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Kerala floods: Important Helpline numbers for rescue operations

Kerala floods: Important Helpline numbers for rescue operations

Kerala has been receiving massive rainfall over the past few weeks. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Kerala received an excess of 30.7% more rainfall than expected between June 1

Aug 16, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s final journey: List of roads closed and traffic advisory in Delhi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s final journey: List of roads closed and traffic advisory in Delhi

The final journey of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who breathed his last on Thursday evening, will be held on Friday. Before the final journey, his mortal remains will be kept at the

Aug 16, 2018, 22:03 PM IST
SC asks Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela for detailed report on those not included in draft, next hearing on August 28

SC asks Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela for detailed report on those not included in draft, next hearing on August 28

The next hearing on the matter will take place on August 28.

Aug 16, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Assam: Teacher engaged in NRC updation detained after being declared illegal B'deshi migrant

Assam: Teacher engaged in NRC updation detained after being declared illegal B'deshi migrant

Khairul Islam was earlier declared an infiltrator by the Foreigners Tribunal, Morigaon. He was detained last night near Moirabari in Morigaon district, Superintendent of Police Swapnanil Deka said.

Aug 16, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Tragedy without parallel in Kerala’s history: Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi for additional help for state

Tragedy without parallel in Kerala’s history: Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi for additional help for state

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan apprised the Prime Minister and Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation in the state.

Aug 16, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Indian tourists think Goa beaches unsafe at night, foreigners differ

Indian tourists think Goa beaches unsafe at night, foreigners differ

Goa is one of the top beach tourism destinations in the country and attracts nearly seven million tourists.

Aug 16, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Watch: Ancient Shiva temple submerges in flood in rain-battered Odisha

Watch: Ancient Shiva temple submerges in flood in rain-battered Odisha

The Jalesvara Shiva Temple, located in Kalahandi, was built in the 12th century AD and is a fine example of ancient Kalinga architecture.

Aug 16, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

The death toll in the state reached 67 on Wednesday as the incessant rains claimed 25 more lives. 

Aug 16, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
19-year-old climbs 80 feet-high tower to hoist Tricolour on Independence Day, falls to death

19-year-old climbs 80 feet-high tower to hoist Tricolour on Independence Day, falls to death

The teenager was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared dead.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Clashes in UP after girl faints due to loud music played by kanwarias

Clashes in UP after girl faints due to loud music played by kanwarias

The locals demanded that the volume be lowered, but the kanwarias allegedly started playing objectionable songs and raising objectionable slogans.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:25 AM IST
UP: 2 sadhus' brutal murder inside temple premises sparks tension in Auraiya

UP: 2 sadhus' brutal murder inside temple premises sparks tension in Auraiya

The sadhus "were tied to a charpoy and attacked", said the police.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:02 AM IST
11 swept away while bathing in Shivpuri waterfall in MP, many stranded, rescue ops underway

11 swept away while bathing in Shivpuri waterfall in MP, many stranded, rescue ops underway

Sultan Garh Waterfalls is a popular picnic spot situated amidst rocks in Shivpuri.

Aug 16, 2018, 06:41 AM IST
8 swept away while bathing in Shivpuri waterfall in MP; over 40 stranded

8 swept away while bathing in Shivpuri waterfall in MP; over 40 stranded

At least eight people were swept away while bathing in Sultangarh waterfall in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. Over 40 others got stranded as there was a sudden surge in the water

Aug 16, 2018, 00:46 AM IST
25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

The Kerala Chief Minister has requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to send additional teams of Army, National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and Army Engineering Corps to Kerala on immediate

Aug 15, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Boy who saluted Tricolour in chest-deep flood water not in Assam NRC draft

Boy who saluted Tricolour in chest-deep flood water not in Assam NRC draft

A nine-year old boy, whose photograph of saluting the Tricolour in chest-deep flood water in an Assam school on Independence Day in 2017 had gone viral, has failed to find a place in the final draft

Aug 15, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Deoria SP removed after shelter home sexual abuse case; departmental inquiry ordered

Deoria SP removed after shelter home sexual abuse case; departmental inquiry ordered

This comes even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that state government has decided to hand over the shelter home case to the CBI.

Aug 15, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Amid the worsening flood situation in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state is “witnessing something that has never happened before in the history” of the southern coastal

Aug 15, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir

Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir

The mobile telephony services, including the Internet facility on the hand-held devices, have been suspended across the valley, the officials said.

Aug 15, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

A red alert, which means heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places, has been issued for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts.

Aug 15, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath government to free 72 poor prisoners on 72nd Independence Day

Yogi Adityanath government to free 72 poor prisoners on 72nd Independence Day

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the release of 72 prisoners from different jails to mark the country's 72nd Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

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