Sunday 19 August 2018

Kerala floods: Over 300 killed, thousands displaced

At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials say is the worst flooding in 100 years.   India's monsoon season started in June, but the death toll in Kerala has soared in the last 24 hours, sa


Nearly 100 dead as Indian state battles worst flood in history

Nearly 100 people have lost their lives since August 8 as Kerala reels under one of the worst floods in its history. On Thursday, torrential rain and floods claimed 30 lives, swamping homes, destroying roads, and disrupting air and rail traffic in many places, local media reports said citing of


Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Indian Prime Minister and one of the founding members of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which currently governs the country, died on Thursday at the age of 93 at New Delhi's AIIMS hospital. Vajpayee was one of India's


26 dead as heavy rains hit Kerala; situation grim, says CM

At least 26 people have died in rain-related incidents across Kerala over the last 24 hours with 17 of them being killed in landslides in Idukki and Malapuram districts as heavy rains lashed the south Indian state. Landslides and flash floods have hit parts of the state thus thro


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