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Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

16 Sep 2020

Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

Taking apathetic view toward migrant crisis once again, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that panic, sparked by fake news, triggered the exodus of poor, jobless, and hungry laborers who walked thousands of kilometers to their homes.

Assam floods: 2.7 million affected in 25 districts; 91 dead

23 Jul 2020

Assam floods: 2.7 million affected in 25 districts; 91 dead

The floods in Assam have claimed the lives of at least 91 people, according to the latest reports. The state has been facing devastating floods the past few weeks which have affected nearly 2.7 million people across 25 districts.

Coronavirus outbreak: Tihar, home to 17,000+ inmates, sets isolation wards

14 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Tihar, home to 17,000+ inmates, sets isolation wards

With the number of positive cases of coronavirus climbing each day, Asia's largest prison facility Tihar has started screening inmates and has also set up eight isolation wards, reports said on Saturday.

Efforts on to rescue 2-year-old Sujith Wilson stuck in borewell

27 Oct 2019

Efforts on to rescue 2-year-old Sujith Wilson stuck in borewell

All efforts are on to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Nadukattupatti, near Manapparai, Tamil Nadu, on Friday.

Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government

07 Nov 2018

Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government

The Jammu & Kashmir Government on Tuesday assessed Rs. 500 crore losses to the state's agriculture and horticulture sectors due to the recent heavy snowfall and urged the Center to provide relief to the affected farmers.

9 people missing after avalanche hits Kashmir's Kupwara district

05 Jan 2018

9 people missing after avalanche hits Kashmir's Kupwara district

Nine people went missing after an avalanche hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday evening.