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Flood-hit India state battles rat fever outbreak

The flood-hit south Indian state of Kerala has declared a health alert after 11 people died of leptospirosis or rat fever in the last two days. The government has asked

Kerala floods: IMD data shows it sent prior warnings about heavy rain, refutes Pinarayi Vijayan’s claim

Even as Kerala is trying to gauge the magnitude of the losses it suffered nearly a week after the unprecedented floods and landslides unleashed a trail of destruction in the

Pune division of Railways sends 4 tonnes of relief material to Thiruvanathapuram

Continuing its efforts to help flood-affected Kerala, Pune Division of the Indian Railways on Tuesday sent four tonnes of relief material, including food, clothes and medicines, to Thiruvananthapuram. Last week, the

Hike central aid to Rs 2,000 crore: Sitaram Yechury to PM Modi

Arguing that the flood relief of Rs 500 crore announced by the Centre for Kerala was “grossly inadequate”, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday wrote to PM Narendra Modi

Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package; Centre likely to turn down UAE offer

Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package; Centre likely to turn down UAE offer   With rescue operations almost coming to an end in Kerala, the state government is now

Paytm boss got trolled for donating Rs 10K. Now that’s over Rs 30 crore

hey say little drops make the mighty ocean. That is what Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma was likely trying to do when he tweeted that he had donated

State seeks Rs 2,600 cr special package from Centre as death toll nears 400

Over one million people are now sheltered in 3,274 relief camps in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday, even as rains that killed 373 people, have finally abated.

Assam Government To Provide Rs. 3 Crore Aid For Flood-Hit Kerala

“The Government of Assam would extend financial aid of Rs. 3 crore to Kerala government in view of the devastating flood in the southern state,” an official release said quoting the chief

Red Alert Withdrawn From All Districts, Relief And Rescue Continue

In some respite from Kerala, red alert has been withdrawn from all the districts of Kerala. Eleven districts are on orange alert. The centre and states have pledged to contribute

The CM Relief Fund receives around Rs 49.6 crore

CM Pinarayi Vijayan has released a list of cheques, running to eight pages, received in the relief fund account till August 20, 2018. The list gives detail of the name of individual

Kerala floods LIVE: UAE to contribute Rs 700 crore for relief fund, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala rains and floods LIVE UPDATES: The Centre has exempted relief material headed to Kerala from basic customs duty and IGST, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said. Meanwhile, the Centre declared

Bengaluru extends a helping hand to flood-affected Kodagu and Kerala

BENGALURU: As Kodagu and Kerala are reeling under nature’s fury, Bengalureans are mobilising money and material to help the victims of the floods and everyone is contributing with an open

Kerala floods: Rainfall may gradually subside this week, says IMD

NEW DELHI: Rainfall in flood-ravaged Kerala will gradually subside this week, bringing some relief to the state currently in the middle of one of its worst crises. Kerala has recorded

Kerala floods: Images after worse deluge in a century

Weeks of monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala have triggered landslides and floods, leaving 324 people dead and thousands stranded. The Indian armed forces are stepping up

Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease

About 22,000 people were rescued from the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala on Sunday, officials say, after monsoon rains finally eased. Military teams as well as disaster response forces and