Mumbai amongst 17 most-polluted cities in Maha: Minister

Mumbai, Aug 22 As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Mumbai features amongst the 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country, a state minister said...

Aug 22, 2017 11:10 PM | Newsscroll

Govt planning commercial development at Metro car depot: Cong

(Eds: Adds government's reaction)Mumbai, Aug 22 Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam today alleged that the BJP-led Maharashtra government was misleading the people regarding commercial development...

Aug 22, 2017 10:17 PM | Newsscroll

Man arrested for smuggling rare Indian Star Tortoises

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 22 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the Forest Protection Squad in Tamil Nadu have confirmed the arrest of a person for keeping 2515 rare...

Aug 21, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Bihar Floods: Death toll rises to 341

Patna (Bihar) [India], August 22 : Additional Secretary Disaster Management Department of the Government of Bihar, Anirudh Kumar, on Tuesday said that 341 people have lost their lives in the...

Aug 21, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Chamoli district

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) [India], August 22 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Tuesday night at around 8:52 p m. No losses of...

Aug 21, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Bihar flood toll rises to 341; PM's aerial survey on Aug 26

Patna, Aug 22 With 37 more deaths, the toll in Bihar flood rose to 341 today even as 1.46 crore people are affected by the deluge in 18 districts of the state.Prime Minister Narendra Modi would make...

Aug 22, 2017 9:43 PM | Newsscroll

Eight killed in Guinea in rubbish dump landslide

Conkary, Aug 22 Eight people died and dozens were injured in the West African state of Guinea today when a rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital collapsed after heavy rain.Five bodies,...

Aug 22, 2017 9:44 PM | Newsscroll

WB floods: Situation improves, people start returning home

(Eds: Repeating after correction in dateline)Kolkata, Aug 22 People have started returning to their homes in the six water-ravaged districts of north Bengal, as the flood situation further improved...

Aug 22, 2017 9:43 PM | Newsscroll

Govt planning commercial development at Metro car depot: Cong

Mumbai, Aug 22 Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam today alleged that the BJP-led Maharashtra government was misleading the people regarding commercial development on the land meant for a Metro car...

Aug 22, 2017 9:43 PM | Newsscroll

Near 21 lakh farmers get crop loans of Rs 8,700 cr in Raj

Jaipur, Aug 22 Farm loans of Rs 8,700 crore were disbursed to nearly 21 lakh farmers in Rajasthan against the target of Rs 9,000 crore for summer season crops, a state minister said today.About...

Aug 22, 2017 8:34 PM | Newsscroll