Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 28th 2017 a day of three consecutive train service disruptions

June 28th 2017 was a day of disruptions, reports of three train service disruption was indicated at different locations and at different times. The very first disruption of the train service took place at the harbour line at 8.20 am the train service was stopped between Mankhurd and Govandi along with Up line trains towards ….

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The ‘Not in my name’ protest held across the country on June 28 against mob lynching.

The ‘Not in my name’ protest was held at several cities across the country on June 28. This protest was organized against the mob lynching of Muslims and Dalits. The protest was organized in New Delhi, Kolkata, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Patna, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Lucknow, Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram. Hundreds of supporters participated in the protest. ….

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Heavy rain lashed Delhi and NCR region leading to water logging at several places on June 28

Heavy rain and thundershowers lashed the Delhi and National Capital Region during afternoon on Wednesday, June 28. Weather department confirmed that the city received around 15.6 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. The rainfall in the region resulted in water logging at several places. However according to MeT department monsoon has not ….

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Leh-Manali Road blocked due to cloudburst and landslides; around 500 tourists stranded

The Leh – Manali Road was blocked due to cloudburst and landslides between Petseo and Zingzingbar – 170 km from Manali on June 27. The road was blocked at 10 pm on Tuesday (June 27) following which around 500 tourists were stranded at the Baralacha Pass. The Border Road Organisation (BRO) immediately pressed machinery and ….

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Landslide impacts traffic on the Mumbai Pune Expressway

A landslide took place near Bor Ghat on the Old Mumbai Pune Expressway on 25th June 2017. The landslide caused loose boulders hanging dangerously at the Adoshi Tunnel which feared the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation officials and the Ideal Road builders about the boulders failing on the expressway due to the monsoon season. The ….

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Two persons injured due to landslide near Jagdusha Nagar in Ghatkopar on June 24

Two people were injured after debris lying on the hill slope fell on hutments at Jagdusha Nagar slum in Ghatkopar West area of Mumbai at 7 am on June 24. Around four houses in this area were damaged due to this landslide. The injured persons were admitted to Rajawadi Hospital for medical treatment. Reports further ….

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Power outage: A major risk to business functioning.

If business establishment doesn’t have access to power, it can’t operate effectively at all. Many of the businesses when it’s empty and dark, won’t be able to recover lost income or expenses from their insurance companies. As businesses normally have insurance to cover property damage from weather, liabilities and, separately, coverage for expenses and lost ….

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Massive rage of fire at the Chennai Silks Textile Showroom in the busy streets of T-Nagar

Massive fire broke out at the Chennai silks textile showroom in the busy streets of T-Nagar on May 31st 2017. The fire broke out at the showroom in the early hours of the day and around five fire tenders had reached the spot to get control over the raging fire. Seven people had been rescued ….

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