Elderly man dies after Jyotiraditya Scindia's car hits two-wheeler in Kerala's Alappuzha

Elderly man dies after Jyotiraditya Scindia's car hits two-wheeler in Kerala's Alappuzha

A 62-year-old man died on the spot after the two-wheeler he was riding on was allegedly hit by the car the Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was travelling in, at Alappuzha in Kerala on Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

'Clean cities' Alappuzha, Panaji, Mysuru show the way in urban solid waste management

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday conferred the Clean City awards on Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru at a function here.

Jul 12, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Paul Muthoot George murder case verdict today

A special CBI court here on Monday postponed the pronouncement of the verdict in the sensational Paul Muthoot George murder case till Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 06:25 AM IST

Determined to take part in World Games, disabled Keralite to swim 10 km to raise funds

Disabled athlete E.D. Baburaj is determined to take part in the upcoming International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games to be held in Sochi, Russia.

Aug 01, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Bus stations in this Indian city will have Wi-Fi, FM radio facility

Traditional bus stands with dusty seatings and leaky roofs are all set to give way to hi-tech and eco-friendly ones in Chengannur in Alappuzha district of Kerala.

Jul 17, 2015, 15:03 PM IST
Committee formed to improve SAI centres

Committee formed to improve SAI centres

The sports ministry on Wednesday formed an eight-member committee to study the status of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centres around the country and recommend measures for their smooth running.

Jul 08, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

AAP opens its account in electoral politics in Kerala

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) opened its account in electoral politics in Kerala on Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Corruption remark was not to target anyone: Antony

After triggering a political storm in Kerala with his corruption remark, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Monday clarified that it was only a general statement and not intended to target anyone.

May 18, 2015, 21:14 PM IST
Ministry to request elite sports stars to act as SAI mentors

Ministry to request elite sports stars to act as SAI mentors

 Rattled by the suicide attempt of four young athletes in Kerala, the Sports Ministry is set to revamp SAI centres across the country and could request "iconic sportspersons to act as trainee mentors" as part of a series of changes it seeks to bring about.

May 13, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

Kerala girl athletes from SAI recovering well: Doctor

The condition of the three Sports Authority of India (SAI) girl athletes, who attempted suicide last week, is improving and they are recovering well, said a doctor at the Medical College Hospital here.

May 11, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

CPI-M's final call for Achuthanandan to attend conference

In what appears to be the last and final call to veteran leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has walked out of the ongoing party conference, the CPI-M asked him to return to the ongoing party meet for its last day Monday.

Feb 22, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Achuthanandan returns to his official residence

Former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan Sunday returned to his official residence in Thiruvananthapuram from Alappuzha.

Feb 22, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

Former Kerala CM Achuthanandan criticised in party meet, walks out

Former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan was Saturday pulled up at the state CPI-M conference here for breaching party discipline following which he walked out of the meet, a source said.

Feb 21, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Post-Tsunami: Kerala villages wait for sea walls a decade after

It has been a decade since a terrifying tsunami tore through Kerala's coastal districts of Kollam and Alappuzha and killed 170 people. Contruction of sea walls to protect the people began promptly but is still going on at a snail's pace.

Dec 24, 2014, 12:04 PM IST
30 Christians 'convert' to Hinduism, Kerala govt orders probe

30 Christians 'convert' to Hinduism, Kerala govt orders probe

A report about 35 people getting converted to Hinduism Sunday would be probed by a senior police official, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.

Dec 21, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Culling of birds to be completed in 3 days, says Kerala govt

Kerala government on Friday decided to complete within three days culling of birds hit by H5N1, the strain of avian influenza that has killed thousands of ducks in three districts and stepped up preventive measures to check its spread to human beings.

Nov 28, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Kerala bird flu: Virus identified as H5N1, vigilance stepped up

The strain of avian influenza that caused deaths of thousands of duck in the three districts of Kerala has been identified as H5N1, which could also spread to human beings though the infection caused by it can be cured, officials said Thursday.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

Kerala issues red alert in three districts after bird flu scare

 A red alert has been declared in Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts of Kerala following an outbreak of avian influenza in the Kuttanadu area.

Nov 25, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Traditional industries theme of Kerala Science Congress

Traditional industries will be the focus of the 27th edition of the Kerala Science Congress (KSC) in Alappuzha from Jan 27 to 30, next year.

Jul 16, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

Stiff fight expected in `Venice of the East`

Alappuzha, the `Venice of the East` famed for its backwaters and houseboats, is all set to witness an aggressive battle in the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala.

Mar 18, 2014, 11:03 AM IST