66.77% Kerala residents unaware of emergency survival kits, disaster preparedness, finds State Literacy Mission survey
The detailed report of the survey-How and What the Flood-Affected Kerala Thinks-carried out by the KLSM, was released by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at a function.
Narendra Modi to address nation on 48th edition of Mann Ki Baat today; tune in to Doordarshan, AIR for live broadcast
Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 48th edition of his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on Sunday.
Pinarayi Vijayan meets Rajnath Singh, urges him to expedite release of flood relief funds for Kerala
The Kerala chief minister briefed Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in state and the steps taken by his government to bring back normalcy in the state.
Kerala, After The Flood: People of Jharkhand's Singhbhum district donate over Rs 9 lakh for relief work
The people of the district have contributed Rs 9,64,841 to the affected families of Kerala, where several people had lost their lives and property in the recent flood.
Kerala, After The Flood: Having barely recovered from deluge, state must quickly prepare for impending drought
Like the Japanese who have learned to live with earthquakes, Kerala should develop its own defence mechanism to brave draughts, floods, sea erosion, landslides and unforeseen calamities which may strike without notice.
Kerala floods: State govt has spent Rs 1,236 crore on relief works so far, says minister EP Jayarajan
An amount of Rs 1,236 crore has so far been spent by the Kerala government on relief works to overcome the devastation caused by the deluge last month, Industries Minister EP Jayarajan said Friday.
Kerala floods: Pinarayi Vijayan govt submits memorandum seeking Rs 4,700cr from Centre as compensation for damage
At least 488 people have died in Kerala due to the rains and floods this monsoon, which hit 14 districts of the state. The Kerala government has sent a memorandum to the Home Ministry giving details about the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops and sought about Rs 4,700 crore as compensation, a senior government official said.
The central government will start the process of giving funds to Kerala for the damage caused by floods, when the state government sends a detailed report citing the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops.
After floods, Kerala now faces an invasion from piranha, African catfish and other non-native predatorial fish
Multiple sightings of non-native predator fish have been reported, but the ecological impact of such an invasion remains uncertain.
Kerala, After The Flood: Rivers dry up, mercury rises and earthworms die as state gears up for drought after deluge
The flood that caused massive devastation across Kerala has left behind several scars that will impact the people and their lives for a while yet
The Kerala government had claimed that the sudden release from the Mullaperiyar dam forced it to release more water from the Idukki reservoir, becoming one of the causes of the floods.
Kerala fisherman, who offered his back as stepping stone to elderly women during floods, gets new Mahindra SUV as reward
The move comes after the 32-year-old fisherman from Kerala offered his body as a stepping stone to help women climb on to a rescue boat, which otherwise might have been too high for them to reach.
Kerala, After The Flood: Hotel occupancy to stay below 20-25% in September; fear of disease, epidemic keep tourists away
Ernakulam, the largest tourism and industrial contributor to Kerala's economy, was severely damaged, with the major Kochi airport shutting down for two weeks.
Kerala floods: Delhi Development Authority employees donate one day's salary to PM's relief fund, send over Rs 1 crore
The amount raised to the tune of over Rs 1.2 crore has been sent to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for Kerala, the DDA said.
Kerala floods: Centre assures support, including more financial assistance, to rehabilitate affected people
JP Nadda said that the central government understands the sensitivity of the situation in Kerala.
Kerala govt to assess loss of biodiversity due to floods; Pinarayi Vijayan says data to be collected within a month
Kerala State Biodiversity Board would conduct the study in all the flood affected districts with the support of Biodiversity Management Committees at local bodies
Kerala principal secretary Bishwanath Sinha urges people to help flood-hit children, seeks school supplies in donations
As Kerala builds itself back after the worst floods the state has seen in almost a century, help has poured in from other parts of the country as governments, prominent personalities and civillians alike have committed to providing essential items and financial aid.
Kerala, After The Flood: How ill-timed release of dam water, lack of warning led to Periyaar laying waste to Idukki
In the final episode, we visit Idukki, to tell the story of Periyar, the river that sits at the centre of this story
Kerala, After The Flood: State cancels govt-sponsored events for a year, funds to be utilised for rehabilitation work
The amounts earmarked for these celebrations in Kerala would have to be transferred to the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund (CMDRF), it said.
Kerala decides to cancel all official celebrations for one year, funds to be diverted to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund
Kerala announced that it won't host any function that involves huge sums of money for a year and would divert the funds earmarked for such events to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.