Daily Archive: August 11, 2018

Kerala On High Alert For Heavy Rain : 37 Dead, 31,000 In Relief Camps

11 out of 14 districts in Kerala have been put on high alert, officials said on Saturday, as the death toll from one of the worst floods in the southern state reached 37.

Torrential rains and landslides have ravaged farmlands and prompted massive evacuation efforts in Kerala.
Crops on 1,031 hectares (2547.66 acres) have been damaged and 31,000 people have been forced to take shelter in rescue camps, according to the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority’s (KSDMA) control room in the state capital.

A senior official there said eight districts had been put on varying levels of high alert.

Another government official previously told Reuters that crop worth 3.42 billion rupees ($49.65 million), across 26,824 hectares had been destroyed by rains since their onset on May 29.

PH Kurian, KSDMA’s chief and a top state bureaucrat, said rains had eased.

“There was no rain in the catchment areas of major reservoirs today,” Mr Kurian said. “However, we will continue our alert and preparedness till August 15,” he added.

7 Places In India Where Girls Can’t Wear Jeans, Skirts or Western Wear

The ban on jeans, short skirts & other western looks for woman is a well entertained idea as a solution for sexual harassment.

Here are the seven places list of places in India where ‘NO to western wear’ is as serious a rule as an inscription on a tombstone.

  1. Kashmir

The local religious group Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir suggested that women coming to Jammu & Kashmir should not wear revealing clothes & should be sensitive to the local ethos.

2. Women & Child department, Haryana

WCD in Haryana directing its field staff to wear decent clothes & desist from wearing jeans & T-shirt, calling it in away indecent was pointed out by social welfare minister Geeta Bhukkal.

3. Temples in Tamil Nadu

This coming under religious domain so we are nowhere to raise a finger as the Madras high court ordered ban on jeans & shorts as inappropriate for spiritual worship. Now what do you say about this article friends?

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4. RMD College of Engineering, Thiruvallur

In colleges like RMD the dress code is not only applicable to students but also to prominent guests invited to lectures.

5. Villages of Uttar Pradesh

The ban on western fineries was implemented in at least 10 villages of Muzaffarngas & Saharanpus district in west Uttar Pradesh with ban on use of cell phones as 17 Muslim council members noted that the new rule will help prevent crimes against women.

6. Barmer, Rajasthan

A district in Rajasthan, Barmer where not only wearing jeans for girls are banned but also the use of mobile phones & compulsion for grooms to wear traditional dhotis.

7. Adarsh Women’s College, Haryana

The school head Alaka Sharma told NDTV news channel that, “The small dress don’t cover students & is the reason why they have to face eve teasing.” & thus banned on western attire stating a fine of 100/- each time they broke the dress rule as shown in the above image.

The school head Alaka Sharma told NDTV news channel that, “The small dress don’t cover students & is the reason why they have to face eve teasing.” & thus banned on western attire stating a fine of 100/- each time they broke the dress rule as shown in the above image.