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Lakshadweep MP unhappy with the navy

'The navy and coast guard have not even come one nautical mile near the islands in distress,' P P Mohammed Faizal tells Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: An Indian Navy helicopter rescues......

Why Coast Guard's new HQ in Lakshadweep matters

India's coastal security apparatus around Lakshadweep chain of islands will receive a boost when a new Coast Guard (CG) headquarters and a station will start functioning at Kavaratti and Minicoy......

Navy apprehends suspicious dhow near Lakshadweep

The Indian Navy has apprehended a suspicious dhow in the exclusive economic zone west of Bitra Island in the Lakshadweep Islands. At nearly 2 pm on Friday, INS Rajput, which was on anti-piracy......

Lakshadweep, mainland air-link still suspended

The civil aviation link between the remote Lakshadweep islands and the Indian mainland continued to remain suspended with Indian Airlines, which operates a daily Dornier service from here to Kochi,......

Rain fury in Lakshadweep, Kerala

Torrential rains continued to batter Lakshadweep islands and Kerala, causing extensive damage to property, even as two passenger ships bound for Lakshadweep were forced to anchor in the Arabian sea......

Indian islands to be developed under Swiss challenge model

Govt to soon appoint consultant to explore opportunities for shortlisted Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep island clusters. The Centre is going to implement a comprehensive plan to develop Andaman......

The hotelier who broke the mould

Dominic Jose understood that luxury has a new definition.It's not ostentation, but the experience that matters.Anjuli Bhargava on the hotelier who made home-grown tourism a grand success.  ......

Why Port Blair may soon lose 'major port' tag

On June 1, 2010, under Indian Ports Act, 1908, govt declared Port Blair as 13th major port in India Port Blair may soon "officially" lose the tag of a major port, granted to it seven years ago, as......

Bad news on job front as unemployment rate hits 5-year high

The unemployment rate in India has shot up to a five-year high of five per cent in 2015-16, with the figure significantly higher at 8.7 per cent for women as compared to 4.3 per cent for men,......

How Mallya squandered money on yachts, jets and islands

  Vijay Mallya went on a buying spree abroad, including a penthouse in New York’s Trump Plaza, but had to sell some as troubles mounted at home In his declaration of interests to the......

The cast makes Anarkali worthwhile

Anarkali is a mixture of old and new world of storytelling, Paresh C Palicha If you have ever wondered why love stories do not go out of fashion, the Malayalam film Anarkali may provide......

Review: Mosayile Kuthirameenukal is worth a watch

Mosayile Kuthirameenukal is visually enchanting, so watch it in spite of some flaws, says Paresh C Palicha. Mosayile Kuthirameenukal by first-time director Ajith Pillai settles into cohesive......

'You will see me in a new avatar in Hudugaru'

If her charming personality has made her a hot favourite with the Kannada hudugaru (boys), it's her talent that appeals to the critics and award juries. Kannada lass Radhika Pandit is once again......

Pix: Lara & Mahesh's Wedding Album

Lara Dutta and tennis star Mahesh Bhupati exchanged wedding vows in Victorian style at the sunset point of the erstwhile Portuguese fort of Aguada in Goa on Saturday. 'We had a memorable time at......

Ashutosh Gowariker on directing Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

If anyone thought Ashutosh Gowariker is not worried about directing yet another period film thanks to the huge success of Lagaan and Jodhaa-Akbar, they should listen to the filmmaker describe his......
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Over 600 fishermen of TN, Kerala still missing after cyclone

More than 600 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued to remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi rampaged through parts of south and western... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/648086/over-600-fishermen-tn-kerala.html
Kerala death toll climbs to 40, 250 fishermen return

The death toll in the Ockhi cyclone in Kerala rose to 40 today with the recovery of two more bodies, even as search operations to trace the missing... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/647507/ockhi-kerala-death-toll-climbs.html
Lok Sabha Dy Speaker requests Centre to intensify rescue operations

[India], December 10 (ANI): AIADMK leader and Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M. Thambi Durai met Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/cyclone-ockhi-lok-sabha-dy-speaker-requests-centre-to-intensify-rescue-operations-news-national-rmkcKgffhidba.html
Navy ship locates 17 boats with 180 people off Lakshadweep

An Indian Navy ship engaged in search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi today located about 17 boats with over 180 people off... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/navy-ship-locates-17-boats-with-180-people-off-lakshadweep-117120800430_1.html
Over 180 people rescued off Lakshadweep coast

Indian Navy Ship Kalpeni has rescued seventeen boats with over 180 people onboard stranded due to cyclone Ockhi off Lakshadweep in the Arabian.The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/cyclone-ockhi-over-180-people-rescued-off-lakshadweep-coast-117120800390_1.html

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