Kottayam Current Affairs, GK & News

Room for River Project: Kerala Wants to Replicate

Room for River Project is a flagship project of the Dutch government. It is aimed at protecting the areas adjoining rivers from routine flooding and improving water management systems in delta regions. Netherlands and Floods The Netherlands located in the delta region of several major rivers like the Rhine, the Meuse and the Scheldt has ..


Congress leader and former Meghalaya Governor MM Jacob passes away

Mundakkal Mathew Jacob (90), popularly known as M. M. Jacob, has passed away in Pala near Kottayam on July 9, 2018. He was the senior Congress leader and former Meghalaya Governor MM Jacob. Jacob, a former Union Minister, had also served as deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha in the 80s. Hailing from Ramapuram in ..


Kottayam Pushpanath, renowned detective novelist passes away

Kottayam Pushpanath (80), the renowned Malayalam detective novelist, has passed away in Kottayam, Kerala on May 2, 2018. He expanded the world of horror fiction in Malayalam literature and wrote over 100 detective and horror novels in Malayalam. His original name was Pushpanathan Pillai. It was Kottayam Pushpanath who translated Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ into Malayalam. ..


Oldest Malayalam Newspaper Deepika to celebrate 125th anniversary

Kerala: Deepika to celebrate 125th anniversary The oldest Malayalam newspaper “Deepika” celebrated its 125th anniversary in Kerala. Established in 1887, the daily, with more than 20,000 share holders has editions from Kottayam, Kannur, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Kochi and Thiruvanthapuram and an eveninger with nine editions across the State.