Days after heavy rains virtually clogged Mumbai, angry citizens and activists have vented their ire at the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for “shoddy” civic work that they believe was responsible for submergence of rail tracks and streets.
A three-story residential building collapsed in Bhendi Bazar area near J J hospital in South Mumbai today.
Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba today took charge as the Union Home Secretary after incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi retired from service. He will have a fixed two-year tenure.
Nepal’s Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara today held talks with Pakistani envoy Mazhar Javed and underlined the need for air connectivity between the two South Asian neighbours.
Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry today termed as “disgusting” a letter written to him by former envoy to India Abdul Basit and told the former diplomat that “jealousy has no remedy.”
Pope Francis launches an emotionally charged visit next week to Colombia, to call for reconciliation as the country emerges from Latin America’s longest civil war in a contested peace process.
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan may today deliver its verdict in a decade-old-case involving the gruesome assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
The Navy has opened community kitchens and food counters at various locations in the megapolis to provide relief to commuters stranded in torrential rainfall.
Even as the country’s financial capital reeled under the impact of heavy rains, Shiv Sena, which rules the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, today complimented the civic body for ensuring that the situation did not “go out of hand”.
The US values its relationship and partnership with Pakistan, the Trump administration has said, days after Islamabad suspended official visits and talks with Washington to protest against President Donald Trump’s criticism of it for providing safe havens to militants.