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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.

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Be confident: MP CM to students

19 Feb 2019 | 12:07 AM

Bhopal, Feb 18 (UNI) Even as school and college examinations are about to commence and pupils are immersed in studies, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath – in the manner of a caring family elder – reached out to the community through social media on Monday.

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Pondy CM called off dharna

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18 Feb 2019 | 11:52 PM

Puducherry, Feb 18 (UNI) The six day old dharna by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues and leaders of alliance parties in front of the Raj Nivas was temporally called off on Monday night.

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Traders pay tribute to CRPF Jawans by pulling shutter down in Meghalaya

18 Feb 2019 | 11:42 PM

Shillong, Feb 18 (UNI) Traders in Meghalaya on Monday pulled down their shutters as a mark of respect and solidarity towards the sacrifices made by the 40 CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Lack of faith in state agencies has forced Lokayukta to seek CBI probe into tablet-PC scam: Congress

18 Feb 2019 | 11:41 PM

Panaji, Feb 18 (UNI) The Congress in Goa on Monday claimed that recommendation by Lokayukta in an alleged tablet-PC procurement scam which took place in 2013 was due to lack of faith in state investigating agencies.

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