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  • Rain wrath: CM announces Rs 2 lakh to those who lost their houses

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to those who have lost their houses due to heavy rain. Over 800 houses have been destroyed completely in Kodagu district until Saturday as the rain continued to pound the district. The owners of these 800 houses...

  • KSRTC Volvo buses to operate between Bengaluru and Mangaluru in new route

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) that had suspended its services to Madikeri and surrounding areas owing to heavy rain has restored services from Saturday.The buses are plying up to Madikeri via Kushalnagar, it is said.The KSRTC has also restored its multi axle...

  • Many still stranded in Kodagu. But rescue op to be over by evening?

    Bengaluru: Even as rescue personnel are trekking the slippery hills and coffee plantations in the rain-ravaged Kodagu district to save stranded people, Kodagu district in-charge Minister S R Mahesh has claimed that the rescue mission will be over by evening.Rescue operations will be over by...

  • You can't keep Ganesha idols above 5ft: KSPCB

    Bengaluru: Planning to bring Ganesha idols in your galli? Make sure, the idols are under 5ft.In a new directive issued by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, it has restricted the height of the idols to be 5 feet. The decision was taken following a complaint by contractors who clear...

  • Here's how you can do your bit for rain-battered Kodagu

    Bengaluru: As people in Madikeri district are braving perhaps the worst rains are in need of immediate help. The Kodava Samaja has come forward to help the people of Coorg with essentials. The Samaja has requested people to donate food packs, water bottles, clothes, blankets, tarpulins or tents...

  • Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are now engaged

    Mumbai: After remaining non-confirmative about their relationship, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas made their relation official in a traditional Roka ceremony at the Bollywood star's home. While Priyanka Chopra wore a yellow suit to the occasion, Jonas was spotted in an ivory white kurta, reports...

  • Kerala: PM's aerial survey called off

    Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aerial survey to witness the massive loss and destruction triggered by the torrential rains in Kerala was called off on Saturday due to bad weather, state government officials said.Modi, who arrived in the state capital on Friday night, flew in to Kochi earlier...

  • Massive rescue operation launched in Kodagu

    Bengaluru: A massive rescue operation has been launched in Kodagu to rescue people stranded due to floods and landslides. Owing to torrential rains coupled with a heavy storm is making it difficult for the rescue volunteers to reach the victims, for the past three days. However, now the Army has...

  • Kerala floods: Death toll climbs to 324, lakhs in relief camps

    Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in the devastating floods in Kerala rose to 324 with lakhs in relief camps. PM Modi landed in Kochi on Saturday morning to conduct an aerial survey but couldn't due to torrential rain. His chopper couldn't take off from the naval base in Kochi as heavy rain...

  • Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 174, red alert in 12 districts

    Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with the authorities continuing rescue operations after rains subsided and evacuated more survivors to relief camps.Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had on Friday morning...

  • Kerala floods: 164 dead, red alert in 13 districts

    Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in the devastating floods in Kerala has gone up to 164, with thirteen of the 14 districts in Kerala on red alert - the exception is Kasaragod. Idukki is the worst affected. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the...

  • Rescue team saves people stranded after bridge collapsed near Madikeri

    Bengaluru: Madikeri district is witnessing one of its heaviest rains in history with multiple landslides and mudslides being reported from across the district. Several areas have been cut off leaving people stranded hampering relief works. However, on the directions of deputy commissioner, the...