Wooden sculpture

Wooden sculptures to be installed in Sabarimala given warm welcome at Elampally temple

Pallickathodu (Kottayam): The wooden sculptures to be set up on the top portion ..

Annamma Trub
At 72, organic farming is passion for this Keralite nurse who returned from Switzerland
Youth who waited for surgery in hospital sees father's body near him by accident
Youth in coma for 3 years gets new lease of life after treatment at Kottayam Medical College

'Baby couple' makes Rs 4.5 lakh per year; no loss from dairy, poultry farms

Kottayam: Ponkunnam native M D Baby and his wife Baby V Nair are happy to take care of the birds and animals on their house compound ..


Mobile phone falls into drainage; fire force recovers it after 3-hr-long effort

Kottayam: The fire force recovered a mobile phone that fell inside a drainage in the city centre the other day after three hours of ..

kitchen garden

Amy and her kitchen garden

Plashanal (Kottayam): Amy Thalanani, a class 4 student, is happy for getting a good yield from her farm which she started during the ..

K Vijayan

For an extra 'K' in name, cleaning staff loses 13 years of service

Kottayam: Each and every file in government offices talks about the life of different people. The life of Muttambalam native K Vijayan, ..


Narrow escape for clerk at Kottayam taluk office as gun brought for inspection goes off

Kottayam: A section clerk at the taluk office here had a narrow escape after a gun went off during inspection around 12.45 pm on ..

Ajayakumar near his hi-tech goat cage

Kottayam man applies hi-tech method in goat rearing

Kottayam: A man hailing from Mattathil in Pallickathodu here has introduced hi-tech method in goat rearing. An electrical and plumbing ..

Oommen Chandy, PJ Joseph

Seat sharing in Kottayam crucial for Congress, Joseph faction

Kottayam: The seat sharing between Congress and Kerala Congress Joseph faction in Kottayam district will be crucial in the upcoming ..

Shoshamma in her mushroom farm

Small effort, big profit; mushroom farming brings fortune to homemaker in Kottayam

Karukachal (Kottayam): Manthuruthy native Shoshamma started growing mushrooms only to take the harvested mushrooms for their household ..


Pictures of Oommen Chandy adorn walls of this house in Kottayam

Kottayam: During the first election campaign of Oommen Chandy, Velloor native Raju was only 10 years old. Since then he has been keeping ..

Kummanam with Raveendrababu Bhattathiri

Kummanam visits Raveendrababu Bhattathiri of Mangattillam

Kottayam: Former BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan visited Raveendrababu Bhattathiri, eldest member of Mangattillam in Kumaranellur, ..


Govt takes care of cows as all family members test COVID +ve in Kottayam

Kottayam: When all members of a family in Thiruvarppu here were infected with COVID-19, their cows were left alone in the house with ..


Pet dog removes broken power line to save master, electrocuted to death in Kottayam

Vazhoor (Kottayam): In a heartbreaking incident, a pet dog saved the life of its master here. Ajesh and pet dog Appoos were on their ..

SI Ajithan

Police officer dies of COVID-19 in Kottayam

Kottayam: Another death due to COVID-19 has been reported in the state. Thodupuzha Special branch SI Ajithan (55) died of COVID-19 ..

Muttambalam Kottayam

COVID victim's cremation stopped; case against 50 people including BJP councillor

Kottayam: Police have registered a case after some residents of a housing colony prevented cremation of a Covid patient who died on ..

Babu Jacob in his lemon farm

1000 kg lemon from 14 trees; Kottayam man cuts rubber trees in 2 acre to start lemon farm

Though not many farmers would think of cultivating lemon on a large scale, Kottayam Pala native Babu Jacob decided to give it a try ..

Thankamma selling dustpan at Samkrama Vanibham

This time too, Thankamma follows custom on Karkkadakam 1 to sell dustpans

Kottayam: Thankamma did not fail to reach Pakkil for the traditional ritual every year. Her ancestors have been continuing the custom ..

Kottayam medical college

Woman's cry at midnight scares staff; hospital authorities to probe incident

Gandhi Nagar (Kottayam): For the past few days, the gynecology department of Kottayam Medical College has been witnessing a weird experience ..

Girl takes care of mother at Kottayam Medical College

8-yr-old girl takes care of mother, toddler brother at Kottayam Medical College

Kottayam: Aparna, an 8-year-old girl was busy taking care of her mother and her 2-year-old brother at Kottayam medical college. Her ..


Man who was in COVID quarantine collapses and dies in Kottayam

Kottayam: A man who was under COVID-19 quarantine at Poovanthuruthu here collapsed and died. The deceased is identified as Poovanthuruthu ..

A leopard's photo captured by Dr Nishara

Surgeon with a taste for wildlife photography and movie; Dr Nishara explores new fields

Gandhi Nagar (Kottayam): Dr Nishara Muhammed is a well-known arthroscopic surgeon at Kottayam medical college. But not many know the ..

