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Kerala: IAS officer discreetly worked as relief worker for days...
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For eight days, without any pomp, Kannan Gopinathan toiled at relief camps in Kerala, carrying packages on his head, and offloading relief material. Of course, no one knew he was an IAS officer. Gopinathan is yet another among the thousands of people who have selflessly rushed to Kerala's aid.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-06 08:15 UTC
Kerala: 9 deaths confirmed, 37 more suspected from 'rat fever'...
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Since August 15, nine people have been killed by leptospirosis or rat fever in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala. Among them, five were relief workers. Notably, 196 cases of leptospirosis have been reported so far, and a further 37 suspected leptospirosis deaths are awaiting laboratory confirmation.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-04 05:49 UTC
This tea-seller from Kerala is winning the Internet!...
In the past few days, floods have ruthlessly created havoc in Kerala. But in such trying times what stood out is people's resilience. Take for example this tea-seller, who's running his stall standing in flood waters. And the way he is operating is not only unique but also mind-blowing.
By shubham400 on 2018-08-28 10:32 UTC
Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours...
The Indian Meteorological Department on Monday said that states including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (ghat areas primarily), Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours. Floods have already brought Kerala to a standstill, claimed 40 lives, damaged homes.
By shubham400 on 2018-08-14 09:05 UTC
Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting...
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As the death toll in Kerala rains increased to 26, CM Pinarayi Vijayan called an emergency meeting to discuss the very grim situation. Shutters of 22 dams have been opened to drain excess water, leading to flood alert in several low-lying areas. The army and NDRF continued rescue operations.
By shubham400 on 2018-08-10 06:10 UTC

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