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Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday talked to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Kerala`s Pinarayi Vijayan over phone to take stock of situation about the areas in their states hit

Dec 05, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday rounded up her two-day visit to the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala struck by Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Before marriage, Hadiya's husband Shafin Jahan was in touch with ISIS suspects, claims NIA

Before marriage, Hadiya's husband Shafin Jahan was in touch with ISIS suspects, claims NIA

Hadiya had said in the apex court last week that she wanted to go with her husband, Shafin Jahan.

Dec 04, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
4 naval ships deployed for search and rescue in Lakshadweep, Minicoy Islands

4 naval ships deployed for search and rescue in Lakshadweep, Minicoy Islands

The navy has deployed eight aircraft, including long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8I, for search and rescue mission.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Toll mounts to 19 in Kerala; Defence minister in Kanyakumari

Toll mounts to 19 in Kerala; Defence minister in Kanyakumari

The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 19 even as more than 600 fishermen, stranded at sea off the state's coast, were rescued, official sources said today.

Dec 03, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
Kerala government failed to protect people despite Ochki alert: BJP

Kerala government failed to protect people despite Ochki alert: BJP

BJP in Kerala on Sunday accused the CPI(M)-led LDF government of failure to protect the lives of people from cyclone 'Ockhi' which battered the southern coastal areas of the state despite timely

Dec 03, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Since November 30, the Coast Guard and the Navy have deployed over a dozen ships and aircraft for the rescue missions in the cyclone-hit areas.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

As Kerala reels under heavy downpour caused due to Cyclone Ockhi, the state government on Saturday has decided to ask the Centre to declare the cyclone as a national calamity.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
TN, Kerala fishermen seek shelter in Maharashtra as Ockhi fury rages on

TN, Kerala fishermen seek shelter in Maharashtra as Ockhi fury rages on

Cyclone Ockhi had on Friday intensified into a severe storm and was rapidly moving towards the Arabian Sea, leaving a trail of destruction on its path. 

Dec 02, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Locals block NH in Trivandrum, demand better relief measures

Cyclone Ockhi: Locals block NH in Trivandrum, demand better relief measures

Agitated locals in Trivandrum's Thumba demanded the rescue of six fishermen who went missing from the area.

Dec 02, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Navy, Coast Guard continue search and rescue ops

Cyclone Ockhi: Navy, Coast Guard continue search and rescue ops

The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard continued search for missing fishermen using ships, dornier aircraft and helicopters in the "rough sea" off Kerala and Lakshadweep in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
No rescue operations by Japanese ship: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

No rescue operations by Japanese ship: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan slammed rumour mongers on Saturday after it came to light that Friday`s reports of a Japanese merchant ship rescuing 60 Kerala fishermen caught in the deep seas, was

Dec 02, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Kerala govt to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' a permanent feature

Kerala govt to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' a permanent feature

The Kerala government plans to make 'Loka Kerala Sabha' (LKS), an ambitious initiative to connect Malayalis across the world with their home state, a permanent feature, Chief Minister Pinarayi

Dec 02, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: 165 families relocated in Kerala

Cyclone Ockhi: 165 families relocated in Kerala

Around 130 families from Chellanam, 17 from Kumbalangi and 18 from Edavanakad town of Ernakulam district have been shifted, said the district administration.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Opposition flays LDF govt over delay in taking precautionary steps

Cyclone Ockhi: Opposition flays LDF govt over delay in taking precautionary steps

The opposition alleged that the CPI(M)-led government failed completely in tackling the emergency situation though it had received prior warning about the cyclone.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:26 PM IST
Indian Navy, Coast Guard rescue scores of cyclone-hit fishermen off Kerala coast: In Pics

Indian Navy, Coast Guard rescue scores of cyclone-hit fishermen off Kerala coast: In Pics

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had directed the Indian Navy to join the rescue mission on Friday night.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Indian Navy rescues two missing boats stranded after cyclone Ockhi

Indian Navy rescues two missing boats stranded after cyclone Ockhi

Nearly 50 fishermen have already been rescued by the joint team of the Navy, the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Blame game over cyclone Ockhi, Kerala CM says was not informed in time

Blame game over cyclone Ockhi, Kerala CM says was not informed in time

The cyclone intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and moved to the Arabian Sea on Friday

Dec 01, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi leaves 9 dead in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; search on for missing, NDRF teams moved

Cyclone Ockhi leaves 9 dead in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; search on for missing, NDRF teams moved

At least nine people are dead and over 80 fishermen and 50 boats have gone missing after Cyclonic storm 'Ockhi' lashed the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Dec 01, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
Naval ships set sail for Kerala storm rescue

Naval ships set sail for Kerala storm rescue

Also, seven naval units were deployed for the rescue mission. 

Dec 01, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

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