Kerala Floods

Centre forwards Rs 102 cr bill to Kerala for use of IAF aircraft, choppers during flood relief ops

New Delhi: The Centre has forwarded a bill of Rs 102 crore to the Kerala government ..

Germany offers massive aid package to help flood hit Kerala
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Govt's 'lacklustre' attitude responsible for floods: JNU research body
Sarojini, finally, receives flood relief fund

Flood havoc: World Bank team to visit Kerala on Tuesday

New Delhi: A team of World bank officials will visit Kerala on Tuesday to assess the loss incurred to the state due to floods. The ..


No one killed due to opening of dam shutters: MM Mani

Pathanamthitta: Minister for electricity M M Mani stated that no one in Kerala was killed due to opening of dam shutters. He noted ..


When we became God’s Own People!

I would’ve never imagined that the knowledge of a life saved, of an unknown baby and a grandmother, would bring me tears of happiness ..

High Court

Meet proper criteria when compensating flood loss: HC

Kochi: The Kerala high court on Tuesday ordered to abide by proper criteria when compensation is given to those affected by flood. ..

Oommen Chandy helps in conduct of flood victim's marriage

Oommen Chandy extends help to conduct flood victim’s marriage

Chengannur: Mani Krishnan met former chief minister Oommen Chandy at the flood relief camp in Christian College. He was accompanied ..

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Flood loss assessment: Govt launches mobile platform

Thiruvananthapuram: The Government launched a mobile platform to assess the losses incurred in the recent floods in the state. The ..

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Flood destructs 228 libraries; damages crores of books

Thiruvananthapuram: The deluge that ravaged the state has caused destruction to numerous libraries and books. Sources revealed that ..

EP Jayarajan

No dispute between ministers in Kuttanad: EP Jayarajan

Thiruvananthapuram: There are absolutely no disputes between the ministers in Kuttanad and everyone is unanimously taking part in relief ..

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Over 1,400 lives lost due to rains, floods so far this monsoon: Home Ministry

New Delhi: Over 1,400 people, including 488 in Kerala, have lost their lives due to rains, floods and landslides in 10 states so far ..

Oommen Chandy

Ministers should get involved in rehabilitation work: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy on Saturday wrote to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to ensure that ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

KPMG to be consultant partner, global fund raising programmes to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: KPMG, a professional service company and one of the biggest auditors at international level will be appointed as ..

Kerala floods

CMDRF crosses Rs 1000 crore

Thiruvananthapuram: The contributions to Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund has crossed Rs 1000 crore limit. The donations to CMDRF ..

High Court

'Man-made flood' allegation: HC registers suo moto case

Kochi: Kerala High court on Thursday registered a suo moto case on the allegation that the recent flood havoc experienced in the state ..


Flood-hit Kerala to get low cost LPG cylinders

New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has approved a proposal to replace LPG cylinders, which were lost during the recent ..

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Kerala insurances claims may total Rs 4,500 crore

Thiruvananthapuram: The four public sector insurance companies anticipate claims of Rs 4,500 crore on account of the floods that ravaged ..

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Issue natural calamity notification for 8 more flood-ravaged districts: RBI, Centre tells Kerala

Mumbai: The Centre and Reserve Bank today advised Kerala to issue the natural calamity notification for the remaining eight districts ..

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Shortcomings in alerts issued by Met Dept: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: There were shortcomings in the alerts issued by the India Meteorological Department, informed Chief Minsiter Pinarayi ..


Flood was caused by the administration: Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: The devastating flood that had hit Kerala was caused by the unthoughtful activities of the administration, alleged ..


Kerala's devastation: Why can't we learn from others?

Twenty years ago, in August 1998, then Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji proposed, in a meeting of China's State Council, a total ..


Centre to consider Kerala demand to enhance borrowing limit

Thiruvananthapuram: With flood-ravaged Kerala now focusing on rebuilding, the Centre today said it would favourably consider the state's ..


