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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex under control (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire that broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in northwest Mumbai Friday was brought under control after over three hours ... Read more...

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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex


September 7th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in the business hub of northwest Mumbai Friday, officials said. No casualties have ... Read more...

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Power-short Punjab changes office timings, ban ACs use


July 29th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) An acute shortage of power across the state has forced the Punjab government to announce Sunday that office timings in all government offices will be changed ... Read more...

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Fire in Mumbai mall


July 25th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A fire broke out in the topmost floor and the food court of Oberoi Mall in northwest Mumbai Wednesday, officials said. No casualties have been reported.Preliminary ... Read more...

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Inadequate rains, scarcity, worry Maharashtra legislators


July 11th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party Democratic Front government Wednesday faced the ire of the combined Opposition and treasury benches on the serious drought-like situation and ... Read more...

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Private firms to provide 400 water tankers in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to rope in private players for supplying 400 new stainless steel tankers to provide water to residents."We have invited three ... Read more...

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Water crisis in Delhi as Haryana cuts supply (With Image)


June 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Water woes continued to haunt the national capital as supply of water to Delhi's various treatment plants from neighbouring Haryana remained cut, a Delhi Jal ... Read more...

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Islamabad battles water crisis


June 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistani capital Islamabad seems to be headed for a hard time following no rains. The city is left with water barely enough to sustain its requirements ... Read more...

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Heat kills 30 in Bengal, officials swing into action


June 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Amid reports of over 30 deaths, apparently due to an intense heat wave in southern West Bengal, the state administration has started taking precautionary measures."We ... Read more...

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One killed as fire engulfs mall in Maharashtra


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Nashik, May 2 (IANS) A security guard was killed early Wednesday in a major fire that broke out at a furniture mall in the city here, police said.Around 3.45 a.m., ... Read more...

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Give us water, Maharashtra villagers tell Rahul (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi visited drought-hit villages of Maharashtra's Satara district for two and a half hours Saturday but did not any announce any ... Read more...

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Third Gandhi visits Maharashtra, but drought continues…


April 28th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) As Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi began his one-day tour of drought-hit areas of Maharashtra's Satara district Saturday, he became the third Gandhi after his ... Read more...

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‘Quarter of Delhi slum dwellers drink impure water’


March 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Around a quarter of families living in slums across the national capital are drinking contaminated water, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey was ... Read more...

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Mumbai blaze guts three shopping plazas, three firemen hurt


November 26th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Three firemen were injured while battling a fire which gutted three popular shopping complexes in south Mumbai early Saturday, fire brigade said. The cause of the ... Read more...

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Dikshit urged to get drinking water in primary schools


November 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) With 63 primary schools in the capital lacking drinking water supplies, the civic agency wrote a letter to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday to take ... Read more...

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Shimla goes without water


June 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) This popular tourist town of Himachal Pradesh, once the favourite summer retreat of the British, has been facing an acute water shortage for the past three ... Read more...

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Where has all water gone, asks thirty Taj city


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) The city of the Taj that fought floods and faced an overflowing Yamuna river only a few months back, woke up to another morning of dry ... Read more...

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Taps gone dry, Bihar braces for parched summer


March 10th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 10 (IANS) For Maheshwar Singh and Mohammed Fazal in Bihar's Gaya district, it's going to be a long and dry summer. They have asked their families not to ... Read more...

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Three dead in fire at Tata headquarters in Mumbai


February 9th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 9 (ANI): At least three people have died and several others are feared trapped in a fire at Bombay House, which houses the main office of the Tata Group in ... Read more...

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Pakistan town goes without water for fortnight


January 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Over 200,000 residents of a town in Pakistan's Sindh province have been without water for the past 15 days as the water supply was stopped due to maintenance ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai’s slum area


January 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
By RitvickMumbai, Jan.1 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in slum area of Mumbai on Saturday morning.Firemen rushed to the spot to control the situation.A. N. Shinde, Deputy Fire Officer said more ... Read more...

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Major fire at Andheri shopping complex in Mumbai


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec.3 (ANI): A major fire broke out in a shopping complex in Mumbai's Andheri area on Friday morning.Owners of shops in the building alleged that the fire was sparked off deliberately."The ... Read more...

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One killed, four injured in Vadodara chemical factory fire in Vadodara


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
By GayatriVadodara, Nov.22 (ANI): A worker was killed and four others sustained burn injuries when a massive fire engulfed a chemical factory here on Monday morning.The fire began at 5 a.m. at ... Read more...

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Mumbai highrise catches fire, no casualties


November 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Fire broke out on the ninth floor of a building in suburban Bandra Thursday. Ten people were rescued, and a fireman sustained minor injuries, an official said, adding ... Read more...

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Karan Tacker’s Terrible Shooting Experience!


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently Karan Tacker a.k.a Shaantanu of Star One's "Rang Badalti Odhani' had a terrible experience while shooting a sequence for the show.He had to shoot ... Read more...

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Gir sanctuary faces water scarcity due to summer heat


May 25th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Junagarh (Gujarat), May 25 (ANI): Gujarat's famous Gir sanctuary is facing acute water scarcity due to rising temperatures.Most of the sanctuary's natural water resources have dried up.Over 600 artificial water points have ... Read more...

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Senior citizen killed in Mumbai fire


May 17th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 17 (ANI): A 65-year-old lady has succumbed to her burn injuries after a fire broke out on the 15th floor of Presidency Tower in the Ghatkopar region here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Woman killed in fire at Mumbai multi-storey tower (lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A woman was burnt to death and another injured as fire broke out Sunday on the 15th floor of a residential tower in Mumbai's suburban Ghatkopar area, fire ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai multi-storey residential tower


May 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday on the 15th floor of a residential tower in Mumbai's suburban Ghatkopar area, fire brigade officials here said. There were no casualties. "The fire ... Read more...

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Major fire breaks out at Mumbai shopping mall


May 13th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 13 (ANI): At least 15 fire engines and eight water tankers were rushed to douse out the fire that broke in the famous Heera Panna mall in Andheri, a Mumbai ... Read more...

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Water shortage in Gujarat, citizens demonstrate


May 7th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Surat (Gujarat), May 7 (ANI): Residents of Gujarat's Surat city, who are facing acute water shortage protested against the Municipal Corporation.They took to the streets on Thursday carrying empty pots on their ... Read more...

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Major fire in Mumbai factory


April 25th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a factory in south Mumbai Sunday, fire officials said. The blaze was reported a little after 7 p.m. at the leather factory ... Read more...

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Three of family die in Mumbai fire


April 19th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) An advocate, his wife and 10-year-old son were killed after a fire broke out their third floor home in south Mumbai early Monday, police said. The fire broke ... Read more...

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Fire at oil mill in Thane under control (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A fire that erupted Tuesday in an oil mill in the adjoining district of Thane was brought under control after 12 hours, police said. No casualties have been ... Read more...

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Devotees take holy dip in Pushkar Lake


November 1st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov. 1 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees from different parts of the country took a holy dip at the Pushkar Lake on the occasion of Kartika Poornima on Sunday.This ritual holy ... Read more...

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