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Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 113, 29 still missing and 40 injured

The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) in its data stated that the death toll in flood-hit Kerala rose to 113. Kerala CM office tweeted along with the KSDMA data, "Update on #KeralaFLoods (08/08/2019 to 17/08/2019 09:00AM): 113 lives lost; 29 missing. Total number of camps: 805. There are 129517 persons from 41253 families in these camps. Initial estimates count 1186 houses are fully damaged; 12761 houses suffered partial damages". Recently, the state has witnessed heavy rainfalls causing flood-like situation damaging the routine life of the people. Various agencies like NDRF, SDRF, Navy have been working on rescue and relief operation in the state. Src:


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Democracy will now strengthen in J&K: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh at an event organised to pay homage to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary, stated, "Earlier, two-three parties used to fight elections in a closed environment and their leaders used to become the lawmakers with merely 8-10 percent votes. Now, with the abrogation of its special status, democracy there will strengthen". He further mocked the separatists, "The separatist leaders, who sing praises for Pakistan, used to taunt us and ask as to why we do not follow Vajpayee Ji's policy of 'jamhuriyat', 'insaniyat', 'kashmiriyat'?" Src:

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Former AAP minister Kapil Mishra joins BJP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday, days after he was disqualified from the Delhi Assembly under the anti-defection law. He joined BJP in the presence of the party's Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari. Mishra on Friday tweeted, "I am joining BJP tomorrow at 11 am Delhi stands with Modi". Mishra served as water resource minister in the AAP government and had accused CM Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders of corruption. Src:

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Srinagar receives fresh stocks of essential supplies

After the abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar CIty has received new stocks of essentials supplies. The media reports stated that tankers with petrol and diesel, truckloads of food grains, sheep, poultry, and vegetables were reached out to the valley by the district administration. According to the administration, this is an expansion to the stocks effectively available in the district. They further urged the general public not to panic-shop. Earlier, J&K Governor KK Sharma expressed that adequate stocks of all the essential supplies are available throughout the Kashmir division and the govt is taking all measures to ensure delivery to the people. Src:


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