Environment South India

Center Sends 33 Cr Invoice to Kerala Government for rescue operation during kerala flood

India rejected an offer by the United Arab Emirates government On 22nd August, to give US$100 million to a special fund for Kerala state after its floods which killed several people.   The move came despite calls to accept the Gulf state’s largesse by Kerala’s chief minister who has pleaded for more aid than India’s Read More…

Environment Food & Health National Nature Timeline

Indian Monsoon low by 9% : IMD

Cotton growing Gujarat has so far received 27 percent less rainfall than normal, while rice growing West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar in eastern India saw it drop by as much as 25 percent below average, IMD data shows. India, the world’s biggest producer of cotton and pulses and the second-biggest producer of sugar and rice, Read More…

Life Science Nature Technology

Google relay on artificial intelligence to assist in floods & diseases

August 2018 Floods have wreacked havoc across kerala  this year, Hundreds have lost their lives, while thousands have been rendered homeless. More than 7.8 lakh people are estimated to be in relief camps. It is important to note how how Google, on its part, has launched a series of measures to provide help and assistance Read More…

Asia Business National World

UAE says it didn’t disclose quantum of kerala flood funding

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday said that it has not finalised any specific amount of monetary assistance for flood-ravaged Kerala. The clarification comes amid a raging controversy over the Centre rejecting foreign aid for the southern state, where over 350 people were killed and multitudes displaced due to heavy rains. UAE ambassador Ahmed Read More…

Legal National Supreme Court

Mullaiperiyar dam to be maintained at 139 feet till August 31 2018 : SC

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullaiperiyar dam had met on August 23 and directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that the water level is maintained at 139 feet until 31st august 2018 , which Read More…

Legal Nature

Kerala takes Mullaperiyar Dam shield and attack Tamilnadu

The sudden release of water from the Mullaperiyar Dam by the Tamil Nadu government was one of the reasons for the devastating deluge in Kerala, the state government told the Supreme Court on Thursday. Kerala government said it’s water resources secretary had written to her counterpart in Tamil Nadu on Mullaperiyar dam, requesting controlled release Read More…

Politics South India

Kerala government upset with centre move to stop International aids

The central government has not accepted the offer of $100 million (Rs 7 billion) made by the crown prince of Abu Dhabi for relief and rehabilitation work in Kerala. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and made the offer of assistance, the Chief Minister had said earlier. The UAE Read More…

Nature

Rain recedes 7.25 lakhs people rehabilitation mammoth task : Kerala Floods

About 22,000 people were rescued from the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala on Sunday, officials say, after monsoon rains finally receded. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the number of people taking refuge in the 5,645 relief camps now stood at 725,000. Military teams as well as disaster response forces and local fishermen reached some Read More…