that test results of samples were negative for the coronavirus. Kottayam district …
  • Coronavirus | Holiday declared in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam 09 Mar 2020 04:19 The District Collector has declared holiday for all educational institutions in Pathanamthitta from Monday to Wednesday in the wake of COVID-19 threat. There will be no change in the SSLC examinations scheduled to begin on Tuesday. However, students who …
  • Rubber Board organises two-day training programme at Kottayam 03 Mar 2020 12:57 The Rubber Board organises a two day training programme at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam in testing of Dry Rubber Content (DRC) of field latex/concentrated latex as per standards on March 11 and 12, 2020. For details, contact phone: 0481- 2353127 …
  • Two workers die in Kottayam after well collapses on them 29 Feb 2020 05:03 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a tragic incident, two labourers placing concrete rings in a well got killed after a portion of the well collapsed on them at Punnathura near Ettumanoor on Friday. The deceased are Saju, 46, of Poovathanam house, …
  • Five members of a family died in car accident in Kottayam 01 Feb 2020 05:17 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a tragic incident, five members of a family, including three women were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed a wood-laden lorry at Kalikavu near Kuravilangad along M C Road in the early hours of …
  • Of biting truths and bygone times: A crime thriller called 'Kottayam' to release on January 17 07 Jan 2020 06:57 By Express News Service KOCHI: Artist, cinematographer, traveller and farmer, Binu Bhaskar has added another feather to his hat with his debut directorial venture, ‘Kottayam’. The off-beat movie is a crime thriller that delves into the themes of violence …
  • Binu Bhaskar’s Kottayam  to release on January 17 24 Dec 2019 07:52 By Express News Service Cinematographer-turned-director Binu Bhaskar’s Kottayam is gearing up for release on January 17. An offbeat film revolving around a murder investigation, it is being touted as a psychological thriller. In an earlier interview with …
  • Five-day training in rubber cultivation at Kottayam 23 Dec 2019 12:14 The Rubber Board organises a five-day training in rubber cultivation at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam from January 6 to 10, 2020. The course content includes modern planting materials, planting techniques, manuring, pest and disease control, tapping …
  • Kerala Nun rape case: Kottayam Court extends Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail 30 Nov 2019 14:42 Image Source : PTI Kerala Nun rape case: Kottayam Court extends Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail Kottayam Court extended the bail of the Kerala nun rape case accused Franco Mulakkal on Saturday. Mulakkal, rape-accused and former bishop of Jalandhar, had …
  • Elephant Kills Mahout, Rams Bus In Kerala's Kottayam 06 Nov 2019 04:31 The mahout was rushed to the government medical college hospital but he died en route. Kottayam: An elephant ran amok and killed its mahout while he was trying to tame it before attacking a bus carrying passengers, police said on Tuesday. The tusker rammed …
  • Elephant kills mahout, attacks private bus in Kottayam 06 Nov 2019 01:39 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  Fear and panic prevailed along the Kottayam - Kumarakom tourism corridor for nearly two hours on Tuesday evening after an elephant, which was taken back after attending a temple festival in Kottayam, turned unruly and …
  • Lecture series on Latin America to be held in three Kerala cities: Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kannur 07 Oct 2019 05:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A series of lectures on Latin America is being organised in the city on October 16. The four-part series will delve on modernity, development and transformations in Latin America. Two of the lecture series will …
  • Ruling LDF wins Pala bypoll in Kottayam, Kerala 27 Sep 2019 08:55 KOTTAYAM (KERALA): The ruling CPI(M) led LDF won the byelection to Pala assembly constituency, wresting the seat from the opposition Congress led UDF. LDF candidate Mani C Kappen defeated Jose Tom Pulikkunel of the opposition Congress-led UDF in a closely …
  • Kunjeldho starts rolling in Kottayam 04 Sep 2019 18:52  The film, which marks the directorial debut of popular radio jockey Mathukutty, who has written the script too, has the multi-talented Vineeth Sreenivasan as the creative director. For Kottayam, it will be Kunjeldho days ahead. Kunjeldho, starring Asif …
  • Contempt plea in SC for control of Kottayam churches 29 Aug 2019 12:43 New Delhi/Kottayam, Aug 29 (IANS) Kerala’s Malankara Orthodox Church on Thursday filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court stating that the Kerala government has not done anything to implement the 2017 apex court directive which gives the …
  • Kottayam native shot dead by robber in US  08 Aug 2019 03:29 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  A 68-year-old Kottayam native was shot dead after being carjacked at gunpoint by a bank robber at Valrico in the US state of  Florida. Mathew Korattiyil of Peroor near Ettumanoor was attacked at the parking lounge of   …
  • Villa Maya serves dishes from the hearths of Kottayam 04 Jul 2019 12:09 ​A Syrian Christian food fete brings to mind plenty of meat dishes, curried, baked, roasted and fried and a variety of appams to go with it. However, a Syrian Christian food festival that begins today at Villa Maya has many surprises in store for jaded …
  • A walk to trace heritage of Old Kottayam 26 Jun 2019 05:52 Centuries before it became a hub of vernacular print houses and educational institutions, Kottayam had served as the citadel of a princely State and a major marketplace. From the Thaliyil Mahadeva temple to the Thazhathangadi Juma Masjid, and the …
  • Kerala: Three hospitals charged for denying treatment to 62-year old H1N1 patient in Kottayam 07 Jun 2019 08:33 Image Source : PTI Three Kerala hospitals charged for denying treatment to 62-year-old-patient in Kottayam. Representational Image  The Kottayam Police, on Thursday, lodged an FIR against three hospitals, including one run by the government, after they …
  • 3 Kottayam hospitals booked for 'denying' treatment to 62-year-old H1N1 patient 07 Jun 2019 05:10 The three hospitals have, however, denied the allegations made by Renimol. Kottayam: The Kottayam Police has registered a case against three hospitals, including Kottayam Medical College and two other private hospitals after a woman claimed that her father …
  • Double for Kottayam in state Jr. basketball championship 06 Jun 2019 20:42 Kottayam clinched the girls' title while their boys retained the crown in the state junior basketball championship in Thodupuzha. In a thrilling final, Kottayam edged Thiruvnanthapuram in doube extra-time, 97-95, for the girls' title. In the boys…
  • Mango Meadows: A man-made paradise in Kottayam 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: A stroll through the paved walkways, getting to know the rich varieties of flora and fauna, enjoying the chirping of birds and feeding fish in ponds - is quite a refreshing experience for anyone. Mango Meadows at Ayamkudi, a …
  • Kottayam and Idukki advance 28 May 2019 19:07 Kottayam and Idukki won their respective group games to progress in the 43rd state junior basketball championship at Shanthlal Jyothi Public School in Thodupuzha on Tuesday. In the boys’ category, Kottayam defeated Alappuzha that had made a solid start to …
  • Kottayam: Man kills elderly for pension money 23 May 2019 01:41 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  In a gruesome incident, a youth killed an 88-year-old man to steal latter’s monthly pension in Manimala on Tuesday. The Manimala police arrested Vilson, 36, of Vallakadav colony in Kattappana for the murder of Thomas aka …
  • Kottayam: Court extends bishop Franco bail, trial in case to begin June 7 10 May 2019 20:47 Kottayam: The trial in the rape case against Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal will begin at the Kottayam district court on June 7. The first class judicial magistrate’s court, Pala, extended the bail for the bishop, who appeared before it on Friday. The …
  • Flood brings Kottayam a paddy windfall 10 May 2019 05:33 Thanks to back-to-back floods last year, Kottayam is on track to reap a windfall of over ₹300 crore from paddy cultivation this season. As per the estimate of the Paddy Marketing Office of Supplyco, the authorities have procured about 1,09,136.18 tonnes of …
  • This old bridge in Kottayam proves too strong to be brought down 28 Apr 2019 07:02 The old railway overbridge (ROB) in Kottayam, which was deemed ‘structurally insufficient’ to cater to the growth of Kottayam town, proved not so weak when it withstood two back-to-back attempts of implosion. The first attempt for the controlled explosion …
  • Kottayam to Kochi barge services receive encouraging responses 21 Mar 2019 12:50 The recently launched container barge service between Kottayam Port, ICD and Cochin Port through national waterways is getting encouraging responses from stakeholders. The terminal operator DP World Cochin said that the commencement of the barge service is …
  • People want a continuation in development activities in Kottayam: KC(M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service Wrapping up the rumblings of discontent in the party, Kerala Congress(M) has entered the election mode with its candidate Thomas Chazhikadan going ahead with campaign work in Kottayam. KC(M) vice-chairman Jose K Mani, who is leading …
  • Kochi-Kottayam container barge service completes maiden voyage  09 Mar 2019 02:27 Express News Service KOCHI:  In what could prove a game changer, the inaugural container barge service from Kochi to Kottayam carrying import-export goods - despite the minor hiccups caused by hyacinths and fishing nets - got underway here on Friday. …
  • PJ Joseph likely to contest from Kottayam 09 Mar 2019 02:10 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Pressure is mounting on Kerala Congress (M) to settle internal rumblings of discontent over its candidate for the Kottayam constituency. With the UDF leadership tightly shutting the door on the KC(M)’s demand for a second …
  • Kottayam Nazeer makes directorial debut 22 Jan 2019 05:15 Express News Service After Harisree Ashokan, another comedian is stepping into direction: Kottayam Nazeer. The actor-cum-artist organised a private screening of his directorial debut, a short film titled Kuttichan at Lal Media Arts in Kochi. In attendance …
  • Kottayam Nazeer turns director 21 Jan 2019 19:07 Kottayam Nazeer is a happy man. The preview of his debut directorial – a short film titled Kuttichan—is just over. At Lal Media, where the preview happened, he is busy meeting his friends. He sounds thrilled as he speaks about Kuttichan, which tells the …
  • Lensman’s take of Kottayam 13 Nov 2018 18:45 Binu Bhaskar, the cinematographer of the 2015 movie Lukka Chuppi, is the latest entrant in the list of DOPs-turned-directors. Binu has donned director’s hat with the crime drama Kottayam. Kottayam revolves around the rape and murder case of a female police …
  • List of trains services to be disrupted between Ernakulam and Kottayam 17 Oct 2018 15:37 Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Trains services between Ernakulam and Kottayam will be affected for five days, starting from October 20 till 24. Several trains have been …
  • Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal discharged from Kottayam hospital 22 Sep 2018 07:01 Bishop was under observation in the cardiology section of the Medical College Hospital for over 6 hours after his blood pressure shot up. Kottayam: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested by the police over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting …
  • I don’t believe in alienating audiences: Kottayam's director Binu Bhaskar 29 Aug 2018 21:49 Express News Service Santosh Sivan, Venu, Rajeev Ravi, Sujith Vassudev....and now another name can be added to the list of cinematographers from the Malayalam film industry who has made the shift to direction. Lukka Chuppi cinematographer Binu Bhaskar' …
  • Kerala Floods: Andhra SDRF team rescues 40 victims from flooded Kottayam 20 Aug 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  AP state disaster rescue force (SDRF) personnel, who had rushed to flood-ravaged Kerala state to take up rescue and relief operations on Saturday, reached Ernakulam on Sunday afternoon and evacuated as many as 40 …
  • Rain continues havoc in Kottayam; over 64,000 people in relief camps 18 Aug 2018 23:06 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: With rain continuing to pour across the district, the western areas of Kottayam have been almost completely submerged in floodwater, forcing tens of thousands of people to relocate to relief camps. As per official reports …
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology at Kottayam gets Atal Incubation Centre 28 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam, has got a shot in the arm with the Union Government recently sanctioning an incubation centre for the institution with a financial assistance of Rs 5 crore. The …
  • Kerala Floods: Mixed response in Kottayam district  22 Jul 2018 01:50 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Around 53 families living on the banks of the Meenachil river in Palam colony of Mutholi panchayat had a miraculous escape from floodwater on Monday thanks to the timely intervention of local residents and Fire Safety and …
  • Heavy rain, strong wind wreak havoc on Kottayam 16 Jul 2018 02:48 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The heavy rain and strong wind wreaked havoc in and around Kottayam on Sunday. Due to strong wind, many trees got uprooted and continuous rain flooded the low-lying areas of the town. Sajimon T Joseph, assistant station …
  • Sexual assault case: Kottayam court records statement of nun 07 Jul 2018 05:38
  • Kottayam woman elated with Saudi driving licence 03 Jul 2018 12:28 KOTTAYAM: For Telma Jose, driving is not just a passion, but a feeling of independence. She used to go for work, supermarket, attend PTA meeting of her children and friends’ place driving her own car. But she was highly disappointed ever since she had …
  • Sexual assault: Kottayam nun to go ahead with legal action against Bishop 02 Jul 2018 12:50 By: PTI | Kottayam | Published: June 30, 2018 2:10:45 pm A nun accused a Roman Catholic Bishop of sexually assaulting her 13 times. (Representational) A nun, who accused a Roman Catholic Bishop of sexually assaulting her, Saturday said she would go ahead …
  • Sexual assault: Kottayam nun had complained to superiors in Church, no action was taken, says police 02 Jul 2018 00:44 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: July 2, 2018 2:17:37 am The nun has alleged that the bishop, a native of Thrissur, sexually exploited her at the Missionaries of Jesus house at Kuravilangand in Kottayam. Kerala police on Sunday …
  • This Kottayam school has its annual study tour to NASA 29 Jun 2018 05:40
  • Kottayam: Man disappears after Argentina World Cup defeat 22 Jun 2018 21:29 Kottayam: Argentina’s shock defeat by Croatia in the World Cup on Thursday night broke the heart of a youth back in Kottayam who decided that he had “nothing more to see  in the world and I am going to the depths of death.”  He, therefore, apparently   …
  • Orange alert in Kottayam, adjoining districts 15 Jun 2018 04:35 Even as the authorities declared Orange alert (implying that weather conditions have the capacity to impact significantly on the people in the affected areas), the Meenachil river and its tributaries breached the banks on the impact of the increasing …
  • ‘Honour killing’: Hartal hits normal life in Kottayam 29 May 2018 13:03 — By PTI | May 29, 2018 04:27 pm Kottayam/Thiruvananthapuram: Normal life was affected today in Kottayam district following a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by various political parties and Dalit organisations to protest the alleged honour killing of a 23- …
  • Shut down in Kottayam after twin murders 28 May 2018 11:17 The strike is in protest against police apathy despite wife’s pleas to probe the abduction of her husband Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition parties in Kerala have called for a shutdown strike in Kottayam district on Tuesday, following the daring murders of a …
  • In Kerala's Kottayam, Man Hangs Himself After Killing His Wife, Children 18 May 2018 18:51 A 42-year-old man Sinoj allegedly killed his wife, children before hanging himself (Representational) Kottayam:  Four members of a family were today found dead at their rented house near Ettumanoor in the district, police said. The deceased have been …
  • Kerala: Four of a family found dead in their Kottayam house 18 May 2018 07:34 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a tragic incident, a four-member family was found dead in their residence at Vayala near Ettumanoor on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sinoj - 42, of Mukulel house, West Koodalloor, his wife Nisha - 35, their …
  • Malayalam detective novelist Kottayam Pushpanath dies at 80 03 May 2018 01:41 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: May 3, 2018 6:19:50 am Kottayam Pushpanath is also credited for producing the first genuine detective story in Malayalam. Well-knoWN Malayalam detective novelist Kottayam Pushpanath, who ushered a …
  • Malayalam detective fiction writer Kottayam Pushpanath passes away 02 May 2018 09:43 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Malayalam detective fiction writer Kottayam Pushpanath, whose skillful writing and thrilling story plots had people waiting anxiously for the next issue of the leading Malayalam weeklies during the 70s and 80s, is no more. …
  • Noted Malayalam novelist ‘Kottayam Pushpanath’ passes away   02 May 2018 09:37 — By PTI | May 02, 2018 01:24 pm Kottayam (Kerala): Noted detective novelist “Kottayam Pushpanath, who expanded the world of horror fiction in Malayalam literature, died due to age related ailments here today. He was 80. He is survived by wife and two …
  • Kottayam Kunjachan 2 confirmed! 12 Apr 2018 19:19 Actor-producer Vijay Babu of Friday Film House on Thursday took to Facebook to announce that the sequel to the 1990 super hit Kottayam Kunjachan will be made with Mammooty at the helm. The post read, “All differences of opinion about the copyright and …
  • Mammootty announces Kottayam Kunjachan 2 15 Mar 2018 07:35 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: March 15, 2018 12:47 pm Mammotty shared the first look of Kottayam Kunjachan 2 on Facebook. Malayalam superstar Mammootty has announced a sequel to his 1990 blockbuster comedy-drama Kottayam Kunjachan. He …
  • Kalyan Developers Offering KALYAN SANCTUARE a Premium Apartment in Kottayam 10 Feb 2018 14:03 (MENAFN Editorial) Kalyan Developers, a reliable real estate developer with an international presence, is now offering KALYAN SANCTUARE, a premium apartment ideally located in the city of Kottayam. Kalyan Developers is a real estate developer on the upward …
  • Kerala: Stuck in traffic with a pill in throat, little girl dies in car in Kottayam 25 Nov 2017 11:42 Little girl dies in car in KottayamFacebook In a tragic twist of fate, what was meant to be a remedy for a troublesome cough proved deadly for a little girl in Kottayam town in Kerala. Eileen, aged 5, daughter of Rintu and Rinu hailing from …
  • Train of woes for commuters from Kottayam 21 Nov 2017 05:19 KOCHI: Febin (name changed) used to commute between his native Kottayam and Ernakulam, where he worked as a technician, daily on Venad Express. The youth had to resign from his job three weeks ago. The reason: He had to cough up an amount more than 30 …
  • Interior Decorators in Kottayam 10 Nov 2017 05:44 PAINT OR WALLPAPER – BETTER OPTION FOR YOUR WALLS. Looking for an option to decorate your walls and are stuck up between to go with wallpapers or paint then , to decide on a wall treatment is not an easy job, there are end number of options available today …
  • Kottayam Vigilance court seeks Thomas Chandy report 04 Nov 2017 22:16 The court acted on a petition by JD(U) leader and advocate M K Subash that Chandy constructed a road to his resort reclaiming 2.5 acres of paddy fields. A Vigilance court in Kottayam on Saturday ordered a quick verification report into the allegation that …
  • Protest at Kottayam Bharath hospital a do-or-die battle for nurses 26 Oct 2017 05:36 KOTTAYAM: Krishnapriya, a 23-year-old nurse, looked frail and vulnerable on the fifth day of her hunger strike. When her health deteriorated alarmingly by Tuesday night, she was hospitalised and Jipsy Sandeep, another nurse, took over. Jipsy is the third …
  • Kottayam hosts third Pamex 2017 roadshow 18 Oct 2017 07:02 The event which was attended by more than 400 printers and was inaugurated by former Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy. AMSG Ashokan, president of All India Federation of Master Printer (AIFMP) in his address highlighted the features of this edition …
  • Kottayam Medical College set to lose its MBBS recognition 05 Oct 2017 05:51 KOTTAYAM: In yet another setback for the state’s medical education sector, the MBBS course in the Government Medical College, Kottayam, is set to lose its recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI) for non-compliance of MCI guidelines.Based on an …
  • Post-presser, man arrested over self-incriminating claim in Kottayam 22 Sep 2017 04:51 M K Siby, who was arrested by the the police, soon after a press meet in Kottayam on Thursday | Express KOTTAYAM: In a case of the real life imitating reel life, the police on Thursday arrested a person from the Press Club here, shortly he told reporters …
  • Minor landslips, flood threat in Kottayam 18 Sep 2017 02:38 With heavy rains pounding the district for the third consecutive day, the hilly areas have been witnessing minor landslips while the low-lying western areas are under threat of inundation. A landslip at Poovanthuruth, near Chingavanom, on the Kottayam- …
  • Duo from Kottayam killed in bus collision on England’s M1 motorway 28 Aug 2017 06:41 KOTTAYAM:Eight Indians, including two natives of Kottayam, were killed in Nottingham, UK, when a minibus which they were travelling in collided with two lorries on the busiest M1 motorway on Saturday. The deceased Keralites were identified as Cyriac Joseph …
  • Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls for all party meet on Aug 6; violence in Kottayam 31 Jul 2017 11:34 Thiruvananthapuram:  Amid violent incidents following the slaying of an RSS worker here, a meeting between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and top BJP-RSS leaders on Monday agreed to support initiatives to promote peace and shun violence. The meeting …
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  • Kottayam Katankot Venugopal is next Attorney General of India 01 Jul 2017 03:07 New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Friday appointed senior advocate Kottayam Katankot Venugopal as the 15th Attorney General of India to succeed Mukul Rohatgi who declined the second term of office. Hailing from Kerala, his father, M.K. …
  • Health officials stooping to defame bakery in Kottayam caught on camera 24 May 2017 14:50
  • Batch of 70 kids from Kargil to Kottayam cra... 04 May 2017 11:42
  • Batch of 70 poor kids from Kargil to Kottayam cracks JEE 04 May 2017 10:37
  • Drawn from Kargil to Kottayam, poor kids of super-70 crack JEE 04 May 2017 02:36
  • KC(M) wins Kottayam district panchayat with CPI(M) support 03 May 2017 20:40 Giving a mortal blow to nay-sayers in the Congress, the Kerala Congress (M), the former UDF ally which had been ploughing a lonely furrow for the past many months, fielded its own candidate in the election for the Kottayam district panchayat presidency and …
  • Actor abduction case: 2 from Kottayam taken into custody 18 Mar 2017 02:12 KOTTAYAM: The police on Friday took into custody two persons from Kottayam in connection with the case of abduction and sexual assault of a Malayalam film actor in Kochi. They were taken into custody on charges of obtaining SIM cards using fake documents, …
  • International Film Festival of Kerala in Kottayam 10 Mar 2017 20:56 Kotttayam: The third edition of the Kottayam International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) organised by the Kerala Chalachitra Academy, in association with the Artists Association of Theatre, Music and Arts (Aatma) began at the Anaswara Theatre here on …
  • Women activist Brinda Adige dubs Kottayam incident as 'sad, unfortunate' 02 Feb 2017 09:50 [India], Feb. 2 (ANI): Women activist Brinda Adige has dubbed the Kottayam incident where a young man attempted to immolate himself after setting afire his estranged lover as 'sad and unfortunate'. Adige wondered as to what was the boy trying to …
  • In Kottayam's Medical College, She Was Chased And Set On Fire By Ex-Boyfriend 02 Feb 2017 07:40 Kottayam, Kerala:  On Wednesday morning at a medical college in Kerala's Kottayam, 20-year-old Laxmi was sitting in a classroom with a few other students when a young man barged in and poured petrol on her and himself. As the man, Adarsh, took out a …
  • Kerala: Stalker sets girl, self ablaze in Kottayam college, both succumb 01 Feb 2017 22:53 A youth in Kerala set a girl on fire inside a classroom in Kottayam Wednesday allegedly after she thwarted his advances. The boy also sustained burn injuries reportedly after he caught fire during a scuffle with the girl. Both victims succumbed to their …
  • Kerala: Normal life hit during hartal on dalit issue in Kottayam district 17 Jan 2017 09:27 By: PTI | Kottayam | Published:January 17, 2017 1:30 pm Representational picture. (File) Stray incidents of stone throwing were reported from various parts of Kottayam district today during a dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Cherama Sambava Development …

  • Alappuzha's Norton Bungalow to bask in new glow 10 Apr 2020 18:27 Norton Bungalow, the home of missionary Thomas Norton | Anandu Radhakrishnan ALAPPUZHA: There is a new hustle and bustle around the Norton Bungalow, the official residence of the Church of South India’s(CSI) first missionary -- Thomas Norton. The CSI …
  • COVID-19: Social media is abuzz with pandemic-related works posted by artists from Kerala 09 Apr 2020 12:18 The world is in lockdown, but not social media. Perhaps, that’s the most happening place, with people giving free rein to their creativity. Artists and graphic designers have been putting up illustrations and art works related to different aspects of COVID …
  • Nine fresh cases; 13 test negative 09 Apr 2020 01:48 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state will get 20,000 rapid testing kits from the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday to conduct tests for Covid-19. At the same time, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the number of …
  • Coronavirus Updates: April 8, 2020 08 Apr 2020 19:29 Apr 08, 2020 11:16 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi All coronavirus cases in Delhi connected to Jamaat All 93 coronavirus cases found in Delhi on Wednesday were connected with Tablighi Jamaat Apr 08, 2020 11:13 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi Lucknow: …
  • Live: 773 new coronavirus cases, 32 deaths in 24 hours, says Centre 08 Apr 2020 13:07 9 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in the state today: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan '4 from Kannur, 2 from Alappuzha, 1 each from Thrissur, Pathanamthitta and Kasaragod. Total number of COVID-19 cases stand at 345 of which 259 are active cases…
  • Nine more test positive in Kerala 08 Apr 2020 01:53 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Tuesday reported nine new Covid-19 positive cases. At the same time, 12 people undergoing treatment in hospitals for the infection are on the path of recovery as they turned negative in the repeated …
  • Tata Power unit bags 300 MW deal for ₹1,730 crore 07 Apr 2020 21:13 Tata Power Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received approval to build a 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC post the reverse auction held on February 21, at a price of ₹1,730.16 crore. The commercial operation date (COD) for this grid-connected …
  • Tata Power Solar receives LoA for NTPC project worth Rs 1,730 cr 07 Apr 2020 09:20 NEW DELHI: Tata Power Solar on Tuesday said it has received the Letter of Award (LoA) to build the 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC at an all-inclusive price of Rs 1,730.16 crore. Tata Power Solar is an integrated solar company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata …
  • Tata Power Solar bags NTPC contract for ₹1,730 crore 07 Apr 2020 07:04 Tata Power Solar will build the 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC at an all-inclusive price of ₹1,730.16 crore. The Commercial Operation Date (COD) for this grid-connected solar photovoltaic project is set for September 2021 (18 months). With this order, the order …
  • Tata Power Solar bags contract for constructing 300 MW power project 07 Apr 2020 06:39 Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Tata Power Solar has bagged the contract to build the 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC at Rs 1,730.16 crore. The contract was bagged post reverse auction held on February 21. The Commercial Operation Date (COD) for this grid-connected solar …
  • Tata Power Solar receives the Letter of Award for CPSU-II from NTPC for 300 MW project 07 Apr 2020 06:04 Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), India's largest integrated solar company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, post reverse auction held on February 21, has received the Letter of Award to build the 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC …
  • Sathya Sai trust steps in to aid Covid-19 efforts 07 Apr 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a noble gesture, the Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust has offered 36 houses built for Endosulfan victims in Kana, Kasaragod, as part of  Saiprasadam housing project to be turned into isolation homes. The trust has …
  • Kerala MPs have mixed response to pay, perks cut of law makers 06 Apr 2020 19:11 Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha members from Kerala had mixed reactions to the Union Cabinet’s decision to reduce the salaries, allowances and pensions of law-makers by 30 per cent for an year in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and to suspend …
  • Two drivers provide food to inter-state truck operators ferrying essentials in Kerala 06 Apr 2020 11:47 By ANI ALAPPUZHA: An ambulance driver and a truck driver from Alappuzha distributed free food to drivers on the National Highway during the COVID-19 lockdown. Joy an ambulance driver and Mahesh who runs a mini truck are carrying out the initiative after …
  • Why Kerala is a home to 'outsiders' 06 Apr 2020 02:51 While migrant labourers are being forced to leave cities in north India in droves in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Kerala government has been taking proactive steps to ensure the welfare of guest workers in the state, right from undertaking health …
  • Sketching what’s burning 06 Apr 2020 01:02 Express News Service CHENNAI: The importance of using hand sanitiser, social distancing and staying indoors to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak are some of the messages conveyed by K B Harikumar aka Haku through his Malayalam and English cartoons. His …
  • 2,865 kg of contaminated fish destroyed 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  With the demand for fish soaring amid lockdown, the sale of contaminated and stale fish has become another health scare. The Food Safety Department seized and destroyed 2,865 kilograms of fish which were not fit …
  • Under Operation Sagar Rani, food safety dept destroys 2865 kg of toxic fish across Kerala 05 Apr 2020 11:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the demand for fish soaring amidst lockdown, sale of toxic and stale fish has become another health scare. The Food Safety Department destroyed 2865 kilograms of fishes which are not fit for consumption from …
  • 11 more test positive for Covid in Kerala, 1.71 lakh under observation 05 Apr 2020 10:30 Thiruvananthapuram: Eleven people tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Saturday, three of whom had returned from the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the state to 254, health minister K K …
  • In a first, Kerala starts rapid tests, may ask all to wear masks 05 Apr 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the deadly coronavirus spread its tentacles wider across the country, Kerala on Saturday took its fight to the next level by starting rapid anti- body tests to check for community transmission. With more …
  • MLA’s outburst against journalists sparks row 04 Apr 2020 23:37 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Kayamkulam MLA U Prathibha has landed in controversy after she made bitter remarks against mediapersons, who reported about the rift between her and DYFI activists over Covid-19 prevention activities, on Saturday. In a …
  • 1.71 lakh under survillence for COVID-19 in Kerala; 11 more test positive, taking tally to 254 04 Apr 2020 16:15 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Eleven more persons in Kerala tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, taking the active cases to 254 and 1.71 lakh people are under survillence in the state. Of the affected, six are from Kasaragod, Kollam, and one each from …
  • Kerala MPs ‘locked up’ as isolation period extended 04 Apr 2020 10:49 Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) The decision of the Kerala government to extend the isolation period for corona suspects from 14 to 28 days has landed alomst all 20 MPs from the state in a bit of quandary. With the lockdown being strictly enforced, all …
  • Kerala Boatman Turns Saviour For People Stranded On Island Amid Lockdown 03 Apr 2020 10:01 Sabu delivers essentials to 60 families who reside in the island. (ANI) Alappuzha: In the Kerala backwaters in Kuttanad, a 50-year-old boatman is ferrying essential commodities including rice and grains, to around 60 families on an island here, who have …
  • PVS Hospital all set to receive Covid-19 patients 03 Apr 2020 01:50 By Express News Service KOCHI: Renovation of PVS Hospital, which was taken over by Ernakulam district administration to set up the Covid-19 Care Centre in the wake of the virus outbreak, was completed on Thursday.Ernakulam District Collector S Suhas …
  • Doctor online facility launched in Alappuzha 30 Mar 2020 06:14 The Alappuzha district administration, district medical office and Government Medical College, Alappuzha has joined hands to launch ‘doctor online’ facility in the district. The facility will help people under lockdown to consult doctors without going to …
  • Meeting hunger pangs in Alappuzha during lockdown 27 Mar 2020 07:14 It was just another working day for them on Thursday. A group of seven, including four women and three men, reached the Janakeeya Adukala (community kitchen) run by the P. Krishnapillai Smaraka Trust at Mannanchery, near Alappuzha, around 6 a.m. They …
  • Alappuzha survivor says the lockdown will pay off 25 Mar 2020 11:38 He had his first tryst with a lockdown in the Chinese city of Wuhan, ground zero of the COVID-19 outbreak. After receiving a text message in the early hours of January 23, he, along with his friends, scrambled to reach the Wuhan Tianhe international …
  • Case registered against Alappuzha native for holding wedding 22 Mar 2020 01:36 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Alappuzha North police have registered a criminal case against Shameer Ahammed of  Arattuvazhi in Alappuzha, for holding his daughter’s wedding on March 15 violating the government’s direction against large gatherings. …
  • US couple evades quarantine at Alappuzha Medical College 14 Mar 2020 00:56 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: A US couple, who was referred to the isolation ward of Alappuzha Medical College Hospital, evaded quarantine and went missing on Friday. Officials said the couple reached Kerala via Doha from London on March 9. They …
  • COVID-19: Student discharged from Alappuzha MCH 14 Feb 2020 01:33 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: THE medical student who was admitted to the Alappuzha Medical College Hospital (MCH) isolation ward with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) was discharged on Thursday. Officials said the state medical board approved the …
  • NIV Alappuzha given state nodal laboratory tag for testing nCoV 07 Feb 2020 02:18 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the state tightens its vigil against the novel coronavirus (nCoV), the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Alappuzha, has been designated as the state nodal laboratory for testing nCoV. The Alappuzha unit is …
  • nCoV sample testing begins in Alappuzha unit of NIV 04 Feb 2020 07:56 Testing of samples for novel coronavirus (nCoV) has started at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) unit in Alappuzha. All facilities have been made available at the Alappuzha unit and it takes 7-8 hours to test a sample. “We have started testing …
  • India's second coronavirus case confirmed in Kerala's Alappuzha 02 Feb 2020 09:21 Two days after the first case of dreaded novel coronavirus case was confirmed in the state, one more person has tested positive for the killer virus in Kerala. A Wuhan university student who returned from China on January 24 has tested positive, according …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: India's second positive case reported in Kerala's Alappuzha 02 Feb 2020 07:27 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Two days after the first case of Coronavirus infection in India was confirmed in Kerala, the state reported its second positive case. As per a statement from the Union Health Ministry, the second positive case …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: India's second positive case confirmed in Kerala's Alappuzha 02 Feb 2020 06:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Two days after the first case of Coronavirus infection in India was confirmed in Kerala, the state reported its second positive case. As per a statement from the Union Health Ministry, the second confirmed case …
  • Miraculous escape for 16, as houseboat catches fire in Alappuzha 24 Jan 2020 09:27 Alappuzha: It was a miraculous escape for 16 people, including a six-month-old child, when they jumped out of a burning houseboat near here on Thursday, official sources said. A group of 16 from Kannur boarded the luxury houseboat from Kumarakom and were …
  • Young entrepreneur raises bribe allegations against Alappuzha municipal chairman 22 Jan 2020 09:21 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA A young woman entrepreneur came out with allegations of bribery against Alappuzha municipal chairman Illickal Kunjumon, that the chairman asked Rs 10 lakh for operating an under water expo in Alappuzha. Kochi-based Niel …
