Actor Indrajith led ‘Anbodu Kochi’ lends a helping hand to flood victims

Kochi: When Kerala faced another disastrous floods, ‘Anbodu Kochi’, a ..

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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 ..

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Aid to Kerala: UAE seeks report from UAE ambassador

Dubai: UAE has asked UAE ambassador to India to file a report on the developments relating to granting aid to flood hit Kerala. Emirates ..

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Mobile medical clinic to prevent contagious diseases in remote areas

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of contagious diseases after the floods, health department has launched modern mobile medical clinics ..


Unsung heroes of Kerala’s battle against floods

Thiruvananthapuram: The police proved that they were not all about arrests, interrogation and investigation but helping lives and making ..


Reconstruction of Sabarimala roads by Nov 15

Thiruvananthapuram: All roads, culverts, bridges and buildings in the stretch to Sabarimala shrine which were damaged in the flood ..

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Ministers to visit foreign countries to raise fund to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Ministers in the state will visit various foreign countries to collect donations from expatriates for reviving ..

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Diarrhea, dengue rising in Kerala: Health ministry

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said cases of leptospirosis, acute diarrhea and dengue are rising ..


Reliance Foundation hands over Rs 21 cr for Kerala relief

Alappuzha: Reliance Foundation (RF) on Thursday said it had handed over a cheque of Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Ministers Relief ..


Mathrubhumi contributes Rs 5 cr to CMDRF

Thiruvananthapuram: Mathrubhumi contributed Rs 5 cr to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). The fund was collected ..

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Kerala assembly adopts resolution seeking more central funds

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala assembly today adopted a unanimous resolution seeking more funds from the Centre to rebuild the state ..


Leptospirosis spreads in Kozhikode: 28 identified with disease

Kozhikode: Various cases of leptospirosis have been reported in different parts of Kozhikode in the last three days. Around 28 persons ..

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Kerala flood: Agriculture Ministry allots immediate aid of Rs 93 cr

New Delhi: The Ministry of Agriculture has allotted Rs 93 crore as immediate aid for flood hit Kerala. MPs from Kerala have asked the ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Will pursue legal steps to avail foreign aid: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala picks up the pieces, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the government would explore the possibility ..


Mundampara village still at danger of landslides

Seethathodu: The natives of Mundampara village live each day with the fear of landslides which have already killed two. Most of the ..

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NHB to provide concessional refinance for house construction, repair in Kerala

New Delhi: The National Housing Bank (NHB) will provide Rs 200 crore of refinance at concessional rate for construction and repair ..


Insurance Co. official demands bribe from flood victim; gets arrested

Kodungallur: The Universal Sambo Insurance Company employee Uma Maheswara Rao demanded bribe when he was approached by flood victims ..


Kerala govt to appoint special officer for Pampa rebuilding

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today decided to appoint a senior IAS official as special officer to coordinate infrastructure ..


Ockhi relief fund still not given, accuses Chennithala

Kochi: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala accused the government alleging that the relief amount announced for the victims of the ..

PK Firoz

CM’s PR work going on instead of rehabilitation: Youth League

Kozhikode: The Youth League state general secretary PK Firoz alleged that the government should stop doing the PR work for Chief Minister ..


Flight services resume at Nedumbassery airport

Kochi: The Nedumbassery airport which was closed down due to floods, restarted its services at Wednesday noon. The services were affected ..


Opening of dams did not cause floods: Central Water Commission

New Delhi: Saradh Chandra, Director of flood-forecast monitoring at Central Water Commission (CWC) said Wednesday that the opening ..

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Kerala floods: Havells India contributes Rs. 5 crore to CM's relief fund

Thiruvananthapuram: Havells India has contributed Rs. 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Distress and Relief Fund (CMDRF) in order ..


Students back to school after floods, 243 schools remain shut

Thiruvananthapuram: Schools in the state were reopened on Wednesday after floods that ravaged the state. However, 243 schools, including ..

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Bad weather; Rahul’s visit to Wayanad cancelled

Kozhikode: The Wayanad visit of Congress president Rahul Gandhi has been called off due to bad weather. Rahul had planned to visit ..


Spurred by mom, boy jumps into river, saves a life

Ranni: In the raging Pamba river, two boys were washed off while washing their hands and legs after cleaning work. By seeing them washing ..


Fourth standard student donates her savings to flood relief fund

Alappuzha: Aathira, a fourth student has donated her small savings for people who are affected by the flood. She has been saving the ..


