Daily Archives: August 19, 2019

Flood-like situation in parts of Punjab, Haryana, IAF rescues 9 people

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A flood-like situation prevailed in many parts of Punjab and Haryana where the Indian Air Force on Monday rescued nine persons stuck in Karnal district due to sudden rise of water in the River Yamuna. While the Meteorological Department said no heavy rainfall was reported in most parts of the two states on Monday morning, the two states had received ...

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Ganga crosses danger mark in Haridwar

Heavy rains in Uttarakhand over the recent days have flooded rivers in the state with the Ganga crossing the danger mark in Haridwar and flowing close to it in Rishikesh. At least 12 people were killed in rail-related incidents in the state, most of them in the early hours of Sunday. The Ganga is flowing above the danger mark at ...

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Former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra passes away


Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra died on Monday following a prolonged illness, family sources said here. The 82-year-old leader had been suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment at the national capital, where he breathed his last in the morning, they said. Condoling his demise, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced a three-day state mourning. He was an acclaimed political ...

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