Heavy rains continued to lash the state of Gujarat and resulted in the death of 2 people while few were feared of drowning and almost 1,900 people have moved to safer places from south Gujarat and few regions of the Saurashtra.
According to media reports, people were relocated from sites of Navsari, Gir Somnath, Surat, and Bhavnagar, and other districts, by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel and other rescue teams till Tuesday evening.
The Met department has said that heavy...
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday declared that Indian ace Athlete Hima Das will be named as the 1st sports ambassador of the Assam state.
The announcement came after Hima created history by winning the gold medal at IAAF World Under-20 Championship at Tampere in Finland, and became the 1st Indian woman to do so.
A pre-tournament favourite, Das clocked 51.46s to finish ahead of Andrea Miklos of Romania and USA's Taylor Manson.
It is learnt that state government would felicitate...
Kenneth Sebastian, one of the most loved Indian stand-up comedians who was recently seen mentoring the future of comedy in Amazon Prime Video Originals Comicstaan where he shared how he started storytelling.
Being one of the best comic artists in the nation, Kenny has been an inspiration to budding talents. The comedian shared a comical picture which was quoted by media on Wednesday.
"One of my first access to storytelling/art of any sort has been comic books. The way comic books took you through...
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. The chargesheet was filed before special judge Arvind Kumar in the Patiala House Court.
The ED framed charges against former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi, his two cousins, lawyer Gautam Khaitan, two Italian middlemen and Finmeccanica (parent company of AgustaWestland).
The chargesheet will be taken up for consideration on July 20. The charge sheet, filed through special public...
Despite the popularity that got US President Donald Trump elected in 2016, his strong views and decisions have gained him plenty of haters as well.
After activists in the UK flew a giant size caricature balloon of Trump on July 13, showing him as 'Baby Trump' with a large face, big hair, tiny hands and wearing a diaper, the 20 feet (6 metre) tall Baby Trump balloons are set to come to the US, in New Jersey.
According to reports, activists in New Jersey are bringing the 'Baby Trump' blimps to...
In a big hit on the Google company, the European Commission has imposed a record fine of 4.3 billion euros ($5 Billion) for breaking antitrust Laws, media reported on Wednesday. The European Commission claims that Google used its Android operating system to cut off its rivals by bundling its search engine and Chrome apps into the operating system.
The EU Commission has doubled the amount from 2.4 billion euros which Google was ordered to pay last year over a separate probe into its shopping comparison...
Gurgaon on Tuesday flaged off 'Car-Free Day' in a bid to go green and ease traffic congestion by encourgaing people to use alternate modes of transportation.
The initiative which is being implemented on the occasion of World Car Free Day - observed on September 22 every year- will be enforced every Tuesday from 7 am to 7 pm.
Joint Commissioner of Police Bharti Arora had said that with one lakh new cars being registered every year in Gurgaon, this was the best time for the city to take up the 'Car Free' challenge.
"There is a lot of enthusiasm. We hope people shun their cars and turn to public transport,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Bharti Arora.
Four major IT corridors have been identified to make the campaign more concentrated - DLF Cyber City, Cyber Park area, Golf Course Road and Electronic City- which have the heaviest traffic flow in the city.
Gurgaon Police have sourced 20 cranes from MCG and DLF, which will be employed equally in all four corridors to tow away cars parked on roadsides and taken to Leisure Valley Park.
The only parking available would be those at Cyber Park and other institutional and commercial parking spaces.
Rapid Metro has decided to increase the frequency of trains to 3-3.5 mins which would mean 225 trains and reduced waiting time for users.
Feeder buses will be provided from major metro stations like Huda City Centre, Sikanderpur, Indus Bank Cyber City and from Kapashera border to the major IT hubs of the city, the official said.