Natural Calamity

Cyclone ‘Gaja’ to intensify into severe cyclonic storm in next 24 hours adjoining Bay of Bengal

A deep depression over southeast Bay Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm, named ‘Gaja’, and is expected to hit the northern coast of Tamil Nadu between Karaikal and Cuddalore on the midnight of November 14, bringing heavy rainfall accompanied by wind speeds up to 100 kmph...

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Malayalam Muslim film director praises Sewa Bharati in Kerala

A famous Malayalam film director-producer Ali AKabar has praised Sewa Bharati, an RSS –Sponsored service organization for the yeomen service its volunteers had extended to the flood ravaged people of Kerala rising above the political or religious considerations...

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Seva Bharati creates history, rescues 75,600 flood-hit in Kerala

“Seva Bharati” a social service organization sponsored by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has saved the lives of 75,600 flood affected people in the state of Kerala by carrying legendary rescue operation maybe first in the world history...

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Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman announces 7 Cr for flood affected Kodagu district

For all its contribution to the country’s defence, it is time for Kodagu to get something back from the sector. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who visited Kodagu on Friday announced that Rs 7 crore from the CSR fund of the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) would be released to the district for flood relief works...

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In its quest to reconstruct God’s own country, Centre assures additional assistance to flood ravaged Kerala

Assuring additional assistance to the flood ravaged Kerala, the Central government confirmed that the Centre will release additional funds for the state after an inter-ministerial team visits the state again and assesses the damage. Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured Kerala Governor P Sathasivam that the flood-ravaged state will get more central funds from National Disaster Response Fund...

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As rainfall recedes, Kerala focuses on rehabilitation with people returning back home!

As the rainfall in Kerala rebates, people in relief camps are heading back to their respective homes. With people returning home, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government has also decided to distribute cleaning kits to the families...

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UAE vows to provide financial assistance of Rs 700 crores for flood-ravaged Kerala

Kerala is witnessing the worst flood of the century due to which at least 376 people have been killed so far. The whole country and international community have come forward to help the flood-ravaged state. Likewise, the United Arab Emirates has come forward to help Kerala and vowed to provide a financial aid of nearly Rs 700 crores...

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Nation gears up to stand by Kerala, contributes generously to recreate a futuristic state of dreams!

Incessant rainfall and flash floods in Kerala has changed the entire spectrum of Kerala living an impact of the worst nightmare they would have ever seen. As the entire nation gears up to stand by Kerala during this time of crisis, the common man has also donated generously to the people of God’s own country...

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Standing strong with Kerala: While Maharashtra sends 'Doctors', Indian Railways sends 'Water'

As Kerala continues to battle with the worst flood of the century, Maharashtra comes to its rescue as it announced financial aid of Rs 20 Cr to God’s own country. Not only does Maharashtra support Kerala financially but also has set up a 24x7 relief camp for the people in need along with sending a group of 95 doctors to avail medical facility and Indian Railways with water to the thousands in those camps...

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People of Kerala paint rooftop with a ‘Thanks’ to brave heroes appeared from skies as 'real' saviors

Avowing Kerala as its Janmabhoomi, the Indian Coast Guard along with Indian Navy, Indian Army and Air Force has vowed to work hard leaving no stones unturned. The people in an attempt to thank the brave heroes with a paint on the rooftop. ..

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India unites with #PrayforKerala, extends financial support donating generous amount

With the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund generating numerous amount, the RSS Swayamsevaks are also working day and night to rescue the flood-affected people in Kerala. Several Bollywood celebrities have responded to the appeal and made significant contributions in the flood relief program...

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With the state griming in heavy rainfall, PM Modi reviews flood situation standing strong with Kerala

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched on visiting Kerala to take stock of the situation, the Prime Minister had directed the Cabinet Secretary to avail all necessary preparedness, and rescue and relief operations along with immediate and continued assistance to Kerala to meet this crisis. With NDRF, Navy, Air Force and the Army trying their best to rescue the people, the defence ministry needs to be applauded for their exemplary efforts. ..

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As flood fury continues, Kerala issues #RedAlert in 14 districts; PM Modi to visit Kerala this evening

With the increasing incessant rainfall pouring in God’s own country, Kerala has issued red alert in 14 districts. Taking cognizance of the situation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state later in the evening to take stock of the condition in the state. The Centre has also decided to send 35 more teams of the National Disaster Response Force to the state. ..

