Landslide at Kerala leaves several killed and many more trapped in Idukki.

Kerala

Rajamalai region of Idukki was hit by a landslide earlier this morning as settlement of tea estate workers got trapped in the event. Rescuers were dispatched on-site and they managed to retrieve at least 15 bodies. They have, however, struggled to rescue around 50 others who are feared to be trapped under the debris in the Idukki region of Kerala.  The event occurred due to torrential rains which led to a cascading landslide in the area, report officials.  Local authorities said that the settlements entrapped were essentially tea estate workers. …

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Kerala may allow online sale of liquor

Liquor Sale

Amidst COVID-19 crisis, two alcohol addicts have been reported to commit suicide in Kerala. As per directions of the PM, all shops except those selling essentials like groceries, medicines and medical equipment have been shut down till 15th April. This lockdown has brought a complete ban on alcohol, which addicts are finding very difficult to cope up with. It is a known fact that Alcohol has a painful withdrawal symptom. After the suicide of two addicts in Kerala, the Chief Minister of Kerala is considering the online sale of Alcohol.…

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