Category Archives: States

Heavy Rains Damage Ahmedabad Airport Runway, Several Flights Diverted

In the backdrop of deluge in Gujarat, the Ahmedabad Airport’s runway has got eroded by incessant heavy rains over a week due to which several flights have been diverted to Mumbai, on Wednesday. Torrential downpour in Gujarat since few weeks has created havoc in the state due to flooding in several parts of the state. … Continue reading Heavy Rains Damage Ahmedabad Airport Runway, Several Flights Diverted

Vadodara BAPS Helps Flood Victims of Gujarat

In the critical hour for people stranded in the floods situation after weeks of heavy rains, the Vadodara branch of the religious organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha, often abbreviated as BAPS within Swaminarayan branch of Hinduism, coming forward as Good Samaritan has taken up the humanitarian task of providing food packets to needy ones since … Continue reading Vadodara BAPS Helps Flood Victims of Gujarat

3 Dead, Many Feared Trapped In Mumbai Building Collapse

Fire brigade personnel and rescue officials have rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway to pull out those stuck in the debris MUMBAI: Three people have died and rescuers are frantically searching for at least 30 others feared trapped in a four-storeyed building that collapsed on Tuesday morning in Ghatkopar, an eastern suburb … Continue reading 3 Dead, Many Feared Trapped In Mumbai Building Collapse

7 J&K separatist leaders arrested by NIA for Creating Unrest

Agency wants to go beyond case of terror funding to unveil larger conspiracy Seven second-rung separatist leaders were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday for their alleged role in “creating unrest” in the Kashmir valley. A senior NIA official said that it was not investigating the case as that of “terror funding” … Continue reading 7 J&K separatist leaders arrested by NIA for Creating Unrest

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha Hired Maoists To Train For Armed Movement: Police

The GJM leadership has, however, refuted as “completely baseless” the allegations that it was taking help from Maoists to intensify its agitation for Gorkhaland DARJEELING:  The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train its cadres, according to … Continue reading Gorkha Janamukti Morcha Hired Maoists To Train For Armed Movement: Police

9 Killed As Bus Carrying Pilgrims Overturns Near Udaipur

The accident occurred near Nehla village, around 10 km from Rajasthan’s lake city Udaipur. JAIPUR:  Nine people, including six women, were killed and 22 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat overturned near Udaipur today, police said. The accident occurred near Nehla village, around 10 km from Rajasthan’s lake city Udaipur, when the driver of … Continue reading 9 Killed As Bus Carrying Pilgrims Overturns Near Udaipur

8 Policemen Injured In Scuffle With Armymen In Kashmir’s Ganderbal District

The scuffle allegedly broke out after a team of Armymen in civilian clothes, returning from the Amarnath Yatra last night, was stopped at a barricade in Gund by policemen. Eight policemen including an Assistant Sub Inspector were injured after dozens of Armymen barged into a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district and beat … Continue reading 8 Policemen Injured In Scuffle With Armymen In Kashmir’s Ganderbal District

‘Convert To Islam Within 6 Months,’ Malayalam Author Receives Death Threat

The 60-year-old writer, who got an anonymous letter six days ago, had written an article in a regional daily appealing to Hindu and Muslim fundamentalists to stop fighting each other in the name of religion KERALA:  Renowned Malayalam author KP Ramanunni from Kerala’s Kozhikode has received a death threat and a warning that his right arm … Continue reading ‘Convert To Islam Within 6 Months,’ Malayalam Author Receives Death Threat