Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and appealed for release of funds immediately to take up relief works in the flood and rain-ravaged state. Responding to his appeal, the Prime Minister assured to send central study team soon to assess the damage due to the […]

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Hundreds of passengers were stuck in Indias financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain flooded rivers and undermined railway tracks, forcing authorities to cancel or divert dozens of long-distance trains. Rivers in the western state of Maharashtra were flooded after authorities released water from dams made full after […]

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The latest report on dam safety has stated there are 297 dams in Maharashtra with rectifiable deficiencies which need immediate attention and another 1,055 have minor issues. An official said the upside of the report was that none of the dams in the state have any major deficiency which could lead to failure. The report […]

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The DDA on Tuesday approved a proposal to change land use of an ash disposal area of Badarpur Thermal Power Plant in south Delhi to develop an eco-park there, officials said. The decision was taken during a meeting of the urban body at the Raj Niwas, chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal, also the chairman […]

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Normal life remained disrupted across the Kashmir Valley for the 25th consecutive day on Thursday, with markets closed and public transport off the roads. However, some private vehicles could be seen plying in many parts of the city while some roadside vendors also plied their trade, officials said. The efforts of the state government to […]

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Contrary to reports that the building in Mumbais Dongri that collapsed on Tuesday had not been categorised in the dangerous category, it has emerged that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had classified the century-old building as extremely dangerous way back in 2017 and also asked for immediate evacuation to carry on the demolition work. In a […]

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Assam Flood Situation Grim: The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated as it spread to 17 districts affecting 4.23 lakh people with many rivers flowing above the danger level in various places, officials said. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), three people were killed in rain and flood-related incidents in Golaghat, Dhemaji […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday released postage stamps on Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary. The postage stamps were issued at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi during Prime Minister Modis visit. Remembering Bapu and his timeless message. To mark Gandhi […]

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In a swipe at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that the civic body is sitting on a huge cash pile, but the mega citys monsoon woes persist. The Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, controls the BMC, known to be the countrys richest civic […]

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A Jadavpur University professor was allegedly assaulted by a former student near the varsity main gate here, officials said on Saturday. Professor Abdul Kafi of the Bengali department was having tea near the university main gate on Friday afternoon when a former student, identified as Rajesh Santra, hit him repeatedly, the officials said. As Kafi […]

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