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Over 59,000 people housed in 305 relief camps: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Over 59,000 people housed in 305 relief camps: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan informed that Rs 738 crore has been deposited in the chief minister's distress relief fund till August 28 for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people and reconstruction of damaged

Aug 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Centre's financial aid to Kerala not enough, flood victims should get timely compensation: Rahul Gandhi

Centre's financial aid to Kerala not enough, flood victims should get timely compensation: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi has pressed for timely disbursal of compensation to Kerala flood victims.  

Aug 29, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi allows air ambulance to fly first during Kerala visit

Rahul Gandhi allows air ambulance to fly first during Kerala visit

In a goodwill gesture, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday allowed an air ambulance with a patient to take off first before his helicopter did from a helipad at a college to Alappuzha. Soon

Aug 28, 2018, 22:55 PM IST
CBSE to provide digital marksheets to students affected in Kerala floods

CBSE to provide digital marksheets to students affected in Kerala floods

Over 1,300 schools are affiliated to the CBSE in the flood-hit southern state.

Aug 28, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi visits relief camps in Chengannur, meets affected families

Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi visits relief camps in Chengannur, meets affected families

Rahul Gandhi will also visit flood-affected areas in Wayanad district on Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Looking from space: NASA releases before-after images of Kerala showing massive extent of floods

Looking from space: NASA releases before-after images of Kerala showing massive extent of floods

Kerala is reeling from its worst floods in a century that has left over 320 people dead and several homeless. The Centre has declared this calamity of 'severe nature'. 

Aug 28, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Kerala floods: Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph, singer Mohit Chauhan sing at a fundraiser event in Delhi

Kerala floods: Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph, singer Mohit Chauhan sing at a fundraiser event in Delhi

Justice Joseph sang a Gospel song by Charles Albert Tindley 'We shall overcome someday' during the event.

Aug 28, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
Kochi Airport to resume full scale operations from Wednesday

Kochi Airport to resume full scale operations from Wednesday

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), which suffered an estimated loss of over Rs 220 crore due to floods, will resume full scale international and domestic operations from 2 pm on

Aug 28, 2018, 08:31 AM IST
Kerala punished with floods for slaughtering cows: BJP MLA

Kerala punished with floods for slaughtering cows: BJP MLA

Killing cows and eating beef can result in punishments like natural disasters, according to Basanagouda Patil Yatnal.

Aug 27, 2018, 06:41 AM IST
Man kidnaps 9-year old nephew, throws him into flooded river in Kerala

Man kidnaps 9-year old nephew, throws him into flooded river in Kerala

The accused kidnapped his brother's son to extort money from the parents.

Aug 26, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great?

Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great?

Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.

Aug 26, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
Country has united to help Kerala, shows true spirit of India: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

Country has united to help Kerala, shows true spirit of India: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

"People from all walks of life have come in support of people in Kerala."

Aug 26, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi extend greetings on Onam, pledge to rebuild flood-hit Kerala

PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi extend greetings on Onam, pledge to rebuild flood-hit Kerala

Kerala has been witnessing its worst floods in a century.

Aug 25, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
On Onam, PM Modi's sombre message for Kerala speaks of strength and hope

On Onam, PM Modi's sombre message for Kerala speaks of strength and hope

Celebrations have been muted across Kerala as the state battles the aftermath of what has been one of the worst natural calamity ever in its history.

Aug 25, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Kerala floods: IAF provides medical assistance to nearly 2500 patients across relief camps - Watch

Kerala floods: IAF provides medical assistance to nearly 2500 patients across relief camps - Watch

The over 2-minute clip has been shared by IAF on their official Twitter handle.

Aug 25, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Kerala floods: UAE financial aid news came from leaders of both countries, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala floods: UAE financial aid news came from leaders of both countries, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

"Both these rulers themselves intimated this to the world. The issue now is whether to accept or not. My view is it should be accepted," he said.

Aug 24, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
Rs 10,000 will be transferred to bank accounts of people in relief camps, announces Kerala CM Pinayari Vijayan

Rs 10,000 will be transferred to bank accounts of people in relief camps, announces Kerala CM Pinayari Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday announced that an amount of Rs 10,000 will be transferred to the bank accounts of every person in the relief camps in the state. These include those

Aug 24, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
SC orders Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar Dam after Kerala blames it for floods

SC orders Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar Dam after Kerala blames it for floods

The development comes a day after Kerala government held Tamil Nadu responsible for the Kerala flood.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:52 PM IST
Army will help in restoration work in Kodagu: Nirmala Sitharaman

Army will help in restoration work in Kodagu: Nirmala Sitharaman

Heavy showers and floods battered the Kodagu in the last 10 days with many people stranded in remote villages across the district. 

Aug 24, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Kerala bishop falls to death from moving train

Kerala bishop falls to death from moving train

Even though he heads the Chengannur diocese of the Kottayam-based church, he has a few educational institutions in Gujarat.

Aug 24, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

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