Monthly Archives: June 2017

Rain related incidents claim 25 lives in Bihar

Around 25 people have been killed so far as rainfall continues to wreak havoc in parts of Bihar. Heavy rainfall and floods have severely impacted normal life in several parts of the state. Since past three days, the death toll in flood hit regions is increasing as a result of heavy downpour. River Ganga is ….

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1 dead after a portion of a building collapsed on Sept 24.

A portion of a five-storey Pooja building at 17th Road in Khar West locality in Mumbai collapsed on September 24. A 10 years old girl lost her life in this incident. As soon as the portion of the building collapsed four fire tenders along with the NDRF team and police officials rushed to the spot. ….

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22 lives claimed; over 16,000 rescued in flood hit Pune

Battered by heavy rainfall and flood situation, the geophysical havoc in Pune city has claimed at least 22 lives over the period of three days. Twelve people lost their lives and five went missing in Pune city while another five died in other parts of the district. Over 1,000 small and large animals were also ….

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Farmers massive protest to Delhi’s Kishan Ghat

Farmers conducted a massive protest march to Kishan Ghat in Delhi on September 21. Around 5000 farmers from Uttar Pradesh had marched towards Delhi under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (Indian Farmers’ Organization). Sugarcane farmers did not pay on time by the government. Farmers’ suicide reported in various parts of the state due to ….

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Various Communities held Rally and March in Delhi to Consolidate Kashmiri People on Sep 26

Sikh and Tamil community leaders held rally and March in Delhi on September 26 against 50-day Kashmir lockdown. They took out a march from Gurdwara Rakabgunj Sahib towards Jantar Mantar. However, Delhi police denied the permission to the organizers to hold a rally or march on the respective day but leaders didn’t go by the orders and observed a huge rally ….

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Fire ignites in UCO bank brunch at Bengaluru on September 18.

A frantic situation was formed during the afternoon hours of September 18, when fire ignited from the United Commercial Bank brunch which is located at M.G road in Bengaluru. It is a multi-storey building which is housed to several working places and a training institute. According to the reports, a sudden chaos was caused when ….

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2 injured in an LPG explosion in Kothrud

Two people were injured after an LPG cylinder exploded due to leakage in a house on the first floor of Priyanjali building in Dahanukar colony in Kothrud, Pune on September 20. The explosion took place around 11 in the night in a locked flat. Fortunately, nobody was present inside the flat when the incident happened, ….

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Twelve died & several missing after a boat capsized in Andhra’s East Godavari

Around twelve people died and several were missing after a ‘Royal Vasishta’ tourist boat capsized near Devi Patanam in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, September 15 in the afternoon. Total 63 people were on board during the mishap took place. All boating services were immediately suspended in the area by the ….

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Mega protest demonstration held by Dalit Activists at Jantar Mantar on Sept 21 against demolition of Sant Ravidas temple

Dalit activists held a mega protest demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on September 21 against demolition of Sant Ravidas Temple in Tughlakabad. The protest was called to demand release of the youths arrested for allegedly indulging in rioting during the protest against the demolition of Ravidas temple. This was the second such protest called ….

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Mumbai: Unknown odour sparks gas leak rumors in Mumbai

In an unprecedented event on Thursday night, people across Mumbai’s eastern and western suburbs reported an unknown odour which later sparked rumors of gas leakage from the Rashtriya Chemical Fertilizer’s plant in Chembur. However, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) refused to acknowledge that the unknown odour is neither gas nor has there been a leak in ….

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