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Assuring complete assistance to flood affected areas, Centre all set to tick mark another achievement

The government on Wednesday assured all round support to states hit by floods and will soon send a team of officials to assess the damage in Kerala. The quantum of relief will be decided once evaluation of the situation is completed, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told Lok Sabha. Observing that disaster management was a priority for the government, he assured members that the Centre would provide all support to Kerala to deal with the flood devastation...

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Tremors of earthquake shake North India; Centre traces to the Hindukush Mountain in Afghanistan

Today the tremors of earthquake were felt in Kashmir valley, Delhi and other parts of North India. The magnitude of this earthquake was 6.2 on the Richter scale, while the center of the earthquake was in the Hindukush area on the Afghan-Tajikistan border...

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After OCKHI, another cyclone swirling around Bay of Bengal

Recently Southern India, Lakshadweep Islands faced devastating cyclone ‘Ockhi’. Now another Cyclone is warned to hit India. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warnig for Andaman and Nicobar islands and also for north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts...

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Mumbai receives spells of rains owing to Cyclone Ockhi; school and colleges to remain shut on Tuesday

As per earlier predictions, several areas of Mumbai have received rain on Monday evening. The more Cyclone Ockhi is nearing Mumbai, the untimely rainfall has started in the city and its suburbs. It is likely that after a long stretch of dry weather city might witness few spells of rain...

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Ruinous Ockhi keeps on playing with the lives; Kills 19 and around 100 fishermen missing

The death toll due to disastrous cyclone ‘Ockhi’ has risen to 19 in the states of Tamil Nadu ad Kerala. Heavy rains have caused massive destruction in the southern parts of both the states. This didn’t stop as the cyclone moved towards Lakshadweep islands and hit the region badly. Rescue operations are still in progress to save the people...

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Cyclone ‘OCKHI’ moves northwestwards from Lakshadweep; Coast Guard continues rescue mission

Through Cyclone Ockhi has done a major havoc in Lakshadweep Island, security forces and coast guards are also working on war foot. Over 500 fishermen, stranded in the choppy waters off Kerala & Lakshadweep coasts have been rescued...

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‘Typhoon Damrey’: Death toll touches 27 while at least 22 people missing; 40,000 homes damaged

‘Typhoon Damrey’ reeling over Vietnam, death toll reached to 27 while 22 others are still missing. Around 40,000 homes are damaged and more than 1,500 people were stranded over railway stations...

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Twin earthquakes hit Andaman Islands within 2 hours

The world is already suffering in pain after the massive earthquakes in Mexico. Fearing the same disaster, Andaman and Nicobar Islands also came to a stand-still after twin earthquakes surprised the small islands. The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago falls under a high seismic zone. According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Islands at 6.19 pm, followed by another at 8.05 pm. ..

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Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude shook Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district and other states last night

Last earthquake in Uttarakhand was witnessed on February 6 with 5.8 magnitude. However, an earthquake of lesser magnitude of 4.2 shook Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district last night. Tremors were felt at 8:52 PM at Joshimath region, but no casualties have been reported yet. The state administration has not confirmed the epicenter of the earthquake and is reportedly working on gathering information about the same...

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Over 600 people die in South Asia floods, millions rendered homeless

Floods have become a commonplace natural calamity affecting millions of people in Indian states of Assan, Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan, and sometimes even Punjab. This year over 600 people died in the floods in South Asian nations of Indai, Bangladesh etc. ..

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3 dead, 5 feared to be killed as two landslides hit Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand

The flood situation of India is worsening day by day. Floods are engulfing towns in West Bengal while 45 people died in Himachal Pradesh due to landslides, and now, UJttarakhand is suffering the same fate. 3 people have died and 5 others including Army personnel were feared to be killed by landslides in Pithoragarh. The landslides were caused by a violent cloudburst last night, said the officials. ..

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Health Minister Nadda releases supplies for the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society today flagged off relief material worth around Rs 3.15 Crores to the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat. Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (IC) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region was also present at the occasion...

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Nature takes fiery form: At least 34 killed due to lightning in Odisha

In a misery, Nature has taken destructive form over humankind. At least 34 got killed and several were injured when the lightning struck off. As many as 34 precious lives were lost and several injured in lightning strikes across Odisha in the last two days...

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Abundant rainfall predicted in Uttarakhand ‘s Kumaon and Garhwal areas

The weather department today issued a heavy rain alert for both Kumaon and Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand over the next 72 hours. The hills of North India, particularly Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have been witnessing good Monsoon rains since July began. Though rains over Jammu and Kashmir remained lesser as compared with the other two hilly states, on and off light traces of rains did not stop from occurring over parts of Jammu and Kashmir...

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