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Inter-ministerial central teams to visit 11 flood-hit states including Kerala

New Delhi: Inter-ministerial central teams with representatives from key ministries ..

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Tovino donates Rs 12.5 lakh to ‘Snehabhumi’ project for flood victims
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Puthumala landslide: NDRF concludes search, 5 still missing
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Govt to bring about changes in building construction methods
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Kerala flood: Death toll reaches 125, 17 still missing

Thiruvananthapuram: The toll in the recent rain related incidents in Kerala climbed to 125 with the recovery of two more bodies on ..

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Flood aid of Rs 10,000 to be given before Onam; No salary challenge this year

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet meeting has decided to complete distribution of the emergency financial aid for the flood victims within ..

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Little Vaiga has her first haircut at relief camp in Nilambur

Nilambur: Eight-month-old Vaiga had her first ever haircut at the relief camp at St. George Malankara Catholic Church in Kavalappara ..

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Actor Rahman visits Nilambur to console flood victims

Nilambur: Actor Rahman arrived at his native place Nilambur to console the flood victims and inquire about their present condition ..

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Rain to batter various parts of Kerala till Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department has informed that torrential rains will batter various parts of Kerala until ..

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P K Sreemathi starts gold challenge to help flood victims, donates Rs 1 lakh, 2 bangles to CMDRF

Kozhikode: Former minister and CPM leader P K Sreemathy has started a gold challenge to help people adversely affected by the floods ..

KSEB

Rs 126 cr collected by KSEB through Salary Challenge not handed over to CMDRF

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has not yet handed over the funds collected from its employees through ..

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Kids donate piggy banks to CMDRF, CM promises ‘Onakodi’ to all

Thiruvananthapuram: Children in Gandhibhavan at Pathanampuram here turned role models by contributing to the relief fund. These kids ..

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Natives unite for Rabiya’s wedding in relief camp

Wayanad: When the flood havoc destructed Rabiya’s marriage dreams, people in her village at Chooralmala came forward to make ..

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Over one lakh volunteers cleaning up flood-hit villages in northern Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Over one lakh volunteers have enrolled for cleaning work in flood-hit villages in the northern districts. Kerala's ..

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Centre did not grant special funds for Kerala even after pleading: V. S. Sunil Kumar

Thrissur: Minister for Agriculture V. S. Sunil Kumar on Sunday heavily criticised the union government for not granting special funds ..

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Six bodies retrieved from Kavalappara on Sunday; toll hits 46

Malappuram: Rescue workers retrieved six more bodies from the landslide site at Kavalappara here in the district on Sunday. With this, ..

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All flood victims whose houses were inundated to get Rs 10,000 aid

Kottayam: The allegation that only the people who were lodging in relief camps during the floods would get compensation, was rejected ..

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Flood cess increases price of cancer medicines; patients in dilemma

Thiruvananthapuram: Cancer patients in the state are struggling due to the implementation of flood cess. The financially insecure patients ..

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Flood havoc: H1N1 alert issued in state

Thiruvananthapuram: An H1N1 alert has been issued in the state following the flood havoc. The health department issued the warning ..

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Landslide: 200 families all set to relocate permanently from disaster-prone areas

Thiruvananthapuram: About 200 families are planning to permanently relocate from the places where landslides occurred in the state ..

Kavalappara Land Slide

Two more bodies retrieved from Kavalappara; toll hits 40

Nilambur: Rescue workers on Saturday retrieved two more bodies form the landslide site at Kavalappara here in Malappuram district. ..

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Normalcy returning to rain-hit Kerala, toll reaches 113

Thiruvananthapuram: As normalcy was slowly returning to rain-battered Kerala, people have started moving to their homes from relief ..

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Instructions to people who take doxycycline to prevent rat fever

Fear of epidemic is fuelling as the rainwater is receding from the flood-hit areas. Doctors prescribe doxycycline capsules as a preventive ..

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Minister A K Balan ensures rehabilitation of all flood victims in Nilambur

Malappuram:Minister for culture and welfare of SC/ST A K Balan on Saturday ensured that all people who were affected by the recent ..

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Revenue dept finds Omanakuttan innocent; complaint to be withdrawn

Alappuzha: Revenue department will withdraw the complaint filed against Omanakuttan, a CPM local committee member, who had collected ..

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Govt will bear treatment expense of amputee social worker Shyam Kumar: K K Shailaja

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister K K Shailaja wrote on Facebook that the government will take over the treatment of Shyam Kumar, ..

