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Kottayam: City in Kerala, India
Kottayam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. Kottayam literally means the interior of a fort – Kotta + Akam. Flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a place that is known for extraordinary qualities. It is the district headquarters of Kottayam district, located in south-west Kerala. Kottayam is located in the basin of the Meenachil River at an average elevation of 3 metres (9.8 ft) above sea level, and has a moderate climate. It is located 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

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Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in Thiruvananthapuram [Video]

Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in Thiruvananthapuram

As monsoon arrived in Kerala, heavy rainfall led to water-logging in parts of Thiruvananthapuram on June 02. India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued yellow alert in 9 districts of Kerala..

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Monsoon 2020: IMD issues yellow alert in Kerala amid rainfall [Video]

Monsoon 2020: IMD issues yellow alert in Kerala amid rainfall

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for nine districts of Kerala on June 01. It came after rainfall lashed parts of the state today. Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:05Published
COVID-19: People offer Eid prayers at home in Kerala amid lockdown [Video]

COVID-19: People offer Eid prayers at home in Kerala amid lockdown

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Kerala on May 24 amid coronavirus pandemic. People in Malapurram and Kozhikode offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at their homes as mosques remain closed for devotees amid..

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Prohibitory orders issued in Kottayam, day after migrant workers stage stir


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Double life terms for 10 for Kerala ‘honour killing’

A court in Kottayam awarded on Tuesday double life terms to all 10 convicts in the Kevin murder case, which was called by many as the first “honour killing” in the state of Kerala. Kevin was..
IndiaTimes - Published

Row over cartoon on bishop Mulakkal hits Kerala

Mulakkal, then Bishop of Jalandhar, was arrested by the Kerala police in September last year amid a public outrage after a nun alleged she was repeatedly raped by him in a convent in Kottaym district..
DNA - Published

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