New authority to be formed to conserve rivers in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to form a river management ..

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Move to use CM’s disaster relief fund for large-scale development projects

Thiruvananthapuram: There are reports stating that there is a move to use the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund for large-scale ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Flood relief: Ramesh Chennithala slams LDF govt's 'lackadaisical' attitude

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala Friday hit out at the State government's alleged lackadaisical ..

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Murder charges should be slapped on CM: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president, P S Sreedharan Pillai demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the wake ..


Rebuilding of damaged houses in flood: Centre to provide Rs 37 crore additional aid

Thiruvananthapuram: The new move from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs indicate that the Centre might provide a financial ..

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Auction to raise funds to aid 2018 Kerala floods victims

Kochi: In an effort to raise funds to aid those affected by the disastrous Kerala floods in August last year, an art auction with masterworks ..

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Kerala floods world’s worst disaster in 2018: Report

Geneva: An international report in its recent study said that the floods in Kerala were the worst of its kind in the world in 2018 ..


Kerala floods: Centre approves additional aid of Rs 2,500 cr

New Delhi: The central government has approved an additional aid of Rs 2,500 crore to rebuild Kerala which was ravaged in the floods ..

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'31,000 cr required for rebuilding; only 2683 cr collected’

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Rs 31,000 crore is required for the rebuilding activities in Kerala. ..


IAF seeks 25 cr from Kerala for flood rescue operations

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Air Force has asked Kerala to pay Rs 25 crore for its rescue works during the devastating floods in ..

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State, Centre apathetic to rebuild Kerala: Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI (M)-led Kerala government lacks a blueprint, while the Centre has been meting out a step-motherly treatment ..

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Central aid to flood-hit Kerala insufficient: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that the flood central assistance provided for flood affected Kerala ..


Kerala Feeds distributes free cattle feed

Alappuzha: Free cattle feed would be distributed to flood-affected dairy farmers in this coastal district by Kerala Feeds, a public ..

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Water Level, a documentary on rebuilding Kerala

Kozhikode: Author and screenplay writer MT Vasudevan Nair carried out the official launch of the documentary which thoroughly analyses ..


Free rice for flood affected extended till Dec: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of 5kg rice at zero cost to the non-priority cardholders in flood affected areas will be extended ..


Kerala ministers cancel foreign trip for fundraising

Thiruvananthapuram: The foreign trip of Kerala ministers for the post-flood fundraising was cancelled as the Centre did not inform ..


Kerala yet to form disaster response force post-floods

Thrissur: States like Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Gujarat that faced natural calamities have formed disaster management battalions but Kerala, ..


Old classmates join hands, gift auto rickshaw to friend

Kumily: When the deluge ravaged the state, it also destructed lives of many people. Raveendran, a native of Kollam, was one of the ..

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Singer Yesudas contributes Rs 10 lakh to CMDRF

Thiruvananthapuram: Singer KJ Yesudas has donated a sum of Rs 10 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund on Sunday ..


Govt to take 15,900 cr loan to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has laid out some crucial steps towards the rebuilding of Kerala. The cabinet has decided to take ..


Susamma donates 1.24-acre land for flood relief

Konni: Susamma John and her son Alexander V John of Kaviyoor Valiyaveedu donated 1.24-acre land in Iravon village for flood relief ..

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CM Pinarayi Vijayan meets PM, seeks Rs 5,000cr special grant

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Tuesday sought a special grant of Rs 5,000 crore from the Centre for livelihood development ..


Rs 1,000 cr tender floated to repair flood damaged roads

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has floated a Rs 1000 crore tender to repair roads destroyed in the devastating floods that ..


LIC to make speedy settlement of claims in flood-hit areas

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of the flood havoc, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has decided to speed up the claim settlement ..


Jindal Steels contributes Rs 2 cr towards Kerala relief fund

New Delhi: Steel maker Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) Wednesday said it has given over Rs 2 crore to Kerala government to ..

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Floods damage 8 lakh text books, 2.20 lakh uniforms, says SSA

Kannur: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) has reported that over 1.5 lakh students have been affected by the floods that devastated Kerala ..


Kerala seeks Rs 4,700 crore as compensation for flood damage

New Delhi: The Kerala government Thursday sought Rs 4,700 crore as compensation from the central government for the damage caused by ..


Tata Power-DDL chips in to restore power in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has dispatched 473 km length of cables to assist in the restoration ..


Release of water from Mullaperiyar Dam not a reason behind Kerala floods: CWC

New Delhi: The release of water from the Mullaperiyar Dam was not one of the reasons behind Kerala floods as claimed by the state government, ..


Need more dams to check floods: CWC

New Delhi: A central water commission report asked the state government to consider the possibility of constructing more dams in Achankovil, ..

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No lapse in opening dams, says minister for water resources

Thiruvananthapuram: There occured no lapse from the state government in opening the dams in Kerala during heavy rains, said Mathew ..


Learn lesson from Kerala floods; View disaster management seriously: SC

New Delhi: The state governments are not taking disaster management seriously, observed the supreme court on Friday. Governments should ..

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Centre will provide all possible support to flood-hit Kerala:Nadda

Kochi: The Centre on Friday assured all possible support including more financial assistance to flood-ravaged Kerala to rehabilitate ..


Revive Kerala: Karcher gives Rs 4 lakh worth cleaning equipment

Alappuzha: Karcher Cleaning Systems has given Rs 4 lakh worth cleaning equipment and machineries to Kerala. There are 15 cleaning machines ..


​Centre to allot more aid to Kerala as per mechanism: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Wednesday that the Rs 600-crore aid extended to Kerala for flood relief was interim in ..


Fishes aplenty in Bharatapuzha river

Ponnani: As water level receded in Bharatapuzha river after the floods, various fishes are seen aplenty here. Huge fishes are washed ..


Facing death, two children stayed on top of fridge for three days

Chengannur: “Water level was rising inside our house in no time at night. The flow of water was strong in front of our house ..


Minister visits Haneefa who turned saviour in floods

Malappuram: Minister KT Jaleel visited Haneefa who had joined the rescue operations and lost his livelihood means when the floods ravaged ..


Catholic priest's thanksgiving speech at mosque in Kottayam

Thiruvananthapuram: In a sermon of a different kind, a Catholic priest addressed Muslim brothers in a mosque to express his gratitude ..


Punjabi team distributes shoes to students in flood hit Wayanad

Wayanad: Helping hands are being extended to flood hit Kerala even from far away Punjab. A team of volunteers from Punjab reached Wayand ..

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Sree Murugan, the ham radio man in flood rescue mission

Thrissur: When the floods hit the state, many ham radio operators assisted the State Disaster Management Authority in rescue and relief ..


Kerala alerted for heavy rain, asserts IMD

Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared that they forecasted heavy rain in Kerala and alerts were issued ..


Flood: KSEB extends bill payments up to Jan 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of widespread damages caused in the deluge, the chief engineer of KSEB has announced an extension for ..


Do not charge for additional rice quota: CM to PM

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make available free of ..

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Flood relief fund: Chennithala submits memorandum to Governor

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Friday submitted a memorandum to Governor P Sathasivam demanding that the ..