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Last updated: Aug 19 2018 22:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Focus shifts to rescues as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala 19.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Torrential rain finally let up in flood-hit Kerala on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, but authorities feared an outbreak of disease among around 725,000 people crammed into relief camps.
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Rain abates in flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps 19.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
A deluge in flood-stricken Kerala finally let up on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among over 200,000 people crammed into relief camps.
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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3,500 Evacuated From Flood-Hit Karnataka's Kodagu, Rains Hit Rescue Work 19.8.2018 NDTV News - South
About 3,500 marooned people were rescued in Karnataka's worst flood-hit Kodagu district even as incessant rains hampered relief work, the government said today.
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Lost In Desert, Motorcycle Racer From Kerala Dies Of Thirst In Rajasthan 19.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A biker, part of a motorcycle adventure rally, was found dead in Rajasthan after he apparently lost his way while exploring the surroundings of Jaisalmer, officials said on Saturday.
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Worst floods in a century kill scores in Kerala 18.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
The worst floods in a century in Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with the toll expected to rise as heavy rain pushes water levels higher still.
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Kodagu cut off from Mysuru, several stranded, landslides continue, situation grim 17.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, The Coffee land of the country remained cut off from mainstream Karnataka as swollen rivers and numerous landslides has rendered Kodagu in accessible with rescue and relief operations hampered by continuous rains and difficult terrain. Reports reaching here said atleast 200 people were stranded in Kandanakolli Haleri near Kandakal in the district and inclement weather […]
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Rains pile misery on flooded Kerala as toll rises to 164 17.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
The worst floods in a century in Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher.
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Rain brings more misery to Kerala as death toll rises to 164 17.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The worst floods in a century in Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher.
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2 Dead In Landslide In Kodagu, Coastal Karnataka Flooded, Rescue Ops On 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two people died on Kodagu-Mangaluru highway in a landslide this morning. Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of coastal Karnataka and Kodagu district which generally receive higher rainfall...
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Pottery Town slaughter house hopes for improvements, as BBMP wakes up 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Long after all the licenses expired, BBMP is trying to spruce it up with facelifts that will improve the sanitation conditions in this abattoir. Will the abattoir reach acceptable KSPCB standards?
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At 15, Bengaluru Teen Fought To Save Water. Now, She's Going Places 13.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?" has been invited to Zurich Switzerland as the only Indian amongst 60 changemakers aged between 18 and 23 and representing 42 countries from across the world,...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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22 dead as heavy rains lash Kerala, Red Alert issued for Idukki Reservoir, Navy launches 'Operation Madad' 9.8.2018 DNA: Money
— ANI (@ANI) August 9, 2018 With water levels rising in various dams and reaching almost their maximum capacity, shutters of at least 22 reservoirs in Kerala have been opened to drain out excess water. Earlier in the day, arrival operations at the Cochin International Airport Limited resumed nearly two hours after it was suspended in view of possible inundation in the airport area following a rising water level in the Periyar river. The CIAL is situated close to the river. "As the situation is improved we are resuming all operations from 3.05 pm today," a CIAL spokesperson had said. The CIAL had earlier stopped arrival operations from 1.10 pm, as a precautionary measure. The decision to resume arrival operations was taken after the situation was reviewed by Ernakulam District Collector and top officials of the airport management, the spokesperson said. Earlier, the Ernakulam district administration conducted a review of the situation at the airport after the water level in a canal near it started ...
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Chennai buzz: Crackdown on plastic, scanner on illegal high-rises and all-women Metro stations 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Have you been keeping track of the latest developments in Chennai? The new expressway that will connect Bengaluru to the city? Or Corridor 4 of Chennai Metro? Here's a quick round-up of some key headlines from your city.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Of air pollution, white-topped roads and illegal hoardings 4.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you read about the removal of illegal hoardings and resumption of white topping of roads? Here is our weekly round up, if you missed that and other key news from around the city!
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India rice rates up on monsoon lull; flood threat looms in Thailand, Vietnam 2.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Rice prices in top exporter India rose this week on concerns of lower production due to below-normal rainfall, while traders in Thailand and Vietnam kept a close eye on the possibility of flooding in major rice growing regions.
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"North Karnataka Bandh Is BJP Sponsored," Alleges Congress' DK Shivakumar 2.8.2018 NDTV News - South
Karnataka Water Resources Minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar, on Wednesday, termed the call for Thursday's north Karnataka bandh as a "BJP sponsored" protest. He alleged that the BJP...
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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