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Farmers in Kerala struggle to overcome losses after flood havoc

Mankulam (Idukki): The first day of the Malayalam month of ‘Chingam’ is observed as the farmers’ day in Kerala. But ..

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Postmortem of flood victims in mosque; Friday prayers held at bus stand in Pothukallu

Pothukallu (Nilambur): Once again Pothukallu natives have set an example for humanity through their deeds. People belonging to Muslim ..

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Flood relief: CMDRF receives Rs 39 crore as contribution in one week

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of Rs 39 crore has been contributed to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) from the ..

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Police case against CPM local leader who collected money from flood victims

Cherthala: Police registered a cheating case against a CPM local leader who collected money from the inmates of a relief camp here, ..

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CPM suspends local leader for collecting money from flood victims

Cherthala: In an embarrassment to the ruling CPM, a local party leader allegedly collected money from the inmates of a relief camp ..

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Saturday holiday for select educational institutions in 3 districts

Kozhikode: Collectors announced Saturday a holiday for select educational institutions in several taluks in Malappuram, Alappuzha and ..

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Rains claimed 111 lives, destroyed 1,116 houses: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: As the South West monsoon turned "weak" over Kerala on Friday, there was some respite for the rain-battered ..

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Nobody said not to accept foreign funds for flood relief: V Muraleedharan

Kochi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan stated that the central government is in full support to Kerala ..

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Adorable video of policeman pampering baby at flood relief camp goes viral

The Kerala Police shared an adorable video proving their commitment and care to every person through their official Facebook page. ..

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No rain warning till Tuesday; monsoon to gain strength next week

Thiruvananthapuram: With Kerala recovering from the devastating rains, floods and landslides a yellow alert has been issued in Idukki ..

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Amritanandamayi Math to provide Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed in flood

Kollam: Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi has offered a helping hand to the families of those who lost their loved ones in the ..

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CPM local committee member collects money from relief camp; Officials to initiate probe

Alappuzha: A CPM local committee member forcefully collected money from people who took refuge in a relief camp due to flood, set up ..

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Radar system will be brought for search operation: Minister AK Saseendran

Kozhikode: Minister A. K. Saseendran said that radar system will be utilised to locate those who went missing in landslides in the ..

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Three more bodies recovered from Kavalappara, search continues

Nilambur: Three more bodies were recovered from Kavalappara here where a massive landslide had wreaked havoc during the heavy rains ..

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Noushad’s big heart honoured through ‘Kuppikkutty’ glass bottle painting

Kerala has been witnessing a lot of good deeds during the time of deluge. One of them is from Kochi street vendor Noushad who donated ..

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'Don’t give entirely', this little boy interrupting sister while donating coins will make you laugh

Entire Kerala has joined hands to help people living in worst hit areas in the flood. The kindheartedness has reflected in many kids ..

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Prithviraj sponsors a truckload of materials to relief camp in Wayanad

When Kerala is reeling under the flood fury, celebrities also came forward with a helping hand for the people affected by the deluge ..

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Anvar MLA breaks down during address; announces Rs 10 lakh aid to flood victims

Nilambur: P V Anvar MLA announced Rs 10 lakh aid from his personal funds for flood victims. Speaking at the all-party meeting convened ..

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Door-to-door textile saleswoman donates all stock to flood victims

Kuttippuram: Saudha, a door-to-door textile saleswoman in Kuttippuram area, donated all stocks bought for sale to flood victims. She ..

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Kerala floods: Govt to draft scientific policy on land use

Kasaragod: In the wake of flood havoc in the state, the government has planned to draft a scientific policy on land use to manage the ..

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30 pills, urine bag and an amputated leg.. Meet Shyam Kumar, actively involved in flood relief

Thiruvananthapuram: Shyam Kumar is a first year psychology student at MG College in Thiruvananthapuram. He is an amputee and walks ..

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Kerala floods: Kavalapara still searching for missing residents

Malappuram: A week later, the misery at Kavalapara - about 50 kms from here - continues as men and machines work overtime to recover ..

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Serial actress Sharanya donates a portion of fund obtained for treatment towards flood relief

Serial actress Sharanya Sasi has contributed a portion of the donations she obtained for her cancer treatment towards flood relief ..

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Jiju Jacob extends help in building house for Manusha, girl orphaned during floods

Kozhikode: Entrepreneur Jiju Jacob from Ernakulam has offered to extend help in constructing a house for Manusha, the girl who was ..

