Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 21, 2016
An animal rights campaigner has written to the Chief Controller of Explosives, Nagpur, and the Director of Project Elephant alleging violations of Wildlife Protection Act and Sound Pollution Regulation Rules in the recently concluded Thrissur Pooram festival.
Blog | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday April 18, 2016
I could hear menacing slogans of "Go back, media" several times. Loud and clear. There were also specific chants made against a few regional channels.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday April 18, 2016
A famous festival in Kerala's Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur saw lakhs of people participating in the pomp and show on Sunday, prepping for a show of fireworks, days after over 100 people were killed in a fire 200 km away in Kollam.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday April 15, 2016
The mega-festival of Thrissur Pooram, famous in Kerala for its parade of elephants and drummers, will include elaborate fireworks at its grand finale despite the recent tragedy that saw more than a hundred people killed after a fireworks display turned disastrous at a major temple.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 14, 2016
Amid widespread allegations of "creating hurdles" in organising the famed 'Thrissur Pooram' in the wake of Kollam temple tragedy, Kerala government today said all necessary steps would be taken for the smooth conduct of the festival.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 24, 2016
A daily programme, broadcast by All India Radio's Thrissur regional centre in Kerala, has invited the wrath of BJP which said it was portraying Hindu gods in poor light and it will fight it legally.
Monday March 7, 2016
Police have decided to conduct an autopsy at the Thrissur Medical College hospital on Monday, after reports surfaced about presence of some chemicals in the actor's body. Mr Mani had been hospitalised for a couple of days and was battling liver and kidney-related ailments
Kerala News | Reported By Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday January 24, 2016
In a setback to the United Democratic Front government in Kerala, excise minister K Babu resigned today after the vigilance court in Thrissur ordered for a First Information Report or FIR to be filed against him over bribery charges.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 21, 2016
Kerala beedi baron Mohammed Nisham, convicted for killing a security guard in a fit of rage by ramming his luxury Hummer, was today ordered by a court to undergo 39 years of imprisonment and asked to pay up a fine of Rs 80.30 lakh.
Kerala News | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday December 17, 2015
For a 29-year-old groom-to-be, the preparations for a wedding can be daunting. But for Sanju T Raphael, adding to the hassle is a fight for his big day - not with his family but against the church, he claims.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 14, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that BJP has emerged as the "third force" in Kerala that will replace the two fronts led by Congress and CPI(M) in the next year's Assembly elections and transform the state's fortunes.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Four persons, including three minor boys, have been killed and seven others injured when their van fell into a ditch near Ponnani in Malappuram district, police said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 6, 2015
Repolling began in 114 booths in Malappuram and Thrissur districts this morning after Electronic Voting Machines developed snags in the second phase of local body polls in seven districts of Kerala.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi | Wednesday October 28, 2015
A prime witness in the case against a Kerala billionaire accused of ramming a security guard with his Hummer nine months ago has said that he changed his statement in court because of pressure from the businessman's family.
Kerala News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday October 27, 2015
A prime witness in the case against a Kerala billionaire accused of ramming a security guard with his Hummer nine months ago has changed his statement dramatically.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
In a first, a block exclusively to house transgenders is coming up in a high security prison in Thrissur in an effort to protect their privacy and human rights.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The famous Vadakkunathan temple in Kerala has brought international fame by winning the UNESCO's 2015 Asia-Pacific award for conservation efforts, the temple in Thrissur is more than 1200 years old, but has still preserved itself in its original form.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 6, 2015
A Kerala billionaire imprisoned for ramming his SUV into a security guard was allowed by policemen to lunch with family and friends at a hotel after a scheduled court hearing was postponed by a few hours in Thrissur on Tuesday.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 22, 2015
The Kerala businessman accused of murdering his building's security guard by crushing him with his Hummer, has pleaded in court that it was a case of accident and not premeditated murder.
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday July 3, 2015
It's monsoon season in Kerala, also known as the best time for ayurvedic massages, and a privileged group of nearly 40 jumbos are in a for a treat. The annual month long rejuvenation therapy, specially held by the temple board for those elephants used by Thrissur's famous Guruvayur Temple has begun.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 10, 2015
A proposal for an elephant exclusive hospital in Kerala Thrissur district has left animal lovers overjoyed.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 7, 2015
India's first exclusive hospital for elephants will come up in Kerala, a veterinarian said in Thrissur today.
Kerala News | NDTV.com | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed a fishermen's gathering at a village in Kerala's Thrissur. Mr Gandhi is also expected to meet rubber plantation families in Aluva in Cochin this afternoon.
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 30, 2015
As 30 caparisoned elephants gracefully made their way down a festive Thrissur street in Kerala yesterday, few could doubt the stunning beauty of the parade that has come under a cloud lately for its use of captive elephants.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday April 27, 2015
A parade of elephants caparisoned in gold has been an enduring image for Kerala Tourism over the decades. The resplendent parade, featuring 30 elephants with decorated umbrellas over them, occurs during the state's annual, week-long Thrissur Pooram. This year the elephants' parade is scheduled for Wednesday.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
As the stage is set for Kerala's iconic festival Thrissur pooram, Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson has written to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy asking him not to the use elephants for the festival.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 9, 2015
The century-old zoological park here is getting ready to retrieve and display the bones of a dead elephant, claimed to be the oldest captive jumbo in Asia.
Kerala News | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday March 7, 2015
In a major embarrassment for Kerala's United Democratic Front (UDF), its chief whip PC George dragged his own state government into yet another controversy, this time regarding the Thirssur Hummer case, where a guard died after he was allegedly rammed with a Hummer SUV on purpose and then beaten by a rich businessman on January 29.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday February 27, 2015
A senior police officer of Kerala has been suspended for allegedly violating procedures and secretly meeting Muhammed Nisham -- the businessman accused of ramming a security guard in Thrissur with his Hummer.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday January 31, 2015
A security guard who was run into with an Hummer by an enraged businessman in Kerala is in critical condition in a hospital in Thrissur, nearly 300 km from the capital of Thiruvananthapuram. Amid public outrage, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that the government will cover all medical costs of the injured man, Chandrabose, and that the case will...