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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 […]

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 […]

PM Surveys Kerala Floods, Grants Rs. 500-Crore Immediate Relief

  Thiruvananthapuram:  324 people have died and several hundred others injured, as Kerala is battered by the worst floods in a century. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an aerial survey in Kerala’s Kochi this morning, after a short delay due to unfavourable weather conditions. Hundreds of thousands have been shifted to relief camps as nearly […]

Needs better access to secrets about election cyber threats; US State Officials

US state election officials are demanding better access to sometimes classified federal government information about hacking threats to voting systems. With less than three months until the November midterm elections, 44 states, the District of Columbia, and numerous counties on Wednesday participated in a simulation that tested the ability of state and federal officials to […]

Red alert in 7 districts; Heavy rains till 18

For the third successive day, heavy rains lashed Kerala’s Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Wednesday, triggering fresh landslides and adding to the woes of a state battling the worst flooding in 94 years. IMD authorities have predicted heavy rains till Saturday, August 18, across all districts in Kerala. Red alert has been issued in […]

Effective Employee Retention Strategies

Effective Employee Retention Strategies It’s every manager’s nightmare: One of your best employees resigns out of the blue. Right away, you’ve got a number of challenges to tackle on top of your daily responsibilities. Not only do you have to find a replacement for such a talented team member — no small feat when skilled […]

SIT takes hindutva outfit worker into custody on Gauri lankesh Murder

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested the seventh suspect in the case, according to senior police officials investigating the case. Mohan Nayak was picked up from his village by officials of the SIT on Wedesnday night and was produced in the third additional chief metropolitan magistrate court […]