Elephants receive ration kit

Tuskers receive ration kit containing 120 kg rice, 160 kg wheat and more

Puthuppally (Kottayam): Like many others, the captive elephants also are 'jobless' during the lockdown. They would get enough ..

Gyr cattle

First test tube Gyr calf born at Kottayam dairy farm in Kerala

Kottayam: A Gyr calf was born through the process of in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) at Aamro Dairy Farm in Vaikom ..

Bull cart made by Aniyappan

Lifelike bullock cart, elephant on compound wall; painting worker stuns everyone with creativity

Changanassery (Kottayam): Painting worker Aniyappan did not like to sit idle at home and wanted to do something creative during the ..


Octogenarian couple tries farming to make lockdown time productive; gets stunning yield

An elderly couple, who started organic farming during the lockdown, are now happy to see the unexpected yield from their kitchen garden ..

Elephant Foot Yam

This 'Snehathottam' has 10 feet tall plants, 30 kilo weighing yams

Kottayam: The elephant foot yam plantation owned by Kangazha native Abdul Rahman Ravuthar is witnessing huge crowd and selfie clicks ..


10.5 feet long bunch of banana emerges on 11.5 feet tall plant in Kottayam

Kottayam: A different variety of banana called Pisang Seribu or Musa 1000 Fingers is pulling crowd at the farm of Ponkunnam native ..

kottayam college student death

Handwriting on hall ticket not of my daughter; should arrest principal, says Anju's father

Kottayam: In connection with the death of a college girl in Pala, her father Shaji alleged that her daughter would not cheat in exam ..

pala college student anju death

'Principal is responsible for my daughter's death', alleges Anju's father

Kottayam: The father of the college student who died in Pala alleged that his daughter was murdered and the principal and other authorities ..

kottayam murder case

Motive of Kottayam murder was money to meet Assamese girlfriend, reveals accused

Kottayam: The accused who murdered a woman in Thazhathangadi here revealed to the police that he robbed the house for getting money ..

kottayam murder case

Sheeba murder: Police reject claim of accused being insane; mobile abandoned in Thanneermukkom

Kottayam: Police have found that the accused Bilal who murdered Thazhathangadi native Sheeba abandoned his mobile phone near Thanneermukkom ..

kottayam District hospital

Hundreds of nurses gather around; DMO stops interview at Kottayam COVID hospital

Kottayam: The District Medical Officer (DMO) directed to stop the interview of nurses in Kottayam district hospital that was held without ..


10-yr-old boy killed after being hit by ambulance in Kottayam

Puthupally (Kottayam): A ten-year-old boy was killed after two ambulances collided between Vakathanam and Puthuppally here. The ambulances ..

Metropolitan Thomas Mar Timotheos taking care of vegetable plants

Metropolitan starts farming during lockdown; now all set for harvest

Kottayam: The Metropolitan engaged in farming during the COVID lockdown period and is now all set to harvest the vegetables. Episcopal ..


COVID resistance: More restrictions in Kottayam markets

Kottayam: More restrictions have been imposed in the markets under municipalities and gram panchayats in Kottayam district which was ..


Changes in relaxation of lockdown norms in Green Zone

Kottayam: Some of the relaxations in lockdown norms announced in Kottayam district which belongs to Green Zone as part of COVID resistance ..

Royal red jackfruit

Loved for its unique colour, taste and aroma, 'Royal Red Jack' is still here

Royal Red Jack is a popular variety of jackfruit. The dark red fruits, intense sweetness and attractive aroma make Royal Red Jack different ..


Kerala witnesses heart transplant amid lockdown crisis

Gandhi Nagar (Kottayam): Giving hope to the entire world amid a war for survival, Kerala witnessed a heart transplant during the COVID ..

king cobra

4 king cobras caught from Kottayam households in one month

Edakadathy (Kottayam): Snake catcher Vava Suresh caught four king cobras from human inhabited areas in the borders of forest in a span ..

reshma covid cured nurse

"I want to continue duty in isolation ward", says nurse who recovered from COVID-19

Gandhi Nagar (Kottayam): "If there is anybody for COVID-19 treatment when I return after quarantine period, you must appoint ..


Corona: Flight ticket booking drops; expats fear losing job

Kottayam: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) scare, flight ticket booking from Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts were cancelled ..

Soorya Swami

Sooryaswami to get govt job; to be appointed as accounting clerk

Kozhikode/Kottayam: Sooryaswami who was brought to limelight through ‘Mathrubhumi Varanthapathippu’ has been offered a ..


Lunch with 5 delicacies for Rs 20; fair price food to make Kottayam, Pala towns hunger-free

Kottayam: People who reach Kottayam town can now have a delicious lunch at just Rs 20. The vegetarian Kerala style lunch consists of ..

kottayam cms college

Students protest against SFI in Kottayam CMS college

Kottayam: The students of CMS college are up in arms against the Students Federation of India (SFI). A large number of students are ..


Rotten eggs thrown at Muthoot's female staff

Kottayam: Muthoot employees have filed a complaint claiming that rotten eggs were thrown at female employees on Friday. They alleged ..