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Gulf firm sacks man for posting insensitive comments on Kerala flood victims

Gulf firm sacks man for posting insensitive comments on Kerala flood victims

A Gulf firm has fired a man from Kerala after he made insensitive comments on a social media post on the plight of the flood-hit victims in the state.

Aug 20, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Kerala floods: Over 6 lakh moved to relief camps, no heavy rain in next 5 days

Kerala floods: Over 6 lakh moved to relief camps, no heavy rain in next 5 days

NDMA said that over 6.33 lakh people have taken shelter in nearly 3,000 relief camps in the flood-hit state, where 14 districts have been ravaged by the worst deluge in a century.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
Death toll in Kerala mounts to 210, over 7 lakh displaced

Death toll in Kerala mounts to 210, over 7 lakh displaced

High-range Idukki district, Malappuram and Thrissur are among the worst hit.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Kerala gets respite from rain, fears rise over disease in camps

Kerala gets respite from rain, fears rise over disease in camps

The India Meteorological Department forecast heavy rainfall only at one or two places of Kerala on Sunday, and in some places the flood waters began to recede.

Aug 19, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
No heavy rainfall in Kerala for next 5 days, predicts IMD

No heavy rainfall in Kerala for next 5 days, predicts IMD

Kerela has been hit by a massive flood which left hundreds dead and thousands displaced or stranded. Incessant rains pounded the state since the past few weeks, causing havoc across 12 districts.

Aug 19, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
If Indian Ocean is our Karmbhoomi, Kerala is our Janmabhoomi, says Navy chief; rescue ops on

If Indian Ocean is our Karmbhoomi, Kerala is our Janmabhoomi, says Navy chief; rescue ops on

INS Deepak reached Kochi on Sunday and disembarked rations, fresh water and mineral water at South Jetty Naval Base.  

Aug 19, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind takes stock of Kerala flood stituation, praises relief and rescue work

President Ram Nath Kovind takes stock of Kerala flood stituation, praises relief and rescue work

More than 58,000 people have been rescued from across the state so far. Over 3.53 lakh affected persons had been lodged in over 2,000 relief camps.

Aug 19, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Red alert in all Kerala districts withdrawn, Karnataka to resume bus services

Red alert in all Kerala districts withdrawn, Karnataka to resume bus services

After days of war-level relief and rescue operations, red alert has been withdrawn for all districts of Kerala, which has been battered by incessant rain and floods.

Aug 19, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Alliance Air, Jet Airways to operate special flights to flood-hit Kerala; here's the schedule

Alliance Air, Jet Airways to operate special flights to flood-hit Kerala; here's the schedule

Alliance Air and Jet Airways will operate special flights to flood-hit Kerala.

Aug 19, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
Watch: Garud commando airlifts baby from rooftop, hands it over to mother in flood-ravaged Kerala

Watch: Garud commando airlifts baby from rooftop, hands it over to mother in flood-ravaged Kerala

Packed houseboats and rafts moving through inundated roads could be seen in all the flood-hit regions of the state.

Aug 19, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi demands more funds for relief ops, Kiren Rijiju says 'no politics please'

Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi demands more funds for relief ops, Kiren Rijiju says 'no politics please'

Addressing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul said that the government should not “vacillate as the people of Kerala are suffering”.

Aug 19, 2018, 09:15 AM IST
Kerala floods: Death toll at 370; 58 more NDRF teams deployed, more rains predicted

Kerala floods: Death toll at 370; 58 more NDRF teams deployed, more rains predicted

Damages due to worst floods in Kerala have been pegged at Rs 19,000 crore.

Aug 19, 2018, 06:36 AM IST
Kerala braces for more rain, red alert continues in 11 districts, NDRF launches biggest ever rescue ops

Kerala braces for more rain, red alert continues in 11 districts, NDRF launches biggest ever rescue ops

The death toll in Kerala touches 357 as 22 more deaths were reported on Saturday. Red alert was earlier issued in 11 districts while India Metereological Department (IMD) predicts more rainfall.

Aug 18, 2018, 23:57 PM IST
WATCH: Brave Indian Coast Guards rescue 10-day-old baby in flood-hit Kerala

WATCH: Brave Indian Coast Guards rescue 10-day-old baby in flood-hit Kerala

In the midst of gloom and despair in flood-hit Kerala, the security forces and relief teams are trying their best to rescue those stranded.

Aug 18, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Kerala floods: Massive rescue ops underway; over 10000 people evacuated

Kerala floods: Massive rescue ops underway; over 10000 people evacuated

67 helicopters, 24 aircraft and 548 motorboats have been pressed into service to rescue and evacuate people from submerged areas.

Aug 18, 2018, 20:54 PM IST
Kerala floods: NDRF launches biggest-ever operation, evacuates 10,000+ people

Kerala floods: NDRF launches biggest-ever operation, evacuates 10,000+ people

The NDRF has evacuated over 10,000 people from the heavy rains and flood waters affected areas of Kerala till now as it said it has launched its biggest-ever relief and rescue operation in the

Aug 18, 2018, 19:14 PM IST
Rs 500 crore nowhere near enough: Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi over Kerala floods relief fund

Rs 500 crore nowhere near enough: Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi over Kerala floods relief fund

Kerala is facing its worst flood situation in a century.

Aug 18, 2018, 19:05 PM IST
Trolled Kerala girl Hanan contributes Rs 1.5 lakh to CM's Relief fund

Trolled Kerala girl Hanan contributes Rs 1.5 lakh to CM's Relief fund

Hanan, a college student from Kochi, said the money was donated by various people after her struggle to fund her studies and take care of her family was widely shared on the social media.

Aug 18, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
Kerala floods: Red alert issued in 11 districts; Heavy rains warning for next 2 days

Kerala floods: Red alert issued in 11 districts; Heavy rains warning for next 2 days

Heavy showers will continue to hit Kerala for the next two days, said IMD.

Aug 18, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
Declare Kerala floods as national calamity: Rahul Gandhi to PM Narendra Modi

Declare Kerala floods as national calamity: Rahul Gandhi to PM Narendra Modi

According to the control room of the Kerala state disaster management authority, 194 people have been killed and 36 missing in the floods since August 8.

Aug 18, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

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