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Congress launches campaign to count potholes in Mumbai, says city badly affected

Congress launches campaign to count potholes in Mumbai, says city badly affected

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had on Tuesday claimed that the number of potholes on Mumbai's roads have reduced considerably over the past four years. 

Jul 12, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
Shridhar Chillal cuts nails after 66 years, to display them at Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Shridhar Chillal cuts nails after 66 years, to display them at Ripley's Believe It or Not!

The 82-year-old man from Pune had been growing his left hand's fingernails since 1952 when he was just 14.

Jul 12, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Spiritual guru Dada JP Vaswani - an acclaimed humanitarian, philosopher, educator, writer - dies in Pune

Spiritual guru Dada JP Vaswani - an acclaimed humanitarian, philosopher, educator, writer - dies in Pune

Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passed away at the age of 99 in Pune on Thursday.

Jul 12, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Body of Indian student Sharath Koppu killed in Kansas brought back to Hyderabad

Body of Indian student Sharath Koppu killed in Kansas brought back to Hyderabad

The 25-year-old hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. He died shortly after being taken to a hospital on Friday.

Jul 12, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Heavy rain has been forecast over the next four days.

Jul 12, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Mumbai rains: Heavy showers likely in next 24 hours, predicts MeT department

Mumbai rains: Heavy showers likely in next 24 hours, predicts MeT department

The weather department, earlier in the day, said that the intensity of rainfall might go up on July 13, Friday and July 14, Saturday.

Jul 11, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
Famous motorcycle coach Chetna Pandit allegedly commits suicide in Mumbai

Famous motorcycle coach Chetna Pandit allegedly commits suicide in Mumbai

A suicide note was found in the house which mentioned that nobody should be held responsible for her death.

Jul 11, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Rainfall to continue in Mumbai this week, may rain in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday: MeT

Rainfall to continue in Mumbai this week, may rain in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday: MeT

The north-west part of the country will receive rainfall for the next three to four days with the temperature going further down.

Jul 11, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
 Relief for Mumbai as rain stops, Western Railway resumes services

Relief for Mumbai as rain stops, Western Railway resumes services

 Slight improvement in the weather allowed the authorities to resume suburban train services in some sections in Mumbai.

Jul 11, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Employees weren't tying fractured tracks with cloth, was just a marker: Railway on viral video

Employees weren't tying fractured tracks with cloth, was just a marker: Railway on viral video

Clarifying the matter, Railway officials said that the cloth only marked the point of fracture, and it was not used to bridge the crack.

Jul 11, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
Hyderabad motorcyclist rides on the wrong side while on the phone, ends up brain dead - Watch

Hyderabad motorcyclist rides on the wrong side while on the phone, ends up brain dead - Watch

It would have only been stupidity and not catastrophe if only he had worn a helmet. 

Jul 11, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Check status of Mumbai local, long-distance trains as rains continue

Check status of Mumbai local, long-distance trains as rains continue

According to the Divisional Railway Manager, Western Railway, Mumbai Central, several trains have been cancelled due to water-logging on tracks and bad weather conditions.

Jul 11, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
Sambit Patra's photo in knee-deep Mumbai rains goes viral, Congress smells BJP-Shiv Sena nexus

Sambit Patra's photo in knee-deep Mumbai rains goes viral, Congress smells BJP-Shiv Sena nexus

In the photo, Patra is seen carrying his black shoes in one hand and an umbrella in another.

Jul 10, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Supreme Court comes down hard against garbage mess in Delhi, waterlogging in Mumbai

Supreme Court comes down hard against garbage mess in Delhi, waterlogging in Mumbai

Supreme Court slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy.

Jul 10, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
NDRF rescues close to 2000 passengers stranded in Mumbai-bound trains

NDRF rescues close to 2000 passengers stranded in Mumbai-bound trains

In a joint operation, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the police and fire brigade personnel rescued the passengers of Shatabdi Express and Vadodara Express, a Palghar district official

Jul 10, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Air India Express flight slips and overshoots Mumbai runway; all passengers safe

Air India Express flight slips and overshoots Mumbai runway; all passengers safe

The primary runway of the Mumbai airport is currently under maintenance.

Jul 10, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Class 12 student allegedly stabs Class 11 boy over argument in school

Class 12 student allegedly stabs Class 11 boy over argument in school

A Class 11 student of a school in Dum Dum in Kolkata was allegedly stabbed by a Class 12th student after an argument broke out between them. The incident took place on Monday. 

Jul 10, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
Watch: High tide in Mumbai as city reels under heavy rain

Watch: High tide in Mumbai as city reels under heavy rain

The downpour has the hit normal life bringing the city and its suburbs to a standstill. The local train services have also been affected with trains running 15 to 20 minutes late.

Jul 10, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
Man bangs 3-yr-old child against auto-rickshaw, wife refuses to complain

Man bangs 3-yr-old child against auto-rickshaw, wife refuses to complain

In a shocking incident, a man banged his three-year-old child against an auto-rickshaw after a heated argument with his wife. The disturbing incident took place in Hyderabad on Sunday night and was

Jul 10, 2018, 09:24 AM IST
IMD forecasts more downpour in Mumbai and adjoining areas as maximum city battles incessant rains

IMD forecasts more downpour in Mumbai and adjoining areas as maximum city battles incessant rains

The city has been reeling under heavy rainfall for a fourth consecutive day with reports of water-logged streets and slow traffic since Tuesday early morning.

Jul 10, 2018, 09:03 AM IST

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