• 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 …
  • All tourists stranded at Idukki resort safe: Kerala Minister 10 Aug 2018 14:06 Munnar (Kerala), Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Friday said that nearly 60 tourists, including foreigners, stranded at a resort near here are safe. In his Facebook post, Surendran said that 24 foreigners and 33 domestic …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala floods: Two more shutters of Idukki dam opened 10 Aug 2018 07:47 [India], Aug 10 (ANI): As heavy rain continues to lash Kerala, two more shutters of Idukki dam were opened on Friday morning to accommodate the additional flow of water. The floodgates were opened to increase the water flow into the Periyar river to 125 …
  • 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 rains LIVE: Two more shutters of Idukki dam opened, IMD predicts thunderstorms as death toll touches 26 10 Aug 2018 06:08 Kerala rains LIVE: Kerala State Disaster Management Authority issued a red alert to make necessary preparations for the authorities for evacuation of people in vulnerable areas in case of a water surge. An orange alert was sounded on June 30 at the dam …
  • 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, …
  • Kerala Floods: Death Toll Reaches 26, Two More Shutters Of Idukki Dam Opened 10 Aug 2018 05:29 At least 26 people have lost their lives so far across rain-battered Kerala due to flooding and landslides caused by the torrential downpour in the state. Owing to incessant rains and a subsequent rise in the water level in various dams, two more shutters …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala rains: Six dead as floods, landslides hit Idukki district 10 Aug 2018 00:30 Express News Service IDUKKI: Besides the five people who died in the landslide at Adimali, at least six people have been killed and more than 200 were forced to flee their homes after record rains pounded high ranges of Idukki on Thursday, triggering …
  • Five of family among 9 dead in Idukki landslide 09 Aug 2018 22:01 Kottayam: Nine people, including five of an Adimaly family, died and two went missing in heavy rains and landslide in Idukki district on Thursday. At Keerikkal Periyar valley, Koottakkal Augusthy, 70, his wife Elikutty, 65, Meenakshi, 93, wife of late …
  • 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'. …
  • Kerala rains: 20 dead in rain related incidents, Red alert in Idukki reservoir 09 Aug 2018 15:42 As reports of more deaths from different parts of Kerala started coming in, the death toll touched 22. While 11 people died in Idukki district, five more deaths were reported from Malappuram district. The deluge caused three deaths in Waynad and two in …
  • 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: Idukki Dam opened after 26 years; 22 dead, third red alert issued 09 Aug 2018 14:34 Thiruvananthapuram: As reports of more deaths from different parts of Kerala started coming in, the death toll touched 22. While 11 people died in Idukki district, five more deaths were reported from Malappuram district. The deluge caused three deaths in …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala: 20 killed, Idukki dam opened after 26 yrs 09 Aug 2018 12:09 At least 20 people lost their life due to heavy rain and landslides in Kerala today. The state is hit by heavy rains and the rivers are flowing above the danger mark at many dams. As part of precautionary measure the arrival operations at the Cochin …
  • Kerala rains: 20 dead, Idukki dam opened after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 12:08 [India], August 09 (ANI): At least 20 people died in rain related incidents in Kerala on Thursday. The incessant rains caused rivers in the region to swell, urging the authorities to open the shutters of as many as 22 dams. The inundation has been so …
  • 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. …
  • Kerala floods live: 20 killed; Idukki dam opened after 26 yrs; Arrivals suspended at Cochin Airport 09 Aug 2018 09:36 At least 20 people lost their life due to heavy rain and landslides in Kerala today. The state is hit by heavy rains and the rivers are flowing above the danger mark at many dams. As part of precautionary measure the arrival operations at the Cochin …
  • Kerala rains LIVE: 20 dead in landslides and rain-related incidents; Idukki dam shutter opened after 26 years 09 Aug 2018 08:46 Orange, red and yellow alert, are part of a colour-coded warning system the Central Water Commission uses to alert local populations of the severity of a flood situation. A yellow alert is issued when the river is “above normal flood” level, or between the …
  • Idukki dam shutter opened after 26 years in Kerala following heavy rain 09 Aug 2018 08:46 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: August 9, 2018 1:37:14 pm The dam, commissioned in 1975, has been opened only twice, both during the northeast monsoon in the months of October-November. (Express Photo) In a historic move, the Kerala State …
  • Watch: High alert as Idukki dam shutter opens 09 Aug 2018 08:25 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places  Dubai: One of the five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni was opened by 50 cm at 12.30 am local time. It was the middle shutter that was opened and it will remain open …
  • 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 …
  • 18 dead in Kerala, Idukki dam shutter opened 09 Aug 2018 08:16 People dwelling in places likely to be affected have been asked to move to safer places  Dubai: One of the five shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni was opened by 50 cm at 12.30 am local time. It was the middle shutter that was opened and it will remain open …
  • 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 …
  • Idukki dam opens floodgates after 26 years following rising water levels due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2018 07:58 Idukki dam in Kerala was opened after 26 years today at 12:30 pm following rising water levels due to heavy rains in the district. The State authorities had announced that the dam will only be opened once the reservoir hits 2399 feet. However, with the …
  • 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 …
  • Heavy rain triggers landslides in Idukki, at least 10 persons dead 09 Aug 2018 07:09 Express News Service IDUKKI: A revived southwest monsoon unleashed widespread rain across Idukki on Thursday, killing at least ten persons including two children, flooding low-lying areas and leaving the highlands vulnerable to landslips, debris flow, and …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam set to open after 26 years 31 Jul 2018 10:30 The government had put the army, navy, air force and coast guard on alert. With the water level in the Idukki reservoir touching 2,395 feet on Monday night, just nine feet short of the full level, authorities issued an orange alert. The Kerala State …
  • Idukki reservoir flood LIVE updates: Orange alert sounded, Kerala govt appeals to maintain vigilance 31 Jul 2018 08:57 Idukki reservoir flood LIVE UPDATES: A red alert will be issued if the storage level reached 2,399 feet. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Kerala government Monday sounded an orange alert as the water level at the Idukki reservoir inched towards full …
  • Kerala: Idukki dam water level nears full level, orange alert issued 31 Jul 2018 08:45 Image Source : ANI Idukki dam in Kerala . (File Photo/ANI) Idukki dam reservoir in Kerala is nearly full as incessant rains continue to lash the region. The water level in the dam is just nine feet short of the full level forcing the authorities to …
  • High alert in Kerala as Idukki dam set to open... 31 Jul 2018 06:44 The government had put the army, navy, air force and coast guard on alert. With the water level in the Idukki reservoir touching 2,395 feet on Monday night, just nine feet short of the full level, authorities issued an orange alert. The Kerala State …

  • Relentless rain in Kerala claims two lives, inflicts heavy damage 19 Jul 2019 20:23 Heavy rain that lashed the State on Friday claimed two lives, and, combined with coastal erosion, caused widespread damage to property forcing the administrations of several districts to relocate scores of families to relief camps. A 55-year-old man died …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon gains strength 19 Jul 2019 15:08 Kerala’s Kannur waterlogged after heavy rains. (Express Photo) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala for the second day Friday as the southwest monsoon intensified in the state after a period of lull. According to the India Meteorological Department …
  • ADB to sanction $250 mn loan for Kerala's post-flood reconstruction 19 Jul 2019 12:32 AFP/Getty Images The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reportedly promised to provide a loan of $250 million to help Kerala get back into shape after the 2018 floods. It comes a month after the World Bank sanctioned a $250 million loan for the state. …
  • Kerala Governor displeased over SFI stabbing case 18 Jul 2019 18:09 Kottayam, July 18 (IANS) Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the way things have unfolded at the famed University College in Thiruvananthapuram last week when a student was stabbed to death by SFI members. Speaking at a …
  • 20-year high! Present Lok Sabha most productive in two decades 18 Jul 2019 18:07 Image Source : PTI 20-year high! Present Lok Sabha most productive in two decades The ongoing session of the 17th Lok Sabha has been the most productive in the last 20 years, with the Lower House registering 128 per cent productivity till Tuesday, …
  • Kerala On Red Alert For Next 5 Days, 'Extremely Heavy' Rainfall Expected 18 Jul 2019 17:54 The southwest monsoon hit the coast of Kerala on June 8. (File photo) New Delhi: Kerala has been on red alert from today onwards, extended till Monday amid the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall, the Indian Meteorological Department said. The …
  • Parts of Kerala to get extremely heavy rainfall, red alert issued in five districts 18 Jul 2019 08:44 Sea condition is predicted to be ‘rough to very rough.’ (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) As of data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) station in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala has recorded a 48% deficiency in this year’s southwest monsoon till …
  • Police offer children Hope to get back from the brink 18 Jul 2019 02:39 Express News Service KOCHI: Even as the Kerala Police find themselves on the back foot following news about the torture they mete out to persons in custody, the success of a social intervention project proves how caring the department can be. The …
  • Permanent Synod calls for unity within Church 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Syro-Malabar Church’s Permanent Synod, which was held on Monday at Mount Saint Thomas in Kakkanad, has called for unity in yet another intervention to find a peaceful solution to the ongoing revolt by a section of priests …
  • Met Department sounds red alerts for six districts 17 Jul 2019 08:40 The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alerts in six districts, warning of the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall from Thursday to Saturday. Idukki and Malappuram can expect extremely heavy rainfall -- which in IMD parlance indicates …
  • Kochi: Lottery seller held for woman’s murder 17 Jul 2019 02:09 Kottayam: The police on Tuesday arrested a lottery seller in connection with the murder  of a lottery-selling woman, whose body was found near Kottayam MCH a few days ago. Sathyan, 45, of Kozhenchery, who sold lottery tickets along with the deceased …
  • Kerala: Extremely heavy rains forecast, red alert sounded in six districts 16 Jul 2019 17:18 The South West Monsoon had made its footfall in Kerala on June 8, a week late, marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country. (File) A red alert has been sounded in Kerala’s six districts, including Idukki and …
  • ‘Kevin’s murder was meticulously planned’ 16 Jul 2019 03:01 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The Principal sessions Court in Kottayam, on Monday, began the final hearing of the Kevin murder case. The prosecution, which began the proceedings on day one, argued that Kevin’s murder was meticulously planned by the …
