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Kollam District is located in the Kerala State of India. Some of the major cities and towns in Kollam district are: Kollam , Paravoor , Punalur, Karunagappally ,Chavara , Kadakkal , Anchal , Chittumala.

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Increase in Tangasseri Lighthouse Visiting Hours

Published on: 02 Jan, 2014
Published under: Kollam District News

1 January 2014 Kollam The 111-year-old Tangasseri point lighthouse in Kollam city will now be opened from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Wednesday as directed by Directorate of Lighthouses and Lightships. Earlier, the lighthouse was open to visitors only for two hours from 3 p.m. Unaware of…

New Medical College in Kerala by ESIC

Published on: 23 Dec, 2013
Published under: Education News Kerala, Kollam District News

22 December 2013 Kollam The ESIC Medical College Hospital was inaugurated at nearby Paripally by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Employees State Insurance Corporation will complete all its projects of renovating and constructing modern dispensaries, hospitals and offices in Kerala on a priority basis, Minister of State for Labour…

Tiger Estimation in Kerala Started

Published on: 17 Dec, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kollam District News

17 December 2013 Kollam India tiger estimation 2013-2014 by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) began in Kerala by 2,088 field staff . The Survey is conducted every four years to assess the status of wild tigers, co-predators, prey species, and their habitat. This time, it comprises three phases….

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi to Donate about $2 million Philippines Typhoon Victims

Published on: 27 Nov, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

27 November 2013 Kollam Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Tuesday said she is donating a relief and rehabilitation package worth $2 million for the people affected by super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Haiyan, believed to be the worst storm to hit the Philippines, has affected 13 million…

LPG Strike in Kollam Collector to Hold Meeting

Published on: 26 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

26 October 2013 Kollam In an attempt to settle the indefinite strike by contract transport workers attached to the LPG (Indane) bottling plant of the Indian Oil Corporation at Paripally near here, District Collector B. Mohanan will hold talks on Saturday with representatives of the truck owners, IOC…

Protest by LPG Lorry Crew to intensify more

Published on: 25 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

25 October 2013 Kollam As a fresh round of talks called by the Labour Department on Thursday to find a settlement to the indefinite strike by contract transport workers attached to the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bottling plant of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) at Paripally, near here, failed,…

Bus Accident in Panikkarkadavu in Kollam

Published on: 21 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

21 October 2013 Kollam A private bus lost control and crashed into a roadside coconut palm injuring 35 persons travelling in it.The accident occurred at Panikkarkadavu near Karunagapally at about 4 p.m. on Sunday. In the impact of the crash the palm snapped and fell over the bus….

LPG Shortages in Kerala Southern Districts

Published on: 05 Oct, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kollam District News

4 October 2013 Kollam Southern districts in the State will face shortage of Indane cooking gas in the coming days as contract transport workers attached to the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bottling plant of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) at Paripally near here have decided to revive…

Foot-and-Mouth disease outbreak in 11 Districts of Kerala

Published on: 03 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News, Kollam District News

3 October 2013 Kollam With the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease getting confirmed in Kerala, entry of cattle (cows, bulls, and buffaloes) from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu into Kerala has been banned. V. Brahmanandan, Director, Animal Husbandry Department, told that the ban will be in force for seven days…

Mata Amritanandamayi Starts with Various Welfare Schemes

Published on: 28 Sep, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

28 September2012 Kollam Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi has said that increasing complexities of life in the modern era warrant a “revolution of the internal self” in order to shed selfishness and kindle the spirit of service. Delivering the customary address at her 60th birthday celebrations at Amritapuri, near…

Kerala State City Gas Distribution projects in Kollam and Thrissur

Published on: 25 Sep, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Kollam District News, Thrissur District News

25 September 2013 Kochi The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has identified Kollam and Thrissur as the next potential locations in the state to implement the city gas distribution (CGD) project. The board had identified Ernakulam as the first place to implement the CGD project in…

Sasthamcotta Lake Water Level Rises

Published on: 22 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

22 August 2013 Kollam After an alarming drop during April-May, levels in the freshwater Sasthamcotta Lake in the district has begun to rebound. In April, the level had dropped by 90 cms below its base mark level of 12.95 meters to reach 12.05 meters at the Ambalakadavu point…

Avani Avittom Observed By Brahmins Here in Kollam

Published on: 21 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

21 August 2013 Kollam Avani Avittom, a day in the Tamil month of Avani that marks a new beginning, was observed by the members of the Brahmin community here with rituals that largely symbolise retrospection and penitence. More than 300 members of the community took part in the…

Hawala Dealing in Kollam Two Arrested

Published on: 16 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

15 August 2013 Kollam The Kollam police on Tuesday arrested two persons on charges of hawala deals and seized Rs.22 lakh from them. They were identified as Alikoya Ahmed, 45, native of Tirurangadi in Malappuram district, and Sajeev Gopalakrishnan, 36, native of Elamad in Kollam district. A tip-off…

Family From Pakistan Held For Traveling in Kerala without permission

Published on: 12 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kollam District News

11 Aug 2013 Kollam Five members of a family from Pakistan were today taken into custody by police for visiting the Amritanandamayi Mutt near Kollam without permission to travel to Kerala. Kishor Kumar (44), his wife Varsha (40) and their three daughters from Sindh province had arrived at…


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