Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy offers prayers
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy offers prayers
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Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation: 8 flood rescue teams from Navy mobilised with rescue material

8 flood rescue teams from Navy including 3 diving teams mobilised with rescue material, inflatable boats & life jackets. A Seaking Helicopter also sent with divers for deployment in the area as advance assessment party. According to CPRO, Central Railway, total 700 passengers are on-board the train.

Source: ANI

NDRF team moves towards Mahalaxmi Express to rescue stranded passengers

A team of National Disaster Relief Force moves towards Mahalaxmi Express to rescue stranded passengers.

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Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation: 117 female and children rescued so far

NDRF on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: So far, 117 people (female and children) rescued.

(Source ANI)

13 trains diverted, 6 short-terminated and 2 cancelled due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai: CR-PRO

Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway: 13 trains diverted, 6 short-terminated and 2 cancelled due to heavy rainfall and overflowing Ulhas river resulting in water logging at Ambernath, Maharashtra

(Source ANI)

GST to reduce rate on Electrical Vehicles, EV Chargers from 1st Aug, says Finance Ministry

Finance Ministry: GST Council has decided to reduce GST rate on Electrical Vehicles from 12% to 5% and on EV Chargers from 18% to 5% from 1st August 2019. GST Council also approved exemption from GST on hiring of Electric Buses by local authorities.

(Source ANI)

Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Central Railway on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: 220 people have been rescued till now.

(Source ANI)

- Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis instructs the Chief Secretary to personally monitor rescue operations at Wangani where people are stranded in Mahalaxmi Express. 4 teams of NDRF have reached & they are evacuating passengers with the help of 8 boats.

- Maharashtra Chief Minister Office: 7 Navy teams, 2 helicopters of Indian Air Force, 2 Military columns have been deployed along with local administration. 2 more military columns are on the way. The situation is under control.

(Source ANI)

NDRF on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: 500 people have been rescued till now

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: 500 people have been rescued till now. Maharashtra

(Source ANI)

India Meteorological Department (IMD): Raigad, Thane, Palghar and some of parts of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra to witness scattered heavy rainfall, and extra heavy rainfall at isolated places, today and tomorrow.

(Source ANI)

Evacuated passengers being lodged at safe places from where they will be moved to Badlapur: CR-PRO

Central Railway, Chief Public Relations Officer on Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation: Evacuated passengers being lodged at safe places from where they will be moved to Badlapur, Maharashtra

(Source ANI)

Due to bad weather, helicopters of Navy & Air Force have returned to base after doing aerial survey: Defence PRO

Defence Public Relations Officer on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: Due to bad weather, helicopters of Navy & Air Force have returned to base after doing aerial survey. One inflatable boat disembarked by Navy choppers to assist in rescue operations.

(Source ANI)

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa offers prayers at Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers prayers at Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple in Melukote, Mandya

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