• Thousands still waiting to be rescued in rain-battered Kerala

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Kerala News

Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD

New Delhi: The rainfall intensity over Kerala has decreased over the past two days, the meteorology department said today, adding that there is no alert of heavy precipitation for the next four days in the state. India Meteorological Department's Additional Director General Mritunjay Mohapatra said, yesterday the state recorded 9 cm of rainfall. In August 16 and 17, the state recorded 19 cm and 11 cm of rainfall respectively, he said. "Over the past three days, we h

National News

774 dead in monsoon rains, floods in 7 states

Newdelhi: As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said. According to the Home Ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh, 170 in West Bengal and 139 in Maharashtra due to the floods and rains.

World News

Trump warns against trade with Iran

Beirut/London: Firms doing business with Iran will be barred from the US, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as new US sanctions took effect in spite of pleas from Washington's allies. Iran dismissed a last-minute offer from the Trump administration for talks, saying it could not negotiate while Washington had reneged on a 2015 deal to lift sanctions in return for curbs on Iran's nuclear programme. Trump decided this year to pull out of the agreement, ignoring pleas from the other world powers that had co-sponsored the deal, including Wash