Houseboat catches fire in Alappuzha; infant among 16 rescued

Alappuzha: Sixteen passengers and crew were rescued after a houseboat caught at Vembanad ..

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Houseboat of Nobel Laureate, wife blocked by protesters in Alappuzha
film Shooting at Ambalappuzha temple
People queued up to take selfie with Vikram at Ambalappuzha temple and...
Monday holiday for educational institutions in Kuttanad taluk

Students of Neerkunnam school realise their dream of flying

Ambalappuzha: A skit on flight journey presented by the students became a reality when the students of SVD Govt. UP school at Neerkunnam ..


Another sexual scandal rocks CPM

Alappuzha: Another sex scandal triggered against a CPM leader in Alappuzha has put CPM in more trouble after allegation of rape inside ..


School Kalolsavam Day 2: Palakkad, Kozhikode on top

Alappuzha: On the second day of the 59th State School Arts Festival, Palakkad and Kozhikode shared the top place in the points table ..


'Disha' to help students find the right path

Alappuzha: ‘Disha’, a higher studies expo, has been arranged at SDV school ground as part of the 59th State School Arts ..

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59th Kerala School Kalolsavam: Preparations in final stage

Alappuzha: With only hours left for the commencement of the 59th Kerala School Kalolsavam, the preparations are in the final stage ..


Drunk youth held for bid to assault friend's mother

Muthukulam: A young man working abroad has been arrested by Kanakakkunnu police here in Alappuzha district for attempting to assault ..


Black flag, wreath appears in front of NSS Mandiram in Alappuzha

Alappuzha: A black flag and wreath were found tied to the flag pole in front of the NSS high school and NSS Karayogam in Nooranad. ..

Nehru Trophy

Allu Arjun, Kerala Blasters to attend Nehru Trophy on Saturday

Alappuzha: The Nehru Trophy boat race has only three days left and the boats are almost ready for the ultimate water sport held annually ..

Nehru Trophy boat race

Nehru Trophy boat race on Nov 10; All arrangements in place

Alappuzha: The preparations for the Nehru Trophy boat race has reached the final stage with almost 70 per cent of works completed. ..


Young doc from Kozhikode dies after car hits bus in Pallathuruthy

Alappuzha: A Kozhikode-based young doctor died in a car accident at Pallathuruthy on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as ..


Attempt to assault 13-year-old girl; father in police custody

Alappuzha: Police arrested a man under POCSO act in connection with an attempt to assault his 13-year-old daughter in Alappuzha. The ..

NCC Naval Wing

NCC Naval Wing start sailboat parade journey

Cherthala: Naval NCC cadets started adventure sailboat parade journey. The group consists of 54 cadets including 18 women cadets and ..

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Nehru Trophy boat race: Clubs begin preparation

Alappuzha: The flood has destroyed the hearts of boat race lovers and boat clubs. The deluge came washing away all their dreams after ..


Australian team arrives in Alappuzha reviving its backwater tourism

Alappuzha: The first chartered flight carrying a team of tourists from Australia arrived in Kuttanad on Monday. A team of 50 tourists ..

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School fest to be held in December; No change in venue

Kochi: Minister for Education C Raveendranath said that the 2018 State School Fest will be held in December in Alappuzha itself. The ..


Nehru Trophy: Mathrubhumi bags 3 awards

Alappuzha: The Nehru Trophy Media Awards of 2017 instituted as part of 65th Nehru Trophy Boat Race were announced. Mathrubhumi Alappuzha ..


Waterlogging drowns magician’s house in Alappuzha

Alappuzha: Magician Manu Mankombu has already faced a loss of Rs 25 lakh due to rain havoc in Alappuzha. Though water has subsided, ..

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Water ambulances begin service to flood-hit areas

Alappuzha: National Health Mission and State water transport department have jointly launched the water ambulance service in the flood-hit ..


Rain subsides: Kottayam, Alappuzha remain flooded

Alappuzha: Though rain declined in most parts of Kerala, people in Alappuzha and Kottayam have no respite from waterlogging. Around ..

Fr Thomas

Kuttanad agri-loan scam: Fr.Thomas Peeliyanikkal remanded till July 4

Alappuzha: The Ramankari judicial first class magistrate court has remanded Kuttanad Development Committee Executive Director Fr. Thomas ..

