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The supreme court today asked National Crisis Management Committee and Kerala's sub-committee to explore reducing Mullaperiyar Dam water level to 139 feet. The apex court asked Kerala to take appropriate steps while releasing water at Mullaperiyar dam so that people are not affected. SC asked Kerala and Tamil Nadu to abide...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a telephone conversation with Kerala CM Shri Pinarayi Vijayan regarding the unfortunate flood situation in the state. Both leaders discussed the flood situation across the state and reviewed rescue operation.
The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade today gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in metal, realty and banking stocks after the US and China agreed to resume trade talks last night. Taking positive cues from global equities, the 30-share index was trading higher...
Two persons in Kodagu and one each in Shivamogga and Udupi have died due to heavy rain in Karnataka yesterday. The Government has opened 29 relief camps sheltering 1755 people affected by floods. Kodagu is hit badly by flood and mudslides due to heavy rain. Many people are stranded in...
In Uttar Pradesh, Grief-stricken people of the state are paying tribute to their beloved leader. The state government has declared 7-day state mourning as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary. AIR Lucknow Correspondent reports a holiday also declared today and all school, colleges and government offices will remain...
Pakistan today paid tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee hailing him as a 'statesman' after he passed away today. Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson said, Mr Vajpayee was a renowned statesman who contributed to bringing a change in India-Pakistan relations and remained a key supporter of SAARC and regional...
Several roads in the national capital will be closed for the public in view of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral today. Delhi Traffic Police has said, from 8 am today Krishna Menon Marg, Sunehri Bagh Road, Tughlak Road, Akbar Road, Tees January Marg, Man Singh Road, Bhagwan Dass...
The US, Russia and Japan today condoled the demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The American Embassy in New Delhi in a statement said, the US grieves with India on the loss of the former prime minister. It said, the veteran leader will be remembered for his...
We have to become job givers not job seekers. Try and covert your knowledge into wealth said Mr Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for road transportation, shipping and water resources, while addressing a gathering at Nagpur on the occasion of concluding function of Eklavyaekal Vidyalaya training. Gadchiroli is the poorest district...
As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, Home Ministry said. According to the Home Ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh, 170 people...