Fire breaks out in Mumbai supermarket, no injury reported
- The blaze was reported in the Haiko Supermarket on the main street of Hiranandani locality in Powai at around 6.05am.
A level-2 fire broke out in a supermarket in the Powai area of Mumbai Thursday morning, according to civic officials. The blaze was reported in the Haiko Supermarket on the main street of Hiranandani locality in Powai at around 6.05am. At least eight fire engines and five jumbo tankers were rushed to the site to douse the fire. There was no report of any casualty, the officials said.
The firefighting operation continued amid incessant rain in India's financial capital, with waterlogging being reported in several areas.
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Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday ordered a probe into the collapse of a flyover portion on Shimla-Kalka highway following heavy rains a day before. About a 50-metre stretch of the newly constructed highway had caved in near Shamlech village, resulting in disruption of traffic movement on the national highway that serves as a primary source of link to Shimla, Solan and Kinnaur districts.
Three people including a man andKhilan Singh Lodhi, 65'ss son died after inhaling toxic gases in a well on his farm in Sagar district on Thursday, said police. The deceased have been identified as residents of Madhi Pipapriya village, Khilan Singh Lodhi, 65, his son Neetu Lodhi, 25 and a villager Sunil Patel, 25. Villagers informed the police. A team of forensic science laboratory has collected samples and sealed the well.
A West Bengal government doctor, who prescribed 14-day bedrest to Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal a day before his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation, has told the agency that he was coerced to make the recommendation. A doctor in a state-run hospital, Dr Chandranath Adhikary, was questioned on Thursday, around the same time that a team of CBI officers reached heavy-weight TMC leader Anubrata Mondal's house in West Bengal's Birbhum district.
A Go First flight from Bangalore to Maldives made an emergency landing at the Coimbatore airport on Friday afternoon after the aircraft's engine overheat alarm went off. The plane was heading to Male and was carrying 92 passengers. It was later discovered that the fault was in the alarm, and not in the engine, news agencies reported. The pilot contacted the air traffic control and requested permission to land at the nearby Coimbatore airport.
Central Industrial Security Force on Thursday organised a Tiranga bike rally in Hyderabad as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Indian flags were also distributed among passengers to support the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign. Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.