Boy dies of suspected food poisoning in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: A two and a half-year-old boy died of suspected food poisoning here on ..

Narrow escape for 5-yr-old boy as house collapses in TVM
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Heavy rains forecast in Kerala for next few days; yellow alert in 12 districts
4-year-old drowns in quarry pit along with cousin who tried to save him

Two die after eating cauliflower in UP district

Farrukhabad: Two persons died allegedly after consuming a dish made of potato and cauliflower in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district ..

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Water level at Mullaperiyar dam reaches 136 ft as rain continues in Kerala; first warning issued

Idukki: In the continuing heavy rain, the water level at Mullaperiyar dam rose to 136 ft on Saturday. In view of this, Tamil Nadu government ..


Heavy rain lashes Idukki, Kottayam; tiny landslide reported at Vandanpathal

Pala: Heavy rain lashes several areas of Idukki and the eastern side of Kottayam districts on Saturday. Koottickal, Mundakkayam, Erumeli ..


Shutters of various dams in Kerala being closed as water recedes following let up in rains

Kochi: The water level at many of the major dams in Kerala receded on Friday following a let up in the rains, and various district ..

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Kerala rains: District collectors to grant Rs 25,000 to village officers for relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram: In the backdrop of widespread rainfall predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Kerala, the state ..


Himachal Pradesh-Uttarakhand tragedy: Bodies of 12 trekkers recovered

Harshil (Uttarakhand): A total of 12 bodies of trekkers from two trekking groups who had gone missing in two separate places near the ..

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai building, 1 reported dead

New Delhi: A fire broke out in a 61-storey luxury apartment building in Mumbai in western India on Friday, a fire official said. The ..


Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashes several parts of Kerala; Orange Alert for 8 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: After a brief lull, heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala ..

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Mathrubhumi Director Dr TK Jayaraj passes away

Kozhikode: Dr T K Jayaraj, a renowned general surgeon, Managing Director and Chief Surgeon of PVS Hospital Kozhikode and Director ..


Mammootty lends helping hand to people of Koottickal; offers medical service, basic amenities

Kottayam: Mollywood star Mammootty has extended his support to people in landslide-hit Koottickal. He has lent a helping hand to the ..

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Karnataka CM promises rain-hit Kerala support in relief and rehabilitation

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday promised his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan all support in relief ..


Heavy rains trigger landslide in Palakkad

Palakkad: A landslide occurred near Mangalam Dam near Vadakkenchery here on Wednesday evening. No casualty has been reported so far ..


Kerala to receive heavy rain till Oct 24 as cyclonic circulation formed in southern Tamil Nadu

Thiruvananthapuram: A cyclonic circulation has been formed off the coast of southern Tamil Nadu; in view of this chances are very high ..

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Southwest monsoon to withdraw completely from country around Oct 26: IMD

Mumbai:The southwest monsoon will withdraw completely from the entire country around October 26, paving the way for the commencement ..


What caused devastating rains in Uttarakhand, Kerala at this time of year?

As scary visuals of devastating floods causing damage to infrastructure in Uttarakhand steadily poured out of the state on social media, ..


Twin low-pressure areas caused rain havoc; death toll touches 39, says CM in assembly

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said in the assembly that 39 people have died so far and six people ..

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Police report reveals shocking violations of building rules in SM Street

Kozhikode: A police report based on the frequent fire breakout reported in the SM Street(Mittayi Theruvu) in Kozhikode reveals the ..


Don't be overconfident by seeing break in rainfall; be very alert: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Three years ago when Kerala witnessed the worst floods in a century, the Pinarayi Vijayan government came under ..


Rains batter Uttarakhand as 23 more die, UP sees 4 fatalities

New Delhi: Uttarakhand reported at least 23 rain-related deaths on Tuesday with many people still trapped under the rubble after landslides, ..


Fishermen get ready for rescue operation as water from Idukki dam flows to Periyar

Kochi: Water released from the Idukki dam will reach the Periyar river by evening. Though the situation is not alarming, fishermen ..

Police personnel rescue stranded devotees in Uttarakhand I PTI

Bhupendra Patel asks Uttarakhand CM to help Gujarat pilgrims stranded due to bad weather

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel spoke to his Uttarakhand counterpart Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday regarding Gujarati ..

