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Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The German government has offered help in the form of grants, loans at low rates of interest and by participating in specific projects to rebuild Kerala which was devastated after the worst ever floods in August, a diplomat said here on Friday. Addressing the media, Martin Ney, the German[Read More…]

God's own country to have largest tourism conclave in Kochi

God’s own country to have largest tourism conclave in Kochi

Flood-ravaged Kerala is almost prepared to receive tourists in the God’s own Country soon. Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), the country’s largest tourism sector conclave of stake-holders from across the world will be held in the state from September 27 to 30. KTM is a public-private sector collaboration that serves as[Read More…]

India lost $79.5 bn due to natural disasters in 20 years

Kerala gets warning from IMD for intense rain

India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued all necessary severe weather warnings through its office in Thiruvananthapuram. As per the regular practice, warnings are uploaded in the local website (www.imdtvm.gov.in) every day. District wise rainfall forecast along with warnings are also uploaded and updated thrice daily in the website. Nowcasts for next[Read More…]

Supreme Court judges sing to raise Kerala flood-relief fund

Supreme Court judges sing to raise Kerala flood-relief fund

It was the first time in recent memory when two Supreme Court judges sang on Monday at a function, which was organised to raise funds to help the flood-affected people in Kerala. Singing for a human cause, Justice Kurian Joseph concluded the fund-raising event by singing a duet with playback singer Mohit Chauhan and sang “We shall overcome[Read More…]

LIC Housing Finance offers Kerala flood victims loans at concessional rate

2 Kerala officials arrested for stealing relief materials

Two Kerala government officials were arrested on Friday in Wayanad district for the embezzlement of relief materials, police said. A senior police official told IANS that the arrests were made based on a complaint received from another senior government official. According to the complaint, the two accused, S. Thomas and[Read More…]

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