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Peacock Appu, the star of Mannacherry

Alappuzha: Mannacherry natives are excited to have a special member in their village. It is a peacock named Appu. Everyone here loves ..

CPM march

Hartal peaceful in Alappuzha; special team to probe violent incidents

Alappuzha: The hartal called by the CPM and Congress in Alappuzha district on Sunday following the KSU-DYFI clash in the town yesterday, ..

Sea cleaning

Minister initiates sea cleaning mission; collects 250-ton plastic waste

Alappuzha: The massive ocean cleaning mission ‘Suchithwa Sagaram’ was launched by Minister Mercykutty Amma here on Monday ..

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Avain flu: bird culling in full swing at Alappuzha

Alappuzha: Active culling operations are progressing in three of the four locations where avian flu has been confirmed in the district ..


Aju murder: seven accused get life term

Alappuzha: The Alappuzha Sessions Court, on Friday, awarded life imprisonment to all the seven accused for murdering Aju of Vydehi ..


Bike-lorry collision in Alappuzha: youth killed

Mavelikkara: A youth was killed while his mother sustained grievous injuries when a tipper lorry hit the two-wheeler on which they ..



Etymologically speaking the word Alappuzha is derived from two words, Ala and Puzha. According to Dr. Gundert the German Lexicographer, ..



A small island on the backwaters, it is a haven for hundreds of rare birds migrating from different parts of the world. Surrounded ..

Vrindavan Ayurveda Nursing Home

Near KSRTC Buss Stand, Mavelikara, Phone : 303389, 302607. Dr. V. Chithrarajan. Best Season: Emergency Details: ..

Lepa Ayurvedic Centre

Thattampalli P.O., Alappuzha, Phone : 243720, 242720. Dr. Latha Pathmakumar. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport ..

Kundelath Vaidyasala

Cherthala P.O., Alappuzha, Phone : 812426. Dr. B.A. Bhaskar. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..

Sreepathi Ayurveda Hospital

Velliyamkulam, Varanad P.O., Cherthala, Phone : 812399, 816499. Dr. Jayakumar, Dr. Jayasree. Best Season: Emergency ..

Sree Ramakrishna Pharmacy & Nursing Home

Chingoli P.O., Alappuzha, Phone : 414140, 412469. Dr. Mohan Babu. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: ..

Kalyanisseril Medical Centre

Choonad, Elippakkulam P.O., Kayamkulam, Phone : 336255, 335295. Dr. Ravikumar, Kalyanisseril. Best Season: Emergency ..

Warriers Ayurveda Hospital

Puthiyavila P.O., Valanchira, Kayamkulam, Phone : 441535, 445947. Dr. Sajikumar, Dr. Rajalekshmi. Best Season: Emergency ..

Navareshmi Ayurveda Hospital

Trikkunnapuzha, P.O., Alappuzha, Phone : 482218, 482102. Dr. Chandrika Ratnakumar. Best Season: Emergency Details: ..

Madhuraveli Nursing Home

Cherthala P.O., Alappuzha, Phone : 812426. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: How to Reach: ..

Ananda Medical Centre

Mankankuzhi, Mavelikara, Phone : 356073, 303563. Dr. A. V. Anandaraj. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport ..

Aswini Ayurveda Nursing Home

College Junction, Kallumala, Mavelikara, Phone : 303720, 302954. Dr. J. Dayalkumar. Best Season: Emergency Details: ..

Kottakkal Aryavaidyasala Agency & Vaidyamadam Ayur

Phone : 453497. Dr. Lekshmi Pavithran. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: How to Reach: ..

Vijaya Pharmacy & Nursing Home

Chengannur, Phone : 452915. Dr. B.Sreedevi Amma. Best Season: Emergency Details: Transport Terminals: How ..

Safalya Ayurveda Hospital

Govindamuttom, Puthuppally, Kayamkulam, Phone : 444515, 692725. Dr. D.L.Hanilal. Best Season: Emergency Details: ..

Q S T and R Block Kayal

Q S T and R Block Kayal

Situated in Kuttanad popularly known as the rice bowl of Kerala, QST & R Block Kayals (backwaters) remind the visitor of the famous ..

Chavara Bhavan

Chavara Bhavan

Chavara Bhavan is the ancestral home of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara. It is now a holy shrine and spiritual resort where thousands ..