  • Letter to BS: Govt must execute more reforms in the financial sector 15 Jul 2019 20:57 This refers to "Celebrating 50 yrs of bank nationalisation" (July 15). The nationalisation of banks during 1969 and 1980 pushed the economy forward by creating jobs and alleviating poverty to a large extent but these banks failed to succeed as …
  • Kerala nun murder: Trial begins after 27 long years, will sister Abhaya get justice? 15 Jul 2019 13:52 Image Source : PTI Kerala nun murder: Trial begins after 27 long years, will sister Abhaya get justice? The trial in the 27-year-old Sister Abhaya murder case finally began at the CBI special court in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.  Facing trial in this …
  • P Jayarajan — The forever rebel 15 Jul 2019 12:20 P Jayarajan served as the CPI(M)’s district secretary in Kannur prior to being named as the party’s candidate from Vatkara constituency. He lost the polls. On the night of May 18, with five days left for counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, C O T …
  • AISF comes out against SFI’s ‘big brother’ approach in campus politics 15 Jul 2019 06:02 Express News Service KOCHI: J Arun Babu, state president of All India Students Federation (AISF), still remembers the day he was forced to spend an entire day in University College, Thiruvananthapuram, half-naked.“It was two years ago when I was AISF state …
  • Decomposed body on Kotyam's MCH premise, autopsy shows woman was murdered 15 Jul 2019 06:02 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The postmortem examination findings and circumstantial evidence indicate that the death of a woman lottery vendor, whose decomposed body was found on the Medical College Hospital premises here, is a case of murder, police …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • New insurance scheme: A boon or bane? 14 Jul 2019 02:00 Express News Service KOCHI: Siby George, 49, who was diagnosed with a serious heart problem by doctors at a private hospital in Kottayam last year, was in for a major shock when doctors told him how much the treatment is going to cost - a none too measly …
  • Urban life influenced me to write poems, says S Kalesh 14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The present life in urban surroundings and the transition from a rural background influenced me to write poems, S Kalesh, a young poet. He was interacting with the audience on his latest poetry collection, ‘ …
  • Faces in abstract 13 Jul 2019 19:18 Thomas Antony’s caricatures speak a different language. They are abstract, colourful and highly expressive. They show an unseen side of prominent figures without distorting their basic features. Thomas, who has been a caricaturist for the past 35 years, …
  • New report says Sridevi didn’t die of ‘accidental drowning’ 12 Jul 2019 10:17 PHOTO: HINDUSTAN TIMES Nearly a year and a half after Sridevi Kapoor’s untimely passing, a new report has suggested the Bollywood superstar may not have died of ‘accidental drowning,’ as was reported at the time of her death. Sridevi was reportedly found …
  • Shortage of stents likely to affect functioning of cath labs at MCHs 11 Jul 2019 02:04 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: In a stern stand over the pending dues amounting to crores of rupees, the Chamber of Distributors of Medical Implants and Disposal (CDMID) has decided to take back the stock of stents kept at Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha …
  • Actress Sridevi's death 'may not be accidental', supercop Rishiraj Singh cites forensic expert 10 Jul 2019 20:11 Twitter Rishiraj Singh, an IPS officer from the Kerala cadre, has sensationally suggested that the death of popular Bollywood actress Sridevi could not have been an accident.  The IPS officer made the claim in his recent column in Kerala Koumudi. In the …
  • Orthodox faction turns down govt’s call for talks 10 Jul 2019 02:50 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a major setback to the initiatives of the state government to resolve the dispute between Jacobite and Orthodox factions through talks, the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (MOSC) has turned down the call from the …
  • Rape case against Bishop Franco posted for July 16 10 Jul 2019 02:50 By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Pala, which is considering the rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, head of Jalandhar Diocese, on Tuesday, posted it for July 16. The court, which is to commit the case to …
  • 78-year-old woman set ablaze by husband over property dispute in Kerala 09 Jul 2019 18:52 chalk outline of a body (Representational Image)Twitter A man killed his 78-year-old wife over a property dispute by setting her on fire at their house in Kerala's Kottayam district on Monday. The incident took place at Charuvelil village when Varghese …
  • Rebuild Kerala Initiative finally gets down to work 08 Jul 2019 00:34 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI), the agency set up in the aftermath of mid-August’s flood to oversee the future development of the state, would be taking its action on the ground with the reconstruction of 307 roads …
  • Anju Bobby George has not joined BJP: Minister 07 Jul 2019 11:54 Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) Union Minister for State for External Affairs V. Murlaeedharan on Sunday dismissed media reports which claimed that former Kerala track-and-field star Anju Bobby George had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ( …
  • Focus on the development of waterways ups Kerala’s hopes 06 Jul 2019 02:53 Express News Service KOCHI: State’s ambitious project to develop inland waterways for facilitating cargo movement is expected to get a boost with the Union Budget-2019 envisioning the use of rivers to transport cargo for decongesting roads and railways. …
  • Top Five Adventure Sports to Try in Kerala 05 Jul 2019 18:08 a land with unmatched natural beauty An exciting adventure that awaits you in Kerala is paragliding. Get a bird’s eye view from above, and the Vagamon and Varkala are the handpicked destinations for paragliding in Kerala. If you are looking for a unique …
  • 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 19 Jul 2019 22:53 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 …
  • Relentless rain in Kerala claims two lives, inflicts heavy damage 19 Jul 2019 20:23 Heavy rain that lashed the State on Friday claimed two lives, and, combined with coastal erosion, caused widespread damage to property forcing the administrations of several districts to relocate scores of families to relief camps. A 55-year-old man died …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon gains strength 19 Jul 2019 15:08 Kerala’s Kannur waterlogged after heavy rains. (Express Photo) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala for the second day Friday as the southwest monsoon intensified in the state after a period of lull. According to the India Meteorological Department …
  • ADB to sanction $250 mn loan for Kerala's post-flood reconstruction 19 Jul 2019 12:32 AFP/Getty Images The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reportedly promised to provide a loan of $250 million to help Kerala get back into shape after the 2018 floods. It comes a month after the World Bank sanctioned a $250 million loan for the state. …
  • Red Alert In Kerala As Incessant Rains Hit Several Parts Of The State 18 Jul 2019 10:10 New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday and the Indian Met Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in the state. According to the Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, the intensity of rains will peak between …
  • Red alert in Kerala, heavy rains to lash several areas 18 Jul 2019 08:27 New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday and the Indian Met Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in the state. According to the Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, the intensity of rains will peak between …
  • Red alert in Kerala, heavy rains to lash several... 18 Jul 2019 07:37 The weather forecasting agency has said that the heavy rains may lead to the flood-like situation. Heavy rains continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday and the Indian Met Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in the state. According to the …
  • Sailing through the gateway to India, and beyond 18 Jul 2019 04:19 WE boarded the good ship Boudicca, one of Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines’ smaller size ships in Mumbai, to a warm welcome. Our first ship’s excursion sounded intriguing, entitled ‘Delivery with the Dabbawala’. A Dabbawala is a lunchbox delivery man taking freshly …
  • Police offer children Hope to get back from the brink 18 Jul 2019 02:39 Express News Service KOCHI: Even as the Kerala Police find themselves on the back foot following news about the torture they mete out to persons in custody, the success of a social intervention project proves how caring the department can be. The …
  • ‘Chilappol Penkutty’ attempts to explore vulnerabilities girls face in contemporary society, says Prasad Nooranad 17 Jul 2019 09:13 “We live in an age when anything can happen to any girl any time. My film attempts to capture this vulnerability, this sense of insecurity in our contemporary society through the story of friendship between two schoolgirls,” says Prasad Nooranad about his …
  • Cruise through the tulips- Barge though Netherlands during its spectacular spring 16 Jul 2019 07:51 Barging through the Netherlands on Magnifique II with UTracks. Photo: Supplied TULIP MANIA UTracks bookings are now open for its popular 2020 springtime Tulip Tours by barge in the Netherlands. Guests can choose between three levels of barges, from …
  • A gastronomic endeavour to curry Onam flavour the traditional way 16 Jul 2019 03:01 Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: ‘Ona sadhya’ (traditional spread) served on Thiruvonam day -- high point of the 10-day Onam festivities -- evokes nostalgia among Malayalees world over. And coming home during Onam to partake of the festivities, including …
  • Former R&AW chief has a new mission: Paddy-shrimp farming in ancestral village 15 Jul 2019 12:18 Began farming on his family land three years ago. During his long stint with India’s external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), P K Hormis Tharakan had to stay alert for possible threats to the country. Twelve years into his …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • America is building another big wall. This one will protect New York 14 Jul 2019 11:16 By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat. The climate crisis is predicted to create more powerful and extreme weather systems …
  • Recipes on Ripples: a book dedicated to Kuttanad and its cuisine 12 Jul 2019 14:27 A road trip from Edathua to Thakazhi in Alappuzha is one of Chef Soju Philip’s lasting memories: of a narrow tarred road running through ripening paddy fields with little streams and rivulets appearing every now and then. “It was a sight like no other. The …
  • New report says Sridevi didn’t die of ‘accidental drowning’ 12 Jul 2019 10:17 PHOTO: HINDUSTAN TIMES Nearly a year and a half after Sridevi Kapoor’s untimely passing, a new report has suggested the Bollywood superstar may not have died of ‘accidental drowning,’ as was reported at the time of her death. Sridevi was reportedly found …
  • Kerala to make tourist destinations waste-free 12 Jul 2019 05:21 Contributing to the initiative to make Kerala ‘totally green’, the Responsible Tourism (RT) Mission is initiating a waste-free project to reduce use of plastics and introduce green certification for tourism destinations. Being rolled out as part of it …
  • ‘Political differences delaying appointments in consumer forums’ 12 Jul 2019 02:37 By Express News Service KOCHI: Activists blame political differences within the ruling front for undue delay in appointing presidents and members of District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forums. Former Alappuzha District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum …
  • Shortage of stents likely to affect functioning of cath labs at MCHs 11 Jul 2019 02:04 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: In a stern stand over the pending dues amounting to crores of rupees, the Chamber of Distributors of Medical Implants and Disposal (CDMID) has decided to take back the stock of stents kept at Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha …
  • Actress Sridevi's death 'may not be accidental', supercop Rishiraj Singh cites forensic expert 10 Jul 2019 20:11 Twitter Rishiraj Singh, an IPS officer from the Kerala cadre, has sensationally suggested that the death of popular Bollywood actress Sridevi could not have been an accident.  The IPS officer made the claim in his recent column in Kerala Koumudi. In the …
  • Migration to surge, we need smarter policies 10 Jul 2019 19:19 India already fares poorly relative to other emerging and developed economies in terms of per capita availability of hospital beds. On World Population Day (July 11), the buzzwords are “population” and “demographic dividend”. The Economic Survey 2019 tells …
  • Kerala receives copious rain after brief lull 10 Jul 2019 02:49 By Express News Service KOCHI: Amidst concerns over water shortage and power cut, the state witnessed overcast conditions and received intermittent rain during the past couple of days. Light to moderate rainfall was reported from various parts of the state …
  • Kin allege disrespect to body of reserve force jawan 09 Jul 2019 03:53 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: Relatives of a General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) employee alleged disrespect to the latter’s body after he died in Arunachal Pradesh. Anilkumar, 42, Kanissery Thekkethil house, Chingoli, died in Arunachal Pradesh …
  • Rebuild Kerala Initiative finally gets down to work 08 Jul 2019 00:34 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI), the agency set up in the aftermath of mid-August’s flood to oversee the future development of the state, would be taking its action on the ground with the reconstruction of 307 roads …
  • Top Five Adventure Sports to Try in Kerala 05 Jul 2019 18:08 a land with unmatched natural beauty An exciting adventure that awaits you in Kerala is paragliding. Get a bird’s eye view from above, and the Vagamon and Varkala are the handpicked destinations for paragliding in Kerala. If you are looking for a unique …
  • Kochi Metro police to make passenger screening stricter 05 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service KOCHI: In the wake of inputs that drug peddlers are using metro for transporting ganja, Kochi Metro Police Station has decided to make the screening of passengers stricter. It was in February 2019 that the metro police station was …
  • College told to return fees and certificates 05 Jul 2019 03:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Two 17-year-old students from Kerala, who studied in a private college here, heaved a sigh of relief after their struggle to get back fees and their original certificates from the college following their drop-out came to an …
  • Forensic expert Dr Umadathan passes away 04 Jul 2019 03:17 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Renowned forensic surgeon Dr B Umadathan, 73, passed away at a private hospital here on Wednesday. He had been ailing for some time. As a forensic expert, he had helped Kerala police crack dozens of sensational …
  • Distributors to stop stent supply to Govt MCHs 04 Jul 2019 03:17 Express News Service KOZHIKODE:  Cath labs in Government Medical College Hospitals across the state are likely to be affected as the Chamber of Distributors of Medical Implants and Disposables (CDMID) is planning to stop the supply of stents to hospitals …
  • Kalidas’ 'Happy Sardar' expected to wrap up filming next month 03 Jul 2019 06:56 By Express News Service Kalidas Jayaram’s upcoming film, Happy Sardar, is expected to wrap up filming by next month. The shoot is currently progressing in Alappuzha. The romantic comedy, written and directed by husband-wife duo Sudip and Geethika, is being …
  • Alappuzha collector had food with coastal govt school pupils 03 Jul 2019 04:27
  • Ganja mafia allegedly hacks youngster 03 Jul 2019 04:00 By Express News Service ALAPPUZHA: A 17-year-old boy was hacked allegedly by a ganja mafia at Krishnapuram near Kayamkulam on Tuesday. Abhimanyu, from Anoopbhavanam, Krishnapuram was admitted to Vandanam Medical College with injuries. Kayamkulam police …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Operation Ujala’ exposes graft in transport offices 29 Jun 2019 02:21 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Statewide surprise raids conducted by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on a total of 66 regional and joint regional transport offices (RTO) have unearthed widespread corruption and illegal …
  • Kerala local body bypoll results: LDF wins 22 of 44 seats, BJP just five seats 28 Jun 2019 11:49 The Left has predominantly had a better record than the Congress in local body elections in the state. In the bye-elections conducted recently to 44 local body seats in Kerala, the ruling CPM and its allies have won half of them, signalling a comeback …
  • Delhi Confidential: First-Time Allowance 27 Jun 2019 22:13 AM Arif CPI(M)’s A M Arif, representing Alappuzha constituency of Kerala in the Lok Sabha, caused a stir in the House as he started reading his Zero Hour “special mention” from a smartphone. Speaker Om Birla pointed out to Arif that the rules barred him …
  • Panel submits report on chemotherapy case 27 Jun 2019 01:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A special team constituted by the Health Department to inquire into the incident in which a 38-year-old woman had to undergo chemotherapy at Government Medical College Hospital, Kottayam, after being wrongly …
  • Kerala sets up SPV for Champion’s Boat League 26 Jun 2019 18:41 Thiruvananthapuram, June 26 (IANS) As part of showcasing Kerala’s famed snake-boat race in the backwaters in six districts across the state, the Kerala government has decided to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to conduct the IPL-model Champions’ Boat …
  • A Malayali filmmaker tells stories of Dalits being forced to bury their dead under their homes 26 Jun 2019 05:55 The documentary, asserts Sanu, should serve as an alarm clock for governments in Kerala to carry out renaissance movements through a second round of land reforms Many, many years ago, when 34-year-old Sanu Kummil was working as a correspondent for a local …
  • Elections in 44 civic wards on Thursday 26 Jun 2019 03:11 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Elections in 44 wards of local self-government across the state except Kasaragod district will be held on June 27. There are 130 candidates in the fray for the election in 33 gram panchayats, 6 block panchayats …
  • ICICI Bank eyeing 20 pc growth in retail loan in Kerala FY'20 25 Jun 2019 11:23 Retail consumer loans have witnessed significant growth in Kerala over the last few years. Kochi: Private sector ICICI Bank on Tuesday said it aimed to grow its retail loan disbursement in Kerala by over 20 per cent to Rs 3,100 crore in FY20. The bank …
  • Two solar-powered ferries to grace backwaters by year end 25 Jun 2019 02:44 By Express News Service KOCHI: Earlier this year, India's first solar-powered ferry, Aditya, gliding along the backwaters of Vaikom-Thavanakkadavu route, completed its second anniversary.  An initiative of the State Water Transport Department, the …
  • KSRTC saves the day for inter-state bus commuters 25 Jun 2019 02:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The timely action taken by KSRTC to provide additional services reduced the struggles of commuters who depend on private inter-state buses during a strike called by the Interstate Bus Owners Association(IBOA). …
  • It’s consolidation of devotees across religions in LS polls: NSS 23 Jun 2019 09:52 Nair Service Society (NSS) general secretary G.Sukumaran Nair on Saturday said the results of the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala were the outcome of a “consolidation of devotees across religions”. Presenting the 105th annual budget of the NSS at Perunna …
  • Orange alert issued in parts of Kerala 22 Jun 2019 00:31 [India], June 6 (ANI): With southwest monsoon expected to make its landfall within next 48 hours, Kerala State Disaster Management Authority has issued an Orange alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts for June 10. These …
  • A constant in Left-led governments: Kerala’s firebrand woman Communist icon is 100 years young 21 Jun 2019 23:38 K R Gowri cuts her birthday cake in Alappuzha. “I don’t know whether I will live another year. But I give you my word, that as long as I breathe, I will be at the forefront of the fight against atrocities on women. No woman, mother or sister must be …
  • India’s first solar-powered cruise boat to be rolled out in December 21 Jun 2019 09:23 Close on the heels of launching India’s first solar-powered ferry in 2016, Kerala is gearing up for the launch of the country’s premier solar-powered cruise boat by December. The initiative comes from the State Water Transport Department (SWTD), whose …
  • 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 …

  • Relentless rain in Kerala claims two lives, inflicts heavy damage 19 Jul 2019 20:23 Heavy rain that lashed the State on Friday claimed two lives, and, combined with coastal erosion, caused widespread damage to property forcing the administrations of several districts to relocate scores of families to relief camps. A 55-year-old man died …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon gains strength 19 Jul 2019 15:08 Kerala’s Kannur waterlogged after heavy rains. (Express Photo) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala for the second day Friday as the southwest monsoon intensified in the state after a period of lull. According to the India Meteorological Department …
  • ADB to sanction $250 mn loan for Kerala's post-flood reconstruction 19 Jul 2019 12:32 AFP/Getty Images The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reportedly promised to provide a loan of $250 million to help Kerala get back into shape after the 2018 floods. It comes a month after the World Bank sanctioned a $250 million loan for the state. …
  • Bee the change 19 Jul 2019 02:10 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Morgan Freeman made international headlines after he converted his 124-acre ranch in the US into a bee sanctuary. Closer to home, we have a similar inspiring tale of a millennial apiculturist from Chittar in …
  • 20-year high! Present Lok Sabha most productive in two decades 18 Jul 2019 18:07 Image Source : PTI 20-year high! Present Lok Sabha most productive in two decades The ongoing session of the 17th Lok Sabha has been the most productive in the last 20 years, with the Lower House registering 128 per cent productivity till Tuesday, …
  • Kerala On Red Alert For Next 5 Days, 'Extremely Heavy' Rainfall Expected 18 Jul 2019 17:54 The southwest monsoon hit the coast of Kerala on June 8. (File photo) New Delhi: Kerala has been on red alert from today onwards, extended till Monday amid the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall, the Indian Meteorological Department said. The …
  • Parts of Kerala to get extremely heavy rainfall, red alert issued in five districts 18 Jul 2019 08:44 Sea condition is predicted to be ‘rough to very rough.’ (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) As of data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) station in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala has recorded a 48% deficiency in this year’s southwest monsoon till …
  • One lakh title deeds to be distributed by June 2020 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Revenue Department has set an ambitious target to distribute pattayams (title deed) to one lakh families by next June. The target is closer to the total number of title deeds distributed by the LDF Government …
  • Life savings put in flats ordered razed, these Kochi residents have nowhere to go 15 Jul 2019 12:26 4 apartment complexes are to be razed for CRZ violation. For two decades, engineer Joyson E Pallen toiled in the shipping sector, setting aside money for a home in Kochi. Twelve years ago, he bought an apartment in an all-new complex in Maradu, part of the …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • Delights of rice bowl 13 Jul 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI:  It was the sudden and tragic death of a dear friend that brought Chef Soju Philip to Kuttanad in 2002. Growing up in  Pathanamthitta, he had until then, only heard the tales and legends of the region known as the rice bowl of …
  • Grace marks in Kerala syllabus: HC asks govt to adopt uniform norms 11 Jul 2019 03:34 KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has asked the state government to do away with the practice of awarding grace marks for students of state syllabus for participating in extra-curricular activities as well as stop awarding moderation marks. Justice PV Asha …
  • Weak monsoon may compel power curbs 10 Jul 2019 05:12 With the southwest monsoon playing truant over the 40 days since its onset, Kerala is grappling with a serious power shortage as the water level in hydel reservoirs dips to alarming levels. Hinting at the possibility of regulations in power supply, …
  • Rain continues to play hide-and-seek 09 Jul 2019 04:05 The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) will begin its assessment of the southwest monsoon scenario in the State on July 15 against the backdrop of a weak monsoon that is yet to revive from an extended lull. The mid-season assessment, based …
  • ‘New age media’s course correction crucial for democracy’s survival’ 09 Jul 2019 03:53 By Express News Service TIRUVALLA: Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan on Monday said new age media’s course correction has become absolutely necessary to protect democracy. “Common people rely on the media for getting information on major issues of public …
  • Rebuild Kerala Initiative finally gets down to work 08 Jul 2019 00:34 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI), the agency set up in the aftermath of mid-August’s flood to oversee the future development of the state, would be taking its action on the ground with the reconstruction of 307 roads …
  • Backlog of cyber cases still a worry for Kerala police 30 Jun 2019 23:32 Express News Service KOCHI: The recent introduction of two cyber police stations in Kochi and Kozhikode has seemingly failed to curb crimes perpetrated by offenders and also bring down the backlog of pending cyber cases. According to data with cyber police …
  • 10,000 flood-affected people benefit from UNDP shelter hubs 30 Jun 2019 02:37 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Around 10,000 flood-affected people have benefited from shelter hubs set up with UNDP support in Kerala in the past eight months. These hubs were established in Wayanad, Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts in …
  • Beyond call of duty: KSRTC staffers’ ‘heart’ening gesture saves passenger 29 Jun 2019 02:21 Express News Service KOCHI: The 48 hours which M Manesh - conductor at the KSRTC Ernakalum Depot- had to endure after he and his colleague K Arunraj rushed a gravely ill cardiac patient to hospital two days ago were the most gruelling yet of his life.  The …
  • Kerala local body bypoll results: LDF wins 22 of 44 seats, BJP just five seats 28 Jun 2019 11:49 The Left has predominantly had a better record than the Congress in local body elections in the state. In the bye-elections conducted recently to 44 local body seats in Kerala, the ruling CPM and its allies have won half of them, signalling a comeback …
  • Sabarimala row reason for Kerala LS polls poor show: CPI-M 26 Jun 2019 11:10 Thiruvananthapuram, June 26 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)mouthpiece ‘Deshabhimani’ on Wednesday said that the Sabarimala issue was one of the major reasons for the Left’s poor show in the Lok Sabha polls in Kerala. The CPI-M, at its …
  • A Malayali filmmaker tells stories of Dalits being forced to bury their dead under their homes 26 Jun 2019 05:55 The documentary, asserts Sanu, should serve as an alarm clock for governments in Kerala to carry out renaissance movements through a second round of land reforms Many, many years ago, when 34-year-old Sanu Kummil was working as a correspondent for a local …
  • Elections in 44 civic wards on Thursday 26 Jun 2019 03:11 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Elections in 44 wards of local self-government across the state except Kasaragod district will be held on June 27. There are 130 candidates in the fray for the election in 33 gram panchayats, 6 block panchayats …
  • Mirroring the making of 'Aranmula kannadi' 22 Jun 2019 17:28 As a little boy, Rajeev Manikandan vividly recalls watching the Aranmula kannadi (mirror) emerge bright and shining from his grandfather’s forge every day. Now 38, Manikandan is one of the few people who know the alchemy behind the hand-made alloy mirror, …
  • Sold on soap 19 Jun 2019 09:49 Cleopatra is said to have bathed in donkey’s milk to maintain her skin. Although donkey’s milk has still not gained popularity in Kerala in the cosmetic industry, there are many who are swearing by goat’s milk and using bathing bars manufactured with goat’ …
  • Provisional registration of clinical establishments in progress 16 Jun 2019 00:30 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Compared to other states, Kerala has a better public health infrastructure. But when it comes to assuring standards for quality healthcare, the state is yet to evolve into an exemplar. The state’s Achilles’ heel in …
  • A legendary life 15 Jun 2019 19:57 ‘Be alive all your life’. John Geevargese, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and educationist, who built an empire in Gujarat, all by himself, believes in this motto. “I never get tired of what I do,” says John, who was in Kochi to take part in the release …
  • CPM leadership urges Kerala unit to rectify its mistakes 15 Jun 2019 01:52 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Sabarimala issue and entry of two women there immediately after the Women’s Wall contributed to the Left’s defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, says a report by the CPM central committee. The party’s central …
  • Party failed to gauge mood in Kerala: CPM 14 Jun 2019 19:59 The CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) could win only one out of the 20 seats in Kerala in the parliamentary elections. In its poll review released on Friday, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has said the party should seriously examine why its base …
  • Burial cists open door to Megalithic mysteries 10 Jun 2019 03:44 Excavations by a group of archaeologists at prehistoric burial cists in Pathanamthitta have shed further light on megalithic culture, including the burial rituals and the concept of afterlife. A research team led by Abhayan G.S. and Rajesh S.V., Assistant …
  • Rejimon Kuttappan on his book Kerala’s Heroic Boatmen 07 Jun 2019 11:44 On August 16, Johny Chekkitta received a call for help from flood-hit Pathanamthitta. The 35-year-old and a few of his friends hired a boat, arranged for a jeep and rushed to Chengannur, 150 kilometres from Puthiyathura, a fishing hamlet on the coast of …
  • Facebook Gives $500 Reward To Indian Student For Spotting WhatsApp Bug 05 Jun 2019 07:37 KS Ananthakrishna is a BTech student at Pathanamthitta Mount Zion College of Engineering in Kerala. Kochi: Facebook has honoured a 19-year-old engineering student from Kerala for spotting a memory corruption bug on its instant messaging platform WhatsApp, …
  • Kerala: 19-year-old engineer fixes WhatsApp bug, gets honored by Facebook 05 Jun 2019 07:08 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Kerala: 19-year-old engineer fixes WhatsApp bug, gets honored by Facebook 05 Jun 2019 Social media giant Facebook hires the brightest minds in the world to offer the absolute best, bug-free experience to its users, however, recently, a …
  • Facebook honours 19-year-old... 05 Jun 2019 04:41 He was also presented with a cash award of $500. Facebook has honoured a 19-year-old student from Kerala for spotting a memory corruption bug on its instant messaging platform WhatsApp, the media reported. KS Ananthakrishna, a B.Tech student at …
  • Facebook honours 19-year-old Kerala teenager.... 05 Jun 2019 03:03 He was also presented with a cash award of $500. Facebook has honoured a 19-year-old student from Kerala for spotting a memory corruption bug on its instant messaging platform WhatsApp, the media reported. KS Ananthakrishna, a B.Tech student at …
  • Facebook honours Kochi teenager 04 Jun 2019 18:47 Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Facebook has honoured a 19-year-old student from Kerala for spotting a memory corruption bug on its instant messaging platform WhatsApp, the media reported. K.S. Ananthakrishna, a B.Tech student at Pathanamthitta Mount Zion College of …
  • Kerala: Nipah virus strikes again, infects 23-year-old student 04 Jun 2019 08:02 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Kerala: Nipah virus strikes again, infects 23-year-old student 04 Jun 2019 A 23-year-old male student has been infected by the deadly Nipah virus, the health department of Kerala government confirmed on Tuesday. This case has raised …
  • To wipe out LDF, BJP cadre cross-voted for UDF in 14 seats 31 May 2019 06:37 A sizeable section of hardcore Sangh Parivar cadre are understood to have voted in favour of the United Democratic Front in 14 of the 20 Lok Sabha segments as part of its long-term strategy to decimate the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] and …
  • Modi takes oath for second term, inducts Amit Shah, former FS Jaishankar 30 May 2019 20:48 [India], May 30 (ANI): Narendra Modi, who got a massive mandate in the elections, on Thursday took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term inducting confidant and BJP President Amit Shah into his Cabinet along with the surprise inclusion …
  • CM Pinarayi reaffirms stand on women’s rights 30 May 2019 02:07 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday vowed to stand for women’s rights and resist attempts to destroy the values of the Renaissance movement. “Gone are days when people thought that women do not deserve …
  • Sreekala R takes Thiruvananthapuram to quarters 29 May 2019 19:21 Senior international Sreekala R. scored a game-high 25 points as Thiruvananthapuram defeated Kottayam 61-55 to enter the girls’ quarterfinals of 43rd state junior basketball championship at Shanthlal Jyothi Public School in Thodupuzha on Wednesday. The …
  • Congress gained on Sabarimala, people wanted to teach LDF a lesson: BJP’s K Surendran on Kerala loss 29 May 2019 12:32 BJP’s Pathanamthitta candidate K Surendran spent three weeks in jail for his involvement in the Sabarimala agitation In the Pathanamthitta constituency of Kerala, the BJP failed to cash in on the Hindu sentiments it had whipped up over the Sabarimala entry …
  • Kerala HC quashes rape case after man marries victim 29 May 2019 10:54 Quoting various judgements by the Supreme Court in such cases, the verdict said there is a clear distinction between rape and consensual sex. The Kerala High Court has allowed a petition seeking to quash a rape case on the ground that the parties have …
  • 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 …
  • Plus One Result 28 May 2019 09:22 NEW DELHI: The Department of Higher Secondary Education, DHSE, Kerala has announced Kerala plus one Result 2019 on Tuesday i.e., May 28, 2019. DHSE has also released the Vocational Higher Secondary Education (VHSE) plus one results on its official website. …
  • Post-poll survey: unexpected sweep for Kerala’s UDF 27 May 2019 06:44 The stunning victory of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) was largely unexpected, but seems to be a direct result of the anti-incumbency wave against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre and the unhappiness with the …
  • Kerala and Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full Winners List 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi has grabbed a seat from Wayanad, Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and …
  • 52 Congress MLAs come from 18 states, UTs 26 May 2019 03:34 N0ew Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Who are the 52 candidates of the Congress who won despite the Narendra Modi wave in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections? Congress had fielded 421 candidates across the country but only 52 of them got elected from 18 states and …
  • BJP needs to look beyond Hindu votes in Kerala 26 May 2019 02:01 Express News Service KOCHI: Has the BJP reached a stagnation point in its growth trajectory in Kerala? The results of the Lok Sabha election, where the party failed to raise its vote share, points to the need for the party to look beyond its traditional …
  • Barring Karnataka, Modi wave failed to conquer South India 25 May 2019 17:43 By Sugata Srinivasaraju There were two men, in fact two archrivals, from the south crisscrossing India in the last 10 months to find alternatives to Narendra Modi and the BJP. One envisaged a front with the Congress and another without it. After the …
  • Sabarimala issue did not impact LS poll outcome; Will not change style of functioning: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday said the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government …