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Friday holiday for educational institutions in various taluks in state

Thiruvananthapuram: Collectors of different districts have declared a holiday on Friday, August 16, for educational institutions in ..

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Normalcy returns to flood-hit Kerala; toll touches 104

Thiruvananthapuram: With abatement of rains, sun brought some respite to flood-hit Kerala on Thursday as water receded in many low-lying ..

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Even kids aware of reasons for natural disasters, people's representatives turning blind eye: VS

Thiruvananthapuram: veteran Communist leader and Administrative Reforms Commission Chairperson V S Achuthanandan said that even small ..

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Mohanlal promises new house for Linu’s family

Actor Mohanlal extended support to the family of Linu who drowned during the flood rescue operation. The Lucifer actor wrote a letter ..

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Congress should take initiative to materialize Gadgil report: P T Thomas

Kochi: P T Thomas MLA on Thursday said that all political parties and the state government should come forward to implement the Gadgil ..

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Rain recedes in Kerala; Yellow alert in 3 districts on Friday

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that rain is receding in Kerala. The rainfall in the state ..

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Contribute to flood relief fund, get your name featured on this writer's novel!

Every Malayali is on an effort to help rebuild the state that was devastated in the rain havoc and flood. Joining the mission, young ..

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In loving memory of ‘Ramla’ on her 1st death anniversary

Kochi: Ramla, a cow was like a family member to Chandrakumar and family. However, she drowned in the flood that devastated the state ..

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Little siblings donate money saved for buying cycle to Flood Relief Fund

Anchal (Kollam): Creating an inspiration for all, two little children have contributed their little earnings to the Chief Minister’s ..

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1 yr since house destroyed in floods; Septuagenarian’s dream of new house caught in red tape

Aranmula (Pathanamthitta): Even after one year of the 2018 flood, Raghavan Achari of Karakarayil is still unable to rebuild his house ..

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House, marriage invites washed away; yet Rajan from Meppadi hoping against hope

Meppadi: Rajan, a native of Puthumala, had dreamt to conduct the marriage of his elder daughter at Chamundeswary Devi temple on September ..

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Only 750 quarries have permission; 5924 quarries active in state

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been found that a total of 5924 stone quarries are functioning in the state whereas the Department of Mining ..

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Mathrubhumi's helping hand for flood affected students

Kozhikode: Flood not only devastated the properties and assets of people to various extent but also that of students. As the term examinations ..

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People who stayed in houses of relatives will also be considered for aid: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the government will consider to give financial aid to people ..

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Frequent landslides at Kurichyar Mala forces people to leave

Kurichyar Mala (Wayanad): Large pieces of rocks and lumps of mud on top of the hills are likely to fall down any moment. Though there ..

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Fake campaign on social media against flood relief activities: 32 cases registered, 5 arrested

Thiruvananthapuram: 32 cases have been registered on spreading fake news and campaigns on social media relating to flood relief activities ..

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Sister of foreign tourist killed in Kerala prays for rain-hit people, donates to CM's fund

Thiruvananthapuram: A Latvian national, whose sister was raped and killed at nearby Kovalam last year, has expressed solidarity with ..

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Lone baby elephant spotted in Nilambur raises curiosity, later united with herd

Karulayi (Nilambur): A lone baby elephant was spotted here on Wednesday morning after the spell of flood and landslide. A one-year-old ..

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Water level rising, people residing on banks of Periyar, Chalakudy rivers alerted

Kochi: After torrential rains battered central Kerala, the district administration has alerted the people residing on the banks of ..

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Allegations baseless, no misuse of donations to CMDRF, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that a lot of canards are being spread about the usage of the donations to ..

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7 more bodies recovered from Kavalapara; toll climbs to 104

Kozhikode/Malappuram: The death toll in the rain fury in state rose to 104 after seven more bodies were recovered from Kavalappara ..

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Footballer Anas Edathodika joins post-flood cleaning mission in Malappuram

Kalikavu: Indian footballer Anas Edathodika joined the mission to help the flood victims in his native place. Anas took part in the ..

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Doors of mosque prayer hall opened to conduct autopsy of deceased in Kavalappara

Nilambur: When officials find a tough time to complete the inquest procedures of deceased in Kavalappara landslide, an authority of ..

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Heavy rain predicted in north Kerala on Thursday

Thiruvananthapuram: The meteorological centre has predicted heavy rain in Kozhikode, Kannur and Malappuram districts on Thursday. ..

