Disruption

  • 12 villages cut-off due to landslide in Odisha 23 hours 8 minutes ago

    Malkangiri (Odisha): Landslide in Odisha, triggered by heavy downpour, has cut-off about a dozen villages on the Bonda hills in Malkangiri from the district headquarters for the last four days, district officials said. Communication to the hills has been snapped since Monday as the only road between Andhrahal and Mudulipada was...
  • Rail communication disrupted due to heavy downpour in Bangladesh June 21, 2014

    Dhaka: A heavy downpour on Saturday disrupted the rail communication in several parts of Bangladesh, including the capital Dhaka, and temporarily halted movement of ships at the country's largest seaport, officials said. They said the torrential rain has damaged railway tracks in Tangail district, forcing them to halt movement of...
  • J&K: Normal life paralysed as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike April 21, 2014

    Normal life in Kashmir Valley was disrupted on Monday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani against detention of separatist leaders and youth campaigning for a boycott of Lok Sabha elections. Schools, colleges, shops and other business establishments remained closed in most parts of...
  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi February 24, 2014

    Operations at the IGI Airport in New Delhi virtually came to a standstill on Monday after the visibility dropped due to dense fog, disrupting the schedule of over 50 domestic and international flights A Jet Airways flight from Dammam to Delhi was diverted to Jaipur due to poor visibility at...
  • Train, flight service disrupted as thick fog engulfs Delhi January 30, 2014

    Dense fog returned to the national capital on Thursday affecting flight and train operations. The visibility early in the morning dropped to below 50 metres. The Met Office has forecast fog will start clearing as the day progresses. "Due to the dense fog in Delhi, all flights from Mumbai have been delayed...
  • YSR Congress disrupts Assembly, demand voting on AP Reorganisation Bill January 17, 2014

    The YSR Congress continued to disrupt proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday, demanding that voting be conducted on the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 ahead of the debate on it. The House had to be adjourned for half-an-hour as soon as it resumed on Friday after a week-long break,...
  • Fog disrupts normal life, Amritsar coldest at 0.4 degree Celsius January 12, 2014

    A thick blanket of fog disrupted normal life at many places as there was no let up in the cold wave conditions sweeping most parts of Punjab and Haryana for the past several days, with Amritsar again reeling under severe chill at 0.4 degrees Celsius. A MeT official said in Amritsar...
  • Delhi: Blue line metro service disrupted, commuters stranded December 9, 2013

    Traffic on snag-prone Dwarka to Noida City Centre line of Delhi Metro was disrupted on Monday due to signal problem, delaying scores of commuters. "Due to track circuit (signalling) problem, between Mandi House and Pragati Maidan section, trains on Line 3/4 are running with a restricted speed of 25 kmph in...
  • Facebook Timeline and Pages inaccessible, complain users November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: There appears to be a service disruption at Facebook as users from around the world are reporting that they cannot access their Timelines. But the issue seems to have partial impact that many other users say that they are able to access Facebook as usual. This Facebook disruption seems...
  • Gujarat floods: 40,000 people evacuated, Vishwamitri river flows above danger mark September 25, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There are fear of flash floods in Gujarat as the Vishwamitri river has been flowing above danger mark. Several areas have been waterlogged following heavy overnight rain as well. As a precuationary measure, more than 40,000 people have been evacuated to safety in South Gujarat, 23,000 in Vadodara, 13,500...
  • Angry PM attacks BJP for disrupting parliament August 30, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday took on the BJP, saying it should allow parliament to function if it was worried about the country's economy, leading to a verbal duel with the main opposition party in the Rajya Sabha. In an unusually combative mood, the prime minister, who has often been...
  • AP Assembly: 22 MLAs suspended for disrupting proceedings June 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: Twenty two legislators belonging to TRS and BJP along with two Independent MLAs associated with them were on Monday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for two days for constantly disrupting proceedings of the House on Telangana statehood issue. Of the total suspended members, 17 belonged to Telangana Rashtra Samiti...
  • Gmail service suffers temporary disruption; shows Error 502 May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Gmail was unavailable to a spate of users. The service is back to normal now, but it was inaccessible to users for around 30 minutes. Hit by a temporary outage, the website showed the Error 502 message. While trying to sign in to Gmail, the website said, "502....
  • No extension of digitisation deadline: Manish Tewari April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The government will not extend the deadline for the second phase of digitisation of TV set-top boxes, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said on Wednesday. "We are not going to relax the deadline. We want digitisation to go through," Tewari told reporters. He added that transition from analogue to...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: SC to pronounce verdict on Thursday March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce its verdict in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 100 people were convicted out of which 12 were awarded death penalty and 20 were given life sentence by a TADA court. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan will...
  • BJP answerable if sexual crime ordinance not passed due to disruptions in Parliament: RPN Singh February 20, 2013