  • Kerala: BJP doesn’t gain much as UDF reaps Sabarimala dividend 24 May 2019 23:00 Last year, the BJP and other Hindu outfits led a movement against the Supreme Court’s order lifting age restrictions on entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple. Despite its efforts to exploit the Sabarimala issue for political mileage, the BJP-led NDA …
  • BJP’s Lotus Fails To Bloom In Kerala Yet Again 24 May 2019 12:19 The hopes of the BJP-led NDA to ride piggyback on the Sabarimala women entry issue came a cropper in Kerala, with the front failing to open its account once again in the state. The BJP and other right outfits had spearheaded intense protests against the …
  • Anto dashes BJP’s hopes 24 May 2019 07:05 The BJP hopes of winning the Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency riding on the Sabarimala wave were thwarted by the Congress, with its candidate and sitting MP, Anto Antony, garnering a decisive lead of 44,613 votes. The Left Democratic Front’s (LDF) …
  • Points to ponder: How caste, religion played a part in polls 24 May 2019 03:11 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the UDF winning the elections in the state with a huge margin, the role played by religion and caste-based organisations has to be taken into account. SNDP, the prominent organisation of the powerful Ezhava …
  • 19-1: Left Front gets hammered in Kerala 24 May 2019 02:24 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ON a day the Congress suffered a drubbing in most parts of the country, Kerala bucked the trend and stood firmly with it, handing the party-led United Democratic Front a landslide. While the UDF won 19 of the 20 …
  • UDF notches up 19 of 20 seats in Kerala 23 May 2019 21:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad’s record margin of 431,770 votes offers the southern lifeline to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whose presence helped UDF garner an unprecedented tally of 19 out of the 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, scripting a …
  • UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup) 23 May 2019 19:23 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state’s 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • Takeaways from Kerala Lok Sabha result 2019 23 May 2019 19:04 Image Source : PTI Congress President Rahul Gandhi  The emotive Sabarimala row in which senior BJP leaders played a key role failed to help the party open its account in the Lok Sabha battle in Kerala. With counting of votes reaching its last round in …
  • BJP's southern discomfort 23 May 2019 18:28 The Congress has been reduced to a southern party, with Kerala being the only state where it could score double digits. In the case of the Leftists, it has been all but wiped out of national politics. The saffron wave of 2014, that has now developed into a …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Huge Blow For JDS-Congress Alliance In Karnataka, Chandrababu Naidu's Party Draws A Blank In Andhra: HIGHLIGHTS 23 May 2019 17:28 Live Election Results 2019: The BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own. New Delhi: Karnataka's ruling JDS-Congress alliance, which has been ruling the state for the last one year, has failed to successfully convert votes in their favour, election …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha results 2019: highlights 23 May 2019 16:08 According to data available as of 9.30 p.m, the Indian National Congress hung on to its healthy lead, winning in 11 constituencies and leading in 4, followed by the Indian Union Muslim League with 2 constituencies.  The ruling Communist Party of India ( …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF set to win 19 out of 20 seats, LDF decimated, BJP continues winless run 23 May 2019 14:24 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: In direct contrast to the national trend, the Congress and it’s allies swept to a resounding victory in Kerala with formidable leads in 19 out of the …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s lead crosses 4 lakh in Wayanad 23 May 2019 12:19 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The picture is clear in Kerala. The Congress-led UDF coalition is headed for a …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Kerala: Tharoor leads, Congress ahead on 15 seats 23 May 2019 11:54 [India], May 23 (ANI): Sitting MP and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency by over 13,000 votes. Congress is leading in 16 out of 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala, according to Election Commission trends. …
  • All sections of Kerala society helped us to win: Chandy 23 May 2019 11:53 Category: India, News Posted by sana Published: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 3:50 pm IST Thiruvananthapuram: One of the key campaigners for the Congress-led United Democratic Front, two-time former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Deve Gowda, Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Trailing By Large Margin In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 10:35 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems to be heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: UDF romping home, Sabarimala may have worked against LDF 23 May 2019 08:38 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to sweep the state of Kerala in …
  • Kerala Lok Sabha election results: Congress-led UDF marches towards giant win, Left parties blacked out 23 May 2019 08:38 Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to win in Wayanad by a huge margin Kerala election results 2019: Throughout the election campaign, Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran kept repeating a phrase when asked about the expectations of the …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - TRS And BJP In Neck-And-Neck Battle In Telangana, Clean Sweep For Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 08:18 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern state …
  • Congress leading in 19 seats, set to sweep Kerala (3rd Lead) 23 May 2019 08:04 Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With 35 per cent counting of votes done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF showed lead in 19 seats while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was all but washed out as it was ahead in just one seat. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is …
  • India election results: Crucial seats to watch out for 23 May 2019 07:36 The Lok Sabha elections 2019 were one of the most highly-charged parliamentary elections in the country in recent years. Nearly all the big names in Indian politics contested. Many new faces emerged and new political parties were formed. Thus there were …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Rahul Gandhi Comfortably Placed In Kerala's Wayanad, Chandrababu Naidu's TDP Down To 1 Seat In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 05:48 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu seems to have suffered the biggest setback in Andhra Pradesh as his party is expected to win just …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - BJP Sweeping Karnataka, Congress Gains In Kerala: Live Updates 23 May 2019 04:22 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The DMK-led front in Tamil Nadu is leading in 12 seats in Tamil Nadu, early trends show. While DMK is leading in 10 seats, its ally, the …
  • Kerala election results 2019 live updates: Congress-led UDF leading in all 20 seats, big setback for LDF 23 May 2019 04:22 Kerala election result 2019 live updates: In polling conducted on April 23, 77.68% of the state’s voters went to the ballot. Kerala election results 2019 live updates: The counting of votes in the Lok Sabha elections to the 20 parliamentary constituencies …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Kerala’s ambitious inland waterways project to be fully green 22 May 2019 02:44 Express News Service KOCHI: The man behind the world’s first solar-powered airport is now looking to replicate the success with another ambitious project, the 610-km-long waterways project. The project is consuming most of his time these days. The 610-km- …
  • Will Sabarimala help BJP in Kerala? Exit polls say ‘no’ 21 May 2019 10:35 The state, which has witnessed battles between the Congress and the Left, found the BJP piggybacking to exploit religious sentiments. Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP-propped Sabarimala agitation last year – to allow women in the 12th Century temple – may have …
  • Kerala's Lok Sabha exit poll 2019 live updates: UDF wave rules Kerala, CPI(M) in trouble 19 May 2019 17:06 Wikimedia Commons 09.00: And finally, exit poll results hint that BJP will open their account in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency. As per surveys, Kummanam Rajasekharan will overpower Shashi Tharoor of UDF and C Divakaran of LDF and will emerge as the …
  • 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 …

  • Relentless rain in Kerala claims two lives, inflicts heavy damage 19 Jul 2019 20:23 Heavy rain that lashed the State on Friday claimed two lives, and, combined with coastal erosion, caused widespread damage to property forcing the administrations of several districts to relocate scores of families to relief camps. A 55-year-old man died …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon gains strength 19 Jul 2019 15:08 Kerala’s Kannur waterlogged after heavy rains. (Express Photo) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala for the second day Friday as the southwest monsoon intensified in the state after a period of lull. According to the India Meteorological Department …
  • Young IPS officer brings rape accused to book 19 Jul 2019 10:45 Jeddah: The extradition of an NRI worker, accused in a rape case in Kerala, was a diplomatic success for several reasons. India’s success rate in extraditing fugitives is abysmally low; only one in every three fugitives are being successfully extradited to …
  • The multifaceted 19 Jul 2019 02:10 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Aswin Paravur, an MEd student of Government College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, holds a post-graduate degree in MSc Physics. Interestingly, the science student is a magician and a farmer too. Aswin recently …
  • Triple-life sentence for uncle who raped and murdered niece after saying he would take her to school 18 Jul 2019 19:38 A man who raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece has been given a triple life sentence behind bars, Indian media has reported. The 27-year-old, known only as Rajesh, was spared the death sentence by a court in Southern Kerala but will never be …
  • 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 …
  • Trinity Lyceum Kollam 23 Oct 2017 09:08
  • 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 …
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds hubby as Kollam top cop 13 Jun 2017 08:53
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds hubby as Kollam top copAjeetha, who is known for her bold and judicious approach to work, resumed duty on Thursday. And just as soon, took charge as Kollam police commissioner from her husband as he had been transferred as… 13 Jun 2017 07:08
  • Ajeetha IPS succeeds husband as Kollam top cop 12 Jun 2017 22:26
  • Lady IPS officer takes over reins of Kollam City 09 Jun 2017 13:28 R Krishnakumar, DH News Service, Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 9 2017, 18:08 IST Santeesh and Ajeetha shake hands as part of custom of transferring power. As Ajeetha Begum took over the reins of Kollam City Police from Satheesh Bino on Wednesday, the two IPS …
  • Kollam fire spurred AIIMS nurse to give UPSC a shot 02 Jun 2017 23:50 Joseph K Mathew, 30, secured an all-India rank of 574 in the exam. Abhinav Saha On Wednesday evening, Joseph K Mathew (30), was on evening shift at the surgical critical care unit at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS. The staff nurse was …
  • Finally, Kollam Govt Medical College gets a shot in the arm 01 Jun 2017 01:56 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: THE Medical Council of India (MCI) has given approval for the Government Medical College at Paripally, Kollam, Health Minister K K Shylaja said on Wednesday. With this, the government will be able to admit students for the MBBS course …
