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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh seeks Rs 1000 crore flood relief aid from PM Modi

In wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the losses.

Aug 22, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

In a major relief to farmers affected by the floods that were triggered by incessant rainfall across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that the loans taken up by farmers holding land up to one hectare would be either waived off or paid by the state government.

Aug 19, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Kerala floods death toll mounts to 76, rainfall likely to reduce

After days of continuous heavy rainfall battering Kerala, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce even as death toll due to flood-related incidents mounted to 76 on Monday.

Aug 12, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

9 more bodies recovered from Malappuram's Kavalappara landslide site

At least nine more bodies have been recovered from Kavalappara, near Nilambur, in Kerala's Malappuram district where a massive landslide occurred on August 8, Thursday night, news agency ANI reported.

Aug 11, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

Kerala rains: Cochin airport suspends operations till Aug 11, schools closed

Operations at the Kerala's Cochin International Airport have been suspended till August 11 due to incessant rains in Kerala which have caused severe waterlogging and flood-like situation. All the schools across the state have been closed on Friday amid heavy rainfall.

Aug 09, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

Thousands living under open sky in flood-hit Bihar

Authorities have failed to provide them a polythene or plastic sheet. Their roof is the sky.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Congress MP highlights problems being faced by people in changing notes

 A Congress MP on Tuesday highlighted in the Lok Sabha the hardships being faced by the people in exchanging the scrapped currency notes, saying only a few RBI offices have the facility and the government should intervene.

Mar 21, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

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Jun 08, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Act of sycophancy? V Narayanasamy holds slippers for Rahul Gandhi

V Narayanasamy offered his slippers to Rahul Gandhi to walk through the flooded area which has created so much buzz.

Dec 09, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Jet Airways partners with NGO to provide relief to rain-hit Tamil Nadu

In the long-term, the partnership will focus on rehabilitation including recovery and development of livelihoods, reconstruction and repair of damaged houses of over 2,000 people, Jet Airways said in a release.

Dec 08, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Tolerance of distressed people in Chennai

In this ordeal when the whole system has collapsed, people of Chennai have shown courage and tolerance in the most unbearable circumstances. Watch this story to know more.

Dec 03, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Elderberry may help keep negative health effects of air travel at bay

 A new study has suggested that the common elderberry can provide some relief to international air travelers.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Rain relief for hot, humid Bengal

Puddles of rain water were formed on some major throughfares as pre-monsoon showers brought much-needed relief from the sweltering heat and humidity for residents of the eastern metropolis on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

Slight relief from Maharashtra heat wave

 Slight relief was experienced from the heat wave conditions in certain parts of Maharashtra`s Vidarbha and Marathwada regions though high temperatures ruled the roost in most areas on Thursday.

May 28, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

TERI calls for joint relief, rescue system in Himalayan nations

In the wake of another major earthquake that jolted Nepal with tremors hitting parts of India on Tuesday, environment think-tank TERI urged Himalayan nations to forge a joint response system for relief and rescue operations.

May 12, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Michelle Yeoh to help in relief work in quake-hit Nepal

 Actress Michelle Yeoh, famous for her roles in James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", who was stranded in Nepal with fiance Jean Todt following the massive earthquake on April 25, will return to the disaster-hit country to help in rehabilitating the affected people.

May 11, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

It's good to have finally one win in Bangladesh: Waqar Younis

Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis has expressed relief at finally securing a win on the Bangladesh tour as they swept aside the hosts by 328 runs in the second Test.

May 09, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Earthquake survivors of Latur send relief material to Nepal

In a noble gesture, survivors of the 1993 earthquake that claimed over 8,000 lives in Latur in Maharashtra on Thursday joined hands to lend support to the victims of the devastating temblor that shook Nepal recently by sending relief kits that contain essentials and provisions.

May 07, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Quake-hit Nepal villagers take aid into their own hands

 Even as they mourn their dead, the quake-hit villagers of Barpak high in the Nepal Himalayas must make a difficult and dangerous hours-long trek into the valley for tents and supplies.

May 06, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Quake-hit Nepal seeks relief, funds

Nepal on Monday sought more relief material and funds from the international community in the wake of the killer earthquake.

May 04, 2015, 17:44 PM IST