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The incident took place in Kottayam. According to a report, the occupants were evacuated before the structure collapsed.
Published on Oct 18, 2021 08:09 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department said in a tweet late on Saturday that intense rainfall activity over Kerala will “reduce significantly from tomorrow, the 17th”.
Published on Oct 17, 2021 09:15 AM IST
HT Correspondent | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
Kerala rain: Rescue efforts are in full swing, with the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Indian Navy joining in with the local administration to assist the relief operations.
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 12:17 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Abhishek, a Koothattukulam native, reportedly slit the victim's throat as she was coming out of the exam hall. Soon after this, she was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to the injury.
Updated on Oct 01, 2021 04:10 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan condoles demise of popular Malayalam screenwriter and director Dennis Joseph who passed away at a private hospital in Kottayam following a heart attack on Monday evening.
Updated on May 11, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The department of animal husbandry on January 4, 2021, had notified detection of Avian Influenza (H5N8) in samples of dead ducks from Alappuzha and Kottayam districts in Kerala. A similar report of bird flu has also been received from poultry samples from Panchkula district of Haryana.
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Rhythma Kaul | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
The state government has also announced relief for affected farmers-- they will be given ₹100 for each culled duck. In three days at least 46,000 birds will be culled in Alappuzha 38,000 and 8000 in Kottayam. There is a ban on trading of ducks till further notice in the two districts.
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 06:08 PM IST
The virus was reported from four panchayats--Nedumudi, Thakazhy, Pallippad and Karuvatta--in Kuttanad region of Alappuzha district and from a duck farm in Neendoor panchayat in Kottayam district.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 03:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal
Bird flu, also known as avian flu, is a variety of influenza caused by a virus in birds. It can spread to humans and can trigger a person to person transmission, experts say.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Main accused Thomas Kotoor will have to undergo double life-term for trespassing into the convent (Section 449) but he can undergo both sentences concurrently, the court said.
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 02:21 PM IST
The CBI took over the probe after material evidence in the case was either destroyed or tampered with by the local police and crime branch. But its meticulous and scientific probe earned the central agency a lot of praise.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Sister Abhaya, a plus-two student, was found dead in the well of the Pious X Convent in Kottayam.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 03:34 PM IST
The case against Mullkal surfaced in 2018 after a 43-year-old nun, also a mother superior, had complained to the police in Kottayam that Mullakkal had raped her several times between 2014 and 2016.
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 09:04 PM IST
As many as 12,643 polling booths have been set up and webcasting has also been introduced in 473 problematic polling booths. A total of 63,187 personnel have been deployed for election duty.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 06:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
In the complaint, the victim and other nuns who supported her said he was frequently posting threats and objectionable materials to portray them in bad light.
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 10:23 PM IST
On the last two occasions, he skipped the court saying he was staying in a containment zone in Jalandhar and later he said he had tested positive for coronavirus. But the prosecution questioned the veracity of both claims.
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 05:29 PM IST
The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts have been issued yellow alert.
Published on Aug 01, 2020 08:54 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
IIMC, an autonomous institute under the ministry of Information and Broadcasting, offers eight postgraduate diploma courses
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 09:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Fareeha Iftikhar
The prosecution claimed that the former bishop of Jalandhar has dodged hearings citing wrong reasons and tried to delay the trial.
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram/Jalaandhar |Ramesh Babu and Gagandeep Singh| Edited by Sabir Hussain
He had moved the HC after a trial court in Kottayam had dismissed his discharge plea in March.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 07:32 PM IST
In the last 12 days, the daily number of cases crossed 100 every day, but there is some relief as the rate of recovery also increased proportionally.
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 08:53 PM IST
Last month, a 20-year-old nun was also found dead inside a well located near her convent.
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
The state government opposed his plea, saying there is strong evidence against him and that he was filing unnecessary petitions to delay the trial.
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 08:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram |Ramesh Babu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
Police said besides stab wounds, the woman also suffered electric shock. The gas stove was also found in the bed room with the nob turned on. The two were tied with a wire and electrocuted.
Published on Jun 02, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram |HT Correspondent
A 65-year-old man, who returned from the middle-east, last week died in Kottayam on Friday taking the death toll to 9.
Published on May 29, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Binesh said he came across different masks carrying pictures of Mickey Mouse, Tom and Jerry, Dora, Chotta Bheem, teddy bears, film actors and animals but did not come across a mask carrying one’s own photo. He said this forced him to sit up and think.
Updated on May 24, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram |Ramesh Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
Reshma Mohandas, a nurse at the Kottayam medical college hospital, turned coronavirus positive while treating 93-year-old Thomas and his 84-year-old wife Mariyamma. She was discharged the same day the old couple left the hospital.
Updated on Apr 05, 2020 05:04 PM IST
The counsellors work 24x7 in shifts answering to a number of calls from people with stress and anxieties and say a few of them may not need counselling but others need them desperately.
Published on Apr 03, 2020 11:18 AM IST
Thiruvananthapuram, Hindustan Times | Ramesh Babu
According to the police, they reached Kochi on March 9 and moved to Alappuzha on March 12. Both later developed diarrhoea and other complications and came to the medical college hospital for a check up. In the medical college hospital they were advised to go to the virology hospital and doctors there advised them to get quarantined.
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 10:08 PM IST
A man admitted to an isolation ward in Kottayam died on Friday but state health authorities said he had not tested positive and the exact cause of death will be known only after the final report from the National Institute of Virology in Pune.
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 09:06 PM IST