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24 September, 2018 6:33 AM Parts Of Kerala Put On Yellow Alert, Heavy Rain Expected Over Next 2 Days

A yellow alert for heavy rain has also been issued for Palakkad, Idukki, Thrissur and Wayanad districts. A yellow alert has been issued in Kerala's Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad districts for Tuesday. In addition, a yellow alert has also been issued for Palakkad, Idukki, Thrissur and Wayanad districts for Wednesday. The Met Centre has predicted 33

23 September, 2018 4:41 PM "Rafale Controversy Can Affect Ties," Says France After Hollande's Claims

The French government said Sunday it feared damage to its relations with India after former president Francois Hollande stirred controversy about a major deal to sell fighter jets to New Delhi. Mr Hollande, who left office in May last year, said Friday during a trip to India that French jet manufacturer Dassault Aviation had been given no choice about 104

22 September, 2018 8:50 AM Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

Trump unleashed a direct Twitter attack on the credibility of Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decades ago during a high school party Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett 44

21 September, 2018 12:09 PM Love To Eat Food Cooked On Barbecue? Beware! It May Damage Your Lungs!

Eating food cooked on wood or coal may impair your lungs increase risk of respiratory illness or death, researchers warned. This is especially for those who love food cooked on barbecue. Compared to those who used electricity or gas, chronic and acute respiratory disease hospitalisations or deaths were 36 per cent higher among those who used wood or coal for cooking 124

21 September, 2018 2:40 AM Cyclonic storm 'DAYE' crosses coast in Odisha, triggers heavy downpour in several parts of state

Cyclonic storm 'DAYE' crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state. The cyclonic storm "DAYE" over northwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward with a speed of about 23 kmph and crossed south Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast close to Gopalpur 48

11 September, 2018 8:16 AM Over 4,000 Displaced People Still In 120 Kerala Camps

A month after Kerala was devastated by unprecedented rains and floods, 4,778 people are still in 120 relief camps, authorities said on Tuesday. According to the Disaster Management State Control Room, the rains and floods have claimed 491 lives since May 29 while 14 persons remain missing. At the height of the deluge, there were 14.50 lakh people in over 3,000 relief 47

8 September, 2018 4:25 PM Post floods, Kerala set to welcome tourists from October: Official

Kerala, which was ravaged by floods in August, is ready to welcome tourists from October, a senior official from the southern state said here Saturday. The Kerala Disaster Management Control Room Tuesday had stated that, since May 29, a total of 491 people had died there due to the rains, the maximum number of deaths occurring after August 8. "Kerala 53

8 September, 2018 10:24 AM Government Plans To Bring Noise Level Of Horns Under 100 Decibels

In a bid to curb the ever increasing noise pollution in our Indian roads, the government is planning to bring the noise level of vehicle horns under 100 decibels (dB), says a TOI report. Currently, the stipulated noise levels are fixed in the range of 93 db to 112 db, and the Indian Government aims to reduce this range by around 10 per cent, which is about 53

6 September, 2018 9:07 AM Toddler Receives Mother's Kidney, Part Of Liver In Pioneering Transplant

Surgeons at the Vatican children's hospital in Rome have carried out a pioneering operation in which a Lebanese woman's kidney and part of her liver were transplanted in her 30-month-old son, who suffers from a rare metabolic disorder. Doctors at the Bambin Gesu hospital performed path-breaking laparoscopic surgery on the left side of the woman's liver 95

5 September, 2018 8:06 AM Production at Kerala plants near normalcy: Apollo Tyres

Apollo Tyres Wednesday said production operations at its plants in Kerala have reached near normalcy post floods. Apollo Tyres, which had earlier informed of disruption of operations at Perambra and Kalamassery plants in the state, said there was production loss of 3,000 metric tonne due to the natural calamity. "The production at the plants is near normalcy 65