Shawan Sen

  • Pune landslide: Three days on death toll rises to 56, over 120 still feared trapped 01-08-2014 07:56 AM

    Pune: Three days after Ambegaon village in Maharashtra's Pune district witnessed the state's worst ever landslide, over 120 people are still feared trapped in debris. Rescue operations are likely to gather momentum on Friday with some relief from rains. The death toll rose to 56 on Friday even as rescue...
  • Pune landslide: Biggest challenge to remove mud to further rescue operations, say NDRF 31-07-2014 11:02 PM

    National Disaster Relief Force personnel confessed on Thursday that the biggest challenge facing them is the removal of the slush and mud in the absence of sophisticated instrument. Talking to CNN-IBN, one official said that 30 per cent of the removal of slush has been done, and they will start...
  • Pune landslide: Weather hampers rescue work, death toll climbs up to 39 31-07-2014 10:08 PM

    Another landslide delays rescue operations in Ambegaon near Pune where the death toll has risen to 39. Over 120 people are still feared trapped in the debris. With almost the entire village wiped out, anxious relatives still await the rescuers to pull out the bodies of those who still remain...
  • Pune landslide: Rescue officials are working extremely hard, says Rajnath Singh 31-07-2014 09:19 PM

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who visited the landslide site in Pune on Thursday said that continuous rainfall is creating trouble but the rescue officials are working extremely hard on rescue operations. "It is too early to say what caused the landslide," he said. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll climbs to 41, Home Minister visits site 31-07-2014 12:46 PM

    Ambegaon: Even as rescue operations continue after Wednesday's landslide in the Ambegaon village of Pune district, another landslide was reported on Thursday morning near the same area. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide has now risen to 41 while over 120 people are still feared trapped. More than 40 houses...
  • Pune landslide: 23 dead, rescue work continues as 158 still feared trapped 31-07-2014 08:21 AM

    Ambegaon: The rescue operations are still on in Ambegaon, hit by a landslide, in Pune district. Nearly 158 people are still feared trapped after heavy rains triggered a landslide on Wednesday. Twenty-three people have lost their lives while eight others have been rescued. More than 40 houses have been swept...
  • Pune: 18 killed, over 150 trapped in landslide at Ambegaon, rescue operations on 30-07-2014 04:29 PM

    Pune: Eighteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. According to NDRF Control Room, 18 people have died and eight injured in the tragedy. The injured were pulled out of the rubble and admitted to a primary...
  • Landslide in Pune's Ambegaon, 5 dead, 5 rescued, over 100 trapped 30-07-2014 12:42 PM

    Pune: At least five people have been killed and five others have been rescued following a landslide in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune on Wednesday. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are believed to be trapped under the debris. Maharashtra Chief Minister...
  • Shiv Sena re-ignites Belgaum border dispute ahead of Assembly polls 28-07-2014 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: With just three months remaining for the crucial Maharashtra Assembly elections, Shiv Sena has re-ignited the debate over the Belgaum border dispute. In its mouthpiece Saamna, Sena has accused the Karnataka Police of removing a 'Maharashtra Rajya' plaque from one of the villages in Yellur. The editorial read, "Karnataka...
  • India is a Hindu nation, I am a Christian Hindu, says Goa Deputy CM 25-07-2014 01:50 PM

    Panaji: There is no stopping Goa ministers who have been sparking controversies with their statements for the past few days. Now, Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza has backed minister Deepak Dhavalikar's views on 'Hindu nation'. "India is a Hindu nation, it's Hindustan, all Indians in Hindustan are Hindu. I...
  • If everyone supports Modi, India will become a Hindu nation: Goa minister 24-07-2014 07:32 PM

    Panaji: Triggering a controversy, Goa minister Deepak Dhavlikar has said, "I am confident that under the leadership of Modiji, India will develop into a Hindu nation. Prime Minister will work in this regard is what I feel," he said. He made the statement on the floor of the Assembly on...
  • Mumbai: Model files rape case against senior police officer 24-07-2014 03:34 PM

    Mumbai: A model has filed rape case against senior Mumbai police officer Sunil Paraskar. He is currently posted as the Director Inspector General of Civil Protection Right. Paraskar has been booked under section 376. The case was registered was on Wednesday night at Malwani police station. He was the former...
  • Rebellious Maharashtra Minister Narayan Rane quits Chavan Cabinet 21-07-2014 01:22 PM

    Mumbai: While the Congress deals with rebellion against Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, there's another blow to the party in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane has resigned from the state Cabinet. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is yet to accept his resignation. Rane had announced his decision to quit the...
  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport 20-07-2014 07:36 PM