  • After talks, ration dealers withdraw indefinite strike in Kollam 04 May 2017 01:10 KOLLAM: The three-day-old indefinite strike launched by the ration dealers demanding the government to address their grievances regarding the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) was withdrawn on Wednesday. The decision came after a …
  • Kerala: Girl, 15, says 13-yr-old is her child's fatherIn a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. 21 Apr 2017 07:31 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. He was produced before Kollam chief judicial magistrate, who is also the chairman …
  • Kerala: Girl, 15, says 13-yr-old is her child's fatherIn a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. 21 Apr 2017 05:25 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a strange case, Pathanapuram police (Kollam), on Thursday, took a 13-year-old boy into custody on allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old neighbour. He was produced before Kollam chief judicial magistrate, who is also the chairman …
  • Duryodhana temple in Kerala's Kollam defies firework ban, 21 held 26 Mar 2017 00:48 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the first anniversary of the Puttingal temple fireworks tragedy is approaching, authorities of another temple in the district violated the District Collector’s directive not to conduct fireworks. The authorities of the Poruvazhy …
  • Duryodhana temple in Kollam defies firework ban 25 Mar 2017 12:26 KOLLAM: As the first anniversary of the Puttangal Temple Firework tragedy, one of the worst fire accidents in the country approaches, three people suffered were injured after another temple in the district defied the District Collector’s orders and …
  • Grandfather abused Kollam girl, arrested 19 Mar 2017 20:17 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published:March 20, 2017 1:12 am Representational Image The investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl in Kerala’s Kollam district has revealed that she was sexually abused by her 66-year-old …
  • Death threats do not deter Kollam moral policing victim 10 Mar 2017 08:02 KOLLAM: A victim of moral policing on Friday lodged a complaint with Sooranad police after her father overheard some unidentified youth conspiring to “threaten” and “intimidate” the girl and destroy the evidence to help their other accomplices who are in …
  • Autopsy again on Kollam jawan’s body after family raises doubts 04 Mar 2017 23:37 Thiruvananthapuram: A re-autopsy on the body of soldier Roy Mathew of Kollam, who was found dead in the Army camp in Nasik on Thursday, was conducted at the medical college here after his body was brought to the international airport on Saturday. An …
  • Kollam: Army man who alleged ill treatment by his regiment found dead 03 Mar 2017 11:38 Kollam: An Army man from Kollam who had alleged that he was mistreated in his Army camp, was found dead under mysterious circumstances. The body of gunner Roy Mathew, 33, of Cherukulathu Veedu at Karuvelil, Ezhukone here, was found from near the Army camp …
  • Soldier from Kollam found dead, family seeks probe 03 Mar 2017 04:19 A 33-year-old Lance Naik, Roy Mathew, attached to the Nasik Regiment of the Indian Army, hailing from Karuvelil in Kollam district, was found dead in an isolated area off Nashik. His wife and family members were informed of the incident on Thursday morning …
  • Kerala moral police: Why Valentine's Day turned tragic for Aneesh in Kollam 25 Feb 2017 11:52 1 Aneesh committed suicide after he was assaulted and humiliated. 2 Aneesh and his woman friend were assaulted by moral police. 3 The incident took place at a Kollam beach. Every year on Valentine's Day, a guy and a girl going together become usual …
  • Aneesh had not filed additional complaints: Kollam Police 25 Feb 2017 02:31 KOLLAM: Kollam Police clarified Aneesh had not raised any further complaint of harassment on social media after having met City Police Commissioner S Satheesh Bino on February 17. According to the police, the five persons involved in the incident were …
  • Chengannur college tops Yajna contestfor 43 and 3 kollam 30 Jan 2017 19:15 Thiruvananthapuram: Awards for the Yajna contest organised by the Aeronautical Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram wing, in memory of the former President APJ Abdul Kalam were presented on Saturday. Yajna is envisaged as an annual contest that aims at …

  • Relentless rain in Kerala claims two lives, inflicts heavy damage 19 Jul 2019 20:23 Heavy rain that lashed the State on Friday claimed two lives, and, combined with coastal erosion, caused widespread damage to property forcing the administrations of several districts to relocate scores of families to relief camps. A 55-year-old man died …
  • AICTE Chairman stresses on industry-academia partnership 19 Jul 2019 16:28 Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) It is the responsibility of the industries to associate themselves with academic institutes throughout the year to enhance employability and teachers should be well equipped for the holistic development of the students, AICTE …
  • Kerala to set up India's first space tech park in Thiruvananthapuram 19 Jul 2019 16:22 The Kerala government will set up the country’s first space tech park at Thiruvananthapuram's Knowledge City. The move is aimed at making the city a manufacturing hub for space-related technology. A space museum named after former President of India Dr …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon gains strength 19 Jul 2019 15:08 Kerala’s Kannur waterlogged after heavy rains. (Express Photo) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala for the second day Friday as the southwest monsoon intensified in the state after a period of lull. According to the India Meteorological Department …
  • Kerala CM wants SC judgments in Malayalam too 19 Jul 2019 14:47 Thiruvananthapuram:  Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting that all Supreme Court judgments should be made available in Malayalam also. In his letter, …
  • Kerala to set up state-of-the-art Space Park in Thiruvananthapuram 19 Jul 2019 14:15 Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) In a bid to become a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, and attract global start-ups working on research and development in the space sector, the Kerala government will set up the country’s first state- …
  • Kerala Governor summons Vice-Chancellor of University College 19 Jul 2019 14:10 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after describing the developments in the prestigious University College, where a student was stabbed, as "very disturbing", Kerala Governor P Sathasivam Friday summoned the Kerala University Vice-Chancellor. The …
  • ‘salt & pepper & silver linings’ has tales of grandmothers from around the world 19 Jul 2019 12:34 Grandmothers, call them by any name, evoke memories of another day: of childhood, vacations, stories, food, unbound love and much more, not all necessarily sweet and mushy. So, in 2016, when poet, artist and academic Babitha Marina Justin happened to read …
  • ADB to sanction $250 mn loan for Kerala's post-flood reconstruction 19 Jul 2019 12:32 AFP/Getty Images The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reportedly promised to provide a loan of $250 million to help Kerala get back into shape after the 2018 floods. It comes a month after the World Bank sanctioned a $250 million loan for the state. …
  • Cops find knife used by SFI activists to stab University College student 19 Jul 2019 06:58 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police have recovered the knife which was used by SFI workers to stab Akhil Chandran, a third-year student of the University College. The weapon that can be folded was recovered from the waste pit, which is …
  • Forest dept. stand hits Sabarimala work: TDB 19 Jul 2019 06:47 Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) president A. Padmakumar has accused the Forest Department of ignoring even the Cabinet decision on collecting river sand from the Pampa on the foothills of Sabarimala for various construction works at Sabarimala, Pampa and …
  • Pinarayi refutes reports he called police traitors, working for RSS 19 Jul 2019 02:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday refuted media reports that he had slammed the police officers for leaking information to protestors, especially RSS-affiliated organisations, during the Sabarimala …
  • Certification mandatory for food handlers 19 Jul 2019 02:10 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In an attempt to ensure safe and hygienic food for the residents, the city corporation is pioneering a major initiative - a food handler certification programme. The decision comes in the wake of the recent stale …
  • The multifaceted 19 Jul 2019 02:10 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Aswin Paravur, an MEd student of Government College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, holds a post-graduate degree in MSc Physics. Interestingly, the science student is a magician and a farmer too. Aswin recently …
  • Out-thinking monsoon maladies 19 Jul 2019 02:10 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Monsoon brings us some much-needed respite from the summer heat, but the monsoon can also bring about some health issues. Damp conditions play host to many disease-causing bacteria and germs, giving rise to some …
  • Bee the change 19 Jul 2019 02:10 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Morgan Freeman made international headlines after he converted his 124-acre ranch in the US into a bee sanctuary. Closer to home, we have a similar inspiring tale of a millennial apiculturist from Chittar in …
  • Admission to new batch of Malayalam Pallikkoodam to begin 19 Jul 2019 02:10 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: To encourage Malayalam language skills among children, Malayalam Pallikkoodam has started admission to new batch starting on August 17. The classes have been divided into Aksharakalari (five to seven years), …
  • Raavan: The unsung antihero 19 Jul 2019 01:28 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: You do have a warm heart, Raavan. Don’t use it just to pump blood through your body. Let it also propel dharma through your soul. Rise to do good. Do good for this land of ours,  which is suffering in poverty, chaos …
  • A day well spent at Vellayani 19 Jul 2019 01:28 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Vellayani is the biggest freshwater lake in Thiruvananthapuram district. It lies 11 kilometres away from the city. Starting from Punchakkari, the lake offers numerous retreat spots for tourists along its shore. …
  • Kerala Governor displeased over SFI stabbing case 18 Jul 2019 18:09 Kottayam, July 18 (IANS) Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the way things have unfolded at the famed University College in Thiruvananthapuram last week when a student was stabbed to death by SFI members. Speaking at a …
  • Decision To Abort Chandrayaan-2 Wasn't Taken By ISRO Chairman 18 Jul 2019 12:16 Patience pays at ISRO. Hundreds of scientists spent the last three days burning the midnight oil and working in teams from cities like Thiruvananthapuram, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, with the Prime Minister's Office keeping an eye on the progress. After …
  • After World Cup, what's next in Team India's schedule for home and away fixtures 18 Jul 2019 10:50 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES India cricket team The 2019 World Cup is over and its now time to work on improving the squad after India were ousted from the semi-finals of the quadrennial tournament once again. After four continuous action-packed months, …
  • Parts of Kerala to get extremely heavy rainfall, red alert issued in five districts 18 Jul 2019 08:44 Sea condition is predicted to be ‘rough to very rough.’ (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) As of data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) station in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala has recorded a 48% deficiency in this year’s southwest monsoon till …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: 13-year-old hit in madrassa, loses sight 18 Jul 2019 03:37 Thiruvananthapuram: A 13-year-old boy suffered 90 per cent vision loss allegedly after being brutally assaulted in a madrassa in Kollam. The incident occurred at Chavara last Sunday when a 26-year-old senior student from the class hit the young boy with a …
