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Expert team to help restore flood-ruined documents

The State Archives Department will set up a team of professionals to help flood-affected institutions restore key documents.

published on : 18th February 2019

‘Rebuild Kerala should focus on respecting nature’

They say no development or little development.

published on : 15th February 2019

72-year-old Kerala man offers to sell kidney to rebuild flood-hit house, finally gets help from authorities

The 72-year-old man claimed his wife was mocked when she had gone to meet the officials to seek help.

published on : 14th February 2019

Kerala bankers told not to attach properties in flood-hit areas

The Cabinet meeting on Tuesday asked bankers to not attach properties in the flood hit areas of the state.

published on : 13th February 2019

LDF for comprehensive development of Kerala: A Vijayaraghavan

Vijayaraghavan said that even during floods the government proved that new models of survivals can be formulated.

published on : 12th February 2019

Fishermen who led Kerala flood rescue missions are the superstars at this college

Union members said they decided to invite the fishermen to the event instead of celebrities from socio-cultural fields to show their respect and gratitude for the community's contributions. 

published on : 7th February 2019

The 'Adopt a Library' initiative at Krithi 2019

The August 2018 floods destructed the state at massive levels. Along with lives and infrastructure, the state also lost vast quantities of treasure- libraries.

published on : 7th February 2019

Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

In hard-hit Townsville, cars were mostly submerged, with picket fences barely poking through waist-deep flood waters.

published on : 4th February 2019

'Once in a century' floods hit northeast Australia

Once in a century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of further downpours over the next few days.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Kerala's GSDP up at 7.18 per cent despite mid-August floods

Kerala registered 7.18 per cent growth in 2017-18 though the economy faced the worst-ever flood of the century. 

published on : 31st January 2019

Kerala floods: HC notice to Kerala government on Metroman E Sreedharan’s plea

The letter said the deluge was a culmination and combination of several factors, all as a result of the delayed decisions, exploitation of the environment and unbridled encroachments.

published on : 30th January 2019

IAF hero charms at ‘Know Your Forces’ campaign in Thiruvananthapuram

Prasanth of IAF's special operation force 'Garud' talks to Express about the rescue and relief operation carried out by his team under Operation Karuna.

published on : 24th January 2019

Art Rises for Kerala: Biennale art auction raises Rs 3.2 crore for rebuilding work

The sale was led by artist Anish Kapoor’s work, Untitled, 2018, a vivid blue canvas-and-resin work that was sold for `1.3 crore.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Kerala to submit report on projects for World Bank funding by Feb-end

Last October, the World Bank had said it was looking to extend support of up to $500 million to Kerala’s comprehensive flood recovery efforts and to build greater resilience to future shocks.

published on : 22nd January 2019

New Kerala must be a socially responsible and enlightened state

After such a disastrous tragedy, it is a welcome step to think of building a ‘New Kerala’ giving priority to environment and sustainability.

published on : 22nd January 2019
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