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the take-off of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to take-off around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • Gas leak at Bombay High Oil Rig, no casualty 19-07-2014 09:57 PM

    Mumbai: Massive evacuations began at the Bombay High Oil Rig in Mumbai on Saturday evening following reports of oil leak in the compound. Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) immediately activated safety procedures, shut down drilling operations and evacuated all non-essential staff. "This is a minor leak. The leak was...
  • Why was he sent inside the inferno when there was no one, asks Mumbai fireman's wife 19-07-2014 07:37 PM

    Mumbai: A day after a Mumbai firefighter lost his life while battling a blaze at an office building in Andheri, his family has accused senior officials of sending their men into such death traps without adequate equipment. It was not the first time that this concern has been raised. Fireman...
  • Mumbai: Wait ends, fireman's family gets assurance for job, compensation 19-07-2014 03:15 PM

    Mumbai: The Chief Fire Officer on Saturday gave a written assurance to the firefighter's family that the compensation that has been promised will be given to them. As demanded by the family members, the deceased's wife Shubhangi Ivalekar has also been promised a job as per her qualification. The assurance...
  • Mumbai: Won't take his body till government assures compensation, says fireman's wife 19-07-2014 12:38 PM

    Mumbai: The family of the fireman who lost his life in the massive fire that engulfed a high rise commercial building in Mumbai on Friday, has refused to take his body. They are demanding a written assurance from the government that the compensation that has been promised will be given...
  • Mumbai: Faulty fire safety equipments in building left several firemen trapped 19-07-2014 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai: Hours after a massive fire gutted a high rise commercial building in Mumbai, on Friday fire officials claim that safety norms were flouted in the building which led to several firemen being trapped in the building. "It was a difficult task as 33 of my men got stuck...
  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured 18-07-2014 01:31 PM

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Missing Mumbai men left by Etihad flight, tickets purchased in cash: ATS sources 16-07-2014 05:31 PM

    Mumbai: There's been a little headway in the case of the four missing Mumbai men with investigation revealing that the four men left on May 25 at 5 am by Etihad flight, said sources in the Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday. Sources added that the tickets were purchased in cash and...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape cases: Both juveniles convicted, sent to correction homes 15-07-2014 03:34 PM

    Mumbai: The two juveniles accused in photojournalist and telephone operator gangrape cases of Mumbai were on Tuesday convicted by a Mumbai court. The court sent both the convicts to Boston School in Nashik to learn good behaviour. "The two juveniles directed to be sent to Boston School in Nashik for...
  • Mumbai Police quizzes families of 4 men believed to have joined ISIL 14-07-2014 08:59 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is on high alert after four men from the city are believed to have joined the Iraqi extremist group - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The police have questioned families of the missing youth. A report has been submitted to the Home...
  • Mumbai: Crime Branch, ATCs on alert for Ramzan 14-07-2014 01:41 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has sent a letter to all the Crime Branch and Anti-Terrorism Cells asking them to be on alert in view of the ongoing Ramzan. Sources say this letter was sent even before the Pune blasts of last week. The letter also has a...
  • Mumbai: Building collapses in Colaba; one dead 12-07-2014 01:19 PM

    Mumbai: An under-construction building collapsed in Mumbai's Colaba region on Saturday afternoon killing one person. Five people have also been injured in the accident. The city has been witnessing incessant rains since past few days. Seven people died while six others were injured as a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola...
  • While ministers indulge in moral policing, locals want them to accept both sides of Goa 12-07-2014 08:29 AM

    Panaji: Goa may be one India's popular tourist haven, but of late, the state has been more in the news for attempts at moral policing by its ministers who have spoken out against the pub culture in the state. CNN-IBN spoke to some locals to get a sense of what...
  • Mumbai rains: Newly-constructed international airport waterlogged 12-07-2014 07:54 AM

    Mumbai: The annual monsoon misery has begun in Mumbai. Not just the city roads, waterlogging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport on Friday morning. Air India said that had it rained more, passengers' baggage could have been damaged. Water-logging...
  • Heavy rain in Mumbai: Roads waterlogged, BMC caught unprepared 11-07-2014 09:10 PM

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. But the BMC disaster management team said that the situation is under control and no advisory has been issued by them. Rail and road traffic in the city has been slow. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem 11-07-2014 02:03 PM

    Mumbai: It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of non-stop rain, lakes not yet full 11-07-2014 11:02 AM

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled...