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Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spate
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Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spate

The rain fury that left a trail of destruction across Kerala since 8 August has subsided but the water that it has brought to reservoirs of many major and minor dams continues to haunt a large segment of people in the state.

Half of Kerala reels under floods as death toll rises to 29, over 53,000 people left homeless
India

Half of Kerala reels under floods as death toll rises to 29, over 53,000 people left homeless

Northern and central Kerala have been battered by heavy rains of the Southwest monsoon since August 8, which has left 29 people dead, including three today.

Kerala rains updates: Death toll rises to 29, over 54,000 displaced; 11 of 14 districts in state on high alert
India

Kerala rains updates: Death toll rises to 29, over 54,000 displaced; 11 of 14 districts in state on high alert

Dam reservoirs and rivers overflowed, sections of highways collapsed and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala, after days of incessant rains left nearly 54,000 people homeless and killed at least 29

Three-year-old girl falls into 100 feet deep borewell shaft in Bihar's Munger, rescue operations underway
India

Three-year-old girl falls into 100 feet deep borewell shaft in Bihar's Munger, rescue operations underway

Police said "the girl is stuck inside the shaft at a depth of about 45 feet. A team of doctors has been pressed into service and adequate oxygen supply is being ensured with the help of cylinders and pipes".

Thai cave rescue operation: With two Hollywood films in works, hour-long documentary to air on 20 July
Entertainment

Thai cave rescue operation: With two Hollywood films in works, hour-long documentary to air on 20 July

The documentary on the Thai cave rescue operation will feature interviews with medical and mental health experts and cave diving rescue experts.

Former Thai Navy Seal says boys were sedated and stretchered from flooded cave in dramatic rescue
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Former Thai Navy Seal says boys were sedated and stretchered from flooded cave in dramatic rescue

After days of mounting speculation, a former Thai Navy Seal diver broke the silence, revealing the boys were sleeping or partially-conscious as they were passed from diver-to-diver through the cave.

Thailand cave rescue operation to be adapted into movie or TV show, as Hollywood producers begin research
Entertainment

Thailand cave rescue operation to be adapted into movie or TV show, as Hollywood producers begin research

Producers with US-based Pure Flix are already on the ground interviewing the Thailand cave rescue workers for a potential film or TV show.

Thailand cave rescue: All 12 boys and coach rescued safely; four rescue divers yet to emerge
World

Thailand cave rescue: All 12 boys and coach rescued safely; four rescue divers yet to emerge

Elite divers hauled all 12 footballers and their coach safely out of a flooded Thai cave on Tuesday, completing an arduous rescue operation that captivated the world.

Thailand cave rescue updates: Navy Seals confirm eight boys saved; rescue operations on hold for the day
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Thailand cave rescue updates: Navy Seals confirm eight boys saved; rescue operations on hold for the day

The Thai Navy Seals in charge of the rescue operation confirmed that eight boys have now been rescued. Their Facebook page does not reveal the identity of the rescued boys.

Thailand cave search: Authorities resume operation a day after rescuing four boys
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Thailand cave search: Authorities resume operation a day after rescuing four boys

Authorities were preparing Monday to resume the urgent, dangerous operation a day after four boys were rescued.

Thailand cave rescue: Six boys brought out safely; operations paused for 10 hours
World

Thailand cave rescue: Six boys brought out safely; operations paused for 10 hours

Six boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday, authorities said, raising hopes elite divers would also quickly save the others.

Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours
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Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours

The Thailand youth football team will be brought out of the Tham Luang cave in groups of four.

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Death toll goes up to 52 in Kerala; search for 95 missing fishermen continues
India

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Death toll goes up to 52 in Kerala; search for 95 missing fishermen continues

Death toll due to Ockhi Cyclone, which hit the Kerala coast, rose to 52 on Tuesday as more bodies were recovered and the search for the missing fishermen in the high seas continued

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Shipping ministry's special officer deputed to oversee rescue operations
India

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Shipping ministry's special officer deputed to oversee rescue operations

Pon Radhakrishnan on Saturday said a special officer from the shipping ministry has been deputed to oversee rescue operations in aftermath of Cyclone Okchi

Cyclone Ockhi: Reports of Japanese merchant ship rescuing Kerala fishermen were 'fake', says Pinarayi Vijayan
India

Cyclone Ockhi: Reports of Japanese merchant ship rescuing Kerala fishermen were 'fake', says Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan slammed rumour mongers after it came to light that Friday's reports of a Japanese merchant ship rescuing 60 Kerala fishermen

Bihar reels under unprecedented floods: People in shock, government asleep at the wheel
India

Bihar reels under unprecedented floods: People in shock, government asleep at the wheel

Climate change is leading to erratic rains and floods to Bihar, deputy chief minister of the state, Sushil Modi said recently and the cycle of frequent disasters is likely to worsen in coming years.

Assam floods: Situation improves in the state; Brahmaputra flowing below red mark
India

Assam floods: Situation improves in the state; Brahmaputra flowing below red mark

The flood situation in Assam improved considerably on Friday with waters of the Brahmaputra river and many of its tributaries flowing below the red mark

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 418; over 1.67 crore affected in 19 districts
India

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 418; over 1.67 crore affected in 19 districts

The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Friday with the toll mounting to 418, with 1.67 crore people in 19 districts being affected by the deluge.

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 156; over 600 villages still under water
India

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 156; over 600 villages still under water

As many as 606 villages were under water and 4.5 lakh people still affected by floods in nine districts of Assam where the death toll has climbed to 156.

Floods ravage Bihar as death toll jumps to 367; over 82 killed in Uttar Pradesh deluge
India

Floods ravage Bihar as death toll jumps to 367; over 82 killed in Uttar Pradesh deluge

Floods in Bihar claimed 26 more lives though the situation in deluge-battered Assam; West Bengal inched closer to normal with water receding in most of the affected parts