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Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Kerala flood

Aug 24, 2019 19:32
Hailing from Kerala, the 2012 batch IAS officer was in the news last year after he was noticed working in a relief camp in Kerala discreetly. read more
Aug 12, 2019 10:52
He also urged people to give biscuits, sugar, green gram, dal, black gram, coconut oil, coconuts, vegetables, curry powders, bread and baby food to the affected people. read more
Nov 30, 2018 16:11
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state had received only Rs 2,683.18 Crore in its Distress Relief Fund and was finding it difficult to cobble resources for the ‘re-build Kerala initiative.’ read more
Sep 28, 2018 14:56
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said the panel discussed the proposal from Kerala to levy Calamity Tax, a special tax or cess to raise additional resources aimed at meeting the cost of reconstruction in Kerala in the aftermath of floods. read more
Sep 22, 2018 07:07
The declaration of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive area has assumed significance because of the massive Kerala floods in July. read more
Sep 13, 2018 19:21
The Kerala government has sent a memorandum to the home ministry giving details about the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops and sought about Rs 4,700 crore as compensation, a senior government official said. read more
Sep 08, 2018 07:18
The flood-battered north Kerala district of Wayanad is experiencing a strange phenomenon -- mass death of earthworms in many parts of the hilly district known for its rich biodiversity and spice cultivation read more
Sep 03, 2018 06:59
On, the task of rehabilitation and reconstruction, the Kerala chief minister said the world is about to witness one of the greatest comeback stories. read more
Sep 02, 2018 23:46
In a sermon of a different kind, a Catholic priest addressed members of Muslim community inside a mosque, thanking them for selflessly feeding the flood victims who had taken shelter at his church read more
Sep 01, 2018 17:39
The NGT asked the environment ministry not to reduce eco-sensitive area (ESA) of Western Ghats further from the proposed 56,825 sq kms and to notify the same within six months. read more
Aug 30, 2018 12:19
Thanks to their flood cushion, dams subsume low and medium-level floods. But these harmless floods should not be controlled because they replenish floodplains with fresh nutrient-rich soil, help fishermen and rejuvenate the riparian flora and fauna. read more
Aug 29, 2018 18:15
Navy chief admiral Sunil Lanba said the Indian Navy has selected two villages based on inputs received from the local administration and visits by naval officials wherein rehabilitation initiatives were proposed to be undertaken to restore the area. read more
Aug 29, 2018 18:07
More than 11,000 claims worth an estimated Rs 1,200 crore have been filed by flood-affected people with the four public sector insurance companies in Kerala read more
Aug 28, 2018 16:57
At least 1,000 engineers, IT volunteers and snake catchers along with cleaning supplies have also joined the drive. read more
Aug 26, 2018 22:58
Nearly 1.5 lakh return to their flood-ravaged homes; schools, colleges to reopen on August 29. read more