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  • Moderate intensity earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a disaster management department official said. No damage to life or property has been reported. The moderate intensity quake was felt at 5.15 a.m. and the epicentre was located 199 km north of Kargil town in the Ladakh region, he said. A major quake measuring 7.6 had killed over 40,000 people on both sides of the

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    Mumbai seashores on alert, as IMD issues high tide warning for next 6 days

    Mumbai: Mumbai seashores are on alert following a high tide warning issued by the civic body’s disaster management department for the next six days. Citizens have been advised not to venture out into the sea on high tide days. Mumbai’s Indian Meteorological Department has predicted high tide of 4.6 metres and above for the next six days from August 10 till August 15, 2018.

  • Minor fire at Tata Hospital, no deaths

    Mumbai : A minor fire broke out at the Tata Memorial Cancer hospital in Parel on Saturday morning.  However, no casualties were reported as the fire was doused within an hour’s time.

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    Nitish conducts aerial survey as Ganga water level rises

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted an aerial survey of four districts after the water level in Ganga river swelled following heavy downpour in the past few days. A state Disaster Management Department release said in view of threats of flood following the rise in the water level of Ganga, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted an aerial survey of Patna, Nalanda, Jehanabad and Gaya districts and was also scheduled to