Cyclone Ockhi

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

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

2017: A happening year for Kerala's capital city Thiruvananthapuram

The year 2017 was an eventful year for the state capital. Drought, political violence, murders and, finally, Ockhi dealt a huge blow. Thiruvananthapuram Express tracks the events that unfolded in 2017

published on : 29th December 2017

Central team in Kerala to assess Cyclone Ockhi damages

A total of 74 persons have been killed and according to the Latin Diocese, more than 250 continued to remain missing.

published on : 26th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi can't be declared national calamity: Government

The Union government refused to declare, as a 'national calamity', Cyclone Ockhi in which 74 people lost their lives.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: MPs in Lok Sabha call for stronger coordination, probe

Congress and Left members, especially from Kerala which bore the brunt, sought a probe into the alleged mismanagement, lack of coordination and other aspects of the disaster.

published on : 22nd December 2017

CPI(M) demands Rs 7,400 crore for cyclone Ockhi-hit Kerala

A delegation of state MPs met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for more funds for the state that has been hit by the natural calamity, CPI(M) MP from the state P Karunakaran said.

published on : 21st December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Low-key celebrations to mark Christmas along coastal areas

Christmas this year will be a sombre affair in the coastal villages of Thiruvananthapuram as the vigil continues for the missing fishermen.

published on : 21st December 2017

IPS officer Jacob Thomas suspended for criticising Kerala government for mishandling Cyclone Ockhi

On December 20, Thomas, in a seminar organised at the Thiruvananthapuram Press Club, criticised the government for not taking the issues related to fishermen post Cyclone Ockhi seriously. 

published on : 20th December 2017

Rs 325 crore aid granted as PM Modi visits Ockhi-hit areas of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep

CM seeks H9K cr package; 233 TN fishermen still missing, 108 of them feared dead

published on : 20th December 2017

After Cyclone Ockhi, now it’s a sea of protest for 2000 fishermen families in Nagercoil

Nearly 2,000 fishermen families stage demo at Colachel; seek government help to locate loved ones

published on : 9th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Fishermen meet CM Edappadi K Palaniswami, seek intensive search operations

Representatives submit a seven-point charter of demands; Fisheries Minister says State government taking all necessary measures to trace those missing

published on : 9th December 2017

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami​ seeks to call cyclone Ockhi as national disaster

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday reached out to the agitated fishermen in Kanniyakumari still reeling under the impact of cyclone Ockhi, by announcing a slew of assistance to the fami

published on : 8th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announces Rs 10 lakh solatium to kin of dead fishermen

Palaniswami also announced setting up of a high-level committee to go into the matter of missing fishermen and submit a report.

published on : 7th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit visits cyclone-hit areas in Kanyakumari district

The governor, who undertook a visit of the affected areas here, said a census of missing fishermen and affected families was being taken by the officials who were accompanying him.

published on : 7th December 2017
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