35-year-old UAE returnee becomes Kerala's first monkeypox patient; Centre rushes high-level team to the state

The patient was already symptomatic when he landed in Thiruvananthapuram. He approached a private hospital in Kollam and they referred him to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.

published on : 14th July 2022

In mother’s memory, Resul Pookutty charts a sound health plan for his native place in Kollam

A predictive healthcare analytics system is one of the highlights of the development programme for 33 government healthcare centres in Kollam charted out by the Resul Pookutty Foundation.

published on : 4th July 2022

Kollam police arrest drug peddler under Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act

Anchalummoodu police on Sunday arrested a drug peddler Aji Kumar, also known as Komban Aji, who was wanted in many cases.

published on : 4th July 2022

Woman lawyer found hanging inside house in Kollam

The incident happened when she was alone at home. When her parents Ajith Kumar and Rena returned at night, they found Ashtami hanging inside the house.

published on : 25th June 2022

57 injured as two buses collide in Kerala's Kollam

At least 57 people were injured, including one in serious condition, when a tourist bus collided with a KSRTC bus in Kerala's Kollam.

published on : 30th May 2022

Vismaya's husband Kiran gets ten-year jail term for dowry harassment, abetment of suicide

Vismaya's mother Sajitha expressed resentment over the verdict. "He was to be awarded life imprisonment for the act he committed against my daughter. We'll go for appeal in a higher court," she said.

published on : 24th May 2022

Kollam: Man’s body pulled out of well after 24 hours

The body of a man who got trapped in a mudslide while cleaning a 60-ft-deep well in Kollam was pulled out after 24 hours on Thursday.

published on : 13th May 2022

Kollam man’s India tour in stolen jumbo truck ends in police net

Kochi police are finally relieved over a bizarre case in which a man allegedly stole a 12-wheel truck from the city and toured all the way to North India in it.

published on : 8th May 2022

Kollam district panchayat to build houses for poor

District panchayat president Sam K Daniel said on Thursday that the local body would directly build houses for the extremely poor families. 

published on : 29th April 2022

Unidentified man found hanging inside toilet on Malabar Express at Kollam

The body of the deceased was found by the guard who had come in to check whether anybody was occupying the compartment at around 6 am

published on : 28th April 2022

Covid XE in Kollam? Health official confirms, dept mum

A 21-year-old from Kollam is suspected to have been infected with Covid XE, the mutant variant of the novel coronavirus, trigerring worries. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

NITI Aayog honour for Kerala's Anju Bist - pad-woman of India

Anju and her team are the first in the world to make reusable menstrual pads from banana fibre, which comes from agro-waste.

published on : 29th March 2022

South India’s longest bowstring bridge at Valiyazheekkal, to shorten Alappuzha-Kollam distance

Vessels, either large or small, can easily pass under the structure, as three of its spans on the Kayamkulam lake have been built within 110m of each other.

published on : 10th March 2022

Panel holds Kollam hospital guilty of medical negligence

Holding a city-based hospital guilty of medical negligence, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission here has pronounced a verdict against the doctors who treated the patient.

published on : 30th January 2022

Goods train derailed in Kerala's Aluva, services hit, check list of cancelled trains here

According to railway officials, four wagons of the 42-wagon train went off the tracks bringing the entire train service in the section to a halt.

published on : 28th January 2022

Kollam: Youth hurt in racing biker’s selfie bid

The others fled the spot, said the police, adding that their bikes did not have number plates. 

published on : 22nd January 2022

Kollam counts on Covid vax drives, squads to curb spike

District Collector Afsana Parveen on Monday said stringent measures would be taken to ensure compliance with Covid norms to prevent a surge in Omicron cases in the district.

published on : 18th January 2022

RSP leaders vacate RS Unni’s house, materials removed

The decision to vacate the house was taken following the allegations of encroachment raised against RSP leaders by R S Unni’s granddaughters Anjana and Amritha.

published on : 10th January 2022

Road accidents in Kerala's Kollam leave four fishermen dead, two injured

In the early hours of Tuesday, two separate road accidents led to the death of four fishermen and two Tamil Nadu residents in Kollam.

published on : 28th December 2021

70 acres to be acquired for SilverLine in Kerala's Kollam

Even as protests continue across the state against the government’s ambitious SilverLine project, steps to implement it is  in full swing in the district.

published on : 13th December 2021
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