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Kerala: Cyclone warning spreads panic in coastal areas

The Fisheries Department has notified the fishermen about the red alert and urged the fishing boats to return to the shore immediately.

published on : 5th October 2018

Local Self-Government Department to prepare for disasters

According to the Local Self-Government Department (LSGD), local bodies have been instructed to constitute such a new working group by September 28.

published on : 24th September 2018

A walkway in ruins

As tourism in Fort Kochi battles a downfall, the lack of facilities is driving away the very few domestic tourists who opt to visit the spot.

published on : 24th September 2018

Cyclone Ockhi compensation denied to woman in need; public largesse sought

Last week, the government issued a statement that compensation could not be given by mobilising funds from the State Disaster Relief Fund.

published on : 19th September 2018

With 5.85 lakh tonnes, Kerala third in marine fish production

The country’s marine fish production showed signs of revival in 2017 with the annual marine fish landings registering a 5.6 per cent increase compared to the previous year.

published on : 27th June 2018

Adani Group seeks 32 cranes to speed up Vizhinjam project

The Adani Group has placed orders for 32 cranes for the Vizhinjam seaport project. Eight of the cranes fall in the 72-metre category used for loading and unloading shipping

published on : 26th May 2018

Over 240 fishermen still missing after Cyclone Ockhi hit five months ago: Parliament panel

The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, has expressed concern over the fate of the missing fishermen.

published on : 4th April 2018

Victims of cyclone Ockhi are still waiting for aid: Latin Archdiocese

The bishop said he had contacted the Chief Minister, requesting him to speed up the relief activities, but to no use.

published on : 1st April 2018

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
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