You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

CM angry with faulty forecast

DNMUM396619 | 9/14/2017 | Author : Shailendra Paranjpe | WC :317 | Mumbai



Mumbai: Unhappy that the Indian Meteorological Department’s forecast for heavy rains on August 30 did not hold true, and the advisory to stay home went in vain, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has written to the Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on August 29 and Mumbai came to a standstill. All the three rail-lines stopped functioning and millions of people were stranded in various parts of the city. The CM went to the state disaster management control room and was told about the forecast for heavy rains the next day. This prompted Fadnavis to issue an advisory over Twitter, asking people to stay at home so that they would not be stranded. The state government employees, who were not
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

SC sets aside PMLA’s tough bail provision
DNMUM401534 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :688

New Delhi: Dealing a blow to the Centre and its fight against black money, the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday struck down a section that imposed stringent provisions for bail under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. The judgme
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

India slams Pak on Saeed release
DNMUM401535 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :231

New Delhi: A day after a Lahore High Court judicial review board ordered 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s release from house arrest, India expressed “outrage”, saying Pakistan has exposed its true face by attempting to “mainstream”
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Virat flays tight schedule, BCCI ‘will look into it’
DNMUM401536 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : G KRISHNAN | WC :441

Nagpur: Player fatigue, packed international scheduling, little rest between tours are often the complaints Indian cricketers make. Seldom have they fallen on the ears of the cricket board.On the eve of the second Test against Sri Lanka here on
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Setback for citizens on civic open space policy
DNMUM401537 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :483

Mumbai: The BMC’s general body on Thursday passed a policy for the maintenance of municipal recreational grounds/playgrounds (RG/PG). The long-pending policy stipulates that everyone should be granted access to plots, without any discrimination
Add To LightboxCalculate Price