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Development our only agenda: PM tells Karnataka BJP workers        13 school children killed as train hits school van in UP        24 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Ludhiana        Minor raped at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar, accused held        Supreme Court judges urge CJI to hold full court on issues plaguing judiciary        Macron urges US to help reinvent multilateralism        Scandal-plagued Madrid leader steps down        MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu bury RCB as CSK chase down 206 to win        Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils captain, Shreyas Iyer to lead        Prices of energy commodities set to rise by 20 pc this year: World Bank        Parmanu– The Story of Pokhran to Release on 25th May, 2018        Asaram case: Rape victim's father happy to get justice        States like UP, Bihar keeping India backward: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant        Engine of Chennai-bound train derails, no casualties        Asaram found guilty of rape, two co-accused convicted        Watch Video: Thrissur Pooram 2018 off to an amazing start        Mysterious deaths in Pinarayi: Soumya confesses to murder of her children, parents        What led to currency deficiency in India? Facts you must know / Video        Trump admin toughens H1-B visa procedure        Thrissur Pooram 2018: Muthukuda preparations in full swing / Video        
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Kerala News
Cyclone Ochki death toll climbs to 36
 
(Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7, 2017): Three bodies were recovered Thursday morning off the Kerala coast, taking the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi to 36 even as rescue operations are going on in full swing to trace the 96 missing fishermen. Sources in the State control room monitoring the rescue operations, said with the recovery of three more bodies, the death toll in Kerala due to the cyclone has gone up to 36 and 96 fishermen are yet to be traced.

While a body was recovered near Alappuzha by the Marine enforcement wing, two bodies were found by Coast Guard ship Vaibhav off Alappuzha-Kochi coast this morning, defence sources said.

An Air Force aircraft AN 32, flying between Kozhikode- Kochi coasts had sighted a fishing boat with about 15 fishermen this morning following which Navy has sent a Dornier aircraft and ship to the area which is close to Lakshadweep islands, the sources said.

Meanwhile, shipping services from Kozhikode to Lakshadweep began today with around 60 passengers boarding the high speed vessel from Beypore this morning.

M V Minicoy, the passenger vessel, berthed at Beypore had suffered some damage in the cyclone following which MMD officials had not granted travel clearance.

Yesterday, the high speed vessel arrived at Beypore from the islands to ferry the passengers, the sources said. Around 1,600 passengers were transported from Kochi to various islands of Lakshadweep when the shipping services resumed on December 5, according to the sources.

Shipping services from Kochi to the Union Territory was stopped on November 30 to December 2, causing immense hardships to passengers. From Mangaluru port, M V Amini Divi, will sail for Lakshadweep with 46 passengers tomorrow, the sources added. Due to the cyclone, about 1,098 passengers had been stranded in the ports of Kochi, Kozhikode and Mangaluru since November 30.(PTI)


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NATIONAL NEWS
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