  • Alappuzha: Youth commits suicide; father alleges police threat, torture 09 Jan 2020 02:17 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: An 18-year-old youth ended his life on Wednesday after the police allegedly threatened him and tortured his brother at the Alappuzha North police station. The body of Akshaydev, son of Sudhakaran of Palakulam at …
  • Strike supporters block houseboat carrying Nobel laureate Levitt in Alappuzha 08 Jan 2020 14:21 Nobel laureate Michael Levitt and fellow tourists visiting Kuttanad had a harrowing experience on Wednesday after the houseboat in which they were travelling was blocked by supporters of the nationwide general strike at R Block near here. Professor Levitt, …
  • Mehaboob Alappuzha, who runs a late-night diner at Alappuzha, entertains his customers with his singing 14 Nov 2019 12:37 As vehicles zip through the National Highway at General Hospital Junction in Alappuzha, ‘Surumayezhuthiya mizhikale...’, the soulful, evergreen MS Baburaj-song fills the night air with melody. Mehaboob Alappuzha croons the number even as he dips sliced …
  • Alappuzha all set for Nehru Trophy Boat Race 31 Aug 2019 08:07 Alappuzha is all set to host the 67th edition of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race on Saturday. It is also going to be the first race of the inaugural edition of the Champions Boat League (CBL). The race will be flagged off by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at …
  • Canon India launches first exclusive 'Canon Image Square' store in Alappuzha 29 Aug 2019 07:40 Canon India, one of the leaders in imaging space, further expanded its retail outreach in Kerala, with the inauguration of its first experiential Canon Image Square (CIS) store in Alappuzha. Located at Reliance Mall, Vadakkal, Alappuzha, the launch further …
  • Alappuzha: Teacher accused of pocso charge faces arrest 23 Aug 2019 22:21 ALAPPUZHA: The north police here has registered a case against a teacher of SDV Girls’ High School for sexual misconduct against a Class VI student. The accused S. Venu, 51, Sanskrit teacher, allegedly misbehaved with her during an awareness camp on ‘Our …
  • 600 people held in Alappuzha camp as repair of bund not over 16 Aug 2019 23:49 ALAPPUZHA: The residents of Kanakassery paddy polders are in deep trouble due to the government's failure to strengthen the outer bunds. As many as 600 residents, who have been displaced by the bund breach at Kuttamangalam last week, can hope to return …
  • How Kanjikuzhi village in Alappuzha became the first chemical-free, vegetable-sufficient panchayat in Kerala 16 Aug 2019 05:59 The sea breeze blows gently, laden with the smell of sand and salt, as I make my way to Kanjikuzhi, a coastal village in Kerala’s Alappuzha district. Once I enter the village, the air is suddenly crisp with a new aroma. Of vegetables, gathered fresh from …
  • Alappuzha collector had food with coastal govt school pupils 03 Jul 2019 04:27
  • Alappuzha: Girl raped by father, cousins 29 Jun 2019 21:55 ALAPPUZHA: The Thrikunnapuzha police will record the statement of the mother of the 16-year-old girl who was impregnated after being raped by father  and four cousins. According to the police, they decided to summon mother to get clarification on the …
  • Alappuzha policewoman Soumya killed for ‘no’ to marriage proposal 17 Jun 2019 07:27 A day after woman civil police officer Soumya Pushpakaran was killed after being set on fire by a man at Thekkemuri in Vallikunnam, the police said she was murdered for rejecting his marriage proposal. District Police Chief K.M. Tomy on Sunday told The …
  • Kerala: Female cop dies after being set on fire by policeman in Alappuzha district 15 Jun 2019 14:59 Soumya is survived by her husband, who works in the Gulf, and three children. A female civil police officer was hacked and later set on fire by a male cop in Alappuzha district of Kerala Saturday, district police chief confirmed. While the female officer …
  • Alappuzha gets a canopy 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Mangroves and coconut lagoons give a green cover to Alappuzha district, sandwiched between Vembanad lake and Arabian sea. Till 2013, it was the only district in the state without a forest land. That changed when the Forest …
  • Alappuzha: Bangal native held for online shopping fraud 20 May 2019 00:30 Alappuzha: The Changannur police arrested a Bangal native in connection with online shopping fraud.  Accord-ing to the police, the accused has been identified as Biplav Ghose, 21, Sodepur, Kolkata. He was arrested by team led by sub-inspector P. S. Prakash …
  • Alappuzha: Youth arrested for grabbing girl’s hand 10 May 2019 21:26 ALAPPUZHA: Chengannur police arrested a youth for forcefully grabbing the hands of a girl student.   According to the police, the accused has been identified as Sumesh, 30 from Sumesh Bhavan, Kanihanelloor, Cheppad here.   He was arrested recently after …
  • Alappuzha: Mother held for killing own baby 28 Apr 2019 20:44 Alappuzha: Police on Sunday held the mother over the mysterious death of a one-and-half-year-old baby girl in Pattanakkad here. It said the interrogation of Athira of Kollampally Colony was continuing till late evening but refused to divulge details.   The …
  • Alappuzha: Lookout notice for man accused of raping actor 14 Apr 2019 20:34 Alappuzha: The Kayamkulam police has decided to issue lookout notice for a 37-year-old rape accused on the basis of a complaint by a 61- year-old serial actress. The police said the notice was under preparation. ''We decided to issue the lookout …
  • Ramoji Film City to build houses in Alappuzha 02 Mar 2019 02:18 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA:  Ramoji Film City, one of the largest film studio complexes in the world, will build 116 houses at a total cost of Rs 7 crore in Alappuzha to aid the revival of the flood-ravaged district. Local Self-Government Minister A …
  • Alappuzha shows the way in waste management 24 Feb 2019 02:52 Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: The Alappuzha municipality has broken new ground in waste management by going in for a decentralised system amid the general trend to opt for big-ticket schemes in tackling urban refuse.   Aided by unstinted cooperation of …
  • Sabarimala entry row: Hartal violence rocks Alappuzha district 03 Jan 2019 15:19 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Large-scale violence rocked the district during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday. Government offices registered lukewarm attendance and traffic was severely affected at several …
  • Kerala floods: Recovery painfully slow for Alappuzha 26 Nov 2018 16:38 When it started raining on July 15, Sasiamma, 61, noticed nothing unusual. On the evening of July 17, she was sitting on the verandah of her newly constructed house at Kuttamangalam in Kuttanad, watching rising water levels in the outer bund of the …
  • Alappuzha bypass project in limbo 23 Oct 2018 07:30 The Alappuzha bypass project is not likely to be opened to traffic this year. Although 96% of the project has been completed, construction of two rail overbridges (ROBs) at Malikamukku and Kuthirapanthy are still pending. Sources said that steel girders, …
  • Survivors of trafficking repair houses in flood-hit Alappuzha 31 Aug 2018 12:17 Twenty-year-old Neha is a trained carpenter. Since the waters receded, she’s been hammering and sawing, busy repairing and replacing windows, doors, and furniture to make schools and homes habitable again. “In several buildings, joints, hinges and screws …
  • Behind The Deluge: Bureaucrats Share Alappuzha Flood Rescue Mission Story 28 Aug 2018 16:44 S Suhas, a Collector from Karnataka, says the disaster has changed him as a person. Kerala: Two young bureaucrats were at the helm of coordinating the administrative efforts in Kerala's flood-hit Chengannur when the district was cut off and inundated. …
  • Despite Kerala flood woes, people celebrate Onam with gaiety in Alappuzha relief camp 25 Aug 2018 16:02 Online Desk Onam, the biggest and most colourful festival of Kerala, is celebrated with fervour and cheerfulness by Malayalees all over the world. However, this year things are different since the state suffered its worst flood in a century that took the …
  • Kerala floods: Pinarayi visits relief camps in Alappuzha 23 Aug 2018 19:21 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday reviewed the functioning of relief camps in Chengannur, Kozhencherry, Alappuzha, North Paravur and Chalakudy. His visit comes a day after he announced that no one needs to be rescued from any part of the …
  • Kerala Floods: Toll 165, many still await rescue; situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:08 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:04 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Caste-based discrimination alleged at flood relief camp in Alappuzha 25 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: The police have started an investigation after a group of people belonging to Dalit community alleged caste-based discrimination at a flood relief camp in Pallippad panchayat, near here.  The police registered a case …
  • Alappuzha Sreekumar passes away 23 Jun 2018 01:49 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Alappuzha Sreekumar, Carnatic vocalist and former principal of Sree Swathi Thirunal College of Music here has died. He was 57. Sreekumar had been undergoing treatment for liver-related ailment at a private …
  • Southwest monsoon displays its fury in Kerala, 16 dead; Trivandrum, Alappuzha most affected 11 Jun 2018 11:41 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: June 11, 2018 5:06:43 pm Monsoon rain gains strength through the western coast. A man cycle down the roads of flood prone area of Kuttanad in Kerala. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) It’s been two weeks since …
  • Karnataka MLAs not arriving in Alappuzha resort: Thomas Chandy 17 May 2018 13:34 ALAPPUZHA: Former Minister and Kerala MLA Thomas Chandy on Thursday dismissed as "hoax" media reports that newly elected Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators in Karnataka were travelling to stay at his resort here. "These are all hoax …
  • Karnataka MLAs not arriving in Alappuzha: Resort owner 17 May 2018 13:18 Alappuzha (Kerala), May 17 (IANS) Former Minister and Kerala MLA Thomas Chandy on Thursday dismissed as “hoax” media reports that newly elected Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators in Karnataka were travelling to stay at his resort here. “These are …
  • Boost for Alappuzha brand turmeric 16 May 2018 02:06 ALAPPUZHA: The Alappuzha brands of turmeric will get a boost with the  principal agriculture office deciding  to expand farm-based cultivation in the district.  Turmeric, used  widely to make   beauty products and medicine, is currently being cultivated in …
  • Banksy in Alappuzha 05 May 2018 18:58 It was a regular occurrence for the past several days — the residents of a locality situated near a canal in the picturesque town of Alappuzha saw two youths peering over the walls of their compound and conferring with each other. The residents with a keen …
  • Meghalaya Ministers Visit Kerala to Understand Alappuzha’s Waste Management Model 30 Apr 2018 09:21 NET Bureau A delegation led by Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling, PHE Minister Samlin Malgniang and Government Chief Whip Agatha K. Sangma visited Alappuzha town in Kerala to understand the unique waste management model. During the visit, the …
  • Meghalaya to Study Alappuzha City’s Waste Management Programme 26 Apr 2018 08:25 The Meghalaya government will send a team to Alappuzha city in Kerala next week to study the waste management programme adopted by it, Urban Affairs Minister Hamlet Dohling said on Wednesday. Alappuzha is also known as the cleanest city in India, he said, …
  • Alappuzha's dirty secret: Lauded by UN, NGOs - but 'Venice of East' still stinks 18 Mar 2018 13:25 ALAPPUZHA (KERALA): Standing atop a wall, 37-year-old Sabu Vijayan, an Alappuzha municipality sanitation worker, was singing as he used a long metal pipe to break a thick layer of waste floating on the two-metre-wide canal below him. The greenish-black …
  • Bandh called in Alappuzha following clashes 18 Feb 2018 17:01 [India], Feb 18 (ANI): A bandh was called in Alappuzha on Sunday, by Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and Kerala Students Union (KSU), following clashes between members of the two groups. Clashes broke out on Saturday as the two groups alleged …
  • Kerala: KSU, DYFI activists clash in Alappuzha city 17 Feb 2018 18:33 Police said trouble started late in the evening when KSU activists taking part in a rally as part of the state KSU convention allegedly destroyed flag posts of CPI(M). (Photo | ANI/Twitter) ALAPPUZHA: Activists of Kerala Students Union, the student …
  • Kunchacko Boban for a cleaner Alappuzha 13 Feb 2018 20:08 Kunchacko Boban has been named the ambassador of Suchitwa Mission in Alappuzha. The actor, who hails from the place, would work towards raising public awareness, disseminate the message of cleanliness, ensure mass participation to stop open defecation and …
  • North Indian students in Alappuzha college 'hoodwinked' into eating beef cutlets 28 Jan 2018 03:59 Alappuzha: A group of students from Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad in Kerala's Alappuzha district have complained that students from North India were being deliberately served beef cutlets. The incident came to light on Saturday when …
  • Behind Alappuzha's transformation into one of India's cleanest cities 05 Dec 2017 12:44 Written by Vishnu Varma | Alappuzha | Published: December 5, 2017 6:05 pm Civic officials spoke of a time pre-2012 when it was almost difficult to walk on public roads in the town without covering one’s face. (Source: Express photo by Vishnu Varma) Until …
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  • Alappuzha among world’s best in fighting waste 29 Nov 2017 14:10 The UNEP report notes Alappuzha’s key to tackling the problem was a decentralised waste management system Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s Alappuzha district, known for its tourism resorts and meandering backwaters, has been rated among the top places in the …
  • Kerala's Alappuzha among 5 global cities in UN list to successfully manage solid waste 29 Nov 2017 13:43 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Published: November 29, 2017 7:03 pm Last year, the Centre for Science and Environment said Alappuzha was one of the cleanest cities in the country. (File Photo) The coastal town of Alappuzha, famous for its backwaters and …
  • Alappuzha plans more attractions for tourists 08 Nov 2017 07:50 Next time you visit the Venice of the East, cruising in a houseboat on the backwaters is not the only quintessential experience you would be enjoying during the trip. The Tourism Department is all set to launch a host of adventure and activity-based …
  • Nurses' strike: Alappuzha hospital threatens to down shutters 20 Oct 2017 00:41 ALAPPUZHA: The KVM multi-specialty hospital at Cherthala will be closed down from Friday following the indefinite strike launched by the nurses.  The nurses under the banner of United Nurses Association (UNA) have been on strike for the last two months …
  • Narrow escape for Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express as engine detaches from bogies 03 Sep 2017 18:38
  • Alappuzha houseboat, tourists boats to go on... 21 Aug 2017 17:56
  • Alappuzha houseboat, tourists boats to go on strike on August 30 21 Aug 2017 16:49
  • ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case: NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha 03 Aug 2017 18:14 NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches on three suspected ISIS operatives in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) and Alappuzha (Kerala) while probing its ISIS Omar-al-Hindi module case. The three suspected are presently being …
  • From hills to coast: Eviction drive now hits Alappuzha  22 Jul 2017 03:57 The temporary wall constructed by a resort on encroached land in Mararikulam north panchayat being demolished on Friday | Express ALAPPUZHA: After the demolition drive in Munnar, the Revenue Department on Friday began eviction in the coastal areas of the …
  • KSIDC to set up Rs 130-cr food park in Alappuzha 09 Jun 2017 08:23 Kochi, June 9:   The seafood processing sector is poised to get a major boost in Kerala with the launch of the mega food park of the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation at the Industrial Growth Centre (IGC), Pallippuram, Cherthala, in Alappuzha …
  • No security for women staff at railway level crossings in Alappuzha 02 Jun 2017 01:52 ALAPPUZHA: Class IV student Anjana and sister Archana barely notice the rumbling of trains. They are used to it. If you thought their house was nearby, that’s far from the truth. At least three days a week, they study, eat and sleep in a tiny room less …
  • 7 murders. 65 days. Alappuzha is new Kannur! 07 Apr 2017 01:27 ALAPPUZHA: Think of murders in the state and Kannur would spring to mind almost instantaneously. But the first quarter of the new year has seen Alappuzha upstaging the northern district to the dubious title of the ‘killing field of Kerala’. The murder of …
  • Kerala's Alappuzha 4th in surfing child porn 23 Jan 2017 09:16 ALAPPUZHA: The arrest of American linguistics expert James Kirk Jones last week for possessing and sharing nearly 30,000 files of child pornography had jolted Hyderabad. Recent government data shows the rot runs deeper: alongside metros, many of India' …
  • Alappuzha 4th in surfing child porn 23 Jan 2017 07:13 ALAPPUZHA: The arrest of American linguistics expert James Kirk Jones last week for possessing and sharing nearly 30,000 files of child pornography had jolted Hyderabad. Recent government data shows the rot runs deeper: alongside metros, many of India' …
  • Alappuzha enchants Jonathan Agnew 09 Jan 2017 01:58 Alappuzha: Former English cricketer and BBC commentator Jonathan Agnew has lauded Kerala's uniqueness after finding a "surprising peace" in Alappuzha backwaters. Nick-named Aggers, Agnew had played three Test and three one-day internationals …

  • A nurse tests positive and a quiet birthday for daughter in a ward 10 Apr 2020 00:44 Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Published: April 10, 2020 3:18:33 am 22 of the DSCI staff have tested positive in Delhi. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) On Wednesday, the daughter of a nursing officer from Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) …
  • Nine fresh cases; 13 test negative 09 Apr 2020 01:48 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state will get 20,000 rapid testing kits from the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday to conduct tests for Covid-19. At the same time, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the number of …
  • Didn’t want to be COVID-19 carrier: Kerala girl who stayed back in Wuhan shares her story 08 Apr 2020 20:07 Express News Service KOCHI: As Wuhan, where COVID-19 broke out, opened its streets for the public on Wednesday after a prolonged lockdown, the lone Malayali girl who stayed back in the Chinese city is smiling. It’s not just the joyful faces she sees all …
  • Coronavirus Updates: April 8, 2020 08 Apr 2020 19:29 Apr 08, 2020 11:16 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi All coronavirus cases in Delhi connected to Jamaat All 93 coronavirus cases found in Delhi on Wednesday were connected with Tablighi Jamaat Apr 08, 2020 11:13 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi Lucknow: …
