Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 11, 2016
The Kerala government on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 25 lakh for the family of Lance Naik Sudheesh, who hailed from Kollam and who was one of the nine soldiers who died in an avalanche on Siachen glacier.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 15, 2015
With Parliament paralysed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack on the Congress saying its only aim is to "destroy" the country because it cannot reconcile to defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.
India News | Tuesday December 15, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered an address at SN College in Kollam, where he also unveiled the statue of Shri R Shankar.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 15, 2015
With controversy looming large over exclusion of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy from the statue unveiling function of R Sankar by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, the family of the former Chief Minister has decided to keep away from the event.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 14, 2015
Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to travel to Kerala for his first visit since taking power, a combative Rahul Gandhi accused him of insulting the people of the state over an event from which Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has been dropped.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 14, 2015
Congress on Sunday reacted sharply to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy being asked to keep out of a function to unveil the statue of former Chief Minister R Sankar in Kollam by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and alleged that it was an attempt by the BJP to misappropriate another Congress icon.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A 19-year-old girl student of a college in neighbouring Kollam district suffered serious head injuries after she was hit by a speeding bike near the college campus.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
Over 45 per cent of polling was recorded in the first five hours of local body elections in seven districts in Kerala, even as rains tried to play spoilsport at Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday October 15, 2015
There are many reasons why people get married but Manija and KR Rajesh, residents of Kerala's Kollam district, will tie the knot because of the upcoming local body elections in the state.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
A ticket aspirant to the local bodies election next month in Kerala has decided to take the wedding route and field his wife on learning that the constituency from where he was planning to contest had been reserved for women.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 11, 2015
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in Kollam, he said even though rainfall was likely to be less than normal, food production would be much higher.
Ameya Naik | Friday August 14, 2015
Volkswagen inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art workshop in Kollam, Kerala further strengthening its after-sales presence in the city. Set up by EVM Passenger Cars India Pvt. Ltd., the workshop boasts of 8 new service bays.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 7, 2015
Three students from Kollam were nabbed by the Kerala Police Anti-Piracy Cell in the ongoing police probe into the alleged leak of the censor copy of blockbuster Malayalam film "Premam".
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
People paid homage to victims of the Tsunami disaster that lashed the coastal areas of the state, mainly at Kollam and Alappuzha districts, on this day in 2004.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Tasim Zahid | Wednesday August 20, 2014
A case has been registered against state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited after preliminary investigation confirmed a gas leakage from one of its plants on 6 & 7th August had led to hospitalisation of nearly 130 children.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday August 8, 2014
A day after 70 children were hospitalized in Kollam district in Kerala after an alleged gas leak from a unit of the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML), government sources told NDTV that the machinery at KMML is reportedly old and corroded with an outdated acid generation plant.
South | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday August 8, 2014
70 children in Kollam in Kerala, who were hospitalised allegedly after a gas leak from a unit of the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML), are now in a stable condition.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi | Friday August 8, 2014
70 children in Kollam in Kerala, who were hospitalised allegedly after a gas leak from a unit of the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML), are now out of danger.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday June 14, 2014
21 boys from Jharkhand and two from West Bengal have been rescued from an orphanage earlier this week on Kollam.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 3, 2014
A 45-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly molesting an elderly woman who died during treatment at the Medical College Hospital in Thiruvananthpuram in Kerala, police said.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 9, 2014
CPM ideologue MA Baby is being opposed by his friend-turned-foe NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party in Kollam constituency.
Elections News | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 28, 2014
In Kerala's politically sensitive Kollam district, it's red versus red. CPM leader and sitting legislator MA Baby is pitched against NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), one of the founding members of the Left Democratic Front or LDF.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday February 24, 2014
A day after NDTV reported about a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district contaminating groundwater with toxic waste, the Oommen Chandy government has decided to acquire 150 acres of the land around the plant.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday February 23, 2014
Nearly 300 families living within a radius of 500 metres of a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district have been suffering for almost a decade because of toxic waste from the plant contaminating their groundwater.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
A nine-year-old boy who consumed liquor kept at home by his father, died in a nearby hospital today.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 7, 2014
A local court in Kollam has ordered DNA testing on a cow to settle a dispute over its ownership by two women at Punalur in the district.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 10, 2013
Actress Swetha Menon today said she met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and informed him about the Kollam incident earlier this month.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Shweta Menon, a Malayalam film star, has retracted a police complaint against a Congress parliamentarian that accused him of molesting her by touching her "in a disturbing way twice."
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 3, 2013
The actress reportedly broke down while the statement was being recorded.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 2, 2013
Actress Shweta Menon was allegedly molested by an "elected representative" from the area at a function in Kollam, sparking strong protests from the Malayalam film fraternity and women outfits, which demanded stern action against the politician.