    With the Budget Session of Parliament beginning Thursday, the Opposition is all set to take on the government on various issues. "BJP always creates an issue to stall Parliament. If their action results in sexual crime ordinance not being passed, they will have to answer people," MoS Home RPN Singh...
  • Google Plus, Gmail suffer temporary disruption February 16, 2013

    Reports over the past couple of hours confirm that Google Plus was inaccessible for a brief period yesterday for several users. In addition to that, Google's popular e-mail service, Gmail, too suffered some hiccups. Google Plus Google's social network, Google Plus, was reportedly inaccessible for some users, temporarily, according to The...
  • Google's GMail, Drive services go down December 11, 2012

    San Francisco: Several Google Web products, including the popular GMail service, appeared to go dark for users on several continents on Monday. Google confirmed that "service disruptions" had affected GMail and Google Drive, its online storage service. The two products are part of Google's Apps suite, a Microsoft Office rival...
  • CAG, BJP responsible for Parliament deadlock: Cong September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a stinging attack on the CAG, the Congress on Monday alleged that the government auditor was as much responsible as the BJP for the disruption of the just-concluded monsoon session of Parliament on the coal mine allocation issue. Party spokesperson Manish Tewari also sought to make a major...
  • Parl disruptions by Oppn a negation of democracy: PM September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Slamming the Opposition as Parliament adjourned sine die on the last day of the monsoon session without conducting any major business, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the regular disruptions by the Opposition were a negation of democracy and a violation of norms of Parliament and the Constitution. "We...
  • Dense fog engulfs IGI airport; 75 flights delayed December 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Dense fog enveloped the IGI Airport on Friday morning, leading to diversion of four flights and delaying 75 others. Two Jet Airway flights from Doha and Abu Dhabi and one Kingfisher flight from Dubai were diverted to Jaipur while one cargo flight from Chennai was diverted to Ahmedabad, airport...
  • Delhi: fog disrupts flight operations at IGI February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Dense fog once again returned to disrupt flight operations at the IGI airport where around 20 flights were rescheduled on Tuesday morning. Most of the flights scheduled to depart early in the morning were delayed by over two hours after the runway...
  • Rs 40 crore lost due to ruckus in Parliament July 31, 2010

    New Delhi: Disruptions in the first week of the monsoon session of Parliament has cost the the tax payers Rs 40 crore. These disruptions were a result of the Opposition protesting against price rise. Due to the protests the entire first week of the monsoon session of Parliament ends with virtually...
  • Iceland shuts down airport due to volcanic ash April 23, 2010

    Reykjavik: Iceland, able to keep its airports open while European airlines were grounded due to ash from its volcanic eruption, is now closing its airspace because of a change in wind direction, authorities said on Thursday. The eruption of the volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, about 120 km (75 miles) southeast...
  • 41,000 passengers in India hit by flight disruption April 20, 2010

    New Delhi: With volcanic plumes disrupting flights for the fifth day, Government on Monday said it was in talks with Greece to allow Indian carriers to pick up or deboard stranded passengers as all flights to and from Europe remained suspended. But Air India and Jet Airways operated flights to the...
  • Ash over Europe hits Indian flights April 16, 2010

    Ash over Europe is affecting Indian passengers here... 30 flights to Europe are grounded, but Indian passengers have .. after the airspace over Europe is affected by volcanic ash cloud from Iceland.. With and there is no clarity yet on when it will clear. ...
  • Fog breaks 7-yr record, engulfs Delhi airport for 172 hrs January 29, 2010

    New Delhi: Breaking a seven-year-old record, dense fog kept the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi under its cover for 172 hours, so far this month, disrupting schedules of over 1,200 domestic and international flights and causing cancellation of 200 others. "Dense fog, this January, has broken the record of...
  • Capital fogged out again January 24, 2010

    New Delhi: A heavy blanket of fog engulfed the national capital on Sunday, severely affecting flight and train schedules. At least 41 flights were delayed and as many as 100 trains were running late, officials said. "The general visibility was less than 50 metres for many hours on early Sunday morning,"...
  • Fog continues in Delhi, snaps air, rail travel January 23, 2010

    New Delhi: A heavy blanket of fog engulfed the national capital on Friday night and continued into the early hours of Saturday, wreaking havoc on flight and train schedules. At least 45 flights were affected and as many as 120 trains were running late, officials said. "The general visibility was zero...
  • Fog menace affects rail, air services in Delhi January 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Rail and air services continued to remain disrupted on Friday as thick fog engulfed the national capital, bringing visibility down to 100 metres. Over 100 flights were affected. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), visibility is likely to improve during the day. The weatherman said the dense fog...