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Qatar announces 5 million dollars to flood hit Kerala

Qatar Charity, an international charity organisation, has also set up emergency relief for the state with a half a million Riyal in the first stage.

Kerala

Superheroes without capes: Kerala’s fishermen have been the backbone of rescue efforts

The Chief Minister announced that fishermen would receive Rs 3,000 per day, a new boat and fuel. He also said that damages would be compensated fairly.

Kerala

Will continue with ops till the last person is rescued: Air Marshal B Suresh

The Air Marshal went on to say that all the rescue and relief operations are done in a systematic manner and he credited this to the Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan.

Kerala

After three days of isolation, flood-affected residents rescued in Chengannur

For the past three days, Chengannur had been cut off and rescue operations could not be held since the weather was not conducive.

Andhra Pradesh

Rare 14th century Buddha sculpture unearthed in Andhra Pradesh

The sculpture, which is 6 feet 3 inch tall, was found in Eturu village in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh.

Telangana

Woman dies during childbirth: Telangana ambulance strike, lack of doctors to blame?

There were allegedly no doctors in the PHC she went to at that time, and a nurse and hospital worker tried to deliver the child.

Telangana

Telangana leaders to donate one month's salary to flood-hit Kerala

TRS party MPS, Telangana Deputy CM, Irrigation Minister and IT Minister urged other members to follow suit.

Kerala

Rebuilding state a mammoth task, we will ensure that it is done: Kerala CM

Pinarayi Vijayan stressed the importance of sanitation and health after the water recedes and said that the govt will issue a protocol for safe disposal of waste.

Andhra Pradesh

‘Amaravati bonds’ to build capital: Will AP’s exchequer be able to take the burden?

There are concerns over the burden on an already fragile state economy with sagging revenues due to the loss of Hyderabad as its capital.

Kerala

'How will I get my daughter married now?': His harvest lost, Kerala man desolate

P Harris had fixed his daughter's wedding for September, but after the floods, he has no money now to pay for any expenses.

Flix

Vijay Sethupathi and Prabhu Deva films to clash at box office

Both films are slated for release on August 24.

Karnataka

B’luru residents stage protest against BBMP for segregating, dumping waste on main road

About 400 residents of Kaggadasapura and CV Raman Nagar formed a human chain and protested against the hazardous practice of transfer and dumping of waste.

Kerala

Red alert withdrawn for all Kerala districts, fishermen warned not to venture into sea

The IMD predicted that Idukki, Kozhikode and Kannur will receive heavy rainfall at isolated places in the next 24 hours.

Andhra Pradesh

Jagan demands CBI probe into illegal limestone mining case

He also criticised for giving the case to state government-controlled CID.

Karnataka

Help reaches 128 people stranded in Kodagu, some villages still isolated

Due to days of heavy rainfall, multiple landslides have swept off entire villages, and in some places, roads have caved in due to water seepage in the district

Kerala

Kerala floods: At Aranmula relief camp, survivors recount tearful stories of rescue

The camp, opened in the auditorium of the Karoor St Peter’s Orthodox Church in Pathanamthitta district, houses about 100 people.

Telangana

Hyd health files: Niloufer Hospital has fewer nurses but runs at overcapacity

Niloufer hospital rolls show there is a requirement of 249 staff nurses but have only 147 nurses presently working there.

Kerala

Kerala saw unprecedented rains, but there are also man-made causes for the flooding

‘We constructed buildings and blocked waterways. We thought that there will be no backlash. But this rain has taught us a big lesson,’ says an expert.

Telangana

Three men morph Hyderabad woman’s pics to extort Rs 5 crore, arrested

The accused took pictures from the woman’s social media account and morphed them to blackmail her.

Andhra Pradesh

Former Andhra Minister Gopalakrishna meets Pawan Kalyan, joins Jana Sena

Gopala Krishna was also inducted into the party’s Political Affairs Committee.

Telangana

Fingerprints must for govt scholarships in TS: What about students with disabilities?

A 2013 Government Order, which introduced Aadhaar verification using biometrics for online authentication, applies to the ePass system in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Kerala

Kerala floods: Navy chopper lands on narrow rooftop in daring rescue of 26 people

The team managed to hover low and maneuver between trees and land on the narrow roof, thereby rescuing a total of 26 people, including an 80-year-old.

Kerala

Kerala mother carries child in chest high water, walks 10 km to hospital to save him

The four-year-old boy had an epileptic attack soon after they escaped a landslide that destroyed their home in Wayanad district.

Kerala

‘Any Keralite can be proud of the unity of our land’: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

According to official figures, 58,506 people were rescued and 33 people died on Saturday.

Kerala

Kochi naval airbase to open for passenger flights to B'luru, Coimbatore from Aug 20

Alliance Air will operate 70-seater ATR aircraft. Other airlines too are expected to resume services.