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Cyclone Nisarga: Palghar administration evacuates vulnerable people

Palghar (Maharashtra) , June 3 (ANI): The Palghar district administration has evacuated the 'vulnerable people' as severe cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' made landfall near Alibaug on the north coast of Maharashtra on Wednesday."We have done all preparations and evacuated all vulnerable people. Further, as per the trajectory of the cyclone, some area of Wada and Mokhada block is still under watch for next six hours," said Palghar Collector Kailash Shinde.Nisarga, the first cyclone to hit Mumbai in 72 years, made landfall with wind…

Amid COVID, AIIMS nurses’ union strike over better facilities at workplace

New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): Amid coronavirus pandemic, the AIIMS Nurse' union continue their protest for the third consecutive day demanding better working facilities for nursing staff, especially female who are deputed for longer hours in the COVID-19 area.Harish Kajla, president of AIIMS nurses' union has written a letter to the director of the institute citing his concern."Nurses are severely affected with the longer working hours (exceeded up to 7 to 8 hours) while wearing PPE in coronavirus management. Conditions of women…

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa holds meeting with PWD officials

Bengaluru (Karnataka) , June 3 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday held a meeting with the officials of Public Works Department (PWD) and instructed them that the work on roads and bridges which were damaged by the floods should be completed on a priority basis.The officials informed CM Yediyurappa that repair work has been undertaken in the state at a cost of Rs 500 crore and out of the 1,800 flooded roads, 1,700 roads have already been completed. Bridge construction works are in progress, they…

Blast at chemical factory in Gujarat’s Dahej, at least 40 workers injured

Bharuch (Gujarat) , June 3 (ANI): At least 40 factory workers were injured in a fire incident at a chemical factory in Dahej Industrial Estate of Bharuch district of Gujarat on Wednesday.The injured employees were taken to Bharuch's private hospitals. The incident took place at Yashashvi Rasayan Private Limited when a fire broke out after a blast at the chemical factory.Further details are awaited. (ANI)

5 dead, 57 injured in blast at factory in Gujarat’s Bharuch

Bharuch (Gujarat) , June 3 (ANI): Five people lost their lives while 57 others were injured in a fire that broke out following a blast at a factory here on Wednesday."Five people lost their lives and 57 others sustained injuries in a fire that broke out following a blast in a tank at Yashashvi Rasayan Pvt Ltd in Dahej Industrial Estate of Bharuch, at about 12 PM today," Bharuch district collector Dr MD Modiya told ANI. The blast took place at Yashashvi Rasayan Private Limited in Dahej Industrial Estate of Bharuch district.…