Author: Karen Wallace

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 15, over 42 lakh people affected

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 15, over 42 lakh people affected

Assam: The flood situation in Assam and several other states of the Northeast continued to remain grim on Monday. The second wave of floods raised the total number of people affected to 4.28 million in 30 of the state’s 33 districts. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, four more […]

Chandrayaan-2 blast-off halted over fuel leak: Reports

Chandrayaan-2 blast-off halted over fuel leak: Reports

Sriharikota: A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said on Tuesday. A committee of experts was looking into the causes of the problem that put back […]

ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah stay on top

ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah stay on top

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained their top spot in the ODI batting and bowling rankings respectively, as per the ODI rankings released on Monday by the ICC after the conclusion of Men's Cricket World Cup. Kohli, who tops the list, has 886 points and […]

Mumbai building collapse: Toddler wrapped in cloth rescued

Mumbai building collapse: Toddler wrapped in cloth rescued

Mumbai: A minor was rescued on Tuesday after a four-storey building collapsed here, officials said. According to reports, at least 40-50 people were still feared trapped in the debris. The Kesarbai building in Dongri area collapsed at around 11.30 am. Read | Locals said at least 12-15 families buried under […]

Karnataka Congress chief warns rebel MLAs of disqualification

Karnataka Congress chief warns rebel MLAs of disqualification

Bengaluru: With just a day left for the showdown in the Karnataka assembly, state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, on Tuesday, claimed that the party rebel MLAs camping in Mumbai had been locked down and may be disqualified. Rao took to Twitter to warn the rebel leaders of the possible […]

If Kargil comes again, we are very well prepared: IAF Chief BS Dhanoa

If Kargil comes again, we are very well prepared: IAF Chief BS Dhanoa

New Delhi: Twenty years after the Kargil war, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa pointed to the intelligence shortcomings during the 1999 conflict but said the Indian Air Force was “very well ready” for a full spectrum of warfare from sub-conventional to nuclear threats. Speaking on a seminar organised to […]

10 dead, several trapped as building collapses in crowded Mumbai area

10 dead, several trapped as building collapses in crowded Mumbai area

Mumbai: At least ten people have died and eight injured after a building collapsed in a congested Mumbai locality on Tuesday morning, trapping several other families in the debris. Local lawmaker Amin Patel told reporters that authorities fear 10 to 12 families were still trapped inside till late afternoon. Rescue […]