Monday, July 13, 2020

Assam: Heavy rains cause flooding in Dibrugarh villages

Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 11, 2020 3:12:06 PM IST
Villages in Mohna Ghat area of Assam's Dibrugarh were flooded on Friday after water levels of the Brahmaputra River rose past the prescribed danger mark.... read..

Several roads closed in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains

Uttarakhand | July 11, 2020 4:42:14 PM IST
As Uttarakhand is experiencing a spate of heavy rainfall over the past few days, the state information department has rolled out orders for the closure of some of the roads to avoid any sort of untoward incidents, officials said.... read..

Two trains from Bihar to Jharkhand will not ply due to coronavirus

Ranchi |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Two trains will not ply to Jharkhand from July 13 due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state.... read..

IMD sounds red alert for east UP, warns of extremely heavy rains

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red warning for east Uttar Pradesh which could receive extremely heavy rainfall and intense thunderstorm and lightning.... read..

Heavy rains bring relief from scorching heat in Agra

Agra |Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Heavy rains lashed Agra on Thursday, bringing respite from the hot and humid conditions in the city.... read..

Two trains with COVID-19 isolation coaches deployed at Patna Junction

Patna (Bihar) | July 10, 2020 6:11:49 PM IST
The Indian Railways deployed two trains with 21 COVID-19 isolation coaches each at Patna Junction on Thursday.... read..

PM Modi conveys condolences to kin of those killed due to heavy rains, landslides in Arunachal

New Delhi | July 10, 2020 11:12:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conveyed his condolences to the kin of those who lost their lives due to heavy rainfall and ensuing landslide in Arunachal Pradesh and added that assistance is being provided to all those in need.... read..

Heavy rains in many parts of Tamil Nadu, may continue for next 24 hrs: MeT

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 10, 2020 3:11:48 PM IST
Some places in Tamil Nadu have received heavy rains in the last 24 hours, informed S Balachandran, Deputy Director-General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai on Friday.... read..

No stoppage of trains in Odisha district due to Covid-19

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
With the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in Ganjam district, the Odisha administration has sealed its borders and requested the railways to withdraw all train stoppages in the district, said an official on Wednesday.... read..

Private participation to see introduction of 151 modern trains in passenger services after selection process

New Delhi | July 9, 2020 2:11:51 AM IST
The 109 origin-destination pair of routes, for which Railways has invited "Request for Qualifications" for private participation in passenger services, have been formed into 12 clusters with two proposed clusters at Delhi and Mumbai and one each at Secund... read..

Distribution of free foodgrains can be completed by Aug 31 under Atma Nirbhar Bharat scheme: Paswan

New Delhi | July 9, 2020 11:11:53 PM IST
Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said that states and UTs can complete distribution of remaining free foodgrains and whole gram allocated under Atma Nirbhar Bharat scheme by August 31, 2020.... read..

Big names of global transport evince interest in running private trains

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
Global infra biggies like Hyundai, Hitachi, Mitsui, Bombardier, Mitsui, Alstom, Macquarie and Siemens are among the companies that have expressed interest in running private trains as per the policy formulated by the Railways.... read..

Incessant rains affect normal life in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 8, 2020 2:41:55 PM IST
Life has come to a standstill for the people in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand due to incessant rains.... read..

203 lakh ton food grains to be provided free to 81 Crore people for 5 months till November, says Javadekar

New Delhi | July 8, 2020 4:41:56 PM IST
The Cabinet approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana for further five months under which 203 lakh tons of grains will be distributed among 81 crore people.... read..

Railways reduces frequency of 2 special trains on WB govt's request

Kolkata (West Bengal) | July 7, 2020 9:11:53 AM IST
On request of the West Bengal government, the frequency of two special trains have been reduced to weekly, Eastern Railway said.... read..

Torrential rains claim at least 52 lives in Japan

Kyushu | July 7, 2020 1:11:47 PM IST
As more torrential rains hit Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu on Tuesday, the death toll has reached 52. Japan's Meteorological Agency has issued a heavy rain emergency warning for parts of Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki Prefectures in Kyushu, NHK World ... read..

Mumbai rains: High tide of 4.67 meters expected today

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 6, 2020 11:41:57 AM IST
A high tide of 4.67 meters is expected at 1:03 pm today, as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).... read..

Heavy rains, flooding kills 18 in Japan

Tokyo |Monday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Massive flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in the Japanese prefecture of Kumamoto have claimed the lives of 18 people, while 14 others were reported missing, it was reported.... read..

51 milk special trains ran to ensure supply during lockdown: Railways Ministry

New Delhi | July 6, 2020 7:11:51 PM IST
The Ministry of Railways on Monday said during the lockdown period 51 milk special trains were run to ensure the supply of milk in the country.... read..

Yellow alert in coastal K'taka with forecast of heavy rains

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Coastal Karnataka will witness widespread rainfall with lesser intensity for the next two days after which intensity will pick up, an official said on Monday.... read..
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