  • Puttingal mishap: Judicial panel submits findings to Chief Minister 18 Jul 2019 02:39 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The judicial commission which inquired into the cause and circumstances that led to Puttingal firework tragedy in Kollam handed over its findings to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday. The tragedy that happened on April 9, …
  • Govt job for Rajkumar’s wife, Rs 16 L for bereaved kin 18 Jul 2019 02:39 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government has decided to provide employment to Vijaya, the wife of the Nedumkandam custodial death victim Rajkumar. The family will be given financial assistance of Rs 16 lakh. The decision to offer government job was taken …
  • Jump in POCSO cases registered in Malappuram dist 18 Jul 2019 02:39 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: There has been a rise in the number of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in Malappuram district, with opinion divided on whether this reflects a vigilant child protection …
  • SFI, AISF workers clash at Vypeen Govt College 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service KOCHI: At a time when SFI is drawing flak from all quarters for its involvement in the stabbing incident at University College in Thiruvananthapuram, its workers clashed with AISF activists at Government Arts And Science College, …
  • Left Front to review state govt’s performance 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Left Front is all set to initiate the process of reviewing the Pinarayi Vijayan Government’s performance from next month onwards. It is slated to begin with the Chief Minister’s report which is to be …
  • Rare procedure performed at Sree Chitra institute 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology (SCTIMST) performed a rare procedure on Wednesday as it carried out an aortic dissection without surgery. It was the Interventional Radiology …
  • One lakh title deeds to be distributed by June 2020 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Revenue Department has set an ambitious target to distribute pattayams (title deed) to one lakh families by next June. The target is closer to the total number of title deeds distributed by the LDF Government …
  • ‘We cannot take harsh action against lessees’ 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan made a half-hearted attempt at recovering the burgeoning lease rent of revenue land. The department is yet to receive Rs 1,155 crore in arrears from institutional tenants. The …
  • PSC, varsity irregularities akin to Vyapam scam, says Chennithala 18 Jul 2019 02:31 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged anomalies in PSC recruitment and conduct of examinations by universities in the state. Recent incidents at the University …
  • Banana farmers in Kerala form association 17 Jul 2019 17:38 Banana farmers in Kerala have formed a Banana Farmers Association as a follow-up to the National Banana Festival hosted here last year by the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (Cissa), an NGO. Cissa has been continuing with its efforts …
  • Governor seeks report from Kerala University VC on seizure of answer sheets from SFI leader’s house 17 Jul 2019 16:55 Governor is also the Chancellor of the varsity. (Representational image) Governor P Sathasivam Tuesday sought a report from the Kerala University on the seizure of several bundles of answer sheets from the house of a leader of the students’ wing of ruling …
  • Kerala to give job to custodial death victim’s widow 17 Jul 2019 11:52 Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Even as the Justice (retd) K. Narayana Kurup-headed commission, appointed by the Kerala government to probe alleged custodial death of a financial agent in the Idukki district last month, is set to exhume the body to …
  • Students Try To Breach Kerala Secretariat As Cabinet Meet Was Underway 17 Jul 2019 11:12 Thiruvananthapuram: Four Kerala Students Union (KSU) activists on Wednesday breached the fencing of the state Secretariat even as a Cabinet meeting was underway to protest against the killing of a fellow student at the University College in …
  • Kerala Gets Red Alert For "Extremely Heavy Rain". What Does It Mean? 17 Jul 2019 04:49 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has faced a 46 per cent deficit in monsoon rainfall this season, with most reservoirs running worryingly low. However, yesterday the state's Disaster Management Authority issued Red Alerts for certain districts, on …
  • Pinarayi warns cops of strict action for custodial torture 17 Jul 2019 01:46 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Tuesday warned police personnel that they would face strict action, including dismissal from service, if they torture prisoners and illegally keep people in custody. Vijayan's stern …
  • Peermade sub-jail staff to face departmental action 17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Prisons Department has initiated action against Peermedu sub-jail officials for their lapses in providing timely treatment to Raj Kumar, who was brutally tortured by policemen in Nedumkandam station, that …
  • Kerala govt to come up with water budget 17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With many parts of the state reeling under acute water shortage, the Water Resources Department is all set to come up with a water budget to assess availability of water and the state’s requirement, in addition …
  • Forest adalats to be held in Kerala soon 17 Jul 2019 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Soon there will be forest adalats to address complaints from the public in connection with the Forest Department. To be held in districts across the state, the first one is scheduled to be held in the state …
  • Phase-II of Aswamedham on August 14 17 Jul 2019 01:36 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The second phase of Aswamedham campaign to wipe out leprosy and related illness will start on August 14. The campaign that will cover districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, …
  • Development works begin at Kazhakoottam GHSS 17 Jul 2019 01:35 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The call to make the Government Higher Secondary School at Kazhakoottam hi-tech hit a purple patch with the fund collection drive managing to mop up Rs 11 lakh in an hour. Initiated by minister for co-operation, …
  • Centre asked to share Sree Chitra’s ‘Karunya’ cost 17 Jul 2019 01:35 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) agreeing to be part of the Karunya Arogya Suraksha Padhathi (KASP), the state government has begun deliberations to figure out the …
  • Coops to form plaint panels to report sexual harassment 17 Jul 2019 01:35 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Cooperative Department has given a directive to the joint registrars and joint directors in all districts to check whether all cooperative societies, banks and other institutions have constituted …
  • KSRTC’s penchant for FPs leave rural students stranded 17 Jul 2019 01:35 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Students from rural areas are facing neglect from KSRTC as their timings and mode of operation leave much to be desired. One of the major complaints against KSRTC is that it has converted many of its ordinary …
  • All Saints’ Church in Bengaluru is rich in symbolism, with innovative designs 16 Jul 2019 14:32 One of Bengaluru’s heritage buildings that is in the news now is All Saints’ Church. Bangalore Metro wishes to temporarily acquire a good bit of the garden in front of the church to build an underground station. Church members are resisting the acquisition …
  • Guv seeks report from Kerala college VC on seizure of answer sheets from SFI leader's house 16 Jul 2019 12:10 Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], July 16 (ANI): Kerala Governor P Sathasivam on Tuesday sought a report from the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kerala on the seizure of a bundle of answer sheets from the house of a Students' Federation of …
  • Kerala Governor seeks report on seizure of KU varsity answer sheets from SFI leader’s house 16 Jul 2019 10:46 Kerala Governor P. Sadasivam on July 16 ordered Kerala University (KU) Vice-Chancellor to urgently file a report on the seizure of answer sheets from the house of Student Federation of India (SFI) leader Shivarenjith on July 14. The Cantonment police had …
  • Guv Sathasivam seeks report from Kerala University vice-chancellor on seizure of answer sheets from SFI leader's house 16 Jul 2019 10:41 Governor P Sathasivam Tuesday sought a report from the Kerala University vice-chancellor on the seizure of several bundles of answer sheets and an office seal of the Director of Physical Education from the house of an SFI leader allegedly involved in the …
  • Kerala Governor Seeks Report From University On Seizure Of Answer Sheets 16 Jul 2019 10:37 7 students were suspended and five of them were arrested in connection with the case. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor P Sathasivam has sought a report from the Kerala University vice-chancellor on the seizure of several bundles of answer sheets and an …
  • It’s a ‘request’ on your UPI. Only, you’ll lose money 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: A relatively new kind of cyber theft via UPI (Unified Payments Interface) apps like Google Pay is coming to light in Bengaluru. The rising popularity of such apps, coupled with users’ unfamiliarity with a certain feature in them, could be …
  • Restructuring debt will help ITNL sell its assets 16 Jul 2019 03:24 Mumbai: Weighed down by debt, the road projects of IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) have so far struggled to find buyers. However, the new management at Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) are restructuring the debt of …
  • No power restriction in Kerala till July 31 16 Jul 2019 03:02 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There will not be any restriction on power in the state till July 31, KSEB Chairman N S Pillai told the media after a high level meeting of the state electricity board.Pillai said that the slight improvement in …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan calls for consensus on building new Kerala 16 Jul 2019 03:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Rebuilding basic infrastructure including rural roads, livelihood packages and irrigation schemes would be the focus areas in the first phase of rebuilding Kerala. Addressing the Editors’ Meet in connection with …
  • Riders in full throttle 16 Jul 2019 02:54 Express News Service KOCHI: Kochi is a hub of riders. The rising number of solo riders and riding groups is a testament to this statement. The Road Trips Co (RTC) is a community of riders who like to discover untouched places, meet new people and create …
  • An effort to repopulate the sea 16 Jul 2019 02:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: To improve the production of fish in the state, the Department of Fisheries has come up with an action plan. Projects in the action plan include conservation of the marine ecosystem, deposition of artificial …
  • Trees play truant to drainage construction 16 Jul 2019 02:53 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Drainage construction along the Poojappura main road has come to a standstill. While the first hole dug had a network of underground cables hindering work, the second hole is obstructed by the roots of trees …
  • KU: Community quota admission list published 16 Jul 2019 02:53 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: University of Kerala has published the community quota list for admission to undergraduate and post-graduate courses in aided colleges affiliated to the varsity.  The list is available on https:// …
  • Fishing harbour project may upset encroachers 16 Jul 2019 02:53 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The proposed fishing harbour at Pozhiyoor might prove an issue for encroachers, according to authorities, and they expect some resistance to come up from them. Earlier, the fisher community had raised objections …
  • A lesson on houseboat waste management for J&K team 16 Jul 2019 02:53 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Abdul Hamid Wangnoo still reminisces the fond memories of free-flowing canals across Jammu and Kashmir. His houseboats used to travel across Dal lake with tourists. It's all past now. Muddled in militancy, …
  • Stand united to rebuild Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan 16 Jul 2019 02:34 Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged all sections of people to work towards a broad consensus than let petty politics overshadow the Rebuild Kerala Initiative. Mr Vijayan was at a meeting with editors here on Monday, seeking all- …
  • ABVP protests against Delhi University Vice-Chancellor over 'inclusion of objectionable material' in syllabus 16 Jul 2019 02:22 Image Source : PTI ABVP protests against Delhi University Vice-Chancellor over 'inclusion of objectionable material' in syllabus The ABVP Monday staged a protest against the Delhi University vice-chancellor over the inclusion of "objectionable …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Probe on missing answer sheets 15 Jul 2019 22:17 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala University Vice-Chancellor V. P. Mahadevan Pillai on Monday ordered a probe into the recovery of answersheets from the house of Sivare-njith, the first accused in the University College stabbing incident. He told mediapersons …
  • Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme 15 Jul 2019 20:25 The Resilient Programme focuses on strengthening the state's financial capacity after flood (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient …
  • Kerala student stabbing case: Should have never happened, strong action will be taken, says CM 15 Jul 2019 17:49 A third-year student at the University College in Thiruvananthapuram was stabbed allegedly by activists of the Students Federation of India. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan censured in strongest terms the stabbing of a third-year student at the …
  • Chandrayaan 2 Moon mission live updates 15 Jul 2019 17:18 ISRO has called off the launch of Chandrayaan 2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1 due to a technical snag. It is not possible to make the launch within the launch window. Next launch schedule will be announced later, says ISRO. Follow our extensive coverage of …
  • Kerala nun murder: Trial begins after 27 long years, will sister Abhaya get justice? 15 Jul 2019 13:52 Image Source : PTI Kerala nun murder: Trial begins after 27 long years, will sister Abhaya get justice? The trial in the 27-year-old Sister Abhaya murder case finally began at the CBI special court in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.  Facing trial in this …
  • 23-year-old man sets off fire alarm, arrested for ‘smoking in aircraft toilet’ 15 Jul 2019 13:28 According to police, Jessie was already carrying cigarettes and purchased a lighter at the airport. (Photo: Getty Images) In a security scare onboard an international flight, a 23-year-old man allegedly lit two cigarettes inside the toilet when the …
  • Kerala student stabbing case: 2 SFI leaders arrested, CPM says won’t protect culprits 15 Jul 2019 12:07 Sivaranjith and Naseem, the prime accused in the case. The Cantonment Police in Thiruvananthapuram early Monday morning arrested two Students Federation of India (SFI) leaders accused of stabbing a third-year student of the University College on Friday in …
  • Watch: Kerala Police uses high power water cannon to disperse SFI protestors 15 Jul 2019 11:33 Akhil, a third year BA student, was attacked and stabbed inside the campus in a clash that broke out inside the campus. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala police on Sunday used high power water cannon to disperse protestors of National youth fronts like Akhil …
  • OPINION: Kerala's Leftist student outfit SFI takes fascist colour as law remains obsolete 15 Jul 2019 10:53 SFI The Students' Federation of India (SFI), the largest student organisation in the world with a membership crossing 400,000, is under the scanner in the wake of a series of violent incidents at the University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. A …
  • AISF comes out against SFI’s ‘big brother’ approach in campus politics 15 Jul 2019 06:02 Express News Service KOCHI: J Arun Babu, state president of All India Students Federation (AISF), still remembers the day he was forced to spend an entire day in University College, Thiruvananthapuram, half-naked.“It was two years ago when I was AISF state …
  • Man held for smoking onboard Doha-Mumbai IndiGo flight 15 Jul 2019 02:04 A 24-year-old Doha-Mumbai IndiGo flight passenger was arrested by the Sahar police and later granted bail for being caught red-handed while smoking inside the aircraft mid-air which triggered panic among other passengers.  The crew members got an alert …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • Kerala Police issue lookout notice against 8 SFI members in attempt to murder 14 Jul 2019 17:32 Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], July 14 (ANI): Kerala Police on Sunday issued lookout notices against eight members of Students' Federation of India (SFI) who are accused of attempting to murder another SFI activist Akhil at the University College in …
  • Kerala government to set up Rs 105 crore elephant rehabilitation centre 14 Jul 2019 15:06 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government would set up a first-of-its-kind elephant rehabilitation centre here at an outlay of Rs 105 crore, to take care of jumbos, which were either orphaned or abandoned. Kottoor, an ecotourism village situated …
  • Components of Chandrayaan-2 modules manufactured in Bhubaneswar centre: Official 14 Jul 2019 13:43 By PTI BHUBANESWAR: Important components of the modules of India's ambitious second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, to be launched on Monday, have been manufactured by a Union government-run centre here, an official said on Sunday. The Central Tool Room …
  • America is building another big wall. This one will protect New York 14 Jul 2019 11:16 By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat. The climate crisis is predicted to create more powerful and extreme weather systems …
  • Will soon take decision on showcasing regional films at IFFI: Prakash Javadekar 14 Jul 2019 09:24 Panaji (Goa) [India], July 14 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the steering committee of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will soon take a decision on screening films in Indian regional …
  • Singapore Tourism Board organises road shows to promote tourism 14 Jul 2019 07:40 Singapore: Singapore Tourism Friday said it has organised roadshows in eight cities to woo visitors from India, a top official said here. The Singapore Tourism Board Friday held discussions with several stakeholders, including various tour and travel …
  • Probe on into newborn’s discarded body 14 Jul 2019 02:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The investigation team headed by Vilappilshala CI VS Sajimon on Saturday began a probe into the incident in which a newborn’s decomposed body wrapped in plastic was found on  a private property at Oottukuzhi in …
  • Urban life influenced me to write poems, says S Kalesh 14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The present life in urban surroundings and the transition from a rural background influenced me to write poems, S Kalesh, a young poet. He was interacting with the audience on his latest poetry collection, ‘ …
  • A memoir which lays bare heart of a veteran surgeon  14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: More than any section of society, the medical fraternity has first-hand experience of the pain and challenges encountered by humans, said Shashi Tharoor MP while launching  ‘Story of My Scalpel’ - the memoir of …
  • Three held for smuggling 3 kg of gold at Trivandrum airport 14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Six passengers were held at Trivandrum International Airport by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers for smuggling three kilograms of gold. The carriers were apprehended by officials when they …
  • Suburban trains cancelled for engineering works 14 Jul 2019 01:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate engineering works between Egmore and Pallavaram, Southern Railway has made changes in suburban train operations in Chennai - Villupuram section. Chennai Beach - Tambaram locals which leave Beach at 10.30 am, …
  • Mukul Wasnik ahead in race for Congress president 14 Jul 2019 01:04 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: AICC general secretary in charge of the state, Mukul Wasnik, has emerged as a strong contender for the post of Congress president, party sources said. The 59-year-old has edged out senior leaders like Sushil Kumar Shinde and Mallikarjun …
  • Inside Modi's game plan to bring in investment for infrastructure 14 Jul 2019 00:45 Two king-sized numbers stand out in Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget: Rs 100 lakh crore and Rs 50 lakh crore. The numbers — estimates of investments required for infrastructure development across the country and the railways, respectively — suggest the …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Newborn's body bitten by strays 13 Jul 2019 21:11 Thiruvananthapuram: The body of a two-day-old boy was found wrapped in a plastic cover in a private property near Vilappilsala on Friday. The body was bitten by stray dogs and the right leg was separated from it. The plastic cover was torn apart. The body …
  • Oil and mining are likely to attract huge private investment: Rajiv Kumar 13 Jul 2019 20:52 NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar is confident that the panel on liberalising mines, which he chairs, will ensure that the sector becomes attractive to private bidders. In a freewheeling interview to Shantanu Nandan Sharma, Kumar says banks will now …
  • Indian cinematographer... 13 Jul 2019 15:54 He suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in India. Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, MJ Radhakrishnan passed away on Friday (July 12) evening at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, said industry sources. The 60-year-old …
  • Kerala Startup Mission's 'Startup to Scale Up' programme to commence on July 18 13 Jul 2019 12:49 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: "Startup to Scale up" programme, launched by Kerala Startup Mission to train startups to take off, will commence at UL Cyber Park, Kozhikode, on July 18. This will be followed by training sessions at the Integrated …
  • Indian cinematographer Radhakrishnan dies 13 Jul 2019 08:53 He suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in India. Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, MJ Radhakrishnan passed away on Friday (July 12) evening at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, said industry sources. The 60-year-old …
  • Famous Indian film personality passes away 13 Jul 2019 07:23 He suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in India. Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, MJ Radhakrishnan passed away on Friday (July 12) evening at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, said industry sources. The 60-year-old …
  • No light in the end of manhole 13 Jul 2019 03:07 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ‘‘We are subjected to severe conditions. We see worms, used sanitary napkins and human excreta inside septic tanks and drainage. We are not provided with appropriate gear, gloves or antiseptic disinfectant for work …
  • Vegetable prices soar in Thiruvananthapuram 13 Jul 2019 03:07 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Vegetable prices have touched a new high in the capital. Tomatoes, shallots, garlic, beans and ginger have seen a considerable hike in rates during the past two weeks. A major reason is poor production owing to …
  • Thiruvananthapuram’s growing love for freshwater fishes 12 Jul 2019 10:17 With the annual trawling ban and downturn in availability of sea fish, twin factors that have shot up the prices, denizens in the city are turning to freshwater offerings. While perennial favourites such as mathi (sardine), ayala (mackerel) and choora ( …
  • A busy day of protests in Thiruvananthapuram 11 Jul 2019 02:01 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Over 10 protest programmes on the MG Road caused difficulties for motorists and pedestrians on Wednesday. Police had to block traffic on the Palayam-East Fort stretch for an hour when the protestors marched in …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Youth stabs kin for Rs 100 09 Jul 2019 02:18 Thiruvananthapuram: A petty dispute over a Rs 100 gone missing ended up with youth stabbing his brother-in-law. The incident took place late on Sunday night. The deceased, identified as Sunilkumar (43), was staying near Karali Shivapr-avarthy temple at …