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95 killed in India floods, hundreds of thousands evacuated

'Our entire village is underwater for the last eight days but we still haven't got any assistance from the government,' a farmer says.

India prepares for cyclone, puts navy on alert

Emergency personnel and the navy will be on alert for a possible Cyclone to hit the eastern and southern states of India.

Pengikut dalang bom Sri Lanka ditahan kerana rancang serang Kerala

Riyas Aboobacker akan didakwa di mahkamah di selatan India kerana mengaku mahu melancarkan serangan berani mati di Kerala.

Beat the stress at Kerala’s Ayurvedic jungle retreat

If you are keen to reduce your stress levels in a jungle setting and enjoy some Ayurvedic treatment or spa pampering then this could be for you.

Protestors block women going to flashpoint India temple

Women activists have been trying to enter the Sabrimala temple complex in Kerala since a Supreme Court ruling overturned a longstanding ban on women from visiting the shrine.

11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast

The storm was predicted to move westwards and gradually weaken before heading into the Arabian Sea, the India Meteorological Department said.

560 women register to enter flashpoint Indian temple

India's Supreme Court has ruled that all females should be allowed into the Sabarimala hilltop temple in the southern state of Kerala.

Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple

A supreme court decision to end a ban on women of 'menstruating age' at the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala has sparked violent demonstrations on the roads leading to the site.

Sex trafficking victims help rebuild flood-hit Kerala

The sex trafficking victims know what it feels like to lose everything.

‘Snake alert’ issued in India’s flood-hit Kerala

Hospitals in the worst-hit areas of northern and central Kerala had reported an increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for snake bites.

Flood-stricken Kerala angry after UAE $100 million offer rejected

More than 1.3 million people have now packed into temporary camps even though the floods, which have left at least 420 dead and missing, are fast receding.

India tolak bantuan dana asing pulihkan Kerala daripada banjir

UAE, Qatar dan Maldives antara negara yang menawarkan bantuan dalam kerja pemulihan serta pembinaan semula negeri di selatan India itu.

Indian Open postponed due to Kerala floods

The event was scheduled to be held in Kochi from September 18-22.

India ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster, says experts

A United Nations disaster response expert and ecologist warned in reports back as far as 2011 that a mega-monsoon was inevitable.

Bodies found as floods recede in India’s Kerala

Fishermen have sailed inland from Kerala's coast to join the search, as volunteers set up soup kitchens and an international appeal was made for financial help.

Rain abates in flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps

Rescue teams focused on the town of Chengannur on the banks of the Pamba River, where some 5,000 people are feared to be trapped.

More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

In Thrissur, one of the worst-hit districts, rescuers sifting through inundated houses have discovered the bodies of those unable to escape as the floodwaters quickly rose.

More heavy rains likely in India’s Kerala as flood death toll...

The weather office warned of more heavy "red" category rains on Saturday as tens of thousands of people were still stuck on the rooftops of houses and community centres.

Avoid flood-ravaged Kerala in India, Malaysians told

Malaysians in Kerala advised to exercise vigilance and take all necessary precautions.

India flood death toll shoots up to 324

With thousands still trapped, power and communication lines down and fresh alerts of further torrential rain, authorities warned of even more trouble ahead.

Flood death toll in India’s Kerala jumps to 164

A breakdown in the local communication system was making it difficult for rescuers to reach people who in the worst-affected areas and those trapped by floodwaters.

India flood toll hits 86 in ‘extremely grave’ crisis

Kerala, famed for its pristine palm-lined beaches and tea plantations, is battered by the monsoon every year but this year's damage has been the worst in decades.

Troops called to India’s Kerala as flood toll rises

Hundreds of extra troops were deployed in the southern state, a major tourist hotspot, as the government issued a "red alert" over the region's worst floods in decades.

Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Flights, train and metro services have been suspended in the flood-ravaged state with over 60,000 people in relief camps as hundreds of villages have been inundated.