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Kerala: State in southern India
Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile states of Travancore-Cochin and Madras. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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Idukki landslide: Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, CM Vijayan review situation at Rajamala [Video]

Idukki landslide: Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, CM Vijayan review situation at Rajamala

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on August 13 visited the site of Rajamala landslide. They took stock of the situation caused by the floods and landslides...

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Kerala CM Vijayan arrives in Munnar to visit landslide site at Rajamala [Video]

Kerala CM Vijayan arrives in Munnar to visit landslide site at Rajamala

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on August 13 arrived in Munnar. He will proceed to visit the site of Rajamala landslide from Munnar. The incident occurred in Idukki district on August 07 last..

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Kamala Harris picked for V-P; Bengaluru violence; Sanjay Dutt’s cancer update

India-origin Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's V-P pick. Bengaluru burns over a communal post, 2 dead in police firing. AI pilot unions gun for DGCA chief's head after Kerala crash. And Sanjay Dutt is..

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PM Modi holds meeting to review current flood situation via video-conferencing [Video]

PM Modi holds meeting to review current flood situation via video-conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting on August 10, through video-conference with Chief Ministers of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala to review their preparedness to..

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Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts [Video]

Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts

Heavy rains have triggered floods and landslides, wreaking havoc in Kerala. Flood-like situation witnessed in several low lying areas. Parts of Kottayam have been submerged in water. Water has entered..

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Kerala plane crash: Why safety regulator says Calicut airport is safe [Video]

Kerala plane crash: Why safety regulator says Calicut airport is safe

In a conversation with Hindustan Times' national political editor, Sunetra Choudhury, Directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar said that the tabletop runway at Calicut Airport was..

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Floods wash away acres of cultivation in Kerala's Alappuzha, water enters residential areas [Video]

Floods wash away acres of cultivation in Kerala's Alappuzha, water enters residential areas

Kuttanad area of Kerala's Alappuzha is badly flooded due to heavy rain in the region. Several residential areas have been also submerged under flood water. Hundreds of acres of cultivation have been..

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Watch: Incessant rainfall leads to flood-like situation in Kerala's Kottayam [Video]

Watch: Incessant rainfall leads to flood-like situation in Kerala's Kottayam

Several parts of Kerala face flood-like situation as the region receives incessant heavy rainfall. Parts of Kottayam have been submerged in water. Water has entered in several houses throwing normal..

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Gates of Aruvikkara Dam open due to heavy rain [Video]

Gates of Aruvikkara Dam open due to heavy rain

Three gates of Aruvikkara Dam were opened due to incessant rains in the adjacent areas of Thiruvananthapuram. The southwest monsoon has been very vigorous over Kerala. According to IMD, moderate..

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6 shutters of Pamba dam open in Kerala following rainfall [Video]

6 shutters of Pamba dam open in Kerala following rainfall

Pamba dam on August 09 opened due to heavy rainfall in catchment area. 82 cubic feet of water will flow out from the river. Administration said that 40 cm rise in the water level of Pamba River is..

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Downpour continues in Kerala, IMD issues warning [Video]

Downpour continues in Kerala, IMD issues warning

Flood like situation persists in Kavalam village of Alappuzha district. Rain also continues to lash Kozhikode and Malappuram. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued an orange alert for..

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Nehru stadium submerged partially in rain-drenched Kerala [Video]

Nehru stadium submerged partially in rain-drenched Kerala

Nehru stadium in Kottayam was partially submerged, following continuous rainfall in the region on August 09. Heavy rains in the state have triggered floods and landslides which has wreaked havoc in the..

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Kerala landslide | 'Death toll mounts to 26, 39 missing': NDRF chief [Video]

Kerala landslide | 'Death toll mounts to 26, 39 missing': NDRF chief

Heavy rains have caused havoc in parts of Kerala. NDRF chief SN Pradhan spoke on the massive landslide that occurred in Idukki district. Pradhan informed that the death toll has climbed to 26 and as..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place

Mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar reached his native place in Mathura on August 09. Akhilesh Kumar lost his life in the flight crash landing incident at Kozhikode in Kerala on August 07. 18..

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Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key [Video]

Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key

A day after shocking plane crash in Kerala, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri paid a visit. Hardeep Puri visited the spot of the plane crash in Kozhikode and said that the black boxes have been..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar

Air India Express employees paid tribute to Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash on August 07. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..

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Kerala landslide: Death toll mounts to 26, 39 missing, informs NDRF DG [Video]

Kerala landslide: Death toll mounts to 26, 39 missing, informs NDRF DG

The death toll climbed to 26 in massive landslide that occurred in Kerala's Idukki district, informed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Directorate General, SN Pradhan. "With 9 more bodies..

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