User: arghyam Topic: Water
Category: Floods2009
Last updated: Aug 19 2018 23:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Goa may face same fate as flood-hit Kerala, warns ecologist Madhav Gadgil who `predicted` southern state disaster in 2011 19.8.2018 Zee News : India National
According to the ecologist, Goa is witnessing activities which are driven by greed for unlimited profits.
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Stand by Kerala, RSS urges people of 'Bharat' 19.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
The RSS today urged the countrymen to extend all possible help to the flood-hit people of Kerala, saying the southern state was on the verge of a catastrophe. Stating that Kerala was facing an unprecedented flood havoc that had killed hundreds of people and rendered thousands homeless, RSS joint general secretary Suresh Soni said, "The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh calls upon the people of Bharat to stand by Kerala in this period of crisis and extend all possible help to the victims." With lakhs of people feared stranded across the state, Kerala was on the verge of a catastrophe, he added in a statement. Despite constraints, the Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Union and state governments were working on a war footing to rescue the stranded people and provide relief to them, Soni said, adding that the workers of the RSS, the volunteers of the Sangh-affiliate Sewa Bharati and many other organisations were also contributing to the rescue-and-relief operations. Their timely action and ...
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Indian Army warns against imposter as fake news video hits Kerala flood relief 19.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Amid heroic tales of Indian armed forces rescuing hundreds in flood-hit Kerala, a fake video has gone viral spreading lies about the Indian Army. Taking cognizance of the sensitivity of the situation, the army on Sunday issued a stern warning against those spreading ‘disinformation’ about the relief work. In the viral video, a man dressed in combat military uniform, says ‘people must not donate for the flood relief as only rich are affected in Kerala.’ The Indian Army took to Twitter to issue clarification and said that the video was fake and that no solider was involved in this. ‘Imposter wearing Army combat uniform in video spreading disinformation about rescue & relief efforts. Every effort by all & #IndianArmy aimed to overcome this terrifying human tragedy (sic),’ the army tweeted. The Indian Army has also given a WhatsApp number in case someone recives such a fake news item. ‘Forward disinformation about #IndianArmy on WhatsApp +917290028579. We are at it,’ the tweet by army’s official Twitter ...
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From Nissan India to TVS Motor Company, here's what firms are doing to... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
From Nissan India to TVS Motor Company, here's what firms are doing to...
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Hero gets ‘Hero’ response: Girl donates her savings for Kerala floods, Twit... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Hero gets ‘Hero’ response: Girl donates her savings for Kerala floods, Twit...
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Kerala Flood Relief: Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan reach out to support... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Kerala Flood Relief: Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan reach out to support...
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Watch: Video of Kerala fisherman helping women, children climb on his back... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Watch: Video of Kerala fisherman helping women, children climb on his back...
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Health ministry extending all support to flood relief measures in Kerala: J... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Health ministry extending all support to flood relief measures in Kerala: J...
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You'll Never Walk Alone: Liverpool FC offer help to Kerala flood... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
You'll Never Walk Alone: Liverpool FC offer help to Kerala flood...
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Pope Francis appeals to international community to help flood victims in Kerala 19.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Pope Francis today appealed to the international community to provide "concrete support" to tens of thousands of flood victims in Kerala, calling the deluge a "great calamity". Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported. "The inhabitants of Kerala have been harshly struck by intense rains, which have caused flooding and landslides, with heavy loss of human life, with many people missing and displaced, with extensive damage to crops and homes," he said. He voiced his hopes that "these brothers and sisters" would be supported by "our solidarity, and by concrete support from the international community". He expressed his closeness to the Catholic Church in Kerala, "which is at the forefront of efforts to bring aid to the population." Pope Francis than led the crowds gathered at St Peter's Square in prayer for those suffering from "this great calamity." Nearly 200 people have been killed since August 8 in the state's worst floods in a century while ...
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Alliance Air to operate flights from Kochi naval air base 19.8.2018 Sify Finance
/Kochi, Aug 19 (IANS) State-run Air India's subsidiary -- Alliance Air -- will commence operations from Kochi naval base to aide the rescue operations in flood-hit Kerala.
