Kollam

Kollam: Man held for causing friend’s death over liquor

A killing craving for alcohol turned fatal after a man was arrested on Wednesday, nearly a month later, for causing the death of his friend at Paravoor.

published on : 23rd May 2019

7 get life-term for pet shop owner’s murder; no parole for 25 years

Seven men convicted of murdering Renjith Johnson, a pet shop owner at Ayyarumukku in Peroor, have been awarded life imprisonment.

published on : 15th May 2019

Kollam: Seven convicted of pet shop owner’s murder

 A court in Kollam sentenced seven men for the murder of Renjith Johnson, a pet shop owner at Ayyarumukku in Peroor, on Monday.

published on : 14th May 2019

Bin Laden sticker on car puts B Com student in Kerala in trouble

Haneef said he bought the Honda Accord registered in West Bengal from a friend in Bengaluru for Rs 4.5 lakh a year ago and has been using it since then.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Cop accidentally shoots before PM's arrival

The incident happened at the Central Stadium before the arrival of the Prime Minister. The policeman was immediately taken off duty and was sent back. 

published on : 18th April 2019

Migrant salesman held for rape bid in Kerala

A migrant salesman involved in door-to-door sale of bedsheets has been arrested for allegedly molesting a pregnant woman at Vettikavala in Kottarakkara on Saturday.

published on : 14th April 2019

Lone transgender voter in Kollam to ‘stamp’ her identity through ballot

Parvathy TS, 32, who advocates for transgender rights, is the only transgender to have made it to the voters list.

published on : 11th April 2019

No LS poll fever as life as usual in this village at Kerala -Tamil Nadu border

Kottavasal in Kollam Lok Sabha constituency has not still woken up to the election frenzy that has gripped most parts of the state.

published on : 30th March 2019

Even CPM supporters appreciate my efforts as MP: Premachandran

The defeat in Kollam constituency in the 2014 Parliament election is something the CPM cannot digest even after five years.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Chided by mother for not studying, 11-year old Kerala boy ends life

Sanooshdev took the extreme step after his mother scolded him the previous night for not seriously preparing for his school exam. 

published on : 14th March 2019

After 19 years, Chennai-Kollam regular train service to resume from Monday

The new daily train is to be operated from Chennai Egmore to Kollam Junction via Madurai, Virudhunagar and Sengottai on chord line, according to official railway documents.

published on : 3rd March 2019

Kollam Lok Sabha constituency: High-voltage fight

This time the CPM is pulling all its weight to wrest the seat that was taken away by its ally-turned-foe.

published on : 27th February 2019

Kollam Thulasi surrenders before police, let on bail

Actor Kollam Thulasi who made a vitriolic speech during a BJP rally against women’s entry in Sabarimala last year surrendered before the police in Chavara on Tuesday. 

published on : 6th February 2019

Kollam Thulasi surrenders before police in hate speech case against women entry in Sabarimala

Thulasi had said that one half of the women's body ripped should be sent to four SC judges who had ruled in favour of women entry in Sabarimala and the other half to Chief Minister's office.

published on : 5th February 2019

In Kollam, count of water birds takes a slight upward flight

Ranjan Mathew Varghese, state director, WWF-India, said birds, especially water birds, is a direct indicator of the health of the wetland ecosystem.

published on : 24th January 2019
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