EPS grants solatium to families of Idukku landslide victims

A team from Theni district had rushed to the landslide spot to coordinate with the rescue operations.

published on : 20th August 2020

Husband throws acid on panchayat vice-president in Idukki

A woman panchayat vice-president suffered burns after her husband threw acid on her at Murickassery in Vathikudy panchayat of Idukki district on Tuesday.

published on : 19th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Death toll rises to 58 after two more bodies recovered at Pettimudi; 12 still missing

The two bodies recovered on Sunday have been identified as those of one, Chinnathai, 62, and Muthulakshmi, 22.

published on : 16th August 2020

Hands of compassion: Idukki youngsters repair damaged bridge in five hours

That they were not familiar with hard labour did not deter them from manually removing the huge timbers which hindered the water flow.

published on : 13th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Rescue workers retrieve three more bodies, toll climbs to 55

While efforts are underway to find the remaining 15 persons, majority of them expected to be children.

published on : 12th August 2020

Heavy rainfall batters Idukki

Meanwhile, officials estimated crops loss in 37.31 hectares of land on Tuesday.

published on : 12th August 2020

Idukki landslide: EPS to initiate relief measures for victims’ families

Among the 55 Thoothukudi people who went missing since the tragedy, bodies of 27 people, including 26 from Barathi Nagar, were retrieved.

published on : 12th August 2020

Idukki landslide shatters lives of two sisters in Tamil Nadu

Saranya completed her nursing course and doing her internship at a private clinic in Coimbatore, while her sister Annalakshmi has completed class 11.

published on : 11th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Three more bodies recovered, death toll mounts to 52

On Tuesday morning, the rescue personnel recovered the bodies from the Pettimudi stream nearby that flows near the workers' quarters.

published on : 11th August 2020

Death toll of Tamil Nadu natives trapped in Kerala landslide increases to 22

The rescue teams including the NDRF had unearthed 43 bodies from the muddy debris amid the incessant rains and inclement weather conditions at the Pettimudi division

published on : 10th August 2020

Death toll in Idukki landslide mounts to 43; rescue operation underway

According to the government, 78 people were staying at the spot where the tragedy occurred. While 12 were rescued, 28 bodies were found. Officials said efforts were on to find the rest.

published on : 9th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Fast network restoration helped rescue operation

With power lines remaining snapped for hours on end, ensuring generator backup througout was also out of the question.

published on : 9th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Rescue hit by terrain, heavy rain

Periyavara bridge washed away delaying rescue teams

published on : 8th August 2020

Idukki landslide: He trudged 4 km through mounds of slush to call for help

It was around 10.30pm on Thursday when mounds of slush came rolling down the Pettimudi hills with a roaring sound, bulldozing the workers’ quarters located in the valley like cardboard boxes.

published on : 8th August 2020

Idukki landslide: Rs 5 lakh solatium for kin of deceased, govt to bear treatment cost of injured

Special medical teams have been deployed from Ernakulam and Kottayam districts to Rajamala.

published on : 8th August 2020
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