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Trivialising a tragedy 17.8.2018 Delhi Age
People's sensitivity during disasters has come into question in the aftermath of the floods that have affected Kerala.
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Kerala floods: Kochi airport shut till Saturday, flights diverted to T... 16.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Kerala floods: Kochi airport shut till Saturday, flights diverted to T...
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Watch: Indian Navy's flight divers heroically airlift stranded people 16.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Indian Navy has commneced the airlift operations in Trichur, Aluva and Muvattupuzha area. The airlift operation by Indian Navy has so far rescued 36 people stranded in the state. People are being airlifted and are being sheltered in the naval base. Food and water are also being planned to drop.  The death toll from the fresh spell of monsoon fury since August 8 has risen to 75. A red alert has been sounded in 12 of the 14 districts. Massive landslide killed eight more people in Palakkad district of Kerala on Thursday even as there was no let-up in the torrential rains in the state where additional defence teams have been rushed to scale up rescue and relief operations. Rise in flood waters in Periyar river due to continuous rains and opening of all shutters of all major dams including Mullaperiyar, Cheruthoni, part of Idukki reservoir, and Idamalayar, have severely hit life of people in the downstream areas.  The Supreme Court on Thursday termed as "grave" the flood situation in Kerala and agreed to hear ...
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Kerala flood toll touches 79, rains continue 16.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Kerala flood toll touches 79, rains continue
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Kerala floods continue to wreck devastation, 5 more dead 16.8.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Palakkad district police sources said 5 people were killed in Nenmara while 2 were rescued.
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Trump Tower sued over water pollution 16.8.2018 Free Press Journal: World
Washington : The US state of Illinois has filed a lawsuit against the Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging
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Kerala floods 2018: State disaster fund releases list of WhatsApp, landline numbers to contact 16.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The situation continues to look grim in Kerala with rains hitting several districts of the state. For those interested in helping those in need, click here . The toll in rain and flood-related incidents in Kerala climbed to 67 with 25 deaths reported on Wednesday. Some carriers announced cancellation and diversion of flights in and out of Kochi after suspension of operations at the airport till Saturday. Late Wednesday, however, Kerala State Disaster Management Authority, shared some numbers that you can reach out to in case of assistance. Each district has a designated number for it. KOCHI METRO SERVICES SUSPENDED Meanwhile,  the public transport system collapsed in many parts of central Kerala with the Southern Railways and Kochi Metro today suspending their operations due to floods. Rise in flood waters in Periyar river due to continuous rains and opening of all shutters of all major dams including Mullaperiyar, Cheruthoni, part of Idukki reservoir, and Idamalayar, have severely hit life of people in ...
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Kerala flood toll rises to 67, Kochi airport shut 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Mr Singh assured the CM of all Central help for the rescue, relief and rehabilitation of the flood-hit people in the southern state.
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Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 58 16.8.2018 National News – The Navhind Times
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An incessant downpour battered Kerala again on Wednesday resulting in 19 more deaths and further destruction, forcing the authorities to issue a red alert across the southern state. With reports of the fresh deaths, the death toll since August 8 climbed to 58. While a red alert was sounded in 11 of the 14 ...
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‘Water earmarked for Karnataka power project is for non-consumptive use’ 16.8.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: Additional solicitor general of India Atmaram Nadkarni, who represented Goa at the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal in the case pertaining to sharing of Mhadei water between  Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, said that the 8.02 TMC feet water allocated by the tribunal to Karnataka for its hydroelectric power generation project would not result in any ...
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Mhadei Verdict: Where Goa Needs To Act 16.8.2018 Editorial – The Navhind Times
The Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal in its verdict on Tuesday allowed Karnataka to utilise 13.4 thousand million cubic (TMC) feet of water from the river, while Goa got 24 TMC feet. The tribunal has allowed Karnataka to divert 2.18 TMC feet for the Bhandura dam and 1.72 TMC feet for the Kalsa dam, subject to ...
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Flood fury in 'God's Own Country': 47 dead in Kerala, P... 15.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Flood fury in 'God's Own Country': 47 dead in Kerala, P...
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Kochi airport shut till 2 pm on Saturday as Kerala faces heavy rain, floods 15.8.2018 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
'Kochi Airport operations temporarily suspended till Aug 18, 2 pm since inflow of water is on raising trend,' a statement said.
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Kerala rains: Cochin airport suspends flight operations; dam shutters raised across state 15.8.2018 DNA: India
Cochin International Airport today suspended all flight operations till 2 pm as water level has increased in the airport area following continuous rains and the opening of dam shutters in Periyar river. The decision to suspend the operations was taken after shutters of the Idamalayar and Cheruthoni dams, part of Idukki reservoir, were opened last evening to release excess water. The airport is situated near the Periyar river bank. "Operations suspended to/from Cochin International Airport till 1400 hrs...due to flood level in and around Airport," an airport spokesperson said this morning. The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), which decided to suspend the arrival operations at 4 am to 7 am today as a precautionary measure, took the decision to shut the airport till afternoon after reviewing the situation. The arrival operations at the airport were suspended for two hours on August 9 in view of possible inundation in the airport area. The operations were resumed later on. Torrential rains, ...
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Cochin Airport suspends operations till afternoon 15.8.2018 PTI: All news
Cochin Airport suspends operations till afternoon
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Govt failed to protect state’s lifeline: Cong 15.8.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
PANAJI: Goa pradesh Congress committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar has termed the judgment delivered by the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday as a major setback for Goa. “The Mhadei verdict is a big let down and major failure of the government to protect Mhadei river. This is in no way a victory for Goa ...
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Goa failed to establish adverse impact of diversion 15.8.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
PANAJI: While pronouncing the verdict, Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal also pointed out the failure of the state of Goa to specifically report details of the existing utilisation of water of Mahadayi river basin and adverse impact of water diversion. However, it also states that on the basis of the information provided by the state of ...
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GOA GOVT WELCOMES, ACTIVISTS DEJECTED 15.8.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
PANAJI: Delivering its verdict on the over four-decade-old water dispute between the states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal on Tuesday ruled that Karnataka will get 13.4 thousand million cubic feet (TMC feet) of water from the river, while Goa and Maharashtra will be allowed to use 24 TMC and 1.33 ...
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Most of Ganga water in UP-Bengal stretch unfit for drinking, bathing, says... 14.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Most of Ganga water in UP-Bengal stretch unfit for drinking, bathing, says...
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Maharashtra: Tiger suspectedly poached in Jalgaon, rope found around n... 14.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Maharashtra: Tiger suspectedly poached in Jalgaon, rope found around n...
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