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  • MeT department predicts heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours in Mumbai 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    The city is preparing for the fallout of heavy rains after an alert was issued by The Indian Meteorology Department(MeT) on Friday. The MeT officials have predicted a heavy downpour in the next 48 hours. On Thursday night the city received 102 milimetres of rain. ...
  • Pune landslide: Three days on, over 120 still feared trapped 11 minutes ago

    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 51 on Thursday even as rescue teams...
  • Mumbai to experience heavy rainfall in 48 hours, predicts Met department 10 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai is due to experience heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department. There have been intermittent showers all day long on Thursday. Waterlogging has been reported in Byculla, Matunga and Parel regions of the city. Heavy rain is being reported from South Mumbai and...
  • Pune landslide: Biggest challenge to remove mud to further rescue operations, say NDRF 9 hours 54 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 41 minutes ago

    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: 3-month-old, mother 'miraculously' pulled out from debris 43 minutes ago

    Pune: Miracles do happen! Amidst the chaos of the disastrous landslide which wiped out Malin village off the map, a three-month-old Rudra asserted his right to life, by crying and beckoning rescuers, for more than eight hours, while clutching his mother fainting under the suffocating debris. Eventually, it was Rudra's full...
  • Pune landslide: Rescue officials are working extremely hard, says Rajnath Singh 12 hours 54 minutes ago

    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...
  • Heavy rainfall expected in Pune in the next 48 hours 18 hours 54 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, The India Meteorological Department Director AK Bansal said that heavy rainfall is expected in Pune for the next 48 hours. Only after this time span, will the intensity of rainfall go down. ...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll climbs to 41, Home Minister visits site 10 hours 37 minutes ago

    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 have...
  • Pune landslide: 23 dead, rescue work continues as 158 still feared trapped 22 hours 39 minutes ago

    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 away...
  • Pune Landslide: Centre will provide whatever help is necesssary, says Javadekar Yesterday

    As relief operations are underway in Pune to rescue the 170 people trapped after heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide in the area, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the first priority is to figure out if there any survivors and then rescue them. Javadekar said that the government will...
  • Pune landslide: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan visits the site Yesterday

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan visited the site of landslide at Malin village in Ambegaon tehsil of Pune district on Wednesday evening and reviewed the rescue operation undertaken by NDRF and other agencies. Chavan, accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, inquired about the treatment being given to the...
  • President condoles deaths in Maharashtra landslide Yesterday

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Maharashtra's Pune district. In his message to Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Mukherjee said: "I am deeply saddened to learn about the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Pune district, Maharashtra, in...
  • Compensation given to relatives of terror victims is too small: Bombay High Court Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed dismay over the quantum of compensation (Rs 3 lakh) paid by the Centre to the families of those killed in terror attacks or bomb blasts, saying the amount was paltry. "If the sole bread winner dies in a...
  • Pune: 18 killed, over 150 trapped in landslide at Ambegaon, rescue operations on Yesterday

    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...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil Yesterday

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • Heavy rainfall continues in Nashik Yesterday

    Nashik: Normal life was hit as incessant rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day, with the district recording 862.70 mm rainfall in last 24-hours. Nashik recorded 70.2 mm rain during last 30-hours ended on Tuesday evening, while 58 mm rain was recorded in catchment areas of Gangapur...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept Yesterday

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Landslide in Pune's Ambegaon, 5 dead, 5 rescued, over 100 trapped Yesterday

    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 Prithviraj...
  • Mumbai: Seven villages submerge due to heavy rains 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai: As many as seven villages in the Vasai district on the outskirts of Mumbai were completely submerged on Tuesday due to incessant rains. Local administration sprung into action and evacuated residents from low lying areas. Meanwhile, those who are stranded are being rescued by local bodies and the...
  • Mumbai Police records DIG Paraskar's statement in rape case filed against him 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, who is accused of raping a model, has recorded his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office on Monday. Sources told CNN-IBN that Paraskar had denied charges levelled against him by calling it "baseless". Paraskar, who came alone to record his statement at 12.30 pm to...
  • Maharashtra, UNICEF launch campaign against diarrhoea 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnight-long campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea. The campaign titled 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)' will be held from July 28 to August 8. "IDCF will mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders to prioritise investment...
  • Declare disputed Karnataka area centrally administered: Shiv Sena 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The police action against Marathi-speaking people at Yellur in Karnataka has prompted protests by political parties in Maharashtra, with the Shiv Sena calling it as an act of "terror" and seeking Centre's intervention in the "disputed" region. "It is the reign of goondas. Even we can do this goondagiri but...
  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena 3 days ago

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Shiv Sena re-ignites Belgaum border dispute ahead of Assembly polls 3 days ago

    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...
  • Mumbai: 65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched by 2 women ticket checkers 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the ticket checkers have been suspended. After a preliminary investigation, the two women ticket checkers have been...
  • Party chiefs of NCP, Congress to decide on seat sharing: Ajit Pawar 4 days ago

    Nagpur: Reiterating NCP's demand for 144 seats in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday said the final decision on party's seat sharing with Congress will be taken by the chiefs of both the parties soon. "During the recent seat sharing meeting, the NCP has asserted...
  • Preity had used harsh words against Wadia: witness tells cops 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her ex-boyfriend during an IPL match on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is probing...
  • Avoid over confidence: Ramdas Athawale's advice to BJP-Shiv Sena 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Ramdas Athawale-led RPI, a constituent of the Mahayuti (grand alliance), today cautioned its allies BJP-Shiv Sena against becoming "over confident" while facing the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls considering their remarkable victory in the Lok Sabha polls. "The BJP-Sena won by a huge margin in the Lok Sabha elections. However, they...