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Cyclone Komen Map   Cyclone Komen Hits Bangladesh, Heavy Rains in West Bengal and Odisha

10:00 AM IST, 31 July, 2015 - The Cyclonic storm-Komen weakened into a deep depression over Bangladesh at 02:30 am on 31 July 2015. After making a landfall in coastal areas of Bangladesh, heavy rains triggered in Odisha and West Bengal. More rains are expected in West Bengal in regions like Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan, North and South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore.

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Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam no more July 27, 2015 - Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who rose from humble beginnings to become one of India's leading scientists and later a hugely popular president, died here on Monday evening after collapsing during a lecture at the IIM-Shillong, plunging the entire country in mourning. Kalam, who occupied Rashtrapati Bhavan in 2002-07, breathed his last at 7.45 p.m. at the Bethany Hospital where he was rushed to from the IIM where he was delivering a lecture ....Read More →
  Suspected Terror Attack Town in Punjab, Five Dead & Seven persons injured 10:15 AM, July 27, 2015  - At least five people were killed and seven injured in Punjab’s Dinanagar town in the Gurdaspur district when gunmen opened indiscriminate fire at a bus stand and a police station. As per media reports, the seven people injured also include police officers. The gunmen, who were believed to have come from Pakistan, were wearing Army uniforms. They first fired at people near the Dinanagar bus ....Read More →
Landslides Kill 30 in Darjeeling

The landslides triggered by heavy rains claimed 30 lives in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Major landslides occurred in the district on Tuesday night due to incessant rains. According to media reports, many houses were swept away by the landslides killing many people. Dead bodies have been recovered from areas such as Mirik, Kalimpong, Limbudhura and Sukhiapokhari. Reportedly many roads in the district have also been damaged due to the sudden landslides.

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Areas Worst Affected by Waterlogging - Mahim, Dharavi, Dadar, Parel, Hind Mata, Andheri West, Jogeshwari, Andheri East, Vikhroli, Santacrus West, Santacruz East, Sion, Malad, Kandivali, Dahisar, Mulund Normalcy Returns to Mumbai, Isolated Heavy Rains Expected

10:45 AM, 19 June, 2015 -  Life in Mumbai limps back to normal with a substantial dip in the amount of rainfall in the city. Trains are running normally but there are delays in some of the air services. However, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) ....

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At Least 17 Killed in Tractor-Truck Collision in Etah In a collision between a truck and a tractor, about 17 people including five children have been killed in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh. As per the police officials of the region, the accident took place around 10.45 pm near the Harchandpur village. According to police officials, 15 had died on the spot while the other two took their last breathes at a hospital. WBST130615
Cruiser Van Falls into Godavari, 22 Died At least 22 people including seven children and nine women died in an accident as the cruiser van in which they were travelling fell into the Godavari River near Rajahmundry in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. As per media reports, all the victims were relatives and were returning to their native village Atchutapura, in Visakhapatnam after offering prayers at Tirumala Temple. According to media reports there 23 people in total in the van and ....Read More →
Six Dead and 100 Injured in Ludhiana After Ammonia Gas Tanker Leaked An ammonia gas tanker leaked in a district in Ludhiana and resulted in the death of six people also and caused injury to about 100. As per media reports, the tanker got struck under a flyover on the Doraha Bypass Road which is about 25 kms away from Ludhiana. Reportedly, the people died after inhaling the gas and rest complained of breathing problems due to inhaling ammonia. The tanker ....Read More →
Cyclone Ashobaa Path Map  Cyclonic storm Ashobaa weakens 04:45 PM IST, June 11, 2015 -  Cyclonic storm Ashobaa is likely to make a landfall tonight as it continues to move towards the coastal areas between southeast of Ras Al Hadd and east-northeast of Masirah Island in Oman. It would move west-southwestwards and cross Oman coast as a depression near latitude 20.50N around 2:30 AM IST Friday of 12 june 2015. The system will move at a wind speed of 50-55 kmph at ....Read More →
Around 20 Army Personnel Killed in Militant Attack in Manipur At least 20 soldiers were killed and 11 other injured when militants ambushed army’s convoy in Chandel district in Manipur on Thursday. As per media reports, the ambush happened when the convoy reached between the villages of Charong and Paralong around 8.30 a.m. According to reports, around 50 militants attacked the convoy and used Rocket Proplled Grenade and other firearms. As per sources, the Home Minister has ordered to take a ....Read More →