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Kerala floods: Commercial flight operations commence from naval airport in Kochi, train services yet to achieve normalcy

Thiruvananthapuram: Commercial flight operations from the naval airport at Kochi commenced on Monday with the first Air Indiaflight from Bengaluru arriving on Monday morning. Small aircraft are being operated from the naval airport as the Kochi International Airport has shut operations till 26 August following flooding in the heavy rains. The first Air India flight from Bengaluru arrived Monday morning and returned by 08.30 ...

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Kerala floods: UAE, Qatar announce relief aids and encourage its citizens to make donations for state

Gulf countries such as UAE and Qatar are encouraging its citizens to make donations and other relief measures for the state of Kerala which has been seeing a large-scale devastation and mounting death toll, triggered by heavy rainfall and floods. The ruler of UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted on Sunday urging his people to extend a helping hand to the ...

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Modi took survey the massive loss and destruction in Kerala

Kerla 17 Aug 2018:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took off in a helicopter from here to survey the massive loss and destruction triggered by the torrential rains in Kerala. Overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of 180 people as of Saturday morning, with over 3 lakh others forced to move to some ...

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Kerala floods updates: Death toll rises o 194; over 3.3 lakh people displaced since 8 August 

Kerla 18 August 2018:-   The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with various agencies continuing the rescue operations after rains subsided to evacuate over 80,000 persons during the day. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media in the night that the situation arising out of unprecedented floods and ...

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Supreme Court adjouned Hearing of Petition Challenging Artticle 35 A till 27 August 2018

Supreme Court adjouned Hearing of Petition Challenging Artticle 35 A till 27 August 2018 New Delhi 06 Aug 2018:- The Supreme Court of India on Monday adjourned the hearing of the bunch of petitions challenging Article 35A of Constitution of India, which bars outsiders from buying immovable property in Jammu and Kashmir, ANI reported. The apex court said the next ...

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Elderly man dies of electrocution as heavy rains lash parts of Kerala

A 74-year-old man died of electrocution in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday as heavy rains lashed different parts of Kerala while an orange alert for people living in the catchment areas and low-lying areas remains in force. The sluice gates of three dams in Thiruvananthapuram — Neyyar, Aruvikkara and Peppara — have been opened with the water level rising, a state disaster ...

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3rd Party Insurance Cover for Vehicles Compulsory from September 1. 2018:SC

Supreme Court. 3rd Party Insurance Cover for Vehicles Compulsory from September 1. 2018. Case name: S. Rajaseekaran v. Union of India & ors. The Two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court while taking up the instant case, made reference to meeting held by the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety on 26th March, 2018, wherein it was recorded that there are ...

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No Plan to Ban Watsup in j&k : Home Minister

Srinagar: The Home Ministry of India on Wednesday said that it has no plans to ban Whatsapp in Jammu and Kashmir. The popular social media application has been reported to have been misused to spread videos, propaganda and even gather people for stone-pelting in militancy-hit Kashmir, but the Home Ministry is choosing to let it be because it is difficult ...

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Border population is our strategic asset: Rajnath Singh

Border population is our strategic asset: Rajnath Singh New Delhi, July 12, CNS: The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had interaction with Field and State Level Officers implementing Border Area Development Programme (BADP), here today. During the interaction, relevant issues regarding implementation of BADP and to make it more effective were discussed in detail. Rajnath Singh stressed that the border ...

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Chidambaram hits out at ED, says it is on a witch-hunt in Aircel-Maxis case

Press Trust of India ,11  July 2018 Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday accused the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of carrying out a witch-hunt against him in the Aircel-Maxis case, saying he has not been named in the FIR and the allegations will be answered in court.The former finance minister’s comments came a day after a Delhi court extended the ...

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