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Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

Kerala flood

Aug 26, 2018 21:33
Prime Minister has clarified that the Rs 600 crore released by the Centre is only the advance assistance and assured that additional funds will be released from National Disaster Response Fund as per laid down procedure, a Raj Bhavan release. read more
Aug 26, 2018 20:55
Defence forces were involved in several daring rescue acts during the Kerala floods. The Indian navy had on Wednesday called off its 14-day long Operation Madad during which it had evacuated 16,005 people. read more
Aug 26, 2018 16:01
Gandhi had urged people of the country to generously contribute for the relief of the flood-hit’ Malabar. Following his appeal, people from various walks of life including women and children had donated even their gold jewels and meagre savings to help... read more
Aug 25, 2018 18:26
This is not a matter of prickly and insecure egos and national pride. One element of national sovereignty is to refuse aid based on one’s priorities. If, indeed, there’s a special relationship between Kerala and the UAE because of the many migrants who... read more
Aug 25, 2018 17:20
Onam is celebrated with great pomp across the state, but this time around festivities are the last thing on people’s minds as they come to grips with the devastation. read more
Aug 25, 2018 16:15
As his home state grapples with floods, Oscar-award winning sound designer Resul Pookutty asks us to stay united in this tragedy. He also thanks the members of Bollywood fraternity who have come forward to show support. read more
Aug 25, 2018 11:44
To support Kerala, there are events being organised across the city, including a play titled Krishna In Wonderland, a football tournament and a comedy show featuring stand-up comics Amit Tandon, Neeti Palta and Jeeveshu Ahluwalia. read more
Aug 25, 2018 07:08
Though excessive rains filled the dams, experts blamed poor water flow management from the reservoirs for the inundation of the coastal state and many parts of south India. read more
Aug 24, 2018 19:21
India wanted to assert its self reliance; the scale of its economy and the end of any donor-driven influence. But India is not going around asking anyone for help; the offers have come from other nations on their own. read more
Aug 24, 2018 13:15
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan spoke about aid from the UAE, saying that the news was conveyed to him by Middle East business honcho. read more
Aug 24, 2018 12:41
The Kerala government had said it had written to Tamil Nadu on Mullaperiyar dam, requesting controlled release of water without waiting for the water level in the reservoir to reach its full level. read more
Aug 24, 2018 12:17
Our multi-hazard early warning systems have improved, but we are yet to develop a modern EWS for floods. read more
Aug 24, 2018 05:50
While Sri Siddhivinayak Temple trust has donated Rs 1 crore to the chief minister’s Kerala relief fund, Dadar Singh Sabha has sent eight volunteers along with food grains collected as part of the drive to work in flood affected areas of the state. read more
Aug 23, 2018 20:18
Keralites have earned new admirers for the manner in which they faced the flood fury. read more