  • Live: 773 new coronavirus cases, 32 deaths in 24 hours, says Centre 08 Apr 2020 13:07 9 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in the state today: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan '4 from Kannur, 2 from Alappuzha, 1 each from Thrissur, Pathanamthitta and Kasaragod. Total number of COVID-19 cases stand at 345 of which 259 are active cases…
  • As case count crosses 5000, Govt plans big testing push in make-or-break week 08 Apr 2020 06:14 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: April 8, 2020 11:42:29 am Drones spray disinfectant on quarantine sites in Ahmedabad. (Express photo by Javed Raja) As the last week of the three-week lockdown begins, amid indications that some restrictions …
  • As case count nears 5000, Govt plans big testing push in make-or-break week 08 Apr 2020 01:07 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: April 8, 2020 4:20:45 am Drones spray disinfectant on quarantine sites in Ahmedabad. (Express photo by Javed Raja) As the last week of the three-week lockdown begins, amid indications that some …
  • Coronavirus Updates: April 07, 2020 | As it happened 07 Apr 2020 18:38 Apr 07, 2020 11:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha 57 new cases in MP, number rises to 313 With 57 fresh cases reported in the state, the number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh rose to 313 on Tuesday. Apr 07, 2020 11:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi …
  • COVID-19: Government mulls extending lockdown as over 5,000 test positive 07 Apr 2020 18:10 By PTI NEW DELHI: The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed 5,000 on Tuesday amid hectic discussions for a possible extension of the 21-day lockdown beyond April 14 as several states announced plans to ramp up their testing infrastructure …
  • Country's Covid19 count rises to 4,421 with 354 new cases 07 Apr 2020 16:47 New Delhi: With 354 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of coronavirus positive cases in the country has gone up to 4,421, said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday. "A total of 4, …
  • 13 more test positive, CM says disease spread under control 07 Apr 2020 15:25 Kerala has been able to contain disease transmission extremely well so far, Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Monday. However, even as the State was maintaining extreme vigil, news reports about the death of several non-resident Keralites …
  • 'In last 24 hours, 354 new cases, 8 deaths': Top points from health ministry presser 07 Apr 2020 14:14 Jodhpur: Women, wearing masks, look out from a window of their house during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, in Jodhpur, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (PTI Photo) As of Tuesday, 4,421 positive cases have been …
  • Coronavirus India latest update 07 Apr 2020 13:54 Lav Agarwal, an official from health ministry, quoted a study conducted by ICMR, to reiterate the importance of social distancing. He said the study indicated that 1 COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if he/she doesn't follow …
  • Country reports 354 new Covid19 cases, total climbs to 4,421 07 Apr 2020 11:58 So far, 326 persons have been discharged after recovering from coronavirus, the health ministry said. New Delhi: With 354 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of coronavirus positive cases in the country has …
  • ICMR study suggests 1 covid patient can infect 406 people in 30 days in absence of self-isolation: Govt 07 Apr 2020 11:31 Lav Agarwal, an official from health ministry, quoted a study conducted by ICMR, to reiterate the importance of social distancing. He said the study indicated that 1 COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if he/she doesn't follow …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 13 more Tablighi Jamaat attendees test positive in Kerala 06 Apr 2020 16:33 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thirteen more people, two of whom attended the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi, tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Monday, taking the total number of active cases to 266, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, said. Kasaragod, …
  • Live: Lockdown exit depends on new cases-ICMR 06 Apr 2020 14:55 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 2 more COVID19 positive cases detected in Surat Taking the total number of cases in the state to 146. 87 cases in the state are of local transmission: Jayanti Ravi Principal Secretary (Health), Gujarat Govt At …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala nurse raring to return after recovery 06 Apr 2020 01:01 “I will leave this room within a week after defeating you,” the nurse had vowed after contracting the coronavirus while attending to India’s oldest COVID-19 survivor, expressing unflinching faith in Kerala’s health care system. Last Friday, Reshma Mohandas …
  • Pathanamthitta inching out of Covid scare, but cautious 06 Apr 2020 00:57
  • COVID-19: Eight new positive cases in Kerala, six recover 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The state on Sunday reported eight new COVID-19 cases as the total number of confirmed cases went up to 314. The fresh cases were reported from Kozhikode (five), Pathanamthitta, Kannur and Kasaragod (one each).  …
  • 2,865 kg of contaminated fish destroyed 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  With the demand for fish soaring amid lockdown, the sale of contaminated and stale fish has become another health scare. The Food Safety Department seized and destroyed 2,865 kilograms of fish which were not fit …
  • COVID-19: Four Malayalis die abroad 06 Apr 2020 00:36 By Express News Service KOCHI: When the state is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic resourcefully, four Malayalis overseas have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus in the past 48 hours. The number of Non-Resident Keralites succumbing to the disease has …
  • Eight Coronavirus cases reported in Kerala, six cured 05 Apr 2020 18:36 Image Source : FILE Eight Coronavirus cases reported in Kerala, six cured (Image for representation) Eight more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Kerala on Sunday, four among whom attended the Tablighi Jamat congregation in Delhi and six people …
  • Under Operation Sagar Rani, food safety dept destroys 2865 kg of toxic fish across Kerala 05 Apr 2020 11:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the demand for fish soaring amidst lockdown, sale of toxic and stale fish has become another health scare. The Food Safety Department destroyed 2865 kilograms of fishes which are not fit for consumption from …
  • Kerala Nurse Who Recovered From COVID-19 Keen On Resuming Duty 05 Apr 2020 08:46 Reshma Mohandas contracted coronavirus while attending to India's oldest COVID-19 survior. Kottayam: "I will leave this room within a week after defeating you," the braveheart nurse had vowed after contracting the deadly coronavirus while …
  • US couple’s agonising wait for surrogate newborn 05 Apr 2020 01:14 Express News Service KOCHI: A couple from Pathanamthitta, now settled in the US, is anxiously waiting for the reopening of the airspace to return to Kerala – to meet their first child born out of surrogacy.They became the parents of a baby girl after a 10- …
  • One more Covid-19 positive case in district 05 Apr 2020 00:05 By Express News Service KOCHI: A 23-Year-old youth, who had flown in here from Sharjah on March 22, on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19. The Ernakulam native had been in home quarantine following his arrival. He was admitted to the Ernakulam Medical …
  • Over 1,960 people held for lockdown violation 05 Apr 2020 00:05 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police clampdown on those who defy the nationwide lockdown, enforced in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, has been intensified, with as many as 1,962 people who travelled without valid reasons arrested …
  • Coronavirus Cases Cross 2,900 After Biggest Spike In 24 Hours: 10 Points 04 Apr 2020 08:03 Coronavirus Cases India: The country recorded a spike over the last week. New Delhi: Sixty-eight people have died in India after being infected with novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the Union Health Ministry said today, as the country recorded the highest …
  • Kerala to test if someone has even one or two Covid-19 symptoms, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan 04 Apr 2020 07:24 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said the state has managed to control the Covid-19 spread to a large extent and that steps would now be taken to increase the number of tests being conducted. The fall in the number of fresh positive cases was a …
  • 62 Coronavirus Deaths In India, 478 New Cases In 24 Hours: 10 Points 04 Apr 2020 02:36 62 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus have been reported by the government Highlights 336 new cases reported, six have died in 24 hours: Health Ministry World Bank has approved $1 billion funds for India to tackle the virus Worldwide more than one …
  • Aged couple’s recovery a morale booster for Kerala 04 Apr 2020 00:56 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: “After arriving home, appachan told me that he had doubted whether he could see me once again. He is very much happy now,” Rijo said. The recovery of Thomas and Mariamma came as a major boost to the state government, …
  • After 25 days in hospital, Kerala senior citizen couple Thomas and Mariamma beat Covid 04 Apr 2020 00:56 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The state scripted a medical history when ninety-three year-old Thomas, alias Kunjavarachan, and wife Mariamma, 88, reached their Pattayil house in Ranni, Pathanamthitta, around 5.45pm on Friday after 25 days of …
  • Seven districts in Kerala declared as Covid-19 hotspots 03 Apr 2020 14:59 Kochi: Seven districts in Kerala have been declared as Covid-19 hotspots. They are Kasargode, Kannur, Malappuram, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode. Among these, the northernmost district of Kasargod is the worst affected.   These seven …
  • India's oldest Covid19 survivor from Kerala discharged from hospital 03 Apr 2020 14:59 Kottayam: For the medical fraternity, recovery of 93 year old Thomas from the deadly coronavirus is a ‘miracle cure’. He is India’s oldest Covid 19 survivor. Thomas and his 88-year old wife Mariyamma, another virus survivor have been discharged from …
  • Kerala Live Tracker: India's oldest Covid19 couple discharged from hospital 03 Apr 2020 14:59 Twenty one new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported from Kerala on Thursday, taking the total number to 286. As many as 256 patients are undergoing treatment in various hospitals. India’s oldest Covid19 survivor from Kerala discharged from …
  • India's oldest COVID-19 survivor, wife discharged from Kerala hospital 03 Apr 2020 13:39 Kottayam (Kerala): A 93-year old man, India's oldest COVID-19 survivor, and his wife were discharged from the government Medical College Hospital here on Friday, days after they fully recovered, in what is being dubbed by the medical community as a …
  • Coronavirus update: Positive cases in India rise to 2,069, death toll at 53. Here’s state-wise tally 03 Apr 2020 13:24 Homeless people take rest at a makeshift shelter, arranged inside a school, during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus, in Vijayawada (ANI) 3 min read. 02 Apr 2020 By Aparna Banerjea Maharashtra is the most-affected state with 335 …
  • COVID-19 cases in Kerala rise to 286; 2 deaths reported | District-wise list 03 Apr 2020 11:10 COVID-19 cases in Kerala rise to 286; 2 deaths reported The total number of coronavirus cases in Kerala has risen to 286 including 2 deaths. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday declared 7 of the state's 14 districts as "hotspots" as …
  • India's coronavirus positive cases cross 2300-mark; check state-wise list 03 Apr 2020 07:55 Image Source : PTI India's coronavirus positive cases cross 2300-mark; check state-wise list The confirmed coronavirus positive cases in India now stands at 2,301 including 156 cured/discharged, 56 deaths and 1 migrated, Ministry of Health and …
  • Rapid antibody tests in hotspots advised, decision left to states 03 Apr 2020 00:00 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: April 3, 2020 4:08:37 am Sources said the decision on whether to use the tests or not has now been left to the states. (Representational Image) HOURS AFTER it advised “rapid antibody tests” in “hotspot …
  • Kerala reports 21 new COVID-19 cases including a pregnant woman from Kollam, state's total now 286 02 Apr 2020 16:50 Image Source : PTI Kerala reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, state's total now 286 Kerala on Thursday reported 21 new Coronavirus cases, taking total cases in the state to 286 of which 256 are active cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. The new …
  • Coronavirus- Govt focusing on India's 10 hotspots 02 Apr 2020 00:14 New Delhi: The government is focusing its attention on 10 hotspots’ across the country in its effort to control the spread of COVID-19, which has infected more than 1,600 people and claimed at least 38 lives. There are two hotspots each in Uttar Pradesh, …
  • Coronavirus- 4 Keralites die in United States, UAE, Mumbai - Manorama English 02 Apr 2020 00:14 New York: Four Keralites lost their lives to the coronavirus in United States, United Arab Emirates and Mumbai respectively on Wednesday. Two of the deceased passed away in the US. Thomas David, 43, hailing from Elanthoor in Kerala's Pathanamthitta …
  • Coronavirus claims life of two Keralites in US 01 Apr 2020 13:33  Kochi: Two coronavirus infected Keralites have died in the United States. Thomas David, aged 45 hailing from Elanthoor in Pathanamthitta district and 85 year old Kunjamma Samuel, a native of Ramamangalam in Ernakulam district were died of Covid 19, …
  • 123 Tablighi Jamaat members from Kerala visited Delhi in early March, all home quarantined 01 Apr 2020 12:50 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 123 Tablighi Jamaat (TJ) members from the state had visited their national headquarters at Nizamuddin in New Delhi during the first week of March and are all under home quarantine, said highly-placed …
  • 10 covid19 hotspots in India 01 Apr 2020 12:01 There are two hotspots each in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala and Maharashtra and one each in Gujarat and Rajasthan New Delhi: The government is focusing its attention on 10 ‘hotspots' across the country in its effort to control the spread of COVID-19, …
  • Kerala has best coronavirus test rate in country, but is that enough? 01 Apr 2020 11:45 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: April 1, 2020 4:33:49 pm Kerala’s early preparedness and its robust and decentralised disease surveillance system that made it possible to track down primary and secondary contacts of the foreign returnees and …
  • This is how Kerala is fighting coronavirus 01 Apr 2020 10:32 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid the bleak picture in times of the pandemic novel coronavirus a glimmer of good news was cropped up from the southern state of Kerala. On March 30, the state touted to have one of the best health indexes in the …
  • Over 300 From Kerala Attended Islamic Sect Event In Delhi Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 01 Apr 2020 09:15 Coronavirus: A health worker in hazmat suit directs people at Delhi's Nizamuddin (AFP) Thiruvananthapuram: Over 300 people from Kerala attended a gathering organised by an Islamic sect in Delhi's Nizamuddin, which has turned out as a hotspot of the …
  • Horticorp steps in to address shortage of vegetables, fruits 01 Apr 2020 08:28 Horticorp has launched a mission to address the shortage of vegetables and fruits in the State against the backdrop of the lockdown implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Talking to The Hindu, Horticorp managing director J.Sajeev said the …
  • India's oldest COVID-19 survivor: A teetotaller and non-smoker who loves rice gruel with tapioca chips 01 Apr 2020 06:08 PATHANAMTHITTA: At 93 years of age, Thomas Abraham has simple wants Pazhankanji, Kerala's own super food made of rice gruel, and tapioca or jackfruit snacks. And that's what he insisted on eating while confined in the isolation ward after becoming …
  • Stop the prejudice virus: Covid-19 can’t be tackled through hate and bigotry  31 Mar 2020 21:00 The recent discovery of a Covid-19 cluster in Delhi is witnessing some quarters impart an unhelpful communal edge to the contagion. The cluster involves a congregation of the Tablighi Jamaat that saw around 2,000 delegates attend the event in the early …
  • Stepping up the fight 31 Mar 2020 19:44 By: Editorial | Published: April 1, 2020 1:09:51 am The country’s healthcare authorities must now ensure that due procedures and protocols are followed in identifying coronavirus cases in the hotspots. With the identification of 10 COVID-19 “hotspots” in …
  • Glimmer of hope: Elderly Kerala couple surviving COVID-19 is 'rarest of rare cases', say experts 31 Mar 2020 13:51 By PTI NEW DELHI: The recovery of an elderly couple, aged 93 and 88, in Kerala from coronavirus in the face of high mortality rate in the older population globally due to the infection has brought a ray of hope to other patients, with some experts …
  • COVID19 Live: 5 new cases in Maha; total reaches 225 31 Mar 2020 05:40 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Punjab Chief Secretary directs that for recruitment by all depts, PSUs, autonomous bodies, universities, Punjab Public Service Commission, Subordinate Services Selection Board Punjab under State Govt, due date for …
  • Behind 93-yr-old’s recovery, several miracles: ‘6 times we thought we lost him’ 31 Mar 2020 01:24 Seven doctors and 25 nursing staff members were part of the medical team that looked after the couple. (AP/File) One of the 10 ‘hotspots’ in the country, Pathanamthitta district in Kerala got a news to warm its heart on Monday. A couple, 93-year-old …
  • Kerala's high risk case, a senior citizen couple, recover from Covid 19 31 Mar 2020 01:03 Kochi: Breaking the myth that aged people and those with other medical complications were highly vulnerable to infections and had higher chances of death from coronavirus, a 93 year and 88 year old couple have recovered in Kerala. Generally, people above …
  • India lockdown day 6: Govt zeroes in on 10 hotspots 30 Mar 2020 22:38 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: March 31, 2020 4:05:00 am Migrant workers, heading home, cross the Chambal bridge on the Dholpur-Morena border in Madhya Pradesh, Monday. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav) As the number of COVID-19 cases …
  • 32 fresh cases pop-up in Kerala; northern districts a worry 30 Mar 2020 20:34 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thirty -two new positive cases, mostly from Kasaragod and Kannur, compounded the worries of the state on Monday when the elderly couple from Pathanamthitta recovered following a laudable effort by the Health …
  • Kerala senior citizen couple - 93 and 88 - shakes off COVID-19, discharged 30 Mar 2020 20:34 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Amid the gloom and grim prognosis, here’s a news that brings cheer to all. Marking the success of the state’s healthcare system, Thomas, 93, and wife Mariamma, 88, have recovered fully from Covid-19 infection after a 20-day …
