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  • AAP claims Delhi anti-graft helpline a big hit, experts not satisfied 09-01-2014 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: A day after announcing an anti-graft helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his initiative has been a big success. The AAP leader said that as many as 3,200 calls were received in just three hours after the helpline number was announced. The helpline even promises to...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal government releases anti-corruption helpline number 08-01-2014 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched an anti-corruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number - 011-27357169 will be operational from 8am to 10pm daily. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to...
  • Congress to do utmost to stand up to cyclone-hit states, assures Sonia 13-10-2013 12:00 AM

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday night, said the government and her party will do everything possible to stand up to any eventuality and every emergent situation in the wake of cyclone Phailin in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Gandhi has been in constant touch with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Coastal districts in Odisha plunged into darkness 12-10-2013 11:10 PM

    Power was switched off in a dozen towns in coastal districts of Odisha since morning in view of Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall near Gopalpur in Ganjam district. Since the supply at most places was through overhead wires which were vulnerable, power distribution companies SouthCo, CESU and NorthCo disconnected power....
  • Odisha: Glass, wood, asbestos sheets fly in Gopalpur after cyclone Phailin hits coast 12-10-2013 11:03 PM

    Broken glass pieces, wood shreds and asbestos sheets flew like killer projectiles in these two adjoining cities, moments after the severe cyclone 'Phailin' slammed into Gopalpur beach. The roads in these twin cities were empty as strong wind howled across hitting closed doors and windows of the houses deserted by...
  • Phailin impact: Rain, wind lash Srikakulam district of Andhra 12-10-2013 10:45 PM

    Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed most parts of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts tonight as cyclone Phailin reached the neighbouring Odisha coast. According to a senior official, wind with a velocity of 200 kmph is blowing in the region, and power supply in affected areas has been shut down...
  • Cyclone Phailin to maintain intensity till 3am, says IMD 12-10-2013 10:39 PM

    Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall with a windspeed of 200 kmph near Gopalpur town in Odisha on Saturday night, is likely to maintain the intensity of a very severe cyclonic storm for six hours, the IMD said. Gopalpur in Ganjam district was experiencing heavy rains and the cyclone is likely...
  • Cyclone 'Phailin': SCR sets up emergency control rooms 12-10-2013 10:04 PM

    The South Central Railway (SCR) has activated emergency control rooms at its headquarters in Vijayawada, besides patrolling of railway tracks, among other measures, to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Phailin'. The emergency cells are being manned 24X7 by senior officials from various departments to closely...
  • Government asks states to handle damage to highways from cyclone 'Phailin' 12-10-2013 09:14 PM

    Government, on Saturday, directed Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to be prepared to handle the anticipated damage to the national highways from cyclone Phailin. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has put the NHAI officials in these states on alert. Regional Officers and Project Directors of National Highways...
  • Govt ready with choppers, aircraft, ships for cyclone rescue, says Shinde 12-10-2013 08:32 PM

    Eighteen helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said the Indian Air Force choppers and aircraft and the two navy...
  • Andhra power utilities gear up to tackle cyclone 'Phailin' 12-10-2013 08:23 PM

    Power utilities in Andhra Pradesh under the Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd have geared up to meet any emergency arising out of cyclone 'Phailin' hitting the coastal districts of Srikakulam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. M Sahoo, Special Chief Secretary in the energy department of Andhra Pradesh government,...
  • Odisha's Gopalpur, a scenic beach spot under spectre of death 12-10-2013 06:01 PM

    On a bright autumn day, this famous beach in Odisha is a tourists' paradise as the lips feel the salt in the cool breeze from Bay of Bengal and its gentle waves splash at the feet. But on Saturday, as the sky over this village gets darker, the howling wind...
  • Centre readies foodgrain supples for 'Phailin' cyclone victims 12-10-2013 05:23 PM

    The Centre, on Saturday, said 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains is kept ready for distribution to victims of high intensity cyclone Phailin, which is due to hit the east coast in the next few hours. "We are ready with 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains for distribution to cyclone-affected people in...
  • Mumbai serial blasts: Helpline numbers 13-07-2011 09:24 PM

    New Delhi: Terror struck Mumbai as three serial blasts rocked crowded areas of the city on Wednesday evening killing at least 17 people and injuring about 100 in a grim reminder of 26/11 attack that left 166 people dead. Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said at least 13 people were killed...
  • Railways to conduct inquiry into Kalka derailment 10-07-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Railways will run two special trains for carrying relatives and friends of Howrah-Kalka Mail accident victims to the site of the mishap near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. A special train will run from Howrah to Fatepur and another will start from Delhi to Kanpur for carrying relatives...