Kerala Police on Monday detained five people who were involved in conducting the firework display after a huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning.
Over the six weeks leading up to the Kollam fire disaster, officials at every level recommended denial of permission to the Puttingal temple for the fireworks show, and a day before it, banned the display. The powerful temple administration simply ignored the order, helped along by local politicians with an eye on elections. – See […]
Kollam, Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Lance Naik Sudeesh B, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, were held at his native town Kollam in Kerala on Tuesday. The bodies of nine soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were flown to the national capital on Monday.