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Tourist washed away in Beas river near Manali, another missing

The woman slipped from the rock near Nehru Kund, about 4 km from Manali, eyewitness said, adding that Saurabh Shah (32) from Hyderabad, who was accompanying the woman, jumped into the river to save the woman but he too is missing and feared drowned

27 May,2024 10:14 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Vladimir Putin arrives in Uzbekistan on the 3rd foreign trip of his new term

Ahead of the Uzbekistan trip, Putin and Mirziyoyev discussed an array of bilateral cooperation issues, including trade and economic relations, the Kremlin said

27 May,2024 09:57 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

2 docs arrested on charges of manipulating blood samples, evidence destruction

Those arrested include head of the forensic department of the hospital

27 May,2024 09:27 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Severe Cyclonic storm 'Remal' continues to move "northward"

The cyclone moved northwards and crossed the Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal Coasts between Sagar Islands and Khepupara close to southwest of Mongla

27 May,2024 09:15 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Maharashtra weather update: Yavatmal sizzles at 46 degrees Celsius

Many cities in the Vidarbha region of the state recorded temperatures above 42 degrees Celsius

27 May,2024 09:01 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Cyclone Remal: Alert in several Assam districts, govt initiates safety plan

Nodal officers from ASDMA and Revenue and Disaster Management department convened a series of meetings with all district authorities on Sunday to review the preparedness

27 May,2024 08:49 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Intense heat wave sweeps Haryana, Punjab; Mahendragarh sizzles at 47 degrees

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, was also under the influence of intense hot weather conditions. The maximum temperature here settled at 44.5 degrees Celsius

27 May,2024 08:16 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Cyclone Remal ravages parts of Bengal, heavy rain continues to batter region

Cyclone Remal ravaged adjacent coasts of the state and Bangladesh between Sagar Island and Khepupara, near the southwest of Mongla in the neighbouring country, after its landfall process began at 8.30 pm on Sunday

27 May,2024 08:05 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Pradhan urges DGP to act against BJD leader accused of attacking woman voter

The woman from Hindol, in her police complaint, said she had gone to cast her vote at a booth in Rasol in Dhenkanal district during the third round of Lok Sabha and assembly elections on Saturday

27 May,2024 08:03 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Opinion

Are we ready to change now?

Our sutradhaars, Sir Pheroze and Lady Flora debate the recent news where the civic gods have decided to focus on their climate change and environment department

27 May,2024 07:58 AM IST | Fiona Fernandez
World News

Zelenskyy urges world leaders to join Global Peace Summit

In a post on X, Zelenskyy said that together with Switzerland, Ukraine is preparing for such a Summit

27 May,2024 07:48 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Tornado-hit Texas residents told to evacuate

Forecasters issued tornado and severe thunder storm warnings for parts of both states, as some heat records were broken during the day in South Texas and residents received triple-digit temperature warnings over the long holiday weekend

27 May,2024 07:45 AM IST | Agencies
UCC, one nation, one election on BJP’s agenda: Amit Shah

UCC, one nation, one election on BJP’s agenda: Amit Shah

In a wide-ranging interview with PTI, Shah said the Modi government in its next term will also implement ‘One Nation, One Election’ as the time has come for the elections to be held simultaneously in the country

27 May,2024 07:35 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Blaze at children’s hospital claims seven newborns in Delhi

Blaze at children’s hospital claims seven newborns in Delhi

Exploding oxygen cylinders devastate area; officials and netas vow accountability

27 May,2024 07:30 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
India General Elections 2024: ‘BJP became the richest party in five years’

India General Elections 2024: ‘BJP became the richest party in five years’

Priyanka tears into government over price rise, unemployment, farmer and women’s issues in series of rallies in Punjab

27 May,2024 07:23 AM IST | Chandigarh | Faisal Tandel
India General Elections 2024: A ‘fakir’ from ‘jhopdi’ takes on Misa Bharti

India General Elections 2024: A ‘fakir’ from ‘jhopdi’ takes on Misa Bharti

Downplaying his ancestral home, which is among assets worth Rs 4.5 crore, Ram Kripal Yadav casts himself as the underdog against Lalu’s daughter

