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Kerala seeks Rs 1,843 cr from Centre for Ockhi damage

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday his government has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to mitigate the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi. “This was one of the worst disasters that struck the state. The Centre has been very supportive in all aspects,” Vijayan told the media soon after

Cyclone Ochki death toll climbs to 36

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7, Three bodies were recovered this morning off the Kerala coast, taking the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi to 36 even as rescue operations are going on in full swing to trace the 96 missing fishermen. Sources in the State control room monitoring the rescue operations, said with the recovery of three more

Cyclone Ockhi dissipates, Gujarat spared

Ahmedabad, Dec 6, The people of Gujarat and the state administration today heaved a sigh of relief as Cyclone Ockhi dissipated over the Arabian Sea, sparing the poll-bound state. The cyclone was yesterday headed towards Gujarat after leaving a trail of destruction on the southern Indian coast. The cyclone yesterday passed the Mumbai coast and much

Cyclone Ockhi: Modi dials TN CM, assures assistance

Chennai, Dec 2, The Tamil Nadu government has said it will soon seek central funds for the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi in the southern parts of the state, with Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts being the worst hit.This was conveyed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a telephone conversation between the