Three more teams of NDRF have been moved from Pune to Kerala. Earlier, four teams had been sent. A total of seven NDRF teams from Pune have been sent for rescue operations.

Congress has revoked the suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar from the primary membership of the Party. He was suspended from the primary membership of the Party after he made a remark on Prime Minister during Gujarat elections.

Three terrorists have been killed near LoC in Tangdhar Sector, in Kupwara District. More details awaited

Around 6.5 ton of food packets were delivered by Government of Maharashtra to Coast Guard at Worli Dock today to dispatch for Kerala foods affected persons.

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Indian Commercial Pilots' Association (ICPA) pilots on the Airbus 320 and Boeing 787 in Air India, have committed to fly planes without payment to support Operation Madad & Operation Sahyog in Kerala. 

Red Alert issued for today in 11 districts. Heavy rainfall predicted for the day in all districts except Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam & Kasaragod: Kerala Chief Minister Office.

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away: United Nations.

Rishabh Pant to debut in the third test against England today becomes the 291st player to represent India in test cricket.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas at their 'roka' ceremony in Mumbai.

Mauritius: Visuals from the World Hindi Conference in Port Louis. Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj present. Tribute was paid to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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New Delhi, August 18:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kochi on Saturday morning to take a stock of rain-battered Kerala and the relief and rescue operations across the state. The Prime Minister arrived in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday night and will conduct an aerial survey on Saturday.  The Prime Minister was received by Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, his cabinet colleagues among others.

On Saturday, Modi along with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will make an aerial survey of the worst affected districts. Before returning to Delhi from Kochi, the Prime Minister will chair a meeting to discuss the grave situation in the state.

According to reports, torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of 385 people, leaving over three lakh people in over 2,000 relief camps.

In Pakistan, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will be taking oath as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister on Saturday. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at the President’s House in Islamabad, Pakistan News agency Dawn reported.  The oath-taking ceremony is scheduled to take place at 9.30 am (local time) and Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain would administer the oath to Khan. Before the ceremony takes place, Pakistan’s national anthem will be played out, Geo News reported.