Kottayam

  • Kerala bags UN award for sustainable tourism 10-02-2014 08:20 AM

    Kumarakom: The United Nations has brought in some good news for Kerala Tourism as Kumarakom has become the first Indian destination to win an UN Award for sustainable tourism. Right from coconut leaves weaving to coir making, toddy tapping and a country boat ride through the lush green Vembanad Lake,...
  • Angiogram conducted on Kerala CM, condition stable 13-01-2014 07:12 PM

    An angiogram was conducted on Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was admitted to hospital this morning after he complained of physical exhaustion and uneasiness. Doctors attending on Chandy at the Medical College Hospital at Kottayam said his condition was stable but he has been advised complete rest for two...
  • Kerala CM Oommen Chandy hospitalised 13-01-2014 12:19 PM

    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. He was admitted to the Kottayam Medical College hospital after he felt uneasy. Doctors attending on the 70-year old veteran Kerala politician said...
  • Darjeeling still remains most popular destination for winter vacations 15-12-2013 12:38 PM

    With Christmas knocking on the door, Darjeeling seems to be the most popular among Indians gearing up for winter vacations, according to a report. "An old-time favourite summer destination, Darjeeling, continues to remain the most favourite destination even during the winter season, as it is one of the famous hill...
  • Ashiq Abu to marry Rima Kallingal in November 14-10-2013 02:00 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Upcoming director Ashiq Abu has confirmed that he and popular actress Rima Kallingal will get married next month. Both are active in Malayalam movies. "A lot was being said about us and some even said that our marriage is over. But the fact of the matter is that our...
  • Kerala: Father, stepmother torture five-year-old child for 2 years 18-07-2013 09:24 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another instance of brutalities against children, a five-year-old landed at a government hospital in Kottayam in Kerala after being allegedly tortured by his father and stepmother for two years. The state government has adopted the child and lodged an attempt to murder case on the father and...
  • Kerala: Guru Gopinath award for danseuse Bhavani Chellappan 13-07-2013 04:52 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Noted danseuse Kottayam Bhavani Chellappan has been selected for this year's "Guru Gopinath Natya Puraskaram", instituted by 'Guru Gopinath Natanagramam'. The 87-year-old dancer was selected for the honour in view of her overall contribution to classical dance for the last six decades, award committee chairman Rosecourt Krishna Pillai told...
  • Kerala man walks 40 km through forest with pregnant wife on shoulder 10-06-2013 04:12 PM

    Kottayam: In an effort to save his pregnant wife and their child, a man walked through forest for about 40 kms in heavy rains carrying the ailing woman on his shoulders to get her to a hospital, but failed to save the baby. The tribal youth, Ayyappan, carrying his seven-month...
  • Malayalam superstar Mammooty meets the Mayor 31-05-2013 12:10 PM

    Malayalam superstar Mammooty was taken by surprise while shooting for his upcoming film 'Kadal Kadannoru' in North Rhine Westphailia in Germany when the Mayor Brent Gunter visited the sets. Mammooty will be essaying the role of an NRI in the film. The storyline deals with the story of a couple...
  • Malayalam actor Kuldeep to star in 'Oru Yakshy Kadha' 20-04-2013 11:25 PM

    It has been more than couple of years that Mollywood has witnessed a ghost thriller. And so after a very long time 'Oru Yakshy Kadha' written and directed by film maker Nandhan Menon is on the roll to scare thae audience. Kuldeep, who made debut in a Malayalam movie titled...
  • Kerala: Man rides naked on bike for an hour 16-11-2012 01:54 PM

    Kottayam: In a stunning spectacle, a 30-year-old man rode a motorcycle in and around the town here for about an hour before his naked quest was halted by police and local people. The daring show of the man riding the bike totally naked was first noted by some passersby at...
  • Kerala: Man attacks estranged wife in court premises 15-11-2012 01:28 PM

    Kottayam (Kerala): A 60-year-old man attacked and seriously wounded his estranged wife of Sri Lankan origin at a court premises here, police said on Thursday. The man, identified as Kuriakose, attacked Dayanidhi on Wednesday at the veranda of the first class magistrate court, police said. Kuriakose has been arrested. The...
  • Man fasts atop coconut tree to support Hazare 23-08-2011 05:18 PM

    Kottayam: Expressing support to Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement in a unique way, a 60-year-old man has launched a 'relay' atop a coconut tree. The tree-top campaign, launched by Rajendran of Veloor near Kottayam, elicited instant response from fellow-villagers, who joined him by sitting near the tree. Rajendran is sitting on...
  • Vayalar Ravi drops move to field daughter 13-03-2011 02:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Faced with criticism from various sections within the party, senior Congress leader and Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi has dropped his plan to field his daughter Lakshmi Ravi from Kottayam segment in the April 13 Kerala Assembly polls. "I have not discussed the matter at the party level,...
  • Kottayam's own child is now CJI 24-12-2006 01:40 PM

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