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Engg students develop emergency power banks for flood-hit areas

Engineering students in the state capital have developed emergency power banks for people marooned in the flood. The armed forces on Saturday began aerial-dropping hundreds of these power banks in flooded areas as the stranded would have exhausted the battery charges of cell phones. Inspire, a fraternity of mechanical engineering students at the Government Engineering […]

Flood washed away Politics; other states pours help for kerala

Financial and other sorts of help is pouring in for Kerala as several state governments have come out offering solidarity with the flood-ravaged state. Political differences seem to have eroded amid the calamity as states ruled by different parties have offered all possible support to the southern state. Maharashtra offers Rs 20cr The Maharashtra government […]

Facebook Live Rescued family from flooded house

A family in Ranni was rescued from a flooded house after one of them logged onto Facebook Live to send out an SOS message. Jeffy Jacob from Thottaman posted a distress video on Facebook Live on Wednesday morning after Ranni and surroundings were inundated overnight by the River Pampa. He was seen on the first […]

Budding volleyball player fights cancer; Needs help

A rising volleyball player from a poor family is fighting a grave disease cancer in the vertebral column. T V Nikhil (19) is determined to fight back but needs the support of kind-hearted people to return to life and to the court. Son of daily-wage workers Balakrishnan and Usha, Nikhil is a second-year-degree student at […]

Avoid electrical Accidents, follow these tips from KSEB

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has issued a number of tips to prevent electrical mishaps in the heavily-flooded state. The KSEB security department issued the warning after a few incidents of electrocution were reported. Observe these rules of caution: 1. Do not go near transformers, electric posts, cables and electrical equipments in public places. […]

Stand together; Pinarayi vijayan Call for contributions to CMDRF

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan requested to people to join the distress relief activities. He has asked people to donate to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund. He wrote ‘Unprecedented #KeralaFloods have caused havoc in our God’s own land. A large number of persons have died. Hundreds of our brothers and sisters have been temporarily […]