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Nov 06, 2021 10:55 PM IST
Pednekar reaches Heritage Hansa building
“What I have come to know till now is that fire was probably due to diya kept in the balcony at one of the house on 14th floor. Due to high wind speed, the fire later spread to 15th floor. The fire brigade also rescued around five people from the building. Fortunately, the fire station was very nearby to the building and hence the call was attended at a very early stage of the fire,” Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar said after reaching the spot.
Nov 06, 2021 10:46 PM IST
Stampede at rapper Travis Scott's concert kills 10
At least 10 people died in a stampede at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert in Houston music festival in US. An estimated 50,000 people were attending the concert.
Nov 06, 2021 09:46 PM IST
Fire in building in Kandivali West; 2 injured
A fire was reported at a 15-stroreyed Heritage Hansa building in Kandivali West at 8.33 pm. Fire engines were rushed to the spot.
Nov 06, 2021 09:13 PM IST
State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara at Dubai Expo
“Actually, it [the vaccination drive] has enhanced the confidence level of the common man as well as the economy,” State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara said at the India Pavilion of EXPO2020 Dubai.
Nov 06, 2021 09:04 PM IST
BBMP ropes in INSACOG for understanding spread of Covid
BBMP's Gaurav Gupta said that they will sample sewage in order to better understand viral load in a particular area.
Nov 06, 2021 09:03 PM IST
Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg issued yellow alert
The regional weather body kept both Maharashtra districts under Yellow Alert.
Nov 06, 2021 07:38 PM IST
US passes Infrastructure bill
US president Joe Biden terms the bill a ‘once in a generation investment’ that ‘will create millions of jobs’, news agency Reuters reported.
Nov 06, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Non-essential diplomats from US asked to evacuate from Ethiopia
The US ordered its non-essential diplomats in Ethiopia to leave nation.
Nov 06, 2021 07:34 PM IST
Sudan’s protest movement rejects power-sharing pact
Activists in Sudan rejected power-sharing arrangement with the military after last month’s coup, AP reported.
Nov 06, 2021 06:27 PM IST
32 people died after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar
The death toll due to Bihar hooch tragedy reached 32
Nov 06, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Famous ice-cream company founder passes away
Shibaroor Prabhakar Kamath of the Ideal Ice Cream brand passed away on Saturday.
Nov 06, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Sierra Leone fuel tank blast: Death toll cross 90
The death toll due to a fuel tanker blast reached 92, news agency AFP reported citing the Western African nation's vice president. It also said that most people were there to collect leaking fuel from the tanker.
Nov 06, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Ahmednagar District Hospital fire: Death toll surges past 10
Another casualty was reported from Saturday's fire at the Ahmednagar District Hospital. The death toll due to the incident reached 11.
Nov 06, 2021 04:01 PM IST
BJP NEC to begin with PM Modi's speech
Party's national executive meeting tomorrow will commence in the morning with a speech addressed by PM Modi & conclude at around 3 pm. Every member, across the country, will be getting guidelines by PM Modi on how to make the party better," says BJP senior leader Arun Singh
Nov 06, 2021 03:52 PM IST
Several wounded in knife attack on train in Germany
At least three people were wounded in knife attack on train in Germany, reported AFP citing German police
Nov 06, 2021 03:38 PM IST
PM meets SC Jamir
PM Modi meets former Nagaland CM, veteran Congress leader SC Jamir and lauds him as ‘respected statesman’
Nov 06, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Anil Deshmukh sent to judicial custody for fourteen days
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh send to judicial custody for fourteen days by a holiday sessions court till November 19. ED arrested him for money laundering after the allegations of former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh
Nov 06, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Delhi govt extends free ration scheme
Delhi govt is extends its free ration scheme for six months, says CM Arvind Kejriwal
Nov 06, 2021 02:49 PM IST
ED seeks custody of Anil Deshmukh
Enforcement Directorate (ED) asks for nine days ED custody of former Home minister, Anil Deshmukh.
Nov 06, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Maharashtra CM orders inquiry into Ahmednagar district hospital fire
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered for a detained inquiry in the fire incident at Ahmednagar district hospital claimed lives of around ten patients. He has also sought a detailed report into the matter.
“CM Thackeray has expressed condolences and ordered a detailed probe and action against those responsible for negligence,” stated a statement issued by the chief minister's office.
“As soon as he came to know about the incident, the chief minister spoke to the district guardian minister Hasan Mushrif and chief secretary (Sitaram Kunte) and asked to ensure those needing medical attention won’t have to face any difficulties. He also ordered the district collector (Rajendra Bhosale) to conduct a detailed probe of the incident and submit a report,” it adds further
Nov 06, 2021 02:30 PM IST
Sierra Leone fuel depot explosion: At least 80 dead
More than 80 died at a blast in a fuel depot in Sierra Leone
Nov 06, 2021 01:49 PM IST
Ex-Mumbai cop Sachin Waze's police custody extended
Mumbai's Esplanade court extends former police officer Sachin Waze's police custody till November 13.
Nov 06, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Maharashtra: 10 killed as fire breaks out in hospital
10 people died in a fire incident at Ahmednagar District Hospital: Rajendra Bhosale, district collector
Nov 06, 2021 01:29 PM IST
‘Using anti-smog water tanks to reduce air pollution’
As an emergency measure, we've started spraying water on roads with the help of anti-smog water tanks to reduce the air pollution. We've also banned 92 construction sites for violating norms: Gopal Rai, Delhi environment minister
Nov 06, 2021 12:54 PM IST
SAD protests outside Punjab CM Channi's residence
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders, including former Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, protest outside CM Charanjit Singh Channi's residence in Chandigarh demanding compensation to farmers for reducing the high prices of petrol-diesel.
Nov 06, 2021 12:22 PM IST
At 793, Ukraine sees record daily Covid-19 deaths
Ukraine sees record 793 new Covid-19 related deaths, surpassing previous single-day record of 734 from October 26. Total toll at 71,635 while cases rise to more than 3.06 million after 25,063 fresh infections detected.
Nov 06, 2021 11:45 AM IST
Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh released
Swapna Suresh, prime accused in Kerala gold smuggling case, released from jail. Kerala HC granted her bail on November 2.
Nov 06, 2021 11:40 AM IST
Delhi CM urges Centre to extend PMGKY by 6 monthd
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges PM Modi to extend central free ration scheme for six more months after November 30.
Nov 06, 2021 11:07 AM IST
Indian Coast Guard rescues fishermen in Karnataka
Seven fishermen after a fishing boat caught fire at a distance of 10 nautical miles from Karwar lighthouse on Friday: Indian Coast Guard
Nov 06, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Former Maharashtra HM taken for medical exam
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, who was arrested in a money laundering case, being taken for medical examination from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office.
Nov 06, 2021 09:48 AM IST
Nearly 614 million samples tested for Covid-19: ICMR
613,965,751 samples tested for Covid-19 up to 5th November 2021. Of these, 810,783 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Nov 06, 2021 09:18 AM IST
India records 10,929 new Covid-19 cases and 392 deaths
India reports 10,929 new Covid-19 cases, 14.14% less than yesterday, as tally mounts to 34,344,683. Toll rises to 460,265 with 392 new fatalities.
Nov 06, 2021 09:14 AM IST
US Congress passes Biden's infrastructure plan
US Congress passes President Joe Biden's ‘ambitious’ $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, reports AFP.
Nov 06, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Kedarnath temple closes portal for winter season
Uttarakhand's Kedarnath temple closed its portal for the winter season at 8am today.
Nov 06, 2021 08:22 AM IST
AQI: PM10 at 654 in Delhi's Connaught Place
AQI from Delhi - PM10 in Connaught Place at 654, PM 2.5 at 628; PM10 at 382 and PM2.5 at 341 near Janta Mantar and PM2.5 at 374 near ITO.
Nov 06, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Not planning to step down, says New Zealand PM Ardern
Ahead of her Labour Party's annual conference, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she does not plan to step down 'anytime soon." Ardern said during an interview, “I’m not stopping, I need to carry us through, it’s my job. I still consider this to be the greatest privilege of my life. I’ve only just been re-elected.”
Nov 06, 2021 07:14 AM IST
US continues to add jobs at ‘record’ pace: White House
The United States continues to add jobs at a record pace. An average of 620,000 jobs per month and more than 5.6 million jobs were created since President Joe Biden took office. Unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, lowest since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic: Karine Jean-Pierre, White House deputy press secretary
Nov 06, 2021 06:39 AM IST
Brazil logs 13,321 new Covid-19 cases, 389 deaths
Brazil records 13,321 new Covid-19 cases and 389 deaths. Total cases rise to 21,862,458 including 609,060 related deaths.
Nov 06, 2021 06:13 AM IST
Delhi's overall air quality remains ‘severe’
Delhi's overall air quality continues to be 'severe', with overall air quality index (AQI) standing at 533: System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR)
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