Schools to reopen on Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: Schools in state will reopen on Wednesday following floods and Onam holidays. Majority of schools were fucntioning ..


Flood havoc: Central team to arrive in Kerala on Wednesday

New Delhi: The Central government will hold a meeting with heads of banks and insurance firms on Wednesday to review relief and rehabilitation ..

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Flood losses more than estimated earlier: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The loss and damage to Kerala due to the devastating deluge would be much more than the primary estimate of Rs ..

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Govt plans to approach World Bank for Rs 3000 crore loan

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government is planning to approach the World Bank to secure a loan of Rs 3000 crore for rebuilding the ..

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Mumbai women traffic cops collect Rs 70,000 for Kerala

Mumbai: On Sunday, the day of Rakhi festival, women cops in the Palghar traffic police became active on the roads for flood-hit Kerala ..

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Manmohan Singh to donate one month's salary to CMDRF

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will donate his one month salary to Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund ..


Hyder, a star in rescue mission, loses everything in flood

Thrissur: The flood that ravaged the state has also crushed the hopes of many people. Hyder who was actively engaged in rescue operation ..


Rahul Gandhi arrives in Kerala, to visit flood hit areas

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress president Rahul Gandhi arrived in Kerala for his two-day visit in flood affected areas in the state. He ..


People facing high mental stress post-floods

Kochi: People in Kerala are facing high mental pressure after the devastating floods affected their lives. According to experts, mental ..


CM's Distress Relief Fund: Donations cross Rs 700 cr

Thiruvananthapuram: Donations to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund till Monday has reached Rs 713.92 crores. An amount ..

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CBSE to help flood-hit Kerala students get certificates back

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will help Kerala students get their education certificates back in case ..

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More than 3.26 lakh people still in relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 3.26 lakh people are still in relief camps across Kerala even after a fortnight of the devastating deluge ..

Iram group donates Rs 2 crore to CM's relief fund

Eram Group donates Rs 2 crore to CM's relief fund

Thiruvananthapuram: Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director of Eram Group, said that the Kerala government’s timely ..


They joined hands to write the damaged notebooks

Kozhikode: It was a reunion for a good cause following the flood that ravaged the state. A group of people under Incubation, a NGO ..

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CM's call to donate a month's salary gets good response

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's appeal to people to contribute a month's salary in the wake of ..


Centre rejects Kerala's demand for subsidised kerosene

Thiruvananthapuram: Putting Keralites in distress after the flood, the Centre has rejected Kerala government's request that subsidised ..


Kerala was alerted on heavy rain: Ministry of Earth Sciences

New Delhi: The Ministry of Earth Sciences had issued heavy rain alert to Kerala, said sources. The Ministry claimed that they had issued ..

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Odisha plumbers head to flood-hit Kerala for reconstruction

Odisha: With reconstruction work under way in flood ravaged Kerala, skilled plumbers from Odisha's Kendrapara district are making ..

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Kerala floods hit paddy, banana, spices in 45,000 ha: Centre

New Delhi: Floods in Kerala have damaged paddy, banana, spices and other crops in 45,000 hectare of farmland, Agriculture Secretary ..

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Adivasis walk 100 kms thro forest to save their children from flood waters

Thrissur: Adivasis of Malakkappara walked over 100 kms in 4 days through the forest to save their children from flood waters. To rescue ..

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Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Kerala tomorrow for two days

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit flood-affected areas of Kerala on Tuesday and Wednesday, said KPCC president ..


Over 2 lakh power connections remain to be restored

Kunchithanny: The restoration of damaged power connections is progressing rapidly. Over 25 lakh connections were damaged in the flood ..


Schools resemble graveyard; Relief workers moved by damages

Kochi: Soiled books, smashed furniture, damaged equipment and rooms and corridors filled with slush tugged at the heart strings of ..


Water pumps from Maharashtra to drain flood water

Mumbai: Government of Maharashtra will send water pumpsets to drain flood water from waterlogged areas. Maharashtra water resource ..

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Govt organises formal farewell function to thank Central forces

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Government on Sunday organised a formal farewell function in honour of various Central Forces which ..


65,000 people rescued by fishermen during floods: Minister

Kochi: Braving driving rain and raging waters, fishermen from Kerala had rescued 65,000 marooned people from flood hit areas in the ..

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CM urges Malayalees to donate a month's salary to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday urged all Malayalees to donate one-month salary to rebuild the state, ..