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Ockhi: 324 fishermen still missing, says Latin church

As many as 324 fishermen are yet to return home after the Cyclone Ockhi disaster, the Latin Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram claimed on Sunday.

published on : 15th January 2018

Kerala says CM Vijayan's chopper ride bill was to be paid from SDRF, not Cyclone Ockhi relief fund

Amid a controversy over a proposal to deduct from Ockhi cyclone relief fund the expenses borne on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper ride to cyclone-hit areas,

published on : 11th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi aid: Kerala government to form monitoring committee to oversee relief distribution

In an effort to ensure disbursal of financial assistance to families of Ockhi victims in a time-bound manner, the Kerala Government today decided to constitute a monitoring committee.

published on : 11th January 2018

Tamil Nadu CM EPS, DMK's Stalin spar over disaster response, TNSTC agitation

Responding to the comments made by J Anbazhagan on the bus strike, Palaniswami said, “He is talking in such a way that instigates the strike and not to end it.”

published on : 10th January 2018

Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 26,575 crore for building homes in coastal districts

The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Centre to make a special allocation of  Rs 26,575 crore for building 3.42 lakh dwelling units in 13 coastal districts of the State.

published on : 9th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: DMK urges Centre to declare Kanyakumari as disaster-hit district

The meeting also urged the Centre to release funds for taking up relief and rehabilitation works in Kanyakumari besides providing compensation.

published on : 7th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: Tamil Nadu may benefit as panel to relax norms on relief

Drought, NE monsoon and Cyclone Ockhi devastated State in 3 yrs

published on : 6th January 2018

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die; 12 bills passed in Winter Session

Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread over 61 hours and 48 minutes.

published on : 5th January 2018

Cyclone Ockhi first in almost 40 years to travel 2,400km

Ockhi, which formed as a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal on November 29 last year, intensified into a cyclone off the Kanyakumari coast in Tamil Nadu on November 30.

published on : 4th January 2018

Chronicling a disaster called Cyclone Ockhi

Many of us might not have been to the coastal areas, but the woebegone faces of the fisherfolk have become very familiar to us because of the media.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Use of tech could have minimised impact of cyclone Ockhi

Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction says Kerala could have been minimised by using non-profitable technologies as instruments for disaster management.

published on : 3rd January 2018

141 Kerala fishermen still missing in Cyclone Ockhi

A total of 141 Kerala fishermen remain missing following Cyclone Ockhi that hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Staff soft-pedalling on Kerala government’s call to make contributions to Ockhi fund

The state government’s call to contribute at least two days’ salary towards the Chief Minister’s Ockhi relief fund received a lukewarm response from the employees.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Thiruvananthapuram: Fishermen meet puts forth charter of demands

Trade unions and organisations active in the fisheries sector on Tuesday demanded urgent measures for the identification of the bodies of 37 fishermen who died in the Ockhi disaster.

published on : 3rd January 2018

MET department issuing warnings daily to Kerala fishermen, causes huge nuisance

The Met Department is issuing alerts on a daily basis cautioning fishermen against venturing into the sea to avoid criticism in case of disasters

published on : 2nd January 2018
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