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Kottayam

Kottayam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the administrative capital of Kottayam district, located in south-west Kerala. It had a population of 136,812 in the city's administrative limits according to the 2011 census. Kottayam is approximately 146 km north of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala's capital city.It is one of the main centres of literature and hence called Akshara Nagari or Land of Letters.

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Kerala Congress(M) to join LDF; leader Jose K Mani says he will quit Rajya Sabha post
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Kerala Congress(M) to join LDF; leader Jose K Mani says he will quit Rajya Sabha post

Ahead of the upcoming Kerala civic body and Assembly polls, the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) has managed to woo the Kerala Congress(M), or the KC(M), led by Jose K Mani, to its fold.

UDF ally Kerala Congress(M) likely to join LDF
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UDF ally Kerala Congress(M) likely to join LDF

Ahead of the upcoming Kerala civic body and Assembly polls, the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) has managed to woo the Kerala Congress(M), or the KC(M), led by Jose K Mani, to its fold.

Jose Mani says will quit RS, part ways with UDF in Kerala
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Jose Mani says will quit RS, part ways with UDF in Kerala

Kottayam (Kerala), Oct 14 After months of speculations, Kerala Congress (Mani) leader and late KM Mani's son Jose K ...

Chandy marks golden jubilee as legislator, receives tributes
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Chandy marks golden jubilee as legislator, receives tributes

Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 18 It was a day that all present-day politic would dream for, but was a ...

Nun rape case: SC dismisses Bishop Franco Mulakkal's discharge plea
National

Nun rape case: SC dismisses Bishop Franco Mulakkal's discharge plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Bishop Franco Mulakkal seeking directions to discharge him from the nun rape case without a trial claiming he was innocent.

Muraleedharan speaks to Wing Commader Vivek Vikram's parents day after Rafale fighter jets arrived in India
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Muraleedharan speaks to Wing Commader Vivek Vikram's parents day after Rafale fighter jets arrived in India

Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, on Thursday said he spoke to Wing Commander Vivek Vikram's parents a day after the first batch of five Rafale aircraft landed in Ambala.

Gilchrist lauds efforts of Indian nurse in Australia amid COVID-19
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Gilchrist lauds efforts of Indian nurse in Australia amid COVID-19

Australian wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist lauded the efforts of an Indian-born nurse working at a care home in Wollongong. ...

May Day cheer in Kerala as no fresh case reported
Health

May Day cheer in Kerala as no fresh case reported

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that it was a good day for the state as no fresh positive case was reported.In a letter to all the Chief Secretaries, Union Health and Family Welfare Secretary Preeti Sudan said that a district will be considered under green zone if there are no confirmed cases so far or there is no reported case since last 21 days in the district.

Centre, state spar over COVID-19 in Kerala
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Centre, state spar over COVID-19 in Kerala

Reacting sharply to a statement made by the lone Keralite in the Union cabinet who opined that the over confidence of Kerala in handling the pandemic, instead of tackling it correctly, has led to the present situation in the states two distircts State Minister on Wednesday slammed the former for his irresponsible statement and called him "a third rate politician".Murlaeedharan wrote in his Facebook that it was the over confidence of the Pinarayi Vijayan government, which led to a sudden spurt in cases in Idukki and Kottayam districts.Reacting to Muraleedharan was State Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran who termed the former as a third rate politician.

Covid-19: 3 Keralites die abroad
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Covid-19: 3 Keralites die abroad

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