  • Kerala’s elderly couple, aged 93 and 88, recover from COVID-19 30 Mar 2020 18:54 State health minister KK Shailaja congratulated the entire staff of the Kottayam Medical College for providing the best treatment to the couple. Thomas (93) and Mariyamma (88) belonged to the high-risk category of coronavirus-infected patients in Kerala …
  • India lockdown diary, Day 6: Modi yoga video, 'chemical' sprayed on UP migrants, Kerala's coronavirus survivors 30 Mar 2020 17:44 Migrant labourers at Chambal Dholpur Border in Rajasthan after the lockdown over the coronavirus. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav) As India entered Day 6 of the 21-day lockdown on Monday, the number of COVID-19 cases in India climbed to 1071 while the …
  • 7 of Kerala family test negative after treatment 30 Mar 2020 16:35 Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Five members of a family and their two close relatives who faced public anger and criticism for three weeks after testing coronavirus positive had now tested negative and stood discharged, Health Minister K.K. Shailaja …
  • At Kerala hospital, an outpouring of love as five test negative and return home 30 Mar 2020 16:26 On Monday, staff at the general hospital clapped and cheered as the five persons walked out. The family were first handed a box of sweets, followed by packets of cooked food for them to eat at night. Emotional scenes played out outside the general hospital …
  • Kerala MLA, Collector Trek With Supplies To Help Tribal Communities 30 Mar 2020 14:01 Kerala has been one of the hardest hit states in the coronavirus crisis with nearly 200 cases. Thiruvananthapuram: In the midst of uncountable heart-breaking stories of difficulties faced by several sections of society because of the 21-day national …
  • Kerala coronavirus survivors say covid19 patients can recover, but isolation must 30 Mar 2020 08:55 A couple from Chengalam in Kottayam district of Kerala, who have recovered from the deadly coronavirus infection has only one message for those infected persons and those under observation. “Don’t panic, though the isolation period is tough, you will be …
  • Be calm, follow what doctors say, advises cured... 30 Mar 2020 08:18  29 Mar 2020 - 10:47 FILE PHOTO: Medical staff with protective clothing are seen inside a ward specialised in receiving any person who may have been infected with coronavirus, at the Rajiv Ghandhi Government General hospital in Chennai, India, January 29, …
  • In Kerala, only 4 coronavirus cases out of 202 needed to be put under critical care 30 Mar 2020 00:24 Of these four, one passed away Saturday, a 54-year-old man who had returned from the Gulf, the other three are being closely monitored. (Representational image) The numbers are reassuringly still low for comparison with global hotspots, the trajectory of …
  • For Aythala residents in Kerala, it is a 39-day lockdown 29 Mar 2020 23:02 Express News Service KOCHI: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown on March 24 to prevent further spread of the Covid-19, it merely served as a continuation of the unenviable fate that had befallen the residents of Ranni from …
  • Kerala couple praise facilities at govt hospital after recovering from coronavirus 29 Mar 2020 15:48 Image Source : AP Kerala couple praise facilities at govt hospital after recovering from coronavirus A Kerala couple who spent 21 days in a government medical college hospital fighting novel coronavirus infection, on Sunday hailed the medical care provided …
  • Be calm, follow what doctors say, advises cured Kerala resident 29 Mar 2020 11:24 By IANS KOTTAYAM: A Kerala couple under treatment for coronavirus infection have since been cured and have a message for others to sail through the crisis: Be calm and just listen to and follow the instructions of health professionals. Robin and his wife …
  • How countries are using technology to fight coronavirus 28 Mar 2020 18:53 The rapid spread of Covid-19 has forced countries to use every trick in the book to contain the disease. Some countries, like South Korea and Singapore, have done a better job than, say, Italy and Spain. Asian countries have used a range of technologies in …
  • COVID-19 | Four more admitted to isolation wards in Pathanamthitta 21 Mar 2020 11:26 Four more persons with symptomatic fever akin to COVID-19 have been admitted to the isolation wards at two hospitals, taking the total number of people quarantined at hospitals in the district to 19 on Saturday. COVID-19 | Interactive map of confirmed …
  • Kerala man sneaks out of coronavirus isolation ward in Pathanamthitta, brought back  10 Mar 2020 08:06 By PTI PATHANAMTHITTA: A man under observation for suspected coronavirus infection at the isolation ward of the district hospital here fled, but was tracked and brought back within hours. The man was among those who had interacted with the three-member …
  • Coronavirus scare in Kerala: Pathanamthitta on high alert, mass gatherings banned 10 Mar 2020 03:19
  • 18 admitted to isolation wards in Pathanamthitta 10 Mar 2020 02:58 By Express News Service PATHANAMTHITTA: As many as 18 persons have been admitted to the isolation wards in various hospitals in Pathanamthitta district following suspected coronavirus infection. Of the 18 cases under observation in isolation wards, 12 are …
  • Coronavirus | Holiday declared in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam 09 Mar 2020 04:19 The District Collector has declared holiday for all educational institutions in Pathanamthitta from Monday to Wednesday in the wake of COVID-19 threat. There will be no change in the SSLC examinations scheduled to begin on Tuesday. However, students who …
  • Coronavirus scare: Cochin airport to quarantine staff who came in contact with Pathanamthitta family 08 Mar 2020 21:01 By Express News Service KOCHI: With three passengers who had arrived at the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) from Italy, testing positive for COVID-19, airport authorities have decided to step up precautionary measures to combat the spread of …
  • Coronavirus hits Kerala, 7 under watch in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta 25 Jan 2020 07:25 The epicentre of the coronavirus is Wuhan, in China. (File Photo) At least seven people, who have shown symptoms of respiratory problems, have been admitted to hospitals in Kerala and will be tested for coronavirus. Two of the seven have been admitted to a …
  • Sex ratio tilt towards boys; Pathanamthitta tops in number of girl child births 01 Sep 2019 01:13 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Pathanamthitta district has 984 female births to 1,000 male births, topping the Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) status in the state for the year 2018-19. However, Kerala as a whole is short of five girl child births (959) compared …
  • Elections 2019: With Sabarimala At Centrestage, Triangular Contest In Kerala's Pathanamthitta 20 Apr 2019 12:08 It's a triangular battle in Kerala's Pathanamthitta, with Sabarimala at the centrestage Pathanamthitta, Kerala: As the lines blur between religion and politics, it's a triangular political battle in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district, with …
  • P C George frets and fumes, to fight it out from Pathanamthitta 24 Mar 2019 01:56 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM:  Lashing out at the ‘outrageous’ manner in which top Congress leaders treated him, P C George MLA announced his decision to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Pathanamthitta seat. According to him, the formal …
  • K Surendran is BJP candidate in Pathanamthitta 23 Mar 2019 17:27 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ending the suspense over its candidate in Pathanamthitta, where the Sabarimala shrine is located, BJP Saturday announced the name of K Surendran, state general secretary who will try his luck from the constituency. The BJP, while …
  • Suspense over BJP's Pathanamthitta candidate from Kerala continues 22 Mar 2019 11:08 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The suspense over BJP's candidate in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency, where the Sabarimala shrine is located, is continuing as the seat was left out in the party's first list of nominees. The BJP on Thursday night …
  • SVEEP seeks to motivate voters in Pathanamthitta 20 Mar 2019 03:40 Vote is a means to feel the country’s soul and a citizen is directly involved in the process of national development through the electoral process, actor Kailash has said. Mr. Kailash, brand ambassador of the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral …
  • BJP’s two-pronged strategy for Pathanamthitta constituency 18 Mar 2019 02:57 Express News Service KOCHI: What explains the new-found enthusiasm and excitement among the BJP workers in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency? The Sabarimala agitation has added wind to the sails of the BJP and the party is fancying a surprise win here. …
  • Pathanamthitta: Love spurned, teenager sets girl ablaze 15 Mar 2019 14:06 PATHANAMTHITTA: An 18-year-old girl was set ablaze after being stabbed by a teenager in broad daylight at Tiruvalla in Pathanamthitta on Tuesday. The girl from Ayiroor here is struggling for life at a private hospital sustaining 60 percent burns. Police …
  • BJP may field independent candidate in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha seats 21 Feb 2019 21:59 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: BJP chief Amit Shah hopes to wrest Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha seats with the support of the NSS, though wildly ambitious. In all likelihood, Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan and a non-BJP Hindu independent …
  • NIA wraps up probe in Pathanamthitta woman's forced conversion, sends case back to Kerala police 30 Jan 2019 23:18 Express News Service KOCHI:  Putting an end to the Love Jihad allegations in the case pertaining to forced conversion of a Pathanamthitta woman, the NIA has wrapped up its probe after failing to obtain concrete evidence. The anti-terror agency has referred …
  • 237 people detained in Kannur, Pathanamthitta violence 05 Jan 2019 07:32 [India], Jan 5 (ANI): A total of 237 people have been taken into preventive detention by the police in connection with violence in Kannur and Pathanamthitta districts of Kerala. While 204 people were taken into preventive detention in Pathanamthitta …
  • PM Modi To Begin 2019 Campaign In Kerala On January 6 From Pathanamthitta 27 Dec 2018 11:22 BJP is hopeful of putting up a good show with Kerala in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Pathanamthitta in Kerala on January 6 to begin the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, a senior BJP …
  • Kerala: Ayyappa devotee found dead, BJP calls for hartal in Pathanamthitta 02 Nov 2018 04:30 When Sivadas went missing, the family had registered an FIR with the police. The BJP Friday called for a strike in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala after an Ayyappa devotee was found dead in Nilakkal. The devotee was recognised as Shivdas, a resident of …
  • Sabarimala Row Live Updates: Protesters block and attack woman journalist’s car in Pathanamthitta 17 Oct 2018 10:54 Tension prevailed Wednesday morning in Kerala’s Nilakkal, the main gateway to Sabarimala, after the police used force to disperse devotees opposing the entry of girls and women of menstrual age into the hill shrine. Acting tough, the police, deployed in …
  • BJP calls for strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta tomorrow 06 Oct 2018 18:18 [India], Oct 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a strike in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district on October 7 to protest against a clash erupted between the party's youth wing state president and police during a protest march. The …
  • Kerala Floods: Toll 165, many still await rescue; situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 19 Aug 2018 11:08 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Kerala floods: Situation ‘grave’ in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Thrissur 18 Aug 2018 00:04 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: August 18, 2018 12:37:13 am People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in Kerala. (REUTERS) Multiple government agencies on Friday rescued 82,442 people who were stranded in …
  • Thousands stranded in upper floor buildings in Pathanamthitta 16 Aug 2018 09:05 — ANI (@ANI) August 16, 2018 With the flood-like situation worsening in the state, people have taken it to social media for rescue. People have been using Save of Souls (SOS) video messages from people whose houses are submerged and are forced to take …
  • Pathanamthitta Starz top Pro Kerala League 04 Nov 2017 16:36 AV PRO Pathanamthitta Starz team that lifted the Lenovo Pro Kerala League Cup. Dubai: AV PRO Pathanamthitta Starz emerged as the champions in the men’s division of the Lenovo Pro Kerala League (PKL) presented by Milano while Danube Arakkal Sultanaz lifted …
  • Water scarcity grips Pathanamthitta 03 Mar 2017 04:19 The hilly tracts, the plains and low-lying Upper Kuttanad belt in the Central Travancore district of Pathanamthitta are in the grip of acute drinking water scarcity. The summer had an early onset in January. Wells and natural streams in the hilly areas of …

  • Kerala reports 21 new COVID-19 cases including a pregnant woman from Kollam, state's total now 286 02 Apr 2020 16:50 Image Source : PTI Kerala reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, state's total now 286 Kerala on Thursday reported 21 new Coronavirus cases, taking total cases in the state to 286 of which 256 are active cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. The new …
  • Route map of Kollam's first COVID-19 patient, who travelled via Thiruvananthapuram released 27 Mar 2020 20:13 By Express News Service KOLLAM: The route map of the first COVID-19 patient in Kollam has been released by the authorities on Friday. According to the map he reached Thiruvananthapuram airport from Dubai in EK-522 flight on March 18 at 3 am. After having …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Case registered against two in Kollam for violating home quarantine guidelines 22 Mar 2020 07:44 By Express News Service KOLLAM: The police have registered a case against two people for violating home quarantine guidelines. The persons were advised home quarantine at Kundara in Kollam as they returned from Dubai recently. However, the police received …
  • Ayurveda resort in Kollam closed down, guests to be monitored 10 Mar 2020 23:51
  • Caarthick Raju’s Soorpanagai shot for 35 days near Kollam jungle 10 Mar 2020 06:26 Express News Service Filming director Caarthick Raju’s Soorpanagai was a thrilling experience for Regina Cassandra. She shot for around 35 days near Courtrallam and the jungles of Kollam. This had its own charm for the actor. “I love nature. Spending time …
  • Police launch search operation for 'missing' 6-yr-old girl in Kerala's Kollam 02 Mar 2020 07:37 Image Source : PTI Police launch search operation for 'missing' 6-yr-old girl in Kerala's Kollam (Representational image) The Kerala police has launched a massive search operation for a six-year-old girl who was reported missing from near here …
  • Kerala: Missing 7-year-old girl's body found in river in Kollam 29 Feb 2020 13:40 Former COVID-19 patient reveals shocking details Kerala was in shock when seven-year-old Devananda, whose body was found in a river, was laid to rest at Kudavattoor in the Kollam district of Kerala near her father's house in Kudavattoor. Many visited …
  • Missing 7-year-old girl’s body found in Kollam river 28 Feb 2020 16:08 The body of a seven-year-old girl who went missing from Elavur in Kollam has been recovered by divers from the Ithikara river that flows near her home. Devananda (Ponnu)’s body was found floating near the bushes by the search party on Friday morning. The …
  • Drowning the cause of 7-year-old Kollam girl's death, says postmortem report 28 Feb 2020 10:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Seven-year-old Devanandha from Kollam, whose body was found in a river near her house on Friday morning, died due to drowning, according to the postmortem report. The postmortem was conducted at Government …
  • Foreign-made bullets found abandoned in Kollam 23 Feb 2020 02:31 By Express News Service KOLLAM: As many as 14 foreign-made bullets were found abandoned on the roadside at Kulathupuzha in Kollam on Saturday. A probe has been launched by the police to trace the origin of the bullets. The seized cartridges reportedly …
  • Kollam nanban’s welfare activities 02 Feb 2020 13:36 By Chennaivision in Events, News February 2, 2020 Thalapathy Vijay fans – Kollam nanban’s  welfare activities For 2 people who come from a financially hindered background, marriage was a distant dream, for both Biju and Renjini. Kollam Nanban’s is poised …
  • Kerala's Malappuram is world's fastest growing city; Kozhikode, Kollam in top 10 list 10 Jan 2020 09:17 Reasons that caused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step down as Royals A survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed that three Indian cities have been listed as the world's fastest-growing urban areas,. Malappuram, Kozhikode and Kollam …
  • Malappuram is world’s fastest-growing city; Kozhikode, Kollam also in top 10 09 Jan 2020 02:17 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There is a high chance that one would miss the urban areas of Kerala if asked to make a guess on the fastest-growing cities in the world. But Malappuram made a conspicuous entry to the top as the fastest-growing …
  • Four fishermen from Kollam go missing 08 Dec 2019 11:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Four fishermen who went for fishing from Sakthikulangara fishing harbour went missing in the high seas on Saturday night.  As per local accounts, the fishermen were on board 'Snehithan' boat owned by …
  • Next Kalolsavam in Kollam will be a rural festival: Kerala Education Minister Raveendranath 01 Dec 2019 23:04 By Express News Service KANHANGAD: The next state school youth festival will be held in Kollam, said Education Minister C Raveendranath.“This year, Kanhangad transformed the school fest into a people’s festival. Next year, it will be a rural festival,” he …
  • IIT-M suicide: Professor named in suicide note of Kollam girl to be quizzed 14 Nov 2019 03:05 By Express News Service KOLLAM/CHENNAI: Days after an IIT-Madras student committed suicide over alleged religious discrimination, a professor from the institution was summoned for inquiry by the Chennai police. Meanwhile, a suicide note purportedly …
  • Kollam: Girl's relatives allege torture on IIT campus 12 Nov 2019 01:21 Kollam: Relatives of the Kollamite who committed suicide at IIT Madras have alleged that she took the extreme step because of mental torture she faced on the campus. Her sister filed a complaint regarding this with a local police station in Kotturpuram …
  • Vizag-Kollam train for devotees to Sabarimala 29 Oct 2019 17:14
  • Two persons run over by lorry in Kollam 26 Oct 2019 01:52 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Two people died after a lorry ran over them near Chathannoor post office here, in the early hours of Friday. The deceased are Suresh, 40, of Valiyaveedu at Mulavana in Kundara and Don Bosco, 41, of Abhijith Vilasom, Fatima …
  • Kollam native jawan dies in mine blast near LoC 16 Oct 2019 03:11 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Sepoy Abhijith PS, a jawan attached to the Madras Regiment, died in a land mine explosion while on duty at the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. According to Army sources, he was killed during …
