Accordingly with flood relief pouring in from all quarters in the form of cash, food, water and other basic supplies, public sector insurance companies, too, have jumped on board to address one of the worst crises facing Kerala. Presently to mitigate the loss, four insurance companies National Insurance Co Ltd, New India Assurance Co Ltd
According to sources the Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone warning for the coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh and advised the fishermen against venturing into the sea for the next 24 hours. As per report the department forecasted that heavy rains are likely to occur in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts.
Relief materials had been collected at the premises of the supreme court of India, and justice Joseph Kurien actively participating in helping packing and collecting of relief materials had come as a surprise and inspiration for others in the premises. Kerala, God's own country as people call it, had been hit by an unprecedented disaster after being impacted by never before seen huge rainfall in the past 100 years.
As per report Yuvagalam, this journey starts from Ichapuram in Srikakulam district and will end at Anantapur. Meanwhile Yuvagalam, March for million dreams, is led by a youngster Naga Sravan Kilaru from Vijayawada, where he along with a batch of youth would be traveling from northernmost point of the state to the south end. The yatra will be on foot and cycle, covering 3,000 kilometers.
Sources from Panaji stated that popular ecologist Gadgil said like in some other states, Goa, too, is witnessing activities which are driven by greed for unlimited profits, who headed a committee that authored a widely debated study on the Western Ghats a few years ago. He said, reacting to the worst ever floods in the southern state that "Certainly all sorts of problems are beginning to surface on the environmental
Hyderabad sources added Vedanta Limited has said it will be investing USD 2.3 billion towards capex on its oil and gas activities in the 'near term' to increase the reserve base by around 375 million barrels. According to its latest annual report, Vedanta aims to increase production from the current 2,00,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day to 3,00,000 bpd over the next few years.
Islamabad sources reported that Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday, ushering in a new political era as the World Cup cricket hero officially took the reins of power in the nuclear armed country. Meanwhile the ceremony at the President's House in the capital marks the end of decades of rotating leadership between the
Sources from Bhavani stated that Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palanisamy on Sunday assured compensation for crop loss due to the floods caused by heavy discharge of water from the state's dams and permanent houses for the affected people. Accordingly the dams, including Mettur and Bhavanisagar, have been discharging
Washington sources reported that US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the US has ended the development fund for Syria, urging "rich countries" to pay instead. Meanwhile in a tweet, Trump said "the US has ended the ridiculous $230 million yearly development payment to Syria." He said "Saudi Arabia and other rich countries in the Middle East will start making payments instead of the US”.
Accordingly amidst the growing crisis of heavy rainfall, overflowing rivers and flooded areas, aid and assistant from several parts of India and overseas have ensured safety and supply of basic relief to the affected people and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan attributes this to the unity of the people.
According to sources ninety one year old Padmavathi Amma was sleeping on a mat on the floor while 1.5 year old Neelu was being breastfed by her mother. Meanwhile Neelu was cheerful, but Padmavathi Amma did not seem to notice the presence of strangers, where next to her is her 65 year old daughter Omana. Omana
Maharashtra based 25 year old Industrialist Nilesh Khadekar has become popular with his unique way of apologizing to his girlfriend after a misunderstanding. Just imagine how one would apologize to his girlfriend, after a fight or misunderstanding. Though there are many ways to apologize, the way chosen by Nilesh Khadekar from Maharashtra, has been surprising, and has made him extremely popular.
Kerala Floods have entirely wiped out half of the state and for past two days there has been no rainfall and the state is returning back to its normalcy. Tamil Nadu girl Anupriya who saved money for her bicycle for past 4 years donated the entire sum of money to the Kerala floods.
The leader of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam, Captain Vijayakanth, who had been in the united states for his treatment, paid his homage to Kalaignar M Karunanidhi today. Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, the DMK supremo had passed away on August 7, following age-related ailments and health deterioration, at the Cauvery hospital, Chennai.
India registered its first win in the ongoing Asian games, with the Indian women's Kabaddi team defeating the Japan team 43-`12. In the group A category Women's Kabaddi match first round, India played against Japan. Right from the beginning of the match, Indian women were dominant and had an upper hand over Japanese team, and after the first half, Indian was leading Japan 19-8.
Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Edappadi Palanisamy has announced that 50 villages in Erode district are severely affected by floods. Due to the heavy rainfall in Karnataka and around Cauvery river catchment areas over the past few weeks, all the water bodies and dams were opened and water had been released due to the overflow. This has resulted in the filling and overflowing of Bhavani River and Kollidam River in Trichy, following which water had flooded into many houses.
The meteorological department of Kerala has withdrawn the red alert, as rains have reduced to a good extent in Kerala, and this has given a temporary respite to the people of Kerala. For the past 1 month, Kerala has been witnessing a historic rainfall never witnessed by the state in the past hundred years, and due to the extremely heavy rainfall and floods, more than 350 people lost their lives.
Presently Tollywood has extended its much needed support to Kerala state that's going through the war like situation after the incessant floods created a great havoc and disrupted the public life. Meanwhile several socialites, business honchos and politicians too have already made their contributions to Kerala CM Relief
Hyderabad sources stated that people living along the banks of the River Godavari are gripped by a sense of panic following surging levels in the river waters. Accordingly both the Telugu states have received significantly high rainfall over the last few days leaving several villages inundated and hence this in turn, has affected relief work and regular government services.
Islamabad sources reported that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is likely to visit Pakistan in the first week of September to hold talks with newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan on issues of mutual interests. Meanwhile Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on September 5, would be the first foreign dignitary to meet Prime Minister Khan.
New Delhi sources stated that Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the financial assistance of Rs. 500 crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for flood ravaged Kerala was "nowhere near enough" and said the calamity should be declared a "national disaster." Meanwhile the party declared that all its elected representatives will contribute one month's salary for flood relief and accused Modi government of "playing politics" on the issue.
Chennai sources added that he Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry, probing the circumstances leading to former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha's death, has summoned three doctors of AIIMS, who examined her at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai, to appear before it on August 23 and 24.
According to sources it was reported that while AP CM Chandrababu Naidu gave Rs 5 crore as relief to the flood hit Kerala state, Telangana CM KCR announced Rs 25 crore donation on behalf of his government to the rain ravaged state.
Kochi sources reported that a pregnant woman stranded in one of the worst flood hit areas of Kerala had developed complications with a ruptured amniotic sac. Accordingly Sajita Jabil, 25, was stuck on the rooftop of her house in Aluva is a submerged region of Kerala's Ernakulam district when she heard the rattling
As Kerala has been unitedly making an effort to tighten and fasten the rescue mission to save people from the ongoing floods in the state, an MLA has pleaded for assistance from army and air force, Saji Cheriyan, the MLA from Chenganir, Alapuzha had made the request during a tv interview, and emotionally asked for immediate help.
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the formation of a national emergency committee for the purpose of providing relief to people of Kerala who are impacted by the huge rainfall and floods. As per the instructions of the Sheikh Khalifa, the committee will be headed by the Emirates Red Crescent and will have people from UAE Humanitarian organizations, besides also from Indian residents in the nation.
Islamabad sources reported that Pakistan government and top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian prime minister contributed to bringing "a change" in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development. Accordingly Prime Minister in waiting Imran Khan also expressed condolences over Vajpayee's demise, saying his efforts for India and Pakistan peace will always be remembered.