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Kerala: Amid gloom and despair, they bring hope 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The visual of a man kneeling down in muddy waters to help women step on to him to get into rescue boats went viral on Sunday.
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PM speaks to Karnataka CM regarding flood situation in parts of the state 19.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has spoken to Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri H D Kumaraswamy regarding the flood situation in parts of the state. “Spoke to Karnataka CM Shri H D Kumaraswamy Ji regarding the flood situation in parts of the state.
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Kerala: 6 lakh people in 3,000 relief camps, Centre puts focus on food, medicine, fuel 19.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
With over 6.33 lakh people taking shelter in 3,000 relief camps, the government today directed the central ministries to focus on providing essential commodities and medicine and restoration of vital services in flood-hit Kerala . The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) in its review meeting directed that focus should now be on provision of emergency supplies of food, water, medicines and restoration of essential services such as power, fuel, telecom and transport links as flood water recedes in Kerala, an official spokesperson said. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said a total of 6,33,010 people are staying in 2,971 relief camps in Kerala and around 38,000 flood affected people have also been rescued by different agencies so far. There will be no heavy rains in the flood-hit Kerala for the next four days, giving a ray of hope to the distraught people of the state. "Rainfall will further decrease during the next five days. Heavy rain at one or two places in Idukki, Konnur and ...
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Modi govt monitors airfares to and from Kerala; joint aviation team inspects Kochi air base 19.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Centre today said airfares for domestic direct flights to and from Kerala ranged from Rs 3,395 to Rs 6,999 on shorter routes and Rs 6,017 to Rs 10,000 on longer ones, amidst allegations that passengers were being charged exorbitantly in the state which is facing one of the worst floods in a century. The government also said that higher airfares highlighted in some social media posts were for hopping and very long-duration flights. The statement comes on a day a joint team of aviation bodies and the CISF inspected the Cochin Naval Base to assess the feasibility of operating commercial planes from there to aid rescue efforts and ease connectivity to the state. The Kochi International Airport, the seventh busiest in the country, has been shut till August 26 in the wake of the devastating floods that have claimed close to 200 lives in the past 10 days. "Monitoring of airfare carried out on 19 Aug 2018 has revealed that maximum fares on various domestic non-stop direct routes to/from Kerala and nearby ...
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Kerala Floods: 'Baahubali' actor Prabhas comes out in support, here's how much he contributed to the relied fund 19.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
As Kerala battles its worst flood in nearly a century, pan India star Prabhas has come out in support of those in need and made a contribution to the Government of Kerala’s Chief Minister Distress Relief Fund. Extending his support towards the flood victims, Baahubali actor Prabhas has made a donation of Rs 25 lakh to the relief organisation working towards the welfare of victims of Kerala floods .  Kerala has been affected with the worst floods of this century. A number of people have lost their lives and property has been destructed all across Kerala. The affected people are in dire need of clothing and food supply. Prabhas is making a small effort to reach out to the people of Gods own country. A number of B-town celebs including the likes of Shah Rukh Khan , Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar among others have come out to help and support Kerala flood victims.  On the work front, Prabhas will next be seen in the trilingual film Saaho alongside. The high-on action entertainer also stars Shraddha Kapoor as ...
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Death toll in Kerala mounts to 210, over 7 lakh displaced 19.8.2018 Zee News : India National
High-range Idukki district, Malappuram and Thrissur are among the worst hit.
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Kerala floods: Over 6 lakh moved to relief camps, no heavy rain in next 5 days 19.8.2018 Zee News : India National
NDMA said that over 6.33 lakh people have taken shelter in nearly 3,000 relief camps in the flood-hit state, where 14 districts have been ravaged by the worst deluge in a century.
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Rescue and Relief Operations continue in Kerala 19.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Secretary Shri PK Sinha, during the review meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) today, has directed that focus should now be on provision of emergency supplies of food, water, medicines and restoration of essential services such as power, fuel, telecom and transport links as flood water recedes in Kerala.
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