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Wed, Sep 26 2018. 08 22 PM IST

Kerala govt devises a novel loan scheme for flood-affected households

Under the Kerala government’s loan scheme, people can access credit of at least ₹1 lakh through Kudumbasree

Tue, Sep 25 2018. 09 47 PM IST

Pinarayi Vijayan meets Narendra Modi to rebuild flood-hit Kerala

Vijayan says Modi has ‘responded positively’ to the request of ₹4,796 crore special central grant from national disaster relief fund

Thu, Sep 13 2018. 11 50 PM IST

Scientists to study climate change impact on Kerala

The 3-year project, which has an estimated budget of ₹79 crore, would involve more than 50 scientists who would study climate change in the state and suggest adaptation measures

Fri, Sep 14 2018. 12 08 AM IST

Doll turns symbol of resilience in flood-hit kerala

The mud-covered ‘Chekkutty’ dolls were damaged during the floods in August and are now being sold at ₹25 each

Sat, Sep 08 2018. 11 13 AM IST

Mobile app saves 12,000 flood victims in Kerala

The app currently works in Malayalam and English

Thu, Aug 30 2018. 10 38 PM IST

Centre to look into Kerala’s demand for higher borrowing

MoS for finance P. Radhakrishnan said the central government will look into the Kerala’s demand for enhancing its borrowing limit from 3% of gross state domestic product to 4.5%

Mon, Sep 03 2018. 09 59 PM IST

Kerala battles a spurt in communicable diseases

A debilitated healthcare system following the floods makes the state’s task difficult

Mon, Sep 03 2018. 06 10 PM IST

Kerala battles ‘rat fever’ outbreak after worst floods in a century

Kerala health ministry says as of Sunday there had been nearly 200 confirmed cases of rat fever - the waterborne disease leptospirosis transmitted via the urine of infected animals, with symptoms including muscle pain and fever

Mon, Sep 03 2018. 07 00 AM IST

Bad dam management caused Kerala floods: Madhav Gadgil

Ecologist Madhav Gadgil, whose report on Western Ghats was rejected by the Kerala government, on what caused the Kerala floods and how the rebuilding process should be carried out

Sun, Sep 02 2018. 07 41 PM IST

Leptospirosis, Hepatitis A haunt Kerala after floods

Post floods, Kerala has seen a spurt in communicable diseases, including leptospirosis, Hepatitis A and chicken pox, raising fears of an epidemic

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