  • Tirupati laddus to have cashews from Kollam 04 Oct 2019 22:20 KOLLAM: The laddus of Lord Venkateshwara of Tirupati will have an ingredient from God’s Own Country now. The Tirumala temple authorities have placed a huge order 30 tonnes of processed cashew kernels with Kerala State Cashew Workers Apex Industrial Co- …
  • Kerala Thiruvonam Bumper Lottery Results: Rs 12 crore lottery jackpot goes to six jewellery employees in Kollam 19 Sep 2019 12:14 The holders of the winning ticket are Ronny, Subin Thomas, Ramjin, Rajeevan, Ratheesh, and Vivek. (Express Photo) Kerala’s biggest-ever lottery jackpot Thiruvonam Bumper, carrying a prize of Rs 12 crore, has gone to six jewellery employees in Kollam …
  • Organ transplant mafia busted by police in Kollam 29 Aug 2019 23:17 KOLLAM: An organ transplant mafia that reaped rich dividends by trading in the kidneys of poor donors has been busted by the Kottarakkara police. The gang extracted up to Rs 10 lakh each from needy patients and paid only half of it to the donors. The …
  • Kollam Collectorate gets threat message from Pakistan 29 Aug 2019 04:36 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Kollam West Police have begun investigations into an alleged threat message received on WhatsApp reportedly from Pakistan, asking India to withdraw its troops from Jammu and Kashmir. It also threatened Prime Minister …
  • Kollam: Auto rickshaw driver convicted for rape 29 Jul 2019 22:06  Saji used to drop the woman in his auto-rickshaw at the nearby bus stop regularly. On the morning of January 16, 2013, he barged into her house while she was changing her dress and getting ready for her duty at the court. (Representational Image) KOLLAM: …
  • Kollam: Youth held for murder attempt 02 Jul 2019 21:11 Kollam: Sasthamkotta police on Tuesday arrested a private bus conductor who had barged into the house of a Plus-One student and stabbed her in revenge over spurned love. Anandu, 20, of Sasthamkotta is the arrested. The 16-year-old girl, currently under …
  • Chennai-Kollam Express receives refurbished coaches 01 Jul 2019 03:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Four months after introduction, Chennai-Kollam Express got the upgraded refurbished coaches on Sunday. The 14 coaches were upgraded at Perambur Carriage Workshop, Perambur Loco workshop and Golden rock workshop, Ponmalai. …
  • Kollam: State seeks sops for cashew sector 27 Jun 2019 22:24 KOLLAM: The State Government has filed a petition before the Union Commerce Minister  Piyush Goyal demanding to revoke the import duty on raw cashew kernels completely and to increase export incentives of processed cashew. The Central Government should …
  • Kollam: Man held for attempt to set girl ablaze 20 Jun 2019 01:03 Kollam: Eravipuram police arrested a man for a murder attempt on a girl after her family rejected his marriage proposal on "astrological reasons." Shinu, 25, of Chamavila Veedu, Vadasserikkonam in Varkala entered the girl's house by removing …
  • Kollam: Siblings arrested for raping minor 19 Jun 2019 20:03 Kollam: The Kulathupuzha police on Wednesday arrested two siblings for alleged rape and extortion of money from a 17-year-old Plus-Two student. They were identified as Afsar, 18, and his brother Ijas, 20, of Ijas Manzil, Agasthyakkode, Anchal.   The girl …
  • Speeding car hits two children walking to school in Kollam 06 Jun 2019 08:06 By Express News Service KOLLAM: The 'School Praveshanolsavam' (school entry celebrations) turns tragic as two children on their way to school were hit by a speeding car at Anchal on Thursday morning. Three children including a one and half-year-old …
  • Kollam MP N K Premachandran’s reception disrupted 03 Jun 2019 02:11 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Miscreants interrupted Kollam MP N K Premachandran’s reception at Chathannoor on Sunday leaving two UDF supporters severely injured. Policemen who tried to intervene were also injured. Poothakulam mandalam secretary …
  • Kollam: Ex-minister Kadavoor Sivadasan passes away 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service KOLLAM: Congress leader and former minister Kadavoor Sivadasan, 87, died on Friday. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. People from all walks of life paid their last respects when the body was kept at …
  • Watch: LDF-UDF workers clash in Kollam, Kerala 22 Apr 2019 08:45 clashed occurred on the last day of campaigning in Kerala which goes to polls on Tuesday. Kollam: Left Democratic Front (LDF) and United Democratic Front (UDF) workers on Sunday clashed in Kollam on the last day of campaigning in Kerala which goes to polls …
  • Kerala: LDF-UDF workers clash in Kollam 22 Apr 2019 08:29 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Apr 22, 2019, 1:11 pm IST Updated: Apr 22, 2019, 1:11 pm IST Kollam: Left Democratic Front (LDF) and United Democratic Front (UDF) workers on Sunday clashed in Kollam on the last day of campaigning in …
  • Vettu cake from Keralapuram in Kollam is a ‘cut’ above the rest 18 Apr 2019 11:58 It is not every day that Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac gushes about cakes! But when he did on Facebook, not many people were surprised because every foodie worth his/her salt in South Kerala seems to know the eatery he was raving about: a small, …
  • CPI-M hopes to stop Premachandran at Kollam (Constituency Profile) 31 Mar 2019 07:36 Kollam (Kerala) March 31 (IANS) For the ruling CPI-M in Kerala, one seat it is desperate to win back is Kollam for more reasons than one. For that, the party will have to get the better of sitting member N.K. Premachandran, which is no easy task. …
  • Kollam woman ‘starved to death’ for dowry 30 Mar 2019 20:40 Thiruvananthapuram: Pooyappally police on Saturday arrested a man and his mother for allegedly starving his wife to death for not giving dowry. The arrested were Oyoor Chenkulam native Chandulal (30) and his mother Geethalal (55). A Kottarakkara court …
  • Kollam: Rape charge against man in Oachira case 30 Mar 2019 09:40 KOLLAM: Police team investigating the abduction of Rajast-ani girl from Oachira has charged rape case against the prime accused Muhammad Roshan in addition to the charges under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. This …
  • Electioneering raises the heat in Kollam 27 Mar 2019 11:01 Scorching sun seems no deterrent to the candidates in Kollam as they continue their campaign leaving the district abuzz with election activities. With the entry of BJP’s K.V. Sabu this week, all three fronts have now launched full-fledged campaign in the …
  • Kollam: PoCSO against Bindu Krishna 24 Mar 2019 21:12 Kollam: Kollam DCC president Bindu Krishna has landed in trouble for posting on the Facebook  a  picture of herself along with the parents of the  Rajasthani girl who was kidnapped from  Oachira recently.   The Oachira police  registered a case against her …
  • Kollam: ‘Invisible thief’ sexually assaults, loots women 19 Mar 2019 21:03 Kollam: The villagers of coastal Eravipuram are having sleepless nights due to unabated theft attempts and sexual assaults towards  women for the last few weeks. The residents of Valathunkal here have now ganged up to nab the thief or thieves who have …
  • In Kollam, count of water birds takes a slight upward flight 23 Jan 2019 23:28 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The number of water birds in Kollam showed slight increase compared to previous years, according to a census report by the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC). The census was conducted covering the major wetlands in …
  • PM dedicates Kollam bypass to the nation 17 Jan 2019 07:08 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 15 dedicated to the nation the 13-km Kollam bypass of National Highway 66, a project that took more than four decades to complete. “I am happy that with the cooperation and contribution from the State government we …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass today: Everything you need to know 16 Jan 2019 21:08 People travelling on the National Highway 66 from Kochi and Alappuzha can proceed towards Thiruvananthapuram without entering Kollam town. (Source: Facebook) A perpetual traffic bottleneck for commuters on the national highway connecting Thiruvananthapuram …
  • Kollam Bypass inauguration: CM Vijayan silences crowd, says ‘not a place to hoot and chant’ 16 Jan 2019 21:06 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government had fulfilled the development promises made to the prime minister when it came to power in the state. (File) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam …
  • Green Court Seeks Report On Kollam Sand Mining After Kerala Girl's Video 16 Jan 2019 12:50 The tribunal's direction came after taking cognisance of a news report on the issue (Representational) Kollam: The National Green Tribunal today sought a report from the Kollam district administration after taking note of a news report about a 17-year- …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass 15 Jan 2019 13:51 KOLLAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 here on Tuesday. The 13-km-long, two-lane bypass, with a project cost of Rs 352 crore, will cut the travel time between Alappuzha and …
  • Twitter Trolls Attack PM For Inaugurating 13 Km Kollam Bypass In Kerala 15 Jan 2019 13:01 The criticism gave rise to hashtags like #PavanayiModiAyi and #OduModiKandamVazhi Kerala: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kerala today for the launch of two projects, there was much trolling on Twitter. What amused his critics, mainly …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass in Kerala today 15 Jan 2019 00:48 [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala today to attend various events in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram including the inauguration of Kollam bypass on NH-66. The Kollam bypass is a 13 km long 2 lane bypass, with a project cost …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kollam bypass today 14 Jan 2019 20:22 KOLLAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the long-awaited Kollam bypass at a function to be held at the Ashramam ground here by 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will also address the public and PWD Minister G. Sudhakaran will …
  • BJP gets the better of LDF, PM to open Kollam bypass 08 Jan 2019 21:42 Kollam: The Kollam bypass has become a bone of contention between the political parties as far as its inauguration is concerned. The state government had announced a week ago that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate it on February 2. But in a …
  • Kerala: Senior police officer involved in murder, hangs self in Kollam district 13 Nov 2018 19:02 Creative Commons A senior Kerala Police officer who was eluding arrest after causing a man's death a week back, was found hanging in his home in Kollam district on Tuesday, police said. The deceased, B Harikumar, who was the Neyattinkara Deputy …
  • Kerala actor Kollam Thulashi booked for comments against women over Sabarimala 15 Oct 2018 07:40 Kerala actor Kollam Thulashi  Malayalam actor Kollam Thulashi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during a NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said Sunday.   Addressing the protesters in …
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi booked for controversial comments on entry of women into Sabarimala 14 Oct 2018 10:29 By PTI KOLLAM: Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during an NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said Sunday. Addressing the protesters in Kollam on Friday …
  • Sabarimala protest: FIR against actor Kollam Thulasi for derogatory remark on women’s entry in temple 14 Oct 2018 08:00 Kollam (Kerala): The Kerala Police on Saturday registered a case against actor Kollam Thulasi for allegedly making a derogatory remark on the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. Thulasi, while addressing a gathering in Kollam, suggested …
  • Tear in two all women who enter Sabarimala, says actor Kollam Thulasi as Kerala BJP president listens 14 Oct 2018 06:52 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: October 13, 2018 1:53:13 pm Women chant hymns during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the …
  • Sabarimala protest: Kerala on boil, FIR against actor Kollam Thulasi 14 Oct 2018 06:48 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: October 14, 2018 11:38:41 am Devotees, mostly women, take part in the ‘namajapa’ (chanting the name of Lord Ayyappa) march against the Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women of all ages into the …
  • Kollam Thulasi apologises for derogatory remark on women 13 Oct 2018 15:26 [India], Oct 13 (ANI): Hours after Kollam Thulasi was booked on account of the derogatory remark made by him on the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple, the actor issued an apology on Saturday. "It is due to my deep devotion to Lord Ayyappa I …
  • Case registered against actor Kollam Thulasi for saying 'tear in two women who enter Sabarimala' 13 Oct 2018 10:55 Actor Kollam Thulasi was speaking at an event in Kollam when he made the remark in the presence of BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai. (ANI) The Chavara police on Saturday registered a case against Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi who courted …
  • Case against Kollam Thulasi for derogatory remark on Sabarimala verdict 13 Oct 2018 09:35 [India], Oct 13 (ANI): The Kerala Police on Saturday registered a case against actor Kollam Thulasi for allegedly making a derogatory remark on the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. Thulasi, while addressing a gathering in Kollam, …
  • At BJP Sabarimala meet, Kerala actor Kollam Thulasi says rip defiant women into 2 13 Oct 2018 06:23 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalam cine actor and BJP fellow traveller Thulasidharan Nair, known as Kollam Thulasi, on Friday said women who go to Sabarimala must be ripped in two. 'One part should be sent to Thiruvananthapuram and the other to New Delhi,…
  • Kerala: Women entering Sabarimala temple should be ripped into half, says Actor Kollam Thulasi 13 Oct 2018 01:47 Kollam (Kerala): Actor Kollam Thulasi on Friday made a shocking statement saying that women entering Sabarimala temple should be ripped into half. He was addressing a public gathering here. Thulasi, a Malayali actor, made the controversial remark while …
  • Rip apart women who enter Sabarimala temple into two: Actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 21:21 Kollam: The Kerala State Women’s Commission took a suo motu case against actor Kollam Thulasi who courted controversy on Friday for stating that women who dared to enter Sabarimala temple must be ripped into two pieces.  During a speech at Chavara here …
  • Women who dare to enter Sabarimala temple should be ripped in half: Malayalam actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 16:47 Malayalam cinema actor Kollam Thulasi. (ANI) In a controversial remark, Malayalam film actor Kollam Thulasi on Friday stated that women who dare to enter the Sabarimala temple should be ripped into two pieces. “The mothers (elderly woman) taking part in …
  • Rip women entering Sabarimala in half: Kerala actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 13:36 Thulasi said one half should be thrown at CMO's in Thiruvananthapuram while the other half should be sent to Delhi. Kollam: Actor Kollam Thulasi made a bizarre statement on Friday saying women who come to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, the …
  • Rip women entering Sabarimala temple in half: Actor Kollam Thulasi 12 Oct 2018 13:01 Kollam: Actor Kollam Thulasi made a bizarre statement on Friday saying women who come to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, the revered shrine of Lord Ayyappa thrown open after the Supreme Court verdict, must be ripped in half. The horrifying remark by …
  • Kollam on the itinerary 07 Sep 2018 10:42 Here’s your chance to visit and explore Kollam town and Tangasseri. Heritage Walk Trivandrum is organising an exploratory visit to Kollam this Sunday. Since registration for travel by bus is already full, those interested can now directly join the team at …
  • Kollam: Two more priests surrender for raping a homemaker 14 Aug 2018 03:30 Kollam: Two priests of Malankara Orthodox church, booked for raping a homemaker abusing her secret at the confessional, have surrendered. Fr. Jaise K. George, the fourth accused, surrendered at the Kollam Crime Branch office and the first accused Fr. …
  • Kollam: One dies in stampede during mall inauguration by actor Dulquer Salmaan 04 Aug 2018 13:14 Express News Service KOLLAM: One man died and several injured in a stampede during a private event attended by actor Dulquer Salmaan at Kottarakkara near here. The deceased has been identified as Hari, from Thiruvananthapuram. The mishap happened around 2 …
  • Kerala Church rape case: Priest who used victim's confession to blackmail her arrested in Kollam 12 Jul 2018 11:38 Getty Images One of the four accused Kerala priests, Father Job Mathew involved in the sexual abuse of a parishioner has been arrested from a place near Kollam, said the police on Thursday. The accused priest, however, denied that he has been arrested. He …
  • Children’s film festival - first experience of the cinema hall (With pic 200443654)city 2, kollam 2, thrissur 2 16 May 2018 03:08 The first visit to the cinema hall, watching the larger than life images with hundreds of others all around you, is for many an experience which they would hardly forget for the rest of their lives. For Reshma, a tenth standard student from Adichippuzha …
  • 96 Bihar CPI netas to attend Kollam meet 24 Apr 2018 11:21
  • 96 state CPI netas to attend Kollam meet 23 Apr 2018 21:04
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith Kumar dead: Mohanlal, other celebs condole his death 05 Apr 2018 10:33 Kollam Ajith KumarTwitter Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith Kumar died of stomach-related ailments at a private hospital in Kochi Thursday morning (April 5). He is survived by his wife Prameela, daughter Gayathri and son Sreehari. Kollam Ajith Kumar was …
  • Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 07:26
  • RIP! Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56 05 Apr 2018 06:54 Renowned Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passed away at the age of 56 on Thursday morning. Reportedly, the actor was suffering from stomach ailments, as he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kochi. Sadly, Kollam Ajith took his last breath at 3: …
  • Kollam Ajith 05 Apr 2018 06:15 Actor Kollam Ajith, who has played villain roles in many Malayalam films, is no more. He passed away in a private hospital in Kochi around 3.40 am on April 5, after a prolonged disease which had reportedly affected his stomach. Ajith was 56 years old and …
  • Who was Kollam Ajith? 05 Apr 2018 05:44 Here is everything you should know about late actor Kollam Ajith.  Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith who has appeared in more than 500 films breathed his last during the wee hours of Thursday. Suffering from stomach ailments, the actor was undergoing treatment …
  • Popular Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 05:06 Malayalam film star Ajith, known for portraying negative roles, died on Thursday at a private hospital here, family sources said. Ajith, 56, was admitted to the hospital 10 days ago following health issues. Ajith in a career spread over three decades, has …
  • Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away 05 Apr 2018 03:08 Kollam Ajith breathed his last on April 5. Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passed away on Thursday morning. The actor was undergoing treatment for stomach-related ailments at a private hospital in Kochi, Kerala. He breathed his last at 3:40 am on Thursday. …
  • Chennai to Kollam train will resume after eight years 30 Mar 2018 00:42 CHENNAI: Nearly after eight years, the first train between Chennai and Kollam is set to resume through Sengottai-Punalur section, one of the scenic routes in the country, with the Southern Railway set to operate a special fare special train between …
  • Selections at SAI training centre in Kollam 01 Feb 2018 21:49 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sporting students can now enrol in the Kollam Training Centre of Sports Authority of India (SAI) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The organisation will select the students for its sport disciplines of athletics and hockey (for girls and …
  • Kerala mother kills 14-year-old son in Kollam 20 Jan 2018 05:55
  • 14-year-old’s charred body found in Kollam, mother is prime suspect 18 Jan 2018 09:03 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: January 18, 2018 2:18 pm According to the complaint, the boy had gone out to buy a scale for school and never returned home. In this combination image, Jithu Job, his mother Jayamol. A woman in Kollam, Kerala is …
  • The Rhythm of Kollam 28 Nov 2017 20:39 During his college years at Pathanamthitta, Arjun V. used to face taunts from his classmates over his native place and the proverb Kollam Kandavanu Illam Venda (one who visits Kollam will never return home). He wanted to show them what all treasures Kollam …
  • Kollam: Rally racer dreams miles more 11 Nov 2017 02:09 Kollam: “Being a rally driver is risky, but precision decides the winner,” says the current youngest rally driver in the country. Meet Younus Ilyas, 23, from Kollam, who has marked his presence in Indian motorsport with his meritorious achievements …
  • Kerala: Three killed, nearly 40 injured in Kollam bridge collapse 30 Oct 2017 13:24 Kollam: The iron bridge, several years old, is located inside the KMML complex and runs over a canal. At least three people died after a bridge on which they were walking collapsed in Chavara in Kollam district of Kerala. The deceased were identified as …
  • Kerala: Woman dead, 57 injured as foot over bridge collapses in Kollam 30 Oct 2017 10:56 A woman died and 57 others got injured when an old iron bridge collapsed in Chavara near Kollam today. The bridge was being used as a walkway across a canal. The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Shyamala, an employee of state-run Kerala Minerals …
  • Kerala: One dead, 57 injured as foot overbridge collapses at Chavara in Kollam 30 Oct 2017 10:37 Kollam (Kerala): A person was killed and 57 others injured after an old iron bridge collapsed in Chavara near Kerala’s Kollam district on Monday. The bridge used as a walkway. #WATCH One dead, at least 57 injured in a bridge collapse in Chavara near Kerala …
  • Girl dies, Kollam school faces public wrath 24 Oct 2017 07:45 A tense situation prevailed near the ICSE school Trinity Lyceum on Monday when a march taken out by SFI and KSU activists, following the suicide of a girl student, turned violent. The march was in protest against the alleged harassment meted out by two …
  • Stray violence marks hartal in Kollam 17 Oct 2017 04:27 The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in protest against the alleged anti people policies of the Central and State governments on Monday was marked by several incidents of violence across the district. Post offices, including …
  • 3-yr-old girl tortured; youth held in Kollam 04 Oct 2017 04:06 KOLLAM: The Kundara police arrested Ashique, 26, a native of Pallimukku for brutally torturing a three-and-a-half-year-old girl. The police shifted the girl and her mother to Mahila Mandiram here. The girl and her mother were living with Ashique and his …
  • Seven-year-old girl in Kollam raped, strangled to death by relative 28 Sep 2017 11:58 Image used for representational purpose only. KOLLAM: A seven-year-old girl who went missing from Kulathupuzha in Kollam on Wednesday was found dead near a rubber shed at RP Colony in the same locality here on Thursday. Police has taken a relative of the …
  • 4 of a family from Kollam die in Tamil Nadu road mishap 10 Sep 2017 03:13 KOLLAM: Four members of a family were killed and two others seriously injured after the car in which they were travelling collided with a tipper lorry on the Kollam-Thirumangalam NH stretch on Saturday. The accident occurred around 6.30 am close to …
  • Police File Chargesheet In Kollam Blast Case 08 Sep 2017 16:32 Kollam:  Police today filed a chargesheet in a local court against three persons accused in the case relating to last year's low intensity IED blast in the District Collectorate, in which one person was injured. The charge sheet was filed before the …
  • Kollam ex-Collector blames cops for putting tragedy 27 Aug 2017 07:27 KOCHI: Former Kollam District Collector A Shainamol on Saturday submitted, if the police had taken necessary actions, the Puttingal firework mishap could have been prevented. She was deposing before the Justice S Gopinathan Commission conducting an inquiry …
  • Ship collides with fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast 26 Aug 2017 12:51 [India] August 26 (ANI): In a case of mid-sea collision, a ship collided with a fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast on Saturday. The six fishermen were rescued from the sea by another fishing boat. The accident occurred 35 to 40 nautical miles away …
  • Denied treatment in several hospitals, road accident victim dies in Kollam 07 Aug 2017 11:04 Refusal on the part of private hospitals in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram to admit an accident victim resulted in his tragic death, almost seven hours after the accident. Police have registered the incident as a serious case of medical negligence and are …
  • Kollam to host next CPI Party Congress 29 Jul 2017 06:34 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For the first time, Kollam will host the CPI’s party congress next year while the party state conference will be held in Malappuram. The CPI state council which met here on Friday decided to hold its 23rd party congress in Kollam by the …

  • Government charters 12 more flights to bring thousands back to UK from India 10 Apr 2020 16:43 The Foreign Office has chartered 12 more flights to bring more than 3,000 stranded UK nationals back from India. They follow seven flights that have already been arranged between April 8 and April 12 and will take the total number of Britons repatriated …
  • Covid-19: Kerala sees single day recovery of 27 cases 10 Apr 2020 16:22 BANGALORE: Seven new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Kerala on Friday. Three persons in Kasargod district and two each from Kannur and Malappuram districts have tested positive. The two cases in Malappuram district are Nizamuddin returnees. The other five …
  • Flower trade wilts under lockdown across the country 10 Apr 2020 15:47 Mitesh Patel, a grower of flowers at Badarkha, a village near Ahmedabad, is desperate for an end to the lockdown. “Otherwise, my rose plants will get burnt down in this heat. My irrigation motor is in disrepair and I am unable to find a technician because …
  • COVID 19: An initiative to encourage people to grow vegetables at home 10 Apr 2020 15:21 Tis the season of challenges – whether you’re suddenly pulling out your silks for the sari challenge, or resting your aching muscles after finally acing dalgona coffee for Instagram. Ready for one more? A Whatsapp collective in Kerala that calls itself ‘ …
  • Dozen more flights to bring stranded Brits back from India 10 Apr 2020 14:27 By: PTI | London | Published: April 10, 2020 5:58:47 pm The minister confirmed that 317 people landed back at Stansted Airport in the UK from Goa on Thursday, with 1,400 more set to arrive over the weekend from New Delhi and Mumbai. (Express Photo by …
  • Two dancers from Kerala launch an online dance battle during COVID-19 lockdown 10 Apr 2020 13:20 Arjun Govind and Vineeth AV have been relentlessly practising their dance moves for the dance battle. What if the competition is being held online? They want to put their best foot forward as they have been selected to the next round. “I do krumping and an …
  • Opposition raises eyebrows over selection of US firm to analyse health data of Keralites 10 Apr 2020 13:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government's decision to appoint a US company to analyse the health data of people here in the backdrop of COVID-19 is against the interests of the state, said Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala. …
  • COVID-19: Will virtual classes change the way we learn? 10 Apr 2020 10:51 Bengaluru-based Nandana Varma is glued to her computer these days. A class 10 student, Nandana is doing an online Edivet course, as well as one on dog emotions and another on dog cognition. “I want to become a veterinarian,” she says. Nandana is also …
  • Coronavirus in Kerala: 12 new COVID-19 cases reported, tally jumps to 357; 8 foreign nationals cured 10 Apr 2020 10:37 The northern districts of Kannur and Kasaragod reported four cases each, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram one each and in Malappuram, two cases were detected. Coronavirus in Kerala: 12 fresh coronavirus positive were reported in Kerala, according to data …
  • Foreign Office charters 12 new flights to bring more than 3,000 stranded Brits back from India 10 Apr 2020 09:55 Foreign Office charters 12 new flights to bring more than 3,000 stranded Brits back from India after complaints over flight queues and sky-high fares They follow seven other flights for this week, as 5,000 in total being repatriated  Minister says …
  • Thiruvananthapuram corp shortlists first-line treatment centres 10 Apr 2020 09:53
  • SpiceJet operates its first cargo freighter to Singapore to bring critical medical equipment to India 10 Apr 2020 09:04 SpiceJet is operating its first cargo freighter on the Chennai-Singapore-Chennai route today carrying critical medical equipment and COVID-19 related medical supplies. SpiceJet's Boeing 737 freighter aircraft is scheduled to arrive in Chennai at around …
  • Coronavirus cripples criminals; crime rates drop in Kerala 10 Apr 2020 09:03 By IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Covid-19 appears to have taken curbed the crimes, as crime rates across Kerala has come down significantly, since the lockdown came into force. A brief comparison on the crimes registered during the same period last year shows …
  • COVID-19: It's a 'virtual' Easter this time 10 Apr 2020 08:19 For the first time, in its 500-year-old history, the Easter Holy Mass of the iconic Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica in Fort Kochi will open to empty pews. The Bishop of Cochin Reverend Joseph Kariyil will deliver the Easter message accompanied by a singer …
  • UK announces 12 additional flights to evacuate stranded nationals from India 10 Apr 2020 08:15 By PTI LONDON: The UK government on Friday announced an additional 12 charter flights to bring over 3,000 UK residents stranded in India in the coronavirus lockdown back to Britain. The additional flights planned from different parts of India, including …
  • Coronavirus UK live: Boris Johnson still in hospital as public urged to stay home for Easter 10 Apr 2020 08:10 3.40am EDT 03:40 TV presenter Kate Garraway says her husband, who is being treated in hospital for Covid-19, is still in intensive care and “very ill”. In a message read out on air by her Good Morning Britain co-presenter Ben Shephard, Garraway said it “ …
  • For a beaming smile 10 Apr 2020 03:59 By Express News Service KOCHI: The ongoing lockdown has left people with no means to venture out of their homes. While everyone is taking steps to avoid contracting the Covid-19 virus; the primary being washing hands multiple times a day, dental hygiene is …
  • One tests positive, 131 more under observation in Capital 10 Apr 2020 03:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: One person tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Thursday. The 80-year-old woman who tested positive is the mother of the Gulf returnee from Kallatumukku, Manacaud, who initially tested positive and was …
  • With misinformation spreading, animals bear brunt of lockdown 10 Apr 2020 03:15 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Covid-19 pandemic has hit animals in rather unexpected ways. Pets are being abandoned while the strays are being left to starve, and the social media rumours dubbing animals as ‘coronavirus carriers’ have not …
  • Pet owners a worried lot after NY tiger tests positive for Covid-19 10 Apr 2020 03:15 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Haripriya T, a resident of Kazhakoottam who owns two Persian cats says: “Both my cats, Bobby and Kim, are fine. Since I stay in an apartment, I make sure that they remain inside and do not go out.” Haripriya is also …
  • Life of an ASHA worker in times of pandemic 10 Apr 2020 03:15 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Lockdown or lack of transportation doesn’t deter this 50-year-old Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) in Thiruvananthapuram from rendering her services in times of pandemic. At 9am every day, Saji Kumari leaves …
  • Social media campaigns to educate the masses 10 Apr 2020 03:15 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At a time when the entire government machinery is busy fighting the pandemic, social media, especially WhatsApp, is playing a crucial role in the dissemination of important information to the public. In the state …
  • Ensure supplies for  Indian diaspora in UAE: Pinarayi Vijayan 10 Apr 2020 02:34 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure adequate food, medicines, quarantine and emergency facilities to the Indian diaspora in the UAE.  Vijayan said in his letter to the …
  • Out of 12 new cases, 11 are close contacts 10 Apr 2020 02:34 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Local transmission accounted for 11 of the 12 people who tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Thursday. The revelation comes a day after five out of nine positive cases were reported asymptomatic, …
  • Coronavirus: ICMR framing protocol for plasma therapy 09 Apr 2020 22:14 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: April 10, 2020 12:19:17 am The testing strategy was revised to include antibody tests in hotspots after seven days of illness. Before that, the nucleic acid-based test will have to be done. (Source: Getty …
  • Kerala should continue vigil, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; 12 new cases reported 09 Apr 2020 21:09 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Twelve more people tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 357, as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan cautioned that the state should continue to maintain vigil against …
  • Kerala to conduct genome sequencing of COVID-19 virus 09 Apr 2020 18:44 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: April 9, 2020 11:34:13 pm Sequencing is very important to know about the nature of the virus that was found in patients who have landed from various countries Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology ( …
  • Seriously ill patients from Kasaragod to be airlifted: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan 09 Apr 2020 18:24 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Critically ill persons from Kasaragod district would be airlifted to hospitals within the state if needed, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said as one more patient died in the northern district after being "not …
  • Kerala to start clinical trial of plasma therapy for COVID-19 treatment 09 Apr 2020 15:15 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is set to become the first state in the country to commence convalescent plasma therapy, which uses antibodies from the blood of cured patients, to treat critically ill COVID-19 cases on a trial basis. The Indian Council of …
  • COVID-19: Malayalam actor Indrans shows how easy it is to stitch a mask 09 Apr 2020 15:09 With practised ease actor Indrans deftly folds a piece of cloth, pleats it, attaches two strings and tailors it into a mask. He explains how easy it is to make a mask and how anyone could make one with a piece of cotton. The camera faithfully captures him …
  • Kerala Police launches sanitisation bus to curb spread of COVID-19 09 Apr 2020 13:14 By IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State police chief Loknath Behra, here on Thursday, launched a sanitisation bus for cops doing round the clock duty to curb the spread of Covid-19. The bus, which is currently operates in the state capital district, helps …
  • SpiceJet operates cargo freighter to Singapore to bring critical medical equipment 09 Apr 2020 12:59 SpiceJet is operating its first cargo freighter on the Chennai-Singapore-Chennai route today, carrying critical medical equipment and Covid-19 related medical supplies. A Boeing 737 freighter aircraft is scheduled to arrive in Chennai at around 5.30 pm …
  • Kerala Awaiting Drug Controller's Nod For COVID-19 Plasma Therapy 09 Apr 2020 10:02 Coronavirus: ELISA test kits are crucial for checking the antibody levels in plasma.. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has got the crucial approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research for testing plasma transfusion as a mode of treatment for critical …
  • Coronavirus COVID-19 Kerala - "Propaganda": Kerala Chief Minister In Row Starring Smriti Irani, Wayanad 09 Apr 2020 07:50 Kerala Coronavirus Cases: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the workers in Wayanad were fine. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has dismissed as "propaganda" a report on Union Minister Smriti Irani helping migrant …
  • Sudev Nair’s 'Sleeplessly Yours'  gets digital release 09 Apr 2020 07:35 By Express News Service Debutant Goutham Soorya’s independent film Sleeplessly Yours has been released on YouTube. The film, starring Sudev Nair and Devaki Rajendran, premiered at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) last year. Sleeplessly …
  • Covid-19 leaves Kerala cement dealers in dire straits 09 Apr 2020 06:07 Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) Cement dealers in Kerala are now in dire straits as over a million cement bags are lying in shops and godowns, as all sorts of construction activities on account of coronavirus pandemic has come to a standstill. The …
  • Launch of Vishu markets to help farmers 09 Apr 2020 02:40 Express News Service KOCHI: Celebrating Vishu–one of the most popular festival seasons in Kerala–is not going to be an easy task amid the lockdown for Malayalis. Celebrated as the harvest festival, this is the time of the year when markets are flooded with …
  • Activities of Youth Welfare Board lauded 09 Apr 2020 02:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The voluntary activities of the Kerala State Youth Welfare Board (KSYWB) at the time of lockdown is getting acclaim from the public for its welfare efforts. The youth action force under its aegis successfully …
  • Supplies flow in plenty at community kitchen 09 Apr 2020 02:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On Wednesday, the corporation’s community kitchen saw an inflow of generous help from people across the city. The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church handed over rice and vegetables, with Baselios Cleemis Bava handing …
