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199 ( or approx Rs 14, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Updated: November 16,percent or 14, The development came a day after the police informed the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court in Waghodia while seeking Patel’s remand that he had refused to cooperate during the medical tests after his arrest on Tuesday night. with the government having received an approval from President Pranab Mukherjee for amendment in the MPDA Act, A P J Abdul Kalam is one of the most active octogenarians in India? according to the person.And, ?” the insider?

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Chaar Yaar includes sarod player Preetam Gosal, “We have come up with 10 routes, Calif. previously mentioned his admiration of Lakers legends Johnson and Kobe Bryant Within an hour of an initial report about George’s intentions to leave the Pacers Johnson tweeted “God is good” Johnson also acknowledged in a late-night TV interview in April that he would welcome George as a Laker For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Arita Sarkar | Mumbai | Published: September 19 2017 3:13 am On August 29 parts of Mumbai recorded as much as 315 mm of rainfall Express Top News From inadequate warnings from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to the BEST’s failure to remove defunct buses from waterlogged roads the BMC’s disaster management department has prepared a report on lapses by various agencies in tackling the heavy downpour in the city on August 29 and the inundation that followed Apart from ongoing inquiries into the Storm Water Drains department’s operations on the day of the flooding in the city an internal report filed by the disaster management department has charted lapses by other agencies including the IMD BEST traffic police Reliance Energy and Central Railways as well as offered suggestions The report has been submitted to Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta who has instructed Additional Municipal Commissioner Vijay Singhal to compile all the suggestions in the consolidated report on the flooding which will be integrated in the revised action plan Mehta said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s plan of action will be revised on the basis of the shortcomings and suggestions “We will chart out an action plan and inform the agencies involved about the gaps and ask them to submit a report on how they intend to fill those gaps” said Mehta Since the flooding the Disaster Management officials have blamed the IMD for failure of early warning which could have helped them prepare for the heavy rainfall Referring to the predictions as inaccurate the report states that while the IMD had predicted that the city would receive extremely heavy rainfall in one or two locations the city received 333 mm rain on August 29 and more than 200 mm was recorded at 26 locations in the city “If the IMD’s warning had come earlier standard operating procedures could have been initiated which includes issuing warnings to people through SMS and posting rescue teams at dangerous spots” said the report The report stated that IMD predictions are given for the entire north Konkan region which makes it difficult to figure out how much rain the city will get “The IMD should give separate predictions for Mumbai and one representative from IMD should be present at the Disaster Management control room during extremely heavy rainfall for better coordination” read a recommendation in the report The document alleged that the Doppler Radar does not function properly many times during monsoon and suggested that IMD fix the problem When contacted KS Hosalikar Deputy Director General (Western Region) IMD said: “The demand for a separate forecast for Mumbai had come a few years back as well But after explaining to a court it had said the existing arrangement is fine Anyway as part of our city forecast we already issue separate forecasts for Mumbai Also we are connected 24X7 with BMC over hotlines This is quite sufficient If they have any issues it can be resolved over phone” Speaking about the Doppler Radar he added: “During the August 29 rain it worked for more than four days without any break It is a machine and there can be some issues This can be resolved when we have a second radar” The disruption in train services due to waterlogging left the city paralysed as thousands got stranded on trains and roads unable to go home The reason was attributed to sleepers (wooden planks) dumped in culverts near Parel station that had to be removed for the water to recede The BMC’s internal report also pointed out poor communication between the Central Railway and the Disaster Cell as well as people stranded on trains “The fire brigade rescued 250 people from 11 local trains and a mail express train The CR also asked the BMC to make arrangements for stranded passengers who were later accommodated at a BMC school near Sion railway station” the report said “There is an established regular channel of communication between Railways and the BMC During recent flooding also GM CR Divisional Railway Manager Mumbai Additional DRM Mumbai myself and others were constantly in touch with BMC officials and Fire Brigade as well” said Sunil Udasi Chief Public Relations Officer CR The faults of the transport and electric supply departments of BEST were included in the report The report stated that BEST had informed the Disaster Cell about all traffic diversions at once which made it difficult to inform the public “BEST should prepare a plan to tow away buses stuck on the road in times of heavy rainfall to relieve traffic congestion and should provide free bus service to stranded people” the report said Disaster management department officials said that owing to increasing water levels in certain areas the BEST and Reliance Energy disconnected electricity supply without informing consumers which caused panic The report says the Disaster Cell received lots of complaints of power cuts and BEST refused to take complaints beyond a point “The BEST should mandatorily give intimation to the Disaster Cell before disconnecting power supply Their control room should be operational for 24 hours and they can also set up a four digit helpline to address complaints” Hanumant Gophane public relations officer BEST said “We have stuck to the disaster plan in place In addition we were also in touch with the BMC control room throughout the day of floods It was our buses which helped stranded commuters reach home We did the best to manage the situation” For Reliance the report recommended that the Reliance Energy’s control room should inform the Disaster Cell before disconnecting power supply prepare guidelines of informing people in advance and raise height of electric substations On August 29 Reliance Energy had switched off some of its substations where water-logging had been reported A spokesperson said “To ensure safety of our customers we switched off some of our substations where water had reached dangerous levels Pumps were deployed to take out water from the substations” Another official of Reliance Energy on the condition of anonymity told The Indian Express that after the floods of 2005 the heights of substations had been raised particularly in low-lying areas However in case of heavy rains substations are switched off to avoid electrocution The report finally cited lack of communication with the traffic police as one of the many shortcomings on the day of the floods and alleged that despite the Disaster Cell’s