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Koottickal landslide: Rescue workers recover body of Alan after hours of search

Kottayam: The fire and rescue officials have reportedly recovered the body of Alan, who went missing in the landslide in Koottickal, ..

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Kerala govt all set to open dams; high alert issued; Idamalayar, Pampa dams to be opened first

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala state government has informed that all necessary measures have been taken to open all ten dams, which ..


Minister Saji Cheriyan calls for high alert in Kuttanad, Chengannur as heavy rains batter Kerala

Alappuzha: The Kerala state Minister for Fisheries Saji Cheriyan has called for high alert in Kuttanad after Kakki dam opened shutters ..


Thousands bid emotional farewell to Martin and family killed in Koottickal landslide

Mundakkayam: When six coffins carrying the bodies of Martin and his family members were kept at the centre of Kavali St. Mary’s ..


Reopening of colleges extended till Oct 25 as heavy rains continue to batter Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: By taking into account the continuing rain in the state, the government has decided to extent the re-opening of ..


Dalai Lama prays for Kerala flood victims

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday wrote to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to express his deep sadness ..


CM chairs high-level meet; Expert Committee to take decision on opening of dams

Thiruvananthapuram: An expert committee has been set up to decide on whether the dams should be opened in the state. The chief minister ..

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Rainfall may get intense from Wednesday; won't allow pilgrims to Sabarimala: Minister K Rajan

Pathanamthitta: Revenue minister K Rajan informed that rainfall will intensify in the state from Wednesday. The India Meteorological ..

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Upper Kuttanad flooded, houses under water after Pamba river overflows; KSRTC halts services

Alappuzha: The situation in Alappuzha continues to get worse after many parts of the Upper Kuttanad region was flooded on Monday. KSRTC ..


Plappally landslide: The three were inseparable in death too

Plappally: In a very unfortunate incident, three women who were close friends and neighbours were swept away in the landslide occurred ..

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Kerala floods: Jairam Ramesh flays non implementation of Gadgil panel report

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday blamed the non implementation of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert ..


A day after torrential rains, heart-wrenching scenes in Kerala's high ranges

Koottickal: An elderly woman could be seen running from one person to another screaming through the rain swept roads in this high range ..


PM speaks to Kerala CM, expresses grief over deaths in rain-related incidents

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and discussed the situation in ..


Kerala rains: Death toll touches 23

Thiruvananthapuram: More dead bodies were recovered from the landslide-hit places in Kottayam and Idukki. The rescue personnel have ..


Kerala govt announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to families of those killed in rain-related incidents

Thiruvananthapuram: As heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in Kerala, the state government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh ..


3 more bodies recovered: death toll in rain-related tragedies mounts to 19 in Kerala

Muvattupuzha: As heavy rains wreaked havoc in southern Kerala, many people were killed and dozens went missing. More bodies were recovered ..

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Landslide: Family of 6 killed in Koottickal

Kottayam: In an unfortunate event, all 6 members of a family lost their lives in a landslide that hit Koottickal, Kottayam on Saturday ..

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CM urges people to be cautious; 105 relief camps opened across state

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday requested people to be cautious in the wake of the ongoing situation ..

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Compound wall collapses on house in TVM; family including 22-day-old baby rescued

Thiruvananthapuram: The compound wall collapsed onto a neighbouring house on Mudavanmugal Palace Road here. The family, including a ..


Kerala to get isolated heavy rains; rescue in full swing

Kottayam: The death toll from the heavy rains, flash floods and landslides in the southern districts of the state has risen to six ..


Plappally village devastated by multiple landslides

Kottayam: Twenty minor and major landslides occurred at Plappally village in the eastern hills of the Kottayam district on Saturday ..

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Smaller Cloudburst Phenomenon behind heavy rains and flash floods, study reveals

Kottayam: It is learnt that the unexpected heavy rains accompanied by landslides in Kottayam districts are caused due to the ‘cloudburst' ..


9 killed, a dozen missing as rains lash Kerala

Kottayam/Idukki: At least nine people died and a dozen were missing on Saturday as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing ..