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Kerala: CM posts video of restored road which became defining symbol of 2018 floods

February 11, 2019 3:31 pm

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Monday posted a video on his official Facebook account that showed the rebuilding of the road.

After floods, Kerala intensifies campaign to attract tourists; starts from Punjab

January 22, 2019 8:50 pm

"After the Kerala floods, most of the roads were damaged. Now, it has all been rebuilt and the state is standing on its own feet again. We want to convey to tourists that they can come to Kerala and won't face any hassles," an official said.

Kerala govt decision to open dams late, all together among reasons for flood: Report

October 27, 2018 8:53 am

The team, comprising four research scholars from the department, including the centre's chairperson Dr Amita Singh, visited four of the worst affected districts - Alappuzha, Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta - which together cover 20 talukas.

Out of Chendamangalam's damaged handlooms emerges Chekutty, the doll of hope

September 10, 2018 10:32 pm

In Chendamangalam, a village in Kerala home to centuries-old hand-loom textiles which got ravaged by the recent floods, 'Chekutty', a hand-made doll fashioned out of sullied fabric, is emerging as a symbol of hope and unity.

Kerala flood: App to connect survivors with relief providers

September 04, 2018 3:06 am

The app allows users to request for or offer rescue, medical help, supplies such as food, clothing, medicines, shelter and services such as water, electricity, telephone. One can also report people missing, people found orphaned, either conscious or unconscious, or dead.

Ecologist Madhav Gadgil on Kerala floods: Prima-facie evidence of unscientific dam management should be examined

September 02, 2018 4:00 am

There has been a severe criticism of the manner in which the gates of major dams like Cheruthoni, Mullaperiyar and Idamalayar were opened simultaneously to release massive amounts of water into rivers like the Periyar which subsequently inundated regions like Aluva and Paravur.

Shashi Tharoor starts #ProudToBeMalayali trend on social media; here is why

August 27, 2018 6:24 pm

Shashi Tharoor shared a series of tweets using hashtag #ProudToBeMalayali to defend people of Kerala after a news anchor called Keralite 'shameless'. Following the trend, many people took to social media and shared their reason of being a proud Malayali.


Kerala floods leave centuries-old handloom industry under threat of 'extinction'

September 02, 2018 10:02 am

Chendamangalam's handloom industry has a long history behind its origin. The industry has been associated with the feudal family of Paliam. In its early days, the handloom clothes were only meant for members of the Paliam family.


Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

Kerala Floods: How The River Damaged My Hometown

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.

Kerala Relief Camp - A look inside

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Nearly a million people are housed in relief camps across Kerala. What is life inside a relief camp?

4 Indian Navy personnel save 109 people

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Four personnel of the Indian Navy saved 109 people in an operation that lasted over four hours in Kerala's Thrissur district.

Kerala paralysed by floods

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm