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Kerala floods: SBI donates Rs 2 crore for victims, announces waiver of fees and charges on services offered

Kerala floods: SBI donates Rs 2 crore for victims, announces waiver of fees and charges on services offered

Encouraging all its 270,000 staffers to contribute to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF), the bank said that it would contribute an equivalent amount.

Aug 18, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
UN 'saddened' by loss of lives due to floods in Kerala, monitoring situation

UN 'saddened' by loss of lives due to floods in Kerala, monitoring situation

The UN is ready to help India in tackling the flood situation in Kerala if a formal request is made.

Aug 18, 2018, 08:43 AM IST
Kerala floods: PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey, announces Rs 500 crore as immediate relief and compensation for victims

Kerala floods: PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey, announces Rs 500 crore as immediate relief and compensation for victims

PM Modi had reached Thiruvananthapuram on Friday evening to take stock of the flood situation.

Aug 18, 2018, 07:48 AM IST
Kerala continues to face flood fury, death toll 324; PM Modi tours affected areas

Kerala continues to face flood fury, death toll 324; PM Modi tours affected areas

Kerala is witnessing the worst flood situation in 100 years. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged people to donate funds for relief. 

Aug 18, 2018, 00:11 AM IST
Kerala floods: Indian Army deploys 10 relief columns, 10 Engineer Task Forces in rescue mission

Kerala floods: Indian Army deploys 10 relief columns, 10 Engineer Task Forces in rescue mission

To aide and speed-up the rescue operations in flood-hit Kerala, the Indian Army has deployed 10 relief columns and 10 Engineer Task Forces in rain-affected districts.

Aug 17, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi asks Congress workers to reach out to affected people in flood-hit Kerala

Rahul Gandhi asks Congress workers to reach out to affected people in flood-hit Kerala

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today urged party cadre in flood-hit Kerala to mobilise resources for helping the people of the state, while displaying the core Congress values of service and love.

Aug 17, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
Road to recovery is a long one: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges people to donate funds

Road to recovery is a long one: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges people to donate funds

Around 324 persons have died so far in Kerala due to rain. The state is facing the worst flood in 100 years.

Aug 17, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Indian Navy evacuates pregnant woman with water bag leaking during Kerala floods: Watch

Indian Navy evacuates pregnant woman with water bag leaking during Kerala floods: Watch

A doctor was at first lowered to assess the pregnant lady. The rescue operation has been termed successful by the Indian Navy spokesperson.

Aug 17, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Kerala floods: Important Helpline numbers for rescue operations

Kerala floods: Important Helpline numbers for rescue operations

Kerala has been receiving massive rainfall over the past few weeks. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Kerala received an excess of 30.7% more rainfall than expected between June 1

Aug 16, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Tragedy without parallel in Kerala’s history: Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi for additional help for state

Tragedy without parallel in Kerala’s history: Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi for additional help for state

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan apprised the Prime Minister and Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation in the state.

Aug 16, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

The death toll in the state reached 67 on Wednesday as the incessant rains claimed 25 more lives. 

Aug 16, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

The Kerala Chief Minister has requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to send additional teams of Army, National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and Army Engineering Corps to Kerala on immediate

Aug 15, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Amid the worsening flood situation in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state is “witnessing something that has never happened before in the history” of the southern coastal

Aug 15, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

A red alert, which means heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places, has been issued for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts.

Aug 15, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Kerala cancels Onam celebrations after widespread floods

Kerala cancels Onam celebrations after widespread floods

The amount set apart for the celebrations would be used for relief work in the state, CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said.

Aug 14, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
Rains continue to batter Kerala, people shifted to relief camps

Rains continue to batter Kerala, people shifted to relief camps

Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern hill district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter

Aug 14, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
Kerala floods: Colossal damage to tourism and plantation sector

Kerala floods: Colossal damage to tourism and plantation sector

Over 60,000 people have been displaced and rendered homeless with the death toll rising to 39.

Aug 13, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Kerala Church sex scandal: 2 priests, accused of raping and blackmailing, surrender before court

Kerala Church sex scandal: 2 priests, accused of raping and blackmailing, surrender before court

Two of the four priests, accused of sexually abusing and blackmailing a married woman in Kerala's Malankara Orthodox Church, surrendered before the authorities on Monday.

Aug 13, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Death toll in Kerala floods mounts to 39, state seeks Rs 400 crore from Centre

Death toll in Kerala floods mounts to 39, state seeks Rs 400 crore from Centre

The death toll in Kerala floods has mounted to 39, even as the Centre has announced an immediate relief of additional Rs 100 crore for the state. On Sunday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had

Aug 13, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Kerala rain: Idukki Dam water level nears maximum mark; Centre says flood situation 'serious'

Kerala rain: Idukki Dam water level nears maximum mark; Centre says flood situation 'serious'

Death toll in Kerala floods has gone up to 39.

Aug 13, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

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