Kerala Flood

Official apathy spells woes for 2018 Kerala flood victims

Non-construction of strong outer bunds as suggested by MS Swaminathan panel and others has put people living on bunds of polders in Kuttanad in harm’s way.

published on : 24th August 2019

Dog tales 2018: A devotee, a clairvoyant and that goat mom

We end the year on an uplifting note with a compilation of canines that offered more than just friendship

published on : 31st December 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Biodiversity assessment likely to miss deadline

We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.

published on : 25th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Unicef’s healing touch for the flood-hit

Unicef has initiated a psychosocial counselling among women and children across the state in the aftermath of the deluge.

published on : 24th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: World Bank estimates Rs 25,050 crore for rebuilding state

The World Bank, in its preliminary report, has estimated that an amount of Rs 25,050 crore is necessary for rebuilding the state.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Government adopts all strategies to raise funds

According to the budget papers, a total of Rs 11,866.9 crore is owed to the government under various heads at the end of the 2016-17 financial year.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Beneficiaries cry foul over parameters of loan scheme

Lekha’s words present the state of affair of the allotment of interest-free loan to flood-ravaged families in the state.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Deadline for filing dissent note to 'salary challenge' ends

The UDF-affiliated NGO Association estimates at least 40 per cent will abstain from the “forced collection” by the government.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges US Malayalee diaspora to take part in salary challenge

Stating that crowdfunding is essential for the rebuilding of the state, he said reconstruction will be carried out after assessing the loss in each sectors.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Unesco to assess damage caused at educational institutions

On Friday, Huma and Raghat, a delegate from Unesco Institute for Lifelong Learning, Germany, called on Kerala State Literacy Mission director P S Sreekala as part of assessing the situation.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Centre supports state’s demand for GST cess

The state government had originally proposed a 10 per cent cess on SGST that would mobilise anything between Rs 700 crore and Rs 900 crore a fiscal.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Central team to assess flood damage from Friday

The 11-member team, led by Home Ministry’s Special Secretary B R Sharma, will visit all 12 affected districts in the state till September 24.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: State Financial Corporation offers liberal loan packages for reviving businesses

The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) has announced loan schemes for rebuilding the industries and service businesses ravaged by the August floods.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Distribution of aid to be completed by September 29

The financial assistance of Rs 10,000 has already been given out in Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam districts.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Cooperation department to construct 4,000 houses

The department has sought details of the victims from the Revenue Department and the work is expected to begin by October 2

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: State government all set to go for crowdfunding model

Going by the model now, individuals and organisations will be able to adopt certain regions or villages for reconstruction.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Wayanad tourism en route to recovery

Amid all the gloom perpetuated by crippling floods and nasty landslides, Wayanad is busy putting together its tourism pieces.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: State wants centre to hike borrowing limit 

The sponsorships will be mainly for constructing houses, livelihood means and basic infrastructure.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Road to Kurichiyarmala remains closed

On August 9, a split second was all it took for the entire area of Kurichiyarmala to be swept away by a landslide.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Only bricks, filth left in Panamaram homes

Panamaram is one of the worst-affected areas in Wayanad and the entire area was inundated when the Panamaram river overflowed.

published on : 20th September 2018
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