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The Best and the Worst on Show

By T.J.S. George, How many will learn how many lessons from the floods that devastated Kerala and Kodagu? The most important lesson is bound to go unlearned — that, ultimately, these were again examples of Nature collapsing under the impact of human greed. We were warned of it five years ago when cloudbursts and landslides…

Entry of heavy vehicles to Kerala banned
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Entry of heavy vehicles to Kerala banned

Gundlupet:  Heavy floods in Kerala have affected the movement of goods vehicles from Karnataka. With the roads being washed away due to flood and heavy rain, the Kerala Government has banned the entry of heavy vehicles. As a result, trucks and heavy vehicles from Karnataka and other States have been lining up at the border…

CFTRI plans to supply 50,000 meals to Kodagu, Kerala
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CFTRI plans to supply 50,000 meals to Kodagu, Kerala

Mysuru: The Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) has plans to distribute 50,000 meals in the flood-hit regions of Kodagu and Kerala over the next three to four days. After supplying 50,000 meals, CFTRI will review its operations in terms of supply and product mix, a statement from the Institute said. CFTRI had also done…

DFRL, CFTRI send food packets to Kodagu, Kerala
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DFRL, CFTRI send food packets to Kodagu, Kerala

Mysuru:  Mysuru- based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) and Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) are despatching ready-to-eat meals and other food items that have long shelf-life to rain-ravaged Kodagu and Kerala. DFRL has sent three tonnes of food items for flood-affected people and the loads were despatched on Saturday. The consignment was airlifted from…

Rain havoc in Kodagu and Kerala
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Rain havoc in Kodagu and Kerala

KSRTC bus driver seeks fund for victims through a poem Kerala students of UoM launch fund collection campaign Mysuru:  With torrential rains devastating Kodagu and Kerala, cries seeking assistance and relief have reached a peak especially by the marooned victims who are deprived of basic daily requirements for survival. A KSRTC bus driver from Kodagu…

Donations sought
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Donations sought

Mysuru:  Taking note of the devastation caused by natural calamities in neighbouring Kerala State, the Mysuru Unit of Rashtriya Swayamsevaka Sangh (RSS) has set up a Flood Relief Fund to carry out relief operations in Kerala. The RSS has appealed the citizens to donate liberally for the Fund. The citizens can contribute through cheques in…

PM Modi to visit flood-hit Kerala this evening
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PM Modi to visit flood-hit Kerala this evening

New Delhi: An alert has been issued in four districts of Kerala, where more than 100 people died in the last 48 hours in the worst monsoon of the century. Overall, 167 people lost their lives since torrential rains started on Aug. 8, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the…

Kerala CM’s office pushed for Thalassery-Mysuru Project
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Kerala CM’s office pushed for Thalassery-Mysuru Project

Meanwhile it has now come to light that Railway Ministry had ‘advised’ the Kerala government to ‘seek specific approval’ from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to carry out a survey for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line. The Ministry’s directive came in the wake of the Kerala government requesting the Ministry to…

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