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‘This should serve as an eye-opener’

Kuwait tragedy has several takeaways, as typical Mumbai scenario of dense population packed into buildings poses immense challenges

13 June,2024 11:20 PM IST | Shamola Khanna
India News

Maharastra Weather Update: Thunderstorm likely in Pune and Nagpur says IMD

The lowest was recorded in Mahabaleshwar at 22.8 degree celsius, a few degrees higher than the usual figure

13 June,2024 09:29 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Minor girl from West Bengal gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka

The victim told the police that she had come to Jharkhand from West Bengal to attend a wedding ceremony in a village within the jurisdiction of the Shikaripara police station

13 June,2024 07:43 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Reasi terror attack: 50 detained; search operation expanded

On Sunday, terrorists opened fire on a 53-seater bus carrying pilgrims when it was en route to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra from the Shiv Khori temple

13 June,2024 06:31 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against ex-CM Yediyurappa in POCSO case

A complaint was filed by the mother of a 17-year-old girl who accused the poltician of sexually assaulting her daughter during a meeting on February 2 this year. The incidence allegedly took place at his residence in Dollars Colony in Bengaluru.

13 June,2024 05:45 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Nagpur: Blast in explosives factory kills six, injures three

The blast took place around 1 pm at Chamundi Explosive Pvt Ltd at Dhamna village under Hingna police station limits, around 25 km from Nagpur

13 June,2024 05:01 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Maratha quota activist Jarange suspends indefinite fast

The announcement was made by him after Maharashtra minister and member of Maratha quota sub-committee Shambhuraj Desai, Shiv Sena MP Sandipan Bhumre met him at his native Antarwali Sarati village in Jalna district and discussed the issue

13 June,2024 04:22 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

NEET row: Results of 1,563 students cancelled; NTA tells SC re-exam on June 23

The Supreme Court was informed by the NTA that a panel had reviewed cases of over 1,563 NEET-UG exam applicants who were given grace marks for lost time.

13 June,2024 01:59 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Opinion

Death stops play at MCA

The passing away of a leading Mumbai Cricket Association administrator while in office—in this case, president Amol Kale—is not unprecedented; the pieces have to be picked up

13 June,2024 01:03 PM IST | Clayton Murzello
World News

Indian Mission coordinates relief for citizens affected by Mangaf fire in Kuwait

The fire broke out in the kitchen of a seven-story building in Mangaf, Ahmadi Governorate, that housed 195 migrant labourers, early Wednesday morning

13 June,2024 11:31 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Many Keralites lost lives in Kuwait fire incident, Shameer among them

Shameer worked as a heavy vehicle driver in Kuwait. The family learned about the incident at 11:00 am on Wednesday, the relative said.

13 June,2024 09:02 AM IST | ANI
India News

Reasi terror attack: 'Bus driver, conductor acted bravely,' says J-K BJP chief

Raina said, "The cowardly Pakistanis have committed a very big sin... A bus was attacked in Reasi, in which at least 10 people lost their lives. Many people were injured in this terrorist attack."

13 June,2024 08:59 AM IST | ANI
Around 40 Indians killed, over 50 injured in devastating fire in Kuwait

Around 40 Indians killed, over 50 injured in devastating fire in Kuwait

External Affairs Minister spoke to his Kuwaiti counterpart Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya on phone and urged him for the early repatriation of the mortal remains of those killed

13 June,2024 08:55 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Retail inflation hits one-year low at 4.75 pc

Retail inflation hits one-year low at 4.75 pc

Consumer Price Index (CPI) based retail inflation was 4.83 per cent in Apr 2024 and 4.31 per cent in May 2023 (previous low)

13 June,2024 08:41 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Terror strikes again in J-K’s Doda

Terror strikes again in J-K’s Doda

Gunfire erupts in Gandoh village, marking the second terror attack in the last 24 hours

13 June,2024 08:40 AM IST | Jammu | Agencies
Sharad Pawar: Now the days of one-person rule at centre are gone

Sharad Pawar: Now the days of one-person rule at centre are gone

Sharad Pawar said the BJP couldn't form a government at the center without the help of their allies.

12 June,2024 06:12 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Security increased at Devendra Fadnavis' Nagpur homes amid protest in vicinity

Security increased at Devendra Fadnavis' Nagpur homes amid protest in vicinity

Fadnavis, who also manages the state energy department, has two residences in Nagpur: Devgiri and Trikoni Park--both adjacent to protest site at Variety Square

12 June,2024 05:26 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
NCP (SP) leader Bajrang Sonawane denies contacting Ajit Pawar

NCP (SP) leader Bajrang Sonawane denies contacting Ajit Pawar

NCP (SP) leader Bajrang Sonawane responded to NCP MLC Amol Mitkari's charges by dismissing them and expressing surprise.

12 June,2024 05:26 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
Rahul Gandhi: Not decided whether I will retain Wayanad or Rae Bareli

Rahul Gandhi: Not decided whether I will retain Wayanad or Rae Bareli

The visit was Rahul Gandhi's first to Kerala after winning the Wayanad seat for the second time by a considerable margin.

12 June,2024 04:29 PM IST | Malappuram | mid-day online correspondent
Congress declares RSS 'irrelevant' following Mohan Bhagwat's remarks

Congress declares RSS 'irrelevant' following Mohan Bhagwat's remarks

The declaration from the opposition party followed Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on a variety of matters, including violence in Manipur & the Lok Sabha elections 2024. 

12 June,2024 03:58 PM IST | Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Pune: Man allegedly killed his neighbour over request for water

Pune: Man allegedly killed his neighbour over request for water

A man was allegedly hit with a cement block and an iron rod after his request for water took a violent turn with his neighbour.

12 June,2024 03:26 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Congress Leader Blasts BJP Over NEET Controversy

    Congress Leader Blasts BJP Over NEET Controversy

    Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi, in a press conference, criticized the BJP government's handling of the NEET exam controversy, branding it as irresponsible and insensitive. He condemned the inquiry conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and instead called for a Supreme Court-monitored investigation. Gogoi emphasized the need for transparency and impartiality in addressing the concerns surrounding the NEET examination process. His remarks underscored Congress's stance on the issue, advocating for a thorough and independent probe to ensure justice and accountability.

    13 June,2024 05:47 PM IST
    Joe Biden, Zelenskyy to sign security agreement between US & Ukraine

    Joe Biden, Zelenskyy to sign security agreement between US & Ukraine

    The international group of wealthy democracies has been discussing ways of using the more than USD 260 billion in Russian assets frozen outside the country after the February 24, 2022, invasion of Ukraine to help Kyiv

    13 June,2024 08:58 AM IST | Aboard Air Force One | AP

    Kuwait fire incident: EAM Jaishankar speaks to Kuwaiti foreign minister

    Around 40 Indians are understood to have died and over 50 injured in the blaze in a building housing around 195 migrant workers, officials said

    13 June,2024 08:55 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Baltimore port reopens 11 weeks after bridge collapse

    The crew onboard the crippled ship included 20 Indians and one Sri Lankan

    13 June,2024 08:45 AM IST | Washington | Agencies
    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    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
    No, India’s not on the list, I checked

    No, India’s not on the list, I checked

    The list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants is out. India is not in it, and Indian cuisine is only tangentially present. How audacious

    11 June,2024 06:49 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
    10 June,2024 06:49 AM IST | Mumbai | Ajaz Ashraf
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