A car carrying unassembled explosive materials was found abandoned at Carmichael Road in South Mumbai on Thursday evening, near the house of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani. Bomb squad and police teams have rushed to the site and a probe is underway. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said, "A car carrying Gelatin has been found near Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai today. Mumbai Police Crime Branch is investigating the whole matter." According to Mumbai Police, the vehicle was examined by a Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS), and gelatin, a substance often used to make explosives was recovered from it. Further investigation is underway.
Keeping up with the commitment to assist countries in fight against pandemic, India on February 25 dispatched the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, country in West Africa from Mumbai. Over 25 nations have already received 'Made in India' vaccines and 49 more countries will be receiving them in coming days. India has been at the forefront of the global vaccine deliveries.
Wheelchair bound Kapil Sharma ‘misbehaves’ with paparazzi. Popular comedian Kapil Sharma was spotted on a wheelchair by the paparazzi at the Mumbai airport on Monday afternoon. The ‘Firangi’ star seem miffed with the shutterbugs as they hounded him for photos while he made an exit from the airport. Sharma asked paparazzi to move aside and accused them of misbehaving.
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The streets in Maharashtra's Amravati wore a deserted look on February 23. The night curfew will continue till in the district till 6:00 am of March 01 to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. During this curfew, only essentials shops will be open from 08:00 am to 03:00 pm. As per the information of Mumbai Police, 17,500 people fined for not wearing a mask in public places in Mumbai in the last 3 days. The fine for not wearing a mask is Rs 200.
Air India Express Sharjah-Calicut flight with 104 passengers on board was diverted due to technical reasons on February 19. However the flight landed safely at Thiruvananthapuram on February 19, said an airline spokesperson.
A nine-year-old boy from Kerala's Kozhikode has amazed people with his speedy cooking skills. Hayan Abdulla just walked into India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records after cooking 172 dishes in just an hour. The class 3rd boy spent most of his time in kitchen, and this is when his mother noticed Hayan's interest in cooking. Some of the mouth-watering dishes included spicy paneer, raspberry jelly, mango lassi, pista milk, tangy chicken, veg idli, spanish omelette.
As the vaccination drive has already been kicked off in the Himalayan nation, the inoculation drive for elderly and most vulnerable age groups will commence from next month. Nepal has received the first batch of one million COVISHIELD Vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India on Sunday via Air India flight. The vaccines would be used to inoculate people above 60 years of age, which is 8.73 per cent of Nepal's population, in the vaccination drive that will begin on March 7. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, there are 2,652,258 elderly people above 60 years in the country. On January 21st 2021, Nepal had received a total of One Million COVISHIELD Vaccine from India under grant assistance.
An Air India Express flight hit an electric pole while landing at Vijayawada International Airport in Gannavaram. According to the airport administration, all 64 passengers on board the flight and the crew are safe.
What does flying over the North Pole entail? Is it a wow moment or is one on an edge? What is it being in a profession where Death is at an arm’s distance? Why the hype over an all-women crew? Or a woman commander for that matter? How does one take an exam when a parent is struggling in the ICU? In a free wheeling conversation Captain Zoya Agarwal, Air India’s woman commander talks about her life as a pilot, mother, daughter and the challenges faced by women in a man’s world.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 14 said that Indians working in Gulf countries have full support of the government it is there to ensure their welfare. PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of several projects in Kochi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 14 inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of several projects in Kochi. While inaugurating various developmental projects he said that Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Complex, Kochi refinery will help strengthen our journey towards being AatmaNirbhar. "Thanks to this complex foreign exchange would be saved; a wide range of industries would gain. Employment opportunities would be generated," he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 14 inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of several projects in Kochi. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan were also present during the event.
A plane hit an electric pole at Vijayawada international airport. The Air India express flight hit a lamp-post after landing at airport. Airport official said passengers felt a jolt upon the collision. All 64 passengers and crew members were reportedly safe. The flight was headed to Tiruchirappalli from Doha via Vijayawada. An Air India express spokesperson called it a 'minor accident'. Airport authorities ordered inquiry as per protocol. Watch the full video for more details.
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"Security cover provided to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal remains unchanged," informed Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal after some news reports said that the security provided to Chief Minister has been scaled down. Delhi Police PRO said that there has been no reduction in the number of security personnel provided to the Chief Minister. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is under Z plus security by Delhi Police which comprises pilot, escort, close protection team, house guard, spotters, search and frisking staff etc in the form of 47 plainclothes security personnel and 16 uniformed CRPF personnel," he added.
Indian nationals in Canada received threat calls from pro-Khalistani groups for their 'tiranga rally' in support of farm laws. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the issue has been taken up with Canadian authorities both in Ottawa and Delhi. MEA spokesperson advised Indian nationals to report any such incidents to local police and Indian High Commission and consultants in Canada. "We have come across reports of threats and intimidation to some members of the Indian community in Canada. We have requested Canadian authorities to take steps to ensure the safety of Indian nationals in Canada," Anurag Srivastava added.
Dubai has long been a destination for expatriates, but lately there's been a growing trend towards residents choosing to stay for longer. September 2018 saw the creation of a renewable five-year retirement visa that came into effect a year later.
A youth from Kashmir is making the valley proud by his efforts towards the society. Ehtisham Khan bagged Youth Icon Award for his contribution and participation in the field of sports, social work and representing the Nation (India) at different International platforms. The Association of People of Asia's Jammu and Kashmir chapter felicitated Ehtisham Khan with the prestigious award. Ehtisham hails from Srinagar's Batamaloo and he is pursuing his bachelor's degree in engineering. He started his career in snow skiing and represented J-K, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh at the national level in snow skiing. Khan is also a bronze medalist in rock climbing, an ultra-marathon runner, a mountain biker and a founding member of the J-K Mountain Biking Association. The award was conferred in recognition of his contribution to society, sports and for representing India at different international platforms. APA aims to promote peace, create conditions for social betterment and communal harmony. Ehtisham Khan is pursuing a degree in Engineering from Yogananda College of Engineering and Technology.
Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad urged people of the state to stay more cautious as COVID-19 virus is still spreading in other states. He requested people to follow the hygiene protocols guided by the Health Ministry. "People feeling that the COVID-19 pandemic has ended and there is no danger now, it's a false feeling," he said.
Last rites of Captain DV Sathe were performed in Mumbai on August 11. Maharashtra government accorded state funeral to late Wing Commander (Retd) Sathe. Earlier, his mortal remains were brought to his..
Air India Express employees paid tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..
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