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Another strong earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok Island 19.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sunday's earthquake caused power outages and landslides as the island is still recovering from another quake earlier this month that killed more than 400 people.
Rain Lets Up In Kerala, Thousands Still Feared Trapped: 10 Facts 19.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Rain has finally eased in Kerala hit by the worst floods in nearly a century that has killed more than 160 people since August 8. Over 300 people have died in the southern state this monsoon that has...
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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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Overnight lane closures start Monday on I-35W at Minnesota River 19.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Overnight lane closures begin Monday on the Interstate 35W bridge across the Minnesota River between Bloomington and Burnsville.
Series of quakes rocks Indonesia's Lombok, causing panic 19.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
A series of quakes including a powerful 6.9 magnitude tremor struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, killing one person and causing others to rush out of buildings in panic.
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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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Fresh 6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok 19.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok Sunday, two weeks after a quake killed more than 480 people on the island and hours after another tremor triggered landslides, damaged buildings and sent...
As Floods Ravage Kerala, Unsung Heroes Bring Smiles To Those Stranded 19.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Braving inclement weather and risky conditions, a young Air Force officer dramatically winched up a toddler to safety from the roof-top of a marooned house in rain-battered Kerala.
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Karnataka Floods: PM Modi Speaks With HD Kumaraswamy, Extends Support 19.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke with Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy regarding flood situation in parts of the state.
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