March 10, 2020 2:34 pm
In 2018, Kerala recorded the heaviest monsoon rain in nearly a century, leading to widespread floods and landslides that claimed about 500 lives and displaced thousands.
March 05, 2020 3:07 am
CPI(M) local committee member M M Anwar has allegedly pocketed Rs 10.54 lakh with the help of a Revenue Department official. Anwar is absconding, while police arrested clerk Vishnu Prasad on Tuesday.
January 08, 2020 3:13 am
A high-level committee, chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday, had approved NDRF assistance to Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.
December 05, 2019 12:31 pm
In 2018, India’s higher rank is attributed to the Kerala floods, cyclones on the east coast and the heatwave.
September 06, 2019 8:33 pm
"During this year's Onam, many of the families are living at relief camps, unable to return to their homes. This Onam is theirs too. Our celebrations would be complete only when the cheers of Onam are transferred to them too," CM Pinarayi VIjayan said.
September 04, 2019 1:08 pm
There are 22 metal mirror producing units under the Viswabrahmana Aranmula Metal Mirror Nirman Society. What is so special and unique about a metal mirror for it to be honoured with a GI tag is question haunts everyone when they hear it for the first time.
August 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Over the last 18 days, a total of 48 bodies had been dug up through joint operations of the Army, Fire Force, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and local agencies in one of the biggest landslide sites the state has ever seen.
August 28, 2019 7:38 am
The government on Monday began a state-wide survey to identify new areas vulnerable to landslide and flood in order to earmark danger zones.
August 21, 2019 7:48 pm
Soil piping, a process through which water erodes beneath the ground surface and leading to underground tunnels which can enlarge over a period of time, has been cited in recent weeks as a potential threat to hillocks in Kerala.
August 20, 2019 11:06 am
Funds were arranged to buy food for other residents of the camp as well as other friends and relatives of the couple. The organisers also ensured that the couple received a gift.
December 31, 2018 9:08 am
Best photos from 2018: From the devastating Kerala floods to the inauguration of Statue of Unity, here we present the 20 most powerful images that dominated the headlines this year
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.
August 25, 2018 8:02 pm
Onam 2018: Keralites celebrate Onam as the state gradually recovers from the disastrous floods that ravaged the coastal state and caused a horrendous loss of life and property which has been recorded as unprecedented in recent times.
August 25, 2018 7:01 am
Onam commemorates the return of mythical demon king Mahabali to see his beloved subjects at the beginning of 'Chingam', the first month of the Malayalam Calendar.
August 21, 2018 1:33 pm
Kerala floods: After 13 days of rain and flooding, the Centre declared the Kerala calamity as 'severe'. The central government has also scaled up the relief and rescue operations.
August 21, 2018 6:35 am
In a huge relief to Keralites, rain has kept away from major parts of the state hit by floods and landslides that have killed over 200 people since August 8.
August 20, 2018 6:42 am
A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, Kerala on August 18, 2018.Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed hundreds, officials said.
August 16, 2018 9:14 am
The death toll in Kerala has climbed to 67 as the state is reeling under one of the worst floods in history. For the first time in history, the state has opened 35 of its 39 dams.
August 16, 2018 6:48 am
Heavy rains have led to floods in Kerala, causing damage to life and property. Stills from Kozhikode district in Kerala where it has been raining non-stop since Monday evening.
September 11, 2018 12:40 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.
September 07, 2018 12:17 pm
With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.
August 29, 2018 12:21 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.
August 26, 2018 5:05 am
In this edition of Idea Exchange, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan addresses questions by reporters on climate change and weather prediction. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c
August 25, 2018 12:54 pm
In one of the worst-hit areas, the people of Kerala keep up the spirit of Onam.
August 24, 2018 6:32 am
August 24, 2018 4:22 am
Inside a relief camp: Rebuilding from the scratch is not just a financial problem. For some, old age and health issues make it a herculean task. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
August 22, 2018 6:35 pm
For the people of Kerala, here's a quick list of things to watch out for once you are home and living on your own. Dr KK Aggarwal, the former National President of the Indian Medical Association lists them out.
August 22, 2018 4:00 pm
August 21, 2018 2:24 pm
Kerala initial estimate of the damage is about Rs 20,000 crore. The Centre has so far pledged Rs 600 crore. This is how states are pitching in. Take a look in today’s #NewsInNumbers