Category Archives: EMERGENCY

Musical treat in Kargil

Musicians Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Nooraniand Loy Mendonsa will bring in Kargil Vijay Divas tomorrow at Ground Zero, the Indian Army base in Jammu and Kashmir’s Drass sector.

The trio, along with singer Akriti Kakkar have been invited to perform for the Indian Army personnel there. Over 2000 civilians from the Kargil area are also expected to attend the event. “It’s an opportunity we’ll cherish for the rest of our lives,” says Mahadevan, who is also taking his family along. The composers will reach the base today and will be staying at the army quarters. They will be joined by director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. “Rakeysh will also be taking us around, as he’s been to Drass before,” Shankar says. 

source: Times of India

Schools to get weather station instruments: IMD

Roshan Mathew, 15, religiously follows weather forecasts and climate news every day. A Class 10 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Powai, Mathew and his classmates are looking forward to monitoring daily temperatures, wind speed and humidity in their own school.


Guwahati case: FB campaign to shame culprits heats up

The photos of the man identified as the main accused in the Guwahati mob molestation case are being shared on social networking site Facebook as a rapist who who deserves the maximum punishment.

… story from Hindustan Times


South Mumbai to Powai: Mishaps leave arteries choked

 Motorists had a harrowing time in the island city as well as the suburbs in the aftermath of two separate mishaps on Friday. 

At 10.20am, a BEST bus (route 19) broke down on the JJ flyover while travelling from Shivaji Nagar to Mantralaya after a freak mishap. It also led to an oil spill as the bus’s fuel tank was pierced by some metallic objects. The police had to shut down the flyover’s south-bound arm for two hours, triggering huge snarls in the area.