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Kerala floods: Train services partially restored, CM reaches out for additional help

Kerala floods: Train services partially restored, CM reaches out for additional help

Over one million people are now sheltered in 3,274 relief camps in Kerala, informed the CM Vijayan

Aug 21, 2018, 06:18 AM IST
Kerala floods: Man lends back as stair, helps women to get into rescue boat - Watch

Kerala floods: Man lends back as stair, helps women to get into rescue boat - Watch

With flood water level receding in many places, people have started returning to their homes and begun cleaning operations.

Aug 21, 2018, 00:25 AM IST
Centre declares Kerala floods 'severe calamity', state faces huge task of rebuilding

Centre declares Kerala floods 'severe calamity', state faces huge task of rebuilding

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said 223 people have lost their lives since August 8.

Aug 20, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
Heartbroken teen commits suicide after school certificates get destroyed in Kerala rains

Heartbroken teen commits suicide after school certificates get destroyed in Kerala rains

With his house fully waterlogged in the downpour, the boy, Kailash, and his parents, hailing from Karanthur in Kozhikode district, had moved to a relief camp three days ago.  

Aug 20, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
Not clothes or food, need skilled people to come and rebuild Kerala: Union minister

Not clothes or food, need skilled people to come and rebuild Kerala: Union minister

As water levels recede, the task now is to rebuild the state and the government is now seeking help from people not for relief material but for their skills.

Aug 20, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Thank You note painted on roof of house in Kerala from where Navy rescued two women - In pics

Thank You note painted on roof of house in Kerala from where Navy rescued two women - In pics

From airlifting people to rescuing them on rafts, all efforts are being made to bring the flood victims in Kerala to safety.

Aug 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Man in uniform alleges Kerala CM obstructed rescue ops, Army calls 'viral video' fake

Man in uniform alleges Kerala CM obstructed rescue ops, Army calls 'viral video' fake

The Army said that the imposter wearing Army uniform is spreading disinformation about Kerala rescue and relief efforts.

Aug 20, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Kerala floods: First commercial flight lands at Kochi naval base; death toll at 210

Kerala floods: First commercial flight lands at Kochi naval base; death toll at 210

The Alliance Air flight took off from Bengaluru and landed at INS Garuda, a naval air station. 

Aug 20, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
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

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