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35 new seismological observatories to become operational by Dec: Govt
Rajasthan approves draft tribal upliftment scheme (PTI)
Opening ceremony for pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics begins (AFP)
EAM Jaishankar meets top Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah (PTI)
Benzema tests positive for coronavirus, delays start with Madrid (AP)
Sidhu takes over as Punjab Cong chief; Amarinder says will work together for state's welfare (PTI)
China to crack down on after-school tutoring (Caixin)
Exports rise 45 pc during July 1-21: Comm Min data
Great Barrier Reef avoids UNESCO 'in danger' listing (AFP)
Indian Oil Corporation Limited says it will build the nation's first 'Green Hydrogen' plant at its Mathura refinery to strengthen its bouquet of clean energy offerings pic.twitter.com/ay7o7OONqE— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2021
Zomato closes 65% above offer price (Reuters)
Trinamool Congress Parliamentary Party has unanimously adopted a resolution to make TMC chief Mamata Banerjee as chairperson of Trinamool Congress Parliamentary Party:Derek O'Brien
Flood alert issued to people living on banks of Bhavani river (PTI)
India bat in final ODI against Sri Lanka (AFP)
CISCE board to announce class 10, 12 results tomorrow (PTI)
The publishers (of 'Pegasus Project' report) themselves are saying that it's not necessary that phones of the people whose names appeared on the list were tapped... No one takes Rahul Gandhi seriously & his allegations have no factual basis: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi pic.twitter.com/DylriXO1IR— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2021
Second time in two days, DRDO successfully tests Akash-NG Missile in Balasore (ANI)
# | India successfully testfired Akash-NG surface to air missile air defence system off Odisha coast today. This is the second test firing of the 30 km strike-range air defence missile systems in last two days— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2021
(Video source: DRDO) pic.twitter.com/K5bAxrckTh
Athletics federation of India to take action against Olympic under-performers (PTI)
Govt approves 792 private food processing projects so far (PTI)
Karnataka HC quashes UP Police's notice sent to Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari under Section 41A of CrPC in connection with a video related to assault on an elderly man in Ghaziabad— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2021
Court allows police to record his statement via virtual mode or by visiting his office/home pic.twitter.com/jfyXVGHEET
RS proceedings adjourned for the day amid oppn's protests over Pegasus snooping row (PTI)
Japan's Emperor Naruhito to open Olympics, reprising grandfather's role (Reuters)
Dacoits loot valuables from house in Periyapatna taluk's Abbalathi village
Mohan and his family members were asleep when the gang broke in and tied the families members. The gang of four escaped with valuables worth lakhs of rupees. Periyapatna police visited the spot.
NDRF and other rescue teams are facing problems reaching to the flood-affected areas in Chiplun as the roads and bridges are damaged. The situation remains tense: Maharashtra CM
Due to landslides in Talai village, Raigad around 35 people have lost their lives. Rescue operation is underway at many places. I have ordered the evacuation & relocation of people who are living in areas where there is a possibility of landslide: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra | 8 people dead, 2 missing and 27 safely rescued in Satara district due to rains, says the Collector
India win the toss, elect to bat first against Sri Lanka in 3rd and final ODI at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo
Rain lashes parts of Bhubaneswar in Odisha pic.twitter.com/1LUGiZfGbV— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2021
Maharashtra death toll in 2 days of rainfall crosses 50.
President Ram Nath Kovind approves the appointment of Vice-Chancellors of 12 Central Universities: Ministry of Education
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray reviews flood situation in Mantralaya
Businessman Raj Kundra, Ryan Thorpe sent to police custody till July 27.
ISC, ICSE classes 10, 12 Board results to be out on Saturday
The results of ICSE and ISC Class 10 and Class 12 Board examinations 2021 will be released on Saturday, July 24 at 3 pm, the Council for the Indian School Certificate said on Friday.
UP ex-CM Kalyan Singh critical, on life support: Hospital
The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is critical and he is on life support, the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) said on Friday.
