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Fire breaks out at Preet Vihar hosp, 80 patients evacuated

Fire breaks out at Preet Vihar hosp, 80 patients evacuated

More than 80 patients had to be evacuated when a major fire broke out at Metro Cancer and Heart institute in east Delhi's Preet Vihar on Saturday evening. The fire led to a stampede-like situation during peak hours; however, no casualties were reported, ... DNA, 3 weeks ago

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Tsunami drill in six districts of Odisha

A mock Tsunami drill involving government agencies and response forces was conducted today along the coastal areas of six districts of the state.The massive drill was organised by the office of the Special Relief Commissioner in collaboration with Indian ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Cyclone Ockhi weakens on way to Gujarat coast

Destructive Cyclone Ockhi is on the way to Gujarat and may likely make a landfall in Surat on Tuesday midnight. After crossing Lakshadweep on Sunday, it is moving towards north and is expected to enter state in the next 24 hours, according to the India ...
 DNA1 month ago

Defence Minister calls for calm, rescue ops to continue

Amid protests in coastal hamlets against Kerala authorities reported failure in warning fishermen ahead of the cyclonic storm Ockhi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sought calm and made an assurance that rescue operations would continue till all the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Rains kill 8 in TN, Kerala; Cyclone Ochki heads to Lakshadweep

IMAGE: Chennai has already received up to 6 cm of rain between 8:30 on Wednesday night and 8:30 on Thursday morning. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Torrential rains pounded southern districts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Kerala crippling life and claiming eight lives -- four each in the two states -- as a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclonic storm 'Ockhi' on Thursday. Both the state governments put the official machinery on high alert as the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Bali volcano: Airport remains shut, residents may be forcibly evacuated

Jakarta : People who have not left their homes around a rumbling volcano in Bali may be forcibly evicted, Indonesian authorities have said. Tens of thousands of people stayed put near Mount Agung after an alert was raised to its highest level, BBC reported on ...
 Sify1 month ago Bali raises volcano alert to highest level, say officials  Sify1 month ago Bali volcano alert raised to highest, airport closed  Sify1 month ago Indonesia: Bali raises volcano alert to highest level, say officials  catchnews.com1 month ago

Delhi, the No-No capital

Delhi is a year-round health hazard that visitors shun like the plague, says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: India Gate, obscured by Delhi's smog. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo   A frequent piece of advice offered to long-term visitors or foreign residents -- journalists, diplomats and suchlike -- in the capital used to be: "If you want to see the country, get out of Delhi." It's a worthless suggestion now. They're getting out fast anyway.   Two years ago, when a disgusted New York ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Saudi mass arrests jolt markets but many see overdue swoop on corruption

By Katie Paul and Stephen Kalin RIYADH (Reuters) - All major Gulf stock markets slid on Tuesday on jitters about Saudi Arabia's sweeping anti-graft purge, a campaign seen by critics as a populist power grab but by ordinary Saudis as an overdue attack on the ...
 Sify2 months ago

47 killed in Indonesia fireworks factory

At least 47 workers were killed and 46 others injured in a massive explosion at an Indonesian fireworks factory on Thursday, police said.The cause of the fire is said to be an explosion in a pickup mini van loaded with raw materials for fireworks, Denny ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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