Remal triggers Aizawl quarry cave-in, 17 die

Remal triggers Aizawl quarry cave-in, 17 die

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | PTI | Aizawl

At least 17 people, including two minors, were killed and six-seven others were missing as a stone quarry collapsed in Mizoram's Aizawl district on Tuesday morning amid incessant rain in the aftermath of cyclone Remal, officials said. Several other people also went missing in landslides elsewhere in the State capital which...

‘Depressed, in shock’ Revanna promises to meet SIT on May 31

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 | PNS | New Delhi/Bengaluru

Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna, who is facing charges of sexually abusing several women, has said he will appear before the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the cases against him, on May 31. Terming the cases against him as “false” and part of a “political conspiracy”, he said he had gone...

Two die, life and property hit as Remal pounds Bengal

Two die, life and property hit as Remal pounds Bengal

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

At least two persons were killed and several others injured as severe cyclonic storm Remal hit Bengal coasts on Sunday night, sources at State secretariat Nabanna said, adding the NDRF and SDRF teams were working overtime to restore normalcy in affected areas most of which lie in the vicinity of...

IMD forecasts Fry-days, relief only after June 1

IMD forecasts Fry-days, relief only after June 1

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

With temperatures soaring as high as 47 degrees Celsius in some areas of the national Capital, Delhi, and in North West States like Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, and Haryana, as well as in Central parts of the country, people are grappling with intense heatwaves that have made outdoor activities nearly impossible. This...

Rare extension in office for Army chief

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Pioneer News Service

It is the second time perhaps in independent India that an Army Chief has got an extension.  General Manoj Pande was to retire this month end and will now serve till June end.  There is only such instance in the past when in 1975 then Army Chief General G G...

In poll season, Bengal parties  joust with cyclone relief plans

In poll season, Bengal parties joust with cyclone relief plans

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Saugar Sengupta | Diamond Harbour/Kolkata

Even as cyclone Remal hurtled towards the Bengal coast at great speed matching cyclone Amphan — that wrecked havoc in coastal Bengal a few years ago — the entire political fraternity of the State cutting across party lines geared up with relief plans, more so in view of the crucial...

Pod of stranded dolphins rescued, back in Ghagara

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

In a heartening turn of events sure to warm the hearts of wildlife enthusiasts, a pod of nearly a dozen dolphins,  with their tender calves in tow, has been rescued and returned to the waters of the Ghaghara river in Uttar Pradesh.  The dolphins were stranded due to low water...

‘City Perpetual’ adds artefactual tag to spiritual

‘City Perpetual’ adds artefactual tag to spiritual

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Biswajeet Banerjee | Lucknow

When one thinks of Varanasi, the image of Kashi Vishwanath Dham often comes to mind. However, the city is now emerging as a beacon of heritage and craftsmanship, evidenced by the rise of Geographical Indications (GI) from 2 to 32. In 2014, during his visit to Varanasi after assuming office as...

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