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Flood-hit India state battles rat fever outbreak

The flood-hit south Indian state of Kerala has declared a health alert after 11 people died of leptospirosis or rat fever in the last two days. The government has asked

Deadly ‘rat fever’ strikes Kerala after worst floods in a century

“Rat fever” and other diseases have killed 14 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala after the worst floods in almost a century, authorities said Tuesday. The separate death

The devastation in Kerala has been a great leveller

Every cloud has a silver lining. For flood-battered Kerala, there’s still a ray of hope. It’s reinventing the spirits of social engagement and sacrifice in a society that had embraced

Rat Fever Scare In Flood-Wrecked Kerala, Number Of Dead Rises To 15

A woman on Sunday died of leptospirosis (rat fever) in the flood-battered Kerala, taking the death toll due to the disease to 15. Health Minister K.K. Shailaja has assured that

31% flood-hit houses cleaned; 23 lakh electricity connections restored

Over one million people are now sheltered in 3,274 relief camps in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday, even as rains that killed 387 people, have finally abated

Kerala floods: IMD data shows it sent prior warnings about heavy rain, refutes Pinarayi Vijayan’s claim

Even as Kerala is trying to gauge the magnitude of the losses it suffered nearly a week after the unprecedented floods and landslides unleashed a trail of destruction in the

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Pune division of Railways sends 4 tonnes of relief material to Thiruvanathapuram

Continuing its efforts to help flood-affected Kerala, Pune Division of the Indian Railways on Tuesday sent four tonnes of relief material, including food, clothes and medicines, to Thiruvananthapuram. Last week, the

Hike central aid to Rs 2,000 crore: Sitaram Yechury to PM Modi

Arguing that the flood relief of Rs 500 crore announced by the Centre for Kerala was “grossly inadequate”, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday wrote to PM Narendra Modi

Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package; Centre likely to turn down UAE offer

Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package; Centre likely to turn down UAE offer   With rescue operations almost coming to an end in Kerala, the state government is now

Paytm boss got trolled for donating Rs 10K. Now that’s over Rs 30 crore

hey say little drops make the mighty ocean. That is what Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma was likely trying to do when he tweeted that he had donated

State seeks Rs 2,600 cr special package from Centre as death toll nears 400

Over one million people are now sheltered in 3,274 relief camps in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday, even as rains that killed 373 people, have finally abated.

Assam Government To Provide Rs. 3 Crore Aid For Flood-Hit Kerala

“The Government of Assam would extend financial aid of Rs. 3 crore to Kerala government in view of the devastating flood in the southern state,” an official release said quoting the chief

Red Alert Withdrawn From All Districts, Relief And Rescue Continue

In some respite from Kerala, red alert has been withdrawn from all the districts of Kerala. Eleven districts are on orange alert. The centre and states have pledged to contribute

The CM Relief Fund receives around Rs 49.6 crore

CM Pinarayi Vijayan has released a list of cheques, running to eight pages, received in the relief fund account till August 20, 2018. The list gives detail of the name of individual