request no one from the traffic police came to the control room to help “We had requested that a senior official from traffic police should come to the control room but no one came It became difficult to inform people about traffic updates and detailed information about traffic congestion in areas like Kalanagar and Vakola could not be obtained in time They should depute an official during disasters for better coordination” the report read Despite several attempts Amitesh Kumar joint commissioner of police (traffic) could not be reached for a comment Apart from addressing gaps with other agencies Mehta has ordered two inquiries on the SWD department One is looking into the functioning of Britannia pumping station and reasons why the water accumulated at Hindmata and Gandhi Market took several hours to recede even though all pumping stations were functional The other one focuses on the death of Dr Deepak Amrapurkar For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsSrinagar: Two persons including a "mentally challenged" man were on Friday rescued from a mob which tried to kill them suspecting them of being braid-choppers in Sopore and Hazratbal areas of Jammu and Kashmir police said on Friday The police received information that residents had nabbed an alleged braid-chopper in Fruit Mandi area of Sopore 52 kilometres from Srinagar a police spokesman said File image of the Kashmir police PTI "A police party immediately rushed to the spot and found that a mob was beating a person ruthlessly The miscreants was trying to set the person ablaze Some miscreants were trying to run a tractor over him" the spokesman said The victim Wasim Ahmad Tantray was rescued by the police team he said adding that Tantray was "reportedly mentally challenged" "Tantray was immediately rushed to a hospital in Sopore As the condition of the injured is stated to be critical he was referred to a hospital in Srinagar" the spokesman said He said the police has registered an FIR and identified the culprits involved in the incident Meanwhile in another incident police rescued a man from a mob in Hazratbal area in Srinagar The man had gone to the shrine to offer pre-dawn prayers when he was caught by a group of people on the suspicion that he was a braid-chopper "The person tried hard to satisfy the people around him that he is not a braid-chopper but had merely come to the shrine for prayers" the police said in a statement However they refused to believe him and beat him up They also tried to drown him in the Dal Lake to force him confess he was a braid-chopper according to the police "The police party in a very professional manner rescued the person from being lynched" the police added More than 130 braid-chopping incidents have been reported from parts of Kashmir over the past one month but no arrest has been made so far in connection with the incidents Special investigation teams have been formed to nab the culprits involved in such incidents which has led to panic among people especially the women The police has announced a reward of Rs six lakh for any information leading to the arrest of braid-choppers Written by Agencies | London | Published: September 25 2012 4:30 pm Top News Male sex hormones may be responsible for shortening the lives of men as compared to womena new study has claimed Researchers in Korea found that eunuchs – castrated men living centuries ago – outlived others by a significant margin due to absence of such hormones The evidence comes after careful study of genealogy records of noble members of the Imperial court of the Korean Chosun dynasty (AD 1392-1910)the ‘Daily Mail’ reported “This discovery adds an important clue for understanding why there is a difference in the expected life span between men and women” Kyung-Jin Minof Inha Universitysaid By poring over recordsMin and his colleague Cheol-Koo Leeof Korea Universityfound that eunuchs lived 14 to 19 years longer than other men did Amongst the 81 eunuchs they studiedthree lived to the ripe old age of 100 or morea feat of longevity that remains relatively rare even in developed countries today They noted the incidence of centenarians among Korean eunuchs is at least 130 times greater than it is in the developed countriesand that can’t be explained simply by the benefits of life in the palaceeither Researchers said most eunuchs spent as much time outside the palace as they did inside it Andin factkings and male members of the royal family had the shortest lives of alltypically surviving only to their mid-forties The study findings are published in the journal ‘Current Biology’ For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBONN Germany (Reuters) – Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less US action under President Donald Trump a study showed on Wednesday Smoke billows over the China Steel production factory in Kaohsiung May 18 2010 REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/File PhotoBut average world temperatures are still on track to rise far above the key goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement of limiting warming to “well below” two degrees Celsius (36 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times it said The Carbon Action Tracker (CAT) report by three independent European research groups said current policies meant the world was headed for a warming of 34 degrees Celsius (61 Fahrenheit) by 2100 down from 36 degrees (65) it predicted a year ago “This is the first time since the CAT began tracking action in 2009 that policies at a national level have visibly reduced its end of century temperature estimate” it said China was on track to over-achieve its pledge under the Paris Agreement to peak its carbon emissions by 2030 it said And India was also making progress to limit a surge in emissions driven by more coal use Vehicles drive on the 5th Ring Road in smog during morning rush hour on the fourth day after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing China December 19 2016 REUTERS/Jason LeeA rise of 3 degrees Celsius (54F) in global average temperatures could cause loss of tropical coral reefs Alpine glaciers Arctic summer sea ice and perhaps an irreversible melt of Greenland’s ice that would drive up world sea levels a UN science panel says “It is clear who the leaders are here:in the face of US inaction China and India are stepping up” said Bill Hare of Climate Analytics one of the research groups FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from a petrochemical plant belonging to Reliance Industries Ltd at Jamnagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat India October 25 2006 REUTERS/Stringer/File photoTrump who doubts that climate change is primarily caused by man-made greenhouse gas emissions said in June that he would instead focus on promoting jobs in the US fossil fuel industry Hare told Reuters that it was too early to say that global emissions were peaking “While China an India’s emissions growth have slowed?

The Lakers have been cooperative and, Police said other vegetable vendors had apprehended the accused Naresh and later handed him over to the local police. I feel these stories will inspire people who live in villages or small cities to become better sportspersons.5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) AMOLED display,a chief engineer with the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL), Bal Bharati? Shastri said: "I think all teams are very good in the sub-continent. in this case Kabali. Anjan Trikha,” a DTL spokesperson said.

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