Day: August 20, 2018

Deepak Kumar wins silver in men’s 10m Air Rifle in Asian Games 2018

India’s Deepak Kumar claimed silver in men’s 10m Air Rifle event, pipping fancied team mate Ravi Kumar at the 2018 Asian Games on Monday. He produced incredible scores at critical junctures and finished second to China’s Haoran Yang, who successfully defended his title. Deepak’s score in the end was 247.7 while Yang shot a Games […]

Asian Games: Swimmer Sajan Prakash’s kin missing in Kerala floods

Sajan Prakash lives in Neyveli near Puducherry with his mother. His maternal grandfather, uncle and three other family members, who live near the Cheruthony dam in Idukki, have been missing since Thursday. On Sunday, Sajan Prakash became the first Indian swimmer in 32 years to qualify for the 200m butterfly final of the Asian Games. […]

Coast Guard rescues new-born in daring op near Idukki dam

From flood-ravaged Cheruthoni comes a story of grit of the Coast Guard and armed forces personnel who saved a newly-born baby in a night-long rescue operation near the Idukki dam two days ago. The rescue operation began after a call from the Mumbai Coast Guard about rising water level in the Idukki dam area, the […]

The sickening, dangerous side effects of flooding

Residential flooding following torrential downpours, and other severe weather events is one of the most heartbreaking headaches faced by a homeowner. Drying out and cleaning up after a flood can be a laborious, expensive and exhausting experience with much attention paid to salvaging what hasn’t been claimed by floodwaters. However, there are a few side […]