Kerala flood

Devastated by 2018 flood, Vazhakkad PHC transforms into modern hospital

The eco-friendly, energy-efficient building was designed by the students and faculty members of IIT-Madras in association with the students of Government Engineering College, Thrissur.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Back to flooding: Capital inundated after heavy rains batter city

The unexpected heavy rain that lasted for hours from Tuesday evening caught the capital off guard submerging almost all low-lying areas, leaving the commuters and motorists stranded.

published on : 13th May 2021

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
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