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‘Fishermen To Be Recruited Into Police As Coastal Wardens’

NEW DELHI Sept 3: Kerala finance minister announced that the state will recruit 200 fishermen into police as coastal wardens. After praising them as ‘the best rescuers’, state finance minister Dr Thomas Isaac also said the Fisheries Department will raise a team of rescue volunteers in every district from fishermen. Continue reading “‘Fishermen To Be Recruited Into Police As Coastal Wardens’”

Kerala Government Issues Alert After Water Borne Disease Claim 7 Lives

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 3: Outbreak of water borne diseases in Kerala have claimed seven lives since August 29, prompting the state government to issue an alert to the people to maintain extra vigil. Continue reading “Kerala Government Issues Alert After Water Borne Disease Claim 7 Lives”

Kerala team to tour to 14 countries to raise funds

 Thiruvananthapuram Sept 1: The Cabinet on Friday decided to collect funds in countries which have sizeable population of Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs).

The funds will be raised with the help of the members of Loka Kerala Sabha and NRK organisations towards the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). Continue reading “Kerala team to tour to 14 countries to raise funds”

Flood-hit Kerala to rope in KPMG as consultant for rebuilding state

Thiruvananthapuram Sept 1: The Kerala government has decided to appoint KPMG, one of the largest professional service companies in the world, as project consultant partner for rebuilding the state ravaged by massive floods. Continue reading “Flood-hit Kerala to rope in KPMG as consultant for rebuilding state”

Chennithala seeks judicial inquiry into ‘dam disaster’

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug 31: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has termed the recent massive flood in Kerala as dam disaster and sought a judicial inquiry into facts that led to it. Continue reading “Chennithala seeks judicial inquiry into ‘dam disaster’”

Think about separate fund for flood relief: HC

KOCHI Aug 30: Kerala high court has instructed the government to think about starting separate account for flood relief fund. The court made this observation while considering the petition regarding the steps taken by the government to face flood disaster. Continue reading “Think about separate fund for flood relief: HC”

High Court Seeks Clarification From Kerala Government On Flood Fund

KOCHI Aug 30: The Kerala High Court today sought a clarification from the state government on its proposal to set up a separate fund for carrying out flood-relief operations. Continue reading “High Court Seeks Clarification From Kerala Government On Flood Fund”

Kerala Floods Loss More Than Estimated Rs. 20,000 Crore: Pinarayi Vijayan

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug 29: The loss and damage to Kerala due to the devastating deluge would be much more than the primary estimate of Rs. 20,000 crore, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Continue reading “Kerala Floods Loss More Than Estimated Rs. 20,000 Crore: Pinarayi Vijayan”

Chalakudy Taluk Hospital in Thrissur ruined in Kerala floods

THRISSUR Aug 28: The Kerala floods, which took over 300 lives and rendered several lakhs homeless, have also destriyed the 125-year-old Chalakudy Taluk Hospital in Thrissur district. The 140-bed hospital, seen as one of the best in the country, has suffered a loss of over Rs. 10 crore. About 3.5 lakh people in the area are dependent on this facility. Continue reading “Chalakudy Taluk Hospital in Thrissur ruined in Kerala floods”

Top Court Judges Sing For Kerala Flood Relief, Chief Justice In Audience

NEW DELHI Aug 28: In a rare, benevolent gesture, two Supreme Court judges sang at a cultural programme organised by top court journalists in Delhi to raise money for relief and rehabilitation of people in flood-ravaged Kerala. Continue reading “Top Court Judges Sing For Kerala Flood Relief, Chief Justice In Audience”