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Jayasurya donates Rs 5 lakh to Linu’s family

Kochi: Actor Jayasurya has lend a helping hand to the family of Linu who was drowned during the flood rescue operations. He donated ..

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Govt announces Rs 10,000 for flood victims; Rs 4 lakh for family of deceased

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to provide Rs 4 lakh as compensation to the family of those who were killed ..

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Farmers, cattle find refuge on bridge to escape from inundated farm

Padiyur: Having found no means to stay put on the one-acre farm that was inundated in the heavy rains, a farm owner and his cattle ..

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Hill opposite Kavalappara develops crack; residents evacuated

Malappuram: Triggering panic, a crack was detected on the hill opposite Kavalappara where a massive landslide killed a large number ..

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Actor Tovino lends a helping hand to flood-hit Nilambur

Irinjalakuda: Actor Tovino Thomas has made headlines by proving his social responsibility during the floods in 2018. When another flood ..

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State continues to receive heavy rain: Bund construction to begin in Kuttanad

Kozhikode: Heavy rain is reported in various districts across Kerala on Wednesday. Malappuram and Kozhikode districts where IMD sounded ..

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Class 9 student donates 350 kg rice for flood victims

Pathanamthitta: As part of flood relief activities, a class 9 student managed to contribute 350 kg rice for the relief camps. Vasudev, ..

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Attempt to swindle money from CMDRF by creating fake ID

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been found that some people are attempting to swindle the money contributed to the Chief Minister’s ..

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Heavy rains: Red alert in Kannur, Kozhikode, Malappuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Due to the heavy rain in the northern districts of the state, a red alert has been sounded in Kannur in addition ..

Puthumala

Landslide destroys entire village; only 11 of 80 houses remain in Pachakkadu now

Puthumala (Wayanad): Dirt, rocks and water that washed away Puthumala village in the massive landslide had its origin from Pachakkadu ..

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Rahul writes to PM,seeks early warning systems for flood-hit Wayanad

Wayanad: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention to protect both the ..

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Toll free ride for vehicles on flood relief, rescue mission at Paliyekkara

Paliyekkara: The toll plaza on the National Highway here in Thrissur district will not collect fees from vehicles involved in flood ..

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Heavy rains to lash eastern Ernakulam in 48 hours; public advised to stay alert

Kochi: The eastern regions of Ernakulam district are likely to receive heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, forecasted ..

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Innocent donates annual MP pension of Rs 3 lakh to CMDRF

Actor and former MP Innocent has donated one year's MP pension of Rs 3 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund ..

Kollam

Fake news on Tsunami in Kollam: District collector warns of stringent action

Kollam: At a time when Kerala is bearing the brunt of heavy rains, floods and landslides, a few people are spreading fake news on Tsunami ..

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Centre sanctions Rs 52 crore to Kerala, flood toll hits 93

Thiruvananthapuram:The Centre has sanctioned Rs 52 crore immediate assistance to Kerala, which has been battered by rain and floods, ..

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Minister threatens to suspend engineers for not removing ring bund, causing waterlogging

Thrissur: Minister for Agriculture V. S. Sunil Kumar on Monday lashed out at irrigation department engineers for not completely removing ..

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Wednesday holiday for all educational institutions in 9 districts; PSC exams postponed

Kochi: Collectors of Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kannur, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Idukki and Thrissur have declared Wednesday ..

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Mammotty extends support to family of youth who lost life during flood rescue

Megastar Mammootty has paid tributes to Linu, who has lost life during flood rescue efforts. The actor phoned his mother Pushpalatha ..

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KSEB to provide free single point connections to houses damaged in floods

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will provide free single point connections to people whose houses were flooded ..

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Wednesday holiday for all educational institutions in 5 districts

Kochi: Collectors of Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Thrissur have declared Wednesday (14-08-2019) a holiday for all ..

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Unity makes us stronger despite repeated disasters: Pinarayi Vijayan

Malappuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan expressed shock on the landslide in Kavalapara that claimed many lives. He was addressing ..

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Red alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Alappuzha on Aug 13; in Kozhikode, Malappuram on Aug 14

Thiruvananthapuram: A red alert has been issued in Idukki, Alappuzha and Ernakulam on Tuesday, August 13 while red alert was declared ..

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We shall overcome all difficulties and hardships together: CM

Meppadi: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan visited the worst affected districts of Malappuram and Wayanad from where 41 deaths have been ..