  • Pothencode case still a mystery, theories abound as tests turn negative 09 Apr 2020 02:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Close to 200 results sent from Pothencode in the wake of the Covid-19 death of local resident came out negative recently, quelling all the worries about a community spread. However, experts are divided on the …
  • Man held for smuggling free ration; 1 absconding 09 Apr 2020 02:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kadakkavur police on Wednesday arrested a person from Nilakkamukku for allegedly smuggling foodgrain from a ration shop with the aim of selling it on the black market. Khayas, 29, son of Salim, was arrested in …
  • Uncertainty prevails over airlifting 220 Russians stranded in Kerala 09 Apr 2020 02:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It looks like the 220-odd Russians who are stranded in the state following the lockdown may have to wait longer to return home, as Russia has imposed strict restrictions on international travel. On Wednesday, …
  • Lockdown leaves cancer patients distressed  09 Apr 2020 01:48 Express News Service KOCHI: Mohammed Salim, a resident of Angadipuram in Malappuram, has been frantically contacting medical stores and pharma distributors for the past few days to buy some medicines. His four-year-old son Shadin is a leukaemia patient and …
  • Stepping out? You may have to wear a cotton mask 09 Apr 2020 01:48 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Foreseeing a long battle against Covid-19, the state may soon advise all people to wear cotton facemasks while going out. Healthcare workers, patients, people with breathing difficulty or those with any difficulty …
  • Nine fresh cases; 13 test negative 09 Apr 2020 01:48 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state will get 20,000 rapid testing kits from the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday to conduct tests for Covid-19. At the same time, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the number of …
  • Drop in suspected cases good, but exercise caution: Experts 09 Apr 2020 01:48 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The drop in the number of patients under observation across the state for Covid-19 in the past few days is indicative of the state gradually gaining control over the spread of the virus, say a section of …
  • It’s time for the Red Berets 08 Apr 2020 21:47 The World Health Organisation (WHO) is not equipped to fight a pandemic of this proportion. Its responsibility is to monitor threats to public health and inform and advise the member states. The fight against COVID-19 has to be on a war footing. For this …
  • Covid-19 testing picks pace as pvt labs asked to take some samples for free 08 Apr 2020 21:21 As India enters the third week of a nationwide lockdown, states are ramping up testing capacities. Asymptomatic patients, who were confined to their homes, are likely to start showing symptoms and massive testing is the only way to identify and isolate …
  • Railways introduces 109 time-tabled parcel trains over 58 routes to connect vital corridors 08 Apr 2020 15:22 By PTI NEW DELHI: In a major boost to supply chain across the country, the railways has for the first time introduced time-tabled parcel trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods, the national transporter said on …
  • Mohanlal breaks into song for health workers on COVID-19 frontline 08 Apr 2020 14:26 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Doctors and paramedics treating COVID-19 patients in the state had some joyous moments on Wednesday when their selfless service was appreciated by actor Mohanlal. "When you are striving hard for our welfare, …
  • Plasma treatment can cure COVID-19 patients in just 3-7 days: Doc at top Kerala hospital 08 Apr 2020 14:26 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The proposed blood plasma therapy for COVID-19 can cure patients within just 3-7 days, says Dr Debasish Gupta, Professor and Head, Transfusion Medicine, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and …
  • Shashi Tharoor helps Nagas stranded in Kerela 08 Apr 2020 14:24 NET News Desk Amid the nationwide lockdown, people from different parts of the country are facing a difficult time who are out of station for work or study. Owing to the unprecedented lockdown, a group of people from Nagaland who were stranded in Kerela, …
  • COVID-19: 9 new cases in Kerala, total under treatment 259 08 Apr 2020 13:52 Thiruvananthapuram, April 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that there were 9 new coronavirus cases taking the states total number presently under treatment to 259. In all, those presently affected and cured cases stands at 345. Two …
  • Kerala records 9 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 345 08 Apr 2020 13:46 Thiruvananthapuram: At least 345 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala so far, with nine fresh cases being reported on Wednesday. Of the new cases, four had come from abroad, two had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi last month and …
  • Coronavirus: Mohanlal interacts with health workers in Kerala, sings for them 08 Apr 2020 12:48 By IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Superstar Mohanlal, now holed up in his Chennai residence since the nationwide lockdown began, on Wednesday interacted with Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja and about 250 health professionals across the state and appreciated …
  • Mohanlal interacts with health workers, sings for them 08 Apr 2020 12:21 Thiruvananthapuram, April 8 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal, now holed up in his Chennai residence since the nationwide lockdown began, on Wednesday interacted with Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja and about 250 health professionals across the state and …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan has long standing grouse against Mullapally: Congress 08 Apr 2020 11:54 By IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday said that everyone knows that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has a long standing grouse against State Congress president Mullapally Ramachandran. Ramachandran was the …
  • Kerala youth take up David Warner's challenge, over 50 tonsure head to support medical staff 08 Apr 2020 10:23 By IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even though Australian super batsman David Warner wished for a challenge from Indian captain Virat Kohli to shave off the hair on his head, it has been accepted by youths and children at a Kerala village. Warner decided to do …
  • Kerala to take call on extending lockdown soon after decision of Centre 08 Apr 2020 09:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government will take a call on extending the lockdown in the state only after the decision of the Center on extending the lockdown. The state cabinet held here on Thursday also expressed satisfaction in …
  • Malayalam comedian now making masks for covid19 08 Apr 2020 08:16 Thiruvananthapuram: When popular Malayalam actor Indrans sits seriously before the sewing machine and carefully sews quality cloth masks with ease, it was not acting or becoming part of Kerala government's anti-Covid-19 campaign for him, but going back …
  • News of migrants stranded without food in Rahul’s constituency, a bluff 08 Apr 2020 05:44 Thiruvananthapuram, April 8 (IANS) Kerala officials on Wednesday refuted news about 35 migrant workers, including many from Amethi, were stranded in Karuvarakundu in Malappuram district without food and ration items, and that Union Minister Smriti Irani …
  • Inventory info dashboard developed 08 Apr 2020 02:37 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has developed an online supply chain and inventory management information dashboard for the state government to monitor the stock, …
  • Police arrogance leaves allergic patient suffer pain, humiliation 08 Apr 2020 02:37 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State police officers have been receiving all-round applause for their effort to keep lockdown norms in place. But for Navaikulam-native Sarathchandran R, who was rushing to a hospital to treat an allergic …
  • Lockdown affects umbrella sales; differently-abled makers helpless  08 Apr 2020 02:37 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Every year, this time of the month is joyful for Suresh Kumar who has been bedridden for the past 13 years. For this paraplegic, April is the most productive month when he is given orders to make hundreds of …
  • Bleak times await farmers 08 Apr 2020 02:37 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The  Covid-19 threat and the ensuing three-week lockdown have dealt hundreds of farmers in the district a massive blow. Unable to harvest or sell their crop on time, many farmers have no choice but to destroy them. …
  • IIITM-K makes a breakthrough in analysing Covid-19 08 Apr 2020 02:37 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the world grapples with measures to stamp out the Covid-19 outbreak, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K), in a joint research project with German institutes, has made a …
  • Nine more test positive in Kerala 08 Apr 2020 01:53 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Tuesday reported nine new Covid-19 positive cases. At the same time, 12 people undergoing treatment in hospitals for the infection are on the path of recovery as they turned negative in the repeated …
  • Kerala’s power consumption falls drastically during lockdown 08 Apr 2020 01:53 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The adverse impact of lockdown has reflected on the power consumption in the state. The consumption has fallen to 18.12 per cent, the lowest during the summer. Against a daily average power consumption of 64 …
  • CM, FM have no financial discipline, alleges Congress 08 Apr 2020 01:52 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Congress leadership has come down heavily on the government for its ‘salary challenge’. In a joint press conference, KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran, Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala and former …
  • Pandemic has opened our eyes to the importance of basic hygiene 08 Apr 2020 01:37 Written by Dr K Leelamoni | New Delhi | Published: April 8, 2020 4:00:27 am It has been more than two months since India reported its first case of COVID-19 and, during this short period, the number of cases has crossed 4,000 even after a national lockdown …
  • Kerala plan: no flights till end of May, schools only for exams 08 Apr 2020 01:07 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: April 8, 2020 4:14:15 am Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said they would submit the task force’s recommendations to the Centre. (File) A task force of experts constituted by the Kerala …
  • Supply chain woes making food expensive 07 Apr 2020 17:43 The disruption in food supply chain triggered by the lockdown has started influencing prices of various staples such as pulses and edible oils. Over the past fortnight, the retail prices of essential of food commodities have moved up to a certain extent. …
  • MPLADS Fund: Centre's decision 'detrimental', says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan 07 Apr 2020 17:14 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said the Centre's decision to suspend the MPLAD fund for two years was "detrimental" and it should be allowed to be used for fighting the Covid-19 in respective …
  • Covid outbreak hinders cancer treatment in hospitals 07 Apr 2020 17:10 The Covid outbreak across the country has landed cancer patients in grave danger. Worried about their low immunity levels, leading hospitals and research centres are advising cancer patients to remain at home till Covid infections die out. Deferment of …
  • A lot to learn even from the bench in this Indian team: Sanju Samson 07 Apr 2020 16:43 KOCHI: After forcing his way back into the Indian team with some good knocks in the domestic scene including a record-breaking one-day double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Kerala’s Sanju Samson was keenly looking forward to representing Rajasthan …
  • Kerala allows partial reopening of mobile recharge shops 07 Apr 2020 16:27 Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said mobile recharge shops will be opened on Sundays while all automobile workshops and spare parts shops will be opened on Sundays and Thursdays. “It has also been …
  • Kerala task force recommends four-phase easing of lockdown; trains and planes to start last 07 Apr 2020 14:57 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: April 7, 2020 7:04:06 pm Security personnel at an empty station in Kerala. (Express photo) A task force of experts constituted by the Kerala government has recommended gradual, phase-by-phase relaxation of the …
  • Coastal Kerala waters heat up, spawn rain-bearing clouds 07 Apr 2020 14:03 Massive convection over the boiling waters of the South-East Arabian Sea off Kerala and coastal Karnataka set up rain-bearing clouds along the coast right from Tuesday morning. Westerly winds from here were seen pushing the clouds into the east to the ghat …
  • Hours Of Walking In The Sun, Lack Of Social Empathy, Says Health Worker 07 Apr 2020 13:15 Kerala has reported 327 coronavirus cases so far, of which two have died and 58 have recovered. Thiruvananthapuram: In the scorching heat, armed with a mask to be washed and reused every day, 38-year-old Shantamma (name changed) has been walking for the …
  • Nurses tested positive for COVID: Kerala writes to PM Modi, CMs of Delhi, Maharashtra 07 Apr 2020 07:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray seeking steps to protect the …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan Asks Uddhav Thackeray To Ensure Safety Of Kerala Nurses 07 Apr 2020 05:40 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says a vast majority of the nursing community belongs to Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Maharashtra's Uddhav Thackeray urging him to ensure the safety of nurses …
  • COVID-19: Kerala CM urges Kejriwal to take protective measures for Delhi nurses  07 Apr 2020 04:13 By ANI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to take protective measures to ensure the safety of nurses from the state who have tested positive for the coronavirus in the national …
  • 10 Malaysians attempt to fly to KL by concealing attending Delhi TJ meet 07 Apr 2020 02:58 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 6, 2020 Ten Malaysian nationals have been sent to quarantine after they were stopped from boarding a special flight to Malaysia at Chennai airport. It was found that they figured in a list of foreign nationals who …
  • Corona, crises and reform 07 Apr 2020 02:37 Corona, crises and reform The emergence of the sugar and wheat profiteering scandal at exactly the moment in time when the most central debate of our lives is about the economic survival of the ordinary person cannot be coincidence. It has too much of a …
  • App to monitor those under home quarantine 07 Apr 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The corporation has begun monitoring people under quarantine with the help of a mobile app called ‘Come’. The app, that has been installed into the mobile phones of all under home quarantine, has their medical …
  • Sathya Sai trust steps in to aid Covid-19 efforts 07 Apr 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a noble gesture, the Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust has offered 36 houses built for Endosulfan victims in Kana, Kasaragod, as part of  Saiprasadam housing project to be turned into isolation homes. The trust has …
  • Kudumbashree sews success in times of Covid-19  07 Apr 2020 01:54 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The free food kit announced by the state government in the wake of Covid-19 lockdown has come as a blessing not only for the beneficiaries but also for hundreds of Kudumbashree units across the state. The micro- …
  • Kerala govt to stagger lifting of lockdown restrictions 07 Apr 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The restrictions will continue in the state in a partial manner even after the lockdown ends on April 14. The task force, constituted by the state government to formulate suggestions regarding lockdown …
  • Covid-19: 25 health experts from Thiruvananthapuram leave for Kasaragod 06 Apr 2020 08:05
  • 88 cops under home quarantine in Thiruvananthapuram 04 Apr 2020 12:01
  • Sudden spike in lockdown violations in Thiruvananthapuram 04 Apr 2020 12:01
  • Thiruvananthapuram-based RGCB to make rapid test kit 03 Apr 2020 06:52
  •  Pensioners queue before banks, breach lockdown guidelines in Thiruvananthapuram 30 Mar 2020 09:25 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The lockdown guidelines went for a toss as thousands of people gathered in fronts of banks to withdraw their pension amounts credited by the government. Though several banks made arrangements to enable the …
  • Youth welfare board mobilises volunteers to help the needy in Thiruvananthapuram 29 Mar 2020 21:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Youth Welfare Board has set a model by mobilising the Kerala Voluntary Youth Action Force in every nook and corner of the state to provide a helping hand to people unable to venture outside their …
  • Thiruvananthapuram police resort to novel way to contain coronavirus 29 Mar 2020 21:40 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Police have adopted a new method in Chirayinkeezhu as police officers here are going from street to street with a live announcement, creating awareness about the need for the lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 spread. …
  • Foot-operated handwashing kiosk unveiled at Thiruvananthapuram Central station 29 Mar 2020 21:40 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A group of employees of the Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station’s Coaching Depot has come up with a unique foot-operated handwashing kiosk as part of the Break the Chain campaign. Unlike the conventional tap, …
  • One person tests positive in Thiruvananthapuram, 285 under observation 29 Mar 2020 21:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: One person tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Sunday and it is a suspected case of community spread. He is now reportedly in ventilator support at Medical College Hospital. The 68-year-old man from …
  • 26-year-old man strangles teenage wife to death in Thiruvananthapuram 28 Mar 2020 09:56 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 'suicide' case turned out to be a murder after a 26-year-old youth was arrested by Pothencode police in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday for strangling his 19-year-old wife to death after …
  • Route map of Kollam's first COVID-19 patient, who travelled via Thiruvananthapuram released 27 Mar 2020 20:13 By Express News Service KOLLAM: The route map of the first COVID-19 patient in Kollam has been released by the authorities on Friday. According to the map he reached Thiruvananthapuram airport from Dubai in EK-522 flight on March 18 at 3 am. After having …
  • In Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram’s WFH population is still getting used to the concept 27 Mar 2020 13:02 In his 23-year-old career, R Jayaram, an Under Secretary with the General Administration Department, Government of Kerala, in Thiruvananthapuram is working from home (WFH) for the very first time. He is not alone. Employees in different fields are …