The District Administration has appealed to those trapped to go to the rooftops or on heights from where the rescue teams in the helicopters can spot & evacuate them.— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) July 23, 2021
Maharashtra rain fury, landslides kill 35 in Raigad
At least 30 to 35 people were feared dead in an incident of landslide in a village in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Friday.
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Amazon on PIL seeking to prohibit entry of Shein
Heavy rains | Ratnagiri district yesterday evening. Credit: IAF
Osmania University retired professor Battu Satyanarayanaappointed as Vice Chancellor of Central University of Karnataka.
Second case of extortion registered against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.
A total of six people named in the FIR, for allegedly demanding Rs 2 crore from a man.
Punjab crisis has been resolved, you can see: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Kolhapur's guardian minister Satej Patil directs diversion of traffic on Pune-Bangalore highway
Ministerof state for home and the guardian ministerof Kolhapur Satej Patil has directed the district administration to shift people and livestock affected due to the flooding to safer places immediately.He has also directed to divert the traffic through Kognoli on the Pune-Bangalore highway to the access to Chandgad, Aajara and Gadhinglaj.
Pegasus is classified by the Israeli state as a weapon and that weapon is supposed to be used against terrorists. The Prime Minister and Home Minister have used this against the Indian state and against our institutions: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Supreme Court dismisses all the applications filed by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea seeking a direction for correction of errors in AGR (Adjusted Gross Revenue) calculation.
Amarinder Singh meets Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of the latter's swearing-in ceremony
Visited the affected areas in Kankavali and devgad..— nitesh rane (@NiteshNRane) July 23, 2021
ensured all the help! pic.twitter.com/1Znhhk97Hw
#BreakingNews— Mrityunjay Bose (@MBTheGuide) July 23, 2021
Famous hill station of #Mahabaleshwar records over 1500 mm rainfall in three days - a record of sorts.
22-23 July - 594.4 mm
21-22 July - 461 mm
20-31 July - 483 mm
The Verna lake had got flooded @DeccanHerald #Maharashtra #Satara
Seven people injured, three died after a building collapsed in Govandi area of Mumbai: Mumbai Police
Devotees will be allowed in Haridwar if they produce a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours, but they won't be allowed in the 'snan': Haridwar District Administration
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team shifts people from Chikhali in Kolhapur district to safer locations. Several parts of the state are facing floods due to incessant rainfall.
#MaharashtraRains UPDATE— ѕαtчα prαdhαnसत्य नारायण प्रधान ସତ୍ଯପ୍ରଧାନ-DG NDRF (@satyaprad1) July 23, 2021
Due to hvy rains in KonkanDiv
2 NDRF TEAMS WORKING
In action here today
At Kolhapur-Ratnagiri hi-way @HMOIndia @BhallaAjay26 @PIBHomeAffairs @PIBMumbai @ANI pic.twitter.com/ZQ4yQEQy76
Two militants killed in overnight encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district
Five people died in Raigad district due to landslides and floods: Nidhi Chaudhary, District Collector, Raigad
Drone spotted | The Hexacopter was shot down around six kilometres inside the border, approximately 5 kilograms of explosives recovered: Jammu and Kashmir Police
#NewsAlert #BreakingNews #Landslide reported in Kalai village in #Raigad district.— Mrityunjay Bose (@MBTheGuide) July 23, 2021
However, waterlogging is making it difficult for the authorities to reach the affected people.
Details awaited @DeccanHerald #Konkan #MaharashtraRains
Mumbai-Goa highway shut for traffic in wake of flood situation in Konkan region
A drone was shot down in Kanachak area and explosive material was recovered. Details awaited: Jammu and Kashmir Police
Multi-agency operation to rescue people from Chiplun, Mahad
A massive and coordinated multi-agency mission has been launched to rescue people from the flood-ravaged Konkan towns of Chiplun and Mahad.
Gates of Kadra Dam in Karwar opened to discharge 40,000 cusecs of water in Kali River
Zomato to list shares on stock exchanges on Friday
Online food ordering platform Zomato, which last week closed its mega initial public offering raising over ₹9,000 crore, will list on the stock exchanges on Friday, days ahead of its earlier schedule of the next week.
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