Flood-ravaged Kerala's wait for full central aid package could take long

New Delhi: Flood-ravaged Kerala may have to wait a few months to get the complete financial aid package from the Centre as the process ..


Kerala Floods: All lost documents to be given from one centre

Thiruvananthapuram: The state is making all arrangements for reissuing the vital documents for people of Kerala who lost it in the ..


No ambiguity on UAE’s aid: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: There is no ambiguity existing in the matter of UAE’s aid to flood ravaged Kerala, said chief minister Pinarayi ..


IMA announces one-month free treatment for flood victims

Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Medical Association has announced one month free treatment for the flood victims in the state at those including ..


USD 6,00,000 aid to be sent to Kerala for relief ops: Gates Foundation

New Delhi: An amount of USD 6,00,000 will be sent to UNICEF to strengthen relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala which witnessed ..

AAP MP Sanjay Singh

AAP MP Sanjay Singh to adopt a flood-ravaged village

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh today said he would adopt a flood-ravaged village in Kerala and donate Rs 1 crore from his ..


Flood victims can submit details of losses: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday urged people impacted by the floods to submit to the government ..


417 dead in Kerala floods, 36 missing

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains and unprecedented floods in Kerala have claimed 417 lives and 36 people are still missing, Chief Minister ..


Centre probing on source of Rs 700 cr UAE aid info

New Delhi: Amid controversies relating to alleged Rs 700 crore aid offered by UAE to flood-hit Kerala, the Central government said ..

Onam celebration

Onam festivities washed away by the floods

Thiruvananthapuram: With the state government cancelling the Onam celebrations, it is unlikely that Kerala households within the country ..


`Immaturity’ during times of flood

Was it the right time to show rigidness and immaturity during deadly flood? Are we really actualizing the character of Georgekutty ..

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Will waive cancellation penalty till August 31: Air India

New Delhi: State-run carrier Air India today said cancellation penalties and charges applicable in case of changes would be waived ..


Kerala floods: RBI to conduct exams for Grade-B officers again

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said it will once again conduct exams for the direct recruitment of Grade-B officers ..


National Disaster Management Plan has provision to accept foreign govt aid: Chief Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the National Disaster Management Plan of 2016 has provision to accept ..


India unlikely to accept foreign donations for Kerala floods

New Delhi: The government is unlikely to accept any foreign financial assistance for flood relief operations in Kerala, official sources ..


Didn’t entrust Tharoor to seek help from UN for Kerala: CMO

New Delhi: Shashi Tharoor MP has landed in controversy after he went to Geneva and asked UN help for flood-hit Kerala. Chief minister’s ..


FinMin exempts relief goods for Kerala from customs duty/IGST

New Delhi: The central government is exempting basic customs duty and Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) for the goods imported ..

Loknath Behera

Kerala Police take over relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Police on Tuesday took over the security of all the relief camps in the flood-battered state, police ..


Kerala faces huge task of rebuilding

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: The Centre today declared the devastating floods in Kerala a "calamity of severe nature" as ..


After flood, snakes pose threat; 50 bitten in Angamaly

Angamaly: As the flood water is receding, snakes are posing a major threat in the state. More than 50 people have sought treatment ..

Alphons Kannanthanam

Kerala needs electricians, carpenters, plumbers: Kannanthanam

New Delhi: Saying flood relief was running "very well", Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said on Monday that Kerala needed ..


Kerala floods declared 'calamity of severe nature'

New Delhi: The massive flood in Kerala has been declared a calamity of severe nature, the Home Ministry said today. "Keeping ..

Soumini Jain

Kochi mayor to contribute money saved for daughter’s marriage to CMDRF

Kochi: Kochi mayor Soumini Jain said that she will contribute the entire amount that was saved for her daughter’s marriage to ..

clash at Flood relief centre

Attempts to move food materials to party office; Conflict at relief camp in Vypin

Kochi: A conflict arose after CPM local committee secretary Ullas tried to shift the food materials and other essential items from ..