Pathanamthitta

Minor reshuffle among IPS officers

Kerala government on Tuesday effected a minor reshuffle among IPS officers by shifting Kollam City Police Commissioner Satheesh Bino and posted him as District Police Chief, Pathanamthitta.

Jun 06, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Two Hindu bodies move SC, seek entry of women at Sabarimala

Two religious bodies have moved the Supreme Court supporting the PIL seeking entry of women in the historic Sabarimala temple in Kerala saying no ritual or custom can be used as grounds to discriminate against women in the matter of worship.

Apr 21, 2016, 23:14 PM IST
Explore the beauty of Pathanamthitta in Kerala – Watch video

Explore the beauty of Pathanamthitta in Kerala – Watch video

Kerala has plenty to offer to its visitors. And here’s a district named Pathanamthitta that has plenty in store for you.

Feb 15, 2016, 09:20 AM IST

Kerala mystery deaths: Third schoolgirl succumbs to injuries

One of the three missing schoolgirls, who had jumped out of a moving train near Palakkad in Kerala, has succumbed to her injuries on Monday evening. The other two girls had died on the spot after jumping from the train on Monday last week.

Jul 21, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Kerala girls found dead not violated, poisoned: Autopsy

The preliminary autopsy conducted on two schoolgirls found dead on a rail track near Palakkad in Kerala says they were "not violated nor poisoned" and death occurred due to injuries suffered in a fall.

Jul 16, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Security guard murder case: Police Officer suspended

A senior police official who initially probed the death of a security guard in Thrissur after being assaulted by a Kerala-based businessman was on Thursday suspended for alleged lapses in the investigation.

Feb 26, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

As pilgrims throng, collections go up in Sabarimala temple

As the festival season at Kerala's Sabarimala temple crossed the halfway mark, the total collections have gone up by Rs 14 crore to Rs 141 crore as compared to the peak festival season last year, according to temple authorities.

Dec 26, 2014, 14:21 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

Sabarimala festival season begins on a high

Five days after the famed Sabarimala temple opened this season, collections recorded have gone up by 22 percent as compared with the same period last year, according to temple authorities.

Nov 24, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Sabarimala season to get five million pilgrims

Nearly five million pilgrims are expected to visit the revered Ayyappa temple here when it opens Monday for a two-month pilgrimage season, officials said.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Heavy rains in Kerala leave 7 dead, cause extensive damage

Heavy rains that have lashed Kerala for the past three days have left seven people dead and caused huge damage to property in many districts, officials said.

Aug 23, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

Man brutally kills two minor nephews over property dispute

In a shocking incident, two boys of six and two years of age were murdered allegedly by their paternal uncle in front of their mother and grandmother in a village in Kerala`s Pathanamthitta District on Sunday.

Oct 27, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

HC stays construction work at Aranmula airport

Kerala High Court on Monday stayed for two weeks the construction activities of the proposed international airport at Aranmula in Pathanamthitta district.

Jun 03, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins today

Sabarimala temple pilgrimage season is all set to begin when the sanctum sanctorum opens on Friday. The pilgrimage season coincides with the first day of Malayalam month `Vrishickam`.

Nov 16, 2012, 09:01 AM IST

Protest continue against Kerala`s fifth airport

As protests against the setting up of a private airport at Aranmula in Kerala`s Pathanamthitta district go on, promoters of the greenfield project have dismissed the allegation of land grab.

Dec 13, 2011, 11:02 AM IST