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Kochi airport to reopen on Aug 29, Navy ends rescue ops in Kerala

CIAL extended the date since 90 pc of the airport staffers were badly hit due to the devastating floods in the region.

22 Aug 2018 8:27 PM

India not accepting foreign aid for Kerala, confirms Thailand envoy

According to some reports, even the previous UPA-2 government had declined foreign aid in 2013 when floods struck Uttarakhand.

22 Aug 2018 7:48 PM

Local boatmen 'biggest heroes' of rescues in flood-hit Kerala

Rescue officials and flood victims said the unsung heroes of the massive relief operation were fishermen and local people with boats.

22 Aug 2018 4:58 PM

Kerala floods: Kochi Airport incurred loss of over Rs 220 crores, says official

Around 200 workers have been engaged to clean up the terminal building and the airport is expected to reopen next week.

21 Aug 2018 4:52 PM

UAE gives Rs 700 crore to help rebuild flood-hit Kerala

The UAE has been one of the first countries to offer solidarity with the people in Kerala.

21 Aug 2018 1:32 PM


Flood-hit Kerala fights back: Passenger flights begin at Kochi Navy Base

70-seater passenger planes are being operated by Alliance Air, a subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India.

20 Aug 2018 9:30 AM

Team inspects Kochi naval base before starting commercial flight ops in Kerala

The Kochi naval base will be used by carriers such as Alliance Air to operate 70-seater ATR aircraft to places such as Bengaluru.

19 Aug 2018 5:56 PM

UAE-based Indian-origin tycoons pledge Rs 125 mn for flood-hit Kerala

Lulu Group, Fathima Healthcare as well as other UAE-based companies have donated towards the flood relief work.

19 Aug 2018 5:13 PM

Kerala floods: Thrissur woman refuses rescue without her 25 dogs

The woman, Sunitha refused to leave her house unless her dogs, all strays or abandoned pets, were taken too.

18 Aug 2018 4:35 PM

We and Indian community will unite to help those affected in Kerala: UAE

President of UAE has instructed formation of national emergency committee to provide assistance to people affected in Kerala.

18 Aug 2018 12:56 PM


Kerala floods: 324 dead, 58 teams of NDRF launch biggest-ever operation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertook an aerial survey and announced Rs 500 crore as immediate aid for Kerala.

18 Aug 2018 11:27 AM

Watch: Indian Air Force airlifts person from flood affected district of Kerala

At least 72 people have died due to floods and landslides led by the torrential rains started to play havoc in Kerala since August 8.

16 Aug 2018 12:29 PM

Kerala floods continue to wreck devastation, 8 more dead today

Panic-stricken people in marooned buildings and high-rise flats sought help using social media platforms.

16 Aug 2018 11:39 AM

Kerala floods: 75 dead, PM asks defence to step up rescue ops

People were air-lifted through the night as Kerala battles the worst floods in almost a century.

16 Aug 2018 10:32 AM

Kerala floods: 21 Navy teams deployed for rescue operations

Public transport systems have collapsed in many parts of central Kerala with Southern Railways and Kochi Metro suspending their operations.

16 Aug 2018 8:53 AM


Never witnessed anything like this before in Kerala’s history: CM on floods

Rain red alert was sounded across Kerala on Wednesday after heavy rains continued unabated in most parts of the state.

15 Aug 2018 4:56 PM

Kerala flood situation worsens as death toll mounts to 67, entire state on red alert

More than 1.5 lakh people have been lodged in relief camps across the state, CM Vijayan said.

15 Aug 2018 11:22 AM

Jalandhar Bishop raped Kerala nun at mission home’s guestroom: Police to court

A special team of Kerala Police also questioned Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar for over 5 hours.

14 Aug 2018 11:37 AM

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 100 Cr immediate central relief to flood-hit Kerala

Union home minister Rajnath Singh announced the aid after making a whirlwind tour to some of the flood-affected places on Sunday.

13 Aug 2018 12:11 AM

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 100 Cr immediate central relief to flood-hit Kerala

Union Minister, who made an aerial survey, said rains had caused 'massive damage' to farm sector and infrastructure.

12 Aug 2018 9:10 PM