Tag Archives: mumbai

8 dead as building collapses in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, 30 feared trapped
25.07.17 - TEAM PT

A four-storied building located in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area collapsed this morning, killing at least eight people. According to  reports, the incident took place at around 10.40am at Damodar Park on Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg. The building housed a nursing home on the ground floor and ...

NIA’s FIR against Zakir Naik illegal, Says his Lawyer
19.11.16 - TEAM PT

Hours after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at 10 premises of the banned Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) in Mumbai, Zakir Naik’s lawyer on Saturday said that case filed against him and his organisation was illegal.

""Earlier in the year 2012 an FIR was ...

IIT-Bombay Students To Wear Khadi For Grad Ceremony
11.07.16 - TEAM PT

The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay has chosen Khadi angavastrams, a Hindu traditional white piece of cloth or stole, for the convocation ceremony of its graduating batch.

Sources said the institute has ordered 3,500 angavastrams made of honey comb towel cotton Khadi.

 Students will drape the piece of ...

40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
21.05.16 - pt team

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

The ‘Global Environmental Outlook ...

India's Garbage Mountains

From above, the sprawling trash heap of Deonar (pronounced "Devnar”), in eastern Mumbai, resembles a large left ear. A curving stream traces its outer edge, feeding into Thane Creek, the body of water that separates the city from the Indian mainland. 

On the opposite side of ...




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