27 May,2024 06:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Diwakar Sharma
India General Elections 2024: Bhatinda’s giant-killer seeks second Badal scalp

India General Elections 2024: Bhatinda’s giant-killer seeks second Badal scalp

AAP’s Gurmeet Singh Khuddian takes on Harsimrat Kaur Badal after defeating her father-in-law in assembly polls

27 May,2024 06:48 AM IST | Bhatinda | Faisal Tandel
IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Bengal ahead of cyclone Remal's landfall

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Bengal ahead of cyclone Remal's landfall

IMD said that light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places is likely over coastal districts of West Bengal and eastern districts of Gangetic West Bengal adjacent to Bangladesh

26 May,2024 10:58 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Three killed in lightning strikes and tree collapse in Latur

Maharashtra: Three killed in lightning strikes and tree collapse in Latur

Two buffaloes were also killed in separate incidents after they were struck by the bolt from the sky

26 May,2024 09:32 PM IST | Latur | mid-day online correspondent
Income Tax officials find Rs 26 crore 'unaccounted' cash after raids in Nashik

Income Tax officials find Rs 26 crore 'unaccounted' cash after raids in Nashik

The searches were launched following inputs regarding alleged tax evasion by the jewellery company and its promoters, sources said

26 May,2024 08:59 PM IST | Nashik | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: 28 injured as MSRTC bus rams into tanker in Nashik

Maharashtra: 28 injured as MSRTC bus rams into tanker in Nashik

The MSRTC bus was on its way from Kalyan in Thane district to Chalisgaon in Nashik district when the accident took place

26 May,2024 08:46 PM IST | Nashik | mid-day online correspondent
Cyclone Remal To Hit West Bengal, Red Alert Issued In Coastal Regions

    Cyclone Remal To Hit West Bengal, Red Alert Issued In Coastal Regions

    A severe cyclone is expected to make landfall in parts of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 26. The India Meteorological Department issued a warning against the Cyclone named ‘Remal’. The cyclone is expected to be accompanied by extremely heavy rainfall and strong winds in West Bengal. The cyclone’s formation was initiated by a low-pressure system over the southwest and west-central Bay of Bengal, which intensified into Cyclone ‘Remal’. IMD forecasts suggest that the cyclone will continue to gain strength, posing threats of heavy rainfall, strong winds, and storm surges along its path. The administration is fully prepared and NDRF teams have been deployed in the vulnerable area. Authorities have urged residents in these areas, to brace for adverse weather conditions starting from May 26. Meanwhile, Kolkata Airport Authority on May 25, announced the suspension of flight operations for next 21 hours. IMD said that the current warning for Cyclone Remal is in effect until May 28, but it may be extended if the situation requires.

    26 May,2024 05:53 PM IST
    Papua New Guinea landslide toll crosses 670

    Papua New Guinea landslide toll crosses 670

    “They are estimating that more than 670 people (are) under the soil at the moment,” Aktoprak told The Associated Press

    27 May,2024 07:40 AM IST | Melbourne: | Agencies

    UK PM plans mandatory military service for youth

    The military placement would be selective, with tests used to decide eligibility, and involve working with the armed forces or in cyber defence

    27 May,2024 07:38 AM IST | London | Agencies

    At least 10, including kids, killed in Gaza drone strike

    Strike hits school they were sheltering in, local health workers said

    27 May,2024 07:33 AM IST | Gaza City | Agencies
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, here are some heartfelt greetings, wishes and messages to share with your family and friends

    16 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Maharashtrians in Sweden celebrate Gudi Padwa in traditional way

    On Sunday, the Maharashtrian Mandal in Gothenburg, Sweden celebrated the festival of Gudi Padwa in a traditional way taking pride in the Marathi culture

    15 April,2024 09:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Faisal Tandel
    Can and able

    Can and able

    A play driven by Persons with Disabilities from Mumbai is set to travel to Dubai to make a case for inclusive theatre, performance spaces, and world

    26 May,2024 07:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Sumedha Raikar Mhatre
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