PM Modi condoles demise of US Senator McCain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of US Senator John McCain, who died of brain cancer, describing him as a “steadfast friend” of India. “Deeply saddened by the demise of Senator John McCain. People of India join me in sincerely condoling the loss of a steadfast friend. His statesmanship, courage, conviction and understanding […]

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Rainfall forecast for next 24 hours

Rainfall forecast for next 24 hours at: East : most places: Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand, Bihar; many places: Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha. North : most places: east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand; many places: west Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh; a few places: Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir; isolated places: Haryana, […]

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265 dead in Kerala floods since Aug 8

The death toll in Kerala floods has touched 265 since August 8 while 36 people are still missing, the latest government figures show, even as the state prepares to mount a massive rehabilitation process for the displaced. The hilly district of Idukki, housing the largest arch dam in Asia from which waters were released for […]

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Fire at plastic factory in Delhi

A fire broke out at a three-storey factory producing plastic bags at Naresh Park area in outer Delhi’s Nangloi early today, but no casualties were reported, fire service officials said. A call about the blaze was received at 3:55 am and immediately 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, they said. The fire was […]

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