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Vizhinjam seaport project: Cannot meet deadline, says Adani Group

The Adani Group has informed the state government that the deadline for completing Phase I of the Vizhinjam seaport project is likely to be overshot.

published on : 20th March 2018

Dropout tech wizard’s innovation for sea calamities

While Cyclone Ockhi and other unanticipated calamities challenge the lives of fishermen venturing out to sea, the innovation of a pre-degree dropout from Muhamma could prove a lifesaver.

published on : 19th March 2018

Kerala fishermen see no merit in warning mechanisms

Fishermen in coastal Thiruvananthapuram, one of the worst affected by cyclone Ockhi, are getting restless as the state’s warning against going to the sea is entering the fourth day.

published on : 14th March 2018

Remarks against government: Inquiry ordered against DGP Jacob Thomas

Government sources said that the DGP is likely to face severe action even though he is under suspension.

published on : 3rd March 2018

‘Shortwave radio best to connect with deep sea fishermen in distress’, says Commissioner of Disaster Management Rajendra Ratnoo

Turning the clock backwards, the Tamil Nadu government is planning to put to use shortwave radio frequencies that were widely used across the globe in 19th century.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Latin Church to bring out book to commemorate the victims of cyclone Ockhi

In addition to commemorating the victims as well as those who had a narrow escape, the book will be a useful text for researchers.

published on : 24th February 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: Rs 6 crore compensation package for Nashik, Konkan 

Announcing the compensation, Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Chandrakant Patil said that 8,048 people from Nashik and Konkan divisions would be covered under this package.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Drumrolls for peace and harmony, Sivamani style

This was no ordinary phone call. Because I didn’t hear a human voice, first, I was treated to the feast of sound. Thanks to world-renowned percussionist A Sivamani.

published on : 16th February 2018

Shaky start, but solid finish as Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami completes one year in office 

Despite the power struggle within the party, the govt led by Edappadi K Palaniswami stood the test of time and took decision that helped people in a big way

published on : 15th February 2018

Kerala government to go ahead with action against DGP Jacob Thomas

DGP Jacob Thomas, who publicly criticised the government for its handling of the Cyclone Ockhi disaster, will have to face disciplinary action as the latter is not satisfied.

published on : 13th February 2018

Kerala Government rejects explanation from DGP Jacob Thomas, to go ahead with disciplinary action

Thomas is under suspension for openly criticising the government for its handling of fishermen-related issues post-Cyclone Ockhi.

published on : 12th February 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: The case of perplexing figures and pending compensation package

The Central team which assessed the damage has not filed a report yet, which is crucial to get a better rehabilitation package for the fisher folks.

published on : 29th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh sq miles off Kerala coasts

The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued for over four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in adverse weather conditions.

published on : 28th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi victims to get food packages

As part of the first phase, it will supply food items such as rice and pulses to as many as 3,000 families in the coastal areas.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: Rescue operations called off after intense search, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Since there was no result for more than 7-8 days, the search operation was called off on December 27 after intense search, she told reporters.

published on : 18th January 2018
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