Flight operations from Cochin airport to resume on 29 Aug

Flight operations from the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) airport here, which suffered an estimated loss of over Rs 220 crore due to floods, will resume on 29 August. Continue Reading

Operation Madad: Navy rescues nearly 17,000 Keralites

The Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 people caught in gushing waters in flood-ravaged Kerala, a Defence spokesperson said here today. Continue Reading

TN sends 256 transformers, 40,000 power meters to Kerala

Electricity Minister P Thangamani told reporters in Erode on Saturday that the Tamilnadu Electricity Board had sent the transformers and power meters to the neighbouring state, which was reeling under the impact of the floods and landslides unleashed by the monsoon fury. Continue Reading

SC tells TN to maintain Mullaiperiyar dam level at 139 ft

bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullai Periyar dam had met on 23 August and directed the Tamilnadu government to ensure that the water level is maintained at 139 feet, which is two feet below the permissible limit fixed by the apex court. Continue Reading

Kerala rescue operations end; State to honour defence personnel

The Navy, which had rescued over 16,000 people, yesterday ended its 14-day long operations as there were no more requests for evacuation as water had started receding in affected areas. Continue Reading

Litterateur Manushya Puthiran police complaint against H Raja

Manushya Puthiran alias S Abdul Hamed Sheik Mohamed Puthiran alleged that Raja had made derogatory remarks against him in the social media for writing a poem titled ‘Uzhiyin Nadanam’ over natural calamities like floods. Continue Reading