Articles about Kollam

Double life imprisonment awarded to husband in Uthra murder case

13 Oct 2021

India
Double life imprisonment awarded to husband in Uthra murder case

The Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Wednesday awarded double life imprisonment to Sooraj S Kumar for the murder of his wife, Uthra, by using a cobra.

Kerala court finds man guilty of killing wife with cobra

11 Oct 2021

India
Kerala court finds man guilty of killing wife with cobra

The Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Monday found a man guilty of plotting the murder of his wife by using a cobra to bite her.

Kerala: Moral policing? Mother, son attacked while eating inside car

02 Sep 2021

India
Kerala: Moral policing? Mother, son attacked while eating inside car

In an alleged incident of moral policing, a 44-year-old woman and her 23-year-old son were recently attacked by a man while they were having food inside their car on a busy roadside near Paravoor beach in the Kollam district of Kerala.

Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

24 Feb 2021

India
Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned seafarer and pulled the net with a local fisherman in the high sea in Kollam to get a taste of their life and understand their issues.

Kerala: Nursing officer admits coronavirus patient died of negligence, suspended

20 Oct 2020

India
Kerala: Nursing officer admits coronavirus patient died of negligence, suspended

Kerala, once hailed for handling the coronavirus pandemic well, has been jolted after two alleged lapses on the part of the healthcare workers came to the fore.

Kerala IAS officer 'fled' quarantine; gets suspended, slapped with FIR

27 Mar 2020

India
Kerala IAS officer 'fled' quarantine; gets suspended, slapped with FIR

An FIR has been registered against Kollam Sub-Collector Anupam Mishra (30) for allegedly violating home quarantine after returning from Singapore.

This IAS officer was raised in orphanage; became Kollam Collector

04 Jul 2019

India
This IAS officer was raised in orphanage; became Kollam Collector

On Monday, IAS B. Abdul Nasar assumed office as the Kollam District Collector. Nasar had dreamt of this day for decades, even as he worked odd jobs as a child living in orphanages.

Kerala woman starved to death for dowry, weighed just 20kg

31 Mar 2019

India
Kerala woman starved to death for dowry, weighed just 20kg

In a shocking turn of events, a 27-year-old woman from Kollam district in Kerala was starved to death, allegedly by her in-laws for dowry. The victim Tushara weighed only 20 kg when she died.

At IIM-Nagpur placements, tailor's son gets Rs. 19 LPA package

19 Apr 2018

India
At IIM-Nagpur placements, tailor's son gets Rs. 19 LPA package

In what is a distinctive example of turning destiny around by hard work, IIM-Nagpur graduate Justin Fernandez bagged the highest placement of Rs. 19 LPA, this year.