Wildfires in US blasting through West draw states to lend support

The growth of the sprawling fire had slowed but thousands of homes remained threatened on its eastern side, authorities said.

published on : 24th July 2021

Never thought CM, govt that harps on women empowerment will back Saseendran: Sexual harassment victim

The complainant reiterated that the minister should resign and that the stand taken by LDF supporting him was distressing. 

published on : 22nd July 2021

Wildfires rage in Russia's Siberia, cause airport to close

Yakutia's governor Aysen Nikolayev said they are experiencing the driest summer in the past 150 years in Yakutia, and the month of June was the hottest on record. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Abhishek Singhvi’s ‘Bakrid tweet’ puts Kerala's Congress leaders in spot

Singhvi, a Rajya Sabha MP, took to Twitter against the state government’s decision to bring in relaxations for Bakrid after Uttar Pradesh had cancelled the Kanwar Yatra.

published on : 19th July 2021

CPM dissolves Kuttiyadi local committee

The seat in the CPM’s stronghold was allotted to KC(M) which diminished the chances of Kunhammed Kutty.

published on : 19th July 2021

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

The Tamarack Fire, which was sparked by lightning on July 4, exploded overnight and was over 32 square miles (82 square kilometers) as of July 17 evening.

published on : 18th July 2021

Can MLA whip out revolver in assembly, will he not to be booked, SC asks Kerala

The apex court posed this query during a hearing on Kerala government's plea seeking quashing of prosecution against six LDF members booked for unruly behaviour inside the Assembly.

published on : 15th July 2021

Wildfires rage as US West grapples with heat wave, drought

The blazes come as the West is in the midst of a second extreme heat wave within just a few weeks and as the entire region is suffering from one of the worst droughts in recent history.

published on : 12th July 2021

California and other parts of the West broil and burn

California and other parts of the West are sinking deeper into drought and that has sent fire danger sky high in many areas.

published on : 12th July 2021

Heatwave blankets US West as fires rage in several states

California's Death Valley reached 130 F (54 Celsius) on July 9, 2021, which if confirmed as accurate would be the hottest high recorded there since July 1913. 

published on : 11th July 2021

LDF damage control pays off, Jose satisfied with CPM explanation

After UDF latched on ‘corrupt’ Mani remark, ruling party swings into action to douse fire

published on : 7th July 2021

Kerala Assembly ruckus: Won’t condone unruly behaviour of MLAs, says SC

The SC bench maintained that such behaviour cannot be condoned and the accused should face trial under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.

published on : 6th July 2021

Cyprus forest fire that killed four now under control

Search crews on Sunday discovered the bodies of four people who are believed to be Egyptian laborers outside the village of Orou on the southern edge of Cyprus’ main Troodos mountain range.

published on : 5th July 2021

Heatwave impact? Canada hunts for survivors of wildfire that destroyed small town

The roughly 1,000 residents of Lytton had to abandon their homes with just a few minutes notice Wednesday evening after suffering the previous day under a record high of 49.6 degree Celsius.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Kerala gold smugging case: Bomb that didn’t explode

Opposition politicians led by UDF’s Ramesh Chennithala and BJP’s K Surendran unleashed an all-out attack against the government.

published on : 1st July 2021
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