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IAS officer lauded for work during 2018 Kerala floods quits, says ‘Disturbed’ over curbs in J&K

Thiruvananthapuram: A 33-year-old Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Kannan Gopinathan, lauded for his work during the 2018 Kerala floods, has quit the coveted government job stating he was “disturbed” over the curbs in Jammu and Kashmir. Gopinathan, a 2012 IAS officer from Kerala posted in Dadra and Nagar Haveli as Power and Non-Conventional Energy Secretary, said […]

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Actress Manju Warrier, 30 member Kerala film crew trapped in Himachal – 1 min read

Thiruvananthapuram: Top Kerala actress Manju Warrier and a 30-member crew of Malayalam film “Kyttem” has been trapped in a Himachal village following rains and landslides, Union Minister V. Muraleedharan said on Tuesday. The Minister of State for External Affairs confirmed this and said he has already spoken to Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. Warrier, who […]

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Kerala rain toll touches 23, 22,000 people shifted to relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram (2 MIN READ): Incessant rain in Kerala have claimed 23 lives in the past two days. Over 22,000 people have been shifted to some 315 relief camps across the state, officials said. Till late on Thursday the toll was eight, but a fresh count took the numbers to 23 on Friday. The worst affected districts […]

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8 killed, over 3,000 evacuated as rains batter Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (2 MIN READ): Eight people, including a one-year-old child, were killed and over 3,000 evacuated to over 60 relief camps after rains battered several parts of Kerala, officials said here on Thursday. State Revenue Minister E. Chandrashekeran said Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, Wayanad, Kasargode and Idukki districts were the worst affected areas. “Three NDRF (National […]