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Ockhi Cyclone: Death toll climbs to 72

Ockhi Cyclone: Death toll climbs to 72

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 (UNI) The death toll in Cyclone Ockhi rose to 72 with six more decomposed bodies found on Thursday.

The six bodies were found 11 nautical miles off Beypore coast of Kozhikode. The fishermen who went for fishing found the bodies in the mid-sea. On Wednesday, 11 bodies were recovered from various coasts.

According to official sources, 10 bodies, kept at mortuaries in various hospitals, are yet to be identified. A body kept at the Medical College hospital was identified through DNA test on Wednesday.

The State Revenue Department claimed that about 102 fishermen are still missing.

However, the local church authorities said about 98 fishermen are missing from the Thiruvananthapuram district itself. The fishermen community fears that the death toll could touch 100 as more bodies are being recovered on every day.

UNI DS CS 1116

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Procam leads the way in philanthropy through distance running

20 Nov 2018 | 5:10 PM

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BJP stages statewide agitation in Karnataka against Kerala government ill treating Ayappa devotees

20 Nov 2018 | 5:08 PM

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (UNI) Bhratiya Janata Party (BJP), Karnataka, today staged statewide agitation in protest against alleged ill treatement of Ayappa devotees visiting Sabarimala by Kerala Government.

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Guv expresses concern over excessive use of chemical fertilizers in farming

20 Nov 2018 | 5:07 PM

Ranchi, Nov 20 (UNI) Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu today expressed her concern over the excessive use of chemical fertilizers in agriculture and said that it was challenge as to how people can remain away from their use and maintain the fertility of the land and ensure adequate production.

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Guv asks police department to create favourable working environment for women personnel

20 Nov 2018 | 5:06 PM

Ranchi, Nov 20 (UNI) Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu today stressed on the need for creating a favourable environment for the women personnel in the police department.

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Demonetisation: Ravi Shankar slams Rahul

20 Nov 2018 | 5:06 PM

Bhopal, Nov 20 (UNI) Training a gun at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the former was confusing the masses by ceaselessly raising the issues of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax.

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