Pune

  • Pune Indian Super League franchise unveils team jersey 12 hours 7 minutes ago

    Pune: Rajesh Wadhawan Group-owned Pune franchise of Indian Super League, FC Pune City on Friday unveiled their full players' list along with the official team jersey for the inaugural edition of the IPL-style tournament set to commence on October 12. Following the selection of five international players in the draft on...
  • Chavan, Modi in war of words over Maharashtra infrastructure 6 days ago

    Solapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Pune-Solapur National Highway in Maharashtra. Modi also took the opportunity to attack Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who had earlier in the day, taken a snipe at the PM, saying that Maharashtra was the number one state in manufacturing and Special Economic...
  • Pune landslide toll at 151; relief and rescue operation over August 6, 2014

    Pune: The marathon rescue and relief operation launched at Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon flattened in the July 30 landslide catastrophe, was declared officially over on the eighth day on Wednesday with the final death toll pegged at 151 with eight survivors. The NDRF jawans, who braved inclement weather at the...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 144, rain hampers rescue work August 5, 2014

    Pune: A week after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village at Pune's Ambegaon, the death toll has risen to 144 on Tuesday. Rain and marshy land mass created by mud continued to hamper movement of JCBs and other heavy equipment pressed into service to remove the debris,...
  • Pune landslide: Many work selflessly to help in rescue operations August 5, 2014

    Ambegaon: It has been a mammoth rescue effort in Pune's Ambegaon after a massive landslide. There are many who have selflessly been involved in the operations for a week. Forty-year-old Dr Pramod Bankhale has been at Malin's primary healthcare centre since the deadly landslide almost a week ago. A private...
  • Pune landslide: 134 bodies recovered, over 50 people still trapped August 5, 2014

    Pune: A week after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Pune's Ambegaon, rescue and relief operations are still on. 134 bodies have been recovered so far while close to 50 more persons are still believed to be trapped under the rubble. Officials say that eight survivors have been...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 130, people in nearby villages flee homes in fear August 4, 2014

    Kalwadi: Rescue operations are still underway in Malin village of Ambegaon near Pune after a devastating landslide on July 30. Till now 130 bodies have been recovered and hope of finding survivors is fast fading. The Ambegaon landslide has been one of the worst that Maharashtra has ever seen and...
  • Pune landslide toll mounts, 106 bodies recovered so far August 3, 2014

    Pune: The death toll in the Malin village landslide continued to mount steadily with the recovery of 106 bodies so far, as National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF)personnel continued rescue operations for the fifth day, negotiating inclement weather, rain and slushy terrain. The dead include 43 men, 48 women and 15 children,...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 103, hopes of survival fade August 3, 2014

    Pune: Five days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Amebgaon taluka, the death toll has risen to 103 on Sunday evening. Over 100 people are still feared to be trapped under debris but their chances of survival with each passing minute. So far,...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 92, hopes of survival fade August 3, 2014

    Pune: Five days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Amebgaon taluka, the death toll has risen to 92 on Sunday. Over 100 people are still feared to be trapped under debris but their chances of survival with each passing minute. So far, eight...
  • Pune Landslide: Sludge removal slowing down rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Four days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in the Pune's Ambegaon area, relief operations have been able to rescue only 8 people so far with 100 others still feared to be trapped inside the rubble and mud. The death toll has risen to 82 and the NDRF...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 82, 8 rescued, nearly 100 still trapped August 2, 2014

    Pune: More than two days after a landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon taluka, the rescue operations are still on. The death toll has risen to 82 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. So far, eight survivors have been pulled out. The National...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Gandhis asked me to edit my book, says Natwar Singh August 1, 2014

    Former Congressman and now author-in-news Natwar Singh has given more explosive details about his book. He confirmed that the Gandhi's did call him before the book was published but he refused to edit some of the portions. ...
  • Landslide tragedy in Pune: Is this a man-made disaster? August 1, 2014

    Could the massive landslide in Ambegaon in Pune have been averted? Some unheeded alarm bells raised in 2011 by a panel of experts could hold answers to whether the tragedy was a natural calamity or a man-made disaster. ...
  • Pune Landslide: We will appoint a team of experts to study the area, says Home Ministry August 1, 2014

    The death toll in Pune landslide has crossed 66 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in Parliament saying the government will appoint a team of experts to study the area. National Disaster Relief Force leading the rescue efforts, said that...
  • Was the Pune landslide tragedy a man made disaster? August 1, 2014

    Pune: Could the massive landslide in Ambegaon in Pune have been averted? Some unheeded alarm bells raised in 2011 by a panel of experts could hold answers to whether the tragedy was a natural calamity or a man-made disaster. The Madhav Gadgil Committee's report on the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats had...
  • Death toll in Pune landslide climbs to 66, NDRF to speed up rescue work August 1, 2014

    Pune: As the weather conditions improve, the National Disaster Relief Force is hoping that they can now expedite the rescue operations in Ambegaon village where a fatal landslide claimed the lives of 66 people. Over 120 people are still feared trapped in the debris. More than 40 houses have been...
  • Family loses 11 members in Pune landslide, death toll rises to 64 August 1, 2014

    Pune: Even as a three-month-old baby and her mother were lucky enough to survive the landslide in Pune's Malin village, there are many others who have lost almost their entire families in the tragedy which is the worst ever in the state. A 13-member family was reduced to just two members...
  • MeT department predicts heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours in Mumbai August 1, 2014

    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 death toll rises to 56, over 120 still feared trapped August 1, 2014

    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 teams...
  • Pune landslide: Biggest challenge to remove mud to further rescue operations, say NDRF August 1, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 August 1, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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...