South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
At least 58 persons, most of them belonging to Christian families, embraced Hinduism at two temples in the district as part of the 'Ghar Vapsi' (home coming) programme under the initiative of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Christmas day.
South | Friday December 5, 2014
The operation to contain bird flu outbreak is over at Aimanam in Kottayam district and is nearing completion at Purakkad, Thalavady and Chennithala in Alappuzha district in Kerala, according to the Union Agriculture Ministry.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday November 29, 2014
Masked men can be seen working diligently in Alappuzha - their one one and only task is to cull lakhs of ducks. The ducks in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts were the first in Kerala to be hit by bird flu's infectious H5N1 virus strain.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
A red alert has been sounded in three districts of Kerala after it was confirmed that the deaths of 15000 ducks was due to avian influenza.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
A 30-year-old man from Kerala, working as a nurse, was stabbed to death by a group of persons at Guyana in South America, his relatives claimed in Kottayam on Friday.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was admitted to Medical College Hospital at Kottayam following complaints of uneasiness, has been discharged.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 13, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was hospitalised on Monday after he felt uneasiness and he is likely to undergo an angiography later in the day, said sources.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said a main objective of Mass Contact Programme was to have a first hand knowledge of difficulties faced by people in receiving various government services.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 14, 2013
Prince Charles today celebrated his 65th birth day at the famed backwaters resort Kumarakom in the south Indian state Kerala.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 6, 2013
CC Jacob, a retired professor, was buried at his house near Kottayam on Sunday. The Church of South India's East Kerala Diocese, to which Mr Jacob belonged, had earlier excommunicated him for a book on baptism he authored.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 29, 2013
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has been so busy a man during the four decades of his public life that he was not around when any of his three children was born. And his wife once had to send him a letter to complain about the new cook at their o...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 27, 2013
The Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala's Kottayam observed the Malala Yousafai Solidarity day, pledging their support to the 16-year Pakistani girl's campaign to ensure equality in education and opportunity.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 18, 2013
Beaten mercilessly and tortured by his own parents, a five-year-old child is battling for life in a Kerala hospital, lying in coma, with extensive damage to his brain and lungs and horrifying injuries all over his body.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday June 28, 2013
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's office is mired in yet another controversy after his former personal assistant was arrested near Kottayam today after a day-long interrogation by the police for his alleged links in the Solar Scam case.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 26, 2013
K. Narayana Kurup, founding member of the Kerala Congress and a legislator for 25 years, passed away in Kottayam on Wednesday following a high fever, family sources said .
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Four surgeons of Kottayam Medical College were killed after the car they were travelling in, fell into a 1000-feet-deep pit. The accident happened late last night.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 23, 2013
A 25-year-old labourer who won Rs one crore lottery prize drowned in an irrigation pool before he could get the money.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, eduted by Samira Shaikh | Thursday February 21, 2013
Bharat bandh: Normal life in Kerala continues to remain crippled with transport hit and many workers skipping work during the second day of the nation-wide strike called by various trade unions.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 16, 2013
Leader of the opposition in the state assembly V.S. Achuthanandan on Saturday called on the Suryanelli sex case victim at her home near here.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday February 16, 2013
A Kottayam court today ordered Dharmarajan, a lawyer and the only man convicted in the 1996 Suryanelli rape case, to serve the life term handed to him in 2002 by a special court. Dharmarajan, who has been absconding since 2002, after he was granted b...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday February 15, 2013
Dharmarajan, a lawyer and the only man convicted in the 1996 Suryanelli rape case, has been arrested in Karnataka and is being taken to neighbouring Kerala, where he will be produced in a Kottayam court.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday February 11, 2013
Sitting near the dining table in a small house in Kerala's Kottayam district, a 33-year-old woman recounts how, when just a school girl, she was kidnapped and then raped by 42 men in 40 days.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 12, 2012
A bogie of the Nilambur-Thiruvananthapuram Rajyarani Express derailed between Kottayam and Kayakulam early Wednesday morning, disrupting traffic on the busy route.
South | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Wednesday November 28, 2012
Another case of a father raping his minor daughters has been reported from Kerala. The 30-year-old man has been arrested and sent to judicial remand for sexually assaulting his two daughters in their home in the state's Kottayam district.|